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

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Part Number: AA-RTDWB-TE/958-000283-001
This guide provides procedures for installing, configuring, and managing the HP StorageWorks
Edge Switch 2/24.

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    installation guide hp StorageWorks edge switch 2/24 Product Version: FW V05.01.00-24/HAFM SW V07.01.00-09 Second Edition (June 2003) Part Number: AA-RTDWB-TE/958-000283-001 This guide provides procedures for installing, configuring, and managing the HP StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24.

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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........... .9 Overview.

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    Contents Switch Management ............25 Embedded Web Server (EWS).

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    Contents Insistent ............56 Rerouting Delay .

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    Contents Using the Embedded Web Server........81 Accessing the Embedded Web Server .

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    Contents Laser Safety ............. 122 Certification and Classification Information .

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    Contents 20 Configure Ethernet Events Dialog Box ........65 21 Configure Threshold Alerts dialog box .

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    Contents 10 Laser Specifications - 2 Gb ..........132 Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

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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 10 Conventions, page 11 Rack Stability, page 14 Getting Help, page 15...

  • Page 12: Overview, Intended Audience, Related Documentation

    This book is intended for use by 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, see the Related Documents section of the HP StorageWorks Edge Switch Release Notes.

  • Page 13: 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 14: 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 16: 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 17: 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 18: 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 Installation Guide...

  • Page 19: Introduction

    Introduction 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

    Introduction 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)

    Introduction 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

    Introduction 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 PWR LED, as shown in Figure 2, illuminates when the switch is connected to...

  • Page 23: Ethernet Lan Connector, Initial Machine Load Button

    Introduction 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 server or an SNMP management workstation. Two green LEDs are associated with the LAN connector. When illuminated, the left LED indicates LAN operation at 10 Mbps, and the right LED indicates LAN operation at 100 Mbps.

  • Page 24: Sfp Transceivers (fibre Channel Ports), Port Leds

    Introduction SFP Transceivers (Fibre Channel Ports) The Edge Switch 2/24 provides 24 Fibre Channel ports. A single-mode or multi-mode fiber-optic cable attaches to a port through a small form factor pluggable (SFP) transceiver. The SFP provides a duplex LC interface, and can be detached from the switch port for easy replacement.

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

    Introduction 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 The switch contains two power supply assemblies with internal cooling fans.

  • Page 26: Maintenance Port

    Introduction 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)

    Introduction 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 Product Manager Applications, Switch, Hafm Server, And Ethernet Hub

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

  • Page 29: Remote Workstations, Lan Interface Options, Minimum Remote Workstation Requirements

    Introduction Remote Workstations Using a standard web browser, the HAFM and Edge Switch 2/24 Product Manager applications can be downloaded and installed on remote user workstations that are LAN-attached to the HAFM server. Operators at these workstations can manage and monitor switches controlled by the HAFM server. A maximum of nine concurrent users (eight remote users and one local user) can log in to the HAFM application.

  • Page 30: Command Line Interface

    Introduction Unix workstation with color monitor, keyboard, and mouse, using a: ® — Hewlett-Packard HA PA-RISC processor with a 400 MHz or greater ® clock speed, using the HP-UX 11 or higher operating system. ® — Sun Microsystems UltraSPARC™ II processor with a 400 MHz or greater clock speed, using the SunOS™...

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

    Introduction 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.

  • Page 32: Zoning

    HAFM application 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: Multi-switch Fabrics, Software Diagnostics

    Introduction 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.

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    Introduction Unsolicited SNMP trap messages that indicate operational state changes or failures can be transmitted to up to 12 authorized management workstations. E-mail messages or call-home reports provide automatic notification of significant system events to designated support personnel or administrators. Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

  • Page 35: Optional Kits, Edge Switch 2/24 Optional Kits

    Introduction Optional Kits Contact your Hewlett-Packard authorized service provider to purchase the following optional Edge Switch 2/24 kits. See 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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    Introduction Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

  • Page 37: 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 provides the following information: Installation requirements. Configuration procedures for the Edge Switch 2/24. Summary of HA-Fabric Manager (HAFM) server set up and configuration. Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

  • Page 38: 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 server, and an optional Ethernet hub are delivered and installed at the customer facility on a desk or table top.

