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HP StorageWorks
2012i Modular Smart Array

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Part number: 481598-001
First edition: March, 2008

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  • Page 1: User Guide

    2012i Modular Smart Array user guide Part number: 481598-001 First edition: March, 2008...
  • Page 2 Hewlett-Packard. The information is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind and 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.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    HP Technical Support ........
  • Page 4 Next Steps HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008 ........25 .
  • Page 5 Configuring a System for the First Time ....... 45 Setting Management Port IP Addresses Using the CLI .
  • Page 6 HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008...
  • Page 7: About This Guide

    Direct attach storage (DAS) or storage area network (SAN) management ■ Network administration ■ Network installation ■ Storage system installation and configuration, including installing an HP rack ■ Prerequisites Prerequisites for installing and configuring this product include familiarity with: Servers and computer networks ■...
  • Page 8: Document Conventions

    ■ Extend only one rack component at a time. Racks may become unstable if more ■ than one component is extended. 8 HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008 Meaning Examples Book title, new term, or See the Release Notes.
  • Page 9: Hp Technical Support

    HP customer self repair (CSR) programs allow you to repair your HP StorageWorks product. If a CSR part needs replacing, HP ships the part directly to you so that you can install it at your convenience. Some parts do not qualify for CSR. Your HP- authorized service provider will determine whether a repair can be accomplished by CSR.
  • Page 10: Subscription Service

    Documentation Feedback HP welcomes your feedback. To make comments and suggestions about product documentation, please send a message to storagedocs.feedback@hp.com property of HP. 10 HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008 http://www.hp.com/go/e-updates . All submissions become the...
  • Page 11: Before You Begin

    CH A P T E R Before You Begin The MSA2000 Family 2012i Modular Smart Array and MSA2000 Drive Enclosure are high-performance storage solutions that combine outstanding performance with high reliability, availability, flexibility, and manageability. Supported configurations include a controller enclosure with or without attached drive enclosures.
  • Page 12: System Management Software

    The embedded CLI enables you to configure and manage the system using individual commands or command scripts through an out-of-band RS-232 or Ethernet connection. Information about using the CLI is in the CLI reference guide. HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008...
  • Page 13: Hardware Components And Leds

    Hardware Components and LEDs This section describes the main hardware components of your storage system enclosures. Controller Components and LEDs The controller enclosure can be connected through switches to Ethernet adapters (NICs) or host iSCSI ports. Table 1-1 describes the enclosure components. Table 1-1 Controller Enclosure Components Description iSCSI controller (I/O) module...
  • Page 14 Green Blue (Unit Identification) Fault ID Amber Heartbeat Green HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008 Drive module LEDs (top to bottom) Fault/UID Online/Activity Operating State Description Shows the enclosure ID, which enables you to correlate an enclosure with logical views presented by management software.
  • Page 15 Table 1-3 describes the LEDs on the drive module. Table 1-3 Drive Module LED Combinations (Front) Online/Activity Fault/UID (green) (amber/blue) Blinking irregularly Amber, blinking regularly (1 Hz) Amber, blinking regularly (1 Hz) Blinking Amber, blinking irregularly regularly (1 Hz) Amber, solid Blue;...
  • Page 16 RS-232 communication for out-of-band configuration and management. Controller Service port 3.5-mm jack port used by service technicians only. module HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008 LINK LINK Service iSCSI iSCSI Port 0...
  • Page 17 Figure 1-3 shows the LEDs at the back of the controller. AC Power Good DC Voltage/Fan Fault/ Service Required Unit Locator OK to Remove Figure 1-3 Controller LEDs (Back View) Table 1-5 describes the LEDs on the back of the controller Table 1-5 Controller LEDs (Back) Location Power and...
  • Page 18 Controller Ethernet activity module Controller Expansion port module status HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008 Color State Description White Normal operation. Blink Physically identifies the controller module. Blue The controller module is not prepared for removal.
  • Page 19: Drive Enclosure Components And Leds

