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

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HAFM server installation guide
Part Number: AA-RT4KB-TE
Second Edition (January 2003)
This document describes how to install and configure the HP
notebook PC to function as the High Availability Fabric Manager
(HAFM) server.

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    hp StorageWorks HAFM server installation guide Part Number: AA-RT4KB-TE Second Edition (January 2003) This document describes how to install and configure the HP notebook PC to function as the High Availability Fabric Manager (HAFM) server.

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    © Hewlett-Packard Company, 2003. All rights reserved. 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 Intended Audience ............vii Related Documentation .

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    Contents FTP Server Configuration..........5–3 Configuring the FTP Server Home Directory for Read/Write Access .

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    Contents Index Figures 4–1 Power Options Properties window ........4–2 5–1 Windows Components Wizard window .

  • Page 7: About This Guide, Intended Audience, Related Documentation

    About this Guide This installation guide provides information to help you: • Set up the HP notebook PC. • Configure the HP notebook PC to function as a High Availability Fabric Manager (HAFM) server. • Install the HAFM server and its slide out shelf into a supported equipment cabinet. •...

  • Page 8: Document Conventions

    About this Guide Document Conventions The conventions included in Table 1 apply. Table 1: Document Conventions Element Convention Cross-reference links Blue text: Figure 1 Key names, menu items, buttons, and Bold dialog box titles File names, application names, and text Italics emphasis User input, command names, system...

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    About this Guide Symbols on Equipment Any enclosed surface or area of the equipment marked with these symbols indicates the presence of electrical shock hazards. Enclosed area contains no operator serviceable parts. WARNING: To reduce the risk of injury from electrical shock hazards, do not open this enclosure.

  • Page 10: Rack Stability, Getting Help, Hp Technical Support

    About this Guide Rack Stability WARNING: To reduce the risk of personal injury or damage to the equipment, be sure that: • The leveling jacks are extended to the floor. • The full weight of the rack rests on the leveling jacks. •...

  • Page 11: Hp Authorized Reseller

    About this Guide HP Website The HP website has the latest information on this product, as well as the latest drivers. http://thenew.hp.com/country/us/eng/prodserv/storage.html. Access storage at: From this website, select the appropriate product or solution. HP Authorized Reseller For the name of your nearest HP Authorized Reseller: •...

  • Page 13: Introduction

    Introduction This document describes the setup and configuration requirements for the HP notebook PC to function as an HAFM server. This is to be used as a guide for configuring the PC, installing the software, installing the sliding shelf into a cabinet, and basic operation of the HAFM server application.

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    Introduction • “HAFM Operation” on page 8–1 describes operating the management services of the HAFM • “Backing Up and Restoring the HAFM Server” on page 9–1 describes steps required to perform data backup and to restore the notebook to it’s original configuration.

  • Page 15: Requirements And Capabilities Of The Notebook Pc, Hafm Server System Requirements

    System Requirements This chapter describes the system requirements for a HAFM server PC platform along with the actual capabilities (compliance) of the HP notebook PC. Requirements and Capabilities of the Notebook PC Table 2–1 lists the minimum requirements and actual capabilities of the HAFM server. Table 2–1: HAFM Server System Requirements Minimum Requirement Actual Capabilities...

  • Page 17: Drive Assignments, Cmos Setup, Cmos Settings

    PC Setup and Configuration The notebook PC must be set up with a specific configuration for it to function properly as an HAFM server. This level of setup must be performed any time a PC is configured from scratch. This chapter describes the requirements for setting up disk partitions and configuring certain CMOS setup options.

  • Page 18: Install Lan Card (optional)

    PC Setup and Configuration Table 3–1: CMOS Settings (Continued) Display Time-out: Suspend Time-out: Hibernate Time-out: Hard Disk Time-out: Time-out on AC: [Disabled] Lid Switch Mode: [Turn Off LCD] Resume On Serial Ring: [Disabled] Resume On Time of Day: [Disabled] Auto Suspend on Undock: [Never] Auto Turn-On on Dock: [Enabled]...

