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  • Page 1 Lenovo Flex System Fabric SI4093 System Interconnect Module User’s Guide...
  • Page 2 LIMITED AND RESTRICTED RIGHTS NOTICE: If data or software is delivered pursuant a General Services Administration “GSA” contract, use, reproduction, or disclosure is subject to restrictions set forth in Contract No. GS-35F-05925. Lenovo and the Lenovo logo are trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Handling Static-Sensitive Devices ....19 Installing the SI4093 ......20 Removing or Replacing the Switch .
  • Page 4 People’s Republic of China Class A Electronic Emission Statement ..66 Taiwan Class A Compliance Statement ....66 SI4093 System Interconnect Module User’s Guide...
  • Page 5: Safety Information

    Przed zainstalowaniem tego produktu, należy zapoznać się z książką “Informacje dotyczace bezpieczeństwa” (Safety Information). Antes de instalar este produto, leia as Informações sobre Segurança. Перед установкой продукта прочтитe инcтрyкции по тexникe безопасности. Pred inštaláciou tohto zariadenia si prečítajte Bezpečnostné predpisy. © Copyright Lenovo 2016 Safety Information...
  • Page 6 Antes de instalar este producto, lea la información de seguridad. Läs säkerhetsinformationen innan du installerar den här produkten. Bu ürünü kurmadan önce güvenlik bilgilerini okuyun. Youq mwngz yungh canjbinj neix gaxgonq, itdingh aeu doeg aen canjbinj soengq cungj vahgangj ancien suisik. SI4093 System Interconnect Module User’s Guide...
  • Page 7: Safety Statements

    2. First, remove power cords from outlet. 3. Attach signal cables to connectors. 3. Remove signal cables from connectors. 4. Attach power cords to outlet. 4. Remove all cables from devices. 5. Turn device ON. © Copyright Lenovo 2016 Safety Information...
  • Page 8: Ul Regulatory Information

    Appareil À Laser de Classe 1 Statement 25 CAUTION: This product contains a Class 1M laser. Do not view directly with optical instruments. UL Regulatory Information This device is for use only with listed Lenovo Flex System Enterprise Chassis. SI4093 System Interconnect Module User’s Guide...
  • Page 9: Chapter 1. The Si4093 System Interconnect Module

    Chapter 1. The SI4093 System Interconnect Module This User’s Guide provides information about the Lenovo® Flex System™ Fabric SI4093 System Interconnect Module (referred to as SI4093 or “switch” throughout this document). Figure 1. The SI4093 SFP+ module ports QSFP+ module ports...
  • Page 10 The SI4093 can be deployed in an unmanaged or fully managed topology. As an unmanaged, plug-and-play device, the switch allows quick installation and start-up of the chassis server modules when it is attached to a preconfigured upstream top-of-rack switch.
  • Page 11 QSFP+ ports can be populated with optical QSFP+ modules or DACs, including some that accept SFP+ or SFP modules. In addition to port flexibility, you can manage and configure the SI4093 through the following interfaces:  A Secure Shell (SSH) version 2 or Telnet connection to the embedded Command-Line Interface (CLI) ...
  • Page 12: Documentation

    Documentation About this User’s Guide This User’s Guide provides information and instructions for installing the SI4093, updating the firmware, and solving problems. For other information about configuration and management of the switch, refer to the documents described in “Related Documentation” on page Note: ...
  • Page 13: Related Documentation

    Command Reference for your specific switch and its installed firmware. See the documentation that came with your Lenovo chassis for information about the environmental conditions and specifications that are supported by the system. © Copyright Lenovo 2016...
  • Page 14 SI4093 System Interconnect Module User’s Guide...
  • Page 15: Chapter 2. Installing And Removing The Si4093

    A Lenovo Flex System network adapter must be installed in each compute node with which you want to communicate. To enable the switch to communicate with a compute node, at least one switch must be installed in the Lenovo Flex System chassis. For details about network adapter installation, configuration, and use, see the documentation that comes with the Lenovo Flex System network adapter.
  • Page 16 Note:  I/O bays 1 and 2 support any standard Lenovo Flex System switch or pass-thru module. When you install an I/O network adapter in the left-most fabric connector on the compute node, these I/O bays support any switch with the same type of network interface that is used by the corresponding network adapter.
  • Page 17: Before Installing The Si4093

