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    RAID Subsystem DVA-08K DVA-08K SCSI Premium Series Installation Manual...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Firmware and Bosch RAIDWatch GUI ........

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    | Table of Contents RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Subsystem Connection and Operation..........31 Basic Configuration Rules .

  • Page 5: Warnings And Certifications

    RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Warnings and Certifications | en Warnings and Certifications Warning A shielded power cord is required in order to meet FCC emission limits and also to prevent interference to nearby radio and television reception. Use only shielded cables to connect I/O devices to this equipment. You are cautioned that changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void your authority to operate the equipment.

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    | Warnings and Certifications RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

  • Page 7: Introduction

    Introduction | en Introduction This manual covers the DVA-08K series of RAID subsystems. With its basic hardware redundancy and the capability of fast I/O transfer, the 2U RAID SATA subsystem is an ideal solution to meet the ever increasing demands for addition of storage capacity.

  • Page 8: Enclosure Chassis

    Each drive channel is routed to an enclosure drive tray that is equipped with a stan- dard SATA connector with of hot-swap capability. The methods used for assembling physical drives, fault management, and status monitoring are identical to that used with Bosch’s long line of RAID storage enclosures.

  • Page 9: Physical Dimensions

    • Drive bays with drive tray canisters: The drive bays are used to house the subsystem hard drives. The DVA-08K contains 8 drive bays with a blank plate covering the lower part of the front panel. Bosch Security Systems...

  • Page 10: Hard Drive Numbering

    | Introduction RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual 2.2.4 Hard Drive Numbering The subsystem is housed in an enclosure that is 4 bays wide and 2 bays high. When viewed from the front, drive bays (slots) are numbered 1 to 8, from the left to the right, and then from the top to the bottom.

  • Page 11: Subsystem Components

    RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Introduction | en Subsystem Components All the active components on the subsystem can be accessed through either the front or rear panel. The modular design of the active components facilitates their easy installation and removal.

  • Page 12: Drive Trays

    | Introduction RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual 2.3.2 Drive Trays The subsystem comes with 8 drive trays (see Figure 2.9) designed to accommodate separately purchased standard 1-inch pitch, 3.5-inch disk drives. The drive bays are accessed from the enclosure front.

  • Page 13: Battery Backup Unit

    LED on the BBU rear panel and the fifth LED on the controller module will flash. You can check the status of the battery’s charge via Bosch RAIDWatch Manager or the firm- ware utility screen.

  • Page 14: Cooling Fan Modules

    | Introduction RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual (dual-level) bracket especially designed to house both the PSU and a cooling module mounted underneath. PSUs can be found on either side of the controller module. Each PSU comes with a single power socket for power cord plug-in and a single power switch for you to turn the PSU on and off.

  • Page 15: Subsystem Monitoring

    Bosch RAIDWatch: Bosch RAIDWatch is a premier Web-based graphical user interface (GUI) that can be installed on a remote computer and is used to access the array through LAN or the Bosch Security Systems F.01U.027.797 | V1 | 2006.05...

  • Page 16: Audible Alarms

    | Introduction RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Internet. The manager communicates with the array via the connection of the existing host interface or Ethernet link to the RJ-45 LAN port. 2.4.4 Audible Alarms The subsystems come with audible alarms that are triggered when certain active components fail or when certain (controller or subsystem) thresholds are exceeded.

  • Page 17: Hardware Installation

    RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Hardware Installation | en Hardware Installation This chapter gives detailed instructions on how to install the subsystem. When installing the subsystem, it is necessary to mount the chassis into a rack or cabinet and to install hard drives and drive trays.

  • Page 18: Static-free Installation

    | Hardware Installation RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual • Handle the system modules by the retention screws, extraction levers, or the modules metal frames/faceplates only. Avoid touching the PCB boards, connector pins, and sol- dered surfaces. • Airflow considerations: The subsystem requires an airflow clearance especially on the front and rear.

  • Page 19: General Installation Procedure

    If this is discovered when you first use the BBU, return it to Bosch or your system vendor. General Installation Procedure The following instructions can save installation time.

