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

Hp storageworks san switch 2/8v, 2/16v and 2/16n installation guide, v4.2.x (aa-rvulb-te, april 2004).
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HP StorageWorks
SAN Switch 2/8V
2/16V and 2/16N
Product Version: 4.2.x
Second Edition (April 2004)
Part Number: AA–RVULB–TE
This user guide provides procedures for setting up, configuring, and managing the SAN Switch
2/8V, SAN Switch 2/16V, and 2/16N models.

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    Installation Guide HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/8V 2/16V and 2/16N Product Version: 4.2.x Second Edition (April 2004) Part Number: AA–RVULB–TE This user guide provides procedures for setting up, configuring, and managing the SAN Switch 2/8V, SAN Switch 2/16V, and 2/16N models.

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    © Copyright 2004 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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    Contents Installation and Safety Considerations ......... . 29 Electrical Considerations.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Backing Up the Configuration and Upgrade Firmware ..... . .67 SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N Management Features ......68 Maintaining the SAN Switch 2/8V, SAN Switch 2/16V and SAN Switch 2/16N.

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    Contents Glossary............101 Index .

  • Page 7: San Switch 2/8v, 2/16v And 2/16n Installation Guide

    Contents 13 Management Options ........... . 66 14 Laser Data Transmission Ranges .

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    Contents SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N Installation Guide...

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    about this guide About this Guide This installation guide provides information to help you configure the HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/8V, SAN Switch 2/16V, and SAN Switch 2/16N. About this Guide 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

    About this Guide Overview This section covers the following topics: Intended Audience Related Documentation Intended Audience This book is intended for use by system administrators and technicians who are experienced with the following: Configuration aspects of customer Storage Area Network (SAN) fabric Customer host environment, such as Microsoft Windows or IBM AIX Web Tools graphical user interface (GUI) for confinguring the switches through a supported web browser...

  • Page 11: Conventions, Document Conventions

    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 12: Text Symbols, Equipment Symbols

    About this Guide 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.

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    About this Guide Any surface or area of the equipment marked with these symbols indicates the presence of a hot surface or hot component. Contact with this surface could result in injury. WARNING: To reduce the risk of personal injury from a hot component, allow the surface to cool before touching.

  • Page 14: Rack Stability

    About this Guide Rack Stability Rack stability protects personnel and equipment. To reduce the risk of personal injury or damage to the WARNING: 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 15: Getting Help, Hp Technical Support, Hp Storage Web Site, 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 web site: http://www.hp.com. HP Technical Support Telephone numbers for worldwide technical support are listed on the following HP web site: http://www.hp.com/support/.

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    About this Guide SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N Installation Guide...

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    Overview The SAN Switch 2/8V, SAN Switch 2/16V and SAN Switch 2/16N are Fibre Channel Gigabit switches that support link speeds up to 2 Gb/sec. They can operate in a fabric containing multiple switches or as the only switch in a fabric. The SAN Switch 2/16N is identical to the 2/16V;...

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

    Overview SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N Features The SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N provide the following features: Air-cooled 1U chassis. The chassis can be installed as a stand-alone unit or mounted in a standard Electronic Industries Association (EIA) 19 in. (48.26 cm) cabinet.

  • Page 19: San Switch Licensing

    Overview SAN Switch Licensing The SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N are switches based on existing HP product lines but with limits placed on the number of domains that can be used. The SAN Switch 2/8V comes configured from the factory with a 2-domain fabric license.

  • Page 20: Switch Characteristics, Port Side

    Overview Switch Characteristics The next few sections describe the physical characteristics of the SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N and some important requirements for proper operation. Port Side You can see the physical differences between the SAN Switch 2/8V and the SAN Switch 2/16V switches in the following figures.

