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Aurora Series
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RAID Storage System
Configuration and System
Integration Guide
Version 2.1 February 2011

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  • Page 1 Galaxy Aurora Series ® RAID Storage System Configuration and System Integration Guide Version 2.1 February 2011...
  • Page 2 A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Rorke Data Inc 7626 Golden Triangle Drive Eden Prairie MN 55344-3732 952 829 0300 Sales@rorke.com techsupport@rorke.com...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Table of Contents Copyright 2009 ..............................
  • Page 4 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 2.1.1 Indicators and switch descriptions Figure 2.1 ................
  • Page 5 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 3.1.13 ADAPTER Details...........................
  • Page 6 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Default to Aurora’s GUI after Login ......................
  • Page 7: Copyright 2009

    Rorke Data and the Rorke Data logo are registered trademarks of Rorke Data, Inc. Rorke Data and other names prefixed with “Aurora” and “Galaxy” are trademarks of Rorke Data, Inc. in the United States, other countries, or both. Infiniband is a registered trademark of System I/O, Inc.
  • Page 8: Safety Precautions

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Safety Precautions Precautions and Instructions...
  • Page 9: Conventions

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Conventions Naming...
  • Page 10: Galaxy Aurora Eos Updates

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Galaxy Aurora EOS Updates Please contact your system vendor for the latest software updates.
  • Page 11 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E This page left blank intentionally Section 1 Intro and Overview...
  • Page 12: Introduction And Overview

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Section 1 Introduction and Overview...
  • Page 13: Basic Features And Advantages

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E With our “SAN in a Box”...
  • Page 14 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Redundant Power Supplies UPS Support and Network UPS Support...
  • Page 15: Model Variations

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Model Variations 1.2.1 Galaxy Aurora Model Descriptions...
  • Page 16: Product Description

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Product Description 1.3.1 Description of Physical Components...
  • Page 17 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Figure 1.3.1c Q R S T U V...
  • Page 18: Component Specifications

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Facing the rear, the two power supply modules are located on the left.
  • Page 19: Raid Storage Specifications

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Up to 3 PCI-X , 3 PCI-E slots Supports up to 24 x 3.5", 1.0"...
  • Page 20: Embedded Os Features

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 1.3.4 Embedded OS features ...
  • Page 21: Installation Sequence

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Deployment of rack servers, related equipment, and cables exceeds 1800 pounds for a single 42U rack.
  • Page 22: Ball Bearing Slide Rail Rack Installation

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 3.
  • Page 23 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Follow the instructions for each of these illustrations Kit Contents: the rack mounting kit include:...
  • Page 24 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Section 1 Intro and Overview...
  • Page 25 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E ...
  • Page 26: Basic Setup

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Section 2 Basic Setup...
  • Page 27: Installing Drives Into The Aurora Figure 2.2

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E The power switch is used to turn the unit on.
  • Page 28: Connecting Cables Figure 2.3

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E pull the drive out by the handle.
  • Page 29: Configuration Setup

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E computer with a host adapter), or can be connected to an Infiniband or Fibre Channel switch.
  • Page 30: Installing Fibre Channel Hba And Drivers On Aurora Clients

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Setup the IP address to :192.168.1.2...
  • Page 31: Installing Infiniband Hca And Drivers On Aurora Linux Clients

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 2.2.3 Installing InfiniBand HCA and drivers on Aurora Linux Clients InfiniBand drivers for Linux are free and are provided as the Open Fabrics...
  • Page 32 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E times –...
  • Page 33 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Press [enter].
  • Page 34 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E A list of ports of your Infiniband card will be displayed.
  • Page 35: Installing Infiniband Hca And Drivers On Aurora Windows Clients

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 2.2.4 Installing InfiniBand HCA and drivers on Aurora Windows Clients InfiniBand OFED drivers for Windows are free and are provided by Mellanox.
  • Page 36 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E The InstallShield Wizard title page will launch.
  • Page 37 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E A window will open requesting where to install OFED.
  • Page 38 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E A popup menu will appear.
  • Page 39: The Installation Process

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E The Ready to Install screen will open.
  • Page 40 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E ...
  • Page 41 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E This will cause the start menu to open.
  • Page 42 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E The Computer Management window opens.
  • Page 43 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E The options on the left will expand.
  • Page 44 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Search for and right-click on OpenSM: The following popup menu will appear - Left-click on Properties.
  • Page 45 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E The properties window will appear - Left-click on the large button next to Startup type which reads Disabled or Manual.
  • Page 46 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Restart the client.
  • Page 47 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E The ‘insert the disc…’...
  • Page 48 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E The ‘browse for driver’...
  • Page 49 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E The browse for folder window will open.
  • Page 50 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E In this example, the SRP folder was selected in the C:\Program Files\Mellanox\MLNX_WINOF folder.
  • Page 51 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E A security warning window opens.
  • Page 52: Linux Client Raid Connections And Lun Preparation

