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Flex System EN2092 1Gb Ethernet Scalable Switch
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    Flex System EN2092 1Gb Ethernet Scalable Switch User's Guide...

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    Flex System EN2092 1Gb Ethernet Scalable Switch User's Guide...

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    35, the Safety Information and Environmental Notices and User Guide documents on the Notices for Network Devices CD, and the Warranty Information document that comes with the product. First Edition, May 2015 Lenovo and the Lenovo logo are trademarks of Lenovo in the U.S., other countries, or both. Printed in USA. © Copyright Lenovo 2015.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Safety statements . UL Regulatory Information . . viii Chapter 1. The Flex System EN2092 1Gb Ethernet Scalable Switch ..1 Related documentation . Notices and statements in this document .

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    Chapter 5. Parts listing ......29 Appendix A. Getting help and technical assistance ....31 Before you call .

  • Page 7: Safety Statements

    Safety Safety statements © Lenovo 2015. Portions © IBM Corp. 2013.

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    Safety...

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    UL Regulatory Information This device is for use only with Listed Flex System Enterprise Chasses. viii 1Gb Ethernet Scalable Switch: User's Guide...

  • Page 11: Chapter 1. The Flex System En2092 1gb Ethernet Scalable Switch

    2. The screens that are described or referenced in this document might differ slightly from the screens that are displayed by your system. Screen content varies according to the type of Lenovo chassis and the firmware versions and options that are installed.

  • Page 12: Notices And Statements In This Document

    Notices and statements in this document Notices for Network Device Features and specifications For detailed information about the switch hardware and firmware features, specifications, and standards, see the switch Application Guide. Major components of the switch The switch has the following components: v The base model of the EN2092 1Gb Ethernet scalable switch supports 24Gb full-duplex throughput with fourteen 1Gb ports down and ten RJ-45 1Gb ports v With the optional upgrades, you easily and cost-effectively can scale this switch...

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    Flex System EN2092 1Gb Ethernet Scalable Switch Model number _____________________________________________ Serial number _____________________________________________ Part number _____________________________________________ Media access control (MAC) _____________________________________________ address for switch MAC addresses for other _____________________________________________ components _____________________________________________ _____________________________________________ Chapter 1. The Flex System EN2092 1Gb Ethernet Scalable Switch...

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    1Gb Ethernet Scalable Switch: User's Guide...

  • Page 15: Chapter 2. Installing The Switch

    Installing a second switch enables a redundant path and a separate connection from the compute node to the external Ethernet network. The Flex System chassis supports a maximum of four Flex System EN2092 1Gb Ethernet Scalable Switch Modules. Depending on the type of Flex System chassis that you are using, the Flex System chassis supports a maximum of 10 or 14 network adapters.

  • Page 16: Installation Guidelines

    When you are finished working on the blade server or Flex System chassis, reinstall all safety shields, guards, labels, and ground wires. v For a list of supported optional devices for the Flex System chassis and other Lenovo products, see http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/serverproven/ compat/us/. System reliability guidelines...

  • Page 17: Handling Static-sensitive Devices

    v Each of the module bays on the rear of the Flex System chassis contains either a module or a filler module. v A removed hot-swap module is replaced with an identical module or filler module within 1 minute of removal. v A removed hot-swap compute node is replaced with another compute node or filler node within 1 minute of removal.

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    1. Read the safety information that begins on page v and the section "Installation Guidelines". 2. Verify that the switch is compatible with the chassis. For a list of supported optional devices for the Flex System chassis and other Lenovo products, see http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/serverproven/compat/us/. 3. Select I/O bay in which to install the switch.

  • Page 19: Removing Or Replacing A Switch

    b. To maintain proper airflow, make sure that the ventilation holes on the front of the switch are not blocked. 11. Make sure that the LEDs on the switch indicate that it is operating correctly (see the section "Information LEDs".) 12.

  • Page 20: Cabling The Switch And The Sfp+ Module

    the locations of the connectors on the Flex System chassis, see the documentation that comes with the Flex System chassis. Then, continue with step 3. 3. Pull the release latches out from the switch. The switch moves out of the bay approximately 0.6 cm (0.25 inch).

  • Page 21: Disconnecting The Sfp+ Module Cable

    1. Remove the protective caps from the end of the fiber optic cable. Fiber-optic cable Protective cap 2. Gently slide the fiber optic cable into the SFP+ module until it clicks into place. 3. Check the LEDs on the switch. When the switch is operating correctly, the green link LED is lit.

  • Page 22: Installing And Removing A 10 Gb Sfp+ Module

    Installing and removing a 10 Gb SFP+ module The switch supports the 10 Gb small-form-factor pluggable (SFP+) module and the 1 Gb small-form-factor pluggable (SFP) module. The SFP+ and SFP modules are laser products that convert electrical signals to optical signals. For additional information about the location of the switch, the network interface requirements, and expansion options, see the documentation for your Flex System chassis.

