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The mPort Technology Feature To Move 10Gb Port Licenses To An 8Gb Port On Cavium's QLogic 5800 Series Switch

  • April 6, 2018
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Summary

The mPort Technology feature is only available in Enterprise Fabric Suite (EFS) application; it is not available in the QuickTools application or in the command line interface (CLI)

Answer

The mPort Technology feature is only available in Enterprise Fabric Suite (EFS) application, which will have to be requested from the support technician, it is not available in the QuickTools application or in the command line interface (CLI). The mPort Technology feature enables you to move a port license from one SFP port to a different SFP port that is currently unlicensed. If all SFP ports are licensed, this feature does not apply.

To move a port license from a licensed port to an unlicensed port:

1. On the Port menu, click Move Port License to view the Move Port License dialog box.
2. Select the source port from the Source Port list.
3. Select the destination port from the Destination Port list.
4. Click Move to move the license to the destination port.
5. Click Close to close the dialog box.

 

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