VPD pages and multiple-protocol target ports

Penokie, George George.Penokie at lsi.com
Mon Jul 29 08:40:22 PDT 2013

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VPD page 83h may, but is not required to, return multiple transport protocols
for a single SCSI target port.
VPD page 88h should return all the transport protocols on all the SCSI target
ports the logical unit that received the Inquiry command knows about.
Bye for now,
George Penokie
LSI Corporation
3033 41 St NW
Rochester , MN 55901
george.penokie at lsi.com
From: owner-t10 at t10.org [mailto:owner-t10 at t10.org] On Behalf Of Paul Hughes
Sent: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 4:44 PM
To: t10 at t10.org
Subject: VPD pages and multiple-protocol target ports
If a SCSI target device contains a target port that supports multiple
transport protocols (e.g. an Ethernet port that supports iSCSI and FCoE),
should the Device Identification (83h) and SCSI Ports (88h) VPD pages contain
target port designation descriptors for all supported transport protocols, or
just the transport protocol that was used to retrieve the VPD page?

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