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

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hp StorageWorks
Edge Switch 2/24
Product Version: FW v06.xx/HAFM SW v08.02.00
Third Edition (July 2004)
Part Number: AA–RTDWC–TE/958–000283–002
This guide provides procedures for installing, configuring, and managing the HP StorageWorks
Edge Switch 2/24.

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  • Page 1: Installation Guide

    Installation Guide hp StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Product Version: FW v06.xx/HAFM SW v08.02.00 Third Edition (July 2004) Part Number: AA–RTDWC–TE/958–000283–002 This guide provides procedures for installing, configuring, and managing the HP StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24.

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    © Copyright 2002–2004 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 About this Guide...........11 Contents Overview.

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    Contents Remote Workstations ..........28 LAN Interface Options .

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    Contents Configure Switch Identification..........66 Configure Switch Operating Parameters .

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    Contents Using the Embedded Web Server........95 Accessing the Embedded Web Server .

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    Contents Laser Safety ............. 134 Laser Safety (Finland) .

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    Contents 24 Configure E-Mail dialog box ..........78 25 Configure Ethernet Events dialog box .

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    Contents Switch Factory-Default Values for Reset Configuration Option....138 Dimensions............140 Environmental Specifications .

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    Contents Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

  • Page 11: About This Guide

    About this Guide About this Guide This installation guide provides information to help you: Install the Edge Switch 2/24 About this Guide Perform initial configuration of the switch “About this Guide” topics include: Overview, page 12 Conventions, page 12 Rack stability, page 16 Getting help, page 16...

  • Page 12: Overview, Intended Audience, Related Documentation, Conventions

    About this Guide Overview This section covers the following topics: Intended audience Related documentation Intended audience This book is intended for use by administrators who are experienced with the following: Fibre Channel technology StorageWorks Fibre Channel switches by HP Related documentation For a list of corresponding documentation included with this product, see the Related Documents section of the HP StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Release Notes.

  • Page 13: Document Conventions, Text Symbols

    About this Guide Document conventions This document follows the conventions in Table Table 1: Document conventions Convention Element Blue text: Figure 1 Cross-reference links Bold Menu items, buttons, and key, tab, and box names Italics Text emphasis and document titles in body text User input, commands, code, file and Monospace font...

  • Page 14: Equipment Symbols

    About this Guide 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. They have the following meanings: Any enclosed surface or area of the equipment marked with these symbols indicates the presence of electrical shock hazards.

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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 16: Rack Stability, Getting Help, Hp Technical Support

    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 17: Hp Storage Web Site, Hp Authorized Reseller

    About this Guide HP Storage Web site The HP web site has the latest information on this product, as well as the latest drivers. Access storage at: http://www.hp.com/country/us/eng/prodserv/storage.html. From this web site, select the appropriate product or solution. HP Authorized Reseller For the name of your nearest HP authorized reseller: In the United States, call 1-800-345-1518.

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    About this Guide Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

  • Page 19: Switch Features

    Switch Features The HP StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 provides dynamic switched connections between Fibre Channel servers and devices in a storage area network (SAN) environment. SANs introduce the concept of server-to-device networking and multi-switch fabrics, eliminate requirements for dedicated connections, and enable the enterprise to become data centric.

  • Page 20: Edge Switch 2/24 Description

    Switch Features Edge Switch 2/24 Description The Edge Switch 2/24 provides Fibre Channel connectivity through 24 generic mixed ports (GX_Ports). Switch ports can be configured as: Fabric ports (F_Ports) to provide direct connectivity for up to 24 switched fabric devices. Fabric loop ports (FL_Ports) to provide arbitrated loop connectivity and fabric attachment for FC-AL devices.

  • Page 21: Field Replaceable Units (frus), Front Panel Features, Edge Switch 2/24 (front View)

    Switch Features Figure 1: Edge Switch 2/24 (front view) Field Replaceable Units (FRUs) The switch provides a modular design that enables quick removal and replacement of FRUs, including small form factor pluggable (SFP) optical transceivers and power supply assemblies with internal cooling fans. Edge Switch 2/24 FRUs are detailed in the front and rear panel feature descriptions.

  • Page 22: Power And System Error Leds, Edge Switch 2/24 Front Panel Features

    Switch Features Figure 2 shows the front panel controls, connectors and indicators. Power LED (green) Initial machine load (IML) button Error LED (amber SFP fiber optic connectors Ethernet LAN connector Port LEDs Figure 2: Edge Switch 2/24 front panel features Power and System Error LEDs The Power LED, as shown in Figure...

  • Page 23: Ethernet Lan Connector, Initial Machine Load Button, Sfp Transceivers (fibre Channel Ports)

    Switch Features Ethernet LAN Connector The front panel provides a 10/100 megabit per second (Mbps) RJ-45 twisted-pair connector that attaches to an Ethernet LAN to provide communication with the HAFM appliance or an SNMP management workstation. Two green LEDs are associated with the LAN connector.

  • Page 24: Port Leds

    Switch Features The following fiber optic transceiver types are available: Shortwave laser–Shortwave laser SFPs provide short-distance connections (2 to 500 meters) through 50-micron or 62.5-micron multi-mode fiber. Longwave laser–Longwave laser SFPs provide long-distance connections (up to 10 kilometers) through 9-micron single-mode fiber. Extended longwave laser–Two types of extended longwave laser transceivers provide connections for transferring 2.125 Gbps data up to 20 kilometers or 35 kilometers through 9-micron single-mode fiber.