  • Page 39: Review Installation Requirements

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Review Installation Requirements Verify the following requirements are met prior to Edge Switch and HAFM server 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 40: Unpack, Inspect, And Install The Switch, Unpack And Inspect The Switch, Desktop Installation

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

  • Page 41: Rack-mount Installation

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 3. Verify all field-replaceable units (FRUs), including small form factor pluggable (SFP) optical transceivers and combined cooling fan and power supply assemblies are installed as ordered. 4. Connect the U.S. or country-specific (optional) AC power cords to the right (PS0) and left (PS1) receptacles at the rear of the chassis.

  • Page 42: 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 43: Connection Description Dialog Box

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Note that the HAFM server may be used for this function and that HyperTerminal is included in Windows 2000 provided in the HAFM server. An asynchronous RS-232 null modem cable (provided with the switch). Perform the following steps to change a switch’s IP address, subnet mask, or gateway address: 1.

  • Page 44: Connect To Dialog Box, Port Settings Dialog Box

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

  • Page 45: Hyperterminal Window

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 7. Configure the Port Settings parameters as follows: — Bits per second — 57600 — Data bits — 8 — Parity — None — Stop bits — 1 — Flow control — Hardware When the parameters are set, click OK.

  • Page 46: 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, type the following at the C> prompt and press Enter. 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 from zero through 255.

  • Page 47: Lan-connect The Switch

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 LAN-Connect the Switch Connect the switch to the customer-supplied Ethernet LAN segment or the HP-supplied Ethernet hub. To connect the desktop or rack-mounted switch to the Ethernet LAN segment: 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 48: Hafm Server, Record Or Verify Hafm Server Restore Information

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

  • Page 49: Enabling Hafm To Manage The Switch, Verify Communication Between Switch And Hafm Server

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Enabling HAFM to Manage the Switch To manage a new switch, it must be identified to the HAFM application. To identify the new switch: 1. Right-click in a blank area of the Product View page and select New or click Product on the menu bar and choose New.

  • Page 50: Switch Operational States And Symbols

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Table 3: Switch Operational States and Symbols Operational State Symbol Operational — switch-to server communication is established, the switch is operational, and no failures are indicated. Go to “Set Switch Date and Time” on page 50. Degraded —...

  • Page 51: Switch Hardware View Page

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Figure 12: 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 52: 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 Product 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 53: 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 54: 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 Note: For a complete reference on HAFM functionality, refer to the HA-Fabric Manager User Guide Set the Switch Online, page 53 Set the Switch Offline, page 53...

  • Page 55: 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 56: Configure Identification Dialog Box

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 To configure the switch identification: 1. At the Hardware View page for the selected switch, choose Configure > Identification. The Configure Identification dialog box displays (Figure 14). Figure 14: Configure Identification dialog box a.

  • Page 57: Configure Switch Operating Parameters, Configure Switch Parameters Dialog Box

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Configure Switch Operating Parameters Use the 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 NVRAM on the switch. 1.

  • Page 58: Switch Parameters, Domain Id, Preferred, Insistent

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Switch Parameters Configure the following parameters as required by your fabric. Domain ID The domain identification is a value between 1 and 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.

  • Page 59: Rerouting Delay, Domain Rscns

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 When a check mark displays, the domain ID configured in the Preferred Domain ID field will become the active domain identification when the fabric initializes. See the following notes: This option is required if High Availability Fabric Manager (HAFM) is enabled.

  • Page 60: Suppress Rscns On Zone Set Activations, Configure Fabric Operating Parameters

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 optic cable being disconnected from a port. Consult with your HBA and storage device vendor to determine if enabling Domain RSCNs will cause problems with your HBA or storage products. Note that this option is required if Enterprise Fabric Mode (optional SANtegrity binding feature) is enabled.

  • Page 61: Fabric Parameters, Bb_credit, R_a_tov, Configure Fabric Parameters Dialog Box

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Figure 16: 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 62: 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 63: 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.