  • Page 21: Nonport Side Of San Switch 2/8v, 2/16v And 2/16n

    Overview As shown in Figure 2, the SAN Switch 2/16V and SAN Switch 2/16N has twice the number of ports and a second AC power receptacle. IOIOI 100-240 VAC 1.0A 47-63Hz 100-240 VAC 1.0A 47-63Hz 0020a Figure 2: Port Side of the SAN Switch 2/16V and 2/16N Note: The SAN Switch 2/16N has the same characteristics as the 2/16V.

  • Page 22: Isl Trunking Groups

    Overview ISL Trunking Groups If your SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N switch is licensed for ISL trunking, use the trunking groups available on the switch. The Fibre Channel ports are numbered from left to right, color-coded into groups of four to indicate the groups of ports that can be used in the same interswitch link (ISL) trunking group.

  • Page 23: Supported (optional) Features

    Overview Supported (Optional) Features The SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N support the following optional software that can be activated with the purchase of the corresponding license key. The SAN Switch 2/16N comes configured from the factory with a full-fabric Note: license, Advanced Zoning and Web Tools features.

  • Page 24: Optional Hardware Kits

    Overview Optional Hardware Kits SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and Table 4 lists optional hardware kits that support of the 2/16N Table 4: Orderable Hardware Accessory Part Number Short wavelength SFP A6515A* or 300834-B21** Long wavelength SFP, 10 km A6516A* or 300835-B21** Long wavelength SFP, 35 km 300836-B21** 2m LC-to-LC Fibre Channel (fc) cable...

  • Page 25: Installing The San Switch

    Installing the SAN Switch This chapter provides the following information: Items Included with the SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N, page 26 Installation and Safety Considerations, page 29 Installing a Stand-Alone SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N, page 31 Installing a SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V or 2/16N Into an EIA Cabinet, page 32 Cabling and Configuring the SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V or 2/16N, page 47...

  • Page 26: Items Included With The San Switch 2/8v, 2/16v And 2/16n

    Installing the SAN Switch Items Included with the SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N The following items are included with the standard shipment of the SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and SAN Switch 2/16N. When you open the product packaging, verify that these items are included in the package and that no damage has occurred during shipping: One SAN Switch 2/8V, SAN Switch 2/16V or SAN Switch 2/16N includes: —...

  • Page 27: Shipping Carton Contents

    Installing the SAN Switch Shipping Carton Contents Figure 4 shows the shipping carton contents. 0011a Figure 4: Shipping carton contents Note: Throughout the rest of this guide, examples in figures show the SAN Switch 2/16V, unless otherwise noted. SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N Installation Guide...

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    Installing the SAN Switch Table 5 lists the contents included with your SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V or 2/16N. Table 5: Shipping Carton Contents Item Number Description One set of HP StorageWorks SAN Switch product documentation including Read Me First document, Installation Guide, Safety Guides, User License and Warranty One HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/8V, SAN Switch...

  • Page 29: Installation And Safety Considerations, Electrical Considerations, Environmental Considerations

    Installing the SAN Switch Installation and Safety Considerations You can install the SAN Switch 2/8V or 2/16V using one of the following methods: 1. As a stand-alone unit on a flat surface. 2. In an Electronic Industries Association (EIA) cabinet using a sliding rail rack mount kit, which is provided with the switch.

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    Installing the SAN Switch — Ensure that airflow and temperature requirements are met on an ongoing basis, particularly if the switch is installed in a closed or multicabinet assembly. — Verify that the additional weight of the switch does not exceed the cabinet’s weight limits or unbalance the cabinet in any way.

  • Page 31: Installing A Stand-alone San Switch 2/8v, 2/16v And 2/16n

    Installing the SAN Switch Installing a Stand-Alone SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N To install the SAN Switch as a stand-alone unit, follow the procedure described here: 1. Unpack the switch and verify that all items listed on “Shipping Carton Contents”...

  • Page 32: Installing A San Switch 2/8v, 2/16v Or 2/16n Into An Eia Cabinet

    Installing the SAN Switch Installing a SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V or 2/16N Into an EIA Cabinet The rack mount kit can be installed in two ways: To allow the port side of the switch to slide out of the exhaust-air side of the cabinet.

