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HP 376227-B21 - ProLiant InfiniBand 4x Fabric Copper Switch User Manual

HP 376227-B21 - ProLiant InfiniBand 4x Fabric Copper Switch User Manual (169 pages)

24-Port 4x Fabric Copper Switch  
Brand: HP | Category: Switch | Size: 2.73 MB
Table of contents
User Guide1................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Intended Audience11................................................................................................................................................................
Typographical Conventions11................................................................................................................................................................
Contact Information12................................................................................................................................................................
Introducing The Infiniband System13................................................................................................................................................................
About The Hp 24-port 4x Fabric Copper Switch User Guide13................................................................................................................................................................
Maximize Server Networks13................................................................................................................................................................
What Is Infiniband14................................................................................................................................................................
How Does Infiniband Work14................................................................................................................................................................
Possible Components14................................................................................................................................................................
Protocols14................................................................................................................................................................
Architectural Elements15................................................................................................................................................................
Understanding The Subnet Manager (sm)16................................................................................................................................................................
Understanding Subnet Manager Routing17................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Started21................................................................................................................................................................
Overview Of Set-up Procedures21................................................................................................................................................................
Install Hcas And Drivers In Hosts22................................................................................................................................................................
Install And Power On The Infiniband Chassis22................................................................................................................................................................
Configure Basic Connectivity22................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring An Ethernet Management Ip Address22................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Direct Serial-console Connection23................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring An Infiniband Management Ip Address24................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The System Hostname24................................................................................................................................................................
Test Network Connectivity25................................................................................................................................................................
Verify Communication Between Hosts25................................................................................................................................................................
Verify Switch To Host Communication26................................................................................................................................................................
Install The Gui (element Manager)26................................................................................................................................................................
Access A Management System26................................................................................................................................................................
Default User Name And Passwords26................................................................................................................................................................
Cli Management26................................................................................................................................................................
Gui Management27................................................................................................................................................................
Snmp Management27................................................................................................................................................................
Optional) Enable Database Sync27................................................................................................................................................................
Configure Partitions27................................................................................................................................................................
Create A Partition Id (p_key)28................................................................................................................................................................
Specify Partition Members And The Membership Type29................................................................................................................................................................
Maintain Partition Key Information29................................................................................................................................................................
Set User Levels And Passwords30................................................................................................................................................................
Change Default User Name And Password30................................................................................................................................................................
Understanding The Management Options31................................................................................................................................................................
About The Cli31................................................................................................................................................................
Understanding The Command Modes32................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Cli33................................................................................................................................................................
Entering The Sub-command Mode33................................................................................................................................................................
Exiting Command Modes33................................................................................................................................................................
Using Command Completion33................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Command History34................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Terminal Parameters34................................................................................................................................................................
Ending A Cli Session35................................................................................................................................................................
Quick Help36................................................................................................................................................................
About Element Manager36................................................................................................................................................................
The Chassis Window37................................................................................................................................................................
The Tool Bar37................................................................................................................................................................
About Selecting Items38................................................................................................................................................................
Using Element Manager39................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Element Manager Program39................................................................................................................................................................
Starting The Element Manager41................................................................................................................................................................
Reading The Element Manager Status Colors42................................................................................................................................................................
About Snmp42................................................................................................................................................................
Supported Mibs42................................................................................................................................................................
Using Snmp42................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Snmp Settings42................................................................................................................................................................
Performing Admin Tasks Through The Gui45................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Ib Interface Speed45................................................................................................................................................................
Explicitly Configure Ib Interface Speed45................................................................................................................................................................
Set Ib Interface Speed To Auto-negotiate46................................................................................................................................................................
View The Ib Interface Speed47................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The System Clock48................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Time Manually48................................................................................................................................................................
Synchronize The Clock To An Ntp Server48................................................................................................................................................................
Rebooting The System49................................................................................................................................................................
Reboot A System With A Single Controller Card49................................................................................................................................................................
Performing Admin Tasks Through The Cli51................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Ib Interface Speed51................................................................................................................................................................