  • Page 20: Unpacking The Subsystem

    | Hardware Installation RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Unpacking the Subsystem Use the unpacking checklist in your package to check packing contents. Carefully check the items contained in each box before proceeding with installation. NOTICE! A detailed packing list can be found in your product shipping package or product CD.

  • Page 21: Drive Tray Installation

    RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Hardware Installation | en Fig. 3.2 Enclosure Side Mounting Holes (2) • Use M5 or M6 pan-head screws to secure the chassis to the front cabinet posts. Drive Tray Installation Once the hard drives have been installed in the drive trays, the drive trays can be installed into the subsystem.

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    | Hardware Installation RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual between the HDD and the subsystem will not be secure. DO NOT slam the drive tray into place! The connector pins might be damaged. If the front flap is not closed properly, the connection between the hard drive and the subsystem will not be secure.

  • Page 23: Subsystem Monitoring

    Ethernet ports. • The Bosch RAIDWatch Panel View can be customized to show a direct, graphical repre- sentation of the subsystem in the content panel of the Bosch RAIDWatch screen. Panel View allows you to quickly determine the operational status of critical components.

  • Page 24: Status-indicating Leds

    | Subsystem Monitoring RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Status-indicating LEDs 4.2.1 Brief Overview of the LEDs The following devices come with LEDs that inform subsystem managers about the operational status of the component on which they are mounted. The RAID subsystem features status-...

  • Page 25: Controller Module Leds

    RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Subsystem Monitoring | en LED Name Color Status Drive Busy Blue ON indicates read/write activity on the drive. OFF indicates there is no read/write activity on the drive. Power Status Red/ GREEN indicates that power is being supplied to the drive.

  • Page 26: Ethernet Port Leds

    | Subsystem Monitoring RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual 4.2.4 Ethernet Port LEDs The subsystem comes with a RS-232C audio jack serial port that can be used to assign a per- manent IP to the subsystems. After a permanent IP address has been assigned, an Ethernet cable can be used to connect the RJ-45 Ethernet port to a network hub or router.

  • Page 27: Lcd Keypad Panel

    RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Subsystem Monitoring | en Color Status Flashing Green The power supply has not been turned on. The PSU module LED will blink when the subsystem is connected to a power source but has not been turned on.

  • Page 28: Cooling Fan Module Led

    | Subsystem Monitoring RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Name Color Status POWER Blue ON indicates that power is being supplied to the sub- system. OFF indicates that no power is being supplied to the sub- system. BUSY White Flashing indicates that there is activity on the host/drive channels.

  • Page 29: Audible Alarm

    RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Subsystem Monitoring | en Audible Alarm Different subsystem environmental and operational parameters (i.e., temperature, etc.) have been assigned a range of values between which they can fluctuate. If either the upper or lower thresholds are exceeded, an audible alarm will automatically be triggered. The alarm will also be triggered when an active component of the subsystem fails.

  • Page 30: I 2 C Monitoring

    | Subsystem Monitoring RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual NOTICE! If the temperature exceeds a preset threshold, the BBU charger circuits will stop charging. You will then receive a message that says “Thermal Shutdown/Enter Sleep Mode.” When the temperature falls back within normal range, the battery will resume charging.

  • Page 31: Subsystem Connection And Operation

    RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Subsystem Connection and Operation | en Subsystem Connection and Operation This chapter introduces sample topologies, configuration options and server connections for the RAID subsystems and discusses both the power on and power off procedures.

  • Page 32: Scsi Port On The Controller Rear Panel

    If the last device is not terminated or if devices other than the last are terminated, erratic SCSI bus behavior may occur. An auto-detection, on-board terminator is built into the DVA-08K. You do not need to install an external terminator when a subsystem acts as the last device in the daisy chain configuration.

  • Page 33: Host Connection Topology

    RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Subsystem Connection and Operation | en Host Connection Topology Fig. 5.2 Cascaded Subsystems Connected to Two Host Computers In the example shown in Figure 5.2, the SCSI ports are connected to different host computers.

