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P3AM-3442-18ENZ0
FUJITSU Storage
ETERNUS DX
Configuration Guide -Server Connection-
®
(SAS) for Windows

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  • Page 1 P3AM-3442-18ENZ0 FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- ® (SAS) for Windows...
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  • Page 3 "Chapter 4 Setting Up the ETERNUS DX" (page 17) • This chapter describes how to set up the ETERNUS DX storage systems using the ETERNUS Web GUI. "Chapter 5 Setting Up the SAS Switches" (page 18) • This chapter describes how to set up the SAS switches.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    3.10 Notes about Connections with a Windows Server ..............12 ® 3.11 Notes for Formatting a LUN of the ETERNUS DX from a Windows Server ........16 Chapter 4 Setting Up the ETERNUS DX Chapter 5 Setting Up the SAS Switches...
  • Page 5 9.3 Checking the ETERNUS DX Storage Systems' Connection Status............ 27 Chapter 10 Creating the Disk Partitions Chapter 11 Setting Up the Cluster Configuration ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Windows Copyright 2020 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3442-18ENZ0...
  • Page 6: Chapter 1 Workflow

    Chapter 1 Workflow This chapter describes how to connect the ETERNUS DX storage systems to a server. The workflow is shown below. Required Documents "Server Support Matrix" • • "Configuration Guide -Server Connection- Storage System Settings" that corresponds to the ETERNUS DX to be connected •...
  • Page 7 Checking the SAS card driver versions • "Server Support Matrix" Checking the Connected Devices Check the ETERNUS DX LUNs and status of the connection to the server. "Chapter 9 Checking the Connected Devices" (page 26) • Preparing for Operation Create disk partitions and set up the cluster configuration as necessary.
  • Page 8: Chapter 2 Checking The Server Environment

    Refer to the "Server Support Matrix". Operating System (OS) Refer to the "Server Support Matrix". SAS Cards Refer to the "Server Support Matrix". ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Windows Copyright 2020 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3442-18ENZ0...
  • Page 9: Chapter 3 Notes

    Use of multipath drivers which support path redundancy control Configure a multipath environment and select a multipath driver that supports path redundancy control to increase redundancy and reliability of the connection between the ETERNUS DX storage systems and the server.
  • Page 10: Sas Card Driver Notes

    "Chapter 8 Checking the Registry Information" • (page 25), after installing MSCS or WSFC. When setting up the MSCS, a reset group must be set for the ETERNUS DX. A reset group does not need to • be set for WSFC. ®...
  • Page 11: Eternus Vds Hardware Provider Notes

    Before turning the server on, check that the ETERNUS DX storage systems are all "Ready". If the server is turned on and they are not "Ready", the server will not be able to recognize the ETERNUS DX storage systems. Also, when the ETERNUS DX power supply is being controlled by a UPS power supply linkage, make sure that the ETERNUS DX is never turned off before the connected servers.
  • Page 12: Notes About Connections With A Windows Server

    ETERNUS DX S4/S3 series are connected and Windows Server is rebooted ® after a firmware is applied to the ETERNUS DX S4/S3 series, the status of the disks on Windows Server become offline. ® The status of the disks on Windows Server can be checked with the following procedure.
  • Page 13 Execute the "diskpart" command again in the command prompt and confirm that the previous val- ue is specified for the SAN Policy setting. Example: DISKPART> san SANPolicy : Offline Shared ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Windows Copyright 2020 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3442-18ENZ0...
  • Page 14 Select each offline disk, then right-click the selected disk to change the status to online. If a firmware update of the ETERNUS DX is performed in a Hyper-V environment where a pass-through disk is configured for the guest OS, the disk is recognized as a new disk and the pass-through disk is removed from the physical hard disk.
  • Page 15 Select [Computer Management] under [Administrative Tools] and then select [Manage Discs] (or [Disk Management]) in the left pane. Select each offline disk, then right-click the selected disk to change the status to online. ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Windows Copyright 2020 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3442-18ENZ0...
  • Page 16: Notes For Formatting A Lun Of The Eternus Dx From A Windows Server

