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2019/10/09

Mellanox 56 Gigabit

56 Gigabit enabled on Mellanox SX1012 Switch (40% more speed that 40 Gigabit Switchs)


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56 Gigabit enabled on Mellanox SX1012 Switch

  1. The Windows Server Network Adapter Speed is listed as 40 Gigabit
  2. Login to the Mellanox Switch and go to Setup
  3. Select Licensing
  4. Type the Licens Key
  5. Select Add Licenses
  6. Eth port SW speed limit now list 56 Gigabit
  7. Save
  8. Check that the transceiver/cable support 56 Gigabit
  9. Select the Speed dropdown list (current speed 40 Gigabit)
  10. Change to 56 Gigabit and Save the change
  11. After setup the Actual speed show 56 Gigabit
  12. The Windows Server Network Adapter Speed is listed as 56 Gigabit