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DSDA iSCSI Disk Array Series
DSA-S5B50 | DSA-N2B20 | DSA-N2B50
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    DSDA iSCSI Disk Array Series DSA-S5B50 | DSA-N2B20 | DSA-N2B50 Installation Guide...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    DSDA iSCSI Disk Array Series Table of Contents Precautions Introduction Systems at a Glance Unpacking and Installing the Hardware Delivery Status Configuration through the Web Interface Configuration of the Network Settings and Access to the Interface Time and Date Settings Configuring the Volume Creating an Initiator Group Creating LUNs...

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    en | Table of Contents DSDA iSCSI Disk Array Series V 1 | 2008.08 Installation Guide Bosch Security Systems...

  • Page 5: Precautions

    DSDA iSCSI Disk Array Series Precautions – The system is heavy even without disks installed. At least two people are required to install the system. – The rack cabinet into which this system will be installed must support overcurrent protection and must not be overloaded by the modules installed. Other requirements, such as ventilation airflow, rack stabilizing features, electrical earth, and electrical distribution, must comply with the technical specifications listed in Section 8 Technical Data, page 31 and in the documentation that came with this product.

  • Page 6: Introduction

    en | Introduction Introduction This guide explains the installation of the digital storage systems of type – DSA-S5B50 – DSA-N2B20 – DSA-N2B50 for either direct storage of recorded video data or for use with the VRM Video Recording Manager application. Additional documentation is available on the internet and can be downloaded from www.boschsecurity.com under Product Catalog >...

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    DSDA iSCSI Disk Array Series Example front side (DSA-N2B20): Example rear side (DSA-N2B20): Expansion unit – disk shelf: Front side Expansion unit – disk shelf: Rear side 2.1.2 CCTV Integration Example for installation without VRM: Bosch Security Systems Installation Guide Introduction | en V 1 | 2008.08...

  • Page 8: Unpacking And Installing The Hardware

    en | Unpacking and Installing the Hardware Unpacking and Installing the Hardware NOTICE! For more detailed information on the hardware installation please refer to the documentation available on www.boschsecurity.com under Product Catalog > CCTV > IP Video > Disk Arrays. WARNING! The storage system is heavy.

  • Page 9: Delivery Status

    DSDA iSCSI Disk Array Series Delivery Status For use with the VRM Video Recording Manager application or for direct recording from Bosch cameras and senders, the system should be configured following the steps in the next chapter. Preconfigured settings upon delivery: RAID type Volume IP address...

  • Page 10: Configuration Through The Web Interface

    en | Configuration through the Web Interface Configuration through the Web Interface NOTICE! Do not use the S5B50 management software StoreVault Manager for the configuration. The DSA series come with a dedicated Bosch standardized system layout. StoreVault Manager is not compatible with the Bosch layout. Follow these steps to configure each system.

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    DSDA iSCSI Disk Array Series Select from the Control Panel of your computer Network Connections, Properties. Here, configure your network interface to use IP address 10.10.10.9 with Subnet mask 255.0.0.0. Example screen: NOTICE! The IP address 10.10.10.9 is an example. The IP addresses 10.10.10.10 and 10.10.10.11 are the default IP addresses for the storage system and cannot be used otherwise.

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    en | Configuration through the Web Interface Enter root as the user name, leave the password blank. The FilerView start page loads and shows an overview on the system status. Click the FilerView icon. This opens the FilerView administration interface in a new window.

  • Page 13: Time And Date Settings

    DSDA iSCSI Disk Array Series Click Modify next to the network interface labeled e0a and configured with IP address 10.10.10.10. Enter the IP address information for the network. Change IP Address and Netmask to the desired value. Leave Broadcast blank. Example screen: 10.

  • Page 14: Configuring The Volume

    en | Configuration through the Web Interface 19. The changes are summarized on the Commit screen. Click Commit to apply the new settings. NOTICE! If you are using the VRM Video Recording Manager application (Version 1.5 or higher), all further settings are made through VRM. If you use the digital storage systems for direct recording, continue with the following steps.

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    DSDA iSCSI Disk Array Series 27. The changes are summarized on the Commit screen. Click Commit to apply the new settings. By default, one disk is left as a spare disk. If no spare disk is needed, this disk can be added to the volume manually.

  • Page 16: Creating An Initiator Group

    en | Configuration through the Web Interface Creating an Initiator Group 32. In the navigation panel, select LUNs > Initiator Groups > Add. The Add Initiator Group screen displays. 33. Group Name: Enter VRM_UNITIGROUP0. 34. Type: Select iSCSI. 35. Operating System: Select Linux. 36.

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    DSDA iSCSI Disk Array Series The following procedure must be carried out for each LUN to be created. 39. In the navigation panel, select LUNs > Wizard. Click Next on the LUN Wizard welcome screen. 40. Path: Enter /vol/vol0/lun1. The first part of this path is always vol, the second part is the name of your volume (vol0), the third part is the name of your LUN (change this for all further LUNs you are creating).

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    en | Configuration through the Web Interface 47. On the Add Initiator Groups screen, click Next. 48. LUN ID: Leave this field blank. The lowest available ID will be used automatically. Click Next. 49. The changes are summarized on the LUN Wizard: Commit Changes screen. Click Commit to create the LUN.

  • Page 19: Adding Storage

    DSDA iSCSI Disk Array Series Adding Storage Storage shelves can be added to the DSA-N2B20 and the DSA-N2B50 system. Each expansion unit comes with 14 disks, 750 GB each. Shelves are daisy-chained in a so-called loop. The first shelf added to a storage system is directly connected to the storage system.