  • Page 25: Rear Panel Features, Power Supplies, Edge Switch 2/24 (rear View)

    Switch Features Rear Panel Features The switch provides a modular design that enables quick removal and replacement of field-replaceable power supply assemblies with internal cooling fans. Figure 3 illustrates the rear of the switch. Power supplies with internal Maintenance port cooling fans (2) Figure 3: Edge Switch 2/24 (rear view) Power Supplies...

  • Page 26: Maintenance Port

    Switch Features Three cooling fans integrated in each power supply assembly (six fans total) provide cooling for the power supplies and CTP card, as well as redundancy for continued operation if a single fan fails. Fans are removed and replaced as part of the integrated power supply.

  • Page 27: Switch Management, Embedded Web Server (ews)

    Switch Features Switch Management The switch is managed and controlled through a: Customer-supplied PC platform with an Internet connection to the Embedded Web Server (EWS) interface on the switch. Using this graphical user interface (GUI), operators can quickly view switch status. The interface also allows service personnel to perform configuration tasks, view system alerts and related log information, and monitor switch status, port status, and performance.

  • Page 28: High Availability-fabric Manager And Element Manager, Remote Workstations, Lan Interface Options

    Switch Features High Availability-Fabric Manager and Element Manager As an option, the switch can be managed through an High Availability-Fabric Manager (HAFM) appliance running the Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager application. Multiple switches and the HAFM appliance communicate on a local area network (LAN) through one or more 10/100 Base-T Ethernet hubs.

  • Page 29: Minimum Remote Workstation Requirements

    — Linux-based system using an Intel Pentium III processor with 1 GHZ or greater clock speed, using Red Hat 7.3 or later operating system. — Hewlett-Packard HA PA-RISC processor with a 400 MHz or greater clock speed, using the HP-UX 11 or later operating system.

  • Page 30: Command Line Interface

    Switch Features Command Line Interface The command line interface (CLI) allows you to access many HAFM 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.

  • Page 31: Operational Features, Error-detection, Reporting, And Serviceability Features

    Switch Features Operational Features The Edge Switch 2/24 supports several operational features including: Advanced error detection, reporting, and serviceability. Support for multi-switch fabrics. Software diagnostics to aid in fault isolation and repair. Error-Detection, Reporting, and Serviceability Features The switch provides the following error detection, reporting, and serviceability features: Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) on switch FRUs and adjacent to Fibre Channel ports that provide visual indicators of hardware status or malfunctions.

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    HAFM server to receive unsolicited SNMP trap messages. The trap messages indicate operational state changes and failure conditions. Note: For more information about SNMP support provided by Hewlett-Packard HP StorageWorks SNMP Reference Guide for Directors and Edge products, refer to the Switches...

  • Page 33: Management Appliance, Management Appliance Main Window

    Switch Features Management Appliance The HAFM appliance and Element Manager provide a GUI to manage, monitor, and isolate problems for multiple switches and multiswitch fabrics. The server and client applications operate on the management appliance, and a user interface is provided through an Ethernet LAN-attached PC or workstation running client-only applications as shown in Figure...

  • Page 34: Zoning

    Switch Features View tab–Select the View tab to display a product list and physical map of the discovered topology. Product list–When the View tab is selected, the product list at the left side of the window displays a list of discovered devices and associated properties. Physical map–When the View tab is selected, the physical map at the right side of the window depicts the SAN topology, discovered devices, and color-coded links.

  • Page 35: Multi-switch Fabrics

    Switch Features Caution: If zoning is implemented by port number, a change to the switch fiber optic cable configuration disrupts zone operation and may incorrectly include or exclude a device from a zone. If zoning is implemented by WWN, removal and replacement of a device HBA or Fibre Channel interface (thereby changing the device WWN) disrupts zone operation and may incorrectly include or exclude a device from a zone.

  • Page 36: Software Diagnostics

    Switch Features Software Diagnostics The switch provides the following diagnostic software features that aid in fault isolation and repair of problems: FRUs provide on-board diagnostic and monitoring circuits that continuously report FRU status to the Embedded Web Server (EWS), and HAFM applications.

  • Page 37: Optional Kits, Edge Switch 2/24 Optional Kits

    Switch Features Optional Kits Contact your Hewlett-Packard authorized service provider to purchase the following optional Edge Switch 2/24 kits described in Table Table 2: Edge Switch 2/24 Optional Kits Supporting Kit Description 8-flexport upgrade for Edge Switch 2/24 Used to upgrade the Edge Switch...

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    Switch Features Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

  • Page 39: Rack Mount Instructions

    Rack Mount Instructions This chapter describes how to rack mount the HP StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 in the appropriate HP, or comparable, 19-inch Electronic Industries Association (EIA) rack: HP 9000 series, 10000 series, and 11000 series racks HP rack system/e or 19-inch EIA rack This chapter includes: Rack Mount Checklist, page 40...

  • Page 40: Rack Mount Checklist, Mounting Hardware, Brackets And Rails

    Rack Mount Instructions Rack Mount Checklist This section describes the contents of the rack mount kit as well as tools or equipment required to complete the installation. Note: The hardware kit includes parts not required for the configuration described in these instructions.

  • Page 41: Required Tools, Brackets Included In Kit

    Rack Mount Instructions Figure 5: Brackets included in kit Required Tools The following tools are required, but are not included in the kit: Torque driver with a T10 Torx bit #2 Phillips screwdriver Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

  • Page 42: Mounting The Adjustable Brackets In The Rack

    Rack Mount Instructions Mounting the Adjustable Brackets in the Rack Use these steps to install the adjustable brackets on the rack. You will need a #2 Phillips screwdriver and eight 10x32 panhead screws to complete this procedure. Note: If you are installing the Edge Switch 2/24 in an HP 9000, 10000 or 11000 series rack, you will need eight square alignment washers to complete this procedure.

