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HP StorageWorks
HA-Fabric Manager user guide
HAFM SW 08.08.00
Part number: AA-RS2CH-TE
Sixth edition: August 2006



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    HP StorageWorks HA-Fabric Manager user guide HAFM SW 08.08.00 Part number: AA-RS2CH-TE Sixth edition: August 2006...

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    © Copyright 2006 McDATA Corp. Hewlett-Packard Company 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. Hewlett-Packard 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.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents About this guide ............17 Intended audience .

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    Minimap ............35 Anchoring or floating the Minimap.

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    Changing view options on the Physical Map ........58 Turning flyovers on or off.

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    Changing an IP address ..........87 Removing an IP address .

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    Persisted fabric status ..........108 Product status .

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    Configuring Port Fencing ..........133 Adding thresholds.

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    Plan conservation ........... . . 156 Saving a plan .

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    Adding a set of users to multiple switches ....... . 179 Using the Security Change Confirmation and Status dialog box.

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    TCP port numbers ............201 HAFM function with RMI at TCP port level.

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    User action event properties ..........278 Device state event properties .

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    27 Export Discovered SAN — Disk dialog box ........63 28 Select Switches dialog box .

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    74 New Feature Key dialog box ..........121 75 Trigger phrase development .

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    121 Remote client installation page ..........262 122 HP HAFM Available Installers page .

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    39 SNMP trap system properties ......... . 276 40 Performance event properties .

  • Page 17: About This Guide, Intended Audience, Related Documentation

    About this guide This guide provides information about: • Using the High Availability Fabric Manager (HAFM) to monitor, configure, and manage the Fibre Channel in which managed products operate. • Managing fabric zoning and HAFM logs. Intended audience This guide is intended for use by data center administrators, LAN administrators, operations personnel, and customer support personnel who: •...

  • Page 18: Document Conventions And Symbols

    Document conventions and symbols Table 1 Document conventions Convention Element Medium blue text: Figure 1 Cross-reference links and e-mail addresses Medium blue, underlined text Web site addresses ( Bold font • Key names • Text typed into a GUI element, such as into a box •...

  • Page 19: Rack Stability, Hp Technical Support, Hp-authorized Reseller

    TIP: Provides helpful hints and shortcuts. Rack stability WARNING! To reduce the risk of personal injury or damage to equipment: • Extend leveling jacks to the floor. • Ensure that the full weight of the rack rests on the leveling jacks. •...

  • Page 20: Helpful Web Sites

    Helpful web sites For third-party product information, see the following HP web sites: • • • •

  • Page 21: Hafm Overview, Hafm Components

    HAFM overview HAFM is a graphical user interface (GUI) that enables you to manage users and products, monitor products, and open Element Managers. This chapter describes the following topics: • HAFM components, page 21 • SAN life cycle, page 24 •...

  • Page 22: Hafm Appliance, Hafm Application, Dual Lans On The Hafm Appliance

    HAFM appliance The HAFM appliance provides a central point of control for managed Fibre Channel products. The HAFM appliance is required for installing, configuring, and managing these products. See the HP StorageWorks HA-Fabric Manager installation guide for details about the HAFM appliance.

  • Page 23: Public And Private Lan Designations, Remote Access To The Public Lan, Out-of-band Access

    Public and private LAN designations In a dual LAN configuration, both LANs must be connected when the HAFM appliance boots. If only one is connected, the HAFM appliance interprets this as a single LAN configuration, and the connected LAN is designated as the public LAN. The HAFM application designates the public LAN as the first LAN detected whose IP address is not the reserved private subnet 10.x.x.x.

  • Page 24: San Life Cycle

    • A Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) agent implemented through the HAFM application. Administrators on SNMP management workstations can access product management information using any standard network management tool. Administrators can assign IP addresses and corresponding community names for up to 12 SNMP workstations functioning as SNMP trap message recipients.

  • Page 25: Searching The Online Help, Stages Of A San Life Cycle

    Table 2 Stages of a SAN life cycle Stage Task Description Plan the SAN The administrator uses paper and pen or a software application to plan the SAN. Discover the SAN The HAFM application establishes contact with many SAN devices, gathers embedded information, and presents a visual map of devices and their connections as a...

  • Page 26: System Requirements, Hafm Appliance System Requirements, Windows System Hardware Requirements For Hafm

    System requirements This section describes client and server system requirements for HAFM. HAFM appliance system requirements The server running the HAFM application must meet the following requirements for Windows or Solaris platforms. When setting up your HAFM appliance: • Use the recommended configuration. •...

  • Page 27: Solaris System Requirements For Hafm, Windows System Requirements For Hafm

    Table 4 Windows system requirements for HAFM Processor 1 GHz Intel Pentium III or greater Hardware CD-RW Operating system Windows 2000 Professional, service pack 4 ® Windows 2003 ® Windows XP , service pack 1 Windows 2000 Server, service pack 4 Windows 2000 Advanced Server, service pack 4 Memory...

  • Page 28: Hafm Client System Requirements, Windows System Requirements, Solaris System Requirements

    HAFM client system requirements The client system running HAFM must meet the following requirements: NOTE: A maximum of eight clients is allowed per HAFM appliance. Table 6 Windows system requirements Processor 1 GHz Intel Pentium III or greater Hardware CD-ROM Operating system Windows 2000 Professional with service pack 3 or greater...

  • Page 29: Linux System Requirements, Hp-ux System Requirements, Aix System Requirements

    Table 8 Linux system requirements Processor 1 GHz Intel Pentium III and greater Hardware CD-ROM ® Operating system Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES 3.0 Red Hat 9.0 kernel v.2.4.20-8 Red Hat 8.0 kernel v.2.4.18- 1 4 Memory 512 MB RAM (minimum) Disk space 350 MB disk space Video requirements...

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    HAFM overview...

  • Page 31: Using The Hafm Application, Managing The Appliance, Logging In To Hafm

    Using the HAFM application This chapter provides instructions for using the HAFM application. The following topics are described: • Managing the appliance, page 31 • Viewing the HAFM main window, page 33 • Accessing the HAFM application, page 36 • Monitoring the HAFM application, page 41 •...

  • Page 32: Logging Out Of Hafm, Adding An Appliance, Removing An Appliance

    The HAFM appliance name is displayed in the Server Name field. Enter your user ID and password. Select whether you want the application to remember your password the next time you log in. Click Login. Logging out of HAFM To log in to a different HAFM appliance, you must first log out of the current appliance. 1.

  • Page 33: Viewing The Hafm Main Window, Hafm Main Window Panels, View All - Hafm Window

    Click Delete. Click OK. Viewing the HAFM main window Figure 4 shows the View All display of the HAFM main window. You can customize your window view to show only the information that you need (see ”Creating a customized view” on page 93). NOTE: Some panels can be hidden by default.

  • Page 34: Menu Bar, Toolbar, View Tab, Product List, Physical/topology Map, Toolbox, Master Log

    Menu bar The menu bar (Figure 4 1) consists of pull-down menus that allow you to view information, and configure and manage the application. Toolbar The toolbar (Figure 4 2) provides buttons to perform various functions. Place your cursor on a toolbar button for information about the button function.

  • Page 35: Connection Utilization Legend, Minimap, Anchoring Or Floating The Minimap, Floating The Minimap, Anchoring The Minimap

    Connection utilization legend The connection utilization legend (Figure 4 8) shows the percentage of utilization on the trunks on the Physical Map. The color and length of the lines indicate the bandwidth utilization. Minimap The Minimap (Figure 4 9) provides a high-level view of the entire SAN. You can use it to navigate to more detailed map views.

  • Page 36: Selecting A Customized View Of The Main Window, Accessing The Hafm Application

    Select a product or fabric from the Physical Map or Product List and click this button to open the related Fabric Log (only available for persisted fabrics). See ”Monitoring events” on page 1 13 for more information. • Attention Indicator—Displays when at least one HP product in the SAN has an attention indicator.

  • Page 37: Vnc Authentication Window, Welcome To Windows Dialog Box

    The VNC Authentication window is displayed (Figure Figure 5 VNC Authentication window Enter the password and click OK. The Welcome to Windows dialog box is displayed (Figure NOTE: The default VNC viewer password is password. Figure 6 Welcome to Windows dialog box Click Send Ctrl-Alt-Del at the top of the window to log on to the HAFM appliance desktop.

  • Page 38: Log On To Windows Dialog Box

    Figure 7 Log On to Windows dialog box Enter the Windows 2000 user name and password and click OK. You are logged in to the PC and the desktop is displayed. NOTE: The default Windows 2000 user name is Administrator and the default password is password.

  • Page 39: Accessing The Hafm Application Remotely, Hafm Window

    The network address you entered remains in the Network Address list for future logins. If you fail to connect to the appliance, the HAFM window is not displayed and the network address does not remain in the list. Figure 8 HAFM window Accessing the HAFM application remotely Users at remote PCs can access the HAFM application and Element Managers loaded on the...

  • Page 40: Logging Out Of An Appliance, Starting Hafm On A Remote Workstation

    If the HAFM application is not running or the HAFM 8.8 Log In dialog box is not displayed on your remote workstation, start the client application by following the appropriate procedure for your workstation’s operating system (see Table 1 Table 1 1 Starting HAFM on a remote workstation Operating Procedure...

  • Page 41: Monitoring The Hafm Application, Starting And Stopping Hafm Services, Viewing User Sessions, Disconnecting Users

    Monitoring the HAFM application This section describes monitoring the HAFM application. Starting and stopping HAFM Services HAFM Services is the software application that provides services to the HAFM application. HAFM Services runs only on the HAFM appliance. You can start or stop HAFM Services from the desktop: Select Start >...

  • Page 42: Determining User Groups, Determining The Discovery State, Discovery State Equivalent

    NOTE: To prevent this user from reconnecting, remove the user account. See ”Removing a user account” on page 75 for instructions. Fibre Channel networks use World Wide Names (WWNs) to uniquely identify nodes and ports within nodes. For many devices, the 64-bit WWNs are fixed, and their assignment follows conventions established by the IEEE.

  • Page 43: Grouping On The Physical Map, Collapsing Groups, Expanding Groups, A Group On The Physical Map

    Grouping on the Physical Map To simplify the Physical Map, devices are displayed in groups (Figure 10). Groups are displayed with background shading and are labeled as a group. You can expand and collapse groups to easily view a large topology. Figure 10 A group on the Physical Map NOTE:...

  • Page 44: Using Group Manager, Using The Group Manager

    Using Group Manager Group Configuration Management lets you perform selected changes related to the configuration and monitoring tasks to multiple devices at the same time using the Group Manager. These tasks are: • Set up a group event log for display. •...

  • Page 45: Creating A Group Event Log, Selecting Switches And Directors For A Group Event Log

    Group Manager initially displays with the Select Group Action tab selected and with the following options available: • Create Group Event Log – Set up a group event log for display. • Install E/OS firmware – Installs compatible firmware on a group of products. •...

  • Page 46: Using An Existing Group, Modifying An Existing Group, Adding A New Group

    From the Use Group list, you can: • Select an existing group and use it as it is currently defined • Select an existing group and modify it for your use • Add a new group Using an existing group To use an existing group: Select the group from the Use Group list.

  • Page 47: Creating A Group Log, Create Group Event Log Dialog Box

    Creating a Group log To create a Group log: Click Next from the Select Switches/Directors dialog box or click the Create Log tab to display the Group Manager- Create Group Event Log dialog box displays (Figure 12). Figure 12 Create Group Event Log dialog box From the upper right section of the Group Manager - Create Group Event Log dialog, click Start to create the log.

