HP Cluster Platform Interconnects v2010 Manual

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HP Cluster Platform
Gigabit Ethernet Interconnect Guide
HP Part Number: A-CPGBI- 1 C
Published: August 2007
Edition: 1.2

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    HP Cluster Platform Gigabit Ethernet Interconnect Guide HP Part Number: A-CPGBI- 1 C Published: August 2007 Edition: 1.2...

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    © Copyright 2007 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.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents About This Manual......................7 Audience..............................7 Organization............................7 Additional Documentation........................7 HP Encourages Your Comments......................10 Related Documentation........................10 Cluster Component Documentation....................10 World-Wide Web Resources.........................10 Conventions............................11 1 Gigabit Ethernet Solutions Overview.................12 1.1 Supported Gigabit Ethernet Interconnects..................12 1.2 Gigabit Ethernet Solution Possibilities....................13 1.3 Gigabit Ethernet Solution Possibilities (used in older versions of HP CPxxxx)......13 1.4 High-density Configuration Solutions....................14 1.5 High-density Configuration Solutions (used in older versions of HP CPxxxx)......15 1.6 Modular Configuration Solutions....................16...

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    5.5.2 Installation Steps........................41 5.6 Installing a ProCurve 5308xl in a Rack....................43 6 HP ProCurve 5400zl Series..................47 6.1 HP ProCurve 5406zl Overview.......................48 6.2 HP ProCurve 5412zl Overview.......................49 6.3 HP ProCurve Switch 5400zl 24 port Gig-T PoE Module..............51 6.4 HP ProCurve 5400zl Series 4-port 10-GbE Switch Module.............52 6.5 ProCurve 5400zl Series LEDs......................53 6.6 Installing a ProCurve 5400zl Series in a Rack.................53 6.7 Replacing a ProCurve 5400zl Series....................53...

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    List of Figures HP ProCurve 2650.........................18 HP ProCurve 2650 Rear View.......................19 ProCurve 2650 LEDs........................19 HP ProCurve 2824 Front View......................23 HP ProCurve 2824 Rear View.......................24 HP ProCurve 2848 Front Panel......................25 HP ProCurve 2848 Rear View.......................25 HP ProCurve 2800 Series LEDs.....................26 HP ProCurve 3500yl-24G-PWR Front View..................30 HP ProCurve 3500yl-24G-PWR Rear View...................30 HP ProCurve 3500yl-48G-PWR Front View..................31 HP ProCurve 3500yl-48G-PWR Rear View...................31...

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    List of Tables Gigabit Ethernet Solution Possibilities..................13 Gigabit Ethernet Solutions Summary (used in older versions of HP Cluster Platform configurations)..........................13 ProCurve LED Identification......................19 HP ProCurve 2650 Diagnostics.....................21 HP ProCurve 2800 Series LED Identification................26 HP ProCurve 2800 Series LED Diagnostics...................28 Switch Chassis LEDs........................35 xl Module LEDs..........................39 Management module status information..................61 Management module port status....................61...

  • Page 7: About This Manual, Audience, Organization, Additional Documentation

    About This Manual This manual describes the HP Cluster Platform solutions based on a gigabit Ethernet interconnect. It also describes the HP ProCurve interconnects used in these solutions. The manual references the original interconnect documentation for detailed information, except where information or procedures for the cluster differ from the standalone components.

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    HP ProCurve 2650 • HP ProCurve Switch 2600 Series Installation and Getting Started Guide ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/networking/software/59906036-e1.pdf • Management and Configuration Guide for the HP ProCurve Switch 2600 Series, Switch 2800 Series, Switch 4100gl Series, and Switch 6108 ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/networking/software/59906023e01-Management-Guide.pdf HP ProCurve 2800 Series •...

