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IBM System Storage N series
10G Cluster-Mode Switch Installation Guide
GI13-2866-00
NA 210-06282_B0

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  • Page 1 IBM System Storage N series 10G Cluster-Mode Switch Installation Guide GI13-2866-00 NA 210-06282_B0...
  • Page 2 DFARS 252.277-7103 (October 1988) and FAR 52-227-19 (June 1987). Trademark information IBM, the IBM logo, and ibm.com are trademarks or registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both. A complete and current list of other IBM trademarks is available on the Web at http://www.ibm.com/legal/copytrade.shtml...
  • Page 3 NetApp, the NetApp logo, Network Appliance, the Network Appliance logo, Akorri, ApplianceWatch, ASUP, AutoSupport, BalancePoint, BalancePoint Predictor, Bycast, Campaign Express, ComplianceClock, Cryptainer, CryptoShred, Data ONTAP, DataFabric, DataFort, Decru, Decru DataFort, FAServer, FilerView, FlexCache, FlexClone, FlexScale, FlexShare, FlexSuite, FlexVol, FPolicy, GetSuccessful, gFiler, Go further, faster, Imagine Virtually Anything, Lifetime Key Management, LockVault, Manage ONTAP, MetroCluster, MultiStore, NearStore, NetCache, NOW (NetApp on the Web), ONTAPI, OpenKey, RAID-DP, ReplicatorX, SANscreen, SecureAdmin, SecureShare, Select, Shadow Tape, Simulate ONTAP, SnapCopy, SnapDirector,...
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  • Page 6 10G Cluster-Mode Switch Installation Guide...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Chapter 1 CN1610 Switch Features ......5 Hardware components ......6 Software features .
  • Page 8 Table of Contents...
  • Page 9 About this guide Purpose and This guide provides an overview of the CN1610 switch hardware and software audience features and describes the procedures to install the switch and to access the command-line interface (CLI). This document is intended for network administrators responsible for installing and managing network equipment.
  • Page 10 About this guide...
  • Page 11: Chapter 1 Cn1610 Switch Features

    This 1U switch can be installed in a standard 19-inch IBM N series 42U system cabinet or third-party cabinet. The switch supports local management through the console port or remote management by using Telnet or SSH through a network connection.
  • Page 12: Hardware Components

    The CN1610 has a 1U chassis design and is rack-mountable in a standard 19-inch description equipment rack or an IBM N series 42U System Cabinet. The rear panel of the switch provides the following components: Switch ports that connect to:...
  • Page 13 SFP+ ports The CN1610 has 16 built-in 10-Gbps SFP+ ports that provide up to 256 Gbps switching bandwidth (512 Gbps duplex). Each SFP+ port is capable of supporting the following transceiver modules: 10GBase-Cu (direct attach SFP+ twinax copper cable) 10GBase-SR (short range optical fiber) Four 10G SPF+ direct attach cables are included in the shipping package.
  • Page 14 Port LED definitions Each SFP+ port has two built-in LEDs that provide port link, activity, and speed information. Similarly, the remote management port has two built-in LEDs to provide information about the port link, activity, and speed. For the switch ports and remote management port, the Speed LED is on the upper left side of the port, and the Link/Activity LED is on the upper right side of the port: Link/Activity...
  • Page 15 Although the cluster network switch has redundant power supplies and can operate normally when only one power supply is installed and operational, IBM recommends that you replace any failed power supply immediately to maintain redundancy.
  • Page 16 System LED The system LEDs provide information about the overall system status, fan status, definitions and power-supply status. The following figure identifies each system LED: Fault PWR1 PWR2 The following table describes the system LEDs: System LEDs Color Description Solid green The switch DC power (all low-voltage supplies from 3.3 to 1.0V except the standby DC voltage) is operating normally.
  • Page 17 In addition to the system LEDs on the back panel of the switch, each fan tray and power supply includes LEDs on the front panel to provide status information: Front-panel LEDs Color Description Solid green The AC power supply has power. The AC power supply does not have power.
  • Page 18: Software Features

