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Product Version: 3.1.x
Third Edition (June 2003)
Part Number: AA-RSB6C-TE
This installation guide provides basic procedures for setting up, configuring, and managing the
SAN Switch 2/8 EL and SAN Switch 2/8 power pak models.

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    installation guide hp StorageWorks SAN switch 2/8 version 3.1.x Product Version: 3.1.x Third Edition (June 2003) Part Number: AA-RSB6C-TE This installation guide provides basic procedures for setting up, configuring, and managing the SAN Switch 2/8 EL and SAN Switch 2/8 power pak models.

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    © Copyright 1999-2003 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Hewlett-Packard Company makes no warranty of any kind with regard to this material, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Hewlett-Packard shall not be liable for errors contained herein or for incidental or consequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance, or use of this material.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    contents Contents About this Guide........... .9 Overview.

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    Contents Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 .........23 Important Information about the Four Switch Limitation for 2/8 EL Models Only .

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    Contents Managing the SAN Switch 2/8 ........69 Interpreting LED Activity.

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    Contents Electrostatic Discharge..........93 Grounding Methods .

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    Contents 25 Inserting a cable into an SFP ..........66 Tables Document Conventions .

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    Contents SAN Switch 2/8 Version 3.1.x Installation Guide...

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    about this guide About this Guide This installation guide provides information to help you set up and configure the HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/8. About this Guide About this Guide topics include: Overview, page 10 Conventions, page 11 Rack Stability, page 14 Getting Help, page 15 SAN Switch 2/8 Version 3.1.x Installation Guide...

  • 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 customers who purchased the SAN Switch 2/8 EL, or SAN Switch 2/8 power pak, and for authorized service providers who are experienced with the following: Configuration aspects of customer Storage Area Network (SAN) fabric ®...

  • Page 11: Conventions, Document Conventions, Text Symbols, Tables 1 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: Equipment Symbols

    About this Guide Caution: Text set off in this manner indicates that failure to follow directions could result in damage to equipment or data. Note: Text set off in this manner presents commentary, sidelights, or interesting points of information. Equipment Symbols The following equipment symbols may be found on hardware for which this guide pertains.

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    About this Guide Power supplies or systems marked with these symbols indicate the presence of multiple sources of power. WARNING: To reduce the risk of personal injury from electrical shock, remove all power cords to completely disconnect power from the power supplies and systems. Any product or assembly marked with these symbols indicates that the component exceeds the recommended weight for one individual to handle safely.

  • Page 14: Rack Stability

    About this Guide Rack Stability Rack stability protects personal 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. In single rack installations, the stabilizing feet are attached to the rack.

  • Page 15: Getting Help, Hp Technical Support, Hp Storage Website

    About this Guide Getting Help If you still have a question after reading this guide, contact an HP authorized service provider or access our website: http://www.hp.com HP Technical Support In North America, call technical support at 1-800-652-6672, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Page 16: Hp Authorized Reseller

    About this Guide HP Authorized Reseller For the name of your nearest HP authorized reseller: In the United States, call 1-800-345-1518. In Canada, call 1-800-263-5868. Elsewhere, see the HP website for locations and telephone numbers: http://www.hp.com SAN Switch 2/8 Version 3.1.x Installation Guide...

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    Overview The HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/8 is a high-performance 8-port, 2 gigabit (Gb) Fibre Channel (FC) switch used to interconnect storage devices, hosts, and servers in a SAN. The HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/8 is offered in two configurations; the 2/8 EL and 2/8 power pak.

  • Page 18: San Switch 2/8 Features, Firmware

    Overview SAN Switch 2/8 Features Read the following sections for feature-specific information. Firmware The SAN Switch 2/8 operates using Fabric Operating System (FOS) firmware v3.1.x. The firmware supports: An optional Security feature, providing security mechanisms at all vulnerable points in a SAN fabric, from hosts to storage at the port, switch, and fabric levels.