  • Page 9: Hp Procurve 6400cl, Hp Procurve 9300 Series

    HP ProCurve 6400cl • ProCurve Series 6400cl Switches Installation and Getting Started Guide ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/networking/software/5400zl-InstallGuide-June2006-59914713.pdf • Read Me First for the ProCurve Switch cl Modules ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/networking/software/59912128-0105.pdf • HP ProCurve Switch cl Modules Installation Guide ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/networking/software/6400-3400-ModulesInstall-Mar2006-59914703.pdf • ProCurve Switch 6400cl Management and Configuration Guide ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/networking/software/6400-5300-4200-3400-MgmtCfg-Oct2006-59906050.pdf •...

  • Page 10: Hp Encourages Your Comments, Related Documentation, Cluster Component Documentation, World-wide Web Resources

    HP Encourages Your Comments HP encourages your comments concerning this document. We are committed to providing documentation that meets your needs. Send any errors found, suggestions for improvement, or compliments to feedback@fc.hp.com Include the document title, manufacturing part number, and any comment, error found, or suggestion for improvement you have concerning this document.

  • Page 11: Conventions

    http://h18004.www1.hp.com/products/servers/proliantstorage/racks/10000series/description.html – The US home page for HP 10000 Series G1/G2 Racks, KVMs, console switches, and other rack accessories. http://h18004.www1.hp.com/products/servers/proliantstorage/racks/mcs/index.html – The US home page for HP Modular Cooling System. http://www.hp.com/techservers/ – The US home page for High-Performance Computing. Conventions This manual uses the following typographic conventions: This type denotes literal items, such as command names, file names, Monospace type...

  • Page 12: Gigabit Ethernet Solutions Overview, Supported Gigabit Ethernet Interconnects

    1 Gigabit Ethernet Solutions Overview HP Cluster Platform solutions with a gigabit Ethernet interconnect support a variety of operating systems and software solutions. Gigabit Ethernet is an extension to the 10 Mbps and 100 Mbps IEEE 802.3 Ethernet standards. It builds on top of the Ethernet protocol, but increases transmission speed tenfold to 1000 Mbps, or 1 gigabit per second (Gbps).

  • Page 13: Gigabit Ethernet Solution Possibilities, Gigabit Ethernet Solution Possibilities (used In Older Versions Of Hp Cpxxxx)

    1.2 Gigabit Ethernet Solution Possibilities Table 1-1 summarizes the Gigabit Ethernet HP Cluster Platform configurations. Table 1-1 Gigabit Ethernet Solution Possibilities Configuration Max Ports Spine Leaf Description 2824 Star Network, non-blocking 3500yl-24G-PWR Star Network 2848 Star Network, non-blocking 3500yl-48G-PWR Star Network 5406zl-48G Star Network 2848-2848...

  • Page 14: High-density Configuration Solutions

    Table 1-2 Gigabit Ethernet Solutions Summary (used in older versions of HP Cluster Platform configurations) (continued) Configuration Max Ports Spine Leaf Description 9304 2848 Trunked uplink (8) 9308 2848 Trunked uplink (8) 9315 2848 Trunked uplink (8) 2848 2848 Trunked uplink (8) 2848 2848 Trunked uplink (4), low Cost...

  • Page 15: High-density Configuration Solutions (used In Older Versions Of Hp Cpxxxx)

    Compute Building Block (CBB) Maximum of 38 “1U” compute nodes or 18 “2U” nodes within each CBB. Consists of compute nodes, network switches (2 in each CBB), and Power Distribution Units (PDUs). Four (4) single cabinet solutions consist of: Solutions based on HP ProCurve •...

  • Page 16: Modular Configuration Solutions

    Solutions based on the HP • 1U nodes: One rack of up to 20 application nodes plus ProCurve 2824 one control node • 2U nodes: One rack of up to 17 application nodes plus one control node Solutions based on the HP •...

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    • Console network switch • Administrative network switch • 128-port system interconnect Optionally, the UBB will include a KVM switch, storage components, and additional servers and network switches. The UXR is viewed as an expansion rack when the UBB is filled and additional utility nodes are required.

