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IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER
Installation Roadmap Guide
for the TS7650G (3958 DD3 - Gateway)
GC53-1154-08

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  • Page 1 IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER Installation Roadmap Guide for the TS7650G (3958 DD3 - Gateway) GC53-1154-08...
  • Page 3 IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER Installation Roadmap Guide for the TS7650G (3958 DD3 - Gateway) GC53-1154-08...
  • Page 4 This edition applies to the TS7650G and to all subsequent releases and modifications until otherwise indicated in new editions. This edition replaces GC53–1154–06 © Copyright IBM Corporation 2008, 2010. US Government Users Restricted Rights – Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    . xxxi Safety notices . . xi Related IBM publications . . xxxii Power cords . . xii IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER Environmental notices . xiii publications . . xxxii TS7650G 3958 DD3 publications. . xxxii Safety, danger, caution notices and DS4700 Express Disk Controller (1814 70H) labels .
  • Page 6 Industries Association (JEITA) Statement (less than or equal to 20 A per phase) . . 146 Chapter 14. Testing a clustered system 97 Korean Communications Commission (KCC) Class A Statement . . 147 IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 7 Russia Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Class Index ....149 A Statement . . 147 Contents...
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  • Page 9: Figures

    . 37 Local Area Connection Properties . . 115 Server operator panel . . 40 Remote Supervisor Adapter II Refresh 1 IBM TS3000 System Console menu . . 44 Welcome window . . 116 Console configuration utility screen . 44 Maximize video speed .
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  • Page 11: Tables

    Tables IBM Web sites for help, services, and Clustered fibre channel connections . 37 information . . xxix Power-on sequences. . 38 Server rear view: Slot assignments, ports, and TSSC Interface . 44 connections . Company information worksheet . . 101 Responsibilities matrix .
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  • Page 13: Safety And Environmental Notices

    Most danger or caution notices contain a reference number (Dxxx or Cxxx). Use the reference number to check the translation in the IBM Systems Safety Notices, G229-9054 manual. The sections that follow define each type of safety notice and give examples.
  • Page 14: Power Cords

    Power cords For your safety, IBM provides a power cord with a grounded attachment plug to use with this IBM product. To avoid electrical shock, always use the power cord and plug with a properly grounded outlet.
  • Page 15: Environmental Notices

    The cord set should have the appropriate safety approvals for the country in which the equipment will be installed. IBM power cords for a specific country or region are usually available only in that country or region.
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  • Page 17: Safety, Danger, Caution Notices And Labels

    Safety, danger, caution notices and labels This section contains safety, danger, caution notices and labels that are used in this guide for this product. You should read all safety notices in entirety before completing any task. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2008, 2010...
  • Page 18: D001

    Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Connect power to this unit only with the IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for any other product.
  • Page 19: D006

    hazardous voltages, disconnect all power cords. v Connect all power cords to a properly wired and grounded electrical outlet. Ensure that the outlet supplies proper voltage and phase rotation according to the system rating plate. v Connect any equipment that will be attached to this product to properly wired outlets.
  • Page 20: C002

    Repair or disassemble Exchange only with the IBM-approved part. Recycle or discard the battery as instructed by local regulations. In the United States, IBM has a process for the collection of this battery. For information, call 1-800-426-4333. Have the IBM part number for the battery unit available when you call.
  • Page 21: C009

    C009 CAUTION: >18 kg (39.7 lb) 18-32 kg (39.7-70.5 lb) The weight of this part or unit is between 18 and 32 kg (39.7 and 70.5 lb). It takes two persons to safely lift this part or unit. (C009) C013 CAUTION: The doors and covers to the product are to be closed at all times except for service by trained service personnel.
  • Page 22 Note the following information: v Laser radiation when open. v Do not stare into the beam, do not view directly with optical instruments, and avoid direct exposure to the beam. (C030) IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 23 C031 CAUTION: The power-control button on the device does not turn off the electrical current supplied to the device. The device might also have more than one connection to dc power. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all connections to dc power are disconnected at the dc power input terminals.
  • Page 24 (For fixed drawers): This drawer is a fixed drawer and must not be moved for servicing unless specified by the manufacturer. Attempting to move the xxii IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 25 drawer partially or completely out of the rack might cause the rack to become unstable or cause the drawer to fall out of the rack. (R001 part 2 of 2) R002 CAUTION: Removing components from the upper positions in the rack cabinet improves rack stability during relocation.
  • Page 26 Rack-mounted devices are not to be used as shelves or work spaces. (L002) L003 DANGER Multiple power cords. The product might be equipped with multiple power cords. To remove all hazardous voltages, disconnect all power cords. (L003) xxiv IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 27 L004 DANGER Hazardous voltage present. Voltages present constitute a shock hazard, which can cause severe injury or death. (L004) Safety, danger, caution notices and labels...
  • Page 28 L009 CAUTION: System or part is heavy. The label is accompanied by a specific weight range. (L009) L013 DANGER Heavy equipment—personal injury or equipment damage might result if mishandled. (L013) xxvi IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 29 L015 CAUTION: Danger! Arc Flash/Arc Blast hazard when disconnected with power on. Turn off power before disconnecting. (L015) L022 CAUTION: Class 3R visible and invisible laser radiation when open. Avoid direct eye exposure. (L022) L023 CAUTION: Laser Aperture (L023) xxvii Safety, danger, caution notices and labels...
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  • Page 31: Ibm Web Sites For Help, Services, And Information

    If you need help, service, technical assistance, or just want more information about IBM products, you will find a wide variety of sources available from IBM to assist you. Available services, telephone numbers, and Web links are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 32: Before You Call For Service

