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  • Page 1 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide Document Organization Product Version Getting Help Contents MK-91CB500068-16...
  • 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

    Port Multiple Assignment ................1-37 Port Separate Assignment ................1-38 TagVLAN ..................... 1-39 Teaming ..................... 1-47 Promiscuous Mode ..................1-48 Packet Filtering of Inter-LPAR ............... 1-53 FC (Fibre Channel) ..................... 1-54 USB/KVM ......................1-56 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 4 Backup Functions ....................4-8 Backup of System Area .................. 4-8 Backup of Data Area ..................4-10 Backup of LPAR manager ................4-11 LPAR manager Firmware Upgrade / Update ............4-12 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 5 Logical Partition Configuration ................ 7-9 Logical Processor Configuration ..............7-27 Physical Processor Configuration ..............7-30 PCI Device Information ................7-34 PCI Device Assignment ................7-37 Virtual NIC Assignment ................7-42 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 6 Restriction when TPM (Trusted Platform Module) is installed ......10-12 Blockage/degradation for CPU, memory, or PCI device ......... 10-12 CPU core degradation ................10-12 Restrictions of the numbers of NIC ports assignment for Windows ....10-13 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 7 E System Configuration ................ E-1 Recommended LPAR manager Configuration (SAN Boot) ........E-2 F HvmGetPerf Command ............... F-1 HvmGetPerf Command ..................F-2 G Software License Information ............G-1 Software License Information ................G-2 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 8 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 9: Preface

    Notice: The use of Compute Blade 500 and all other Hitachi Data Systems products is governed by the terms of your agreement(s) with Hitachi Data Systems.
  • Page 10: Intended Audience

    The table below provides an overview of the contents and organization of this document. Click the chapter title in the left column to go to that chapter. The first page of each chapter provides links to the sections in that chapter. Preface Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 11: Document Conventions

    The term "Compute Blade" see all the models of the Compute Blade, unless otherwise noted. The Hitachi Virtualization Manager (HVM) name has been changed to Hitachi logical partitioning manager (LPAR manager, or LP). If you are using HVM based logical partitioning feature, substitute references to Hitachi logical partitioning manager (LPAR manager, or LP) with HVM.
  • Page 12: Convention For Storage Capacity Values

    Physical storage capacity values (for example, disk drive capacity) are calculated based on the following values: Physical capacity unit Value 1 kilobyte (KB) 1,000 (10 ) bytes 1 megabyte (MB) 1,000 KB or 1,000 bytes Preface Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's 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 Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 15: Lpar Manager Functions

    □ Logical Partitioning of Processors □ Logical Partitioning of Memory □ Logical Partitioning of PCI Devices □ NIC (Network Interface Card) □ FC (Fibre Channel) □ USB/KVM LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 16: Lpar Manager Overview

    Symbols embraced by square brackets [ ] indicate keys on the keyboard. • If two keys are joined by a "+", such as "[A] + [B]", it means the two keys are to be pressed together LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 17: Logical Partitioning

    USB devices exclusively uses the hardware resource. Remote The LPAR using the resource can be Console switched dynamically. Figure 1-2 Logical Partitioning of Hardware Resources LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 18: Logical Partitioning Of Processors

    Dedicated Mode Example of Dedicated Mode is below Figure 1-3 Processor Assignment of Dedicated Mode LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 19: Scheduling Mode Dynamically Change

    The Scheduling mode of arbitrary Logical processor can be changed from shared mode to dedicated mode. Figure 1-5 Scheduling mode dynamically change LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 20: Service Ratio

    LPARs is 3, and LPAR3 is added while LPAR1 and LPAR2 are running. LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 21: Idle Detection

    LPAR requiring it. The busy shared mode LPAR that takes over the processor time can use more processor-time than the allocation rate. As a result, the system can use CPUs time more efficiently. LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 22: Processor Capping

    LPARs. Also processor capping has a meaning only to LPAR of shared mode. Processor capping does not have any meaning to LPAR of dedicated mode, and it cannot assign. Figure 1-9 Processor Capping LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 23: Processor Group

    Definition of processor which changed group assignment can change from shared mode to dedicated mode. Changing group assignment of processor number 2 is shown below. LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 24: Hyper Threading

    Assignment Mode (Processor Number) Description LPAR1 LPAR2 Dedicated (2) Dedicated (4) Performance of LPARs not interfere each other. Performance increases by assigning of even number processors. 1-10 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 25 Assigned even number processors to LPAR with Dedicated mode. Figure 1-13 Processor Assignment Mode 1 Assigned processors to LPAR with Shared mode. Figure 1-14 Processor Assignment Mode 2 1-11 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 26 Figure 1-16 Processor Assignment Mode 4 Assigned odd number processors to LPAR with Shared / Dedicated mixing mode. Figure 1-17 Processor Assignment Mode 5 1-12 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 27: Logical Partitioning Of Memory

    When the amount of memory for a guest OS is not enough against the amount applications use, memory swap may happen to cause performance degradation. When assigning an amount of memory, make sure to take the memory amount. 1-13 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 28: Guest Numa

    Configure the NUMA for the EFI. Make sure that the NUMA setting for the EFI is enabled on the Web console. For details, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Web Console User's Guide. Check the guest NUMA support of LPAR manager.
  • Page 29: Logical Partitioning Of Pci Devices

    LPAR. A single LPAR can be used, multiple LPARs cannot be used at the same time. Dedicated Mode Example of Dedicated Mode is below. 1-15 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 30 In CB 520X B1/B2, a KVM device or a remote console are assigned to a LPAR by Exclusive Shared Mode, however, a USB device is assigned to a LPAR by Dedicated Mode. 1-16 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 31: Nic (Network Interface Card)

    LPAR manager supports assigning of Dedicated NIC. Shared NIC is useful for solving lack of hardware resources and increasing use efficiency of devices on the virtual environment. 1-17 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 32 10Gb 2ports) Onboard LAN2(Emulex 10Gb 2ports) Notes: The physical port number which exists on the system. The logical port number which displays on the LPAR manager screen. 1-18 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 33 LAN Card is not installed (Emulex 10Gb 4ports) Detection No. Physical Port Logical Port Network Physical NIC of LAN segment controller Mezzanine Card (Emulex 10Gb 4ports) Mezzanine Card (Emulex 10Gb 4ports) 1-19 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 34 Mezzanine Card (Broadcom 1Gb 4ports) Notes: The physical port number which exists on the system. The logical port number which displays on the LPAR manager screen. 1-20 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 35 Mezzanine Card (Broadcom 1Gb 8ports) Notes: The physical port number which exists on the system. The logical port number which displays on the LPAR manager screen. 1-21 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 36 LAN Card is not installed (Broadcom 1Gb 8ports) Detection No. Physical Port Logical Port Network Physical NIC of LAN segment controller Mezzanine Card (Broadcom 1Gb 8ports) Mezzanine Card (Broadcom 1Gb 8ports) 1-22 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 37 For communication between shared NICs set to a same network segment, an external network is not used. However, for communication between shared NICs to different network segments, an external network is used. 1-23 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 38 Onboard LAN2 (Emulex 10Gb 2ports) Notes: The physical port number which exists on the system. The logical port number which displays on the LPAR manager screen. 1-24 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 39 Physical Port No. Logical Detection No. of Network Physical NIC LAN controller segment Port No. Mezzanine Card 1 (Emulex 10Gb 4ports) Mezzanine Card 3 (Emulex 10Gb 4ports) 1-25 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 40 Up to 4 Network Segment for Virtual NIC can be defined on an LPAR manager. NIC assigned the network segments is called "Virtual NIC". Virtual NIC can communicate through no physical NIC network between LPARs. 1-26 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 41: Management Path

    Onboard NIC 1 (or the LAN Mezzanine card 1 if no Onboard NIC is installed) as the management path. You cannot specify a NIC to be used as the management path. 1-27 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 42 Management Module firmware A0245 or later Server blade firmware CB 520H B3 08-24 or later CB 520X B1 07-24 or later CB 520X B2 09-00 or later 1-28 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 43 (SEL) of the system unit, and an alert is sent to HCSM. Table 1-24 LP system logs Screen Messages Level Message Info Configuration will not be saved during safe mode. Info LP changed Management Path. 1-29 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 44 If the migration source or target of LPAR migration is in the safe mode, you cannot execute the migration. • You can display the safe mode status or release the safe mode by the following operations: 1-30 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 45 The cloning function of JP1/SC/BSM does not inherit the setting of ports used as the management path. At the cloning target, manually set the ports before booting LPAR manager. 1-31 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 46 LPAR manager diagnoses the path status of the standby system. To diagnose the communication state periodically, enable management path periodical diagnosis. You can display the current status by the following operations: 1-32 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 47 SVP access." is displayed. After that, communication is recovered when "LP detected recovery of network communication at SVP access." is displayed. System Event Log (SEL) ¢ 1-33 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 48 When using different NICs for the management LAN and the operation LAN The example of configuration shows as follows. • VLAN settings for the management path and operation path 1-34 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 49 VLAN settings for the management path and operation path Guest OS LPAR manager Internal LAN switch VLAN: None Tagged Trunk port settings (management path) VLAN ID: 100 VLAN IDs: 1, 100 1-35 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 50: Sr-Iov

    For details about supported specifications, see SR-IOV functions which LPAR manager supports on page A-13. Using SR-IOV functions The following procedure shows how to use SR-IOV functions. Update LPAR manager firmware 1-36 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 51: Port Multiple Assignment

    If your LPAR manager firmware does not support SR-IOV, update it to one that supports SR-IOV. For details about updating LPAR manager firmware, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide. Update NIC firmware If your NIC firmware does not support SR-IOV, update it to one that supports SR-IOV.
  • Page 52: Port Separate Assignment

    Guest OS is expected to be improved by using two ports on the different controller rather than on the single controller, when assigning the two ports. 1-38 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 53: Tagvlan

    Multiple VLAN ID can be assigned to Logical NIC. • Network interface between physical NIC and network switch uses the tag whose form is the IEEE 802.1Q. 1-39 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 54 NIC, you can set up to 16 VLAN IDs for one Logical NIC. To use more than 17, set "ALL" to allow all VLAN IDs to be received. 1-40 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 55 Filtering the sending frames is described in the table below. Table 1-37 Tagged VLAN Mode for Sending Sending Frame VLAN mode of Tagged Tagged sending ports Untagged (=VLAN ID) (≠VLAN ID) Undef Sent 1-41 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 56 This will make it possible to handle more than one VLAN ID per Logical NIC and assign the Logical NIC to more than one broadcast domain. Example of TagVLAN Function The following is an example of using VLAN functions. 1-42 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 57 LPARs is 16 and 8 Virtual NICs per LPAR. – Four switches are installed to Va to Vd. – All ports are configured with Virtual NIC ports. 1-43 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 58 – Up to 16 pieces of this switch can be mounted depending on the number of physical NICs with shared setting. – Ports 1 – 16 are configured by the shared NICs and Port17 by the physical NIC port. 1-44 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 59 Port1 - Port16 - Restricted Receives only the packets to the target LPARs(MAC addresses). - Through (default) Receives all the packets in the same network segment. 1-45 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 60 Only 1 VLAN mode can be set per LPAR. [VLAN ID] - Tagged : Assign all (ID). - Untagged : Only one (1) VLAN ID out of the range from 1 to 4094 1-46 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 61: Teaming

