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Operating Manual

Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem

Operating Manual
October, 2014

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  • Page 1: Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem

    Operating Manual Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem Operating Manual October, 2014...
  • Page 2 MANUAL, EVEN IF CISCO OR ITS SUPPLIERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Cisco and the Cisco logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Cisco and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. To view a list of Cisco trademarks, go to this URL: www.cisco.com/go/trademarks.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    1.Introduction Contents Cisco C880 M4 Storage Subsystem ......................1 Introduction ...............................5 1.1. Notation Conventions........................5 1.2. Technical Data ..........................5 Important Notes ............................7 2.1. Notes on Safety ..........................7 2.2. Electrostatic-sensitive Component Label..................9 2.3. CE Certificate ..........................10 2.4. RFI Suppression ..........................10 2.5.
  • Page 4 1.1Notation Conventions Installation .............................. 31 8.1. Installation Steps ..........................31 8.2. Unpacking the Storage Subsystem ....................31 8.3. Installing the Storage Subsystem in the Rack ................32 8.3.1. Installing in the Rack ......................32 8.4. Switching the Storage Subsystem ON/OFF .................. 36 Fault Clearing ............................
  • Page 5: Introduction

    1.Introduction 1. Introduction The storage subsystem can accommodate up to 24 2.5“ hard disk drives. If it is equipped, e.g. with 24 300 Gbyte hard disk drives, approximately 7.2 Tbyte hard disk memory is available within one housing. A maximum of three of them can be daisy-chained in a connection to one RAID controller port. 1.1.
  • Page 6 1.2Technical Data Noise Development (according to ISO 9296) L WAd (1 B = 10 dB) IDLE (ISO 7779): 6.0 B Operating (ISO 7779): 6.0 B IDLE (ISO 7779): 44 dB Operating (ISO 7779): 44 d (bystander position) Dimensions Rack (H x W x D) 88 x 483 x 660 mm 2 height units Weight...
  • Page 7: Important Notes

    2.Important Notes 2. Important Notes 2.1. Notes on Safety In this section you will find information that you must note when using the storage subsystem. This device complies with the relevant safety standards for IT equipment. If you have any questions relating to setting up and operating your system in the environment where you intend to use it, please contact your sales outlet or our customer service team.
  • Page 8 2.1Notes on Safety CAUTION! ● Make sure that no objects (such as bracelets or paper clips) fall into or liquids spill into the device (risk of electric shock or short circuit). ● In emergencies (e.g. damage to housings, power cords or controls or ingress of liquids or foreign bodies), immediately power down the device, pull out the power plugs and notify your service department.
  • Page 9: Electrostatic-sensitive Component Label

    2.Important Notes 2.2. Electrostatic-sensitive Component Label Electrostatic-sensitive components may be identified by the following sticker: Figure 1: Electrostatic-sensitive component sticker You must follow the instructions below when handling modules containing electrostatic-sensitive components Discharge static electricity from your body (for example by touching a grounded metal object) before handling modules containing electrostatic- sensitive components.
  • Page 10: Ce Certificate

    2.3CE Certificate 2.3. CE Certificate The shipped version of this device complies with the requirements of the EEC directives 89/336/EEC ”Electromagnetic compatibility“ and 73/23/EEC ”Low voltage directive“. The device therefore qualifies for the CE certificate (CE=Communauté Européenne). 2.4. RFI Suppression All other equipment which is connected to this product must also have radio noise suppression in accordance with EC Guideline 89/336/EWG.
  • Page 11: Operating And Indicator Elements

    3.Operating and Indicator Elements 3. Operating and Indicator Elements This section describes the position and meaning of the operating and indicator elements on the storage subsystem. Power LED(green) Power LED(green) Ready LED(green) Ready LED(green) Fault LED(amber) Fault LED(amber) Identify LED(blue) Identify LED(blue) AutoPower IP Reset (not used)
  • Page 12: Switches On The Front Side