    Software features Operating system The switch operating system features include those that allow you to define the features switch within your network and manage or monitor various hardware and software aspects. The following table describes the system features: System feature Description Remote management Remote management of the switch over the in-band...
  • Page 19 System feature Description CLI scripting Download a text file containing CLI commands to the switch and execute all commands in order. The script can be modified and downloaded to multiple switches. IPv6 management The switch supports the following IPv6 management protocols and applications: Pingv6 Traceroutev6...
  • Page 20 Switching features The switching features include the Layer 2 features described in the following table: Switching feature Description IEEE 802.3x flow Allow lower speed switches to communicate with control higher speed switches by handling requests for the higher speed switch to refrain from sending packets. Transmissions are temporarily halted to prevent buffer overflows.
  • Page 21 Switching feature Description Double-VLAN Allow the use of a second VLAN tag on network tagging traffic to help differentiate between customers in the Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs) while preserving individual customer’s VLAN identification when they enter their own 802.1Q domain. Link Layer Discovery Permit stations residing on an 802 LAN to advertise Protocol (LLDP) -...
  • Page 22 Switching feature Description Flow-based mirroring Copy certain types of traffic to a single destination port. You can configure the switch to mirror flows based on Layer 2, Layer 3, and Layer 4 information. Storm control Protect the network by detecting a traffic storm (broadcast, multicast, or unknown unicast traffic received at a very high rate) and preventing these packets from flooding other parts of the network.
  • Page 23 Security features The security features include settings that protect against unauthorized and unauthenticated access to the switch management interface as well as settings that protect against unauthorized and unauthenticated access to the network through the switch ports. The following table describes the security features: Security feature Description User management...
  • Page 24: Technical Specifications

    Technical specifications Physical The following table lists the physical characteristics of the CN1610 switch: characteristics Specification Measurement Height 43 mm (1.69 in) Width 445 mm (17.5 in) Depth 508 mm (20 in) Weight 10.2 kg (22.5 lbs) Network protocol The CN1610 switch supports the following network protocols and standards: and standards IEEE 802.3i 10Base-T compatibility...
  • Page 25 Power The following table lists the power specifications for the CN1610 switch: specifications Specification Measurement AC-input frequency (universal) 50 to 60 Hz AC-input voltage (universal) 100 to 240 VAC Power supply 300W DC-output voltage Chapter 1: CN1610 Switch Features...
  • Page 26 Technical specifications...
  • Page 27: Chapter 2 Hardware Installation

    Hardware Installation About this chapter This chapter contains information about preparing to install the CN1610 hardware and provides step-by-step instructions about installing and powering on the switch. Topics in this This chapter includes the following topics: chapter “Before you begin” on page 22 “Installing the switch”...
  • Page 28: Before You Begin

    Four SFP+ direct attach copper cables Power cables are a separate item and not included in this package. If any item is missing or damaged, contact your authorized IBM N series sales representative immediately. The following table lists the parts included in the slide rail box:...
  • Page 29 32 screws in the slide rail box, please check for them in the CN1610 package kit. Required tools and Before installing the switch in a standard equipment rack or IBM N series 42U equipment System Cabinet, make sure you have the following equipment:...
  • Page 30: Installing The Switch

    Installing the switch Rack-mounting the The switch can be installed on a 2101-N42 rack. The rack has the following switch features: Four posts Flanges provided with round holes To install the switch on a 2101-N42 four-post rack: 1. Fix three clip nuts to the front rack and two-one to the top and the other to the bottom hole-of the rear rack.
  • Page 31 Label Description The nut clips to be clamped sideways onto the flanges of the rack The rear portion of the rack The front portion of the rack The diagram below illustrates the part of the nut clip that must be on the inner side of the flange after the nut clip is clamped sideways onto the flange.
  • Page 32 2. Fix the left and right rails onto the rack. Use two M5 screws to fix the front and two M5 screws to fix the rear of each rail onto the rack. The table below lists the descriptions for each label in the diagram. Label Description The rear portion of the rack...
  • Page 33 The table below lists the descriptions for each label in the diagram. Label Description The rear portion of the rack The front portion of the rack The M5 screws used to fix the front side of the switch to the rails. Ensure that the switch is well-seated.
  • Page 34 The table below lists the description for the label in the diagram. Label Description The location of the tie-down feature on the left rail The illustration below displays the alignment of the rear bracket with the tie- down hole. The arrow indicates where the 10-32 screw must be fitted in. Installing the switch...
  • Page 35: Connecting To Ports And Power

