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P3AM-8552-06ENZ0
FUJITSU Storage
ETERNUS DX
Configuration Guide -Server Connection-
®
®
(SAS) for Citrix
XenServer

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    P3AM-8552-06ENZ0 FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- ® ® (SAS) for Citrix XenServer...

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    This chapter describes how to set up Citrix XenServer "Chapter 8 SAN Boot" (page 21) • This chapter provides notes for SAN Boot. ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-8552-06ENZ0...

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    A connector object to map between VDIs and VMs Virtual Machine (VM) • A virtual machine that is created on XenServer (Guest OS) ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-8552-06ENZ0...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    7.2 Turning on the Devices ........................ 16 7.3 Checking LUN Status ........................17 7.4 Creating a Storage Repository ...................... 17 7.5 Setting the Multipaths ......................... 18 ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-8552-06ENZ0...

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    Table of Contents Chapter 8 SAN Boot ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-8552-06ENZ0...

  • Page 7: Chapter 1 Workflow

    ETERNUS DX to be connected Setting Up the SAS Switches Set up the SAS switch. "Chapter 5 Setting Up the SAS Switches" (page 13) • ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-8552-06ENZ0...

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    "7.4 Creating a Storage Repository" (page 17) Setting the Multipaths Use the XenServer multipath to perform a redundant configuration. "7.5 Setting the Multipaths" (page 18) • ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-8552-06ENZ0...

  • Page 9: Chapter 2 Checking The Server Environment

    For details on the procedure and notes about installing a Virtual Machine that is supported by XenServer, refer to the manuals that can be obtained on the following Citrix web-site: https://support.citrix.com/en/products/xenserver ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-8552-06ENZ0...

  • Page 10: Chapter 3 Notes

    Even if the Eco-mode of the ETERNUS DX is enabled for a multipath configuration with XenServer, disk mo- tors may not stop according to the Eco-mode settings. ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-8552-06ENZ0...

  • Page 11: Server Startup And Power Supply Control Notes

    ETERNUS DX is never turned off before the connected servers. If turned off, data writes from the running server cannot be saved to the ETERNUS DX storage systems, and already saved data may also be affected. ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-8552-06ENZ0...

  • Page 12: Chapter 4 Setting Up The Eternus Dx

    ETERNUS DX setup can be performed independently of server setup. For details on how to perform the set- tings, refer to "Configuration Guide -Server Connection- Storage System Settings" that corresponds to the ETERNUS DX to be connected. ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-8552-06ENZ0...

  • Page 13: Chapter 5 Setting Up The Sas Switches

    SAS switch SAS switch Port1 Port3 Port5 Port7 Port1 Port3 Port5 Port7 Port0 Port1 Port0 Port1 ETERNUS DX Name : RAID#1 ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-8552-06ENZ0...

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    Port2 Port4 Port6 SAS switch SAS switch Port1 Port3 Port5 Port7 Port1 Port3 Port5 Port7 Port0 Port1 Port0 Port1 ETERNUS DX ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-8552-06ENZ0...

  • Page 15: Chapter 6 Installing The Driver

    For LSI Logic SAS Cards The SAS card driver does not need to be installed because it is one of the OS default drivers. ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-8552-06ENZ0...

  • Page 16: Chapter 7 Setting Up Xenserver

    Check that the SAS switch is "Ready". Turn on the ETERNUS DX. Check that the ETERNUS DX is "Ready". Turn on the server. ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-8552-06ENZ0...

  • Page 17: Checking Lun Status

    LUNs is recognized for each path. Creating a Storage Repository To create a Storage Repository, refer to the relevant Citrix documents. ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-8552-06ENZ0...

  • Page 18: Setting The Multipaths

    "group_by_prio" path_selector "round-robin 0" path_checker "tur" features "1 queue_if_no_path" hardware_handler "0" prio "alua" failback immediate rr_weight "uniform" no_path_retry rr_min_io 1000 ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-8552-06ENZ0...

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    Select [Multipathing] in the [Properties] screen, check "Enable multipathing on this server", and click the [OK] button. Release the maintenance mode, and then reboot the server. ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-8552-06ENZ0...

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    "[active][ready]" is displayed. \_ 4:0:0:0 sdq 65:0 [active][ready] \_ 2:0:0:0 sdg 8:96 [active][ready] Four block device names are displayed for a four-path configuration. ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-8552-06ENZ0...

  • Page 21: Chapter 8 San Boot

    When using a logical unit (LUN) of the ETERNUS DX storage systems as a boot disk, make sure that the LUN • has enough capacity to install the OS. ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-8552-06ENZ0...

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    • operational problems as the result of errors, omissions, or the use of information in this manual. Fujitsu assumes no liability for damages to third party copyrights or other rights arising from the use of any information • in this manual.

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