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Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem

Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU
Edition November, 2015

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  • Page 1: Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem

    Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU Edition November, 2015...
  • Page 2 CISCO OR ITS SUPPLIERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Cisco and the Cisco logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Cisco and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. To view a list of Cisco trademarks, go to this URL: www.cisco.com/go/trademarks. Third-party trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.
  • Page 3: Before Reading This Manual

    Before reading this manual For your safety This manual contains important information for safely and correctly using this product. Carefully read the manual before using this product. Pay particular attention to the accompanying manual “Safety notes and other important information” and ensure these safety notes are understood before using the product.
  • Page 4 automatic airplane flight control, air traffic control, traffic control in mass transport systems, medical devices for life support, and missile guidance control in weapons systems (hereafter, “high safety use”). Customers should not use this product for high safety use unless measures are in place for ensuring the level of safety demanded of such use.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem ..............1 Introduction ..................7 Notation Conventions ................7 Technical Data ..................7 Important Notes ................9 Notes on Safety ................... 9 Electrostatic-sensitive Component Label .......... 11 CE Certificate ..................12 FCC Class A Compliance Statement ..........12 Notes on Mounting the Rack .............
  • Page 6 Connections ..................32 SAS Connection ................32 Power Supply Connection ..............34 Configurations ................35 RAID controller / HBA configuration and maximal storage configuration ..................36 RAID controller / HBA configuration with two way storage ....37 Host Bus Adapter ................37 Redundant controller and storage two way configuration....
  • Page 7: Introduction

    Maximum power consumption 2.5": 430 W (440 VA) Power supply efficiency 92 % No. of PSUs / power phase 2 PSUs, full redundant / phase redundancy possible Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 8 European countries and North America. National notes approvals required in order to satisfy statutory regulations or for other reasons can be applied for on request. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 9: Important Notes

     Check that the rated voltage specified on the type label is the same as the local line voltage. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 10 60950-1/DIN EN 60950-1) is guaranteed only if slot covers are installed on all vacant slots and/or dummies on all vacant bays and the housing cover is fitted (cooling, fire protection, RFI suppression). Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 11: Electrostatic-sensitive Component Label

    Place all components on a static-safe base. An exhaustive description of the handling of modules containing electrostatic-sensitive components can be found in the relevant European and international standards (DIN EN 61340-5-1, ANSI/ESD S20.20). Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 12: Ce Certificate

    The correction of interferences caused by such unauthorized modification, substitution or attachment will be the responsibility of the user. The use of shielded I/O cables is required when Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 13: Notes On Mounting The Rack

    Do not unpack it until all transport maneuvers are completed. If you need to lift or transport the storage subsystem, ask someone to help you. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 14: Installation

     Connecting the storage subsystem to the mains voltage (see section "Power Supply Connection" on page 34).  Switching ON the storage subsystem (see section "Switching the Storage Subsystem ON/OFF" on page 20). Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 15: Unpacking The Storage Subsystem

    There is a danger that the rack will tilt forward.  Ensure that the anti-tilt bracket is correctly mounted when you set up the rack. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 16: Requirements Of The Rack

    For installation in the Rack, the rack mounting kit delivered with the subsystem is used. Figure 2: Rack mounting kit Left sliding rail (rear end) Screws, cage nuts and mounting instruction Right sliding rail (front end) Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 17: Figure 3: Mounting Positions

    For mounting the left sliding rail the support bracket must first be mounted on the rear left support upright. The bracket must be mounted level with the lower edge of the device. Figure 4: Installing the support bracket Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 18: Figure 5: Right Side Sliding Rail

    Figure 5: Right side sliding rail (rear side of the rack, tapered mounting bolts at height unit Figure 6: Left side sliding rail (rear side of the rack, tapered mounting bolts at height unit Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 19: Figure 7: Position Of The Cage Nuts

    The following steps can be performed by a single person: Figure 8: Fastening the Storage Subsystem  Secure the subsystem within the rack using the two screws on each side. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 20: Switching The Storage Subsystem On/off

