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P3AG-1822-09ENZ0
FUJITSU Storage
ETERNUS AF250 S2,
ETERNUS AF250
All-Flash Arrays
Design Guide (Basic)
System configuration design

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  • Page 1 P3AG-1822-09ENZ0 FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) System configuration design...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Key Management Server Linkage..........................68 User Access Management ......................71 Account Management ............................71 User Authentication ..............................73 Audit Log ................................75 Improving Host Connectivity ......................76 FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 3 Microsoft Linkage..............................121 OpenStack Linkage .............................122 Logical Volume Manager (LVM) ..........................123 Smart Setup Wizard........................124 2. Connection Configuration SAN Connection .......................... 127 Host Interface ..............................127 FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 4 Hot Swap/Hot Expansion ......................160 Hot Swap/Hot Expansion (ETERNUS AF250 S2) ....................160 Hot Swap/Hot Expansion (ETERNUS AF250) ......................161 User Expansion ........................... 161 SSD Sanitization.......................... 162 FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 5 Combinations of Functions That Are Available for Simultaneous Executions............167 Number of Processes That Can Be Executed Simultaneously ................169 Capacity That Can Be Processed Simultaneously ....................169 FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 6 Associating Host Groups, CA Port Groups, and LUN Groups...............77 Figure 45 Power Consumption Visualization ......................78 Figure 46 Event Notification ............................82 Figure 47 Device Time Synchronization........................84 FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 7 Connection Example When the IP Address of the Slave CM Is Set (and a Dedicated Remote Support Port Is Not Used) ...............................136 Figure 91 Overview of the AIS Connect Function ....................137 Figure 92 Security Features............................138 FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 8 Installation Diagram for 2.5" Drives .......................157 Figure 107 Drive Combination 1 ..........................158 Figure 108 Drive Combination 2 ..........................158 Figure 109 Drive Combination 3 ..........................159 FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 9 Volume Types That Can Be Used with Veeam Storage Integration............120 Table 43 Guideline for the Number of Drives and User Capacities (When 1.92TB SSDs Are Installed) ....124 FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 10 Table 50 Combinations of Functions That Can Be Executed Simultaneously (1/2) ..........167 Table 51 Combinations of Functions That Can Be Executed Simultaneously (2/2) ..........167 FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 11 Preface Fujitsu would like to thank you for purchasing the FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 (herein- after referred to as ETERNUS AF). The ETERNUS AF is designed to be connected to Fujitsu servers (Fujitsu SPARC Servers, PRIMEQUEST, PRIMERGY, and other servers) or non-Fujitsu servers.
  • Page 12: About This Manual

    Indicates information that you need to observe when using the ETERNUS storage system. Make sure to read the information. Indicates information and suggestions that supplement the descriptions included in this manual. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 13 - Be careful that no liquid seeps into the ETERNUS storage system when using cleaners, etc. - Do not use alcohol or other solvents to clean the ETERNUS storage system. Warning layout ribbon FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 14: Function

    High-speed backup "Backup" (page 88) • Continuous business • Data can be duplicated at any point without affecting other op- erations. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 15 "OpenStack Linkage" (page 122) "Logical Volume Manager (LVM)" (page 123) Simple configuration "Smart Setup Wizard" (page 124) A wizard that simplifies the configuration of Thin Provisioning. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 16: Raid Functions

    Remember that a RAID0 configuration is not redundant. This means that if a RAID0 drive fails, the data will not be recoverable. This section explains the concepts and purposes (RAID level selection criteria) of the supported RAID levels. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 17: Figure 1 Raid0 Concept

    The data is stored on two duplicated drives at the same time. If one drive fails, other drive continues operation. Figure 2 RAID1 Concept Data writing request Drive#0 Drive#1 FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 18: Figure 3 Raid1+0 Concept

    Parity for data E to H: P E, F, G, H Parity for data I to L: P I, J, K, L Parity for data M to P: P M, N, O, P FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 19: Figure 5 Raid5+0 Concept

    I, J K, L M, N O, P Drive#0 Drive#1 Drive#2 Drive#3 Drive#4 Drive#5 RAID5 RAID5 Striping (RAID0) Striping with distributed parity (RAID5) FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 20: Figure 6 Raid6 Concept

    I, J, K, L I, J, K, L Parity for data M to P: P1 and P2 M, N, O, P M, N, O, P FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 21: Figure 7 Raid6-Fr Concept

