We are using XL710QDA2 card, and QSPF+(40GBASE-SR4). We are connected port1 to port2 through optical cable(MTP cable). Please let us how to configure QSFP+ for the above setup to get the link-up.
Thank you for posting at Wired communities. Please provide further information below and clarify the setup.
1) Are you trying to connect one port of XL710QDA2 to the port on another XL710QDA2? Like a back to back connection without connecting to a switch?
2) What is the QSPF you used? It is recommended to use the validated module and cable, please refer to the website below for XL 710 series cabling
No, we are connected port 1 to port 2 on the same XL710QDA2. Yes, there is no switch in between just port1 to port2 connection on same XL710QDA2.
Please find the details of QSFP, and cable
40G QSFP+ 850nm 150m
S/N : M0610250027
Cable : P/N :MPMP-32001
MTP/F-MTP/F,24C, OM3, OFNP
It is recommended to use the validated module and cable on our website:
There is no special setup or configuration if you want to connect the cable on port 1 to port 2 on the same network adapter here. You can check if this setup
pass the hardware test by going to the network adapter's property. e.g. Go to device manager-> property of the network adapter-> Link Speed-> You can see the Diagnostic
Test and click on hardware Test to check.
Please refer to the website given previously, expand the FAQ for more information:
Partnumber Supplier Partnumber
Intel® Ethernet SFP SR Optics E10GSFPSR FTLX8571D3BCVIT1
Intel® Ethernet SFP SR Optics E10GSFPSR AFBR-709DMZ-IN2
Intel® Ethernet SFP LR Optics E10GSFPLR FTLX1471D3BCVI31
Hope the information help. Thank you.
Please refer to page 6 of the product brief below for the cable and supported module model:
Hope the information help.
Thank you for the information. Yes, this is a supported module for XL710QDA2. Please refer to page 6 of the product brief below.
Product brief : http://www.intel.eu/content/www/eu/en/ethernet-products/converged-network-adapters/ethernet-xl710-brief.html
Additional website for reference: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/network-and-i-o/ethernet-products/000006051.html