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Guide
hp StorageWorks
SAN Switch 2/16
Version 3.1.2
Fourth Edition (May 2004)
Part Number: AA-RR84D-TE
This installation guide provides basic procedures for setting up, configuring, and managing the
SAN Switch 2/16 and SAN Switch 2/16 power pack models.

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    Installation Guide hp StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/16 Version 3.1.2 Fourth Edition (May 2004) Part Number: AA-RR84D-TE This installation guide provides basic procedures for setting up, configuring, and managing the SAN Switch 2/16 and SAN Switch 2/16 power pack models.

  • Page 2

    © Copyright 1999-2004 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........... .7 Audience .

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    Contents Power Requirements ........... . 24 Electrostatic Discharge Precautions.

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    Contents Displaying Switch Configuration Settings........64 Diagnostic Tests .

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    Contents Power supply side ............17 Carton contents.

  • Page 7: About This Guide

    about this guide About this Guide This installation guide provides information to help you set up and configure the HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/16. This preface discusses the following topics: About this Guide Audience, page 8 Related Documentation, page 8 Conventions, page 8 Rack Stability, page 11...

  • Page 8: Audience

    About this Guide Audience This installation guide is intended for use by customers who purchased the SAN Switch 2/16 or SAN Switch 2/16 power pack; and for authorized service providers who are experienced with the following: Configuration aspects of customer Storage Area Network (SAN) fabrics ®...

  • Page 9: Document Conventions

    About this Guide Document Conventions The document conventions are specified 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 Italics File names, application names, and text emphasis...

  • Page 10: Equipment Symbols

    About this Guide Equipment Symbols The following equipment symbols may be found on hardware discussed in this document: 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. WARNING: To reduce the risk of personal injury from electrical shock hazards, do not open this enclosure.

  • Page 11: Rack Stability

    About this Guide Any product or assembly marked with these symbols indicates that the component exceeds the recommended weight for one individual to handle safely. WARNING: To reduce the risk of personal injury or damage to the equipment, observe local occupational health and safety requirements and guidelines for manually handling material.

  • Page 12: Hp Storage Website

    About this Guide Outside North America, call technical support at the nearest location. Telephone numbers for worldwide technical support are listed on the HP website under http://www.hp.com/support/ support: Be sure to have the following information available before calling: Technical support registration number (if applicable) Product serial numbers Product model names and numbers Applicable error messages...

  • Page 13: Overview

    Overview The HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/16 is a high-performance, 16-port, 2 gigabit (Gb) Fibre Channel (FC) switch that interconnects storage devices, hosts, and servers in a SAN. The HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/16 is offered in two configurations: the 2/16 and 2/16 power pack.

  • Page 14: San Switch 2/16 Features

    Overview SAN Switch 2/16 Features Read the following sections for feature-specific information. Firmware The SAN Switch 2/16 operates using Fabric Operating System (FOS) firmware Version 3.1.2. (version as of this writing, please refer to the switch Release Notes for exact version number). The firmware supports: An optional Security feature that provides security mechanisms at all vulnerable points in a SAN fabric, from hosts to storage at the port, switch, and fabric levels...

  • Page 15: Hardware

    Overview Hardware The SAN Switch 2/16 consists of the following components: A 1-Unit (U) chassis, designed for mounting in a 19-inch rack, with forced-air cooling that flows from the back of the switch to the front. 16 optical ports, compatible with Small Form Factor Pluggable (SFP) media. One RS-232 Serial port (DB9 connector) on the front panel.

  • Page 16: Sfp Media Side

    Overview SFP Media Side The front panel of the SAN Switch 2/16 is shown in Figure 1. The front panel houses the Serial port, Ethernet port, fiber optic ports with corresponding LEDs, and the power switch LED. SHR-2548A Serial port Port speed LEDs (16) Ethernet port Port status LEDs (16)

  • Page 17: Isl Trunking

    Overview ISL Trunking ISL trunking is a Fabric OS feature that enables distribution of traffic over the combined bandwidth of up to four ISLs between two directly adjacent switches, while preserving in-order delivery. For specific information about ISL trunking, refer to the HP StorageWorks Trunking Version 3.1.x/4.1.x User Guide. SFPs The ports connect to SFP media.

