HP AA979A - StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/8V Installation Manual

Hp storageworks san switch 2/8v, 2/16v, 2/16n and 4/32 installation guide (aa-rvulc-te, january 2005).
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HP StorageWorks
SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V, 2/16N
and 4/32 installation guide
Part number: AA-RVULC-TE
Third edition: January 2005

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    HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V, 2/16N and 4/32 installation guide Part number: AA-RVULC-TE Third edition: January 2005...

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    © Copyright 2005 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 ........9 Overview.

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    2 Installing and configuring ......31 SAN Switch shipping carton contents ......... 32 SAN Switch shipping carton contents checklist .

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    4 Installing field-replaceable units ......79 Replacing the SAN Switch 4/32 power supply ....... . . 80 Items required .

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    Figures Port side of SAN Switch 2/8V......... . . 20 Port side of SAN Switch 2/16V and 2/16N.

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    16 SAN Switch 4/32 port side LEDs......... 71 17 SAN Switch 4/32 port side LED patterns during normal operation.

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    Contents...

  • Page 9: About This Guide

    About this guide This installation guide provides information to help you set up and configure the following HP switches: • HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/8V • HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/16V • HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/16N • HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 4/32 NOTE: Throughout this guide, information about the SAN Switch 2/16V is applicable to the SAN Switch 2/16N, unless otherwise noted.

  • Page 10: Overview, Intended Audience, Related Documentation

    Overview This section covers the following topics: • Intended audience • Related documentation Intended audience This guide is intended for use by system administrators and technicians who are experienced with the following: • Configuration aspects of customer Storage Area Network (SAN) fabric •...

  • Page 11: Conventions, Document Conventions

    Conventions Conventions consist of the following: • Document conventions • Text symbols • Equipment symbols Document conventions Review the following document conventions. Document conventions Element Convention Cross-reference links Blue text: Figure 1 Key and field names, menu items, Bold buttons, and dialog box titles File names, application names, and text Italics emphasis...

  • Page 12: Text Symbols

    Text symbols The following symbols may be found in the text of this guide. They have the following meanings. WARNING! Text set off in this manner indicates that failure to follow directions in the warning could result in bodily harm or death. CAUTION: Text set off in this manner indicates that failure to follow directions could result in damage to equipment or data.

  • Page 13: Equipment Symbols

    Equipment symbols The following equipment symbols may be found on hardware for which this guide pertains. They have the following meanings. Any enclosed surface or area of the equipment marked with these symbols indicates the presence of electrical shock hazards. Enclosed area contains no operator serviceable parts.

  • Page 14: Rack Stability, Getting Help, Hp Technical Support

    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. •...

  • Page 15: Hp Storage Web Site, Hp Authorized Reseller

    HP Storage web site The HP web site has the latest information on this product, as well as the latest drivers. Access storage at: http://www.hp.com/country/us/eng/prodserv/storage.html. From this web site, select the appropriate product or solution. HP authorized reseller For the name of your nearest HP authorized reseller: •...

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    About this guide...

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    1 Overview This chapter provides the following information: • SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N models, page 18 • SAN Switch 4/32 models, page 21 • Upgrading SAN Switch 4/32 ports, page 24 • SAN Switch licensing, page 25 • ISL Trunking groups, page 26 •...

  • Page 18: San Switch 2/8v, 2/16v And 2/16n Models, San Switch 2/8v, 2/16v And 2/16n Features

    SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N models The following lists HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N models. • HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/8V and 2/16V include a Two-domain Fabric License. Integrates Zoning and Advanced Web Tools as standard software components. •...

  • Page 19: San Switch 2/8v, 2/16v And 2/16n Chassis, San Switch 2/8v, 2/16v And 2/16n—port Side

    • 8 or 16 Fibre Channel ports, with the following characteristics: • Automatic negotiation to the highest common speed of all devices connected to port. • Port interfaces compatible with small form factor pluggable (SFP) transceivers, both short wavelength (SWL) and long wavelength (LWL). •...

  • Page 20: San Switch 2/8v, 2/16v And 2/16n—nonport Side, Port Side Of San Switch 2/16v And 2/16n

    Table 1 SAN Switch 2/8V port side components Number Description Serial port Fibre Channel ports (8) As shown in Figure 2, the SAN Switch 2/16N and 2/16V integrate sixteen ports, and a second AC power inlet. IOIOI 100-240 VAC 1.0A 47-63Hz 100-240 VAC 1.0A 47-63Hz 0020 Figure 2...

  • Page 21: San Switch 4/32 Models, San Switch 4/32 Features

    SAN Switch 4/32 models Each HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 4/32 model ships with a different number of ports activated, as follows: • HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 4/32 Base, 16 ports activated, includes Zoning and Advanced Web Tools as standard software components. •...

  • Page 22: San Switch 4/32 Chassis, San Switch 4/32—port Side, Port Side Of San Switch 4/32

    SAN Switch 4/32 chassis The following sections illustrate the chassis front and rear panels. SAN Switch 4/32—port side Figure 3 shows the port side of the SAN Switch 4/32. Table 3 identifies port side components. scale: 1/8" = 1" IOIOI MRO25009a 5/16"...