  • Page 34: Power On Sequence

    LCD panel LEDs: The blue LED on the LCD panel should come on indicating that power is being supplied to the system. Firmware and Bosch RAIDWatch: The overall status of the system may be checked using the terminal interface or the Bosch RAIDWatch GUI.

  • Page 35: Lcd Screen

    RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Subsystem Connection and Operation | en NOTICE! The subsystem has been designed to run continuously. If a hot-replaceable component fails, the fault can be corrected online. 5.4.5 LCD Screen When powering on the subsystem, the following messages should appear on the front panel LCD screen.

  • Page 36: Power Off Procedure

    | Subsystem Connection and Operation RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Verifying installed cache memory. DVA-08K System is ready. You can now start to config- ure the subsystem. DVA-08K Power Off Procedure If you wish to power down the subsystem, please follow these steps:...

  • Page 37: Subsystem Maintenance

    RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Subsystem Maintenance | en Subsystem Maintenance Constant monitoring and maintenance of your SATA-based subsystems will minimize the chance of system downtime and preserve the working integrity of the system for a longer period of time. If any of the subsystem plug-in modules fails, they must be replaced as soon as possible.

  • Page 38: Replacing Controller Module Components

    | Subsystem Maintenance RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Replacing Controller Module Components 6.2.1 Overview The controller module should never be removed unless the following replaceable components need to be accessed: • Cache memory DIMM module: If a larger capacity DIMM module is required.

  • Page 39: Replacing The Controller Module

    RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Subsystem Maintenance | en 6.2.4 Replacing the Controller Module Remove the failed controller module. Install a DIMM module on the new controller module. Insert the replacement controller. Align the controller module with the module bay at the rear of the subsystem.

  • Page 40: Dimm Module Installation

    | Subsystem Maintenance RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual 6.3.3 DIMM Module Installation CAUTION! The pre-installed modules must be removed prior to installing new memory modules. Do this with care. Sensitive components can be damaged during the process. If a DIMM module fails or a DIMM module with a higher memory capacity is required, the DIMM module must be replaced.

  • Page 41: Replacing A Faulty Bbu

    RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Subsystem Maintenance | en NOTICE! When replacing a DIMM, the whole subsystem needs to be powered down. Therefore, when replacing a DIMM, you should carefully select the time when the replacement will be made in order to minimize the overall disruption to service.

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    | Subsystem Maintenance RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Once the power switches have been turned off, remove the power cables that connect the subsystem to the main power. The power connector is found on the left side of each power supply module.

  • Page 43: Replacing A Failed Cooling Fan Module

    Detecting a failed cooling fan module: If a cooling fan module fails, you can be notified of the failure by the LED located at the back of the module, an audible alarm, the terminal event prompts, the Bosch RAIDWatch Panel View, or through the various methods by the Configuration Client utility.

  • Page 44: Replacing A Cooling Fan Module

    | Subsystem Maintenance RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual 6.6.2 Replacing a Cooling Fan Module The cooling fan modules are secured to the chassis with two black latches located on the rear of the module. To replace the cooling fan module, please follow these steps:...

  • Page 45: Replacing A Failed Hard Drive

    Replacing the wrong drive in an array can fatally fail a RAID configuration. You should identify a failed drive from the Bosch RAIDWatch GUI screen, by checking the drive slot ID in the termi- nal screen, by checking the LEDs on the drive tray panel, and/or use the identify/flash drive function in firmware.

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    | Subsystem Maintenance RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Remove the drive tray. To remove the drive tray from the enclosure, the key-lock must be unlocked. (See Figure 6.9) To do this, turn the key-lock on the front of the drive tray until the groove on its face is in a horizontal orientation.

  • Page 47: Appendix: Technical Specifications

    RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Appendix: Technical Specifications | en Appendix: Technical Specifications Environmental Specifications Humidity 5 to 95% (non condensing – operating and non-operating) Temperature Operating: 0º to 40ºC Non-operating: -40º to 60ºC Altitude Sea level to 12,000ft – operating Sea level to 20,000ft –...