  • Page 18: Hp Procurve 2650, Hp Procurve 2650 Overview

    2 HP ProCurve 2650 An HP ProCurve 2650 is used for multiple roles in an HP Cluster Platform solution. It is used as a system interconnect and it is used to control the console network or the administrative network. This chapter presents the following information relating to the HP ProCurve 2650: •...

  • Page 19: Procurve 2650 Leds And Buttons, Hp Procurve 2650 Rear View, Procurve 2650 Leds

    The HP ProCurve 2650 has a power connector, but it does not have a power switch. It is powered on when connected to an active AC power source. The automatically adjusts to any voltage between 100 volts and 240 volts (50–60 Hz). No voltage range settings are required. The console port on the back of the ProCurve 2650 (Figure 2-2) connects to a console via a serial...

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    Table 2-1 ProCurve LED Identification (continued) Item Description State Meaning Off = Indicates that there are no fault conditions on the switch. Blinking = A fault has occurred on the switch, one of the switch ports, or the fan. The status LED for the component with the fault will blink simultaneously.

  • Page 21: Reset Button, Clear Button, Led Diagnostics, Hp Procurve 2650 Diagnostics

    • If the Full Duplex (FDx) indicator LED is lit, the port LEDs light for those ports that are operating in full duplex mode. • If the Speed (Spd) indicator LED is lit, the port LEDs behave as follows to indicate the connection speed for the port: —...

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    Table 2-2 HP ProCurve 2650 Diagnostics (continued) Power Fault Self-Test Fan Status Port LED Problem On, but the port The port may be improperly is not configured, or the port may be in communicating. a blocking state. This LED is not important for the diagnosis. The blinking behavior is an on/off cycle once every 1.6 seconds, approximately.

  • Page 23: Hp Procurve 2800 Series, Hp Procurve 2824 Overview, Hp Procurve 2824 Front View

    3 HP ProCurve 2800 Series The HP ProCurve 2824 and HP ProCurve 2848 are used in HP Cluster Platform solutions. The ProCurve 2824 has twenty 10/100/1000 ports and four dual-personality ports for 10/100/1000 or mini-GBIC connectivity. The ProCurve 2848 has forty four 10/100/1000 ports and four dual-personality ports for 10/100/1000 or mini-GBIC connectivity.

  • Page 24: Hp Procurve 2824 Rear View, Hp Procurve 2848 Overview, Front Panel

    LED Mode select button and indicator LEDs 10/100/1000Base-T RJ-45 ports Dual-personality ports (10/100/1000Base-T ot mini-GBIC) 3.1.2 HP ProCurve 2824 Rear View Figure 3-2 shows the rear view of the HP ProCurve 2824. Figure 3-2 HP ProCurve 2824 Rear View The following list corresponds to the callouts shown in Figure 3-2.

  • Page 25: Rear Panel, Hp Procurve 2848 Front Panel, Hp Procurve 2848 Rear View

    Figure 3-3 HP ProCurve 2848 Front Panel The following list corresponds to the callouts in Figure 3-3. Power and fault LEDs Rest and clear buttons Test, fan and RPS status LEDs LED mode select button and indicator LEDs Switch port LEDs 10/100Base-TX RJ-45 ports Dual-personality ports (10/100/1000BaseT or mini-GBIC) 3.2.2 Rear Panel...

  • Page 26: Hp Procurve 2800 Series Leds And Buttons, Hp Procurve 2800 Series Leds

    The rear panel has cooling vents, which must not be obstructed for proper switch operation. Note: The switch is installed in the rack with the back side facing the front of the rack. 3.3 HP ProCurve 2800 Series LEDs and Buttons The front panel of the ProCurve 2800 series have eight types of LEDs, as described in Figure 3-5.

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    Table 3-1 HP ProCurve 2800 Series LED Identification (continued) Item Description State Meaning Blinking = A component of the switch has failed its self-test. The status LED for that component and the switch Fault LED will blink simultaneously. Port LEDs Green —...

