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Management Module Setup Guide
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  • Page 1 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide Document Organization Product Version Getting Help Contents MK-91CB500014-16...
  • Page 2 Hitachi, Ltd. Hitachi, Ltd., reserves the right to make changes to this document at any time without notice and assumes no responsibility for its use. This document contains the most current information available at the time of publication.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Time control for system unit ................2-9 Network ......................2-11 Features available for management interface ..........2-11 Management LAN ..................2-11 Internal network ..................2-12 Switch module connection to management interface ........2-13 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 4 HCSM linkage ....................2-66 HCSM discovery ................... 2-67 HCSM options ....................2-67 N+M cold standby ..................... 2-69 N+M cold standby overview ................. 2-69 N+M cold standby structure ................. 2-71 HA monitor linkage .................... 2-87 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 5 Disabling power capping for server blade ............ 2-220 Power supply expansion ................2-223 Monitoring power consumption ..............2-226 Setting forced power off order for server blades .......... 2-227 Power supply module optimization .............. 2-227 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 6 Hitachi Fibre Channel mezzanine card settings ..........2-302 LPAR manager configuration ............... 2-302 CBTP ....................... 2-303 Overview ....................2-303 Starting CBTP from the management module ..........2-304 3 Software license information .............. 3-1 Software license information ................3-2 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 7 A HCSM alert log message ..............A-1 HCSM alert log message ..................A-2 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 8 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 9: Preface

    Preface This document describes how to use the Compute Blade 500 series. Notice: The use of Compute Blade 500 series and all other Hitachi Data Systems products is governed by the terms of your agreement(s) with Hitachi Data Systems. This preface includes the following information: □...
  • Page 10: Intended Audience

    Appendix A, HCSM alert log message Describes HCSM alert log message. Referenced Documents • Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series CLI Console User's Guide, MK-91CB500034 • Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide, MK-91CB500024 • Hitachi Compute Systems Manager Function Release Schedule (FRS)
  • Page 11: Document Conventions

    Hitachi Compute Systems Manager Software (HCSM) User Guide, MK-91HC194 • Hitachi Gigabit Fibre Channel Adapter User's Guide (BIOS/EFI Edition), MK-99COM009 • Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series LCD Touch Console User's Guide, MK-91CB500011 • Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide, MK-91CB500068 •...
  • Page 12: Convention For Storage Capacity Values

    Physical capacity unit Value 1 kilobyte (KB) 1,000 (10 ) bytes 1 megabyte (MB) 1,000 KB or 1,000 bytes 1 gigabyte (GB) 1,000 MB or 1,000 bytes Preface Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 13: Getting Help

    Getting Help The Hitachi Data Systems customer support staff is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you need technical support, log on to the Hitachi Data Systems Portal for contact information: https://portal.hds.com. Comments Please send us your comments on this document: doc.comments@hds.com.
  • Page 14 Preface Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 15: Management Module Overview

    Management module overview This chapter describes the management module overview. □ Overview □ Connecting management module □ Function list Management module overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 16: Overview

    The following three kinds of console are available. • Web console For details, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Web Console User's Guide. • Command Line Interface (CLI) console For details, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series CLI Console User's Guide.
  • Page 17 HTTP, Telnet, or SSH. Table 1-2 Network settings for management module (factory default settings) Item Specification IP address 192.168.0.1 Management module overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 18 The new communication speed will take effect at the next login. Tip: The web console is not available through the serial port. Management module overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 19: Connecting Cables To Management Module

    • Management module need to connect with an external LAN switch while using in LP mode. For details, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Server Blade Setup Guide. Tip: The LAN port for system console supports the Auto-MDI/MDIX. So both straight or cross cables can be used.
  • Page 20: Function List

    Time settings for management module NTP server cooperation Network Internal network Switch module connection to management interface Setting Connecting connection management procedure interface from MGMT1 Connecting with Tag-VLAN to management interface Management module overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 21 Brocade 16 Gb/sec Fibre Channel switch module Link to CLI console of switch module WWN and MAC Selecting WWN and MAC addresses addresses in basic mode Management module overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 22 Configuring LPAR Saving LPAR manager configuration information Assigning USB device to existing LPAR Setting LPAR boot order Activating LPAR Opening remote console Reactivating LPAR Deactivating LPAR Changing LPAR configuration Management module overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 23 Setting notification by E-mail mail Testing E-mail configuration Import function Creating import file System event log MAR log Operation log Environment log Dump log Firmware Updating Management module firmware/dictionary/Equipment parameter Management module overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 24 LPAR manager Backing up configuration Restoring CBTP Overview Starting CBTP from the management module Legend: Y: operable Blank: inoperable Note: You can specify an IPv6 address. 1-10 Management module overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 25: Functional Detail

    □ WWN and MAC addresses □ Viewing the host information of the server blade □ ServerConductor/Blade Server Manager □ HCSM linkage □ N+M cold standby □ HA monitor linkage Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 26 □ Notification by E-mail □ Syslog transfer □ Banner feature □ USB port disabling function □ Import function □ Log □ Firmware □ Backing up and restoring settings □ CBTP Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 27: User Management

    You can register up to 16 accounts. For details about setting items when creating a new account, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Web Console User's Guide or the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series CLI Console User's Guide.
  • Page 28: Setting Password Expiration Dates

    The expiration date is set as (the date on which the operation is performed) + (a valid period), and a password is valid until the day that the remaining number of days becomes 0. Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 29 Password expiry period (day) ----- Change expired password Disable Tip: To manage password expiration dates, specify a value in the range from 1 to 365 (days) for [Password expiry period (day)]. Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 30: Role Overview

    Apart from the above settings, you can grant the readonly attribute to the role. When you grant the readonly attributes, you can only see the contents, but not set up and operate. Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 31: Role Configuration

    The PIN code is not displayed in the window, so keep your PIN in a secure place. When you forget the PIN, you can initialize PIN through the web console. The PIN authentication is disabled when initializing PIN. Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 32: Time Settings

    Table 2-14 Web console operation Item Operation Displaying/setting time information Administration tab > Date and time Table 2-15 CLI console command Item Command Displaying time information show time local show time timezone Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 33: Ntp Server Cooperation

    The management module can be operated as NTP server, so the management module can synchronize the clock time of modules in the system unit. The following modules are possible to synchronize the clock time. • • LPAR manager Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 34 NTP server. • For details about the LPAR manager console, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide. The following table describes the time control.
  • Page 35: Network

    (MGMT0, MGMT1) of management module. The management LAN is called as management network hereafter. Figure 2-3 System unit configurations of management LAN Tip: 2-11 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 36: Internal Network

    The following table describes the internal network. Table 2-19 Web console operation Item Operation Displaying/setting internal Resources tab > Systems > Network > Internal network 2-12 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 37: Switch Module Connection To Management Interface

    LAN port even if "Connect through management LAN port" is selected. (b) Possible to set and show the LAN switch module through the Web console. (applied only to Hitachi 1 Gb/sec LAN switch module (20-port, 40-port) and Hitachi 1/10 Gb/sec LAN switch module) Connect through management LAN port (c) Possible to connect to the text console or Web console of the switch module through the client on the external device.
  • Page 38 Setting is available only on the management module CLI console, not on the Web console. Note: • When using external ports of Hitachi 1 Gb/sec LAN switch module (20- port/40-port) or Hitachi 1/10 Gb/sec LAN switch module, select "Connect 2-14 Functional detail...
  • Page 39: Setting Connection Procedure

    MGMT0 and MGMT1. The following tables describe the factory default network settings. Table 2-22 Factory default setting for network Module Default setting Note Management Connection from module MGMT0 2-15 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 40 MGMT1. The network is separated clearly according to the managed entities. • The server blades #0-3 connect to MGMT0, and the server blades #4-7 connect to MGMT1 for load balancing. 2-16 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 41 VLAN can be created up to 13, and the creatable VLAN ID is 2 to 4000. Note: The created VLAN must include MGMT0 or MGMT1. MGMT0 and MGMT1 can not belong to same VLAN. 2-17 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 42: Ip Address