    Help and service You can call 1 (800) IBM SERV for help and service if you are in the U.S. or Canada. You must choose the software or hardware option when calling for assistance. Note: This product is equipped with a Software Call Home feature. When enabled, it will notify IBM Service of software error events.
  • Page 33 IBM Support Center (1 800 426-7378 in the U.S.) for product assistance covered under the terms of the hardware IBM warranty or the software maintenance contract that comes with product purchase. Please have the following information ready when you call: v Either machine type and model or software identifier.
  • Page 34 The following publications provide additional documentation about the gateway server: v IBM System x3850 M2 and System x3950 M2 Type 7141 and 7233 User's Guide v IBM System x3850 M2 and System x3950 M2 Type 7141 and 7233 Problem Determination and Service Guide The server might have features that are not described in the documentation that you received with the server.
  • Page 35 IBM XIV Storage System publications The following publications provide additional documentation about the IBM XIV Storage System: v IBM XIV Storage System (Types 2810 and 2812) Model A14 (Gen2) Introduction and Planning Guide for Customer Configuration v IBM XIV Storage System User Manual...
  • Page 36 Your feedback is important in helping to provide the most accurate and highest quality information. To submit any comments about this book or any other IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER documentation: v Send your comments by e-mail to starpubs@us.ibm.com. Be sure to include the following information: –...
  • Page 37 The IBM System Storage TS7650G ProtecTIER De-duplication Gateway (TS7650G) is available in two configurations — stand-alone and clustered. Note: IBM does not support more than one clustered pair of TS7650 Gateway servers in a single frame. The purchase of the stand-alone gateway includes: v One gateway server (IBM machine type and model 3958 DD3).
  • Page 38 These are terms for IBM's virtualization solution from the TS7650 family that does not include a disk storage repository, allowing the customer to choose from a variety of storage options. IBM does not support more than one clustered pair of TS7650 Gateway servers in a single frame. The...
  • Page 39 Disk controller The customer must choose the disk controller for use with the TS7650G. A list of compatible controllers is located at the IBM Tape Systems Resource Library Web site: http://www-03.ibm.com/ systems/storage/tape/library.html#compatibility in the TS7650/TS7650G ISV and interoperability matrix document.
  • Page 40 This document does not address the following topics: v Installation of the second dual-port Ethernet adapter in a legacy 3958 DD1 server, to prepare the server for use in replication. Refer to the IBM(r) System Storage(tm) TS7600 with ProtecTIER Second Dual-Port Ethernet Card (Feature Code 3448) Installation Instructions, IBM part number 45E6768.
  • Page 41: Chapter 2. Ts7650G Ship Group

    The TS7650G documentation CD contains the following service and customer documentation for the TS7650G: v IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER Installation Roadmap Guide for the TS7650G (3958 DD3), IBM form number GC53–1154 v IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER Introduction and Planning Guide for the TS7650G (3958 DD3), IBM form number GC53–1152...
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  • Page 43: Chapter 3. Recommended Ts7650G Configurations

    Figure 1 on page 8 shows only the TS7650G components installed in the server frame. Important: v IBM does not support more than one clustered pair of TS7650 Gateway servers in a single frame. v Hardware components included in the purchase of the gateway are listed in bold type below.
  • Page 44: Recommended Stand-Alone And Clustered Gateway Server Frame Layouts

    One IBM TS3000 System Console (TSSC) and TSSC Ethernet switch v Two 36u frames ® Note: For convenience, the Windows version of the DS4000 Storage Manager application is provided on the IBM System Storage ProtecTIER Manager V2.4.3.0 DVD. Storage Manager is used to monitor the health and connectivity status of the recommended disk components, and to perform service and disk rebuilding tasks.
  • Page 45: About The Ts7650G Server

    About the TS7650G server The TS7650G stand-alone and clustered gateways come with one or two servers, respectively. The servers are equipped with two Emulex fibre channel host bus adapters, two Qlogic host bus adapters, two 1Gb Ethernet adapters, and two on-board Ethernet ports.
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  • Page 47: Chapter 4. Installing The Ts7650G Hardware

    EXP810 disk expansion modules (1812 81H) in many of the hardware installation figures, examples, and procedures. In addition to the IBM DS4700 disk controller, the TS7650G also supports the DS5000 disk controller and the XIV disk controller. If the customer has elected to...
  • Page 48: Responsibilities Matrix

    (CSU), or not considered to be IBM setup such as third-party disk storage subsystems. TS7650G sales agreements may include a frame and disk storage as part of the order.
  • Page 49: Finding The Instructions You Need

    The flowcharts for upgrading legacy 3958 DD1, 3958 DD3, or 3958 AP1, servers are located in the IBM System Storage ProtecTIER Software Upgrade and Replication Enablement Guide, IBM form number GC53–1196.
  • Page 50: Documents Required To Install A New Stand-Alone 3958 Dd3 Server

    3958 DD3 or 3958 AP1 Enabling Replication? Yes or No Software Upgrade and Replication Enablement Guide User’s Guide Figure 3. Documents required to install a new stand-alone 3958 DD3 server IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 51: Documents Required To Install New Clustered 3958 Dd3 Servers

    3958 DD3 or 3958 AP1 3958 DD3 or 3958 AP1 Enabling Replication? 3958 DD3 or 3958 DD3 or 3958 AP1 3958 AP1 TS7650G or TS7650G or TS7650 TS7650 Installation Installation Roadmap Roadmap Software Upgrade User’s and Replication Guide Enablement Guide User’s User’s Guide...
  • Page 52: Stand-Alone Gateway Installation Checklist

    (1812 81H) in many of the hardware installation figures, examples, and procedures. In addition to the IBM DS4700 disk controller, the TS7650G also supports the DS5000 disk controller and the XIV disk controller. If the customer has elected to...
  • Page 53 If the customer purchased a new TSSC and The TSSC Maintenance Information (MI), TSSC Ethernet switch and has not yet installed provided on the IBM System Storage TS7650 them, do so now then go to task 3-1. with ProtecTIER Publications CD.
  • Page 54: Clustered Gateway Installation Checklist

    “Stand-alone gateway installation checklist” on page 16. Important: This document references IBM DS4700 disk controllers (1814 70H) and IBM EXP810 disk expansion modules (1812 81H) in many of the hardware installation figures, examples, and procedures.
  • Page 55 In addition to the IBM DS4700 disk controller, the TS7650G also supports the DS5000 disk controller and the XIV disk controller. If the customer has elected to use disk storage components other than the IBM DS4700 disk controllers (1814 70H) mentioned above, the figures, examples, and procedures in this document will not apply to the configuration on which you are working.
  • Page 56 “Cabling a clustered gateway” on page 32. Server B to the TSSC's Ethernet switch. 3–16 Label and connect an Ethernet cable from “Cabling a clustered gateway” on page 32. Server B to the customer's LAN. IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 57 Table 5. Clustered gateway installation checklist (continued) Task Description Where to find information 3–17 Label and connect an Ethernet cable from the “Cabling a clustered gateway” on page 32. RSA on Server B to the TSSC's Ethernet switch. 3–18 Label and connect an Ethernet cable from “Cabling a clustered gateway”...
  • Page 58: Installing The Server

