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  • Page 1: Installation Guide

    Brocade 4 Gb SAN Switch Module for IBM Eserver BladeCenter Installation Guide...
  • Page 3 Brocade 4 Gb SAN Switch Module for IBM Eserver BladeCenter Installation Guide...
  • Page 4 Appendix B, “Warranty,” on page 43 and Appendix C, “Notices,” on page 67. First Edition (October 2005) © Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2005. All rights reserved. US Government Users Restricted Rights – Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    . 30 Establishing a Web-interface session through a Web browser . . 32 Chapter 6. Optional features of the Brocade 4 Gb SAN switch modules 35 Appendix A. Getting help and technical assistance . . 39 Before you call .
  • Page 6 . 72 European Union EMC Directive conformance statement . 73 Taiwanese Class A warning statement . 73 Chinese Class A warning statement . . 73 Japanese Voluntary Control Council for Interference (VCCI) statement Brocade 4 Gb SAN Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 7: Safety

    Ennen kuin asennat tämän tuotteen, lue turvaohjeet kohdasta Safety Information. Avant d’installer ce produit, lisez les consignes de sécurité. Vor der Installation dieses Produkts die Sicherheitshinweise lesen. Prima di installare questo prodotto, leggere le Informazioni sulla Sicurezza. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2005...
  • Page 8 IBM Safety Information book. For example, if a caution statement begins with a number 1, translations for that caution statement appear in the IBM Safety Information book under statement 1. Be sure to read all caution and danger statements in this documentation before performing the instructions.
  • Page 9 Statement 1: DANGER Electrical current from power, telephone, and communication cables is hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Do not connect or disconnect any cables or perform installation, maintenance, or reconfiguration of this product during an electrical storm. v Connect all power cords to a properly wired and grounded electrical outlet.
  • Page 10 Laser radiation when open. Do not stare into the beam, do not view directly with optical instruments, and avoid direct exposure to the beam. Class 1 Laser Product Laser Klasse 1 Laser Klass 1 Luokan 1 Laserlaite Appareil A Laser de Classe 1 viii Brocade 4 Gb SAN Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 11 Statement 8: CAUTION: Never remove the cover on a power supply or any part that has the following label attached. Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels are present inside any component that has this label attached. There are no serviceable parts inside these components.
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  • Page 13: Chapter 1. The Brocade 4 Gb San Switch Module

    BladeCenter components, see the BladeCenter documentation. Notes: 1. The Brocade 20-port 4 Gb SAN Switch Module for IBM Eserver BladeCenter and the Brocade 10-port 4 Gb SAN Switch Module for IBM Eserver BladeCenter are referred to throughout this document as the Brocade switch module or the switch module.
  • Page 14 20-port capability. Record information about the switch module in the following table. You will need this information when you register the switch module with IBM. Product name _____Brocade 20-port 4 Gb SAN Switch Module for IBM...
  • Page 15: Features And Specifications

    For information about the standard software features, see the Brocade documentation that came with your hardware. For information about optional advanced software features, see Chapter 6, “Optional features of the Brocade 4 Gb SAN switch modules,” on page 35. Chapter 1. The Brocade 4 Gb SAN switch module...
  • Page 16 160 Gb – FC-SB-3 ANSI/INCITS external ports and 14 374:2003 – Nonblocking internal ports architecture – FC-BB-2 Rev 5.3 – Scalability: 239 shared-memory switch switches maximum, to prevent latency depending on your configuration Brocade 4 Gb SAN Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 17 Switch simple network 80%, noncondensing management protocol (SNMP) agent: Enables a network management workstation to receive configuration values, traffic information, and Fibre Channel failure data through SNMP and the Ethernet interface Chapter 1. The Brocade 4 Gb SAN switch module...
  • Page 18 – Voltage fluctuations: EN 61000-3-3 – Harmonics: EN 61000-3-2 – Immunity: EN 55024: 1998 v Marking: – FCC part 15 – UL (United States) – cUL (Canada) – TUV – VCCI – CE Brocade 4 Gb SAN Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 19: Related Documentation

    Brocade Support CD or on the Documentation CD for the BladeCenter unit. That documentation can include printed documents, online documents, readme files, and help files. Chapter 1. The Brocade 4 Gb SAN switch module...
  • Page 20: Inventory Checklist