  • Page 64: Configure Snmp Trap Message Recipients, Configure Snmp Agent Dialog Box

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Configure SNMP Trap Message Recipients Perform this procedure to configure community names, write authorizations, and network addresses and for up to 12 SNMP trap message recipients. A trap recipient is a management workstation that receives notification (through SNMP) if a switch event occurs.

  • Page 65: Configure And Enable E-mail Notification

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 c. Type the IP address or DNS host name of the trap recipient (SNMP management workstation) in the associated Trap Recipient field. Use 32 alphanumeric characters or less. It is recommended the IP address be used.

  • Page 66: Configure E-mail Dialog Box

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Figure 19: Configure E-Mail dialog box a. Type the IP address or DNS host name of the SMTP server in the SMTP server field. Use 64 alphanumeric characters or less. It is recommended the IP address be used.

  • Page 67: Configure And Enable Call-home Features, Configure And Enable Ethernet Events, Configure Threshold Alerts

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Configure and Enable Call-Home Features There are two call-home features available, and only one is installed when the HAFM application is installed on the HAFM server. To learn more about configuring Call-Home features, refer to the HAFM server installation guide. Configure and Enable Ethernet Events Perform this procedure to configure and enable Ethernet events.

  • Page 68: Create New Alerts

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Use the Threshold Alerts option on the Configure menu to configure the following: Name for the alert. Type of threshold for the alert (Rx, Tx, or either). Active or inactive state of the alert. Threshold criteria: —...

  • Page 69: Configure Threshold Alerts Dialog Box

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Figure 21: Configure Threshold Alerts dialog box 2. Click New. The New Threshold Alert dialog box displays, as shown in Figure Figure 22: 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 4. Choose one of the following from the drop-down list under the Name field: Rx Throughput—An alert will occur if the threshold set for receive throughput is reached Tx Throughput—An alert will occur if the threshold set for transmit throughput is reached.

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    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 7. Enter the amount of cumulative minutes in which the % utilization should exist during the notification interval before an alert is generated. You can also choose At any time if you want an alert to occur whenever the set % utilization is reached.

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    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Figure 25: New Threshold Alerts dialog box summary screen — 12. Click Finish. The Configure Threshold Alerts dialog box displays listing the name, type, and state of the alert that you just configured. 13.

  • Page 73: Modify Alerts, Activate Or Deactivate Alerts

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Modify Alerts Use the following steps to modify an existing threshold alert configuration. 1. At the Hardware View page, choose Configure > Threshold Alerts. The Configure Threshold Alerts dialog box displays. Select the alert that you want to modify by clicking the alert information in the table.

  • Page 74: Delete Alerts, Test Remote Notification, Test Remote Notification Dialog Box

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Delete Alerts Use the following steps to delete existing threshold alerts. 1. At the Hardware View page, choose Configure > Threshold Alerts. The Configure Threshold Alerts dialog box displays. 2. Select the alert that you want to delete by selecting the alert information in the table and click Delete.

  • Page 75: Back Up Hafm Configuration Data, Configure Open Systems Management Server, Configure Feature Key

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 5. Verify with recipients that call-home and e-mail notifications were received. Figure 28: Information dialog box Back Up HAFM Configuration Data It is important to back up the HAFM configuration data. This data is used to restore the HAFM server operating environment in case of hard drive failure.

  • Page 76: 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 77: 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 78: Port Properties Dialog Box

    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 29). Figure 29: Port Properties dialog box 9. Ensure the Link Incident field displays None and the Reason field is blank. If an ISL segmentation or other problem is indicated, refer to the HP StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Service Manual to isolate the problem.

  • Page 79: Unpack, Inspect, And Install The Ethernet Hub (optional), Using Hafm From A Remote Location

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Unpack, Inspect, and Install the Ethernet Hub (Optional) The HAFM server 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 server, and one hub port is required to connect each Edge Switch.

