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

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HP StorageWorks
HA-Fabric Manager transition guide
HAFM SW 08.08.00
Part number: AA–RV1MD–TE/958–000384–003
Fourth edition: January 2006

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    HP StorageWorks HA-Fabric Manager transition guide HAFM SW 08.08.00 Part number: AA–RV1MD–TE/958–000384–003 Fourth edition: January 2006...

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    © Copyright 2006 McDATA Corp. Hewlett-Packard Company makes no warranty of any kind with regard to this material, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Hewlett-Packard shall not be liable for errors contained herein or for incidental or consequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance, or use of this material.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents About this guide ..........5 Intended audience .

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    Removing HAFM services ........... 21 Product license and feature keys.

  • Page 5: About This Guide, Intended Audience, Related Documentation

    About this guide This guide provides information to help you transition from earlier versions of HP StorageWorks High Availability Fabric Manager (HAFM) to HAFM 8.8. Intended audience This book is intended for use by system administrators and service technicians who are experienced with the following: •...

  • Page 6: Document Conventions And Symbols

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

  • Page 7: Hp Technical Support, Hp-authorized Reseller

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

  • Page 8: Helpful Web Sites

    Helpful web sites For other product information, see the following HP web sites: • http://www.hp.com • http://www.hp.com/go/storage • http://www.hp.com/support/ • http://www.docs.hp.com...

  • Page 9: Upgrading To Hafm 8.8, Hafm Platform

    Upgrading to HAFM 8.8 This chapter provides instructions and considerations for upgrading software and migrating data from HAFM 7.x or 8.x to HAFM 8.8. Information is also included on configuration tasks that you should perform after upgrading. This chapter includes: •...

  • Page 10: Remote Client System Requirements, Solaris System Requirements For Remote Clients

    Remote client system requirements You can install HAFM client software on remote computers and log in to the HAFM appliance to control and monitor SAN components. Verify that remote systems where you install the client software meet the following minimum requirements, according to their operating systems. Table 2 Windows system requirements for remote clients...

  • Page 11: Aix System Requirements For Remote Clients, Hp-ux System Requirements For Remote Clients

    Table 4 Linux system requirements for remote clients (continued) ® Item Requirement Disk space 350 MB disk space Video requirements 8 MB video RAM Resolution 256 colors Table 5 HP-UX system requirements for remote clients Item Requirement Models 9000/785/B2000 models Processor 400 MHz PA-RISC Hardware...

  • Page 12: Upgrade And Migration Procedures

    • When migrating data from a notebook server to an HAFM appliance that is running HAFM 8.x, you can migrate data from the notebook server as a mapped (shared) drive. Both the notebook server and HAFM appliance must be on the same physical network. This restriction may require additional hardware, such as a hub or switch, if an unused Ethernet port is not available.

  • Page 13: Before Upgrading, Upgrading To Hafm 8.8

    Before upgrading Before beginning the upgrade procedure, complete the following tasks: • Read ”Upgrade considerations” on page 11. • Make sure that you obtain the serial number (on the software CD jewel case) and your license key for your installation. See ”Product license and feature keys”...

  • Page 14: Migrating Data To Hafm 8.8

    Complete the following: a. Click Yes. b. Select 7.x from the Version list. c. Browse to the shared drive (for example, c:\Program Files\HAFM). NOTE: IP Addresses of unavailable switches and directors are not fully migrated. d. Click Next. Complete the following on the 7.x Migration window: a.

  • Page 15: Hafm 8.8 Login Dialog Box

    • HAFM 7.x user name and password. Enter Administrator and password. The migration starts and two logs are created in the data directory of the HAFM 8.8 installation directory: SevenX_Export.log and SevenX_Import.log. A confirmation message is displayed when the migration is finished. Stop HAFM services for HAFM 7.x using the following steps: a.

  • Page 16: Upgrading An Existing Hafm Appliance From Hafm 8.x To 8.8, Before Upgrading

    Upgrading an existing HAFM appliance from HAFM 8.x to 8.8 This section includes procedures to upgrade HAFM 8.x to HAFM 8.8 on the 1U-high rack mount HAFM appliance. Before upgrading Before beginning the upgrade procedure, complete the following tasks: Read the ”Upgrade considerations”...