    Teaming functions which are supported by the Logical NIC is below. Table 1-42 OS Supported Teaming Functions Shared NIC / Virtual Item Mode VF NIC Windows Server 2008 Windows Server 2008 R2 LA/EC/3ad/Static Dyn3ad 1-47 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 62: Promiscuous Mode

    Teaming image by using Logical NIC is below. Figure 1-32 Teaming Function on the LPAR manager Promiscuous Mode Logical NIC supports Promiscuous Mode. That mode can be configured with Virtual NIC Assignment screen. 1-48 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 63 When the bridge function has been installed to the guest OS. Promiscuous mode has to set to "Through" against the internal virtual network switch. Packet transferring at this case is below. 1-49 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 64 LAN switch 1a transfer packets only for the former MAC address of LPAR3 NIC 1a and cannot communicate with external nodes. Figure 1-34 Restricted Mode on VLAN Switch 1-50 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 65 LPARy and the external PC-1 cannot be captured. When the promiscuous mode is Through, a unicast packet between LPARy and the external PC-1 can be captured. 1-51 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 66 N: Non Capturable • Capturing packets on different network segment Packets on the different network segment cannot be captured, even if it is on the same VNIC segment. 1-52 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 67: Packet Filtering Of Inter-Lpar

    N: Non Capturable -: No Packet Packet Filtering of Inter-LPAR Logical NIC supports Packet Filtering function of inter-LPAR. This function can be configured with Virtual NIC Assignment screen. 1-53 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 68: Fc (Fibre Channel)

    FC (Fibre Channel) FC (Fibre Channel) has 2 modes below. Table 1-48 Mode of Fibre Channel Mode Description Dedicated FC 1 LPAR dedicates 1 FC adapter. 1-54 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 69 When FC adapter has two or more ports, each ports can be assigned to different LPARs separately. • Port sharing assignment 1 FC port can be assigned to multiple LPARs and shared. Figure 1-38 Definition of FC Port 1-55 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 70: Usb/Kvm

    However, a USB, a KVM, and a remote console are disconnected forcibly by Detaching operation. So, execute "Safely Remove Hardware" operation on the guest OS before Detaching operation to disconnect a USB device properly. 1-56 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 71 Figure 1-40 Status Transition of USB Device 1-57 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 72 1-58 LPAR manager Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 73: System Operation

    □ HVM Navigator □ Server Management □ Virtual COM Console □ Logical VGA Snapshot □ Time Adjustment □ Power Saving □ Transfer □ LPAR manager Security □ User Authentication System Operation Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 74: Hcsm

    For details, see the Hitachi Compute Systems Manager Software User Guide. Web Console Web console is a management module function for using each function from browser of system console. For details, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Web Console User's Guide HVM Navigator LPAR Configuration LPAR Configuration provides functions which make the setting and changing of LPAR manager / LPAR configuration easy.
  • Page 75: Server Management

    • PXE boot function (network boot function) has to set "Enable" when using SC/DPM. For details about Operation of PXE boot function, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide. Virtual COM Console Overview of Virtual COM Console...
  • Page 76 VC column in the LPAR line is displayed. This TCP port is used in "(2) Connection to LPARs." This operation is always available regardless of whether LPARs are active or inactive. System Operation Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 77 This TCP port is used in "(2) Connecting to LPARs". This operation can be done regardless of the status of an LPAR, activate or deactivate, at any time. System Operation Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 78 It is recommended to use a TCP port with the default value that is verified enough. When trying to connect two or more terminals to one LPAR, the ¢ second terminal or later cannot be connected. System Operation Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 79 For Telnet connections, you can select whether to perform user authentication. For SSH connections, user authentication is mandatory. Be default, user authentication is disabled and Telnet connections are selected. System Operation Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 80 A TCP port to be specified when making a Telnet or SSH connection to an LPAR guest screen is set to the initial value determined by the LPAR System Operation Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 81 Connect to the virtual COM console when needed in usual operation. Virtual COM console response might stop when it stays connected to LPAR manager. Reconnect the virtual COM console then. We recommend that System Operation Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 82: Logical Vga Snapshot

    LPAR manager, using the Web browser from an external console. The following figure shows the logical VGA function configuration. For details, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical VGA snapshot. Note that you can use the HVM management command (HvmSh) to disable HTTP communications.
  • Page 83: Time Adjustment

    Used as a guest OS time. Added the elapsed time calculated using the logical timer counter, timer interrupt, and the time zone to the logical RTC time at the OS boot. 2-11 System Operation Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 84 - Periodic time synchronization once every 15 minutes - Date and Time screen LPAR Logical RTC time ±1 Guest firmware Guest firmware command. command. 2-12 System Operation Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 85 "TSC" is operated. For details of setting, see LP Options on page 7-98. To keep the OS system time accurate, it's recommended that you have the OS system time be synchronized with the NTP. 2-13 System Operation Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 86 [Time synchronization of LPAR manager system time by NTP server (Recommendation)] Figure 2-6 Relations of Timers • [No time synchronization of LPAR manager system time by NTP server] 2-14 System Operation Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 87: Power Saving

    Power Capping Function Power Capping Function set maximum power consumption (Power Capping Level) per chassis. This function aims to decrease power consumption of 2-15 System Operation Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 88: Transfer

    Server blade EFI setting Basic mode setting LPAR manager setting Storage WWPN/WWNN setting Notes: For details, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 series Server Blade Setup Guide. 2-16 System Operation Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 89: Transfer To Basic Environment From Lpar Manager Environment

    Basic mode setting Storage WWPN/WWNN setting Notes: For details, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 series Server Blade Setup Guide. LPAR manager Security You can improve LPAR manager security using TLS (Transport Layer Security) and certificates. Certificates play the following two roles.
  • Page 90 Subject information usable in a certificate Common name (CN): Up to 60 and CSR 1, 2 characters Country (C): Up to 2 characters State or province (ST): Up to 60 characters 2-18 System Operation Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 91 LPAR manager after creating a self signed certificate. To register certificate signed by CA: The following flow-chart shows the process of registering through using a certificate signed by CA. 2-19 System Operation Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 92 HvmIfSecureVerify command to enable the certificate verification. • System available for LPAR manager authentication The following system can be authenticated by LPAR manager. – HCSM (alert) 2-20 System Operation Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 93: Management Interface Security

    HvmSh UDP, TLS v1.0- TLS v1.2 v1.2 HCSM HCSM TLS v1.0- TLS v1.2 v1.2 (LPAR migration) HCSM HCSM TLS v1.2 SSL v3.0 (Alert TLS v1.0- transmission) v1.2 2-21 System Operation Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 94 Command (HvmSh) operation Guide. It may take about 30 seconds before the new security value is enabled, while connection to LPAR manager may be unavailable for that period. 2-22 System Operation Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 95 Create SHA256 Legend: Y: Supported -: Not supported Table 2-13 SSH v2 Item Security strength Encryption 3des-cbc aes128-cbc aes192-cbc aes256-cbc aes128-ctr aes192-ctr aes256-ctr Message authentication hmac-sha1 hmac-sha1-96 2-23 System Operation Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 96: User Authentication

    By default, user authentication is disabled in the (HvmSh) and the virtual COM console. To perform user authentication, enable user authentication for both. Table 2-14 HVM management command (HvmSh) Item Operation Enabling and disabling user opr HvmIfAuthentication authentication 2-24 System Operation Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 97: Initial Registration User Account

    LPAR manager. Setting user accounts You can register up to 70 accounts. You can use the operations below to manage user accounts. 2-25 System Operation Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 98: Password Expiration Date

    You can set the expiration date to indefinite or to a value in the range from 1 to 365 days. The initial setting is indefinite. You can use the operations below to change the password expiration date. 2-26 System Operation Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 99: User Authentication Logs

    Setting up user Resources tab > Modules > All Modules > Server Blades > authentication Server Blades x > LPAR manager tab > Edit button > Show authentication log 2-27 System Operation Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 100: Resetting A Forgotten Password

    Changing the password System Configuration screen > User List F3: PW Change Notes: You can switch pages by pressing the F11 and F12 keys on the System Configuration screen. 2-28 System Operation Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 101: High Reliability Functions

    High Reliability Functions This chapter explains High Reliability Functions. □ Redundancy □ N+M Cold Standby □ Microsoft Cluster Service/Microsoft Failover Cluster □ UPS High Reliability Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 102: Redundancy

    Then, the LPAR manager configuration management information can be restored when the module configuration information of management module is backed up. High Reliability Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 103: Redundancy Of Lan Switch / Fc Switch

    Outline of N+M Cold Standby N+M Cold Standby supports Fail-Over per physical server what is called "Host to Host Model". For details, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide. Configuration of N+M Cold Standby which contains LPAR is shown below.
  • Page 104 It is unnecessary to set address to a standby server blade the information written LPAR manager Boot Logical NVRAM information to left-hand side. Information (Boot Order, EFI Driver Configuration) High Reliability Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 105 LPAR manager firmware versions are installed on the active and the standby server blade, the upper version or revision of LPAR manager firmware installed on the standby server blade is assigned. High Reliability Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 106: Notes For N+M Configuration

    Table 3-3 WWN / MAC address settings Items original WWN additional WWN Dedicated FC Shared FC Items original MAC additional MAC Dedicated NIC Shared NIC Virtual NIC VF NIC Legend: Y: usable High Reliability Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 107 Time Zone ¢ For details about LPAR manager firmware selection, logical partitioning, and LPAR manager initial settings, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 series Server Blade Setup Guide. Registering standby server blade set to boot in LP mode in N+M cold standby •...
  • Page 108 - VMware ESX 4 or later: VMware ESX 4.0; VMware ESX 4.1 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux with UTC as a setting value - VMware ESX 3 with UTC as a setting value High Reliability Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 109 When Red Hat Enterprise Linux or VMware ESX 3.5 is in the N+M cold standby group, set your local time to BIOS time. Set the local time to BIOS time for the standby server blade. [When operating the system] ¢ High Reliability Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 110: Microsoft Cluster Service/Microsoft Failover Cluster