  • Page 18: Optional Hardware Kits

    Overview Optional Hardware Kits HP provides the following optional hardware kits in support of the SAN Switch 2/16, see Table Table 2: SAN Switch 2/16 Orderable Hardware Accessory Part Number Short wavelength SFP A6515A* or 300834-B21** Long wavelength SFP, 10 km A6516A* or 300835-B21** 2m LC-to-LC Fibre Channel (fc) cable C7524A*...

  • Page 19: Installing The San Switch 2/16

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 This chapter covers the following topics: Unpack and Verify Carton Contents, page 20 Installation Guidelines, page 23 Installing the SAN Switch as a Stand-alone Unit, page 25 Connecting AC Power, page 37 Configuring Network Addressing, page 39 Connecting the Switch to the LAN, page 43 Important Information on Setting the Core PID...

  • Page 20: Unpack And Verify Carton Contents

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 Unpack and Verify Carton Contents Unpack and inspect the SAN Switch 2/16 carton contents as follows. 1. Inspect the shipping container for possible damage caused during transit. 2. Unpack the shipping cartons. Note: The Rack Mount Kit shown in Figure 3 Table 3 may not represent the kit that...

  • Page 21: Carton Contents

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 SHR-2489B Figure 3: Carton contents SAN Switch 2/16 Version 3.1.2 Installation Guide...

  • Page 22: Shipping Carton Contents

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 Table 3: Shipping Carton Contents Item Number Description One HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/16 product accessory bag containing CD, license, documentation Two standard AC power cords and two PDU cords One RS-232 Serial cable (convertible to an RJ-45 connector, by removing the adapter on the end of the cable) HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/16...

  • Page 23: Installation Guidelines

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 Installation Guidelines Read the following sections for installation guidelines. Install the SAN Switch 2/16 in one of the following ways: As a stand-alone unit on a flat surface. For instructions, see Installing the SAN Switch as a Stand-alone Unit, page 25.

  • Page 24: Power Requirements

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 Power Requirements Two AC power cords connect to the switch on either side of the rear panel. The AC power source must have the following: A properly wired, earth-grounded AC outlet Voltage capability of 85–264 VAC Input voltage frequency of 47–63 Hz Power capability of 75 watts, maximum The switch has a universal power supply capable of functioning worldwide...

  • Page 25: Installing The San Switch As A Stand-alone Unit

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 Installing the SAN Switch as a Stand-alone Unit Use the following procedures to set up the switch as a stand-alone unit. The following items are required for this setup: SAN Switch 2/16 AC power cords and cables supplied with the switch Rubber mounting feet supplied with the switch 1.

  • Page 26: Installing The Switch In A Rack Using The San Switch Rack Mount Kit

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 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 2/16 Table 4: SAN Switch 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 (14) 8-32 x 5/16-inch Phillips pan-head SEMS screw for use with the SAN Switch 2/16.

  • Page 28: Installing The Rear Mounting Brackets (hp 10000 Series Or Comparable Eia Cabinet)

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 Caution: For proper air flow, the SFP media side of the SAN Switch 2/16 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.

  • Page 29: Installing The Rear Mounting Brackets (hp System/e Rack-left Rear Upright)

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 — For an HP System/e rack, install each of the two rear mounting brackets with two #10-32 x 1/2-inch Phillips pan-head screws and two #10 alignment washers as shown in Figure Figure 5: Installing the rear mounting brackets (HP System/e rack-left rear upright) Note: This kit contains both left rails and right rails.

  • Page 30: Installing The Outer Rails (hp 10000 Series Or Comparable Eia Cabinet)

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 a. Attach the left outer rail and the right outer rails to the rear mounting brackets using two 1/4-20 hex nuts with captive star lock washers attached loosely as shown in Figure 6. Do not tighten the hex nuts; they will be tightened later in step 8 on page 36.

  • Page 31: Assembling The Outer Rails (hp 10000 Series Or Comparable Eia Cabinet)

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 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.

  • Page 32: Assembling The Outer Rails (hp System/e Cabinet)

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 — 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.

  • Page 33: Assembling The Inner Rails

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 Note: The mounting holes in the inner rails are marked 32, 16, and 8. When mounting the SAN Switch 2/16, use the mounting holes labelled 16 to install the inner rails on the switch. When viewing a rack from the front, the left rails are used on the left side of the rack and the right rails are used on the right side of the rack.

  • Page 34: Assembling The Inner Rails On A San Switch With Plenum

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 Note: For factory integration only, tighten the #8-32 x 5/16-inch Phillips pan-head screw with thread lock and torque between 6 to 8 inch-pounds. Note: The plenum is a required part of this installation when the SAN switch 2/16 is installed in an HP 9000 or 10000 series, System/e or comparable EIA cabinet.

