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BladeSystem
Part number: AA–RW1XB–TE
Second edition: December 2005

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  • Page 1 ® McDATA 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class installation guide BladeSystem Part number: AA–RW1XB–TE Second edition: December 2005...
  • Page 2 Hewlett-Packard. The information is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind and is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    HP-authorized reseller........
  • Page 4 Installing the SAN Switch ............28 Connect the management workstation to the switch .
  • Page 5 McDATA 4Gb SAN Switch ........
  • Page 6 11 Add License Key dialog ............34 12 Switch LED diagnostics .
  • Page 7: About This Guide

    HP StorageWorks HA-Fabric Manager user guide AA-RS2CG-TE • HP StorageWorks HA-Fabric Manager release notes AA-RUR6H-TE These and other HP documents can be found on the HP documents web site: http://www.hp.com/support/. McDATA® 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem installation guide...
  • Page 8: Document Conventions And Symbols

    Convention Element Figure 1 Medium blue text: Cross-reference links and e-mail addresses Medium blue, underlined text Web site addresses http://www.hp.com Bold font • Key names • Text typed into a GUI element, such as into a box • GUI elements that are clicked or selected, such as menu and list...
  • Page 9: Hp Technical Support

    For the name of your nearest HP-authorized reseller: • In the United States, call 1-800-282-6672. • Elsewhere, visit the HP web site: http://www.hp.com. Then click Contact HP to find locations and telephone numbers. Helpful web sites For other product information, see the following HP web sites: •...
  • Page 11: General Description

    General description This section describes the features and capabilities of the McDATA 4Gb SAN Switch in an HP p-Class BladeSystem server blade chassis. The following topics are described: • Switch LEDs and controls, page 12 • FC ports, page 14 •...
  • Page 12: Switch Leds And Controls

    Switch LEDs and controls The switch LEDs provide information about the switch’s operational status. These LEDs include the Identifier LED, System Fault LED, and Power LED. The Maintenance button shown in Figure 2 is the only front panel switch control and is used to reset a switch or to recover a disabled switch. Maintenance button Switch LEDs...
  • Page 13: System Fault Led (Amber)

    Press and hold the Maintenance button with a pointed tool for 10 seconds. The maintenance mode firmware initializes. To exit Maintenance mode and return to normal operation, perform the following procedure: Press and release the Maintenance button momentarily to reset the switch. McDATA® 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem installation guide...
  • Page 14: Fc Ports

    FC ports The switch has 2 external FC ports through which to connect to devices or other switches, and 8 internal ports connecting to the server backplane. Each of the external FC ports is served by a Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) optical transceiver and is capable of 1-Gbps, 2-Gbps, or 4-Gbps transmission. SFPs are hot-pluggable.
  • Page 15: Port Logged-In Led (Green)

    ”Multiple switch fabrics” on page 21 for more information about multiple chassis fabrics. See the McDATA 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem user guide for information about defining port types. McDATA® 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem installation guide...
  • Page 16: Ethernet Port

    Ethernet port The Ethernet port shown in Figure 6 is an RJ-45 connector that provides a connection to a management ® workstation through a 10/100 Base-T Ethernet cable. A management workstation can be a Windows ® a Linux workstation that is used to configure and manage the switch. You can manage the switch over an Ethernet connection using the McDATA Web Server, CLI, or SNMP.
  • Page 17: Mcdata Element Manager

    Command Line Interface The CLI provides monitoring and configuration functions by which the administrator can manage switch. The CLI is available by Telnet over an Ethernet connection. See the McDATA 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem user guide for more information.
  • Page 18 General description...
  • Page 19: Planning

    When planning a fabric, consider the number of public devices and the anticipated demand. This will determine the number of ports that are needed and in turn the number of switches. See the HP StorageWorks SAN Design Guide for more information.
  • Page 20: Performance

    A zoning database is maintained on each switch consisting of the active zone set, all zones, and all zone members. Table 2 describes the zoning database limits. See the McDATA 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem user guide for more information. Table 2...
  • Page 21: Latency

