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    1Gb/2Gb switch 16B www.hp.com...

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    Notice © Hewlett-Packard Company, 2001. All rights reserved. Edition: E1201 Hewlett-Packard Company makes no warranty of any kind with regard to this material, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Hewlett-Packard shall not be liable for errors contained herein or for incidental or consequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance, or use of this material.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Installing the Switch as a Stand-Alone Unit..... . Installing the Switch in a Rack ....... .

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    Maintaining the Switch ........

  • Page 5: About This Guide

    1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Appendix A Product Specifications Glossary Index HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Installation and Reference Guide Overview information about the switch. Instructions for installing and configuring the switch. Instructions for operating the switch and interpreting system activity.

  • Page 6: Related Publications, Getting Help

    Channel Industry Association Web site, located at: http://www.fibrechannel.com Getting Help For the most current technical support information for the FC 16B, visit the HP Web site at http://www.hp.com/support/fc16B. This includes hardware and software support, all repairs, and spare components. Part Number...

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    Topology configuration • Troubleshooting steps already performed Getting Software Updates For information on obtaining software updates contact your HP account representative. Use of Notes, Cautions, and Warnings The following notices are used in this document: Note: A note provides a helpful tip, emphasizes important information, or provides a reference to related information.

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    HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Installation and Reference...

  • Page 9: Overview

    Monitoring and Managing the FC 16B on page 1-3 Overview The HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B is a 16-port Fibre Channel gigabit switch that supports link speeds up to 2 Gbps. Each port automatically negotiates to the highest common speed of all devices connected to the port.

  • Page 10: The Sfp Media Side, The Power Supply Side

    For information about ISL Trunking, refer to the ISL Trunking User Guide. The Power Supply Side Figure 1-2 shows the power supply side of the FC 16B switch, which provides access to the fan trays and power supplies and the Switch Status LED. Each power supply also has an LED that indicates the status of that power supply.

  • Page 11: Monitoring And Managing The Fc 16b

    Remote Switch For information refer to the Distributed Fabrics User’s Guide. • ISL Trunking For information refer to the ISL Trunking User’s Guide. HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2FGb Switch 16B Installation and Reference Guide Introducing the HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B...

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    Introducing the HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2FGb Switch 16B Installation and Reference...

  • Page 13: Safety Guidelines

    Installing and Configuring the HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B The HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B can be installed either as a stand-alone unit or in a rack that meets EIA (Electronic Industries Association) standards. This chapter provides the following information: •...

  • Page 14: Package Contents, Installing The Switch As A Stand-alone Unit

    CAUTION Installing the rubber feet on the switch is recommended to help prevent the switch from accidentally sliding off the supporting surface. a. Clean the four depressions that are at each corner of the bottom of the switch to ensure they are free of dust.

  • Page 15: Installing The Switch In A Rack

    For instructions on how to set the IP address, see on page 2-9. Installing the Switch in a Rack This section provides instructions for installing the FC 16B in an HP or Compaq/Rittal rack. Figure 2-1. FC 16B Rack-Mounted Switch...

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    Installing and Configuring the HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B The following items are required to install the switch in a rack: • FC 16B • Power cables • #2 Phillips and T25 Torx screwdrivers • Rails and rail mounting hardware:...

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    3. Attach the rear rail-tray brackets to the rear rack uprights by completing one of the following steps: – For an HP rack, install each of the two mounting brackets with (1) M5 Torx head screw with captive lock washers as shown in Figure 2-2.

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    Installing and Configuring the HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Figure 2-4. Installing the Tinnerman Clips (HP Rack) – For a Compaq/Rittal rack, install (2) #10-32 square Tinnerman nuts for each of the front columns of the rack in the top and bottom positions of the three-hole EIA pattern.

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    Depending on the rack you are using, complete one of the following tasks: – For an HP rack, install one M5 Torx screw in the upper hole location of the right rail. Then, install one M5 Torx screw in the lower location of the left rail. See Figure 2-7.

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    Installing and Configuring the HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B 6. Assemble the two inner rails (one on each side) to the switch using (6) #8-32 x 5/16 Phillips pan-head screws, and #8 flat washer as shown in Figure 2-8.

  • Page 21: Configuring And Connecting The Switch

    Connect the power cable to the FC 16B power supply and to a power outlet. b. Turn on the power supply (flip the AC switch to “I”) when ready to supply power to the switch. The switch automatically runs POST (power on self-test) each time it is turned on.

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    Installing and Configuring the HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B – In a Windows 95, 98, 2000, or NT environment: Parameter Bits per second: Databits: Parity: Stop bits: Flow control: – In a UNIX environment, enter the following string at the prompt: ttyb -9600 f.

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    Installing and Configuring the HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B 2. Record the IP address for future reference. 3. Connect the switch to the workstation computer by Ethernet cable (can be a direct connection or through a network) by completing the following steps: a.