  • Page 19: Power Options, Changing The Default Power Options

    Windows 2000 Setup and Configuration To install and operate HAFM on the HP notebook PC, Windows 2000 must be installed. Windows 2000 is not factory installed on the HP notebook PC. To install Windows 2000, use the HP System Recovery CDs that come with the PC. See the README.TXT file on Disk 1 of these CDs for specific instructions on performing a factory installation.

  • Page 20: Power Options Properties Window

    Windows 2000 Setup and Configuration Figure 4–1: Power Options Properties window 3. Choose Always On from the Power schemes drop-down list. 4. Click OK. 4–2 HAFM server installation guide...

  • Page 21: Internet Information Server Setup And Configuration

    Internet Information Server Setup and Configuration HAFM requires a standard Web server and FTP server to be installed and configured properly on the HP notebook PC. The Web server is used by the client application to access online help files, and the FTP server is used by the client application to move files back and forth between the client and server as necessary.

  • Page 22: Windows Components Wizard Window

    Internet Information Server Setup and Configuration Figure 5–1: Windows Components Wizard window 4. Choose the Internet Information Services (IIS) check box. 5. Click Details. The Internet Information Services (IIS) dialog box displays. 6. Because certain extensions are not required for HAFM operation, clear the following check boxes: —...

  • Page 23: Web Server Configuration, Ftp Server Configuration

    Internet Information Server Setup and Configuration 8. When prompted with Please insert the Compact Disc labeled ‘Service Pack Files’ into your CD-ROM drive, click OK. 9. When prompted with Insert Service Pack Files into the drive selected below, type c:\i386 and click OK. Web Server Configuration The Web server is used to download and install the HAFM application to remote workstations, and to provide access to online help information from the HAFM...

  • Page 24: Configuring The Ftp Server Home Directory For Read/write Access

    Internet Information Server Setup and Configuration Configuring the FTP Server Home Directory for Read/Write Access To configure the FTP server home directory for read/write access and to create a new virtual directory for accessing the HAFM program files, complete the following steps. 1.

  • Page 25: Installing The Hafm Software, Iomega Quiksync

    HAFM Management Applications Installation This chapter describes the procedures required to install the HAFM software on the HP notebook PC. Installing the HAFM Software Install the HAFM software on the HP notebook PC by completing the following steps: 1. Insert the HAFM Applications CD into the CD-ROM drive and run the installation program named HAFM_ServerInstall.exe.

  • Page 27: Connecting The Hafm Server To A Lan

    HAFM Server Configuration This chapter describes how to connect the HAFM server to the LAN and configure its network information. Connecting the HAFM Server to a LAN You can connect the HAFM server to the single customer-supplied private corporate Ethernet LAN with or without an HP-supplied Ethernet hub. Optionally, you can configure a separate dedicated private LAN between the HAFM server and the switch products that it manages.

  • Page 28: Hafm Server Lan Connections

    HAFM Server Configuration Figure 7–1: HAFM server LAN connections 2. HP recommends connecting the remaining end of the Ethernet cable to the LAN as follows: a. If the HAFM server is installed on a customer-supplied private corporate LAN segment, connect the cable to the LAN as directed by the customer’s network administrator.

  • Page 29: Configure Hafm Server Network Information

    HAFM Server Configuration Configure HAFM Server Network Information Verify the type of LAN installation with the customer’s network administrator. If the HAFM server is installed on a dedicated LAN, the network information does not require change, go to “Set HAFM Server Date and Time”...

  • Page 30: Hafm Login Dialog Box

    HAFM Server Configuration The Windows 2000 desktop opens and the HAFM Login dialog box displays, as shown in Figure 7–2. Figure 7–2: HAFM Login dialog box 4. At the Windows 2000 desktop, choose Start > Settings > Control Panel. The Control Panel window displays.