    Module for IBM Eserver BladeCenter v The Brocade 4 Gb SAN Switch Module for IBM Eserver BladeCenter Installation Guide v The Brocade 4 Gb SAN Switch Module for IBM Eserver BladeCenter Support CD v One diagnostic wrap plug v Safety flyer...
  • Page 21: Major Components Of The Switch Module

    Chapter 3, “Information panel LEDs and external Fibre Channel ports,” on page 19. For more information about the MAC address, see the Brocade Fabric OS Administrator’s Guide on the Support CD. Chapter 1. The Brocade 4 Gb SAN switch module...
  • Page 22: Fibre Channel Expansion Card

    For information about the types of compatible Fibre Channel expansion cards for the blade servers, contact your IBM marketing representative or authorized reseller. See the expansion card documentation for details about expansion card installation, configuration, and use.
  • Page 23: Chapter 2. Installing And Replacing A Switch Module

    The following table summarizes the application for each switch module. Fibre Channel switch-module function Port 0 connection on the Fibre Channel expansion card in the BladeCenter unit Port 1 connection on the Fibre Channel expansion card in the BladeCenter unit © Copyright IBM Corp. 2005...
  • Page 24: Installation Guidelines

    When you are finished working on the blade server or BladeCenter unit, reinstall all safety shields, guards, labels, and ground wires. v For a list of supported options for the BladeCenter unit, see http://www.ibm.com/bladecenter/. Brocade 4 Gb SAN Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 25: System Reliability Considerations

    You have followed the reliability guidelines in the documentation that comes with the BladeCenter unit. Cable requirements for the switch module are described in the IBM Configuration and Options Guide at http://www.ibm.com/bladecenter/. See the documentation that comes with the blade server for cable routing information.
  • Page 26 BladeCenter unit for instructions for how to properly use the ESD connector. Typical location of ESD connector (front of unit) ESD connector Typical location of ESD connector (rear of unit) Alarms ESD connector Brocade 4 Gb SAN Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 27: Installing A Switch Module

    Installing a switch module To install a switch module, complete the following steps: 1. Read the safety information that begins on page v and “Installation guidelines” on page 12 through “Handling static-sensitive devices” on page 13. 2. If you have not already done so, touch the static-protective package that contains the switch module to any unpainted metal surface of the BladeCenter chassis or any unpainted metal surface on any other grounded rack component in the rack in which you are installing the switch module...
  • Page 28 When the POST starts, make sure that the green power LED on the switch module is flashing. The POST tests the condition of firmware, memory, data paths, and switch logic and uses the fault LED to indicate pass or fail conditions. Brocade 4 Gb SAN Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 29: Removing Or Replacing A Switch Module

    v Make sure that the green power LED on the switch module stops flashing to indicate that the switch logic has completed POST. 11. If you have a second switch module to install, repeat step 5 on page 15 through step 10 on page 16; otherwise, go to step 12. 12.
  • Page 30 Fibre Channel devices. For more information, see the documentation that comes with the cable options. 10. Replace the acoustic attenuation module, if you removed it in step 2 on page 17. Brocade 4 Gb SAN Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 31: Chapter 3. Information Panel Leds And External Fibre Channel Ports

    Channel ports, as shown in the following illustration. System status LEDs Port 0 Port 0 LEDs Port 15 Port 15 LEDs Port 16 Port 16 LEDs Port 17 Port 17 LEDs Port 18 Port 18 LEDs Port 19 Port 19 LEDs © Copyright IBM Corp. 2005...
  • Page 32: Information Leds

    0, 15, 16, 17, 18, and 19 (from top to bottom) on the switch module. The internal connectors are numbered 1 through 14. Note: For the IBM Eserver BladeCenter T Types 8720 and 8730 units, ports 9 through 14 are disabled.
  • Page 33: Switch Module Status Leds

    LEDs except the power LED turn off. The power LED flashes to indicate a normal POST condition; then, POST proceeds as described in step 10 on page 16. v See the diagnostics information in the Fabric OS System Error Message Reference Manual for more information about LED diagnostics.
  • Page 34: Fibre Channel Port Status Leds