Notifying Users52................................................................................................................................................................
Broadcasting Messages To All Users53................................................................................................................................................................
Sending Messages To Individual Users53................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Time54................................................................................................................................................................
Reboot A System With A Single Controller55................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Access And Security57................................................................................................................................................................
Understanding Access And Accounts57................................................................................................................................................................
About User Accounts57................................................................................................................................................................
Elements Of The Access System58................................................................................................................................................................
Understanding Usernames And Passwords58................................................................................................................................................................
About Roles And Privileges58................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Access And Accounts59................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Or Changing A Password59................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying User Information60................................................................................................................................................................
Adding New Users61................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting A User Account62................................................................................................................................................................
User Account Configuration Commands62................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Community Strings63................................................................................................................................................................
Switching User Identity64................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Privilege Access-levels64................................................................................................................................................................
About Partitions65................................................................................................................................................................
How Partitions Work65................................................................................................................................................................
Partition Members66................................................................................................................................................................
Membership Types66................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A P_key Value66................................................................................................................................................................
Understanding How P_keys Are Saved68................................................................................................................................................................
Create Partitions (cli)68................................................................................................................................................................
Create Partitions (gui)69................................................................................................................................................................
About Ssh71................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Subnet Manager Through The Gui73................................................................................................................................................................
The Subnet Manager (sm)73................................................................................................................................................................
Master Subnet Manager73................................................................................................................................................................
Standby Subnet Manager74................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Subnet Manager Configurations74................................................................................................................................................................
View A Summary Of Subnet Management74................................................................................................................................................................
View Details Of Subnet Management74................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Subnet Manager Configurations76................................................................................................................................................................
Change The Priority Of A Sm76................................................................................................................................................................
Change The Sweep Interval Of A Sm76................................................................................................................................................................
Change The Response Timeout Of A Sm77................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Synchronization Between Sms78................................................................................................................................................................
Enable/disable Database Synchronization78................................................................................................................................................................
Set Configurations For The Master Sm79................................................................................................................................................................
Set Configurations For The Backup Sm80................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Subnet Manager82................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Partitions83................................................................................................................................................................
About Infiniband Multicast Groups84................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Multicast Groups84................................................................................................................................................................
View A Multicast Group Summary84................................................................................................................................................................
View Multicast Group Details85................................................................................................................................................................
View The Subnet Manager Services87................................................................................................................................................................
View A Summary Of The Sm Services87................................................................................................................................................................
View Details Of The Sm Services88................................................................................................................................................................
Configure Subnet Manager Routing89................................................................................................................................................................
Configure The Lid Mask Control (lmc)90................................................................................................................................................................
View Infiniband Paths90................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Subnet Manager Through The Cli93................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Sm Services102................................................................................................................................................................
Using Image Files105................................................................................................................................................................
Types Of Image Upgrades105................................................................................................................................................................
Topspinos Upgrades105................................................................................................................................................................
About The System Image105................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A System Image105................................................................................................................................................................
What Is An Image File106................................................................................................................................................................
About Copying/downloading The Image106................................................................................................................................................................
Card Status Requirements107................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrade Procedure Overview107................................................................................................................................................................
Set-up The Hardware Connection107................................................................................................................................................................
Out-of-band Connection107................................................................................................................................................................
In-band Connection107................................................................................................................................................................
Verify The Installed Image Version108................................................................................................................................................................
Check The Image Version Through The Gui108................................................................................................................................................................
Check The Image Version Through The Cli108................................................................................................................................................................
Copy/download The Image108................................................................................................................................................................
Copy/download The Image Through The Gui109................................................................................................................................................................
Copy/download An Image Through The Cli110................................................................................................................................................................
Activate An Image112................................................................................................................................................................
Specify A New Boot Image113................................................................................................................................................................
Specify A New Boot Image Through The Gui113................................................................................................................................................................
