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Dell Networking S5000
Switch Configuration Guide for SC Series iSCSI SANs
Dell Storage Engineering
February 2016
A Dell Deployment and Configuration Guide

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  • Page 1 Dell Networking S5000 Switch Configuration Guide for SC Series iSCSI SANs Dell Storage Engineering February 2016 A Dell Deployment and Configuration Guide...
  • Page 2: Revisions

    ANY KIND. © 2014–2016 Dell Inc. All rights reserved. Dell, the DELL logo, and the DELL badge are trademarks of Dell Inc. Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Configure UPM ports as Ethernet Pass-through (Optional) .................... 10 View the current configuration ..........................10 Configure port group 0 as Ethernet Pass-through ....................10 To revert Ethernet Pass-through to FC ports ......................11 Additional resources ..................................12 SCG2004 Dell Networking S5000 Switch Configuration Guide for SC Series SANs...
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Introduction This document shows how to configure Dell™ Networking S5000 switches for use as a dedicated iSCSI SAN with Dell SC Series storage using Dell best practices. Audience This switch configuration guide describes an optimal configuration following Dell best practices for an SC Series iSCSI SAN and is intended for storage or network administrators and deployment personnel.
  • Page 5: Cabling Diagram

    Cabling diagram The cabling diagram shown below represents the Dell recommend method for deploying your servers and SC Series. SC Series Figure 1 Cabling diagram SCG2004 Dell Networking S5000 Switch Configuration Guide for SC Series SANs...
  • Page 6: Dell Recommended Switch Configuration

    Dell recommended switch configuration These steps outline how to configure two S5000 switches for use as an iSCSI SAN with SC Series storage. Hardware configuration Power on the two switches. 2. Connect a serial cable to the serial port of the first switch.
  • Page 7: Configure Out Of Band (Oob) Management Port

    Option 2: You can enable multiple ports at once using the “range” parameter FTOS(conf)#interface range tengigabitethernet 0/0 – 47 Note: The message below will be displayed if there are FC ports. % Warning: Non-existing ports (non configured) are ingnored by interface-range SCG2004 Dell Networking S5000 Switch Configuration Guide for SC Series SANs...
  • Page 8: Enable Jumbo Frames

    (Section 2.7). If you prefer to use the default VLAN, then you may skip this section entirely. FTOS(config)#interface vlan vlan_id FTOS#(config-if-vl-###)#no shutdown FTOS#(config-if-vl-###)#untagged tengigabitethernet 0/0-47 FTOS#exit SCG2004 Dell Networking S5000 Switch Configuration Guide for SC Series SANs...
  • Page 9: Save Configuration

    2.12 Save configuration FTOS#copy running-config startup-config 2.13 Configure additional switch Repeat the commands from Section 2 to configure the second switch. SCG2004 Dell Networking S5000 Switch Configuration Guide for SC Series SANs...
  • Page 10: Configure Upm Ports As Ethernet Pass-Through (Optional)

    Changing port mode on slot 0 port-group 0 will make interface configs of 0 and 1 obsolete after a save and reload. [confirm yes/no]:yes Please save and reload for the changes to take effect. Note: Save and reload is required. SCG2004 Dell Networking S5000 Switch Configuration Guide for SC Series SANs...
  • Page 11: To Revert Ethernet Pass-Through To Fc Ports

    Changing port mode on slot 0 port-group 0 will make interface configs of 0 and 1 obsolete after a save and reload. [confirm yes/no]:yes Please save and reload for the changes to take effect. Note: Save and reload is required. SCG2004 Dell Networking S5000 Switch Configuration Guide for SC Series SANs...
  • Page 12: Additional Resources

    DellTechCenter.com is an IT Community where you can connect with Dell Customers and Dell employees for the purpose of sharing knowledge, best practices, and information about Dell products and your installations. Referenced or recommended Dell publications: ...