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What is a G-port in Fiber Channel (FC)

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Applies to

  • Cisco FC switch
  • Brocade FC switch

Answer

 

  • A  G-port is one that has negotiated as a generic or universal port.
  • A G-port can be used as either an F-port or E-port but will need to be locked to that mode per documentation for that brand of switch.

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