  • Page 43: Mounting The Slide Rails On The Sides Of The Switch

    Rack Mount Instructions Mounting the Slide Rails on the Sides of the Switch Use these steps to install the slide rails on the sides of the switch as shown in Figure 6. You will need a torque driver with a T10 Torx bit (not supplied in the kit) and left and right slide rails to complete this procedure.

  • Page 44: Attaching The Slide Rail To The Switch

    Rack Mount Instructions Figure 6: Attaching the slide rail to the switch Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

  • Page 45: Installing The Switch In The Cabinet

    Rack Mount Instructions Installing the Switch in the Cabinet Use these steps to install the switch in the cabinet. You will need a #2 Phillips screwdriver and two rear spacing brackets to complete this procedure. 1. From the front side of the cabinet, slide the switch into the mounting brackets and along the rails until the rear of the switch is flush with the rear of the cabinet.

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    Rack Mount Instructions Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

  • Page 47: Installing And Configuring The Edge Switch 2/24

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 This chapter describes tasks to install, configure, and verify operation of the Edge Switch 2/24. This chapter includes the following topics: Installation Options, page 48 Review Installation Requirements, page 49 Unpack and Inspect the Switch, page 50 Install the Edge Switch on a Desktop, page 51...

  • Page 48: Installation Options

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Options The Edge Switch is installed in one of two configurations. The options are: Table or desktop—one or more Edge Switches, an optional HAFM appliance, and an optional Ethernet hub are installed at the customer facility on a desk or table top.

  • Page 49: Review Installation Requirements

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Review Installation Requirements Verify that the following requirements are met prior to Edge Switch and HAFM appliance installation. Ensure: A site plan is prepared, configuration planning tasks are complete, planning considerations are evaluated, and related planning checklists are complete. Fabric and device connectivity are evaluated, and the related planning worksheet is complete.

  • Page 50: Unpack And Inspect The Switch

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Unpack and Inspect the Switch This section provides instructions for unpacking and inspecting the Edge Switch 2/24 prior to installing it in a desktop or rack-mount configuration. To unpack and inspect the switch: Caution: When you remove the Edge Switch from the carton, do not rest it on its rear window while examining it.

  • Page 51: Install The Edge Switch On A Desktop

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Install the Edge Switch on a Desktop To install and configure the Edge Switch on a desktop: 1. Remove the backing from the four adhesive rubber pads and apply the pads to the underside of the Edge Switch. 2.

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    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 d. The green/blue and amber LEDs associated with Fibre Channel ports blink momentarily while the ports are tested. 7. After successful POST completion, the green power (PWR) LED remains ON and all other front panel LEDs turn OFF. 8.

  • Page 53: Configure Switch Network Information, Changing The Switch Address

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Configure Switch Network Information The Edge Switch 2/24 is delivered with the following default network addresses: MAC address —the media access control (MAC) address is programmed into FLASH memory on the CTP card at the time of manufacture. The MAC address is unique for each Edge Switch, and should not be changed.

  • Page 54: Connection Description Dialog Box

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 — RS-232 serial communication software (for example, ProComm Plus or HyperTerminal). Note that the HAFM appliance may be used for this function and that HyperTerminal is included in the Windows operating system provided in the HAFM appliance.

  • Page 55: Connect To Dialog Box, Port Settings Dialog Box

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 5. Enter edge switch 2-24 in the Name field and click OK. The Connect To dialog box displays (Figure Figure 8: Connect To dialog box 6. Ensure that the Connect using field displays COM1 or COM2 (depending on the serial communication port connection to the switch), and click OK.

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    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 7. Configure the Port Settings parameters as follows: — Bits per second — 115200 — Data bits — 8 — Parity — None — Stop bits — 1 — Flow control — Hardware When the parameters are set, click OK.

  • Page 57: Disconnect Now Dialog Box, Save Session Dialog Box

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 10. Change the IP address, subnet mask, and gateway address as directed by the customer’s network administrator. To change switch network addresses, enter the following at the C> prompt:. ipconfig xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx yyy.yyy.yyy.yyy zzz.zzz.zzz.zzz The IP address is always xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx, the subnet mask is always yyy.yyy.yyy.yyy, and the gateway address is always zzz.zzz.zzz.zzz, where the octets xxx, yyy, and zzz are decimals...

  • Page 58: Lan-connect The Switch

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 LAN-Connect the Switch Connect the switch to the Ethernet LAN segment or the HP-supplied Ethernet hub as follows: 1. Connect one end of the Ethernet patch cable (supplied with the switch) to the RJ-45 connector (labeled 10/100) on the left front of the chassis.

  • Page 59: Configure The Hafm Appliance, Record Or Verify Hafm Appliance Restore Information

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Configure the HAFM Appliance To run HAFM software, you must set up and configure the HAFM appliance. Refer to the HAFM appliance installation guide for instructions on: Setting up the HAFM appliance. Connecting the HAFM appliance to the LAN. Configuring the network addressing for the HAFM appliance.

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    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Click Add. The Domain Information dialog box displays with the IP Address page open by default (Figure 14). Figure 14: D omain Information dialog box (IP Address Page) 3. Enter a switch description (for example, edge-32) the Description field. Also, the value for R_A_TOV must be greater than the value configured for E_D_TOV.