    When a bandwidth of the path to an LU by a standby server is busy, an OS installed on the LU does not boot or the OS runs slowly. 3-10 High Reliability Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 111 Quorum disk. Guest OS has to be shut-down from management PC by using remote console function when a failure occurred in the shared NIC service. 3-11 High Reliability Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 112: Ups

    Table 3-6 UPS Supporting Functions Power control supporting matrix on LP mode UPS Function Physical Server (LPAR LPAR (Guest OS) manager) Cool down after power down Scheduled power cut 3-12 High Reliability Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 113 Basic environment. More time may be required depending on the number of activated LPARs. 3-13 High Reliability Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 114 3-14 High Reliability Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 115: Maintenance Functions

    Maintenance Functions This chapter explains Maintenance Functions □ Guest Memory Dump Collection Command □ LPAR manager Dump Collection Command □ Backup Functions □ LPAR manager Firmware Upgrade / Update Maintenance Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 116: Guest Memory Dump Collection Command

    DOS region : 00_0000_0000 to 00_0009_FFFF Low Memory : 00_0010_0000 to 00_7FFF_FFFF High Memory : 01_0000_0000 to [MMCFG] – 1 (Note) Memory ranges above are same as Niko2Dump of Basic Mode. Maintenance Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 117 Processors of the target LPAR stop automatically upon the start of memory dump, and remain inactive even after the memory dump is completed. Stop Stops memory dump. operation Maintenance Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 118 LPAR that will occur when guest memory dump of the LPAR is started during job processing. For this reason, do not perform guest memory dump to a working LPAR. Maintenance Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 119 OS dump first by the Dump operation on the Front Panel screen. If this guest OS dump operation fails, perform the guest memory ¢ dump using the guest memory dump function. Maintenance Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 120: Lpar Manager Dump Collection Command

    LPAR manager machine, and the file is transferred to the external FTP server using the FTP protocol. Dump data Same as the existing LPAR manager dump format format Maintenance Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 121 • While LPAR manager dump is performed by the operation on the LPAR manager screen, LPAR manager dump by the LPAR manager dump collection command is disabled. Maintenance Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 122: Backup Functions

    Guest OS can be rapidly recovered by restoring image file to the System Area even if the Area was destroyed. The SC/DPM transfers image file in Storage to the management server. Maintenance Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 123 Device List) of HBA EFI Driver. Those Configurations above can be registered on the Boot Option Configuration of Logical EFI. For details about the Basic Configuration, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Server Blade Setup Guide. Sample of network configuration is shown as follows.
  • Page 124: Backup Of Data Area

    Figure 4-4 Network Connection of Management LAN Backup of Data Area Backup via Network Install client software for backup on the Guest OS like as Basic Mode. Figure 4-5 Backup of Data 4-10 Maintenance Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 125: Backup Of Lpar Manager

    Execute "Save/Restore" of Web console supplied by the management module The configuration information can be backed up and restored for each LPAR manager (or blade). 4-11 Maintenance Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 126: Lpar Manager Firmware Upgrade / Update

    See the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide for operating the Management Module. Execute "backup/restore" of the SC/BSM's LPAR manager Configuration information. The configuration information can be backed up and restored for each LPAR manager (or blade).
  • Page 127: Selecting The Bank Of Lpar Manager Firmware

    LPAR manager firmware Selecting the bank of LPAR manager firmware It is necessary to assign the LPAR manager firmware when "Changing operational version" or "Installing the new server blade". 4-13 Maintenance Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 128 Assign a firmware (It is unnecessary to install a firmware). Installing the new firmware (When an unused bank exists) Changing operational version Install the new firmware. Remove an assignment. Assign the new firmware. 4-14 Maintenance Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 129 Installing the new server blade Select the firmware bank which is rewriting. Shut down LPAR manager. Remove the assignment. Install the new firmware. Assign the new firmware. 4-15 Maintenance Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 130 4-16 Maintenance Functions Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 131: Setup Of Lpar Manager

    □ Save Configuration Changed on LPAR manager Screen □ Boot the Guest OS □ Boot order setting □ Display settings for Guest OS □ Deactivation of LPAR □ Termination of LPAR manager Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 132: Setup Overview

    Compute Blade Series Hitachi Compute Rack Series OS Installation Guide for Windows Server, Hitachi Compute Blade Series OS Installation Guide for Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Server Blade Setup Guide and Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide.
  • Page 133: Setup Of Terminal Software

    We recommend using the latest version of Tera Term as terminal software for the LPAR manager. (Other software might not be able to use function key, PageUp and PageDown key) Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 134 Figure 5-1 Terminal Setup Window of Tera Term Select [Setup] - [Keyboard] to change the setting below. Table 5-3 Keyboard Setup Option of Tera Term Item Value Meta key Marked Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 135: Connects Lpar Manager Screen

    Figure 5-3 Tera Term: New connection window Enter [change console -b<server blade number>] onto appeared sub- screen then press [Enter] key. And Select[Y] then press Enter key. Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 136: Lpar Manager Settings

    LPAR manager system failure and switching N+M) after running for a long time without adjusting the LPAR manager system time, the time of guest OS appear without adjustment. Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 137 Figure 5-7 Sub-screen of the Data and Time screen – Check that NTP is set to SYNC on the System Service State screen. Figure 5-8 System Service State screen Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 138 Save the setting on the LPAR manager screen. – Move to the LPAR manager Menu Screen. – Press [F9] (Save Configuration) key on the LPAR manager Menu screen. Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 139: Creating Lpar

    Add LPAR on Logical Partition Configuration screen. Sub-screen appears on the Logical Partition Configuration screen by pressing [F6] (Add) key. Then select LPAR number onto appeared sub- screen and press [Enter] key. Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 140 Move cursor on 'Name' column of the target LPAR then press [Enter] key. Enter LPAR name onto the appeared sub-screen then press [Enter] key. Figure 5-12 LPAR Naming Screen LPAR name is set to the target LPAR. 5-10 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 141: Configuration Of Processor

    Move cursor onto 'ScD' column of the target LPAR then press [Enter] key. Select 'S' (Sharing) of scheduling mode onto appeared sub-screen then press [Enter] key. 5-11 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 142 Figure 5-15 Scheduling Mode Confirmation Screen Move cursor onto 'Pro' column of target LPAR then press [Enter] key. Enter processor number onto appeared sub-screen then press [Enter] key. 5-12 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 143 Move cursor onto 'ScD' column of the target LPAR then press [Enter] key. Select 'D' (Dedicated) of scheduling mode onto appeared sub-screen then press [Enter] key. 5-13 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 144 Figure 5-19 Scheduling Mode Confirmation Screen Move cursor onto 'Pro' column of target LPAR then press [Enter] key. Enter processor number onto appeared sub-screen then press [Enter] key. 5-14 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 145: Configuration Of Memory

    Processor number is set to the target LPAR. Figure 5-21 Processors Number Confirmation Screen Configuration of Memory Configure Memory Size on Logical Partition Configuration screen. 5-15 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 146 Adjust memory size on appeared sub-screen by using arrow keys then press [Enter] key. Figure 5-22 Allocating the Memory Memory size is set to the target LPAR. Figure 5-23 Confirmation Screen for memory configuration 5-16 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 147: Configuration Of Pci Device

    On the [PCI Device Assignment] screen, place the cursor at Schd of the PCI device whose scheduling mode is to be changed and press [Enter]. 5-17 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 148 Reflect the changed scheduling mode of the PCI device into the LPAR manager system. Press [F10] to display the [Save settings?] sub-screen. Select "Yes" and press [Enter]. 5-18 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 149 Wait for a couple of minutes before the [Config Changing] message appears. Figure 5-26 Config Changing execution screen The Normal End appears sub-screen, which completes the changing of the scheduling mode. 5-19 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 150 Reflect the changed scheduling mode of the PCI device into the LPAR manager system. Press [F10] to display the [Save settings?] sub-screen. Select "Yes" and press [Enter]. 5-20 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 151 Wait for a couple of minutes before the [Config Changing] message appears. Figure 5-30 Configuration Saving Screen The Normal End sub-screen appears which completes the changing of the scheduling mode. 5-21 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 152 Place the cursor on the PCI device of the LPAR to which that device is assigned and press [Enter]. Figure 5-32 PCI Device Assignment Screen 5-22 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 153 A PCI device can be assigned to multiple LPARs. However, only an LPAR activated first can use the PCI device. To make another LPAR use the PCI 5-23 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 154 When "Detach only" is selected, the remote console is just ¢ disconnected. Figure 5-35 PCI Device Attaching Screen Select 'Yes' on the displayed sub-screen and press [Enter]. 5-24 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 155 Figure 5-36 PCI Device Attaching Confirmation Screen The LPAR which is using PCI device switched. Figure 5-37 PCI Device Attached Confirmation Screen 5-25 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 156: Assign Vnics (Virtual Nics) To Lpars

    Figure 5-38 VNIC Assignment Screen The [Physical NIC/Port Number setting] sub-screen appears. Select the Shared NIC type (1a on the example below) to be specified and press [Enter]. 5-26 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 157: Assign Shared Fcs To Lpars

    Availability of Shared FC on page 10-10 for note. Scheduling device of PCI device which are Dedicated mode cannot be assigned to LPAR on this screen. 5-27 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 158 Figure 5-41 Shared FC Assignment Screen When the [Shared FC vfcWWNId Assignment] sub-screen is displayed, select vfcID and press [Enter]. Figure 5-42 Shared FC Change Screen Tip: 5-28 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 159: Save Configuration Changed On Lpar Manager Screen

    LPAR manager shutdown or reboot; otherwise, the changed values may be lost. Press [F9] (Save Configuration) key on the LPAR manager Menu screen. 5-29 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 160 Figure 5-44 Configuration Saving Screen When the new configuration has been saved successfully, a message "LPAR manager configuration is saved successfully" is displayed. Figure 5-45 Configuration Saving Screen 5-30 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 161: Boot The Guest Os

    On the [Activate LPAR] sub-screen, select an LPAR to activate and press [Enter]. Figure 5-46 Activate LPAR Screen When a sub-screen to confirm [Activate]: power on is displayed, select "Continue" and press [Enter]. 5-31 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 162: Boot Order Setting

    The boot order example is shown below for when booting a logical BIOS (IA32.UEFI). When booting a logical EFI (X64.UEFI), a display is partly different from a logical BIOS display. 5-32 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 163: Boot Setting

