HP 316095-B21 - StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 User Manual

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Product Version: FW V05.01.00-24/HAFM SW V07.01.00-09
Second Edition (June 2003)
Part Number: AA-RTDYB-TE
This guide provides an introduction and an overview of the StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24
Product Manager. It also explains how to use the Product Manager to monitor, manage, and
configure the switch.

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    user guide hp StorageWorks edge switch 2/24 product manager Product Version: FW V05.01.00-24/HAFM SW V07.01.00-09 Second Edition (June 2003) Part Number: AA-RTDYB-TE This guide provides an introduction and an overview of the StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager. It also explains how to use the Product Manager to monitor, manage, and configure the switch.

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    © Copyright 2002-2003 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. 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...........11 Overview.

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    Contents Logs Menu............24 Maintenance Menu .

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    Contents Threshold Alert Log ......... . . 39 Open Trunking Log .

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    Contents Status Bar Status Indicator ..........60 Monitoring Hardware Operation .

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    Contents Port Statistics ............87 Statistics Description .

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    Contents Using Logs ............139 Overview.

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    Contents Enterprise Fabric Mode ........... . 175 Features and Parameters Enabled.

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    Contents 20 Port List View ............77 21 Node List View .

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    Contents Tables Document Conventions ..........13 Product Manager status bar symbols .

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    Contents Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager User Guide...

  • Page 13: About This Guide

    about this guide About this Guide This guide provides information to help you: Use the Product Manager application to configure and manage your About this Guide Edge Switch 2/24. Access logs and maintenance information using the Product Manager application About this Guide topics include: Overview, page 12 Conventions, page 13 Rack...

  • Page 14: Overview, Intended Audience, Related Documentation

    This book is intended for use by system administrators who are experienced with the following: Fibre Channel technology. StorageWorks Fibre Channel switches by Hewlett-Packard. Related Documentation For a list of corresponding documentation included with this product, refer to the Related Documents section of the HP StorageWorks Edge Switch Release Notes.

  • Page 15: Conventions, Document Conventions, Text Symbols

    About this Guide Conventions Conventions consist of the following: Document Conventions Text Symbols Equipment Symbols Document Conventions The document conventions included in Table 1 apply in most cases. Table 1: Document Conventions Element Convention Cross-reference links Blue text: Figure 1 Key and field names, menu items, Bold buttons, and dialog box titles...

  • Page 16: Equipment Symbols

    About this Guide Caution: Text set off in this manner indicates that failure to follow directions could result in damage to equipment or data. Note: Text set off in this manner presents commentary, sidelights, or interesting points of information. Equipment Symbols The following equipment symbols may be found on hardware for which this guide pertains.

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    About this Guide Power supplies or systems marked with these symbols indicate the presence of multiple sources of power. WARNING: To reduce the risk of personal injury from electrical shock, remove all power cords to completely disconnect power from the power supplies and systems. Any product or assembly marked with these symbols indicates that the component exceeds the recommended weight for one individual to handle safely.

  • Page 18: Rack Stability

    About this Guide Rack Stability Rack stability protects personnel and equipment. To reduce the risk of personal injury or damage to the WARNING: equipment, be sure that: The leveling jacks are extended to the floor. The full weight of the rack rests on the leveling jacks. In single rack installations, the stabilizing feet are attached to the rack.

  • Page 19: Getting Help, Hp Technical Support, Hp Storage Website

    About this Guide Getting Help If you still have a question after reading this guide, contact an HP authorized service provider or access our website: http://www.hp.com. HP Technical Support In North America, call technical support at 1-800-652-6672, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Page 20: Hp Authorized Reseller

    About this Guide HP Authorized Reseller For the name of your nearest HP authorized reseller: In the United States, call 1-800-345-1518 In Canada, call 1-800-263-5868 Elsewhere, see the HP website for locations and telephone numbers: http://www.hp.com. Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager User Guide...

  • Page 21: Product Manager Overview

    Product Manager Overview This chapter is an introduction and overview of the Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager application. It is intended as a quick reference for using features available through the main Product Manager window. Managing the Edge Switch 2/24 The following user interface options are available for managing the Edge Switch 2/24: The Product Manager application installed on an high-availability fabric...

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    Product Manager Overview The command line interface (CLI). The CLI allows you to access many HAFM and Product Manager functions while entering commands during a Telnet session with the switch. The primary purpose of the CLI is to automate management of a large number of switches using scripts. The CLI is not an interactive interface;...

  • Page 23: Menu Options, High-availability Fabric Manager (hafm), View Tabs, Product Menu, Fabrics Menu

    Product Manager Overview Menu Options This user guide provides information on the Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager application only. Information on the HAFM application is provided in the HP StorageWorks HA-Fabric Manager User Guide. Following are lists of options available from the menu bar in both applications. References are provided to the correct publication for detailed information on these options.

  • Page 24: View Menu, Configure Menu

    Product Manager Overview Show View Port Show Fabric Tree Enterprise Fabrics Mode (active if SANtegrity Binding features installed) Fabric Binding (active if SANtegrity Binding features installed) View Menu User Sessions Zoom — In — Out — Default — Fit in View Arrange Icons —...

  • Page 25: Logs Menu, Maintenance Menu, Help, Product Manager, View Tabs

    Product Manager Overview Zoning Library Advanced Zoning Logs Menu Audit Log Event Log Session Log Product Status Log Fabric Log Maintenance Menu Configure E-Mail Test Remote Notification Configure Ethernet Events Configure Call Home Event Notification Help Contents About Product Manager Following are options available through the Product Manager application for your switch.

  • Page 26: Product Menu, Configure Menu, Logs Menu

    Product Manager Overview Product Menu Port (options available when port is selected) Clear System Error Light Enable Unit Beaconing Properties Close Configure Menu Identification Operating Parameters Switch Fabric Switch Binding — Change State (active only if SANtegrity Binding is installed) —...

  • Page 27: Maintenance Menu, Help Menu

    Product Manager Overview Hardware Log Link Incident Log Threshold Alerts Log Open Trunking Log (active if Open Trunking feature is installed) Maintenance Menu Port Diagnostics Data Collection Set Online State Firmware Library Enable E-Mail Notification Enable Call Home Backup and Restore Configuration Reset Configuration Help Menu Contents...

  • Page 28: Product Manager Description

    Product Manager Overview Product Manager Description The Product Manager for the Edge Switch 2/24 is a Java-based graphical user interface (GUI) that provides in-depth management, configuration, and monitoring functions for individual switches and their field-replaceable units (FRUs). In contrast to the Product Manager, the HAFM enables administrators to monitor operational status for all products and Fibre Channel fabrics managed by an HAFM server.

  • Page 29: Switch Management Components On Lan

    Product Manager Overview 10/100 Mbps 10/100 Mbps Corporate LAN Corporate LAN ProCurve 10/100 HP J3294A Hub 12 Link Power Link Port 1 Only Fault Reset MDI-X (out) (in) Internet Connection StorageW orks director 2/64 SHR-2314b SNMP management workstation HAFM server Remote user workstation Web browser HP Ethernet hub...

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    Product Manager Overview Configure LIN alerts. Configure Nickname to display instead of World Wide Name (WWN) for the switch and attached devices. Configure port binding and port speed. Configure SNMP trap recipients and community names. Configure Switch Binding if optional SANtegrity Binding feature is installed. Configure Open Trunking if optional Open Trunking feature is installed.

