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IBM TotalStorage DS300 and DS400 Quick Installation Guide
Before using this information and the product it supports, read the "IBM Statement of Limited Warranty"
in the IBM Machine Types 1700 and 1701 Warranty and Support Information document on the IBM
Documentation CD.
Obtaining the documentation from the IBM Support Web site
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All IBM TotalStorage
Documentation CD that comes with the storage subsystem. The storage subsystem might have features
that are not described in the documentation that you received with the unit. The documentation might be
updated occasionally to include information about those features, or technical updates might be available
to provide additional information that is not included in the storage subsystem documentation. These
updates are available from the IBM Web site. To check for updated documentation and technical updates,
complete the following steps.
Note: Changes are made periodically to the IBM Web site. The actual procedure might vary slightly from
what is described in this document.
1. Go to http://www.ibm.com/servers/storage/support/.
2. On the "Support for TotalStorage products" page, under Select your product, in the Product family
field, select Disk storage systems.
3. In the Product field, select DS300 Disk System or DS400 Disk System.
4. Click Go.
5. Under Technical resources, select Documentation.
Before you begin, you should have a plan for how you want to install this storage subsystem into a
storage network. This plan should allow for the data servers, management station, host bus adapters,
switches, and other equipment. See Chapter 2 (for TotalStorage DS300) or Chapter 5 (for TotalStorage
DS400) in the IBM TotalStorage DS300 and DS400 Hardware Installation and User's Guide for more
information.
Installing the hardware
To install the hardware, complete the following steps:
1. Remove all packing materials.
2. Install the rails and the DS300 or DS400 storage subsystem into a standard EIA 19-inch rack (see the
printed Rack Installation Instructions document that comes with the storage subsystem for instructions).
3. Install the front bezel on the DS300 or DS400 storage subsystem (see Chapter 10 of the Hardware
Installation and User's Guide for instructions).
4. Install hard disk drives in the DS300 or DS400 storage subsystem (see Chapter 10 of the Hardware
Installation and User's Guide for instructions).
5. Connect the power cables that come with the DS300 or DS400 storage subsystem to the power
distribution unit (see "Power cabling" in Chapter 9 of the Hardware Installation and User's Guide for
instructions).
6. Install the small-form-factor pluggable (SFP) modules and connect the Ethernet and Fibre Channel
cables. For instructions, see Chapter 3 (for DS300) or Chapter 7 (for DS400) of the Hardware Installation
and User's Guide.
documentation that is referred to in this Quick Installation Guide is on the IBM
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  Summary of Contents for IBM TotalStorage DS300

  • Page 1 IBM Web site. To check for updated documentation and technical updates, complete the following steps. Note: Changes are made periodically to the IBM Web site. The actual procedure might vary slightly from what is described in this document.
  • Page 2: Setting Up The Controller Defaults

    ™ Important: If you want to use the IBM ServeRAID Manager program to manage the DS300 or DS400 storage subsystem, make sure that an Ethernet cable is connected to the management port on each controller. 7. Turn on the storage subsystem (see “Turning the storage subsystem on and off” in Chapter 9 of the Hardware Installation and User’s Guide for instructions).
  • Page 3: Installing Ibm Serveraid Manager And Adding A Serveraid Agent

    1. Install the ServeRAID Manager program on the management station, using the ServeRAID Application CD that comes with the DS300 or DS400 storage subsystem (see the IBM TotalStorage DS300 and DS400 Software Installation Guide for help with installing ServeRAID Manager).
  • Page 4: Installing The Controller Firmware

    1. In the ServeRAID Manager interface on the management station, in the right pane, click the agent (which is displayed as a controller device) that you created in step 2b in “Installing IBM ServeRAID Manager and adding a ServeRAID agent” on page 3. The interface displays the Enclosure View pane for the storage subsystem.
  • Page 5 b. Click the single arrow to move the drives to the left pane. c. If you want to create more than one array, click Create New Array at the top of the left pane and repeat steps 4a on page 4 and 4b. d.
  • Page 6: Getting Help And Technical Assistance

    IBM to assist you. This appendix contains information about where to go for additional information about IBM and IBM products, what to do if you experience a problem with your Eserver ®...
  • Page 7: Software Service And Support

    1-800-IBM-SERV (1-800-426-7378). Hardware service and support You can receive hardware service through IBM Services or through your IBM reseller, if your 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).
  • Page 8 Consult your local IBM representative for information on the products and services currently available in your area. Any reference to an IBM product, program, or service is not intended to state or imply that only that IBM product, program, or service may be used. Any functionally equivalent product, program, or service that does not infringe any IBM intellectual property right may be used instead.
  • Page 9: Important Notes

    (IT) equipment to responsibly recycle their equipment when it is no longer needed. IBM offers a variety of product return programs and services in several countries to assist equipment owners in recycling their IT products. Information on IBM product recycling offerings can be found on IBM’s Internet site at...
  • Page 10: 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 11: Industry Canada Class A Emission Compliance Statement

    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 12: Taiwanese Class A Warning Statement

    Sixth Edition (October 2005) Printed in Singapore © Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2004, 2005. All rights reserved. US Government Users Restricted Rights – Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp. (1P) P/N: 31R1091...

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