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E-Series Controller has a data rate of 8GB instead of 16GB

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Applies to

  • NetApp E-Series Controllers
  • NetApp StorageGRID Appliances


Data rate of HIC connection X is running at half its potential speed
      Host interface:                  Fibre                           
         Host Interface Card(HIC):     Baseboard                       
         Channel:                      2                               
         Port:                         0b, 0b                          
         Current ID:                   Not applicable/0xFFFFFFFF       
         Preferred ID:                 9/0xD6                          
         NL-Port ID:                   0xFFFFFF                        
         Maximum data rate:            16 Gbps                         
         Current data rate:            8 Gbps                          
         Data rate control:            Auto                            
         Link status:                  Up                              
         Topology:                     Point-to-Point                  
         World-wide port identifier:   20:23:d0:39:ea:3b:ff:ed         
         World-wide node identifier:   20:02:d0:39:ea:3b:ff:ed         
         Part type:                    QL-EP8324           revision 2  
         Data Assurance (DA) capable:  Yes                             

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