  • Page 31: Using The Product Manager, Using Dialog Boxes, Illustrations Used In This Manual, Keyboard Navigation

    Product Manager Overview Using the Product Manager This section provides a general overview of the Product Manager and its functions. For details on performing specific tasks and using specific dialog boxes, refer to the appropriate chapters in this manual. Using Dialog Boxes Buttons such as OK, Activate, and Close or Cancel initiate functions in a dialog box.

  • Page 32: Log Into The Hafm

    Product Manager Overview Log Into the HAFM To open the Product Manager, you must first log into the HAFM. 1. Perform one of the following steps: — If you are using the HAFM server, the HAFM application automatically starts when you power on or reboot the HAFM server. If you reboot or switch on the HAFM server and the HAFM login screen displays, skip to step 3 to log in.

  • Page 33: Main Hafm Window

    Product Manager Overview 4. In the HAFM Server field on the login screen, select the HAFM server to which you want to connect. Note that if you are logging into an HAFM server locally, localhost is the HAFM server name. Type in the network address of the server if it is not in the list.

  • Page 34: Opening The Product Manager, Edge Switch 2/24 Icon

    Product Manager Overview Opening the Product Manager To open the Product Manager, double-click the product icon in the Product View or right-click the icon and select Open. Figure 4: Edge Switch 2/24 icon The Product Manager displays showing the default Hardware View (Figure Menu Bar View Panel...

  • Page 35: Window Layout And Function, Menu Bar, Product Menu, Port

    Product Manager Overview Note: The HAFM window is still available as a separate window. You can drag the Product Manager window away from the HAFM window and view both windows on your PC desktop or minimize one or both of them to icons if desired. You can have a maximum of four Product Manager windows open concurrently.

  • Page 36: Clear System Error Light, Enable Unit Beaconing, Properties, Close, Configure Menu

    Product Manager Overview options which are identical to those that display when you right-click the port, port row, or port bar graph in those views. For detailed information on using these options, refer to “Port Menu” on page 72. Click a power supply module or cooling fan module in the Hardware View only and select FRU from the Product menu to display the FRU Properties menu option.

  • Page 37: Identification, Operating Parameters, Switch Binding

    Product Manager Overview Identification Select this option to display the Configure Identification dialog box. Enter the following information in this dialog box: — Name - Assign a product name. Note that you can set this name as the nickname for the switch’s WWN, using the Set Name as Nickname check box.

  • Page 38: Ports, Snmp Agent, Features, Date And Time

    Product Manager Overview connection policy (Restrict E_Ports, Restrict F_Ports, or All Ports). Edit Membership List allows you to create a list of switches and devices that you want to allow exclusively to attach to switch ports. Switch Binding is an optional feature that requires the SANtegrity Binding feature key.

  • Page 39: Threshold Alert(s), Open Trunking, Export Configuration Report, Enable Web Server

    Product Manager Overview Threshold Alert(s) Select this option to configure threshold alerts for ports. A threshold alert notifies users when the transmit (Tx) or receive (Rx) throughput reaches specified values for specific switch ports or port types (E_Ports, F_Ports or FL_Ports).

  • Page 40: Enable Telnet, Logs Menu, Audit Log, Event Log, Hardware Log

    Product Manager Overview Enable Telnet To select this option, place a check mark in the check box to enable telnet access to the switch. Select the option again to remove the check mark and disable telnet access. When disabled, users at remote workstations cannot access the switch through telnet to use the Command Line Interface (CLI) or perform other tasks.

  • Page 41: Link Incident Log, Threshold Alert Log, Open Trunking Log, Maintenance Menu, Port Diagnostics, Data Collection

    Product Manager Overview Link Incident Log The link incident (LIN) log displays the most recent incidents with their date and time, port number, and description of the incident. A link incident can be one of several conditions detected on a fiber optic link. For a list of events that may cause a link incident to be written to the log, refer to “Link Incident Log”...

  • Page 42: Set Online State, Firmware Library, Enable E-mail Notification

    Product Manager Overview Select this option to initiate an initial program load on the switch. A dialog box displays to allow you to confirm the IPL. Note that an IPL does not affect any configuration settings done through the Product Manager. This operation does not interrupt port operation.

  • Page 43: Enable Call Home Notification, Reset Configuration, Help Menu

    Product Manager Overview Enable Call Home Notification Note: The default setting for the Enable Call Home Notification function is disabled (unchecked). Select Enable Call Home Notification from the Maintenance menu to enable the call-home function for the switch. The parameters of the call-home feature are configured in Windows. Refer to the HAFM server installation guide for instructions.

  • Page 44: Contents, About, View Tabs, View Panel, Hardware View

    Product Manager Overview Contents Select this option to display the Help window. The Help window contains Contents, Index, and Glossary buttons and hypertext- linked items to help you quickly navigate through information. Use the forward (>) and back (<) buttons to scroll forward and backward through the displayed help frames. Exit the help feature at any time by clicking the Close selection at the top of the Help window.

  • Page 45: Switch Menu, Port Menu

    Product Manager Overview immediate attention. For an explanation of the different status symbols and the reasons they display in the Hardware View or Port List View, refer to Figure 10 on page 61. Switch Menu Double-click the switch graphic away from a FRU to display the Switch Properties dialog box.

  • Page 46: Port List View

    Product Manager Overview Note: For Node Properties, if a node is not logged in, a message box displays indicating that node information is not available. For details on menu options, refer to “Port Menu” on page 72. For details on navigating and monitoring via the Hardware View, refer to “Hardware View”...

  • Page 47: Node List View

    Product Manager Overview Block Port Enable Beaconing Port Diagnostics Clear Link Incident Alert(s) Reset Port Port Binding Clear Threshold Alert(s) Note that these options are also available when you click a port row and select the Port secondary menu from the Product menu on the menu bar. For details on these menu options, refer to “Port Menu”...

  • Page 48: Performance View, Node List View

    Product Manager Overview Figure 7: Node List View Note that these options are also available when you click a port row, then select the Port secondary menu from the Product tab on the menu bar. For details on navigating and monitoring via the Node List View, refer to “Node List View”...

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    Product Manager Overview Figure 8: Performance View Right-click a bar graph to display a menu of port-related actions. The options available on this menu are the same as those that are available when you right-click a port in the Hardware View or right-click a row in the Port List View.

  • Page 50: Fru List View, Status Bar

    Product Manager Overview Port Binding Clear Threshold Alert(s) Note that these same options are also available when you click a port’s graph, then select the Port secondary menu from the Product menu on the menu bar. For details on menu options, refer to “Port Menu”...

  • Page 51: Product Manager Status Bar Symbols

    Product Manager Overview status of the switch and the messages display to provide more description of menu options as you move the cursor over the options under menu bar menus. Refer to Table 2 for the meaning of these status symbols and of the corresponding alert text that displays in the Edge-24 Status table at the top of the Hardware View in the view panel.

  • Page 52: Closing The Product Manager, User Rights

    Product Manager Overview Messages display to the right of the status symbol as you move the cursor over options under the menu bar menus. These messages provide additional details about tasks that you can perform through the menu option. Closing the Product Manager To close the Product Manager, use the following steps: 1.

  • Page 53: User Rights For Specific Functions

    Product Manager Overview There are five levels of access or “user rights” that can be assigned to specific users: System Administrator Product Administrator Operator Maintenance View By default, all users have view rights, which allow viewing configurations but not the changing configurations. View rights cannot be removed. User(s) with system administrator rights can make all control and configuration changes implemented through the HAFM application.