    3.1Switches on the Front Side 3.1. Switches on the Front Side There are three switches on the front side. They are available after taking off the bezel only and should not be used by the customer. DC-ON switch (pushbutton) / AutoPower / MODE_SEL The switches should not be used by the customer (they are behind the bezel).
  • Page 13: Operating Status Leds

    3.Operating and Indicator Elements 3.2.1. Operating Status LEDs – Power supply status LED (green) – Ready status LED (green) – Fault status LED (amber) – Identification status LED chapter “ Fault clearing instructions can be found in the of this manual. Fault Clearing”...
  • Page 14: Status Leds Of The Hard Disk Drives

    3.2Indicator Elements on the Front Side 3.2.2. Status LEDs of the Hard Disk Drives Figure 3: Status LEDs of the hard disk drives – Ready LED (green) – Fault LED (amber) Color Operating Meaning Status Controllable by host Ready Green Depending on HD type Normal operation Fault/...
  • Page 15: Indicator Elements On The Rear Side

    3.Operating and Indicator Elements 3.3. Indicator Elements on the Rear Side You can see the following on the rear side of the storage subsystem: – Status LEDs of the SAS expander unit – Status LEDs of the power supply units 3.3.1.
  • Page 16: Enclosure Id Label

    3.3Indicator Elements on the Rear Side Figure 6: Status LED of the power supply units – Status/Fault LED (green/amber) Color Status Meaning Status/Fault Green Normal operation Blinking Stand by Amber Error detected 3.3.3. Enclosure ID Label Figure 7: Enclosure ID label on the back side Operating Manual...
  • Page 17: Unit Numbering

    3.Operating and Indicator Elements 3.3.4. Unit Numbering 3.3.4.1. Hard Disk Drives Figure 8: Numbering of the hard disk drives 3.3.4.2. Power Supply Units and Expander Unit Figure 9: Numbering of the power supply units and the expander unit...
  • Page 18: Power Supply

    4.1Power Supply Units 4. Power Supply 4.1. Power Supply Units The storage subsystem contains two power supply units that guarantee the power supply to all the fitted components. If one power supply unit fails, the system will carry on running (redundant power supply). PSU#0 PSU#1 Figure 10: storage subsystem with two power supply units (#0, #1)
  • Page 19 4.Power Supply At the defective power supply unit, remove the AC cord clamp and remove the lead. Figure 11: Ejector levers of a power supply unit Release the latch of the ejector lever on both sides using both hands, and pull the unit out halfway. Take the power supply unit out of the bay while supporting its bottom.
  • Page 20: Hard Disk Drives

    5.1Handling Hard Disk Drives 5. Hard Disk Drives The storage subsystem can accommodate up to 24 2.5“ hard disk drives. If it is equipped, e.g. with 24 300 Gbyte hard disk drives, approximately 7.2 Tbyte hard disk memory is available as a maximum within one housing.
  • Page 21: Removing/installing Hard Disk Drive/blank Insert

    5.Hard Disk Drives 5.2. Removing/Installing Hard Disk Drive/Blank Insert CAUTION! Do not remove a hard disk drive from an operating array if you are not sure that it belongs to a faultless and fault tolerance RAID configuration (RAID level 1, 5, 6, 10, 50 or 60), otherwise data will be lost.
  • Page 22 5.2Removing/Installing Hard Disk Drive/Blank Insert Figure 13: Blank insert Free bays are provided with a blank insert which must be removed before fitting another hard disk drive. Figure 14: Installed disk frame and blank insert Installation/removal of the blank insert occurs identically to the installation/removal of the hard disk drives.
  • Page 23 5.Hard Disk Drives CAUTION! Keep a blank insert for future use. If you remove the hard disk drive again and do not fit a replacement, you must put back the blank insert because of cooling, adherence to EMC (electromagnetic compatibility) requirements and fire protection. Removing a hard disk drive Figure 15: Removing/Installing hard disk drive Press the latch of the disk drive and open the lock lever.
  • Page 24 5.2Removing/Installing Hard Disk Drive/Blank Insert Installing a hard disk drive CAUTION! The hard disk drive must be acclimatized in its operating environment for an acclimatization time. Temperature difference (°C) Minimum acclimatization time (operating environment/outside) (hours) Table 2: Acclimatization time for the hard disk drives Press the latch of the disk drive and open the lock lever.
  • Page 25: Hot-plug For Hard Disk Drives