  • Page 48: Viewing And Editing The Group Log, Installing E/os Firmware, Group Log Dialox Box

    Viewing and Editing the Group log To view and delete the event logs that were created using Create Group Event Log: Select Monitor > Logs > Group. The Group Log dialog box (Figure 13) displays. Figure 13 Group Log dialox box To save the group log, click Export.

  • Page 49: Selecting Switches And Directors For Firmware Installation

    Selecting switches and directors for firmware installation To select specific switches and directors for firmware installation: Click the Select Switches tab. The Select Switches/Directors dialog box (Figure 1 1) displays all switches and directors that are discovered by HAFM and enables you to select any set of those products for use in the Group Manager.

  • Page 50: Managing Firmware Versions, Select Firmware Dialog Box

    Managing firmware versions The Select Firmware option lists all firmware that can be installed on a product in the selected products list. Use this tab to add, revise and delete firmware. Click Next from Select Switches/Directors dialog box, or click the Select Firmware tab. The Select Firmware dialog box displays (Figure 14).

  • Page 51: Selecting Execution Options, Select Execution Options Dialog Box

    If you do not want to change the description of any firmware versions and do not want to delete any firmware files, go to step 10. Change the description: a. If you want to change the description of any of the firmware versions, select the firmware version in the Firmware Library table, and click Modify.

  • Page 52: Enabling Execution Options, Confirming Firmware Installation, Confirming Firmware Installation Parameters Dialog Box

    Enabling execution options Perform the following actions until all the firmware is installed on the selected products: Select Pause before starting each action to enable a Continue button on the Install tab. This gives you more control over the installation process. Select Halt on error to be notified if an error occurs during an installation.

  • Page 53: Viewing And Using Firmware Installation History, Reverting To Previous Firmware Installation

    Click Halt to cancel the installation. Click Next or select the History tab to display the Firmware Install History dialog box. NOTE: If the Switch Properties dialog box does not reflect the E/OS firmware update immediately, use the Element Manager to confirm the firmware upgrade. Viewing and using firmware installation history The Firmware Install History dialog box (Figure...

  • Page 54: Running Data Collection, Selecting Switches And Directors For Data Collection

    Running data collection Use the Run data collection option to collect maintenance data for a group of switches or directors. NOTE: As tasks are completed, you can select and complete options that were previously grayed-out. To run data collection: From the main menu, select the Configure menu. Select the Group Manager option.

  • Page 55: Selecting Output File Destinations, Output File Options Tab

    To use an existing group that you have modified: Select the group from the Use Group list. A list of all the devices in that group displays in the Selected Switches/Director table. Modify the group: • Add a switch or director by selecting it in Available Switches/Directors table and moving it to the Selected Switches/Directors table using the right arrow.

  • Page 56: Select Execution Options Dialog Box, Enabling Execution Options

    To select the output file type: Select one of the output methods: • Zip the files into a single file • Maintain a separate zip file for each switch or director Browse to the location of the folder to place the single combined zip file or the data collection files.

  • Page 57: Managing Data Collection, Viewing Detail On The Product List, Viewing All Details

    Managing data collection The Run Data Collection dialog box (Figure 20) lets you confirm the selected switches and directors and execution options. Figure 20 Running Data Collection dialog box Manage data collection by performing one of the following steps. Click Start to run the first data collection. •...

  • Page 58: Zooming In And Out Of The Physical Map, Zooming In, Zooming Out

    Zooming in and out of the Physical Map You can zoom in or out of the Physical Map to view products and ports. Zooming in To zoom in on the Physical Map, use one of the following methods: Click the zoom-in icon ( ) on the HAFM toolbox.

  • Page 59: Turning Flyovers On Or Off, Configuring Nicknames, Viewing Nicknames, Configure Nicknames Dialog Box

    Turning flyovers on or off Flyover text is displayed when you place the cursor on a product. They provide a quick way to view a product’s properties. To turn flyovers on or off: Select View > Enable Flyover Display and select the check box to enable flyovers. Select View >...

  • Page 60: Assigning A Nickname To An Existing Device, Adding A Nickname To A New Device

    • Select Switch and Attached Port WWNs to display all devices. The table displays the nickname, WWN, operational status, and type of the device. Assigning a nickname to an existing device To assign a nickname to an existing device: Select Configure > Nicknames. The Configure Nicknames dialog box is displayed (Figure 22).

  • Page 61: Exporting Nicknames, Import Nicknames Confirmation Message, Open Dialog Box

    A confirmation message is displayed (Figure 24). Figure 24 Import nicknames confirmation message Click Yes to continue. The Open dialog box is displayed (Figure 25). Figure 25 Open dialog box Browse to file you want to import and then click Open. The file is imported and assigned.

  • Page 62: Removing A Nickname, Exporting And Importing Data, Save Dialog Box

    The Save dialog box is displayed (Figure 26). Figure 26 Save dialog box Browse to the folder where you want to save the file and enter a file name in the File Name field. Click Save. The file is exported to the selected folder. Removing a nickname To remove a nickname: Select Configure >...

  • Page 63: Exporting Data

    Importing a file imports the following: • Physical map • Status icons • User properties • Discovered properties as they were set at the time of the export Exporting data To export data to disk or e-mail: Select SAN > Export. The Export Discovered SAN dialog box is displayed (Figure 27).

  • Page 64: Select Switches Dialog Box

    Performance data is an optional feature. If you purchased this option, you can select the switches for data export (Figure 28). Figure 28 Select Switches dialog box NOTE: You can click Select All to include all switches or you can click Unselect All to remove all switches.

  • Page 65: Export Confirmation Message

    If you are exporting to e-mail, the email information is displayed (Figure 29). Figure 29 Export Discovered SAN — Email dialog box Enter information in the following boxes: • Mail To NOTE: Click Mail List to display the Mail List dialog box. •...

  • Page 66: Importing Data

    Importing data You can import the following information to the application: • SAN File (zip)—Imports an entire SAN in zip format. • Nicknames—Imports the nicknames that were assigned to HP switches using the HAFM appliance and displays them on the Physical Map and Product List as product labels. Nicknames must have been defined in the Node List View of the HAFM appliance.

  • Page 67: Backing Up And Restoring Data, Import Dialog Box

    To import files: Select SAN > Import. The Import dialog box is displayed (Figure 31). Figure 31 Import dialog box Select the type of file you want to import from the Import From list. Enter the path and file name in the File Name box. NOTE: The default path is Install_Home\ClientData\san<date>\san*.zip.

  • Page 68: Backing Up Data, Restoring Data

    • All log files • Zoning library • Call-home configuration (including phone numbers and dialing options) • Configuration data • Plans • License information • User launch scripts • User-defined sounds • All data exported through the Export option on the SAN menu NOTE: Firmware files are not backed up.

  • Page 69: Hafm Appliance Backup, Backing Up Data, Backing Up To The Cd-rw

    Log back into the application. 1 1. Stop the HAFM Services by selecting Start > Programs > HP StorageWorks ha-fabric manager 8.8 > Stop Services. A DOS window displays messages of services being shut down. To restore data to the HAFM appliance, complete the following: a.

  • Page 70: Backing Up To A Hard Drive, Options Dialog Box

    The default directory is D:\Backup. It is assumed that the D: drive is a CD-RW drive. Browse is only available on a local client, not a remote client. Figure 32 Options dialog box Click Apply or OK. For local clients, the application verifies that the device exists. If the device does not exist, an error message indicates that you have specified an invalid device.

  • Page 71: Backing Up To A Network Drive

    Click Apply or OK. For local clients, the application verifies that the device exists. If the device does not exist, an error message indicates that you have specified an invalid device. The default backup interval is 6 hours (360 minutes). This can be modified if desired as described in ”Changing the Backup Time Interval”...

  • Page 72: Changing The Backup Time Interval, Multiple Network Interface Cards

    Changing the Backup Time Interval HAFM provides automatic backups for the fabrics managed by HAFM. The default backup interval for HAFM 8.08.00 is every 6 hours (360 minutes). To change the backup time interval: Using Windows Notepad, open the file in the <Install_Home>\resources\Common\ directory.

  • Page 73: Managing The Hafm Application, Accessing Hafm, Adding And Removing A Network Address, Managing Users

    Managing the HAFM application This chapter provides instructions for managing and customizing the application. • Accessing HAFM, page 73 • Managing users, page 73 • Managing user groups, page 78 • Discovering a SAN, page 82 • Configuring the SNMP agent, page 91 •...

  • Page 74: Viewing The List Of Users, Adding A User Account, Server Users Dialog Box

    Viewing the list of users Select SAN > Users to view a list of users, their event notification settings, their e-mail addresses, and a list of user groups to which they belong in the Server Users dialog box (Figure 33). Figure 33 Server Users dialog box Adding a user account...

  • Page 75: Changing A User Account, Removing A User Account

    Enter the user information in the following boxes: • Name • Email Address, separating multiple addresses with a semicolon • User ID • Password • Retype Password Select Enable to enable e-mail notification for the user. A message can display stating that you must enable event notification for the SAN. Click Yes. Click the Filter link to specify the event types for which to send e-mail notifications to this user.

  • Page 76: Filtering Event Notifications For A User, Filter Dialog Box

    NOTE: If the user is logged in when you remove the account, the account is not affected until the user logs out and attempts to log in again. Filtering event notifications for a user The application provides notification of many different types of SAN events. If a user needs to know only about certain events, you can specify which event notifications are sent to that user.

  • Page 77: Configuring Remote Management Access, Disconnecting A User, Remote Access Dialog Box

    Configuring remote management access To specify the network addresses that can access the appliance: Select SAN > Remote Access. The Remote Access dialog box is displayed (Figure 36). Figure 36 Remote Access dialog box Select Allow remote management sessions to allow others to access the appliance remotely. Enter the maximum number of remote sessions you want to allow.

  • Page 78: Managing User Groups, Understanding User Groups And Access Levels, Disconnect User Message

    Select the user that you want to disconnect and click Disconnect User. A message appears (Figure 37). Figure 37 Disconnect User message Click Yes. • The user is disconnected. • The appliance immediately shuts down the appliance-client connection. • The status bar on the client window shows a message stating that the appliance connection was lost.

  • Page 79: Creating A User Group, Group Dialog Box, User Groups And Access Levels

    Table 13 User groups and access levels User group Description System Read/write access for all features; all functions are enabled Administrator and allowed Maintenance Read/write access for Call Home event notification, device maintenance, and e-mail event notification setup Read-only access for all other features Operator Read/write access for device operation Read-only access for all other features...

  • Page 80: Changing A User Group, Removing User Groups

    Enter information for the new user group in the following boxes: • Name • Description If you want to assign permission to use only certain views, proceed to step If you want to assign permission to use certain features, proceed to step Select the features for which you want to provide read/write access in the features list.

  • Page 81: Assigning Users To Groups, Determining User Groups

    An administrator can remove a user group, regardless of whether any users are assigned to the group. To remove a user group: Select SAN > Users. The Users dialog box is displayed (Figure 33 on page 74). Select the group you want to remove from the Groups list. Click Remove located below the Groups list.

  • Page 82: Discovering A San, Understanding How Discovery Works, Configuring Discovery, Discover Setup Dialog Box

    Discovering a SAN The application discovers products, fabrics, and connections in a SAN. Through discovery, you can manage and monitor your SAN in real time, ensuring that any issues are resolved immediately. This section provides instructions for configuring the discovery feature. Understanding how discovery works Discovery is the process by which the application contacts the devices in the SAN.

  • Page 83: Troubleshooting Discovery

    NOTE: To discover all SAN products, you must specify each product’s IP address in the Discover Setup dialog box (Out-of-Band tab). If you do not configure the application to discover the devices directly, the connections and attached devices may not be correct on the window. Select IP addresses from the Available Addresses list and add them to the Selected Individual Addresses list by clicking the right arrow ( ) button.