  • Page 23: Installing An Sfp+ Module

    DANGER Some laser products contain an embedded Class 3A or Class 3B laser diode. Note the following. Laser radiation when open. Do not stare into the beam, do not view directly with optical instruments, and avoid direct exposure to the beam. Class 1 Laser Product Laser Klasse 1 Laser Klass 1...

  • Page 24: Locating The Information Panels, Leds, And External Ports

    1. Read the safety information that begins on page v and “Installation guidelines” on page 6. 2. Read the information in “Handling an SFP+ module” on page 12. 3. Remove the fiber optic cable from the SFP+ module that you want to replace. For more information about removing the cable, see “Disconnecting the SFP+ module cable”...

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    RJ-45 ports SFP+ module ports Mini-USB serial ports Switch status LEDs The switch-module information panel contains the following components: v LEDs that display the following information: – The status of the switch and its network connection – The status of the external connections to the switch For further details about LEDs, see “Information LEDs”...

  • Page 26: Information Leds

    Four SFP+ port connectors to attach SFP+ modules and twenty RJ-45 ports. v One mini-USB serial port connector for console port use (management purposes) only. Do not attach any devices to this connector other than the serial cable that comes with the switch, as described in “Cabling the switch and the SFP+ module”...

  • Page 27: Port Status Leds

    Ethernet connector on the management module. The Internet protocol (IP) addresses and SNMP parameters of the switches can be automatically assigned by the Lenovo Director Flex System Deployment wizard (when available), or you must assign them through the Flex System Management and Configuration program.

  • Page 28: Establishing A Tcp/ip Session Through The Management Module

    Flex System chassis are correctly configured. For more information about configuring the switch, see the following documents: – Lenovo Flex System Advanced Management Module Installation Guide – Lenovo Flex System Advanced Management Module User’s Guide v The default IP address of the switch is 192.168.70.120, 192.168.70.121, 192.168.70.122, or 192.168.70.123, depending on the switch bay where it is...

  • Page 29: Enabling Management Through External Ports

    If necessary, obtain the IP address of the management module from your system administrator. The management-module window opens. Note: The User ID and Password fields are case-sensitive. Type your information in uppercase letters only. To maintain system security, change your password after you log on for the first time. The default User ID is USERID, and the default password is PASSW0RD (where the sixth character is the number zero, not the letter O).

  • Page 30: Configuring The Switch Through The Telnet Interface

    This command stores the current switch configuration and all changes in nonvolatile memory. For more information about configuring through the CLI, see the Lenovo Application Guide for the switch. Configuring the switch through the serial-port interface The mini-USB serial port provides basic communication through a terminal emulation program (such as Hyperterminal).

  • Page 31: Configuring The Switch Through The Switch Browser-based Interface

    To log in to the switch, complete the following steps: 1. Connect one end of the specifically designed serial cable that comes with your device into the mini-USB port and connect the other end to the management station. For additional information, see “Connecting the serial console cable” on page 2.

  • Page 32: Initial Configuration

    1. Start a Web browser. The Web-browser window opens. 2. In the URL field, enter the IP address of the switch, in the following format: http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx. The login window opens. 3. Enter the switch user ID and password and click OK. The default user ID is USERID.

  • Page 33: Chapter 3. Updating The Firmware And Licensing

    Status: Inactive Obtaining the latest level of switch firmware The latest firmware update for the Flex System EN2092 1Gb Ethernet Scalable Switch is available at the following site: http://www.ibm.com/supportportal/. Note: Changes are made periodically to the support website. The procedure for locating firmware and documentation might change from what is described in this document.

  • Page 34: Upgrading The Switch Firmware

    Upgrading the switch firmware You can upgrade the switch firmware by using a TFTP server application. Typically, this firmware runs as an application under your operating system. Make sure that this firmware is installed on your server; then, download the firmware images from http://www.ibm.com/systems/support/ into a directory on your TFTP server.

  • Page 35: Acquiring Feature Licenses

    1. Log on to the management module CLI as described in the switch CLI Reference Guide. If necessary, obtain the IP address of the management module from your system administrator. 2. Set the environment to the bay where you installed the switch. For example: system>...

  • Page 36: Installing Feature Licenses

    Retrieve the history of feature activation on a selected authorization code v Retrieve a lost authorization code v Manage your Lenovo customer number v Find help for the Features on Demand feature activation process v Provide feedback about the Features on Demand process Note: Your ID and password are required to log into the Features on Demand website.