  • Page 33: Power Requirements

    Installing the SAN Switch Note: HP highly recommends mounting the switch in a cabinet or rack so that the fans reside in the front of the cabinet, and the ports (cables) reside in the rear of the cabinet. Follow these guidelines to ensure proper air flow, and prevent component overheating: To ensure adequate cooling, install the switch with the non-port side, which contains the air intake vents, facing the cool-air aisle.

  • Page 34: Installing The Switch In A Rack Using The San Switch Rack Mount Kit

    Installing the SAN Switch Installing the Switch in a Rack Using the SAN Switch Rack Mount Kit This section provides instructions for installing the switch in an HP System/e cabinet, or in an HP 10000 series cabinet using the HP StorageWorks SAN Switch Rack Mount Kit supplied with your switch.

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    Installing the SAN Switch Table 6: Rack Mount Kit rails and rail mounting hardware (Continued) Item Description (14) #8-32 x 3/16-inch Phillips pan-head screw with thread lock for the SAN Switch 2/32 only (14) 8-32 x 5/16-inch Phillips pan-head SEMS screw for use with the SAN Switch 2/8, SAN Switch 2/8V, SAN Switch 2/16, SAN Switch 2/16V and SAN Switch 2/16N (screw not shown...

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    Installing the SAN Switch Caution: For proper air flow, the SFP media side of the SAN Switch 2/8V or SAN Switch 2/16V must face the rear of the rack. This mounting allows air to enter from the front of the rack and to exhaust at the rear of the rack, similar to other rack-mounted equipment.

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    Installing the SAN Switch To install the switch in a rack: 1. Check contents of the shipping carton to verify all the required parts and hardware are available. 2. Choose a mounting location in the rack for the switch. 3. Attach the rear mounting brackets to the rear rack uprights by completing one of the following steps: —...

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    Installing the SAN Switch Figure 6: Installing the rear mounting brackets (HP System/e rack-left rear upright) Right Note: This kit contains both left rails and right rails. The rails are marked with Left 4. Assemble the outer rails by completing the following steps: SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N Installation Guide...

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    Installing the SAN Switch 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 7. Don’t tighten them. The nuts will be tightened later in step 8 on page 46.

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    Installing the SAN Switch b. Depending on the rack you are using, complete one of the following tasks: — For an HP 10000 series or comparable EIA cabinet, 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.

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    Installing the SAN Switch — For an HP System/e cabinet, 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.

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    Installing the SAN Switch 5. Determine the number of #8-32 x 5/16-inch Phillips pan-head SEMS screws required to assemble the inner rails by referring to Table Table 7: Number of screws required to assemble the inner rails Switch Number of #8-32 x 5/16-inch Screws SAN Switch 2/16V, SAN Switch 2/16N SAN Switch 2/8V...

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    Installing the SAN Switch a. Assemble the two inner rails (one on each side) to the switch using the appropriate number (from step 5 on page 42) of #8-32 x 5/16-inch Phillips pan-head SEMS screws as shown in Figure The rail kit provides fourteen #8-32 x 5/16-inch screws for assembling the inner Note: rails.

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    Installing the SAN Switch b. For the SAN Switch 2/8V, assemble the two inner rails (one on each side) to the switch and plenum using the appropriate number (from step 5 page 42) of #8-32 x 5/16-inch Phillips pan-head SEMS screws as shown Figure Note: The plenum is a required part of this installation when the SAN switch 2/8V,...

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    Installing the SAN Switch Note: This step applies to both the HP 10000 series, System/e cabinet or comparable EIA cabinets. Figure 12: Installing the switch into a rack (HP 10000 series or comparable EIA cabinet) 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.

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    Installing the SAN Switch Figure 13: Installing the switch into a rack (HP System/e cabinet) 8. Tighten the nuts installed in step a on page 39 of step 4 on page 39. See Figure 7 on page 39. Note: To uninstall a switch, remove the middle #10-32 x 1/2-inch Phillips pan head screw with captive star lock washer from either side of the rack uprights.

