HP A7340A - Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B User Manual

Hp storageworks remote switch v3.1.x/4.1.x user guide (aa-rts7c-te, june 2003).
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version 3.1.x/4.1.x
Product Version: 3.1.x/4.1.x
Third Edition (June 2003)
Part Number: AA-RTS7C-TE
This document describes Remote Switch fabric functions with the aid of a "bridging device" or
network-bridge. The network-bridge supports both a Fibre Channel physical interface, as well
as a secondary non-Fibre Channel IP physical interface.

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  • Page 1: Remote Switch

    user guide hp StorageWorks remote switch version 3.1.x/4.1.x Product Version: 3.1.x/4.1.x Third Edition (June 2003) Part Number: AA-RTS7C-TE This document describes Remote Switch fabric functions with the aid of a “bridging device” or network-bridge. The network-bridge supports both a Fibre Channel physical interface, as well as a secondary non-Fibre Channel IP physical interface.

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    © Copyright 1999-2003 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: Table Of Contents

    contents Contents About this Guide........... .5 Overview.

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    Contents HP StorageWorks Remote Switch Version 3.1.x/4.1.x User Guide...

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    about this guide About this Guide This user guide provides information to help you install and configure the Remote Switch. About this Guide “About this Guide” topics include: Overview, page 6 Conventions, page 7 Rack Stability, page 10 Getting Help, page 11 HP StorageWorks Remote Switch Version 3.1.x/4.1.x User Guide...

  • Page 6: Overview, Intended Audience, Related Documentation, Prerequisites

    About this Guide Overview This section covers the following topics: Intended Audience Prerequisites Intended Audience This book is intended for use by system administrators who are experienced with the following: StorageWorks Fibre Channel SAN switches Fabric Operating System V3.0 or later Related Documentation For a list of related documents included with this product, see the Related Documents section of the HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/16 Version 3.1.x/4.1.x...

  • Page 7: Conventions, Document Conventions, Text Symbols

    About this Guide Conventions Conventions consist of the following: Document Conventions Text Symbols Equipment Symbols Document Conventions The document conventions included in Table 1 apply in most cases. Table 1: Document Conventions Element Convention Cross-reference links Blue text: Figure 1 Key and field names, menu items, Bold buttons, and dialog box titles...

  • Page 8: Equipment Symbols

    About this Guide Caution: Text set off in this manner indicates that failure to follow directions could result in damage to equipment or data. Note: Text set off in this manner presents commentary, sidelights, or interesting points of information. Equipment Symbols The following equipment symbols may be found on hardware for which this guide pertains.

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    About this Guide Power supplies or systems marked with these symbols indicate the presence of multiple sources of power. WARNING: To reduce the risk of personal injury from electrical shock, remove all power cords to completely disconnect power from the power supplies and systems. Any product or assembly marked with these symbols indicates that the component exceeds the recommended weight for one individual to handle safely.

  • Page 10: Rack Stability

    About this Guide Rack Stability Rack stability protects personnel and equipment. 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. In single rack installations, the stabilizing feet are attached to the rack.

  • Page 11: Getting Help, Hp Technical Support, Hp Storage Website, Hp Authorized Reseller

    About this Guide Getting Help If you still have a question after reading this guide, contact an HP authorized service provider or access our website: http://www.hp.com. HP Technical Support Telephone numbers for worldwide technical support are listed on the following HP website: http://www.hp.com/support/.

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    About this Guide HP StorageWorks Remote Switch Version 3.1.x/4.1.x User Guide...

  • Page 13: Remote Switch

    Remote Switch This chapter provides the following information: About Remote Switch, page 14 Installing Remote Switch, page 15 Using Remote Switch, page 17 Configuring a Remote Switch Fabric, page 18 Accessing the Switch using Telnet, page 18 Remote Switch is an optionally licensed product that runs on HP StorageWorks SAN Switches, version 3.0.x/4.0.x or later.

  • Page 14: About Remote Switch

    Remote Switch About Remote Switch The Remote Switch fabric environment functions as an E_Port. The network-bridge accepts Fibre Channel frames from one side of a Remote Switch fabric, tunnels them across the network, and then passes them to the other side of the Remote Switch fabric.

  • Page 15: Installing Remote Switch, Installing Remote Switch Using Telnet

    Remote Switch Installing Remote Switch A Remote Switch fabric requires two switches that are HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2Gb (version 3x) or (version 4x) or StorageWorks Core Switches, with the switches configured the same. Installing Remote Switches requires the installation of a separate license on each of the two switches.

  • Page 16: Installing Remote Switch Using Advanced Web Tools

    Remote Switch Installing Remote Switch Using Advanced Web Tools To install Remote Switch using Web Tools: 1. Launch the web browser. 2. Enter the switch name or FCIP address in the Location/Address field, and press Enter. Advanced Web Tools launches, displaying the Fabric View. 3.

  • Page 17: Using Remote Switch, Overview

    Remote Switch Using Remote Switch You can configure switches for use with Remote Switch using either telnet commands or using Advanced Web Tools. For information about using Advanced Web Tools to configure a switch, refer to the HP StorageWorks Web Tools Version 3.1.x/4.1.x User Guide.

  • Page 18: Configuring A Remote Switch Fabric, Accessing The Switch Using Telnet

    Remote Switch Configuring a Remote Switch Fabric A Remote Switch fabric requires two StorageWorks SAN Switches (2Gb, v 3x or v4x), or StorageWorks Core Switches with identical configurations. Remote Switch is supported over Fibre Channel for the following gateway devices: SONET DWDM Most of these gateway devices include a large number of buffers to cover data...

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    Remote Switch You must disable the switch prior to entering the configure telnet command. In the following example, the default value was accepted for R_A_TOV. switch:admin> configure Configure... Fabric parameters (yes, y, no, n): [no] y Domain: (97..127) [97] BB credit: (1..27) [16] R_A_TOV: (4000..120000) [10000] E_D_TOV: (1000..5000) [2000] WAN_TOV: (0..2000) [0]...

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    Remote Switch Note: The switch must be disabled prior to entering the configure command. Some network-bridge devices may not have a provision for handling class F frames. Therefore, the transmission of class F frames throughout the entire Remote Switch fabric must be suppressed. HP StorageWorks Remote Switch Version 3.1.x/4.1.x User Guide...

  • Page 21: Index

    index any-to-any connectivity help, obtaining audience authorized reseller, HP authorized reseller storage website technical support bridging device installation Remote Switch with telnet configuring Remote Switch Remote Switch with Web Tools conventions document equipment symbols coordinated fabric services multiple interswitch links (ISLs) Data Replication Manager (DRM) network-bridge distributed management...

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    Index technical support, HP using Remote Switch telnet accessing Remote Switch installing Remote Switch Web Tools, installing Remote Switch websites, HP storage HP StorageWorks Remote Switch Version 3.1.x/4.1.x User Guide...

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