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    Product Manager Overview Table 3: User Rights for Product Manager Functions (Continued) Product Product Manager Rights Administrator Operator Maintenance Configure Identification Configure Management Server Configure Switch Parameters Configure Fabric Parameters Configure Port Binding Configure Ports Configure Open Trunking Configure SNMP Configure Threshold Alerts Configure Zoning Data Collection...

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    Product Manager Overview Table 3: User Rights for Product Manager Functions (Continued) Product Product Manager Rights Administrator Operator Maintenance Set Online State Unit Beaconing View Event Log View Firmware View Hardware Log View LIN Log View Open Trunking Log View SNMP Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager User Guide...

  • Page 56: Backing Up And Restoring Product Manager Data

    Product Manager Overview Backing Up and Restoring Product Manager Data Critical information from both the Product Manager and HAFM applications is automatically backed up to a backup drive when the data directory contents change or when you reboot the HAFM server. The backup drive is either an ®...

  • Page 57: Using The Backup Application

    Product Manager Overview Call-home configuration (including phone numbers and dialing options). Configuration data saved to the HafmData directory through the Backup & Restore Configuration option on the Product Manager Maintenance menu. The backup application will not backup certain Windows configurations that need to be reconfigured on a newly restored HAFM server, including the following: Windows user names and passwords.

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    Product Manager Overview Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager User Guide...

  • Page 59: Monitoring And Managing The Switch

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch This chapter describes how to use the features available in the Product Manager view panel to monitor and manage switch operation. These features include status indicators, menu options, and dialog boxes available through the Hardware View, Port List View, Node List View, Performance View, and FRU List View.

  • Page 60: Hardware View, Identifying Frus, Monitoring Switch Operation, Switch Status Table, Status

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Hardware View The Hardware View is the default view when you open the Product Manager. If another view displays, display the Hardware View by selecting Hardware from view tabs on the Product Manager window. Using this graphical view of the switch, you can view status symbols and simulated light emitting diode (LED) indicators, display data, and use mouse functions to monitor status and obtain vital product information for the switch and its hardware components.

  • Page 61: State, No Link Status

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch State The Status field displays one of the following: OFFLINE When the switch is OFFLINE, all ports are offline. The ports cannot accept a login from an attached device or cannot connect to other switches. You can configure this state through the Set Online State dialog box.

  • Page 62: Status Bar Status Indicator

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Link Timeout The network connection that was established between the switch and HAFM server has been lost. Check the IP addresses, the Ethernet LAN physical connection between the switch and HAFM server, IP addresses, and other network components.

  • Page 63: Monitoring Hardware Operation, Monitoring Hardware Operation - Edge Switch 2/24 Hardware View

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Monitoring Hardware Operation Determine hardware component operating status and states by the simulated light emitting diode (LED) indicators and status symbols, such as flashing red and yellow diamonds and yellow triangles, that appear on hardware components. These simulated LEDs and status symbols reflect the state of the actual hardware as changes occur.

  • Page 64: Front View

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Front View 1. Port Attention Indicator: The yellow triangle ( ) indicates that a link incident occurred or that the port is not operational, in nonstandard mode of operation, or has other status. You can determine the reason for a link incident by displaying the Port Properties dialog box for the port.

  • Page 65: Rear View, Obtaining Hardware Information, Displaying Fru Information

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Unit Beaconing Indicator. The amber indicator blinks if unit beaconing is enabled. Enable and disable unit beaconing by right-clicking on the front or rear view away from a hardware component and selecting Enable Unit Beaconing from the menu. You can only enable beaconing if there are no system errors (the system error indicator is off).

  • Page 66: Displaying Port Information, Fru Properties Dialog Box, Port Properties Dialog Box

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Figure 11: FRU Properties dialog box Displaying Port Information Double-click a port or right-click a port and select Port Properties from the menu to display the Port Properties dialog box. Also display this dialog box by: Double-clicking a row in the Port List View or right-clicking on a row and selecting Port Properties from the menu.

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    Monitoring and Managing the Switch The following paragraphs describe the fields in the Port Properties dialog box: Port Number The physical port number. Port Name User-defined port name or description. Refer to “Configure Ports” on page 111 for instructions. Type —...

  • Page 68: Reason Field Messages

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Beaconing This field indicates the beaconing status for the port. To enable or disable beaconing, right-click the port and select Enable Beaconing. A port in a failed state cannot be set to beacon. Link Incident Description of the last link incident that occurred on the port.

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    Monitoring and Managing the Switch 04 Incompatible switch at the other end of the ISL. Interop mode for this switch is set to Open Fabric mode and the switch at the other end of the ISL is a HP switch configured for Homogeneous Fabric mode.

  • Page 70: Displaying Switch Information, Switch Properties Dialog Box

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch No principal switch (no switch in fabric is capable of being principal switch). No response from an attached switch. Displaying Switch Information Double-click the switch illustration, away from a hardware component, to display the Switch Properties dialog box as shown in the following figure. Figure 13: Switch Properties dialog box The following displays in this dialog box: Switch name, description, location, and contact (configured using the...

  • Page 71: Using Menu Options, Switch Menu, Switch Properties

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Management Style (always set to the Open Systems management style) Operating Mode (configured using the Configure Operating Mode dialog box) Preferred Domain ID (configured using the Configure Switch Operating Parameters dialog box) Active Domain ID (actual domain ID assigned to the switch) FC Address Domain (the switch’s Fibre Channel address in hexadecimal format) Fibre Channel Address Domain...

  • Page 72: Enable Unit Beaconing, Clear System Error Light, Ipl Switch, Set Switch Date And Time

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Enable Unit Beaconing Click the check box to toggle unit beaconing on or off. When the check box has a check mark, unit beaconing is on, and the system error light (ERR) on the switch blinks to help users locate the unit managed by the Product Manager.

  • Page 73: Configure Date And Time Periodic Synchronization Dialog Box, Configure Date And Time Manually

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch To enable and disable Periodic Date/Time Synchronization, select the check box and then click Activate. Figure 14: Configure Date and Time Periodic Synchronization dialog box 2. Perform one of the following steps: — To immediately synchronize the switch date and time with the HAFM server, be sure the Periodic Date/Time Synchronization option is enabled and then click Sync Now.

  • Page 74: Set Switch Online State, Port Menu, Port Properties, Set Online State Dialog Box (offline)

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Set Switch Online State Click this option to display the Set Online State dialog box. The dialog box displays the current state (offline or online) and provides a button for changing the state. Caution: Before setting the switch offline, warn administrators and users currently operating attached devices that the switch is going offline and that there will be a disruption of port operation.

  • Page 75: Node Properties, Port Technology, Block Port, Enable Beaconing

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Node Properties Click this option to display the Node Properties dialog box. Note that if a node is not logged into the port, a message appears indicating that node information is not available. For details on information that displays in this dialog box, refer to “Displaying Node Properties”...

  • Page 76: Port Diagnostics, Clear Link Incident Alert(s), Reset Port, Port Binding, Bind Wwn Dialog Box

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Port Diagnostics Click this option to display the Port Diagnostics dialog box. Use this dialog box to run an internal loopback and external loopback test on the port. The Port Diagnostics option enables you to run internal and external loopback tests on any port.

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    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Port Binding dialog box parameters: Port Binding: Click this check box to place check mark in the box and enable WWN binding for the port. When enabled, only a specific device can communicate through the port. This device is specified by the WWN or nickname entered into the Bound WWN area (either the Attached WWN or WWN fields).

  • Page 78: Clear Threshold Alert(s), Clear Threshold Alert(s) Dialog Box

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Warning and error message display: If one or more of the nodes logged into the port does not match the WWN or nickname configured in the field by the WWN radio button, a warning dialog box displays after you activate the configuration.

