Failing to Enable the Target Mode of the FC Port

Publication Date:  2012-07-19 Views:  182 Downloads:  0
Issue Description
Right-click an initiator port of an FC HBA card. If the Enable Target Mode option does not
exist in the displayed menu, the FC port cannot be modified to a target port.
Alarm Information
Handling Process
Step 1 Disconnect the FC cable from the initiator port.
Step 2 Right-click the icon of the VTL3500 and choose System Maintenance > Restart VTL to restart
all modules in the VTL3500.
Step 3 After all modules are restarted, right-click the icon of the initiator and click Enable Target
Step 4 If the problem persists, contact Huawei Symantec technical support engineers.
Root Cause

Possible Causes
A physical device is connected to the initiator port.

Check whether a physical device is connected to the initiator. If a physical device is connected,
remove the physical device from the port and then enable Target mode.