|Applies To||RSA Product Set: RSA NetWitness Platform|
RSA Product/Service Type: RSA NetWitness hardware, DAC, PowerValut
RSA Version/Condition: 11.3.x or 10.6.6 above
Platform(Other): O/S Version: EL6 /EL7
|Issue||What SAS cables are used with the RSA NetWitness hardware?|
The RSA NetWitness hardware uses SAS cables with different types of plug connectors.
|Resolution||The various RSA NetWitness hardware use two different types of SAS cable connectors.|
Note 1: The RSA NetWitness S4 & S4S appliances have reached End of Product Support (EOPS) after June 2019, with limited extended support options available.
Reference: Product Version Life Cycle for RSA NetWitness Platform
Connecting a PowerVault (MD 1400) to a NetWitness S6 appliance use a mini-SAS HD (SFF-8644) to mini-SAS HD (SFF-8644) cable.
When connecting a DAC (VNX5400) to a NetWitness S5/S6 appliance use a mini-SAS HD (SFF-8644) to mini-SAS (SFF-8088) cable.
When connecting a DAC (VNX5400) to a NetWitness S4S appliance use a mini-SAS (SFF-8088) to mini-SAS (SFF-8088) cable.
Note: A PowerVault (MD 1400) is not supported been connected to the NetWitness S4/S4S appliance.
|Notes||Wikipedia reference on Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) connectors.|