Note: For fully converged deployments, the management VLAN must be assigned to the switch ports as the access VLAN.Dell Technologies recommends the following network configurations for management, storage, and compute/VM traffic when creating clusters using Windows Admin Center:
|Options||Minimum number of physical network ports||Number of virtual switches|
|Management1 SET + Compute SET + Physical Storage||6||2|
|Management SET + Storage2 SET + Compute SET||6||3|
|Management SET + Storage & Compute3 SET||4||2|
|Network card on node||Fully converged switch topology||Nonconverged switch topology|
|Mellanox (RoCE)/Intel E810 (iWARP)||DCB (required)||DCB (required for storage adapters only)|
|QLogic (iWARP)||DCB (required for All-NVMe configurations only)||No DCB|
For more information about network configurations for Azure Stack HCI clusters using Windows Admin Center, see https://infohub.delltechnologies.com/t/reference-guide-network-integration-and-host-network-configuration-options-1/.
Note: You can only achieve Management SET with two physical network adapters ports.
Note: Dell Technologies recommends that you use more than a single physical adapter port for management.
1 Dell Technologies recommends using 1 GbE, 10 GbE, or 25 GbE nDC/OCP network ports for management traffic.
2 Dell Technologies recommends using 25 GbE RDMA or 100 GbE RDMA for storage traffic.
3 Dell Technologies recommends using 10 GbE or 25 GbE rNDC/OCP/RDMA network ports for compute traffic.