    Important: If the customer purchased a TSSC, you are required to install it and its related components, along with the other gateway hardware. Failure to do so will prevent the use of Call Home or IBM remote support. IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 59 Procedure 1. Physically install the TSSC and its related components into the server frame. Use the documentation provided with the TSSC for installation instructions. Attention: The recommended location for installing the TSSC is in EIA Unit 18. Use EIA holes 52, 53, and 54 for the installation of the rail assembly for the TSSC.
  • Page 60: Installing The Wti Network Power Switch

    This is required so that the power receptacles are easily accessible for power connections. IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 61: Installing The 1 Gb Ethernet Switches

    About this task Notes: v IBM best practices recommends installing the 1 Gb Ethernet switches near the bottom of the clustered gateway server frame. See Figure 1 on page 8. v When performing the installation, use caution to avoid dislodging or damaging the cabling within the frame.
  • Page 62: Attaching The Mounting Brackets And Power

    Repeat the above steps for the right side rail and ensure that both side rails are secure. 3. Install the air duct housing in the frame. To do so, working from the front side of the frame: IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 63: Applying Cable Labels

    Applying cable labels About this task Use the IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER Labeling Instructions for the TS7650/TS7650G (3958 DD1, 3958 DD3, 3958 AP1), IBM part number 46X4256 for label placement guidelines and instructions. When applying labels, align the center reference lines on the label with the axis of the cable.
  • Page 64: Stand-Alone Power Connections

    On Device/Location Power outlet TSSC Bottom PDU Power outlet TSSC Top PDU Power outlet TSSC Ethernet switch Bottom PDU Power outlet TSSC Ethernet switch Top PDU Power outlet Server Bottom PDU IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 65: Stand-Alone Power Connections

    Table 6. Stand-alone power connections (continued) From On Device On Device/Location Power outlet Server Top PDU Procedure 1. Label and connect the power cords according to Figure 8 on page 28 and Table 6 on page 28. Note: Depending on the TSSC's configuration, the TSSC may have one or two power supplies.
  • Page 66: Stand-Alone Tssc And Customer Network Ethernet Connections

    If so, make the cable connections according to the port number assignments specified in Table 7 on page 29, regardless of the position of the ports on the TSSC or the switch. Refer to the IBM System Storage TS3000 System Console (TSSC) Maintenance Information for detailed port information.
  • Page 67: Stand-Alone Fibre Channel Connections

    2B 2A 1B 1A Disk Expansion Module 1812 81H 2B 2A 1B 1A Disk Expansion Module 1812 81H Loop pair 1 = 2B 2A 1B 1A Loop pair 2 = Disk Expansion Module 1812 81H 2B 2A 1B 1A Disk Expansion Module 1812 81H 2B 2A 1B 1A...
  • Page 68: Cabling A Clustered Gateway

    For consistency and ease when troubleshooting, you may want to relocate the PDUs to match Figure 11 on page 33. IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 69: Clustered Power Connections

    WTI Network Power Switch Empty (1u) Empty (1u) Empty (1u) Empty (1u) Empty (1u) Empty (1u) Empty (1u) Empty (1u) Empty (1u) Top Power Distribution Empty (1u) Unit (PDU) Empty (1u) Empty (1u) Empty (1u) Empty (1u) Empty (1u) Empty (1u) Empty (1u) Empty (1u) Empty (1u)
  • Page 70: Clustered 1 Gb Ethernet Switch Ethernet Connections

    Ethernet switch 2 Port 1, slot 4 Server A Port 2 Ethernet switch 2 Port 1, slot 4 Server B Port 3 Ethernet switch 2 Ethernet port, E WTI network power switch IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 71: Clustered Tssc And Customer Network Ethernet Connections

    Table 10. Clustered 1 GB Ethernet switch Ethernet connections (continued) From On Device On Device/Location Port 4 Ethernet switch 2 Port 4 Ethernet switch 1 Port 1 Ethernet switch 1 Port 2, slot 3 Server A Port 2 Ethernet switch 1 Port 2, slot 3 Server B Procedure...
  • Page 72: Clustered Fibre Channel Connections

    If so, make the cable connections according to the port number assignments specified in Table 11 on page 35, regardless of the position of the ports on the TSSC or the switch. Refer to the IBM System Storage TS3000 System Console (TSSC) Maintenance Information for detailed port information.
  • Page 73: Clustered Fibre Channel Connections

    The RAS code no longer sends call home packages for problems with any of the disk storage products attached to the gateway including DS4700, DS5000, and XIV. However, if the IP address of an SMTP server is provided during RAS package configuration, the disk storage subsystems that communicate with the RAS package (which includes DS4700 and DS5000 if they have firmware levels supported by RAS) will send problem reports to the customer via email.
  • Page 74: Powering-Up The Components

    (1812 81H) in many of the hardware installation figures, examples, and procedures. In addition to the IBM DS4700 disk controller, the TS7650G also supports the DS5000 disk controller and the XIV disk controller. If the customer has elected to...
  • Page 75: Disk Expansion Modules

    Disk controllers About this task For power-on instructions, refer to the IBM System Storage DS4700 Express Storage Subsystem Installation, User's and Maintenance Guide. Important: Precautions must be taken when turning on the disk controllers to prevent damage to the controllers' enhanced disk drive module (E-DDM) hard drives.
  • Page 76: Tssc, Display Panel, And Tssc Ethernet Switch

    Figure 15. Server operator panel For more detailed information, refer to the IBM System x3850 M2 and System x3950 M2 Type 7141 and 7233 User's Guide that was provided with the server. TSSC, display panel, and TSSC Ethernet Switch About this task To turn on the TSSC, press the white power-control button.
  • Page 77 Instructions for doing so appear in the IBM System Storage ProtecTIER User's Guide for Enterprise Edition and Appliance Edition, IBM form number GC53–1156.
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  • Page 79: Chapter 5. Setting Up The Tssc For Use With The Ts7650G

