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NEC Storage S2500
NEC Storage S1500
NOTE:
Read this manual carefully before using the unit. Keep this
manual nearby as a handy reference and refer to the
"CAUTION" and "WARNING" statements whenever necessary.
NEC CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY
All rights reserved by NEC Corporation. This document must be
used solely for the purpose for which it was furnished by NEC
Corporation. No part of this document may be reproduced or
disclosed to others, in any form, without the prior written
permission of NEC Corporation.
NF2500-SR40E
NF1500-SR40E
Disk Array Unit
User's Guide
856-850725-101-A

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  • Page 1 NEC CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY All rights reserved by NEC Corporation. This document must be used solely for the purpose for which it was furnished by NEC Corporation. No part of this document may be reproduced or disclosed to others, in any form, without the prior written permission of NEC Corporation.
  • Page 2 (5) When transferring this unit to other person, be sure to transfer this manual also. (6) NEC shall not be liable for any loss or lost profits from the use of this disk array unit regardless of the item in (3).
  • Page 3 FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION RADIO FREQUENCY INTERFERENCE STATEMENT NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment.
  • Page 4: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions Before using this unit, read this manual carefully and take proper precautions in order to use this unit safely and correctly, avoiding the potential for any personal or property damage. Keep this manual nearby for easy reference. The following symbols are used in this manual so that you can easily understand how to operate the unit safely and correctly.
  • Page 5: Notes On Use

    Notes on Use The following includes information necessary for proper and safe operation of the disk array unit. WARNING • Do not use the disk array unit in an area of high humidity or water usage. If so, a fault, electrical shock, or fire may occur. •...
  • Page 6 CAUTION • Do not install the disk array unit and the host systems in an unsafe or unstable manner. If so, damage may occur to the unit and/or you may be personally injured. • Do not install the disk array unit and the power cords in an area with direct sunshine or near any apparatus generating heat such as a heater.
  • Page 7 To install the unit in a rack, observe the following guidelines. 1. Temperature – If installed in a rack, consideration should be given to installing the equipment in an environment compatible with the manufacturer's recommended ambient temperature (TMRA). 2. Reduced Air Flow – Installation in a rack should be such that the amount of air flow required for safe operation of the equipment is not compromised.
  • Page 8 (Left) must be disposed of separately from normal household waste. The equipment with this mark may include electrical accessories (e.g. memory cards). When disposing of used NEC products, you should comply with applicable legislation or such terms which may have been agreed between NEC and your company regarding used products.
  • Page 9 Indication on Safety The warning label is attached to components (or a location in their vicinity) that pose a possible danger or to inform the user that a hazardous situation may arise when operating the disk array unit. (Do not intentionally remove or damage any of the labels.) If you find any labels totally/partially removed or illegible due to damage, contact your sales representative.
  • Page 10 Power supply for NFx500-SR40E...
  • Page 12 AC Power Cord...
  • Page 13 FC-AL SCSI connection mechanism or FibreChannel controller that is to be connected with the disk array unit and the manual of the operating system in use. The NEC Storage BaseProduct software needs to be purchased separately for using the disk array unit. The following options are available for the disk array unit:...
  • Page 14 CONT0. Power cord Length 3 m (for 100 VAC) Front mask With security key User's Guide This document Rack mount kit For NEC Storage rack (L and R) Software NEC Storage S2500/S1500 Disk Array control program CD Packing list xiii...
  • Page 15 (1) NEC Storage S2500/S1500 disk array unit (The figure above shows the unit with the front mask installed.) (2) Power cord (x2), or (3) Front mask (4) User's Guide (5) Rack-mount kit (6) Software (7) Packing list...
  • Page 16 Indicates the hard disk drive with dedicated tray. Dummy tray Indicates the dedicated tray only, with no hard disk drive installed. Indicates the NEC Express5800, NX 7000/NX7700i , or Host system CX5000 series. Host bus adapter Indicates the FibreChannel controller for the NEC Express5800 or CX5000 series, or the FC-AL SCSI connection mechanism for the NX7000/NX7700i series.
  • Page 17: Table Of Contents