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 2.2.5 Linux Client RAID Connections and LUN Preparation After the Linux InfiniBand drivers are installed or the Fibre channel HBA...
  • Page 53 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E this disk will be lost.
  • Page 54 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Block size=4096 (log=2) Fragment size=4096 (log=2)
  • Page 55: Windows Client Raid Connections And Lun Preparation

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E mkdir /root/bob[enter] chmod 777 /root/bob[enter]...
  • Page 56 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E This will cause the start menu to pop up.
  • Page 57 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E The Computer Management window will open - On the left side of the screen, left-click on Disk Management under Storage.
  • Page 58 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E ...
  • Page 59 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E The following pop-up menu will appear , left-click on New Simple Volume…...
  • Page 60 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E The ‘assign drive letter’...
  • Page 61 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E On the same window left-click on the “Perform a quick format,”...
  • Page 62 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E The ‘completing the simple volume..’...
  • Page 63 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Section 2 Basic Setup...
  • Page 64: Apple Osx Client Raid Connections And Lun Preparation

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 2.2.7 Apple OSX Client RAID Connections and LUN Preparation Refer to the Fibre channel HBA installation instructions to install your HBA and...
  • Page 65 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E The next column to the right will populate, showing the contents of the Applications folder.
  • Page 66 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E The next column to the right will populate, showing the contents of the Utilities folder, double-click on Disk Utility:...
  • Page 67 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E In the middle of the screen, click on Current: in the “Volume Scheme”...
  • Page 68 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E At the bottom right, click on the Apply button: A popup warning will appear.
  • Page 69 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E The partition and volume creation process will begin –...
  • Page 70: Remote Administration

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Remote Administration 2.3.1 Using a Browser and Logging into the Aurora...
  • Page 71: Aurora Gui Detailed Operations

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Section 3 Aurora Management...
  • Page 72: Main Gui Screen Page Details And Quick Start Functions

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 3.1.1 Main GUI screen page details and Quick Start functions...
  • Page 73 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Main GUI Screen: Section 3 Management...
  • Page 74 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E On the upper left is a link called Module Config - this is used to enable or disable the ability to change settings on the other screens which allow...
  • Page 75: Raid Creation, Status, And Other Raid Configuration Information

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 3.1.2 RAID Creation, Status, and other RAID configuration information...
  • Page 76 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E contiguous - for example, if you specified that the starting slot was 5, and a device count of 4, slots 5, 6, 7, and 8 must be available.
  • Page 77 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E of the RAID that you would like information for to go to the RAID Details screen for that RAID.
  • Page 78: Raid Details

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 3.1.3 RAID Details...
  • Page 79 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Below the LUN table is an area where you can create a LUN.
  • Page 80: Scan / Performance Results

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 3.1.4 Scan / Performance Results...
  • Page 81 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E ...
  • Page 82: Lun Details

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 3.1.5 LUN Details...
  • Page 83: Config Details

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 3.1.6 CONFIG Details...
  • Page 84 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E The last item in the Configurations table is the option to recover the configuration information from a single drive to a file.
  • Page 85 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E and is used to stop a trace.
  • Page 86: Trace Details

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 3.1.7 TRACE Details...
  • Page 87 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E also be in the table.
  • Page 88 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E To return to the NumaRAID GUI Main page, left-click on the link at the bottom, which reads Return to NumaRAID GUI Main Page.
  • Page 89: User Details

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 3.1.8 USER Details...
  • Page 90 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E by clicking Delete to the left of the name that you would like to delete.
  • Page 91: Param Details

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 3.1.9 PARAM Details...
  • Page 92 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E in relation of the array, when the computer playing the video starts playing at 12MB of the file (for example), the array has already read the next 3MB, and is...
  • Page 93 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E be emptying more often.
  • Page 94 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Reconstruction Priority (from 0 to 100): The array is capable of reconstructing while it is being used.
  • Page 95 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E The Display button on the bottom of the table, displays the diagnostic message log.
  • Page 96: Datarate Details

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 3.1.10 DATARATE Details...
  • Page 97 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E There are 6 sets of graphs in each set.
  • Page 98 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E The second set of 6 charts shows response times: In this set of graphs, going across, we don’t see the actual time as in the first...
  • Page 99 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E The third set of graphs shows transfer sizes: This set of charts is showing the number of commands, versus the transfer...
  • Page 100: Slot Details

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 3.1.11 SLOT Details...
  • Page 101 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Transport protocol: Connection type - i.e.
  • Page 102 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E cache, called a cache segment.
  • Page 103 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Definition of log entries: ‘read’...
  • Page 104 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Section 3 Management...
  • Page 105: Sensor Details

