What is Fcinfo?

What is Fcinfo?

What is Fcinfo?

Fibre Channel Information Tool (fcinfo)

Where do I find HBA details in Windows?


  1. Open the Computer Management window. For.
  2. Double-click Device Manager. A list of installed devices displays.
  3. Expand Storage controllers and double-click the appropriate HBA. The Properties dialog box for the HBA is displayed.
  4. Click Driver.
  5. Obtain the latest supported version from the Emulex or QLogic website.

How do I run Fcinfo?


  1. If it is not already installed, download and install the fcinfo.exe program from the Microsoft Download Center.
  2. Open a command prompt and enter the following command: fcinfo /ports /details.
  3. Record the value of the Port WWN field for each HBA port.

What is the WWN number?

Techopedia Explains World Wide Name (WWN) A WWN is a number that is hard-coded into network storage devices, such as fiber channels and advanced technology attachments (ATA). To simplify, a WWN is like a MAC address but for network storage devices.

Where is WWN on Windows Server 2008?

In Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2, select Start > Administrative Tools > Storage Explorer. Expand the Servers node of the Storage Explorer console tree and locate the HBAs. Record the value of the Port WWN field for each HBA port.

How can I check my HBA status?

If the older version of the HBA is installed, the output looks like this: # fcinfo hba-port HBA Port WWN: 21000024ff56bce8 Port Mode: Initiator Port ID: 0 OS Device Name: /dev/cfg/c28 Manufacturer: QLogic Corp.

What is WWPN number?

A WWPN is a World Wide Port Name; a unique identifier for each Fibre Channel port presented to a Storage Area Network (SAN).

What is WWN number?

A World Wide Name (WWN) is a unique identifier that is hard-coded into each Fibre Channel (FC) device by the device’s manufacturer. WWNs provide a method for identifying FC devices across the network. Each WWN conforms to one of several formats defined by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE).

What does a WWN look like?

Switch WWN identifiers are a 64-bit number that has eight colon-separated fields each consisting of one or two hexadecimal digits between 0 and ff. The WWN is a factory-set parameter that cannot be changed by the end user. The WWN is used as the license ID in many cases but that can be vendor specific.