    ◎: Very good ¡: Good △: Reasonable ´: Poor *1: Performance may differ according to the number of drives and the processing method from the host. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 22: User Capacity (Logical Capacity)

    Furthermore, OS file management overhead will reduce the actual usable capacity. The user capacity is constant regardless of the encryption support (SED). FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 23: Raid Group

    For details on the number of configuration drives for each RAID level and recommended configurations, refer to Table *2: This value is for a 30.72TB SSD RAID6-FR ([13D+2P]´2+1HS) configuration in the ETERNUS AF250 S2. For details on the number of configuration drives for each RAID level and recommended configurations, refer to Table *3: This value is for a 15.36TB SSD RAID1+0 (4D+4M) configuration in the ETERNUS AF250.
  • Page 24: Figure 8 Example Of A Raid Group

    Pools, refer to "Storage Capacity Virtualization" (page 46). An assigned CM is allocated to each RAID group. For details, refer to "Assigned CMs" (page 102). FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 25: Volume

    The data is seen by the server as being non-deduplicated and uncompressed. The volume type is TPV. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 26 VVOL is created. The maximum number of volumes that can be created in the ETERNUS AF decrea- ses by the number of volumes for the VVOL management information that are created. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 27: Hot Spares

    If a combination of SSDs and SED SSDs is installed in the ETERNUS AF, each different type of drive requires a corresponding hot spare. The capacity of each hot spare must be equal to the largest capacity of the same-type drives. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 28: Table 8 Hot Spare Selection Criteria

    *2: When there are multiple hot spares with a larger capacity than the failed drive, the hot spare with the smallest capacity among them is used first. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 29: Data Protection

    By linking the Data Integrity Extensions (DIX) function of Oracle DB, data integrity can be ensured in the entire system including the server. The T10-DIF function can be used when connecting with HBAs that support T10-DIF with an FC interface. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 30: Disk Drive Patrol

    Patrol checks are performed every second, 24 hours a day (default). The Maintenance Operation privilege is required to set detailed parameters. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 31: Redundant Copy

    However, it should be noted that when the priority is high and a Redundant Copy operation is performed for a RAID group, the performance (throughput) of this RAID group may be reduced. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 32: Rebuild

    However, it should be noted that when the priority is high and a rebuild operation is performed for a RAID group, the performance (throughput) of this RAID group may be reduced. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 33: Fast Recovery

    For a normal rebuild process that is performed when the reserved space is already being used and the second drive fails, a copyback is performed according to the settings of the Copybackless function. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 34: Copyback/Copybackless

    A copyback operation is performed when the following conditions for the copybackless target drive (or hot spare) and the failed drive are the same. Drive type (SSD or SED SSD) • Capacity • FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 35: Figure 17 Copybackless

    If the Copybackless function is enabled, the drive that is replaced with the failed drive cannot be installed in • the prior RAID group configuration. This should be taken into consideration when enabling or disabling the Copybackless function. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 36: Protection (Shield)

    RAID group configuration drive and copyback starts. The copybackless setting can be enabled or disabled until the drive is replaced. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 37 After the settings are changed, the ETERNUS AF does not need to be turned off and on again. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 38: Operations Optimization (Deduplication/Compression And Storage Virtualization)

    Deduplication Duplicate data blocks are removed Compression: Data blocks are compressed A B C D E F Target volume for deduplication/compression ETERNUS AF FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 39: Figure 20 Deduplication Overview

    Data 2 is written written Compression: Data blocks are compressed A B C D A B E F Target volume for compression ETERNUS AF FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 40: Table 9 Deduplication/Compression Function Specifications

    If I/Os are issued to the Deduplication/Compression Volumes, the CPU usage rate increases. The performance • of non-Deduplication/Compression Volumes may also be affected. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 41: Table 10 Method For Enabling The Deduplication/Compression Function

    Configuration method for the Deduplication/Compression function • Select the TPP where the Deduplication/Compression function is enabled, and create Deduplication/Compres- sion Volumes (TPVs) in the selected TPP. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 42: Table 11 Volumes That Are To Be Created Depending On The Selection Of "Deduplication" And "Compression

    TPP where the volume is created. TPVs where the Deduplication/Compression function is enabled and disabled can exist together within each TPP. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 43 If a failure occurs in a RAID group configuring the TPP, or a bad sector occurs in the DEDUP_SYS Volume or the DEDUP_MAP Volume, the data of all the Deduplication/Compression Volumes in the TPP may be de- leted. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 44: Figure 22 Details Of The Deduplication/Compression Function