  • Page 61: Verify Communication Between Switch And Hafm Appliance, Switch Operational States And Symbols

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Verify Communication Between Switch and HAFM appliance Communication must be verified between the switch and the HAFM appliance Element Manager and EWS applications. To verify switch-to-appliance communication: 1. At the HAFM application main window (physical map or product list), inspect the shape and color of the status symbol associated with the Edge Switch product icon.

  • Page 62: Switch Hardware View Page

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Figure 15: Switch Hardware View page 4. Inspect switch status at the Hardware View page and perform one of the following steps: a. If the switch displays operational (no FRU alert symbols and a green circle at the alert panel), go to “Set Switch Date and Time”...

  • Page 63: Set Switch Date And Time, Set Date And Time Manually

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Set Switch Date and Time The Edge Switch 2/24 Element Manager log entries are stamped with the date and time received from the switch. To set the effective date and time for the switch: 1.

  • Page 64: Periodically Synchronize Date And Time

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Periodically Synchronize Date and Time To set the switch to periodically synchronize date and time with the HAFM application: 1. Click Periodic Date/Time Synchronization to select the option (check mark in the box). The Date and Time fields are greyed out and not selectable. Perform one of the following options: Click Activate to enable synchronization and close the Configure Date and Time dialog box.

  • Page 65: Frequently Used Hafm Settings

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Frequently Used HAFM Settings This section summarizes the most common HAFM tasks, including: HP StorageWorks For a complete reference on HAFM functionality, refer to the Note: HA-Fabric Manager User Guide Set the Switch Online, page 66 Set the Switch Offline, page 66...

  • Page 66: Set The Switch Online, Set The Switch Offline, Configure Switch Identification

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Set the Switch Online When the switch is set online, an attached device can log into the switch if the port is not blocked. Attached devices can communicate with each other if they are configured in the same zone.

  • Page 67: Configure Switch Operating Parameters

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 To configure the switch identification: 1. At the Configure window, click the Switch tab. The Switch page displays with Identification tab selected, as shown in Figure Figure 17: Switch page—Identification tab a. Enter a switch name of 24 or fewer alphanumeric characters in the Name field.

  • Page 68: Switch Parameters

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 The switch must be offline to change Preferred Domain ID and other operating parameters. 1. Ensure that the switch is set offline. For instructions, see “Set the Switch Offline” on page 66. Caution: Setting the switch offline terminates all Fibre Channel connections.

  • Page 69: Domain Id, Preferred, Insistent

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Domain ID The domain identification is a value from 1 through 31 that provides a unique identification for the switch in a fabric. An Edge Switch cannot contain the same domain ID, as another switch or their E_Ports will segment when they try to join. In the Configure Switch Parameters dialog box, a field is provided to enter a preferred domain ID and a check box is provided to enable this ID as an insistent domain ID.

  • Page 70: Rerouting Delay, Domain Rscns

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 If you enable Insistent Domain while the switch or Director is online, the Preferred Domain ID will change to the current active domain ID if the IDs are different. Caution: If a switch with a duplicate domain ID exists in the fabric, both switches' E_Ports will segment when they try to join.

  • Page 71: Configure Fabric Operating Parameters

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Suppress RSCNs on zone set activations Fabric format domain register for state change notifications (RSCNs) are sent to ports on the switch following any change to the fabric's active zone set. These changes include activating and deactivating the zone set, or enabling and disabling the default zone.

  • Page 72: Fabric Parameters, Bb_credit, R_a_tov

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Figure 19: Configure Fabric Parameters dialog box 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 multiswitch fabric.

  • Page 73: E_d_tov, Switch Priority

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Resources are allocated to a circuit when errors are detected and are not released for reuse until the time set by the R_A_TOV value expires. The default value is 100 tenths (10 seconds). Set a value between 10 tenths and 1200 tenths (1 through 120 seconds).

  • Page 74: Interop Mode, Configure Switch Binding

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 If you have three switches and set two to Default and one to Never Principal, the switch with the Default setting and the lowest WWN becomes the principal switch. At least one switch in a multiswitch fabric needs to be set as Principal or Default. If all of the switches are set to Never Principal, all of the interswitch links (ISLs) will segment.

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    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 The preferred path feature lets you specify and configure one or more ISL data paths between multiple directors or switches in a fabric. Each participating director or switch must be configured as part of a desired path. The following rules apply when configuring a preferred path: The switch domain ID must be set to Insistent.

  • Page 76: Configure Snmp Trap Message Recipients, Add Preferred Path Dialog Box

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 3. Click Add. The Add Preferred Path dialog box displays (Figure 21). Figure 21: Add Preferred Path dialog box 4. At the Source Port field, type a value between 0 through 23. For this switch, the value uniquely identifies the starting port for the preferred path.

  • Page 77: Configure Snmp Agent Dialog Box

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 To configure SNMP trap recipients: 1. At the Hardware View page for the selected switch, choose Configure > SNMP Agent. The Configure SNMP Agent dialog box displays (Figure 22). Figure 22: Configure SNMP Agent dialog box a.

  • Page 78: Configure, Enable, And Test E-mail Notification, Configure E-mail Dialog Box

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Figure 23: Configure SNMP dialog box—Enable Authorization Traps 3. Click Activate to save the information and close the dialog box. Configure, Enable, and Test E-mail Notification Perform this procedure to configure, enable, and test e-mail and simple mail transfer protocol (SMTP) addresses to receive notification of switch (and other product) events.