    IPv4 address or an IPv6 address. IP address settings at shipping time The following table describes the IP address of factory default network setting. IPv6 addresses are disabled. 2-18 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 43 • When a value other than 0.0.0.0 is set as the default gateway of Hitachi 1 Gb LAN switch module (20-port, 40-port) and Hitachi 1/10 Gb LAN switch module, the setting value will be added after all default gateways without interface specified are deleted.
  • Page 44 • For Hitachi 1 Gb LAN switch module (20-port, 40-port) and Hitachi 1/10 Gb LAN switch module, set the IP address as a network segment other than that used in another port of the switch module. Setting the IP address in the same network will fail.
  • Page 45 Only IPv4 addresses can be set on the LCD touch console. For the following LAN switch modules, you need not to configure their authentication information. • Hitachi 1 Gb/sec LAN switch module (20-port) version 10.7.K or later • Hitachi 1/10 Gb/sec LAN switch module version 10.7.K or later •...
  • Page 46 IPv4 address. • If you use the Web console or CLI console to change an IPv4 address that is connected to the management module, the IPv4 connection is disconnected. 2-22 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 47 DNS server 2 for IPv4 addresses: 0.0.0.0 (not configured) DNS server 0 for IPv6 addresses: 2001:2000::100:100 DNS server 1 for IPv6 addresses: 2001:2000::100:101 DNS server 2 for IPv6 addresses: 0.0.0.0 (not configured) Usage sequence ¢ 2-23 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 48: Network Re-Configuration After Management Module Failure

    To connect to the IPv6 static address management interface of management modules, you do not need to know which module is the main management module. 2-24 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 49: Link Fault Tolerance (Lft)

    Link Fault Tolerance (LFT) The management network can be configured with redundancy when installing two management modules in the system unit. This function is referred to as "Link Fault Tolerance (LFT)". 2-25 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 50: Security

    Displaying/setting LFT function Resources tab > Systems > Network > Link Fault Tolerance Security This section describes security features provided by management interfaces of the management module and BMC. 2-26 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 51: Features And Protocol Provided By Management Module And Bmc

    HCSM linkage: Hitachi cipher 22611 alert protocol ServerConductor/ Hitachi 21001 clear Blade Server protocol Manager: command ServerConductor/ Hitachi clear 20079 Blade Server protocol Manager: alert Hi-Track HTTPS cipher 2-27 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 52 Service Feature port text or on IP port protocol disabled cleartext address number Server blade cipher HTTPS Web console IPMI over LAN IPMI v1.5 clear IPMI v2.0 cipher 2-28 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 53: Security Strength

    BMC setting > Security strength tab Setting Security strength for Resources tab > Systems > Security strength management modules and BMC setting > Security strength tab > Edit 2-29 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 54 • For LPAR manager mode, a management module and LPAR manager internally communicate with each other over the management network using Hitachi protocol. The communication uses cleartext even if Security strength is set to high for the management module. 2-30...
  • Page 55: Security Strength And Features

    The available encryption protocols are SSL3.0, and TLS1.0, 1.1, and 1.2. If the communication protocol is HTTPS, you need to use a browser that supports the SSL or TLS version to be used. 2-31 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 56 Connection is available only when CipherSuite ID is 3 and both Username and Password are not blank. SSL 3.0 is not available for CB 520X B1/B2 and CB 520H B3 because they do not support SSL 3.0. 2-32 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 57: Feature Comparison By The Security Strength

    TLS_DHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_SHA TLS_DHE_DSS_WITH_AES_256_SHA TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_256_GCM_SHA384 TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_128_GCM_SHA256 TLS_EDH_RSA_WITH_3DES_EDE_CBC_SHA TLS_EDH_DSS_WITH_3DES_EDE_CBC_SHA TLS_DHE_RSA_WITH_AES_128_GCM_SHA256 TLS_DHE_DSS_WITH_AES_128_GCM_SHA256 TLS_RSA_WITH_3DES_EDE_CBC_SHA TLS_RSA_WITH_RC4_128_MD5 TLS_RSA_WITH_RC4_128_SHA TLS_DHE_DSS_WITH_RC4_128_SHA Notes: Syslog transfer does not support the cipher suite. Only syslog transfer supports the cipher suite. 2-33 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 58 Security strength Default high Default high RSA1024 RSA2048 RSA4096 DSA1024 Management module Server blade Key exchange algorithm Security strength Security strength Default high Default high diffie-hellman-group1-sha1 diffie-hellman-group14-sha1 diffie-hellman-group-exchange-sha1 diffie-hellman-group-exchange-sha256 2-34 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 59 Management module Server blade Message verification algorithm Security strength Security strength Default high Default high hmac-md5 hmac-sha1 hmac-ripemd160 hmac-ripemd160@openssh.com umac-64@openssh.com hmac-sha1-96 hmac-md5-96 hmac-sha2-256 hmac-sha2-512 2-35 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 60: Tls/Ssl Version Settings

    Therefore, we recommend that you disable SSL 3.0 if it is not required for use. TLS/SSL version Factory default setting SSL3.0 Enabled 2-36 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 61 When Security strength is set to high, only TLS 1.2 is enabled for server blade Web console and remote console, SSL 3.0 and TLS 1.0/1.1 are disabled. This setting cannot be changed. For SMASH (WS-Management), TLS 1.0 is used. 2-37 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 62: Ip Address Restriction

    Administration tab > Service > Telnet tab configuration Displaying/setting FTP connecting Administration tab > Service > FTP tab configuration Displaying/setting SSH connecting Administration tab > Service > SSH/SFTP tab configuration 2-38 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 63: Authentication Encryption Setting

    Table 2-42 CLI console operation Item Command Displaying the authentication encryption show user authentication encryption setting Setting the authentication encryption setting set user authentication encryption 2-39 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 64: System Unit Settings

    Displaying the system unit connection by the web console, CLI console, and LCD touch console. • Displaying ServerConductor/Blade Server Manager in the system unit. The following tables describe the chassis ID settings. 2-40 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 65: Language

    Tip: Some items are displayed in English, even if you set language as Japanese. Power supply control This section describes power supply control for the system unit. 2-41 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 66: Turning On System Unit

    • Turning off may not perform depend on the OS type/status of the server blade. We recommend that turn off the server blade from the OS or ServerConductor. 2-42 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 67: Operating Power Supply For Switch Module

    Server blade operation setting when power failure recovery You can perform the server blade operations as following by setting the management module configuration when turning on the system unit. 2-43 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 68: Remote Control For Server Blade

    This system unit uses remote consoles as graphical console of each server blade. You can operate by remote control for displaying VGA, operating keyboard/mouse, remoting CD/DVD, and remoting FD. For details about operating the remote console, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote console user guide. 2-44...
  • Page 69: Using Os Console

    Tip: The garbage characters may be displayed depend on the terminal software specification when inputting or outputting. The terminal software configuration must be built the same as the OS configuration. 2-45 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 70: Red Hat Enterprise Linux

    This setting is not configuration needed for Linux 6.2 or later. /etc/security Adding ttyS0. configuration Tip: • You need to install the Linux login mode using "Text mode". 2-46 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 71: Os Console Operations

    Decrease output characters as necessary. • No transfer of part of characters When you cut and paste characters in the OS console, a part of characters may not be transferred. 2-47 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 72: Identification Led (Lid) Operation

    LID by the management module console. LIDs notify the system unit operator the information which module is operated by remote control. • Front panel • Management module • Server blade • Switch module 2-48 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 73 Module(MM) > LID ON/OFF Displaying/operating LID of server Hardware maintenance > Server Blade(SB) blade > LID ON/OFF Displaying/operating LID of switch Hardware maintenance > Switch module Module(SW) > LID ON/OFF 2-49 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 74: Each Module Configuration

    Brocade 10 Gb/sec LAN switch module configuration Brocade 8 Gb/sec Fibre Channel switch module configuration Brocade 16 Gb/sec Fibre Channel switch module configuration Hitachi Fibre Channel mezzanine card configuration 2-50 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 75 Brocade 8 Gb/sec Fibre Channel switch module configuration Brocade 16 Gb/sec Fibre Channel switch module configuration Hitachi Fibre Channel mezzanine card configuration Legend: Y: Available -: N/A Notes: 2-51 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 76: Server Blade (Bmc Settings)

    Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager user's guide. Tip: You need to set the role configuration in the account correctly for the setting of each module. For details, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Web console user's guide and the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series CLI console user's guide.
  • Page 77: Server Blade (Uefi Settings)

    Server blade (UEFI settings) The UEFI settings can be configured by the management module. The setting item is reflected when turning on the server blade. For details about setting items, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Web Console User's Guide. Note: •...
  • Page 78: Wwn And Mac Addresses