    Attention: Product information is required in order to register your SI4093, update its firmware, place a service call, or replace the unit. Some of the product information labels may be hidden from view once the SI4093 is installed. To prevent the need to remove the switch in order to read required...
  • Page 18: Installation Guidelines

     You do not have to turn off the Lenovo Flex System chassis to install or replace any of the hot-swap modules on the front or rear of the Lenovo Flex System chassis.
  • Page 19: System Reliability Guidelines

    System Reliability Guidelines To help ensure proper cooling, performance, and system reliability, make sure that the following requirements are met: Each of the bays on the rear of the Lenovo Flex System chassis contains either a  module or a filler module.
  • Page 20: Installing The Si4093

    4. If you have not already done so, touch the static-protective package that contains the switch to an unpainted metal surface of the Lenovo Flex System chassis or an unpainted metal surface on any other grounded rack-component for at least 2 seconds.
  • Page 21 DACs, cables, and the optional network devices to which the cables are connected. 13. Make sure that the data (non-management) ports on the switch are enabled through the Chassis Management Module (CMM). © Copyright Lenovo 2016 Chapter 2: Installing and Removing the SI4093...
  • Page 22: Removing Or Replacing The Switch

    Removing or Replacing the Switch Note: The following illustration shows how to remove and replace the switch from the Lenovo Flex System chassis. The appearance of your Lenovo Flex System chassis might be different; see the documentation for your Lenovo Flex System chassis for additional information.
  • Page 23: Connecting Switch Ports

    Pin out of the mini-USB-to-RJ-45 cable is as follows: Table 2. Pin out for the included mini-USB-to-RJ-45 cable PIN # Function Direction Not connected Not connected Not connected Not connected © Copyright Lenovo 2016 Chapter 2: Installing and Removing the SI4093...
  • Page 24: The Rj-45 Management Port

    To connect the RJ-45 connector to the switch, push the RJ-45 cable connector into the port connector until it clicks into place. Disconnecting RJ-45 Cables To disconnect the RJ-45 cable, squeeze the release tab and gently pull the cable connector out of the switch connector. SI4093 System Interconnect Module User’s Guide...
  • Page 25: Handling Transceiver Modules

    Use minimal pressure when you insert the module into the switch port. Forcing the module into the port can cause damage to the module or port.  You can insert or remove the module while the Lenovo Flex System chassis is turned on. ...
  • Page 26: Sfp+ Ports

    2. If you have not already done so, touch the static-protective package that contains the SFP+ module to an unpainted metal surface of the Lenovo Flex System chassis or an unpainted metal surface on any other grounded rack component in the rack in which you are installing the switch for at least 2 seconds.
  • Page 27 1. Squeeze the release tabs and gently pull the fiber optic cable from the module. 2. Replace the protective caps on the ends of the fiber optic cable. © Copyright Lenovo 2016 Chapter 2: Installing and Removing the SI4093...
  • Page 28 5. Grasp the wire tab on the module and pull it out of the switch port. 6. Replace the protective caps on the module and the switch SFP+ port. 7. Place the module into a static-protective package. SI4093 System Interconnect Module User’s Guide...
  • Page 29: Qsfp+ Ports

    Do not overtighten the cable straps or bend the cables to a radius of less than 38 mm (1.5 in.).  Do not put excess weight on the cable at the connection point. Make sure that the cable is well supported. © Copyright Lenovo 2016 Chapter 2: Installing and Removing the SI4093...
  • Page 30 “Disconnecting a Fiber Optic Cable” on page Attention: To avoid damage to the cable or the module, make sure that you disconnect the fiber-optic cable before you remove the QSFP+ module from the switch port. SI4093 System Interconnect Module User’s Guide...
  • Page 31 5. Grasp the wire tab on the module and pull it out of the port. 6. Replace the protective cap on the module and the switch QSFP+ port. 7. Place the module into a static-protective package. © Copyright Lenovo 2016 Chapter 2: Installing and Removing the SI4093...
  • Page 32: Locating The Information Panels, Leds, And External Ports

    CAT5 cable. This connector is identified as port EXTM in the I/O-module configuration menus and is labeled Mgmt on the switch. For additional details, see “Connecting Switch Ports” on page 23 “Port Status LEDs” on page SI4093 System Interconnect Module User’s Guide...
  • Page 33 Figure 4. The SI4093 front panel SFP+ module ports QSFP+ module ports RS-232 serial port (management only) RJ-45 External management port Switch status LEDs © Copyright Lenovo 2016 Chapter 2: Installing and Removing the SI4093...
  • Page 34: Information Leds