    LED is active on the indicated port. Port diagnostics LED This amber LED is the bottommost LED of the three LEDs. v When this LED is amber and steady, the indicated port signal is present but not online. Brocade 4 Gb SAN Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 35 v When this LED is amber and flashing slowly, the indicated port has been disabled, or switch beaconing is on. v When this LED is amber and flashing rapidly, it indicates the port-diagnostics program has detected an error (port fault). v When this LED is not lit, it indicates that there are no faults on the indicated port.
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  • Page 37: Chapter 4. Configuring The Switch Module Through The Telnet Interface

    3. The sample screens that appear in this document might differ slightly from the screens that are displayed by your system. Screen content varies according to the type of BladeCenter unit that you are using and the firmware versions and options that are installed. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2005...
  • Page 38: Connecting To The Switch Module

    6. Click the link for either 3 or 4. The BladeCenter Management window opens. 7. Make sure that the IP address is the same in the Current IP Configuration and New Static IP Configuration sections. Brocade 4 Gb SAN Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 39: Establishing A Telnet Session In A Command-Line Window

    Enter. For more information about using the CLI, see the Brocade Fabric OS Command Reference Manual on the Brocade switch module IBM Support CD. Establishing a Telnet session in a command-line window You can access the switch module through IP-enabled devices that are connected to the BladeCenter unit management module.
  • Page 40 You are prompted for a password for the root, factory, and user accounts. A Telnet password-change window opens. After you have changed all of the passwords, the command prompt is displayed in the Telnet window. Brocade 4 Gb SAN Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 41: Chapter 5. Configuring The Switch Module Through The Advanced Web Tools Interface

    For information about system requirements and supported Web browsers, see the Brocade Advanced Web Tools Administrator’s Guide version 5.0.1 or later on the Brocade 4 Gb SAN Switch Module for IBM Eserver BladeCenter Support CD.
  • Page 42: Connecting To The Switch Module

    The management-module Welcome window opens. 4. In the Inactive session timeout value field, select the timeout value for this Web session and click Start New Session. The management-module main window opens. Brocade 4 Gb SAN Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 43 For more information about using the Advanced Web Tools interface, see the Brocade Advanced Web Tools Administrator’s Guide version 5.0.1 or later on the Brocade switch module IBM Support CD. Chapter 5. Configuring the switch module through the Advanced Web Tools interface...
  • Page 44: Establishing A Web-Interface Session Through A Web Browser

    2. Type one of the following Web addresses in the address field. These Web addresses contain default IP addresses. For I/O bay 3: http://192.168.70.129 For I/O bay 4: http://192.168.70.130 Press Enter. The I/O-module Advanced Web Tools interface window opens. Brocade 4 Gb SAN Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 45 4. To perform switch-module administrative tasks, click Admin, and log in to the switch. In the User Name field, type the initial default user name, USERID. In the Password field, type the initial default password, PASSW0RD (the sixth character is a zero, not the letter O). The user name and password are case sensitive.
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  • Page 47: Chapter 6. Optional Features Of The Brocade 4 Gb San Switch Modules

    Chapter 6. Optional features of the Brocade 4 Gb SAN switch modules You can upgrade the switch module to use the following optional features after you purchase them. Except where indicated in Table 2, these features are available for both the Brocade 20-port 4 Gb version and the Brocade 10-port 4 Gb version of the switch module.
  • Page 48 To purchase and obtain a license key for an optional feature, go to http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/bladecenter/or call IBM. In the U.S. and Canada, call 1-800-IBM-SERV (1-800-426-7378). For all other countries, see http://www.ibm.com/planetwide/ for support telephone numbers. A license key will be provided through the Web site that is described in the documentation that you receive after you purchase the feature.
  • Page 49 To make sure that the license has been successfully added to the switch key, run the licenseshow command. For information about this command, see the Brocade Fabric OS Command Reference Manual. Chapter 6. Optional features of the Brocade 4 Gb SAN switch modules...
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  • Page 51: Appendix A. Getting Help And Technical Assistance

    Appendix A. Getting help and technical assistance If you need help, service, or technical assistance or just want more information about IBM products, you will find a wide variety of sources available from IBM to assist you. This appendix contains information about where to go for...
  • Page 52: Using The Documentation

