FC Host Platforms

    NetApp delivers full support of Fibre Channel (FC) host connections with leading operating systems-Windows®, ESX Server, Solaris™, Oracle® Enterprise Linux®, Red Hat Linux, SUSE Linux, AIX, HP/UX, NetWare, and OpenVMS. NetApp enables robust options for high-availability configurations via multipathing and clustering-supporting native and server- and storage-independent host software, as shown in the following table.

    NetApp FC SAN Host Support
    OS VendorHBAMultipathHost Cluster
    Microsoft
    Windows /
    Hyper-V
    Brocade
    Emulex
    Qlogic
    MPIO
    NetApp Data ONTAP DSM
    Veritas™ DMP
    MSCS
    Veritas VCS
    VMwareBrocade
    Emulex
    Qlogic
    VMware NMP
    Veritas DMP for VMware
    MSCS
    VirtualCenter (VMotion™)
    Oracle Linux®Qlogic
    Emulex
    DM-MP
    Veritas DMP
    Oracle®
    Clusterware
    Veritas VCS
    Veritas FSCFSRAC
    Red Hat Cluster Suite
    Oracle SolarisNative
    Emulex
    QLogic
    MPxIO
    Veritas DMP
    Sun Cluster
    Veritas VCS
    Red Hat LinuxBrocade
    Emulex
    Qlogic
    DM-MP
    Veritas DMP
    Oracle 10g
    RH Cluster Suite
    Veritas VCS
    Veritas FSCFSRAC
    SUSE LinuxQLogic
    Emulex
    DM-MPOracle 10g
    IBM AIXNativeMPIO
    Veritas DMP
    SANPath
    PowerHA
    VCS
    HP HP-UXNative
    Emulex
    HP PVLinks
    Veritas DMP
    MC
    ServiceGaurd
    Veritas VCS
    Novel NetWareQLogicQLogicNovel Clusters
    OpenVMSEmulexOpenVMSOpenVMS

    NetApp fully qualifies its Data ONTAP® operating system and portfolio of Fibre Channel-enabled storage and virtualization products with leading operating systems and application and database software. From Windows Server catalog certification to VMware SAN compatibility guide to Symantec and Veritas hardware compatibility listing to Oracle storage compatibility program, NetApp Fibre Channel solutions deliver enterprise-grade compatibility and performance.