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  • 1.  6600ml-24XG SFP's

    Posted Mar 22, 2022 01:35 PM
    I recently acquired a 6600ml-24XG (J9265A) and am trying to connect it to my network.

    I checked the compatibility here
    Document - HPE 6600 Switch Series - Option Parts | HPE Support

    and purchased a HP X121 1G SFP LC SX Transceiver J4858C 

    Upon pluging it into the switch I am getting "Transceiver type not % supported in this port" The transceiver is in the supported list so I'm not sure what i'm missing. Anyone have any Ideas or documentation they can point me to?


  • 2.  RE: 6600ml-24XG SFP's

    MVP GURU
    Posted Mar 23, 2022 02:19 AM
    Hi, check first if your J9265A is currently running the latest available software released for that switch series (K.15.18.0024) and then perform a show tech transceivers to see how/if it is capable of recognizing it correctly (it should).

    We're implying that the particular SFP 1G LC Short Range Transceiver you're using is truly HP genuine.

    For documentation/software please check asp.arubanetworks.com and support.hpe.com websites.

    For checking supported Transceivers have a look at Aruba Transceivers and DACs guide (currently at its 11th edition).

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    Davide Poletto
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  • 3.  RE: 6600ml-24XG SFP's
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    Posted Mar 23, 2022 02:02 PM
    Flash has been updated to the latest
    HP-6600ml-24XG# sho flash
    Image Size (bytes) Date Version
    ----------------- ------------ -------- --------------
    Primary Image : 14534397 01/28/21 K.15.18.0024
    Secondary Image : 15239126 10/26/13 K.15.12.0012

    Boot ROM Version
    ----------------
    Primary Boot ROM Version : K.15.30

    Default Boot Image : Primary
    HP-6600ml-24XG# sho tec tran

    transceivers

    Transceiver Technical Information:
    Port # | Type | Prod # | Serial # | Part #
    -------+-----------+------------+------------------+----------
    1 | ?? | ?? | unsupported |


    The following transceivers have extra information:
    Port # Message
    -------- -------------------------------------
    Port 1 Transceiver type not supported in this port.


    for testing purposes I pugged the transceiver into another switch and it showed up fine
    SW6# sho tec tran

    transceivers

    Transceiver Technical Information:
    Port # | Type | Prod # | Serial # | Part #
    -------+-----------+------------+------------------+----------
    21 | 1000SX | J4858C | CN109D**** | 1990-3657

    <serial number obfuscated>

    if this is a counterfeit transceiver they sure did a good job faking it since the packaging even had the HP seals on it.

    I think I found the guide you mentioned and if I'm reading it right it looks like this particular switch only supports SFP+ which means this is going to be much more difficult to use the way I wanted to use it.

    ArubaOS-Switch and ArubaOS-CX Transceiver Guide (Edition 9) - Models, specifications, and compatibility (arubanetworks.com)