  • Page 19: Hardware

    Overview Hardware SAN Switch 2/8 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 Eight optical ports, compatible with Small Form Factor Pluggable media (SFPs), (supplied by the customer) One RS-232 Serial port (DB9 connector) on the front panel One IEEE compliant RJ-45 connector on the front panel for use with 10/100...

  • Page 20: Sfp Media Side, Optical Ports, Isl Trunking, Sfps, Figures 1 Sfp Media Side

    Overview SFP Media Side Figure 1 shows the SFP media side of the SAN Switch 2/8. The front panel houses the Serial port, Ethernet port, eight fiber optic ports with corresponding LEDs, and the power switch LED. SHR-2493B Serial port Ethernet activity LED Optical ports (8) Ethernet port...

  • Page 21: Fan Side

    Overview Fan Side Figure 2 shows the fan side of the SAN Switch 2/8. The rear panel houses the five fans, and port readiness LED. SHR-2494B Fan (5) Port readiness LED Figure 2: Fan side SAN Switch 2/8 Version 3.1.x Installation Guide...

  • Page 22: Optional Hardware Kits, San Switch 2/8 Orderable Hardware

    Overview Optional Hardware Kits HP provides the following optional hardware kits in support of the SAN Switch 2/8, see Table Table 2: SAN Switch 2/8 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 23: Installing The San Switch 2/8

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 This chapter covers the following topics: Important Information about the Four Switch Limitation for 2/8 EL Models Only, page 24 Unpack and Verify Carton Contents, page 28 Installation Guidelines, page 30 Installing the Switch as a Stand-alone Unit, page 32 Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 in an HP 9000 Series or Comparable EIA Rack,...

  • Page 24: Important Information About The Four Switch Limitation For 2/8 El Models Only

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 Important Information about the Four Switch Limitation for 2/8 EL Models Only The SAN Switch 2/8 EL shipping configuration integrates the IV_Domain_Fabric license. The IV_Domain_Fabric license limits the number of switches that can be connected to a single fabric to four. If more than four switches (of any type) are added to the fabric where 2/8 EL switches are installed, Web Tools generates multiple error messages.

  • Page 25: Four Switch Limitation Cli Error Messages, Four Switch Limitation Web Tools Error Messages

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 Four Switch Limitation CLI Error Messages If the fabric detects that the four switch limitation has been exceeded, the following message occurs every thirty seconds, via the Command Line Interface (CLI): CRITICAL FABRIC-SIZE_EXCEEDED, 1, Critical fabric size <8> exceeds supported configuration <4>.

  • Page 26: Violation Timer Errors, Full Fabric License Install Prompt In Web Tools

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 If the timer expires while trying to access Web Tools (for example, Zone Admin, Switch Admin, or Switch View), an HTML file similar to license.htm appears, stating that Web Tools is disabled. In addition, a prompt displays (see Figure allowing you to install the optional Fabric license.

  • Page 27: Additional Alerts, Four Switch Limitation Workarounds

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 Additional Alerts If the fabric size exceeds the four switch limit, the switch experiences the following activity: In Fabric Manager and Web Tools, the switch icons in Fabric View turn yellow for every 2/8 EL installed in a fabric that exceeds the four switch limit. For example, in Web Tools the following message appears in the bottom left hand corner of the window: The Fabric has changed - - Reload / Refresh...

  • Page 28: Unpack And Verify Carton Contents, Carton Contents

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 Unpack and Verify Carton Contents Unpack and inspect the SAN Switch 2/8 carton contents as follows. 1. Inspect the shipping cartons for possible damage caused during transit. 2. Unpack the shipping cartons. 3. If any 3.

  • Page 29: Shipping Carton Contents

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 Table 3: Shipping Carton Contents Item Number Description One HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/8 product accessory bag containing CD, license, documentation and Release Notes HP StorageWorks Switch 2/8 One standard AC power cord, and one PDU cord One RS-232 Serial cable *Fixed Rack Mount Kit containing:...