    Contents 1. Notes on the Installation and Handling of the Disk Array Unit......1-1 1.1 Note on Carrying the Disk Array Unit................1-1 1.2 Environmental Considerations for the Use of the Disk Array Unit........1-2 1.3 Installation and Connection of the Disk Array Unit ............1-3 1.4 Notes on Use of the Disk Array Unit.................
  • Page 18 9.2 Optional Components......................9-1 9.2.1 Options for NEC Storage S2500................9-1 9.2.2 Options for NEC Storage S1500................9-1 9.2.3 Options common to NEC Storage S2500/S1500 ............9-1 9.2.4 Accessories common to NEC Storage Series ............9-2 9.3 Environmental Conditions....................9-3 9.4 Power Specifications ......................
  • Page 19 Appendix D Installing Unit on Rack................ D-1 1. Installing Rack-mount Kit (Accessory) in a NEC Storage Rack ......D-1 1.1 Installing Unit on New Universal Rack Mount Kit ............D-1 1.2 Installing Unit on Universal Rack Mount Kit ..............D-5 1.2.1 Angle Hole Fitting Rail.....................
  • Page 21: Environmental Considerations For The Use Of The Disk Array Unit

    Environmental Considerations for the Use of Disk Array Unit During installation of the disk array unit, take into account the following considerations on the location, room temperature, space required for handling, ventilation, and other conditions. • Install the disk array unit indoors. Do not expose the disk array unit to direct sunlight.
  • Page 22: Installation And Connection Of The Disk Array Unit

    Installation and Connection of Disk Array Unit WARNING • Do not use the disk array unit in an area of high humidity or where water usage occurs. If so, a fault, electrical shock, or fire may occur. • Do not use the disk array unit in an area where inflammable gas and/or combustible materials are placed.
  • Page 23: Notes On Use Of The Disk Array Unit

    To connect a cable to the mating connector, make sure that the connector of the cable is not damaged and any pins are not bent. Using a cable not approved by NEC or a damaged cable may cause a fault or fire to occur. •...
  • Page 24: Routine Inspection Of Thedisk Array Unit

    Routine Inspection of the Disk Array Unit CAUTION • To clean the disk array unit, always turn off the power and also disconnect the plugs of the power cord from AC outlets. If not, you may be electrically shocked. • If a surface of the disk array unit becomes dirty, wipe the surface lightly with a soft cloth.
  • Page 25: Features Of The Disk Array Unit

    Notes on the Storage or Moving of the Disk Array Unit • Do not store the disk array unit in an area where the temperature may increase extremely or the temperature difference between the warm and cold states is considerably large. In addition, do not store the disk array unit in an area with high humidity or dust.
  • Page 26 The NFx500-SR40E is a high-performance disk array unit designed for use with the NEC Express5800 (Windows 2000 /Windows Server 2003 / Turbolinux 7 Server / RedHat Linux 7.2 / Miracle Linux Standard Edition 2.1 / RedHat Enterprise Linux AS 2.1 / RedHat Enterprise Linux ES 2.1), NX7000/NX7700i (HP-UX), and CX5000 (Solaris) systems.
  • Page 27: Hot Spare Feature

    Hot Spare Feature Spare disks can be installed in the disk array unit. If a disk drive becomes defective, the data in the defective disk drive is recovered in the spare disk. After the data recovery, the disk drive operates normally if another disk drive becomes defective.
  • Page 28: Write Cache Feature

    (not a warranty replacement) before they reach their service life of 5 years. Ask your NEC sales representative for the relationship between the operation mode and the life of a battery backup unit.
  • Page 29: Software Products