  • Page 35: Installing The Switch Into A Rack (hp 10000 Series Or Comparable Eia Cabinet)

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 Note: This step applies to both the HP 10000 series, System/e cabinet or comparable EIA cabinets. Figure 11: Installing the switch into a rack (HP 10000 series or comparable EIA cabinet) 7. Insert the switch into the rack and install two #10-32 x 1/2-inch Phillips pan-head screws with captive star lock washers, one on each side.

  • Page 36: Installing The Switch Into A Rack (hp System/e Cabinet)

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 Figure 12: Installing the switch into a rack (HP System/e cabinet) 8. Tighten the nuts installed in step a step 4 on page 30. See Figure 6 page 30. 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 37: Connecting Ac Power

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 Connecting AC Power Use these steps to power on the SAN Switch 2/16. Do not plug the power cords into the power source until the switch is Caution: completely installed in the rack. 1. Connect the switch power cords to the power connectors on the switch, see Figure SHR-2468A Figure 13: Connecting the power cords...

  • Page 38: Power-on Self Test

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 Power-On Self Test Each time the switch is powered on, rebooted, or reset, the switch automatically runs a Power-On Self Test (POST). During POST the port status LEDs flash, verifying that the switch is operating properly. POST completes in approximately six minutes, with total boot time approximately seven minutes.

  • Page 39: Configuring Network Addressing

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 Configuring Network Addressing This section explains how to configure addressing for the switch. Requirements The following items are required to set network addressing. An IP address from your network administrator The switch installed and connected to a power source Serial cable (supplied with the switch) for connecting the switch to the workstation A local workstation (desktop or notebook computer) with:...

  • Page 40: Setting Network Addresses Via A Serial Connection

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 Setting Network Addresses via a Serial Connection Use the following procedure to verify or change the switch IP address, subnetmask, or gateway address. Note: During first-time setup, you must replace the factory IP, subnetmask, and gateway addresses with addresses provided by your network administrator.

  • Page 41

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 Note: These steps show instructions specific to HyperTerminal. If you are using a different application, consult that application’s documentation. 6. Using HyperTerminal (or similar application), configure the Port Settings as follows: Bits per second: 9600 Databits: 8 Parity: None Stop bits: 1...

  • Page 42

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 c. To verify that the IP address was entered correctly, enter: ipAddrShow d. After the IP address is verified as correct, remove the serial cable, and replace the shipping plug in the serial port. Caution: The serial port is intended only for use during the initial setting of the IP address and for service purposes.

  • Page 43: Connecting The Switch To The Lan

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 Connecting the Switch to the LAN Execute the following procedure to connect the switch to the Ethernet Local Area Network (LAN) segment. 1. Remove the shipping plug from the Ethernet port. 2. Connect one end of an Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port, see Figure SHR-2550A Figure 15: Connecting the Ethernet cable...

  • Page 44: Important Information On Setting The Core Pid Format

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 Important Information on Setting the Core PID Format The switch may require a change to the configuration setting known as the Core PID format. A Core PID format is one of two addressing mechanisms used in Fibre Channel. The PID format is analogous to specifying the physical switch and port a device is attached to in data networks.

  • Page 45: How To Change The Core Pid Format

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 How to Change the Core PID Format For the switches to interoperate properly, all of them must have the same Core PID format. Execute the following procedure to change the Core PID format, if necessary. Caution: Remember that you must change the Core PID format before connecting fiber cables.

  • Page 46: Modifying Domain Ids

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 Modifying Domain IDs As an option, modify the domain IDs, if desired, as follows. Note: The default domain ID is 1. If the default domain ID is already in use when the switch is connected to the fabric, the domain ID for the new switch is automatically reset to a unique value.

  • Page 47: Specifying Custom Status Policies

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 Specifying Custom Status Policies As an option, if desired, specify any custom status policies for the fabric as follows. 1. Issue the switchStatusPolicySet command at the prompt. 2. Specify the desired status policies. To completely deactivate the alarm for a particular condition, enter 0 at the prompt for that condition.

  • Page 48: Verifying Operation

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 4. Connect the cables to the SFPs as appropriate to the fabric topology by positioning each cable so that the key (the ridge on one side of the cable connector) is aligned with the slot in the SFP, see Figure SHR-2549A Figure 16: Inserting a cable into an SFP...