  • Page 30: Installation Guidelines, Selecting An Operating Location

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 Installation Guidelines Read the following sections for installation guidelines. Install the SAN Switch 2/8 in one of the following ways: As a stand-alone unit on a flat surface. For instructions, see Installing the Switch as a Stand-alone Unit, page 32.

  • Page 31: Cooling Requirements, Power Requirements

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 Cooling Requirements Caution: Do not block air vents. Blocking switch air vents may result in the switch overheating. Cooling air is drawn into the switch chassis by the fans mounted on the rear of the chassis.

  • Page 32: Installing The Switch As A Stand-alone Unit

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 Installing the Switch as a Stand-alone Unit Use these procedures for setting up the switch as a stand-alone unit. The following items are required for this setup: SAN Switch 2/8 AC power cord and cables supplied with the switch Rubber mounting feet supplied with the switch 1.

  • Page 33: Installing The San Switch 2/8 In An Hp 9000 Series Or Comparable Eia Rack

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 in an HP 9000 Series or Comparable EIA Rack Read the following sections for complete installation instructions. Obtain the following tools: Fixed Rack Mount Kit (supplied with the switch) A #2 Phillips screwdriver with torque capability Clamps or other means to temporarily support the switch Torque screwdriver Caution:...

  • Page 34: Attaching The Fixed Rack Mount Kit Rails To The Switch

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 2. Repeat steps 1a through 1d to attach right front bracket (Item 8) to the right side of the switch, see Figure SHR-2501A Left front bracket 10-32 x 5/8-inch pan head Phillips screws Left rear bracket Retainer nuts 6-32 x 5/16-inch pan head Phillips screws 8-32 x 5/16-inch pan head Phillips screws...

  • Page 35: Connecting The Power Cord

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 7. Attach the rear brackets to the front brackets as follows: a. Position the right rear bracket (Item 4) inside the right front bracket (Item 8). See Figure b. Secure the brackets using four 6-32 x 5/16 inch screws (Item 3). See Figure c.

  • Page 36: Optional Hp System/e Rack, Items Required For The Hp System/e Rack

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 Optional HP System/e Rack This section lists instructions for installing the SAN Switch 2/8 in the optional HP System/e Rack. Items Required for the HP System/e Rack The HP System/e Rack Kit consists of the following items: HP System/e Rack Rail Kit, part number A7340-87901 Plenum, part number A7346-00001 HP System/e Rack Rail Kit Hardware, part number A7340-87902, shown...

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    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 (4) #10-32 square Tinnerman nut (Use if installing in HP 9000 Series rack/ EIA rack) (4) #10-32 x 5/8 Phillips pan-head screw with attached lock washer (Use if installing in HP 9000 Series rack/ EIA rack) (6) Spacer (Use if installing in HP 9000 Series rack/ EIA rack) (4) M5 flat washer (Use if installing in HP 9000 Series rack/...

  • Page 38: Installing The Switch In The Optional Hp System/e Rack

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 Installing the Switch in the Optional HP System/e Rack Before you begin, locate the following items to install the SAN Switch 2/8 in the HP System/e Rack Kit: SAN Switch 2/8 #2 Phillips and T25 Torx screwdrivers Caution: For proper airflow, the SFP media side of the SAN Switch 2/8 must face the rear of the rack.

  • Page 39: Installing The Rear Rail Tray Brackets

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 SHR-2557 Rear rail tray bracket M5 Torx head screw with captive lock washer Figure 8: Installing the rear rail tray brackets SAN Switch 2/8 Version 3.1.x Installation Guide...

  • Page 40: Installing The Tinnerman Clips

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 3. Install two M5 U-type Tinnerman clips for each of the front columns of the rack in the top and bottom positions of the three-hole EIA pattern as shown in Figure SHR-255 M5 U-type tinnerman clips Upright rack post Figure 9: Installing the tinnerman clips 4.

