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D-Link xStack Storage iSCSI SAN Array
Managed SAN Solution
DSN-3200 & DSN-3400
Hardware Reference Guide
Version 1.0

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    Storage D-Link xStack Storage iSCSI SAN Array Managed SAN Solution DSN-3200 & DSN-3400 Hardware Reference Guide Version 1.0...

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    © 2008 D-Link Networks, Inc. All Rights Reserved D-Link Systems, Inc. makes no warranty of any kind with regard to this material, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. D-Link Systems, Inc. shall not be liable for errors contained herein or for incidental or consequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance, or use of this material.

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    VCCI Class A Notice of Export Controls Export of technical data contained in this document may require an export license from the United States government. Please contact D-Link Systems, Inc. for any export compliance questions. DSN-3000 series Hardware Reference Guide...

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    Document Revision Level Revision Date Notes Version 1.0 October 10, 2008...

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    Warnings contain information which, if not followed, can cause damage to the xStack storage system and to the person installing it. They are preceded by: Related Documentation In addition to this document, the following documents are available from D-Link. xStack Storage Management Center Software User's Guide. This guide provides the ...

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    Contact Information You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website. D-Link provides free technical support for customers within the United States and within Canada for the duration of the warranty period on this product. U.S. and Canadian customers can contact D-Link Technical Support through our website, or by phone.

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents Chapter 1 Introduction ..........................9 Model ....................9 Benefits and Features ................10 System Overview ................. 10 Chapter 2 DSN-3000 series Layout ......................11 Front Panel Components ................ 12 Back Panel Components................. 14 2.2.1 Switches .................. 15 2.2.2 External Interfaces ..............16 2.2.3 Rear Vents................

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  • Page 9: Chapter 1 Introduction

    Complete configuration and management are available through the intuitive, graphical- based xStack Storage Management Center. For the latest information about supported drives, consult the Interoperability Matrix found on the D-Link Support Web site: support.dlink.com Model The DSN-3000 series storage system is available in various models. The models differ according to the speed &...

  • Page 10: Benefits And Features

    Benefits and Features High-performance, low-latency iSCSI storage system, with a highly integrated, reliable,  multifunction ASIC for fully featured, integrated storage virtualization Modular design with expansion up to 15 SATA disk drives  Easy setup and configuration – can be placed anywhere on a 10BaseT, 100BaseT, or ...

  • Page 11: Chapter 2 Dsn-3000 Series Layout

    Chapter 2 DSN-3000 series Layout This chapter describes the hardware components on the DSN-3000 series storage system. The topics covered in this chapter are: Section 2.1, Front Panel Components  Section 2.2, Back Panel Components  Section 2.3, Side and Bottom Panel Components ...

  • Page 12: Front Panel Components

    Front Panel Components The front of the DSN-3000 series storage system has the following components: Power LED – shows the DSN-3000 series power on status. (see Figure 2-1 and Table 2-1)  Boot and Fault LED – shows whether the DSN-3000 series is ready for operation or ...

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    Table 2-1. Front Panel LEDs Color Description Power Green ON = DSN-3000 series is powered on. OFF = power is not being received. Boot and Fault Array is powered off or performing its Power On Self Test. ON = a fault has occurred. Green ON = normal operation.

  • Page 14: Back Panel Components

    Back Panel Components The rear of the DSN-3000 series storage system enclosure has the following components: (DSN-3200)Eight 1 GbE RJ-45 iSCSI host network data ports. Each iSCSI data port has  port speed and port activity LEDs. (see Figure 2-2, Figure 2-4 and Table 2-4) (DSN-3400)One 1 GbE RJ-45 iSCSI host network data port.

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    2.2.1 Switches The rear panel of the xStack Storage unit enclosure has two switches as shown in Figure 2-3. Table 2-3 identifies the switches and their function. Figure 2-3 Power and Reset Switches Table 2-3 Power and Reset Switches Function Switch Description Power...