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    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Port List View Display the Port List View (Figure 20) in the view panel by selecting Port List from view tabs on the Product Manager window. Figure 20: Port List View The Port List View displays the following information on all ports that can be installed in the switch.

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    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Blocked states are: — Blocked: Devices communicating with the port are prevented from logging into the switch or communicating with other devices attached to switch ports. A blocked port continuously transmits OLS. — Unblocked: Devices communicating with the port can log in to the switch and communicate with devices attached to any other unblocked port in the same zone.

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    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Alert This column displays a yellow triangle if a link incident occurs on the port or if the port's LED is beaconing. Blinking red and yellow diamonds display for port failures or for ports requiring service. Click on the row to display the reason for the alert in the Port Properties dialog box.

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    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Node List View Display the Node List View in the view panel by selecting Node List from the view tabs on the Product Manager window. This view displays information about all node attachments to any F_Ports on the switch sorted by port number. All data is dynamic and updates automatically as devices log in and log out.

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    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Unit Type The following information, if supported, is supplied by the attached device: — Converter — Gateway — HBA — Module — Other — Proxy-agent — Storage device — Software driver — Storage subsystem — Switch —...

  • Page 84: Displaying Node Properties, Menu Options

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Menu Options Right-click a row to select it, highlight it, and display a menu with the following port-related action options: Node Properties Select this option to display the Node Properties dialog box. Refer to “Displaying Node Properties”...

  • Page 85: Node Properties Dialog Box

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch displays. In addition, you can display this dialog box by clicking to select a port, port row, or port bar graph in the preceding views and selecting Node Properties from the Port secondary menu on the Product menu of the menu bar. If a node is not logged in, a message appears indicating that node information Note: is not available.

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    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Node Nickname Nickname for the node WWN. Must be configured to display. Unit Type Type of unit as provided by the attached device. Node Port Number The physical port number field of the node port that is attached to the switch port (SB2- nodes only).

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    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Performance View Display the Performance View in the view panel by selecting Performance from the view tabs in the Product Manager window. This view displays a bar graph at the top of the view for each port. The lower portion of the view displays statistical values for the specific port’s bar graph that you select.

  • Page 88: Bar Graph Display

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Refer to “Port Menu” on page 72 for an explanation of these menu options. Port Properties Node Properties Note: If a node is not logged in, a message displays indicating that node information is not available. Port Technology Block Port Enable Beaconing...

  • Page 89: Port Statistics, Statistics Description, Class 2 Statistics

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Port Statistics To select and display more detailed performance information for a port, click the port’s bar graph. The bar graph for that port highlights with a darker background and the lower portion of the Performance View view panel displays the statistics values for the port’s number and the WWN decoding.

  • Page 90: Class 3 Statistics, Error Statistics

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Four Byte Words Rx The number of four-byte words received. Four Byte Words Tx The number of four-byte words transmitted. Class 3 Statistics The Class 3 Statistics table includes: Received Frames The number of Class 3 frames received by this port from its attached port. Transmitted Frames The number of Class 3 frames transmitted by this port to its attached port.

  • Page 91

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Sync losses A loss of synchronization was detected because the attached device was reset or disconnected from the port. At the Hardware View, a yellow triangle appears to indicate a link incident. Signal losses A loss of signal was detected because the attached device was reset or disconnected from the port.

  • Page 92: Traffic Statistics With Receive And Transmit Values

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Delimiter errors The number of times that the switch detected an unrecognized start-of-frame (SOF), an unrecognized end-of-frame (EOF) delimiter, or an invalid class of service. This indicates that the frame arrived at the switch’s port corrupted. This corruption can be due to plugging/unplugging the link, bad optics at either end of the cable, bad cable, or dirty or poor connections.

  • Page 93: Troubleshooting Tips

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Four Byte Words Rx The number of four-byte words that the port has received. Four Byte Words Tx The number of four-byte words that the port has transmitted. Offline sequences The number of offline sequence that the port has received or transmitted. Link resets The number of link reset protocol frames received/transmitted by this port from/to the attached switch.

  • Page 94: Button Functions

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Button Functions The two buttons located at the right end of the title bar on the Statistics Values table are: Clear The Clear button clears all counters to zero. Selecting this button displays a Clear Request Confirmation dialog box. Confirming the request clears the statistics in the hardware at the physical port.

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    Monitoring and Managing the Switch FRU List View Display the FRU List View (Figure 24) by selecting the FRU List view tab on the Product Manager window. This view displays information about all installed FRUs on the switch. All data is dynamic and updates automatically as the software detects changes.

  • Page 96: Port Operational States, Port States And Indicators

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Port Operational States Table 4 describes the port operational states and the LED and attention indicators that display in the Hardware View and Port List View. Table 4: Port States and Indicators Port Indicators Alert Port State Green/Blue Amber...

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    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Table 4: Port States and Indicators (Continued) Port Indicators Alert Port State Green/Blue Amber Indicator Description Link Reset Yellow The switch and the Triangle attached device are performing a link reset operation to recover the link connection.

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    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Table 4: Port States and Indicators (Continued) Port Indicators Alert Port State Green/Blue Amber Indicator Description Offline None The switch port was Blocked configured as and is transmitting the Fibre Channel OLS to the attached device. Yellow The switch port was Triangle...

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    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Table 4: Port States and Indicators (Continued) Port Indicators Alert Port State Green/Blue Amber Indicator Description Testing Blink Yellow Port is executing an Triangle internal loopback test. Blink Yellow Port is executing an Triangle external loopback test. Note: For any loopback test, the amber LED blinks (beacons) to help...

  • Page 100: Link Incident Alerts

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Link Incident Alerts A link incident (LIN) is a problem detected on a fiber optic link, like the loss of light, invalid sequences, and other problems. When a problem occurs, a LIN alert is sent to the Link Incident Log in the switch Product Manager. LIN alerts warn you that there is a link incident being detected through a port connection that may require operator intervention to correct.

  • Page 101: Threshold Alerts

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Threshold Alerts A threshold alert notifies Product Manager users when the transmit (Tx) or receive (Rx) throughput reaches specific values for switch ports or port types (E_Ports or F_Ports or FL_Ports). Select the Threshold Alerts option on the Configure menu to display the Configure Threshold Alerts dialog box.

  • Page 102

    Monitoring and Managing the Switch Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager User Guide...

  • Page 103: Configuring The Switch

    Configuring the Switch This chapter describes how to use the options that display on the Product Manager’s Configure menu on the Product Manager menu bar. Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager User Guide...

  • Page 104: Configure Identification, Configure Identification Dialog Box

    Configuring the Switch Configure Identification Use the procedure in this section to identify the switch by its name, description, location, and contact person. This information displays in the following Product Manager locations: Product Manager window title panel (name) Switch Properties dialog box (name, location, contact, description) Identification table at the top of the Hardware View (name, location, description) The name also displays in the switch icon label in the HAFM Product tab if the...

  • Page 105

    Configuring the Switch 6. Click Set Name as Nickname and add a check mark to the check box if you want to use the name in the Name field as a nickname for the switch’s WWN. The nickname will then display instead of the WWN in Product Manager views.

  • Page 106: Configure Switch Parameters

    Configuring the Switch Configure Switch Parameters Use procedures in this section to set parameters on the switch for fabric operation through the Configure Switch Parameters dialog box. These operating parameters are stored in NV-RAM on the switch. You can configure the following switch parameters as required by your fabric: Preferred Domain ID Use this field to set each switch in the fabric to a unique preferred domain ID.