  • Page 28: Clear Button, Procurve 2800 Series Led Diagnostics, Hp Procurve 2800 Series Led Diagnostics

    3.3.2 Clear Button The clear button is used for the following purposes: • Deleting Passwords — When pressed by itself for at least 1 second, the button deletes any switch console access passwords that you may have configured. Use this feature if you have misplaced the password and need console access.

  • Page 29: Hp Procurve 3500yl Series

    4 HP ProCurve 3500yl Series The 3500yl series consists of 24-port and 48-port rackmount chassis. The switches contain a programmable ProVision ASIC that supports scalability of the following: • Quality of Service (QoS) management • Secure networking • Modular interface This chapter presents the following information relating to the HP ProCurve 3500yl-24G-PWR, and the HP ProCurve 3500yl-48G-PWR switches: •...

  • Page 30: Hp Procurve 3500yl-24g-pwr Overview, Hp Procurve 3500yl-24g-pwr Front View, Hp Procurve 3500yl-24g-pwr Rear View

    4.1 HP ProCurve 3500yl-24G-PWR Overview The ProCurve 3500yl-24G-PWR is a 1U high switch with twenty (20) 10/100/1000Base-T ports, four (4) dual-personality ports, integrated PoE on all 10/100/1000Base-T interfaces, and an expansion slot for an optional 4-port 10-GbE module. The ProCurve 3500yl-24G-PWR contains a programmable ProVision ASIC that supports the scalability of the following: •...

  • Page 31: Hp Procurve 3500yl-48g-pwr Overview, Hp Procurve 3500yl-48g-pwr Front View, Hp Procurve 3500yl-48g-pwr Rear View

    4.2 HP ProCurve 3500yl-48G-PWR Overview The ProCurve 3500yl-48G-PWR is a 1U high switch with 44 10/100/1000Base-T ports, four (4) dual-personality ports, integrated PoE on all 10/100/1000Base-T interfaces, and an expansion slot for an optional 4-port 10-GbE module. The ProCurve 3500yl-24G-PWR contains a programmable ProVision ASIC that supports the scalability of the following: •...

  • Page 32: Hp Procurve 3500yl Series Leds, Procurve Switch 10-gbe Yl Module

    4.3 HP ProCurve 3500yl Series LEDs Figure 4-5 shows the HP ProCurve 3500yl-24G LEDs and ProCurve 3500yl-48G LEDs. The ProCurve 3500yl-48G has the same LEDs as the 3500yl-24G. Figure 4-5 HP ProCurve 3500yl-24G-PWR (shown) and 3500yl-48G-PWR LEDs The following list corresponds to the callouts shown in Figure 4-5.

  • Page 33: Installing An Hp Procurve 3500yl Series In A Rack

    The following lists corresponds to the callouts shown in Figure 4-6. Module Power and Fault LEDs Extractor Handles Retaining screw (2) Copper CX4 port connections X2 slot port cover Link and Activity LEDs (one pair per port) The yl module is installed in the rear of the ProCurve 3500yl switches. Refer to the ProCurve Switch yl Module Installation Guide for more information on how to install, remove, and configure the ProCurve Switch 10-GbE yl Module.

  • Page 34: Hp Procurve 5308xl, Procurve 5308xl Features, Procurve 5308 Chassis

    5 HP ProCurve 5308xl The HP ProCurve 5308xl is supported as a system interconnect in HP Cluster Platform Gigabit Ethernet solutions. It is a multi-port modular interconnect that provides low latency for high-speed networking. This chapter presents the following information relating to the HP ProCurve 5308xl: •...

  • Page 35: Procurve 5308xl Leds And Ports, Switch Chassis Leds

    Reset and clear buttons Self test LED Status LEDs for the fans, power supplies and switch modules LED mode select button and indicator LEDs 5.1.1 ProCurve 5308xl LEDs and Ports To optimize the amount of information displayed for each of the switch ports, the switches use a Mode LED for each port.