  • Page 23: San Switch 4/32—nonport Side

    Table 3 SAN Switch 4/32 port side components (continued) Number Description FC Ports (8-15) FC Ports (16-23) FC Ports (24-31) SAN Switch 4/32—nonport side Figure 4 shows the nonport side of the SAN Switch 4/32, which contains the power supplies (including the AC power inlet, and AC power switch) and fans.

  • Page 24: Upgrading San Switch 4/32 Ports, San Switch 4/32 Nonport Side Components

    Table 4 lists the SAN Switch 4/32 nonport side components. Table 4 SAN Switch 4/32 nonport side components Number Description Power supply 2 Fan 3 Fan 2 Fan 1 Power supply 1 Upgrading SAN Switch 4/32 ports The SAN Switch 4/32 is available with either sixteen ports, 0 through 15 (Base model) or thirty two, ports 16 through 32 (Full model) activated.

  • Page 25: San Switch Licensing

    NOTE: Enter the license key exactly as issued. If you enter it incorrectly, the license will not function properly. c. After entering the license key, use the licenseshow command to check to see if it is valid. If a licensed product is not displayed, the license is invalid. NOTE: After you enter a license, the licensed product is available immediately;...

  • Page 26: Isl Trunking Groups, Trunking Groups

    Example switch:admin> licenseshow AbbbcDefcQxdezdr: Web license Zoning license Fabric license Remote Switch license Extended Fabric license Fabric Watch license Performance Monitor license Trunking license Security license switch:admin> NOTE: If the licensed feature is listed, the feature is installed and immediately available. ISL Trunking groups If your SAN Switch is licensed for ISL trunking, use the trunking groups available on the switch.

  • Page 27: San Switch Supported (optional) Features

    SAN Switch supported (optional) features SAN Switches support the following optional software, activated with the purchase of a corresponding license key. • ISL Trunking • Fabric Watch • Advanced Performance Monitoring • Extended Fabrics • Remote Switch NOTE: All SAN Switch Power Pack models ship with these licensed options already enabled. HP StorageWorks features overview Refer to the for the firmware version that you are running for...

  • Page 28: San Switch Optional Kits, Optional Kits

    SAN Switch optional kits Table 5 lists the optional hardware kits. Table 5 Optional kits Option Part Number HP StorageWorks 4Gb SW 4PK SFP A7448A Transceiver HP StorageWorks 4Gb SW SnglePK SFP A7446A Transceiver Short wavelength SFP A6515A* or 300834-B21** Long wavelength SFP, 10 km A6516A* or 300835-B21** Long wavelength SFP, 35 km...

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    Table 5 Optional kits (continued) Option Part Number SC female to SC female adapter C7534A* 2m LC male to SC male adapter kit C7540A* * premerger HP part number ** premerger Compaq part number NOTE: To obtain the latest information on hardware and software components, go to http://www.hp.com.

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    Overview...

  • Page 31: Installing And Configuring

    2 Installing and configuring This chapter provides the following information: • SAN Switch shipping carton contents, page 32 • Installation and safety considerations, page 34 • Installing as a stand-alone device, page 36 • Installing the switch in a rack using the SAN Switch Rack Mount Kit, page 37 •...

  • Page 32: San Switch Shipping Carton Contents, San Switch Shipping Carton Contents Checklist

    SAN Switch shipping carton contents Figure 6 shows the shipping carton contents for the SAN Switch 4/32 specifically. The items shown here ship with all SAN Switch models. See Table 6 for a complete description. MRO25011a Figure 6 SAN Switch shipping carton contents SAN Switch shipping carton contents checklist Table 6 identifies the carton contents included with your SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V, 2/16N or...

  • Page 33: San Switch Shipping Carton Contents Checklist

    Table 6 SAN Switch shipping carton contents checklist Item Number Description One SAN Switch Accessories Box containing: • One 10 ft. (3.0 m.) RS-232 serial cable; convertable to an RJ-45 connector by removing the adapter on the end of the cable •...

  • Page 34: Installation And Safety Considerations, Electrical Considerations, Environmental Considerations

    Installation and safety considerations You can install the switch using one of the following methods: • As a stand-alone unit on a flat surface. See Installing as a stand-alone device, page 36. • HP highly recommends mounting the switch in one of the following HP customized racks: •...

  • Page 35: Rack Specifications, Cooling Considerations

    Rack specifications If installing the switch in a rack: • Plan a rack space that is 1 rack unit (1.75 inches; 4.45 cm) high, 19 inches (48.3 cm) wide, and at least 30 inches (76.2 cm) deep. • The rack should be balanced and the installed equipment should be within the rack’s weight limits.

  • Page 36: Installing As A Stand-alone Device

    Installing as a stand-alone device Follow these steps to install as a stand-alone unit. Unpack the switch and verify that all items listed on ”SAN Switch shipping carton contents” on page 32 are present and undamaged. Locate the four rubber feet in the Accessory box. Apply the adhesive rubber feet.