  • Page 49: Installing Multiple Switches Into An Existing San

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 Note: HP strongly recommends that you back up the configuration. This ensures that a complete configuration is available if required for a replacement switch. For instructions on how to back up the configuration, refer to “Backing Up System Configuration Settings”...

  • Page 50: Next Steps

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 4. Set the switch Domain Address (by issuing the configure command) to the next unused domain in the SAN. The default domain setting is 1. Note: If a switch boot failure occurs, the switch must be taken offline for repair or replacement.

  • Page 51: Cascading Switches

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 device. Check the configuration information for your network components for specific requirements. See the HP StorageWorks Fabric OS Version 3.1.x/4.1.x Procedures User Guide for a detailed command description. Cascading Switches The Domain ID number uniquely identifies a switch in a fabric. Normally, the switch automatically assigns the Domain ID when the switch is first powered on or when the switch disable or enable command is executed.

  • Page 52

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/16 SAN Switch 2/16 Version 3.1.2 Installation Guide...

  • Page 53: Managing The San Switch 2/16

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/16 This chapter discusses the following topics: Interpreting LED Activity, page 54 Management Overview, page 60 Running Basic Switch Operations Using Telnet, page 61 Diagnostic Tests, page 65 SAN Switch 2/16 Version 3.1.2 Installation Guide...

  • Page 54: Interpreting Led Activity

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/16 Interpreting LED Activity SAN Switch 2/16 status is determined through LED activity. The LEDs flash green, yellow, or orange while the switch is booting and while POST or other diagnostic tests are running. This is normal and does not indicate a problem. Note: Any errors related to LED activity are listed in the error log.

  • Page 55: Front Panel Led Patterns During Normal Operation

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/16 Table 5: Front Panel LED Patterns During Normal Operation Color Hardware Recommended Location Display Status Action Port Status LED Above No light No light or signal Check media and cable. each port, carrier (media or on left cable) is detected.

  • Page 56

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/16 Table 5: Front Panel LED Patterns During Normal Operation (Continued) Color Hardware Recommended Location Display Status Action Port Status LED Fast-flashing The port is faulty. Reset the switch orange from a (continued) management station. Alternating Port is bypassed.

  • Page 57

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/16 Table 5: Front Panel LED Patterns During Normal Operation (Continued) Color Hardware Recommended Location Display Status Action Power Switch Below No light Either the switch is Verify that the Serial port off, or boot is not switch is on and complete, or boot boot has had time...

  • Page 58: Rear Panel Leds

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/16 Rear Panel LEDs The rear panel includes the following LEDs: One power supply LED for each power supply One Port Readiness LED Table 6 describes the LEDs on the rear panel of the switch. Table 6: Rear Panel LED Patterns During Normal Operation Color Hardware Recommended...

  • Page 59

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/16 Table 6: Rear Panel LED Patterns During Normal Operation (Continued) Color Hardware Recommended Location Display Status Action Port Status LED Steady green Switch is on and No action (continued) boot has required. successfully completed. Steady yellow Diagnostic If no diagnostic command is in...

  • Page 60: Management Overview

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/16 Management Overview The switch is managed using TCP/IP protocol, in-band over Fibre Channel, or out-of-band by connecting to the Ethernet port. The management functions allow the administrator to monitor fabric topology, port status, physical status, and other information to aid in system debugging and performance analysis.

  • Page 61: Enabling Licensed Features

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/16 Enabling Licensed Features Licensed features such as QuickLoop and Fabric Watch are already loaded onto the switch firmware, but must be enabled with a license key. Once you have purchased these features you are provided with a key to unlock the feature. Use these steps to enable a licensed feature.

  • Page 62: Changing The Admin Password And User Id

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/16 3. Enter the password for the user: password: xxxxxx The default password is password. 4. If the login is successful, a prompt displays showing the switch name and user ID you are logged in as. For example: switch55>admin: Changing the Admin Password and User ID Use these steps to change the admin user ID and password.

  • Page 63: Configuring The Ip And Fibre Channel Address

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/16 Configuring the IP and Fibre Channel Address The SAN Switch 2/16 is shipped with a default IP address of 10.77.77.77. Use these steps to change the default IP address and configure the Fibre Channel IP address of the switch. 1.

  • Page 64: Checking The Firmware Version

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/16 Checking the Firmware Version Use these steps to display the firmware version. 1. Log in to the switch as the admin user. 2. At the command line, issue the version command. This command displays the Kernel version, and Fabric OS release number. Setting the Switch Date and Time All switches maintain current date and time in non-volatile memory.

