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IBM XIV Storage System: Host Attachment and Interoperability by Thomas Peralto, Markus Oscheka, Mark Kremkus, Desire Brival, Bruce Allworth, Bertrand Dufrasne

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Host connectivity
This chapter addresses host connectivity for the XIV Storage System, in general. It highlights key aspects of host connectivity. It also reviews concepts and requirements for both Fibre Channel (FC) and Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) protocols.
The term host refers to a server that runs a supported operating system such as AIX or Windows. SAN Volume Controller as a host has special considerations because it acts as both a host and a storage device. For more information, see the SAN Volume Controller chapter in ...

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