  • Page 41: Installing The Rubber Washers

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 [1] Select this graphic frame. [2] Select File. [3] Select Import. [4] Select File. [5] Choose the appropriate graphic file name. [6] Make sure you’ve checked the Copy Into Document. [7] Select Import. Position the illustration as required. [8] Adjust the size of the outer graphic frame as required.

  • Page 42: Assembling The Outer Rails

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 SHR-2560A Outer rail alignment pins M5 torx screws Figure 11: Assembling the outer rails Caution: Do not use any other screws other than the eight that are provided. Use of any longer lengths can cause damage to internal components of the switch.

  • Page 43: Assembling The Inner Rails With Plenum

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 5. Assemble each of the two inner rails and plenum as follows: Note: Verify if the plenum shipped preinstalled on the switch. If the plenum shipped as a separate item, use the following steps to install the plenum and the two inner rails. If the plenum is already installed, use these steps to attach the two inner rails only.

  • Page 44: Installing The Switch Into An Hp Rack

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 6. Insert the switch with the attached inner rails into the outer rails as shown in Figure SHR-2562A Figure 13: Installing the switch into an HP Rack 7. Install the two remaining M5 Torx screws into the upper left and lower right holes to complete the installation.

  • Page 45: Securing The Switch

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 [1] Select this graphic frame. [2] Select File. [3] Select Import. [4] Select File. [5] Choose the appropriate graphic file name. [6] Make sure you’ve checked the Copy Into Document. [7] Select Import. Position the illustration as required. [8] Adjust the size of the outer graphic frame as required.

  • Page 46: Installing The Switch Using The Hp Storageworks San Switch Universal Rack Mount Kit

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 Installing the Switch Using the HP StorageWorks SAN Switch Universal Rack Mount Kit This section provides instructions for installing the SAN Switch 2/8 in an HP rack using the HP StorageWorks SAN Switch Universal Rack Mount Kit, part number 331148-B21.

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    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 (8) #10 alignment washer (8) #10 adapter washer (2) 1/4-20 hex nut with captive star lock washer (2) 1/4-inch flat washer Caution: For proper airflow, the SFP media side of the SAN Switch 2/8 must face the rear of the rack.

  • Page 48: Installing The Rear Mounting Brackets (hp 9000 Series Or Comparable Eia Rack)

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 3. Attach the rear mounting brackets to the rear rack uprights by completing one of the following steps: — For an HP 9000 Series or comparable EIA rack, 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 15: Installing the rear mounting brackets (HP 9000 Series or comparable EIA...

  • Page 49: Installing The Rear Mounting Brackets (hp System/e Rack-left Rear Upright)

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 — 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 16: Installing the rear mounting brackets (HP System/e rack-left rear upright) SAN Switch 2/8 Version 3.1.x Installation Guide...

  • Page 50: Installing The Outer Rails (hp 9000 Series Or Comparable Eia Rack)

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 Right Note: This kit contains both left rails and right rails. The rails are marked with Left to distinguish the rails from each other. 4. Assemble the outer rails by completing the following steps: 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...

  • Page 51: Assembling The Outer Rails (hp 9000 Series Or Comparable Eia Rack)

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 b. Depending on the rack you are using, complete one of the following tasks: — For an HP 9000 Series or comparable EIA rack, 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 52: Assembling The Outer Rails (hp System/e Rack)

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 — 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 53: Assembling The Inner Rails On A San Switch 2/8 With Plenum

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 5. For the SAN Switch 2/8, assemble the two inner rails (one on each side) to the switch and plenum using fourteen #8-32 x 3/16-inch Phillips pan-head screws as shown in Figure Caution: Do not use any other screws other than the fourteen that are provided.