  • Page 24: Saving The System Configuration Files

    Installing and Configuring the HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B 7. Add the SFPs (small form factor pluggable media) and cables to the ports as required by completing the following steps: Note The ports and FC cables used in trunking groups must meet specific requirements.

  • Page 25: Backing Up The Switch Configuration Settings, Restoring The System Configuration Settings

    Installing and Configuring the HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Backing up the Switch Configuration Settings FTP must be used on Windows workstations to backup the system configuration. The FTP server must be running before an upload can occur. Use the RSHD service on a UNIX machine.

  • Page 26: Next Steps, Setting Quickloop Mode On Ports, Setting Up Speed Negotiation, Configuring Supported Devices

    See the Fabric OS Reference Manual for a detailed command description. Configuring Supported Devices HP Surestore Director FC-64 Switch The FC 16B switch can be used with the HP Surestore Director FC-64 switch. Specific configurations must be set on both devices to make this work. 2-14...

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    FC 16B documentation CD-ROM. HP Surestore VA 7400 The FC 16B also can support a 2Gb connection to an HP Surestore Virtual Array 7400. Set the port speed to 2Gb using the telnet command Use the Virtual Front Panel (VFP) on the VA 7400 and configure the device as follows: 1.

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    Installing and Configuring the HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B a. To change the port topology for controller 1 enter the following command, selecting for Direct Fabric Attach: vfpmgr -t 4 -c 1 When prompted to reset, enter b. To change the port topology for controller 2 enter the following...

  • Page 29: Turning The Fc 16b On And Off, Interpreting Led Activity

    To turn the FC 16B on, connect one or both power supplies to a power source, then flip the AC power switch to “I”. To turn the switch off, turn off both power supplies (if both are installed) by flipping each AC power switch to “O”.

  • Page 30: Leds On The Sfp Media Side

    • One switch status LED in the center of the power supply side to indicate whether the switch is on and has successfully booted, and whether any of the ports are faulty. LEDs On the SFP Media Side Figure 3-1 shows the SFP media side of the FC 16B with the LEDs identified.

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    Above Indicates Each port speed Port, on Right HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Installation and Reference Guide Operating the HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Color of LED Status of Hardware No light No light or signal carrier (media or cable) is detected.

  • Page 32: Leds On The Power Supply Side

    AC Power Switch (2x) Power Supply #2 Spring Latch (2x) Fan Tray Assembly (containing fans #3 and 4) HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Installation and Reference Recommended Action No action required. Verify that the switch is on and boot has had time to complete.

  • Page 33: Interpreting Post Results

    If the switch prompt does not display when POST completes, POST was not successfully completed and the switch should be returned to your HP account representative for repair. Any errors detected during POST are written to the system log, accessible through the errShow command.

  • Page 34: Maintaining The Switch

    SFP modules and fiber optic cables in use. The tests are implemented by command, either through a telnet session or through a terminal set up for a serial connection to the switch. Some tests require the ports to be connected by external cables, to allow diagnostics to verify the serializer/deserializer interface, as well as the attached SFP and cable.

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    Field-Replaceable Units (FRUs) Warning The power supplies, fan trays, and the entire switch can all be replaced in the field, without the use of special tools. The switch can continue operating during the replacement of a fan tray or power supply, if they are replaced one at a time.

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    Operating the HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Installation and Reference...

  • Page 37: Switch Components

    One LED on each power supply to indicate the status of that power supply. • One LED on the left of the SFP media side to indicate whether the switch has power. • One LED in the center of the power supply side to indicate the overall switch status.

  • Page 38: Weight And Physical Dimensions, Facility Requirements

    Weight (with both power supplies installed) Facility Requirements To ensure correct operation of the switch, the facility where the switch is in use must meet the following requirements: • Adequate supply circuit, line fusing, and wire size, as specified by the electrical rating on the switch nameplate.

  • Page 39: Power Supply Specifications, Environmental Requirements

    Humidity (operating) Humidity (non-operating) Altitude (operating) Altitude (non-operating) HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Installation and Reference Guide Product Specifications Value Correctly wired and earth-grounded 126 Watts, with fans operating 90 - 102 Watts (depending on SFP media vendor) 100 - 240 VAC...

  • Page 40: General Specifications

    ANSI Fibre Channel protocol Modes of operation Fabric initialization FC-IP (IP over Fibre Channel) Aggregate switch I/O bandwidth 64 Gbps if all 16 ports running at 2Gbps, full duplex Frame buffers 4G, 11MS duration, half sine 20G, 11MS duration, sq.wave 5G, 0-3 kHz at 1.0 octave/minute...