  • Page 48: Controller Specifications

    • LCD screen messages • Audible alarms • System LEDs • Event notification via the Bosch RAIDWatch Manager (LAN broadcast, email, fax, MSN, ICQ, SMS, and SNMP traps) and RS-232C terminal display Controller Specifications 7.1.1 Configuration Specifications RAID Levels 0, 1(0 + 1), 3, 5, 10, 30, 50, JBOD, and non-RAID disk spanning Host OS Compatibil- Host OS independent;...

  • Page 49: Architecture

    RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Appendix: Technical Specifications | en Specifications Caching Mode Write-through or Write-back Cache Memory Pre-installed 256MB (or above) DDR RAM DIMM with/without ECC, in one DIMM socket Number of LUN’s Up to 32 per host ID...

  • Page 50: Drive Tray Specifications

    | Appendix: Technical Specifications RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Drive Tray Specifications Specifications Height 28mm Width 110mm Depth 218.92mm Key Lock Power Supply Specifications Specifications Nominal Power 350W DC Output 12.0V: 25A 5.0V: 25A 3.3V: 20A Input Frequency...

  • Page 51: Raid Management

    NVRAM Failure Indicator Via audible alarm, LCD keypad panel, Bosch RAIDWatch Man- ager session, event notifications, or event prompts on terminal emulation Bosch Security Systems...

  • Page 52: Fault Tolerance Management

    RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Fault Tolerance Management Specifications SATA drive SMART support Battery Back-up Option ISEMS (Bosch Simple Enclosure Management Service) via I C Interface Automatic Drive Failure Detection Regenerate Logical Drive Parity Bad Block Reassignment Automatic Rebuild upon Failed Drive Replacement...

  • Page 53: Appendix: Spare Parts And Accessories

    RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Appendix: Spare Parts and Accessories | en Appendix: Spare Parts and Accessories Spare Parts 8.1.1 Spare Parts Overview Except the RAID controller module, all the active components in the subsystems can be replaced while the system is running. If any of these components fails then it can, if config- ured in a fully redundant mode, be hot-swapped.

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    | Appendix: Spare Parts and Accessories RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Model Name Description DVA-ACON-VD680A External SCSI round cable, VHDCI-to-VHDCI (0,5 m) * One included in the shipping package DVA-ASRK-28A Slide rails for 21"~28.5" deep racks DVA-ASRK-36A Slide rails for 23"~36" deep racks Table 8.3 Accessories List (Cont.)

  • Page 55: Appendix: Pinouts

    RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Appendix: Pinouts | en Appendix: Pinouts SCSI Port: VHDCI Connector Pinouts The SCSI port connector pinouts comply with specifications in T10 Working Draft, Project 1365D, SCSI Parallel Interface-4. * NC = No Connection, * GND = Ground,...

  • Page 56: Com1 Cable: Db9 And Audio Jack Pinouts

    | Appendix: Pinouts RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Name Name SD9+ SD9- SD10+ SD10- SD11+ SD11- Table 9.1 VHDCI Connector Pinouts (Cont.) COM1 Cable: DB9 and Audio Jack Pinouts Fig. 9.1 Serial Port Cable CN1 and CN2 Connectors...

  • Page 57: Null Modem

    RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Appendix: Pinouts | en Null Modem Swap Pin 2 and Pin 3 Swap Pin 4 and Pin 6 Swap Pin 7 and Pin 8 Table 9.3 Null Modem Pinouts Ethernet Port Pinouts Fig. 9.2 LAN Port Pinouts...

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    | Appendix: Pinouts RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual F.01U.027.797 | V1 | 2006.05 Bosch Security Systems...

  • Page 59: Index

    RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual Index | en Index components 16 airflow 18 airflow clearance 18 I2C 23 ambient Temperature 34 I2C bus 15 array identification 11 input voltage 47 audible alarm 16 international transportation regulation 13 audio jack 56...

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    | Index RAID Subsystem DVA-08K | Installation Manual terminal emulation program 15 terminal management 13 threshold values 29 under charge 25 ventilation clearance 18 warning alarms 48 XOR 49 F.01U.027.797 | V1 | 2006.05 Bosch Security Systems...

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