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    en | Adding Storage Set the correct Shelf ID by pressing the + or – button at the back of the shelf, next to the ID display. Note: Do not use identical IDs for different shelves. 6.1.2 Connecting the Power Supplies If not already done, power on the base unit.

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    DSDA iSCSI Disk Array Series 6.1.3 Connecting the Shelf Connect the shelves using the supplied cables. – For the first shelf: Insert an SFP into the In port of each of the two I/O modules at the back of the shelf to convert them to optical ports, making sure that the SFP has the correct position before inserting it.

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    en | Adding Storage Volume Parameters: Volume Name: Enter a name for the new volume. The name should consist of the word vol and the ID of the disk shelf you just added (e.g. the volume for the first shelf you are adding to your storage system will be vol1, the volume for the second shelf will be called vol2 and so on).

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    DSDA iSCSI Disk Array Series 24. On the following two screens, click Next and leave all options to their default value. On the third screen (Other), uncheck Access Time. 25. The changes are summarized on the Commit screen. Click Commit to apply the new settings. 26.

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    en | Adding Storage 6.1.5 Creating LUNs For each newly created volume, you must create at least one LUN, as previously created LUNs cannot not be reconfigured to use them for the new volume. NOTICE! The size of the LUNs for Bosch applications is limited to 2TB. 28.

  • Page 25: Monitoring And Maintenance

    DSDA iSCSI Disk Array Series Monitoring and Maintenance NOTICE! You can find more detailed documentation on www.boschsecurity.com under Product Catalog > CCTV > IP Video > Disk Arrays. Monitoring the System 7.1.1 Using the FilerView Monitor The system should be monitored. An overall system status monitor is provided by the FilerView administration interface.

  • Page 26: Maintenance

    en | Monitoring and Maintenance Maintenance 7.2.1 Disk Replacement DSA-S5B50 Follow these steps to replace a disk: Remove the new disk drive from the antistatic bag. Determine the disk drive to be replaced, see Section 7.5.1 DSA-S5B50, page 30. Press the release latch of the drive. Swing the drive bay cover to the right until it is at a right angle to the chassis.

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    DSDA iSCSI Disk Array Series Rotate the handle to extract the disk. Support the bottom of the drive to remove it. Reverse these steps to replace the hard disk. The drive LED should be lit green now. 7.2.3 Replacement of Modules Documentation on the replacement of other modules is available on www.boschsecurity.com under Product Catalog >...

  • Page 28: Hardware Troubleshooting

    en | Monitoring and Maintenance Hardware Troubleshooting 7.3.1 DSA-S5B50 LEDs on front side, left: If the Power Indicator is not lit green, the system has no power. Check the cables and press the power button. If the Ethernet Link LED is not lit, no network connection is established. Check if the cable is plugged in at both ends.

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    DSDA iSCSI Disk Array Series 7.3.2 DSA-N2B20 / DSA-N2B50 LEDs on front side, right: If the Power LED is not lit green, the system has no power. Check the cables and switch the system on. If the Fault LED is lit amber, the system is halted, or an error is indicated. A blinking Controller LED indicates activity of the controller.

  • Page 30: Software Update

    en | Monitoring and Maintenance There are four LEDs on the power supply unit on the rear side of each shelf. If either the Fan LED or the Power LED are lit amber, the power supply unit must be replaced. At the front side of each disk drive, there are two LEDs.

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    DSDA iSCSI Disk Array Series Upload the new software to a Web server – If you are using VRM, place the file that contains the new version in C:\Program Files\Bosch\Video Recording Manager\VRM Server\web on your VRM Server. – If you are not using VRM, start a Web server tool, for example MiniWebServer.exe, select a root directory and copy the new software version into this root directory.

  • Page 32: Disk Identification

    en | Monitoring and Maintenance If a new mainboard firmware comes with the release (check the release notes), on the console, at the prompt LOADER>, enter update_flash. If a new BMC firmware comes with the release (check the release notes), on the console, at the prompt LOADER>, enter update_bmc.

  • Page 33: Technical Data

    DSDA iSCSI Disk Array Series Technical Data For more detailed information, please refer to the data sheets with the latest information available on www.boschsecurity.com under Product Catalog > CCTV > IP Video > Disk Arrays. Technical Specifications DSA-S5B50 8.1.1 Electrical Requirements AC power/Max current Frequency Heat dissipation BTU/h...

  • Page 34: Technical Specifications Dsa-n2b20

    en | Technical Data Technical Specifications DSA-N2B20 8.2.1 Electrical Requirements – One Controller Module Input voltage: 100 to 120V • input current measured • input power measured • thermal dissipation Input voltage: 200 to 240V • input current measured • input power measured •...

  • Page 35: Technical Specifications Dsa-n2b50

    DSDA iSCSI Disk Array Series Technical Specifications DSA-N2B50 8.3.1 Electrical Requirements – One Controller Module Input voltage: 100 to 120V • input current measured • input power measured • thermal dissipation Input voltage: 200 to 240V • input current measured •...

  • Page 36: Technical Specifications Disk Shelf Expansion Unit -dsx-n2x00-14at

    en | Technical Data Technical Specifications Disk Shelf Expansion Unit – DSX-N2X00-14AT 8.4.1 Electrical Requirements Input voltage: 100 to 120V • input current measured • input power measured • thermal dissipation Input voltage: 200 to 240V • input current measured •...

  • Page 37: Trademarks

    DSDA iSCSI Disk Array Series Trademarks Java is a trademark of Sun Microsystems. Data ONTAP and RAID-DP are trademarks of NetApp. Bosch Security Systems Installation Guide Trademarks | en V 1 | 2008.08...

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    en | Trademarks DSDA iSCSI Disk Array Series V 1 | 2008.08 Installation Guide Bosch Security Systems...

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