    4. When Call Home setup is complete, return to this page and go to step 5. 5. Right-click on the TSSC's blue desktop. The IBM TS3000 System Console menu displays. See Figure 16 on page 44. 6. Select System Console Actions → Console Configuration Utility.
  • Page 80: Ibm Ts3000 System Console Menu

    The Console Configuration application starts and the Console Configuration utility screen displays: Figure 17. Console configuration utility screen 9. Click Console Settings The Console Settings screen displays. See Figure 18 on page 45. IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 81: Console Settings Screen

    Figure 18. Console Settings screen 10. In the Internal Network Interface pane, verify that the IP Address: 172.31.1.1 and the Subnet mask: 255.255.0.0, are displayed. Note: If different values display in the Internal Network Interface pane, change them to match the IP Address and Subnet mask values provided above.
  • Page 82: Console Time And Date Screen: Ntp Server Off

    Stop NTP server. b. In the Time fields, enter the current UTC. c. Click Save Changes. 17. Click Start NTP server. The Console Time and Date screen re-displays with the new UTC shown: IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 83: Console Time And Date Screen: Ntp Server

    Figure 20. Console Time and Date screen: NTP server running 18. Close the Console configuration utility screen. You are returned to the TSSC's blue desktop. 19. Go to Chapter 6, “Configuring the RAS package,” on page 49. Chapter 5. Setting up the TSSC for use with the TS7650G...
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  • Page 85: Chapter 6. Configuring The Ras Package

    On the TSSC, right-click on the blue desktop. The IBM TS3000 System Console menu displays. v Make note of the TSSC code level, displayed in the IBM TS3000 System Console title bar. Note: For detailed information about TSSC code installation and cable...
  • Page 86: Stand-Alone Configuration

    8. Verify that an existing TSSC meets the minimum hardware requirements. See the IBM System Storage TS3000 System Console (TSSC) Maintenance Information provided on the IBM System Storage TS7650 with ProtecTIER Publications CD in the TS7650G ship group. About this task The RAS package configuration procedure performs the following tasks: v Sets up the TSSC network (172.31.1.xxx) for the servers and the RSAs.
  • Page 87 Disk array serial number v Customer number v Country code Note: This is the two-digit, IBM-assigned country code used to order software or to acquire software support. Do not confuse this with the three-digit RETAIN country code. v Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) server IP address (optional)
  • Page 88: Clustered Configuration

    Disk array machine type and model number v Disk array serial number v Customer number v Country code Note: This is the two-digit, IBM-assigned country code used to order software or to acquire software support. Do not confuse this with the three-digit RETAIN country code.
  • Page 89: Verifying The Cluster's Ethernet Connections

    (You may need to enter the entire command string: /opt/dtc/install/ptconfig -configRas). c. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the configuration process. Important: v If you receive an error that the frame range number entered is already in use, specify a different range in an increment of 10. For example, if frame range 20 is already in use, try frame range 30.
  • Page 90 100baseT/Half 100baseT/Full 1000baseT/Full Advertised auto-negotiation: Yes Speed: 1000Mb/s Duplex: Full Port: Twisted Pair PHYAD: 1 Transceiver: internal Auto-negotiation: on Supports Wake-on: d Wake-on: d Current message level: 0x00000001 (1) Link detected: yes IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 91 3. Note the results of the above procedures and pass them on to the trained ProtecTIER specialist/LBS representative for use during ProtecTIER configuration. 4. Go to Chapter 7, “RAS verification,” on page 57. Chapter 6. Configuring the RAS package...
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  • Page 93: Chapter 7. Ras Verification

    1. If you are not already logged into the TSSC do so now, with the username service and the password service. 2. Right-click on the TSSC's blue desktop. The IBM TS3000 System Console menu displays. 3. System Console Actions → Console Configuration Utility If prompted for a username and password, enter service in both fields.
  • Page 94: Installing Protectier Manager On The Tssc

    7. Click Done. The ProtecTIER Manager Installation wizard closes and the TSSC's CD-ROM drive opens. 8. Remove the IBM System Storage ProtecTIER Manager V2.4.3.0 DVD, close CD-ROM drive, then go to Chapter 11, “Using ProtecTIER Manager,” on page Calibrating the server battery Each server contains a battery that must be calibrated.
  • Page 95: Testing Call Home

    Test Call Home – Triggered from the RAS command line interface (CLI) to test the path to the IBM Customer Configuration Profile File (CCPF) system. v User Initiated Call Home – Triggered from the TSSC graphical user interface...
  • Page 96 The portion of the TS7650G installation and configuration for which the SSR is responsible is now complete. 7. Turn the system over to the trained ProtecTIER specialist for LBS representative for installation and configuration of ProtecTIER and ProtecTIER Manager. IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 97: Chapter 8. Configuring Protectier Using Ptconfig

    Reinstalling Red Hat Linux is a customer responsibility. Should doing so become necessary, refer the customer to the Recovery appendix of the IBM System Storage ProtecTIER User's Guide for Enterprise Edition and Appliance Edition, IBM form number GC53–1156, provided on the IBM System Storage TS7650 with ProtecTIER Publications CD, for detailed instructions.
  • Page 98: Logging Into The Server

    The above information can be found on the completed IP Address Worksheet, located in the IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER Introduction and Planning Guide for the TS7650G (3958 DD3), IBM form number GC53–1152. A blank copy of this worksheet is provided in this document for your convenience.
  • Page 99: Configuring The First Server

    Configuration instructions for legacy 3958 DD1, 3958 DD3, or 3958 AP1 servers are provided in the IBM System Storage ProtecTIER Software Upgrade and Replication Enablement Guide, IBM form number GC53–1196.
  • Page 100 Gathering System information [ Done ] The auto-detected system information displays. For example: Target Target Netmask Local Gateway Network Address Address 10.11.194.0 255.255.255.0 10.11.195.1 10.11.196.0 255.255.255.0 10.11.197.1 Followed by the Available Options prompt: IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 101 Available Options: ================== (a)dd a new record (e)dit a record (d)elete a record (c)ommit changes (q)uit Please Choose (a,e,d,c,q): 6. Type: a <enter> You are prompted to enter information for the first destination (target - eth3) server and the local network. Attention: Do not configure the replication ports Eth3 and Eth4 on the same subnet as the external LAN port Eth0.
  • Page 102 Site 2 – Server A Target Network Address Target Netmask Local Gateway Address (Remote node's starting (Remote node's netmask) (The gateway address for network address) Server A at Site 2) 1 (eth3) 2 (eth4) IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 103: Creating File Systems