  • Page 54: Installing The Switch Into A Rack (hp 9000 Series Or Comparable Eia Rack)

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 6. Insert the switch with the attached inner rails into the outer rails. Note: This step applies to both the HP System/e rack and the HP 9000 Series or comparable EIA rack. Figure 21: Installing the switch into a rack (HP 9000 Series or comparable EIA rack) 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.

  • Page 55: Installing The Switch Into A Rack (hp System/e Rack)

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 Figure 22: Installing the switch into a rack (HP System/e rack) 7. Tighten the nuts installed in step a of step 4 on page 50. 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 56: Power On Self-test, Checking Post Results

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 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 57: Configuring San Switch 2/8 Network Addressing, Requirements, Setting Network Addresses Via A Serial Connection

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 Configuring SAN Switch 2/8 Network Addressing Read the following sections for information on how to configure the SAN Switch 2/8 addressing scheme. Requirements The following items are required to set network addressing. An IP address from your Network Administrator SAN Switch 2/8 installed and connected to a power source Serial cable (supplied with the switch) for connecting the switch to the workstation...

  • Page 58: Connecting The Serial Cable

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 2. Connect the Serial cable to the SAN Switch 2/8 Serial port. See Figure SHR-2497B Figure 23: Connecting the Serial cable 3. Connect the other end of the Serial cable to an RS-232 Serial port on the workstation.

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    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 ® To configure port settings in a UNIX environment, type: tip /dev/ttyb -9600 7. Log onto the switch (with administrative privileges). The default administrative logon is admin and the default password is password. a. Enter the following at the prompt: ipAddrSet b.

  • Page 60: Connecting The San Switch 2/8 To The Lan, Connecting The Ethernet Cable

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 Connecting the SAN Switch 2/8 to the LAN Use the following steps to connect the SAN Switch 2/8 to the Ethernet Local Area Network (LAN) segment. 1. Remove the shipping plug from the SAN Switch 2/8 Ethernet port. 2.

  • Page 61: Important Information On Setting The Core Pid Format

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 Important Information on Setting the Core PID Format The switch you have purchased may require a change to the configuration setting known as the Core PID format. A PID format is one of two addressing mechanisms used in Fibre Channel. The Core PID format is analogous to specifying the physical switch and port a device is attached to in data networks.

  • Page 62: How To Change The Core Pid Format

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 How to Change the Core PID Format In order for the switches to interoperate properly, all of them must have the same Core PID format. Use these steps to change the Core PID format, if necessary. Caution: Remember that you must change the Core PID format before connecting fiber cables.

  • Page 63: Modifying Domain Ids

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 Modifying Domain IDs Optional. Modify the domain IDs if desired, as follows. Note: It is best to assign a unique domain ID prior to connecting the switch to other switches in the SAN. This eliminates the possibility of domain ID overlap.The default domain ID is 1.

  • Page 64: Specifying Custom Status Policies

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 Specifying Custom Status Policies Optional. If desired, specify any custom status policies for the fabric as follows. 1. Enter the following at the prompt. switchStatusPolicySet 2. Specify the desired status policies. To completely deactivate the alarm for a particular condition, enter 0 at the prompt for that condition.

  • Page 65: Connecting A Cable To An Sfp Module

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 Connecting a Cable to an SFP Module Use these steps to connect the SFPs and cables to SAN Switch 2/8 ports as required. Note: The ports and cables used in trunking groups must meet specific requirements. HP StorageWorks ISL Trunking Version For a list of these requirements, refer to the 3.1.x/4.1.x User Guide...

  • Page 66: Verifying Operation, Inserting A Cable Into An Sfp

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 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-2499B Figure 25: Inserting a cable into an SFP...

  • Page 67: Installing Multiple Switches Into An Existing San

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 Note: HP strongly recommends backing 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 68: Cascading Switches

    Installing the SAN Switch 2/8 Cascading Switches The domain ID number uniquely identifies a switch in a fabric. Normally, the switch automatically assigns the domain ID when a switch is first powered on or when the switch disable/enable command is executed. When two switches are cascaded together, there might be an initial domain ID conflict if the switches had been assigned the same domain ID prior to being cascaded.