    Connecting to ports and power Connecting to the Use Category 5 (Cat5) Unshielded Twisted-Pair (UTP) cable terminated with an 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ-45 connector to connect to the 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet port for remote Ethernet port network management. You can also use Cat6 cables to connect to the Ethernet ports.
  • Page 36 Connecting power The CN1610 switch does not have an ON/OFF switch. Power to the switch is to the switch controlled by the power cord connection. The switch can be powered by a single power source, but it is recommended that you connect each power supply to separate AC circuits for load sharing and redundancy.
  • Page 37: Installing And Removing Hardware Components

    Installing and removing hardware components Note Installing and SFP+ transceiver modules are sold separately. removing SFP+ modules The following procedures describe how to install a SFP+ transceiver module into one of the SFP+ ports of the switch. CAUTION Disconnect all cables from the SFP+ transceiver before installing or removing it from the SFP+ port.
  • Page 38 1. Disconnect the power cord from the appropriate power socket on the rear panel of the switch. 2. On the switch front panel, use your fingers to turn the two thumb screws counter-clockwise and loosen the screws. 3. Using the handle, pull the power supply out of the chassis. 4.
  • Page 39: Chapter 3 Switch Management

    Switch Management About this chapter After you install and power on the switch, the switch boots and becomes operational. This chapter provides information about accessing the switch command-line interface and performing boot-menu functions. For information about configuring switch features, see the CN1610 Network Switch CLI Command Reference and the CN1610 Network Switch Administrator’s Guide.
  • Page 40: Accessing The Management Interface

    Accessing the management interface Local and remote Local access to the switch command-line interface (CLI) is available through the management console port on the rear panel of the switch. To view the CLI and execute commands from the local connection, use a VT100/ANSI terminal or an administrative computer with terminal emulation software such as Tera Term, ®...
  • Page 41 Configuring Management of the switch by using Telnet, SSH, or SNMP requires that the network information switch be configured with basic network information, including an IP or IPv6 address. The switch has no IP address by default. DHCP is enabled by default on the management port.
  • Page 42: Interface Status

    information on how to change the password, see the Clustered Data ONTAP Switch Setup and Configuration Guide. After a successful login, the screen shows the system prompt, for example (CN1610)> 5. At the prompt, enter to enter the Privileged EXEC (CN1610)>...
  • Page 43: Ipv6 Prefix Is

    IPv6 Prefix is ....fe80::210:18ff:fe82:1994/64 Configured IPv4 Protocol..DHCP Configured IPv6 Protocol..DHCP DHCPv6 Client DUID....00:03:00:06:00:10:18:82:19:93 IPv6 AutoConfig Mode....Disabled Burned In MAC Address..... 00:10:18:82:19:94 3. If the default configuration has been changed and the DHCP or BootP client has been disabled, use the following procedures to enable the DHCP, BOOTP, or DHCPv6 client on the switch: To enable DHCP, enter the following command from Privileged EXEC...
  • Page 44: Ipv6 Default Router Is

    3. To configure the static IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway, use the following command: serviceport ip ip-address netmask [gateway] For example, to configure the management interface with an IP address of 192.168.2.23, a subnet mask of 255.255.255.0, and a default gateway of 192.168.2.1, enter the following command: serviceport ip 192.168.2.23 255.255.255.0 192.168.2.1 4.
  • Page 45 Enabling the DHCP Although it is recommended that you manage the switch by using the remote or BootP client for management port, you can manage the switch over the production network in-band through any of the SFP+ switch ports. The procedures in this section describe management how to configure the in-band management interface.
  • Page 46: Locally Administered Mac Address

