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P3AM-3782-23ENZ0
FUJITSU Storage
ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF
Configuration Guide -Server Connection-
(Fibre Channel) for AIX

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  • Page 1 P3AM-3782-23ENZ0 FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX...
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  • Page 3 This chapter describes how to create a volume on the ETERNUS DX/AF storage systems. • "Chapter 12 SAN Boot" (page 33) This chapter provides notes for SAN Boot. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 4 Preface "Chapter 13 Storage Migration" (page 34) • This chapter describes the procedures that are related to Storage Migration. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Chapter 5 Installing and Setting Up ETERNUSmgr Chapter 6 Setting Up the ETERNUS DX/AF Chapter 7 Setting Up the Fibre Channel Switches FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 6 11.1 Creating the Volume Groups....................... 28 11.2 Creating the Logical Volumes ..................... 30 Chapter 12 SAN Boot Chapter 13 Storage Migration FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 7: Chapter 1 Workflow

    Setting up the ETERNUS DX/AF • "Configuration Guide -Server Connection- Storage System Settings" that corresponds to the ETER- NUS DX/AF to be connected FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 8 Set up the server so that it can recognize the LUNs (logical unit numbers) of the ETERNUS DX/AF. "9.2 Setting Up the Server to Recognize the Logical Units" (page 25) • FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 9 "3.6 Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM) Notes" (page 14) • Creating the Volumes Create LVM logical volumes. "Chapter 11 Creating the Volumes" (page 28) • FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 10: Chapter 2 Checking The Server Environment

    Refer to the "Server Support Matrix". Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM) Refer to the "Server Support Matrix". Veritas Cluster Server (VCS) Refer to the "Server Support Matrix". FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 11: Chapter 3 Notes

    ETERNUS Multipath Driver 2 (AIX) envi- Exact details depend on the OS being used. ronment There are no specific multipath driver restrictions. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 12: Fibre Channel Switch Notes

    Fibre Channel switch port link speeds must be fixed to match the actual speed of the server-side Fibre Channel cards, as per the above table, so that the same link speed is always used. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 13: Lvm Notes

    Disable [Bad Block Relocation] for a LVM logical volume that was created on ETERNUS DX/AF storage sys- tems' LUN. Also, [Bad Block Relocation] must be disabled for the logical volume in which file system logs are stored. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 14: Server Startup And Power Supply Control Notes

    Veritas Cluster Server. Multipath Notes Refer to the "Server Support Matrix" for details of the different combinations of Multipath configurations. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 15: Virtual I/o Server (vios) Notes

    #cfgmgr In addition, if Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM) is used, execute the following command. #vxdctl enable FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 16: Chapter 4 Checking The Server Information

    The WWN is displayed in the [Network Address]. If multiple Fibre Channel cards are installed, change the parameter and re-execute the command. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 17: 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 AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 18: 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 AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 19: Chapter 7 Setting Up The Fibre Channel Switches

    FC switch Port1 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 AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 20 Port6 FC switch 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 AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 21: Chapter 8 Installing Drivers And Setting Up The Server

    *1: Recommended value = 1024 ¸ (number of Fibre Channel ports that are connected to a single CA port) (Round the result down) FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 22: For Vios/vioc Configuration

    1024. This value is used by multiple servers that share the CA port. A maximum of 1024 commands can be executed per CA port. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 23: Installing The Multipath Driver

    The FJspio package must be installed in both of the following cases: Single-path connection is used • • Multi-path connection is configured using VxVM FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 24 ETERNUS DX8000 S2 series FJspio_1_5_0_19 or later ETERNUS DX60 S2 Contact your Fujitsu sales representative or engineer for details on obtaining the FJspio package. Refer to "readme_FJspio" included in the FJspio package for instructions about how to install the FJspio pack- age.
  • Page 25: Chapter 9 Checking Connections

    Available 1S-08-00-8,0 16 Bit LVD SCSI Disk Drive hdisk1 Available 1S-08-00-9,0 16 Bit LVD SCSI Disk Drive hdisk2 Available 11-08-02-01 ETERNUS_DXM - Fujitsu Storage Systems ETERNUS FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 26: Setting Logical Units

    Use the "lsdev" command to check the configured settings. Enter the hdisk number to set for "N". $ lsdev -dev hdiskN -attr FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 27: Chapter 10 Setting The Multipaths

    Chapter 10 Setting the Multipaths Set up the ETERNUS Multipath Driver by following the manual provided with the Multipath Driver. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 28: Chapter 11 Creating The Volumes

    The [System Management] menu is displayed. Select in the following order: [System Storage Management (Physical & Logical Storage)] [Logical Volume Manager] [Volume Group] FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 29 OPEN LVs: QUORUM: TOTAL PVs: VG DESCRIPTORES: STALE PVs: STALE PPs: AVTIVE PVs: AUTO ON: MAX PPs per PV: 16256 MAX PVs: FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 30: Creating The Logical Volumes

    Specify a [VOLUME GROUP name]. Either type a name in the [Entry Fields], or press the [F4] key to select a name from the list. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 31 Check the contents of the created logical volume. If the logical volume name is "raid_lv6", execute the command as follows: # lslv raid_lv6 FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 32 Execute this command for all logical volumes created on ETERNUS DX/AF storage systems' LUNs to disable [Bad Block Relocation]. If [Redistribution of bad blocks] is not disabled, file system may be damaged. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 33: Chapter 12 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 AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 34: Chapter 13 Storage Migration

    Iused %Iused Mounted on /dev/hd4 512.00 225.22 17724 26% / /dev/hd2 2816.00 327.03 47964 38% /usr (Omitted) /dev/livedump 256.00 255.64 1% /var/adm/ras/livedump FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 35 # importvg -y vg001 hdisk1 vg001 fConfirm that the volume group is recognized. # lsvg rootvg vg001 FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3782-23ENZ0...
  • Page 36 After this procedure is completed, the file system can be used in the migration destination ETERNUS DX/AF the same way as before the migration. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX, ETERNUS AF Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (Fibre Channel) for AIX Copyright 2018 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 37 • 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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