  • Page 69: Managing The San Switch 2/8

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/8 This chapter covers the following topics: Interpreting LED Activity, page 70 Management Overview, page 75 Running Basic Switch Operations Using Telnet, page 77 SAN Switch 2/8 Diagnostic Tests, page 80 SAN Switch 2/8 Version 3.1.x Installation Guide...

  • Page 70: Interpreting Led Activity, Front Panel Leds

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/8 Interpreting LED Activity SAN Switch 2/8 activity and status can be determined through the activity of the LEDs on the switch. The LEDs will 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.

  • Page 71: Front Panel Led Patterns During Normal Operation

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/8 Table 4: Front Panel LED Patterns During Normal Operation Color Hardware Recommended Location Display Status Action Switch Power To right of No light Switch is off, or Verify switch is Serial port boot is not on and has complete, or completed...

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    Managing the SAN Switch 2/8 Table 4: Front Panel LED Patterns During Normal Operation (Continued) Color Hardware Recommended Location Display Status Action Port Status LED Above Fast-flashing Port is in internal No action (continued) each port, green loopback required. on left (diagnostic).

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    Managing the SAN Switch 2/8 Table 4: Front Panel LED Patterns During Normal Operation (Continued) Color Hardware Recommended Location Display Status Action Ethernet Link Two Left No light Port is No action Speed LED LEDs near transmitting at required. Ethernet 10 Mbps.

  • Page 74: Rear Panel Led, Rear Panel Led Patterns During Normal Operation

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/8 Rear Panel LED The SAN Switch 2/8 rear panel includes one port readiness LED. Table 5 describes how rear panel LEDs communicate switch status. Table 5: Rear Panel LED Patterns During Normal Operation Color Hardware Recommended Location Display...

  • Page 75: Management Overview

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/8 Management Overview The SAN Switch 2/8 can be 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 76: Displaying The Optional Feature Licenses, Enabling Licensed Features

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/8 Displaying the Optional Feature Licenses Use these steps to display optional features installed on your switch. 1. Log in to the switch as the admin user. 2. At the command line type, licenseShow This command displays the license keys that have been entered for the switch and the features enabled by those licenses.

  • Page 77: Running Basic Switch Operations Using Telnet, Logging Into The San Switch 2/8

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/8 Running Basic Switch Operations Using Telnet Read the following sections to run common switch operations. Logging into the SAN Switch 2/8 Use these steps to log into the SAN Switch 2/8. 1. Open a telnet connection to the switch. The login prompt is displayed if the telnet connection successfully found the switch in the network.

  • Page 78: Configuring The Ip And Fibre Channel Address

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/8 An interactive session is opened and you are prompted for configuration values. 3. At the New Username prompt, enter a new name for the admin user. You can change the name of the admin user without changing the password. Press Enter to leave the name as is.

  • Page 79: Displaying Devices Within The Fabric, Checking The Firmware Version, Setting The Switch Date And Time

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/8 Displaying Devices within the Fabric To verify that you have fabric-wide connectivity when you install a new switch, display the fabric-wide Fibre Channel address list from the newly installed switch. Use these steps to display the fabric. 1.

  • Page 80: Displaying Switch Configuration Settings, San Switch 2/8 Diagnostic Tests, Interpreting Post Results

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/8 Note: 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 – saving time or time zones. Displaying Switch Configuration Settings Use these steps to display the system configuration settings.

  • Page 81: Diagnostic Tests

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/8 Diagnostic Tests Diagnostic tests help troubleshoot the hardware and the firmware. The diagnostic tests provided on the switch include tests of internal connections and circuitry, fixed media, and any SFP modules and fiber optic cables in use. The tests are implemented by command, either through a telnet session or through a terminal set up for a serial connection to the switch.