    Locally Administered MAC address... 00:00:00:00:00:00 MAC Address Type....Burned In Configured IPv4 Protocol... DHCP Configured IPv6 Protocol... DHCP DHCPv6 Client DUID....00:03:00:06:00:10:18:82:19:93 IPv6 AutoConfig Mode....Disabled Management VLAN ID....1 5. Optionally, to save the current configuration so all changes are retained during a switch reset, enter: write memory Configuring static...
  • Page 47 For example, to configure the management interface with an IPv6 address/prefix of 2001:DB8:132::3/32 and a default gateway of 2001:DB8:132::1/32, enter the following commands: network ipv6 address 2001:DB8:132::3/32 network ipv6 gateway 2001:DB8:132::1 5. To verify the configured information, enter the following command: (CN1610) #show network Interface Status....
  • Page 48: Boot Process

    Boot process Booting the switch To boot the switch, connect a power cord from an AC power source to a power socket on the switch rear panel. If the switch is already powered up, you can enter the command from the CLI to reboot the switch. reload If you are connected to the console port when you power on the switch, you can view system messages that print to the screen during the boot process.
  • Page 49 4. To access the Startup Utility menu, press within the first five seconds after the Main menu message appears. If you do not press within five seconds, or if you press , the operational code continues to load. To restart the boot process to access the Startup Utility menu, wait until the switch has completed the boot cycle to reload the switch.
  • Page 50 For information about configuring switch features, see the CN1610 Network Switch CLI Command Reference and the CN1610 Network Switch Administrator’s Guide. Boot process...
  • Page 51: Startup Utility Functions

    Startup Utility functions Start FASTPATH Use option 1 to resume loading the operational code. After you enter 1, the Application switch exits the Startup Utility menu and the switch continues the boot process. Erase Current Use option 2 to clear changes to the startup-config file and reset the system to its Configuration factory default setting.
  • Page 52 When you exit the Startup Utility and resume the boot process, the switch loads the image that you activated, but IBM recommends that you reload the switch so it can perform an entire boot cycle with the newly active image.
  • Page 53: Glossary

    Glossary Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting Access Control List Address Resolution Protocol CIST Common and Internal Spanning Tree Command-Line Interface DHCP Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol DSCP Differentiated Services Code Point Extensible Authentication Protocol EAPOL EAP over LAN GARP Generic Attribution Registration Protocol giaddr This field indicates the relaying gateway in a DHCP packet GVRP...
  • Page 54 IGMP Internet Group Management Protocol Independent VLAN LACP Link Aggregation Control Protocol Media Access Control Mirror Port Source Mirror Port (that is, the port that mirrors to probe) Mirroring Port Destination Mirror Port MDIX Management Dependent Interface Crossover Monitor Port Destination Mirror Port (that is, the port with probe attached) MSTP Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol...
  • Page 55 RADIUS Remote Authentication Dial In User Service RSTP Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol SNTP Simple Network Time Protocol Secure Shell Spanning Tree Protocol TACACS Terminal Access Controller Access Control System Time Domain Reflectometry VLAN Virtual LAN Glossary...
  • Page 56 Glossary...
  • Page 57: Index

    Index Numerics 10/100/1000BASE-T ports, connecting to depth, chassis 802.1AX DHCP client, enabling 802.1X remote management port diagnostic application, starting dimentions, switch direct attach cables AC outlet document conventions ACLs dot1x acronyms dual image auto-MDIX environmental specification backup image, activating erase current configuration baud rate erase permanent storage default...
  • Page 58 image active and backup outlet, power backup, activating out-of-band management in-band management installation, switch IP address, static IPv6 management package contents ISDP password, default permanent storage, erasing port console jumbo frames LED definitions mirroring remote management RJ-45 layer 2 features service SFP+ locations...
  • Page 59 location static IP address TACACS+ client RS-232 technical specifications telnet temperature operating security features storage service port terminal, VT100/ANSI SFP+ modules terminal-emulation settings installing terms, definitions removing TFTP SFP+ port tools and equipment, installation connecting to transceiver modules, SFP+ twinax copper cable supported modules SFP+ transceiver modules, supported site preparation...
  • Page 60 Index...
  • Page 62 NA 210-06282_B0, Printed in USA GI13-2866-00...

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