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

Hp storageworks director and edge switch release notes - fw09.06.02 (5697-7300, march 2008).
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HP StorageWorks
Director and Edge Switch release notes
Part number: 5697-7300
Fourth edition: March 2008


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    HP StorageWorks Director and Edge Switch release notes Part number: 5697-7300 Fourth edition: March 2008...

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    Legal and notice information © Copyright 2007-2008 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

  • Page 3: Update Recommendation

    Description These release notes are intended for customers who purchased Director or Edge Switch products. The notes contain late-breaking and supplemental information for the HP M-Series Edge Switch and Director products. It is important to read these notes before installing a Director or Edge Switch product. Because this information is updated periodically, HP recommends you check the following HP website for the latest information:

  • Page 4: Cable Requirements

    Firmware 09.06.02 Firmware 09.06.02 is the latest firmware released for the HP M-Series Edge Switches and Directors. This firmware is common for all M-Series fabric products, except the McDATA 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem, which has separate firmware. The firmware is available on the following HP website: networking/index.html.

  • Page 5: Operating Systems

    Operating systems For a list of supported operating systems, see the HP StorageWorks SAN design reference guide, available on the following HP website: Languages English Fixes Table 2 lists issues that have been fixed in this release since the release of firmware version 09.03.00. Table 3 lists issues that have been fixed in firmware version 09.03.00 since the release of firmware version 09.00.00...

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    Description Affected models Management server FICON fault not sending field Director 2/140, 2/64 replaceable unit (FRU) change notification to EFCM. Known bad SFP reported incorrectly in Equip Check if Director 2/140, 2/64 plugged into QPM. F-port did not always login after power on. M4400 SNMP reported duplicate traps on port card insertion.

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    Description Affected models The Ethernet scanning program was causing a SNMP Edge Switch 2/24, 2/12; Sphereon 4400, failure on a switch. Director 2/140 A runtime error occurred, causing HAFM Basic password change failure due to Japanese language pack with MS Internet Explorer 6.0.

  • Page 8: Standards Compliance

    Firmware version HAFM version 07.00.00-84 08.06.00 recommended (HAFM Appliance) 07.01.02–4 07.02.00–09 minimum (HAFM Appliance) 07.01.03 07.01.00–09 minimum (Notebook Server) 08.01.00 08.08.00 recommended (HAFM Appliance) 08.01.01 07.02.00–09 minimum (HAFM Appliance) 08.02.00 07.01.00–09 minimum (Notebook Server) 09.00.00 08.09.01 recommended (HAFM Appliance) 09.02.00 07.02.00–09 minimum (HAFM Appliance) 09.03.00 07.01.00–09 minimum (Notebook Server)

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    Prerequisites for installing and using firmware 09.06.02 Consider the following prerequisites for firmware 09.06.02: • HAFM should be at the minimum level before installing the new firmware. • If you are using HAFM, firmware 09.06.02 requires HAFM 07.01.00 or later. This minimum version lets you manage Edge Switches and Directors running firmware 09.06.02 .

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    • If upgrading firmware requires an upgrade from 07.xx.xx in the process, upgrade from 07.xx.xx to 08.02.00. Firmware 08.02.00 includes a fix to a issue that can occur when firmware is upgraded from 07.xx.xx to 08.xx.xx for the Edge Switch 2/24 and Edge Switch 2/12. Other versions of 08.xx.xx should not be used in the upgrade process.

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    Using the Product Manager, execute a CTP swap: From the Product/Element Manager Hardware view, verify that an amber LED indicator is not displayed for either CTP card. Right-click the CTP card you believe to be active, and then select FRU Properties. Verify that it is the active CTP card.

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    • Upgrades and downgrades are supported only from one major release to the next, such as from 08.xx.xx to 09.06.02. If HAFM Basic is used for upgrades and downgrades, and this rule is not followed, errors occur and there may be a disruption to attached devices. •...

  • Page 13: Important Information

    HAFM software is contained on the HP StorageWorks ha-fabric manager documentation and software CD (Part Number 516-000024-720). • These minimum versions of HAFM allow you to manage Directors or Edge Switches running firmware 09.06.02. However, to use all the new features and enhancements, upgrade HAFM to 08.09.01, which can only be run on the HAFM Appliance.

  • Page 14: Reinstalling Feature Licenses

    Table 6 Zoning limits Zoning parameter Maximum value Number of zone members in a zone 2048 1024 Number of zones in a zone set 2048 Number of unique zone members in a zone set Total number of zone members in a zone set 4096 (where a zone member can be in multiple zones) Characters per zoning name...

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    specific port speed for N_Ports also decreases fabric build time. However, setting a specific port speed for N_Ports is not required. There are a few older HBA devices that do not always succeed in logging in to a switch port when the port speed is set for auto-negotiate.

  • Page 16: Using The Cli

    Using HAFM Basic To determine the current version using HAFM Basic (firmware 08.xx.xx or later): Using the IP address of the switch, log in to the Edge Switch or Director through a web browser. The Fabric View appears. Click Details for the Edge Switch or Director. The Product >...

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