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  1. This seems to be the most suitable forum group to post as I believe I am dealing with cables between controller and drive/enclosure. I apologize if I am wrong. I have Icy Dock "Tough Armor" 5.25" enclosure (6 x 2,5") for SAS/SATA enclosure MB996SP-6SB. SAS controller is 9361 and it supports all drives I have, SAS, SATA as long as they are connected directly to controller (using appropriate sas or sata forward breakout cables). Problem begins when I connect enclosure to SAS controller (using SFF-8087 SAS to SATA Forward Breakout Cable) then my SAS SSDs aren't recognized any longer while SATA SSDs work fine. Do I need different cable for these SAS SSDs (Reverse Breakout, crossover)? Details: - IcyDock backplane has connectors that accept both SAS and SATA drives in enclosure. Both SAS and SATA disks fit correctly and that's according the manufacturer's manual. - On rear side of IcyDock there are 6 "SATA" connectors (labeled SATA) - which I find strange for SAS/SATA enclosure. - SFF-8087 SAS to SATA Forward Breakout Cable is used between SAS controller and enclosure.