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ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems
User's Guide -Server Connection-
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(iSCSI) for VMware
ESX

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  • Page 1 P3AM-3412-13ENZ0 ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection- ® (iSCSI) for VMware...
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  • Page 3 • ETERNUS DX60/DX80 Disk storage system • ETERNUS DX410/DX440 Disk storage system • • ETERNUS DX8100/DX8400/DX8700 Disk storage system Thirteenth Edition March 2013 ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 4 The company names, product names and service names mentioned in this document are registered trade- • marks or trademarks of their respective companies. Microsoft product screen shot(s) reprinted with permission from Microsoft Corporation. • ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 5: Naming Conventions

    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 Service Packx SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 for x86 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 for EM64T ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 6 ETERNUS DX410 S2/DX440 S2 ETERNUS DX400 S2 series ETERNUS DX8100 S2/DX8700 S2 ETERNUS DX8000 S2 series ETERNUS DX410/DX440 ETERNUS DX400 series ETERNUS DX8100/DX8400/DX8700 ETERNUS DX8000 series ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    6.1.1 Turning on the Devices ............................20 6.1.2 Checking the LAN Cards ............................21 6.1.3 Creating the Virtual Switches ..........................22 ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 8 7.2 For Linux ............................39 7.2.1 Applying Required Patches ..........................39 Chapter 8 Dynamic Recognition of LUNs Added While VMware ESX is in Use ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 9: Chapter 1 Workflow

    ETERNUS DX400/DX8000 series Web GUI User's Guide • ETERNUSmgr Install Guide • • ETERNUSmgr User Guide Manuals supplied with the server and LAN card • ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 10 Notes on Virtual Machine operation and related settings are given in this manual and other docu- ments. • "Chapter 7 Virtual Machine " (page 38) ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 11: Chapter 2 Checking The Server Environment

    Virtual Machine is a virtual machine created on the VMware ESX server. Details of how to install an OS on the VMware ESX Virtual Machine may be checked via the following URL: http://partnerweb.vmware.com/GOSIG/home.html ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 12: Chapter 3 Notes

    LAN card LAN switch LAN switch IP address IP address for iSCSI port (3) for iSCSI port (4) ETERNUS DX Disk storage system ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 13: For Vmware Infrastructure 3

    VMware multipath's path fail-over function for the ETERNUS DX Disk storage system. For details, refer to "6.1.8 Plug-in Settings " (page 30). ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 14: Eternus Dx Disk Storage System Setup Notes

    The iSCSI LAN must be configured as a dedicated LAN for each path from a server to the ETERNUS DX Disk • storage system. ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 15 *2: A separate LAN segment is provided in the LAN switch (using the switch VLAN function) for each group- ing of business servers and storage systems (equivalent to the FC zones). ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 16 The following example shows a configuration in which a single server is connected to multiple CAs. Server 192.168.10.1/24 192.168.20.1/24 LAN switch #1 LAN switch #2 192.168.10.11/24 192.168.10.10/24 192.168.20.11/24 192.168.20.10/24 ETERNUS DX Disk storage system ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 17: Jumbo Frame Setting Notes

    ETERNUS DX Disk storage system. For details on how to set the flow control function of the LAN switch, refer to the LAN switch manual. ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 18: Chapter 4 Installing And Setting Up Eternusmgr

    If ETERNUSmgr is to be used, install it according to the directions given in the "ETERNUSmgr Install Guide". After installation is complete, follow the instructions in "ETERNUSmgr User Guide" and set up ETERNUSmgr. ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 19: Chapter 5 Setting Up The Eternus Dx Disk Storage System

    "ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (iSCSI) ETERNUS DX Disk Storage System Set- • tings for ETERNUS DX400/DX8000 series" "Web GUI User's Guide" or "ETERNUSmgr User Guide" • ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 20: Chapter 6 Setting Up The Vmware Esx Server

    Check that the LAN switch's Ready (or equivalent) LED is lit. Turn on the ETERNUS DX Disk storage system. Check that the Ready LED is lit on the ETERNUS DX Disk storage system. ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 21: Checking The Lan Cards

    Log in to VMware ESX from the vSphere Client and select the [Configuration] tab. Click [Network Adapters] in the [Hardware] list. "vmnic0" and "vmnic1" in the following example. ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 22: Creating The Virtual Switches