    ISLs. Therefore, for optimal device performance, place devices on the same switch under the following conditions: • Heavy I/O traffic between specific server and storage devices. • Distinct speed mismatch between devices McDATA® 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem installation guide...
  • Page 22: Domain Id, Principal Priority, And Domain Id Lock

    Switches come from the factory with the domain ID set to 97, the domain ID lock set to False, and the principal priority set to 254. See the McDATA 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem user guide for information about changing the domain ID and domain ID lock using McDATA Web Server or McDATA Element Manager.
  • Page 23: Switch Services

    The default is enabled. • Management Server (MS)—Enables or disables the management of the switch through third-party applications that are compliant with the FC GS-3 Management Server Specification. The default is disabled. McDATA® 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem installation guide...
  • Page 24: Fabric Security

    McDATA Web Server. If SSL connection security is required, also consider using NTP to synchronize workstations and switches. • See System operand of the Set Setup command in the McDATA 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem user guide for information about enabling the NTP client on the switch and configuring the NTP server.
  • Page 25: Device Security

    Consider the devices, switches, and management agents and evaluate the need for authorization and authentication. Also consider whether the security database is to be distributed on the switches or centralized on a RADIUS server and how many servers to configure. McDATA® 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem installation guide...
  • Page 26: User Account Security

    Your choice of management tool depends on the number of fabrics you want to manage and the types of switches: • The CLI provides configuration and control for one and only one McDATA 4Gb SAN Switch through a Telnet session. •...
  • Page 27: Installation

    FC signal pass-through connectivity to ProLiant Blade servers. This section describes how to install and configure the McDATA 4Gb SAN Switch. It also describes how to load new firmware and how to recover a disabled switch.
  • Page 28: Environmental Conditions

    Environmental conditions Consider the factors that affect the climate in your facility such as equipment heat dissipation and ventilation. The switch requires the following operating conditions: • Operating temperature range: 5–35°C (41–95°F) • Relative humidity: 5–90%, non-condensing Upgrading the Interconnect switch CAUTION: First installation of a SAN Switch into an Interconnect switch requires installation of the FC signal conditioning card into the Interconnect switch, if not already installed, shall result in the loss of...
  • Page 29: Connect The Management Workstation To The Switch

    Locate and double click the switch in the fabric map to open. You can also select the switch and select Element Manager from the application list. See your HAFM documentation for information about using HAFM. McDATA® 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem installation guide...
  • Page 30: Configure The Switch

    McDATA4GbSAN (admin) #> set setup system Open a Config Edit session and use the Set Config command to modify the switch configuration. See the McDATA 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem user guide for more information about these commands.
  • Page 31: Cable Devices To The Switch

    Cable devices to the switch Two 4-Gb SFPs ship with each McDATA 4Gb SAN Switch. It is recommended to use these SFPs rather than the 2Gb SFPs that ship with the BladeSystem. Connect cables to the SFP transceivers and their corresponding devices, and then energize the devices.
  • Page 32: Using Mcdata Web Server Or Mcdata Element Manager To Install Firmware

    Web Server and McDATA Element Manager do this in one operation. To provide consistent performance throughout the fabric, ensure that all McDATA 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem switches are running the same version of firmware. Verify that this version of firmware is compatible with the firmware of other McDATA switch models in the fabric.
  • Page 33: Using The Cli To Install Firmware

    To install firmware using the CLI when a File Transfer Protocol (FTP) server is present on the management workstation, use the Firmware Install command. See the McDATA 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem user guide for information about this command.This command is disruptive to the fabric traffic.
  • Page 34: Installing Pfe Keys

    HAFM. NOTE: To obtain the McDATA 4Gb SAN Switch serial number and PFE key, follow the step-by-step instructions on the "firmware feature entitlement request certificate" for the PFE key. One of the license key retrieval options is via the web: www.webkey.external.hp.com.
  • Page 35: Diagnostics And Troubleshooting

