HP 6400/8400 Reference Manual

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HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise
Virtual Array expansion rack reference guide
This guide describes how to add an expansion rack to an EVA6400/8400 main rack and is intended for
HP-authorized service personnel only.
Part number: 5697-8184
First edition: September 2009

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    HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array expansion rack reference guide This guide describes how to add an expansion rack to an EVA6400/8400 main rack and is intended for HP-authorized service personnel only. Part number: 5697-8184 First edition: September 2009...

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    Legal and notice information © Copyright 2009 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...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    4 Support and other resources .............. 45 Contacting HP .......................... 45 HP technical support ......................45 Subscription service ......................45 Documentation feedback ..................... 45 Related information ........................45 Documents ........................45 Websites ........................... 46 HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array expansion rack reference guide...

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    Typographic conventions ......................46 Customer self repair ........................47 Rack stability ..........................47...

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    EVA8400 0C9D loop 1 connections ................. 38 EVA8400 0C9D loop 2 connections ................. 39 EVA8400 0C9D loop 3 connections ................. 40 Complete cabling for an EVA8400 2C18D to 0C9D expansion (2C27D) ...... 41 HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array expansion rack reference guide...

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    Tables EVA6400/8400 0CxD expansion ................7 EVA8400 0C9D expansion ..................8 Disk drive status indicator descriptions ............... 27 Document conventions ..................... 46...

  • Page 7: Getting Started, Hardware Requirements

    NOTE: If you want to add disk enclosures to an EVA6400/8400 in the main rack, see the HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array installation guide or the HP Storage EVA6400/8400 M6412A disk enclosure installation instructions for more information. The installation guide contains cabling diagrams for various configurations, up to 2C18D within one rack.

  • Page 8: Cxd Expansion Rack Requirements

    Expansion rack Quantity per 0CxD Description components HP EVA6400/8400 expansion rack accessory kit, which contains: HP 5m Multi-mode OM3 LC/LC FC Cable (4) Up to 2 for EVA6400 4Gb Short Wave FC SFP+ 1 Pack (8) AP712A Up to 3 for EVA8400 ROHS, SPOOL, Millennium Cable (4) Velcro, Strap 5"...

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    1. Non-EVA hardware 2. Disk enclosures 3. Controllers 4. Power distribution units Figure 1 Rear view of a 2C6D main rack HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array expansion rack reference guide...

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    1. Disk enclosures 2. Power distribution units Figure 2 Rear view of a 0C6D expansion rack 0C9D Expansion rack requirements One existing 2C18D main rack containing a properly wired controller pair and disk enclosures (see Figure The controllers may be above or in the middle of the disk enclosures, depending on the number of disk enclosures and how the rack was initially configured.

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    1. Disk enclosures 2. Controllers 3. Power distribution units Figure 3 Rear view of a 2C18D main rack HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array expansion rack reference guide...

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    1. Disk enclosures 2. Power distribution units Figure 4 Rear view of a 0C9D expansion rack Getting started...

  • Page 13: Installing Disk Enclosures Into The Expansion Rack, Before You Begin, Kit Contents

    Parts can be damaged by electrostatic discharge. User proper anti-static protection. For additional information, see the documentation that shipped with your system. Kit contents Check the kit contents to make sure you have the items listed in Figure HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array expansion rack reference guide...

  • Page 14: Converting The Rails

    Disk enclosure Rails with –03 brackets Eight disk drive blanks (may come pre-installed Two Fibre Channel copper cables in enclosure) –04 brackets (not used) Two enclosure power cords Pins for round-hole cabinet conversion Figure 5 Kit contents Converting the rails The rail kit supplied with the disk enclosure comes configured for square-hole racks.

  • Page 15: Attach The Rails

    If provided, extend the anti-tip device. Failure to extend the anti-tip device could cause personal injury or damage if the rack tips over. HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array expansion rack reference guide...

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    On the rear of the rail, squeeze the scissor latch (1, Figure 7) together to insert the rail and pins through the rack holes (2) until the latch engages. Figure 7 Attaching the rear rail On the front of the rail, pull the locking latch to release the scissors latch (1, Figure 8) and then squeeze the scissor latch together to insert the rail and pins through the rack upright holes until...

  • Page 17: Installing The Disk Enclosure

    Figure 10). CAUTION: Be careful when removing the bezel covers so as to not break the locking tabs that secure the covers to the enclosure. Figure 10 Remove bezel cover HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array expansion rack reference guide...

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    Align the enclosure with the rails and slide it into the rack. Figure 11 Slide disk enclosure onto rails Continue sliding the enclosure into the rack until the front edge is flush with the front of the rack Figure 12). Tighten the enclosure thumbscrews into the rack (2), taking care to not strip the Phillips-head thumbscrews.