    Switching the Storage Subsystem ON/OFF The Storage Subsytem have power switches. Automatic power on via SAS Link can only be used if the PSU power switches are set to ON. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 21: Operating And Indicator Elements

    An operation panel is installed in the front of the Storage Subsystem. Figure 9: Front of the Storage Subsystem (disk slot numbering below) Operation panel 2.5" disk drive Flange covers Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 22: Operation Panel

    Specifies the installation location of the Identify (blinks blue) storage subsystem. Fault The drive enclosure is in error status. (amber) DC power is supplied to the drive Power (green) enclosure. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 23: Disk Leds

    Ready The disk drive is in normal status. (blinks green) The disk drive is in error status. (amber) Fault Identifies the location of the drive. (blinks amber) Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 24: Figure 12: Rear Side Of The Storage Subsystem

    Figure 12: Rear side of the Storage Subsystem I/O module (IOM#0) Cover Mini SAS HD IN Port Mini SAS HD OUT Port Power supply unit (PSU#0) Power supply unit (PSU#1) Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 25: I/o Module

    The link between the SAS OUT port and the destination port has been (green) established. link The link between the SAS OUT port and the destination port is in error status. (amber) fault Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 26 The I/O module is in normal status. (green) Identify Identifies the installation location of the I/O (blinks blue) module. Fault The I/O module is in error status. (amber) Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 27: Power Supply Unit (psu)

    AC power is supplied to the other power supply unit. Fan fail The fan in the power supply unit is in error (amber) status. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 28: Hard Disk Drives

     Always put the hard disk drive down carefully, with its largest surface facing downwards, to avoid the danger of tipping over. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 29: Removing/installing Hard Disk Drive/drive Dummy

    Keep a drive dummy for future use. If you remove the hard disk drive again and do not fit a replacement, you must put back the dummy drive because of cooling. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 30: Figure 17: Removing/installing A 2.5" Hard Disk Drive

    0. For disk slot numbering, see also section "Front Side" on page  Press the green push button of the disk drive and open the lock lever. (seealso Figure 17). Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 31 Push the disk drive with the lever opened into the empty bay until it stops.  Return the lock lever. A clicking sound from it indicates that it is locked. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 32: Connections

    SAS IN port connector of the Storage Subsystem. The cable tab must always be located at the lower side of the plug. Figure 19: Orientation of the Mini SAS HD plugs Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 33 For removing the SAS cable, the blue tab needs to be pulled out. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 34: Power Supply Connection

    Ensure that the safety sockets used to connect the storage subsystem are protected sufficiently by a 16 A or 15 A (USA) automatic cutout. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 35: Configurations

    Figure 21: Basic RAID controller / HBA configuration  Server with RAID controller or host bus adapter.  Storage Subsystem(s) with one I/O module are mixable up to 4 shelves. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 36: Raid Controller / Hba Configuration And Maximal Storage Configuration

    Figure 22: RAID controller / HBA configuration and up to 8 / 4 enclosures  Server with Dual-Port RAID controller or host bus adapter.  Storage Subsystem(s) with one I/O module. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 37: Raid Controller / Hba Configuration With Two Way Storage

    Figure 23: Redundant host bus adapter and redundant I/O module with two way storage configuration  Server with two host bus adaptors  Storage Subsystem(s) with two I/O modules. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 38: Redundant Controller And Storage Two Way Configuration

    Figure 24: Redundant HBA and redundant storage two way configuration  Server with two dual-port host bus adapters.  Storage Subsystem(s) with two I/O modules. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 39: Redundant Controller And Storage With File Sharing

    Figure 25: Redundant HBA and redundant storage file sharing configuration  Servers with two Dual-Port host bus adapters.  Storage Subsystems with two I/O modules. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 40: Fault Clearing