    When using copies between ETERNUS AF storage systems, data without deduplication and compression is • sent to the copy destination. In addition, the bandwidth of the remote lines might not be fully utilized in some cases. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 45: Table 13 Target Deduplication/Compression Volumes Of Each Function

    *4: Encryption can be performed by creating a volume in the encrypted pool, or migrating a volume to an en- crypted pool. *5: Decryption of volumes is performed by specifying "Unencrypted" for the migration destination when mi- grating the volumes. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 46: Thin Provisioning

    RAID groups. Add RAID groups with the same specifications (RAID level, drive type, and number of member drives) as those of the existing RAID groups. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 47: Table 14 Tpp Maximum Number And Capacity

    In general, selecting "Thin" is recommended. The Allocation method can be changed after a TPV is created. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 48: Table 17 Tpp Thresholds

    Refer to the applicable OS and file system documentation before dynamically expanding the volume ca- • pacity because expanded volumes may not be recognized by some types and versions of server-side plat- forms (OSs). FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 49: Figure 24 Tpv Balancing (When Allocating Disproportionate Tpv Physical Capacity Evenly)

    RAID group. In addition, when the capacity of a TPP is expanded, the physical capacity is unevenly allocated among the newly added RAID group and the existing RAID groups. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 50 While TPV balancing is being performed, the balancing level may become lower than before balancing was • performed if the capacity of the TPP to which the TPVs belong is expanded. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 51: Figure 26 Tpv/Ftv Capacity Optimization

    For details on the functions that can be executed simultaneously, refer to "Combinations of Functions That Are Available for Simultaneous Executions" (page 167). FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 52: Flexible Tier

    Flexible Tier Sub Pools (Flexible Tier Pools: FTRP). A volume which is used by the Flexible Tier is referred to as the Flexible Tier Volume (FTV). FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 53: Figure 27 Ftv Configuration

    The maximum number of Flexible Tier Sub Pools 24 (*1) The maximum capacity of the Flexible Tier Sub Pool 2,048TB (*2) Total capacity of the Flexible Tier Volume 2,048TB (*3) FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 54: Table 21 Levels And Configurations For A Raid Group That Can Be Registered In A Ftsp

    Make sure to add drives before free space in the FTRP runs out, and add FTSP capacity from ETERNUS SF Storage Cruiser. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 55: Table 22 Ftrp Thresholds

    The FTRP capacity that can be used for VVOLs differs from the maximum Thin Provisioning Pool capacity. For • details, refer to "VMware VVOL" (page 115). FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 56: Figure 28 Ftrp Balancing

    FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 57: Optimization Of Volume Configurations

    Adds new drives to an existing RAID group to expand the RAID group capacity. This is used to expand the ex- isting RAID group capacity instead of adding a new RAID group to add the volumes. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 58 Wide Striping • Distributing a single volume to multiple RAID groups makes I/O access from the server more efficient and im- proves the performance. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 59: Raid Migration

    Changing the volume type • A volume is changed to the appropriate type for the migration destination RAID groups or pools (TPP and FTRP). FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 60: Figure 31 Raid Migration

    During RAID Migration, the access performance for the RAID groups that are specified as the RAID Migration source and RAID Migration destination may be reduced. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 61: Logical Device Expansion

    RAID groups that are configured with RAID5+0 or RAID6-FR LDE may not be available when other functions are being used in the ETERNUS AF or the target RAID group. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 62: Lun Concatenation

    The same key group setting is recommended for the RAID group to which the concatenation source volumes be- long and the RAID group to which the concatenation destination volumes belong if the RAID groups are config- ured with SED SSDs. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 63: Figure 35 Lun Concatenation (When The Concatenation Source Is A New Volume)

    When a volume that is using ETERNUS SF AdvancedCopy Manager to run backups is expanded via LUN Con- • catenation, the volume will need to be registered with ETERNUS SF AdvancedCopy Manager again. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 64: Wide Striping

    RAID groups with different stripe size values RAID groups that are configured with different types of drives • RAID groups that are configured with RAID6-FR • FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 65: Data Encryption

    AES (*1) or Fujitsu Original Encryption can be selected as the encryption method. The Fujitsu Original Encryp- tion method uses a Fujitsu original algorithm that has been specifically created for ETERNUS AF storage sys- tems.
  • Page 66: Encryption With Self Encrypting Drive (Sed)

    Once the key is registered, the key cannot be changed or deleted. The common key is used to authenticate RAID groups when key management server linkage is not used. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 67: Firmware Data Encryption