  • Page 37: Installing The Switch In A Rack Using The San Switch Rack Mount Kit

    Installing the switch in a rack using the SAN Switch Rack Mount Kit This section provides instructions for installing the SAN Switch in an HP System/e rack, or in an HP 10,000 series rack using the HP StorageWorks SAN Switch Rack Mount Kit supplied with your switch.

  • Page 38: San Switch Rack Mount Kit Hardware

    Table 7 identifies SAN Switch Rack Mount Kit rails and rail mounting hardware. Table 7 SAN Switch Rack Mount Kit hardware Item Description (2) rear mounting brackets A right inner rail and a right outer rail A left inner rail and a left outer rail (10) #8-32 x 3/16-inch Phillips pan-head screws with thread lock, for use with the SAN Switch 4/32.

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    Table 7 SAN Switch Rack Mount Kit hardware (continued) Item Description (8) #10 adapter washers (2) 1/4-20 hex nuts with captive star lock washer (2) 1/4-inch flat washers CAUTION: For proper air flow, the SFP media side of the SAN Switch must face the rear of the rack.

  • Page 40: Installing The Rear Mounting Brackets (hp 10,000 Series)

    • For an HP 10,000 series, assemble each of the two brackets with (2) #10-32 x 1/2-inch Phillips pan-head screws with captive star lock washers and (2) #10 adapter washers as shown in Figure Figure 7 Installing the rear mounting brackets (HP 10,000 series) Installing and configuring...

  • Page 41: Installing The Rear Mounting Brackets (hp System/e Rack-left Rear Upright)

    • For an HP System/e rack, install each of the two rear mounting brackets with (2) #10-32 x 1/2-inch Phillips pan-head screws and (2) #10 alignment washers as shown in Figure Figure 8 Installing the rear mounting brackets (HP System/e rack-left rear upright) NOTE: This kit contains both left rails and right rails.

  • Page 42: Installing The Outer Rails (hp 10,000 Series)

    Assemble the outer rails by completing the appropriate step page 42 or page 43: a. Attach the left outer rail and the right outer rails to the rear mounting brackets using (2) 1/4-20 hex nuts with captive star lock washers attached loosely as shown in Figure 9.

  • Page 43: Assembling The Outer Rails (hp 10,000 Series)

    b. Depending on the rack you are using, complete one of the following tasks: • For an HP 10,000 series, install two #10-32 x 1/2-inch Phillips pan-head screws with captive star lock washers and two #10 adapter washers in the upper and lower hole locations of the right rail.

  • Page 44: Assembling The Outer Rails (hp System/e Rack)

    • For an HP System/e rack, install two #10-32 x 1/2-inch Phillips pan-head screws with captive star lock washers and two #10 alignment washers in the upper and lower hole locations of the right rail. Then install two #10-32 x 1/2-inch Phillips pan-head screws with captive star lock washers and two #10 alignment washers in the upper and lower hole locations of the left rail.

  • Page 45: Number Of Screws Required To Assemble The Inner Rails

    Table 8 Number of screws required to assemble the inner rails Switch #8-32 x 5/16-inch screws #8-32 x 3/16-inch screws SAN Switch 2/8V Not Applicable SAN Switch 2/16V, Not Applicable SAN Switch 2/16N SAN Switch 4/32 Not Applicable Identify the screw holes on the inner rails for your specific switch. The screw holes are labelled as follows: a.

  • Page 46: Securing The Inner Rails To The San Switch 2/8v With Plenum

    Verify that a plenum is installed on the SAN Switch 2/8V, SAN Switch 2/16V or SAN Switch 2/16N models only, as shown in Figure 12. The plenum is an overlay that dissipates the heat generated by the switch, preventing overheating. NOTE: The plenum is a required part of this installation for SAN Switch 2/8V, SAN Switch 2/16V or 2/16N models only, when installed in HP 10,000 series, or System/e racks.

  • Page 47: Securing The Inner Rails To The San Switch 2/16v

    Contact your authorized HP switch reseller for information if a plenum is not preinstalled on your SAN Switch 2/8V, SAN Switch 2/16V or SAN Switch 2/16N model only. 0012a Figure 13 Securing the inner rails to the SAN Switch 2/16V MRO25018a Figure 14 Securing the inner rails to the SAN Switch 4/32...

  • Page 48: Installing The Switch Into A Rack (hp 10,000 Series Rack)

    10.Insert the switch with the attached inner rails into the outer rails. Please note this step (#10), applies to both the HP 10,000 series and System/e racks. NOTE: Note that the SAN Switch mounts in the rack with its front, the port side, facing the back of the rack.

  • Page 49: Installing The Switch Into A Rack (hp System/e Rack)

    11.Insert the switch into the rack and install (2) #10-32 x 1/2-inch Phillips pan-head screws with captive star lock washers with one on each side. See Figure 15 Figure Figure 16 Installing the switch into a rack (HP System/e rack) 12.Tighten the nuts installed in step 4 on page 42.

