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IBM System Storage N series
Clustered Data ONTAP Switch Setup and
Configuration Guide
SC27-6293-00

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  • Page 1 IBM System Storage N series Clustered Data ONTAP Switch Setup and Configuration Guide SC27-6293-00...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Index ........37 © Copyright IBM Corp. 2013...
  • Page 4 IBM System Storage N series: Clustered Data ONTAP Switch Setup and Configuration Guide...
  • Page 5: Overview Of The Cluster And Management Switches

    Overview of the cluster and management switches IBM N series recommends using CN1610 as the cluster network switch. Refer to the management network switch requirements in this section for selecting a management network switch. The CN1610 cluster switches are designed to work in clusters ranging in size from two to twelve nodes in Cluster-Mode supported configurations.
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  • Page 7: Setting Up The Cluster And Management Switches

    You must have access to an FTP or a TFTP server at the installation site or it must be installed on your laptop for the download of the applicable IBM N series cluster network and management network software and configuration files.
  • Page 8: Management And Cluster Switch Configuration Requirements Overview

    IBM N series Cluster Network Switch Reference Configuration File and merge it with the configuration you saved in Step 5. You can download the file and the instructions from IBM N series support website. Perform an initial configuration of the management network switches based on information provided in the Cluster switch procedures section of this guide.
  • Page 9 I0I0I I0I0I I0I0I I0I0I Slot 3 Slot 4 Slot 5 Slot 6 e0d e0e Slot 3 Slot 4 Slot 5 Slot 6 e0c e0d Figure 1. Cabling connections for a two-node cluster using CN1610 switches Setting up the cluster and management switches...
  • Page 10: Management Switch Option Settings

    The CN1610 switch ships with settings that were made by IBM, including the FASTPATH software default values. This table shows the CN1610 switch settings as set by IBM, the FASTPATH default settings, and option settings that can be modified on site. Some of the settings are...
  • Page 11 found in the reference configuration file (RCF). Before you start you will need the network addresses or subnet addresses for the cluster and the IDs assigned to the switches. CN1610 switch option settings Option Setting FASTPATH Comments Setting in RCF configuration default Default...
  • Page 12 (authentication) RADIUS disabled disabled Site configuration task TACACS Hostname CN1610 none Set by default in NetApp FASTPATH version to CN1610; should be reset for site configuration needs IBM System Storage N series: Clustered Data ONTAP Switch Setup and Configuration Guide...
  • Page 13: Port Assignments For The Cluster And Management Switches

    Node management Node management connectivity connectivity Node management Node management connectivity connectivity Node management Node management connectivity connectivity Node management Node management connectivity connectivity Node management Node management connectivity connectivity Node management Node management connectivity connectivity © Copyright IBM Corp. 2013...
  • Page 14: Cn1610 Port Assignments

    Node 7 cluster port 1 Node 7 cluster port 2 Node 8 cluster port 1 Node 8 cluster port 2 Node 9 cluster port 1 Node 9 cluster port 2 IBM System Storage N series: Clustered Data ONTAP Switch Setup and Configuration Guide...
  • Page 15 CN1610 cluster switch A CN1610 cluster switch B Switch port Node/port usage Switch port Node/port usage Node 10 cluster port Node 10 cluster port Node 11 cluster port Node 11 cluster port Node 12 cluster port Node 12 cluster port ISL to switch B port ISL to switch A port ISL to switch B port...
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  • Page 17: Required Cn1610 Documentation

    You need specific switch and controller documentation to set up your Cluster-Mode configuration. Required documentation for CN1610 switches To set up the CN1610 switches, you need the following documents from the IBM N series support webite at http://www.ibm.com/storage/support/nseries : Document title...
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  • Page 19: Using The Cluster And Management Switch Procedures

    You must have access to an FTP or TFTP server at the installation site, or the script must be installed on your laptop for the download of the applicable IBM N series Cluster Network and Management Network software and configuration files.
  • Page 20 DHCP server that part is done. To set a static IP address, use the serviceport protocol, network protocol, and serviceport ip commands as shown here. IBM System Storage N series: Clustered Data ONTAP Switch Setup and Configuration Guide...
  • Page 21 (CN1610) #serviceport protocol none (CN1610) #network protocol none (CN1610) #serviceport ip ipaddr netmask gateway 6. To verify the results, use the show serviceport command. (CN1610) #show serviceport Interface Status....... Up IP Address........10.x.x.x Subnet Mask........255.255.255.0 Default Gateway........ 10.x.x.x IPv6 Administrative Mode....... Enabled IPv6 Prefix is ........
  • Page 22 (CN1610) #copy active tftp://tftpserver/image_name 13. To download the RCF files, IBM recommends using a TFTP server. If the switch was previously installed and configured, save the current configuration to a script using the show running-config command. The script being created can have any name but it must end with a .scr extension.
  • Page 23: Upgrading Images On A Cn1610 Switch

