HP ProLiant BL p-Class
GbE2 Interconnect Switch
August 2003 (First Edition)
Part Number 331399-001
HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:12 PM

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  • Page 1: User Guide

    HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide August 2003 (First Edition) Part Number 331399-001 HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:12 PM...

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    U.S. Federal Regulations at 48 C.F.R. Sections 12.212 (for non-DoD entities) and 48 C.F.R. 227.7202 (for DoD entities). b. Customer may terminate the license at any time. HP may terminate the license if Customer fails to comply with the terms and conditions of this license. In either event, upon termination, Customer must either return the Software to HP or destroy it and certify its destruction upon request.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Remote Authentication Dial-in User Service..................1-12 Secure Shell and Secure Copy ......................1-13 XModem ............................1-13 Jumbo Frames ........................... 1-13 Auto-MDI/MDIX..........................1-14 HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:12 PM...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Class A Equipment..........................B-1 European Union Notice..........................B-2 BSMI Notice ............................. B-2 Japanese Notice............................B-2 Korean Notice ............................B-3 HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:12 PM...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Appendix H Electrostatic Discharge Overview ..............................H-1 Grounding Methods..........................H-1 Appendix I RJ-45 Pin Specification Appendix J Troubleshooting Index HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:12 PM...

  • Page 8: About This Guide

    About This Guide This guide can be used for reference when servicing the HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switches. WARNING: To reduce the risk of personal injury from electric shock and hazardous energy levels, only authorized service technicians should attempt to repair this equipment.

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    In the United States and Canada, call 1-800-652-6672. • Outside the United States and Canada, refer to www.hp.com HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:12 PM...

  • Page 10: Overview

    Once the GbE2 Interconnect Switch is installed, you are ready to configure it. Detailed information about how to configure the GbE2 Interconnect Switch is available in the following reference guides. These guides are located on the ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch Management Utilities and User Documentation CD.

  • Page 11: Hp Proliant Bl P-class C-gbe2 Interconnect Kit

    Introduction HP ProLiant BL p-Class C-GbE2 Interconnect Kit The HP ProLiant BL p-Class C-GbE2 Interconnect Kit contains two HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switches and two QuadT2 Interconnect Modules. The HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switches and QuadT2 Interconnect Modules...

  • Page 12: Hp Proliant Bl P-class F-gbe2 Interconnect Kit

    Introduction HP ProLiant BL p-Class F-GbE2 Interconnect Kit The HP ProLiant BL p-Class F-GbE2 Interconnect Kit contains two HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switches and two QuadSX Interconnect Modules. The HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switches and QuadSX Interconnect...

  • Page 13: Features

    Introduction Features The ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch and interconnect modules are designed for easy installation and high performance in an environment where traffic on the network and the number of users increases continually. Enterprise Class Performance The ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch features include: •...

  • Page 14: Gbe2 Interconnect Switch Redundancy

    Introduction GbE2 Interconnect Switch Redundancy The ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch offers several redundancy and failover features. With these features, the network configuration can be designed to allow for continued network access to each server blade in case of a component or link failure. GbE2 Interconnect Switch redundancy and failover features include: •...

  • Page 15: Diagnostic Tools

    State information dump for tuning and debugging switch performance • Panic command for immediate state dump to flash memory and automatic switch boot HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:21 PM...

  • Page 16: Gbe2 Interconnect Switch Architecture

    Figure 1-3: ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch with the QuadT2 Interconnect Module HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:21 PM...

  • Page 17: Gbe2 Interconnect Switch With The Quadsx Interconnect Module

    NOTE: The actual negotiated speed of any port is dependent upon the capability of the device to which it is attached. For example, iLO typically operates at 100 Mb/s. HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:21 PM...

  • Page 18: Gbe2 Interconnect Switches

    On a heavily used system, using a single uplink port for all 24 NICs and 8 iLOs can cause a traffic bottleneck. For optimum performance, HP recommends that at least one to all four uplink ports per GbE2 Interconnect Switch be used.