    The troubleshooting information or the diagnostic programs might tell you that you need additional or updated device drivers or other software. IBM maintains pages on the World Wide Web where you can get the latest technical information and download device drivers and updates.
  • Page 53: Hardware Service And Support

    Hardware service and support You can receive hardware service through IBM Services or through your IBM reseller, if the reseller is authorized by IBM to provide warranty service. See http://www.ibm.com/planetwide/ for support telephone numbers, or in the U.S. and Canada, call 1-800-IBM-SERV (1-800-426-7378).
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  • Page 55: Appendix B. Warranty

    Country-unique Terms, and Part 3 - Warranty Information. The terms of Part 2 replace or modify those of Part 1. The warranties provided by IBM in this Statement of Limited Warranty apply only to Machines you purchase for your use, and not for resale.
  • Page 56 If the Machine does not function as warranted during the warranty period, contact IBM or your reseller to obtain warranty service. If you do not register the Machine with IBM, you may be required to present proof of purchase as evidence of your entitlement to warranty service.
  • Page 57 1) repair it to make it function as warranted, or 2) replace it with one that is at least functionally equivalent. If IBM is unable to do either, you may return the Machine to your place of purchase and your money will be refunded.
  • Page 58 Personal Data. Limitation of Liability IBM is responsible for loss of, or damage to, your Machine only while it is 1) in IBM’s possession or 2) in transit in those cases where IBM is responsible for the transportation charges.
  • Page 59: Part 2 - Country-Unique Terms

    APPLY TO YOU. Governing Law Both you and IBM consent to the application of the laws of the country in which you acquired the Machine to govern, interpret, and enforce all of your and IBM’s rights, duties, and obligations arising from, or relating in any manner to, the subject matter of this Statement of Limited Warranty, without regard to conflict of law principles.
  • Page 60 Any litigation arising from this Statement of Limited Warranty will be settled exclusively by the Federal Courts of Mexico City, Federal District. PARAGUAY Jurisdiction: The following is added after the first sentence: Brocade 4 Gb SAN Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 61 Limitation of Liability: The following is added at the end of this section: In accordance with Article 1328 of the Peruvian Civil Code the limitations and exclusions specified in this section will not apply to damages caused by IBM’s willful misconduct (“dolo”) or gross negligence (“culpa inexcusable”).
  • Page 62 Limitation of Liability: The following is added to this section: Where IBM is in breach of a condition or warranty implied by the Trade Practices Act 1974 or other similar legislation, IBM’s liability is limited to the repair or replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods.
  • Page 63 2. as to any other actual damage arising in any situation involving nonperformance by IBM pursuant to, or in any way related to the subject of this Statement of Limited Warranty, the charge paid by you for the individual Machine that is the subject of the claim.
  • Page 64 Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 or other legislation which cannot be excluded or limited. The Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 will not apply in respect of any goods which IBM provides, if you require the goods for the purposes of a business as defined in that Act.
  • Page 65 THE FOLLOWING TERMS APPLY TO ALL EMEA COUNTRIES: The terms of this Statement of Limited Warranty apply to Machines purchased from IBM or an IBM reseller. How to Obtain Warranty Service: Add the following paragraph in Western Europe (Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Cyprus,...
  • Page 66 Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, or Ukraine, you may obtain warranty service for that Machine in any of those countries from either (1) an IBM reseller approved to perform warranty service or (2) from IBM.
  • Page 67 Futuna; 3) “the laws of Finland” in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania; 4) “the laws of England” in Angola, Bahrain, Botswana, Burundi, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Liberia, Malawi, Malta, Mozambique, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Rwanda, Sao Tome, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, West Bank/Gaza, Yemen, Zambia, and Zimbabwe;...
  • Page 68 Therefore, pursuant to paragraph 598 (2) of the Austrian Code of Civil Procedure, the parties expressly waive the application of paragraph 595 (1) figure 7 of the Code. IBM may, however, institute proceedings in a competent court in the country of installation.
  • Page 69 Except as otherwise provided by mandatory law: 1. IBM’s liability for any damages and losses that may arise as a consequence of the fulfillment of its obligations under or in connection with this Statement of Limited Warranty or due to any other cause related to this...
  • Page 70 The limitation period for consumers in action for breach of warranty is the statutory period as a minimum. In case IBM or your reseller is unable to repair an IBM Machine, you can alternatively ask for a partial refund as far as...
  • Page 71 Limitation of Liability: The following replaces item 2 in this section: as to any other actual direct damages, IBM’s liability will be limited to the total amount you paid for the Machine that is the subject of the claim. For purposes of this item, the term “Machine”...
  • Page 72 For the purposes of this section, a “Default” means any act, statement, omission, or negligence on the part of IBM in connection with, or in relation to, the subject matter of this Statement of Limited Warranty in respect of which IBM is legally liable to you, whether in contract or tort.
  • Page 73 1. IBM will accept unlimited liability for death or personal injury caused by the negligence of IBM. 2. Subject always to the Items for Which IBM is Not Liable below, IBM will accept unlimited liability for physical damage to your tangible property resulting from the negligence of IBM.
  • Page 74: Part 3 - Warranty Information