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    HAFM Server Configuration Figure 7–3: System Properties dialog box—Network Identification tab 7. If the HAFM server name does not require change, go to step 9. If the HAFM server is installed on a private corporate LAN and the computer name requires change, click Properties.

  • Page 32: Identification Changes Dialog Box

    HAFM Server Configuration Figure 7–4: Identification Changes dialog box 8. Type a new computer name in the Computer name field and click OK to return to the System Properties dialog box. Record the changed computer name for reference if the HAFM server hard drive fails and must be restored. 9.

  • Page 33: Local Area Connection Status Dialog Box

    HAFM Server Configuration Figure 7–5: Local Area Connection Status dialog box 11. Click Properties. The Local Area Connection Properties dialog box displays, as shown in Figure 7–6. HAFM server installation guide 7–7 7–7...

  • Page 34: Local Area Connection Properties Dialog Box

    HAFM Server Configuration Figure 7–6: Local Area Connection Properties dialog box NOTE: If there is more than one Ethernet connection available at the laptop (i.e., a PCMCIA NIC has been installed by the customer), choose the Ethernet connection embedded in the laptop in the Connect using field.

  • Page 35: Internet Protocol (tcp/ip) Properties Dialog Box

    HAFM Server Configuration Figure 7–7: Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Properties dialog box 13. If the IP address is allocated automatically using a DHCP server, click Obtain an IP address automatically. If the IP address is assigned manually, click Use the following IP address. Enter the IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway address obtained from the customer’s network administrator.

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    HAFM Server Configuration 14. If the DNS address is allocated automatically using a DHCP server, click Obtain DNS Server address automatically. If the IP address is assigned manually, click Use the following DNS Server addresses. Enter the IP address of the preferred and alternate DNS servers obtained from the customer’s network administrator.

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    HAFM Server Configuration 16. Click the DNS tab. The DNS tab displays, as shown in Figure 7–9. Figure 7–9: Advanced TCP/IP Settings dialog box—DNS tab 17. Ensure the IP address of the DNS servers display as entered in step 14. Additional IP addresses for DNS servers can be added, if needed.

  • Page 38: Set Hafm Server Date And Time

    HAFM Server Configuration 19. Click OK to close the Advanced TCP/IP Settings dialog box. 20. Click OK to close the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Properties dialog box. 21. Click OK to close the Local Area Connection Properties dialog box. 22. Click Close to close the Local Area Connection Status dialog box. 23.

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    HAFM Server Configuration The Windows 2000 desktop opens and the HAFM Login dialog box displays, as shown in Figure 7–10. Figure 7–10: HAFM Login dialog box 4. At the Windows 2000 desktop, choose Start > Settings > Control Panel. The Control Panel window displays.

  • Page 40: Date/time Properties Dialog Box

    HAFM Server Configuration Figure 7–11: Date/Time Properties dialog box NOTE: The Time Zone field must be set before the Date & Time field. 6. At the Date/Time Properties dialog box, click the Time Zone tab. The Time Zone tab displays, as shown in Figure 7–12.

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    HAFM Server Configuration Figure 7–12: Date/Time Properties dialog box—Time Zone tab 7. To change the time zone: a. Choose the appropriate time zone from the drop-down list at the top of the dialog box. b. If instructed by the customer’s system administrator, select Automatically adjust clock for daylight saving changes.

  • Page 42: Configure And Enable Call-home Features

    Services software. HP Proactive Services software is offered at no additional charge for subsystems covered under an on-site warranty or on-site storage hardware support contract. To order Proactive Services software, contact your Hewlett-Packard customer service representative. A choice of only one Call-Home feature must be selected when HAFM is installed.