    When changing the Fibre Channel mezzanine card and LAN expansion card, the WWN and MAC address is not changed while installing the same slot. For details, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager user's guide. Note: •...
  • Page 79 - MAC Assigns Optional Physical MAC address. Displays MAC address of the management module. - WWN Assigns Optional Physical WWN address. Displays WWN address of the management module. 2-55 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 80 - Server blade firmware Integrated FW 04-11 or later (c) The following restrictions are on Optional Physical MAC address assignment to the FCoE port and management module MAC address view. 2-56 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 81: Selecting Wwn And Mac Addresses In Basic Mode

    We recommend selecting the additional for following reason. • When changing the mezzanine card, the OS and external devices are affected to minimum due to not changing WWN/MAC address. 2-57 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 82: Selecting Wwn And Mac Address In Lp Mode

    N+M cold standby. Therefore, the OS setting that depend on MAC address is continued to operate because of not changing MAC address after switching the N+M cold standby. 2-58 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 83: Initializing Optional Physical Wwn And Mac Address

    Optional Physical MAC List > Edit button Confirmation for WWN and MAC address You can confirm the followings using the management module console. • Default Physical WWN • Optional Physical WWN 2-59 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 84 Note: When Default Physical WWN display function of Emulex 8Gb 2-port Fibre Channel mezzanine card is not supported, the Default Physical WWN value is not displayed. Confirm the Default Physical WWN value in the BIOS setting window. 2-60 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 85 - Since the onboard CNA (2 ports) has one controller, Current WWN and Default Physical WWN for port 2 and port 3 are not shown on the console. 2-61 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 86: Change Log For Optional Physical Wwn And Mac Address

    Alerts tab > All logs > Optional Physical MAC change log Change log Table 2-73 CLI console command Item Command Displaying the WWN change log show log wwn-edit 2-62 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 87: Viewing The Host Information Of The Server Blade

    The switch module console can be logged in without inputting the switch module account. Connect the OS console during LPAR manager is booting, you can connect the LPAR manager console. For details of LPAR manager console, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager user's guide. Note: •...
  • Page 88 You can also delete the host information saved to the standby server blade by using the host information deletion functionality. 2-64 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 89: Serverconductor/Blade Server Manager

    BSM, the system management is realized more efficiency. When the system unit is managed using BSM, you need set the BSM setting of management module. See the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Web Console User's Guide for setting. You can set the BSM up to four.
  • Page 90: Hcsm Linkage

    Management modules use this to notify events occurred in the system unit to HCSM. Using SSL/TLS protocol can prevent tapping and tampering of communication data. Up to four HCSMs can link to a management module. 2-66 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 91: Hcsm Discovery

    This subsection describes option settings for management modules to link to HCSM. By configuring the network for management modules, and then discovering and adding resources by using the HCSM user interface, you can link the 2-67 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 92 Table 2-80 CLI console operation Item Operation Showing HCSM option settings show hcsm setting Setting HCSM settings and access control set hcsm agent Changing HCSM alert levels delete hcsm manager 2-68 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 93: N+M Cold Standby

    Management server, such as ServerConductor/Blade Server Manager Plus, hereinafter referred to as BSM plus, or Hitachi Compute Systems Manager, hereinafter referred to as HCSM, receives the failure notification, analyzes the failure, and switches the active server blade to the standby one.
  • Page 94 ServerConductor/BSM plus or HCSM. For details, ask our sales person. • For configuration supporting N+M cold standby with HCSM, see the Hitachi Compute Systems Manager Function Release Schedule (FRS). 2-70 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 95: N+M Cold Standby Structure

    Precondition for N+M cold standby on page 2-76 about restrictions. Tip: The active server blade and the standby server blade must be same hardware configuration and firmware version. 2-71 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 96 Tip: The active server blade is switched to the standby server blade when a hardware fault occurs in the active server blade. 2-72 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 97 N+M cold standby support function setting OS type (with LPAR manager / without LPAR manager) Notes: Inheriting Optional Physical WWN. For details, see WWN and MAC addresses on page 2-54. 2-73 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 98 SubnetMask for iSCSI Initiator are cleared to 0, zero, in the faulty active server blade at the failover time and restored standby server blade at the restore time. 2-74 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 99 Tip: In N+M cold standby using HCSM, HCSM monitors if the OS on the standby server blade starts up within the maximum allotted time for "Host OS Startup" specified by the user after switching server blades. 2-75 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 100 LPAR manager at N+M failover. Logical partitioning ¢ Set LP mode on Web console. LPAR manager firmware selection ¢ Assign LPAR manager firmware on Web console. Initial settings ¢ 2-76 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 101 - VNIC System No. - Time zone For details about logical partitioning, LPAR manager firmware selection, and LPAR manager initial settings, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Server Blade Setup Guide. • The operating conditions are satisfied for the OS and application.
  • Page 102 If you do not, do not use N+M cold standby because it is not supported. • The Personality setting of the onboard CNA (4 ports) is either NIC or NIC +RoCE. 2-78 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 103 Smart Configure, and the standby server blade starts on the basis of the configuration information. The failed active server blade may not execute Smart Configure. Figure 2-11 Smart Configure for N+M cold standby 2-79 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 104 Recovering from N+M cold standby (BSM Plus or HCSM) When recovering the N+M cold standby failover, the active server blade is not executed the Smart Configure. The standby server blade is executed the 2-80 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 105 The LED of the front panel is blinked in the server blade during executing the Smart Configure. The server blade is momentarily turned on while blinking LED. For details of blinking LED, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide.
  • Page 106 Description Enabling N+M cold Resources tab > Modules > All modules > Server Blade > standby Server Blade x > Setting tab > Edit Server Blade settings button 2-82 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 107 Server blade in LP mode WWN is configured by SAN. The virtual FC WWN is used for WWN. For confirmation of the virtual FC WWN, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide. Tip: Setting SAN is for the FC switch, LUN Manager, or something. For details, see the document of the FC switch, LUN Manager, or something.
  • Page 108 User's Guide. Note: When changing the LPAR configurations (processor, memory, and device assignment), you must perform [F9]: Save Configuration in the LPAR manager Menu screen. For details, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide. 2-84...
  • Page 109 Note: When changing the LPAR configurations (processor, memory, and device assignment), you must perform [F9]: Save Configuration in the LPAR manager Menu screen. For details, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide. Testing N+M cold standby failover...
  • Page 110 USP, the server blade need to be set the automatic power on configuration. Execute the following steps. Set the automatic power on configuration in the active server blade after restarting power fail. 2-86 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 111: Ha Monitor Linkage

    (standby system) automatically takes over for the faulty server blade. This improves the reliability and capacity utilization of the system without the operators having to pay any particular attention to the system. 2-87 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 112: Setting Up A System Failover Configuration

    To prevent different system failover configurations from interfering with each other, assign a unique port number to each system failover configuration. For details about the setting items, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Web Console User's Guide. Table 2-91 Web console operation...
  • Page 113 #2 from the Web console, set up as follows: • Example of configuring the management module (server chassis #1) • Example of configuring the management module (server chassis #2) 2-89 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 114: Ldap Server Linkage

    If the authentication fails, users are authenticated by using their accounts in the LDAP directory. • Users are authenticated by using their accounts in the LDAP directory only. 2-90 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 115: Supported Ldap Server

    The following table shows required setting items. Table 2-92 Active Directory setting items Item Server certification Bind DN for the LDAP server User account for logging in to management modules and to server blades 2-91 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 116 Follow the procedure below to register an anonymous user. Tip: When registering a user for LDAP connection, skip this procedure. Select Start > Run…, enter mmc and click OK. 2-92 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 117 Menu > File > Add/Remove Snap-in. In the Add Standalone Snap-in screen, click the Add… button. Select ADSI Edit from Available standalone snap-ins:, click the Add button, and then click the Close button. 2-93 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 118 Place and click the mouse on ADSI Edit in the MMC screen, and select Connect to…. Select Domain for the domain context of Active Directory to connect, and click the OK button. 2-94 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 119 When the value is <Not Set>, type 0000002 in the field. When a value is set, change the 7th figure from the left to 2. Do not change other figures. 2-95 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 120 This section describes the limitations for user names and passwords to be registered and the procedure for granting role information to be used after logging in to management modules or BMC. 2-96 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 121 Tip: If you do not grant role information, operations you can perform after the login are minimized. Follow the procedure below to assign role information. Select Start > Run…, type mmc and click OK. 2-97 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 122 Menu > File > Add/Remove Snap-in. In the Add Standalone Snap-in screen, click the Add… button. Select ADSI Edit from Available standalone snap-ins:, click the Add button, and then click Close. 2-98 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 123 Place and click the mouse on [ADSI Edit] in the MMC screen, and select Connect to…. Select Domain for the domain context of Active Directory to connect, and click the OK button. 2-99 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 124 Note: This setting is effective for server blade (BMC) which support authentication with LDAP servers. For details about Resources > Server blade > BMC tab, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Web Console User's Guide. Enter roles for management modules with the following character string.
  • Page 125: Settings For Server Blades And Management Modules

