Nexus 93180YC-FX has the support for FCoE and Native FC and specsheet also shows it can be used as a Leaf switch. So does ACI support native FC now?
Second question, I remember there are radio buttons on APIC GUI for selecting "ethernet" or "fc" but I can not remember which page they are on...Maybe that is the option to configure native FC in APIC?
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ACI currently only supports FCoE, it does not support FC.
ACI Release notes
ACI 2.0(1) supports Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) traffic through direct connections between hosts and F port-enabled interfaces and direct connections between the FCF device and an NP port-enabled interface on ACI leaf switches.
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From ACI release 4.0 there is support for Native FC (32G) on N9K-C93180YC-FX switch.
More details can be found in below link.
Hi Cisco Team, is it possible to connect the Storage directly to the Leafs without the FCF? If this is all a FCOE deployment, where ports to the Hosts and Storage are both Ethernet ports.
As of now FCF is must, because ACI fabric do support FC/FCoE NPV mode only.
To support your requirement, connecting Storage directly to the Leaf without the FCF, Switch mode support is required on ACI Leaf. Currently ACI Fabric don't support FC/FCoE Switch mode.
Hoping it clarifies your query.