HP Brocade 8/12c Installation Manual

Brocade network advisor installation guide v11.1x (53-1002320-01, may 2011).
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13 May 2011
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  • Page 1: Installation Guide

    53-1002320-01 ® 13 May 2011 Brocade Network Advisor Installation Guide Supporting Network Advisor 11.1.X...

  • Page 2: Document History

    Copyright © 2010-2011, Brocade Communications Systems, Incorporated. Brocade, the B-wing symbol, BigIron, DCX, Fabric OS, FastIron, IronPoint, IronShield, IronView, IronWare, JetCore, NetIron, SecureIron, ServerIron, StorageX, and TurboIron are registered trademarks, and Network Advisor, Extraordinary Networks, and SAN Health are trademarks of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., in the United States and/or in other countries.

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    In this guide In this guide • Edition feature support ............3 •...

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    Edition feature support TABLE 1 SAN features supported (Continued) Feature Description Professional Professional Enterprise Plus Network Advisor Client Network Advisor user management Authentication Authorization Auditing Deployment Manager Encryption Layer 2 FC support Encryption configuration and monitoring Access Gateway – Cisco interop support Device decommissioning Fabric Binding Fabric Binding...

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    Edition feature support TABLE 1 SAN features supported (Continued) Feature Description Professional Professional Enterprise Plus Client - Server support NOTE: Raw IPv6 is not supported for Client - Server communication (Northbound address) due to a JBOSS version limitation. iSCSI Discovery Discovery License New License Key...

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    Edition feature support TABLE 1 SAN features supported (Continued) Feature Description Professional Professional Enterprise Plus RBAC User management Reports Generate View Scalability Up to 1000 port support Up to 2560 port support Up to 9000 port support Security management Replicate switch policy configuration SNMP configuration L2 ACL SMI Agent...

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    Edition feature support TABLE 1 SAN features supported (Continued) Feature Description Professional Professional Enterprise Plus Telnet Telnet NOTE: Telnet through the server is only supported on Windows systems. Tool launcher Tool launcher (Setup tools) Troubleshooting and Diagnostics Device connectivity troubleshooting wizard Trace Route Ping Fabric device sharing...

  • Page 8: Network Advisor Packages, Management Server And Client Ports

    Network Advisor packages Network Advisor packages Table 2 summarizes the packages and available versions for each package. TABLE 2 Packages and versions Package Versions SAN with SMI Agent Licensed Version—Enterprise • SAN—Support for 24 fabrics, 10,000 devices, and 9,000 switch ports Licensed Version—Professional Plus •...

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    Management server and client ports TABLE 3 Professional ports (Continued) Port Number Ports Transport Description Communication Path Open in Firewall jboss.web.http.port Non-SSL HTTP/1.1 connector Client–Server port 3, 4, 5 Switch http Switch non-SSL http port for Server–Switch http and CAL communication Client–Switch SNMP Port Default SNMP port...

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    Management server and client ports TABLE 3 Professional ports (Continued) Port Number Ports Transport Description Communication Path Open in Firewall 24610 connector.bind.port – port 10 Port to listen for requests on Server Port is not configurable (either in the switch or the Management server). Every FTP session requires an additional port which is randomly picked.

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    Management server and client ports TABLE 4 Trial and Licensed Version ports (Continued) Port Number Ports Transport Description Communication Path Open in Firewall LDAP Authentication Server Port LDAP server port for Server–LDAP authentication if LDAP is Server chosen as an external authentication 3, 4, 5 Switch https...

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    Management server and client ports TABLE 4 Trial and Licensed Version ports (Continued) Port Number Ports Transport Description Communication Path Open in Firewall 24610 jboss.jrmp.invoker.port - port 10 RMI/JRMP invoker port Client–Server 24611 jboss.pooled.invoker.port - port 11 Pooled invoker port Client–Server 24612 jboss.connector.socket.port - port 12...

  • Page 13: System Requirements, Operating System Requirements

    System requirements System requirements Use the following sections to determine if you have met the requirements for this application. • “Operating system requirements” on page 13 • “Host requirements” on page 15 • “Memory requirements” on page 15 • “Disk space requirements” on page 16 •...

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    System requirements TABLE 5 Server operating system requirements (Continued) Operating system Version Guest OS version Supported packages • • VMware ESX Server 4 Windows 2003 Server SP2 SAN with SMI Agent • (32-bit) vCenter 4.1 SMI Agent only • Windows 2008 Standard Edition (32-bit) •...