  • Page 19: Supported Technologies

    IEEE 802.1Q-based Virtual Local Area Network The ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch provides support for a total of 255 IEEE 802.1Q Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs) for server grouping and isolation. A VLAN is a network segment configured according to a logical scheme rather than a physical layout.

  • Page 20: Spanning Tree Protocol

    Network Management Protocol (SNMP)-based network management station. The GbE2 Interconnect Switch supports industry-standard SNMP Management Information Bases (MIBs) and proprietary HP enterprise switch MIBs for fault detection and monitoring of switch functionality. In addition, the GbE2 Interconnect Switch supports various environmental traps such as temperature and fan failure traps.

  • Page 21: Trivial File Transfer Protocol Support

    A centralized server that stores all the user authorization information • A client, in this case, the GbE2 Interconnect Switch 1-12 HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:21 PM...

  • Page 22: Secure Shell And Secure Copy

    No configuration is required. The GbE2 Interconnect Switch does not fragment frames as they exit, or assemble packets into jumbo frames as they enter the switch. HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide 1-13 HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:21 PM...

  • Page 23: Auto-mdi/mdix

    CAUTION: Unlike the firmware which has two images, there is only one image of boot supported. Upgrading the boot image replaces the original boot image. 1-14 HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:21 PM...

  • Page 24: External Components

    Introduction External Components This section describes the front panel of the ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch, the QuadT2 Interconnect Module Panel, and the QuadSX Interconnect Module Panel. GbE2 Interconnect Switch Front Panel The front panel of the GbE2 Interconnect Switch has LEDs to indicate link activity, link speed, power status, and management status.

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    Link activity and Refer to the following figures and tables for LED assignments and speed LEDs functions. 1-16 HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:21 PM...

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    *Ports 19x, 20x, 21x, and 22x are RJ-45 uplink connectors on the QuadT2 Interconnect Module and LC uplink connectors on the QuadSX Interconnect Module. HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide 1-17 HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:21 PM...

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    Green = Link and no activity Green flashing = Link and activity Amber = Port disabled Off = No link 1-18 HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:21 PM...

  • Page 28: Quadt2 Interconnect Module Panel

    Port (20x) RJ-45 connector for 10/100/1000T/TX/T Mb uplink for Switch A Port (19x) RJ-45 connector for 10/100/1000T/TX/T Mb uplink for Switch A HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide 1-19 HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:21 PM...

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    Off = No link Link speed Amber = 1000 Mb/s Green = 100 Mb/s Off = 10 Mb/s 1-20 HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:21 PM...

  • Page 30: Quadsx Interconnect Module Panel

    Port (20x) LC fiber connector for 1000SX uplink on Switch A Port (19x) LC fiber connector for 1000SX uplink on Switch A HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide 1-21 HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:21 PM...

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    Green = Link and no activity Green flashing = Link and activity Amber = Port disabled Off = No link 1-22 HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:21 PM...

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    Setting Up and Installing the GbE2 Interconnect Switch Overview This chapter describes how to set up and install the ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switches and the interconnect modules. The setup and installation process includes the following tasks: 1. Installing the GbE2 Interconnect Switches and interconnect modules 2.

  • Page 33: Hp Proliant Bl P-class Gbe2 Storage Connectivity Kit Option

    GbE2 Interconnect Switch. If you are installing the GbE2 Storage Connectivity Kit, refer to the HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Storage Connectivity Kit Quick Setup Instructions included with the GbE2 Storage Connectivity Kit for more information.

  • Page 34: Installing A New Gbe2 Interconnect Switch For A New Deployment

    4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to insert the second GbE2 Interconnect Switch in the left interconnect bay. The GbE2 Interconnect Switch in the left interconnect bay is referred to as Switch A. HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:22 PM...

  • Page 35: Replacing An Existing Gbe2 Interconnect Switch

    To replace an existing GbE2 Interconnect Switch: 1. If possible, save the configuration file to a TFTP server for later retrieval. For more information on saving a configuration file to a TFTP server, refer to the HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch Command Reference Guide.

