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HP A7340A - Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Firmware Release Notes

Hp storageworks secure fabric os for v3.1.x/4.1.x firmware release notes (av-ruk8a-te, june 2003).
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release notes
hp StorageWorks
secure fabric OS for version
3.1.x/4.1.x firmware
Product Version: 3.1.x/4.1.x
First Edition (June 2003)
Part Number: AV–RUK8A–TE
This document contains last-minute and supplemental information about your common software
and switch options. In the event of conflicting information between these Release Notes and
other documents contained in this product release, the Release Notes contents take precedence.

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    release notes hp StorageWorks secure fabric OS for version 3.1.x/4.1.x firmware Product Version: 3.1.x/4.1.x First Edition (June 2003) Part Number: AV–RUK8A–TE This document contains last-minute and supplemental information about your common software and switch options. In the event of conflicting information between these Release Notes and other documents contained in this product release, the Release Notes contents take precedence.

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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: About This Document, Intended Audience

    About this Document About this Document This section describes the content reflected in this document, including: Release Notes Information, page 3 Intended Audience, page 3 Related Documentation, page 4 Release Notes Information These Release Notes cover the following major topics: PKI Certificate Installation Utility for WIN32/NT, page 6 PKI Certificate Installation Utility for...

  • Page 4: Related Documentation

    About this Document Related Documentation The related documentation includes the following documents: HP StorageWorks Advanced Performance Monitoring Version 3.1.x/4.1.x User Guide, part number AA-RTS4C-TE HP StorageWorks Common Software and Switch Options Version 3.1.x/4.1.x Release Notes, part number AV-RTQUC-TE HP StorageWorks Core Switch 2/64 Version 4.1.x Installation Guide, part number AA-RS2WC-TE HP StorageWorks Core Switch 2/64 Version 4.1.x Release Notes, part number AV-RSK9C-TE...

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    About this Document HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/32 Version 4.1.x Installation Guide, part number AA-RTQVC-TE HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/32 Version 4.1.x Release Notes, part number AV-RTT4C-TE HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/8 Version 3.1.x Installation Guide, part number AA-RSB6C-TE HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/8 Version 3.1.x Release Notes, part number AV-RSB7C-TE HP StorageWorks Secure Fabric OS for Version 3.1.x/4.1.x Firmware Release Notes (this document), part number AV-RUK8A-TE...

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    PKI Certificate Installation Utility for WIN32/NT PKI Certificate Installation Utility for WIN32/NT The main purpose of the PKI Certificate Installation utility is to provide functions that support automated installation of digital certificates onto multiple switches. Installation of digital certificates is one part of the process for upgrading switches to support Secure Fabric operations.

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    PKI Certificate Installation Utility for WIN32/NT Addresses or switch names can be provided in a file (one address or name per line) or manually entered as prompted. Data files, both input and output, contain switch data in XML format. You may view the data files with an editor, but do not attempt to edit them as this may invalidate the format or data.

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    PKI Certificate Installation Utility for WIN32/NT Log-Level: -L n The argument n is a numeric value, 0-3, indicating the level of detail for information logged to the event log file. This may be provided on the command line using the -L argument when using interactive mode. This is used primarily for debug purposes.

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    PKI Certificate Installation Utility for WIN32/NT Table 1: PKICERT important notes Area Description Certificate load process Certificate load process should be run for 20 or less fabrics pkicert at the same time from . If more than 20 fabrics should go through the process, the request should be broken into batches of 20 or less fabrics.

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    PKI Certificate Installation Utility for Solaris PKI Certificate Installation Utility for Solaris The main purpose of the PKI Certificate Installation utility is to provide functions that support automated installation of digital certificates onto multiple switches. Installation An environment variable, LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/gnu/lib:..., must be defined that includes the path to the library files that accompanied pkicert—...

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    PKI Certificate Installation Utility for Solaris Task-Options: -g Get CSRs and generate a CSR data file -G Get CSRs (even from switches with certificates) -i Install Certificates from a data file -l Licensed Product report compile and generate Event-Log-file: -e event-log-file This is the path\file-name of log file created and written to (or if it already exists, appended to) with event/error data.

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    PKI Certificate Installation Utility for Solaris Password: -p password The password that goes with the “-u user-name” provided. Important Notes The following provides important information regarding Secure Fabric OS, installation, and pkicert. Secure Fabric OS Secure Fabric OS is a comprehensive security product, which requires some planning and specific steps to set up and configure.

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    Other Important Notes: Other Important Notes: This table lists important information you should be aware of regarding Fabric OS v3.1.x. Table 3: Other Important Notes Area Description Security, Before using the PKICERT utility to prepare a Certificate Signing PKICERT Request (CSR), please ensure that there are no spaces in the switch utility names of any switches in the fabric.

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    Other Important Notes: Secure Fabric OS for Version 3.1.x/4.1.x Firmware Release Notes...

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