This document provides guidance for configuring Dell EMC Networking switches for IP-based storage products and solutions. 

Two main network topologies are presented to include dedicated storage and shared leaf-spine networks.  Each configuration example provides detailed steps for a typical storage solution or appliance. 

  • Dedicated storage network topology
    • iSCSI SAN
  • Shared leaf-spine network topology
    • Software defined storage (SDS)
    • iSCSI SAN
  • Networking Features and guidelines for storage