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P3AM-4572-19ENZ0
FUJITSU Storage
ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF
Configuration Guide -Server Connection-
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(Fibre Channel) for Citrix
XenServer

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  • Page 1 P3AM-4572-19ENZ0 FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- ® ® (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer...
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  • Page 3 This chapter describes how to set up Citrix XenServer "Chapter 9 SAN Boot" (page 30) • This chapter provides notes for SAN Boot. ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 4: Naming Conventions

    A virtual machine that is created on XenServer (Guest OS) ■ Fibre Channel card names Refer to "Server Support Matrix" to check the Fibre Channel cards. "Fujitsu Emulex Fibre Channel cards" refers to Fibre Channel cards with the following product IDs. • PG-FC105 PG-FC106...
  • Page 5 MC-08FC51/MC-08FC61 MC-08FC81/MC-08FC91 S26361-F2624-E1 S26361-F2843-E1/S26361-F2843-E201 S26361-F3141-E10/S26361-F3141-E210 S26361-F3141-E1 S26361-F3306-L1/S26361-F3306-L201 S26361-F3961-L1/S26361-F3961-L201 S26361-F3961-L2/S26361-F3961-L202 S26361-F3306-E601/BX600-FC42E MC-FC82E "Fujitsu QLogic Fibre Channel cards" refers to Fibre Channel cards with the following product IDs. • PG-FCD101 PG-FCD102 PG-FC205/PG-FC205L PG-FC206/PG-FC206L S26361-F3023-E1 S26361-F3631-L1/S26361-F3631-L201 S26361-F3631-L2/S26361-F3631-L202 ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix...
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    8.3 Checking LUN Status ........................24 8.4 Creating a Storage Repository ...................... 25 8.5 Setting the Multipaths ......................... 25 ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 7 Table of Contents Chapter 9 SAN Boot ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 8: Chapter 1 Workflow

    Obtain the WWN information of the Fibre Channel card. "Chapter 4 Checking Fibre Channel Card Information" (page 14) • ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 9 "8.1 Setting Up the Fibre Channel Cards" (page 19) • Checking the Fibre Channel card driver versions "Server Support Matrix" ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 10 Setting the Multipaths Use the XenServer multipath to perform a redundant configuration. • "8.5 Setting the Multipaths" (page 25) ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 11: 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, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 12: Chapter 3 Notes

    Even if the Eco-mode of the ETERNUS DX/AF is enabled for a multipath configuration with XenServer, disk motors may not stop according to the Eco-mode settings. ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 13: Server Startup And Power Supply Control Notes

    ETERNUS DX/AF storage systems, and already saved data may also be affected. ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 14: Chapter 4 Checking Fibre Channel Card Information

    HBAnyware Command Line Interface (XenServer 5.5) QLogic: SANsurfer FC HBA CLI (XenServer earlier than 6.5) QConvergeConsole CLI (XenServer 5.6 or later) ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 15: Chapter 5 Installing And Setting Up Eternusmgr

    If ETERNUSmgr is to be used, install it according to the directions given in the "ETERNUSmgr Install Guide". After installation is complete, follow the instructions in "ETERNUSmgr User Guide" and set up ETERNUSmgr. ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 16: Chapter 6 Setting Up The Eternus Dx/Af

    "Configuration Guide -Server Connection- Storage System Settings" that corresponds to the ETERNUS DX/AF to be connected "ETERNUS Web GUI User's Guide" or "ETERNUSmgr User Guide" • ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 17: Chapter 7 Setting Up The Fibre Channel Switches

    Port3 Port5 Port7 Port1 Port3 Port5 Port7 Cascading Port0 Port1 Port0 Port1 line ETERNUS DX/AF Name : RAID#1 ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 18 FC switch Port1 Port3 Port5 Port7 Port1 Port3 Port5 Port7 Cascading Port0 Port1 Port0 Port1 line ETERNUS DX/AF ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 19: Chapter 8 Setting Up Xenserver

    Perform Fibre Channel card settings. 8.1.1 For PRIMERGY The required procedures vary depending on the Fibre Channel card product ID. For Fujitsu Emulex Fibre Chan- nel cards, refer to "8.1.2 For Fujitsu Emulex Fibre Channel Cards" (page 19). For Fujitsu QLogic Fibre Chan- nel cards, refer to "8.1.3 For Fujitsu QLogic Fibre Channel Cards"...
  • Page 20 After the driver parameter settings are complete, shut down the XenServer host, and then connect the ETERNUS DX/AF to the XenServer host with cables. ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 21: For Fujitsu Qlogic Fibre Channel Cards

    For details on how to use the SANsurfer FC HBA CLI or the QConvergeConsole CLI, refer to the command help. Set the parameters without the ETERNUS DX/AF connected. • ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 22 — Add the following line to the /etc/modprobe.conf configuration file and set the QueueDepth value. options qla2xxx ql2xmaxqdepth=X ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 23: Turning On The Devices

    Check that the Ready LED (or equivalent) is lit on the Fibre Channel switch. Turn on the ETERNUS DX/AF. ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 24: Checking Lun Status

    Log into XenServer with the administrator account (root user). Log into XenServer remotely using a terminal emulator or log into XenServer using XenCenter. ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 25: Creating A Storage Repository

    Complete Storage Repository creation for all the LUNs to be used before starting the setup for multipath configuration. ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 26 "1 queue_if_no_path" hardware_handler "0" path_selector "round-robin 0" path_grouping_policy group_by_prio failback immediate rr_weight uniform no_path_retry rr_min_io 1000 path_checker prio alua ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 27 "round-robin 0" failback immediate (*1) path_checker no_path_retry *1: Add these lines if they are missing. ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 28 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, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 29 _ 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, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 30: Chapter 9 San Boot

    When using a logical unit (LUN) of the ETERNUS DX/AF storage systems as a boot disk, make sure that the • LUN has enough capacity to install the OS. ® ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for Citrix XenServer Copyright 2017 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4572-19ENZ0...
  • Page 31 • 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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