Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/32
Task 8: Verify Switch-to-HAFM Server Communication
Communication must be verified between the switch and the HAFM server (High
Availability Fabric Manager and Product Manager applications). To verify
1. At the Windows 2000 desktop, click HAFM at the task bar (bottom of the
desktop) to maximize the Product View page.
2. At the Product View page, inspect the shape and color of the symbol behind the
Edge Switch 2/32 icon.
Table 2–2: Switch Operational States and Symbols
Operational—switch-to server communication is established, the
switch is operational, and no failures are indicated. Go to
Set Switch Date and
Degraded—switch-to server communication is established, but the
switch is operating in degraded mode and requires service. This
condition is typical if a port or redundant FRU fails. Go to
Failed—switch-to server communication is established, but the
switch failed and requires immediate service. Go to
Status Unknown—the switch status is unknown because of a
network communication failure between the switch and
server. Go to
3. Double-click the switch icon. The Hardware View page for the selected switch
displays, as shown in
Flashing red and yellow diamonds, and switch degradation is indicated by the
yellow triangle at the alert panel.
Time" on page 2–21.
2–8. In the example, FRU failures are indicated by
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