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  • Page 1 IBM BladeCenter 1/10 Gb Uplink Ethernet Switch Module Installation Guide...
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  • Page 4 33 and the Important Notices document. Read the Safety document and the License Agreement for Machine Code (LAMC) document on the IBM Documentation CD. Read the IBM Systems Environmental Notices document on the Environmental Notices Second Edition (June 2012) ©...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Hardware service and support ....31 IBM Taiwan product service ....31 Appendix B.
  • Page 6 Index ......41 IBM BladeCenter 1/10 Gb Uplink Ethernet Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 7: Safety

    Les sikkerhetsinformasjonen (Safety Information) før du installerer dette produktet. Antes de instalar este produto, leia as Informações sobre Segurança. Antes de instalar este producto, lea la información de seguridad. Läs säkerhetsinformationen innan du installerar den här produkten. Important: © Copyright IBM Corp. 2012...
  • Page 8 Be sure to read all caution and danger statements in this document before you perform the procedures. Read any additional safety information that comes with the server or optional device before you install the device. IBM BladeCenter 1/10 Gb Uplink Ethernet Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 9 Statement 1: DANGER Electrical current from power, telephone, and communication cables is hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Do not connect or disconnect any cables or perform installation, maintenance, or reconfiguration of this product during an electrical storm. v Connect all power cords to a properly wired and grounded electrical outlet.
  • Page 10 Class 1 Laser Product Laser Klasse 1 Laser Klass 1 Luokan 1 Laserlaite Appareil A Laser de Classe 1 viii IBM BladeCenter 1/10 Gb Uplink Ethernet Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 11 Statement 8: CAUTION: Never remove the cover on a power supply or any part that has the following label attached. Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels are present inside any component that has this label attached. There are no serviceable parts inside these components.
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  • Page 13: Chapter 1. The Ibm Bladecenter 1/10 Gb Uplink Ethernet Switch Module

    2. Unless otherwise stated, references to the BladeCenter unit apply to all BladeCenter units. 3. Changes are made periodically to the IBM Web site. Procedures for locating firmware and documentation might vary slightly from what is described in this document.
  • Page 14: Specifications

    For an illustration that shows the locations of these labels, see “Major components of the switch module” on page 4. You will need this information when you register the switch module with IBM. You can register the switch module at http://www.ibm.com/support/mynotifications/.
  • Page 15: Inventory Checklist

    Menu-Based CLI Command Reference guide for your switch module v ISCLI–Industry Standard CLI Command Reference guide for your switch module See the IBM Configuration and Options Guide for information about which SFP+ module and cable are required to connect the switch module to other network devices.
  • Page 16: Major Components Of The Switch Module

    Note: The illustrations in this document might differ slightly from your hardware, and your switch module might have labels that are not shown in the illustrations in this document. IBM BladeCenter 1/10 Gb Uplink Ethernet Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 17: Chapter 2. Installing And Replacing A Switch Module

    You do not have to turn off the BladeCenter unit to install or replace any of the hot-swap modules on the front or rear of the BladeCenter unit. v When you are finished working on the blade server or BladeCenter unit, reinstall all safety shields, guards, labels, and ground wires. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2012...
  • Page 18: System Reliability Guidelines

    For a list of supported optional devices for the BladeCenter unit and other IBM products, see http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/serverproven/compat/us/. System reliability guidelines To help ensure proper cooling, performance, and system reliability, make sure that the following requirements are met: v Each of the module bays on the rear of the BladeCenter unit contains either a module or a filler module.
  • Page 19: Installing A Switch Module

    Installing a switch module To install a switch module, complete the following steps: 1. Read the safety information that begins on page v and “Installation guidelines” on page 5. 2. Select the I/O-module bay in which to install the switch module. Note: For details about I/O-module bay requirements and bay locations, see the documentation for the BladeCenter unit and blade servers.
  • Page 20: Removing Or Replacing A Switch Module