  • Page 79: Configure And Enable Ethernet Events

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 3. Enter the IP address or DNS host name of the SMTP server in the E-mail Server field. Use 64 or fewer alphanumeric characters. It is recommended that the IP address be used. 4.

  • Page 80: Configure, Enable, And Test Call Home Event Notification, Call Home Event Notification Setup Dialog Box

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Figure 25: Configure Ethernet Events dialog box 3. Click the Enable Ethernet Events check box. A check mark displays in the check box to indicate Ethernet events are enabled. Also, the value for R_A_TOV must be greater than the value configured for E_D_TOV.

  • Page 81: Configure Threshold Alerts

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Note: The enable function must also be activated for each switch through the Element Manager application. Call-home event notification can be active for some switches and inactive for others. 4. Click Send Test. A call-home test message is sent. 5.

  • Page 82: Create New Alerts

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Threshold criteria: — Percent traffic capacity utilized—The percent of the port’s throughput capacity achieved by the measured throughput. This setting constitutes the threshold value. For example a value of 50 means that the port’s threshold is reached when throughput is 50% of capacity.

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    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 2. Click New. The New Threshold Alert dialog box displays, as shown in Figure Figure 28: 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.

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    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Figure 29: 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.

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    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Figure 30: New Threshold Alerts dialog box third screen — 10. Choose either Port Type or Port List. For Port Type, choose either E_Ports or F_Ports will cause this alert to generate for all ports configured as E_Ports or F_Ports respectively. For Port List, you can choose individual ports by clicking the check box by each port number or set all ports.

  • Page 86: Modify Alerts

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 12. Click Finish. The Configure Threshold Alerts dialog box displays listing the name, type, and state of the alert that you just configured. 13. At this point, the alert is not active. To activate the alert, choose the alert information that displays in the Configure Threshold Alerts table and click Activate.

  • Page 87: Activate Or Deactivate Alerts, Delete Alerts, Test Remote Notification, Test Remote Notification Dialog Box

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 7. Perform either of the following steps: If you need to change any parameters, click Previous or Next to display the desired Modify Threshold screen. Click Finish when you are done. Activate or Deactivate Alerts Use the following steps to activate or deactivate existing threshold alerts.

  • Page 88: Back Up Hafm Configuration Data, Configure Open Systems Management Appliance, Configure Feature Key

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 5. Choose Enable Call Home Event Notification to perform applicable tests. The call home test provides a test notification message to a remote support center. Depending on the option chosen during HAFM installation, the test notification message is transmitted over telephone lines or LAN.

  • Page 89: Enable Embedded Web Server, Enable Telnet, Connect Cables To Fibre Channel Ports

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Enable Embedded Web Server Use the following steps to enable EWS: 1. At the Hardware View page, choose Configure > Enable Web Server. Choosing Enable Web Server automatically places a check mark in the check box.

  • Page 90: Connect The Switch To A Fabric

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Connect the Switch to a Fabric To provide Fibre Channel connectivity between public devices and fabric-attached devices, connect the switch to an expansion port (E_Port) of an HP Director or Edge Switch. The switch port to switch port connection is called an interswitch link (ISL).

  • Page 91

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 8. Double-click the port connector used to make this ISL connection to open the Port Properties dialog box (Figure 34). Figure 34: Port Properties dialog box 9. Ensure that the Link Incident field displays None and the Reason field is blank.

  • Page 92: Unpack, Inspect, And Install The Ethernet Hub (optional)

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Unpack, Inspect, and Install the Ethernet Hub (Optional) The HAFM appliance and one or more Edge Switches connect through an Ethernet hub installed on a 10/100 Mbps LAN segment. One hub port is required to connect the HAFM appliance, and one hub port is required to connect each Edge Switch.

  • Page 93: Using Hafm From A Remote Location, Remote Workstation Minimum Requirements

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Using HAFM from a Remote Location Use this section to install the HAFM client on a remote workstation. Remote Workstation Minimum Requirements The minimum requirements described in “Minimum Remote Workstation Requirements” on page 29 must be met to install HAFM on a remote workstation. Note: For HAFM to function properly, compatible versions must be installed on both the client machines and the HAFM appliance.

  • Page 94: Launch Hafm From The Remote Client, Hafm Remote Client Install

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Figure 35: HAFM remote client install 5. To install the remote client application, scroll down to the information that pertains to your platform, and follow the instructions provided. 6. After you have downloaded the installer executable, the InstallAnywhere Wizard displays.

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    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 4. Click Login. The HAFM appliance opens. Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

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    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

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    Using the Embedded Web Server If an HAFM appliance is not available, or is not used to manage the switch, use the Embedded Web Server (EWS) interface to configure the Edge Switch 2/24. Selectively perform the following configuration tasks according to your installation requirements: Configure Switch Ports, page 98...

  • Page 98: Accessing The Embedded Web Server

    Using the Embedded Web Server Accessing the Embedded Web Server A PC platform with LAN access and standard web browser running Netscape Navigator 4.6 or later or Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 or later is required. To open the Embedded Web Server interface: 1.

  • Page 99

    Using the Embedded Web Server 5. Click OK. The Embedded Web Server interface opens with the View window displayed, as shown in Figure Figure 37: Embedded web server interface—View window Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

  • Page 100: Block Or Unblock A Port From The Configure Window

    Using the Embedded Web Server Configure Switch Ports Perform the procedure in this section to configure names and operating characteristics for the switch ports. To configure one or more ports: 1. Click Configure at the left side of the window. The Configure window opens with the Ports tab displayed (Figure 38).