    36. The System Fault LED is also illuminated on an internal firmware error, corrupt configuration, and voltage fault (input power never is turned off once the switch is powered on even during a voltage fault). McDATA® 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem installation guide...
  • Page 36: Power On Self Test Diagnostics

    Power On Self Test diagnostics The switch performs a series of tests as part of its power-up procedure. The Power On Self Test (POST) diagnostic program performs the following tests: • Checksum tests on the boot firmware in PROM and the switch firmware in flash memory •...
  • Page 37: Configuration File System Error Blink Pattern

    The configuration file must be named configdata. ftp>bin ftp>put configdata d. Enter the following command and press Enter to close the FTP session. ftp>quit McDATA® 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem installation guide...
  • Page 38: Over Temperature Blink Pattern

    e. Enter one of the following commands and press Enter to establish communications with the switch using Telnet. telnet xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx telnet switchname where xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx is the switch IP address and switchname is the switch name associated with the IP address. f.
  • Page 39: E_Port Isolation

    • Conflicting zone membership between active zone sets See the McDATA 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem user guide for information about how to change domain IDs, timeout values, and edit zoning. Using the McDATA Web Server, review the event browser and perform the following procedure to...
  • Page 40: Excessive Port Errors

    • Loss-of-signal errors Port threshold alarm monitoring is disabled by default. See the McDATA 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem user guide for information about managing port threshold alarms. If the count for any of these errors exceeds the rising trigger for three consecutive sample windows, the switch generates an alarm and disables the affected port, changing its operational state to “down”.
  • Page 41: Recovering A Switch Using Maintenance Mode

    Enter. The options and their use are described in the following subsections. Exit Image Unpack Reset Network Config Reset User Accounts to Default Copy Log Files Remove Switch Config Remake Filesystem Reset Switch Update Boot Loader Option: McDATA® 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem installation guide...
  • Page 42: Exiting Maintenance Mode

    Use FTP to load a new firmware image file onto the switch. See the Image command in the McDATA 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem user guide for an example of how to load the image file using FTP. Close the FTP session.
  • Page 43: Recreating The Switch File System In Maintenance Mode

    Updating the Boot Loader in maintenance mode The Update Boot Loader option installs the boot loader from the last installed firmware package. Use this option only at the direction of your authorized maintenance provider. McDATA® 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem installation guide...
  • Page 44 Diagnostics and troubleshooting...
  • Page 45: A Regulatory Compliance And Safety

    Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit that is different from that to which the receiver is connected. • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio or television technician for help. McDATA® 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem installation guide...
  • Page 46: Declaration Of Conformity For Products Marked With The Fcc Logo, United States Only

    Laser device All HP systems equipped with a laser device comply with safety standards, including International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 825. With specific regard to the laser, the equipment complies with laser product performance standards set by government agencies as a Class 1 laser product. The product does not emit hazardous light.
  • Page 47: Laser Product Label

    Laser product label The optional label in Figure 14 or equivalent may be located on the surface of the HP supplied laser device. This optional label indicates that the product is classified as a CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT. This label may appear on the laser device installed in your product.
  • Page 48: Japanese Notice

    18 AWG, and the length of the cord must be between 1.8 m (6 ft.) and 3.6 m (12 ft.). If you have questions about the type of power cord to use, contact an HP authorized service provider. NOTE: Route power cords so that they will not be walked on and cannot be pinched by items placed upon or against them.
  • Page 49: Japanese Power Cord Notice

    Use conductive field service tools. • Use a portable field service kit with a folding static-dissipating work mat. If you do not have any of the suggested equipment for proper grounding, have an HP authorized reseller install the part. NOTE: For more information on static electricity, or assistance with product installation, contact your HP authorized reseller.
  • Page 50: Waste Electrical And Electronic Equipment Directive

    Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment directive Czechoslovakian notice Danish notice Bortskaffelse af affald fra husstande i den Europæiske Union Hvis produktet eller dets emballage er forsynet med dette symbol, angiver det, at produktet ikke må bortskaffes med andet almindeligt husholdningsaffald. I stedet er det dit ansvar at bortskaffe kasseret udstyr ved at aflevere det på...
  • Page 51: English Notice