  • Page 16: External Interfaces

    2.2.2 External Interfaces Figure 2-2 shows an area labeled “External Interfaces” where the external ports of the DSN- 3000 series are found. 2.2.2.1 DSN-3200 External Interfaces The back of the xStack Storage DSN-3200 enclosure provide the following external interfaces: Eight (8) 1GbE (1 Gigabit Ethernet) RJ-45 host network connections ...

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    In addition, the management port has two bicolor LED indicators that show the activity/link and speed for this port. Table 2-5 describes the management port LEDs and Figure 2-5 shows their location. Table 2-5 Management Port LED Indicators on the xStack Storage DSN-3200 Enclosure Color Description Green ON...

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    2.2.2.3 DSN-3400 External Interfaces The back of the xStack DSN-3400 enclosure provides the following external interfaces: A single 10 GbE XFP transceiver host network connection  (optical or copper depending on what interface you install) One DB9 RS-232-C diagnostic port ...

  • Page 19: Rear Vents

    In addition, the management port has two bicolor LED indicators that show the activity/link and speed for this port. Table 2-7 describes the management port LEDs and Figure 2-6 shows their location. Table 2-7 Management Port LED Indicators on the xStack DSN-3400 Enclosure Color Meaning Activity/Link...

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  • Page 21: Chapter 3 Installing The Dsn-3000 Series Storage System

    Chapter 3 Installing the DSN-3000 series Storage System This chapter describes how to install the DSN-3000 series storage system. The topics covered in this chapter are: Section 3.1, Site Considerations  Section3.2, Unpacking the DSN-3000 Series Storage System  Section 3.3, Items Supplied by the User ...

  • Page 22: Site Considerations

    Site Considerations The site where you install the DSN-3000 series storage system can affect its performance. Therefore, choose a site that conforms to the requirements in the following sections. 3.1.1 General Considerations Observe the following considerations when selecting a location to install the DSN-3000 series storage system.

  • Page 23: Rack-mount Guidelines

    3.1.3 Rack-mount Guidelines The DSN-3000 series storage system can be mounted in a standard 19-inch rack. Observe the following considerations for rack installations. For information about installing the system in a rack, refer to the documentation for the rack. All rack-mounting hardware must be carefully assembled to properly support the ...

  • Page 24: Items Supplied By The User

    Items Supplied by the User Table 3-1 lists the additional items you must supply to perform the DSN-3000 series storage system installation. All users must provide the items in the first row of Table 3-1. Thereafter, the additional items required for installation depend on the user category into which you fit.

  • Page 25: Connecting To The Iscsi Data Ports

    Connecting to the iSCSI Data Ports The following sections describe how to connect the DSN-3000 series data ports. If you have the DSN-3200 storage system, follow the instructions in section 3.4.1. If you have the DSN- 3400 storage system, follow the instructions in section 3.4.2. 3.4.1 Connecting to the DSN-3200 Host Network Connection Ports The DSN-3200 storage system has eight RJ-45 data ports.

  • Page 26: Connecting To The Management Port

    Connecting to the Management Port Connecting a PC to the management port lets you configure and manage the DSN-3000 series storage system. This connection is made using a PC with an installed NIC and either a cross- over cable (if connecting directly to the management port) or a straight-through cable (if connecting to the management port using a hub or switch).

  • Page 27: Powering-on The Dsn-3000 Series Storage System

    Powering-on the DSN-3000 series Storage System To power-on the DSN-3000 series storage system, press the power switch on the back panel. When the DSN-3000 series storage system powers-on, the following actions occur: The DSN-3000 series storage system Power LED turns green (see Figure 2-1). ...

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  • Page 29: Appendix A Replacing And Upgrading Frus

    Appendix A Replacing and Upgrading FRUs This appendix describes how to replace or upgrade the Field Replaceable Units (FRUs) in your xStack Storage Array. FRUs that can be replaced or upgraded include: Battery Pack  System and buffer memory  SATA drives ...