  • Page 47: Cabling And Configuring The San Switch 2/8v, 2/16v Or 2/16n, Recommendations For Cable Management

    Installing the SAN Switch Cabling and Configuring the SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V or 2/16N The SAN Switch 2/8V or 2/16V 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 other vendors, refer to the HP StorageWorks Fabric OS Procedures 4.2x User Guide.

  • Page 48: Items Required For Installation, Configuring The San Switch 2/8v, 2/16v And 2/16n

    Installing the SAN Switch Items Required for Installation The following items are required for configuring and connecting the SAN Switch 2/8V and SAN Switch 2/16V for use in a network and fabric: SAN Switch 2/8V and SAN Switch 2/16V installed and connected to a power source Workstation with an installed terminal emulator, such as HyperTerminal Unused IP address and corresponding subnet mask and gateway address...

  • Page 49: Create A Serial Connection

    Installing the SAN Switch Create a Serial Connection Before you can begin configuring the switch, you must create a connection via the serial port. To create a serial connection: 1. Insert the provided serial cable into the serial port on the switch. 2.

  • Page 50: Power Up The Switch And Log In

    Installing the SAN Switch 4. Open a terminal emulator application (such as HyperTerminal on a PC or TERM in a UNIX environment) and configure the application as follows: In a Windows 95, 98, 2000, or NT environment: Bits per second 9600 Databits Parity None...

  • Page 51: Set The Ip Address

    Installing the SAN Switch To protect against AC failure, connect the power cords to outlets on separate circuits. Ensure that the cords have a minimum service loop of six inches available at the connection to the switch and are routed to avoid stress. The power supply LED lights up green, and the switch begins running Power On Post Test (POST).

  • Page 52: Create An Ethernet Connection And Log In

    Installing the SAN Switch 5. If the serial port is no longer required, log out of the serial console, remove the serial cable, and replace the safety plug in the serial port. Note: Any time the port is not in use, the safety plug should be installed to protect it from foreign material.

  • Page 53: Modify The Fibre Channel Domain Id (optional)

    Installing the SAN Switch Modify 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 54: Install The Sfp Transceivers, Connect The Cables

    Installing the SAN Switch Install the SFP Transceivers The SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N do not ship with SFP transceivers, these are a saleable option. Use the following procedure to install the SFP transceivers into the Fibre Channel ports. A list of supported SFPs can be found in “Technical Specifications”...

  • Page 55: Verifying Configuration, Backing Up Your Configuration

    Installing the SAN Switch The cables used in trunking groups must meet specific requirements. For a list of these requirements, refer to the HP StorageWorks Fabric OS Features 4.2.x User Guide. Verifying Configuration After completing the configuration, use the LEDs and commands to verify that the configuration has been accepted: 1.

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    Installing the SAN Switch SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N Installation Guide...

  • Page 57: Managing The San Switches

    Managing the SAN Switches This chapter provides the following information: Powering the Switch On and Off, page 58 Interpreting LED Activity, page 59 Location, page 60 Patterns, page 62 POST and Boot Specifications, page 65 Interpreting POST Results, page 66 SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N Installation Guide...

  • Page 58: Powering The Switch On And Off

    Managing the SAN Switches Powering the Switch On and Off To apply power to the SAN Switch 2/8V or SAN Switch 2/16V, connect at least one power cable to an AC receptacle on the switch and to a power source. The switch runs POST (power-on self-test) by default each time it is powered on, reset, or rebooted, and requires as long as 3 minutes.

  • Page 59: Interpreting Led Activity

    Managing the SAN Switches Interpreting LED Activity System activity and status can be determined through the activity of the LEDs on the switch. There are three possible LED states: no light, a steady light, and a flashing light. The steady lights and flashing lights can be green or amber. The LEDs flash any of these colors during boot, POST, or other diagnostic tests.