    The server blade BMC uses LDAP (StartTLS) to connect to LDAP server and destination port number is 389. • Connection settings TLS version: Specify TLS version used for connecting to LDAP server. ¢ 2-101 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 126 Server Blade x > BMC tab > Edit > LDAP For details about Resources > Server blade > BMC tab > LDAP items, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Web Console User's Guide. Management module settings This section describes settings for connecting management modules to LDAP servers.
  • Page 127 For details about setting items, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Web Console User's Guide or Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series CLI Console User's Guide. Port Number ¢ Bind DN/Bind Password ¢ You must set the method according to the settings you specified during user registration for LDAP connection.
  • Page 128: Radius Authentication

    RADIUS authentication, without having to register user account information to each module. 2-104 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 129: Supported Radius Servers

    Settings for management modules To use RADIUS authentication, specify the settings below for the management modules. For details about these settings, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Web Console User's Guide. • RADIUS authentication setting You can specify whether to perform RADIUS authentication.
  • Page 130 RADIUS server still does not respond, the management module tries to communicate with the next RADIUS server in the registered order. If communication with all of the registered RADIUS servers fails, user authentication fails. 2-106 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 131: Checking Radius Server Connection

    Checking RADIUS server connection You can check the connection to RADIUS servers. For details about operations, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Web Console User's Guide. The management module authenticates users by using the RADIUS servers specified during RADIUS server registration, and then displays the authentication result.
  • Page 132: Procedures To Use Digital Certificates

    Operation Importable certificate format Certificate format in downloading Executable CSR format Subjects of the target to issue a certificate See the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Web Console User's Guide. Procedures to Use Digital Certificates (Creating a Self-signed Digital Certificate) The following flow chart shows from creating a self-signed digital certificate to using the digital certificate.
  • Page 133 Table 2-99 Web console operation Item Operation Management Creating CSR Administration tab > Certificate module Importing Administration tab > Certificate certificate 2-109 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 134: Lpar Manager Cooperation Function

    • Cable connecting to the System unit • Setting the EFI For the settings above, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Server Blade Setup Guide. For the functional list of Web console and HVM Navigator, see the following table.
  • Page 135 Opening LPAR manager screen Opening Web console Opening HVM Navigator Monitoring LPAR manager performance data Displaying configuration lists and diagrams Performing migration Collecting LP dump logs with LPAR manager in operation 2-111 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 136 A part of settings in the function is supported. Only the setting of Boot Function is supported. It is necessary that LPAR manager License Key is prepared. Available. However, Hitachi cannot guarantee that handing over the LPAR manager configuration information. Operate the procedure of...
  • Page 137: Initializing Lpar Manager

    If the management module firmware version is A023X or earlier: Click Resources. Click All Modules > Right pointing triangle to All Modules then Server Blades > target server blade. 2-113 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 138 Click Settings in lower right Blade pane. Click Show LP settings. 2-114 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 139 Click Edit settings. Click the Enabled radio button in Logical Partitioning. 2-115 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 140 [LPAR manager firmware version 01-60 or later] Set the IP address and default gateway for LPAR manager so that they are in the same network. 2-116 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 141 • When not using Default Gateway, set as 0.0.0.0. If the field is blank, LPAR manager may fail to start up. Click Confirm. 2-117 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 142 Click OK. LP Settings dialog box is displayed. If the management module firmware version is A0240 or later: Click Resources. 2-118 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 143 Click All Modules > Right pointing triangle to All Modules then Server Blades > target server blade. In the panel of the selected server blade, select the [LPAR Manager] tab. 2-119 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 144 You must set either an IPv4 address or an IPv6 static address. If you choose to set an IPv4 address, in the [IPv4] tab, specify [IP address], [Subnet mask], and [Default gateway]. 2-120 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 145 If you specify an IP address that already exists, LPAR manager will be unable to connect to the Web console or remote console. • [LPAR manager firmware version 01-5X or earlier] 2-121 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 146: Selecting Lpar Manager Firmware

    Tip: For A0240 and later versions of management module firmware, perform this operation by using the [LPAR Manager] tab. For details, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Web Console User's Guide.
  • Page 147 Click All Modules > Right pointing triangle to All Modules then Server Blades > target server blade. Click Settings in lower right Blade pane. 2-123 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 148 Click Show LP settings in the bottom. Click Assign firmware to Server Blade in LP Settings dialog box. 2-124 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 149 When LPAR manager configuration information is backed up, move onto Step 4. However, when LPAR manager configuration information is not backed up, move onto Step 6. Click Backup. 2-125 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 150 Click Backup. Tip: For the procedure to save a file, follow the operating procedure for Click Confirm. Click OK. 2-126 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 151: Confirming Virtual Wwn

    Click Close in most upper right of LP Settings dialog box to close the dialog box. Confirming virtual WWN Confirm virtual WWN before LPAR configuration. When you perform LPAR migration, virtual WWN is also migrated. 2-127 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 152 Click Resources > Systems > WWN Management. Click target sever blade in WWN management pane, and then click Virtual WWN in Show details. Confirm the virtual WWNs, and then click close. 2-128 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 153: Confirming Virtual Mac Address

    Perform the following procedure for confirming virtual MAC address. Click Resources > Systems > MAC Management. Click target sever blade in MAC management pane, and then click Virtual MAC in Show details. 2-129 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 154 Confirm the virtual MAC addresses, and then click close. Tip: When you export the data to CSV file, click Export to CSV. 2-130 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 155: Turning On Server Blade

    10 to 15 minutes for a server blade to boot. The booting time depends on the configuration of each server blade. Click Resources. Click Modules > Right pointing triangle to All Modules then Server Blades > target server blade. 2-131 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 156 Click Condition in lower right Blade pane. Click Power ON. 2-132 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 157 Click OK. Click Refresh after booting the server blade. 2-133 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 158: Configuring Lpar

    Configuring LPAR Perform the following procedure for configuring LPAR. When logical partitioning is Enabled and a server blade is turned on, an LPAR can be created. Click Resources. 2-134 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 159 Click Modules > Right pointing triangle to All Modules then Server Blades > target server blade. Click LPAR in lower right Blade pane. 2-135 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 160 Memory box, and click appropriate processor scheduling mode, Shared or Dedicated radio button. (The limit number of assignable processors is 64 and the limit size of assignable memory is 2-136 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 161 (the memory size installed on a server blade - the memory size used by LPAR manager) GB.) Tip: "LPARX_xx."(X: LPAR number, xx: VNIC System Number) is set for LPAR name as a default value. Click Set Port in HBA pane. 2-137 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 162 Click check boxes in Assign column to assign ports, and then click OK. (The limit number of assignable ports is the number of ports installed on a server blade.) Click Set Port in NIC pane. 2-138 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 163 16 and the limit number of assignable port (segment)s of virtual NIC is For Management module firmware version A0200 or earlier, jump to step For Management module firmware version A0205 or later, go on to step 2-139 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 164 The maximum number of ports is the same as the number of onboard ports. To change Boot Mode, select a mode to use from Boot Mode pull-down list in Advanced Option area. Click Confirm. 2-140 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 165 Click OK. 2-141 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 166: Saving Lpar Manager Configuration Information

    When a server blade is turned on, LPAR manager configuration information can be saved. Click Resources. Click Modules > Right pointing triangle to All Modules then Server Blades > target server blade. 2-142 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 167 Click LPAR in lower right Blade pane. Click Save settings in bottom right Action box. 2-143 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 168: Assigning Usb Device To Existing Lpar

    Management firmware version A0205 or later This section describes how to assign a USB device to an existing LPAR. USB devices can be assigned to and edited on a deactivated LPAR. 2-144 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 169 Confirm. When multiple ports exist, the port used for calling the remote console is displayed as USB/KVM. The confirmation dialog box appears. Check the setting and click OK. 2-145 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 170: Setting Lpar Boot Order