    For S1500: NEC Storage BaseProduct Ver4.2 (or later) - NEC Storage S1500 To use the disk array unit, release the license lock using the license code that is provided with "NEC Storage BaseProduct Ver4.2 - NEC Storage S2500 (S1500)". A trained technician is responsible for releasing the license lock of "NEC Storage BaseProduct Ver4.2 -NEC Storage S2500 (S1500)"...
  • Page 30: Updating Of Control Software

    Updating of the Control Software At times, NEC may develop and release new functions or features for the disk array unit. These changes may be made available by upgrading the version of storage control software. You can update the storage control software by yourself. However, if you fail to update it properly, the disk array unit may not function properly.
  • Page 31: Names And Roles Of Sections

    Names and Roles of Sections This chapter describes the names and functions of the sections in the disk array unit. Front View (3) SHUTDOWN switch (1) POWER LED (2) SERVICE LED A front bezel is installed on the front face of the disk array unit as shown in the figure above. The front bezel can be removed by releasing the lock with the accessory key, grasping both sides of the bezel and pulling out toward you with your hands.
  • Page 32 POWER LED (green) The POWER LED lights green if the AC power is supplied and the power switch is set to ON. The LED is off if the power switch is set to OFF. SERVICE LED (orange) The SERVICE LED lights orange when the disk array unit or a disk array unit component including an additional FC disk enclosure (if installed) fails.
  • Page 33: Rear View

    Rear View NF2500/1500-SR40E (2) Controller (CONT1) (2) Controller (CONT0) (4) Fan (1) Power supply (PS1) (1) Power supply (PS0) (4) Fan (3) Battery backup unit (standard configuration) (1) Power supply (3) Battery backup unit S2500: Standard S1500: Option xxxii...
  • Page 34 The battery backup units are provided to protect data in the cache memory when a power failure occurs. In the standard configuration of the S2500, two battery backup units are installed in each power supply. In the standard configuration of S1500, one battery backup unit is installed in each power supply. The battery backup units are also provided as optional batteries (NF1500-SZ01E) for the expansion configuration.
  • Page 35: Power Supply

    Power Supply Power supply for NFx500-SR40E (4) POWER FAULT LED (3) POWER GOOD LED (2) Power switch (6) Ejector (5)Power cord stopper (1) Power plug (1) Power plug The power plug is intended to supply power to the disk array unit. Connect the supplied power cord to the power plug and the plug of the power cord to an outlet of 100 VAC power at 50 or 60 Hz.
  • Page 36 switch is set to ON. The LED is off if the power switch is set to OFF or a fault occurs in the power supply or the fan. (4) POWER FAULT LED (orange) The POWER FAULT LED lights if a fault occurs in the power supply, the fan, or the installed battery backup unit.
  • Page 37: Controller

    Controller (14) ACCESS LED (HA1) (1) FLT LED (2) BAT LED (13) LINKUP LED (HL1) (12) LINKUP LED (DL0) (7) MODEM connector (14) ACCESS LED (HA0) (4) DIR LED (12) LINKUP LED (DL1) (13) LINKUP LED (HL0) (3) SVP (9) LAN connector (17) Ejector (11) FC connector (10) FC connector...
  • Page 38 Use this connector to connect with the Maintenance PC. (9) LAN connector Use this connector to connect with a LAN for WebSAM NEC Storage Manager and SNMP. (10) FC connector (for additional FC disk enclosure) (DP0/DP1) The FC connectors are used to connect the array controller with the expansion FC disk enclosure.
  • Page 39 (16) LAN LINK LED (L/A) The LAN LINK LED lights when the LAN receives a link pulse from the Ethernet. This LED lights also while the LAN port operates normally. These LEDs flash during the self-test or initialization sequence just after power-on. (17) Ejector The ejector is used to install or remove the controller.
  • Page 40: Battery Backup Unit