  • Page 84: Snmp View

    The SNMP view is displayed (Figure 40). Figure 40 SNMP view d. Verify that the SNMP Agent is enabled. If not, then click Enable. e. Verify that the Name field displays public or matches the HAFM appliance configuration. Verify the product data. a.

  • Page 85: Hardware View

    The Hardware view is displayed (Figure 41). Figure 41 Hardware view b. Verify that the WWN has the correct syntax (xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx). c. Verify that the Type Number is one of the following: 003016 003032 003216 003232 004300 004500 005000 006064 006140 Verify SNMP connectivity.

  • Page 86: Configuring Ip Addresses And Community Strings, Adding An Ip Address

    • These two values are controlled by two VMParameters residing in the bin\HAFMService.ini file when the application is running as a Windows service: smp.snmp.timeout and smp.snmp.retries. For example, specifying “-Dsmp.snmp.timeout=5” and “-Dsmp.snmp.retries=1” instructs the server to use five seconds as the SNMP timeout and one retry as the retry count. NOTE: The higher the values, the longer discovery will spend waiting for a SNMP response.

  • Page 87: Changing An Ip Address, Removing An Ip Address, Configuring A Community String

    NOTE: All IP addresses in a sequence must be on the same subnet and have the same first three octets. Click OK. Changing an IP address To edit IP addresses or associated subnets that are listed on the Discover Setup dialog box: Select Discover >...

  • Page 88: Reverting To A Default Community String, Configuring The Product Type And Access

    The SNMP tab is displayed (Figure 43). Figure 43 Address Properties dialog box (SNMP tab) Select a Read option. • Select Default ‘public’ to select the default string. • Select Custom to specify a custom string. Select a Write option. •...

  • Page 89: Turning Discovery On And Off, Determining The Operational Status

    NOTE: The Product Type and Access tab may not be available in all situations. Select Discover > Setup. The Discover Setup dialog box is displayed (Figure 39 on page 82). Click Add. The Address Properties dialog box is displayed (Figure 42 on page 86).

  • Page 90: Determining The Discovery State, Operational Status

    You can determine a product’s operational status by looking at the icons on the Physical Map or the Product List. Table 14 lists icons and operational statuses. Table 14 Operational status Icon Operational status No icon Operational Degraded Failed Unknown/link down To see a list of all products requiring attention, click the Attention Indicator icon ( ) on the Status bar at the bottom of the main window.

  • Page 91: Configuring The Snmp Agent, Setting Up The Snmp Agent

    Configuring the SNMP agent This section provides information to help you use the SNMP agent module. Setting up the SNMP agent The SNMP agent module implements the objects defined in the Fibre Channel Management (FCMGMT) Management Information Base (MIB) 3.1 and a small number of objects defined in MIB II.

  • Page 92: Editing Trap Recipients, Removing Trap Recipients, Add Trap Recipient Dialog Box

    The Add Trap Recipient dialog box is displayed (Figure 46). Figure 46 Add Trap Recipient dialog box If you want this trap recipient to be active, select the Activate check box. Enter the IP address or DNS host name of the trap recipient in the IP Address field. This name must be 64 characters or fewer.

  • Page 93: Customizing The Main Window, Creating A Customized View

    Select Monitor > SNMP Agent > Setup. The SNMP Agent Setup dialog box is displayed (Figure 45 on page 91). Click the Trap Recipients tab. Highlight the trap recipient that you want to remove. Click Remove. Click OK. Customizing the main window You can customize the main window by adjusting the level of detail displayed on the Physical Map or Product List columns.

  • Page 94: Create View Dialog Box (view Members Tab)

    The Create View dialog box with the View Members tab is displayed (Figure 48). Figure 48 Create View dialog box (View Members tab) Enter information in the following boxes: • Name • Description If you want to filter the fabrics that display on the Physical Map, continue to step 4;...

  • Page 95: Create View Dialog Box (columns Tab)

    The Create View dialog box with the Columns tab is displayed (Figure 49). Figure 49 Create View dialog box (Columns tab) Select the columns you want to see in the Product List from the Available Product List Columns list. Click to move your selections to the Selected Product List Columns list.

  • Page 96: Editing A Customized View, Deleting A Customized View, Selecting A Customized View

    Editing a customized view To edit a customized view: Select View > Edit View. The Edit View dialog box is displayed (Figure 50). Select the view you want to edit. Figure 50 Edit View dialog box Edit the information as necessary. Click OK.

  • Page 97: Changing A Column On The Product List, Create Column Dialog Box

    To add a column to a new or existing view: Perform one of the following to select a new or existing view: • Select View > Create View. The Create View dialog box is displayed (Figure 48 on page 94). •...

  • Page 98: Removing A Column From The Product List, Edit Column Dialog Box

    The Edit Column dialog box is displayed (Figure 52). Figure 52 Edit Column dialog box Edit the column properties as necessary. Click OK. Removing a column from the Product List CAUTION: This procedure removes a column from the Product List without prompting you for a confirmation.

  • Page 99: Configuring San Products And Fabrics, Managing San Products, Using The Element Manager

    Configuring SAN products and fabrics This chapter provides instructions for configuring products, fabrics, and trap forwarding. • Managing SAN products, page 99 • Configuring Enterprise Fabric Mode, page 105 • Configuring Fabric Binding, page 106 • Persisting and unpersisting fabrics, page 107 •...

  • Page 100: Searching For Products In A San, Changing Product Properties

    Enter the appropriate values for the following parameters: • ServerIp • ProductIp • UserName • Password Example: ...ElementManagerStandAlone -s -p -u Administrator -pw password Save and close the file. Run the script by double-clicking the file or entering the script name at a DOS prompt. Searching for products in a SAN You can search for a product in a SAN by entering a parameter in the search field on the toolbar.

  • Page 101: Determining Product Status, Displaying Service Requests, Properties Dialog Box, Product Status Icons

    The Properties dialog box is displayed (Figure 53). Figure 53 Properties dialog box NOTE: The product you select must be online for you to edit this information. Edit the product properties as appropriate. Click OK. Determining product status Determine product status by looking at the status icons on the Physical Map or the Product List. Table 15 describes the status icons.

  • Page 102: Displaying Routes Between Ports, Show Route Dialog Box

    Displaying routes between ports You can view the path that Fibre Channel frames must take between two ports in a multiswitch fabric. More than one route shows at a time within the same fabric. If you attempt to show a different route within the same fabric, the previous route fades.

  • Page 103: Hiding Routes, Displaying Routes Between Ports

    The route between the ports is displayed (Figure 55). Figure 55 Displaying routes between ports Hiding routes You can hide routes between two ports in a multiswitch fabric. To hide the route: Display the route that you want to hide. ”Displaying routes between ports”...

  • Page 104: Displaying Properties Of Routes, Displaying Fabric Properties, Route Properties Dialog Box, Fabric Properties Dialog Box

    Displaying properties of routes To display the properties of a route: Display the route that you want to hide. ”Displaying routes between ports” on page 102. Right-click the route and select Properties. The Route Properties dialog box is displayed (Figure 56).

  • Page 105: Configuring Enterprise Fabric Mode, Enabling And Disabling Enterprise Fabric Mode, Enterprise Fabric Mode Dialog Box

    Configuring Enterprise Fabric Mode Enterprise Fabric Mode option automatically enables features and operating parameters in multiswitch enterprise fabric environments. Enabling Enterprise Fabric Mode forces each switch in the fabric to enforce the following security-related features: • Fabric Binding—Allows or prohibits switches from merging with a selected fabric. •...

  • Page 106: Configuring Fabric Binding, Enabling Fabric Binding, Fabric Binding Dialog Box

    Configuring Fabric Binding Fabric Binding enables you to configure whether switches can merge with a selected fabric. This provides security from accidental fabric merges and potential fabric disruption. Fabric Binding requires the installation of a security feature called SANtegrity. See ”SANtegrity features”...

  • Page 107: Adding And Removing Switches, Persisting And Unpersisting Fabrics, Persisting A Fabric, Unpersisting A Fabric

    Adding and removing switches With Fabric Binding enabled, you can add or remove switches from the membership list. • To add switches to the selected fabric’s membership list, select the switches from the Available Switches list in the Fabric Binding dialog box, and click to move the switches to the membership list.

  • Page 108: Unpersisting A Product, Interpreting Status, Persisted Fabric Status, Product Status, Connection Status

    Unpersisting a product You can unpersist a product that is no longer part of a persisted fabric. Doing so removes all connections associated with that product and updates the persisted fabric’s data. To unpersist a product, from the HAFM main window: Right-click the product in the Physical Map or Product List, and then select Unpersist Fabric.

  • Page 109: Changing Persisted Fabrics, Configuring Trap Forwarding, Removed Connection In A Persisted Fabric

    • If all connections are enabled, they display as black lines. • If all connections are disabled, they display as yellow dashed lines. • If one or some of the connections are disabled (but not all), the enabled connections display as black lines and the disabled connections display as yellow, dashed lines with an interswitch link (ISL) alert (Figure...

  • Page 110: Adding Trap Recipients, Configure Trap Forwarding Dialog Box, Add Trap Recipient Dialog Box

    The Configure Trap Forwarding dialog box is displayed (Figure 64). Figure 64 Configure Trap Forwarding dialog box If necessary, add trap recipients to the Available Recipients list. ”Adding trap recipients” on page 1 10 for instructions. Select the recipient that you want to provide trap messages to in the Available Recipients list. Click the right arrow button.

  • Page 111: Removing Trap Recipients

    NOTE: The HAFM appliance interprets trap data and displays the proper port value for all firmware levels. When traps are generated on the switch, firmware versions 4.0 and below send the actual port number and firmware versions 5.X and above add one to the port number to match the specification.

  • Page 112

    Configuring SAN products and fabrics...

  • Page 113: Monitoring San Products, Monitoring Events

    Monitoring SAN products This chapter contains the following topics, which describe the tools you can use to monitor SAN products. • Monitoring events, page 1 13 • Using event notifications, page 1 16 • Creating reports, page 1 18 Monitoring events The HAFM application provides logs that you can use to monitor SAN products.

  • Page 114: Viewing The Master Log, Viewing Other Logs, Master Log

    The application also has an event notification feature. Configure event notification to specify when the application notifies users of an event. See ”Using event notifications” on page 1 16 for details. Viewing the Master Log The main HAFM window displays the Master Log (Figure 66).

  • Page 115: Exporting Log Data, Filtering Events In The Master Log, View Logs Dialog Box

    The View Logs dialog box is displayed (Figure 67). Figure 67 View Logs dialog box Select the log that you want to view. If you want to view multiple logs simultaneously, select the Display in a new window check box and then select an additional log.

  • Page 116: Copying Log Entries, Using Event Notifications, Configuring E-mail Notification, Define Filter Dialog Box

    The Define Filter dialog box is displayed (Figure 68). Figure 68 Define Filter dialog box Select the events from the Available Events list that you want to include in the Master Log. Click Scan the Selected Events list and select any event you want to exclude from the Master Log. Click Click OK.

  • Page 117: Configuring Call Home Notification, Email Event Notification Setup Dialog Box

    The Email Event Notification Setup dialog box is displayed (Figure 69). Figure 69 Email Event Notification Setup dialog box Select the Enable Email Event Notification check box. Enter the appropriate information in the following fields: • E-mail Server—IP address or name of the SMTP server •...

  • Page 118: Enabling Ethernet Events, Creating Reports, Generating Reports, Configure Ethernet Event Dialog Box

    Enabling Ethernet events An Ethernet event occurs when the Ethernet link between the appliance and the managed product is lost. To enable Ethernet events notification: Select Monitor > Ethernet Event. The Configure Ethernet Event dialog box is displayed (Figure 70). Figure 70 Configure Ethernet Event dialog box Select the Enable Ethernet Event check box.