  • Page 15: Host Requirements, Memory Requirements

    System requirements Host requirements Table 7 summarizes the minimum required host requirements for running Network Advisor SAN with SMI Agent on Windows and Linux systems. TABLE 7 SAN with SMI Agent host requirements Professional Professional Plus Enterprise Small Medium Large LAN Server plus one local Intel Core2 duo Intel Core2 duo...

  • Page 16: Disk Space Requirements, Browser Requirements

    System requirements Table 10 summarizes the minimum required system memory requirements for running SMI Agent only on Windows and Linux systems. TABLE 10 SMI Agent only memory requirements Server/Client Enterprise Small Medium Large Server plus 1 local client 3 GB 4 GB 4 GB Remote client only...

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    System requirements Client and server system requirements Network Advisor has the following client and server system requirements: • Professional Edition — A single server supports a single client (local client only). • Professional Plus Trial — A single server supports a maximum of 8 clients (local or remote). •...

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    System requirements TABLE 16 Supported limits by SAN size for mixed fabrics (Fabric OS and M-EOS fabrics) Values Small Medium Large Number of Fabrics Number of Domains Number of Switch Ports 1000 2500 5000 Number of Device Ports 2500 5000 10000 Number of Access Gateways Performance Monitoring Polling...

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    Pre-installation requirements TABLE 19 Supported limits by SAN size for SMI Agent only on mixed fabrics (Fabric OS and M-EOS fabrics) Values Small Medium Large Number of Fabrics Number of Domains Number of Switch Ports 1000 2500 5000 Number of Device Ports 2500 5000 10000...

  • Page 20: Installing The Application

    Installing the application • Make sure that an X Server is available for display and is configured to permit X Client applications to display from the host on which they are installing the Network Advisor server (typically, this simply requires that the systems console be present and running with a logged-in user on the X Server-based desktop session, such as KDE, GNOME, and so on).

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    Headless installation NOTE Do not install to the root directory C:\ (Windows) or / (UNIX). 5. Review the displayed installation summary on the Pre-Installation Summary screen and click Install. 6. Make sure the Launch Configuration check box is selected (default) on the Installation Complete screen, and click Done.

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    Headless installation • Make sure that the DISPLAY environment variable is correctly defined in the shell with a valid value (for example, to display to the local console, export DISPLAY=:0.0, or to display to a remote system that has an X Server running, export DISPLAY=Remote_IP_Address:0.0).

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    Professional edition configuration Professional edition configuration Table 22 to help configure Professional edition. If you have not installed the application, refer to “Installing the application” on page 20. If you are migrating data, refer to the Network Advisor Migration Guide. TABLE 22 Professional edition configuration Operating system...

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    Professional edition configuration 6. Complete the following steps on the Server IP Configuration screen (Figure FIGURE 2 Server IP Configuration screen The Server IP Configuration address is set to “localhost” by default. You cannot change this address. a. Select an address from the Switch - Server IP Configuration Preferred Address list. b.

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    Trial configuration d. Enter a port number in the Syslog Port # field (default is 514). NOTE If the default syslog port number is already in use, you will not receive any syslog messages from the device. To find and stop the process currently running on the default syslog port number, refer to “Syslog troubleshooting”...

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    Trial configuration 4. Select Network Advisor - 75 days Trial on the Installation Type screen and click Next. ATTENTION If you choose to install Trial, once the trial period ends (75 days), you must upgrade to Licensed Version package. 5. Complete the following steps on the Trial Configuration screen. a.

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    Trial configuration Complete the following steps on the Server IP Configuration screen (Figure FIGURE 5 Server IP Configuration screen a. Select an address from the Server IP Configuration list. b. Select an address from the Switch - Server IP Configuration Preferred Address list. NOTE If the “hostname”...

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    Trial configuration 8. Complete the following steps on the Server Configuration screen (Figure NOTE Do not use port 2638 for any of these port numbers. Port 2638 is used internally by the server. FIGURE 6 Server Configuration screen a. Enable SSL by selecting the SSL Enabled check box (default is not selected). b.

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    Trial configuration 9. (SAN with SMI Agent) Complete the following steps on the SMI Agent Configuration screen (Figure FIGURE 7 SMI Agent Configuration screen a. Enable the SMI Agent by selecting the Enable SMI Agent check box. b. Enable the SLP by selecting the Enable SLP check box, if necessary. Only enabled after you select the Enable SMI Agent check box.

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    License version configuration 12. Complete the following steps on the Start Server screen. a. (SAN with SMI Agent) Select the Start SMI Agent check box, if necessary. b. (SAN with SMI Agent) Select the Start SLP check box, if necessary. Select the Start Client check box, if necessary.

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    License version configuration 5. (Licensed Version only) If you are installing a licensed edition, enter the license key (on the Key Certificate) on the Server License screen or browse to the license file (.xml) and click Next. The License Key field is not case-sensitive. 6.

