HP BladeSystem Dual NC370i - Multifunction Network Adapter User Manual

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HP ProLiant Essentials Intelligent Networking
Pack Linux Edition

User Guide

Part Number 396352-00B
June 2007 (Second Edition)



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  • Page 1: User Guide

    HP ProLiant Essentials Intelligent Networking Pack Linux Edition User Guide Part Number 396352-00B June 2007 (Second Edition)
  • Page 2 © Copyright 2005, 2007 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Overview............................. 4 HP ProLiant Essentials Intelligent Networking Pack -Linux Introduction ............... 4 Intelligent Networking Pack licenses......................4 Linux operating system requirements ....................5 Downloading files ........................... 5 Installing the INP rpm packages ........................5 Installing an INP license ..........................5 Using Virus Throttle ........................
  • Page 4: Overview

    Each server requires a separate INP license. When installed on the system, the license is "attached" to the server and cannot be revoked. The license will stay with that server for the life of the server. The license is associated with the server's serial number, so a change in the server's name or IP address will not invalidate the license.
  • Page 5: Linux Operating System Requirements

    # rpm -Uvh hp-pel-<version>.<operating system>.linux.rpm Install the Virus Throttle rpm package (hp-vt). # rpm -Uvh hp-vt-<version>.<operating system>.linux.rpm The INP licensing utility and Virus Throttle packages are now installed. The next step is to install your INP license. Installing an INP license Use the following command to add the license key to your system: /opt/hp/hp-pel/nalicense -a <license_string>...
  • Page 6 Upon successful operation writes the following message to STDOUT: “Mon Sep 15 15:42:14 2003: Adding License “DE9DF-VHDL9-7SLR8-73LOS-OSM3K”. Success” HP recommends that you retain the license key for future use. The key is needed for technical support and future upgrades. Overview 6...
  • Page 7: Using Virus Throttle

    The driver examines all outbound connection requests and determines if the request is for a known host. If known, the request is passed down the protocol stack as a normal request. If the request is unknown, it is added to the delay queue. Periodically, the delay queue is examined, and the oldest request and all other connection requests to that same host are removed and passed down the protocol stack.
  • Page 8: Configuring Virus Throttle Parameters

    If the key is changed, the hp-vt status will not work until hp-vt has been restarted. The format of the key is four bytes in hex that start with “0x,”...
  • Page 9: Stopping Virus Throttle

    Known host working set size. The number of known hosts. Delay queue high water mark. The number of connection requests in the delay queue at which point "virus-like" activity is indicated.
  • Page 10: Log And Event File

    Message format Log messages are displayed in the following format [TAG] SP [DATE] SP TEXT, where: [TAG] is one of the following. Lines that do not begin with a tag are a continuation of the previous line. ALERT_VLA_DETECTED. Indicates virus-like activity detected.
  • Page 11: Troubleshooting

    Potential solutions for INP configuration problems ..................11 Potential solutions for INP configuration problems This section provides possible solutions to problems that may occur during the configuration of INP features. The following tables provide steps to take before calling your service representative.
  • Page 12 Problem Possible cause Possible solution All connection request A firewall rule may be Start Virus Throttle prior to loading any packets are not being intercepting the connection firewall rules. Use the following command to processed by Virus Throttle. request and not allowing them...
  • Page 13: Technical Support

    In other locations, see the Contact HP worldwide (in English) webpage (http://welcome.hp.com/country/us/en/wwcontact.html). For HP technical support: In the United States, for contact options see the Contact HP United States webpage (http://welcome.hp.com/country/us/en/contact_us.html). To contact HP by phone: Call 1-800-HP-INVENT (1-800-474-6836). This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Page 14 All SoftPaqs sorted by SoftPaq number can be found at the HP ftp support website (ftp://ftp.compaq.com/pub/softpaq/). An ASCII version of a SoftPaq can be found by selecting a SoftPaq at the HP ftp support website. (ftp://ftp.compaq.com/pub/softpaq/) An index of available software sorted by product can be found at the HP software and drivers website (http://h18007.www1.hp.com/support/files/server).
  • Page 15: Acronyms And Abbreviations

    Acronyms and abbreviations Internet Protocol LLDP Link Layer Discovery Protocol NDIS network driver interface specification Systems Insight Manager SNMP Simple Network Management Protocol Acronyms and abbreviations 15...
  • Page 16: Index

    Index configuration 8 installing virus throttle 5 license key, installing 5 log file 10 ProLiant Essentials Intelligent Networking Pack 4 support 13 troubleshooting 11 Virus Throttle, defined 7 Index 16...