  • Page 82

    Managing the SAN Switch 2/8 SAN Switch 2/8 Version 3.1.x Installation Guide...

  • Page 83: Saving Configuration Settings And Upgrading Firmware

    Saving Configuration Settings and Upgrading Firmware This chapter provides the following information: Backing Up System Configuration Settings, page 84 Upgrading or Restoring the Switch Firmware, page 86 Downloading Firmware from the HP Website, page 86 SAN Switch 2/8 Version 3.1.x Installation Guide...

  • Page 84: Backing Up System Configuration Settings

    Saving Configuration Settings 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 85: Restoring The System Configuration Settings

    Saving Configuration Settings and Upgrading Firmware Restoring the System Configuration Settings Use these steps to restore the system configuration settings from a backup. 1. Verify that the RSHD service or the FTP service is running on the host workstation. 2. Log in to the switch as the admin user. 3.

  • Page 86: Upgrading Or Restoring The Switch Firmware, Downloading Firmware From The Hp Website

    Saving Configuration Settings and Upgrading Firmware Upgrading or Restoring the Switch Firmware The SAN Switch 2/8 ships with preloaded firmware. In most cases there is no need to update the firmware on the new switch. The firmware version can be determined by using: The version Telnet command The Switch Management Application page in Web Management Tools...

  • Page 87: 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 88: Emc Statement (canada), Emc Statement (european Union), Sp√©cification Ati Classe A (france), Germany Noise Declaration

    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. EMC Statement (European Union) This is a Class A product.

  • Page 89: Harmonics Conformance (japan), Bsmi Emc Statement (taiwan), Rrl Emc Statement (korea)

    Regulatory Compliance Notices Harmonics Conformance (Japan) BSMI EMC Statement (Taiwan) RRL EMC Statement (Korea) SAN Switch 2/8 Version 3.1.x Installation Guide...

  • Page 90: 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 91: 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 92

    Regulatory Compliance Notices SAN Switch 2/8 Version 3.1.x Installation Guide...

  • Page 93: 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 94: 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 95: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications This appendix covers the following topics: Dimensions, page 96 Power Supply Specifications, page 96 Environmental Requirements, page 97 Memory Specifications, page 97 Serial Port Specifications, page 98 SAN Switch 2/8 Version 3.1.x Installation Guide...

  • Page 96: Dimensions, Power Supply Specifications, Physical Specifications

    Technical Specifications Dimensions Table 6 lists SAN Switch 2/8 dimensions. Table 6: Physical Specifications Dimension Value Height 1.71 inches (4.34 cm) Depth 10.4 inches (26.4 cm) Width 16.9 inches (42.8 cm) Weight (with both power supplies) 8.5 lbs (3.9 kg) Power Supply Specifications Table 7 lists power supply specifications.

  • Page 97: Environmental Requirements, Memory Specifications

    Technical Specifications Environmental Requirements Table 8 lists the environmental ranges that are acceptable when the switch is operating, and the acceptable ranges when the switch is not operating. Table 8: Environmental Requirements Condition Acceptable Range Temperature (operating) 10°C to 40°C Temperature (non-operating) -25°C to 70°C Humidity (operating)

  • Page 98: Serial Port Specifications, Cabling Pinouts If Pin 7 Is Used

    Technical Specifications Serial Port Specifications The Serial port can be used to connect to a computer workstation to configure the switch IP address without connecting to the fabric. The Serial port’s parameters are 9600 baud, 8 data bits, no parity, 1 stop bit, and no flow control. The port requires a straight Serial cable with a female 9-pin subminiature-D connector.

  • Page 99: 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.

  • Page 100

    Glossary AW_TOV Arbitration Wait Time-out Value; the minimum time an arbitrating L_Port waits for a response before beginning loop initialization. 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.