    Drive Enclosure Components and LEDs A drive enclosure can be connected to a controller enclosure or to another drive enclosure to provide additional disk storage capacity. Table 1-6 describes the drive enclosure components. Table 1-6 Drive Enclosure Components Description Expansion (I/O) module SAS or SATA drive module AC power and cooling module 3-Gbps, 4-lane SAS In port...
  • Page 20 Expansion SAS Out port 3-Gbps, 4-lane (12 Gbps total) table-routed egress port used to module Expansion Service port module HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008 Service Service Service port Description Toggle, where: • – is On •...
  • Page 21 Figure 1-5 shows the LEDs at the back of the drive enclosure. AC Power Good DC Voltage/Fan Fault/ Service Required Unit Locator Figure 1-5 Drive Enclosure LEDs (Back View) Table 1-8 describes the LEDs on the back of the drive enclosure. Table 1-8 Drive Enclosure LEDs (Back) Location Power and...
  • Page 22 Required Expansion module Expansion SAS Out port module status HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008 Color State Description Amber A fault has been detected or a service action is required. Blink Indicates a hardware-controlled power up or a cache flush or restore error.
  • Page 23: Installation Checklist

    Installation Checklist Table 1-9 outlines the steps required to install the enclosures and initially configure the system. To ensure a successful installation, perform the tasks in the order they are presented. Table 1-9 Installation Checklist Step Installation Task Prepare the rack for installation. Install the controller enclosure and optional drive enclosures in the rack.
  • Page 24 • Edit Registry values for Ethernet adapters on data hosts. • Create virtual disks and map volumes • Test the configuration HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008 Where to Find Procedure “Connecting Hosts” on page 39 “Connecting Remote Management Hosts”...
  • Page 25: Installing And Cabling Enclosures

    CH A P T E R Installing and Cabling Enclosures This chapter describes how to install and cable enclosures in a standard 19-inch EIA rack cabinet. It contains the following sections: “Required Tools” on page 25 ■ “Safety Precautions” on page 26 ■...
  • Page 26: Safety Precautions

    An enclosure with all drives installed can weigh 65 pounds (29.5 kilograms). Caution – Electrostatic discharge can damage sensitive components. Be sure you are properly grounded before touching a static-sensitive component or assembly. HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008...
  • Page 27: Installing Enclosures Into A Rack

    Installing Enclosures Into a Rack This section describes how to install the enclosures into a standard 19-inch rack cabinet with a 28 to 36-inch (71.12 to 91.44-cm) depth. Note – Keep all hardware items in plastic bags until you are ready to use them. This enables you to correctly identify the screws and avoid confusion.
  • Page 28: Rack Installation Overview And Procedure

    (Step 5) #8-32 x 1/4-in. flathead screws (Step 8) Figure 2-1 Overview of Standard 19-Inch EIA Rackmounting Components HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008 (Step 6) Rear bracket connected to rack Threaded PEMs (4) #10-32 x 5/8-in. Truss screws...
  • Page 29 Use the following procedure and refer to Figure 2-1 to install each enclosure into the rack. When positioning an enclosure in the rack, do not block the air vents at the front or back of the enclosure. Caution – If you only have one person to perform the installation, remove the power and cooling modules and drive modules from an enclosure before installation, and use the optional nylon front support brackets.
  • Page 30 Note – When you finish installing an enclosure, you may have unused screws left in your rack kit; extra screws are provided in case any are misplaced. HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008...
  • Page 31: Attaching The Ear Caps

    Attaching the Ear Caps The plastic ear caps are snap-on parts that require some care when attaching or removing them. After the enclosure has been installed in the rack cabinet, attach the ear caps, which are located in a plastic bag included in the controller enclosure package.
  • Page 32: Connecting Controller And Drive Enclosures

    For detailed illustrations showing all components, see “Hardware Components and LEDs” on page 13. Figure 2-4 Cabling Connections Between One Controller Enclosure and One Drive Enclosure HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008 Controller A Controller B...
  • Page 33 Figure 2-5 Fault-Tolerant Cabling Connections Between One Controller Enclosure and Up to Three Drive Enclosures Controller A Controller B Chapter 2 Installing and Cabling Enclosures...
  • Page 34 Figure 2-6 Non-Fault-Tolerant Cabling Connections Between One Controller and Up to Three Drive Enclosures HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008 Controller A Controller B...
  • Page 35: Connecting Ac Power

    Connecting AC Power Use this procedure to connect AC power to the enclosures. 1. Verify that both power switches are off. 2. Using the AC power cords, for each enclosure, connect one power and cooling module to one power source in the rack, and the other power and cooling module to a separate power source in the rack.
  • Page 36: Testing The Enclosure Connections

    2. Press the power switches at the back of the controller enclosure to the On ( position. If the enclosure’s power-on sequence succeeds as described in Step 1, the system is ready to use. HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008 –) position. –)
  • Page 37: Obtaining Ip Values For Your Storage System

