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HP MSA 2040 Quick Start Instructions
Abstract
These instructions provide an overview of planning, installation, and configuration steps. For detailed reference information,
instructions, and cabling examples, see the following documents:
HP MSA 2040 QuickSpecs
HP MSA 2040 User Guide
HP MSA 2040 Cable Configuration Guide
HP MSA 2040 SMU Reference Guide
HP Part Number: 729690-003
Published: October 2014
Edition: 3

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    HP MSA 2040 Quick Start Instructions Abstract These instructions provide an overview of planning, installation, and configuration steps. For detailed reference information, instructions, and cabling examples, see the following documents: HP MSA 2040 QuickSpecs HP MSA 2040 User Guide HP MSA 2040 Cable Configuration Guide...

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    © Copyright 2013–2014 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

  • Page 3: Feature Overview

    1. Left bezel ear 2. Drive in slot 4 3. Fault LED 4. Heartbeat LED 5. Unit Identification LED 6. Right bezel ear MSA 2040 rear features The rear of the MSA 2040 is the same for both MSA 2040 models. Feature overview...

  • Page 4: Prepare For The Installation

    Cables for connecting to the host RJ-45 Ethernet cable for connecting to a remote management host Access from a workstation on the server to the MSA 2040 (to access the SMU and validate host connections) Access to the Internet (to access HP websites for the latest QuickSpecs, user documents, and...

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    Install the MSA 2040 Use the following steps to install your MSA 2040. For more information, see the HP MSA 2040 User Guide. Step 1. Install device into the rack Use the instructions provided with the rack mounting kits or other devices to rack the MSA 2040, expansion drive enclosures, switches, and servers.

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    Direct-connect and switch-connect environments are supported. For direct-connect configurations, connect cables from the MSA 2040 to the host. For switch-connect configurations, connect cables from the MSA 2040 to the switch ports and from the switch ports to the hosts. MSA 2040 connection guidelines No host interface cables are shipped with MSA 2040 enclosures.

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    Example MSA 2040 connections The following image illustrates connecting an MSA 2040 FC to two switches, and the two switches connecting to two servers. Eight Fibre Channel cables are required. For more cabling examples, including connecting directly to a server, see the HP MSA 2040 Cabling Configuration Guide.

  • Page 8: Helpful Websites, Warranty Statement, Regulatory Information

    Wait one minute to ensure that all drives in the drive enclosure are powered up and ready. Connect each power supply module in the MSA 2040 to a power source in the rack. The MSA 2040 automatically starts (it does not have a power switch).

  • Page 9: Documentation Feedback

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