  • Page 119: Viewing Reports, Select Template Dialog Box

    To generate a report: Select Monitor > Reports > Generate. The Select Template dialog box is displayed (Figure 71). Figure 71 Select Template dialog box NOTE: You can generate a report of the Physical Map by clicking Generate Reports (or pressing Ctrl-G) on the right-hand toolbox while viewing a discovered SAN.

  • Page 120: Deleting Reports, Reports Dialog Box

    The Reports dialog box is displayed (Figure 72). Figure 72 Reports dialog box Select the report you want to view from the left-hand pane. If you don’t see the report you want to view, generate it first by following the instructions in ”Generating reports”...

  • Page 121: Optional Hafm Features, Feature Keys, Configure Feature Key Dialog Box, New Feature Key Dialog Box

    Optional HAFM features This chapter provides detailed information on using, administering, and configuring optional HAFM features. There are two types of features: • Keyed features that require the purchase of feature keys • Features that do not require feature keys, but do require separate keyed features This chapter describes the following topics: •...

  • Page 122: Event Management, Components, Triggers

    Enter the feature key in the Key box. Click OK. Event Management Event Management automates tasks that are performed on the SAN. You can configure the application to automatically perform functions, such as: • Sending an e-mail notification when events or errors occur •...

  • Page 123: Phrase Operators, Trigger Phrase Development, Trigger Operators

    Figure 75 shows the dialog box you use to create a trigger phrase. Figure 75 Trigger phrase development Table 16 Trigger operators Operator Value Number Number < Number <= Number > Number >= Number Contains String Does Not Contain String Starts With String Ends With...

  • Page 124: Event Triggers, Schedule Triggers, Actions

    Event triggers Event triggers monitor system events and fire when the specified conditions exist. You can define the phrases (rows) and their logical relationships. The phrases filter all the event context properties to identify those events that you want to trigger the event. Event triggers also allow you to set time limits so that the trigger occurs only if the event happens within a certain time and date range.

  • Page 125: Window, Event Management Tab

    NOTE: You can specify macros for some actions by clicking in the Value column and then right-clicking and selecting an argument from the menu. See ”Writing Event Management macros” on page 281 for instructions. Window To view Event Management, click the Event Management tab on the HAFM main window. All configured rules display (Figure 76).

  • Page 126: Rules, Creating A Rule, Event Management Tab

    ules This section provides instructions for writing rules and setting up automated tasks. Before you begin, decide which triggers, actions, and schedules you want the rule to follow. For more information, see: • ”Triggers” on page 122 • ”Actions” on page 124 •...

  • Page 127: Managing Event Management, Add Rule Dialog Box

    The Add Rule dialog box is displayed (Figure 77). Figure 77 Add Rule dialog box Enter information in the following fields: • Name • Group • Description Select the Active check box to make the rule active after you are finished creating it. Select the type of trigger from the Trigger list.

  • Page 128: Santegrity Features, Fabric Binding, Enable/disable And Online State Functions

    Also from the Event Management tab, you can manage the Event Management rules. Select a rule and then click the appropriate button to: • Activate the selected rule • Deactivate the selected rule • Edit the selected rule • Copy the selected rule •...

  • Page 129: Switch Binding, Overview, Enabling/disabling Switch Binding

    Switch Binding This feature is managed through the Switch Binding option, available on the Element Manager Configure menu. Using Switch Binding, you can specify devices and switches that can attach to director and switch ports. This provides security in environments that include a large number of devices by ensuring that only the intended set of devices attach to a switch or director.

  • Page 130: Editing The Switch Membership List

    Select Configure > Switch Binding > Change State from the Element Manager window. The Switch Binding – State Change dialog box is displayed (Figure 78). Figure 78 Switch Binding – State Change dialog box Perform one of the following steps: •...

  • Page 131

    The WWNs of devices and switches that can currently connect to switch ports are listed in the Switch Membership List. Figure 79 Switch Binding – Membership List dialog box “”Editing the Switch Membership List” on page 130” for information on how the Switch Membership List is populated with WWNs according to options set in the Switch Binding –...

  • Page 132: Enable/disable And Online State Functions, Zoning With Switch Binding Enabled

    To add a WWN for a device or switch not currently connected to the switch, click Add Detached Node. The Add Detached Node dialog box is displayed. Enter the appropriate WWN or nickname (if configured through HAFM) and click OK. The WWN or nickname is displayed in the Switch Membership List.

  • Page 133: Port Fencing, Configuring Port Fencing, Adding Thresholds, Adding Isl Protocol Thresholds

    Port Fencing Port Fencing is a policy-based feature that allows the user to set thresholds on port events. If the port generates more events in a user-specified time period than you think is acceptable, Port Fencing blocks the port, disabling transmit and receive traffic until you have a chance to investigate, solve the problem, and manually unblock the port.

  • Page 134: Port Fencing Dialog Box, Add Isl Threshold Dialog Box

    The Port Fencing dialog box is displayed (Figure 80). Figure 80 Port Fencing dialog box Select ISL Protocol from the Violation Type list. Click Add. The Add ISL Threshold dialog box is displayed (Figure 81). Figure 81 Add ISL Threshold dialog box Enter a name for the threshold in the Name field.

  • Page 135: Adding Link Thresholds, Adding Security Thresholds, Add Link Threshold Dialog Box

    Adding link thresholds Use the link threshold to block a port when a Link Level (Hot I/O) error meets the threshold. Active Loop ports repeatedly received LIP and active non-loop ports repeatedly received LR, OLS or NOS. To add a Link Threshold: Select Configure >...

  • Page 136: Assigning Thresholds, Add Security Threshold Dialog Box

    The Port Fencing dialog box is displayed (Figure 80 on page 134). Select Security from the Violation Type list. Click Add. The Add Security Threshold dialog box is displayed (Figure 82). Figure 83 Add Security Threshold dialog box Enter a name for the threshold in the Name field. Select the number of port events allowed for the threshold from the Threshold errors list.

  • Page 137: Editing Thresholds, Editing Isl Protocol Thresholds, Editing Link Thresholds, Edit Isl Threshold Dialog Box

    Editing thresholds HAFM allows you to edit the name, number of events, and time period of ISL protocol, link, and security thresholds. Editing ISL Protocol Thresholds To edit an ISL protocol threshold: Select Configure > Port Fencing. The Port Fencing dialog box is displayed (Figure 80 on page 134).

  • Page 138: Editing Security Thresholds, Edit Link Threshold Dialog Box, Edit Security Threshold Dialog Box

    The Edit Link Threshold dialog box is displayed (Figure 85). Figure 85 Edit Link Threshold dialog box Make changes to the threshold, if necessary. Click OK to accept the changes and close the Edit Link Threshold dialog box. If the threshold has already been assigned to ports, the message This edit will apply to affected switches is displayed.

  • Page 139: Finding Assigned Thresholds, Viewing Thresholds, Removing Thresholds

    To assign this threshold to fabrics, switches, or switch ports, see ”Assigning thresholds” on page 136. Click OK. Finding assigned thresholds HAFM allows you to find all ports with a specific threshold applied. To find assigned thresholds: Select Configure > Port Fencing. The Port Fencing dialog box is displayed (Figure 80 on page 134).

  • Page 140: Open Trunking

    Select a threshold type from the Violation Type list. Select the threshold you want to remove from the Thresholds table. Click Remove. If this threshold is assigned to a fabric, switch, or switch port, a message is displayed, asking if you want to delete this threshold from its assigned ports.

  • Page 141: Options, Configuration, Open Trunking Configuration Options

    Options Access open trunking through the HAFM menu bar. Figure 87 shows the Configure Open Trunking dialog box. Table 18 describes the function of each option. Table 18 Open trunking configuration options Option Function (when enabled) Enable Open Trunking Enables the open trunking option Congestion Thresholds Sets the congestion threshold levels for ports as percentages (1%—99%) of link bandwidths.

  • Page 142: Global Threshold Changes, Configure Open Trunking Dialog Box

    The Configure Open Trunking dialog box is displayed (Figure 87). Figure 87 Configure Open Trunking dialog box Select the Enable Open Trunking check box. Specify the congestion threshold value. If you do not specify a threshold value for a port, open trunking uses a default value that is based on port type (1 Gb/s or 2 Gb/s) and channel bandwidth.

  • Page 143: Open Trunking Log, Performance Module, Displaying Connection Utilization

    Open Trunking log The Open Trunking log (Figure 88) provides details on flow rerouting through switch ports. Figure 88 Open Trunking log The log lists the following: • Date/Time—The date and time of the rerouting occurrence • Receive Port—The receive port number (decimal) on the local switch associated with the flow that was rerouted •...

  • Page 144: Monitoring Switch Performance, Collecting Performance Data, Storing Performance Data, Viewing Performance Data

    Monitoring switch performance A performance graph shows transmit, receive, and error data from the switch ports to the connected devices. The graphs can be sorted by the errors, transmit data, or receive data. To monitor switch performance: Right-click a switch icon on the HAFM Physical Map and select Performance Graphs. The Performance Graph dialog box is displayed (Figure 89).

  • Page 145: Exporting Performance Data, Monitoring Port Performance, Port Performance Graph Dialog Box

    Exporting performance data To export SAN performance data to communicate issues to the support center, capture network status, and archive historical data, see ”Exporting and importing data” on page 62 or see the HAFM online help. NOTE: Currently, you can export only to the same versions of the application. Monitoring port performance You can monitor the performance of switch ports devices in the SAN using the port performance graph.

  • Page 146: Planning Module, Planning Window

    • Histogram Display—Shows the percentage of trunk utilization over a period of time. Move the Histogram slide bar to change the period of time displayed. • Linear Display—Shows a linear average of the trunk utilization. This function provides a forward-looking trend analysis and is intended to notify the user of resource modeling problems. •...

  • Page 147: Plan Design, Planning A San, Planning Window, New Plan Dialog Box

    • Minimap Select View > Planned SAN. The Planning window is displayed (Figure 91). Figure 91 Planning window Plan design By designing a plan, you can configure, connect, and arrange planned devices. This saves you cost and time by enabling you to evaluate the plan before implementing the design. Planning a SAN To plan a new SAN: Select SAN >...

  • Page 148: Opening A Plan, Adding Devices, Adding One Device, Adding Multiple Devices, Open Plan Dialog Box

    Select one of the following options: • Start with discovered topology—Use the discovered topology as the basis for the new plan. • Start Empty—Start the new plan with an empty topology. Click OK. Opening a plan To open a plan: Select SAN >...

  • Page 149: Arranging Devices, Connecting Devices, Configuring Devices, Planned Device Properties Dialog Box

    Arranging devices After adding devices to your plan, you can rearrange them To rearrange a device: Click the Select Devices icon ( ) on the devices toolbox. Click a planned device icon and drag it to the desired location. Repeat as necessary. Connecting devices To connect the devices: Click the Connect Devices icon (...

  • Page 150: Deleting Devices, Displaying A Planned Device As An Installed Device, Editing Port Types, Configuring Ports

    Deleting devices To delete planned devices, right-click the planned device icon on the Physical Map and select Delete. Displaying a planned device as an installed device Right-click a planned device icon on the Physical map and select Planned Device. • If the Planned Device option is selected, the device icon is displayed inside an icon box.

  • Page 151: Planning Rules, Planning Rules Syntax And Format

    Click the small triangle next to the port number. The Port Properties dialog box is displayed (Figure 96). Enter a number in the Port Number field. Select a port type from the Port Type list. Click OK. Planning rules This section describes how to use planning rules to evaluate a plan. Planning rules specify criteria for a plan evaluation.