    Note the steps that you have performed and the state which was active when the error occurred. Note also any error message which may have been displayed.  Contact our service organization. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 41: Problem Solutions And Tips

    Before you replace the defective power supply unit, please contact the Our Service Desk first. For more information refer to section "Power Supply Unit (PSU)" on page Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 42: I/o Module (iom)

    (see section "Removing/Installing Hard Disk Drive/Drive Dummy" on page 29).  Replace the hard disk drive. If the error LED is still on, contact the service organization. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 43: The Storage Subsystem Does Not Power On With The Attached Server

    The PSU power switches must be set to ON. Incorrect cabling  Ensure that the SAS cabling is correct (SAS IN port); the Storage Subsystem is powered on by SAS link from the Server. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 44: Replacing Components

    Each power supply unit contains fans. △ CAUTION! When replacing a power supply unit, do not leave it removed for longer than 5 minutes to prevent temperature rise. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 45: Figure 26: Ejector Levers Of A Power Supply Unit

    Connect the lead to the power supply unit and set the AC cord clamp.  Connect the power cable to the mains.  Verify that the Power LED of the unit shows green light. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 46: I/o Module

    OUT port.  Verify that the status LED of the I/O module shows a normal status after not exceeding 10 minutes. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 47: Operation Panel

    Remove some disks nearest to the operation panel in order to have free mounting place for unscrewing the operation panel. Operation panel Figure 28: Screw to be loosened for removing the 2.5" operation panel Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 48: Figure 29: Ribbon Cable Connecting The Operation Panel

    Replacing Components  Loosen the screw holding the operation panel.  Carefully take off the operation panel for some millimeters. Figure 29: Ribbon cable connecting the operation panel Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 49  Remove the ribbon cable connecting the operation panel.  Mont the new operation panel in reverse order. Install the disks as recorded when you removed them. Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 50: Abbreviations

    Automatic Server Reconfiguration and Restart Advanced Technology Attachment Battery Backup Unit BIOS Basic Input-Output System Baseboard Management Controller Cache Coherency Cylinder Head Sector CMOS Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor Communication Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 51 Dynamic Random Access Memory Error Checking and Correcting Extensible Firmware Interface Electromagnetic Compatibility Electromagnetic interference Emergency Management Port EMRL Embedded RAID Logic Electrostatic Sensitive Devices, ElectroStatic Discharge EVRD Enterprise VRD Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 52 Host Bus Adapter Hard Disk Drive Hot-plug Controller Hot-swap Controller I²C Inter-Integrated Circuit Input/Output Intelligent Chassis Management Identification Integrated Drive Electronics International Electrotechnical Commission Integrated Mirroring Enhanced Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 53 Liquid Crystal Display Logical Unit Number Low-Voltage Differential SAS Multi-Mode Fiber Manual-Retention Latch Non-Maskable Interrupt NVRAM Non-Volatile Random Access Memory Original Equipment Manufacturer OHCI Open Host Controller Interface Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 54 Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances (Waste from Electric and Electronic Equipment, EU guideline) RoMB RAID on Motherboard RemoteView Service Board ReSeT Real Time Clock RTDS Remote Test and Diagnostics System Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 55 Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory System Event Log SHDG Server Hardware Design Guide System Management Interrupt Server Management Mode Symmetrical Multi-Processing Solid State Disk System Setup Utility Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 56 Super Video Graphics Adapter UHCI Unified Host Controller Interface Universal Serial Bus WEEE Waste from Electric and Electronic Equipment (EU directive) Wired for Management Wake up On LAN Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 57: Figures

    HD ports) ..................32 Figure 19: Orientation of the Mini SAS HD plugs ........32 Figure 20: Connecting the four power cables to two power supply lines .. 34 Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...
  • Page 58 Figure 27: Removing the I/O module ............46 Figure 28: Screw to be loosened for removing the 2.5" operation panel .. 47 Figure 29: Ribbon cable connecting the operation panel ......48 Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual for Server with E7-8800 v3 CPU...

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