  • Page 50: Cabling And Configuring The San Switch, Recommendations For Cable Management

    Cabling and configuring the SAN Switch The SAN Switch must be configured to ensure correct operation within a network and fabric. For instructions about configuring the switch to operate in a fabric containing switches from HP StorageWorks procedures user guide other vendors, refer to the for the Fabric OS version running on your switch.

  • Page 51: Connecting The San Switch To The Fabric, Items Required, Making A Serial Connection

    Connecting the SAN Switch to the fabric Follow the sequence listed next. Procedures are included in the following sections: 1. Making a serial connection, page 51 2. Logging in, page 53 3. Setting the IP address, page 54 4. Creating an Ethernet connection, page 55 5.

  • Page 52: Connecting The Serial Cable To A San Switch 2/16v

    NOTE: Figure 17 shows the SAN Switch 2/16V. This procedure is the same for all SAN Switches. 0 -2 0 -2 .0 A .0 A -6 3 -6 3 0 -2 0 -2 .0 A .0 A -6 3 -6 3 0014a Figure 17 Connecting the serial cable to a SAN Switch 2/16V...

  • Page 53: Logging In, Connecting San Switch 2/16v Power Cords

    Logging in Once a serial connection is established, apply power to the switch. Connect the power cords to both power supplies and power sources, as shown in Figure NOTE: The SAN Switch 2/8V uses one power cord, all other SAN Switches use two. 0 -2 0 -2 .0 A...

  • Page 54: Setting The Ip Address

    Using a serial connection, when the terminal emulator application stops reporting information, press Enter to display the login prompt. Log in using the administrative account; the logon is “admin” and the default password is “password”. Create up to two simultaneous admin sessions and four user sessions. HP StorageWorks procedures user guide For specific details, refer to the specific and the...

  • Page 55: Creating An Ethernet Connection, Connecting The Ethernet Cable To The San Switch 2/16v

    Creating an Ethernet connection Use these steps to create an Ethernet connection. Connect an Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port and to the workstation or to an Ethernet network containing the workstation as shown in Figure NOTE: Figure 19 shows the SAN Switch 2/16V. This procedure is the same for all SAN Switches.

  • Page 56: Modifying The Fibre Channel Domain Id (optional)

    Modifying the Fibre Channel domain ID (Optional) If desired, you can modify the Fibre Channel domain ID. The default Fibre channel domain ID is domain 1. If the switch is not powered on until after it is connected to the fabric and the default Fibre channel domain ID is already in use, the domain ID for the new switch is automatically reset to a unique value.

  • Page 57: Installing The Sfp Transceivers, Connecting The Cables

    Installing the SFP transceivers The SAN Switch does not ship with SFPs. A list of supported SFPs can be found in ”SAN Switch optional kits” on page 28. Use the following procedure to install the SFP transceivers into the Fibre Channel ports. The ports selected for use in trunking groups must meet specific requirements.

  • Page 58: Verifying The Configuration, Backing Up The Configuration, Setting The Switch Date And Time

    Verifying the configuration Use these steps to confirm that the switch is configured and ready for use. Check LEDs to verify that all components are functional. For information about LED patterns, refer to ”Interpreting LED activity” on page 64. Enter the switchshow command from the workstation. This command provides information about the switch and port status.

  • Page 59: Synchronizing Local Time With An External Source, Correcting The Time Zone Of A Switch

    Year values greater than 69 are interpreted as 1970-1999; year values less than 70 are interpreted as 2000-2069. The date function does not support Daylight Savings Time or time zones, so changes will have to be reset manually. Example switch:admin> date Fri May 5 21:50:00 UTC 1989 switch:admin>...

  • Page 60: Tstimezone Command Parameter Selection

    HP StorageWorks command reference guide Refer to the tsTimeZone command in the for more detailed information about the command parameters. All supporting Fabric OS documentation resides on the Software CD that shipped with your switch. Repeat Steps 1 and 2 on all switches for which the time zone needs to be set. This needs to be done only once, because the value is stored in nonvolatile memory.

  • Page 61: Managing San Switches

    3 Managing SAN switches Once your SAN Switch is installed and configured, you can monitor the health of the switch and fabric. This chapter provides the following information: • Powering on and off, page 62 • Management features, page 63 •...

  • Page 62: Powering On And Off, San Switch 2/8v, San Switch 2/16v, 2/16n And 4/32

    Powering on and off Read the following sections to power on and off SAN Switches. SAN Switch 2/8V Connect one end of the power cord to the AC inlet on the switch, and the remaining end to a power source. To power on, set the AC power switch to I.

  • Page 63: Management Features, Management Options

    Management features SAN Switches use built-in management tools to help you monitor fabric topology, check port status, and debug the switch. Table 10 lists the management applications available. NOTE: When running IP over Fibre Channel, these management tools must be supported by both HBA and HBA drivers.

  • Page 64: Managing San Switches From A Single Management Station, Interpreting Led Activity

    Managing SAN Switches from a single management station A management station connected to one switch via Ethernet can also be used to manage other switches connected to the first switch via Fibre Channel. To do so, set the fibre channel gateway address of each of the other switches to be managed, to the Fibre Channel IP address of the first switch.