  • Page 80: Install Hafm Client On A Remote Workstation

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 — Sun Microsystems UltraPARC-II processor with a 300 MHz or greater clock speed, using the SunOS Version 5.5.1 or higher operating system, or Solaris Version 2.5.1 or higher operating system. — IBM PowerPC microprocessor with a 233 MHz or greater clock speed, or POWER3 microprocessor with a 333 MHz or greater clock speed, using the AIX Version 4.3.3 or higher operating system.

  • Page 81: Launch Hafm From The Remote Client, Hafm Remote Client Install

    Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/24 Figure 30: 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 Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

  • Page 83: Using The Embedded Web Server

    Using the Embedded Web Server If an HAFM server is not available, 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 the switch identification, date and time, switch and fabric parameters, and network addresses.

  • Page 84: Accessing The Embedded Web Server, Username And Password Required Dialog Box

    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 higher or Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 or higher is required. To open the embedded web server interface: 1.

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    Using the Embedded Web Server Figure 32: Embedded web server interface—View window Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

  • Page 86: Configure Switch Ports, 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. At the View window, click Configure at the left side of the window. The Configure window opens with the Ports tab displayed.

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    Using the Embedded Web Server d. Select a Type field and choose generic port (G_Port), fabric port (F_Port), or expansion port (E_Port) from the list box.If F_Port or E_Port is selected, the port will only operate as the port type selected. If G_Port is selected, the port type is automatically detected and will operate as an E_Port or F_Port.

  • Page 88: Configure Switch Identification

    Using the Embedded Web Server Configure Switch Identification Perform this procedure to configure the switch name, description, location, and contact person. The Name, Location, and Contact variables configured here correspond respectively to the SNMP variables sysName, sysLocation, and sysContact. These variables are used by SNMP management workstations when obtaining data from managed switches.

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    Using the Embedded Web Server c. Type the switch physical location (255 alphanumeric characters or less) in the Location field. d. Type the name of a contact person (255 alphanumeric characters or less) in the Contact field. 2. Click Activate to save the information. The message “Your changes to the identification configuration have been successfully activated”...

  • Page 90: 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. At the Configure window, click the Switch tab, then select Date/Time tab. The Switch page displays with Date/Time tab selected (highlighted red), as shown in Figure...

  • Page 91: 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.

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    Using the Embedded Web Server When a check mark displays, the domain ID configured in the Preferred Domain ID field will become the active domain identification when the fabric initializes. See the following notes: — This option is required if High Availability Fabric Manager (HAFM) is enabled.

  • Page 93: Set Fabric Parameters

    Using the Embedded Web Server Set Fabric Parameters The switch must be set offline to configure fabric parameters. To configure the parameters: 1. Set the switch offline as follows: a. At the View panel, select Operations at the left side of the panel. The Operations panel opens with the Switch Beacon page displayed.

  • Page 94

    Using the Embedded Web Server 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. In addition, the R_A_TOV must be greater than the E_D_TOV. c.

  • Page 95: Configure Network Information

    Using the Embedded Web Server Configure Network Information Verify 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 96: Network Configuration Changes Activated

    Using the Embedded Web Server Figure 37: Switch page—Network tab a. At the IP Address field, type the new value as specified by the customer’s network administrator (default is 10.1.1.10, factory preset is 10.1.1.10). b. At the Subnet Mask field, type the new value as specified by the customer’s network administrator (default is 255.0.0.0).

  • Page 97

    Using the Embedded Web Server 6. At the browser, enter the switch’s new IP address as the Internet URL. The Username and Password Required dialog box displays. 7. Type the default user name and password. Administrator password Note: The default user name is and the default password is The user name and password are case-sensitive.

  • Page 98

    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 6 SNMP trap message recipients. A trap recipient is a management workstation that receives notification (through SNMP) if a switch event occurs.

  • Page 99

    Using the Embedded Web Server c. Click the check box in the Write Authorization column to enable or disable write authorization for the trap recipient (default is disabled). A check mark in the box indicates write authorization is enabled. When the feature is enabled, a management workstation user can change sysContact, sysName, and sysLocation SNMP variables.

  • Page 100: 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. At the Configure window, click the CLI tab. The Management page displays with the CLI tab selected, as shown in Figure Figure 40: Management page—CLI tab...

