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Huawei SAN Storage Host Connectivity Guide for Windows

HUAWEI SAN Storage Host Connectivity Guide for Windows Servers
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Querying HBA Properties

Querying HBA Properties

After an HBA is installed on a host and the host is powered on, open Device Manager to check whether the HBA has been identified and whether the driver needs to be installed manually. More refined management of the HBA requires installation of management software particular to the HBA.

Table 4-1 lists the management tools of mainstream HBAs.

Table 4-1 Management tools of mainstream HBAs


Management Software




OneCommand Manager


Brocade Adapter Software


Windows Host Adapter Utilities

Windows also provides a Fibre Channel Information Tool for discovery of SAN resources, which is available at:

After the software is installed, run fcinfo in the Command Prompt to obtain the HBA information. Figure 4-3 provides an example.

Figure 4-3 Running the fcinfo command to query HBA information

For Windows Server 2012 and later versions, Windows PowerShell provides the Get-InitiatorPort command to query the information about WWNs and iSCSI initiators of FC HBAs. Figure 4-4 shows an example.

Figure 4-4 Querying the FC HBA and iSCSI initiator information in Windows Server 2016

Updated: 2019-08-22

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