  • Page 107

    Configuring the Switch Rerouting Delay Placing a check mark in the check box to the left of the Rerouting Delay option enables rerouting delay. This option is only applicable if the configured switch is in a multi-switch fabric. The default state is disabled. Enabling the rerouting delay ensures that frames are delivered in order through the fabric to their destination.

  • Page 108: Configure Switch Parameters Dialog Box

    Configuring the Switch Activations check box is selected, fabric format RSCNs are not sent for zone changes to the attached devices on the switch. Click the check box to remove or add a checkmark. This option is enabled (check box not selected) by default. In most cases this option should be enabled so that attached devices can receive notification of zoning changes in the fabric.

  • Page 109

    Configuring the Switch Note: Ordinarily, you do not need to change values in this dialog box from their defaults. The only exception is the Preferred Domain ID. Change this value if the switch will participate in a multi-switch fabric. 3. Use the information described earlier in this section to change settings as required for parameters in this dialog box.

  • Page 110: Configure Fabric Parameters

    Configuring the Switch Configure Fabric Parameters Use the procedures in this section to configure the following Fibre Channel operating parameters using the Configure Fabric Parameters dialog box. The operating parameters are stored in NV-RAM on the switch. You can configure the following fabric operating parameters as required by your fabric: R_A_TOV Resource allocation time-out value.

  • Page 111

    Configuring the Switch If all switches are set to Principal or Default, the switch with the highest priority and the lowest WWN becomes the principal switch. Following are some examples of principal switch selection when switches have these settings. — If you have three switches and set all to Default, the switch with the lowest WWN become the principal switch.

  • Page 112: Configure Fabric Parameters Dialog Box

    Configuring the Switch To configure fabric operating parameters 1. The switch must be offline to configure parameters in this dialog box. If it is not and you activate values in this dialog box, a dialog box displays prompting you to set the unit offline. Caution: Setting the switch offline terminates all Fibre Channel connections.

  • Page 113: Configure Switch Binding, Configure Ports

    Configuring the Switch Configure Switch Binding For complete procedures for configuring this optional feature, refer to “Switch Binding” on page 170. Configure Ports Use the procedures in this section to configure ports. Port configuration data is stored in NV-RAM on the switch. Port information includes: Port # You cannot edit this field.

  • Page 114

    Configuring the Switch Incident Alert option from the right-click menu for the port (Hardware View). A description of the alert displays in the Link Incident field of the Port Properties dialog box (refer to “Port Properties dialog box” on page 64). If the check boxes in this column are not selected, no link incident indicators display in the Hardware View.

  • Page 115: Configure Ports Dialog Box

    Configuring the Switch Bound WWN Enter a worldwide name (WWN) in the proper format (xx.xx.xx.xx.xx.xx.xx.xx) or a nickname configured through the HAFM application. The device with this WWN or nickname will have exclusive attachment to the port if Port Binding is enabled. If a valid WWN or nickname is not entered in this field, but the Port Binding check box is checked (enabled), then no devices can connect to the port.

  • Page 116

    Configuring the Switch 3. Block or unblock operation for a port by clicking the check box in the Blocked column. When a check mark displays, the port is blocked. 4. Enable or disable LIN alerts for the port by clicking the check box in the LIN Alerts column.

  • Page 117: Configure Snmp

    Configuring the Switch Configure SNMP Use the procedure in this section to: Configure the SNMP agent that runs on the switch and implements the following MIBs: — MIB-II — Fabric Element MIB — Fibre Alliance (FCMGMT) MIB — Switch private MIB For complete information on objects defined in MIBs and steps to download MIB variables to your SNMP workstation, refer to the HP StorageWorks SNMP Reference Guide for Directors and Edge Switches.

  • Page 118: Configure Snmp Dialog Box

    Configuring the Switch To configure SNMP traps and assign community names, use the following steps: 1. Select SNMP from the Configure menu on the menu bar. The Configure SNMP dialog box displays. Figure 29: Configure SNMP dialog box 2. Click the Enable Authorization Traps field to enable authorization traps to be sent to SNMP management stations when unauthorized stations try to access SNMP information from the switch.

  • Page 119

    Configuring the Switch 6. Enter user datagram protocol (UDP) port numbers in the UDP Port Number column. You can override the default UDP port number of 162 with any legal UDP port number (1 to 65535). 7. Click Activate to activate the data and close the dialog box. The SNMP configuration is stored in NV-RAM on the switch.

  • Page 120: Configure Open Systems Management Server

    Configuring the Switch Configure Open Systems Management Server Use these procedures to configure the open systems inband management program to function with the switch. Note: The optional Open Systems Management Server feature must be enabled in order to perform this procedure. To configure the Open Systems Management Server, use the following steps: 1.

  • Page 121: Configure Feature Key

    Configuring the Switch Configure Feature Key A feature key is a string of alphanumeric characters consisting of both uppercase and lowercase. The following is an example of a feature key format: XxXx-XXxX-xxXX-xX. Note: The total number of characters may vary. The key is case-sensitive and must be entered exactly, including the dashes.

  • Page 122: Configure Feature Key Dialog Box

    Configuring the Switch 2. Select Features from the Configure menu on the menu bar. The Configure Feature Key dialog box displays. Figure 30: Configure Feature Key dialog box 3. Click New to add a new feature key. 4. In the New Feature Key dialog box, enter the switch’s feature key and click —...

  • Page 123

    Configuring the Switch Note: If you click Activate, all current features will be replaced with new features. That is, if there are features shown in the current list that are not shown in the new list, then those features will be removed from the switch. 6.

  • Page 124: Configure Date And Time, Configure Date And Time Periodic Synchronization Dialog Box

    Configuring the Switch Configure Date and Time Use the procedures in this section to display and change the date and time set on the switch. You must set the current date and time on the switch using this dialog box so the correct time stamps display in the Event Log, Audit Log, Hardware Log, Link Incident Log, and Threshold Alerts Log.

  • Page 125: Configure Date And Time Manually

    Configuring the Switch 2. Perform one of the following options: Option 1: To immediately synchronize the switch date and time with the HAFM server, click Sync Now. Make sure that a check mark is in the Periodic Date/Time Synchronization check box. Note: If you click Activate, the date and time synchronize at the next update period.

  • Page 126: Configure Threshold Alerts

    Configuring the Switch Configure Threshold Alerts A threshold alert notifies users when the transmit (Tx) or receive (Rx) throughput reaches specified values for specific switch ports or port types, (E_Ports, F_Ports or FL_Ports). You are notified of a threshold alert by: An attention indicator (yellow triangle) that displays on the port in the Hardware View.

  • Page 127: Create New Alert, Configure Threshold Alerts Dialog Box

    Configuring the Switch Create New Alert 1. Select Threshold Alerts from the Configure menu on the menu bar. The Configure Threshold Alerts dialog box displays. Figure 33: Configure Threshold Alerts dialog box If alerts are configured, they will display in table format showing the name of the alert, type of alert (Rx, Tx, or Rx or Tx), and alert state (inactive or active).

  • Page 128: New Threshold Alerts Dialog Box - First Screen

    Configuring the Switch Figure 34: New Threshold Alerts dialog box - first screen 3. Enter a name from one to 64 characters in length. All characters in the ISO Latin-1 character set, excluding control characters, are allowed. 4. Select one of the following from the drop-down list under the Name field: —...