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    2. Press the battery down firmly as shown in Figure A-2 until you feel it lock into place. Figure A-2 Press the Battery Down Firmly Until it Locks 3. Align the battery plug with connector J35 as shown in Figure A-3 and insert it fully into the socket.

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    4. The connector locked firmly into connector J35. Figure A-4 Battery Plug Locked in Place 5. The installed battery is shown in Figure A-5. Figure A-5 The Installed Battery DSN-3000 series Hardware Reference Guide...

  • Page 32: Installing Memory

    Installing Memory The xStack Storage Array provides four memory sockets: Two sockets (J36 and J37) are for buffer/cache memory  Two sockets (J38 and J39) are for system memory  System Memory: The xStack Storage controller can address up to 2GB of system memory, but only 512MB are required for operation of your controller.

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    Table A-1. xStack Storage Array DIMM Specifications Requirement Description PC2700/DDR333 speed SDRAMs must be JEDEC compliant and DDR333 capable, with a CAS latency of 2.5. PC2100/DDR400 speed DIMMs can be used if they support a 2.5 CAS latency when operating at DDR333 speed. DIMMs must be organized as x72 bits wide, allowing support for ECC.

  • Page 34: Installing Or Replacing Sata Drives

    Installing or Replacing SATA Drives Removal of a populated drive/tray assembly can have unforeseen effects including the loss of all data in a volume. A drive can be part of a volume that may or may not be redundant. Before removing a drive from an operating xStack Storage Array, make sure it is the correct one.

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    A.3.2 Installing a Hard Drive in a Drive Tray Follow these steps to install a hard drive in a drive tray. 1. Remove the plastic air dam from the tray by squeezing the two levers together and lifting the piece out of the tray as shown in Figure A-9. Figure A-9 Removing the Plastic Air Dam Piece 2.

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    3. Place new hard drive in tray as shown in Figure A-11. Figure A-11 Place Hard Drive in Tray 4. Align the mounting holes and insert four mounting screws to hold the drive securely in the drive tray as shown in Figure A-12. Figure A-12 Secure the Hard Drive in the Drive Tray Appendix A Replacing and Upgrading FRUs...

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    5. Your hard drive is ready for installation. Proceed to A.3.3. A.3.3 Drive and Tray Installation A drive/tray assembly can be installed by inserting the drive/tray assembly into the open drive bay as shown in Figure A-13. Push the tray at the point indicated in Step 2 of Figure A-14 and push until it is seated firmly within the bay.

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    Figure A-14 Press Here Until You See the Lever Move Inwards Figure A-15 Press Lever Inwards Until it Locks Appendix A Replacing and Upgrading FRUs...

  • Page 39: Replacing A Fan

    Replacing a Fan The xStack Storage Array contains three user replaceable fans. They can be replaced as follows. 1. Locate the failed fan. They can be identified by their green handle as seen in Figure A- Figure A-16 A User Replaceable Fan with Green Handle 2.

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    3. Remove the fan from its socket as seen in Figure A-18. Figure A-18 Remove the Fan 4. Insert the new fan by reversing the previous steps. i.e. Insert fan into socket, press firmly downwards until it is seated and lower the handle to lock it in place. Appendix A Replacing and Upgrading FRUs...

  • Page 41: Replacing A Power Supply

    Replacing a Power Supply The xStack Storage Array contains three user replaceable power supply modules. They can be replaced as follows. 1. Locate the failed power supply module. Unscrew the bolt holding the locking mechanism in place as shown in Figure A-19. Figure A-19 Unscrew the Bolt Holding the Locking Mechanism 2.

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    3. Remove the power supply module as shown in Figure A-21. Figure A-21 Remove the Power Supply Module 4. Insert the new power supply module by reversing the previous steps. i.e. Insert the new power supply module into the bay until it seats against the rear and the lever locks.

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