  • Page 36: Procurve 5308xl Rear View

    Table 5-1 Switch Chassis LEDs (continued) LEDs State Meaning A component of the switch has failed its self test. The Status LED for that component, for example a switch module, and the switch Fault Flashing LED will flash simultaneously. Status/Fan (green) The cooling fans are operating normally.

  • Page 37: Self Test, Procurve 5308 Xl Rear View (with Redundant Power Supply)

    Figure 5-2 ProCurve 5308 xl Rear View (with redundant power supply) Item Description AC power source Redundant power supply The rear of the switch also has a slot for installing an optional redundant power supply. To provide true redundancy, the second power supply should be connected to a different AC power source from the other supply.

  • Page 38: Procurve 10/100/1000–t Xl Module

    During the self test, the following sequence of events occurs: • All the switch chassis LEDs go on. • After approximately 30 seconds, all the module LEDs go on as the modules receive power and code is downloaded to them. •...

  • Page 39: Installing A Switch Module, Xl Module Leds

    • Auto-configuration — a default configuration is applied to the module when the switch is powered on and the module passes self test • Compatible with 802.3 (10Base-T), 802.3u (100Base-TX), and 802.3ab (1000Base-T) IEEE standards • Hot swappable • Link and mode LEDs (one pair per port) Table 5-2 describes the LEDs on a ProCurve 10/100/1000-T xl module.

  • Page 40: Replacing Or Removing A Switch Module, Installing A Second Power Supply, Installation Precautions

    Repeat as necessary. If the switch is not already installed in the rack, connect the switch to a power source. Check the Self Test LED to verify that the switch and module passes self test. (See Section 5.1.3.) If you hot swap a module into the switch, the Self Test LED comes on briefly and the module is automatically self tested.

  • Page 41: Installation Steps, Power Supply Slot Cover

    mark of the safety agency that defines the regulations for power cords in your country. The mark is your assurance that the power cord can be used safely with the power supply. Ensure that the power supply does not overload the power circuits, wiring, and over-current protection.

  • Page 42: Redundant Power Cord Connection

    Insert the power supply into the opening making sure it is centered in the opening. This will assure that the guide rails on the bottom of the power supply engage the rails on the bottom of the switch. Then, slide the power supply all the way in until its bulkhead contacts the back face of the switch.

  • Page 43: Installing A Procurve 5308xl In A Rack, Power Status Led

    Figure 5-6 Power status LED Item Description Fault LED Power status LED If the Power Status LED and the switch Fault LED are blinking, either the power supply is not connected to an active AC power source, the power supply is not properly installed, or a fault condition has been detected on the power supply.

  • Page 44: Mounting Bracket For Procurve 5308xl

    it in the rack. To verify a switch is working properly, see Section 5.1.3. For instructions on installing modules, see Section 5.3. For instructions on installing a second power supply, see Section 5.5. The HP 5300xl Series come with an accessory kit that includes the brackets for mounting the switch in a standard 19-inch rack.

  • Page 45: Sliding The Procurve 5308 Bracket Into Place

    Figure 5-8 Sliding the ProCurve 5308 Bracket into Place Note: Figure 5-8 shows Telco rack columns. The procedure is the same for HP 10000 Series Racks except that a cage nut is used for each column fastener. Install and tighten the screws into the upper hole in each bracket (Figure 5-9).

  • Page 46: Hp Procurve 5308 Mounted In A Rack

    Figure 5-9 HP ProCurve 5308 Mounted in a Rack Connect the switch to a power source. Re-check the LEDs during self test. Connect the network devices. Refer to the cabling tables for your cluster. Note: In general, when a network cable from an active network device is connected to the switch, the Link LED for the switch port should go on.

