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HP 6120G/XG Installation Instructions

Hp procurve 6120xg blade switch installation instructions.
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HP ProCurve
6120XG Blade Switch
Installation Instructions
for HP c-Class BladeSystem
© Copyright 2009 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The
only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express
warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing
herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall
not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.
Microsoft is a U.S. registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
Part Number 539957-001
September 2009 (First Edition)
Overview
This card provides instructions for installing an HP ProCurve 6120XG
Blade Switch for c-Class BladeSystem in an HP c-Class BladeSystem
enclosure.
Console cable (USB A to USB mini-AB)
Customer Support/Warranty booklet
License documentation
This document
IMPORTANT: Only use HP-approved pluggable SFP+ or SFP
optical transceiver modules or SFP+ direct attach cables. For
more information, see the QuickSpecs on the HP website
(http://www.hp.com/go/bladesystem/interconnects).
HP ProCurve 6120XG Blade Switch
For more information on the association between the server blade
mezzanine connectors and the interconnect bays, see the HP
BladeSystem enclosure setup and installation guide that ships with
the enclosure. During server blade installation, the location of the
mezzanine card determines the installation location of the switch
modules.
For specific switch port connection information for each blade, see
the HP BladeSystem enclosure setup and installation guide that ships
with the enclosure. Connections differ by blade type.
Observe the following guidelines:
All HP ProCurve switches in the enclosure require valid and
unique IP addresses before they can be accessed via Ethernet.
By default DHCP is enabled on these switches, so the switch
management interface can get IP credentials from the DHCP
server on the attached Ethernet network. If EBIPA is enabled on
the Onboard Administrator (OA) of the enclosure, OA will
assign an IP address to the switch from its configured IP
address range, so that switch can be accessed from the OA
Ethernet interface. If EBIPA is disabled but DHCP service is
available on the network attached to the OA Ethernet interface,
then the switch gets its IP address assigned from the attached
network. Any IP host on that network can access the switch at
this point. If the DHCP service is not available on the attached
network, the user can assign valid IP credentials from the

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  • Page 1: Kit Contents, Hp Procurve 6120xg Blade Switch, Additional Information, Installation Guidelines

    All HP ProCurve switches in the enclosure require valid and unique IP addresses before they can be accessed via Ethernet. © Copyright 2009 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. By default DHCP is enabled on these switches, so the switch management interface can get IP credentials from the DHCP The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.

  • Page 2: Front Panel

    Port 17 consists of a CX4 port multiplexed with an SFP+ port. Only switch CLI, accessing it via serial interface attached to OA and/or USB interface attached to the blade. one may be active. The SFP+ port takes precedence: if it contains a module, it is the active port and the CX4 port is inactive.

  • Page 3

    Installing the HP ProCurve 6120XG Install the blade switch into the interconnect bay. Blade Switch A green Module Status (“health”) LED indicates a successful installation. If the Module Status LED is amber If there is only one blade switch in the chassis, it must occupy a slot or is off, see the “Troubleshooting”...

  • Page 4: Technical Support

    Verify network connectivity between the blade switch and detailed information on configuring the blade switch. The complete manual set for the blade switch software is available at your workstation or laptop computer using a “ping” http://www.hp.com/go/bladesystem/documentation. command. Using a terminal program (such as HyperTerminal or TeraTerm), open a connection using the blade switch’s IP Accessing the blade switch via the address, Telnet protocol, and port 23.

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