  • Page 37: Chapter 4. Solving Problems

    When critical errors occur, the switch does not operate. To view POST results, complete the following steps: 1. Log on to the management module as described in the Lenovo Flex System Chassis Management Module Command-Line Interface Reference Guide. If necessary, obtain the IP address of the management module from your system administrator.

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    Diagnostic indicator (in hex) Failing functional area Failure criticality A0 - AF External interface errors Noncritical B0 - FE Reserved Noncritical Switch “good” indicator Operation 1Gb Ethernet Scalable Switch: User's Guide...

  • Page 39: Chapter 5. Parts Listing

    Structural parts: Purchase and replacement of structural parts (components such as the top cover) is your responsibility. If Lenovo acquires or installs a structural part at your request, you will be charged for the installation.

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  • Page 41: Appendix A. Getting Help And Technical Assistance

    Lenovo to assist you. Use this information to obtain additional information about Lenovo and Lenovo products, and determine what to do if you experience a problem with your Lenovo system or optional device. Note: This section includes references to IBM web sites and information about obtaining service.

  • Page 42: Using The Documentation

    The troubleshooting information or the diagnostic programs might tell you that you need additional or updated device drivers or other software. Lenovo maintains pages on the World Wide Web where you can get the latest technical information and download device drivers and updates.

  • Page 43: Creating A Personalized Support Web

    In the U.S. and Canada, call 1-800-IBM-SERV (1-800-426-7378). Hardware service and support IBM is Lenovo's preferred service provider for the System x, Flex System and NeXtScale System products. You can receive hardware service through your Lenovo reseller or from IBM. To locate a reseller authorized by Lenovo to provide warranty service, go to http://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/ and click Business Partner Locator.

  • Page 44: Taiwan Product Service

    Taiwan product service Use this information to contact IBM Taiwan product service. IBM Taiwan product service contact information: IBM Taiwan Corporation 3F, No 7, Song Ren Rd. Taipei, Taiwan Telephone: 0800-016-888 1Gb Ethernet Scalable Switch: User's Guide...

  • Page 45: Appendix B. Notices

    Web sites. The materials at those Web sites are not part of the materials for this Lenovo product, and use of those Web sites is at your own risk.

  • Page 46: Trademarks

    (TBW). A device that has exceeded this limit might fail to respond to system-generated commands or might be incapable of being written to. Lenovo is not responsible for replacement of a device that has exceeded its maximum guaranteed number of program/erase cycles, as documented in the Official Published Specifications for the device.

  • Page 47: Particulate Contamination

    Lenovo makes no representations or warranties with respect to non-Lenovo products. Support (if any) for the non-Lenovo products is provided by the third party, not Lenovo. Some software might differ from its retail version (if available) and might not include user manuals or all program functionality.

  • Page 48: Telecommunication Regulatory Statement

    Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. Lenovo 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 49: Germany Class A Statement

    Grenzwerte der EN 55022 Klasse A ein. Um dieses sicherzustellen, sind die Geräte wie in den Handbüchern beschrieben zu installieren und zu betreiben. Des Weiteren dürfen auch nur von der Lenovo empfohlene Kabel angeschlossen werden. Lenovo übernimmt keine Verantwortung für die Einhaltung der Schutzanforderungen, wenn das Produkt ohne Zustimmung der Lenovo verändert bzw.

  • Page 50: Japan Vcci Class A Statement

    Nach der EN 55022: “Dies ist eine Einrichtung der Klasse A. Diese Einrichtung kann im Wohnbereich Funkstörungen verursachen; in diesem Fall kann vom Betreiber verlangt werden, angemessene Maßnahmen durchzuführen und dafür aufzukommen.” Nach dem EMVG: “Geräte dürfen an Orten, für die sie nicht ausreichend entstört sind, nur mit besonderer Genehmigung des Bundesministers für Post und Telekommunikation oder des Bundesamtes für Post und Telekommunikation betrieben werden.

  • Page 51: Russia Electromagnetic Interference (emi) Class A Statement

    Russia Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Class A statement People's Republic of China Class A electronic emission statement Taiwan Class A compliance statement Appendix B. Notices...

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  • Page 53: Index

    SFP+ module cable 11 critical alert 16 an SFP+ module 12 documentation OK 16 fiber optic cables 10 cable requirements 7 switch status 16 static-sensitive devices 7 using 32 switch-module error (!) 16 © Lenovo 2015. Portions © IBM Corp. 2013.

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    LED (continued) Russia Class A electronic emission telecommunication regulatory system status 16 statement 41 statement 38 logging in to the switch module telephone numbers 33 through the Telnet interface 22 Telnet program login window connecting to the switch 22 Telnet interface 22 trademarks 36 sending diagnostic data 32 troubleshooting 27...

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    Part Number: 00WA358 Printed in USA (1P) P/N: 00WA358...

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