    Lisätietoja paikoista, joihin hävitettävät laitteet voi toimittaa kierrätettäväksi, saa ottamalla yhteyttä jätehuoltoon tai liikkeeseen, josta tuote on ostettu. McDATA® 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem installation guide...
  • Page 52: French Notice

    French notice Élimination des appareils mis au rebut par les ménages dans l'Union européenne Le symbole apposé sur ce produit ou sur son emballage indique que ce produit ne doit pas être jeté avec les déchets ménagers ordinaires. Il est de votre responsabilité...
  • Page 53: Hungarian Notice

    , sadz ves atkritumu sav kšanas dienest vai veikal , kur izstr d jums tika nopirkts. McDATA® 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem installation guide...
  • Page 54: Lithuanian Notice

    Para obter mais informações sobre locais que reciclam esse tipo de material, entre em contato com o escritório da HP em sua cidade, com o serviço de coleta de lixo ou com a loja em que o produto foi adquirido.
  • Page 55: Slovakian Notice

    McDATA® 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem installation guide...
  • Page 56: Swedish Notice

    Swedish notice Bortskaffande av avfallsprodukter från användare i privathushåll inom Europeiska Unionen Om den här symbolen visas på produkten eller förpackningen betyder det att produkten inte får slängas på samma ställe som hushållssopor. I stället är det ditt ansvar att bortskaffa avfallet genom att överlämna det till ett uppsamlingsställe avsett för återvinning av avfall från elektriska och elektroniska produkter.
  • Page 57: B Specifications

    Specifications This appendix contains the specifications for the McDATA 4Gb SAN Switch. See ”General description” on page 11 for the location of all connections, switches, controls, and components. FC specifications Table 5 FC specifications FC protocols FC-PH Rev. 4.3 FC-PH-2 FC-PH-3 FC-AL Rev 4.6...
  • Page 58: Maintainability

    Table 5 FC specifications (continued) ™ ® System processor Integrated IBM PowerPC PPC405 core Fabric Latency (intra-switch) 1-Gbps to 1-Gbps < 0.6 µsec 2-Gbps to 2-Gbps < 0.4 µsec 4-Gbps to 4-Gbps <0.2 µsec Bandwidth Point-to-point 106 MB, Full Duplex @ 1-Gbps 212 MB, Full Duplex @ 2-Gbps 425 MB, Full Duplex @ 4-Gbps Aggregate (single switch)
  • Page 59: Electrical

    5-500 Hz, random, 0.21 G rms, 10 minutes • Non-operating 5-500 Hz, random, 2.09 G rms, 10 minutes Shock IEC 68-2 • Operating 4 g, 11ms, 20 repetitions • Non-operating 30g, 292 ips, 3 repetitions, 3 axis McDATA® 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem installation guide...
  • Page 60: Regulatory Certifications

    Regulatory certifications Table 11 Regulatory certifications Safety standards UL60950:2000 CSA 22.2 No. 60950-00 (Canada) EN60950:2000 (EC) CB Scheme-IEC 60950:1999 Emissions standards FCC Part 15B Class A ICES-03 Issue 3 VCCI Class A ITE CISPR 22, Class A EN 55022, Class A Voltage fluctuations EN 61000-3-3 Harmonics...
  • Page 61: C Factory Configuration Defaults

    Broadcast enabled True InbandEnabled True FDMIEnabled True FDMIEntries 1000 DefaultDomain ID Domain ID lock False Symbolic name McDATA4GbSAN R_A_TOV 10000 E_D_TOV 2000 Principal priority Configuration description Default config InteropMode Standard McDATA® 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem installation guide...
  • Page 62: Factory Port Configuration

