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NEC Storage M100/M300/M500/M700
Disk Array Unit Installation Guide
*856-857387-101-A*
856-857387-101-A

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    NEC Storage M100/M300/M500/M700 Disk Array Unit Installation Guide *856-857387-101-A* 856-857387-101-A...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction................................2 Preface ................................2 Safety Instructions for Installation (Precautions) ..................3 Installation Environment ........................... 5 Installation Specifications ..........................6 Installation Area ..............................11 Installation of the Disk Array Unit ........................ 13 Check the Floor Load ..........................13 Means of Preventing Rack from Tipping Over ..................15 Rack Mounting Rules ..........................

  • Page 3: Introduction

    1.1 Preface Thank you for purchasing the NEC Storage M100/M300/M500/M700 disk array unit. This installation guide presents guidelines that should be kept in mind during installation so that your NEC Storage series unit can be used properly. After reading this guide, store it carefully where you can quickly reference whenever necessary.

  • Page 4: Safety Instructions For Installation (precautions)

    1.2 Safety Instructions for Installation (Precautions) Notation Used in this Document The following symbols are used in this document. Display Types Type Description Indicates that failure to follow directions could result in damage to equipment or data. Provides clarifying information or specific instructions Provides additional information.

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    Indicates that smoking and/or ignition may occur. Indicates that you may be electrically shocked. Indicates proper procedure for safety. Indicates that the plugs of power cords should be removed for safety. Indicates general prohibitions. Indicates that fire should not be brought near devices for safety. Indicates that devices are prohibited from being disassembled for safety.

  • Page 6: Installation Environment

    2 Installation Environment This section describes precautions that should be kept in mind when installing the disk array unit and installation conditions. Caution Use the disk array unit in an environment with an ambient temperature range of 5 C to 40 C (recommended range).

  • Page 7: Installation Specifications

    3 Installation Specifications The following table shows the installation specifications. Table 3.1 NEC Storage M100 Product Specifications Product Name NEC Storage M100 Disk Array Unit 2.5”(24HDD model) 3.5”(12HDD model) Configuration 300GB disk drive 282GB 24.3TB 282GB 24.3TB 450GB disk drive 435GB 37.3TB...

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    Table 3.2 NEC Storage M300 Product Specifications Product Name NEC Storage M300 Disk Array Unit 2.5”(24HDD model) 3.5”(12HDD model) Configuration 300GB disk drive 282GB 36.4TB 282GB 24.3TB 450GB disk drive 435GB 56.0TB 435GB 37.3TB 600GB disk drive 571GB 73.4TB 571GB 48.9TB...

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    Table 3.3 NEC Storage M500 Product Specifications Product Name NEC Storage M500 Disk Array Unit Configuration 2.5”(24HDD model) 3.5”(12HDD model) 300GB disk drive 282GB 97.3TB 282GB 97.3TB 450GB disk drive 435GB 149.3TB 435GB 149.3TB 600GB disk drive 571GB 195.7TB 571GB 195.7TB...

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    Table 3.4 NEC Storage M700 Product Specifications Product Name NEC Storage M700 Disk Array Unit Configuration 2.5”(24HDD model) 3.5”(12HDD model) 300GB disk drive 282GB 243.3TB 282GB 243.3TB 600GB disk drive 571GB 489.4TB 571GB 489.4TB SAS HDD 600GB encrypted disk 571GB 489.4TB...

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    Minimum capacity when using SAS/NL-SAS disk drive: RAID-TM. When using SSD: RAID-1 x 2. However, at least three disk drives must be installed at the beginning of the main chassis in the disk array unit. Maximum capacity when using SAS/NL-SAS disk drive: RAID-5 (8+P). When using SSD: RAID-5 (4+P).

  • Page 12: Installation Area

    4 Installation Area Figure 4.1 shows the required installation area. ・ Be sure to provide a work area as shown below in order to connect cables and perform necessary maintenance of installed equipment. - At least 1.0 m in the front and rear of the rack - At least 0.6 m to the left and right of the rack (when racks are coupled, to the left and right of the coupled unit) - At least 0.4 m from the top of the rack to the ceiling...

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    Service Area Figure 4.2 shows the required service area. ・ A service area of at least 1.0 m is required in the front and rear of the disk array unit. ≥ 1.0 m (Service area) Rack (top view) Front ≥ 1.0 m (Service area) Figure 4.2 Service Area - 12-...

  • Page 14: Installation Of The Disk Array Unit

    ・ Sample calculation of the weight on the floor where the rack is located Assumed conditions --- M100 1DAC+7DE case Rack weight: 170 kg Total weight of disk array units: (31kg+3kg) + (29kg+3kg) x 7 = 258kg Installation area when a standalone rack is installed: 5.4 m...

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    Installation area ・ Area for standalone installation: 5.4 m 0.6 m Rack 0.6 m 1.0 m 1.0 m 1.0 m 0.6 m Figure 5.1.1 Standalone Installation ・ Area for coupled installation: 1.2 m 0.5 m 1.0 m 0.5 m (Rack) (Rack) 0.6m (Rack)

  • Page 16: Means Of Preventing Rack From Tipping Over

    - Do not mount disk array units in a rack that would become physically unstable. - The weight of the disk array controller for the maximum configuration M100/M300 (Disk array controller + Accessory) is approximately 34 kg, M500 (Disk array controller + Accessory) is approximately 42 kg, and M700 (Disk array controller + Accessory) is approximately 51 kg.

  • Page 17: Air Flow

    5.4 Air Flow ・ When mounting disk array units in the rack, take the installation specifications into consideration so that ambient environmental conditions can be satisfied while operating the disk array units. ・ When installing units in a rack with a door or a rack equipped with multiple units, take the following points into consideration when the units are operating.

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    Rear Rear Rear Front Front Front Front Front Front Rear Rear Rear Figure 5.4 Air Flow (When Multiple Racks are installed) - 17-...

  • Page 19: Uninterruptible Power Supply (ups)

    UPS and disk array unit to burnout, check with the UPS manufacturer to make sure that this will not be a problem. Note that this has been verified for UPS devices manufactured by NEC and NEC Fielding.

  • Page 20: Precautions

    - Do not mount disk array units in a rack that would become physically unstable. - For the maximum configuration of disk array units, the weight of the M100/M300 disk array controller is approximately 31 kg, weighty of the M500 disk array controller is approximately 39 kg, weighty of the M700 disk array controller is approximately 48 kg , and the weight of the disk enclosure is approximately 29kg.

  • Page 21: Precautions When Installing Or Moving A Disk Array Unit

    Warning Always ground the disk array unit before connecting the power cord. Connecting all the power cords of disk array units to a single power distribution board will result in a large leak current flowing in the ground wires of the power cords, which may cause an electric shock. Always connect each power cord to a separate power distribution board.

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    Caution Prohibited ・ When removing the power plug from the electrical outlet, always grasp the plug. Do not pull the power cord. Pulling the power cord may expose or disconnect the core wires and cause a fire or electric shock to occur. ・...

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    ・ Use an appropriate method to fasten the rack to the floor. If an appropriate method cannot be found, attach a stabilizer. Someone might be injured if vibration caused the rack to tip over. ・ Connecting a UPS is recommended to prevent data loss due to a power failure. If a power failure occurs, operation of the disk drive may become unstable.

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This manual also for:

M300, M500, M700

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