  • Page 36: Upgrading From An Existing Gbe Interconnect Switch

    9. Repeat steps 5 through 7 to insert the new interconnect module into the bottom-right module bay and the new GbE2 Interconnect Switch into the left interconnect bay. HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:22 PM...

  • Page 37: Upgrading From An Rj-45 Patch Panel Or Rj-45 Patch Panel 2

    6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 to install the second GbE2 Interconnect Switch in the right interconnect bay. HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:22 PM...

  • Page 38: Planning The Gbe2 Interconnect Switch Configuration

    Setting Up and Installing the GbE2 Interconnect Switch Planning the GbE2 Interconnect Switch Configuration Before you configure the GbE2 Interconnect Switch, HP recommends that you plan the configuration. As you plan, consider your default settings, security issues and privileges, and whether you want to configure each GbE2 Interconnect Switch manually or configure multiple GbE2 Interconnect Switches at the same time.

  • Page 39: Gbe2 Interconnect Switch Security

    NOTE: It is recommended that you change default GbE2 Interconnect Switch passwords after initial configuration and as regularly as required under your network security policies. For more information, refer to the “Setting Passwords” section in Chapter 2 of the HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch Command Reference Guide.

  • Page 40: Manually Configuring A Gbe2 Interconnect Switch

    A GbE2 Interconnect Switch can be configured manually using a command line interface, a browser-based interface, or an SNMP interface. Refer to the HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch Command Reference Guide for more information on how to use these management interfaces to configure the GbE2 Interconnect Switch.

  • Page 41: Cabling The Gbe2 Interconnect Switch

    GbE2 Interconnect Switch has a unique IP address. Each GbE2 Interconnect Switch can be remotely accessed from a central deployment server and an individual interconnect switch configuration can be downloaded to meet specific network requirements. Refer to the HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch Command Reference Guide for additional information on using a TFTP server to upload and download configuration files.

  • Page 42: Powering Up The Gbe2 Interconnect Switch

    GbE2 Interconnect Switch while the power status LED is amber. HP recommends using a small blunt object for this purpose. CAUTION: Pressing the Pwr/Rst button while the power status LED is green will reset the GbE2 Interconnect Switch.

  • Page 43: Accessing The Gbe2 Interconnect Switch

    3. Complete the following instructions to log on and configure the GbE2 Interconnect Switch. Once you have assigned an IP address, you can access the switch remotely. 2-12 HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:22 PM...

  • Page 44: Logging On And Configuring The Gbe2 Interconnect Switch

    Refer to the HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch Command Reference Guide for information on how to run the Setup utility, configure the IP address, change configuration settings, and monitor switch operation using one of the following: •...

  • Page 45: Supporting Software And Special Considerations

    Linux operating systems. The utilities package and documentation, and the SoftPaq listed above, are available at www.compaq.com/support/servers 2-14 HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:22 PM...

  • Page 46: Class A Equipment

    Cet appareil numérique de la classe A respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le matériel brouilleur du Canada. HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:24 PM...

  • Page 47: European Union Notice

    EN55024 (IEC61000-4-2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 11)—Electromagnetic Immunity • EN 60950 (IEC 60950)—Product Safety BSMI Notice Japanese Notice Korean Notice HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:24 PM...

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    Cet appareil numérique de la classe A respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le matériel brouilleur du Canada. HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide COMPAQ CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:25 PM...

  • Page 49: Bsmi Notice, Japanese Notice

    HP ProLiant BL p-Class F-GbE2 Interconnect Kit Regulatory Compliance Notices European Union Notice Products bearing the CE marking comply with the EMC Directive (89/336/EEC) and the Low Voltage Directive (73/23/EEC) issued by the Commission of the European Community and if this product has telecommunication functionality, the R&TTE Directive (1999/5/EC).

  • Page 50: Korean Notice

    HP ProLiant BL p-Class F-GbE2 Interconnect Kit Regulatory Compliance Notices Korean Notice Laser Compliance The fiber optic module contains a laser that is classified as a “Class 1 Laser Product” in accordance with US FDA regulations and the IEC 60825-1. The product does not emit hazardous laser radiation.