    Setting of the EFI driver for SAN boot is shown below. This setup is unnecessary when the EFI driver is already set up. Select [Boot Maintenance Manager] Select [Boot Options] Select [Change Boot Order] 5-33 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 164 Discard Changes and Exit. When except the above mentioned, Select [Change the order] Press [+] or [-] key, Move Boot option of [EFI Internal Shell] to the head. 5-34 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 165 Select [Commit Changes and Exit] Click [Esc] 5-35 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 166 Select [Continue, Boot EFI shell] Enter driver command, Search the driver handle of [Hitachi Fibre channel Driver]. In this example, [78] is a driver handle. 5-36 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 167 – Set the WWPN and LUN No. of port which are used on the target external disk array equipment to the Boot Device List.UsuallyList. Usually LU0 is considered as the boot LU, therefore setup 0. 5-37 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 168 Connection Configuration Value Connect to storage via FC switch module Connection Type: Auto or PtoP Save the setting content in "save" command. 5-38 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 169: Creating Boot Option

    CD/DVD boot or Network boot, use the procedure "Guest OS boot", then select the proper one in the 4th procedure. OS Setup Select [Boot Maintenance Manager]. 5-39 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 170 For a logical EFI boot, you do not need to create an HBA device boot option, because a boot image is added automatically in a boot order when installing OS. Go to step 9. Select [Add Boot Option]. 5-40 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 171 Select the boot device to create boot option. Tip: • Check the disk array configuration to make sure the configuration is correct if HBA device is not recognized. Select [Input the description]. 5-41 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 172 Tip: • Available number of characters: 2 to 75 characters • Available character types: alphanumeric and special characters (!"#$ %&'()=~|{}_?*`+><,./¥:];[@^-) Select [Commit Changes and Exit]. 5-42 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 173 Select [Boot Options]. Select [Add Boot Option]. 5-43 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 174 For a logical EFI boot, select EFISECTOR to create boot option. EFISECTOR, [Acpi(PNP0A08,0x0)/Pci(0x1D,0x0)/USB(0x0,0x0)/USB(0x 0,0x0)/USB(0x2,0x0)/Unit(0x0)/CDROM(0x1,0x958,0x1C11 9B)] Select EFI > BOOT > BOOTX64.EFI in the following windows. Select [Input the description]. 5-44 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 175 Input the boot device name. Tip: • Available number of characters: 2 to 75 characters • Available character types: alphanumeric and special characters (!"#$%&'()=~|{}_?*`+><,./¥:];[@^-) Select [Commit Changes and Exit]. 5-45 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 176 Press [Esc]. Tip: • When you need to create a boot option again, perform the following procedure. Guest OS Boot Select [Boot Maintenance Manager]. 5-46 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 177 Select [Boot Options]. Select [Add Boot Option]. 5-47 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 178 OS has been installed. • For a logical EFI boot, select NO VOLUME LABEL as the boot device to create boot option. NO VOLUME LABEL, [Acpi(PNP0A08,0x0)/Pci(0x3,0x0)/Pci(0x0,0x0)/Fibre(0 x50060E801024EEC3,0x0)/HD(2,GPT,6911384B-9BDF-4EB9-9 5-48 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 179 Select [Input the description]. Input the boot device name. Tip: • Available number of characters: 2 to 75 characters • Available character types: alphanumeric and special characters (!"#$%&'()=~|{}_?*`+><,./¥:];[@^-) 5-49 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 180: Changing Boot Order

    You can set the priority order to boot device by changing a boot order. If the priority order of the boot device has been set already, you do not need the following setup. 5-50 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 181 Load File Network Boot Use SC/DPM DEVICE EFI Internal Shell EFI Shell Boot Set EFI driver OS Set up Select [Boot Maintenance Manager]. Select [Boot Options]. 5-51 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 182 When the priority order of the boot device has been set already, [Change Boot Order] is not necessary. Select [Discard Changes and Exit], then execute from the procedure 8. In other case, select [Change the order]. 5-52 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 183 For a logical EFI boot, change the priority order of the boot device as below. /-----------------------\ | CD/DVD | EFI Internal Shell \-----------------------/ Select [Commit Changes and Exit]. 5-53 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 184 Press [Esc]. Select [Continue]. 5-54 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 185 If you press any key multiple times, "Windows Boot Manager" might be displayed. In this case, select [Windows Setup [EMS Enabled]], and continue the setup. Guest OS Boot Select [Boot Maintenance Manager]. 5-55 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 186 Select [Boot Options]. Select [Change Boot Order]. 5-56 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 187 8. In other case, select [Change the order]. Press [+] or [-], change the priority order of the boot device as below. 5-57 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 188 | Windows Boot Manager | EFI Internal Shell \-----------------------------/ Linux: /-----------------------------\ | Red Hat Enterprise Linux | EFI Internal Shell \-----------------------------/ Select [Commit Changes and Exit]. 5-58 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 189 Press [Esc]. Select [Continue]. 5-59 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 190: Deleting Boot Order

    You can delete the unnecessary boot device to not boot. The following example provides the procedure for deleting the boot option of [CD/DVD]. Select [Boot Maintenance Manager]. Select [Boot Options]. 5-60 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 191 Select [Delete Boot Option]. Press the space key to select the boot option which is deleted. 5-61 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 192: Display Settings For Guest Os

    In the case which the display is not set as the following settings, display speed and mouse action are slow in the remote console. • [LPAR manager firmware version: 01-5X or lower] 5-62 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 193: Display Settings For Windows

    Confirm that [Section "Device" > Driver] is [vesa] in /etc/X11/ xorg.conf. When other than [vesa], set [vesa]. Example of Section "Device" settings: Section "Device" Identifier "Videocard0" Driver "vesa" EndSection 5-63 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 194: Deactivation Of Lpar

    Deactivate a LPAR from the LPAR manager screen. On the [LPAR manager Menu] or [LPAR manager Menu or Logical Partition Configuration] screen, press [F4] key for deactivation of LPAR. 5-64 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 195 On the sub-screen, select the LPAR to deactivate using the cursor and press [Enter]. Figure 5-48 LPAR Deactivate Screen When a sub-screen to confirm Deactivate: power-off appears, select "Yes". 5-65 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 196 Sub-screen for confirmation of LPAR deactivation might not be displayed depending on configuration of "Deactivation and Reactivation" in LPAR manager Option screen. Operated LPAR is deactivated as follows. 5-66 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 197: Termination Of Lpar Manager

    Shutdown on page 10-11 for note. Press [Alt] + [r] on any screen for displaying sub-screen of "Shutdown LPAR manager system". Then select 'Shutdown' and press [Enter] key. 5-67 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 198 It will take a couple of minutes before the power supply for the server blade is shut off. Once the LPAR manager shutdown has begun, no operation on the LPAR manager screens is available. 5-68 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 199 A sub-screen appears saying that the LP System Shutdown is complete, and the power supply of the server blade shuts off. Figure 5-54 Screen after LPAR manager shutdown completion 5-69 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 200 To shut down the LPAR manager system using the power control schedule of ServerConductor / Blade Server Manager, install ServerConductor / Advanced Agent to all the LPARs. 5-70 Setup of LPAR manager Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 201: Lpar Manager Backup

    LPAR manager backup This chapter explains LPAR manager backup. □ LPAR manager backup files □ Creating backup files □ Restoring backup files LPAR manager backup Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 202: Lpar Manager Backup Files

    – Change of SMP configuration for server blade After creating backup files – Change of LP system settings – Add and delete of LPAR, change of LPAR settings LPAR manager backup Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 203: Save/Backup/Restore Tools For Lp Configuration

    Creating backup files Save LP configuration files to create backup files. Keep the backup files safe. For procedures, see the Hitachi Compute Blade HVM Navigator User's Guide - LPAR Configuration, the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide, and the ServerConductor/Blade Server Manager Series Administration Guide.
  • Page 204 LPAR manager backup Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 205: Operation By Lpar Manager Screen

    This chapter explains LPAR manager operation by using the LPAR manager screen. Contents on the screens depend on the version of HVM Navigator. □ LPAR manager Key Operations □ Summary of LPAR manager Screen Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 206: Lpar Manager Key Operations

    System Configuration [F2] Displays the memory allocation status on a Logical Partition sub-screen in the LPAR Configuration Configuration screen. Deletes processor groups. Physical Processor Configuration Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 207 Saves the LPAR manager configuration to LPAR manager Menu the non-volatile storage in the Switch and Logical Partition Management Module. Configuration [LPAR manager firmware version 01-9X or VNIC Assignment later] Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 208: Summary Of Lpar Manager Screen

    Configures the logical processors for the LPARs. Displays the name of the defined LPARs and their power status. Physical Processor Configuration Displays the configuration and status of the physical processors. Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 209 Firmware Version Information Displays firmware version of each component. In addition, the relevant sub-screen may be displayed when you select the setting items (by pressing [Enter]). Note: Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 210: Common Items For All Screens

    LPARs, change the setting of allocation to LPARs if required, and then release the safe mode. LPAR manager Menu LPAR manager Menu screen is below. Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 211 Lists the function keys and the shortcut 01-0X~ keys available in this screen. F3: Activates an LPAR. F4: Deactivates an LPAR. F5: Reactivates an LPAR. Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 212 In such a case, deactivate the LPAR. (As the connection between the LPAR and a disk has been disconnected, the disk data is not destroyed) Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 213: Logical Partition Configuration

    Press [F9]: Save Configuration in this screen. Logical Partition Configuration Use the [Logical Partition Configuration] screen to do the followings. Example of Logical Partition Configuration screen is below. Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 214 LPAR manager firmware version 02-0X or later: Figure 7-4 LPAR Configuration Screen(LPAR manager firmware version 02-0X or later) Description of each items are below. 7-10 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 215 Sets the memory size allocated to an 1024 01-0X~ LPAR in units of MB. This is always a multiple of 256. 7-11 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 216 [When activating] A: Shows the Node number will be selected automatically and the free memory will be allocated ascendingly. 7-12 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 217 LPARs are activated. Small number is given priority. (14) Enables/disables the function that 01-0X~ automatically clears the logical SEL. (Auto Clear) Y: Enables Auto Clear. 7-13 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 218 Ded: Displays the total number of logical processors in the occupation mode. Mem: Displays the total memory amount in megabytes. 7-14 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 219 Shared: Displays the total number of physical processors in the shared mode. Dedicate: Displays the total number of physical processors in the dedicated mode. 7-15 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 220 NUMA Setting Deactivate Activate Non-NUMA NUMA 0 to Maximum Node NUMA Setting Deactivate Activate Non-NUMA NUMA 0 to Maximum Node 0 to Maximum Node 7-16 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 221 EFI. Legend: Y: can be changed N: cannot be changed C: Can be changed with conditions Notes: Can be changed only in shared mode. 7-17 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 222 (such as during start of a guest OS), a disk may be damaged. You are strongly recommended to restart the guest OS instead of reactivation. 7-18 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 223 We recommend that the total number of logical processors to assign to the LPAR with shared mode is smaller than 4 times of the total number of physical processors. 7-19 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 224 [Enter]. On the displayed sub-screen, move the cursor over the "Mem Size" column of the "Node" row, and press 7-20 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 225 The assigned memory node number can be checked in the memory allocation display which is displayed by pressing F2 key on the Logical Partition Configuration screen. 7-21 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 226 Move the cursor over the AC column of the LPAR whose Auto Clear settings you want to change, and press [Enter]. This will open a sub-screen. Use the 7-22 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 227 VC column of LPAR line or in the sub-screen appears when pointing VC column of LPAR line and pressing the [Enter] key. Figure 7-5 Virtual Console Enabling Screen 7-23 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 228 VC column of the LPAR line. Figure 7-6 Virtual Console Mapping Screen When you press [F1] on this sub-screen, allocation of VC numbers/TCP ports is displayed. 7-24 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 229 NUMA column of the LPAR row, and press [Enter]. The sub- screen is displayed. Select Yes or No, and press [Enter]. 7-25 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 230 Displays what is using the memory area indicated by Mem Size from the address of Mem Org Addr. The meaning of the system names is shown below. 7-26 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 231: Logical Processor Configuration