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    License version configuration Complete the following steps on the Server IP Configuration screen (Figure FIGURE 9 Server IP Configuration screen a. Select an address from the Server IP Configuration list. b. Select an address from the Switch - Server IP Configuration Preferred Address list. NOTE If the “hostname”...

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    License version configuration 8. Complete the following steps on the Server Configuration screen (Figure 10). NOTE Do not use port 2638 for any of these port numbers. Port 2638 is used internally by the server. FIGURE 10 Server Configuration screen a.

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    License version configuration 9. Complete the following steps on the SMI Agent Configuration screen (Figure 11). FIGURE 11 SMI Agent Configuration screen a. Enable the SMI Agent by selecting the Enable SMI Agent check box. b. Enable the SLP by selecting the Enable SLP check box, if necessary. Only enabled after you select the Enable SMI Agent check box.

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    SMI Agent only configuration After all of the services (SLP and SMI Agent) are started, the configuration wizards closes. To make changes to the SMI Agent configuration, you can re-launch the configuration wizard (Start > Programs > Network Advisor 11.1.X > Configuration Wizard). You can access the SMIA Configuration Tool from the Server Management Console (Start >...

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    SMI Agent only configuration 4. Complete the following steps on the Server IP Configuration screen. FIGURE 12 Server IP Configuration screen a. Select an address from the Server IP Configuration list. b. Select an address from the Switch - Server IP Configuration Preferred Address list. If DNS is not configured for your network, do not select the “hostname”...

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    SMI Agent only configuration 5. Complete the following steps on the Server Configuration screen. NOTE Do not use port 2638 for any of these port numbers. Port 2638 is used internally by the server. FIGURE 13 Server Configuration screen a. Enable SSL by selecting the SSL Enabled check box (default is not selected). b.

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    SMI Agent only configuration 6. Complete the following steps on the SMI Agent Configuration screen. The Enable SMI Agent and Enable SLP check boxes are selected by default and cannot be cleared. a. Enable the SSL by selecting the Enable SSL check box, if necessary. b.

  • Page 39: Syslog Troubleshooting

    Syslog troubleshooting Syslog troubleshooting If the default syslog port number is already in use, you will not receive any syslog messages from the device. Use one of the following procedures (depending on your operating system), to determine which process is running on the syslog port and to stop the process.

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    Installing the ODBC driver Installing the ODBC driver You must have the Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) driver to allow remote clients to export data and generate reports. The ODBC driver enables you to configure the data source name (DSN) for the Network Advisor database. Installing the ODBC driver on Windows systems You must have the Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) driver to allow remote clients to export data and generate reports.

  • Page 41: Configuring An Explicit Server Ip Address

    Configuring an explicit server IP address 18. Click Test to test the connection. NOTE You can also use the Windows ODBC Driver Manager to add the DSN for the LINUX database server. 19. Click OK on the Connection Test dialog box. 20.

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    Smart Card driver installation 6. Click Next on the Server Configuration screen. (SAN with SMI Agent) Click Next on the SMI Agent Configuration screen. 8. Verify your configuration information on the Server Configuration Summary screen and click Next. 9. Click Finish on the Start Server screen. 10.

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    Smart Card driver installation 4. If you installed a pcsc directory into a location other than /opt, modify the pcscctl script to change “/opt” to the directory you specified in step > cd <new_dir> > vi pcscctl Search for “/opt” and change it to the name of the new directory. 5.

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    Smart Card driver installation Installing the Smart Card driver on the remote client 1. Complete steps 1 through 4 in “Installing the Smart Card driver on the local client” on page 42. 2. Run the following commands to support remote clients (Web Start). >...

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    Smart Card driver installation 3. If there is an existing pcscd script in this directory, you can move and rename this file before you overwrite it. > mv /etc/init.d/pcscd /etc/init.d/pcscd.org 4. Create a soft link using the following command. > ln –s /opt/pcsc/pcscctl /etc/init.d/pcscd The existing pcscd.org script in this directory implies that a different driver version exists.

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    Uninstallation Uninstallation This section provides step-by-step instructions to uninstall Network Advisor and SMI Agent from both Windows and UNIX systems. NOTE Network Advisor is installed on a separate directory from your previous version; therefore, you do not need to uninstall the previous version immediately.

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    Uninstallation Uninstalling from UNIX systems (headless uninstall) If the application was installed using the headless installation, complete the following steps to uninstall Network Advisor and SMI Agent from your UNIX server. 1. Go to Install_Home/Uninstall_Network_Advisor11_X_X. 2. Choose one of the following options: •...

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