  • Page 47: Hp Procurve 5400zl Series

    6 HP ProCurve 5400zl Series The ProCurve Series 5400zl Switches include the 5406zl, 5412zl and their bundles, the 5406zxl-48G and the 5412zl-96G. They are multi-port modular switches that provide Layer 3 routing features, and that feature low latency for high-speed networking. This chapter presents the following information relating to these switches: •...

  • Page 48: Hp Procurve 5406zl Overview, Hp Procurve 5406zl–48g Front View

    • Support for up to 256 IEEE 802.1Q-compliant VLANs so you can divide the attached end nodes into logical groupings that fit your business needs. • Layer 3 routing functionality: — IP static routes — RIP V1 and V2 — IRDP - ICMP Router Discovery Protocol —...

  • Page 49: Hp Procurve 5412zl Overview, Hp Procurve 5406zl–48g Rear View

    LED Mode Select button and indicator LEDs Console Port Auxiliary Port Module Link and Mode LEDs 10. Two 24-port 10/100/1000-T zl Modules (pre-installed in this model option) 11. Switch Modules and slots with Link and Mode LEDs for each port located on each module Figure 6-2 shows the rear view of the HP ProCurve 5406zl-48G.

  • Page 50: Hp Procurve 5412zl–96g Front View

    Figure 6-3 HP ProCurve 5412zl–96G Front View The following list corresponds to the callouts in Figure 6-3. Power and Fault LEDs Locator LED Reset and Clear buttons Self Test LED Status LEDs for the Fans, Power Supplies, and Switch Modules LED Mode Select button and indicator LEDs Console Port Auxiliary Port...

  • Page 51: Hp Procurve Switch 5400zl 24 Port Gig-t Poe Module, Hp Procurve 5412zl–96g Rear View

    Figure 6-4 HP ProCurve 5412zl–96G Rear View The following list corresponds to the callouts in Figure 6-4. Power and Fault AC power connectors Optional power supply bays Fan tray Caution: Refer to the ProCurve Series 5400zl Switches Installation and Getting Started Guide for proper power cord selection.

  • Page 52: Hp Procurve 5400zl Series 4-port 10-gbe Switch Module

    Figure 6-5 HP ProCurve Switch 5400zl 24–port Gig-T PoE Module The following list corresponds to the callouts in Figure 6-5. Link and Mode LEDs (one pair per port) Network ports Retaining screw (2) Extractor handles 6.4 HP ProCurve 5400zl Series 4-port 10-GbE Switch Module HP Cluster Platform configurations using 5400zl series switches might require use of a 4–port 10-GbE CX4 module.

  • Page 53: Procurve 5400zl Series Leds, Installing A Procurve 5400zl Series In A Rack

    Note: The 4–port 10-GbE CX4 Module requires switch software version K.11.3x or greater to be installed in the switch. Note: When ProCurve 5400-series are aggregated, the configuration employs only the 4-port 10-GbE CX4 modules. 6.5 ProCurve 5400zl Series LEDs Refer to the Installation and Getting Started Guide for the ProCurve Series 5400zl Switches for information on LEDs and performing diagnostics.

  • Page 54: Hp Procurve 6400cl

    7 HP ProCurve 6400cl The HP ProCurve 6400cl is a 6-port 10-GbE (CX4 Ports) interconnect with full Layer 3 features. The ProCurve 6400cl offers low-cost 10-GbE for high-performance aggregation of clusters of Gigabit switches. Features of the ProCurve 6400cl include: •...

  • Page 55: Procurve 6400cl Leds, Hp Procurve 6400cl Front View, Hp Procurve 6400cl Rear View

    Note: The ProCurve 6400cl is shipped integrated in the rack. Refer to the HP Cluster Platform ProCurve 1U Rack Mount Bracket Installation Guide for more information. Figure 7-1 HP ProCurve 6400cl Front View The following list corresponds to the callouts shown in Figure 7-1.

  • Page 56: Removing A Procurve 6400cl From A Rack

    7.2 Removing a ProCurve 6400cl from a Rack To remove the ProCurve 6400cl from a rack, reverse the installation procedure described in the Installation and Getting Started Guide for the ProCurve Series 6400cl Switches and the HP Cluster Platform ProCurve 1U Rack Mount Bracket Installation Guide. HP ProCurve 6400cl...

