- ONTAP 9
- Data ONTAP 8
- MetroCluster FC
- The following chart breaks down all states of the FC initiator adapters, and the behavior surrounding them:
|The firmware has not yet been loaded and initialized.
|LINK NOT CONNECTED
|The driver has finished initializing the firmware. However, the link is not physically connected so the adapter is offline.
|The adapter is online for FC traffic.
|The adapter is offline due to Fibre Channel link offline event.
|The adapter is offline for FC traffic
|OFFLINE BY USER/SYSTEM
|A user manually took the adapter offline, or the system automatically took the adapter offline.
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