QLogic 4 Gb Intelligent Pass-thru Module for IBM BladeCenter

The QLogic Intelligent 4 Gb Pass-thru Module for IBM BladeCenter enables the integration of Fibre Channel initiators with an existing fabric.

The Intelligent Pass-thru Module utilizes industry-standard NPIV technology to provide a cost-effective connectivity solution for the IBM BladeCenter. It has 14 internal transparent host (TH) ports to connect to the blade-server bays in the BladeCenter unit and six external transparent fabric (TF) Fibre Channel user ports to connect to external Fibre Channel devices.

See the Installation and User's Guide for the QLogic 4 Gb Intelligent Pass-thru Module.

For information sources that are external to this information center, see Additional information sources.

Refer to the online Configuration and Options Guide for a list of which BladeCenter units support which parts. Select the BladeCenter chassis and click Options > I/O to see supported I/O switch modules for the chassis.

Important: This part of the BladeCenter information center provides installation guides for I/O modules, including modules that are no longer available from IBM. To find the modules that are currently available, go to the BladeCenter Open Fabric (I/O) Fibre Channel Web site.