    Notes:  A yellow LED on the Lenovo Flex System chassis is lit when a system error or event has occurred. To identify the error or event, check the Lenovo Flex System management-module event log or the switch system log.
  • Page 35: Switch Status Leds

    When lit, this LED indicates a POST failure or critical alert. As a result, the system-error LED on the Lenovo Flex System chassis is also lit. When this LED is off and the green Power LED is lit, it indicates that the switch is working correctly.
  • Page 36 SI4093 System Interconnect Module User’s Guide...
  • Page 37: Chapter 3. Configuring The Si4093

     If you change the IP address of the switch and restart the Lenovo Flex System chassis, the switch maintains this new IP address as its default value. The CMM and the switch can communicate with each other only if they are on ...
  • Page 38 “Related Documentation” on page Notes:  Unless otherwise stated, references to the CMM apply only to the Lenovo Flex System Chassis Management Module, which is the only type of management module that supports the switch. ...
  • Page 39: Establishing An Interface Through The Cmm

    The SSHv2/Telnet client software provide different ways to access the same internal-switching firmware and configure it. If your system application requires that you use the SSHv2/Telnet client software, “Accessing the Switch Through the SSHv2/Telnet Interface” on page 41 additional information. © Copyright Lenovo 2016 Chapter 3: Configuring the SI4093...
  • Page 40: Enabling The External Management Port

    Note: “External management” refers to means other than by the CMM. To externally manage the switch, the external management port (EXTM) interface must be configured. For more information see the Application Guide for your specific switch and its installed firmware. SI4093 System Interconnect Module User’s Guide...
  • Page 41: Accessing The Switch Through The Sshv2/Telnet Interface

    For more information about configuring through the CLI, see the Application Guide and Command Reference for your specific switch and its installed firmware. © Copyright Lenovo 2016 Chapter 3: Configuring the SI4093...
  • Page 42: Accessing The Switch Through The Serial-Port Interface

    Otherwise, if you have an assigned user account, use your assigned user  name and password. The serial port is compatible with the standard 16550 Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter (UART) protocol. The RS-232 serial port is enabled by default. SI4093 System Interconnect Module User’s Guide...
  • Page 43: Initial Configuration

    After you log on to the switch, you must perform basic configuration tasks. For more information about configuring and managing the switch, see the Application Guide and Command Reference for your specific switch and its installed firmware. © Copyright Lenovo 2016 Chapter 3: Configuring the SI4093...
  • Page 44 SI4093 System Interconnect Module User’s Guide...
  • Page 45: Chapter 4. Updating The Firmware And Licensing

    In the event of a failed update, the saved configuration can be restored. For more information about the configuration file, see the Application Guide and Command Reference for your specific switch and installed firmware. © Copyright Lenovo 2016...
  • Page 46: Determining The Level Of Switch Firmware

    Determining the Level of Switch Firmware After you install the switch in the Lenovo Flex System chassis, make sure that the latest firmware is installed on the switch. To determine the level of the firmware that is installed, complete the following steps.
  • Page 47: Obtaining The Latest Level Of Switch Firmware

    Obtaining the Latest Level of Switch Firmware If firmware updates are available, you can download them from the Lenovo website: http://support.lenovo.com/ Note: Changes are made periodically to the Lenovo website. Procedures for locating firmware and documentation might vary slightly from what is described in this document.
  • Page 48: Upgrading The Switch Firmware

    Lenovo website into a directory on your file server. Then enable the file server and set its default directory to the directory where the switch firmware image resides.
  • Page 49: Switch Firmware Upgrade Example

    Switch Firmware Upgrade Example To upgrade the switch firmware, complete the following steps. 1. Log in to the switch (see “Configuring the SI4093” on page 37 for more information). 2. At the switch Command-Line Interface (CLI) prompt, execute the following commands to upload the firmware image to the switch.
  • Page 50: Resetting And Restarting The Switch

    For example: system:switch[1]> info Boot ROM Rel date: 01/18/2015 Version: 7.11.0.0 Status: Active Main application Rel date: 01/18/2015 Version: 7.11.0.0 Status: Active Main application Rel date: 01/18/2015 Version: 7.11.0.0 Status: Inactive SI4093 System Interconnect Module User’s Guide...
  • Page 51: Acquiring Feature Licenses