    To obtain the IP and gateway addresses for the Ethernet management port using DHCP: 1. Look in the DCHP server’s address for the two IP addresses assigned to an “HP StorageWorks MSA2000 Family” storage device. 2. Use a network management utility to discover “HP StorageWorks MSA2000 Family”...
  • Page 38: Correcting Enclosure Ids

    1. Select Manage > Utilities > Disk Drive Utilities > Rescan. 2. In the Rescan For Devices panel, click Rescan. Next Steps Now you are ready to connect the data and management hosts, as described in Chapter 3. HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008...
  • Page 39: Connecting Hosts

    If a data host uses multiple cables to attach to the storage, and fault tolerance is expected, then multipathing software is required. To obtain the MSA2000 Family MPIO DSM, go to the HP MSA products page at http://www.hp.com/go/msa and go to Related products.
  • Page 40: Installing The Microsoft Iscsi Software Initiator

    Software Initiator on each host. For more information, see “Configuring the Microsoft iSCSI Software Initiator” on page 53. HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008 ® data hosts from displaying the Found New...
  • Page 41: Installing The Msa2000 Family Ses Driver For Microsoft Windows Hosts

    Ethernet switches. The controller enclosure has four host connections, two per controller. Connect Ethernet cables from controller hosts ports to switch ports, and from switch ports to data hosts, as shown in the following figure. To maintain redundancy, connect each data host through the switch or switches to both controller A and controller B.
  • Page 42 Switch A Figure 3-1 High-Availability Connection Through Two Switches to Two Dual- Port Data Hosts HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008 Switch B Controller A Controller B...
  • Page 43: Connecting Remote Management Hosts

    Connecting Remote Management Hosts The management host directly manages systems out-of-band over an Ethernet network. This section describes how to connect the Ethernet cables to the management host. 1. Connect an Ethernet cable to the Ethernet management port on each controller. Note –...
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    HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008...
  • Page 45: Configuring A System For The First Time

    CH A P T E R Configuring a System for the First Time This chapter describes how to perform first-time configuration required on both the storage system and data hosts. It also describes how to perform basic storage configuration to verify that your system is working. This chapter includes the following topics: “Setting Management Port IP Addresses Using the CLI”...
  • Page 46: Setting Management Port Ip Addresses Using The Cli

    Changing IP settings can cause management hosts to lose access to the storage system. 1. Refer to the list of IP values you obtained before beginning installation (see “Installation Checklist” on page 23). HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008...
  • Page 47 Your package contents include a micro-DB9-to-DB9 serial cable. If necessary, use a DB9-to-DB25 adapter (not included) for connecting the serial cable to a DB25 serial port on the host computer. 2. Start and configure a terminal emulator, such as HyperTerminal or VT-100, using the display settings in Table 4-1 and the connection settings in Table 4-2.
  • Page 48 6. Type the following command to verify the new IP addresses: show network-parameters Network parameters, including the IP address, subnet mask, and gateway address are displayed for each controller. 7. Disconnect from the CLI and exit the emulator. HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008...
  • Page 49: Configuring Your Web Browser For Smu

    8. In the host computer's command window, type the following command to verify Ethernet connectivity, first for controller A and then for controller B: ping IP-address If you cannot your access your system for at least three minutes after changing the IP address, your network might require you to restart the management controller using the serial CLI.
  • Page 50: Logging In To Smu From A Local Management Host

    NTP server is available, the system time and date can be obtained from the NTP server. This allows multiple storage devices, hosts, log files, and so forth to be synchronized. HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008 http://www.hp.com/go/msa and default manage .
  • Page 51 NTP server time is provided in Universal Time (UT), which provides several options: If you want to synchronize the times and logs between storage devices installed ■ in multiple time zones, set all the storage devices to use UT. If you want to use the local time for the device, set its time zone appropriately. ■...
  • Page 52: Configuring Controller Enclosure Host Ports

    A and one of the iSCSI host ports on controller B. b. Set the subnet mask for the IP address you entered. c. Leave the Default gateway field blank. HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008 255.255.255 ) for all ports.
  • Page 53: Configuring The Microsoft Iscsi Software Initiator