    02-02 or later CB 520X B2 02-1X or later Boot order cannot be set on Management module firmware version A0120 or earlier. For details, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide. Boot order settings Click Resources.
  • Page 171 Click Modules > Right pointing triangle to All Modules then Server Blades > target server blade. Click LPAR in lower right Blade pane. 2-147 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 172 Select the target LPAR in the LPAR tab, and then click the LPAR name. Confirm the LPAR setting, and click Boot order settings. 2-148 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 173 Click OK. Boot order settings window is displayed. 2-149 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 174 Select the added device in HBA tab, click Add to boot order. When the necessary device is not displayed, to be recognized the necessary device as follow the procedure of HBA boot driver settings. 2-150 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 175 Confirm. When the boot mode is Legacy mode: ¢ CD/DVD-KVM ¢ EFI-SHELL ¢ When the boot mode is UEFI mode: CD/DVD-KVM ¢ EFI-SHELL ¢ 2-151 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 176 Click OK. Click Cancel. 2-152 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 177 Connect to the virtual drive as following procedure to recognize the necessary device. Select USB tab in Boot order settings window. 2-153 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 178 Select the USB device, and click Start remote console. Click OK. 2-154 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 179 The remote console is displayed. Click Tools > Launch Virtual Media in the remote console menu. 2-155 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 180 If exit the virtual media console window or remote console, the virtual media session is closed and all drives are disconnected from the server blade. Therefore, the drive is not recognized. 2-156 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 181 Tip: For details of the remote console and the virtual media console, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide. Confirm the following message is displayed in the boot order window, click OK. The virtual drive as boot device is added in the USB device.
  • Page 182 HBA boot settings window is displayed. Select Enabled radio button of Boot Function. 2-158 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 183 Select Enabled radio button of Select Boot Device. 2-159 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 184 Enter WWN of the target external disk array unit port in WWN combo box of Boot Device List. Enter LU number of the target external disk array unit port in LUN text box. Tip: For details about settings, see the Hitachi Gigabit Fibre Channel Adapter User's Guide (BIOS/EFI Edition). Click Confirm.
  • Page 185 Click OK. Click OK. 2-161 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 186: Activating Lpar

    The device is added in the HBA port. Activating LPAR Perform the following procedure for activating LPAR. Click Resources. Click Modules > Right pointing triangle to All Modules then Server Blades > target server blade. 2-162 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 187 Click LPAR in lower right Blade pane. Click the LPAR to activate in lower right Blade pane, and then click Activate. 2-163 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 188: Opening Remote Console

    Click OK. Opening remote console Perform the following procedure for opening remote console. Click Resources. 2-164 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 189 Click Modules > Right pointing triangle to All Modules then Server Blades > target server blade. Click LPAR in lower right Blade pane. 2-165 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 190 Select the LPAR in lower right Blade pane, and then click Start remote console. 2-166 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 191: Reactivating Lpar

    OS before reactivating an LPAR. On the other hand, when a guest OS is rebooted properly, execute the operation for reboot on the guest OS. Click Resources. 2-167 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 192 Click Modules > Right pointing triangle to All Modules then Server Blades > target server blade. Click LPAR in lower right Blade pane. 2-168 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 193 Click the LPAR to reactivate in lower right Blade pane, and then click Reactivate in Action in the bottom. Click OK. 2-169 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 194: Deactivating Lpar

    OS is shut down properly, execute the operation for shutdown on the guest OS. Click Resources. Click Modules > Right pointing triangle to All Modules then Server Blades > target server blade. 2-170 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 195 Click LPAR in lower right Blade pane. Click the LPAR to deactivate in lower right Blade pane, and then click Deactivate in Action in the bottom. 2-171 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 196: Changing Lpar Configuration

    Click OK. Changing LPAR configuration Perform the following procedure for changing LPAR configuration. When an LPAR is deactivated, LPAR configuration can be changed. Click Resources. 2-172 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 197 Click Modules > Right pointing triangle to All Modules then Server Blades > target server blade. Click LPAR in lower right Blade pane. 2-173 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 198 Click Name of target LPAR in lower right Blade pane. Confirm the settings, and then click Modify LPAR. 2-174 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 199 Modify LPAR dialog box is displayed. For the following procedure, see Configuring LPAR on page 2-134. Tip: Save the LPAR manager configuration information after completing LPAR settings. 2-175 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 200: Removing Lpar

    Perform the following procedure for removing LPAR. When an LPAR is deactivated, the LPAR can be removed. Click Resources. Click Modules > Right pointing triangle to All Modules then Server Blades > target server blade. 2-176 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 201 Click LPAR in lower right Blade pane. Click the LPAR to remove in lower right Blade pane, and then click Remove LPAR in Action in the bottom. 2-177 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 202: Rebooting Lpar Manager

    Rebooting LPAR manager Perform the following procedure for rebooting LPAR manager. When all LPARs on an LPAR manager are deactivated, the LPAR manager can be rebooted. Click Resources. 2-178 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 203 Click Modules > Right pointing triangle to All Modules then Server Blades > target server blade. Click LPAR in lower right Blade pane. 2-179 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 204 Click Reboot LP in Action in the bottom. Click OK. 2-180 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 205: Shutting Down Lpar Manager

    LPARs on an LPAR manager are deactivated, the LPAR manager can be shut down. Click Resources. Click Modules > Right pointing triangle to All Modules then Server Blades > target server blade. 2-181 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 206 Click LPAR in lower right Blade pane. Click Shutdown LP in Action in the bottom. 2-182 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 207 Click OK. Click Save. Click OK. 2-183 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 208: Backing Up Lpar Manager Configuration Information

    Click Close. Click Shut down LP. Click Close. Backing up LPAR manager configuration information Perform the following procedure for backing up LPAR manager configuration information. Click Resources. 2-184 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 209 Click Modules > Right pointing triangle to All Modules then Server Blades > target server blade. Click Backup LP settings in Action in the upper Application area. 2-185 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 210 "X" indicates a partition number: server blade number; VVRR indicates the LP version currently assigned. • In SMP configuration, select the primary server blade to back up LPAR manager configuration information. 2-186 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 211: Restoring Lpar Manager Configuration Information

    You can restore the configuration when the server blade is powered off. Click Resources. Click Modules > Right pointing triangle to All Modules then Server Blades > target server blade. 2-187 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 212 Click Restore LP settings in Action in the upper Application area. Click Browse. 2-188 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 213 Tip: For the procedure to open a file, follow the operating procedure for Click Confirm. Click OK. Click Close. 2-189 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 214: Initializing Lpar Manager Configuration

    LPAR manager setting. Click Resources. Click Modules > Right pointing triangle to All Modules then Server Blades > target server blade. 2-190 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 215 Click Initialize LP settings in Action in the upper Application area. Click OK. 2-191 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 216: Upgrading Lpar Manager Model

    Applying LPAR manager License Key to LPAR manager When a server blade is turned off, an LPAR manager License Key can be applied to an LPAR manager installed on the server blade. 2-192 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 217 Click Resources. Click Systems > LP License. Click target server blade in right LP License pane, and then click Register LP License Key. 2-193 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 218 [Make Web console load LPAR manager License Key file]: follow 4-2 1) Select direct input, enter LPAR manager License Key into the textbox in the right side of direct input radio button and click Confirm. 2) Click OK. 2-194 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 219 1) Select key file and click Browse. Tip: For the procedure to open a file, follow the operating procedure for 2) Click Confirm. 3) Click OK. 2-195 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 220: Updating Lpar Manager Firmware

    Case 2 Install LPAR manager firmware on a bank which is assigned to the server blade. Case 3 Use LPAR manager firmware already installed on a bank. 2-196 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 221 - Emulex 10 Gb CNA/LAN mezzanine card - Onboard CNA • For about combination of LPAR manager firmware version and firmware version for mezzanine cards, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide. • In the non-redundant management module configuration, when replacing the management module because of a failure, the LPAR manager firmware is lost and re-installation is required.
  • Page 222 LPAR manager firmware can be installed on only the bank which is not assigned to any server blade or when server blades that are assigned to the bank are all powered off. Click Resources. Click Systems > Firmware. 2-198 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 223 Click LP in the right Firmware pane. Click LP firmware bank in the right Firmware pane and then click Install firmware. 2-199 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 224 Steps to follow are different depending on the selected bank state. When you have selected a bank with "-----" for State in step 4, step 9 ¢ dialog box will appear. Jump to step 9. 2-200 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 225 For management module firmware version A0145 or later, the following is the backup file name format. hvm-pX-VVRR-YYYYMMDDhhmmss.backup "X" indicates a partition number: server blade number; VVRR indicates the LP version currently assigned. Click OK. 2-201 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 226 (enable to overwrite firmware)" for State in step 4 and go through step 7 through step 9 only with management module firmware version A0145 or later. Click OK. Click Close. 2-202 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 227 The following steps provide how to assign LPAR manager firmware to a server blade. Tip: When assigning LPAR manager firmware to server blades in SMP configuration, assign the firmware to the primary server blade. Click Resources. Click Systems > Firmware. 2-203 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 228 Click Server Blade tab in the right Firmware pane. Click a target server blade in the right Firmware pane and then click Assign LP firmware to Server Blade. 2-204 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 229 Select LP firmware version and then click Next. Click Backup. When backing up the configuration information at LPAR manager firmware installation, jump to step 8. Click Backup. 2-205 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 230 Tip: For the procedure to save a file, follow the operating procedure for Click Confirm. Click OK. 2-206 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 231: Uninstalling Lpar Manager Firmware