    Factory port configuration Enter the Show Config Port command to display port configuration values. Table 13 Factory port configuration Parameter Default Admin state Online Link speed External ports (0, 9): 1-Gbps/2-Gbps/4-Gbps Internal ports (1–8): 2-Gbps Port type External ports are GL Internal ports are FL Symbolic name Port n, where n is the port number...
  • Page 63: Factory Port Threshold Alarm Configuration

    CRCErrorsMonitoringEnabled True RisingTrigger FallingTrigger SampleWindow DecodeErrorsMonitoringEnabled True RisingTrigger FallingTrigger SampleWindow ISLMonitoringEnabled True RisingTrigger FallingTrigger SampleWindow LoginMonitoringEnabled True RisingTrigger FallingTrigger SampleWindow LogoutMonitoringEnabled True RisingTrigger FallingTrigger SampleWindow LOSMonitoringEnabled True RisingTrigger FallingTrigger SampleWindow McDATA® 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem installation guide...
  • Page 64: Factory Zoning Configuration

    Factory SNMP configuration Parameter Default SNMPEnabled True Contact <syscontact undefined> Location <sysLocation undefined> Description McDATA 4Gb SAN Switch Trap [1-5] address Trap 1: 10.0.0.254; Traps 2–5: 0.0.0.0 Trap [1-5] port Trap [1-5] severity Warning Trap [1-5] version Trap [1-5] enabled False ObjectID 1.3.6.1.4.1.1663.1.1.1.1.37...
  • Page 65: Factory Radius Configuration

    Enter the Show Setup Services command to display switch service configuration values. Table 18 Factory switch service configuration Parameter Default TelnetEnabled True SSHEnabled False GUIMgmtEnabled True SSLMgmtEnabled False EmbeddedGUIEnabled True SNMPEnabled True NTPEnabled False CIMEnabled True FTPEnabled True MgmtServerEnabled True McDATA® 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem installation guide...
  • Page 66: Factory System Configuration

    Factory system configuration Enter the Show Setup System command to display system configuration values. Table 19 Factory system configuration Parameter Default Ethernet network discovery Static Ethernet network IP address 10.0.0.1 Ethernet network IP mask 255.0.0.0 Ethernet gateway address 10.0.0.254 Admin timeout 30 minutes Inactivity timeout LocalLogEnabled...
  • Page 67: Glossary

    The switch through which the fabric is managed (the switch connected to the Ethernet switch network). Fabric name User defined name associated with the file that contains user list data for the fabric. Fabric port An F_Port or FL_Port. McDATA® 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem installation guide...
  • Page 68 Fabric security The functions that provide security for fabric users and devices including user account security, and fabric services. Fabric services A component of fabric security that provides for the control of inband management and SNMP on a switch. Fabric view file A file containing a set of fabrics that were opened and saved during a previous McDATA Web Server session.
  • Page 69 User account security A component of fabric security that provides for the administration and authentication of account names, passwords, expiration dates, and authority level. VCCI Voluntary Control Council for Interference McDATA® 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem installation guide...
  • Page 71: Index

    Command Line Interface emissions standards Common Information Model environmental configuration conditions file specifications file system error ESD (electrostatic discharge) remove obtaining additional information restore default precautions conventions prevention measures document McDATA® 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem installation guide...
  • Page 72 storing products straps, wearing transporting products suggested equipment for types of damage from Ethernet connection HAFM - See High Availability Fabric Manager direct connection harmonics indirect connection HBA - See Host Bus Adapter port Heartbeat LED Status LED heat output European Union, regulatory compliance heel straps, using notice...
  • Page 73 Remote Dial-In Service port authentication buffer credits Remote Dial-In User Service characteristics description diagnostics replacing a power cord Ethernet RFI/EMI connector hoods external fabric Fibre Channel safety standards generic scalability McDATA® 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem installation guide...
  • Page 74 EU private households transporting products web server static-sensitive devices description straps, ground web sites boot HP documentation heel HP storage HP Subscriber’s choice Subscriber’s choice, HP work mat, static-dissipating switch workstation configuration connection controls requirements LEDs worldwide name...