Specify A New Boot Image Through The Cli114................................................................................................................................................................
Reboot The System114................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Image Files115................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Images Through The Gui115................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Images Through The Cli115................................................................................................................................................................
Using Configuration Files117................................................................................................................................................................
Understanding Configuration Files117................................................................................................................................................................
About The Startup-config117................................................................................................................................................................
About The Running-config117................................................................................................................................................................
Listing Configuration Files118................................................................................................................................................................
List Config Files Through The Cli118................................................................................................................................................................
List Config Files Through The Gui118................................................................................................................................................................
Export A Configuration File118................................................................................................................................................................
Export A Config File Through The Cli119................................................................................................................................................................
Export A Config File Through The Gui119................................................................................................................................................................
Import A Configuration File120................................................................................................................................................................
Download A Config File Through The Cli120................................................................................................................................................................
Using Log Files123................................................................................................................................................................
Understanding Log Files123................................................................................................................................................................
File Management And Storage123................................................................................................................................................................
About Message Types123................................................................................................................................................................
Listing Current Log File Names124................................................................................................................................................................
Listing Current Logs Through The Cli124................................................................................................................................................................
Listing Current Logs Through The Gui124................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing A Log File Through The Cli125................................................................................................................................................................
Display Entire Log125................................................................................................................................................................
Show Most Recent Log Entries125................................................................................................................................................................
Show Details Of A Specific Log126................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing A Log File Through The Gui126................................................................................................................................................................
Filtering Logs127................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Remote Logging129................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Ib Network Through The Gui131................................................................................................................................................................
About The Device Manager (dm)131................................................................................................................................................................
Display The Device Manager131................................................................................................................................................................
View I/o Unit Information131................................................................................................................................................................
View I/o Controller Units132................................................................................................................................................................
View I/o Controller Units Services133................................................................................................................................................................
About The Topology View133................................................................................................................................................................
Display The Infiniband Topology134................................................................................................................................................................
View The Topology134................................................................................................................................................................
Determine Which Hca Port Is Connected To An Ib Port136................................................................................................................................................................
View The Guid Of An Ib Switch138................................................................................................................................................................
Add An Attached Device To The Topology View138................................................................................................................................................................
View The Internal Chassis Topology139................................................................................................................................................................
View Subnet Manager Details141................................................................................................................................................................
View Basic Node Information141................................................................................................................................................................
View Advanced Node Information142................................................................................................................................................................
View Basic Port Information143................................................................................................................................................................
View Advanced Port Information145................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring And Reporting Through The Gui149................................................................................................................................................................
About Analyzing Network Data149................................................................................................................................................................
Benefits149................................................................................................................................................................
Data Captured150................................................................................................................................................................
About Tabular Formats150................................................................................................................................................................
About Graph Formats150................................................................................................................................................................
Types Of Graphs150................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Data Analysis Table152................................................................................................................................................................
Create A Data Table152................................................................................................................................................................
Export A Data Table153................................................................................................................................................................
Print A Data Table154................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Data Analysis Graph155................................................................................................................................................................
Modify A Graph157................................................................................................................................................................
Print A Graph158................................................................................................................................................................
About Snmp Traps158................................................................................................................................................................
Events Sent To Trap Receivers158................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Current Snmp Trap Receivers159................................................................................................................................................................
Adding An Snmp Trap Receivers159................................................................................................................................................................
Editing A Current Snmp Trap Receiver160................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring Through The Cli161................................................................................................................................................................
About Infiniband Events161................................................................................................................................................................
About Tracing161................................................................................................................................................................
Types Of Traces162................................................................................................................................................................
Trace Levels162................................................................................................................................................................
Add An Snmp Trap Receiver164................................................................................................................................................................