    0.6 cm (0.25 inch). 4. Slide the switch module out of the bay and set it aside. 5. Place either another switch module or a filler module in the bay. IBM BladeCenter 1/10 Gb Uplink Ethernet Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 21 Important: Complete this step within 1 minute. (For more information, see steps 8 and 9 on page 8.) 6. If you placed a filler module in the bay, continue with the next chapter. If you placed a switch module in the bay, reconnect the other cables that you disconnected.
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  • Page 23: Chapter 3. Installing And Removing A 10 Gb Sfp+ Module

    There are no serviceable parts inside the device. – Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein might result in hazardous radiation exposure. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2012...
  • Page 24: Installing An Sfp+ Module

    SFP+ module. 7. Connect the fiber-optic cable (see “Connecting the SFP+ module cable” on page 15) and any cables that you disconnected earlier. IBM BladeCenter 1/10 Gb Uplink Ethernet Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 25: Removing An Sfp+ Module

    Removing an SFP+ module To remove an SFP+ module, complete the following steps: 1. Read the safety information that begins on page v and “Installation guidelines” on page 5. 2. Read the information in “Handling an SFP+ module” on page 11. 3.
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  • Page 27: Chapter 4. Cabling The Switch Module And The Sfp+ Module

    Do not overtighten the cable straps or bend the cables to a radius of less than 38 mm (1.5 in.). v Do not put excess weight on the cable at the connection point. Make sure that the cable is well supported. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2012...
  • Page 28: Disconnecting The Sfp+ Module Cable

    Shrouded RJ-45 connectors might not fit as easily. v You might have to use a tool, such as a small flat-blade screwdriver, to release the latch on an RJ-45 connector when you detach a single cable. IBM BladeCenter 1/10 Gb Uplink Ethernet Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 29: Disconnecting The Rj-45 Cable

    Disconnecting the RJ-45 cable To disconnect the RJ-45 connector, squeeze the release tab and gently pull the cable connector out of the switch-module connector. You might have to use a tool, such as a small flat-blade screwdriver. Chapter 4. Cabling the switch module and the SFP+ module...
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  • Page 31: Chapter 5. Updating The Software And Configuring The Switch Module

    Make sure that you are using the latest version of management module firmware for your BladeCenter unit type. See the IBM BladeCenter Management Module User’s Guide for your BladeCenter unit type, located at http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/ infocenter/bladectr/documentation/index.jsp for your BladeCenter unit type for additional information.
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  • Page 33: Chapter 6. Information Panels, Leds, And External Ports

    Six RJ-45 Ethernet port connectors. Do not attach any devices to these connectors other than a compatible cable. These connectors are identified as ports EXT4 through EXT9 in the I/O-module configuration menus and are labeled 4 through 9 on the switch module. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2012...
  • Page 34: Information Leds

    Note: You can also use the management module to make sure that the switch module is operating correctly. For more information, see the documentation for the BladeCenter unit. IBM BladeCenter 1/10 Gb Uplink Ethernet Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 35: Switch-Module And Port Status Leds

    Switch-module and port status LEDs The following table provides descriptions of the switch-module and port status LEDs on the front panel of the switch module. Table 1. Switch-module and port status LEDs Status LED Description This green LED is at the top right of the switch module on the front OK ( ) LED panel.
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  • Page 37: Chapter 7. Parts Listing

    Replaceable components are of three types: v Tier 1 customer replaceable unit (CRU): Replacement of Tier 1 CRUs is your responsibility. If IBM installs a Tier 1 CRU at your request, you will be charged for the installation. v Tier 2 customer replaceable unit (CRU): You may install a Tier 2 CRU yourself or request IBM to install it, at no additional charge, under the type of warranty service that is designated for your server.
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  • Page 39: Chapter 8. Solving Problems

    To view POST results, complete the following steps: 1. Log on to the management module as described in the IBM BladeCenter Management Module Command-Line Interface Reference Guide. If necessary, obtain the IP address of the management module from your system administrator.
  • Page 40 00 - 7F Base internal functions Critical 80 - 9F Internal interface failures Noncritical A0 - AF External interface errors Noncritical B0 - FE Reserved Noncritical Switch module “good” Operation indicator IBM BladeCenter 1/10 Gb Uplink Ethernet Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 41: Appendix A. Getting Help And Technical Assistance