    Battery Backup Unit (1) Connector BBU (Standard) S2500: Standard S1500: Option (1) Connector The connector is used to connect the battery backup unit with the power supply. • Note the following points on replacing or additionally installing a battery backup unit: –...
  • Page 41: Notes On The Installation And Handling Of The Disk Array Unit

    Installation and Connection Procedures This chapter describes the procedure for the installation and connection of the disk array unit. In general, follow the procedure shown in Section 4.1 for the installation and connection of the disk array unit. Refer to Chapter 1 "Notes on the Installation and Handling of the Disk Array Unit" before beginning. CAUTION •...
  • Page 42 NEC. Also, the length of the cable shall be within the rating range. If a cable not approved by NEC is used or the length of the cable is out of the rating range, read data may be incorrect or invalid data may be written.
  • Page 43: Notes On Connection Of Disk Array Unit

    NEC-specified FC cable. To connect the disk array unit with the additional disk enclosure, be sure to use the DE cable provided with the additional disk enclosure or the NEC-specified DE cable (NF9120-SJ33E/SJ34E). Cable length limit...
  • Page 44: Connection Of Disk Array Unit

    Connection of Disk Array Unit This section shows recommended connection samples. To make any of the recommended connections, you need to connect to two host bus adapters installed in the host system. Two LC-LC cables (or two SC-SC cables and two FC conversion cables) are necessary for connecting the disk array system with the host bus adapters.
  • Page 45 With the host bus adapter connectors of the "SC" type (disk array unit + additional FC disk enclosure) HSSDC-HSSDC cable (or DE cable) FC conversion cable FC cable (SC-SC cable) Relay connector The FC disk enclosure is optional. See Section 6.2 "Addition of Disk Enclosure". Connect the disk array unit with the host system by using an FC cable in the following procedure.
  • Page 46 Check of Power Supply Check that the power switch on the disk array unit and those on the host system including the host bus adapters or FC_AL switch are set to OFF and the plugs of the power cords are removed from AC outlets or distribution board.
  • Page 47 Connection of disk array unit with host system With the host bus adapter connectors of the "LC" type Use the optional FC cable (LC-LC cable). Push the connector at either end of the cable into the FC connector (HPx) for the host bus adapter of either controller (CONT0 or CONT1) until a click is heard.
  • Page 48: Connection Of The Disk Array Unit As Additional Unit

    Connection of the Disk Array Unit as an Additional Unit This section describes the procedure of installing the disk array unit as an additional expansion unit. • The following describes a sample connection when a single disk array unit is installed as an expansion unit into a system containing another disk array unit.
  • Page 49 If the host bus adapter connectors and FC switch connectors are of the "SC" type FC conversion cable and FC cable (SC-SC cable) FC switch FC cable (SC-SC cable) FC conversion cable and FC cable (SC-SC cable) FC switch Connect the disk array unit with the host system by using an FC cable in the following procedure. xlviii...
  • Page 50 Check of the power supply Make sure that the power switch of the disk array unit and that of the host system are set to OFF and the plugs of the power cords are removed from AC outlets or distribution board. Connection of the disk array unit with host system If the host bus adapter connector is of the "LC"...
  • Page 51 If the host bus adapter connector is of the "SC" type Use the optional FC conversion cable (NF9310-SJ10E). The cable has different-size connectors at the ends. Push the smaller connector into the FC connector (HPx) for the host bus adapter of either controller (CONT0 or CONT1) until a click is heard. Pushing any connector excessively may damage the tip decreasing the optical intensity, which will then cause a malfunction to occur.
  • Page 52: Connection Of Theethernet Cable

    Connection of the Ethernet Cable To enable any configuration change and fault monitoring for the disk array unit by the WebSAM NEC Storage Manager through the Ethernet, the Ethernet cable must be connected. Installation of the Ethernet cable Connect the optional shielded Ethernet cable to the Ethernet connector (modular jack) on the controller.
  • Page 53: Connection Of Power Cords