    5. Click OK to save these settings. 6. Complete Step 3 through Step 5 for the second data host Ethernet port, selecting IP addresses on the subnet not used for the first Ethernet port. IP properties have been set for Ethernet ports on the data host. 7.
  • Page 54 Balance Policy drop-down menu and click OK. d. Repeat Step b and Step c for all devices listed. 9. Repeat tasks in Step 6, Step 7, and Step 8 for the second target. HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008...
  • Page 55: Editing Registry Values For Ethernet Adapters

    10. On the Persistent Targets tab, verify that two entries appear for each controller (.a and .b) for a total of four connections. Configuring more than one session per controller port will use additional host interface resources and may cause failover to function improperly. If two persistent targets are not configured for each controller host port, complete the following steps to remove and reconfigure targets: a.
  • Page 56 Rename the value to d. Assign a value of 4. Exit the Registry Editor. 5. Restart Windows for the new settings to take effect. HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008 IPAddress DhcpIPAddress TcpAckFrequency parameters to determine whether the...
  • Page 57 Optimizing iSCSI Initiator Parameters To optimize performance, edit the following two iSCSI initiator registry keys: LinkDownTime: Edit this key to increase the amount of time that the host ■ allows for failover on the controller enclosure before removing the controller from the system.
  • Page 58: Creating Virtual Disks

    A page is displayed that shows the progress of initializing the virtual disk. 11. Click the link to create another virtual disk. 12. Repeat Step 2 to Step 10 to create a second virtual disk with a different name. HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008...
  • Page 59: Mapping A Data Host To A Volume

    Mapping a Data Host to a Volume To enable a data host to access a volume you created, you must map the volume to the host. The host value, typically the IQN (iSCSI qualified name), of each host port connected to the system is automatically added to the system’s global host port list. Before mapping a data host to a volume you must identify the data host’s iSCSI node name (IQN) and a LUN that the host is not using.
  • Page 60: Logging Out Of Smu

    You have completed the initial configuration tasks covered in this guide. For additional information on configuring your system and performing administrative tasks, refer to SMU’s online help or the reference guide. HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008 users manage...
  • Page 61: Powering The System Off And On

    A P P E N D I X Powering the System Off and On This appendix describes how to power off and power on the system when needed. Powering Off the System The system rarely needs to be powered off. You remove power only when you plan to physically move the system to another location.
  • Page 62 2. Press the power switches at the back of the controller enclosure to the On ( –) position. If the enclosure’s power-on sequence succeeds as described in Step 1, the system is ready to use. HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008...
  • Page 63: Regulatory Compliance And Safety

    A P P E N D I X Regulatory Compliance and Safety Regulatory Compliance Federal Communications Commission Notice Part 15 of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Rules and Regulations has established Radio Frequency (RF) emission limits to provide an interference- free radio frequency spectrum.
  • Page 64: Class B Equipment

    For questions regarding your product, visit For questions regarding this FCC declaration, contact us by mail or telephone: Hewlett-Packard Company ■ P.O. Box 692000, Mailstop 510101 Houston, Texas 77269-2000 1-281-514-3333 ■ HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008 http://www.hp.com...
  • Page 65: Regulatory Compliance Identification Numbers

    Laser Device All HP systems equipped with a laser device comply with safety standards, including International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 825. With specific regard to the laser, the equipment complies with laser product performance standards set by government agencies as a Class 1 laser product.
  • Page 66: Laser Safety Warning

    HP supplied laser device. Figure 4-1 Class 1 Laser Product Label HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008 This optional label indicates that the product is classified as a CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT. This label may appear on the laser...
  • Page 67: International Notices And Statements

    International Notices and Statements Canadian Notice (avis Canadien) Class A Equipment This Class A digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference- Causing Equipment Regulations. Cet appareil numérique de la classe A respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le matériel brouilleur du Canada. Class B Equipment This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference- Causing Equipment Regulations.
  • Page 68: Bsmi Notice

    Also approved under UL 60950/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-00, Safety of Information ■ Technology Equipment. BSMI Notice Japanese Notice HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008...
  • Page 69: Korean Notices

    There is a danger of explosion and risk of personal injury if the battery is incorrectly replaced or mistreated. Replacement is to be done by an HP authorized service provider using the HP spare part designated for this product. For more information about battery replacement or proper disposal, contact an HP authorized reseller or HP authorized service provider.
  • Page 70: Taiwan Battery Recycling Notice

    To forward them to recycling or proper disposal, please use the public collection system or return them to HP, an authorized HP Partner, or their agents. For more information about battery replacement or proper disposal, contact an HP authorized reseller or service provider.
  • Page 71: Japanese Power Cord Notice