    5.Hard Disk Drives 5.3. Hot-Plug for Hard Disk Drives CAUTION! Before replacing an hard disk drive: To ensure the replacing of the correct hard disk drive, switch on (section “ ” on page the blinking of the amber Fault LED Status LEDs of the Hard Disk Drives 14) of the depending hard disk drive by ServerView RAID.
  • Page 26: Connections

    6.1SAS Connection 6. Connections If you would like to put the storage subsystem into operation, the SAS and the mains connections must be inserted. 6.1. SAS Connection The required connections are on the rear panel of the storage subsystem. SAS Out port SAS In port Figure 16: SAS connections Set up the data connection between the server and the storage subsystem by inserting the plug of...
  • Page 27 6.Connections Figure 17: Unlocking two types of SAS plugs CAUTION! You can only use the approved SAS cables with a length of 2, 4, and 6 m for the host connection and the approved 0.75 m SAS cable for cascading the storage subsystem.
  • Page 28: Mains Connection

    6.2Mains Connection 6.2. Mains Connection Figure 18: Inserting the power cables The storage subsystem is supplied with the mains voltage via the two delivered power cables. Plug the end of the power cables marked (1) into the port of the power supply unit on the rear panel of the storage subsystem.
  • Page 29: Configurations

    7.Configurations 7. Configurations CAUTION! You can only use the approved SAS cables with a length of 2, 4, and 6 m for the host connection and the approved 0.75 m SAS cable for cascading the storage subsystem. 7.1. Basic Configuration Server Storage subsystem Figure 19: Basic configuration...
  • Page 30: Maximum Configuration

    7.2Maximum Configuration 7.2. Maximum Configuration max. 3 Storage subsystem Server max. 3 Storage subsystem Figure 20: Maximum configuration Server with Dual-Port RAID controller. ● Up to three storage subsystems (with a maximum of 24 hard disk drives each) per RAID ●...
  • Page 31: Installation

    8.Installation 8. Installation 8.1. Installation Steps CAUTION! The storage subsystem should not be subjected to any extreme environmental conditions (see section “ ” on page Technical Data 5). Protect it from dust, moisture and heat. The following installation steps are described in detail in other sections of this chapter: Unpacking the storage subsystem.
  • Page 32: Installing The Storage Subsystem In The Rack

    8.3Installing the Storage Subsystem in the Rack 8.3. Installing the Storage Subsystem in the Rack CAUTION! Please observe the safety precautions and references to mounting into the rack in chapter ● “ ” on page Important Notes At least two people are needed to position the server in the rack. ●...
  • Page 33 8.Installation Mounting position The following picture shows the mounting positions, screws and cage nuts of two subsystems one upon the other in a Rack. Rear Side of the Rack Front Side of the Rack rear left** rear right** front left** front right** 2.
  • Page 34 8.3Installing the Storage Subsystem in the Rack Insert the sliding rails in the rack. Compress the sliding rail to its length. Figure 23: Right side sliding rail (2 rails for 2 enclosures, front side rack) Figure 24: Left side sliding rail (2 rails for 2 enclosures, rear side rack) Place the screws in the appropriate holes of the support bracket or support upright at the marked attachment points and screw the sliding rails tight at the 19“...
  • Page 35 8.Installation Figure 25: Position of the cage nuts Place the cage nuts for fastening the subsystem in the appropriate holes of the front support uprights. Put the subsystem on the support angles of the sliding rails and push the subsystem into the rack as far as it will go. The following steps can be performed by a single person: Figure 26: Fastening the subsystem (2 units) Secure the subsystem within the rack using the knurled thumb screws on each side.
  • Page 36: Switching The Storage Subsystem On/off

    8.4Switching the Storage Subsystem ON/OFF 8.4. Switching the Storage Subsystem ON/OFF The storage subsystem is automatically switched on or off via the connected server. The power supply units have no power switches. Operating Manual...
  • Page 37: Fault Clearing