  • Page 129: New Threshold Alerts Dialog Box - Second Screen

    Configuring the Switch Figure 35: New Threshold Alerts dialog box - second screen 6. Enter a percentage from 1 through 100 for % utilization. When throughput reaches this percentage of port capacity, a threshold alert will occur. 7. Enter the amount of cumulative minutes in which the % utilization should exist during the notification interval before an alert is generated.

  • Page 130: New Threshold Alerts Dialog Box - Third Screen

    Configuring the Switch Figure 36: New Threshold Alerts dialog box - third screen 10. Either select Port Type or Port List. — If you select Port Type, selecting either E_Ports, F_Ports or FL_Ports will cause this alert to generate for all ports configured as E_Ports, F_Ports or FL_Ports respectively.

  • Page 131: New Threshold Alerts Dialog Box - Summary Screen

    Configuring the Switch Figure 37: New Threshold Alerts dialog box - summary screen 12. Select Finish. The Configure Threshold Alerts dialog box appears listing the name, type, and state of the alert that you just configured. 13. At this point, the alert is not active. To activate itt, select the alert information that displays in the Configure Threshold Alerts table and select Activate.

  • Page 132: Modify An Alert

    Configuring the Switch Modify an Alert Use the following steps to modify an existing threshold alert configuration. 1. Select Threshold Alerts from the Configure menu. The Configure Threshold Alerts dialog box displays. 2. Select the alert that you want to modify by clicking the alert information in the table.

  • Page 133: Activate Or Deactivate Alerts, Delete Alerts

    Configuring the Switch Activate or Deactivate Alerts Use the following steps to activate or deactivate existing threshold alerts. In the active state, notifications are generated for the alert. In the inactive state, notifications do not occur. 1. Select Threshold Alerts from the Configure menu. The Configure Threshold Alerts dialog box displays.

  • Page 134: Configure Open Trunking

    Configuring the Switch Configure Open Trunking This option is only available if the optional Open Trunking feature is installed and the firmware is version 05.00.00 or higher. Selecting this option opens the Configure Open Trunking dialog box. For details on enabling Open Trunking and configuring such parameters as congestion thresholds for ports, event notification options, and the Low BB Credit Threshold, refer to “Open...

  • Page 135: Export Configuration Report

    Configuring the Switch Export Configuration Report Use this option to save an ASCII file of all currently saved configuration data in switch NV_RAM to your hard drive or a diskette. Use any desktop publishing application to import this ASCII file for viewing or printing. Note: This file cannot be used to set configuration parameters through the Product Manager.

  • Page 136: Export Configuration Dialog Box

    Configuring the Switch Details List Create New Folder Home Go Up One Level Drive List Figure 39: Export Configuration dialog box 2. Select the folder where you want to save the file. 3. Type in a file name and extension in the File name field. 4.

  • Page 137: Enable Web Server

    Configuring the Switch Enable Web Server Select this option from the Configure menu on the menu bar to place a check mark in the check box to enable the Embedded Web Server interface on the switch. Select the option again to remove the check mark and disable the Embedded Web Server interface.

  • Page 138

    Configuring the Switch Enable Telnet Select this option from the Configure menu on the menu bar to place a check mark in the check box to enable telnet access to the switch. Select the option again to remove the check mark and disable telnet access. When disabled, users at remote workstations cannot access the switch through telnet to use the Command Line Interface (CLI) or perform other tasks.

  • Page 139: Backing Up And Restoring Configuration Data

    Configuring the Switch Backing Up and Restoring Configuration Data You can backup the NV-RAM configuration, which includes all of the data you input through instructions in this chapter, using the Backup and Restore Configuration option. This option is available through the Maintenance menu. Selecting this option backs up the configuration data to a file on the HAFM server hard drive.

  • Page 140

    Configuring the Switch Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager User Guide...

  • Page 141: Using Logs

    Using Logs This chapter describes the Edge Switch 2/24 logs that you can access through the Logs menu on the Product Manager menu bar. Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager User Guide...

  • Page 142: Button Function, Overview

    Using Logs Overview The Audit, Event, Hardware, Link Incident, and Threshold Alert logs store up to 1000 entries each. The most recent entry displays at the top of the log. After 1000 entries are stored, new entries overwrite the oldest entries. Button Function Button function is the same for all logs: Clear...

  • Page 143: Expanding Columns, Sorting Entries, Save Dialog Box

    Using Logs Home Go Up One Level Drive List List Details Create Folder Figure 40: Save dialog box 1. Click Export on the log window. 2. In the Save dialog box, select the folder where you want to save the file. 3.

  • Page 144: Audit Log

    Using Logs Audit Log The Audit Log displays a history of all configuration changes applied to the switch from any source such as Product Manager, SNMP management stations, web server interface, host, or another switch. Figure 41: Audit Log Date/Time The date and time of the change on the switch.

  • Page 145

    Using Logs — Fabric: Change was initiated by another switch in the fabric that is not managed by this HAFM server. — Web server: Change was made by a user through the Embedded Web Server interface. — Fibre Channel Host: Change was made inband by a Fibre Channel host through the Open Systems Management Server.

  • Page 146: Event Log

    Using Logs Event Log The Event Log provides a record of significant events that have occurred on the switch, such as hardware failures, degraded operation, and port problems. Figure 42: Event Log All detected firmware faults and hardware failures are sent to the HAFM server for recording in the Event Log.

  • Page 147

    Using Logs Severity There are four classifications of severity that identify the importance of the event. — Informational — Minor — Major — Severe FRU Position The FRU involved in the event and the slot position in the chassis relative to identical FRUs installed.

  • Page 148: Hardware Log

    Using Logs Hardware Log The Hardware Log displays information on field replaceable units (FRUs) inserted and removed from the switch. Figure 43: Hardware Log Each log entry includes the following: Date/Time Date and time of the insertion or removal of the FRU. The name of the inserted or removed FRU.

  • Page 149

    Using Logs Link Incident Log The Link Incident Log displays a thousand of the most recent link incidents with the date each incident occurred, the time it occurred, and the port where it took place. Figure 44: Link Incident Log Each log entry contains: Date/Time The date and time of the incident.

  • Page 150

    Using Logs — Loss-of-signal or loss-of-synchronization. This occurs if a cable is unplugged from an attached node. Loss-of-synchronization condition has persisted for longer than the resource allocation time out value (R_A_TOV). — Not-operational (NOS) primitive sequence received. A NOS was recognized.

  • Page 151: Threshold Alert Log

    Using Logs Threshold Alert Log This log provides details of threshold alert notifications. Besides the date and time that the alert occurred, the log also displays details about the alert as configured through the Configure Threshold Alert(s) option under the Configure menu. Figure 45: Threshold Alert Log Date/Time Date and time stamp for when the alert occurred.

  • Page 152

    Using Logs Utilization % Percent usage of traffic capacity. This is the percent of the port’s throughput capacity achieved by the measured throughput. This setting constitutes the threshold value and is configured through the Configure Threshold Alerts dialog box. For example, a value of 25 means that threshold occurs when throughput reaches 25 % of the port’s capacity.

  • Page 153: Open Trunking Log

    Using Logs Open Trunking Log This log displays only if the optional Open Trunking feature is installed. For details, refer to “Open Trunking” on page 177. Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager User Guide...

  • Page 154

    Using Logs Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager User Guide...

  • Page 155: Using Maintenance Features

    Using Maintenance Features This chapter describes how to use the options that display from the Maintenance menu on the Product Manager menu bar. Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager User Guide...

