Cabling for a switch topology

A topology that uses switches to connect hosts to the controllers in your storage system must support the connection type used between the host and the controller.

The following figure shows an example connection.

For switches that provide provisioning capability, it is recommended to isolate each initiator and target pair.

Two hosts and two switches

Connect each host adapter directly to the switch.

Connect each switch directly to the host ports on the controllers. To help ensure maximum performance, use all available host adapter ports.