  • Page 41: Memory Specifications, Optical Port Specifications, Serial Port Specifications

    The parallel data is expected to be “8B/10B” encoded data or equivalent. Serial Port Specifications The serial port has an RS-232 connector, and is located in the SFP media side of the switch. Note: For dust and ESD (electrostatic discharge) protection, a cover is provided for the serial port and should be kept on the port whenever the serial port is not in use.

  • Page 42: Post Specifications

    POST completes in 60 seconds. A slightly longer version of the memory portion of the test is performed after cold boots. A cold boot occurs after a complete power cycle, when the switch is turned off then on. A warm boot is any other type of boot, such as an operating system reboot or switch panic.

  • Page 43: Regulatory Compliance

    émis, définis dans la norme européenne EN 55022 concernant la Compatibilité Electromagnétique. Germany Noise Declaration Schalldruckpegel Lp = 46.1 dB(A) Am Arbeitsplatz (operator position) Normaler Betrieb (normal operation) Nach ISO 7779:1999 (Typprüfung) VCCI EMC Statement (Japan) HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Installation and Reference Guide Product Specifications...

  • Page 44: Laser Safety

    TUV Certified Component (European Union) • CB Certificate (Worldwide) The following figure shows the Class 1 information label that appears on the metal housing of the SFP. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT 21 CFR(J) HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Installation and Reference...

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    Class 1 limits established by the IEC and U.S. DHHS. HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Installation and Reference Guide There are no user maintenance operations, service operations, or adjustments to be performed on the SFP module.

  • Page 46: Declaration Of Conformity

    TRE, Herrenberger Straße 130, D-71034 Böblingen (FAX: + 49-7031-14-3143) A-10 DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY according to ISO/IEC Guide 22 and EN 45014 Hewlett-Packard Company Network Storage Solutions Organization Roseville, CA 95747 hp surestore fc 1Gb/2Gb switch 16B HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Installation and Reference...

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    Beginning Running Disparity HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Installation and Reference Guide An encoding scheme that converts each 8-bit byte into 10 bits. Used to balance ones and zeros in high-speed transports. A 24-bit or 8-bit value used to identify the source or destination of a frame.

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    Management of the frame transmission rate in either a point-to-point topology or in an arbitrated loop. See also BB_Credit. Two or more interconnected Fibre Channel switches. For HP switches, a maximum of seven hops is recommended (no path longer than eight switches).

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    F_Port Fabric Fabric Assist HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Installation and Reference Guide The relationship of ones and zeros in an encoded character. “Neutral disparity” means an equal number of each, “positive disparity” means a majority of ones, and “negative disparity” means a majority of zeros.

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    For example, the Simple Name Server is a Fibre Channel service. See also FSP. Fibre Channel Service Protocol; the common protocol for all fabric services, transparent to the fabric type or topology. See also FS. HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Installation and Reference Guide...

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    A server or workstation on a Fibre Channel network that initiates communications with storage devices. See also Target. The fabric created by the HP FC 6164, consisting of six Silkworm 2250 switches cabled together and configured to handle traffic as a seamless group.

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    Management Information Base; an SNMP structure to help with device management, providing configuration and device information. The MIB types provided with HP Brocade switches are described in the MIB Reference Manual. The transmission of data from a single source to multiple specified N_Ports (as opposed to all the ports on the network).

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    Private NL_Port HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Installation and Reference Guide A fiber optic cabling specification that allows up to 500 meters between devices. Node Port; a port on a node that can connect to a Fibre Channel port or to another N_Port in a point-to-point connection.

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    A group of related frames transmitted in the same direction between two N_Ports. The rate at which an entity can service requests. See also Request Rate. Small Form Factor Pluggable; optical transceiver used to convert signals between optical fiber cables and switches. HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Installation and Reference Guide...

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    Word Trap (SNMP) Trunking Tunneling HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Installation and Reference Guide Sequence Initiative. The fiber optic cabling standard that corresponds to distances of up to 10 km between devices. Simple Network Management Protocol. An internet management protocol that uses either IP for network-level functions and UDP for transport-level functions, or TCP/IP for both.

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    A software product that runs on Fabric OS and allows partitioning of the fabric into logical groupings of devices. Devices in a zone can only access and be accessed by devices in the same zone. See also Zone. HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Installation and Reference Guide...

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    LED indicators DNS, support for documentation, related EIA rack requirements rating HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Installation and Reference Guide environmental requirements Fabric OS, version fan tray general information replacing FC-IP Fibre Channel Association Fibre Channel classes, supported...

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    SFP media side description of LEDs SNMP, managing by specifications general optical ports power supply regulatory serial port support, technical supportShow telnet command switch components field-replaceable parts maintenance physical dimensions specifications weight HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Installation and Reference...

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    Web Tools, managing by weight, switch HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Installation and Reference Guide Index-3...

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    Index-4 HP Surestore FC 1Gb/2Gb Switch 16B Installation and Reference...

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