EU Mellanox SX6036 36ports QSFP €150

Rand__

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Yes most likely its not included.
You can get one from MLX for $$$, a new fellow on the board is also offering them via PM for a "bargain price" or you can read the thread I linked earlier and identify a way to get one there (if you ask nicely) :)
 

Necrotyr

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I already have a EMC SX6012 on the way to do the conversion, so I think i'll skip this one, was just curious how that would work.
 

Rand__

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Very good, its a fun project:)
If importing from the US on the 12's or 18's wouldnt have been so damn expensive (p&p) I'd have gotten another one of those too, but these here are actually cheaper and hopefully better (o/c more ports for more power but also the option to upgrade to the latest OS)
 

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I paid €315 for the SX6012 with the large square mounting thing and 3x MCX354A-QCBT with shipping and VAT.

Not as good as this, but I'm okay with it.

Still less that what I paid for my CRS317 with no NICs.
 

boliniak1

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Yes most likely its not included.
You can get one from MLX for $$$, a new fellow on the board is also offering them via PM for a "bargain price" or you can read the thread I linked earlier and identify a way to get one there (if you ask nicely) :)
Yeah I did before (from link) but it is not working with every combination of P/M + S/N (I checked on two SX1036 before) , so I will ask this new fellow .
 

Rand__

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Really? Good to know - though 1036 is not 6036, maybe thats the problem there - not sure if that is VPI capable at all or only EN (which might mean the license is not "valid" as it does not match capabilities).
 

boliniak1

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No no it is the same platform with the same functionality (SX1036/6036), there is a large number of combination S/N + P/N + license codes.
 

kvm_guy

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Beeing more the quiet reader, thanks a lot for the great deal section, couldn't resist and ordered two of them for my homelab for an accepted offer of 100€ each.

Again thank you very much!!!
 

Rennerdo30

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I bought one, seems to be IBM branded, sadly no ethernet license :(

Anyone here with experience in conversion?
 

Rand__

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Its supposed to be IBM (Lenovo) and hopefully you dont need to convert just install the license that you need to identify how to get (from) from the thread i linked

Edit - got mine too, just like hoped/expected
switch is reset, so uses DHCP. Default user also reset to admin/admin.
Update with latest HP image - no problem - just note it takes a few (5-10) mins to come up after the upgrade, probably postprocessing due to the massive jump in versions

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Power consumption (during upgrade):
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Edit2: Actual power consumption from the wall is a bit higher at ~50W
 
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