    Fujitsu Original Encryption method. The Fujitsu Original Encryption method that is based on AES technology uses a Fujitsu original algorithm that has been specifically created for ETERNUS AF storage systems. The Fujitsu Origi- nal Encryption method has practically the same security level as AES-128 and the conversion speed for the Fujit- su Original Encryption method is faster than AES.
  • Page 68: Key Management Server Linkage

    SED authentication key Key Management Server Linkage Key creation In the storage system Key server Key storage In the storage system Key server FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 69: Figure 40 Key Management Server Linkage

    For Dedicated Hot Spares, an authentication key can be specified according to the setting of the key group for the target RAID group when a Dedicated Hot Spare is registered. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 70 Registering Dedicated Hot Spares Rebuilding and performing copy back (when using Global Hot Spares) Performing a redundant copy (when using Global Hot Spares) FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 71: User Access Management

    Up to 16 users can be logged in at the same time using ETERNUS Web GUI or ETERNUS CLI. The menu that is displayed after logging on varies depending on the role that is added to a user account. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 72: Table 26 Available Functions For Default Roles

    The default roles cannot be deleted or edited. • The function categories for the roles cannot be changed. • • A role must be assigned when creating a user account. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 73: User Authentication

    When the primary RADIUS server failed to authenticate, the secondary RADIUS server attempts to authenticate. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 74 When using RADIUS authentication, if the role that is received from the server is unknown (not set) for the • device, RADIUS authentication fails. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 75: Audit Log

    Change settings the process time, ↓ the process details, Log out and the process results Audit log System administrator ETERNUS AF Syslog server FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 76: Improving Host Connectivity

    LUN#255 Permission for Server C → → LUN#0 Volume#512 ... LUN#255 Volume#767 Permission for Server D → → LUN#0 Volume#768 ... LUN#255 Volume#1023 FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 77: Figure 44 Associating Host Groups, Ca Port Groups, And Lun Groups

    When servers are duplicated and connected using a cluster configuration to share a single ETERNUS AF • among multiple servers, cluster control software is required. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 78: Iscsi Security

    Figure 45 Power Consumption Visualization Power consumption Temperature ETERNUS AF storage systems ETERNUS SF Storage Cruiser Collects power consumption and temperature data for each storage system. Server FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 79: Operation Management/Device Monitoring

    ■ ETERNUS SF ETERNUS SF can manage a Fujitsu storage products centered storage environment. An easy-to-use interface ena- bles complicated storage environment design and setting operations, which allows easy installation of a storage system without needing to have high level skills.
  • Page 80: Performance Information Management

    Read Cache Hit Rate (cache hit rate for read) • Write Cache Hit Rate (cache hit rate for write) • • Prefetch Cache Hit Rate (cache hit rate for prefetch) FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 81 If performance monitoring is started from ETERNUS Web GUI or ETERNUS CLI, the process can be stopped • from ETERNUS SF Storage Cruiser. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 82: Event Notification

    Component restoration notification, user log- in/logout, RAID creation/deletion, storage system power on/off, firmware update, etc. *1: Battery related events are notified only for the ETERNUS AF250 S2. ● E-Mail When an event occurs, an e-mail is sent to the specified e-mail address.
  • Page 83: Table 30 Snmp Specifications

    The ETERNUS AF returns host senses (sense codes) to notify specific status to the server. Detailed information such as error contents can be obtained from the sense code. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 84: Device Time Synchronization

    Figure 47 Device Time Synchronization NTP server Date and Time yyyy xx:xx:xx Time Zone + 09.00 Daylight Saving Time ETERNUS AF FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 85: Power Control

    ETERNUS AF. Figure 48 Power Synchronized Unit Server Server for server for server Power synchronized unit ETERNUS AF FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 86: Remote Power Operation (Wake On Lan)

    ETERNUS Web GUI or ETERNUS CLI can be used to turn off the power of an ETERNUS AF remotely. Figure 49 Wake On LAN Administration terminal Wake On LAN utility Packet transmission ETERNUS AF FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 87: Backup (Advanced Copy)

    Server, or Symfoware Server without stopping operations. ETERNUS SF Express ETERNUS SF Express allows easy management and backup of systems with a single product. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 88: Backup

    Creating a backup of the data that is updated in small amounts • Performing system test data replication • • Restoration from a backup FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 89: Table 33 Characteristics Of Snapopc/Snapopc+ Operations With Each Type Of Copy Destination Logical Volume