    Find help for the Features on Demand feature activation process   Provide feedback to Lenovo about the Features on Demand process Note: Your Lenovo ID and password are required to log into the Features on Demand website. © Copyright Lenovo 2016 Chapter 4: Updating the Firmware and Licensing...
  • Page 52: Installing Feature Licenses

    Both license key files can be installed prior to the switch reset in order to activate both at the same time. Complete the following steps to install feature licenses: 1. Log in to the switch (see “Configuring the SI4093” on page 37 for more information). 2. At the switch CLI prompt, type the following command.
  • Page 53: Chapter 5. Solving Problems

    The Application Guide for the switch provides more details about troubleshooting the switch. If you cannot locate and correct a problem by using the information in this section, “Getting Help and Technical Assistance” on page © Copyright Lenovo 2016...
  • Page 54: Running Post

    To ensure that it is fully operational, the switch processes a series of tests during power-up or a restart (Power-On Self-Test, or POST). These tests may take up to two minutes to complete. The Lenovo Flex System Chassis Management Module (CMM) reads the test results and displays them for you. During normal operation, these tests are completed without error, and the green switch Power LED is lit.
  • Page 55: Post Errors

    “Getting Help and Technical Assistance” on page Diagnostic Failing functional area Failure criticality indicator (in hex) 00–7F Base internal functions Critical 80–9F Internal interface failures Noncritical A0–AF External interface errors Noncritical B0–FE Reserved Noncritical Switch “good” indicator Operation © Copyright Lenovo 2016 Chapter 5: Solving Problems...
  • Page 56: Parts Listing

     Tier 2 customer replaceable unit (CRU): You may install a Tier 2 CRU yourself or request Lenovo to install it, at no additional charge, under the type of warranty service that is designated for your server. ...
  • Page 57: Appendix A. Getting Help And Technical Assistance

    Lenovo products, you will find a wide variety of sources available from Lenovo to assist you. This appendix will help you obtain additional information about Lenovo and Lenovo products, and determine what to do if you experience a problem with your Lenovo system or optional device.
  • Page 58  If you believe that you require warranty service for your Lenovo product, gather the following information to provide to the service technician. This data will help the service technician quickly provide a solution to your problem and ensure that you receive the level of service for which you might have contracted.
  • Page 59: Appendix B. Notices

    Web sites. The materials at those Web sites are not part of the materials for this Lenovo product, and use of those Web sites is at your own risk.
  • Page 60: Trademarks

    (TBW). A device that has exceeded this limit might fail to respond to system-generated commands or might be incapable of being written to. Lenovo is not responsible for replacement of a device that has exceeded its maximum guaranteed number of program/erase cycles, as documented in the Official Published Specifications for the device.
  • Page 61: Recycling Information

    Lenovo makes no representations or warranties with respect to non-Lenovo products. Support (if any) for the non-Lenovo products is provided by the third party, not Lenovo. Some software might differ from its retail version (if available) and might not include user manuals or all program functionality.
  • Page 62: Particulate Contamination

    If Lenovo determines that the levels of particulates or gases in your environment have caused damage to the device, Lenovo may condition provision of repair or replacement of devices or parts on implementation of appropriate remedial measures to mitigate such environmental contamination.
  • Page 63: Telecommunication Regulatory Statement

    Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. Lenovo is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.
  • Page 64: Australia And New Zealand Class A Statement

    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 Lenovo empfohlene Kabel angeschlossen werden. Lenovo übernimmt keine...
  • Page 65: Vcci Class A Statement

    Dieses Gerät ist berechtigt, in übereinstimmung mit dem Deutschen EMVG das EG-Konformitätszeichen - CE - zu führen. Verantwortlich für die Konformitätserklärung nach Paragraf 5 des EMVG ist die Lenovo (Deutschland) GmbH, Gropiusplatz 10, D-70563 Stuttgart. Informationen in Hinsicht EMVG Paragraf 4 Abs. (1) 4: Das Gerät erfüllt die Schutzanforderungen nach EN 55024 und EN 55022 Klasse...
  • Page 66: Japan Electronics And Information Technology Industries Association (Jeita) Statement

    Sellers and users need to pay attention to it. This is for any areas other than home. Russia Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Class A Statement People’s Republic of China Class A Electronic Emission Statement Taiwan Class A Compliance Statement SI4093 System Interconnect Module User’s Guide...

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