    Use a portable field service kit with a folding static-dissipating work mat. ■ If you do not have any of the suggested equipment for proper grounding, have an HP authorized reseller install the part. Appendix B Regulatory Compliance and Safety...
  • Page 72: Waste Electrical And Electronic Equipment Directive

    Yderligere oplysninger om, hvor du kan aflevere kasseret udstyr til genvinding, kan du få hos kommunen, den lokale genbrugsstation eller i den butik, hvor du købte produktet. HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008...
  • Page 73: Dutch Notice

    Dutch Notice Verwijdering van afgedankte apparatuur door privé-gebruikers in de Europese Unie Dit symbool op het product of de verpakking geeft aan dat dit product niet mag worden gedeponeerd bij het normale huishoudelijke afval. U bent zelf verantwoordelijk voor het inleveren van uw afgedankte apparatuur bij een inzamelingspunt voor het recyclen van oude elektrische en elektronische apparatuur.
  • Page 74: Estonian Notice

    Lisätietoja paikoista, joihin hävitettävät laitteet voi toimittaa kierrätettäväksi, saa ottamalla yhteyttä jätehuoltoon tai liikkeeseen, josta tuote on ostettu. HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008...
  • Page 75: French Notice

    French Notice Élimination des appareils mis au rebut par les ménages dans l'Union européenne Le symbole apposé sur ce produit ou sur son emballage indique que ce produit ne doit pas être jeté avec les déchets ménagers ordinaires. Il est de votre responsabilité...
  • Page 76: Greek Notice

    és emberi egészségre nézve biztonságos feldolgozását. A begy jtés pontos helyér l b vebb tájékoztatást a lakhelye szerint illetékes önkormányzattól, az illetékes szemételtakarító vállalattól, illetve a terméket elárusító helyen kaphat. HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008...
  • Page 77: Italian Notice

    Italian Notice Smaltimento delle apparecchiature da parte di privati nel territorio dell'Unione Europea Questo simbolo presente sul prodotto o sulla sua confezione indica che il prodotto non può essere smaltito insieme ai rifiuti domestici. È responsabilità dell'utente smaltire le apparecchiature consegnandole presso un punto di raccolta designato al riciclo e allo smaltimento di apparecchiature elettriche ed elettroniche.
  • Page 78: Polish Notice

    Aby uzyska wi cej informacji o tym, gdzie mo na przekaza zu yty sprz t do recyklingu, nale y si skontaktowa z urz dem miasta, zakładem gospodarki odpadami lub sklepem, w którym zakupiono produkt. HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008...
  • Page 79: Portuguese Notice

    Para obter mais informações sobre locais que reciclam esse tipo de material, entre em contato com o escritório da HP em sua cidade, com o serviço de coleta de lixo ou com a loja em que o produto foi adquirido.
  • Page 80: Slovenian Notice

    HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008...
  • Page 81: Swedish Notice

    Swedish Notice Bortskaffande av avfallsprodukter från användare i privathushåll inom Europeiska Unionen Om den här symbolen visas på produkten eller förpackningen betyder det att produkten inte får slängas på samma ställe som hushållssopor. I stället är det ditt ansvar att bortskaffa avfallet genom att överlämna det till ett uppsamlingsställe avsett för återvinning av avfall från elektriska och elektroniska produkter.
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  • Page 83: Index

    12 accessing, 46 additional documentation, 60 using to set controller IP address, 46 configuring switch attach configurations, 41 connecting AC power, 35 controller and drive enclosures, 32 controller enclosures to data hosts, 41 serial cable to set IP address, 46...
  • Page 84 20 failover, 11 fault tolerance, 32, 33 FCC (Federal Communications Commission) HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008 Class A Equipment, compliance notice, 63 Class B Equipment, compliance notice, 64 declaration of conformity, 64 modifications, 65 notice, 63 Federal Communications Commission.
  • Page 85 65 notices BSMI, 68 Canada, 67 Class A, 63 Class B, 64 European Union, 67 HP series number, 65 Japan, 68 Korean, 69 lasers, 65 modifications, 65 shielded cables, 65 remote management, 43 replacing a power cord, 70...
  • Page 86 71 tools required for installation, 25 tools, conductive type, 71 UID LED, 14 Unit identification (UID) LED, 14 HP StorageWorks 2012i Modular Smart Array user guide • March 2008 virtual disks creating, 58 viewing status, 59 voltage compliance rating, 70...

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