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G-SPEED eS PRO INSTALLATION GUIDE
GUIDE
G-SPEED
GUIDE Guide
Mac Installation Guide
G-Technology by Hitachi
Tel: (310) 449-4599
Fax: (310) 449-4670
support@g-technology.com
eS PRO
P/N G-SPEED eS PRO v1.1

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1.
INTRODUCTION (Pg 4)
2.
3.
4.
5.
G-SPEED eS PRO OVERVIEW (Pg 5)
6.
7.
G-SPEED eS PRO AUDIBLE ALARMS (Pg 6)
8.
9.
APPENDIX A - DETAILED INFORMATION ON USING THE WEB GUI
APPENDIX B - EXPLANATION OF RAID LEVELS
APPENDIX C - NOTES
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    G-SPEED eS PRO OVERVIEW (Pg 5) G-TECH PCIe x8 RAID CONTOLLER OVERVIEW G-SPEED eS PRO AUDIBLE ALARMS (Pg 6) SETTING UP G-SPEED eS PRO WITH THE G-TECH PCIe RAID CONTROLLER G-TECH RAID CONTROLLER WEB GUI (Pg 8) 10. CHANGING THE G-TECH RAID CONTROLLER MODE (Pg 9) 11.

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    G-SPEED eS PRO INSTALLATION GUIDE GUIDE GUIDE Guide Page 2...

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    G-SPEED eS PRO INSTALLATION GUIDE GUIDE GUIDE Guide Page 3...

  • Page 4: Safety Precautions

    Please keep the shipping container and packing materials. In the speed mini-SAS interface and provides RAID 0, 1, 3, 5, RAID 6 and unlikely event that you need to return G-SPEED eS PRO to us for any JBOD functionality when used in conjunction with the G-Tech PCI reason, you must use the G-Tech shipping container.

  • Page 5: G-tech Pcie X8 Raid Contoller Overview

    Section 10. For an explanation of supported RAID levels, please refer to Appendix B. G-SPEED eS PRO has been set up at the factory in RAID 0 mode. Removable The controller also supports RAID 1, 3, 5, 6 and JBOD modes. Refer to Section 10 if you wish to change the mode of operation.

  • Page 6: Setting Up G-speed Es Pro With The G-tech Pcie Raid Controller

    If you hear an audible alarm and see the RED warning LED on the front of G- SPEED eS PRO, stop using G-SPEED eS PRO immediately. Check to see if the fan is spinning and move the unit to a cooler location. If you require a new fan, contact G-Tech Support for a replacement.

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    G-Tech RAID controller as shown below. shown below. PORT 1 Attach the power cord to the back of G-SPEED eS PRO and Check for software updates at http://www.g-technology.com/Support/ connect the other end to AC power. If you are upgrading software you must un-install the previous version first.

  • Page 8: G-tech Raid Controller Web Gui

    NOTE: A shortcut has been provided to access the web GUI. Drag the “G-SPEED Your G-SPEED eS PRO is shipped from the factory in RAID 0 mode. eS PRO Web GUI” file (located in the folder Manuals-Drivers\G-SPEED eS The G-Tech RAID controller also supports RAID 1, 3, 5, 6 and JBOD Pro\Shortcut to Web GUI) to your Documents folder.

  • Page 9: Changing The G-tech Raid Controller Mode

    10.1 Changing from RAID 0 to RAID 5 GUIDE Guide that the G-SPEED eS PRO is set up as a RAID 0. Each of the four drives in the unit are displayed in the lower Section of the GUI. Unmount G-SPEED eS PRO by dragging the icon to the trash.

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    GUIDE Guide appear. Click the <OK> button to proceed. will appear. Select RAID 5 for “Array Type:”, enter G-SPEED eS PRO-R5 for “Array Name:”, select Foreground and Write Back for “Initialization Method:” and “Cache Policy:” respectively and click the <Select All> button.

  • Page 11: Configuring Two G-speed Es Pro Units In Raid 5 Mode

    G-SPEED eS PRO is initializing. 11. CONFIGURING TWO G-SPEED eS PRO UNITS IN RAID 5 MODE Each G-SPEED eS PRO unit is configured at the factory with the G-Tech RAID controller in RAID 0 mode. RAID 1, 3, 5 , 6 and JBOD modes are also available.

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    PORT 1 PORT 2 3. Both systems will mount to the desktop. 4. Unmount both G-SPEED eS PRO units by dragging the icons to the trash. 5. Launch the G-Tech RAID Controller web GUI. With the two units attached to the G-Tech RAID controller, the GUI will display information like that shown below.

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    G-SPEED eS PRO INSTALLATION GUIDE GUIDE 9. Click on the “Maintenance” link next to the array with “OS Name” GUIDE Guide HP Disk 0_1. The window below will appear. Click the <Create Array> button. The “Create Array” window will appear.

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    GUIDE GUIDE Guide Click the <OK> button. The following window will appear to indicate that the G-SPEED eS PRO is initializing. Select RAID 5 for “Array Type:”, enter G-SPEED-eS PRO-R5 for “Array Name:”, select Foreground and Write Back for “Initialization Method:” and “Cache Policy:”...

  • Page 15: What To Do In The Event Of A Disk Drive Failure

    12. WHAT TO DO IN THE EVENT OF A DISK DRIVE FAILURE The G-Tech RAID controller continually monitors the health of each of the disk drives in G-SPEED eS PRO. In the event of a disk failure, an audible alarm will sound. The web GUI will also report the failed drive and its physical position.

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    GUIDE Guide SPEED eS PRO connected to port 2 of the G-Tech RAID by the GUI. If multiple G-SPEED eS PRO units are connected to the G-Tech controller) by inserting the provided key in to the lock hole and RAID controller, it is a good idea to follow the cable to ensure you know gently sliding the drive module out of the enclosure.

  • Page 17: Technical Support

    • G-Tech in the original shipping container. Thank you for purchasing G-SPEED eS PRO. If you have any comments or questions about this manual or the Product, please call For more information on how to obtain warranty service, an RMA (310) 449-4599, or send an email to info@g-technology.com.

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    A.1 Manage: Array Manage: Array: This is the main screen of the G-SPEED eS PRO web GUI. G-SPEED eS is configured and monitored from this page. (See Appendix A.1 for details) Devices: Hard drive parameters are modified on this page...

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    This enables G-SPEED eS PRO units to be unplugged from the system without causing an alarm. NOTE: While the controller is “hot pluggable,” we recommend shutting the system down when connecting or disconnecting G-SPEED eS PRO from the controller. Page 19...

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    G-SPEED eS PRO INSTALLATION GUIDE GUIDE 1. Array Type: select the RAID level for new array. GUIDE Guide 2. Array Name: This is the name that will be displayed in the MAIN page of the GUI. 3. Initialization Method: Sets the priority of the RAID creation process.

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    G-SPEED eS PRO INSTALLATION GUIDE GUIDE A.4 Physical Device Information: Appendix A.4: Settings GUIDE Guide Settings: System: 1. Location: Shows the location of disks attached to the controller 2. Model: Displays the drive model and serial number of disks currently attached to the controller.

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    5. Settings: Email: Enter your email information password enable mail notification in the event of a fault with G-SPEED eS Pro. 3. Settings: SNMP: Not currently supported. 4. Settings: Network: Enables G-SPEED eS Pro to be remotely monitored and 6. Settings: configured.

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    100% of complete data loss storage capacity total available storage Two G-SPEED eS PRO storage units can be attached to the capacity G-Tech RAID controller for up to 8TB of capacity and over Mirroring Maximum level of...

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