  • Page 152: Rule Types, Planning Rule Parameters

    Table 19 Planning rule parameters Parameter Required Description Format to load rule? set rule_id Sets the rule ID. Must be a unique value, but can be any length and format. where rule Sets the actual rule. Use only the keywords provided;...

  • Page 153: Keywords

    Keywords NOTE: Keywords are not case sensitive. The where rule parameter allows the following keywords: • Types: • Device • Network • Zone • Fabric • Switch, Hub, Bridge, NAS, HBA, Storage, Tape, JBOD, Loop, Server • Property names: • Wwn •...

  • Page 154: Applying Rules For Plan Evaluation, Connection Rules, Property Validation Rules, Capacity Control Rules

    • Operators: =, <, <=, >, >= Table 20 Connection rules Syntax Description do_not_connect (device=x) Never connect device x to device x. do_not_connect (device=x) to Never connect device x to y. (device=y) do_not_connect (device=x) to Never connect device x to y through z. (device=y) through (device=z) do_not_attach (device=x) to (device=y) Never connect device x into a SAN that has...

  • Page 155: Plan Evaluation, Planning Rules Dialog Box

    Select Plan > Set Rules from the Planning window menu bar. The Planning Rules dialog box is displayed (Figure 97.) Figure 97 Planning Rules dialog box NOTE: If spelling or syntax errors are detected, the rule cannot display in the Planning Rules dialog box.

  • Page 156: Plan Conservation, Saving A Plan, Exporting A Plan, Printing A Plan

    Plan conservation This section describes how to save, export, and print a plan. Saving a plan After you design a plan, you can save it for future reference. To save a plan with its current name, select SAN > Save Plan from the planning window menu. The plan is saved with the current name.

  • Page 157: Zoning, Zoning Limits, Zoning Parameter Limits

    Zoning Zoning defines the communication paths in a fabric. A zone consists of initiator and target ports in the SAN. Ports can communicate only with other ports in their zone. However, ports can be members of more than one zone. To zone devices in a fabric, the fabric’s principal switch must be an HP switch and HAFM must discover and manage it.

  • Page 158: Zoning Naming Conventions, Zoning Configuration

    Table 23 Zoning parameter limits (continued) Number of zones in HAFM zoning 1024 library Number of zone sets in HAFM zoning library Zone set sizes are determined by the: • Number of zones in the zone set • Length of each zone name •...

  • Page 159: Displaying The Zone Library, Zoning Dialog Box

    • Enable or disable the default zone (see ”Enabling and disabling the default zone” on page 164). • Export a zone set (see ”Exporting a zone set” on page 164). Import a zone set (see ”Importing a zone set” on page 166). •...

  • Page 160: Adding A Member To A Zone, Add Zone Member Dialog Box

    NOTE: If the Zoning dialog box is open for longer than 30 minutes, the information displayed cannot be current. Reopen the dialog box to increase zoning discovery speed and get the updated information. Adding a zone to a zone set To add a new or existing zone to a zone sets: Display the zone library.

  • Page 161: Creating A Zone Set, Removing A Member From A Zone

    Specify a zone member by its domain and port ID or WWN address. NOTE: Zoning by domain and port is supported only in Homogeneous Fabric interop mode. Do one of the following: • Select Domain/Port and enter the domain and port IDs in the appropriate fields. •...

  • Page 162: Removing A Zone From A Zone Set, Activating A Zone Set

    Right-click the member you want to remove and click Remove. Click OK. Removing a zone from a zone set Display the zone library. See ”Displaying the zone library” on page 159. The Zoning dialog box is displayed (Figure 98 on page 159). Expand a zone set by clicking the + symbol in the Zone Sets list.

  • Page 163: Deactivating A Zone Set, Activate Zone Set Confirmation Message, Deactivate Zone Set Dialog Box

    A confirmation message is displayed (Figure 101). Figure 101 Activate Zone Set confirmation message Click Yes to continue. The Zoning dialog box is displayed. Click the Active Zone Set tab to view the active zone set and its zones. Verify that the switch is being managed properly. NOTE: Only one appliance should perform discovery at a time;...

  • Page 164: Enabling And Disabling The Default Zone, Exporting A Zone Set

    The dialog box shows the names of the active zone set, and shows the new active zone set as none. Verify the information in this dialog box. Click OK. The active zone set and its zones are deactivated. NOTE: If the default zone is enabled and the active zone set is deactivated, members of the zone can still be able to communicate.

  • Page 165: Export Zone Set Dialog Box

    The Zoning dialog box is displayed (Figure 98 on page 159). Select the zone set that you want to export in the Zone Sets list. Click Export. The Export Zone Set dialog box is displayed (Figure 103). Figure 103 Export Zone Set dialog box Select the folder in which you want to save the XML file.

  • Page 166: Importing A Zone Set, Zoning Administration, Import Zone Set Dialog Box

    Click Export Zone Set. The file is saved to the specified folder. Click OK. Importing a zone set To import a zone set XML file to a zone set library: Display the zone library. (See ”Displaying the zone library” on page 159.) The Zoning dialog box is displayed (Figure 98 on page 159).

  • Page 167: Renaming A Zone Or Zone Set, Replacing Zone Members, Using The Potential Zone Members List

    • Finding zones in a zone set, page 169 • Displaying zone members, page 169 • Saving the active zone set to a zoning library, page 170 • Comparing zone sets, page 170 Renaming a zone or zone set To rename a zone or zone set: Display the zone library.

  • Page 168: Copying A Zone Set, Deleting A Zone, Deleting A Zone Set

    The Replace Zone Member dialog box is displayed (Figure 105). Figure 105 Replace Zone Member dialog box Enter the domain and port IDs or the WWN of the replacement member. Click OK. Copying a zone set To copy a zone set: Display the zone library.

  • Page 169: Viewing Zone And Zone Set Properties, Finding Members In A Zone

    NOTE: The zone set is deleted without confirmation. If you delete a zone set accidentally, click Cancel instead of OK to restore it. Click OK. Viewing zone and zone set properties You can view information for zones and zone sets, such as names; number of zones, zone sets, or zone members;...

  • Page 170: Saving The Active Zone Set To A Zoning Library, Comparing Zone Sets

    The List Zone Members dialog box is displayed (Figure 106). Figure 106 List Zone Members dialog box Click Close to close the dialog box. Saving the active zone set to a zoning library When you manage a switch’s zone set through one appliance, and then import that switch to a new appliance, you must save the zone set on the new appliance, This allows preexisting zoning information on the switch to be stored on the new appliance.

  • Page 171

    Click Compare With. The Select a Zone Set dialog box is displayed. Select a zone set and click OK. The comparison results are displayed. HA-Fabric Manager user guide 171...

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  • Page 173: Santegrity Security Center, Security Center Overview, Accessing The Security Center

    SANtegrity Security Center This chapter provides instructions for using the SANtegrity Security Center. • Security Center Overview, page 173 • Accessing the Security Center, page 173 • Displaying the Fabrics list, page 175 • Using the Authentication table, page 176 •...

  • Page 174

    Access the SANtegrity Security Center by clicking the Security tab or pressing F8 on the main window. In order to use the Security Center, the user must have Security Administrator privilege. If not, the Security tab is hidden. Additional information about the components of the Security window follows: •...

  • Page 175: Displaying The Fabrics List, Security Center

    NOTE: SANtegrity Authentication can also be accessed from any SANtegrity-capable Element Manager by selecting Configure > SANtegrity Authentication. Accessing SANtegrity Authentication from the Element Manager allows you to manage only one device at a time. Figure 107 Security Center Displaying the Fabrics list The Fabrics list displays all discovered fabrics listed by their WWNs with their operational status on the left side if the status is available.

  • Page 176: Using The Authentication Table, Selecting A Fabric, Changing Security Data Internally

    NOTE: If a device is managed by the HAFM appliance, when the device displayed on the Security tab is offline or loses a MPI link, the previously discovered value can still display in the top table. If this switch is selected, a blank area is displayed in the bottom pane with an error message. Using the Authentication table The Authentication table includes summary data about each switch or director in a fabric.

  • Page 177: Changing Security Data Externally, Accessing Santegrity Security Center Tabs

    Changing security data externally When security data is changed by another interface such as HTTP or Telnet, the Security Administrator should be notified because the working data can be affected by the table’s live update. If the security settings for a switch or director are changed by another management interface, then the following occurs: •...

  • Page 178: Using The Users Tab, Assigning Users To A Switch, Security Center Users Tab

    Using the Users tab The Security Administrator uses the Users tab to set up role-based user access to the selected switch through other management interfaces, such as HAFM Basic or Telnet. Figure 108 Security Center Users tab If the Enable EWS (HAFM Basic) or Enable Telnet check box is not selected, then no user can log in to the switch through this interface.

  • Page 179: Adding A New User, Add/edit User Dialog Box

    A default user is set up in the switch user base. The ID of the user is Administrator and the password is password. There is one default user displayed in the table, and the Telnet and HAFM Basic check boxes are selected. Adding a new user To add a new user: Click Add.

  • Page 180: Apply To Other Products Dialog Box

    The Apply to Other Products dialog box is displayed (Figure 1 10). Figure 1 10 Apply to Other Products dialog box To be listed in this dialog box: • The switches and directors must be manageable. • The Element Manager must manage one of the following models: •...

  • Page 181: Using The Security Change Confirmation And Status Dialog Box

    Using the Security Change Confirmation and Status dialog box Clicking OK on the Apply to Other Products dialog box or clicking Apply on the Users tab, displays the Security Change Confirmation and Status dialog box (Figure 1 1 1). This is a status-monitoring dialog box that lets you know if the changes were successful.

  • Page 182: Using The Software Tab

    The differences between the to-be-populated settings and current settings on each individual product are displayed, because the Apply To dialog box takes changes made on user settings for one product, and generalizes them to multiple products whose user settings can be totally different. The new settings replace the existing settings on other products.

  • Page 183: Enabling Api Authentication, Security Center Software Tab

    Figure 1 12 Security Center Software tab Enabling API authentication If API authentication is enabled, follow these guidelines: • There must be a minimum of one entry in the Permitted Software field. If not, a warning message is displayed when you click Apply. •...

  • Page 184: Disabling Api Authentication On The Switch

    • If you select Radius Only, the HAFM appliance checks to see whether a RADIUS server is specified on the Radius Servers tab. If not, the Radius Only and Radius then Local options are not available from the drop-down menu. •...

  • Page 185: Removing The Current Hafm Appliance, Editing The Chap Secret For The Current Hafm Appliance

    Removing the current HAFM appliance To remove the current HAFM appliance, do one of the following: • If the server ID is defined only on the HAFM appliance and has not been added to the switch, the current appliance can be removed by not selecting the Include current server check box. If the current appliance is selected, Remove is disabled.

  • Page 186: Removing Another Hafm Appliance, Enabling Osms Authentication, Applying Changes And Confirmation, Using The Devices Tab

    If you modify a CHAP Secret for a non-local server on the Software tab, a message is displayed indicating you are about to modify the CHAP Secret of this HAFM appliance the switch's local database. The message also says to check the Server Properties dialog box for this switch and make sure the secret is updated accordingly.

  • Page 187: Security Center Devices Tab

    Figure 1 14 Security Center Devices tab For two connected switches to authenticate each other locally, each switch must have its own user ID, node WWN, and CHAP Secret, as well as the other switch’s user ID and CHAP Secret. The switch can store more IDs and CHAP Secrets if it has multiple connections with other switches only.