  • Page 51: Technical Specifications

    2 RJ-45, 1 DB-9 QuadT2 Interconnect Module 4 RJ-45 QuadSX Interconnect Module 4 SFP fiber transceivers with LC connectors continued HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:28 PM...

  • Page 52

    2 x 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T RJ-45 front panel management ports, or additional uplink ports 1 x serial RS-232 DB-9 front-panel management port HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:28 PM...

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    Module) FCC Class A ICES-003 Class A AS/NZS 3548 Class A VCCI Class A UL/CUL Listed Accessory Safety HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:28 PM...

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    GbE2 Interconnect Switch Maximum Number of Spanning Tree 16 Spanning Tree Domains/Groups per GbE2 Interconnect Switch Domains HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:28 PM...

  • Page 55: Switch A And Switch B: General Default Settings

    Secondary Default Gateway 0.0.0.0 Primary DNS Server Address 0.0.0.0 Secondary DNS Server Address 0.0.0.0 Default Domain Name None continued HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:29 PM...

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    Src Mac Address Port Mirroring—Mirror Status Disabled Port Mirroring—Mirror Port None Selected Port Mirroring—Mirror Port Traffic Direction None Selected continued HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:29 PM...

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    Serial Port Flow Control None Default VLAN Default VLAN (VID=1) with all ports assigned including CPU, STG=1 continued HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:29 PM...

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    RSA Server Key Autogen Disabled SSH Server SCP-only Administrator Password admin SSH Server Port SCP Apply and Save Enabled continued HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:29 PM...

  • Page 59

    RADIUS Server Port 1645 RADIUS Server Retries RADIUS Server Timeout RADIUS Backdoor for Telnet Access Disabled Re-ARP Period in Minutes HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:29 PM...

  • Page 60: Switch A: Port Names, Vlans, Trunking Default Settings

    Default VLAN Disabled Server Server5_Port2 /1000 Untag (Auto) 10/100 Egress/ Default VLAN Disabled Server Server6_Port1 /1000 Untag (Auto) continued HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:29 PM...

  • Page 61

    Enabled Front FrontPanel1 /1000 Untag Panel (Auto) 10/100 Egress/ Default VLAN Enabled Front FrontPanel2 /1000 Untag Panel (Auto) HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:29 PM...

  • Page 62: Switch B: Port Names, Vlans, Trunking Default Settings

    Default VLAN Disabled Server Server5_Port3 /1000 Untag (Auto) 10/100 Egress/ Default VLAN Disabled Server Server6_iLO /1000 Untag (Auto) continued HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:29 PM...

  • Page 63

    Enabled Front FrontPanel1 /1000 Untag Panel (Auto) 10/100 Egress/ Default VLAN Enabled Front FrontPanel2 /1000 Untag Panel (Auto) HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:29 PM...

  • Page 64: Introduction

    Baud Rate 9600 Data Bits Parity None Stop Bits Flow Control None 3. Power on the GbE2 Interconnect Switch. HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:30 PM...

  • Page 65

    This file can be downloaded from the CD that is shipped with the GbE2 Interconnect Switch or from the HP website. HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:30 PM...

  • Page 66

    The GbE2 Interconnect Switch boots with the new version of the Boot Code image that was just downloaded. HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:30 PM...

  • Page 67: Serial Upgrade Of Operating System Firmware Procedure

    NOTE: You can perform serial downloads at 57600 baud rate by pressing the Shift-F keys or at 115200 baud rate by pressing the Shift-D keys. HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:30 PM...

  • Page 68

    “Change your baud rate to 9600 bps and the power cycle switch,” otherwise, the GbE2 Interconnect Switch will be inoperable. HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:30 PM...

  • Page 69

    Updating switch OS image 2 @ ff400000 ##################### Change your baudrate to 9600 bps and power cycle the switch HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:30 PM...

  • Page 70

    Press <Ctrl>-o to use the other image… If you want to use the other operating system image, press the Ctrl-o keys. HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:30 PM...

  • Page 71

    MIB OIDs, available in the MIB files, and retrieve them one by one. HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:31 PM...