  • Page 101

    Glossary Command Line Interface that depends entirely on the use of commands, such as through telnet or SNMP, and does not involve a GUI. Community (SNMP) A relationship between a group of SNMP managers and an SNMP agent, in which authentication, access control, and proxy characteristics are defined.

  • Page 102

    Glossary E_Port Expansion Port; a type of switch port that can be connected to an E_Port on another switch to create an ISL. See also ISL. EE_Credit End-to-end Credit; the number of receive buffers allocated by a recipient port to an originating port.

  • Page 103

    Glossary FCIA Fibre Channel Industry Association. An international organization of Fibre Channel industry professionals. Among other things, provides oversight of ANSI and industry developed standards. Fibre Channel Protocol; mapping of protocols onto the Fibre Channel standard protocols. For example, SCSI FCP maps SCSI-3 onto Fibre Channel. Fibre Channel Transport A protocol service that supports communication between Fibre Channel service providers.

  • Page 104

    Glossary Fx_Port A fabric port that can operate as either an F_Port or FL_Port. G_Port Generic Port; a port that can operate as either an E_Port or F_Port. A port is defined as a G_Port when it is not yet connected or has not yet assumed a specific function in the fabric. Gateway A device such as a switch that connects different subnets together.

  • Page 105

    Glossary L_Port Loop Port; a node port (NL_Port) or fabric port (FL_Port) that has arbitrated loop capabilities. An L_Port can be in one of two modes: Fabric mode Connected to a port that is not loop capable, and using fabric protocol. Loop mode In an arbitrated loop and using loop protocol.

  • Page 106

    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 Name The unique identifier for a node, communicated during login and port discovery.

  • Page 107

    Glossary Port_Name The unique identifier assigned to a Fibre Channel port. Communicated during login and port discovery. POST Power On Self-Test series of tests run by a switch after it is turned on. Private Device A device that supports arbitrated loop protocol and can interpret 8-bit addresses, but cannot log into the fabric.

  • Page 108

    Glossary Route As applies to a fabric, the communication path between two switches. May also apply to the specific path taken by an individual frame, from source to destination. Routing The assignment of frames to specific switch ports, according to frame destination. RR_TOV Resource Recovery Time-out Value;...

  • Page 109

    Glossary Switch Hardware that routes frames according to Fibre Channel protocol and is controlled by software. Target A storage device on a Fibre Channel network. Tenancy The time from when a port wins arbitration in a loop until the same port returns to the monitoring state.

  • Page 110

    Glossary U_Port Universal Port; a switch port that can operate as a G_Port, E_Port, F_Port, or FL_Port. A port is defined as a U_Port when it is not connected or has not yet assumed a specific function in the fabric. User Datagram Protocol;...

  • Page 111: Index

    index command line, managing by configuration settings ac power cord configuring as a stand-alone unit domain ID audience status policies authorized reseller, HP configuring SAN Switch 2/8 network addresses automatic self-discovery configuring the IP address connecting 35, 60, back panel connecting the switch to the LAN LEDs connections...

  • Page 112

    Index domain ids technical support downloading firmware from the HP website hyperterminal hyperterminal port settings environmental requirements E_port connection ID domain equipment symbols installing 32, 33, errors installing the fixed rail kit ethernet cable installing the rubber feet ethernet port 19, interpreting LEDs interpreting POST results IP address 59,...

  • Page 113

    Index restoring configuration settings RJ-45 connector port RS-232 connector LED for port speed RS-232 port LED for port status rubber feet serial port speed port readiness led safety guidelines port speed led security feature port status led selecting an operating location ports serial cable POST...

  • Page 114

    Index upgrading switch firmware warning user id rack stability symbols on equipment web tools web tools summary verifying operation websites via a serial connection HP storage violation timer errors weight voltage capability workarounds for the four switch limitation zoning summary SAN Switch 2/8 Version 3.1.x Installation Guide...

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