    Restart the OS. If a firmware update of the ETERNUS DX is performed in a Hyper-V environment where a pass-through disk is configured for the guest OS, the disk is recognized as a new disk and the pass-through disk is removed from the physical hard disk.
  • Page 17: Chapter 4 Setting Up The Eternus Dx

    Setting Up the ETERNUS DX Set up the ETERNUS DX storage systems using ETERNUS Web GUI. ETERNUS DX setup can be performed independently of server setup. For details on how to perform these set- tings, refer to the following manuals.
  • Page 18: Chapter 5 Setting Up The Sas Switches

    Chapter 5 Setting Up the SAS Switches The following describes the required settings when connecting the server and the ETERNUS DX storage sys- tems using a SAS switch. For details, refer to the SAS switch manual. The following examples show configurations in which a server is connected to a SAS switch with zoning.
  • Page 19 Port6 Port0 Port2 Port4 Port6 SAS switch SAS switch Port1 Port3 Port5 Port7 Port1 Port3 Port5 Port7 Port0 Port1 Port0 Port1 ETERNUS DX ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Windows Copyright 2020 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3442-18ENZ0...
  • Page 20: Chapter 6 Installing The Os

    Install the OS and Service Pack (SP) to the server if the OS has not yet been installed. Check that the power for the ETERNUS DX storage systems are turned off before installing the OS. If the power for the ETERNUS DX storage systems are turned on when installing the OS, the server recognizes the ETERNUS DX storage systems and problems may occur.
  • Page 21: Chapter 7 Installing The Drivers

    Install the SAS card on the server that is connected to ETERNUS DX storage systems. 7.1.1 For PRIMERGY When a PRIMERGY server is connected to the ETERNUS DX, install the SAS card and driver according to the following manuals provided with the SAS card. Manual that is provided with the SAS card [PG-228B/BL, PY-SC1Y0L] •...
  • Page 22: Standard Multipath Driver (Msdsm) For Windows Server

    Multipath I/O function. Reboot the server. 7.2.2.2 Detailed Setup for MPIO Perform settings to apply the installed Multipath I/O to the ETERNUS DX. Click [Control Panel] — [MPIO]. The MPIO properties window appears. ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Windows...
  • Page 23 Multipath Environment Configuration In the MPIO properties window, select the [MIPO-ed Devices] tab, and click the [Add] button. Enter the ID of the ETERNUS DX that is to be connected in the [Device Hardware ID] field. Enter "FUJITSU ETERNUS_DXL". A space must be entered between "FUJITSU" and "ETERNUS_DXL".
  • Page 24: Single-Path Environment Configuration

    In a single-path environment, it is not required to install the ETERNUS Multipath Driver or driver for ETERNUS DX storage systems such as ETERNUS device driver. ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Windows Copyright 2020 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3442-18ENZ0...
  • Page 25: Chapter 8 Checking The Registry Information

    Radix Hexadecimal Data If any registry values were added or modified, reboot the server. The modified settings will be enabled after the reboot. ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Windows Copyright 2020 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3442-18ENZ0...
  • Page 26: Chapter 9 Checking The Connected Devices

    Check the LUNs using the following procedure: Open [Device Manager] to show [Disk drives]. If the ETERNUS DX storage systems' LUNs are recognized by the server, the ETERNUS DX storage sys- tems' device (LUNs) are displayed under [Disk drives]. ®...
  • Page 27: Checking The Eternus Dx Storage Systems' Connection Status

    • These describe ETERNUS DX storage systems' connection status and the checking of paths. Start up ETERNUS DX storage systems (assuming that LUNs are already set up), and check that it is "Ready" before starting up the server. When the server is Ready, start up Multipath Manager.
  • Page 28: Chapter 10 Creating The Disk Partitions

    This setup can also be used to upgrade to dynamic disks. • 2TB or larger disks must be converted to GPT disks. • ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Windows Copyright 2020 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3442-18ENZ0...
  • Page 29: Chapter 11 Setting Up The Cluster Configuration

    "Chapter 8 Checking the Registry Information" (page 25). Correct the information, if necessary. ® FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX Configuration Guide -Server Connection- (SAS) for Windows Copyright 2020 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3442-18ENZ0...
  • Page 30 • 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 • in this manual.