  • Page 65: Diagnostic Tests

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/16 Diagnostic Tests This section contains information on using POST and diagnostic tests. Interpreting POST Results Each time the switch is powered on or reset, the it automatically performs POST, a one minute system check during which the port status LEDs flash different colors. To determine whether POST completed without errors, verify that all LEDs return to a normal state after POST is complete.

  • Page 66

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/16 SAN Switch 2/16 Version 3.1.2 Installation Guide...

  • Page 67: Backing Up The Configuration And Upgrading Firmware

    Backing Up the Configuration and Upgrading Firmware This chapter discusses the following topics: Backing Up System Configuration Settings, page 68 Upgrading or Restoring the Switch Firmware, page 69 Downloading Firmware from the HP Website, page 70 SAN Switch 2/16 Version 3.1.2 Installation Guide...

  • Page 68: Backing Up System Configuration Settings

    Backing Up the Configuration and Upgrading Firmware Backing Up System Configuration Settings HP strongly recommends saving the configuration after the initial configuration changes and periodically thereafter. FTP must be used on Windows workstations to back up the system configuration. The FTP server must be running before an upload can occur. Use the RSHD service or FTP on a UNIX machine.

  • Page 69: Restoring The System Configuration Settings

    Backing Up the Configuration and Upgrading Firmware Restoring the System Configuration Settings Follow these steps to restore the system configuration settings from a backup: 1. Verify that the RSHD service (on a UNIX machine) or the FTP service (on a Windows or UNIX machine) is running on the host workstation.

  • Page 70: Downloading Firmware From The Hp Website

    Backing Up the Configuration and Upgrading Firmware Where hostIPaddr is the IP address of the host computer, user is the user ID used to log in to this computer, path_filename is the path location and filename of the new firmware file, and password is the password for the user ID specified.

  • Page 71: A Regulatory Compliance Notices

    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 72: Emc Statement (canada)

    Regulatory Compliance Notices EMC Statement (Canada) This Class A digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations. 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. Spécification ATI Classe A (France) DECLARATION D'INSTALLATION ET DE MISE EN EXPLOITATION d'un matériel de traitement de l'information (ATI), classé...

  • Page 73: Harmonics Conformance (japan)

    Regulatory Compliance Notices Harmonics Conformance (Japan) BSMI EMC Statement (Taiwan) RRL EMC Statement (Korea) SAN Switch 2/16 Version 3.1.2 Installation Guide...

  • Page 74: 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 75: 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.

  • Page 76

    Regulatory Compliance Notices SAN Switch 2/16 Version 3.1.2 Installation Guide...

  • Page 77: Electrostatic Discharge

    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 78: 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 ±...

  • Page 79: C Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications This appendix discusses the following topics: Dimensions, page 80 Power Supply Specifications, page 81 Environmental Requirements, page 82 Memory Specifications, page 83 SAN Switch 2/16 Version 3.1.2 Installation Guide...

  • Page 80: Dimensions

    Technical Specifications Dimensions Table 7 lists SAN Switch 2/16 dimensions. Table 7: Physical Specifications Dimension Value Height 1.72 +/- 0.01 inches (4.37 +/- 0.03 cm) Depth 24.5 +/- 0.03 inches (62.2 +/- 0.1cm) Width 17 inches (43.2 cm) Weight (with both power supplies) 28.0 lbs (12.7 kg) SAN Switch 2/16 Version 3.1.2 Installation Guide...

  • Page 81: Power Supply Specifications

    Technical Specifications Power Supply Specifications Table 8 lists power supply specifications. The power supply is universal and capable of functioning worldwide without using voltage jumpers or switches. It meets IEC 61000-4-5 surge voltage requirements. The power supply has its own built-in fan for cooling, pushing the air towards the front of the switch.

  • Page 82: Environmental Requirements

    Technical Specifications Environmental Requirements Table 9 lists the environmental ranges that are acceptable when the switch is operating, and the acceptable ranges when the switch is not operating. Table 9: Environmental Requirements Condition Acceptable Range Temperature (operating) 10°C to 40°C Temperature (non-operating) -35°C to 65°C Humidity (operating)

  • Page 83: Memory Specifications

    Technical Specifications Memory Specifications The switch utilizes the following memory. Main Memory (SDRAM): 32 MB per switch Flash Memory: Dual 8 MB Boot Flash: 512K bytes of 8-bit for system boot The centralized memory maximizes the overall switch throughput by guaranteeing full transmit and receive bandwidth to all Fibre Channel ports at all times.

