[j-nsp] QFX3500 optics lock?

Julien Goodwin jgoodwin at studio442.com.au
Fri Jan 6 21:53:17 EST 2012

On 07/01/12 13:34, Chuck Anderson wrote:
> To clarify my original question, does anyone know of any such
> server/storage/NIC/HBA vendors out there that insist you use their DAC
> cables?  I want to be sure not to buy those either, because last I
> checked, you can't put SFP+ DAC Vendor A on one end and SFP+ DAC
> Vendor B on the other end of the same DAC cable assembly.

At the very least NetApp used to require use of their DAC cables, with
an exception for (IIRC) Brocade cables going to a Brocade switch, I
doubt they actually locked it out though.

In the early days of UCS Cisco were weird (even for them) about this as

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