    Connection of Power Cords WARNING • Do not overload AC outlets with power cords. If so, fire may occur. • Do not connect the plug of a power cord to an AC outlet or distribution board with a wet hand. If so, you may be electrically shocked. •...
  • Page 54: Connection Of Thepower Cords

    Connection of the power cords Power supply for NFx500-SR40E Insert the receptacle of the power cord provided with the disk array unit into the power plug on the power supply. As shown in the left figure below, open the AC cable clamp, fit the power cord into it, and lightly lock the clamp.
  • Page 55 Connection of the power plug Insert the plug of the power cord provided with the disk array unit into an AC outlet. Because the plug has an earth pin, use an AC outlet with earth groundingl for the connection as shown in the figure below.
  • Page 56: Appendix A Features Of Disk Array Unit

    24 hours. Depending on the disk capacity, the repair may not be terminated within the defined time. Without commands from the upper system, the repair operates in the fastest mode. See "Individual Settings (Bind/Unbind of Logical Disk)" in "NEC Storage Series Configuration Guide" for the use of the management software (WebSAM NEC Storage Manager).
  • Page 57: Logical Disk Capacity

    You can release the license lock and make settings by yourself. NEC maintenance service representative provides the installation service (for an additional charge) for releasing the license lock and making settings. Contact your maintenance service representative if...
  • Page 58: Port Mode

    You can release the license lock and make settings by yourself. NEC maintenance service representative provides the installation service (for an additional charge) for releasing the license lock and making settings. Contact your maintenance service representative if...
  • Page 59: Miscellaneous Settings

    Setting of logical disk Setting of spare disk Change of repair time Refer to "NEC Storage Series Configuration Guide" for the above settings. The time in disk array is set at system start by the time synchronization among controllers. Various Default Values...
  • Page 60: Setting Of Os Type

    For S1500: SystemGlobe NEC Storage BaseProduct Ver4.2 (or later) - NEC Storage S1500 To use the disk array unit, release the license lock using the license code that is provided with "NEC Storage BaseProduct Ver4.2 - NEC Storage S2500 (S1500)".
  • Page 61: Updating Of Control Software

    The following specific software (separately priced) is necessary for using the snap shot feature. NEC storage S2500/S1500 contains the Dynamic Data Replication and Snap Shot as paired package. For details on the usage, refer to the User's Guide provided with the software.
  • Page 62: Note On Using Snap Shot

    12.1 Note on Using Snap Shot SnapShot manages the difference data between the logical disk as the copy source and the virtual copy, as a map on the cache memory. Thus, if the disk array unit is turned OFF and the time limit for holding data with batteries is exceeded while the battery backup state is placed, processing for creating the management information of the difference data is performed upon the next start.
  • Page 63: Appendix B Installation Procedure

    See "3. Logical Disk Capacity" in Appendix A for details. See "Individual Settings (Bind/Unbind of Logical Disk)" in "NEC Storage Series Configuration Guide" for the use of the management software (WebSAM NEC Storage Manager).
  • Page 64: Appendix C Use Of A Maintenance Pc

    For the setting, use the Internet protocol (TCP/IP). Remove proxy setting if set. 4. Use the MNT port for the connection (the left Ether port at the lower left corner on the rear of the Disk Array Unit). (The right Ether port is used by the WebSAM NEC Storage Manager.)
  • Page 65 The IP address of the PC connected is correctly set. – "proxy" is disabled in the setting of Internet Explorer. – If you still fail in connection while the above check results are correct, contact your NEC maintenance service representative.
  • Page 66 Startup menu of Maintenance PC Select [Option]. Enter "C" in "1. Password". The browser is updated. (Uppercase letters must be entered.)
  • Page 67: Configuration