    Perform the following procedure for uninstalling LPAR manager firmware. A LPAR manager firmware can be uninstalled to only the bank which is not assigned to any server blade. Click Resources. Click Systems > Firmware. 2-207 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 232 Click LP in the right Firmware pane. Click LP firmware bank in the right Firmware pane and then click Uninstall firmware. 2-208 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 233 Click OK. Click Close. 2-209 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 234: Collecting Lp Dump Logs With Lpar Manager In Operation

    LP dump logs when the system unit does not work properly. [Management module firmware version A0145 or later] Click Resources tab. Click Modules > All Modules > Server blades, and select a server blade. 2-210 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 235 Click LPAR tab in Server Blade x Information. Click Action arrow button > Collect LP dump log. 2-211 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 236: Power Saving Function

    The system unit provides emergency power control (EPC), accurate power control (APC) functionality, and the Data Center Manageability Interface (DCMI). A management module automatically calculates the allowable setting 2-212 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 237 Setting the number of circuit breaker in Circuit Breaker facility. • 1/2/3/4 (default=2: for N+N power supply module configuration default=1: for N+1 or N+0 power supply module configuration) 2-213 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 238 In the initial settings (the settings at shipping time), the setting is Disable. You can enable or disable the DCMI mode only when all server blades that support DCMI 2-214 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 239: Emergency Power Control

    The setting is not necessary when the maximum power consumption for the system unit does not exceed the allowable maximum power on the power facilities. 2-215 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 240 APC maximum power consumption value temporarily. APC maximum power consumption is a setting value, which is not affected by the power-on status of power supply modules. 2-216 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 241: Accurate Power Control

    The APC automatically calculates the applicable frequency for each server blade to meet its maximum power consumption goal. 2-217 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 242 Table 2-104 Web console operation Item Description Displaying/setting for APC Resources > Systems > Power Management > Action button > Edit accurate power control (APC) 2-218 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 243 300 W respectively. Operation status 1 (Operating within the maximum power consumption) Operation status 2 (Exceeding the maximum power consumption) 2-219 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 244: Disabling Power Capping For Server Blade

    You can disable the power capping for server blades whose performance cannot be reduced. EPC and APC have items for disabling the power capping respectively. But do not disable EPC settings. 2-220 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 245 APC maximum for the system unit: 2000 W • Power consumption for modules other than server blades: 700 W The maximum power consumption for server blades: 1300 W 2-221 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 246 1300 W and getting 100 W, which is less than the maximum power consumption when capping to the minimum value: 150 Operation status 1 (Operating within the maximum power consumption) Operation status 2 (Exceeding the maximum power consumption) 2-222 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 247: Power Supply Expansion

    The function eases the restriction for installing number of blades and performance suppression by power capping on the blade. 2-223 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 248 Disabled power supply expansion Normal operation of redundant power supply (Maximum supply power: 4200W) Failure of redundant power supply (Maximum supply power: 4200W) 2-224 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 249 (Maximum supply power: 4800W High speed power capping for expanded power) Failure of redundant power supply (Maximum supply power: 4200W Power supply expansion is as same as disabled) 2-225 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 250: Monitoring Power Consumption

    Displaying current power Resources tab > Systems > Power management consumption Displaying history of power Resources tab > Systems > Power management > consumption Action > Download chassis power history 2-226 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 251: Setting Forced Power Off Order For Server Blades

    Action button > Edit power supply module optimization Table 2-113 CLI console command Item Command Displaying the function status show power ps-module Enabling/disabling the function Set power ps-module 2-227 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 252: Dcmi Function

    Server blades that support DCMI To use DCMI, server blades must support it. For details of servers supporting DCMI, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide. Setting the DCMI mode Switch to the DCMI mode.
  • Page 253: Dcmi Commands

    Set DCMI Configuration DCGRP (2Ch, 2Dh) 12h Admin Parameters Get DCMI Configuration DCGRP (2Ch, 2Dh) 13h User Parameters Get Management Controller DCGRP (2Ch, 2Dh) 09h User Identifier String 2-229 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 254 Set Thermal Limit DCGRP (2Ch, 2Dh) 0Bh Operator Get Thermal Limit DCGRP (2Ch, 2Dh) 0Ch User Get Temperature Readings DCGRP (2Ch, 2Dh) 10h User Reset Watchdog Timer App (06h) Operator 2-230 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 255 Transport (0Ch) Admin Parameters Get SOL Configuration Transport (0Ch) User Parameters Set BMC Global Enables App (06h) system interface Get BMC Global Enables App (06h) system interface, User 2-231 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 256: Silent Mode Function

    If output per a power supply module is over about 560W (AC 100V input) or about 760W (AC 200V input), the silent mode function may be degraded. • The following operations are required to enable the silent mode function. 2-232 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 257: Snmp Function

    Based on MIB (Management Information Base), which is uniquely defined to system unit, the management module notifies the information to the SNMP manager. Easing the failure monitor for SNMP manager. The SNMP standard trap is not supported. 2-233 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 258 Second variable binding Chassis of failure Third variable binding Failure level Fourth variable binding SVP alert ID for the trap Fifth variable binding Failure message Sixth variable binding Failure portion 2-234 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 259: Requirement

    Table 2-122 Web console operation Item Operation Exporting MIB Administration tab > SNMP > MIB tab > Download MIB file button Displaying MIB version Administration tab > SNMP > MIB tab 2-235 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 260 Perform the following settings to the management module. The agent settings are relating to the management module information and the manager settings are relating to the SNMP manager. For details about setting items, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Web Console User's Guide. • Agent settings Seven items of Agent settings are shown below.
  • Page 261 Testing SNMP trap notification Perform the SNMP trap notification test from the management module, and then confirm whether the trap is notified to the SNMP manager. When the 2-237 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 262: Notification By E-Mail

    This notification by E-mail is supplemental for the failure notification. Notification of current status (triggered by manual operation) After collecting current status of the system unit, you can send the information by E-mail as an attached file. 2-238 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 263: Requirement

    Body • Mail description: The trouble occurred by the following device. • Server chassis information • Failure information (Abstract) • svpsts-YYYYMMDD-hhmmss.gz Attached file • trc-YYYYMMDD-hhmmss.tar.gz • marlog.gz 2-239 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 264 The attached file is not attached to the destination address which E-mail address setting of Attach Log is set to Disable. The following table shows the attached file specification. 2-240 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 265: Setting Notification By E-Mail

    SMTP server. The destination address is the E-mail address to which the notification is sent. For details about setting items, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Web Console User's Guide. Setting notification information Set the following items for e-mail notification information.
  • Page 266 Displaying setting for E-mail show e-mail mgmt-lan Setting notification information by E-mail set e-mail mgmt-lan notification Setting/adding destination address set e-mail mgmt-lan address Deleting destination address delete e-mail mgmt-lan address 2-242 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 267: Testing E-Mail Configuration (By Sending Current Status)

    Destination address is Confirm the E-mail mail notification was incorrect or user does not settings especially the canceled. Address is not set. exist corresponding to destination address. the destination address. 2-243 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 268: Syslog Transfer

    This section describes Syslog transfer function for management modules and BMC. Overview Management modules and BMC can transfer events of user operation, hereinafter referred to as Audit event, to a syslog server. You can integrate 2-244 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 269: Audit Events To Transfer

    "notice" is displayed as the result in the operation log or audit log when an operation fails, and "info" is displayed when the operation result is other than failure. 2-245 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 270: Using Syslog Transfer

    TLS. • Format Set the format for logs to be transferred to the syslog server. You can select either the operation log format or the audit log format. 2-246 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 271: Banner Feature