  • Page 156: Run Port Diagnostics

    Using Maintenance Features Run Port Diagnostics The Port Diagnostics option enables you to run internal and external loopback tests on any port. To use this option, follow the detailed steps in the HP StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Service Manual. Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager User Guide...

  • Page 157: Collect Maintenance Data

    Using Maintenance Features Collect Maintenance Data The Data Collect option enables you to collect maintenance data that can help support personnel diagnose system problems. Save this data to a zip file on a Zip disk (or other medium with the appropriate capacity), and forward it to technical support personnel.

  • Page 158: Execute An Ipl, Ipl Confirmation Dialog Box

    Using Maintenance Features Execute an IPL Caution: The Ethernet connection between the HAFM server and switch is interrupted momentarily during an initial program load (IPL). However, this does not interrupt Fibre Channel traffic. Caution: An IPL is not intended for ordinary or casual use and should only be performed if the control processor (CTP) card is suspected to be faulty.

  • Page 159

    Using Maintenance Features An IPL initiates the following functions in the switch: Restarts the operational firmware on the CTP card, executes abbreviated power on system tests (POSTs) and then, if no POST errors are encountered, the switch resumes the active role that it had before the IPL. Note that the CTP card is an internal component and is not a FRU.

  • Page 160: Set Online State Dialog Box (offline), Set Online State, Set Online State Dialog Box (online)

    Using Maintenance Features Set Online State Use the procedure in this section to display the current switch operating state (offline or online) and change the state as required. Caution: Before setting the switch offline, warn administrators and users currently operating devices that are attached to the switch that it is going offline and that there will be a disruption of communications.

  • Page 161: Manage Firmware Versions

    Using Maintenance Features Manage Firmware Versions Firmware refers to the internal operating code for the switch. You can maintain up to eight firmware versions on the HAFM server for downloading to a switch. To use the Firmware Library option to manage firmware versions, follow the steps in the HP StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Service Manual.

  • Page 162: Enable E-mail Notification

    Using Maintenance Features Enable E-Mail Notification E-mail addresses and the simple mail transfer protocol (SMTP) server address for e-mail notification of switch events must be configured through the HAFM application. Refer to the HP StorageWorks HA-Fabric Manager User Guide for instructions on configuring e-mail.

  • Page 163: Enable Call-home Notification

    Using Maintenance Features Enable Call-Home Notification The call-home feature enables the HAFM server to automatically dial out to a support center to report system problems. The support center server accepts calls from the HAFM server, logs reported events, and notifies one or more support center representatives.

  • Page 164: Backup And Restore Configuration, Backup, Backup And Restore Dialog Box

    Using Maintenance Features Backup and Restore Configuration Select this option from the Maintenance menu to save the product configuration stored on the switch to the HAFM server hard disk or to restore the product configuration from the HAFM server. Only a single copy of the configuration is kept on the server.

  • Page 165: Restore

    Using Maintenance Features SNMP configuration (trap recipients, community names, and write authorizations). Zoning configuration (active zone set and default zone state). 2. To backup data, click Backup. 3. When the dialog box appears confirming that the backup of configuration is complete, click OK.

  • Page 166: Reset Configuration

    Using Maintenance Features Reset Configuration Note: You must have maintenance authorization rights to access this feature. This option resets all configuration data input through options in the Configure menu, zoning configurations, and switch addressing to factory-default values. Since the current IP address for the switch may not match the factory default address, the Ethernet link between the switch and the service processor may drop and not reset.

  • Page 167

    Using Maintenance Features Note: If you have enabled the Full Volatility feature through the switch’s maintenance port since the switch was shipped from the factory, this feature will disable (factory default) when the configuation is reset. Note: Factory-default values may vary, depending on the firmware release installed in HP StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Service your switch.

  • Page 168

    Using Maintenance Features Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager User Guide...

  • Page 169: Optional Features

    Optional Features This chapter provides detailed information on using, administering, and configuring optional features through High Availability Fabric Manager application. Keyed features, requiring feature keys to be purchased and enabled through the Configure Feature Key dialog box in the product’s Product Manager application.

  • Page 170

    Optional Features Configure Open Systems Management Server Use these procedures to configure the open systems inband management program to function with the switch. Note: The optional Open Systems Management Server feature must be enabled in order to perform this procedure. To configure the Open Systems Management Server, use the following steps: 1.

  • Page 171: Santegrity Binding Features, Fabric Binding, Enable/disable And Online State Functions

    Optional Features SANtegrity Binding Features SANtegrity Binding includes a set of features that enhance security in Storage Area Networks that contain a large and mixed group of fabrics and attached devices. Through these features you can allow or prohibit switch attachment to fabrics and device attachment to switches.

  • Page 172: For More Information, Switch Binding, Configuring Switch Binding - Overview

    Optional Features If Fabric Binding is enabled and the Director or Edge Switch is offline, you can disable Insistent Domain ID, but this will disable Fabric Binding. You cannot disable Fabric Binding or Switch Binding if Enterprise Fabric Mode is enabled. However, if Enterprise Fabric Mode is disabled, you can disable Fabric Binding, Switch Binding, or both.

  • Page 173: Enable/disable Switch Binding

    Optional Features Note the following: When the Switch Binding feature is first installed and has not been enabled, the Switch Membership List is empty. When you enable Switch Binding, the Membership List is populated with WWNs of devices, switches, or both that are currently connected to the switch.

  • Page 174: Editing The Switch Membership List

    Optional Features Restrict All. Select if you want to restrict connections from specific devices to Edge Switch F_Ports and Edge Switches to Edge Switch E_Ports. Device and switch WWNs can be added to the Switch Membership List to allow connection and removed from the Membership List to prohibit connection. 4.

  • Page 175: Enable/disable And Online State Functions

    Optional Features — The switch or device with the WWN is connected to a port that is blocked. — The switch or device with the WWN is not currently connected to the Edge Switch (detached node). 4. WWNs can be added to the Switch Membership List (and thereby allowed connection) when Switch Binding is either enabled or disabled.

  • Page 176: Zoning With Switch Binding Enabled

    Optional Features — The switch or device with the WWN is not connected to the switch. — Switch Binding is not enabled for the same port type as enabled for the Connection Policy in the Switch Binding State Change dialog box. For example, a WWN for a switch attached to an E_Port can be removed if Switch Binding Connection Policy was enabled to Restrict F_Ports.

  • Page 177: Enterprise Fabric Mode, Features And Parameters Enabled, Fabric Binding, Switch Binding, Rerouting Delay

    Optional Features Enterprise Fabric Mode Enterprise Fabric Mode is an option available on the Fabrics menu in the HAFM application if the SANtegrity Binding feature key is installed. This option automatically enables the following features and operating parameters that are necessary in multi-switch Enterprise Fabric environments.

  • Page 178: Domain Rscns, Insistent Domain Identification (id)

    Optional Features If Enterprise Fabric Mode is enabled, this option is automatically enabled and cannot be disabled unless the switch is offline. In this case, disabling Rerouting Delay also disables Enterprise Fabric Mode. Domain RSCNs This is a parameter in the Configure Switch Parameters dialog box, available from Configure menu in the Product Manager application.

  • Page 179: Open Trunking

    Optional Features Open Trunking Interswitch links (ISLs) connect ports between E_Ports on Fibre Channel switches and link these switches into a multiswitch fabric. Multiple ISLs may be connected between the switches in the fabric. Data from an attached end device (server or storage) flows through these ISLs to a target end-device connected to a switch somewhere in the fabric.