  • Page 72: Supported Mibs

    SNMP MIBs Support Use an SNMP manager, such as HP OpenView Network Node Manager or Insight Manager 7, to access the enterprise-specific MIBs. Compile the MIBs into the MIB database and then use a MIB browser to navigate through them. For detailed information, access the individual descriptions of each MIB or refer to the documentation that came with your SNMP manager software.

  • Page 73: Supported Traps

    Implementation of this trap is optional. continued HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:31 PM...

  • Page 74

    Indicates that the fan failure has been detected. bt2SwFanFailureFixed Indicates that the fan failure has been fixed. HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:31 PM...

  • Page 75

    CLI. HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:31 PM...

  • Page 76: Safe Mode

    A spare GbE2 Interconnect Switch, however, configured to a safe mode, may be appropriate for multiple production environments. HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:31 PM...

  • Page 77: Gbe2 Interconnect Switch Replacement Scenario Using A Safe Mode Configuration

    3. Perform modifications appropriate for your production environment. Your environment may require additional settings such as VLAN configuration, IP settings, password settings, TFTP/SCP settings, and so on. HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:31 PM...

  • Page 78: Applying The Safe Mode Template Configuration File

    Or, you can use the serial port to complete the switch configuration appropriate for your production network. HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:31 PM...

  • Page 79: Grounding Methods

    • Use a portable field service kit with a folding static-dissipating work mat. If you do not have any of the suggested equipment for proper grounding, have an HP authorized reseller install the part. NOTE: For more information on static electricity or assistance with product installation, contact your HP authorized reseller.

  • Page 80

    RJ-45 Pin Specification When connecting the HP ProLiant BL p-class GbE2 Interconnect Switch to a switch, bridge, or hub, an Ethernet cable is necessary. Figure I-1 displays the standard RJ-45 receptacle/connector for 10/100 Mb/s and Gigabit over Copper ports. Table I-1 indicates the pin number and wire color assignments for the switch- to-network adapter card connection, and the Ethernet cable for the switch-to-switch, switch- to-hub, or switch-to-bridge connection.

  • Page 81

    Color Match BI_DA+ White/Orange BI_DA- Orange/White BI_DB+ White/Green BI_DC+ Blue/White BI_DC- White/Blue BI_DB- Green/White BI_DD+ White/Brown BI_DD- Brown/White HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:32 PM...

  • Page 82: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting This section provides information on solutions to problems that may occur during the configuration and operation of a Proliant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch. The following tables provide steps to take before calling your service representative. Following are four tables with basic troubleshooting information: •...

  • Page 83

    • This could be caused by using a crossover cable instead of a straight- through cable. continued HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:35 PM...

  • Page 84

    Management Network Address/Mask contain the IP address of your contains the IP address of your management management station. station. continued HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:35 PM...

  • Page 85

    Management Network Address/Mask contain the IP address of your contains the IP address of your management management station. station. HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:35 PM...

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    VLANs or assign the ports to one VLAN. enable two adjacent ports into two different VLANs. HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:35 PM...

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    TFTP server. continued HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:35 PM...

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    GbE2 Interconnect Switch Command Reference Guide for more information. After reloading the factory settings, reconfigure the GbE2 Interconnect Switch settings. HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide HP CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:35 PM...

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    SNMP MIBs support F-1 diagnostics tools 1-6 specifications C-1 downloading software 1-14 supported technologies 1-10 troubleshooting J-1 HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide Index-1 COMPAQ CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:35 PM...

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    D-1 multiple-switch configuration 2-9 safe mode network interface cards (NICs), LED functions 1-18 compatibility with network G-2 Index-2 HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide COMPAQ CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:35 PM...

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    G-3 XModem E-1, E-4 Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) server multiple switch configurations 2-10 overview 1-12 HP ProLiant BL p-Class GbE2 Interconnect Switch User Guide Index-3 COMPAQ CONFIDENTIAL Codename: Strawberry Part Number: 331399-001 Last Saved On: 7/17/03 2:35 PM...

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