    I/O access error message is output to the server log message and other destinations. To prevent error messages from being output, consider using other monitoring methods. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 90: Figure 51 Rec

    Synchronizing the data copy with the data that is written to the copy source guar- antees the contents of the copy source and copy destination at the time of completion. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 91 Consistency mode, this mode is used to change the transfer mode to transfer data that has not been transfer- red or to resume transfers. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 92 When the ETERNUS DX90, the ETERNUS DX400 series, or the ETERNUS DX8000 series is used as the copy • destination, REC cannot be performed between encrypted volumes and unencrypted volumes. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 93: Figure 52 Restore Opc

    Restoration can be performed by switching the copy source and destination of the EC or the REC. Figure 53 EC or REC Reverse EC or REC Copy source Copy destination Reverse EC or REC Copy destination Copy source FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 94: Figure 54 Targets For The Multi-Copy Function

    2 destination 6 Copy destination 7 Copy Copy source destination 3 ETERNUS DX/AF Copy Copy Copy destination 4 destination 5 destination 8 FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 95: Figure 56 Multi-Copy (Including Snapopc+)

    ETERNUS DX/AF REC (Consistency) Copy ETERNUS DX/AF destination 1 Copy REC (Consistency) destination 2 Copy source ETERNUS DX/AF REC (Consistency) Copy destination 3 FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 96: Figure 58 Multi-Copy (Case 1: When Performing A Cascade Copy For An Rec Session In Consistency Mode)

    2 must be included in the copy destination area for copy session 1. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 97: Figure 60 Cascade Copy

    *2: This combination is supported only if the copy size in both the copy source volume and the copy destina- tion volume is less than 2TB. If the copy size is 2TB or larger, perform the following operations instead. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 98: Table 36 Available Cascade Copy Combinations (When A Cascade Copy Performs Session 2 Followed By Session 1)

    *2: When copy session 1 uses the REC Consistency mode, the data transmission sequence of copy session 1 is guaranteed, but the data transmission sequence of copy session 2 is not guaranteed. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 99 OPC / QuickOPC OPC / QuickOPC / SnapOPC / SnapOPC+ / EC / REC : Copy session 1 : Copy session 2 FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 100: Figure 61 Cascade Copy (Using Three Copy Sessions)

    ETERNUS DX/AF ETERNUS DX/AF QuickOPC (Stack mode) : Copy session 1 : Copy session 2 : Copy session 3 : Copy session 4 FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 101: Performance Tuning

    "Stripe Depth 512KB" cannot be specified for a "RAID5 (4D+1P)" configuration that is used for TPPs and • FTSPs. "Stripe Depth 256KB" cannot be specified for a "RAID5 (8D+1P)" configuration that is used for TPPs and • FTSPs. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 102: Assigned Cms

    In addition, scheduled operations (when setting a bandwidth limit for hosts, CA ports, and LUN groups) are pos- sible by setting a duration using ETERNUS CLI. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 103: Figure 64 Qos

    REC path setting Effective line speed Effective line speed 400Mbit/s 400Mbit/s Failure 200Mbit/s 200Mbit/s 200Mbit/s 200Mbit/s 200Mbit/s 200Mbit/s 200Mbit/s ETERNUS AF ETERNUS AF FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 104: Host Response

    The maximum number of LUNs that can be mapped to the LUN group varies depending on the connection • operation mode of the host response settings. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 105: Storage Cluster

    For Storage Cluster settings, create TFO groups that include target volumes (TFOV), and specify the connection configuration and the policy for each group. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 106: Figure 68 Mapping Tfovs, Tfo Groups, And Ca Port Pairs

    The following table provides the function specifications for the Storage Cluster. Table 38 Storage Cluster Function Specifications Item Specifications Number of connectable storage systems Business server connections Switch connections only FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 107 For details on the required environment for the Storage Cluster (OS, HBA, multipath driver, and cluster soft- • ware), refer to "Support Matrix". FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 108: Data Migration

    The capacity of a volume that is to be specified as the migration destination area must be larger than the migra- tion source volume capacity. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 109 For the migration destination device, the FC port mode needs to be switched to "Initiator" and the port pa- • rameter also needs to be set. Make sure to delete the migration path after Storage Migration is complete. • FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 110: Non-Disruptive Storage Migration

