The fiber channel card enables a direct fiber channel connection to an external storage array. This card is available as a factory-installed option for the Multiservices Platform Series. The part number is CIVS-FC-1P.
Key features of the fiber channel card include:
•Adherence to ANSI fiber channel specification
•Support for fiber channel class 2 and 3
Figure C-1 shows the rear of the Cisco Multiservices Platform Series 1-RU model with the fiber channel card installed. The circled area shows the I/O connectors on the fiber channel card. In a 2-RU model, this card is installed in a similar slot at the right rear of the device.
Figure C-1 CIVS-MSP-1RU with Optional Fiber Channel Card Installed