  • Page 65: San Switch 2/8v, 2/16v And 2/16n Leds, San Switch 2/8v Led Locations

    SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N LEDs The five LEDs include Switch Status, Power, Port Status, Port Speed and Ethernet. Figure 20 shows the port side of the SAN Switch 2/8V. Figure 21 shows the port side of the SAN Switch 2/16V and 2/16N. IOIOI 100-240 VAC 1.5A 47-63Hz 0017a...

  • Page 66: San Switch 2/16v And 2/16n Led Locations

    All LEDs reside on the port side of the switch. Figure 21 shows the location of SAN Switch 2/16V and 2/16N LEDs. See ”SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N LED patterns” on page 67 for details about interpreting LEDs. IOIOI 100-240 VAC 2.0A 47-63Hz 100-240 VAC 2.0A 47-63Hz 0019a...

  • Page 67: San Switch 2/8v, 2/16v And 2/16n Led Patterns, System And Power Led Patterns

    SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N LED patterns Table Table 14 Table 15 summarize LED location, color, and recommended action. System and power LED patterns The system and power LED patterns are shown in Table Table 13 System LED patterns during normal operation LED name, LED color Status of hardware...

  • Page 68: Port Led Patterns, Port Led Patterns During Normal Operation

    Port LED patterns Each port has two LEDs: a port speed and a port status indicator. Table 14 shows the LED location, color, and meaning for these port LEDs. Table 14 Port LED patterns during normal operation LED name, LED color Status of hardware Recommended action location...

  • Page 69: Ethernet Led Patterns

    Table 14 Port LED patterns during normal operation (continued) LED name, LED color Status of hardware Recommended action location Port Status Fast-flashing Port is faulty. Check the Port Status LEDs, cont’d amber error log, transceiver, and cable (on 1/4 second, or loopback plug.

  • Page 70: San Switch 4/32 Leds—port Side

    SAN Switch 4/32 LEDs—port side LEDs include: • System Status LED • Power Status LED • Port Status LED • Port Speed LED Figure 22 identifies port side LEDs. NOTE: The pairs of port LEDs for all 32 ports are arrayed below the bottom of row ports. The pairs of port LEDs are located in the array in the same relative positions as the ports.

  • Page 71: San Switch 4/32 Port Side Leds

    IOIOI scale: 5/16" = 1" IOIOI MRO25012a Figure 22 SAN Switch 4/32 port side LEDs Table 16 identifies SAN Switch 4/32 nonport side components. Table 16 SAN Switch 4/32 port side LEDs Number Description System status LED Link LED Top port LEDs Power status LED Speed LED Port status LEDs...

  • Page 72: San Switch 4/32 Port Side Led Patterns During Normal Operation

    Table 17 describes port side LEDs. Table 17 SAN Switch 4/32 port side LED patterns during normal operation LED name LED color Status of hardware Recommended action Power Status No light System is off or there is an internal Verify that system is on. If the system is power supply failure.

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    Table 17 SAN Switch 4/32 port side LED patterns during normal operation (continued) LED name LED color Status of hardware Recommended action Port Speed No light Port is transmitting/receiving at 1 No action required. Gbit/sec. Steady green Port is transmitting/receiving at 2 No action required.

  • Page 74: San Switch 4/32 Leds—nonport Side, San Switch 4/32 Nonport Side Leds

    SAN Switch 4/32 LEDs—nonport side LEDs include: • Two power supply LEDs • Three fan status LEDs MRO25013a Figure 23 SAN Switch 4/32 nonport side LEDs Table 18 identifies SAN Switch 4/32 nonport side LEDs. Table 18 SAN Switch 4/32 nonport side LEDs Number Description Power supply 2 status LED...

  • Page 75: Nonport Side Led Patterns During Normal Operation

    Table 19 describes the nonport side LEDs. Table 19 Nonport side LED patterns during normal operation LED name LED color Status of hardware Recommended action Power Supply No light Power supply is not receiving Verify that the power supply is on Status power or is off.

  • Page 76: Post And Boot Specifications, Post, Boot

    POST and boot specifications When the switch is turned on or rebooted, the switch performs POST. Total boot time with POST is a minimum of 3 minutes. Use fastboot.to bypass POST after subsequent reboots by For more information about this HP StorageWorks command reference guide command, refer to the for the Fabric OS version...

  • Page 77: Interpreting Post Results, Diagnostic Tests

    Interpreting POST results POST is a system check that is performed each time the switch is powered on, rebooted, or reset. During POST, the LEDs flash different colors. Any errors that occur during POST display in the error log. To determine that POST completed successfully and whether or not any errors were detected: Verify that the switch LEDs indicate that all components are healthy.

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    Managing SAN switches...