  • Page 101

    Using the Embedded Web Server d. Choose the port type from the Type drop-down list. Available selections are: — Generic mixed port (GX_Port) - Use this selection to configure a port as a generic loop port (GL_Port). This selection is available only if enabled through an optional feature key.

  • Page 102: Configure Switch Identification Tab

    Using the Embedded Web Server Configure Switch Identification Perform this procedure to configure the switch name, description, location, and contact person for the HAFM application. The information displays in multiple dialog boxes throughout the application. In addition, the Name, Location, and Contact variables configured at the Configure Identification dialog box correspond respectively to the SNMP variables sysName, sysLocation, and sysContact.

  • Page 103: Configure Date And Time

    Using the Embedded Web Server Configure Date and Time Perform this procedure to configure the effective date and time for the switch. To set the date and time: 1. Choose Configure > Switch > Date/Time. The Switch page displays with a highlighted red Date/Time tab selected (Figure 40).

  • Page 104: Configure Switch And Fabric Parameters

    Using the Embedded Web Server Configure Switch and Fabric Parameters Perform this procedure to configure the following switch and fabric operating parameters: Buffer-to-Buffer Credit (BB_Credit), Error Detect Time Out Value (E_D_TOV), and Resource Allocation Time Out Value (R_A_TOV), preferred domain ID, and switch priority. Configure Switch Parameters The switch must be set offline to configure operating parameters.

  • Page 105

    Using the Embedded Web Server b. Choose Enabled or Disabled from the Insistent Domain drop-down list. The default state is disabled. This option is not supported unless the SANtegrity feature is installed. If insistent domain is enabled, the domain ID configured in the Preferred Domain ID field will become the active domain identification when the fabric initializes.

  • Page 106: Set Fabric Parameters

    Using the Embedded Web Server 5. Click Activate to save the information. The message “Your changes to the Operating Parameters configuration have been successfully activated” displays. 6. Set the switch online: a. Choose Operations >Online State. The Operations page displays with the Online State tab selected.

  • Page 107

    Using the Embedded Web Server Figure 42: Switch page—Fabric parameters tab a. At the R_A_TOV field, enter a value between 10 through 1200 tenths of a second (one through 120 seconds). The default is 10 seconds (100 tenths). All fabric-attached switches must be set to the same R_A_TOV. If the value is not compatible, the E_Port connection to the switch segments and the switch cannot communicate with the fabric.

  • Page 108

    Using the Embedded Web Server d. Select the Interop mode: — McDATA Fabric 1.0. (default). Select this mode if the fabric contains only M-series switches that are operating in McDATA Fabric 1.0 mode. — Open Fabric 1.0. Select this mode if the fabric contains HP directors and switches, as well as other open fabric-compliant switches.

  • Page 109: Configure Network Information

    Using the Embedded Web Server Configure Network Information Verify that the type of LAN installation with the customer’s network administrator. If one switch is installed on a dedicated LAN, network information (IP address, subnet mask, and gateway address) does not require change. Go to “Configure Switch Ports”...

  • Page 110: Network Configuration Changes Activated

    Using the Embedded Web Server Figure 44: Network configuration changes activated 3. Update the address resolution protocol (ARP) table for the browser PC. a. Choose File > Close to close the EWS and browser applications. The Windows desktop displays. b. Choose Start > Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt. A disk operating system (DOS) window displays.

  • Page 111

    Using the Embedded Web Server Configure SNMP Trap Message Recipients Perform this procedure to configure community names, write authorizations, and network addresses and for up to six SNMP trap message recipients per Edge switch or director, or up to 12 SNMP trap message recipients per HAFM appliance.

  • Page 112

    Using the Embedded Web Server d. Enter the IP address or DNS host name of the trap recipient (SNMP management workstation) in the associated Trap Recipient field. Use 64 or fewer alphanumeric characters. HP recommends that the IP address be used.

  • Page 113: Enable Or Disable The Cli

    Using the Embedded Web Server Enable or Disable the CLI Perform this procedure to toggle (enable or disable) the state of the switch’s command line interface. To change the CLI state: 1. Choose Configure > Management > CLI to display the CLI tab (Figure 46).

  • Page 114: Configure User Rights

    Using the Embedded Web Server Configure User Rights Perform this procedure to configure the administrator-level and operator-level passwords used to access the Embedded Web Server interface through the Username and Password Required dialog box. To configure passwords: 1. Choose Configure > Security to display the User Rights tab as shown in Figure Figure 47: Security page–User Rights tab 2.

  • Page 115

    Using the Embedded Web Server 3. For the Operator set of data fields: a. Enter the operator user name (as specified by the customer’s network administrator) in the New User Name field. Use 16 or fewer alphanumeric characters. b. Enter the operator password (as specified by the customer’s network administrator) in the New Password field.

  • Page 116

    Using the Embedded Web Server Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

  • Page 117: Manage Firmware Versions

    Manage Firmware Versions The Edge Switch 2/24 internal operating code is downloaded from the HAFM appliance and stored on a CTP card. Up to 32 versions can be stored on the HAFM appliance hard drive and made available for download to an Edge Switch. This chapter contains information on the following firmware management tasks: Determine a Switch Firmware Version, page 114...

  • Page 118: Determine A Switch Firmware Version

    Manage Firmware Versions Determine a Switch Firmware Version To determine a switch firmware version from the management appliance (Element Manager application): 1. At the management appliance, open the SAN management application. 2. At the HAFM application’s physical map, right-click the product icon representing the switch to be inspected for firmware version, then select Element Manager from the pop-up menu.