  • Page 60: Led Location

    Managing the SAN Switches LED Location All 2/8V and 2/16V LEDs are located on the port side. They include: Switch Status Power Port Status Port Speed Ethernet Figure 17 shows the port side of the SAN Switch 2/8V, paying special attention to the LEDs.

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    Managing the SAN Switches All LEDs are on the port side of the switch. Figure 18 shows the location of these LEDs. See “LED Patterns” on page 62 for details about interpreting LEDs. IOIOI 100-240 VAC 2.0A 47-63Hz 100-240 VAC 2.0A 47-63Hz Figure 18: SAN Switch 2/16V LED locations Table 9 lists the LEDs locations.

  • Page 62: Led Patterns, System And Power Led Patterns

    Managing the SAN Switches LED Patterns Table 10 Table 11 summarize LED location, color, and meaning of the 2/8V and 2/16V LEDs, as well as any recommended user response. System and Power LED Patterns The system and power LED patterns are shown in Table Table 10: System LED Patterns During Normal Operation LED Name,...

  • Page 63: Port Led Patterns

    Managing the SAN Switches Port LED Patterns Each port has two LEDs: a port speed and a port status indicator. Table 11 shows the LED location, color, and meaning for these port LEDs. Table 11: Port LED Patterns During Normal Operation LED Name, Location LED Color...

  • Page 64: Ethernet Led Patterns

    Managing the SAN Switches Table 11: Port LED Patterns During Normal Operation (Continued) LED Name, Location LED Color Status of Hardware Recommended Action Fast-flashing Port is faulty. Check the Port Status LEDs, amber error log, transceiver, and (on 1/4 cable or loopback plug. second, off Clear the error log.

  • Page 65: Post And Boot Specifications, Post, Boot

    Managing the SAN Switches 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. POST can be omitted after subsequent reboots by using fastboot. For more information about this command, refer to the HP StorageWorks Fabric OS Reference.

  • Page 66: Interpreting Post Results

    Managing the SAN Switches 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 are listed in the error log. To determine that POST completed successfully and whether or not any errors were detected: 1.

  • Page 67: Backing Up The Configuration And Upgrade Firmware

    Backing Up the Configuration and Upgrade Firmware Once your SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V or 2/16N is installed and configured, you can monitor the health of the fabric as well as maintain the switch health. This chapter provides the following information: SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N Management Features, page 68 Maintaining the SAN Switch 2/8V, SAN Switch 2/16V and SAN Switch...

  • Page 68: San Switch 2/8v, 2/16v And 2/16n Management Features

    Backing Up the Configuration and Upgrade Firmware SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N Management Features Using any of the management tools built into the SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V or 2/16N listed in Table 13, you can monitor fabric topology, port status, physical status, and other information used for performance analysis and system debugging.

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    Backing Up the Configuration and Upgrade Firmware For example: Management Station First Switch Second Switch Third Switch Ethernet 192.168.1.09 192.168.1.10 204.1.1.11 204.1.1.12 FCIP 192.168.65.09 192.168.65.10 192.168.65.11 192.168.65.12 Gateway 192.168.1.10 any not self 192.168.1.10 192.168.1.10 The disadvantage of this method is the management station can not address anything but the switches.

  • Page 70: Maintaining The San Switch 2/8v, San Switch 2/16v And San Switch 2/16n, Installing An Sfp

    Backing Up the Configuration and Upgrade Firmware Maintaining the SAN Switch 2/8V, SAN Switch 2/16V and SAN Switch 2/16N The SAN Switch 2/8V, SAN Switch 2/16V and SAN Switch 2/16N switches do not require any regular physical maintenance; they were designed to minimize the chance of failure.

  • Page 71

    Backing Up the Configuration and Upgrade Firmware Figure 19 shows the SFP installation and removal steps. Cable Release SAN Switch Bale scale: 1/8" = 1" 0 -2 .0 A -6 3 FC Ports Figure 19: Installing or removing an SFP SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N Installation Guide...