  • Page 188: Understanding The Devices Tab Display And Default Settings, Add Device (edit Secret) Dialog Box

    Understanding the Devices tab display and default settings When you access the Devices tab: Ensure that the node name is already discovered and displayed in a uneditable text field. Define the CHAP Secret for the selected switch: a. Click Edit Secret. The Add Device dialog box is displayed (Figure 1 15).

  • Page 189: Adding A Detached Switch

    • If a port is specified as Switch default, this port abides by all authentication settings configured for this switch. All ports are set to this state at product initialization time. The HAFM appliance displays all the switches, directors, and end nodes connected to the highlighted switch in the Devices tab.

  • Page 190: Populating A Chap Secret To A Current Switch, Changing A Chap Secret For A Switch

    To add a device that is not discovered by the HAFM appliance, a device that is not physically connected, or a device that is discovered but not directly attached to the current switch. Figure 1 16 Add Device dialog box Type the node name.

  • Page 191: Adding A Connected Device Without A Chap Secret To A Switch

    Adding a connected device without a CHAP Secret to a switch Select a device in the Port Authenticated Devices table. Click the right arrow. The Add User dialog box is displayed. Changing a CHAP Secret for a connected device Select a connected device from the Authenticated Devices list and click Edit. The Change Secret dialog box is displayed Click OK.

  • Page 192: Secret, Changing The Port Authentication State For A Nonmember Device That Is Not Managed

    Changing the port authentication state for a nonauthenticated device with or without a CHAP Secret Select a device, and select Force Enabled or Switch Setting from the corresponding authentication state while the E_Port authentication is checked. If the device has not been transferred to the Authenticated Devices list, Needed is displayed in the Secret column whether the device has a CHAP Secret or not.

  • Page 193: Applying Changes And Confirmation, Ip Access Control List Tab, Security Center Ip Access Control Tab

    Applying changes and confirmation Click Apply from the Devices tab. The Security Change Confirmation and Status dialog box is displayed. This dialog box is similar in behavior to the Security Change Confirmation and Status that is displayed from the Users tab. The only difference is in the Detailed Changes table. On the Devices tab there is no Apply To available, so there is always one product in the Product List.

  • Page 194: Adding A New Ip Address, Editing One Ip Address Or One Range Of Ip Addresses

    If the Enable IP Access Control List check box is selected, the restricted access to the follow IP addresses is enforced. If not checked, management interfaces can access the switch from any IP address. The check box is enabled only if at least one IP address is in the list. Adding a new IP address Click Add.

  • Page 195: Radius Servers Tab, Security Center Radius Servers Tab

    If there are no security settings being changed, the Security Change Confirmation and Status dialog box is displayed with the Detailed Changes table showing that No Changes were Found on the first row. Click Start and the status window displays a message indicating the security settings are identical and there are no changes to apply.

  • Page 196: Viewing The Security Log, Applying Changes And Confirmation

    • The Retries column specifies the number of times a packet is sent to a RADIUS server if a response is not received before the timeout. After the retransmit limit is reached, the Gateway switches to the next server. The value can be 1 to 100; the default is 3 attempts. •...

  • Page 197: Differences Between The Santegrity Security Center And The Santegrity Authentication, Security Log

    Figure 1 19 Security Log Columns in the Security Log are: • Severity—The severity level of the event: informational, warning, or fatal. User—The user associated with the event. • • Reason—The reason code for the failure. • Description—Provides details of the event and the IP address of the product. •...

  • Page 198

    • The SANtegrity Security Center is accessed from a tab that is parallel to the View tab in the main window. The SANtegrity Authentication is accessed from the Configure menu. • The SANtegrity Security Center displays a Product Configuration table that lists all discoverable products and their security settings.

  • Page 199: A Configuring Hafm Through A Firewall, Polling Mode, Decreasing Login Time

    Configuring HAFM through a firewall Networks can use a virtual private network (VPN) or firewall to prohibit communication between servers and clients. This appendix provides optional procedures for configuring HAFM client and server applications to function across remote networks through a firewall. This appendix describes the following topics: •...

  • Page 200: Forcing All Clients To Polling Mode

    NOTE: This example illustrates the HAFM_c.bat file. The portion of this file starting with rem HAFM Client is also included in the HAFM_sc.bat file. Both files must be modified if they are installed on your computer. setlocal pushd %~dp0\.. call bin\set_cp.bat rem HAFM Client start %JAVA_HOME%\bin\HAFMClient.exe -Xmx256m -Xminf.15 -Xmaxf.35 -classpath %CLASSPATH%-Dsun.java2d.noddraw=true -Dsmp.fabricPersistenceEnabled=true...

  • Page 201: Tcp Port Numbers, Hafm Function With Rmi At Tcp Port Level

    -Dsmp.zoning.wait.timeout=180000 -Dsmp.debug -Dsmp.webServer -Dsmp.callback.passive -Dsmp.flavor=%APP_FLAVOR% Server ....:end popd endlocal TCP port numbers This section provides information about configuring TCP port numbers for remote management interface (RMI) servers and registries to allow HAFM client and server application to function across firewalls.

  • Page 202: Forcing The Rmi Registry To Use A Specific Port, Hafm_sc.bat

    • ”Forcing the server and client to export a port number” on page 203 NOTE: You must configure both the server and client export port numbers. • If the firewall prevents the server from connecting to arbitrary ports on the client, then configure the export port of the client in ”Forcing the server and client to export a port number”...

  • Page 203: Hafm_c.bat, Forcing The Server And Client To Export A Port Number

    -Dsmp.Mp.max=256 -Dsmp.deployment.prefix=Client/ -Dsmp.registry.port=XXXX ?Dsmp.flavor=%APP_FLAVOR% Client rem HAFM Client Debug Mode rem start %JAVA_HOME%\bin\HAFMClientD.exe -Xmx256m -Xminf.15 -Xmaxf.35 -classpath %CLASSPATH% -Dsun.java2d.noddraw=true -Dsmp.fabricPersistenceEnabled=true -Dsmp.Mp.max=256 -Dsmp.deployment.prefix=Client/ -Dsmp.debug -Dsmp.registry.port=XXXX ?Dsmp.flavor=%APP_FLAVOR% Client :end popd endlocal HAFM_c.bat The HAFM_c.bat file starts the client only. Edit file to include the parameter -Dsmp.registry.port=XXXX, where XXXX is any TCP port number not being used by another application.

  • Page 204: Hafm_sc.bat

    The HAFM_sc.bat file starts both the client and server and is installed on a computers with the HAFM appliance software. The HAFM_c.bat file starts the client only and is installed with the client software. NOTE: If the firewall prevents the server from connecting to arbitrary ports on the client, then just force the export port of the client (-Dsmp.client.export.port=YYYY).

  • Page 205

    HAFM_c.bat HAFM_c.bat starts the client only. HAFM_c.bat starts the client only and is installed with the client software. Edit the file to include the parameter -Dsmp.client.export.port=YYYY. Add this parameter after the %CLASSPATH% parameter. The following example shows the edited file with the added parameters in bold: setlocal pushd %~dp0\..

  • Page 206

    Configuring HAFM through a firewall...

  • Page 207: B Troubleshooting, Problems With Discovery, Discovery Problems And Resolutions

    Troubleshooting This appendix provides troubleshooting information for the following: • Problems with discovery, page 207 • Problems with products, page 209 • Problems with addresses, page 209 • Miscellaneous problems, page 216 • Problems with zoning, page 217 Problems with discovery Table 24 describes possible problems with discovery and suggested resolutions.

  • Page 208

    Table 24 Discovery problems and resolutions (continued) Problem Resolution Broadcast request is blocked by Resolution 1: If you know the IP addresses, and they are routers. not in the Available Addresses list: Select Discover > Setup. Click Add. Enter data in the dialog box. Click OK.

  • Page 209: Problems With Products, Problems With Addresses, Product Problems And Resolutions, Address Problems And Resolutions

    Problems with products Table 25 describes possible product problems and suggested resolutions. Table 25 Product problems and resolutions Problem Resolution HBAs not connected to SAN. Check your physical cables and connectors. Switches not connected to Check your physical cables and connectors. Ethernet.

  • Page 210

    Table 26 Address problems and resolutions (continued) Problem Resolution The application cannot Verify the following conditions have been met: currently manage LUNs on this • Check the discovery setup. device. • Verify that discovery is not still in progress. • Verify that the management application is installed in the appropriate path.

  • Page 211

    Table 26 Address problems and resolutions (continued) Problem Resolution LUN Management actions Verify the following conditions have been met: failed. • Verify that the device is online. • Verify that the management server is running. For ESS, the web server should be running on the ESS and be accessible from the machine running the server.

  • Page 212

    Table 26 Address problems and resolutions (continued) Problem Resolution The LUN Management box is Verify that the application has finished collecting LUN displayed as empty. data before opening the LUN Management dialog box. On Symmetrix systems: • Verify that the WideSky API is not installed on the system running the HAFM appliance.

  • Page 213

    Table 26 Address problems and resolutions (continued) Problem Resolution LUN Management is not The LUN management feature is not currently supported available on HP-UX systems. on HP-UX systems. It is only available on Windows, Solaris, and AIX systems. Encountering errors when Make sure the HiCommand Device Manager performing LUN management (server) is online.

  • Page 214

    Table 26 Address problems and resolutions (continued) Problem Resolution Encountering errors when The host domains on this HDS 9980 V must be performing LUN management reconfigured using the native software before can on HDS 9980 V systems. manage the LUNs. The same LUN or host port is included in two host domains on the same port.

  • Page 215: Miscellaneous Problems

    Miscellaneous problems Table 27 describes possible miscellaneous problems and suggested resolutions. Table 27 Miscellaneous problems and resolutions Problem Cause/resolution Code Execution Error: Array Retry the command or action. If the problem persists, Index Out-Of-Bounds. contact HP customer support. Code Execution Error: Internal Retry the command or action.

  • Page 216: Miscellaneous Problems, Miscellaneous Problems And Resolutions

    Table 27 Miscellaneous problems and resolutions (continued) Problem Cause/resolution Using Fabric Manager or Install JRE 1.4 or greater, which includes Java Web Start Device Manager to manage Cisco MDS9xx switches. When the client application is The following two HP-UX 1 1.0 kernel parameters are set started on an HP-UX machine, too low for most Java applications.

  • Page 217

    Table 28 Zoning problems and resolutions Problem Cause/resolution Receiving zoning errors. Verify that you did not configure zoning on a non-principal switch. The application is not performing Zoning discovery is performed once at startup, and zoning discovery very often. then once every two hours during routine discovery. If the Zoning dialog box is open, zoning discovery is performed during every polling cycle.

  • Page 218


  • Page 219: C Informational And Error Messages

    Informational and error messages This appendix lists informational and error messages that are displayed by the HAFM application and the associated Element Managers. The first section of the appendix lists HAFM application messages. The second section lists Element Manager messages. The text of each message is followed by a description and recommended course of action.

  • Page 220: Hafm Application Messages, Hafm Messages

    HAFM application messages This section lists HAFM application informational and error messages in alphabetical order. Table 29 HAFM messages Message Description Action A zone must have at least When creating a new Add one or more zone members to one zone member. zone, one or more zone the new zone using the Modify members must be added.

  • Page 221

    Table 29 HAFM messages (continued) Message Description Action Are you sure you want to The selected zone set will Click Yes to delete the zone set or delete this zone set? be deleted from the zone No to cancel the operation. library.

  • Page 222

    Table 29 HAFM messages (continued) Message Description Action Cannot display route. All You cannot show the The route must contain only Edge switches in route must route through a fabric that Switch 2/16s, Edge Switch 2/32s, support routing. has switches or directors Director 2/64s, or Director which do not support 2/140s.

