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Dell Networking C9000 Series
Switch Configuration Guide for Dell SC Series SANs
Dell Storage Engineering
October 2015
A Dell Deployment and Configuration Guide

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  • Page 1 Dell Networking C9000 Series Switch Configuration Guide for Dell SC Series SANs Dell Storage Engineering October 2015 A Dell Deployment and Configuration Guide...
  • Page 2: Revisions

    THE CONTENT IS PROVIDED AS IS, WITHOUT EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. © 2015 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 spanning tree on edge ports ........................8 2.10 Save configuration ................................8 2.11 Configure additional linecards ............................8 2.12 Save configuration and reload ............................8 Additional resources .................................. 9 SCG2011 Dell Networking C9000 Series Switch Configuration Guide for Dell SC Series SANs...
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Introduction This document illustrates how to configure the Dell Networking C9000 Series chassis for use with Dell™ SC Series storage while using Dell best practices. Document conventions Table 1 lists the formatting conventions used in this document. Table 1 Document conventions...
  • Page 5: Cabling Diagram

    Cabling diagram The cabling diagram shown below represents the Dell recommended method for deploying your servers and SC Series arrays. Figure 1 Cabling diagram SCG2011 Dell Networking C9000 Series Switch Configuration Guide for Dell SC Series SANs...
  • Page 6: Dell Recommended Switch Configuration

    Note: The switch will reboot. Configure out of band (OOB) management ports Dell>enable Dell>#configure Set the IP address for RPM 0: Dell(conf)#interface ManagementEthernet 0/0 Dell(conf-if-ma-0/0)#ip address <ipaddress> <mask> Dell(conf-if-ma-0/0)#no shutdown Dell(conf-if-ma-0/0)#exit SCG2011 Dell Networking C9000 Series Switch Configuration Guide for Dell SC Series SANs...
  • Page 7: Configure Route For Oob Management Port (Optional)

    Note: This example configuration shows details for configuring linecards 0 and 1. Use the proper port range for your SAN environment. Dell(conf)#interface range tengigabitethernet 0/0–23 , tengigabitethernet 1/0–23 Dell(conf-if-range-te-0/0-23,te-1/0-23)#switchport Enable Jumbo Frames Dell(conf-if-range-te-0/0-23,te-1/0-23)#mtu 12000 SCG2011 Dell Networking C9000 Series Switch Configuration Guide for Dell SC Series SANs...
  • Page 8: Configure Flow Control

    VLAN, refer to the documentation for your switch. 2.12 Save configuration and reload Dell#copy running-config startup-config Proceed to copy the file [confirm yes/no]: yes Dell#reload SCG2011 Dell Networking C9000 Series Switch Configuration Guide for Dell SC Series SANs...
  • Page 9: A 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: ...