  • Page 72: Removing An Sfp, Diagnostic Tests

    Backing Up the Configuration and Upgrade Firmware Removing an SFP In some cases you might need to remove an SFP transceiver, either because it is no longer needed or because you must replace it. To remove SFP transceivers: 1. Press and hold the cable release, as shown in Figure 19 on page 71.

  • Page 73: Regulatory Compliance Notices

    Regulatory Compliance Notices This appendix covers the following topics: FCC EMC Statement (USA), page 74 EMC Statement (Canada), page 75 EMC Statement (European Union), page 76 European Union Notice, page 77 Germany Noise Declaration, page 78 VCCI EMC Statement (Japan), page 79 RRL EMC Statement (Korea), page 80 Laser...

  • Page 74: 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 75: Emc Statement (canada)

    Regulatory Compliance Notices 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. SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N Installation Guide...

  • Page 76: Emc Statement (european Union)

    Regulatory Compliance Notices EMC Statement (European Union) This is a Class A product. In a domestic environment this product may cause radio interference, in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures. SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N Installation Guide...

  • Page 77: European Union Notice

    Regulatory Compliance Notices European Union Notice Products bearing the CE marking comply with the EMC Directive (89/336/EEC) and the Low Voltage Directive (73/23/EEC) issued by the Commission of the European Community and if this product has telecommunication functionality, the R&TTE Directive (1999/5/EC). Compliance with these directives implies conformity to the following European Norms (in parentheses are the equivalent international standards and regulations): EN 55022 (CISPR 22)—Electromagnetic Interference...

  • Page 78: Germany Noise Declaration

    Regulatory Compliance Notices Germany Noise Declaration Schalldruckpegel Lp = 46.1 dB(A)Am Arbeitsplatz (operator position) Normaler Betrieb (normal operation) Nach ISO 7779:1999 (Typprüfung) SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N Installation Guide...

  • Page 79: Vcci Emc Statement (japan)

    Regulatory Compliance Notices VCCI EMC Statement (Japan) SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N Installation Guide...

  • Page 80: Rrl Emc Statement (korea)

    Regulatory Compliance Notices RRL EMC Statement (Korea) SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N Installation Guide...

  • Page 81: Laser Safety

    Regulatory Compliance Notices 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 82

    Regulatory Compliance Notices C. Usage Restrictions Failure to comply with these usage restrictions may result in incorrect operation of the system and points of access may emit laser radiation above the Class 1 limits established by the IEC and U.S. DHHS. WARNING: Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein or in the laser product’s installation guide...

  • Page 83: Battery Replacement Notice

    Regulatory Compliance Notices Battery Replacement Notice Your switch is equipped with a lithium manganese dioxide, a vanadium pentoxide, or an alkaline internal battery or battery pack. There is a danger of explosion and risk of personal injury if the battery is incorrectly replaced or mistreated. Replacement is to be done by an HP authorized service provider using the HP spare designated for this product.

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    Regulatory Compliance Notices SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N Installation Guide...

  • Page 85

    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.

  • Page 86: Grounding Methods

    Electrostatic Discharge Grounding Methods There are several methods for grounding. Use one or more of the following methods when handling or installing electrostatic-sensitive parts: Use a wrist strap connected by a ground cord to a grounded workstation or computer chassis. Wrist straps are flexible straps with a minimum of 1 megohm 10 percent resistance in the ground cords.

  • Page 87: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications This appendix provides the following information: Data Transmission Ranges, page 88 Fibre Channel Port Specifications, page 89 Serial Port Specifications, page 90 Power Supply Specifications, page 91 Weight and Physical Dimensions, page 92 Memory Specifications, page 93 Facility Requirements, page 95 Environmental Requirements, page 96...

  • Page 88: Data Transmission Ranges

    Technical Specifications Data Transmission Ranges Table 14 provides the data transmission ranges for different cable types and port speeds. Table 14: Laser Data Transmission Ranges Port Speed Cable Short Wavelength Long Wavelength 1 Gb/sec 50µ 1,640 ft. (500 m.) 1 Gb/sec 62.5µ...