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    Figure and slide the bracket forward (2, Figure 15) until the tab engages the slot in the chassis. Tighten the thumbscrew on the bracket. Figure 13 Secure rear of enclosure HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array expansion rack reference guide...

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    To install disk drives: Insert the disk drive into the drive bay (1, Figure 14) until it clicks, locking the drive. Rotate the drive lever to the right (2, Figure 14) until it locks. Ensure the drives are installed in the proper sequence, following the numbering scheme in Figure Figure 14 Inserting a disk drive Figure 15 Disk drive numbering...

  • Page 21: Cabling Disk Enclosures In The Expansion Rack, Eva6400

    NOTE: The numbering shown in Figure 17 is for the physical shelf location and may not reflect the I/O module numbering. HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array expansion rack reference guide...

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    1. Loop 1 2. Loop 2 Figure 17 0C6D expansion rack for the EVA6400 Using 0.41m Fiber Channel copper cables, connect the disk enclosures in the first loop: Connect P2 (I/O-A) on S-7 to P1 (I/O-A) on S-8. Connect P2 (I/O-A) on S-8 to P1 (I/O-A) on S-9. Connect P2 (I/O-B) on S-7 to P1 (I/O-B) on S-8.

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    I/O module numbering. 1. Loop 1 2. Loop 2 3. Loop 3 Figure 18 0C6D expansion rack for the EVA8400 For six disk enclosures in the expansion rack, complete the following steps: HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array expansion rack reference guide...

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    Using 0.41m Fiber Channel copper cables, connect the disk enclosures in the first loop: Connect P2 (I/O-A) on S-7 to P1 (I/O-A) on S-8. Connect P2 (I/O-B) on S-7 to P1 (I/O-B) on S-8. Using 0.41m Fiber Channel copper cables, connect the disk enclosures in the second loop: Connect P2 (I/O-A) on S-9 to P1 (I/O-A) on S-10.

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    Connect P2 (I/O-A) on S-23 to P1 (I/O-A) on S-24. Connect P2 (I/O-B) on S-22 to P1 (I/O-B) on S-23. Connect P2 (I/O-B) on S-23 to P1 (I/O-B) on S-24. HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array expansion rack reference guide...

  • Page 26: Preparing The Expansion Rack For Connection To The Main Rack, Physically Inspect The Expansion Rack

    Using 0.41m Fiber Channel copper cables, connect the disk enclosures in the third loop: Connect P2 (I/O-A) on S-25 to P1 (I/O-A) on S-26. Connect P2 (I/O-A) on S-26 to P1 (I/O-A) on S-27. Connect P2 (I/O-B) on S-25 to P1 (I/O-B) on S-26. Connect P2 (I/O-B) on S-26 to P1 (I/O-B) on S-27.

  • Page 27: Inspect The Disk Enclosure Power Supplies, Inspect The I/o Modules

    Status indicator Type Description Flashing blue — Remotely asserted by applic- Locate ation client Flashing green — I/O module powering up Solid green — Normal operation Health Off — Firmware malfunction HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array expansion rack reference guide...

  • Page 28: Inspect The Disk Enclosure Fan Modules

    Status indicator Type Description Flashing amber — Warning condition (not visible when solid amber is displaying) Fault Solid amber — Replace component Off — Normal operation Inspect the disk enclosure fan modules Observe the disk enclosure fan modules (1 and 2, Figure 21).

  • Page 29: Connecting The Main Rack To The Expansion Rack, Routing Cables In The Expansion Rack

    Connecting an EVA6400 multi-product rack to a 0C6D expansion rack For reference, Figure 22 shows a fully cabled EVA6400 2C6D main rack configuration. The multi-product rack example assumes that there is non-EVA hardware in the rack above the controllers. HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array expansion rack reference guide...

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    Figure 22 EVA6400 2C6D configuration To connect the 0C6D expansion rack (with two loops and three disk enclosures per loop) to an EVA6400 multi-product main rack: NOTE: After connecting one cable pair, verify every aspect of the connection before proceeding to the next cable pair.

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    Connect P1 (I/O-B) on disk enclosure 4 (S-4) to P2 (I/O-B) on disk enclosure 12 (S-12). Repeat Step Figure 23 shows the completed cabling for an EVA6400 2C6D to 0C6D expansion. Figure 23 Complete cabling for an EVA6400 2C6D to 0C6D expansion HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array expansion rack reference guide...

  • Page 32: General Eva6400 Expansion Cabling Guidelines, Connecting An Eva8400 Multi-product Rack To A 0c6d Expansion Rack

    General EVA6400 expansion cabling guidelines To adapt the cabling used in Figure 23 to different configurations, follow these cabling guidelines: Controller A DP1-A on controller A connects to P1 (I/O-A) on the top disk enclosure in the first loop (expan- sion rack).

