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Fujitsu ETERNUS Server Connection Manual

Disk storage system (iscsi) for linux (suse linux enterprise server).
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  • Page 3: Preface

    This describes which servers can be connected to ETERNUS Disk storage systems. • Chapter 3 LAN Switch Connection This describes how to connect the ETERNUS Disk storage system to the server via a LAN switch. P3AM-4152-02ENZ0 ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (iSCSI) for Linux...

  • Page 4: Preface

    After reading, store this manual in a safe place for future reference. FUJITSU has made every effort to ensure the safety of the users and other personnel, and to prevent property damage. When using this product, carefully follow the instructions described in this manual.

  • Page 5: Naming Conventions

    "LAN card" refers to the iSCSI interface module normally used in the server. A "Network Interface Card" (NIC), "LAN adapter", or "LAN board" may be used instead, depending on the server. Copyright 2010 FUJITSU LIMITED P3AM-4152-02ENZ0 ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (iSCSI) for Linux (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server) Copyright 2010 FUJITSU LIMITED...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Rebooting the Linux Server ................20 Recognizing LUNs ................... 20 Chapter 9 Setting Up and Checking the device-mapper multipath ..21 Editing "/etc/multipath.conf" ................21 P3AM-4152-02ENZ0 ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (iSCSI) for Linux (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server) Copyright 2010 FUJITSU LIMITED...

  • Page 7: P3am-4152-02enz0 Eternus Disk Storage Systems Server Connection Guide (iscsi) For Linux Suse Linux Enterprise Server)

    Rebooting the Linux Server ................22 Recognizing the Post device-mapper multipath LUNs ........23 Checking the device-mapper multipath Status ..........23 P3AM-4152-02ENZ0 ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (iSCSI) for Linux (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server) Copyright 2010 FUJITSU LIMITED...

  • Page 8: Chapter 1 Workflow

    Which documents need to be referred to varies with the connection environment. Refer to the workflow that follows to determine which documents are required. Required Documents • ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (iSCSI) for Linux (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server) (This manual) • Server Support Matrix •...

  • Page 9

    Chapter 1 Workflow > Install ETERNUSmgr and Set Up the ETERNUS Disk Storage System If ETERNUSmgr is to be used, install it and set up the ETERNUS Disk storage system. Refer "Chapter 6 Installing and Setting Up ETERNUSmgr" (page 15) "Chapter 7 Setting Up the ETERNUS Disk Storage Systems"...

  • Page 10: Chapter 2 Checking The Server Environment

    Refer to the "Server Support Matrix". LAN Cards Refer to the "Server Support Matrix". Multipath Driver Refer to the "Server Support Matrix". P3AM-4152-02ENZ0 ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (iSCSI) for Linux (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server) Copyright 2010 FUJITSU LIMITED...

  • Page 11: Chapter 3 Lan Switch Connection

    A separate LAN segment is provided in the LAN switch (using the switch VLAN function) for each grouping of business servers and disk storage systems (equivalent to the FC zones). P3AM-4152-02ENZ0 ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (iSCSI) for Linux (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server) Copyright 2010 FUJITSU LIMITED...

  • Page 12: Chapter 4 Notes

    Similarly, the LAN switches must also be turned off after the connected servers have been shut down. If turned off, data writes from the running server cannot be saved to the ETERNUS Disk storage systems, and already saved data may also be affected.

  • Page 13: Chapter 5 Setting Up The Linux Server

    RPM is not installed, install it. device-mapper-1.02.03-8.2.<Architecture_name> or later device-mapper-32bit-1.02.03-8.2.<Architecture_name> or later multipath-tools-0.4.6-25.17.<Architecture_name> or later Installation execution example # rpm -ivh device-mapper-1.02.03-8.2.<Architecture_name> or later P3AM-4152-02ENZ0 ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (iSCSI) for Linux (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server) Copyright 2010 FUJITSU LIMITED...