  • Page 57: Hp Procurve 9300 Series, Procurve 9300 Series Overview

    8 HP ProCurve 9300 Series The HP ProCurve 9304M, 9308M and 9315M are supported system interconnects in HP Cluster Platform Gigabit Ethernet solutions. These interconnects provide hardware-based Layer 2/3/4 switching and multi-protocol routing on a single, chassis-based platform. This chapter presents the following information relating to these three interconnects: •...

  • Page 58: Procurve 9304m, Procurve 9304m (4–slot)

    • Next-generation Spanning Tree functionality • Optional redundant power supply • Hot-swappable chassis modules • Automatic routing switch failover • Command line interface • Web interface Figure 8-1 through Figure 8-3 show the front panels of the ProCurve 9304M, 9308M, and 9315M. The rear panel of a chassis does not provide network or power connections and is not shown.

  • Page 59: Procurve 9308m, Procurve 9315m, Procurve 9304m (8–slot)

    Power supply LED AC power connector 10. Power supply (standard) 11. Power supply (redundant) 8.1.2 ProCurve 9308M The ProCurve 9308M (Figure 8-2) has 8 open module slots for up to 14 10 GbE ports, 120 Gigabit Ethernet ports, 336 auto-sensing 10/100 ports, or a combination. Slots are numbered 1 – 8, from left to right.

  • Page 60: Chassis Modules, Procurve 9315m (15–slot)

    Figure 8-3 ProCurve 9315M (15–slot) 8.2 Chassis Modules Each slot of the ProCurve 9300 series can be populated by either a switch module or a management module. The port numbers on the modules in chassis devices are labeled, but the slot numbers are not labeled.

  • Page 61: Installing And Removing A Module, Procurve 9300 1000base-t Switch Module

    Switch Module All non- management modules (those without a serial management port), are referred to as switch modules. HP Cluster Platform solutions use the HP ProCurve 9300 1000Base-T Module (16-port) as the switch module (J4895A), as show in Figure 8-4. The module provides 16 RJ-45 connectors for Cat5 cabling.

  • Page 62: Installing A Module, Hp9304m Module Installation

    the modules in your switch, adhere to the following procedures to avoid damage from static electricity: • Handle the module by its bulkhead or edges and avoid touching the components and the circuitry on the board. • When installing the module, equalize any static charge difference between your body and the switch by wearing a grounding wrist strap and attaching it to the metal body of the switch module, or by frequently touching the metal body of the switch module.

  • Page 63: Removing A Module, Verifying The Module Is Installed Correctly, Module Led Behavior

    Caution: To avoid hardware damage during installation, be careful to properly line up the edges of the module board with the guides built into the module slot on the chassis. Push the ejectors toward the center of the module until they are flush with the front panel of the module.

  • Page 64: Removing And Installing A Mini-gbic

    Table 8-3 Module LED Behavior (continued) Display for a properly Installed module approximately 30 seconds after the power on or reset, during which the switch is tested. 8.3.4 Removing and Installing a mini-GBIC You can install and remove a mini-GBIC from a mini-GBIC xl module without having to power off the switch or module.

  • Page 65: Installing And Removing A Power Supply

    Hold the mini-GBIC by its sides and gently insert it into the slot in the module until it clicks into place. The mini-GBICs are keyed to prevent incorrect insertion. Connect the network cable to the mini-GBIC. 8.4 Installing and Removing a Power Supply The HP 9300 series of switches do not have an on/off power button.

  • Page 66: Verifying Power Supply Operation, Inserting A Power Supply

    Caution: Carefully follow the mechanical guides on each side of the power supply slot and make sure the power supply is properly inserted in the guides. Never insert the power supply upside down. When inserting a power supply, the LED and power connector should always be above the handle.