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HP 376227-B21 - ProLiant InfiniBand 4x Fabric Copper Switch User Manual

HP 376227-B21 - ProLiant InfiniBand 4x Fabric Copper Switch User Manual (92 pages)

24-Port 4x Fabric Copper Switch Chassis Manager  
Brand: HP | Category: Switch | Size: 0.86 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Intended Audience7................................................................................................................................................................
Typographical Conventions7................................................................................................................................................................
Contact Information8................................................................................................................................................................
About Chassis Manager9................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction9................................................................................................................................................................
Anatomy Of Chassis Manager9................................................................................................................................................................
System Frame9................................................................................................................................................................
Tree Frame10................................................................................................................................................................
View Frame11................................................................................................................................................................
Browser Requirements14................................................................................................................................................................
Platform Requirements14................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Started17................................................................................................................................................................
Prepare Your Device17................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Explorer20................................................................................................................................................................
Moving Backward23................................................................................................................................................................
Refreshing Views23................................................................................................................................................................
Chassis Icon Tasks25................................................................................................................................................................
View Card Properties27................................................................................................................................................................
View Port Properties31................................................................................................................................................................
View Port Statistics34................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ports35................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Port Name35................................................................................................................................................................
Enable Or Disable A Port36................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Fan Status37................................................................................................................................................................
View Backplane Information38................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance Icon Tasks41................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing System Information42................................................................................................................................................................
Naming Your Infiniband Switch42................................................................................................................................................................
Defining Device Location42................................................................................................................................................................
Defining Technical Support Resource42................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Date And Time Properties43................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Date And Time43................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Files In The File System43................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Files In The File System44................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Software Images44................................................................................................................................................................
Customize The Boot Configuration45................................................................................................................................................................
Reboot46................................................................................................................................................................
Configure Basic Services46................................................................................................................................................................
Assign A Dns Server46................................................................................................................................................................
Assign A Syslog Server47................................................................................................................................................................
Assign An Authentication Method47................................................................................................................................................................
Configure Http And Https48................................................................................................................................................................
Add Radius Servers49................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Radius Servers50................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Authentication Failures50................................................................................................................................................................
View Post Test Results51................................................................................................................................................................
Infiniband Icon Tasks53................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Subnet Manager Properties54................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Subnet Manager54................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Subnet Manager Properties55................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Infiniband Services55................................................................................................................................................................
View Ib Neighbor Properties64................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Ious65................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Iocs65................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Ioc Services67................................................................................................................................................................
Ethernet Icon Tasks69................................................................................................................................................................
View Bridge Subnets72................................................................................................................................................................
View Bridge Forwarding72................................................................................................................................................................
Add A Trunk Group74................................................................................................................................................................
Delete A Trunk Group76................................................................................................................................................................
Fibre Channel Icon Tasks77................................................................................................................................................................
Add Srp Host80................................................................................................................................................................
View Itls86................................................................................................................................................................
View Itl Properties86................................................................................................................................................................
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Fabric Clustering System 24-port 4x Fabric Copper Switch Installation Guide, March 2005  
Brand: HP | Category: Switch | Size: 2.85 MB
Table of contents
Legal Notices2................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
About Infiniband5................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Fabric Clustering System Components5................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Fabric Clustering System Host Channel Adapter (hca)6................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Fabric Clustering System 24-port Switch6................................................................................................................................................................
Other Product Elements7................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Hp Fabric Clustering System7................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Fabric Clustering System Installation Prerequisites7................................................................................................................................................................
Install Hp Fabric Clustering System Adapters9................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Host Channel Adapter9................................................................................................................................................................
On-line Addition And Replacement Operations (ol*)10................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing An Hca10................................................................................................................................................................
Install Hp Fabric Clustering System Software10................................................................................................................................................................
Install Hp Fabric Clustering System Switches12................................................................................................................................................................
Rack Mount Preparation12................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Switch12................................................................................................................................................................
Remove Shipping Sleeve14................................................................................................................................................................
Remove Support Bracket (if Installed)15................................................................................................................................................................
Attach Cable Guides & Cables15................................................................................................................................................................
Cable Routing And Bend Limits16................................................................................................................................................................
Attach Cables16................................................................................................................................................................
Attach To Other Hp Fabric Clustering System Devices17................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Protocol Over Infiniband (ipoib)17................................................................................................................................................................
Kit Contents19................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Rack Support Bracket (if Required)24................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Basic Connectivity24................................................................................................................................................................
Declaration Of Conformity27................................................................................................................................................................

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HP InfiniBand Solution for Oracle RAC Environments white paper  
Brand: HP | Category: Switch | Size: 0.27 MB
Table of contents
Overview2................................................................................................................................................................
Oracle Rac Overview2................................................................................................................................................................
Protocols Used By Oracle Rac In An Infiniband Environment3................................................................................................................................................................
Internode Synchronization In An Oracle Rac Environment4................................................................................................................................................................
Advantages Of Infiniband In An Oracle Rac Environment5................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Infiniband Solution For Oracle Rac5................................................................................................................................................................
Solution Overview5................................................................................................................................................................
Sample 4-node Configuration6................................................................................................................................................................
Deployment Of The Hp Infiniband Solution For Oracle Rac7................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Pdc Installation Service7................................................................................................................................................................
Service Benefits8................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Pdc Manual Installation Process8................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Setup And Configuration8................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Hp Pdc For Oracle10g Rac On Linux9................................................................................................................................................................
Installation Of Infiniband Software Components9................................................................................................................................................................
Oracle Installation11................................................................................................................................................................
Oracle Udapl Support11................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying That The Udapl Protocol Is Being Used For Inter-node Communication12................................................................................................................................................................
Conclusion12................................................................................................................................................................
For More Information13................................................................................................................................................................
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HP InfiniBand solution for Oracle Application Server  
Brand: HP | Category: Server | Size: 0.22 MB
Table of contents
Overview2................................................................................................................................................................
Oracle Application Server Overview2................................................................................................................................................................
Advantages Of Infiniband In An Oracle Application Server Environment2................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Infiniband Solution For Oracle Application Server3................................................................................................................................................................
Solution Overview3................................................................................................................................................................
Sample Hp Infiniband Configuration For Oracle As 10g And Oracle Rdbms 10g4................................................................................................................................................................
Installation Process5................................................................................................................................................................
Oracle As On Infiniband Installation Process5................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Setup And Configuration5................................................................................................................................................................
Red Hat Enterprise Linux® Installation5................................................................................................................................................................
Installation Of Infiniband Software Components5................................................................................................................................................................
Oracle Rdbms 10g Installation6................................................................................................................................................................
Oracle Application Server 10g Installation6................................................................................................................................................................
Transparent Sdp Configuration7................................................................................................................................................................
Sample J2ee Application Installation8................................................................................................................................................................
For More Information9................................................................................................................................................................

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