    If you need help, service, or technical assistance or just want more information about IBM products, you will find a wide variety of sources available from IBM to assist you. Use this information to obtain additional information about IBM and IBM products, determine what to do if you experience a problem with your IBM system or optional device, and determine whom to call for service, if it is necessary.
  • Page 42: Using The Documentation

    Creating a personalized support web page At http://www.ibm.com/support/mynotifications/, you can create a personalized support web page by identifying IBM products that are of interest to you. From this personalized page, you can subscribe to weekly email notifications about new technical documents, search for information and downloads, and access various administrative services.
  • Page 43: Hardware Service And Support

    In the U.S. and Canada, call 1-800-IBM-SERV (1-800-426-7378). Hardware service and support You can receive hardware service through your IBM reseller or IBM Services. To locate a reseller authorized by IBM to provide warranty service, go to http://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/ and click Find Business Partners on the right side of the page.
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  • Page 45: Appendix B. Notices

    The materials at those websites are not part of the materials for this IBM product, and use of those websites is at your own risk. IBM may use or distribute any of the information you supply in any way it believes appropriate without incurring any obligation to you.
  • Page 46: Telecommunication Regulatory Statement

    IBM. Maximum memory might require replacement of the standard memory with an optional memory module. IBM BladeCenter 1/10 Gb Uplink Ethernet Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 47: Particulate Contamination

    IBM makes no representations or warranties with respect to non-IBM products. Support (if any) for the non-IBM products is provided by the third party, not IBM. Some software might differ from its retail version (if available) and might not include user manuals or all program functionality.
  • Page 48: Documentation Format

    In the request, be sure to include the publication part number and title. When you send information to IBM, you grant IBM a nonexclusive right to use or distribute the information in any way it believes appropriate without incurring any obligation to you.
  • Page 49: Avis De Conformité À La Réglementation D'industrie Canada

    IBM cannot accept responsibility for any failure to satisfy the protection requirements resulting from a nonrecommended modification of the product, including the fitting of non-IBM option cards. This product has been tested and found to comply with the limits for Class A Information Technology Equipment according to CISPR 22/European Standard EN 55022.
  • Page 50: Germany Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive

    EU-Mitgliedsstaaten und hält die Grenzwerte der EN 55022 Klasse A ein. Um dieses sicherzustellen, sind die Geräte wie in den Handbüchern beschrieben zu installieren und zu betreiben. Des Weiteren dürfen auch nur von der IBM empfohlene Kabel angeschlossen werden. IBM übernimmt keine Verantwortung für die Einhaltung der Schutzanforderungen, wenn das Produkt ohne Zustimmung der IBM verändert bzw.
  • Page 51: Japanese Voluntary Control Council For Interference (Vcci) Statement

    Japanese Voluntary Control Council for Interference (VCCI) statement Korean Class A warning statement Appendix B. Notices...
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  • Page 53: Index

    LEDs connecting on Ethernet switch module 21, 22 RJ-45 cables 16 on switch module or SFP+ module port 23 serial console cable 15 SFP+ module cable 16 contamination, particulate and gaseous 35 critical errors 27 © Copyright IBM Corp. 2012...
  • Page 54 15 electronic emission 36 cables for switch module 8, 9 FCC, Class A 36 serial console cable 15 notices and statements 3 SFP+ module 12 SFP+ module cable 16 IBM BladeCenter 1/10 Gb Uplink Ethernet Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 55 15 BladeCenter Web site 1, 6 disconnecting 15 configuring 3 parts listing 25 IBM ServerProven list 6 serial number installing 5, 11 label 4 location of 2 ServerProven list, IBM 6 SFP+ module cable, connecting 16...
  • Page 56 BladeCenter documentation 2, 6 compatible BladeCenter options 6 IBM product information 1 IBM ServerProven list 1, 6 product registration 2 website personalized support 30 publication ordering 30 support line, telephone numbers 31 IBM BladeCenter 1/10 Gb Uplink Ethernet Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 58 Part Number: 00D9264 Printed in USA (1P) P/N: 00D9264...