    RAID Migration to read data from the migration target volume in the external storage system and write data to the migration destination volume in the local storage system. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 111 Migration destination volumes in the local storage cannot be used for Storage Cluster even after the migra- • tion is completed. Make sure to delete the Non-disruptive Storage Migration License after the Non-disruptive Storage Migra- • tion is complete. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 112: Server Linkage Functions

    Setting and deletion of the • Management access groups (host affinity) server Oracle VM Manager ETERNUS AF Linkage software ETERNUS AF software (setup tool) FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 113: Vmware Linkage

    Client management screen ETERNUS AF • Full Copy (XCOPY) Copying in a storage system Linkage software ETERNUS AF software (setup tool) FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 114 ETERNUS vCenter Plug-in is required to use this function. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 115: Figure 73 Vvol (Operational Configuration)

    VM management server vSphere vSphere VMware vCenter Server VMware vSphere Client Storage management ETERNUS AF server ETERNUS VASA Provider ETERNUS SF Storage Cruiser FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 116: Figure 74 Vvol (System Configuration)

    ETERNUS AF. ● VVOL VVOLs are logical volumes that are created in FTRPs. Multiple VVOLs can be created in a storage container. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 117: Table 40 Maximum Vvol Capacity

    • same storage container. To use VMware vSphere Replication, the controller firmware version of the ETERNUS AF must be V10L80 or • later. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 118: Veeam Storage Integration

    Backup proxies Data - Backup and restore of virtual machines - Data transfer ETERNUS AF Veeam Storage Integration software ETERNUS AF software (setup tool) FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 119 • the Backup Proxy using ETERNUS CLI. For more details, refer to "ETERNUS CLI User's Guide". To enable the ETERNUS AF storage snapshot integration with Veeam Backup & Replication, FUJITSU Plug-In • for Veeam Backup & Replication must be installed to the Veeam backup server.
  • Page 120: Table 42 Volume Types That Can Be Used With Veeam Storage Integration

    *1 : Deduplication/Compression Volumes (TPVs) are not supported. Copy destination TPVs/FTVs are automatically created when snapshots are created with Veeam Backup & • Replication. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 121: Microsoft Linkage

    • Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX) SMI-S Copying in a storage system SCVMM management server SCVMM management console Linkage software ETERNUS AF software (setup tool) FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 122: Openstack Linkage

    ETERNUS AF and assigning created volumes to VM instances can be performed via an Open- Stack standard interface (Horizon). FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 123: Logical Volume Manager (Lvm)

    Volume group Logical volume Physical group Physical volume Physical volume Physical volume RAID group #0 RAID group #1 RAID group #2 ETERNUS AF FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 124: Smart Setup Wizard

    Approx. 13.9TB RAID5 ´ 2 Approx. 6.9TB Approx. 13.9TB RAID5 ´ 2 Approx. 6.9TB Approx. 13.9TB RAID5 ´ 3 Approx. 5.2TB Approx. 15.7TB FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 125 Approx. 62.8TB RAID5 ´ 5 Approx. 13.9TB Approx. 69.8TB RAID5 ´ 5 Approx. 13.9TB Approx. 69.8TB RAID5 ´ 5 Approx. 13.9TB Approx. 69.8TB FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 126: Figure 78 Raid Configuration Example (When 12 Ssds Are Installed)

    Drive#11 RAID5 group 2 (*1) Drive#5 Drive#6 Drive#7 Drive#8 Drive#9 *1: The capacity of the user data area is equivalent to four drives. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 127: Connection Configuration

    Host Interface This section describes each host interface. The supported host interfaces vary between the ETERNUS AF250 S2 and the ETERNUS AF250. For details about host interfaces, refer to "Overview" of the currently used storage systems. When switches are used, zoning should be set for the switches to ensure the security of data.
  • Page 128: Table 44 Ethernet Frame Capacity (Jumbo Frame Settings)

    DCB is an enhanced function of traditional Ethernet and a standard for Fabric connections in data centers. The DCB function allows connections to Converged Enhanced Ethernet (CEE) environments. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 129: Access Method

    Figure 80 Single Path Connection (When a SAN Connection Is Used — Switch Connection) Server Server Server Switch Port Port Port Port CM#0 CM#1 ETERNUS AF FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 130: Figure 81 Multipath Connection (When A San Connection Is Used - Basic Connection Configuration)

    Figure 82 Multipath Connection (When a SAN Connection Is Used — Switch Connection) Server Server Server Switch Switch Port Port Port Port CM#0 CM#1 ETERNUS AF FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 131: Figure 83 Multipath Connection (When A San Connection Is Used - For Enhanced Performance)

