Hi, most 10GE cards have either direct 10GBASE-T port(s)s or SFP+ slot(s).
The SFP+ transceiver you plug in determines the range. (SMF/MMF, wavelength, link budget) Reading the optical parameters is a bit tricky on most NICs. Karsten 2017-06-15 11:10 GMT+02:00 chiel <ch...@gmx.net>: > Hello, > > We are deploying more and more server based routers (based on BSD). We have > now come to the point where we need to have 10GB uplinks one these devices > and I prefer to plug in a long range 10GB fiber straight into the server > without it going first into a router/switch from vendor x. It seems to me > that all the 10GB PCIe cards only support either copper 10GBASE-T, short > range 10GBASE-SR or the 10 Km 10GBASE-LR (but only very few). Are there any > PCIe cards that support 10GBASE-ER and 10GBASE-ZR? I can't seem to find any. > > Chiel