  • Page 67: Installing A Procurve 9300 Series Chassis In A Rack

    devices. If the links on these cables are good and the connected device is powered on, the link LEDs will light. 8.5 Installing a ProCurve 9300 Series Chassis in a Rack The ProCurve 9300 series are heavy. The ProCurve 9304M chassis exceeds 40 lbs. (18 kg), or 47.7 lbs.(21.6 kg) when fully populated with modules and power supplies.

  • Page 68: Installing A Switch In A Rack

    Figure 8-8 Installing a switch in a rack Note: Figure 8-8 shows Telco rack columns. The procedure is the same for HP 10000 Series Racks except that a cage nut is used for each column fastener. HP ProCurve 9300 Series...

  • Page 69: Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3020 For Hp C-class Bladesystem, Cisco Catalyst 3020 Blade Switch

    9 Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3020 for HP c-Class BladeSystem The Catalyst 3020 Blade Switch (see Figure 9-1) is designed with sixteen internal 1Gb downlinks and eight 1Gb RJ-45 copper uplinks. Up to four uplinks can be optionally configured as fiber SX links.

  • Page 70: Replacing The Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3020

    Performance • Wire speed switching on sixteen internal 1Gb ports. • Wire Speed switching on eight external 10/100/1000BASE-T ports. (Two of these ports can be used as cross-connects to provide failover protection). • Four external 10/100/1000 SFP based ports that can be configured in lieu of the 10/100/1000Base-T ports to support Fiber SX SFP modules from Cisco Systems.

  • Page 71: Hp Gbe2c Ethernet Blade Switch For C-class Bladesystem, Replacing The Gbe2c Ethernet Blade Switch

    10 HP GbE2c Ethernet Blade Switch for c-Class BladeSystem The HP GbE2c Ethernet Blade Switch for the c-Class BladeSystem (see Figure 10-1) provides a full set of industry standard Gigabit Ethernet Layer 2 features, sixteen internal downlinks, five uplinks and two internal cross-connects in a single low cost blade solution. Figure 10-1 HP GbE2c Ethernet Blade Switch for c-Class BladeSystem The following list corresponds to the callouts shown in Figure...

  • Page 72: Hp 1gb Ethernet Pass-thru Module, Hp 1gb Ethernet Pass-thru Module For Hp C-class Bladesystem

    1 1 HP 1Gb Ethernet Pass-Thru Module The HP 1Gb Ethernet Pass-Thru Module provides transparent, 1:1 port connectivity between the server and an external switch (see Figure 11-1). Figure 1 1-1 HP 1Gb Ethernet Pass-Thru Module for HP c-Class BladeSystem The following list corresponds to the callouts shown in Figure 11-1.

  • Page 73: Troubleshooting, Basic Ethernet Troubleshooting Tips

    12 Troubleshooting This chapter provides basic Ethernet troubleshooting tips (Section 12.1). 12.1 Basic Ethernet Troubleshooting Tips Most Ethernet problems are caused by the following situations. Check for these items first when starting your troubleshooting: • Faulty or loose cables. Look for loose or obviously faulty connections. If they appear to be undamaged, make sure the connections are snug.

  • Page 74: Index

    Index Symbols 1Gb Ethernet Pass-Thru Module, 72 online documentation, 10 CBB, 16 Pass-Thru Module, 72 maximum number, 17 port Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3020 dual-personality, 24 overview, 69 mini-GBIC, 24 cluster, 12 network, 18, 24 component RJ-45, 24 documentation, 10 ProCurve compute building blocks (see CBB) 10/100/1000–T xl module, 38...

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    rack 10000 URL, 10 redundant power supply, 24 RJ-45 port, 24 switch ProCurve troubleshooting, 73 troubleshooting Ethernet switch, 73 tips, 73 UBB, 16 utility building blocks (see UBB) utility expansion rack (see UXR) UXR, 16 maximum number, 17 web resources, 10 xl module installation, 39...

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