  • Page 223

    Table 29 HAFM messages (continued) Message Description Action Cannot modify product. The selected product Verify the HAFM appliance-to- cannot be modified. product link is up. If the link is up: • The HAFM appliance can be busy. • Another Element Manager instance can be open.

  • Page 224

    Table 29 HAFM messages (continued) Message Description Action Connection to The HAFM application at Restart the HAFM application to management server lost. a remote workstation lost connect to the HAFM appliance. Click OK to exit the network connection to application. the HAFM appliance.

  • Page 225

    Table 29 HAFM messages (continued) Message Description Action Duplicate World Wide A WWN can be Modify (to make it unique) or Name in nickname associated with only one delete the selected WWN. configuration. nickname. Duplicate zone in zone More than one instance Delete one of the duplicate zones set configuration.

  • Page 226

    Table 29 HAFM messages (continued) Message Description Action Error removing zone or The HAFM application Try the operation again. If the zone member. encountered an internal problem persists, contact the next error. level of support. Error transferring files An error occurred while Try the file transfer operation <...

  • Page 227

    Table 29 HAFM messages (continued) Message Description Action Management server is The HAFM application is Reboot the HAFM appliance. If the shutting down. closing and terminating problem persists, contact the next Connection will be communication with the level of support. terminated.

  • Page 228

    Table 29 HAFM messages (continued) Message Description Action Invalid request. Three conditions result in Choose the action that is this message: appropriate to the activity that caused the error: You tried to add or modify a product from Network address: Specify a unique Product View and the network address for the product.

  • Page 229

    Table 29 HAFM messages (continued) Message Description Action Invalid World Wide The specified WWN Retry the operation using a valid Name. Valid WWN format is invalid. The WWN or nickname. format is: xx:xx:xx:xx:xx: valid format is eight xx:xx:xx. two-digit hexadecimal numbers separated by colons (xx:xx:xx:xx: xx:xx:xx:xx).

  • Page 230

    Table 29 HAFM messages (continued) Message Description Action No zone member A zoning operation was Choose a zone member and try the selected. attempted without a zone operation again. member selected. No zone selected. A zoning operation was Choose a zone and try the attempted without a zone operation again.

  • Page 231

    Table 29 HAFM messages (continued) Message Description Action Remote session support The connection between Consult with the customer’s network has been disabled. the specified remote administrator to determine if the workstation and the workstation entry should be HAFM appliance was modified at the Remote Access disallowed.

  • Page 232

    Table 29 HAFM messages (continued) Message Description Action Switch is not managed by The selected switch or Choose a different switch or HAFM. director is not managed director. by the HAFM application. The Administrator user The administrator user is Informational message only—no cannot be deleted.

  • Page 233

    Table 29 HAFM messages (continued) Message Description Action The maximum number of The maximum number of Delete an existing nickname before nicknames has already nicknames that can be adding a new nickname. been configured. defined to the HAFM application was reached. The maximum number of The maximum number of Close an Element Manager session...

  • Page 234

    Table 29 HAFM messages (continued) Message Description Action The nickname is already The entered nickname Define a different nickname. assigned. Either use a already exists in the different name or do not fabric. Each nickname save the name as a must be unique.

  • Page 235

    Table 29 HAFM messages (continued) Message Description Action This World Wide Name You attempted to add a Enter a unique WWN for the was not accepted. The detached switch to the switch in the Add Detached Switch World Wide Name and Fabric Membership List dialog box.

  • Page 236

    Table 29 HAFM messages (continued) Message Description Action You must download the An attempt was made to Download a compatible version of HAFM client via the web download the HAFM the HAFM application to the install. application to a remote remote workstation (client) using workstation (client) using the web install procedure.

  • Page 237: Element Manager Messages

    Element Manager messages This section lists Element Manager informational and error messages in alphabetical order. Table 30 Element Manager messages Message Description Action A Preferred Path already For any source port, only On the Add/Change Preferred exists between this Source one path can be defined Path dialog box, change the Port and this Destination...

  • Page 238

    Table 30 Element Manager messages (continued) Message Description Action Are you sure you want to This message requests Click Yes to delete the firmware delete firmware version? confirmation to delete a version or No to abort the firmware version. operation. Firmware library can store up to 8 firmware versions.

  • Page 239

    Table 30 Element Manager messages (continued) Message Description Action Cannot enable Occurs when choosing Replace FRU and enable beaconing while the Enable Beaconing option beaconing again or enable system light is on. for a failed FRU. beaconing on an operating FRU. Cannot enable Beaconing cannot be Select Clear System Error Light...

  • Page 240

    Table 30 Element Manager messages (continued) Message Description Action Cannot install firmware to Firmware cannot be Note that the CTP card is not a a switch with a failed CTP installed on a switch with FRU. If it fails, the switch must be card.

  • Page 241

    Table 30 Element Manager messages (continued) Message Description Action Cannot retrieve port Port statistics cannot be Retry the operation later. If the statistics. retrieved by the Element condition persists, contact the next Manager because the level of support. Ethernet link is down or busy.

  • Page 242

    Table 30 Element Manager messages (continued) Message Description Action Cannot run diagnostics Port diagnostics (internal Ensure the device is logged out while a device is loopback test) cannot be and perform diagnostics again. logged-in to the port. performed on a port while an attached Fibre Channel device is logged Cannot run diagnostics...

  • Page 243

    Table 30 Element Manager messages (continued) Message Description Action Cannot set all ports to Displays if you try to set Replace ports that do not support Negotiate due to port all ports to Negotiate speed configuration with those that speed restriction on some through the Configure do support more than one speed ports.

  • Page 244

    Table 30 Element Manager messages (continued) Message Description Action Cannot start port Port diagnostics cannot Retry the operation later. If the diagnostics. be started at the Element condition persists, contact the next Manager because the level of support. Ethernet link is down or busy.

  • Page 245

    Table 30 Element Manager messages (continued) Message Description Action Could not write firmware A firmware version could Retry the operation again. If the to flash. not be written from the condition persists, contact the next HAFM appliance to level of support. FLASH memory Control Unit Port (CUP) Within the address...

  • Page 246

    Table 30 Element Manager messages (continued) Message Description Action Director must be offline to Clock alert mode is Disable clock alert mode through configure. enabled through the the Configure FICON Configure FICON Management Server dialog box. Management Server dialog box and you attempted to enable Periodic Date/Time Synchronization through...

  • Page 247

    Table 30 Element Manager messages (continued) Message Description Action Element Manager error The Element Manager Contact the next level of support to <number>. encountered an internal report the problem. error and cannot continue. Element Manager A Element Manager Informational message only. instance is currently open.

  • Page 248

    Table 30 Element Manager messages (continued) Message Description Action Feature not supported. The firmware version on Install firmware version 5.00.00 or The ‘product name’ must the hardware product higher on the hardware product. be running version (switch or director) is 05.00.00 or higher.

  • Page 249

    Table 30 Element Manager messages (continued) Message Description Action Incompatible If the Firmware is below Disable FICON Management configuration between the required level, only Server, enable the Open Systems management style and FICON management style Management Server, or enable the management server.

  • Page 250

    Table 30 Element Manager messages (continued) Message Description Action Invalid management The IP address specified Verify and enter a valid HAFM server address. for the HAFM appliance appliance IP address. is unknown to the domain name server (invalid). Invalid network address. The IP address specified Verify and enter a valid product IP for the product is...

  • Page 251

    Table 30 Element Manager messages (continued) Message Description Action Invalid value for Low BB Low BB Credit Threshold Enter a value from 1 to 99 into the Credit threshold (1-99) %. field in Configure Open Low BB Credit Threshold field of the Trunking dialog box must Configure Open Trunking dialog have entries in the range...

  • Page 252

    Table 30 Element Manager messages (continued) Message Description Action Invalid value for second At the Configure Date Verify and enter a valid time. (0-59). and Time dialog box, the SS value (second) must be an integer from 0 through 59 inclusive. Invalid value for threshold Value entered for each Enter a number from 1 to 99 into...

  • Page 253

    Table 30 Element Manager messages (continued) Message Description Action Maximum number of The number of firmware Delete an existing firmware version versions already installed. versions that can be before adding a new version. defined to the HAFM application’s firmware library (eight) was reached.

  • Page 254

    Table 30 Element Manager messages (continued) Message Description Action Performing this operation This message requests Click OK to set the director offline will change the current confirmation to set the or click Cancel to cancel the state to Offline. director offline. operation.

  • Page 255

    Table 30 Element Manager messages (continued) Message Description Action Port numbers must be in When configuring In the Configure Preferred Paths the range of 0 to xxx. Preferred Paths, source dialog box, change the numbers in ports and exit ports must the Source Port and Exit Port fields be in the range of ports to fall within the port count of the...

  • Page 256

    Table 30 Element Manager messages (continued) Message Description Action Stop diagnostics failed. Diagnostics for the port Verify port operation. Retry The test is already was not running and Stop diagnostics for the port and choose running. was selected on the Port Stop from the dialog box.

  • Page 257

    Table 30 Element Manager messages (continued) Message Description Action The data collection You aborted the data Verify the data collection process has been collection procedure. procedure is to be aborted, then aborted. click OK to continue. The default zone must be The message is displayed Disable the default zone and disabled to configure.

  • Page 258

    Table 30 Element Manager messages (continued) Message Description Action The management server is The HAFM appliance is Wait until the process is completes, busy processing a request processing a request from then perform the operation again. from another Element another instance of an Manager.

  • Page 259

    Table 30 Element Manager messages (continued) Message Description Action This feature key does not The feature set currently Set the switch offline through the include all of the features installed for this system Set Online State dialog box, then currently installed and contains features that are activate the new feature key using cannot be activated while...

  • Page 260

    Informational and error messages...

  • Page 261: D Configuring Remote Workstations, Windows Systems, Requirements, Installation Procedure

    Configuring remote workstations This appendix describes the procedures for installing the HAFM application on a remote workstation. To run HAFM on a remote workstation, you must first download and install the HAFM application from the HAFM appliance. This appendix describes the following topics: •...

  • Page 262: Remote Client Installation Page

    The HP StorageWorks HAFM remote client installation window is displayed. Figure 121 shows the upper portion of this page. Figure 121 Remote client installation page Click Download to begin the installation process. If you have read the security agreement information and wish to continue, click Yes. Configuring remote workstations...

  • Page 263: Hp Hafm Available Installers Page, File Download Dialog Box

    The HP HAFM Available Installers page is displayed (Figure 122). Figure 122 HP HAFM Available Installers page Click Download. The File Download dialog box is displayed (Figure 123). Figure 123 File Download dialog box Click Open. The system begins downloading the HAFM installer. When the download is complete, the Introduction window is displayed.

  • Page 264

    NOTE: At any time, you can return to the previous page by clicking Previous or quit the Installer by clicking Cancel. Click Next. The License Agreement window is displayed. If you have read the license agreement and agree to accept the terms, click I accept the terms of the License Agreement.

  • Page 265: Running Hafm, Solaris Systems, Requirements, Installation Procedure

    The progress of the installation is tracked on the Installing HP StorageWorks HAFM window. When the installation is complete, the Install Complete dialog box is displayed. 20.Click Done. Running HAFM • If you selected icons to be created in step 17 of the installation procedure, access the icon in the windows Start menu or desktop to run HAFM.

  • Page 266

    Click Open. The system begins downloading the HAFM installer. When the download is complete, the Introduction window is displayed. NOTE: At any time, you can return to the previous page by clicking Previous or quit the installation by clicking Exit. Click Next.

  • Page 267: Hp-ux, Aix, And Linux Systems, Running Hafm, Requirements, Installation Procedure

    Click Done. Running HAFM Run the HAFM program from the directory in which you saved it (the default is a subdirectory named HAFM in your home directory). In the Terminal window, enter cd HAFM. Press Enter. Enter HAFM_Manager. Press Enter. The HAFM application opens.