  • Page 101: 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. At the Configure window, click the Security tab. The Security page displays with the User Rights tab selected.

  • Page 102

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

  • Page 103: Manage Firmware Versions

    Manage Firmware Versions The Edge Switch 2/24 internal operating code is downloaded from the HAFM server and stored on a CTP2 card. Up to eight versions can be stored on the HAFM server hard drive and made available for download to a Edge Switch. This chapter contains information on the following firmware management tasks: Determine a Switch Firmware Version, page 102...

  • Page 104: Determine A Switch Firmware Version, Firmware Library Dialog Box

    Manage Firmware Versions Determine a Switch Firmware Version Use these steps to determine the Edge Switch 2/24 firmware version: 1. At the HAFM server, open the HAFM application. The Products View page displays. 2. Double-click the icon representing the Edge Switch to be inspected for firmware version.

  • Page 105: 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 Hewlett-Packard website. Note: When adding a firmware version, follow procedural information in the release notes that accompany the firmware version.

  • Page 106: New Firmware Version Dialog Box, New Firmware Description Dialog Box

    Manage Firmware Versions 4. Choose Maintenance > Firmware Library. The Switch Firmware Library dialog box displays, as shown in Figure 5. Click New. The New Firmware Version dialog box displays, as shown in Figure Figure 43: New Firmware Version dialog box 6.

  • Page 107: Modify A Firmware Version Description, Modify Firmware Description Dialog Box

    Manage Firmware Versions 9. Click Close. 10. To send the firmware version to a Edge Switch, see “Download a Firmware Version to a Switch” on page 107. Modify a Firmware Version Description Use these steps to modify the description of a Edge Switch firmware version in the library stored on the HAFM server hard drive: 1.

  • Page 108: 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 server hard drive: 1. At the HAFM server, 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 109: 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 server library to a Edge Switch managed by the open instance of the Product Manager application. The procedure applies to a Edge Switch with two (redundant) CTP2 cards.

  • Page 110: Send Firmware Confirmation 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 111

    Manage Firmware Versions During the IPL, the Edge Switch-to-HAFM server link drops momentarily and the following events occur at the Product 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 112: Back Up The Configuration

    Manage Firmware Versions Back Up the Configuration Use these steps to back up the configuration file to the HAFM server. 1. At the HAFM server, open the HAFM application. The Products View displays. 2. Double-click the icon representing the Edge Switch for which the configuration file will be backed up.

  • Page 113: Regulatory Compliance Notices

    Regulatory Compliance Notices This appendix covers the following topics: Regulatory Compliance ID Numbers, page 112 Federal Communications Commission Notice, page 113 Canadian Notice (Avis Canadien), page 116 European Union Notice, page 117 Japanese Notice, page 118 Taiwanese Notice, page 119 Harmonics Conformance (Japan), page 120 German Noise...

  • Page 114: 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 Hewlett-Packard Regulatory Model Number. The Hewlett-Packard Regulatory Model Number for this product 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 115: Federal Communications Commission Notice, Class A Equipment, Class B Equipment

    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 116: Modifications, 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 117: Iec Emc Statement (worldwide)

    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 118: Canadian Notice (avis Canadien), 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 119: 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 120: Japanese Notice

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

  • Page 121: Taiwanese Notice

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

  • Page 122: Harmonics Conformance (japan)

    Regulatory Compliance Notices Harmonics Conformance (Japan) Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

  • Page 123: German Noise Declaration

    Regulatory Compliance Notices German Noise Declaration Schalldruckpegel Lp =64.4 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 124: Laser Safety, Certification And Classification Information

    Do not operate controls, make adjustments, or perform procedures to the laser device other than those specified herein. • Allow only Hewlett-Packard authorized service technicians to repair the laser device. Certification and Classification Information This product contains a laser internal to the Optical Link Module (OLM) for connection to the Fibre communications port.