    Site 2 – Server B Target Network Address Target Netmask Local Gateway Address (Remote node's starting (Remote node's netmask) (The gateway address for network address) Server B at Site 2) 1 (eth3) 2 (eth4) The Available Options prompt displays a third time: Available Options: ================== (a)dd a new record...
  • Page 104 Note: For a detailed description of what the fsCreate tool does, or to manually create file systems using the Linux Command Line Interface (CLI), refer to the IBM System Storage ProtecTIER User's Guide for Enterprise Edition and Appliance Edition, IBM form number GC53–1156.
  • Page 105: Chapter 9. Enabling The Protectier Replication Manager

    About this task The ProtecTIER Replication Manager application is installed on a customer-designated ProtecTIER v2.4 server. IBM recommends installing ProtecTIER Replication Manager at the replication destination site, so that the ProtecTIER Replication Manager will remain available in a disaster recovery situation.
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  • Page 107: Chapter 10. Installing Protectier Manager

    Important: If an older version of ProtecTIER Manager is already installed on the ProtecTIER Manager workstation or the TSSC, make sure the ProtecTIER Manager GUI is closed before installing the newer version from the IBM System Storage ProtecTIER Manager V2.4.3.0 DVD.
  • Page 108: Choose Install Folder Window

    The Choose Install Folder window opens: Figure 22. Choose Install Folder window 4. Specify the folder where the ProtecTIER Manager program files will be installed, and then click Next. The Choose Shortcut Folder window opens: IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 109: Choose Shortcut Folder Window

    Figure 23. Choose Shortcut Folder window 5. Select the location where the program icons will be created: v In a new Program Group – Creates a new program group in the Program list of the Start menu. v In an existing Program Group – Adds the shortcut to an existing program group in the Program list of the Start menu.
  • Page 110: Installing On Linux

    About this task To install ProtecTIER Manager on Linux: Procedure 1. Insert the IBM System Storage ProtecTIER Manager V2.4.3.0 DVD into the CD-ROM drive of the designated ProtecTIER Manager workstation. 2. Run the ProtecTIER Manager installer. To do so: a. From the Linux desktop, double-click the CD-ROM icon, and then double-click the installation folder for the version of Linux you are using.
  • Page 111 In your Home folder – Creates the links in the directory where the user's files are typically stored. For example: /home/bill. v Other – Creates the links in the default location (/opt/IBM/PTManager). To specify a different location, click Choose and select a directory on the workstation's hard drive.
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  • Page 113: Chapter 11. Using Protectier Manager

    Go to step 2 on page 78. If the ProtecTIER Manager GUI is installed on a Windows-based workstation a. Click Start → Programs → IBM → ProtecTIER Manager 2.3.2.0 → IBM ProtecTIER Manager. The ProtecTIER Manager screen opens. See Figure 25 on page 78.
  • Page 114: Protectier Manager Screen

    Systems tab of the Navigation pane. If the cluster contains a second node, that node displays in the Nodes pane. 6. Go to “Planning the repository” on page 79. IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 115: Planning The Repository

    Planning the repository Use the Repository Planning wizard in conjunction with guidance from IBM support, to determine the optimum repository size and meta data file system arrangement for the repository. Procedure 1. On the ProtecTIER Manager workstation, run ProtecTIER Manager.
  • Page 116: Creating The Repository

    Note: Creating a repository is a prerequisite for adding a second node to a cluster, as repository creation must be performed on Node A. Procedure 1. On the ProtecTIER Manager workstation, if it is not already running, run the ProtecTIER Manager application. To do so: IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 117: Create Repository Name Window

    Click Start → Programs → IBM → ProtecTIER Manager 2.3.2.0 → IBM ProtecTIER Manager. The ProtecTIER Manager window opens. 2. In the Nodes pane, select the node on which to create the repository. 3. Select Create repository. The Create repository wizard starts the data collection process. When data collection is complete, the Welcome window opens.
  • Page 118: Repository Size Window

    Create repository planning wizard. b. In the Estimated factoring ratio field, enter the estimated factoring ratio value that was determined with the assistance of IBM Support personnel. c. In the System peak throughput (MB/Sec) field, specify the rate of system peak throughput that the meta data file systems can support.
  • Page 119: Storage Window

    Figure 30. Storage window 9. Click Next. The Repository resources dialog box opens. See Figure 31. Figure 31. Repository resources dialog 10. Verify that the correct file systems are selected for meta data and user data, based on the meta data file system sizes indicated by the repository planning process.
  • Page 120 15. Proceed as appropriate: v If this is a stand-alone configuration, TS7650G installation and setup is now complete. Turn the system over to the customer and refer them to the IBM System Storage ProtecTIER User's Guide for Enterprise Edition and Appliance Edition, IBM form number GC53–1156, for information on customizing,...
  • Page 121: Chapter 12. Upgrading Protectier To A Cluster

    10. Execute the ptfonfig utility. Enter the command: ./ptconfig -install -model=TS7650G <enter> The following messages display: Stopping services, please wait Stopping Cluster Services [ Done ] Services stopped Checking conditions... Checking BOM [ Done ] © Copyright IBM Corp. 2008, 2010...
  • Page 122 ./ptconfig -staticRoutes <enter> The message below displays: Gathering System information [ Done ] The auto-detected system information displays. For example: Target Target Netmask Local Gateway Network Address Address 10.11.194.0 255.255.255.0 10.11.195.1 IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 123 10.11.196.0 255.255.255.0 10.11.197.1 Followed by the Available Options prompt: Available Options: ================== (a)dd a new record (e)dit a record (d)elete a record (c)ommit changes (q)uit Please Choose (a,e,d,c,q): 15. Type: a <enter> You are prompted to enter information for the first destination (target - eth3) server and the local network.
  • Page 124 Site 2 – Server A Target Network Address Target Netmask Local Gateway Address (Remote node's starting (Remote node's netmask) (The gateway address for network address) Server A at Site 2) 1 (eth3) IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 125 Site 2 – Server A 2 (eth4) Site 2 – Server B Target Network Address Target Netmask Local Gateway Address (Remote node's starting (Remote node's netmask) (The gateway address for network address) Server B at Site 2) 1 (eth3) 2 (eth4) The Available Options prompt displays a third time: Available Options: ==================...
  • Page 126: Verify Cluster Members

