Display Detailed Host Bus Adapter (HBA) Information
Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2
You can use Storage Explorer to see detailed information about the Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs) on your server, or on other servers in your storage area network (SAN).
The information that is displayed includes:
The name of the server where the HBA is installed
The HBA port World Wide Name (WWN)
The HBA node WWN
The firmware version
The fabric name
The manufacturer of the HBA
The serial number of the HBA
The hardware, driver, and read-only memory (ROM) versions
The product and vendor identification codes
HBA port statistics—such as frames and words transmitted and received, synchronization and signal loss counts, and link failures count
The zones the HBA belongs to
Membership in the local Administrators group, or equivalent, is the minimum required to complete this procedure. Review details about using the appropriate accounts and group memberships at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=83477.
To display detailed HBA information
In Servers, click the HBA that you want to display information for.
The results pane will display some of the HBA information. To see more detailed information, in the Actions pane, click Properties.
- The information that is visible using Storage Explorer depends on the hardware manufacturer of the HBA. Storage Explorer may not be able to display all the information for some HBAs.