    The connection interface is FC or iSCSI. In addition, only the switch connection topology is supported. Direct con- nections are not supported. For more details on Storage Cluster, refer to "Storage Cluster" (page 105). FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 132: Remote Connections

    Same ETERNUS DX/AF) ETERNUS DX/AF ETERNUS DX/AF ETERNUS DX/AF FC-RA FC-RA iSCSI -RA iSCSI -RA REC path REC path FC-RA FC-RA iSCSI -RA iSCSI -RA FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 133: Remote Interfaces

    Figure 88 An iSCSI Connection for a Remote Copy between ETERNUS DX/AF Storage Systems (When Lines Are Used) ETERNUS DX/AF ETERNUS DX/AF WAN (IP line) Copy source Copy destination iSCSI-RA iSCSI-RA Switch Switch FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 134: Connectable Models

    For information about firmware versions, contact your sales representative. *2: This cannot be connected to a remote interface (iSCSI-RA) of the ETERNUS DX S2 series. Use a host inter- face. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 135: Lan Connection

    "LAN for Remote Support (RMT Port)" (page 137) and use the RMT ports to connect to the remote support center via a different network. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 136: Figure 89 Connection Example Without A Dedicated Remote Support Port

    RMT ports are not used. The IP addresses of the Master CM and the Slave CM are set. CM#0 CM#1 Controller enclosure ETERNUS AF FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 137: Lan For Remote Support (Rmt Port)

    Sending ETERNUS AF logs to the AIS Connect server • Remote access from the AIS Connect server to the ETERNUS AF • FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 138: Figure 92 Security Features

    The sections that are shown below explain how to set the ETERNUS AF for remote support. For details on the settings, refer to "Configuration Guide (Web GUI)". FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 139: Figure 93 Connection Example With A Dedicated Remote Support Port

    IP address A Router CM#0 CM#1 Remote support center Controller enclosure ETERNUS AF Different LANs are used for MNT ports and RMT ports. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 140: Lan Control (Master Cm/Slave Cm)

    Master CM and the other CM is called the Slave CM. When an error occurs in the Master CM or LAN, the Master CM is switched automatically. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 141: Figure 95 Lan Control (Switching Of The Master Cm)

    The IP address of the Slave CM is ETERNUS AF used to switch the Master CM and display the status of the ETERNUS AF. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 142: Network Communication Protocols

    ¡ (*2) Used for ent) firmware down- load, etc. ´ ´ AIS Connect (remote https (cli- ¡ (*2) ¡ (*2) — support) ent) FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 143 For details on the port numbers for the Storage Foundation Software ETERNUS SF, refer to the manual of each Storage Foundation Software ETERNUS SF. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 144: Power Supply Connection

    ● Power Supply Configuration If a UPS is used, make sure that it supplies power to all the enclosures. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 145: Power Synchronized Connections

    Power synchronized unit ETERNUS AF RS232C cable An instruction is issued to turn on/off the ETERNUS AF when AC output/no AC output is detected. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 146 Shutdown of all the server UPS units Issuance of command to turn off the ETERNUS AF from the power synchronized unit ETERNUS AF shutdown FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 147: Figure 98 Power Supply Control Using A Power Synchronized Unit (When Connecting Three Or More Servers)

    Issuance of command to turn on the ETERNUS AF from the power synchronized unit ETERNUS AF startup *1: The server must be set to suspend server OS startup until the ETERNUS AF startup is complete. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 148: Power Synchronized Connections (Wake On Lan)

    CM#0 MN T CM#1 Powering on sequence A power on instruction is issued to the ETERNUS AF via the LAN. ETERNUS AF startup FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 149: Hardware Configurations

    Expander chip for SAS connections Mid Plane Board that is located between the front of the enclosure and the rear of the enclosure (the controller (CM) side) FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 150: Figure 101 Minimum Configuration Diagram: Eternus Af250

    Board that is located between the front of the enclosure and the rear of the enclosure (the controller (CM) side) PSU: Power Supply Unit FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 151: Figure 102 Maximum Configuration Diagram: Eternus Af250 S2

    Controller to control I/O EXP: SAS Expander Expander chip for SAS connections Drive Enclosure IOM: I/O Module Unit that controls the I/O between controllers and drives FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 152: Figure 103 Maximum Configuration Diagram: Eternus Af250

    Controller to control I/O EXP: SAS Expander Expander chip for SAS connections Drive Enclosure IOM: I/O Module Unit that controls the I/O between controllers and drives FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 153: Figure 104 Enclosure Connection Path