    1) From the ProtecTIER Manager menu bar, select Cluster Management → Add Cluster Member. The Add cluster member wizard Welcome screen opens. 2) Click Next. The Server Selection screen opens. See Figure 33 on page 91. IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 127: Server Selection Screen

    Figure 33. Server selection screen 3) In the Server IP field of the Server Selection pane, enter the IP address of the Server you want to add to the cluster. Alternatively, you can select the IP address from the dropdown list. 4) Click Next and then click Finish The Add cluster member wizard closes and the Server is added to the selected cluster.
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  • Page 129: Chapter 13. Changing The System Date And Time

    Attention: If you are running the setClock configuration to change the date and time, IBM recommends that once you complete the procedure, you commit the changes and exit the session. Do not proceed to setting a different timezone in the same session.
  • Page 130 14. America/Menominee 15. America/North_Dakota/Center 16. America/North_Dakota/New_Salem 17. America/Denver 18. America/Boise 19. America/Shiprock 20. America/Phoenix 21. America/Los_Angeles 22. America/Anchorage 23. America/Juneau 24. America/Yakutat 25. America/Nome 26. America/Adak 27. Pacific/Honolulu Please choose a timezone: IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 131 If you typed m to manually enter the timezone, the following is displayed: Enter the time zone (case sensitive): Type, for example, Italy <Enter>. 10. Type a number corresponding to the timezone you want to synchronize from the list under the country code entered. The following is displayed: Date, Time, Timezone &...
  • Page 132 [ Done ] Setting Time Zone [ Done ] Setting Timeserver [ Done ] Setting Date & Time [ Done ] Starting NTPD [ Done ] Starting cluster [ Done ] Cluster Started IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 133: Chapter 14. Testing A Clustered System

    If the root cause cannot be determined, contact your next level of support. 6. If all health states return a status of OK, exit the RAS menu. 7. Log out of the server. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2008, 2010...
  • Page 134: Performing The System Verification Test

    To do so, on the ProtecTIER Manager workstation, click Alerts in the lower right corner of the ProtecTIER Manager screen. The Alerts Log opens. See Figure 34 on page 99. IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 135: Performing A System Health Check

    Alerts Log screen. 10. If the test succeeds on both nodes, TS7650G installation and setup is complete. Turn the system over to the customer and refer them to the IBM System Storage ProtecTIER User's Guide for Enterprise Edition and Appliance Edition, IBM form number GC53–1156 for information on customizing, using, and...
  • Page 136: Verifying Configuration Of Recommended Disk Storage Components

    7. Log out of the server. Verifying configuration of recommended disk storage components Important: The procedure below applies to IBM DS4700 disk storage, only. To confirm that the disk storage is properly configured: 1. Log into the stand-alone server, or Server A in a cluster: a.
  • Page 137: Appendix A. Company Information Worksheet

    IBM service representatives use the information that is provided on the company information worksheet to customize your IBM storage complex. When you use any of the remote support features, the TSSC sends this information to IBM so an IBM service representative can contact you.
  • Page 138 Call back phone number The phone number of the modem being used for Call Home. Include the area code and the country code, if appropriate. IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 139 Your information Disk array machine type(s) and The machine type(s) and model model number(s) number(s) for the attached disk array storage subsystem(s). For non-IBM equipment, also provide vendor name(s). Use an additional sheet if necessary. Disk array serial number(s) The serial number(s) for the attached disk array storage subsystem(s).
  • Page 140: Country Codes

    Haiti Montserrat Seychelles Zaire Island Cocos Heard and Morocco Sierra Leon Zambia (Keeling) McDonald Islands Islands Colombia Honduras Mozambique Singapore Zimbabwe Comoros Hong Kong Myanmar Slovak Republic Congo Hungary Namibia Slovenia IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 141: Appendix B. Ip Address Worksheet

    Appliancecomponents. IBM service representatives use the information provided to define the IP addresses of components supported by the TSSC. When the TSSC sends Call Home information to IBM through VPN or modem, or sends you notices about serviceable events, these settings will be included in the information to identify and provide important information about the TSSC that sent a service request.
  • Page 142: Factory-Default Server Ip Addresses For A Clustered Ts7650G Or Ts7650 Appliance

    Provide a routing path from the IP address on eth3-server1 to the IP address of eth3-server2, and a routing path from the IP address on eth4-server1 to the IP address of eth4-server2. Source Site IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 143: Customer And Replication Ip Addresses

    Table 20. Customer and Replication IP addresses (continued) Node A (the Port IP Address Network Mask Default Gateway Dedicated VLAN server located in eth3 the lower part of the rack) eth4 Node B (the Port IP Address Network Mask Default Gateway Dedicated VLAN server located in eth3 the upper part of...
  • Page 144: Host Names And Dns Settings

    A single frame is ten IPs, and each node within a frame requires its own set of ten IPs – from 0 to 9. If there are no attached devices/systems, the first usable frame would be 10. For example: v 172.31.1.10 - 172.31.1.19 would be considered frame 10 IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 145: Base Clusters And Additional Storage Component Ip Addresses

    1 (server A). For example, if server A is set for 172.31.1.10 then server B will be set for 172.31.1.15. Note: Depending upon the address ranges available on the TSSC, the IBM Service representative may have to use ranges other than those shown here.
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  • Page 147: Appendix C. Replication Settings Worksheet

    Policy name Policy priority level Medium High Policy enabled: Y/N Destination repository name Destination target Shelf Library Library name Barcodes for range of cartridges to be replicated Replication meta-data reserved space Grid Management information © Copyright IBM Corp. 2008, 2010...
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  • Page 149: Appendix D. Making A Server Connection Through The Remote Supervisor Adapter (Rsa)

    Depending upon the equipment you have available, you will perform the procedures that follow using a USB keyboard and graphics-capable monitor (the preferred method), or the TSSC (code-level 5.7.8 or higher) or your IBM service laptop. Tip: If you connect to the RSA using your service laptop, you may need an extension cord to reach a standard power outlet, or a 240v to 110v step-down voltage converter to allow the laptop to run on a PDU in the server frame.
  • Page 150: Using The Tssc Or A Service Laptop