  • Page 268

    At the prompt (#), enter netscape and then press Enter. The Netscape browser opens. Obtain the HAFM appliance address from your network administrator. Enter the address of the HAFM appliance in the Location (or Address) field of the browser, and press Enter.

  • Page 269

    Click Next. The Choose Install Folder window is displayed. 20.Perform one of the following to select a folder on the remote workstation in which to store the HAFM software: • Accept the default location. • Enter the path to a new location. •...

  • Page 270

    Configuring remote workstations...

  • Page 271: E Reference, Compatibility With Other Applications, Icon Legend, Product Icons, Product Icons

    Reference This appendix provides useful reference information. • Compatibility with other applications, page 271 • Icon legend, page 271 • Event Management, page 275 • Writing Event Management macros, page 281 • Keyboard shortcuts, page 284 Compatibility with other applications The application is designed to operate smoothly with other enterprise applications and network-monitoring programs.

  • Page 272: Product Status Icons, Event Icons

    Table 31 Product Icons (continued) Icon Description Icon Description Unknown Tape FCIP Bridge Or Loop Gateway iSCSI Bridge Or Appliance Gateway HP StorageWorks HP StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/16 Edge Switch 2/32 HP StorageWorks Generic HP Edge Switch 2/24 StorageWorks switch or director HP StorageWorks HP StorageWorks...

  • Page 273: Band Information Status Icons, Planned Device Icons

    Band information status icons Table 34 Band information status icons Icon Out-of-band In-band Icon Out-of-band In-band Present Not Present Present Present Failed Not Present Present Failed Not Present Present Failed Present Not Present Failed Failed Failed Planned device icons Icons of planned devices illustrate the device being unpacked from a box. Table 35 illustrates the planned icons for various devices.

  • Page 274: Group Icons, Connections, Online Connection With Online Devices

    Group icons Table 36 Group icons Icon Description Icon Description Host Isolated group Switch Bridge Loop Fabric Connections Figure 124 Online connection with online devices Figure 125 Offline connection and offline loop and storage device Reference...

  • Page 275: Event Trigger Properties, Event Management, Snmp Trap Event Properties

    NOTE: Figure 126, gray lines on the HBA indicate no activity on those connections. Figure 126 Connection performance as displayed on Physical Map Figure 127 Switch on topology showing ports Event Management Event Management enables you to specify triggers and actions to automate tasks. For example, you can set an event trigger to fire at a certain time and day (everyday at noon) and associate the action of sending an e-mail message.

  • Page 276: Snmp Trap Device Properties, Snmp Trap System Properties

    Table 37 SNMP trap event properties (continued) Property Description Source The cause of the event (for example, user ID or device label) Description Event description (for example, out-of-band offline) Event Level The severity of the event (for example, informational) Table 38 describes the properties of a device in the SAN.

  • Page 277: Performance Event Properties, Performance Device Properties

    Table 39 SNMP trap system properties (continued) Property Description OS Name Operating system name OS Version Operating system version Server Name Name of the appliance Subnet Mask Discovered subnet mask Total Memory Total physical memory Trap Forwarding Off Specifies whether trap forwarding is enabled Region Region of the world where the user is located Time Zone...

  • Page 278: User Action Event Properties, Performance System Properties

    Table 41 Performance device properties (continued) Property Description Model Device’s model Serial Number Device’s serial number Port Count Device’s port count Firmware Device’s firmware level Comments User-entered comments Text1 through Text4 User-entered values Device Status Device’s availability (online/offline) Table 42 describes the properties of the platform and the appliance.

  • Page 279: User Action System Properties, User Action Event Properties

    Table 43 describes the user action event properties. Table 43 User action event properties Table 43 Property Description Description Description of the performance event Source User ID of the user who performed the action IP Address IP address of the client from which the action was taken Node Name WWN of the device that encountered an event Port Name...

  • Page 280: Device State Event Properties, User Action Property, Device State Properties

    Table 45 describes the properties of a user. Table 45 User action property Property Description User ID of the user who performed the action Role Access level of the user who performed the action (for example, Admin or Browse) Clients For This User Number of client sessions open for the specified user Device state event properties Device state events occur when a device or connection goes online or offline.

  • Page 281: Writing Event Management Macros, Device State System Properties

    Table 47 Device state properties (continued) Property Description Comments User-entered comments Text1 through Text4 User-entered values Device Status Device’s availability (online/offline) Table 48 describes the properties about the platform and the appliance. Table 48 Device state system properties Property Description Admin Client Count Number of administrator clients logged in to the SAN Client Count...

  • Page 282: Event Context Properties

    When you right-click near the cursor in a text area, a menu of the context property sets is displayed. Select one of the choices to see a list of the available context properties. Select one of the properties to insert a bracketed macro at the cursor. When the trigger fires, the values for the context properties that you selected are inserted into the text in place of the macro.

  • Page 283: Device Context Properties, Time Context Properties

    Table 50 describes the properties about a device in a SAN. Table 50 Device context properties Property Description Label Device’s label, as shown on the Physical Map Name Device’s name, as specified in the Device Properties dialog box Device Type Type of device (for example, HBA) Node Name Device’s WWN...

  • Page 284: Keyboard Shortcuts, User Context Properties, System Context Properties

    Table 52 describes the user context properties. Table 52 User context properties Property Description The ID of the user who performed the action Role The access level of the user who performed the action (for example, Admin or Browse) Clients for this user The number of client sessions open for the specified user Table 53 describes the properties about the platform and the appliance.

  • Page 285

    NOTE: To open a menu using keystrokes, press Alt + the underlined letter. To open a submenu, release the Alt key first, then press Shift + the key for the underlined letter of the submenu option. Table 54 Keyboard shortcuts Menu item or function Keyboard shortcut All Panels...

  • Page 286


  • Page 287: F Editing Batch Files, Configuring The Application To Use Dual Network Cards, Windows Systems

    Editing batch files This appendix provides instructions for updating batch files. It includes: • Configuring the application to use dual network cards, page 287 • Setting the zoning delay, page 288 • Specifying a host IP address in multi-NIC networks, page 288 •...

  • Page 288: Setting The Zoning Delay, Windows Systems, Specifying A Host Ip Address In Multi-nic Networks

    to read: #SMP Server ${SAN_JRE_DIR}/bin/java -classpath ${CLASSPATH} -Dsmp.deployment.prefix=Server/ -Djava.rmi.server.hostname=x.x.x.x -Dsmp.server.edport=%1 -DZoning=Principal com.smp.server.SANMgrRMI where x.x.x.x is the desired IP address for the server. Setting the zoning delay Edit the batch file to set the application to configure zoning through either ECC or Telnet. If a response is not received within the amount of time specified here, the application ends the operation and report that it failed.

  • Page 289: Windows Server Running As A Service

    Edit the following lines: rem HAFM Server start %JAVA_HOME%\bin\HAFMServer.exe -server -Xmx128m -Xminf.15 -Xmaxf.35 -Xincgc -classpath %CLASSPATH% -Dsmp.mpi.test -Dsmp.deployment.prefix=Server/ -Dsmp.zoning=Principal -Dsmp.zoning.wait.timeout=180000 -Dsmp.webServer -Dsmp.backupManager -Dsmp.locale.customization=en_US_HAFM Server to read: rem HAFM Server start %JAVA_HOME%\bin\HAFMServer.exe -server -Xmx128m -Xminf.15 -Xmaxf.35 -Xincgc -classpath %CLASSPATH% -Dsmp.mpi.test -Dsmp.deployment.prefix=Server/ -Dsmp.server.edipaddress=x,x,x,x -Dsmp.zoning=Principal -Dsmp.zoning.wait.timeout=180000 -Dsmp.webServer -Dsmp.backupManager...

  • Page 290: Unix Systems, Editing Master Log Settings, Windows Systems

    Save the file. Run the install_service.bat file. UNIX systems Open the Install_Home/bin/HAFM_Mgr file using a text editor (for example, vi). Edit all instances of the following lines: #SMP Server ${SAN_JRE_DIR}/bin/java -classpath ${CLASSPATH} -Dsmp.deployment.prefix=Server/ -Dsmp.server.edport=%1 -DZoning=Principal com.smp.server.SANMgrRMI to read: #SMP Server ${SAN_JRE_DIR}/bin/java -classpath ${CLASSPATH} -Dsmp.deployment.prefix=Server/ -Dsmp.server.edipaddress=x,x,x,x -Dsmp.server.edport=%1...

  • Page 291

    • -Dsmp.log.eventCountAfterTruncate (number of entries to be saved, between 1 and 2000). rem HAFM Server start %JAVA_HOME%\bin\HAFMServer.exe -server -Xmx128m -Xminf.15 -Xmaxf.35 -Xincgc -classpath %CLASSPATH% -Dsmp.Mp.max=128 -Dsmp.autodiscovery=false -Dsmp.mpi.test -Dsmp.deployment.prefix=Server/ -Dsmp.zoning=Principal -Dsmp.zoning.wait.timeout=180000 -Dsmp.log.maxLogDiskSpace=50 -Dsmp.log.eventCountAfterTruncate=1000 -Dsmp.webServer -Dsmp.flavor=HAFM Server UNIX systems Open the Install_Home/bin/HAFM_Mgr file using a text editor (for example, vi). Find all instances of the following lines: #SMP Server (xmx and smp.Mp.max should agree) ${SAN_JRE_DIR}/bin/java -server -Xmx128m -classpath...

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    Editing batch files...

  • Page 293: Index

    Index product properties product types access user accounts assigning users changing view options 36, remote HAFM appliances zone names removing zone set names actions, adding to rules clearing ISL alerts activating zone sets columns active sessions dialog box changing in product list active sessions, viewing creating in product list adding...

  • Page 294

    e-mail, exporting to enterprise fabric mode data configuring collection overview exporting 62, ethernet events, enabling importing evaluating plans deactivating zone sets event log default copying from community strings overview 34, TightVNC password event management degraded icon relational operators deleting schedule triggers planned devices overview reports...

  • Page 295

    fabric manager, messages groups fabrics adding new changing nicknames for existing changing properties expanding determining status of icons persisting unpersisting unpersisting product HAFM failed icon appliance name file macro components application messages files backing up appliance exporting 62, 63, server importing help, obtaining 19, filtering events...

  • Page 296

    server, planned managing storage, planned reports switch group users switch, planned master log tape, planned copying from unknown device, planned filtering importing icons overview illustrated zone sets location InCD software overview information bar Master log settings, editing IP addresses members, finding in zones adding merging, persisted fabrics changing...

  • Page 297

    pasting events from logs planning performance data devices, showing as installed storing evaluating viewing new SAN performance event properties opening a plan performance thresholds, setting rules persisted fabrics configuring clearing alerts file location connection status, determining 108, keywords icon overview merging setting minus icon...

  • Page 298

    product state log removing copying from IP addresses overview members from zone product status product list columns determining trap recipients 92, icons users products zone sets changing properties zones changing types removing, product list columns determining status renaming finding zone sets icons zones searching for...

  • Page 299

    sessions troubleshooting remote users .license setup specifying address issues viewing user discovery issues setting performance thresholds HP-UX error shortcuts import issue show routes installation issue overview mapping loop to hub showing levels of detail, physical map product issues showing levels of detail, product list report generation SNMP server startup issue...

  • Page 300

    routes users zooming in zooming out views deleting editing selecting 36, warning rack stability web sites HP storage HP Subscriber’s choice writing macros zone members listing removing from zones zone sets activating comparing creating deactivating deleting duplicating exporting importing naming conventions properties, viewing removing zone renaming...

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