    Note: “Region” means either Hong Kong or Macau Special Administrative Region of China. A warranty period of 3 years on parts and 1 year on labor means that IBM provides warranty service without charge for: 1. parts and labor during the first year of the warranty period; and...
  • Page 75 IBM at any time on your request. Installation of Tier 1 CRUs is your responsibility. If IBM installs a Tier 1 CRU at your request, you will be charged for the installation. You may install a Tier 2 CRU yourself or request IBM to install it, at no additional charge, under the type of warranty service designated for your Machine.
  • Page 76 This type of Warranty Service is a combination of Type 1 and Type 4 (see above). When a 5, 6 or 7 type of warranty service is listed, IBM will determine which type of warranty service is appropriate for the repair.
  • Page 77 above for a current telephone listing. Austria -- +43-1-24592-5901 Latvia -- +386-61-1796-699 Belgium -- +32-70-23-3392 Lithuania -- +386-61-1796-699 Cyprus -- +357-22-841100 Luxembourg -- +352-298-977-5063 Czech Republic -- +420-2-7213-1316 Malta -- +356-23-4175 Denmark -- +45-4520-8200 Netherlands -- +31-20-514-5770 Estonia -- +386-61-1796-699 Poland -- +48-22-878-6999 Finland -- +358-8001-4260 Portugal -- +351-21-892-7147...
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  • Page 79: Appendix C. Notices

    Web sites. The materials at those Web sites are not part of the materials for this IBM product, and use of those Web sites is at your own risk. IBM may use or distribute any of the information you supply in any way it believes appropriate without incurring any obligation to you.
  • Page 80: Edition Notice

    © Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2005. All rights reserved. U.S. Government Users Restricted Rights — Use, duplication, or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp. Trademarks The following terms are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both:...
  • Page 81: Important Notes

    IBM. Maximum memory may require replacement of the standard memory with an optional memory module. IBM makes no representation or warranties regarding non-IBM products and ® services that are ServerProven , including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
  • Page 82: Product Recycling And Disposal

    IBM makes no representations or warranties with respect to non-IBM products. Support (if any) for the non-IBM products is provided by the third party, not IBM. Some software may differ from its retail version (if available), and may not include user manuals or all program functionality.
  • Page 83: Battery Return Program

    In the United States, IBM has established a return process for reuse, recycling, or proper disposal of used IBM sealed lead acid, nickel cadmium, nickel metal hydride, and battery packs from IBM equipment. For information on proper disposal of these batteries, contact IBM at 1-800-426-4333.
  • Page 84: Electronic Emission Notices

    Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. IBM is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.
  • Page 85: European Union Emc Directive Conformance Statement

    IBM cannot accept responsibility for any failure to satisfy the protection requirements resulting from a nonrecommended modification of the product, including the fitting of non-IBM option cards. This product has been tested and found to comply with the limits for Class A Information Technology Equipment according to CISPR 22/European Standard EN 55022.
  • Page 86: Japanese Voluntary Control Council For Interference (Vcci) Statement

    Japanese Voluntary Control Council for Interference (VCCI) statement Brocade 4 Gb SAN Switch Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 88 Part Number: 24R9711 Printed in USA (1P) P/N: 24R9711...