System Storage DS4700 Express Model
Storage Area Network (SAN) Device
23 Sep 2006

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  NetWare® 6.5     Support Pack 2 for NetWare® 6.5

Other Products:
  Novell Cluster Services™ 1.7 

Product Description
Based on next-generation 4 Gb/s Fibre Channel (FC) technology, the IBM System Storage DS4700 Express easily handles the most compute-intensive workloads and provides robust functionality with bullet-proof availability. Excelling at IOPS and MB/s, the DS4700 storage system is a great fit for both transaction-oriented and bandwidth-intensive applications. Its industry-leading performance drives faster transactional applications, loads large data sets in less time, handles multiple I/O streams for rich media applications, supports larger consolidations and replicates data in less time. Its ability to auto-negotiate FC links speeds allows it to seamlessly integrate into an existing 1 Gb/s or 2 Gb/s infrastructure, enabling these environments to immediately benefit from its industry-leading performance and unparalleled functionality while providing customers with investment protection when SAN becomes 4Gb/s.

Primary Driver File(s):
File Name: SCSIHD.CDMFile Version: 3.01c
File Date: 22-Apr-2003File Size: 25079
Checksum: -1
File URL:
File Name: QL2300.HAMFile Version: 6.80h
File Date: 18-May-2005File Size: 415835
Checksum: -1
File URL:

Driver Support File(s)
File Name: SCSIHD.DDIFile Version: 2.00
File Date: 23-Jul-1998File Size: 7548
Checksum: -1
File URL:
File Name: QL2300.DDIFile Version: 2.06
File Date: 28-May-2004File Size: 29455
Checksum: -1
File URL:

Storage Area Network
Product NameSystem Storage DS4700 Express Model

Tested Configuration:
Hard Disk Drive:IBM  Logical Drive , Interface: FibreChannel
Host Bus Adapter:QLogic  QLogic QLA2340 64-Bit PCI-X to 2-Gigabit Fibre Channel Adapter , Interface: FibreChannel , Version: 1.43
QLogic  QLA2342 Dual Channel 2Gb Fibre Channel to 133MHz PCI-X HBA. , Interface: FibreChannel , Version: 1.43
QLogic  QLA2310 / QLA2310F 64-Bit Fibre Channel Adapter. , Interface: FibreChannel , Version: 1.43
System:Dell  PowerEdge 6650
Test Kit:Diskkit 4.04.20 - 02-17-2005

Config Notes
Tested with both NetWare and QLogic multi-path solutions.

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