  • Page 14: Setting Up Automatic Iscsi Service

    Checking the iSCSI Initiator Name Check which iSCSI initiator name is described as the default in the "/etc/iscsi/initiatorname.iscsi" file. This iSCSI initiator name should be used for the ETERNUS Disk storage system settings. P3AM-4152-02ENZ0 ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (iSCSI) for Linux...

  • Page 15: Chapter 6 Installing And Setting Up Eternusmgr

    If ETERNUSmgr is to be used, install it according to the directions given in the "ETERNUSmgr Install Guide". After the installation, set up ETERNUSmgr following the instructions in the "ETERNUSmgr User Guide". P3AM-4152-02ENZ0 ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (iSCSI) for Linux (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server) Copyright 2010 FUJITSU LIMITED...

  • Page 16: Chapter 7 Setting Up The Eternus Disk Storage Systems

    Set up the ETERNUS Disk storage systems using ETERNUSmgr. ETERNUS Disk storage systems' setup can be performed independently of server setup. For details on how to perform these settings, refer to the "ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (iSCSI) ETERNUS Disk Storage System Settings for ETERNUS2000" or "ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (iSCSI) ETERNUS Disk Storage...

  • Page 17: Eternus Disk Storage System Logical Unit Recognition

    Start YaST and then run the iSCSI Initiator in Miscellaneous. Select the "Discovered Targets" tab and click the [Discovery] button to open the iSCSI Initiator Discovery dialog. Set the IP address for the ETERNUS Disk storage system iSCSI port in "IP Address". Keep the default port number value (3260).

  • Page 18: When Unidirectional Chap Authentication Is Used

    Keep the default port number value (3260). Select "Outgoing Authentication" for unidirectional CHAP authentication. Enter the UserName that is set in iSCSI Host of the ETERNUS Disk storage system in "UserName". Enter the Password that is set in iSCSI Host of the ETERNUS Disk storage system in "Password".

  • Page 19: When Bidirectional Chap Authentication Is Used

    Perform the following procedure when bidirectional CHAP is used. Select "Incoming Authentication". Enter the UserName that is set in iSCSI Host of the ETERNUS Disk storage system in "UserName". Enter the Password that is set in iSCSI Host of the ETERNUS Disk storage system in "Password".

  • Page 20: Rebooting The Linux Server

    Chapter 8 ETERNUS Disk Storage System Logical Unit Recognition > 8.4 Rebooting the Linux Server Enter the Password that is set in "Set iSCSI Port Parameters" of the ETERNUS Disk storage system in "Password". Click the [Next] button. After both path logins have completed, check that the information of the desired Target is visible in the "Connected Targets"...

  • Page 21: Chapter 9 Setting Up And Checking The Device-mapper Multipath

    • For SLES11 devices { device { vendor "FUJITSU" product "E2000" prio alua path_grouping_policy group_by_prio path_selector "round-robin 0" failback immediate no_path_retry P3AM-4152-02ENZ0 ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (iSCSI) for Linux (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server) Copyright 2010 FUJITSU LIMITED...

  • Page 22: Enabling The Device-mapper Multipath

    # chkconfig boot.multipath on # /etc/init.d/boot.multipath start # /etc/init.d/multipathd start Rebooting the Linux Server Reboot the Linux server. Execution example # shutdown -r now P3AM-4152-02ENZ0 ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (iSCSI) for Linux (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server) Copyright 2010 FUJITSU LIMITED...

  • Page 23: Recognizing The Post Device-mapper Multipath Luns

    Using deprecated prio_callout '/sbin/mpath_prio_alua %d' (controller setting) Please fixup /etc/multipath.conf sdc: Using deprecated prio_callout '/sbin/mpath_prio_alua %d' (controller setting) Please fixup /etc/multipath.conf P3AM-4152-02ENZ0 ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (iSCSI) for Linux (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server) Copyright 2010 FUJITSU LIMITED...

  • Page 24

    • Fujitsu assumes no liability for damages to third party copyrights or other rights arising from the use of any information in this manual. •...

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