    Figure 35. Service laptop to RSA connection 3. On the laptop, click Start → Control Panel. 4. Double-click Network Connections. 5. Right-click Local Area Connection → Properties. See Figure 36 on page 115. IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 151: Local Area Connection Properties

    Figure 36. Local Area Connection Properties 6. From the list, select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), then click Properties. 7. Select Use the following IP address. 8. In the IP Address field, type: 172.31.1.14 (or 192.168.70.33 if the RSA is a new FRU), and in the Subnet mask field, type: 255.255.255.0. 9.
  • Page 152: Remote Supervisor Adapter Ii Refresh

    OK. Note: The username and password are case sensitive and must be entered in all uppercase. The Remote Supervisor Adapter II Refresh 1 Welcome window opens. IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 153: Enabling Remote Control

    About this task Procedure 1. In the Remote Supervisor Adapter II Refresh 1 window, click Remote Control found in the left-hand menu under the IBM logo. 2. In the Remote Control window, click Start Remote Control in Single User Mode.
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  • Page 155: Appendix E. Worldwide Time Zone Codes

    RN, SA, SE, SF, SL) America/Argentina/Jujuy Jujuy (JY) America/Argentina/Tucuman Tucuman (TM) America/Argentina/Catamarca Catamarca (CT), Chubut (CH) America/Argentina/La_Rioja La Rioja (LR) America/Argentina/San_Juan San Juan (SJ) America/Argentina/Mendoza Mendoza (MZ) America/Argentina/Rio_Gallegos Santa Cruz (SC) America/Argentina/Ushuaia Tierra del Fuego (TF) Pacific/Pago_Pago © Copyright IBM Corp. 2008, 2010...
  • Page 156 Alagoas, Sergipe America/Bahia Bahia America/Sao_Paulo S & SE Brazil (GO, DF, MG, ES, RJ, SP, PR, SC, RS) America/Campo_Grande Mato Grosso do Sul America/Cuiaba Mato Grosso America/Porto_Velho W Para, Rondonia America/Boa_Vista Roraima IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 157 Code Time zone Comments America/Manaus E Amazonas America/Eirunepe W Amazonas America/Rio_Branco Acre America/Nassau Asia/Thimphu Africa/Gaborone Europe/Minsk America/Belize America/St_Johns Newfoundland Time, including SE Labrador America/Halifax Atlantic Time - Nova Scotia (most places), PEI America/Glace_Bay Atlantic Time - Nova Scotia - places that did not observe DST 1966-1971 America/Moncton Atlantic Time - New Brunswick...
  • Page 158 Atlantic/Cape_Verde Indian/Christmas Asia/Nicosia Europe/Prague Europe/Berlin Africa/Djibouti Europe/Copenhagen America/Dominica America/Santo_Domingo Africa/Algiers America/Guayaquil mainland Pacific/Galapagos Galapagos Islands Europe/Tallinn Africa/Cairo Africa/El_Aaiun Africa/Asmara Europe/Madrid mainland Africa/Ceuta Ceuta & Melilla Atlantic/Canary Canary Islands Africa/Addis_Ababa Europe/Helsinki Pacific/Fiji IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 159 Code Time zone Comments Atlantic/Stanley Pacific/Truk Truk (Chuuk) and Yap Pacific/Ponape Ponape (Pohnpei) Pacific/Kosrae Kosrae Atlantic/Faroe Europe/Paris Africa/Libreville Europe/London America/Grenada Asia/Tbilisi America/Cayenne Europe/Guernsey Africa/Accra Europe/Gibraltar America/Godthab most locations America/Danmarkshavn east coast, north of Scoresbysund America/Scoresbysund Scoresbysund / Ittoqqortoormiit America/Thule Thule / Pituffik Africa/Banjul Africa/Conakry America/Guadeloupe...
  • Page 160 Asia/Qyzylorda Qyzylorda (Kyzylorda, Kzyl-Orda) Asia/Aqtobe Aqtobe (Aktobe) Asia/Aqtau Atyrau (Atirau, Gur'yev), Mangghystau (Mankistau) Asia/Oral West Kazakhstan Asia/Vientiane Asia/Beirut America/St_Lucia Europe/Vaduz Asia/Colombo Africa/Monrovia Africa/Maseru Europe/Vilnius Europe/Luxembourg Europe/Riga Africa/Tripoli Africa/Casablanca Europe/Monaco Europe/Chisinau IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 161 Code Time zone Comments Europe/Podgorica America/Marigot Indian/Antananarivo Pacific/Majuro most locations Pacific/Kwajalein Kwajalein Europe/Skopje Africa/Bamako Asia/Rangoon Asia/Ulaanbaatar most locations Asia/Hovd Bayan-Olgiy, Govi-Altai, Hovd, Uvs, Zavkhan Asia/Choibalsan Dornod, Sukhbaatar Asia/Macau Pacific/Saipan America/Martinique Africa/Nouakchott America/Montserrat Europe/Malta Indian/Mauritius Indian/Maldives Africa/Blantyre America/Mexico_City Central Time - most locations America/Cancun Central Time - Quintana Roo America/Merida...
  • Page 162 Moscow+04 - Yenisei River Asia/Irkutsk Moscow+05 - Lake Baikal Asia/Yakutsk Moscow+06 - Lena River Asia/Vladivostok Moscow+07 - Amur River Asia/Sakhalin Moscow+07 - Sakhalin Island Asia/Magadan Moscow+08 - Magadan Asia/Kamchatka Moscow+09 - Kamchatka IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 163 Code Time zone Comments Asia/Anadyr Moscow+10 - Bering Sea Africa/Kigali Asia/Riyadh Pacific/Guadalcanal Indian/Mahe Africa/Khartoum Europe/Stockholm Asia/Singapore Atlantic/St_Helena Europe/Ljubljana Arctic/Longyearbyen Europe/Bratislava Africa/Freetown Europe/San_Marino Africa/Dakar Africa/Mogadishu America/Paramaribo Africa/Sao_Tome America/El_Salvador Asia/Damascus Africa/Mbabane America/Grand_Turk Africa/Ndjamena Indian/Kerguelen Africa/Lome Asia/Bangkok Asia/Dushanbe Pacific/Fakaofo Asia/Dili Asia/Ashgabat Africa/Tunis Pacific/Tongatapu Europe/Istanbul America/Port_of_Spain Pacific/Funafuti...
  • Page 164 Alaska Time - Alaska panhandle America/Yakutat Alaska Time - Alaska panhandle neck America/Nome Alaska Time - west Alaska America/Adak Aleutian Islands Pacific/Honolulu Hawaii America/Montevideo Asia/Samarkand west Uzbekistan Asia/Tashkent east Uzbekistan Europe/Vatican America/St_Vincent America/Caracas America/Tortola America/St_Thomas IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 165 Code Time zone Comments Asia/Saigon Pacific/Efate Pacific/Wallis Pacific/Apia Asia/Aden Indian/Mayotte Africa/Johannesburg Africa/Lusaka Africa/Harare Appendix E. Worldwide time zone codes...
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  • Page 167: Appendix F. Protectier Replication Network Performance Validation Utility