  • Page 79: Installing Field-replaceable Units

    4 Installing field-replaceable units The SAN Switch 2/8V, SAN Switch 2/16V and SAN Switch 2/16N do not require any regular maintenance, and do not contain any Field-Replaceable Units (FRUs). In contrast, the SAN Switch 4/32 contains two FRUS; the power supply and fan assembly. This chapter provides the following information for the SAN Switch 4/32 only: •...

  • Page 80: Replacing The San Switch 4/32 Power Supply

    Replacing the SAN Switch 4/32 power supply The SAN Switch 4/32 uses two power supplies, as shown in Figure 24. The Fabric OS identifies the power supplies from left to right on the nonport side as PS2 (on the left) and PS1 (on the right).

  • Page 81: Power Supply Status Leds

    Table 20 SAN Switch 4/32 nonport side LEDs (continued) Number Description Power supply 1 status LED Power supply 1 CAUTION: Disassembling any part of the power supply voids the part warranty and regulatory certifications. There are no user-serviceable parts inside the power supply. Table 21 describes the power supply status LEDs and corrective actions.

  • Page 82: Items Required, Procedure

    Items required Replacing a power supply in the SAN Switch 4/32 should take less than two minutes.Obtain the following items: • New power supply • Phillips-head screwdriver #1 Procedure Use these steps to replace a power supply in a SAN Switch 4/32. If the switch will remain powered on, verify that the functioning power supply (the one not being replaced) has been powered on for at least four seconds and displays a green LED.

  • Page 83: Inserting The Power Supply In The San Switch 4/32, Power Supply Components

    b. Gently push the power supply into the chassis until it is firmly seated. Scale: 1/4" = 1" MRO25015a Figure 25 Inserting the power supply in the SAN Switch 4/32 Table 22 identifies power supply components. Table 22 Power supply components Number Description Power supply...

  • Page 84

    CAUTION: Do not force the installation. If the power supply does not slide in easily, make sure that it is correctly oriented before continuing. c. Secure the power supply to the chassis by tightening the captive screw using the Phillips-head screwdriver. Plug the power cord into the power supply and press the AC power switch to turn it on.

  • Page 85: Replacing The Fan Assembly In The San Switch 4/32

    Replacing the fan assembly in the SAN Switch 4/32 The SAN Switch 4/32 integrates three fan assemblies as shown in Figure 26. Fabric OS identifies the fans from left to right as Fan 3, Fan 2, and Fan 1. SilkWorm 00 Scale: 1/8"...

  • Page 86: Fan Status Led Behavior

    CAUTION: Disassembling any part of the fan assembly voids the part warranty and regulatory certifications. There are no user-serviceable parts inside the fan assembly. Because the cooling system relies on pressurized air, do not leave any of the fan assembly slots empty longer than two minutes while the switch is operating.

  • Page 87: Procedure, Items Required

    Items required Replacing a fan assembly in the SAN Switch 4/32 takes approximately two minutes. Obtain the following items: • New fan assembly • Phillips-head screwdriver #1 Procedure Use these steps to replace a fan assembly in a SAN Switch 4/32. Unscrew the captive screw on the fan assembly you are replacing using the Phillips-head screwdriver.

  • Page 88: Inserting The Fan Assembly, Fan Assemblies

    c. Secure the fan assembly to the chassis by tightening the captive screw. Scale: 1/4" = 1" MRO25017a Figure 27 Inserting the fan assembly Table 25 identifies fan assembly components in Figure Table 25 Fan assemblies Number Description Fan assembly Captive screw CAUTION: Do not force the installation.

  • Page 89: Replacing Sfps

    Replacing SFPs First, use these steps to remove the faulty SFP transceiver. Press and hold the cable release, as shown in Figure 28 on page 90. Remove the cable from the transceiver. Pull the bale (wire handle) to release the transceiver. Grasping it by the bale, gently but firmly pull the transceiver out of the port.

  • Page 90: Installing Or Removing An Sfp

    Figure 28 shows the SFP installation and removal steps for a SAN Switch 2/16V. Cable Release SAN Switch Bale scale: 1/8" = 1" 0- 24 0 VA C 1. -6 3H FC Ports Figure 28 Installing or removing an SFP Installing field-replaceable units...

  • Page 91: A Regulatory Compliance Notices, Fcc Emc Statement (usa)

    The end user of this product should be aware that any changes or modifications made to this equipment without the approval of Hewlett-Packard could result in the product not meeting the Class A limits, in which case the FCC could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.

  • Page 92: Emc Statement (canada), Emc Statement (european Union), European Union Notice, Germany Noise Declaration

    EMC statement (Canada) This Class A digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations. Cet appareil numérique de la Classe A respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le matériel brouilleur du Canada. EMC statement (European Union) This is a Class A product.

  • Page 93: Vcci Emc Statement (japan), Japanese Power Cord Statement

    VCCI EMC statement (Japan) Japanese power cord statement SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V, 2/16N and 4/32 installation guide...

  • Page 94: Rrl Emc Statement (korea)

    RRL EMC statement (Korea) Regulatory compliance notices...