    Configuration This section describes the items to be set on the "4. Configuration" screen. 1.2.1 Port Configuration Select "4. Configuration" → "4. Port Configuration". Then set the following items. Port Port position Host type Host type (to be selected from the pull-down list. Click the SET button to determine the selection.) 00: Default 01: ACOS4...
  • Page 68: Fc Port Configuration

    1.2.2 FC Port Configuration Select "4. Configuration" → "5. FC Port Configuration" to set the following items. Set the Target ID Configuration of individual specification. Port Indicates port positions. Link Attach Specify link topology. (Select a proper value from the pull-down menu.) 0: FC-AL or Fabric 2: Only FC-AL 3: Only Fabric...
  • Page 69 Table1.2.1 Relation between SWITCH Setting value and AL_PA AL_PA SWITCH AL_PA SWITCH AL_PA SWITCH AL_PA SWITCH value value value value If an AL_PA value having been set cannot be acquired due to incorrect setting, set the SWITCH value again. And, press [3.Panel], change the status of the relevant port on [1.Port On/Off Switch] from "Port Offline"...
  • Page 70 Table 1.2.2 Rule on Switch Value (Loop ID) Assignment Applicable HOST (OS) Rule on Loop ID assignment ACOS connection port Basic value: 1Fh. Decrement by one if loop duplication occurs. NX connection port Basic value: 0Fh. Decrement by one if loop duplication occurs. Windows/Solaris/Linux/AIX Basic value: 10h.
  • Page 71: Resource Configuration

    1.2.3 Resource Configuration Select "4. Configuration" → "6. Resource Configuration" to set the following items. ・When there is no configuration information in the system disk of S2500 (initial state, only CONT#0 is connected) S2500 Disk Array When there is configuration information in the system disk of S2500 (after operation)
  • Page 72 The screen can be used to set the resource type. On the Disk Enclosure (DE) columns, set the locations of installed DEs. The information on the DEs with their check buttons checked is only set. On the PCC columns, set the PCC mode (None present, UPS only, UPS+AOC, or UPS+AOC*SCBI). (See the DE location view on the next page for the DE locations.) DE01 - DE0D DE number...
  • Page 73 DE Location View The NF2500-SR40E allows the connection of up to seven additional FC disk enclosures NF2500-SE42E (DE01, DE04, DE05, DE08, DE09, DE0C, and DE0D). The NF2500-SR40E also allows the connection of up to three additional FC disk enclosures NF2500-SE42E (DE04, DE08, and DE0C) and up to four additional SATA disk enclosures NF2500-SE82E (DE01, DE05, DE09, and DE0D).
  • Page 74: Confirmation Of Unit Setup

    2. Confirmation of Unit Setup Activation on Modification of FC Port Configuration If any of the items described in "1.2.2 FC Port Configuration" are modified, then activation is required. After selecting [3. PANEL] → [1. Port On/Off Switch], remove the check(s) of the selected port(s) to set them to offline.
  • Page 75: Confirmation Of Fc Port Configuration

    Confirmation of FC Port Configuration Select 1. Status → 2. Control Port Status to confirm the settings made by FC Port Configuration. Control Port Status This function displays the FC Port status. The display items are as follows: Port Port name (setting value) Host Type Host type (setting value) Link Attach...
  • Page 76: Confirmation Of Resource Configuration

    Confirmation of Resource Configuration Select 2. Condition → 1. Condition View to check if the configuration has been recognized correctly by Resource Configuration. This function displays the Resource status with differently colored graphics. Need for maintenance: During state transition: Yellow During normal operation: Green Not installed:...
  • Page 77: Appendix D Installing Unit On Rack