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    In HP Command View EVA, verify that the newly added disk enclosure is listed under the array hardware in the Navigation pane and the I/O module displays a good operational status. HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array expansion rack reference guide...

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    Unplug DP2-A on controller A from P1 (I/O-A) on disk enclosure 3 (S-3) and: Connect DP2-A on controller A to P1 (I/O-A) on disk enclosure 9 (S-9). Connect P1 (I/O-A) on disk enclosure 3 (S-3) to P2 (I/O-A) on disk enclosure 10 (S-10). Repeat Step Unplug DP3-A on controller A from to P1 (I/O-A) on disk enclosure 5 (S-5) and:...

  • Page 35: General Eva8400 Expansion Cabling Guidelines

    DP2-B on controller A connects to P2 (I/O-B) on the bottom disk enclosure in the second loop (main rack). DP3-B on controller A connects to P2 (I/O-B) on the bottom disk enclosure in the third loop (main rack). Controller B HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array expansion rack reference guide...

  • Page 36: Connecting An Eva8400 2c18d Rack To A 0c9d Expansion Rack

    DP1-A on controller B connects to P2 (I/O-A) on the bottom disk enclosure in the first loop (main rack). DP2-A on controller B connects to P2 (I/O-A) on the bottom disk enclosure in the second loop (main rack). DP3-A on controller B connects to P2 (I/O-A) on the bottom disk enclosure in the third loop (main rack).

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    In the EVA8400 0C9D expansion rack, there are three disk enclosures per loop. Figure 27 shows the loop 1 connections between the main rack and expansion rack. HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array expansion rack reference guide...

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    Figure 27 EVA8400 0C9D loop 1 connections To make the loop 1 connections between the main rack and the expansion rack: Unplug DP1-A on controller A from P1 (I/O-A) on disk enclosure 1 (S-1) and: Connect DP1-A on controller A to P1 (I/O-A) on disk enclosure 27 (S-27). Connect P1 (I/O-A) on disk enclosure 1 (S-1) to P2 (I/O-A) on disk enclosure 25 (S-25).

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    Connect P2 (I/O-B) on disk enclosure 7 (S-7) to P2 (I/O-B) on disk enclosure 22 (S-22). Repeat Step Figure 29 shows the loop 3 connections between the main rack and the expansion rack. HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array expansion rack reference guide...

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    Figure 29 EVA8400 0C9D loop 3 connections To make the loop 3 connections between the main rack and the expansion rack: Unplug DP3-A on controller A from P1 (I/O-A) on disk enclosure 13 (S-13) and: Connect DP3-A on controller A to P1 (I/O-A) on disk enclosure 21 (S-21). Connect P1 (I/O-A) on disk enclosure 13 (S-13) to P2 (I/O-A) on disk enclosure 19 (S-19).

  • Page 41: Offline Expansion, Shutting Down The Main Rack Controllers

    Start HP Command View EVA. Select the appropriate storage system in the Navigation pane. The Initialized Storage System Properties window for the selected storage system opens. Click Shut down. The Shutdown Options window opens. HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array expansion rack reference guide...

  • Page 42: Connecting An Eva6400 Multi-product Rack To A 0c6d Expansion Rack

    Under System Shutdown click Power Down. If you want to delay the initiation of the shutdown, enter the number of minutes in the Shutdown delay field. The controllers complete an orderly shutdown and then power off. The disk enclosures then power off.

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    Check the storage system status using HP Command View EVA to ensure everything is operating properly. If any status indicator is not normal, check the log files or contact your HP-authorized service provider for assistance. HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array expansion rack reference guide...

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    Connecting the main rack to the expansion rack...

  • Page 45: Support And Other Resources, Contacting Hp, Hp Technical Support, Subscription Service, Documentation Feedback, Related Information

    The following documents provide related information: HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array user guide HP StorageWorks EVA6400/8400 M6412A disk enclosure installation instructions You can find these documents on the Storage Access Workbench (SAW) website: http://saw.cce.hp.com/km/saw/home.do HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array expansion rack reference guide...

  • Page 46: Websites

    From the SAW website, select Products. Then, under Storage, select Disk Storage Systems and then select HP StorageWorks Enterprise Virtual Arrays. Under EVA Disk Arrays, select the product home page for HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Arrays and select Technical Manuals. Websites For additional information, see the following HP websites: http://www.hp.com...

  • Page 47: Customer Self Repair, Rack Stability

    Install stabilizing feet on the rack. In multiple-rack installations, fasten racks together securely. Extend only one rack component at a time. Racks can become unstable if more than one component is extended. HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array expansion rack reference guide...

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    Support and other resources...

This manual also for:

Storageworks 6400, Storageworks 8400

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