[c-nsp] Way to get 3rd party optics to work in UCS/FEX?

sthaug at nethelp.no sthaug at nethelp.no
Fri Apr 12 02:39:52 EDT 2013

> We're not using a Nexus.  The error is occurring within the UCS
> Management interface for the fabric interconnects if I look at
> the ports where the new SFP's have been installed.  Pretty dumb
> that Avago makes Cisco's SFP's but since it says Avago for
> manufacturer instead of Cisco-Avago they're 'not validated'.   

Nothing new here. This has basically nothing to do with the features
of the optics parts, and everything to do with Cisco's bottom line.

There are plenty of vendors which will sell you Cisco coded optics.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at nethelp.no

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