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    Click Finish. Migrating data to HAFM 8.8 Stop HAFM services for HAFM 8.x using the following steps: a. Click Start > Programs > HP StorageWorks ha-fabric manager 8.x > Stop Services. A DOS window is displayed with messages of services being shut down. b.

  • Page 18: Data Migration From Hafm 7.x To 8.x, User Information, E-mail Event Configuration, Faf Libraries

    11.Click OK on the start the server message. A progress message displays. When the migration is complete, the HAFM 8.8 Log In dialog box is displayed. 12.Enter Administrator as the default user name and password as the password when the HAFM 8.8 Log In dialog box is displayed.

  • Page 19: Sessions Configuration, Snmp Configuration, Switch Identification, Threshold Alert Configurations, Zoning Configurations, Data Not Migrated

    Logs HAFM audit, event, session, product status, and fabric log files are migrated to the same logs in HAFM 8.x. As a safeguard, you should export and archive these logs before migrating to HAFM 8.x. Product Manager audit, event, hardware, link incident, and threshold alerts are migrated. Nicknames Nicknames configured through the Configure Nicknames dialog box in HAFM are migrated.

  • Page 20: Post-upgrade Configuration Tasks, General Hafm Configuration, Upgrading Remote Clients

    • If the Administrator user's password was changed in the previous version of HAFM, the password is not migrated. Instead, it reverts to the default password of password. Post-upgrade configuration tasks After upgrading to HAFM 8.x, you should perform the tasks in the following sections: General HAFM configuration •...

  • Page 21: Reverting To Hafm 8.x, Removing The Hafm Application, Removing Hafm Services

    Reverting to HAFM 8.x Following are instructions for reverting back from HAFM 8.8 to HAFM 8.x on the HAFM appliance. Remove HAFM 8.8 using the following steps: a. Click Start > Programs > HP StorageWorks ha-fabric manager 8.8 > Uninstall HAFM 8.8. b.

  • Page 22: License Keys, Obtaining A License Key, Activating Optional Software Modules, Feature Keys

    License keys The use of license keys is new for HAFM 8.x. You must enter a license key provided with your software and a software serial number the first time that you initialize HAFM 8.x if you are: • Upgrading an HAFM appliance from HAFM 7.2 to HAFM 8.x. •...

  • Page 23: Enabling A Feature Key

    • You reset the default settings through the Element Manager’s Reset Configuration option. • You re-enter a feature key created before firmware 6.0 release and the Element Manager key is deleted. Enabling the Reset Configuration option through the Element Manager Maintenance menu •...

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    Upgrading to HAFM 8.8...

  • Page 25: Comparing Hafm 7.x And 8.x Features, Finding Hafm 7.x Functions In Hafm 8.x

    Comparing HAFM 7.x and 8.x features This chapter provides a basic description of the features in HAFM 8.x that are comparable with features in HAFM 7.x. For detailed procedures for using all HAFM 8.x features, see the HP StorageWorks HAFM user guide.

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    Table 7 HAFM 7.x and 8.x function locations (continued) Function HAFM 7.x HAFM 8.x Menu > Submenu: Options Menu > Submenu: Options Show tree Fabrics > Show Fabric Tree View > All Panels or Fabric List containing fabric, product, device branches Enterprise Fabric Fabrics >...

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    Table 7 HAFM 7.x and 8.x function locations (continued) Function HAFM 7.x HAFM 8.x Menu > Submenu: Options Menu > Submenu: Options Configure • Configure > Nicknames • View > Properties (when product nicknames for selected in Physical Map or •...

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    Table 7 HAFM 7.x and 8.x function locations (continued) Function HAFM 7.x HAFM 8.x Menu > Submenu: Options Menu > Submenu: Options Configure Maintenance > Configure Ethernet Monitor > Ethernet Event Ethernet events Events Configure call Maintenance > Configure Call Home Monitor >...

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    Table 7 HAFM 7.x and 8.x function locations (continued) Function HAFM 7.x HAFM 8.x Menu > Submenu: Options Menu > Submenu: Options Modify product Right-click menu on product icon • Discover > Setup (Click Change on Discover Setup network address (Products view) >...