    Appendix D Installing Unit in a Rack 1. Installing the Rack-mount Kit (Accessory) in an NEC Storage Rack NOTE: NEC Storage rack indicates one of the following: NF9100-SY01E/SY02E/SY01BE/SY02BE (24U-rack) NF9100-SY04E/SY05E/SY04BE/SY05BE (36-U rack) NF9100-SY06E/SY07E/SY06BE/SY07BE (44U-rack) 1.1 Installing Unit on New Universal Rack Mount Kit...
  • Page 78 1. Align the bottom of the rail with the 1U mark and insert the top and bottom projections into the holes on the front of the rack. Insert the provided screw into the hole at the bottom to secure the rail. If the two small-head screws are provided, use them (as shown in the right figure below).
  • Page 79 2. Pull the inner toward you and push the top and bottom projections into the angle holes. Inner Insert 3. With the inner held, push the two set screws with a part for cable clamp into the female screws of the rail support and drive the screws equally. Take note on the direction of the part for cable clamp.
  • Page 80 4. On the right side of the rack, install the other rail in the same manner. 5. Lift the unit, put the rear section on the rails, and push it into the rack. NOTE: The unit is very heavy. It is recommended that 3 people assist in lifting and installing the unit.
  • Page 81: Installing Unit On Universal Rack Mount Kit

    1.2 Installing Unit on Universal Rack Mount Kit Installation of Rails NOTE: There are two types of rails, one for angle holes on a rack and the other for round holes. See the proper procedure depending on the type of the rail you use. Each of the following procedures supposes that a rail is installed on the left part of a rack when the rack is viewed from its front.
  • Page 82: Angle Hole Fitting Rail

    1.2.1 Angle Hole Fitting Rail NOTE: Each rail has a rail support attached. When a rail is installed on a rack with angle holes, use the rail as the rail support remains attached. 1. Loosen the four flush screws at the rear end of the rail After loosening the screws, make sure that the moving part of the rail can slide smoothly.
  • Page 83 3. Install the attached bracket (see the figure below) with the flush screw removed in step 2 loosely. (Make sure that the moving part of the rail can slide smoothly.) Bracket 4. Insert the top and bottom projections into the angle holes on the front of the rack. Insert Enlarged view of encircled part...
  • Page 84 5. Mate the angle holes of the inner face of the rack with the screw holes of the rail and fix the rail with the attached set screws. Use the set screw (see the figure below). Set screw 6. Pull the inner toward you and push the top and bottom projections into the angle holes. Inner Insert Insert...
  • Page 85 7. With the inner held, push the two set screws with a part for cable clamp into the female screws of the rail support and drive the screws equally. Take note on the direction of the part for cable clamp. Drive equally Drive the four flush screws loosened in step 1 and removed in step 3 securely.
  • Page 86 8. On the right side of the rack, install the other rail in the same manner. 9. Install the rack nut at the position shown in the figure below (or the first hole on the projection at the top of the rail). Rack nut D-10...
  • Page 87 10. Lift the unit, put the rear section on the rails, and push it into the rack. NOTE: The unit is very heavy. It is recommended that 3 people assist in lifting and installing the unit. If less than three persons are involved, personal injury may occur.
  • Page 88: Round Hole Fitting Rail

    1.2.2 Round Hole Fitting Rail NOTE: Each rail has a rail support attached. When a rail is installed on a rack with round holes, remove the rail support from the rail. 1. Remove the rail support installed previously from each rail by removing four screws (two on the front and the other two on the rear).
  • Page 89 3. Remove the flush screw (1) enclosed by a circle in the figure below. 4. Install the attached bracket (see the figure below) with the flush screw removed in step 3 loosely. (Make sure that the moving part of the rail can slide smoothly.) Bracket D-13...
  • Page 90 5. Adjust the round holes on the front of the rack to the screw holes on the rail (L) so that the inner face of the rack may be fit to the rail face with the label and fix the rail to the rack with the attached set screws.
  • Page 91 Drive the four flush screws loosened in step 1 and removed in step 3 securely. 7. On the right side of the rack, install the other rail in the same procedure. D-15...
  • Page 92 8. Install the rack nut at the position shown in the figure below (or the hole just above the set screw the first hole of the top of the rail). Rack nut 9. Lift the unit, put the rear section on the rails, and push it into the rack. NOTE: The unit is very heavy.
  • Page 93 10. Fasten the four set screws at the two left and two right points on the front of the unit to fix the unit. The figure below only shows the right part of the unit. Fix the left part of the unit similarly.
  • Page 94: Installing Unit In A Hp Rack