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 3.1.12 SENSOR Details...
  • Page 106 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E NumaRAID Main GUI Page link at the bottom of the Sensor Details screen to return to the Main NumaRAID GUI screen.
  • Page 107: Adapter Details

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 3.1.13 ADAPTER Details...
  • Page 108: Troubleshooting Aurora

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Section 4 Troubleshooting Guide...
  • Page 109: Gui Status Indicators

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E power LED are two network LEDs.
  • Page 110: Using Gui For Fan Problems

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E b) A single removable power supply system, with a fan at either end of the power supply module, and a DC power distribution board that the power...
  • Page 111: Using Gui For Power Supply Problems

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E most cases, the power supply fan itself is not field-replacable.
  • Page 112 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Rack Mounting: On many of the chassis we’ve used, there are problems associated with the weight of the unit when used in a Rack configuration.
  • Page 113: Motherboard Problems

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E the system has a Nehalem 900-series CPU, it isn’t currently possible to use the air baffle, because the CPU fan required by Intel is too tall.
  • Page 114 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Southbridge: This chip controls the slower-speed functions of the motherboard, such as PCI/32, PCI/x, serial/parallel ports, power management,...
  • Page 115 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E –...
  • Page 116: Drive Backplane Problems

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Drive Backplane problems In general, there’s two kinds of drive backplanes we use.
  • Page 117: Boot Device Problems

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 4.10 Boot device problems The boot device does have some mortality –...
  • Page 118: Infiniband Hca Problems

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E about (6) 16-drive backplanes.
  • Page 119: Sas / Infiniband Host Connectivity Issues

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 4.14 SAS / Infiniband Host connectivity issues This is more of a tip than for troubleshooting.
  • Page 120: Troubleshooting Aurora's Client Related Problems

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E going in or out.
  • Page 121 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Going clockwise from the upper left, you have to have a RAID in order to create a LUN.
  • Page 122: Infiniband Based Clients

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E used exists, and check to make sure the initiators exist, and that the user in question is assigned to that LUN, or that no initiators exist.
  • Page 123 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E the client, as long as only one port is used.
  • Page 124: Using Ipmi To Diagnose Problems

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 4.18 Using IPMI to diagnose problems Some NumaRAID arrays are equipped with an IPMI card (short for Intelligent...
  • Page 125 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E The main IPMI window should appear as follows: You can get into the IPMI card at any time.
  • Page 126 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Monitor Sensors will bring up the following window: You are interested in the items which are red on the left.
  • Page 127 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E If you are troubleshooting a network problem, when the computer boots to the first Red Hat logo screen with choices, immediately hit an arrow key to stop it...
  • Page 128: Application / Technical / Customer Notes

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Section 5 Application / Technical / Customer Notes...
  • Page 129 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Left-click on Accessories: Section 5 Application / Technical Notes...
  • Page 130 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Section 5 Application / Technical Notes...
  • Page 131 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Left-click on Command Prompt: Section 5 Application / Technical Notes...
  • Page 132 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E This will open a command prompt window, which looks as follows: From the command prompt, type:...
  • Page 133 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Type: [Ctrl-F].
  • Page 134 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Left-click on the Find Next button: The computer will search for the text specified.
  • Page 135 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Press [enter].
  • Page 136 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E You will know the search is complete when the following pop-up window appears:...
  • Page 137: Additional Administration Functions

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Additional Administration Functions Webmin has a number of additional functions which can provide additional...
  • Page 138: Ip Address Firewall

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E IP Address Firewall It is possible to set webmin to deny or allow specific IP addresses access to...
  • Page 139: Default To Aurora's Gui After Login

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E To return to the NumaRAID GUI, expand the Hardware category on the left, if it is not already, and left-click on NumaRAID GUI.
  • Page 140: Find The Ip Addresses Of Other Aurora(s) On The Network

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Find the IP Addresses of Other Aurora(s) on the Network If you are logged into one Aurora array, and want to find out the addresses of...
  • Page 141: Changing Passwords

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Changing Passwords If you want to only change the webmin password for a user, follow the process...
  • Page 142: See And Control Smart For The Boot Device

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E 5) At the bottom, left-click on the Save button.
  • Page 143: Logging Out

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E If you wish to change the timezone, left-click on the Change timezone tab at the top of the screen, then change the timezone, and left-click on the Save...
  • Page 144: Fibre Channel Switch Zoning

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Fibre Channel Switch Zoning With Fibre Channel, complexities are shifted from the client to the switch (if...
  • Page 145 G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E one nut or bolt in the same bag unless there’s no alternative –...
  • Page 146: Infiniband Switch Configurations

    G A L A X Y ® A U R O U R A C O N F I G U R A T I O N A N D S Y S T E M I N T E G R A T I O N G U I D E Infiniband Switch Configurations Quick note about Infiniband switches: Infiniband switches are not the...

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