  • Page 89: Fibre Channel Port Specifications

    Technical Specifications Fibre Channel Port Specifications The Fibre Channel ports in the SAN Switch 2/8V, SAN Switch 2/16V and SAN Switch 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 meet all required safety standards.

  • Page 90: Serial Port Specifications

    Technical Specifications Serial Port Specifications The serial port is located on the port side of the switch. It is a three-wire RS-232 port with a DB-9 male connector, designed to connect to a DTE port. Note: To provide dust and ESD protection, keep the safety plug on the serial port whenever the port is not in use.

  • Page 91: Power Supply Specifications

    Technical 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 has its own built-in fan for cooling, pushing the air toward the port side of the switch.

  • Page 92: Weight And Physical Dimensions

    Technical Specifications Weight and Physical Dimensions Table 16 lists the weight and physical dimensions. Table 16: Switch specifications SAN Switch 2/16V and SAN Switch 2/8V SAN Switch 2/16N Fixed-Rail Kit Height 1.69 in (4.29 cm) 1.69 in (4.29 cm) Width 16.87 in (42.85 cm) 16.87 in (42.85 cm) Depth...

  • Page 93: Memory Specifications

    Technical Specifications Memory Specifications Memory specifications are shown in Table Table 17: Memory Specifications Memory Type Install Memory Main Memory (SDRAM) 128 MB Kernel Flash 16 MB Boot Flash 512 KB Compact Flash 256 MB SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N Installation Guide...

  • Page 94: Supported Sfps

    Technical Specifications Supported SFPs SFPs that have been tested and are known to work with the SAN Switch 2/8V, SAN Switch 2/16V and SAN Switch 2/16N. See “Optional Hardware Kits” on page 24 for a list of supported SFPs. Do not use non-supported SFPs, as these can affect switch operability.

  • Page 95: Facility Requirements

    Technical Specifications Facility Requirements To ensure correct operation of the switch, the facility where the switch is in use must meet the following requirements shown in Table Table 18: 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);...

  • Page 96: Environmental Requirements

    Technical Specifications 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 19 list the acceptable environment for both operating and non-operating conditions. Table 19: Environmental Requirements Acceptable Range During Acceptable Range During...

  • Page 97: Supported Hbas

    Technical Specifications Supported HBAs For a list of HBAs that have been tested and are known to work with the SAN Switch 2/8V, SAN Switch 2/16V and SAN Switch 2/16N, contact your local HP Representative. SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N Installation Guide...

  • Page 98: System Specifications

    Technical Specifications System Specifications Table 20 lists the system specifications for the SAN Switch 2/8V, SAN Switch 2/16V and SAN Switch 2/16N. Table 20: General Specifications Specification Description Configurable port types F_Port, FL_Port, and E_Port System architecture Nonblocking shared-memory switch System processor PPC405GP, 200 MHz CPU ANSI Fibre Channel protocol...

  • Page 99

    Technical Specifications Table 20: General Specifications (Continued) Aggregate switch I/O 64 Gb/sec if all 16 ports running at 2 Gb/sec, full duplex bandwidth Port-to-port latency Less than 2 microseconds with no contention (destination port is free) EMC (electromagnetic Emissions compatibility) An operating SAN Switch 2/8V or SAN Switch 2/16V conforms to the emissions requirements specified by the following regulations:...

  • Page 100

    Technical Specifications SAN Switch 2/8V, 2/16V and 2/16N Installation Guide...

  • Page 101: Glossary

    glossary Glossary This glossary defines terms used in this guide or related to this product and is not a comprehensive glossary of computer terms. Glossary AL_PA Arbitrated loop physical address. A unique 8-bit value assigned during loop initialization to a port in an arbitrated loop. alias server A fabric software facility that supports multicast group management.