  • Page 95: Laser Safety

    Laser safety A. Certification and Classification Information When equipped with native Fibre Channel adapters, this product contains a laser internal to the small form factor pluggable (SFP) transceiver modules. In the USA, the SFP module is certified as a Class 1 Laser product, conforming to the requirements contained in Department Of Health and Human Services (DHHS) regulation 21 CFR, Subchapter J.

  • Page 96: Battery Replacement Notice

    WARNING! Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein or in the laser product’s installation guide may result in hazardous radiation exposure. To reduce the risk of exposure to hazardous radiation: Do not try to open the module enclosure.

  • Page 97: B Electrostatic Discharge, Grounding Methods

    B Electrostatic discharge To prevent damaging the system, be aware of the precautions you need to follow when setting up the system or handling parts. A discharge of static electricity from a finger or other conductor may damage system boards or other static-sensitive devices. This type of damage may reduce the life expectancy of the device To prevent electrostatic damage, observe the following precautions: •...

  • Page 98

    NOTE: For more information on static electricity, or for assistance with product installation, contact your HP authorized reseller. Electrostatic discharge...

  • Page 99: C San Switch Technical Specifications

    C SAN Switch technical specifications This appendix provides the following information: • General specifications, page 100 • Weight and physical dimensions, page 102 • Facility requirements, page 103 • Environmental requirements, page 104 • Data transmission ranges, page 105 • Fibre Channel port specifications, page 107 •...

  • Page 100: General Specifications

    General specifications Table 26 lists general specifications. Table 26 General specifications Specification Description Configurable port types F_Port, FL_Port, and E_Port EMC emissions An operating SAN Switch conforms to the emissions requirements specified by the following regulations: • FCC Rules & Regulations, Part 15 subpart B, Class A •...

  • Page 101

    Table 26 General specifications (continued) Specification Description EMC immunity • IEC 61000–4–2 Severity Level 3 for Electrostatic Discharge • IEC 61000–4–3 Severity Level 3 for Radiated Fields • IEC 61000–4–4 Severity Level 3 for Fast Transients • IEC 61000–4–5 Severity Level 3 for Surge Voltage •...

  • Page 102: Weight And Physical Dimensions, San Switch Specifications

    Table 26 General specifications (continued) Specification Description Aggregate switch I/O 256 Gb/s if all 32 ports are running at 4 Gbps, full duplex bandwidth for the 4/32 Port-to-port latency Less than 2 microseconds with no contention (destination port is free) Weight and physical dimensions Table 27 lists weight and physical dimensions.

  • Page 103: Facility Requirements

    Facility requirements To ensure correct operation of the switch, the facility where the switch is in use must meet the requirements shown in Table Table 28 Facility requirements Type Requirements Electrical Primary AC Input 100-240 VAC, 1.5A, 47-63 Hz (SAN Switch 2/8V) and 100-240 VAC, 2.0A, 47-63 Hz (SAN Switch 2/16V and SAN Switch 2/16N) and 47-63Hz (SAN Switch 4/32) switch autosenses input voltage Adequate supply circuit, line fusing, and wire size, as specified by the electrical...

  • Page 104: Environmental Requirements

    Environmental requirements To ensure proper operation, the switch must not be subjected to environmental conditions beyond those for which it was tested. The ranges specified in Table 29 list the acceptable environment for both operating and non-operating conditions. Table 29 Environmental requirements Condition Acceptable range during operation...

  • Page 105: Data Transmission Ranges, Data Transmissions For The 2/8v, 2/16v And 2/16n

    Data transmission ranges Refer to Table 30 Table 31 for SAN Switches data transmission ranges. Data transmissions for the 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N Table 30 lists data transmission ranges for different cable types and port speeds. Table 30 Laser data transmission ranges for the 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N Port speed Cable Short wavelength...

  • Page 106: Laser Data Transmission Ranges For The 4/32

    Table 31 Laser data transmission ranges for the 4/32 (continued) Port speed Cable size Short wavelength Long wavelength (LWL) Extended long (microns) (SWL) wavelength (ELWL) 2 Gbps 984 feet (300 m) 6.2 miles (10 km) 62.5 492 feet (150 m) 6.2 miles (10 km) 10 km (6.2 miles) without 24.8 miles (40 km)

  • Page 107: Fibre Channel Port Specifications, V, 2/16v And 2/16n Fibre Channel Port Specifications, Serial Port Specifications

    Fibre Channel port specifications The following sections summarize Fibre Channel Port specifications. 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N Fibre Channel port specifications The Fibre Channel ports in the 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N are compatible with SWL and LWL SFP transceivers. The strength of the signal is determined by the type of transceiver in use. The ports operate at 2.125 Gb/sec or 1.0625 Gb/sec, and autosense to the highest speed of all attached devices.

  • Page 108: Cabling Pinouts

    Table 32 describes the cable pinouts. Table 32 Cabling pinouts Signal Description Not supported Not supported RxData Receive data TxData Transmit data Not supported Not supported Logic ground Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported A 10-foot (3.0-m) serial cable is provided with the switch.