  • Page 43: Configure The Call-home Via Dial-out Feature, Type Of Connection Window

    HAFM Server Configuration Configure the Call-Home via Dial-out Feature The HAFM server has a call-home feature that provides automatic dial-out through the modem to a service support facility to report Director, Edge Switch, or HAFM server problems. The problem is logged into the support facility’s tracking system for resolution.

  • Page 44: Phone Number To Dial Window, Connection Availability Window

    HAFM Server Configuration Figure 7–14: Phone Number to Dial window 4. Select the Use dialing rules check box. 5. Enter information in the Area code, Phone number, and Country/region code fields, and then click Next. Figure 7–15: Connection Availability window 7–18 HAFM server installation guide...

  • Page 45: Ready To Create Your Connection Window

    HAFM Server Configuration 6. Select the For all users option, and then click Next. Figure 7–16: Ready to create your connection window 7. Enter the name of the connection, and then click Finish. The Connect dialog box displays. 8. Click Dialing Rules. The Phone and Modem Options dialog box displays. 9.

  • Page 46: Configuring Windows 2000 To Enable A Dial-up Connection

    HAFM Server Configuration 16. If remote dial-in support is to be provided, and if the phone line connected to the HAFM server is an outside line, configure the phone number used for dial-in. Perform the following to configure the phone number: a.

  • Page 47: Configure And Enable The Proactive Services Call-home Via Lan Feature

    HAFM Server Configuration Configure and Enable the Proactive Services Call-Home via LAN Feature The HAFM server call-home feature provides automatic event notification to a support center for reporting Director problems. In order to report events, this feature requires the HAFM server to have a valid LAN connection to a SANworks Management Appliance or other server running the HP Proactive Services software.

  • Page 48: Test Remote Notification, Test Remote Notification Dialog Box

    HAFM Server Configuration 4. Reboot the HAFM server. Reboot is only necessary when the contents of the file rns.properties has been changed. NOTE: Rebooting the HAFM server does not adversely effect the operation of the Director or fabric. 5. See “Test Remote Notification”...

  • Page 49: Click Ok

    HAFM Server Configuration 4. Click Send Test. Call-home and e-mail test messages are transmitted and an Information dialog box displays. 5. Click OK. 6. Verify that the intended users received the Call-Home and e-mail notifications. HAFM server installation guide 7–23 7–23...

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    HAFM Operation After installing and properly configuring Windows 2000, HAFM, and the Web and FTP servers, you must remove the internal CD-ROM drive from the HP notebook PC and replace it with the internal Zip drive and blank disk. Do this while the PC is powered off.

  • Page 52: Hafm Services Window, Hafm Services Window

    HAFM Operation HAFM Services Window An example of the HAFM Services window is displayed in Figure 8–1. Its purpose is to display the operational status of the HAFM server. There are three potential states, which are represented by a graphical icon both in the window title bar and on the bottom status line of the window.

  • Page 53: Hafm Login Window, Hafm Login Dialog Box

    HAFM Operation HAFM Login Window When HAFM Services starts, it automatically starts the HAFM user interface and displays the HAFM Login window. This window can be closed by clicking the X button in the upper-right corner of the window or by clicking Exit. Figure 8–2: HAFM Login dialog box For more information about the HAFM Login and operation of the HAFM user interface, please refer to the hp StorageWorks ha-fabric manager user guide.

  • Page 54: Service Control Manager, Stopping And Starting The Hafm Server From A Local Client

    HAFM Operation Service Control Manager To stop and start the HAFM Services application, use the Start menu of the HAFM server. Alternately, you can use the Windows Service Control Manager. Do not stop the application through the Windows Task Manager by ending the task. Stopping and Starting the HAFM Server from a Local Client To stop and start the HAFM Services application, complete the following steps: 1.

  • Page 55: Using Hafm Server To Manage The San, Services Window

    HAFM Operation Figure 8–3: Services window The HAFM service is called HAFM Services, as shown in Figure 8–3. Using HAFM Server to Manage the SAN The HAFM server can be used to manage your SAN. For more information, see hp StorageWorks ha-fabric manager user guide. HAFM server installation guide 8–5 8–5...