    Press [F9] key (save configuration) on the LPAR manager screen. Logical Processor Configuration The following functions are available in the Logical Processor Configuration screen. 7-27 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 232 Sets a scheduling mode. 01-0X~ S: Shared mode D: Dedicated mode Displays the number of logical processors 01-0X~ assigned to the LPAR. 7-28 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 233 Displays Only 01-0X~ Displays Only 01-0X~ Displays Only 01-0X~ Displays Only 01-0X~ Displays Only 01-0X~ Logical Displays Only 01-0X~ Processor Number Logical 01-0X~ Processor Assignment 7-29 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 234: Physical Processor Configuration

    Physical Processor Configuration The following functions are possible in the Physical Processor Configuration screen. Example of Physical Processor Configuration is below. 7-30 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 235 The current clock frequencies of physical processors might not run at the maximum rate when a power capping function is enabled, Turbo Mode is enabled or processors are idle. 7-31 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 236 (14) Total Core Displays the number of total cores. 01-0X~ (15) Shr Core Displays the number of cores in shared 01-0X~ mode. 7-32 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 237 Name line, and press [Enter] to display a sub-screen. Type a processor group name to change, and press [Enter]. 7-33 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 238: Pci Device Information

    PCI device for identification purposes. Vendor Displays the name of the vendor of the PCI 01-0X~ device. (displays up to 15 characters) 7-34 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 239 CB 540A A1/B1 KVM, Remote Console Onboard Gx0 to Gx1, or Gx Mezzanine card slot Ex1 to Ex4 Ex1 to Ex4 x: Server Blade No 7-35 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 240 F: Fibre Channel (FC) S: SCSI controller or RAID controller Schd Displays scheduling mode of physical PCI devices. D: Dedicated mode S: Shared mode 7-36 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 241: Pci Device Assignment

    (End character '*' of the PCI config address means that the physical and logical PCI information are different) PCI Device Assignment The following functions are available in the PCI Device Assignment screen. 7-37 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 242 Displays the PCI device type. 01-0X~ S: SCSI controller N: Network interface Card (NIC) Add "v" to the end of line when using VF NIC. 7-38 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 243 Scheduling Mode of a PCI device to LPAR manager. F11: Scrolls the page to the right within the screen. F12: Scrolls the page to the left within the screen. 7-39 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 244 Schd to the LPAR manager system, press [F10] and select "Yes" in the confirmation sub-screen that opens. After you select "Yes", 7-40 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 245 LPAR is activated. If USB allocation status is not #A, USB Auto Attach cannot be performed. If with no #A LPAR, USB Auto Attach will not be performed for any LPAR. 7-41 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 246: Virtual Nic Assignment

    #VNIC Displays the number of Logical NICs 01-0X~ assigned to LPARs. 7-42 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 247 Displays the function keys that can be used 01-0X~ in this screen. F2: Displays the list of assigned VLAN ID. F5: Used to set the promiscuous mode. 7-43 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 248 VNIC Assignment 01-0X~ [PageUp]/[PageDown] Display Only 01-0X~ VNIC MAC Address 01-0X~ Information 01-0X~ (Shared NIC/ Virtual NIC) 01-0X~ VLANID 01-0X~ Inter-LPAR 01-0X~ Packet Filtering 7-44 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 249 Promiscuous Mode settings defined in the different network segment identifier from the list displayed with [F2]: Disp., press [Esc] to close the current display, move the cursor, and press [F2]: Disp again. 7-45 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 250 [LPAR manager firmware version 01-9X or later] When VF NIC is assigned, an amount of limited transmission bandwidth that LPAR uses (Active state) is displayed. 7-46 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 251 LPAR(MAC). Enable Restricted Receives packets with the address only to the concerned LPAR(MAC). Through Receives all packets on the identical network segment. 7-47 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 252 Place the cursor on the intersection between the LPAR in line and the virtual NIC number in column, and press [F7]: Select VLAN to display the sub- screen. Select the VLAN mode and press [Enter]. 7-48 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 253 When selecting [Tagged] as the VLAN mode and the number of VLAN ID settings is less than 16, another sub-screen is displayed. Select [Yes] if 7-49 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 254 Figure 7-20 VLAN ID Setting Screen Example: Defining VLAN mode=Tab; VLANID=1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 to LPAR1; Virtual NIC 1a with virtual NIC Number0 7-50 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 255 Transmit Disables inter-LPAR Transmit communication in the same segment. Used for improving independence and security of LPARs when each LPAR has a respective owner. 7-51 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 256 [Enter] key. When pressing [F1] on the subscreen, you can enter a numeric value by the 100 Mbps. 7-52 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 257: Shared Fc Assignment

    Following tasks can be done on the [Shared FC Assignment] screen. Example of Shared FC Assignment screen is below. Figure 7-23 Shared FC Assignment Screen 7-53 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 258 WWNN: Displays WWNN of the shared FC. Bus#/Dev#/Func#: Displays Bus#/Dev#/ Fuc# of the PCI device with the shared FC implemented. vfdOD#: Displays vfcWWN-ID set in the shared FC. 7-54 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 259 Y: can be changed N: cannot be changed How to change the shared FC assignment Deactivate the LPAR to change the shared FC assignment. 7-55 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 260 30 (for a 16Gb FC adapter) for each port. However, the same vfcID cannot be set for multiple LPARs. Also, multiple vfcIDs cannot be set for one LPAR. Figure 7-25 vfc Assignment for Shared FC 7-56 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 261 NPIV is disabled) • When PortStatus is "'E': Error Check, unrecoverable failure, contact the reseller from which you purchased this equipment or consult maintenance personnel. 7-57 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 262: Allocated Fc Information

    "-" is displayed if the FC has not been allocated to any LPAR. Slot# Displays the physical slot number to which 01-0X~ the FC is inserted. 7-58 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 263: System Configuration

    On the sub-screen, select item to display, and press [Enter]. System Configuration The following functions are available in the System Configuration screen. Example of System Configuration screen is below. 7-59 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 264 Figure 7-28 LPAR manager System Configuration Screen(1/2) Figure 7-29 LPAR manager System Configuration Screen(2/2) 7-60 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 265 SC/ BSM/HvmSh commands operate, by LPAR manager. This item is not displayed in the firmware combinations that support change of 7-61 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 266 Sets the IP address of a server where commands such as HvmSh and HVMGetPerf work. (13) Function Key Displays the function keys that can be 01-0X~ used in this screen. 7-62 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 267 Up to 10 people are displayed per page. (19) Name Displays the user name. 02-05~ (20) Remain Displays the password expiration date. 02-05~ The number of days remaining excluding 7-63 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 268 Activate Deactivate Failure Version LP ID 01-0X~ LP IP displayed 01-0X~ Address only Subnet Mask displayed 01-0X~ only Default displayed 01-0X~ Gateway only 7-64 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 269 Expiry 02-05~ Type Virtual COM 02-05~ disconnected when Type is changed. User List displayed 02-05~ only Name displayed 02-05~ only Remain displayed 02-05~ only 7-65 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 270 Place the cursor on the BSM Alert Port and press [Enter] to display a sub- screen. Enter the new BSM Alert Port Number in the sub-screen and press [Enter]. 7-66 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 271 Place the cursor on LP CLI IP Address, and press the [Enter] key to display a sub-screen. Type an LP CLI IP address you want to change and press the [Enter] key. 7-67 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 272 How to perform user authentication for LP CLI connections [LPAR manager firmware version 02-05 or later] 7-68 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 273 You can use 1 to 31 characters for the password. How to delete a user [LPAR manager firmware version 02-05 or later] 7-69 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 274: System Service State

    The following functions are available in the [System Service State] screen. Example of System Service State screen is below. Figure 7-30 LPAR manager System Service Status Screen 7-70 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 275 Access Manager (BSM) access status. RUN: The service is operating normally. STOP: The service is stopping. ERROR: The service is in the error state. 7-71 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 276 Displays the management path status. 01-0X~ Network Connect: displays the management path Path State connection is in 'Success' or 'Fail'. Success: Communication with the management module is enabled. 7-72 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 277 Displays "-" when the device type is F in (7). (13) PORT# Displays the port number (0 ~ 3). 01-0X~ (14) SLOT# Displays the slot number. 01-0X~ 7-73 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 278: Date And Time