    CLI console Displayed Web console Displayed LCD touch panel Not displayed Display example for the CLI console: Preset banner text is displayed before the login prompt (login:) as shown. 2-247 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 272 (ASCII character code 0x20-0x7e), and line feed character (LF) However, you cannot use a percent sign "%"(ASCII 0x25), a backslash "\"(ASCII 0x5c), Japanese characters (including half-width kana characters), or multi-byte characters. 2-248 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 273: Usb Port Disabling Function

    The login banner feature is also available for the remote console of the server blade. Configuration must be performed separately to enable the remote console login banner. For details, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide.
  • Page 274: Import Overview

    IP address on page 2-18 for details. Import execution This subsection describes import execution. For LCD touch console The following steps provide how to import files using the LCD touch console. 2-250 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 275 The current directory is shown flush right between Import (Select file) and file names. When the following dialog box appears, touch OK. Importing (Execution) message appears. Wait until the view is changed. Check the result on Import (Result). 2-251 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 276 Touch USB device unmount button on System setting menu to unmount the USB flash drive. When the following dialog box appears, touch OK. Check that no USB device unmount button is on System setting menu. 2-252 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 277 Administrator by default has the administrators role. Select Resources tab. Select Chassis from the Modules tree. Select Import System Settings from Action menu. 2-253 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 278 Import System Settings dialog box appears. Click Browse, select the created import file, and select Confirm. Confirm the following message, click OK. 2-254 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 279 Web console is performed, the management module connection is disconnected. Log in to Web console of the management console, and execute step 2 through step 5 again. Confirm that Import has succeeded, click Confirm. 2-255 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 280: Import File Format And Modification

    Connection permission settings for IPv4 addresses and IPv6 addresses Allows connections via all protocols. ¢ Port number for HTTP: 80 ¢ Port number for HTTPS: 443 ¢ • Network setting IP address for management modules ¢ 2-256 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 281 Prefix: 128 Default gateway: 0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000 IP address for all switch modules ¢ Type of connection: Internal LAN network The following is an example of the import file format. 2-257 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 282 This section shows examples of modifying protocol and network settings, and restrictions. The settings in the import file are written in the same format as the CLI commands. For details about configuration method, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series CLI Console User's Guide.
  • Page 283 Type of connection: via management module console ¢ set sw-module mgmt-lan 0 -e int Type of connection: to direct connection from via management LAN ¢ port IP address: 192.168.0.31 Subnetmask: 255.255.255.0 Default gateway: 192.168.0.100 2-259 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 284: Troubleshoot In Import Failure

    Delete a command that you do not need to execute from the file. • Setting description for import files is created with CLI command. For details, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series CLI Console User's Guide. • When importing IPv6 address settings, use a management module whose firmware version is A0230 or later.
  • Page 285 The failure is caused by the inexecutable command included in the import file. 1. Check the content of the import result file, importresult- yyyymmddhhmmss.txt, stored in the USB flash drive with the import file. An example is shown below: 2-261 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 286: Log

    For more details about Optional Physical MAC address, see Change log for Optional Physical WWN and MAC address on page 2-62. MAR log Recording the events caused the notification of failure. 2-262 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 287 MAR log show log mar-log Environment log show log environment Dump log export log failure Table 2-143 LCD touch console operation Item Operations Dump log Collecting Dump LOG 2-263 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 288: Dump Log

    Collecting LP dump logs with LPAR manager in operation on page 2-210 for details. Those dump logs can be downloaded as a file but not be saved in the management module. 2-264 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 289: Operation Log And Audit Log

    Others: 2048/chassis When the each number exceeds the maximum number of events, the oldest event is overwritten. Down loading • Download from the management module Web console. 2-265 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 290 Operated place 15 - 40 The operated host name : (place) Server blade operation log: IP address for server blade Management module operation log: IP address for management module 2-266 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 291 Start or Stop operation Authentication indicates the Identification or Authentication operation ConfigurationAccess indicates Defining Configuration operation Maintenance indicates Maintenance operation The following table shows the Operation result 2-267 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 292 Management module operation log: IP operation log. address for management module Operation category The category name categorized by Corresponds to categ operation type. in the operation log. (Category) 2-268 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 293 (ReqSourcePort) Request destination host This information is not recorded in this equipment. (ReqDestHost) Request destination port This information is not recorded in this number equipment. (ReqDestPort) 2-269 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 294: Operation Log And Audit Log Messages

    Channel:xxx 0805 Failure on requesting On Server chassis, failed to unit shutdown. requested shutdown. Channel:xxx 0806 Request of switch On Switch module N, requested module operation. operation. 2-270 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 295 BMC disconnect the BMC Session. session. Channel:xxx Category:xxx Value:xxx 1812 Login after the Permitted to log in to the Console password expiration (for changing password). Username:xxx Cause:xxx 2-271 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 296 Number:xxx 3830 Changing service xxx service setting is changed. settings. Channel:xxx Category:xxx Value:xxx 3832 Creating a pair of SSH SSH host key pair is created. host key. Channel:xxx 2-272 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 297 Channel:xxx 3862 Changing server blade On Server blade N, setting is settings. changed. Channel:xxx Category:xxx Detail:xxx Value:xxx 2-273 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 298 On Server blade N, setting (xxx) is for sever blade settings. removed. Channel:xxx 3876 Backing up sever blade On Server blade N, setting (xxx) is settings. backed up. Channel:xxx Category:xxx Slot:xxx Bkup time:xxx File:xxx 2-274 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 299 Retry interval:xxx Retry duration:xxx 3889 Changing JP1/SC/BSM JP1/SC/BSM connection setting is connection settings. changed. Channel:xxx Server:xxx Category:xxx Value:xxx 388A Removing JP1/SC/BSM JP1/SC/BSM connection setting is connection settings. removed. Channel:xxx Server:xxx 2-275 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 300 %5$s; After changed: %6$s 3903 Changing HCSM server HCSM management server setting is settings with HCSM changed. command Means: %2$s; IP address: %3$s; Changes: %4$s; After changed: %5$s 2-276 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 301 Channel:xxx ServerBlade:xxx Account:xxx Use:xxx Name:xxx 392D Change to the IPMI user IPMI user account setting is account settings changed. Channel:xxx ServerBlade:xxx Account:xxx Use:xxx Name:xxx Role:xxx 2-277 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 302 Channel:xxx 8805 Shifting maintenance On Switch module N, changed into mode to normal mode normal mode from maintenance for switch module. mode. Channel:xxx 2-278 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 303 Logged out from the remote remote console console. Username:xxx Source IP address:xxx Cause:xxx 1003 Failing login to remote Failed to login to the remote console console. Username:xxx Source IP address:xxx Cause:xxx 2-279 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 304: Firmware

    2-196. Note: This is not firmware in a strict sense, but is updated from a management module like firmware. That is why it is included in this table. 2-280 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 305: Updating Management Module Firmware/Dictionary/Equipment Parameter

    If the management module firmware is A0145 or earlier in redundant ¢ configuration, not only may the update fail but also the standby management module may fail. If so, contact your reseller or maintenance personnel. 2-281 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 306 0x17A0 LAN port <Management LAN port 1> lacks redundancy. 0x17A0 LAN port <Management LAN port> lacks redundancy. Information 0x17A1 LAN port <Management LAN port 0> redundancy was restored. 2-282 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 307 [Alert] 0x162F On physical partition <x>, a communication error occurred between LPAR manager and the management module. Alert to HCSM [Alert] FD43h On the physical partition, an alert event occurred. 2-283 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 308 Modules > Management Module x > Condition tab Updating management Resources > Modules > All Modules > Management module firmware Modules > Action button > Update Firmware 2-284 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 309 When you execute update using HCSM, the management module firmware version needs to be A0150 or later. • When executing update using HCSM, see the Hitachi Compute Systems Manager Software User Guide. (1) Obtaining the latest versions of Management module firmware/...
  • Page 310 Dictionary version, and Equipment parameter version. Check that the latest versions, which are obtained in (1) Obtaining the latest versions of Management module firmware/Dictionary/Equipment parameter, are later than the current versions. 2-286 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 311 Store the obtained update file into a hard disk in the system console and the like. When updating multiple files, store all update files. Click Resources tab. Click All Modules > Management Modules. Click Action combo box arrow > Update Firmware. 2-287 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 312 Browse, and select the update file. Tip: When opening a file, follow the OS procedure. Click Confirm. Check that each update file is shown in Update detail, and click OK. 2-288 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 313 In the case above, a message "Request timed out" is displayed. If so, check the version following steps in (4) Checking new versions about 10 2-289 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 314 Click All Modules > Management Modules. Check that Hot standby status of both management modules is the same as that before updating, which means that the management module firmware has been completely updated. 2-290 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 315 Hot standby status from the tree on the left. Condition tab shows the current Management module firmware version, Dictionary version, and Equipment parameter version. Check the updated versions are shown. 2-291 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 316: Updating Server Blade Firmware