  • Page 125: Laser Safety (finland)

    Regulatory Compliance Notices Laser Safety (Finland) LASERTURVALLISUUS LUOKAN 1 LASERLAITE KLASS 1 LASER APPARAT HP StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 -kytkinlaitteessa on 24 optista liitäntäporttia, joissa on laserdiodin sisältävä lähetinosa. Fibre Channel -kytkinlaite on käyttäjälle turvallinen luokan 1 laserlaite, eikä käyttäjä voi altistua turvallisuusluokan 1 ylittävälle lasersäteilylle toimiessaan käyttöohjeen mukaisesti.

  • Page 126: Declaration Of Conformity

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

  • Page 127: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications This appendix contains the following information: Factory Defaults, page 126 Physical Dimensions, page 128 Environmental Specifications, page 129 Power Requirements, page 130 Operating Tolerances, page 131 Laser Information, page 132 Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

  • Page 128: Factory Defaults, Factory-set Defaults, Switch Factory-default Values For Reset Configuration Option

    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 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 factory-default values for Reset Configuration option.

  • Page 129

    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 Homogeneous mode or Open Fabric 1.0. The recommended mode is Open Fabric 1.0. Operating Preferred Domain ID Parameters...

  • Page 130: 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 131: 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 132: 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 133: 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 134: 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 135: Electrostatic Discharge

    Electrostatic Discharge This appendix contains the following information. Precautions Against Electrostatic Discharge, page 134 Grounding Methods, page 135 Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

  • Page 136: Precautions Against Electrostatic Discharge

    Electrostatic Discharge Precautions Against Electrostatic Discharge To prevent damaging the system, be aware of the precautions you need to follow when setting up the system or handling parts. A discharge of static electricity from a finger or other conductor may damage system boards or other static-sensitive devices.

  • Page 137: Grounding Methods

    Electrostatic Discharge Grounding Methods There are several methods for grounding. Use one or more of the following methods when handling or installing electrostatic-sensitive parts: Use a wrist strap connected by a ground cord to a grounded workstation or computer chassis. Wrist straps are flexible straps with a minimum of 1 megohm 10 percent resistance in the ground cords.

  • Page 138

    Electrostatic Discharge Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

  • Page 139: Index

    index Configure SNMP trap message recipients configure switch parameters dialog box active zone set state, default value configuring addresses, default values ethernet events AIX operating system fabric operating parameters audience feature key authorized reseller, HP conventions document equipment symbols backing up edge switch configuration file text symbols bb_credit cooling fan, description...

  • Page 140

    Index e_d_tov interop mode e_d_tov r_a_tov default value switch priority fabric segmentation fabric segmentation less than r_a_tov e_d_tov multiswitch fabrics preferred domain ID rerouting delay fabrics E_port segmentation, preferred domain ID E_Port, description class A compliance notice electrostatic discharge precautions class B compliance notice e-mail notification, configuring FCC compliance statement, cables...

  • Page 141

    Index testing remote notification unpacking, inspecting, and installing HA PA-RISC processor Ethernet hub HAFM switch configuring switch verify installation requirements remote location verifying switch-to-HAFM server remote location requirements communication setting the switch offline Intel Pentium processor setting the switch online Internet Explorer HAFM server interop mode...

  • Page 142

    Index managing the switch PowerPC microprocessor memory, remote workstation precautions against electrostatic discharge Microsoft Internet Explorer preferred domain ID mode, interop default value multi-switch fabric multiswitch fabric 55, general information prerequisites multiswitch fabric principal switch, determining e_d_tov priority, default value principal switch product manager rerouting delay...

  • Page 143

    Index SNMP rerouting delay configuring trap message recipients, EWS Suppress RSCNs on zone set activations configuring trap recipients, product manager switch priority related number codes default values switch priority setting SNMP authorization trap states, default value switches, principal, determining symbols in text SNMP communities, default value symbols on equipment SNMP write authorizations, default value...

  • Page 144

    Index websites zone set state, default value HP storage zone set, description of Windows operating systems, versions zone sets, default value workstation, UNIX zone states, default value zones principal switch zones, number of, default value zoning, default values zone members, default value Edge Switch 2/24 Installation Guide...

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