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    Also, note that in this document the ETERNUS2000 models 100 and 200, ETERNUS4000 models 300, 400, 500, and 600, and ETERNUS8000 models 700, 800, 900, 1100, 1200, 2100, and 2200 Disk storage systems are collectively referred to as ETERNUS Disk storage systems. Fifth Edition...

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    This describes how to install ETERNUSmgr. • Chapter 5 Setting Up the ETERNUS Disk Storage Systems This describes how to use ETERNUSmgr to set up the ETERNUS Disk storage systems. • Chapter 6 Setting the Fibre Channel Switches This describes issues that should be noted when using a Fibre Channel switch.

  • Page 5: Naming Conventions

    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.

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    • "Fibre Channel cable" refers to the cable that is used to connect the ETERNUS Disk storage systems and server over a Fibre Channel interface. "FC cable", "optical fibre cable", or "multi mode Fibre Channel cable" may be used instead, depending on the storage system.

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    3.2.2 When Installing Multiple Fibre Channel Cards ................12 3.2.3 When Connecting PRIMEQUEST 1000 Series to an ETERNUS Disk Storage System ... 13 Connection Notes for PRIMEQUEST 500/400 Series and Other Companies' Industry Standard Servers ........... 13 ETERNUS Disk Storage System Driver Notes ..........14 MSCS and WSFC Notes ..................

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    Checking the ETERNUS Disk Storage Systems' Connection Status ....28 Chapter 11 Creating the Disk Partitions ..........29 Chapter 12 Setting Up the Cluster Configuration ........30 P3AM-2922-05ENZ0 ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (Fibre Channel) for Windows® Copyright 2010 FUJITSU LIMITED...

  • Page 9: Chapter 1 Workflow

    Workflow ETERNUSmgr Installation and ETERNUS Disk storage systems' Setup If the ETERNUSmgr is to be used, install it and set up the ETERNUS Disk storage system. Refer "Chapter 4 Installing and Setting Up ETERNUSmgr" (page 18) "Chapter 5 Setting Up the ETERNUS Disk Storage Systems" (page 19) Install ETERNUSmgr.

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    Check the Fibre Channel card driver versions. • "Server Support Matrix" Connected Devices Check Check the ETERNUS Disk storage system LUNs and status of the connection to the server. Refer "Chapter 10 Checking the Connected Devices" (page 27) Operation-related Preparation Create disk partitions and set up the cluster configuration as necessary.

  • Page 11: Chapter 2 Checking The Server Environment

    Chapter 2 Checking the Server Environment ETERNUS Disk storage systems can connect to servers operating in the following environments. Check the "Server Support Matrix" for server environment conditions. Hardware Refer to the "Server Support Matrix". OS (Operating System) Refer to the "Server Support Matrix".

  • Page 12: Chapter 3 Notes

    2008 R2 or Windows Server® 2008, the ETERNUS Disk storage system firmware should be upgraded to a version that is Windows Server® 2008 R2 or Windows Server® 2008 compatible. Refer to the "Server Support Matrix" for a list of usable ETERNUS Disk storage system firmware versions.

  • Page 13: When Connecting Primequest 1000 Series To An Eternus Disk Storage System

    3.2.3 When Connecting PRIMEQUEST 1000 Series to an ETERNUS Disk Storage System When connecting the PRIMEQUEST 1000 series to an ETERNUS Disk storage system, the following configurations are recommended: • For 1-port Fibre Channel cards used in system configurations that emphasize redundancy, 8Gbit/s 1-port Fibre Channel cards (MC-0JFC11) are recommended for use.

  • Page 14: Eternus Disk Storage System Driver Notes

    Even when single-path connection is used between the ETERNUS Disk storage system and server, an event log extraction capable ETERNUS Disk storage system compatible driver (ETERNUS Multipath Driver or GR Multipath Driver) may be required by the server, as detailed in the following table:...

  • Page 15: Mscs And Wsfc Notes

    26), after installing MSCS or WSFC. • When setting up the MSCS, a reset group must be set for the ETERNUS Disk storage system. A reset group does not need to be set for WSFC. VERITAS Storage Foundation for Windows (SFW) Notes •...