  • Page 84

    Technical Specifications SAN Switch 2/16 Version 3.1.2 Installation Guide...

  • Page 85: 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 Address Identifier An address identifier recognized by a port in addition to its standard identifier.

  • Page 86

    Glossary Bandwidth The total transmission capacity of a cable, link, or system. Usually measured in bps (bits per second). May also refer to the range of transmission frequencies available to a network. See also Throughput. BB_Credit Buffer-to-buffer credit; the number of frames that can be transmitted to a directly connected recipient or within an arbitrated loop.

  • Page 87

    Glossary Community (SNMP) A relationship between a group of SNMP managers and an SNMP agent, in which authentication, access control, and proxy characteristics are defined. See also SNMP. Connection Initiator A port that has originated a Class 1 dedicated connection and received a response from the recipient.

  • Page 88

    Glossary EIA Rack A storage rack that meets the standards set by the Electronics Industry Association. Enabled Zone Configuration The currently enabled configuration of zones. Only one configuration can be enabled at a time. End-to-end Flow Control Governs flow of class 1 and 2 frames between N_Ports. See also EE_Credit. Error As applies to Fibre Channel, a missing or corrupted frame, time-out, loss of synchronization, or loss of signal (link errors).

  • Page 89

    Glossary FL_Port Fabric Loop Port; a port that is able to transmit under fabric protocol and also has arbitrated loop capabilities. Can be used to connect an NL_Port to a switch. FLOGI Fabric Login; the process by which an N_Port determines whether a fabric is present, and if so, exchanges service parameters with it.

  • Page 90

    Glossary GBps GigaBytes per second (1,062,500,000 bytes/second). Host Bus Adapter; the interface card between a server or workstation bus and the Fibre Channel network. A Fibre Channel wiring concentrator that collapses a loop topology into a physical star topology. Nodes are automatically added to the loop when active and removed when inactive.

  • Page 91

    Glossary Loop Initialization Primitive; the signal used to begin initialization in a loop. Indicates either loop failure or resetting of a node. Looplet A set of devices connected in a loop to a port that is a member of another loop. Management Information Base;...

  • Page 92

    Glossary Phantom Address An AL_PA value that is assigned to an device that is not physically in the loop. Also known as phantom AL_PA. A twenty-bit public address created for an 8-bit loop device to allow public devices to access it. Phantom Device A device that is not physically in an arbitrated loop, but is logically included through the use of a phantom address.

  • Page 93

    Glossary Public Device A device that can log into the fabric and support 20-bit addresses (or has 20-bit phantom addresses created for it by the switch). Public Loop An arbitrated loop that includes a participating FL_Port, and may contain both public and private NL_Ports.

  • Page 94

    Glossary Single Mode The fiber optic cabling standard that corresponds to distances of up to 10 km between devices. 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.

  • Page 95

    Glossary Transmission Character A 10-bit character encoded according to the rules of the 8B/10B algorithm. 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.

  • Page 96

    Glossary Zone Configuration A specified set of zones. Enabling a configuration enables all zones in that configuration. Zone A set of devices and hosts attached to the same fabric and configured as being in the same zone. Devices and hosts within the same zone have access permission to others in the zone, but are not visible to any outside the zone.

  • Page 97: Index

    index domain ID status policies AC power configuring the IP and fibre channel address cord connecting 43, airflow connecting AC power direction through switch connections E-port authorized reseller, HP FL-port automatic self-discovery F-port conventions document back panel equipment symbols description of text symbols LEDs cooling requirements...

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    Index interpreting LEDs interpreting POST results enabling ISL trunking enabling licensed features environmental requirements E-port connection equipment symbols LEDs 54, ethernet cable on back panel Port Speed LEDs Port Status LEDs fabric OS, version licensed features fan tray location of switch general information logging into a switch fan trays...

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    Index power requirements SNMP power supply SNMP, managing by general information specifications specifications power supply prerequisites status policies, configuring Storage Area Network installing multiple switches switch rack stability, warning cascading rails physical dimensions real-time clock weight rear panel switch location requirements rear panel connectors symbols in text Regulatory Compliance Identification Numbers...

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    Index zoning summary SAN Switch 2/16 Version 3.1.2 Installation Guide...

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