    Set the IP address and subnet mask of "VMkernel", and click the [Next] button. Repeat Step 1 through Step 5 to add another virtual switch (vSwitch2). ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 23: Setting The Software Initiator

    Select the target iSCSI Software Adapter and click [Properties...]. Click [Configure] on the [General] tab. Select the [Status-Enabled] checkbox and click the [OK] button. ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 24 If the connected ETERNUS DX Disk storage system uses multiple iSCSI ports, repeat the IP address addi- tion process for each iSCSI port. (Repeat Step 7 through Step ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 25: Enabling Alua

    Use the terminal to log in to VMware ESX as "root". Execute the following command in the terminal: • When connecting to an ETERNUS DX60/DX60 S2, DX80/DX80 S2, or DX90 S2 esxcli nmp satp addrule --satp="VMW_SATP_ALUA" --vendor="FUJITSU" -- model="ETERNUS_DXL" --description="ETERNUS DX with ALUA" --claim-option tpgs_on •...
  • Page 26 --satp VMW_SATP_ALUA Display result When connecting to an ETERNUS DX60/DX60 S2, DX80/DX80 S2, or DX90 S2 • VMW_SATP_ALUA FUJITSU ETERNUS_DXL tpgs_on ETERNUS_DXL with ALUA When connecting to an ETERNUS DX400/DX400 S2 series • VMW_SATP_ALUA FUJITSU ETERNUS_DX400 tpgs_on ETERNUS_DX400 with ALUA •...
  • Page 27: Checking The Luns

    When the VMware ESX server recognizes the LUNs, the active path for each LUN is automatically set. In this case, [Path Selection] is set to [Most Recently Used (VMware)]. ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 28 When paths for a LUN are configured with multipath, multiple Runtime Names and Targets are displayed in [Paths]. ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 29: Setting Chap Authentication

    When setting CHAP and mutual CHAP Select [Required] for [Select option:] under "CHAP" and "Mutual CHAP" and set the [Name:] and [Se- cret:]. ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 30: Plug-in Settings

    LAN card LAN switch LAN switch IP address IP address for iSCSI port (5) for iSCSI port (6) ETERNUS DX Disk storage system ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 31: Turning On The Devices

    Checking the LAN Cards Select the [Configuration] tab on VMware Infrastructure Client. Check the iSCSI SAN configuration Network Adapters. "vmnic1" and "vmnic2" in the following example. ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 32: Creating The Virtual Switches

    [Next] button. Confirm the settings shown on the confirmation screen and click the [Finish] button. A message about Gateway settings appears. ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 33 Step 1 through Step 6 to add VMkernel to another vSwitch. Confirm that a virtual switch and VMkernel are set for each vmnic. ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 34: Setting The Software Initiator

    Enter the IP address for the iSCSI port of the connected ETERNUS DX Disk storage system as the iSCSI server IP address, confirm that the port is set to "Port 3260" (default), and click the [OK] button. ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 35: Setting Chap Authentication

    Select the [CHAP Authentication] tab and click [Configure]. Select the [Use the following CHAP credentials] radio button. Set arbitrary user name during the CHAP authentication. ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 36 To set the VMware ESX iSCSI name for the user name, select the [Use initiator name] checkbox. Enter the password in [CHAP Secret] and click the [OK] button. The CHAP Name is displayed as follows. ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 37: Checking The Luns

    Check the multipath. Right-click the [Path:vmhba32:0:0] described in Step 2, and select "Manage Paths". When paths are configured with multipath, multiple paths are displayed in the "Path" field. ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 38: Chapter 7 Virtual Machine

    Check that the value of the "TimeOutValue" registry key is "0x3C". If the name or value is not "0x3C", change it to "0x3C". ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 39: Applying Required Patches

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS v.4 Update 3 • • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 Service Pack 3 • ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 40: Chapter 8 Dynamic Recognition Of Luns Added While Vmware Esx Is In Use

    "Rescan" operation via the VMware Infrastructure Client (Infrastructure 3) or vSphere Client, respectively described in "6.1 For VMware vSphere " (page 20) "6.2 For VMware Infrastructure 3 " (page 30). ® ETERNUS DX Disk storage systems User's Guide -Server Connection-(iSCSI) for VMware Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-3412-13ENZ0...
  • Page 41 However, Fujitsu shall assume no responsibility for any operational problems as the result of errors, omissions, or the use of information in this manual. Fujitsu assumes no liability for damages to third party copyrights or other rights arising from the use of any information •...

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