    What to do next After you finish the installation, you can continue to customize the switch for your environment's requirements. IBM recommends that you configure the NDS, SNTP, hostname, prompt, and admin password settings as well as others. Upgrading images on a CN1610 switch...
  • Page 24 6. Use the write memory command to make sure that the settings of the running switch are saved to be the startup configuration. Enter y when prompted to save the script. IBM System Storage N series: Clustered Data ONTAP Switch Setup and Configuration Guide...
  • Page 25 (CN1610) #write memory This operation may take a few minutes. Management interfaces will not be available during this time. Are you sure you want to save? (y/n) y Config file ’startup-config’ created successfully. Configuration Saved! Make sure to save the running-config file to a script so that it can be used later if you want to reconfigure the switch to the current settings.
  • Page 26: Replacing A Cn1610 Switch

    PMTU communication are successful on all paths. v CN1610 replacement switch: – Management network connectivity on the replacement switch must be functional. IBM System Storage N series: Clustered Data ONTAP Switch Setup and Configuration Guide...
  • Page 27 If you have verified that the new switch is correctly set up and does not need updates to the RCF and FASTPATH software, continue to step a. Go to the IBM N series Cluster and Management Network Switches Reference Configuration File Description Page on the IBM N series support website.
  • Page 28 True under the Port Active state. This example opens the ISL ports 13 through 16 and displays the Link State for port-channel 3/1: IBM System Storage N series: Clustered Data ONTAP Switch Setup and Configuration Guide...
  • Page 29 (CL2) #config (CL2)(config)#interface 0/13-0/16 (CL2)(interface 0/13-0/16)#no shutdown (CL2) #show port-channel 3/1 Local Interface........ 3/1 Channel Name........ISL-LAG Link State........Up Admin Mode........Enabled Type........... Static Load Balance Option......7 (Enhanced hashing mode) Device/ Port Port Ports Timeout Speed Active ------ ------------- --------- ------- 0/13 actor/long 10G Full True...
  • Page 30 If bringing up the first node is successful, then bring up the cluster port and revert the cluster interface on the remaining nodes by repeating Steps 10 and 11 for the other nodes. Related information: IBM N series support website IBM System Storage N series: Clustered Data ONTAP Switch Setup and Configuration Guide...
  • Page 31: Websites

    The IBM System Storage N series support website requires users to register in order to obtain access to N series support content on the web. To understand how the N series support web content is organized and navigated, and to access the N series support website, refer to the following publicly accessible web page: www.ibm.com/storage/support/nseries/...
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  • Page 33: Notices

    Consult your local IBM representative for information on the products and services currently available in your area. Any reference to an IBM product, program, or service is not intended to state or imply that only that IBM product, program, or service may be used. Any functionally equivalent product, program, or service that does not infringe on any IBM intellectual property right may be used instead.
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    Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association Statement This explains the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA) statement for less than or equal to 20 A per phase. IBM System Storage N series: Clustered Data ONTAP Switch Setup and Configuration Guide...
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    This explains the JEITA statement for greater than 20 A per phase. Korean Communications Commission Class A Statement This explains the Korean Communications Commission (KCC) statement. Russia Electromagnetic Interference Class A Statement This statement explains the Russia Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) statement. Notices...
  • Page 40 IBM System Storage N series: Clustered Data ONTAP Switch Setup and Configuration Guide...
  • Page 41: Index

    Web address 29 management network supported switch 1 management network configuration overview configuration requirements 4 management switches 4 management switches initial installation management switches 15 port assignments 9 management switchesFASTPATH management switch default settings 6 © Copyright IBM Corp. 2013...
  • Page 42 IBM System Storage N series: Clustered Data ONTAP Switch Setup and Configuration Guide...
  • Page 44 NA 210-06778_A0, Printed in USA SC27-6293-00...

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