  • Page 109: Power Supply Specifications

    Power supply specifications The power supplies are universal and capable of functioning worldwide without using voltage jumpers or switches. They meet IEC 61000-4-5 surge voltage requirements and are autoranging in terms of accommodating input voltages and line frequencies. Each power supply integrates its own built-in fan for cooling, pushing the air toward the port side of the switch.

  • Page 110: Memory, Power Supply Specifications, Memory Specifications

    Table 33 Power supply specifications (continued) Specification Value BTU rating SAN Switch 2/8V: 120 BTU SAN Switch 2/16V and SAN Switch 2/16N: 266 BTU SAN Switch 4/32: 417 BTU Inrush current SAN Switch 2/8V: 20A SAN Switch 2/16V and SAN Switch 2/16N: 25A SAN Switch 4/32: 15A Input line protection Fused in both hot and neutral lines, using independent...

  • Page 111: Supported Sfps, Supported Hbas

    Table 35 lists SAN Switch 4/32 memory. Table 35 4/32 Memory specifications Memory type Install memory Main Memory (SDRAM) 512 MB to 1 GB Kernel Flash 16 MB Boot Flash 4 MB Compact Flash 512 MB Supported SFPs Do not use non-supported SFPs, as these can affect switch operability. They might not fit correctly and could void your warranty.

  • Page 112

    SAN Switch technical specifications...

  • Page 113: Glossary

    Glossary Arbitrated loop physical address. A unique 8-bit value assigned during loop initialization to a AL_PA port in an arbitrated loop. A fabric software facility that supports multicast group management. alias server Application programming interface. A defined protocol that allows applications to interface with a set of services.

  • Page 114

    The way in which a system is set up. May refer to hardware or software. Hardware: The number, type, and arrangement of components that make up a system or network. Software: The set of parameters that guide switch operation. May include general system parameters, IP address information, domain ID, and other information.

  • Page 115

    Error detect time-out value. The minimum amount of time a target waits for a sequence E_D_TOV to complete before initiating recovery. Can also be defined as the maximum time allowed for a round-trip transmission before an error condition is declared. Expansion port.

  • Page 116

    An IDLE or ARB ordered set that is transmitted during breaks between data frames to fill word keep the fibre channel link active. Fabric loop port. A port that is able to transmit under fabric protocol and also has FL_Port arbitrated loop capabilities.

  • Page 117

    A special 10-bit character used to indicate the beginning of a transmission word that K28.5 performs fibre channel control and signaling functions. The first seven bits of the character are the comma pattern. Flash (temporary) memory connected to the peripheral bus of the processor, and visible kernel flash within the processor's memory space.

  • Page 118

    The port that determines the routing paths for all traffic flowing through a trunking master port group. One of the ports that is in the first ISL in the trunking group is designated as the master port for that group. Management Information Base.

  • Page 119

    A fibre channel topology that employs direct links between each pair of point-to-point communicating entities. The metal casing extending out of the fibre channel port on the switch, and into which port cage a GBIC or SFP transceiver can be inserted. The unique identifier assigned to a fibre channel port.

  • Page 120

    Registered state change notification. A switch function that allows notification of fabric RSCN changes to be sent from the switch to specified nodes. Storage Area Network. A network of systems and storage devices that communicate using fibre channel protocols. The main memory for the switch. SDRAM A group of related frames transmitted in the same direction between two N_Ports.

  • Page 121

    both. Can be made available over other protocols, such as UDP/IP, because it does not rely on the underlying communication protocols. Simple Name Server. A switch service that stores names, addresses, and attributes for up to 15 minutes, and provides them as required to other devices in the fabric. May also be referred to as directory service.

  • Page 122

    As pertaining to fibre channel, a logical address defined by the fibre channel standards well-known address as assigned to a specific function, and stored on the switch. A computer used to access and manage the fabric. May also be referred to as a workstation management station or host.

  • Page 123: Index

    Index switchshow switchstatuspolicyset AC input compact flash air flow 34, configupload ambient temperature 34, configuration audience backup authorized reseller, HP overview verification configuring backup IP address balance SAN switch, for operation bandwidth, aggregate status policies batteries terminal emulator application battery conventions recycling or disposal document...

  • Page 124

    Ethernet installing SFP 57, exhaust-air side intake vents Extended Fabric IP address 36, 51, IP over FC ipaddrset ipaddrshow Fabric Watch ISL trunking fabricshow 56, about fastboot cabling requirements 50, features management optional fiber optic cables labels Fibre Channel latching ports latency Fibre Channel classes, supported...

  • Page 125

    RS-232 connector 19, 21, rubber feet physical dimensions of switches physical maintenance port SDRAM color-coding serial connection configurable types 19, 21, serial port Fibre Channel port specifications serial port SFP 19, speed 19, installing 57, portdisable uninstalling portenable short wavelength, see SWL POST slide-rail rack about...

  • Page 126

    tests diagnostic POST text symbols tie wraps transceiver, see SFP trunking cabling requirements 50, uninstalling SFP verify configuration volatile memory voltage 34, 103, warning rack stability symbols on equipment 9, Web Tools weight, switch wire size zoning Index...

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