    This configuration allows operation to continue even if one of the con- nection paths fails. Figure 104 Enclosure Connection Path DE #01 DI (IN) DI (IN) DI (OUT) DI (OUT) FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 154: Optional Product Installation Conditions

    • Drives • To install the following optional products in the ETERNUS AF250, a specific firmware version may be required for the ETERNUS AF. For details, refer to the "Firmware Release Information" section in "Overview" or refer to "Product List".
  • Page 155: Drive Enclosures

    Note that the product's actual capacity of a Value SSD differs from the capacity that is displayed in ETERNUS Web GUI and ETERNUS CLI. For example, 2.00TB is displayed for a 1.92TB Value SSD. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 156: Standard Installation Rules

    Rear view of the controller enclosure Drive Enclosure Install drive enclosures above controller enclosures. Drive enclosures can connect with controller enclosures even if drives are not installed. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 157: Drive

    Then, install drives in the slots of a drive enclosure from Slot#0 to Slot#23 in ascending order. Figure 106 Installation Diagram for 2.5" Drives FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 158: Recommended Raid Group Configurations

    Example 1: All drives are installed in a single enclosure Figure 107 Drive Combination 1 Mirroring Example 2: Paired drives are installed in two different enclosures Figure 108 Drive Combination 2 Mirroring FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 159: Figure 109 Drive Combination 3

    Drives are divided into two redundant set groups in ascending order of drive numbers. Example 3: Drives are installed in two different enclosures Figure 109 Drive Combination 3 Redundancy Group 1 Redundancy Group 2 FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 160: Maintenance/Expansion

    "Hot expansion" allows components to be added while the system is running. Hot Swap/Hot Expansion (ETERNUS AF250 S2) The table below shows whether hot swap or hot expansion for components of the ETERNUS AF250 S2 is possible. Table 47 Hot Swap and Hot Expansion Availability for Components (ETERNUS AF250 S2)
  • Page 161: Hot Swap/Hot Expansion (Eternus Af250)

    Maintenance/Expansion User Expansion Hot Swap/Hot Expansion (ETERNUS AF250) The table below shows whether hot swap or hot expansion for components of the ETERNUS AF250 is possible. Table 48 Hot Swap and Hot Expansion Availability for Components (ETERNUS AF250) Component Hot swap...
  • Page 162: Ssd Sanitization

    SSDs. The SSDs can be used again after the SSD sanitization function is executed. The Maintenance Operation policy is required to sanitize the SSDs. Also, change the status of the ETERNUS AF to the maintenance status. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 163: Function Specification List

    ¡ Ping ICMP ¡ ¡ Network address IPv4, IPv6 ¡ ¡ ´ Authentication RADIUS ¡ CHAP ´ ¡ ¡: Supported ´: Not supported FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 164: Target Pool For Each Function/Volume List

    *7: If an FTRP is deleted, the FTSP, which is included in the FTRP, is also deleted. The FTRP needs to be deleted to delete the FTSP. *8: This operation is possible in units of parent pools (FTRPs). FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 165: Target Volumes Of Each Function

    *1 : FTV operations can only be executed with ETERNUS SF Storage Cruiser. FTRP balancing can be executed with either ETERNUS Web GUI or ETERNUS CLI. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 166 SnapOPC/SnapOPC+ is also set as the copy source (Cascade Copy/restore). *14: This is part of the cache parameter settings, and cannot be configured in the units of volumes. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED...
  • Page 167: Combinations Of Functions That Are Available For Simultaneous Executions

    ¡ (*4) ¡ ¡ (*4) RAID Migration ¡ (*4) ¡ (*4) ¡ (*4) ¡ ¡ Logical Device ¡ (*7) ¡ ¡ ¡ ¡ Expansion FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 168 *9 : Copy sessions in LUN units cannot be performed on a volume that is being expanded with RAID Migration. *10: Complies with Advanced Copy specifications (multi-copy/Cascade Copy). *11: The REC session needs to be suspended or stopped before the operation. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 169: Number Of Processes That Can Be Executed Simultaneously

    The total capacity of TPV balancing, FTRP balancing, RAID Migration, and Flexible Tier Migration processes that • can be performed at the same time is 128TB. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF250 S2, ETERNUS AF250 All-Flash Arrays Design Guide (Basic) Copyright 2019 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AG-1822-09ENZ0...
  • Page 170 However, Fujitsu shall assume no responsibility for any 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 •...

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