    Since there are five tests, the process will take a total of 25 minutes. Procedure 1. Start the server mode of the utility on server1 by entering the following commands on the command line: cd /opt/dtc/app/sbin ./pt_net_perf_util -s © Copyright IBM Corp. 2008, 2010...
  • Page 168 (not nuttcp) in tests 2-5. Each of the first five tests below ran for 300 seconds (-t 300), while the last test monitored TCP performance during that time. Test 1: Latency This test checks the nominal network link latency and packet loss. Example result: IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 169 *** Latency PING 10.0.13.194 (10.0.13.194) 56(84) bytes of data. --- 10.0.13.194 ping statistics --- 120 packets transmitted, 120 received, 0% packet loss, time 119060ms rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 57.403/78.491/104.451/9.872 ms Interpreting the results: v The average round-trip-time (rtt) was 78.4ms and there was 0% packet loss. v The latency in WAN topologies may vary, but should never exceed 200ms.
  • Page 170 You may want to run these tests again to test the reverse throughput in the network. To run the tests in reverse, change server1 to the client and server2 to the server and repeat the procedures. IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 171: Appendix G. Verifying And Upgrading The Storage Subsystem Firmware, Nvsram, And Esm

    If you are not already logged in to the TSSC, log in with user ID service and password service. b. Right-click on the blue desktop, and from the IBM TS3000 System Console menu, select Browser Functions → SM GUI Functions → Launch GUI.
  • Page 172 If the storage firmware levels are 7.50.13.00 or higher (recommended level is 7.60.28.00), proceed to the ProtecTIER v. 2.4 upgrade. 2. Insert the IBM System Storage ProtecTIER Manager V2.4.3.0 DVD into the TSSC drive. a. If you are not already logged in to the TSSC, log in with user ID service and password service.
  • Page 173 Windows 32-bit/DS4700. In the same window, click to highlight the FW.DS4700_07602800.dlp file from the Files section. Note: The storage system firmware is located on the IBM System Storage ProtecTIER Manager V2.4.3.0 DVD under a 10.60.x5.17 for Windows 32-bit directory, DS4k Storage Manager v10.60.x5.17 for Windows 32-bit.
  • Page 174 Windows 32-bit/DS4700. In the same window click to highlight the esm98D0.esm file from the Files section. Note: The storage system firmware is located on the IBM System Storage ProtecTIER Manager V2.4.3.0 DVD under a 10.60.x5.17 for Windows 32-bit directory, DS4k Storage Manager v10.60.x5.17 for Windows 32-bit.
  • Page 175: Accessibility

    In the request, be sure to include the publication number and title. When you send information to IBM, you grant IBM a nonexclusive right to use or distribute the information in any way it believes appropriate without incurring any obligation to you.
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  • Page 177: Notices

    Web sites. The materials at those Web sites are not part of the materials for this IBM product and use of those Web sites is at your own risk.
  • Page 178: Trademarks

    International Business Machines Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both. If these and other IBM trademarked terms are marked on their first occurrence in this information with a trademark symbol ((R) or (TM)), these symbols indicate U.S.
  • Page 179: Electronic Emission Notices

    A current list of IBM trademarks is available on the Web at "Copyright and trademark information" at http://www.ibm.com/legal/copytrade.shtml. ® ® Adobe , the Adobe logo, PostScript , and the PostScript logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States, and/or other countries.
  • Page 180: Industry Canada Compliance Statement

    Klasse A ein. Um dieses sicherzustellen, sind die Geräte wie in den Handbüchern beschrieben zu installieren und zu betreiben. Des Weiteren dürfen auch nur von der IBM empfohlene Kabel angeschlossen werden. IBM übernimmt keine Verantwortung für IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 181: People's Republic Of China Class A Electronic Emission Statement

    Einhaltung der Schutzanforderungen, wenn das Produkt ohne Zustimmung der IBM verändert bzw. wenn Erweiterungskomponenten von Fremdherstellern ohne Empfehlung der IBM gesteckt/eingebaut werden. EN 55022 Klasse A Geräte müssen mit folgendem Warnhinweis versehen werden: "Warnung: Dieses ist eine Einrichtung der Klasse A. Diese Einrichtung kann im Wohnbereich Funk-Störungen verursachen;...
  • Page 182: Taiwan Class A Compliance Statement

    3F, No 7, Song Ren Rd., Taipei Taiwan Tel: 0800-016-888 Japan VCCI Council Class A statement Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA) Statement (less than or equal to 20 A per phase) IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 183: Korean Communications Commission (Kcc) Class A Statement

    Korean Communications Commission (KCC) Class A Statement Russia Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Class A Statement Notices...
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  • Page 185: Index

    DS5000 xxxiii next steps 40 resources notices Web sites xxxi caution xv danger xv connecting to from service ESM 135 NVSRAM 135 laptop 114 Ethernet switches connecting to from TSSC 114 1 gigabit 25 © Copyright IBM Corp. 2008, 2010...
  • Page 186 USB ports 9 TSSC configuring for use with the TS7650G 43 verifying systems attached to 57 verifying systems attached to TSSC 57 visual inspection indicators and fault LEDs 40 Web sites list xxxi IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER: Installation Roadmap Guide...
  • Page 188 Part Number: 46X4265 Printed in USA GC53-1154-08...

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