  • Page 119: Add A Firmware Version

    Manage Firmware Versions Add a Firmware Version The firmware version shipped with the Edge Switch is provided on the Edge Switch 2/24 documentation CD. Subsequent firmware versions to upgrade the Edge Switch are provided to customers through the HP web site. Note: When adding a firmware version, follow procedural information in the release notes that accompany the firmware version.

  • Page 120: New Firmware Version Dialog Box, New Firmware Description Dialog Box

    Manage Firmware Versions 3. Choose Maintenance > Firmware Library. The Firmware Library dialog box displays (Figure 49). Figure 49: Firmware Library dialog box 4. Click New. The New Firmware Version dialog box displays (Figure 50). Figure 50: New Firmware Version dialog box 5.

  • Page 121

    Manage Firmware Versions 7. A Transfer Complete message box displays indicating the new firmware version is stored on the HAFM appliance hard drive. Click Close to close the message box. The new firmware version and associated description display in the Switch Firmware Library dialog box.

  • Page 122: Modify A Firmware Version Description, Modify Firmware Description Dialog Box

    Manage Firmware Versions Modify a Firmware Version Description Use these steps to modify the description of an Edge Switch firmware version in the library stored on the HAFM appliance hard drive: 1. At the HAFM appliance, open the HAFM application. The Products View page displays.

  • Page 123: Delete A Firmware Version

    Manage Firmware Versions Delete a Firmware Version Use these steps to delete a firmware version from the library stored on the HAFM appliance hard drive: 1. At the HAFM appliance, open the HAFM application. The Products View page displays. 2. Double-click the icon representing the Edge Switch from which the firmware version will be deleted.

  • Page 124: Download A Firmware Version To A Switch

    Manage Firmware Versions Download a Firmware Version to a Switch This procedure downloads a selected firmware version from the HAFM appliance library to an Edge Switch managed by the open instance of the Element Manager application. The procedure applies to an Edge switch with one CTP2 card, or a director with two (redundant) CTP2 cards.

  • Page 125: Send Firmware Warning Dialog Box

    Manage Firmware Versions c. Choose Maintenance > Backup & Restore Configuration. The Backup and Restore Configuration dialog box displays. d. Click Backup. When the backup process finishes, the Backup Complete dialog box displays. e. Click OK to close the dialog box and return to the Hardware View page. 5.

  • Page 126

    Manage Firmware Versions During the IPL, the Edge Switch-to-HAFM appliance link drops momentarily and the following events occur at the Element Manager: As the network connection drops, the Edge Switch Status table turns yellow, the Status field displays No Link, and the State field displays a reason message.

  • Page 127: Back Up The Configuration

    Manage Firmware Versions Back Up the Configuration Use these steps to back up the configuration file on the HAFM appliance. 1. At the HAFM appliance, open the HAFM application. The Products View displays. 2. At the SAN management application’s physical map, right-click the product icon representing the switch for which a configuration file is to be backed up, then select Element Manager from the pop-up menu.

  • Page 128

    Manage Firmware Versions Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

  • Page 129: Regulatory Compliance Notices

    Regulatory Compliance Notices This appendix covers the following topics: Regulatory Compliance ID Numbers, page 126 Federal Communications Commission Notice, page 127 Canadian Notice (Avis Canadien), page 130 European Union Notice, page 131 Japanese Notice, page 132 Taiwanese Notice, page 132 Harmonics Conformance (Japan), page 133 German Noise...

  • Page 130: Regulatory Compliance Id Numbers

    Regulatory Compliance Notices Regulatory Compliance ID Numbers For the purpose of regulatory compliance certifications and identification, your HP StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 is assigned a HP Regulatory Model Number. The HP Regulatory Model Number for this product is: RSVLB-0216 The HP StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Regulatory Model Number can be found on the product label, along with the required approval markings and information.

  • Page 131: Federal Communications Commission Notice

    Regulatory Compliance Notices Federal Communications Commission Notice Part 15 of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Rules and Regulations has established Radio Frequency (RF) emission limits to provide an interference-free radio frequency spectrum. Many electronic devices, including computers, generate RF energy incidental to their intended function and are, therefore, covered by these rules.

  • Page 132: Network And Serial Cables

    Modifications The FCC requires the user to be notified that any changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by Hewlett-Packard Company may void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Network and Serial Cables...

  • Page 133

    Regulatory Compliance Notices IEC EMC Statement (Worldwide) This is a Class A product. In a domestic environment this product may cause radio interference, in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures. Spécification ATI Classe A (France) DECLARATION D'INSTALLATION ET DE MISE EN EXPLOITATION d'un matériel de traitement de l'information (ATI), classé...

  • Page 134: Class A Equipment, Class B Equipment

    Regulatory Compliance Notices Canadian Notice (Avis Canadien) Class A Equipment This Class A digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations. Cet appareil numérique de la classe A respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le matériel brouilleur du Canada. Class B Equipment This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations.

  • Page 135: European Union Notice

    Regulatory Compliance Notices European Union Notice Products with the CE Marking comply with both the EMC Directive (89/336/EEC) and the Low Voltage Directive (73/23/EEC) issued by the Commission of the European Community. Compliance with these directives implies conformity to the following European Norms (the equivalent international standards are in parenthesis): EN55022 1998 (CISPR 22)–Electromagnetic Interference EN55024 1998 (IEC61000–4-2, IEC61000-4-3, IEC61000-4-4,...