    9.Fault Clearing 9. Fault Clearing CAUTION! chapter “ ” on page Please note the safety instructions in Important Notes If a fault occurs, attempt to rectify it in accordance with the measures set out below: Which are described in this chapter, ●...
  • Page 38: Problem Solutions And Tips

    9.1Problem Solutions and Tips 9.1. Problem Solutions and Tips The following sections describe irregularities which can be observed on the storage subsystem in case of faults. Their possible causes are named and there are instructions for fault clearing. 9.1.1. Power Supply Status LED (Front) If the power supply status LED is green the device is switched on and the power supply and at least one power supply unit are OK.
  • Page 39: Fault Status Led

    9.Fault Clearing 9.1.3. Fault Status LED 9.1.3.1. Fault status LED is on during operation Hardware error detected (on); ServerView detected a fault (blinking), check ServerView for service action. 9.1.4. Storage Subsystem Switches OFF Temperature too high The temperature sensors have measured an extreme temperature (tolerable temperature for operation section “...
  • Page 40: Drives "dead" On System Start

    9.1Problem Solutions and Tips Drives “dead” on System Start 9.1.7. Incorrect cabling Ensure that the cabling correspond to the original status. Configuration of the RAID controller incorrect Call up the RAID utility from the configuration disk or from the controller BIOS of the RAID controller, and correct the settings for the drives.
  • Page 41: Abbreviations

    0.Abbreviations Abbreviations The technical terms and abbreviations given below represent only a selection of the full list of common technical terms and abbreviations. Not all technical terms and abbreviations listed here are valid for the described device. Alternating Current ACPI Advanced Configuration and Power Interface ANSI American National Standard Institute...
  • Page 42 9.1Problem Solutions and Tips Dual Inline Package Direct Memory Access Desktop Management Interface DRAM Dynamic Random Access Memory Error Checking and Correcting Extensible Firmware Interface Electromagnetic Compatibility Electromagnetic interference Emergency Management Port EMRL Embedded RAID Logic Electrostatic Sensitive Devices, Electro Static Discharge EVRD Enterprise VRD Front Panel Controller...
  • Page 43 0.Abbreviations Inter-Integrated Circuit Input/Output Intelligent Chassis Management Identification Integrated Drive Electronics International Electrotechnical Commission Integrated Mirroring Enhanced IPMB Intelligent Platform Management Bus IPMI Intelligent Platform Management Interface iRMC integrated Remote Management Controller Interrupt Request Line Local Area Network Logical Block Address Liquid Crystal Display Logical Unit Number Low-Voltage Differential SAS...
  • Page 44 9.1Problem Solutions and Tips Non-Volatile Random Access Memory Original Equipment Manufacturer OHCI Open Host Controller Interface Operating System Peripheral Component Interconnect Prefailure Detection and Analyzing Power Distribution Board Programmed Input Output Programmable Logic Device POST Power-On Self Test PS(U) Power Supply (Unit) RAID Redundant Arrays of Independent Disks RoHS...
  • Page 45 0.Abbreviations Serial Attached SCSI SATA Serial ATA Single-Bit Error Single Connector Attachment SCSI Small Computer System Interface Sensor Data Record SDRAM Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory System Event Log SHDG Server Hardware Design Guide System Management Interrupt Server Management Mode Symmetrical Multi-Processing Solid State Disk System Setup Utility...
  • Page 46 9.1Problem Solutions and Tips Operating Manual...
  • Page 47: Figure

    0.Figure Figure Figure 1: Electrostatic-sensitive component sticker .................9 Figure 2: Switches (behind the bezel) and LEDs on the front side ............11 Figure 3: Status LEDs of the hard disk drives ..................14 Figure 4: Enclosure ID label on the front side ..................14 Figure 5: Status LEDs of the SAS expander unit ..................
  • Page 48: Table

    9.1Problem Solutions and Tips Table Table 1: Notation conventions ........................5 Table 2: Acclimatization time for the hard disk drives ................24 Operating Manual...

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