upgrade instructions hp StorageWorks edge switch 2/24 flexport Product Version: FW V05.01.00-24/HAFM SW V07.01.00-09 Third Edition (June 2003) Part Number: AA-RTDHC-TE/958-000286-002 These instructions describe how to install the 8-flexport upgrade kit in an Edge Switch 2/24.
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about this guide About this Guide These flexport upgrade instructions provide information to help you: ■ Install the 8-flexport upgrade kit for the HP StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24. About this Guide ■ Obtain and configure a required feature key. “About this Guide” topics include: ■...
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 ■ ■ HP StorageWorks Fibre Channel switches Related Documentation For a list of corresponding documentation, see the Related Documents section of the HP StorageWorks Edge Switch Release Notes.
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Unpack the shipping container and inspect each item for damage. Ensure that all items listed on the enclosed bill of materials are included in the container. ■ If any items are damaged or missing, contact a Hewlett-Packard authorized service provider or reseller. Edge Switch 2/24 Flexport Upgrade Instructions...
Flexport Upgrade Instructions Upgrading the Edge Switch 2/24 This section describes how to upgrade the Edge Switch 2/24 from 8 ports to 16 ports and from 16 ports to 24 ports. Upgrading to 16 Ports Ports 0 through 7 of the Edge Switch 2/24 are populated when you receive it 1, 3).
HP StorageWorks Fibre Channel Switches Entitlement Certificate for firmware features. This certificate is included in the flexport upgrade kit. Next, send the information on the form to the Hewlett-Packard Authorization Center by using one of the following methods: US &...
Flexport Upgrade Instructions Configuring the Feature Key A feature key is an alphanumeric string consisting of both uppercase and lowercase characters. The following is an example of a feature key format: XxXx-XXxX-xxXX-xX The total number of characters may vary. The key is case sensitive and must be entered exactly as shown in the previous example, including the dashes.
Flexport Upgrade Instructions 3. Click New to add a new feature key. The New Feature Key dialog box displays (Figure Figure 3: New Feature Key dialog box 4. In the New Feature Key dialog box, type the switch’s feature key and click OK.
Flexport Upgrade Instructions 5. Click Activate to activate the new feature key. A warning dialog box displays (Figure Figure 5: Warning Dialog Box 6. Click Yes to enable the feature key. When the feature key is enabled, the switch performs an IPL, during which the Ethernet connection between the HAFM server and switch is momentarily interrupted.