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HP 316095-B21 - StorageWorks Edge Switch 2/24 Release Note

Fw 05.01.00 and sw 07.01.00 ha-fabric manager release notes.
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hp StorageWorks
ha-fabric manager
Product Version: FW V05.01.00-24/HAFM SW V07.01.00-09
Sixth Edition (June 2003)
Part Number: AV–RSNXF–TE/958–000288–004
These Release Notes contain late-breaking and supplemental information for the
HP StorageWorks High Availability Fabric Manager (HA-Fabric Manager).
For the latest version of these Release Notes and other HA-Fabric Manager documentation,
access the HP storage website at: http://www.hp.com/country/us/eng/prodserv/storage.html.

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    release notes hp StorageWorks ha-fabric manager Product Version: FW V05.01.00-24/HAFM SW V07.01.00-09 Sixth Edition (June 2003) Part Number: AV–RSNXF–TE/958–000288–004 These Release Notes contain late-breaking and supplemental information for the HP StorageWorks High Availability Fabric Manager (HA-Fabric Manager). For the latest version of these Release Notes and other HA-Fabric Manager documentation, access the HP storage website at: http://www.hp.com/country/us/eng/prodserv/storage.html.

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    © Copyright 2001-2003 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: About This Document

    About this Document About this Document These Release Notes describe the contents of the HP StorageWorks high availability fabric manager software kit, and any last-minute additions or notes on the configuration or use of HAFM software. Be sure to read these notes before installing the HAFM. This information is periodically updated and available on the World Wide Web at: http://www.hp.com/country/us/eng/prodserv/storage.html.

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    Release Notes Information Release Notes Information These Release Notes cover the following major topics: Some IP Addresses must be Avoided, page 13 Show Routes “Select a Source Node” Panel may be Blank, page 13 Director and Edge Switch may be Displayed With WWN even if Display Option “Product Name”...

  • Page 5: Intended Audience

    Intended Audience Intended Audience This document is intended for customers who purchased the HP StorageWorks High Availability Fabric Manager. Other HAFM Documentation In addition to this guide, HP provides corresponding information: HP StorageWorks HAFM Server for Windows 2000 Installation Guide, AA-RT4KC-TE HP StorageWorks HA-Fabric Manager User Guide, AA-RS2CC-TE HP StorageWorks Director and Edge Switch Glossary, AA-RU5JA-TE...

  • Page 6: Software Version

    Software Version 07.01.00-09 — Solaris – (directory containing the remote client install file for Solaris) hpClientInstall.bin—(the remote client install file for Solaris) Windows – (directory containing the remote client install file for Windows) hpClientInstall.exe—(the remote client install file for Windows) Docs —...

  • Page 7: Important Information

    Important Information Important Information This section describes important information related to the Edge Switch 2/24, Edge Switch 2/32, Director 2/64, and Director 2/140. HAFM Server for Windows 2000 Setup Requirements The HAFM Sever for Windows 2000® requires specific setup before installing the HAFM software.

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    Important Information Upgrading to an Earlier Version of Firmware Upgrading to firmware version 05.01.00-24 is nondisruptive to attached devices. The edge switch or director is not required to be offline before performing an upgrade operation. Limitations to upgrades are clearly identified if there are any limitations to performing the operation.

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    Important Information Considerations for Downgrading the Version of Firmware Directors and edge switches are not required to be offline before performing a firmware downgrade operation. Limitations to downgrades are clearly identified if there are any limitations to performing the operation. Before downgrading firmware, it is highly recommended that you back up the edge switch or director configuration in the event that a failure should occur.

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    Important Information Open Trunking Feature is Not Available in Current Release The Open Trunking feature is not available in Firmware Version 05.01.00-24. Open Trunking feature will be available in a future release. Zoning is Disabled by Default The default zone on the Edge Switch 2/24, Edge Switch 2/32, Director 2/64, and Director 2/140 is disabled by default.

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    Important Information This feature significantly changes the normal behavior of the fabric. Devices will have no warning when zones change and will not automatically update their zoning information. The ability to suppress RSCNs is disabled (check box is not selected) by default. This feature can be configured through HA-Fabric Manager (HAFM), Embedded Web Server (EWS), and the Command Line Interface (CLI).

  • Page 12: Zoning Limitations, Using The Same Firmware

    Important Information Zoning Limitations Firmware version 05.01.00-24 includes the ability to configure large zone sets, including up to 1024 zones and 1024 end ports in a single zone set. Table 2 shows the supported limits for the edge switches and directors. Note: Hard Zoning will be enforced upon firmware initialization.

  • Page 13: Reinstalling Feature Licenses, Known Issues

    Known Issues Reinstalling Feature Licenses Feature Licenses (or keys) must be reinstalled after performing a factory reset on a director or edge switch to regain use of the licensed features (e.g., SANtegrity Binding). Known Issues This section describes the known issues related to HAFM software. Some IP Addresses must be Avoided When you select IP addresses for edge switches and directors, and also if you select a static IP address for the HAFM server, do not use IP addresses in the...

  • Page 14: Open Systems Management Server, Multiple Fc Hba Ports In Separate Zones

    Known Issues “Port Properties” Option may be Unavailable in Node List View If you switch from Hardware View to Node List View, and choose the Product menu, the Port Properties option may not be available. Workaround You must first select a line for a port in the Node List for the Port Properties option to be available, no port is selected by default.

  • Page 15: Ctp Controls Port Lights

    Known Issues CTP Controls Port Lights Port lights on the edge switch and director products are controlled by the CTP functionality. Certain activities, such as FW updates, IPLing the CTP, or switching over to the backup CTP (Director) can cause these port lights to extinguish momentarily until control is reasserted by the CTP.

  • Page 16: Hafm Application

    Known Issues Replacing CD-ROM with ZIP Drive The CD-ROM should be installed in the Windows 2000 HAFM server only for loading and configuring the HAFM software, or for adding new director or edge switch firmware to the HAFM Firmware libraries. The CD-ROM should be replaced with the ZIP drive module for normal operation of the HAFM to allow for ZIP drive backups of the SAN configuration information.

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