  • Page 102

    Glossary buffer buffer flow control Management of the frame transmission rate in either a point-to-point topology or in an arbitrated loop. Command line interface. Interface that depends entirely on the use of commands, such as through telnet or SNMP, and does not involve a GUI. compact flash sed in a manner similar to hard disk storage.

  • Page 103

    Glossary domain ID Unique identifier for all switches in a fabric, used in routing frames. Usually automatically assigned by the principal switch, but can be assigned manually. The domain ID for an HP switch can be any integer between 1 and 239. Generally, the default domain ID is 1.

  • Page 104

    Glossary F_Port Fabric port. A port that is able to transmit under fabric protocol and interface over links. Can be used to connect an N_Port to a switch. fabric A fibre channel network containing two or more switches in addition to hosts and devices.

  • Page 105

    Glossary Fibre channel service protocol. The common protocol for all fabric services, transparent to the fabric type or topology. FSPF Fabric shortest path first. HP’s routing protocol for fibre channel switches. Fx_Port A fabric port that can operate as either an F_Port or FL_Port. G_Port Generic port.

  • Page 106

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

  • Page 107

    Glossary loop failure Loss of signal within a loop for any period of time, or loss of synchronization for longer than the time-out value. loop initialization The logical procedure used by an L_Port to discover its environment. Can be used to assign AL_PA addresses, detect loop failure, or reset a node.

  • Page 108

    Glossary name server Frequently used to indicate Simple Name Server. NL_Port Node loop port. A node port that has arbitrated loop capabilities. Used to connect an equipment port to the fabric in a loop configuration through an FL_Port. node A fibre channel device that contains an N_Port or NL_Port. non-participating mode A mode in which an L_Port in a loop is inactive and cannot arbitrate or send frames, but can retransmit any received transmissions.

  • Page 109

    Glossary port cage The metal casing extending out of the fibre channel port on the switch, and into which a GBIC or SFP transceiver can be inserted. Port_Name The unique identifier assigned to a fibre channel port. Communicated during login and port discovery.

  • Page 110

    Glossary RAID Redundant Array Of Independent Disks. A collection of disk drives that appear as a single volume to the server and are fault tolerant through mirroring or parity checking. request rate The rate at which requests arrive at a servicing entity. route As applies to a fabric, the communication path between two switches.

  • Page 111

    Glossary SNMP Simple Network Management Protocol. An internet management protocol that uses either IP for network-level functions and UDP for transport-level functions, or TCP/IP for 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.

  • Page 112

    Glossary transmission word A group of four transmission characters. trap (SNMP) The message sent by an SNMP agent to inform the SNMP management station of a critical error. U_Port Universal port. A switch port that can operate as a G_Port, E_Port, F_Port, or FL_Port.

  • Page 113: Index

    index commands configupload AC input configure aggregate bandwidth errshow air flow 29, fabricshow ambient temperature 29, fastboot audience ipaddrset authorized reseller, HP ipaddrshow portdisable portenable backup switchdisable balance switchenable 53, bandwidth, aggregate switchshow batteries switchstatuspolicyset battery comparison, switch features recycling or disposal configupload warning configuration...

  • Page 114: Document Conventions

    Index front panel fusing DB-9 default Fibre Channel domain ID getting help IP address ground diagnostic tests about LED indicators document hardware conventions Ethernet port status related documentation port status domain ID, Fibre Channel rack mount DTE port rails and rail mounting system and power status harmonic distortion HBA 68,...

  • Page 115: Management Options

    Index physical maintenance port labels color-coding latching configurable types 18, latency Ethernet port LEDs Fibre Channel port during diagnostic tests serial port 26, during POST speed interpreting port side LEDs on port side portdisable licensing portenable line fusing POST link speeds during test about log in at power upservice loop...

  • Page 116

    Index requirements SWL 18, 26, air flow symbols cabinet in text electrical on equipment environmental 95, facility shock and vibration technical support, HP temperature and humidity telnet RJ-45 connector 18, temperature RS-232 connector 18, 26, ambient rubber feet environmental requirements facility requirements terminal emulator application, configuring serial cable...

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