    Restrictions on server blade firmware update Restrictions on server blade firmware update are as follows. • Power off a server blade before updating a server blade. 2-292 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 317 The type of a server blade is shown as Product name by clicking Resources tab > Modules > All Modules > Server blades > Server blade x > Hardware tab on Web console. For details, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Web Console User's Guide.
  • Page 318 The following procedure describes how to update server blade firmware. (1) Obtaining the latest version of Server blade firmware Contact your reseller for where to download the latest server blade firmware. Tip: 2-294 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 319 For server blade firmware, updating is processed in background after you execute updating from the management module console. Store the obtained update file into a place like a hard disk in the system console. Click Resources tab. 2-295 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 320 Tip: When opening a file, follow the OS procedure. Click Confirm. Check that the selected update file is shown for Server Blade Firmware and all target server blades are shown for Server Blade, and click OK. 2-296 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 321 Upload progress bar Update progress bar Check that all target server blades are successfully updated on the following dialog box, and click Close. 2-297 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 322 Warning SEL, Server blade: SVP-BMC communication error (IPMI over LAN), may be collected as mentioned in Restrictions on server blade firmware update on page 2-292. If so, Status in Server Blades 2-298 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 323 Warning (updating). Even in that case, updating terminates when Status shows Normal. Udating terminates when Status shows Normal. 2-299 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 324: Backing Up And Restoring Settings

    The following backing up and restoring settings are available from the management module. Table 2-164 Backing up and restoring setting Item Available operation Management module settings Backing up and restoring Fibre Channel mezzanine card settings Backing up 2-300 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 325: Management Module Setting

    When backed up settings are restored to a management module with the firmware version later than that of the backed up settings, functions not supported at the backup are set as default. 2-301 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 326: Hitachi Fibre Channel Mezzanine Card Settings

    The maximum five generations of Hitachi Fibre Channel mezzanine card settings for each card are backed up into the management module. When exporting a backed up Hitachi Fibre Channel mezzanine card settings in the management module to a peripheral device, select desired card and the generation, and then export to a peripheral device.
  • Page 327: Cbtp

    Starting CBTP using the ISO image contained in the flash memory embedded in the server chassis For details about CBTP, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Service Manual. When you want to change the hardware for maintenance, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Service Manual.
  • Page 328: Starting Cbtp From The Management Module

    CBTP tab The following flow chart shows the procedure for how to start CBTP from the ISO image stored in the flash memory embedded in the server chassis. 2-304 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 329 The following is an example of Windows command prompt, which uses IP address (192.168.0.1) and account (User: Administrator, Password: password) that are set by default. The ISO image file name to transfer is CBTP_v3.1.13_multi_forCS_1212201007.iso in the example below. 2-305 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 330 Click Resources tab > Systems > CBTP > CBTP tab > ISO image combo button, and select Mount. The following window is an example of mounting the ISO image, CBTP_v3.1.13_multi_forCS_1212201007.iso, to the server blade 5. 2-306 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 331 2-307 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 332 If you have mounted a wrong ISO image, unmount it on the same window of Web console. Start the remote console. Click Resources tab > Systems > CBTP > CBTP tab > Start Remote Console button. 2-308 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 333 Start Remote Console button. Power on the server blade. Click Resources tab > Systems > CBTP > CBTP tab, select a server blade, click Power arrow button, and select ON. 2-309 Functional detail Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 334 Select CD boot from EFI setup menu. When the server blade startup window shows <F1> Setup, press F1 key to start EFI setup menu, and execute CD-boot. For details, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide. CBTP starts up.
  • Page 335: Software License Information

    Software license information This chapter describes software license information of management module. □ Software license information Software license information Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 336 GNU General Public License version2 Visit the following URL. bash http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html busybox coreutils e2fsprogs GNU General Public License version2 Visit the following URL. http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html initscripts lftp module-init- tools Software license information Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 337 GNU General Public License version2.1 Visit the following URL. http://www.gnu.org/licenses/lgpl-2.1.html U-Boot GNU General Public License version2 Visit the following URL. http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html net-SNMP Berkeley Software Distribution License like Software license information Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 338 Copyright 2001 by Steve Grubb This is an excerpt from an email I received from the original author, allowing xinetd as maintained by me, to use the higher version numbers: Software license information Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 339 Visit the following URL. tslib http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html Qt/Embedded GNU Lesser General Public License version2.1 Visit the following URL. http://www.gnu.org/licenses/lgpl-2.1.html minicom GNU General Public License version2 Visit the following URL. Software license information Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 340 CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT Software license information Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 341 LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. Python 1.5.2 License Software license information Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 342 GNU General Public License version2 pam-ldap Visit the following URL. http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html libselinux Public Domain libtermcap GNU General Public License version2 GNU Lesser General Public License version2.1 Software license information Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 343 ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. OpenLDAP The OpenLDAP Public License Visit the following URL. http://www.openldap.org/software/release/license.html apache Apache License, Version 2.0 Visit the following URL. http://www.apache.org/licenses Software license information Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 344 3-10 Software license information Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 345 HCSM alert log message This Appendix describes HCSM alert log message. □ HCSM alert log message HCSM alert log message Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 346 (the message ID: FD04). Thus, check if something prevents it from cooling down, such as failure in air conditioners or in fan modules of the unit, and inlet ports covered with dust. HCSM alert log message Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 347 [Meaning] Watchdog timeout at the part shown in X is detected. [Action] Consult your reseller or maintenance personnel. FD40 WARNING On server, an warning event occurred. (Location:X,Event:Y) HCSM alert log message Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 348 [Meaning] An error event in the power supply module at the part shown in X is occurred. Y shows the event type. [Action] Consult your reseller or maintenance personnel. FD48 Info Power supply has been restored to a normal level.(Location:X,Event:Y) HCSM alert log message Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 349 [Meaning] The disk at the part shown in X is back to the normal level. Y shows the event type. [Action] No particular action required. FD52 WARNING On management module, a warning event occurred.(Location:X,Event:Y) HCSM alert log message Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 350 [Action] Check if something wrong is in the power supply to devices. If nothing wrong is detected, consult your reseller or maintenance personnel. FD65 Info On chassis, the AC input error has been corrected.(Location:X) HCSM alert log message Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 351 [Meaning] A module at the part shown in X has redundancy. [Action] No particular action required. FD7F FAIL Event is logged.(Location:X,Event:Y) [Meaning] Event at the part shown in X is logged. Y shows the event type. HCSM alert log message Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 352 [Action] Consult your reseller or maintenance personnel. FDA8 Info Power supply is powered on.(Location:X) [Meaning] A power supply module at the part shown in X is powered on. [Action] No particular action required. HCSM alert log message Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 353 FDC9 Info Updating firmware has completed. (Location:X) [Meaning] In a server blade at the part shown in X, firmware update has completed. [Action] No particular action required. HCSM alert log message Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 354 LAN port <X> has recovered from an error. [Meaning] The LAN port route is restored from the changed route of message ID: FF05. [Action] No particular action required. A-10 HCSM alert log message Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 355 [Action] No particular action required. FF19 Info On <X>, maintenance mode is ended. [Meaning] In a device at the part shown in X, maintenance mode is ended. A-11 HCSM alert log message Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 356 X. The affected server blade will now fail over to its counterpart in the standby system. [Action] Contact your sales or service representative. A-12 HCSM alert log message Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 357 LP management NIC ports. (Location:<X>) [Meaning] LPAR manager started on the LPAR manager management NIC specified by the user. <X> indicates the location. [Action] None. A-13 HCSM alert log message Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 358 <X> indicates the location, and <Y> indicates the event that occurred. [Action] Check the port number settings, and reassign the port numbers. FF48 Information The port number(s) for the function was recovered from duplication. (Location:<X>, Function:<Y>) A-14 HCSM alert log message Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 359 FFCA Info The IP address of the management module changed. [Meaning] The IP address of the management module has been changed. [Action] No particular action required. A-15 HCSM alert log message Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
  • Page 360 A0150 or later and SEL dictionary version A0067 or later. With firmware earlier than A150 or SEL dictionary earlier than A0067, some messages are different from those above. A-16 HCSM alert log message Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide...
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