  • Page 136: Japanese Notice, Taiwanese Notice

    Regulatory Compliance Notices Japanese Notice Taiwanese Notice Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

  • Page 137: German Noise Declaration

    Regulatory Compliance Notices Harmonics Conformance (Japan) German Noise Declaration Schalldruckpegel Lp = 66.8 dB(A) Am Arbeitsplatz (operator position) Normaler Betrieb (normal operation) Nach ISO 7779:1988 / EN 27779:1991 (Typprüfung) Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

  • Page 138: Laser Safety (finland)

    Regulatory Compliance Notices Laser Safety WARNING: To reduce the risk of exposure to hazardous radiation: Do not try to open the laser device enclosure. There are no user-serviceable components inside. Do not operate controls, make adjustments, or perform procedures to the laser device other than those specified herein.

  • Page 139: Certification And Classification Information

    Regulatory Compliance Notices Certification and Classification Information This product contains a laser internal to the Optical Link Module (OLM) for connection to the Fibre Channel communications port. In the USA, the OLM is certified as a Class 1 laser product conforming to the requirements contained in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) regulation 21 CFR, Subchapter J.

  • Page 140: Declaration Of Conformity

    Regulatory Compliance Notices Declaration of Conformity The Declaration of Conformity is shown on the next page. TBD: REPLACE? Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

  • Page 141: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications This appendix contains the following information: Factory Defaults, page 138 Physical Dimensions, page 140 Environmental Specifications, page 141 Power Requirements, page 142 Operating Tolerances, page 143 Laser Information, page 144 Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

  • Page 142: Factory-set Defaults

    Technical Specifications Factory Defaults Table 4 lists the defaults for the passwords and IP, subnet, and gateway addresses. Table 4: Factory-Set Defaults Item Default User name Administrator Customer password password Maintenance password level-2 IP address 10.1.1.10 Subnet mask 255.0.0.0 Gateway address 0.0.0.0 Table 5 provides the Edge Switch factor default values for Reset Configuration...

  • Page 143

    Technical Specifications Table 5: Switch Factory-Default Values for Reset Configuration Option (Continued) Configuration Description Default Operating Mode Must select one of two modes: Open Fabric 1.0 mode McData 1.0 or Open Fabric 1.0. The recommended mode is Open Fabric 1.0. Operating Preferred Domain ID Parameters...

  • Page 144: Physical Dimensions

    Technical Specifications Physical Dimensions Table 6 lists Edge Switch 2/24 dimensions. Table 6: Dimensions Dimension Size Height 4.3 cm (1.7 in) Width 43.4 cm (17.1 in) Depth 48.3 cm (19.0 in) Weight 7.7 kg (17 lb) Shipping Weight 18.1 kg (40 lb) Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

  • Page 145: Environmental Specifications

    Technical Specifications Environmental Specifications Table 7 lists environmental ranges for shipping, storing, and operating the HP StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24. Table 7: Environmental Specifications Specification Shipping Storage Operating Weight 18.1 kg (40 lb) 7.7 kg (17 lb) 7.7 kg (17 lb) Temperature -40°...

  • Page 146: Power Requirements

    Technical Specifications Power Requirements Table 8 lists Edge Switch 2/24 power requirements. Table 8: Power Requirements Specification Value Input voltage 90 to 264 VAC Input frequency 47 to 63 Hz Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

  • Page 147: Operating Tolerances

    Technical Specifications Operating Tolerances Table 9 lists heating and cooling specifications, shock tolerances, vibration, acoustical noise, and inclination. Table 9: Operating Tolerances Specification Value Heat dissipation 49 watts (167 BTU/hr) Cooling airflow clearances Right and left sides: 1.3 cm (0.5 inches) Front and rear: 7.6 cm (3.0 in) Top and bottom: No clearance required Shock and vibration tolerance...

  • Page 148: Laser Information

    Technical Specifications Laser Information Three configurations of cards with fixed optics will be provided for each of the connector types: four extended long-wave ports, four long-wave ports, and four short-wave ports. Table 10: Laser Specifications 2 Gb – Transceivers Wave Media/ Part Number on UPM Card...

  • Page 149

    index connecting switches to a fabric conventions active zone set state, default value document addresses, default values equipment symbols audience text symbols authorized reseller, HP cooling fan, description backing up edge switch configuration file declaration of conformity bb_credit defaults brackets factory and rails operating parameters...

  • Page 150

    Index Element Manager, description Fibre Channel e-mail notification, configuring addresses embedded web server. ports enabling firmware adding version telnet deleting version equipment symbols determining version error detection downloading Ethernet modifying description events, configure at HAFM appliance release notes events, enable at HAFM appliance FL_Port, description hub, unpacking, inspecting, and installing frames, routing of...

  • Page 151

    Index LEDs port identification, default values PWR LED Initial Machine Load (IML) button System Error LED insistent domain ID LIN alerts, default values installation tasks backing-up configuration data cabling Fibre Channel ports MAC addresses configuring default network addresses defined switch to the HAFM application maintenance port LAN-connecting the switch management appliance...

  • Page 152

    Index ports setting, online state cabling SFP transceivers default values longwave Fibre Channel shortwave LEDs slide rails, mounting UDP, default value SNMP power authorization trap states, default value requirements communities, default value supplies configuring trap message recipients, EWS preferred domain ID default value configuring trap recipients multiswitch fabric 68,...

  • Page 153

    Index SFP transceivers unpacking and inspecting versions, firmware switch parameters deleting domain RSCNs determining insistent domain ID modifying description NV-RAM storage 67, preferred domain ID rerouting delay warning suppress RSCNs on zone set activations rack stability symbols symbols on equipment in text WWN, principal switch on equipment...

  • Page 154

    Index Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

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