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NEC M120 Setup Manual

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NEC Storage M120/M320/M320F Disk Array Unit
Please read this document first.
This document describes the operating procedure based on the "NEC Storage
M120/M320/M320F Disk Array Unit User's Guide".
For details, please see the pages indicated by
Guide".
・ Before using this unit, please read the "Safety Precautions" attached to the unit.
・ If the setup operation for this unit is performed by a maintenance service company,
check with maintenance personnel regarding the scope of work to be performed.
Setup Guide
in the "Disk Array Unit User's
CBZ-018437-002-00
5/ 2018
Ver.1.1

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  Summary of Contents for NEC M120

  • Page 1 NEC Storage M120/M320/M320F Disk Array Unit Setup Guide Please read this document first. This document describes the operating procedure based on the “NEC Storage M120/M320/M320F Disk Array Unit User’s Guide”. For details, please see the pages indicated by in the “Disk Array Unit User’s Guide”.
  • Page 2 ・Operators (a minimum of two workers) 7-2 Specifying the IP address ◆ Perform the following setup operations with respect to 7-3 Installing ControlCommand (Containing NEC Storage the application server to which this unit is to be connected: Manager Agent Utility) 7-4 Starting iSM client...
  • Page 3: Checking The Package

    Notice ◆Notes on handling cables: Be sure to handle cables carefully. Careless handling might cause the characteristics to degrade or mechanical damage (cable disconnection). • Handle cable connectors carefully so that they are not dropped on the floor and damaged. •...
  • Page 4 3 Part Name – Checking Appearance and Features Check the mount positions for the components and LED. Disk Array Unit 1-2-1 Disk Array Controller [Front view] ID LED SERVICE LED Disk drive/Dummy carrier POWER LED [2.5-inch disk drive-mounting model] ID LED SERVICE LED Disk drive/Dummy carrier POWER LED...
  • Page 5 [Rear view] Power supply (PS1) Power supply (PS1) Power supply (PS0) Power supply (PS0) Dummy canister Controller (CONT0) Controller (CONT1) Controller (CONT0) [Single controller Model] [Dual controller Model] [Controller] [Host Port Card] [Mezzanine Card] [Host Port : 16G-FC 4Port] [16G-FC 8Port] [12G-SAS 4Port] [Disk Port : 12G Extend SAS]...
  • Page 6 [Optional] Disk Enclosure 1-2-2 Disk Enclosure (optional) [Front view] Same as the Disk Array Unit. See the “Front view” of the Disk Array Unit. [Rear view] Adapter (ADP1) Adapter (ADP0) Power supply (PS1) Power supply (PS0)
  • Page 7: Installation

    4 Installation Perform the installation safely by reading the following safety precautions. Assembling the controller Install optional components if they are not already mounted in the controller. If they are all mounted, go to 4-2. In the case you install an optional controller to a single controller model, be sure to install it AFTER finishing all configuration of the Disk Array Unit as a single controller model.
  • Page 8: Installing Disk Drives

    Installing Disk Drives Install the disk drive if it is not already mounted on the Disk Array Unit or the disk enclosure. 3-2-4 Installing Disk Drives ・ Disk drives are electronic devices. When handling a disk drive, take anti-static measures, such as wearing a wrist strap. ・...
  • Page 9 Note: Connect the power cable to the outlet after the connection of other cables is completed. [ex. M120(Dual controllers) with a pair of 32Gb FC 8port HPE and a pair of 16Gb FC 4Port Mezzanine card.] Connect the same way for Disk Array Units with other types of controller.
  • Page 10 [Optional] Disk enclosure Note: Connect the power cable to the outlet after the connection of other cables is completed. 7-3-4 Disk Enclosures To power outlet Power plug Disk port ・Disk Enclosure Disk port (DP0-IN) DP0-IN DP-OUT Disk port (DP-OUT) To Disk Array Unit or To Disk Enclosure on next level disk enclosure closer to Disk Array Unit ・Disk Array Unit...
  • Page 11 Standard extend Standard extend Note: For wiring, see the User’s Guide. 3.5-inch drive 2.5-inch drive M320 3.5-inch disk M320/ M320F 2.5-inch disk M120 3.5-inch disk Standard drive mounting model drive mounting model drive mounting model DE09 DE39 DE29 DE19 DE08...
  • Page 12: Turning The Power On

    • If the Service LED (amber) does not go off and the Power LED (green) is not lit after 15 minutes for the M120 Disk Array Unit or 30 minutes for the M320 Disk Array Unit, the Disk Array Unit may be failing.
  • Page 13: Installing And Setting Up The Software

    Install the software required to prepare and set up the NEC Storage Manager client. Preparation Prepare the client machine on which NEC Storage Manager client will be used. See the following section: 4-1 Configuring NEC Storage Manager 4-2 Preparations for Using NEC Storage Manager Client Specifying the IP address Install the network setup tool and then specify the IP address for the disk array.
  • Page 14 8 Initializing the Disk Array Unit Initialize the disk array. The initialization method differs depending on the model. Collecting host information for FC connection or SAS connection ・ To automatically collect host information, go to 8-2. Collect host information from the application server. See the following section: FC connection 5-2 Retrieving Host Information - Overview SAS connection...
  • Page 15 Verifying the connection Verify the connection to the disk array from the application server to which the logical disk has been assigned. See below. FC connection 5-4 Checking Connection from Application Servers SAS connection 6-4 Checking Connection from Application Servers...
  • Page 16: Setup Complete

    * For a description on how to install/uninstall a controller, a disk drive, or a disk enclosure, see the following section: 7-3 Installation and Removal NEC Storage M120/M320/M312F Disk Array Unit Setup Guide © NEC Corporation 2018 All rights reserved.

This manual is also suitable for:

M320M320f