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Functionality supported by SnapMirror over Fibre Channel

SnapMirror over Fibre Channel supports both Port-based and Exchange-based SAN routing policies. SnapMirror over Fibre Channel also supports distance extension using dark fibre or DWDM equipment.

The following table explains the fabric configuration options:
If the quantity of ISLs is... Out-of-order delivery setting on FC NIC on storage controller must be... Fabric load balancing policy must be...
Greater than 1 On Exchange
Equal to 1 Off Port
The following functionality is not supported:
  • Distance extension solutions, such as Fibre Channel over IP, unless explicitly supported on the Requirements for SnapMirror over Fibre Channel transport (Asynchronous, Synchronous, and Semi-synchronous modes) on the NetApp Support Site.