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Microsemi Adaptec SmartHBA 2100-24i
12 Gbps PCIe Gen3 SAS/SATA SmartHBA adapter with 24 internal native ports and LP/MD2 form factor
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Microsoft Windows Server 2012 x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2016 x64
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User and Install Guides
Microsemi Adaptec Smart HBA & RAID - Installation And User's Guide 8/2019 (PDF 2.8MB)
ARCCONF Command Line User's Guide v3.03.23668 (PDF 775MB)
maxView Storage Manager v3.03.23668 - User's Guide (PDF 6.8MB)
Event Monitor v3.02.23600 - User's Guide (PDF 1.3MB)
Microsemi Adaptec Cooling & Airflow Guide (PDF 169KB)
Adaptec OpenStack Horizon Plugin - Installation And User's Guide 2/2019 (PDF 908KB)
Adaptec MAAS Script and Remote ARCCONF JUJU Charm v1.00-09 - User's Guide (PDF 1.1MB)
ReadMe
maxView Storage Manager & ARCCONF Command Line Utility v3.03.23668 - ReadMe (PDF 1MB)
Release Notes
Adaptec Smart HBA & RAID - Release Notes 10/2019 (PDF 1.2MB)
Adaptec Software Defined Data Center - Release Notes 2/2019

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Archived User and Install Guides
ARCCONF Command Line User's Guide v3.00.23484 (PDF 775MB)
maxView Storage Manager v3.02.23600 - User's Guide (PDF 6.8MB)
Microsemi Adaptec Smart HBA & RAID - Installation And User's Guide 1/2019 (PDF 2.8MB)
maxView Storage Manager v3.01.23531 - User's Guide (PDF 6.8MB)
Event Monitor v3.01.23531 - User's Guide (PDF 1.3MB)
maxView Storage Manager v3.00.23484 - User's Guide (PDF 6.8MB)
Event Monitor v2.02.22404 - User's Guide (PDF 169KB)
Microsemi Adaptec Smart HBA & RAID - Installation And User's Guide 07/2018 (PDF 2.4 MB)
ARCCONF Command Line User's Guide v2.06.23167 (PDF 750MB)
maxView Storage Manager v2.06.23167 - User's Guide (PDF 5.9KB)
maxView Storage Manager v2.05.22932 - User's Guide (PDF 5.9KB)
Microsemi Adaptec Smart HBA & RAID - Installation And User's Guide 10/2017 (PDF 2.4MB)
ARCCONF Command Line User's Guide v2.05.22932 (PDF 750MB)
maxView Storage Manager v2.05.22932 - User's Guide (PDF 5.9KB)
Archived ReadMe
maxView Storage Manager & ARCCONF Command Line Utility v3.03.23668 - ReadMe (PDF 1MB)
maxView Storage Manager & ARCCONF Command Line Utility v3.01.23531 - ReadMe (PDF 1MB)
maxView Storage Manager & ARCCONF Command Line Utility v3.00.23484 - ReadMe (PDF 931KB)
maxView Storage Manager & ARCCONF Command Line Utility v2.06.23167 - ReadMe (PDF 904KB)
maxView Storage Manager & ARCCONF Command Line Utility v2.05.22932 - ReadMe (PDF 904KB)
Archived Release Notes
Adaptec Smart HBA & RAID - Release Notes 8/2019 (PDF 1.2MB)
Microsemi Adaptec Smart HBA & RAID - Release Notes 1/2019 (PDF 1.2MB)
Microsemi Adaptec Smart HBA & RAID - Release Notes 07/2018 (PDF 464KB)
Microsemi Adaptec Smart HBA & RAID - Release Notes 10/2017 (PDF 464KB)
Operating System
Microsoft Windows
Red Hat Linux
SUSE Linux
CentOS
Debian Linux
Ubuntu Linux
Solaris
FreeBSD
VMware ESXi
Oracle Linux
Citrix XenServer

For a detailed list see ASK Answer ID 17449.
CPU Architecture
Intel, AMD, Cavium ThunderX2 (ARM)
Benefits
• Ideal for high-performing I/O solutions supporting SAS/SATA HDDs and SSDs requiring maximum connectivity
• Offers basic RAID functionality for up to 32 devices supporting RAID levels 0, 1, 10, and 5 in conjunction with full HBA functionality for up to 238 devices
• Broad operating system support through highly efficent, low-latency PQIdriver driver (fully open-source for Linux/FreeBSD)
• Performance of up to 1.7M random read IOPS with extremely low-latency 4 KB I/Os
Management Utilities
maxView Storage Manager
• Web based GUI Management utility
• OS Support: Windows, Linux, VMware
• Remote configuration, monitoring & notification
• Remote firmware updates
• SMI-S Support
• SMTP

ARCCONF
• Command-line interface

BIOS Configuration Utility (CTRL+A)
• Legacy configuration utility
• Flashable BIOS support

uEFI BIOS Configuration Utility
• Flashable BIOS support
• HII GUI support

ROM-based uEFI BIOS Configuration Utilities
• HII-based pre-boot GUI configuration utility
• Arcconf CLI for uEFI shell
• Flashable BIOS support
Data Transfer Rate
12 Gbps per port
Bus System Interface
8-lane PCIe Gen3
Form Factor
MD2 – Low Profile
Connector Configuration
Two internal mini SAS HD (SFF-8643)
Package Contents
• SmartHBA 2100-8i adapter
• Additional low profile vented bracket
Physical Size
2.535"H x 6.6"L (64mm x 167mm)
Operating Temperature
0 °C to 55 °C with 200 LFM airflow.

Note: This adapter contains a powerful I/O processor that requires adequate airflow to operate reliably. Please install this card only into server or PC chassis with at least 200 LFM airflow. Temperature measured 1 inch from adapter.
Regulatory Certification
CE, FCC, UL, C-tick, VCCI, KCC, CNS
Environmental Compliance
RoHS
Mean Time Before Failure (MTBF)
>1.36 million hours at 40°C
Warranty
3 years

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