    NTP setting is enabled. RTC time of LPAR might not synchronize as correction time of NTP, if you rebooted without saving the configuration. 7-74 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 279 Moreover, the time may be displayed during updating. Sample of NTP configuration screen is below. Figure 7-32 NTP Server Configuration Screen Sample of NTP Server configuration screen is below. 7-75 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 280 Fai (Failure): The LPAR cannot be used due to an unrecoverable failure. Reboot LPAR manager when this happens. If rebooting LPAR manager cannot solve the problem, 7-76 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 281 You cannot set when the SEL date and time mode is GMT. The SEL time zone is set only when LPAR SEL Time is displayed in the display time selection. 7-77 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 282 UTC: Synchronizes RTC time and SEL time of an LPAR with UTC time. [All LPAR manager firmware versions] All LPAR: Adjusts the times of all LPARs. 7-78 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 283 Table 7-30 LPAR Status on the NTP Server Configuration Screen LPAR Status Supported LPAR Item Remark manager Activate Deactivate Failure Version LPAR Date Select 01-0X~ and Time Display 7-79 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 284 TimeSync is Disabled. Adjust LPAR 01-0X~ Time Select Setting 01-0X~ Display Import Config Y 01-0X~ TimeSync 01-0X~ NTP Server 01-0X~ Legend: Y: Can be changed 7-80 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 285 SEL time zone and press [Enter]. The sub-screen for selecting the SEL time zone appears. Select SEL time zone, and press [Enter]. 7-81 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 286 Time Zone. Same as LPAR manager Time Zone. Different from LPAR manager Time Zone. Unknown which is the same as Time Zone. 7-82 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 287 Select the time source and press [Enter] key, and then select Specified Zone. • In the sub-screen, set the time zone and press [Enter] key. • Select the target LPAR and press [Enter] key. 7-83 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 288 Place the cursor on [LPAR RTC] on the Date and Time screen and press [Enter] to display a sub-screen. Select [LPAR SEL Time] and press [Enter]. 7-84 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 289 Place the cursor on LPAR SEL Time on the Date and Time screen and press [Enter] to display a sub-screen. Select a "LPAR RTC" and press [Enter]. 7-85 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 290 Figure 7-40 Data and Time sub-screen • Save the configuration using [F9]: Save Configuration on the Menu screen. Figure 7-41 the LPAR manager Menu Screen 7-86 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 291 Place the cursor on Import Config at the lower left side and press [Enter] to display a sub-screen. Place the cursor on the item to import and press [Enter]. 7-87 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 292 Place the cursor on Time Zone on the Date and Time screen and press [Enter] to display a sub-screen. Set a "Time Zone" and press [Enter]. 7-88 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 293 • Press [F7]: Change System Time Zone on the Date and Time screen to display a sub-screen. Set a time zone and press [Enter]. 7-89 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 294 Check that NTP is set to SYNC on the System Service State screen. Figure 7-51 Checking the System Service State • Adjust the time of LPAR using Adjust LPAR Time on the Date and Time screen. 7-90 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 295 Place the cursor on Time Zone on the Date and Time screen and press [Enter] to display a sub-screen. Set a "Time Zone" and press [Enter]. 7-91 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 296 • Press [F7]: Change System Time Zone on the Date and Time screen to display a sub-screen. Set a time zone and press [Enter]. 7-92 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 297 • Place the cursor on TimeSync on the Date and Time screen and press [Enter] to display a sub-screen. Select "NTP" and press [Enter]. 7-93 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 298 • Place the cursor on TimeSyn on the Date and Time screen and press [Enter] to display a sub-screen. Select "Disable" and press [Enter]. 7-94 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 299 2000 and 2037. Therefore set the value between 2000 and 2037 to the year part of LPAR manager system time and LPAR SET time. 7-95 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 300 Place the cursor on Setting on the Date and Time screen and press [Enter] to display a sub-screen. Select "LPAR RTC" and press [Enter]. 7-96 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 301 Figure 7-72 Selecting of the "ALL LPAR" • Save the configuration using [F9]: Save Configuration on the Menu screen. Figure 7-73 Saving of the LPAR manager Config 7-97 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 302: Lp Options

    LPAR manager system reboots. No: Does not restore the LPAR to the status it had before the LPAR manager system reboots. 7-98 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 303 Function. For CB 520H B2 model, Power Saving Function is not supported. Power saving effect is not obtained when Power Saving Function is enabled. 7-99 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 304 Enable: Enables the Save Time Config. Disable: Disables the Save Time Config. (10) Safe Mode Displays whether the safe mode is on. 02-1X~ Cancels safe mode. ON: Safe mode 7-100 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 305 "Clear NVRAM" initializes the boot order settings, but does not initialize the EFI driver settings. (16) Displays the LPAR on which the NVRAM 01-0X~ is to be initialized. 7-101 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 306 When Auto Activation is performed due to Pre-State Auto Activation, the Auto Activation Order setting is ignored. In this Auto Activation, the LPARs are automatically activated starting from the smallest LPAR number. 7-102 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 307 If all the LPARs are not deactivated within 30 minutes from the start of shutdown processing, the shutdown processing is canceled and the shutdown status returns to Ready. This also removes the suppression of LPAR activation. 7-103 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 308 "Because the Configuration format was updated, saving the Configuration is necessary.Please press the F9 key." 7-104 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 309 Place the cursor on "LP Timercounter Base", and press [Enter]. Figure 7-75 To change "LP Timercounter Base" on "LP Options" screen • Select TSC or Cpu Frequency on the sub-screen, and press [Enter]. 7-105 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 310 "Yes", saving the configuration and rebooting LPAR manager will be executed. Selecting "No" cancels saving. Figure 7-77 Confirmation screen to save configuration • LPAR manager is rebooted following the configuration saving. 7-106 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 311 Those operations can be prevented by disabling "Save Time Config". [LPAR manager screen] [System event log] 7-107 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 312 OS. – Enable the Save Time Config on the Options screen. – Save the configuration on the Menu screen using F9: Save Configuration. 7-108 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 313 You can also stop displaying the confirmation prompt sub-screen by activating the LPAR, selecting "Continue: Don't show this message" on the confirmation prompt sub-screen and pressing [Enter]. Figure 7-80 LPAR Activation Confirmation Screen 7-109 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 314: Lpar Usage

    Sampling time. Example of LPAR Usage screen is below. 7-110 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 315 Displays the proportions of the LPAR's 01-0X~ service time to the service time of physical processors running properly that are assigned to the shared mode LPAR. 7-111 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 316 100%. Therefore this value cannot be used as a yardstick for changing resources anymore. (Note) Even if the processor capping function is on, the LPAR manager allocation rate 7-112 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 317 Total number of physical processors assigned to the LPAR running properly in the dedicated mode m: Total number of all processors assigned to LPAR in the dedicated mode. 7-113 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 318 '*'. Srv(ms) displays the total service time of LPARs in shared mode. when SRV(%) with * is included, * is displayed in that value. 7-114 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 319 Dsp(ms) displays the execution time of the LPAR manager System2. Busy(%) displays the busy ratio of the LPAR manager System2. This value is obtained by the following formula. 7-115 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 320: Front Panel

    Select the number of a processor group shown on the sub- screen, and press [Enter]. Front Panel The following actions are possible in the Front Panel screen. Example of Front Panel screen is below. 7-116 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 321 Ignite dump : Dump was taken. MigrationFailed : LPAR migration stops, which requires LPAR recovery. Dump Commands a guest OS to collect dump. Void/Dump 01-0X~ 7-117 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 322 Place the cursor on 'Yes' again and press [Enter]. Dump collection is possible only when the relevant LPAR is activated. Note: 7-118 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 323: Lp System Logs

    This will delete the LPAR's console log data from the buffer in LPAR manager. How to recover Migration Failed LPAR Recover an LPAR with Migration Failed, if any. See the Hitachi Compute Blade HVM Navigator User's Guide - Migration for the procedure of recovery operation.
  • Page 324 Displays the system log page information. 01-0X~ Numerator: Displays the page number of the system log currently displayed. Denominator: Displays the total number of pages of the system logs. 7-120 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 325 If the LP System Logs cannot be included in one page, scroll up or down using [Page Up] or [Page Down]. To analysis faults, we may check the messages displayed on the LP system logs screen. 7-121 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 326: Firmware Version Information

    The following functions are available on the Firmware Version Information screen. Figure 7-87 Firmware Version Information Screen The following table describes each item on this screen. 7-122 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 327 Advanced: Advanced model LP Serial# Displays the LP Serial number. 01-0X~ Hitachi Displays the FC adapter firmware version of 01-0X~ Fibre the slot number. Channel 7-123 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 328 7-124 Operation by LPAR manager Screen Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 329: Lpar Manager Dump Collection

    This chapter explains the over view of LPAR manager at this chapter. □ Check the LPAR manager Dump □ Collects the LPAR manager Dump □ Exports LPAR manager Dump LPAR manager Dump Collection Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 330: Check The Lpar Manager Dump

    Place the cursor on the 'Execute' field under of "Take LP Dump" and press [Enter] to display a sub-screen. Then select 'Yes' on the sub-screen and press [Enter]. LPAR manager Dump Collection Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 331 Confirm two LP system logs of "LPAR manager dump transfer succeeded" exist on the screen, and their recorded times are around the time of operation for collecting LPAR manager Dump. LPAR manager Dump Collection Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 332: Exports Lpar Manager Dump

    So call maintenance personnel or reseller. Exports LPAR manager Dump Select [Dump log] from Menu tree. LPAR manager Dump Collection Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 333 Figure 8-5 Web Console Alerts Window 2. Press [Download] button, then save the dump log. Figure 8-6 LPAR manager Dump Collection Complete Message LPAR manager Dump Collection Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 334 LPAR manager Dump Collection Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 335: Messages

    Messages This chapter describes the Displaying Message. □ LPAR manager Boot Messages □ LPAR manager Screen messages □ LP system logs Screen Messages □ HCSM Alert Messages Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 336: Lpar Manager Boot Messages

    SMBIOS, error code:[0xXXXX]. XXXX:EFI Status Code Explanation There is no IPMI table at SMBIOS. What to do Contact the reseller from which you purchased this equipment or consult maintenance personnel. Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 337 Error: Could not load loader image from Management Module, error code:[0xXXXX]. Message Content Please check network connection with management module and network XXXX:EFI Status Code Explanation Reading the LPAR manager loader failed. Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 338 PortX (MgmtX). What to do Check there are not any problems in a setup of a network, a LAN switch and a connection. Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 339 When it is not "2 GB", set it to "2GB", turn off a power supply once, and reboot the LPAR manager. For details, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 series EFI User's Guide. LP-Loader could not find VfcSeed.dat in management Message Content module.
  • Page 340 See the Hitachi Compute Blade Emulex Adapter User's Guide for Hardware for setting it. However, it cannot be changed in LP mode. If necessary, change it in Basic mode. Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 341 What to do The VfcSeed.dat file on the standby server blade may have the format error. Contact the reseller from which you purchased this equipment or consult maintenance personnel. Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 342 XXXXXX). Message Content Please install another LP F/W supported for this blade. XXXX : Server Blade Model Explanation This LPAR manager firmware is not supported for this server blade. Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 343: Lpar Manager Screen Messages