  • Page 16: Veritas Cluster Server (vcs) Notes

    OS and ETERNUS Disk storage system model. • When a Fibre Channel switch is to be used between the server and ETERNUS Disk storage system, follow the preparation-in-advance and Fibre Channel switch setup procedures given in the "ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (Fibre Channel) Fibre Channel Switch Settings".

  • Page 17: Server Startup And Power Supply Control Notes

    Similarly, the Fibre Channel 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 18: Chapter 4 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-2922-05ENZ0 ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (Fibre Channel) for Windows® Copyright 2010 FUJITSU LIMITED...

  • Page 19: Chapter 5 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 (Fibre Channel) ETERNUS Disk Storage System Settings" and "ETERNUSmgr User Guide".

  • Page 20: Chapter 6 Setting The Fibre Channel Switches

    Chapter 6 Setting the Fibre Channel Switches The following describes the required settings when connecting the server and the ETERNUS Disk storage systems using a Fibre Channel switch. Follow the procedures given in "ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (Fibre Channel) Fibre Channel Switch Settings".

  • Page 21: Chapter 7 Installing The Os

    Check that the power for the ETERNUS Disk storage systems are turned off before installing the OS. If the power for the ETERNUS Disk storage systems are turned on when installing the OS, the server recognizes the ETERNUS Disk storage systems and problems may occur.

  • Page 22: Chapter 8 Installing Drivers

    Chapter 8 Installing Drivers Install the Fibre Channel card driver, and the driver for ETERNUS Disk storage systems or either the Windows Server® 2008 R2 or the Windows Server® 2008 standard multipath driver (msdsm) on the server, and then perform configuration.

  • Page 23: Configuring The Standard Multipath Driver (msdsm) Environment For Windows Server® R2 Or Windows Server® 2008

    Multipath I/O function. Restart the server. End of procedure 8.2.2.2 Detailed setup for MPIO Perform settings to apply the installed Multipath I/O to the ETERNUS Disk storage system. Procedure Click [Control Panel] – [MPIO]. The MPIO properties window appears. P3AM-2922-05ENZ0 ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (Fibre Channel) for Windows®...

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    8.2 Multipath Environment Configuration In the MPIO properties window, select the [MIPO-ed Devices], and click the [Add] button. Enter the ID of the ETERNUS Disk storage system that is to be connected in the [Device Hardware ID] field. Enter the ID as follows;...

  • Page 25: Single-path Environment Configuration

    Chapter 8 Installing Drivers > 8.3 Single-Path Environment Configuration Single-Path Environment Configuration Refer to the relevant manuals when using the ETERNUS device driver or GR device driver. P3AM-2922-05ENZ0 ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (Fibre Channel) for Windows® Copyright 2010 FUJITSU LIMITED...

  • Page 26: Chapter 9 Checking The Registry Information

    Data If any registry values were added or modified, reboot the server. The modified settings will be enabled after the reboot. End of procedure P3AM-2922-05ENZ0 ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (Fibre Channel) for Windows® Copyright 2010 FUJITSU LIMITED...

  • Page 27: Chapter 10 Checking The Connected Devices

    Check that the Ready LED (or equivalent) is lit on the Fibre Channel switch. Turn on the ETERNUS Disk storage system. Check that the Ready LED is lit on the ETERNUS Disk storage system. Turn on the server. End of procedure 10.2...

  • Page 28: Checking The Eternus Disk Storage Systems' Connection Status

    • Path restoration or release The following are example uses of "ETERNUS Multipath Driver". These describe ETERNUS Disk storage systems' connection status and the checking of paths. Procedure Start up ETERNUS Disk storage systems (assuming that LUNs are already set up), and check that it is "Ready"...

  • Page 29: Chapter 11 Creating The Disk Partitions

    End of procedure • This setup can also be used to upgrade to dynamic disks. • 2TB or larger disks must be converted to GPT disks. P3AM-2922-05ENZ0 ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (Fibre Channel) for Windows® Copyright 2010 FUJITSU LIMITED...

  • Page 30: Chapter 12 Setting Up The Cluster Configuration

    After cluster configuration is finished, recheck the registry information according to the instruc- tions in "Chapter 9 Checking the Registry Information" (page 26). Correct the information, if nec- essary. P3AM-2922-05ENZ0 ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (Fibre Channel) for Windows® Copyright 2010 FUJITSU LIMITED...

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    • 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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