    2. Installing Unit on HP Rack NOTE: There are old and new types of HP racks. To install the unit on the HP rack of the new type, the NF9100-SK01E rack-mount kit is to be purchased separately. Ask your sales representative for details.
  • Page 95 2. With the rail hook positioned at the rear of the rack, insert the rail into the rack, insert the hook into the angle hole at the intended install position of the unit, and engage the hook with the cutout. NOTE: Two cutouts are provided: one for the new rack and the other is for the old rack.
  • Page 96 5. Move to the rear of the rack. First, while pulling the rail toward you, screw the set screw (M5 screw) into the lower female threaded hole. Set screw 6. Next, secure the fixture, where the cable tie has been passed through, to the rack by screwing the set screw (M5 screw) into the upper female threaded hole.
  • Page 97 Flat head screw D-21...
  • Page 98: Installation Of Rack Nuts

    2.2 Installation of Rack Nuts Move to the front of the rack, and push one rack nut into the round hole, which corresponds to the cutout on the rail, from the side. Then, push another rack nut into the fifth round hole from the top, as well.
  • Page 99: Installation Of Unit

    2.3 Installation of Unit 1. Using the same procedure explained above, install the right rail. 2. Lift the unit and place the rear section on the rails, and push the unit toward the innermost of the rack. NOTE: The unit is very heavy. It is recommended that 3 people assist in lifting and installing the unit.
  • Page 100: Installing Unit In A Sun Storedge Rack

    3. Installing Unit on Sun StorEdge Rack NOTE: To install the unit on the Sun StorEdge rack, the NF9100-SK02E rack-mount kit must be purchased separately. Ask your sales representative for details. 3.1 Installation of Rails 1. Temporarily tighten the two set screws (#10-32UNF) at both ends of the front frame that corresponds to the unit installation location.
  • Page 101 2. Hook each rail fitting the round hole in the rail onto the screws in step 1, and temporarily secure it. Screw Round hole 3. Move to the rear of the rack, and firmly secure each rail with two set screws (#10-32UNF). Set screw D-25...
  • Page 102: Installation Of Unit

    3.2 Installation of Unit 1. Lift the unit, place the rear of the unit on the rails, and then push it in. NOTE: The unit is very heavy. It is recommended that 3 people assist in lifting and installing the unit. If less than three persons are involved, personal injury may occur.
  • Page 103: Installing Unit In An Express Old-Type Rack

    4. Installing Unit on Express Old-type Rack NOTE: The Express old-type racks are: N8540-28 (42U rack), N8540-29 (36U rack), N8540-38 (16U rack), N8540-09 (44U rack), N8540-09AC (44U rack), N8540-10E (35U rack), N8540-10AC (35U rack). The Express old-type rack-mount kit is the NF9100-SK03E. D-27...
  • Page 104: Installing The Rack Mount Kit

    4.1 Installing the Rack Mount Kit Install the rack mount kit into the rack as shown in the figure. D-28...
  • Page 105: Installation Of Unit

    4.2 Installation of Unit 1. Lift the unit, place the rear of the unit on the rails, and then push it in. NOTE: The unit is very heavy. It is recommended that 3 people assist in lifting and installing the unit. If less than three persons are involved, personal injury may occur.
  • Page 106: Cable Wiring

    5. Cable Wiring After installing the required number of units on the rack, go to the rear of the rack and provide proper cable wiring. Pass cable ties through the cable clamp for the cable handling if necessary. However, always clamp the AC cord on the unit side (see the figure below). For other cables, put several cables together and pass each set through repeat ties taking care of the notes below.

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