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    Comparing HAFM 7.x and 8.x features...

  • Page 31: A Configuring Hafm Through A Firewall, Polling Client Function, Faster Logins

    Configuring HAFM through a firewall This appendix provides optional procedures for configuring HAFM client and server applications to function across remote networks through a firewall. This chapter includes: • Polling client function, page 31 • Configuring TCP port numbers to allow firewall access, page 33 Polling client function In some cases, a network may use virtual private network (VPN) or firewall technology, which can...

  • Page 32: Forcing All Clients To Be Polling Clients

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

  • Page 33: Configuring Tcp Port Numbers To Allow Firewall Access

    -Dsmp.webServer -Dsmp.callback.passive -Dsmp.flavor=%APP_FLAVOR% Server ....:end popd endlocal Configuring TCP port numbers to allow firewall access This section provides details about configuring TCP port numbers for Remote Method Invocation (RMI) servers and registries to allow HAFM client and server applications to function across firewalls.

  • Page 34: Forcing The Rmi Registry To Use A Tcp Port, Hafm_sc.bat File

    To work around this problem, administrators can “predict” which ports are used by the client and server and use the following procedures to configure these port numbers into the appropriate batch files. If the firewall prevents the client from connecting to arbitrary ports on the server, then perform both of these procedures: •...

  • Page 35: Hafm_c.bat File, Forcing The Server And Client To Export A Port Number

    -Dsmp.zoning.wait.timeout=180000 -Dsmp.webServer -Dsmp.registry.port=XXXX -Dsmp.flavor=%APP_FLAVOR% Server rem HAFM Server Debug Mode rem start %JAVA_HOME%\bin\HAFMServerD.exe -server -Xmx512m -Xminf.15 -Xmaxf.35 -classpath %CLASSPATH% -Dsmp.Mp.max=512 -Dsmp.autodiscovery=false -Dsmp.mpi.test -Dsmp.deployment.prefix=Server/ -Dsmp.zoning=legacy -Dsmp.zoning.wait.timeout=180000 -Dsmp.debug -Dsmp.webServer -Dsmp.registry.port=XXXX -Dsmp.flavor=%APP_FLAVOR% Server :client rem HAFM Client start %JAVA_HOME%\bin\HAFMClient.exe -Xmx256m -Xminf.15 -Xmaxf.35 -classpath %CLASSPATH% -Dsun.java2d.noddraw=true -Dsmp.fabricPersistenceEnabled=true -Dsmp.Mp.max=256 -Dsmp.deployment.prefix=Client/ -Dsmp.registry.port=XXXX ?Dsmp.flavor=%APP_FLAVOR% Client...

  • Page 36: Hafm_sc.bat File

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

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    HAFM_c.bat file The following example shows an HAFM_c.bat file. setlocal pushd %~dp0\.. call bin\set_cp.bat ....rem HAFM Client start %JAVA_HOME%\bin\HAFMClient.exe -Xmx256m -Xminf.15 -Xmaxf.35 -classpath %CLASSPATH% -Dsun.java2d.noddraw=true -Dsmp.fabricPersistenceEnabled=true -Dsmp.Mp.max=256 -Dsmp.deployment.prefix=Client/-Dsmp.flavor=%APP_FLAVOR% Client rem HAFM Client Debug Mode rem start %JAVA_HOME%\bin\HAFMClientD.exe -Xmx256m -Xminf.15 -Xmaxf.35 -classpath %CLASSPATH% -Dsun.java2d.noddraw=true -Dsmp.fabricPersistenceEnabled=true -Dsmp.Mp.max=256 -Dsmp.deployment.prefix=Client/ -Dsmp.debug -Dsmp.client.export.port=YYYY...

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    Configuring HAFM through a firewall...

  • Page 39: Index

    Index obtaining audience authorized reseller, HP notebook server upgrading HAFM 12, comparing HAFM 7.x and 8.x features conventions optional software modules (8.x) document text symbols polling client forcing all clients to be polling data forcing client to be migrated during upgrade post-upgrade configuration tasks not migrated during upgrade document...

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