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HP StorageWorks 2/16 - SAN Switch Release Note

San switch 2/16 version 3.0.2k release notes.
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hp StorageWorks
SAN Switch 2/16
Product Version: 3.0.2k
Second Edition (February 2003)
Part Number: AA-RR85B-TE
This document summarizes late-breaking and supplemental information for the SAN Switch
2/16 and SAN Switch 2/16 Power Pak models. In the event of conflicting information between
these Release Notes and other documents contained in this product release, the Release Note
content takes precedence.
For the latest version of these Release Notes and related switch documentation, access the HP
storage website at: http://www.hp.com/country/us/eng/prodserv/storage.html.

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  • Page 1: Release Notes

    release notes hp StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/16 Product Version: 3.0.2k Second Edition (February 2003) Part Number: AA-RR85B-TE This document summarizes late-breaking and supplemental information for the SAN Switch 2/16 and SAN Switch 2/16 Power Pak models. In the event of conflicting information between these Release Notes and other documents contained in this product release, the Release Note content takes precedence.

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    © 2003 Hewlett-Packard Company 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

    About this Document About this Document This section describes the content reflected in this document, including: Intended Audience, page 4 Related SAN Switch 2/16 Product Documentation, page 4 Features Summary, page 6 — If You Purchased the SAN Switch 2/16, page 6 —...

  • Page 4: Intended Audience, Related San Switch 2/16 Product Documentation

    Intended Audience Intended Audience This document is intended for HP technicians and customers who purchased the SAN Switch 2/16 and SAN Switch 2/16 Power Pak models. Related SAN Switch 2/16 Product Documentation The SAN Switch 2/16 kit also includes the following documents: SAN Switch 2/16 Installation Guide Release Notes Note:...

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    Related SAN Switch 2/16 Product Documentation hp StorageWorks Extended Fabric Version 3.0.x/4.0.x User Guide, part number AA-RTSDB-TE hp StorageWorks Fabric Watch Version 3.0.x/4.0.x User Guide, part number AA-RTSGB-TE hp StorageWorks Zoning Version 3.0.x/4.0.x User Guide, part number AA-RS26B-TE hp StorageWorks Remote Switch Version 3.0.x/4.0.x User Guide, part number AA-RTS7B-TE hp StorageWorks QuickLoop Version 3.0.x User Guide, part number AA-RTS1A-TE...

  • Page 6: Features Summary, If You Purchased The San Switch 2/16

    Features Summary Features Summary The following sections summarize the management features enabled on your specific switch model (SAN Switch 2/16 or SAN Switch 2/16 Power Pak). If You Purchased the SAN Switch 2/16 The SAN Switch 2/16 ships with the following features enabled: Web Tools—Provides a graphical user interface (GUI) to monitor and manage the entire fabric.

  • Page 7: Optional Upgrade

    Optional Upgrade The following features are built into the switch firmware, but not enabled. QuickLoop—Allows arbitrated loops to attach to a fabric. To enable, use the Web Tools QuickLoop Tab, or use the telnet qlPortEnable command. Extended Fabric—Creates a fabric interconnected at distances greater than 5 km for 2 Gb interswitch links.

  • Page 8: Obtaining Optional Software License Keys From Hp

    Obtaining Optional Software License Keys from HP Obtaining Optional Software License Keys from HP If you’ve purchased optional software, or need to reinstall software features due to a motherboard replacement in your switch, you will need to retrieve the software license keys from the HP Authorization Center.

  • Page 9: Orderable Hardware

    Orderable Hardware Orderable Hardware Table 1 lists the optional hardware kits for the SAN Switch 2/16. Table 1: 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* 2m LC-to-LC multi-mode fc cable...

  • Page 10: Hp Storageworks San Switch Software V3.0.2k Cd, V3.0.2k Firmware Overview, Firmware Updates

    hp StorageWorks SAN Switch Software v3.0.2k CD hp StorageWorks SAN Switch Software v3.0.2k CD The SAN Switch 2/16 ships with the latest version of the firmware installed. A copy of the latest version of the firmware as of this date, v3.0.2k, is also contained on the hp StorageWorks SAN Switch Software v3.0.2k CD, part number AG-RR86C-BE.

  • Page 11: Excessive Error Counts, Hardware Updates, Verify Licenses Before Replacing Hardware, Cables

    Hardware Updates Excessive Error Counts Encoding Out Error counts vary under the following conditions: When the switch port is set to auto-negotiation, and an N-port device is connected, the port synchronization takes longer to complete, and a larger error count displays. If a 1Gbps signal is received and the speed negotiation is transmitting at 2 Gbps, a larger error count displays.

  • Page 12: Compatibility, Management Station Requirements For Running Web Tools, Operating Systems

    Compatibility Use of 62.5/125 should be restricted to situations where 62.5/125 optical fibre was previously installed and the link lengths are to be kept shorter than 200 meters at 1 Gbps and shorter than 150 meters for 2 Gbps. Single-mode cables typically use 9/125 optical fibers for distances up to 10 km.

  • Page 13: Memory Requirement (windows Operating Systems), Disk Space, Web Browsers

    Management Station Requirements for Running Web Tools Memory Requirement (Windows operating systems) The minimum installed RAM memory requirements are listed next. Generally, managing more switches means a larger memory requirement. Number of Switches Minimum Memory Requirement 64 MB 96 MB 10-20 128 MB 21 or more...

  • Page 14: Java Plug-in, Snmp-based Management

    SNMP-based Management Java Plug-in The correct Java Plug-in must be installed for the operating system installed on the workstation. Windows 95, 98, 2000, or NT: Java Plug-in version 1.3.1_01 is required for the SAN Appliance. Solaris: Java Plug-in version 1.2.2-02 for Solaris, including the Java Plug-in patch created by Sun Microsystems for Solaris, is required.

  • Page 15

    SNMP-based Management The switch will send one copy of a trap message to each IP address that is listed in the communities. If you enter the same IP address into more than one of the communities, you will get multiple copies of the same trap message. swEventTrapLevel: (0..5)—must be set for a severity level from 0 to 5 —...

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