    Auto activation for LPARx results in error. Explanation Auto activation for LPARx failed. LPAR manager Aborts the specified process. operation What to do Follow the instructions in subsequent messages. Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 344 Count Over Shared NIC Config. Explanation The scheduling mode cannot be changed to shared mode, due to exceeding the upper limit of shared NIC. LPAR manager Aborts the specified process. operation 9-10 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 345 The device is a shared FC, so you need to change it on the PCI Device Assignment screen. LPAR manager Aborts the specified process. operation What to do Make the setting on the Shared FC Assignment screen. 9-11 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 346 During LPAR Activation processing, activation failed except for the securing of resources. LPAR manager Aborts the specified process. operation What to do Wait a moment and then retry the specified process. 9-12 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 347 What to do None. Message Content Inhibit ICV request for the operation Explanation The configuration information could not be saved. LPAR manager Aborts the specified process. operation 9-13 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 348 Invalid Input Data. Explanation The new data you tried to set is invalid and cannot set. LPAR manager Aborts the setting process. operation What to do Set different data. 9-14 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 349 Correct the value and retry. Message Content IP address of NTP server is needed. Explanation NTP server setting needs IP address. LPAR manager Stop a time-getting of NTP server operation 9-15 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 350 Message Content LPAR start failed. Explanation The target LPAR failed to restart. 9-16 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 351 Because the memory size is zero, the LPAR cannot be activated. LPAR manager Aborts LPAR activation. operation What to do Set a memory size and active the LPAR. 9-17 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 352 Over the maximum number of activated LPARs (X). Explanation The LPAR cannot be activated because it is beyond the max number (X) of LPARs to activate with Essential model and Advanced model. 9-18 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 353 LPAR manager Aborts the specified process. operation What to do Retry the specified process. Message Content Sampling time Error Explanation Sampling time setting failed in LPAR Usage screen. 9-19 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 354 Explanation The specified user name is reserved by LPAR manager. LPAR manager Aborts the specified process. operation What to do Use another user name to retry user registration. 9-20 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 355 LPAR migration in progress. LPAR manager Aborts the specified process. operation What to do Retry the specified process until the LPAR migration is completed. 9-21 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 356 The name is used for other LPAR. Explanation An LPAR with the name you set already exists. LPAR manager Aborts LPAR name change process. operation What to do Change the name. 9-22 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 357 You cannot change the authentication mode if the virtual COM console connection mode is SSH. LPAR manager Aborts the specified process. operation What to do Review the specified process. 9-23 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 358: Lp System Logs Screen Messages

    Explanation Dmar fault occurred. What to do Contact your reseller or maintenance personnel. Message Content Guest, Watchdog timer has expired. Explanation A guest watchdog timer timeout was detected. 9-24 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 359 Contact the reseller from which you purchased this equipment or consult maintenance personnel. Message Content LP Loader detected format error in the initial parameter. Explanation The failure of the initial parameter file was detected. 9-25 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 360 LP detected Activation error for Shared NIC. Explanation A failure in validating shared NIC was detected. What to do Contact the reseller from which you purchased this equipment or consult maintenance personnel. 9-26 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 361 Contact the reseller from which you purchased this equipment or consult maintenance personnel. Message Content LP detected Initialization error for Shared NIC at Onboard. Explanation A failure in initializing shared NIC was detected. 9-27 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 362 What to do Check the connection to shared NIC. If this action takes no effect, contact the reseller from which you purchased this equipment or consult maintenance personnel. 9-28 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 363 Detects different SR-IOV settings (enable/disable) for two ports of the same controller of PCI device. What to do Check the SR-IOV settings of PCI device, or confirm that "Personality" is set to NIC mode. 9-29 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 364 What to do Check the connection to shared NIC. If this action takes no effect, contact the reseller from which you purchased this equipment or consult maintenance personnel. 9-30 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 365 System Service request command failed. Explanation Command request to the system service failed. What to do Contact the reseller from which you purchased this equipment or consult maintenance personnel. 9-31 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 366: Warn Level

    LPAR manager has shifted to the safe mode. Confirm the NIC allocation to LPARs, change the setting of allocation to LPARs if required, and then release the safe mode. 9-32 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 367 LP detected Driver Ver Error for Shared FC. Explanation The FC driver not supporting shared FC was detected. What to do Upgrade the driver to the version supporting shared FC. 9-33 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 368 What to do Contact the reseller from which you purchased this equipment or consult maintenance personnel. Message Content LP dump is lost. Explanation The LPAR manager dump was lost. 9-34 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 369 - Restore is performed with Web console, CLI console. - Initialization is performed with Web console, CLI console. - Cloning is performed with BSM. - N+M cold standby is performed. - Discrepancy between blade serial numbers. 9-35 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 370 Reset a network load situation and execute network boot again. If the system log is still taken after executing again. Contact the reseller from which you purchased this equipment or consult maintenance personnel. 9-36 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 371 Message Content SVP access initialization failed. Explanation Initializing the access to the management module failed. What to do Contact your reseller or maintenance personnel. 9-37 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 372: Info Level

    What to do None. Message Content Guest dump was cancelled. Explanation Guest memory dump was cancelled by the canceling operation of guest memory dump. What to do None. 9-38 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 373 The Auto Activate operation was cancelled. What to do None. Message Content LP auto activation process is ended. Explanation The Auto Activate operation is complete. What to do None. 9-39 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 374 Start the guest OS, then the PCI device can be used again. LP detected Link Up recovery at Shared NIC at expansion Message Content card. Explanation Shared NIC link up recovery was detected. What to do None. 9-40 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 375 What to do None. Message Content LP detected Shared FC Link is Available at expansion card. Explanation Shared FC Link is available. What to do None. 9-41 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 376 What to do None. Message Content LP has successfully imported Time Setting of SVP. Explanation LPAR manager succeeded the importing of Time setting from SVP. What to do None. 9-42 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 377 Updated FRU on LPAR manager boot, since N+M was performed. What to do None. Message Content LP Loader updated VfcSeed.dat in management module. Explanation Updated the VfcSeed.dat file, having the Vfc seed information in the management module. 9-43 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 378 None. Message Content LP restarted a LPAR on the source blade. Explanation Performed concurrent maintenance and LP restarted a LPAR on the source blade. What to do None. 9-44 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 379 What to do None. LP system time has successfully synchronized with NTP Message Content server. Explanation LP system time has successfully synchronized with NTP server. What to do None 9-45 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 380 LPAR manager corrected the invalid status of the ptc.l instruction. What to do None. Message Content Logical CPU performance returns to normal. Explanation Recovered from performance decrease by an excess of LPAR numbers and logical CPU numbers. 9-46 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 381: Hcsm Alert Messages

    Message Content Thermal error was restored. Explanation A temperature rise warning was released. What to do None. HCSM Alert Messages Table headings of HCSM alert messages [ID]: Message ID 9-47 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 382 [Description] Starts LPAR migration on the destination LP. <X> is the IP address on the migration source LP; <Y> is the IP address on the migration destination LP. 9-48 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 383 LP configuration format has been changed. (Previous Ver.=<X>,New Ver.=<Y>) [Description] LP configuration format has been changed. <X> is the configuration format version before change; <Y> is the configuration format version after change. [Action] None. 9-49 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 384 [Action] None. 0xFC01 Information LP started to shut down. [Description] LP started shutdown. [Action] None. 0xFC00 Information LP boot has completed. [Description] LP boot has completed. [Action] None. 9-50 Messages Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 385: Notes

    For notes for the system unit, see each User's Guides. □ Note for the LPAR manager Setup □ Note for the LPAR manager operation □ Notes for System Management 10-1 Notes Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 386: Note For The Lpar Manager Setup

    Auto-negotiation, LU in the storage may not be viewed because of the discrepancy between the transfer rate of the FC port and that of the fibre channel card. 10-2 Notes Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 387: Requirements For Lpar Manager Startup

    If a guest OS resolution is more than 1024 x 768, Console the console terminal displays the area of 1024 x 768 out of the screen. But the screen can be scrolled by moving the scroll box. 10-3 Notes Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 388: Note For The Lpar Manager Operation

    Example 1: Failure in LPAR activation due to LPAR memory fragmentation (LPAR activation fails when 5 or more discontinuous blanks of memory are allocated to an LPAR) 10-4 Notes Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 389 It is recommended that you should check blank memory allocation in the memory allocation display to keep the number of discontinuous blanks of memory up to 4 during operation. Example 2: 10-5 Notes Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 390 Define a dummy LPAR, set the memory size of the dummy LPAR to the total memory size which shown at 1.). 10-6 Notes Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 391: Memory Allocation To Lpars

    – Attach USB device to the LPAR first. When the OS does not operate properly even if you have attached USB device. deactivate the LPAR and then activate the LPAR again. 10-7 Notes Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 392: Using Inter-Lpar Communication In A Redundant Network Configuration

    LPAR manager, you must specify the settings below for applicable network segments (both primary and secondary). If you do not specify the settings, inter-LPAR communication might not be possible during a link failover. 10-8 Notes Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 393: Displaying Shared Nic/Virtual Nic By Ethtool Command

    When SR-IOV is enabled, a performance may degrade because multiqueue operating in dedicated mode does not work. For details, see the Hitachi Compute Blade Emulex Adapter User's Guide for Hardware. However, it cannot be changed in LP mode. If necessary, change it in Basic mode.
  • Page 394: Availability Of Shared Fc

    Dsp(ms) on SYS2 is more than 1800ms. If the high load is temporary, causing the timeout in saving configuration, please save the configuration again after the load is decreased. 10-10 Notes Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 395: Boot Option Settings

    When only one dual-core CPU is installed in the server blade CB 520H A1/B1/B2/B3 model, set "Enable" to Hyper-Threading. If Hyper-Threading is "Disable", an unexpected systemdown might occur on LPARs. 10-11 Notes Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 396: Restriction When Tpm (Trusted Platform Module) Is Installed

    EFI setup menu as follows: Select System Settings > System Security > TPM Settings. And then disable TPM Device. For details, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 series EFI User's Guide. Blockage/degradation for CPU, memory, or PCI device •...
  • Page 397: Restrictions Of The Numbers Of Nic Ports Assignment For Windows

    1 to 2 3 to 4 5 to 6 7 to 8 5 or more 9 or more No limitation Notes: One port uses the CPU resource for four ports. 10-13 Notes Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 398: Performance Slowdown On The Management Path

    • Registering or updating LPAR manager with HVM navigator fails due to the communication error. • Operation to LPAR manager from SC/BSM fails due to the timeout. 10-14 Notes Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 399: Expansion Of Vnic System No

    LP Mode effect the all LPARs which LPAR manager manages. Therefore, when the server blade is in the LP mode, power operation through the remote console is disabled. So, power-on, forced power-off, 10-15 Notes Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 400: Netm/Remote Control

    LPAR manager screen or HVM Navigator, or LPAR migration is being performed. If you do, backed up configuration is incomplete. Discard the back-up obtained during the saving or migration 10-16 Notes Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 401: Server Conductor/Deployment Manager

