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Hey guys... does anyone know how to use a fiber channel device as a raw link to transmit information from one server to another as a serial communication?Special device file like /dev/fcsX doesn't exist, and /dev/fscsiX does, but it can't be used to send something through it (for example using dd command) or file redirection)...neither to read nor to writeCould anyone have tried something like this before? .. maybe you can share results or procedures..
There is no "serial" protocol defined on top of fiber channel.
The expected protocol is "SCSI over FC" (used to access disk and tape), and there is also a definition of IP over FC (which you could use to do TCP/IP over the SAN, but I don't know if AIX 7 still has that).