  • Page 57: Backing Up Configuration Data

    Backing Up and Restoring the HAFM Server This chapter contains information on how to back up the Director and Edge Switch product configuration data and how to restore the HAFM server. Backing Up Configuration Data Back up of critical HAFM configuration data is provided by a third-party application installed on the HAFM server, called Iomega QuikSync.

  • Page 58: Record Or Verify Hafm Server Restore Information

    Backing Up and Restoring the HAFM Server Use the following procedure to back up critical HAFM configuration data: 1. Insert a blank Zip disk into the HAFM server’s Zip drive. 2. Back up the Director and Edge Switch configuration file to the HAFM server. For instructions, see the appropriate Edge Switch or Director Service Manual or Product Manager User Guide.

  • Page 59: Restore The Hafm Server

    Backing Up and Restoring the HAFM Server c. DNS Server IP address is recorded. 2. Verify that the following date and time information is recorded: — Time zone — Daylight savings time setting, if appropriate 3. Verify that user information is recorded: —...

  • Page 60: Install Or Upgrade Software

    Backing Up and Restoring the HAFM Server Install or Upgrade Software This section describes the procedure to install or upgrade the HAFM application to the HAFM server. The HAFM application is provided on the hp StorageWorks ha-fabric manager applications CD-ROM. Subsequent software versions for upgrading the Director are provided to customers through the hp StorageWorks ha-fabric manager applications CD-ROM.

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    Backing Up and Restoring the HAFM Server 5. At the Run dialog box, select the directory path (hard drive or CD-ROM drive) and filename of the executable file (HAFM_ServerInstall.exe) using Browse. The directory path and filename display in the Open field. 6.

  • Page 63: Installing The Rear Mounting Brackets

    Sliding Shelf Installation for HAFM Server This chapter contains information on how to install the optional sliding shelf for the HAFM server in an appropriate HP, or comparable, 19-inch Electronic Industries Association (EIA) rack, as follows: • HP 9000, 10000 and 11000 series rack •...

  • Page 64: Replacing Front Brackets (hp 9000, 10000 And 110000 Series Cabinets Only)

    Sliding Shelf Installation for HAFM Server 5. Attach another screw loosely in the hole on the inside face of the rear mounting bracket. Figure 10–1: Installing the rear mounting brackets 6. If you are installing the sliding shelf into an: —...

  • Page 65: Removing The Front Bracket, Attaching A Long Front Bracket

    Sliding Shelf Installation for HAFM Server c. Repeat step step a and step b to remove the bracket on the opposite side of the tray assembly. Figure 10–2: Removing the front bracket 2. Attach long front brackets to the tray assembly: a.

  • Page 66: Installing And Securing The Shelf, Attaching Sliding Shelf To Rear Mounting Bracket

    Sliding Shelf Installation for HAFM Server Installing and Securing the Shelf Use the following procedure to complete the shelf installation: 1. Insert the shelf into the rack so that both rail rear slots slide over the loose screws on inside face of each rear mounting bracket as shown in Figure 10–4.

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    Index About vii FTP server 5–1 audience vii configure 5–3 auto boot 2–1 configure home directory 5–4 virtual directory 5–3 call-home feature, configuring 7–17 call-home via LAN feature 7–21 getting help x HP system recovery 4–1 HAFM data directory 9–1 Windows 2000 4–1 HAFM Login Windows NT 4–1...

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    Index rack stability, warning x install 5–1 rack-mounting HAFM server 10–1 install recording HAFM restore information 9–2 IIS 5–1 related documentation vii LAN card 3–2 restoring the HAFM server 9–3 install HAFM server 6–1 RJ-45 connector 7–1 installation tasks call-home feature, configuring 7–17 server configuring FTP 5–1...

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