  • Page 180: Enabling And Configuring Open Trunking, Configure Open Trunking Dialog Box

    Optional Features Enabling and Configuring Open Trunking To enable Open Trunking for a specific switch and configure threshold values and event notification options, use the following steps. 1. Select Open Trunking from the Configure menu on the menu bar. The Configure Open Trunking dialog box displays. Figure 50: Configure Open Trunking dialog box 2.

  • Page 181

    Optional Features Note: Using default settings for port congestion thresholds should work well in most cases. This step is not required. Set the Congestion Threshold using one of these methods: Click the check box under the Use Algorithmic Threshold column to display a value under the Threshold % column.

  • Page 182: Pop-up Menu, Use Algorithmic Threshold, Threshold

    Optional Features 5. Set the Low BB Credit Threshold. Note: Using default settings for Low BB Credit Threshold should work well in most cases. This step is not required. This is the percentage of time that the transmitting link cannot transmit because BB_Credit is unavaiable.

  • Page 183

    Optional Features Open Trunking Log This log (Figure 51) provides details on flow rerouting that is occurring through switch ports. Figure 51: Open Trunking Log The Open Trunking Log displays the following information: Date and Time - Date and Time that action occurred. Receive Port - The decimal receive port number on the local switch associated with the flow that was rerouted.

  • Page 184: Flexport

    Optional Features Flexport Edge Switches (2/24 and 2/32) can be purchased at a discount without all Fibre Channel ports enabled. The optional Flexport feature is a hardware port expansion kit that allows customers to upgrade switch capacity on demand in eight-port increments.

  • Page 185: Storageworks Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager Messages

    Product Manager Messages This appendix lists and explains messages that may display in message boxes as you use the Product Manager. Solutions to problems implied by each message are included when applicable. Table 5: StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager Messages Message Description Action...

  • Page 186

    Product Manager Messages Table 5: StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager Messages (Continued) Message Description Action Are you sure you want to Confirmation to send a Click Yes to confirm send firmware version? firmware version to the sending the firmware switch.

  • Page 187

    Product Manager Messages Table 5: StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager Messages (Continued) Message Description Action Cannot enable Open Enterprise Fabric mode is Perform either of the Trunking while Enterprise active and the switch is following steps: Fabric Mode is active online and user is Disable Enterprise and the switch is online.

  • Page 188

    Product Manager Messages Table 5: StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager Messages (Continued) Message Description Action Cannot retrieve Diagnostics results Retry the operation later. If diagnostics results. cannot be retrieved. The the condition persists, link is down or busy. contact support personnel. Cannot retrieve Information for the port Retry the operation later.

  • Page 189

    Product Manager Messages Table 5: StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager Messages (Continued) Message Description Action Cannot save SNMP SNMP configuration Retry the operation later. If configuration. cannot be saved. The the condition persists, link is down or busy. contact support personnel. Cannot set all ports to 1 Displays if you try to set Replace ports that do not...

  • Page 190

    Product Manager Messages Table 5: StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager Messages (Continued) Message Description Action Cannot start data Data collection cannot Retry the operation later. If collection. be started. The link is the condition persists, down or busy. contact support personnel. Cannot start firmware CTP synchronization is in Wait for the CTP...

  • Page 191

    Product Manager Messages Table 5: StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager Messages (Continued) Message Description Action Could not write firmware Firmware could not be Try again. If problem to flash. written to flash memory. persists, contact support personnel. CUP name and port Within the address Make sure all names are name are identical.

  • Page 192

    Product Manager Messages Table 5: StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager Messages (Continued) Message Description Action Duplicate community Duplicate community Verify community names names require identical names exist that have and whether a community write authorizations. conflicting or different name is duplicated with write authorizations.

  • Page 193

    Product Manager Messages Table 5: StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager Messages (Continued) Message Description Action Field has exceeded The maximum number of Enter the information using maximum number of data entry characters the prescribed number of characters. allowed in the field was characters.

  • Page 194

    Product Manager Messages Table 5: StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager Messages (Continued) Message Description Action Invalid configuration Attempted to save an Use up to 24 alphanumeric name. address configuration characters, including name with an invalid spaces, hyphens and name. underscores.

  • Page 195

    Product Manager Messages Table 5: StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager Messages (Continued) Message Description Action Invalid value for day (1 - Value for day must be an Enter a value from 1 31). integer from 1 through through 31. Invalid value for Value for E_D_TOV must Enter a value from 2...

  • Page 196

    Product Manager Messages Table 5: StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager Messages (Continued) Message Description Action Invalid worldwide Worldwide name must Enter a worldwide name Name. have eight two-digit using eight two-digit hexadecimal numbers hexadecimal numbers separated by colons separated by colons in the (xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx) format given in the message.

  • Page 197

    Product Manager Messages Table 5: StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager Messages (Continued) Message Description Action Open Trunking is not The Open Trunking Enter the feature key into installed for this product. feature key has not been the Configure Feature Key Please contact your sales enabled.

  • Page 198

    Product Manager Messages Table 5: StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager Messages (Continued) Message Description Action Port speeds cannot be This displays when you Set the port speed to 1 configured at a higher configure a port to 2 Gb/sec in the Configure rate than the GB/sec and the switch Operating Parameters...

  • Page 199

    Product Manager Messages Table 5: StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager Messages (Continued) Message Description Action Stop diagnostics failed. The action to stop N/A. Informational The test was not running. diagnostics failed message. because the test was not running. Switch Binding was The device WWNs were Verify that the security level removed from attached...

  • Page 200

    Product Manager Messages Table 5: StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager Messages (Continued) Message Description Action The firmware file is A firmware file has Contact support personnel. corrupted. corrupt data. The firmware version Firmware version already N/A. An informational already exists. exists in the database.

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    Product Manager Messages Table 5: StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager Messages (Continued) Message Description Action This feature key does not The feature set currently Set the Edge Switch offline include all of the features installed for this system through the Set Online currently installed and contains features that are State dialog box, then...

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    Product Manager Messages Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager User Guide...

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    index configuration, resetting configurations alerts backing up and restoring link incident (LIN) resetting threshold configure date and time dialog box 36, 70, alerts, link incident (LIN) configure fabric operating parameters enabling dialog box audience configure feature key dialog box audit log 38, configure identification dialog box 35, authorized reseller, HP configure menu...

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    Index configuring switch properties 43, 68, date and time 36, using feature key diamond identification port connector, meaning for ports power connector, meaning for SNMP diamond, red switch parameters meaning of conventions displaying document node properties equipment symbols port statistics text symbols document conventions...

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    Index monitoring component operation 58, fabric binding switch operation enterprise fabric mode obtaining online state functions hardware status fabric operating parameters information E_D_TOV status conditions interop mode status table R_A_TOV switch menu switch priority switch status table feature key, configuring using features using menus...

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    Index load balancing ISLs menus logging in to HAFM configure login hardware view password 19, help username 19, logs logs maintenance audit 38, menu bar event 38, node list view expanding columns performance view 47, hardware port 43, link incident port list view 44, 79, threshold alert product...

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    Index port list view 44, logs menu displayed 44, maintenance menu menus 79, menu bar opening node list view 45, port list view menu node list view menu port menu 43, overview port operating states performance view 46, port properties dialog box 43, 64, performance view menu reason field messages port list view 44,...

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    Index SANtegrity Binding feature technical support, HP fabric binding telnet, enabling switch binding text symbols save data collection dialog box threshold alert save dialog box configuring segmented E_Port messages set online state dialog box port properties dialog box setting online state triangle, port, meaning for signal losses, error statistics triangle, yellow...

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