    Power Capping Slowdown of processor occurs when the value for upper limit of power consumption is too low. Then Guest OS on LPAR might not operate normally. 10-17 Notes Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 402 Therefore check the processor performance on the Guest OS and set the proper value. 10-18 Notes Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 403: A Setting Item Catalogue

    □ Server Blade which LPAR manager supports □ PCI device which LPAR manager supports □ OSs which LPAR manager supports □ Functions which LPAR manager supports □ SR-IOV functions which LPAR manager supports Setting Item Catalogue Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 404 Broadcom 1Gb 8- port LAN mezzanine card Emulex 10Gb 4- port LAN mezzanine card 3, 4 Emulex 10Gb 4- port converged network mezzanine 1, 2, 3, 4 card Setting Item Catalogue Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 405 Port Multiple Assignment has not available. Set "MultiChannel Support" as <Disabled> in Emulex PXESelect Utility. See the Hitachi Compute Blade Emulex Adapter User's Guide for Hardware for setting it. However, it cannot be changed in LP mode. If necessary, change it in Basic mode.
  • Page 406 Be sure to use it with NIC mode. Set "Personality" as <NIC> in Emulex PXESelect Utility. See the Hitachi Compute Blade Emulex Adapter User's Guide for Hardware for setting it. However, it cannot be changed in LP mode. If necessary, change it in Basic mode.
  • Page 407 Windows Server 2012 Y (01-3X or later) Windows Server 2012 R2 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7 Y (01-3X or later) Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 Y (01-7X or later) Setting Item Catalogue Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 408: Functions Which Lpar Manager Supports

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Notes: Only the 64-bit version is supported. Functions which LPAR manager supports Functions supported by LPAR manager are shown in the table below. Setting Item Catalogue Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 409 CB 520A A1 : 384GB (01-1X or later) CB 540A A1/B1 : 1024GB (01-2X or later) 1536GB (01-7X or later) CB 520X B1/B2 : 1-blade: 1536GB (01-8X or later) Setting Item Catalogue Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 410 Packet Filter PXE Boot iSCSI Boot Shared NIC Minimum division Port (01-0X or later) unit Max Physical LAN 8 (01-0X or later) Controller No. which can be Setting Item Catalogue Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 411 VF NIC per LPAR Assigning a NIC Y (01-9X or later) port duplicately to an LPAR Assigning a NIC Y (01-9X or later) port respectively to an LPAR Setting Item Catalogue Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 412 FC ports. (01-0X or be Dedicated at all later) LPARs SAN Boot Y (01-0X or later) NPIV Support FC Y (01-0X or later) Switch Connection Configuration A-10 Setting Item Catalogue Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 413 HCSM Web Console Y (01-0X or later) HVM Navigator LPAR configuration Y (01-0X or later) Monitoring Y (01-0X or later) Configuration Y (01-0X or later) Viewer A-11 Setting Item Catalogue Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 414 Max memory amount which can be allocated to LPAR manager =(Max physical memory amount)-(Memory amount which LPAR manager uses) The maximum amount of memory that can be allocated per LPAR is 4092 GB. A-12 Setting Item Catalogue Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 415: Sr-Iov Functions Which Lpar Manager Supports

    Only supported a power control by way of WOL by SC/BSM and SC/DPM. For supported status, see SR-IOV functions which LPAR manager supports. For support status, see the Hitachi Compute Systems Manager Software User Guide. CB 520X B1/B2 does not support this item.
  • Page 416 Inter LPAR communication LPAR manager User interface LPAR manager Y (01-9X or later) functions screen HvmSh Y (01-9X or later) HVM Navigator Y (01-9X or later) A-14 Setting Item Catalogue Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 417 Emulex 10Gb NIC of different types of firmware cannot be mounted in a server blade. For details about combinations of firmware versions and drivers, see the Hitachi Compute Blade Emulex Adapter User's Guide for Driver. When a guest OS, to which VF NIC is assigned, is rebooted, the following messages may appear in /var/log/messages and in the system event log if SIMT log monitor is running.
  • Page 418 For RX-ERR RX-DRP RX-OVR and TX-ERR TX-DRP TX-OVR in output results of netstat –i command, a value of the physical port are displayed. This representative value is based on measurement results at Hitachi's environment. Actual throughput value differs depending on measuring environment and measuring method.
  • Page 419 Table A-6 Setting value when using path redundancy and VLAN VLAN mode for LPAR Item fail_over_mac manager ARP monitoring Untagged fail_over_mac=1 MII monitoring Untagged fail_over_mac=1 (Recommendation) fail_over_mac=0 Tagged (only [All]) fail_over_mac=0 A-17 Setting Item Catalogue Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 420 A-18 Setting Item Catalogue Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 421: B Setting Item List

    Setting Item List This Appendix describes Setting Item List. □ LPAR manager Setting Items □ EFI Driver Setting Items Setting Item List Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 422: Lpar Manager Setting Items

    Set a TCP port of a virtual COM console. 20801 02-05 console port or later Password Set the validity period of a password. 02-05 expiry or later Setting Item List Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 423 TimeSync Select a time synchronous setup by a Disable 01-0X NTP server. or later *recommends making a setup which performs matching the time by a management module. Setting Item List Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 424 Logical Partition Scheduling Sets a shared mode or a dedicated 01-0X Configuration Mode(Scd) mode. or later Logical Sets a logical processor number. 01-0X Processor or later Number(Pro) Setting Item List Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 425 Assignment Logical Processor Configuration LPAR manager Processor Sets a Processor group number 01-0X Screen Group or later Configuration Physical Processor Configuration Setting Item List Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 426: Efi Driver Setting Items

    Sets Enable when searching Boot-Device that is Disabled Device Enable registered to Boot-Device-list. Boot Device List Registers the using Boot Device when select (All Zero) Boot Device Enable is set Enable. Setting Item List Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 427: C Console Types

    Console Types This Appendix describes Console Types. □ Console Types Console Types Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 428 3.LPAR manager initial settings 4.LP Mode Setting 5.LPAR manager Boot 6.Creating LPAR Y 7.Boot Order Setting 8.LPAR Activation 9.Guest OS Installation 10.Guest OS Operation 11.Guest OS Failure Detection Console Types Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 429 LPM: LPAR manager LP: LPAR Notes: For the latest support status, see the Hitachi Compute Systems Manager Software User Guide. Management Module Firmware version A0125 or later. For the latest support status, see the Hitachi Compute Blade HVM Navigator User's Guide.
  • Page 430 Console Types Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 431: D Lpar Manager Use Port Numbers

    LPAR manager use Port numbers This Appendix describes LPAR manager use Port numbers. □ LPAR manager use Port numbers LPAR manager use Port numbers Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 432: Lpar Manager Use Port Numbers

    Get Command SC/BSM 20079 -> Communication to Manager Service 21001 <- Communication from Manager Service HCSM 22611 -> Communication to HCSM Notes: Default port number LPAR manager use Port numbers Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 433 Table D-4 LPAR manager use port numbers Direction of Communication Item Protocol Port Number Description (Management Server - Management Server) LPAR migration TCP 23400 <- LPAR migration -> LPAR manager use Port numbers Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 434 LPAR manager use Port numbers Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 435: E System Configuration

    System Configuration This Appendix describes System Configuration. □ Recommended LPAR manager Configuration (SAN Boot) System Configuration Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 436: Recommended Lpar Manager Configuration (San Boot

    Figure E-1 Rear Side of Server Chassis Figure E-2 LPAR manager Interface Configuration Logical Partition Configuration Example screen of Logical Partition Configuration is below. (Generating and configuring 4 LPARs at this example) System Configuration Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 437 NICs. Configurable VNIC IDs can be confirmed on the sub-screen which is displayed by selecting configuration of VNCI ID. In this example, "VNIC ID: 1a through 4b" are set to 4 LPARs. System Configuration Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 438 Shared FC Assignment Example screen of Shared FC Assignment is below. Figure E-5 Example of 4 LPARs FC Configuration Shared FC can be assigned to LPARs on this screen. System Configuration Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 439 Table E-2 Example of 4 LPARs FC Configuration vfcID LPAR No. LPAR Name Port 0 Port 1 LPAR1 aSRV001 LPAR2 bSRV002 LPAR3 cSRV003 LPAR4 dSRV004 System Configuration Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 440 System Configuration Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 441: F Hvmgetperf Command

    HvmGetPerf Command This Appendix describes HvmGetPerf Command. □ HvmGetPerf Command HvmGetPerf Command Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 442 LPAR manager. -srcip=IP-address Specify an IP address on the management server side for communicating LP IP Address of the sender. This setting is HvmGetPerf Command Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 443 LPARs and LPAR manager system as well as the information numbers of shared and dedicated CPUs assigned. Physical Indicates the operating status of the physical all pcpu processor processors mounted in the LPAR manager system. It HvmGetPerf Command Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 444 LPAR Usage screen. For details of data, see also description in "LPAR Usage". Output in text format The following figure shows an example output in text format. HvmGetPerf Command Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 445 "*" and other items shown as 0. LPAR Indicates the operating status for each LPAR. It shows all lpar information the LPAR number, LPAR name, number of shared HvmGetPerf Command Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 446 HvmGetPerf command periodically. The table below shows an example batch file. Figure F-3 Using example HvmGetPerf Command Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 447: Error Message

    Failed to activate session. Failed to establish a Check the number of SC/BSM communication session. devices concurrently connecting 0x01030002 to the LPAR manager and HvmGetPerf Command Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 448 0xffffffff LPAR manager. Invalid Command The target host failed to Check whether the LP IP address Received. accept the HvmGetPerf is specified correctly. command. 0x000000c1 HvmGetPerf Command Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 449: G Software License Information

    Software License Information This Appendix describes Software License Information. □ Software License Information Software License Information Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 450: Software License Information

    Embedded software to the LPAR manager is constituted by the independent multiple software. The software are developed by Hitachi, Ltd or third party, and they also have Copyright© of the software. The software which is developed by Hitachi has copyrights, properties and intellectual properties. And the documents for the software also have copyrights, properties and intellectual properties.
  • Page 451 Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) implementation or by an emulator of an EFI implementation. TianoCore Contribution Agreement See the following contents. Software License Information Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 452 * Contributor grants a license (with the right to sublicense) under claims of Contributor's patents that Contributor can license that are infringed by the Contribution (as delivered by Contributor) to make, use, distribute, sell, Software License Information Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 453 English language. BSD License Visit the following URL. http://opensource.org/licenses/bsd-license.php Eclipse License Visit the following URL. http://opensource.org/licenses/EPL-1.0 zlib zlib license Visit the following URL. http://www.zlib.net/zlib_license.html Software License Information Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
  • Page 454 Related software use agreement contract Others: GNU General Public License version2, and license agreement of each software software Visit the following URL. contained in http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 server Software License Information Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Logical partitioning manager User's Guide...
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