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HP A9890A - Smart Array 6402/128 RAID Controller Reference Manual

HP A9890A - Smart Array 6402/128 RAID Controller Reference Manual (112 pages)

Smart Array Controllers Configuring Arrays  
Brand: HP | Category: Controller | Size: 1.53 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Overview Of Array Configuration Tools5................................................................................................................................................................
Utilities Available For Configuring An Array5................................................................................................................................................................
Comparison Of The Utilities5................................................................................................................................................................
Support For Standard Configuration Tasks6................................................................................................................................................................
Support For Advanced Configuration Tasks6................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Smart Array Advanced Pack8................................................................................................................................................................
About Saap8................................................................................................................................................................
Required Hardware8................................................................................................................................................................
Option Rom Configuration For Arrays9................................................................................................................................................................
About Orca9................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Orca Menu-driven Interface9................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Logical Drive With Orca10................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A License Key With Orca11................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Orca Cli12................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Online Array Configuration Utility For Netware14................................................................................................................................................................
About Cpqonlin14................................................................................................................................................................
Summary Of Configuration Procedure Using Cpqonlin14................................................................................................................................................................
Operating Cpqonlin In Manual Configuration Mode15................................................................................................................................................................
Menu Options In Cpqonlin15................................................................................................................................................................
Typical Manual Configuration Procedures16................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A New Array And Logical Drive17................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Spare Drives17................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Rebuild Priority Or Expand Priority18................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Rebuild Priority/expand Priority18................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Accelerator Ratio19................................................................................................................................................................
Expanding An Array19................................................................................................................................................................
Migrating Raid Level Or Stripe Size20................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Array Configuration Utility21................................................................................................................................................................
About Acu21................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Acu Gui21................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Server That Has Acu Installed22................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Remote Server Using Acu Located On A Local Server23................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Remote Server With Local Server Acu23................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Local Server Using Acu Located On A Remote Server24................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Server Using Acu Located On The Smartstart Cd26................................................................................................................................................................
Navigating The Gui28................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration Screen29................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostics Screen34................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration Tasks40................................................................................................................................................................
Access Control (ssp) Tasks44................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostics Tasks47................................................................................................................................................................
Wizards50................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Acu Cli54................................................................................................................................................................
Opening The Cli In Console Mode54................................................................................................................................................................
Opening The Cli In Command Mode55................................................................................................................................................................
Cli Syntax55................................................................................................................................................................
Typical Procedures59................................................................................................................................................................
Using Acu Scripting74................................................................................................................................................................
Using An Input Script74................................................................................................................................................................
Creating An Acu Script File75................................................................................................................................................................
Script File Options76................................................................................................................................................................
Acu Scripting Warning Messages86................................................................................................................................................................
Acu Scripting Error Messages87................................................................................................................................................................
Probability Of Logical Drive Failure92................................................................................................................................................................
Factors Involved In Logical Drive Failure92................................................................................................................................................................
Relative Probability Of Failure For Different Logical Drives93................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Arrays And Fault-tolerance Methods94................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Arrays94................................................................................................................................................................
Fault-tolerance Methods96................................................................................................................................................................
Raid 1+0 (raid 10)98................................................................................................................................................................
Comparing The Hardware-based Raid Methods102................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Raid Method103................................................................................................................................................................
Alternative Fault-tolerance Methods103................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnosing Array Problems105................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostic Tools105................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting Resources105................................................................................................................................................................
Acronyms And Abbreviations107................................................................................................................................................................
Index109................................................................................................................................................................

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HP A9890A - Smart Array 6402/128 RAID Controller User Manual

HP A9890A - Smart Array 6402/128 RAID Controller User Manual (68 pages)

Smart Array 6400 Series Controllers User Guide  
Brand: HP | Category: Computer Hardware | Size: 1.22 MB
Table of contents
User Guide1................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Features7................................................................................................................................................................
Board Components7................................................................................................................................................................
Expansion Module Components8................................................................................................................................................................
Controller Specifications And Attributes9................................................................................................................................................................
Determining The Correct Installation Procedure For The Server11................................................................................................................................................................
Unused Autoconfigurable Server11................................................................................................................................................................
Unused Non-autoconfigurable Server12................................................................................................................................................................
Previously Configured Server12................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Controller Hardware15................................................................................................................................................................
Before Beginning The Installation15................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing The Server15................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Controller Board16................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Storage Devices17................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Internal Storage17................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting External Storage18................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Cable Part Numbers18................................................................................................................................................................
Updating The Firmware21................................................................................................................................................................
Methods For Updating The Firmware21................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Server23................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring An Array25................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction25................................................................................................................................................................
Comparing The Utilities26................................................................................................................................................................
Using Orca27................................................................................................................................................................
Using Acu28................................................................................................................................................................
Using Cpqonlin28................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Drive Rebuild, Expand Priority, And Accelerator Ratio29................................................................................................................................................................
Expanding An Array30................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Or Configuring Spare Drives30................................................................................................................................................................
Migrating Raid Level And Stripe Size Online31................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Device Drivers And Management Agents33................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Device Drivers33................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Management Agents34................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading Or Replacing Controller Options35................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Battery35................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Expansion Module37................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing, Moving, Or Adding Hard Drives39................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying The Status Of A Hard Drive39................................................................................................................................................................
Hot-plug Scsi Hard Drive Led Combinations40................................................................................................................................................................
Recognizing Hard Drive Failure41................................................................................................................................................................
Effects Of A Hard Drive Failure41................................................................................................................................................................
Compromised Fault Tolerance42................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering From Compromised Fault Tolerance42................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing Hard Drives43................................................................................................................................................................
Factors To Consider Before Replacing Hard Drives43................................................................................................................................................................
Automatic Data Recovery (rebuild)45................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading Hard Drive Capacity46................................................................................................................................................................
Moving Drives And Arrays47................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Drives49................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnosing Array Problems51................................................................................................................................................................
Controller Board Runtime Leds51................................................................................................................................................................
Cache Module Leds53................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostic Tools54................................................................................................................................................................
Electrostatic Discharge55................................................................................................................................................................
Preventing Electrostatic Discharge55................................................................................................................................................................
Grounding Methods To Prevent Electrostatic Discharge56................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Compliance Notices57................................................................................................................................................................
Federal Communications Commission Notice57................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Rating Label57................................................................................................................................................................
Class A Equipment58................................................................................................................................................................
Class B Equipment58................................................................................................................................................................
Declaration Of Conformity For Products Marked With The Fcc Logo, United States Only59................................................................................................................................................................
Modifications59................................................................................................................................................................
Cables59................................................................................................................................................................
Canadian Notice (avis Canadien)60................................................................................................................................................................
European Union Regulatory Notice60................................................................................................................................................................
Bsmi Notice61................................................................................................................................................................
Japanese Notice61................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Replacement Notice62................................................................................................................................................................
Taiwan Battery Recycling Notice63................................................................................................................................................................
Acronyms And Abbreviations65................................................................................................................................................................
Index67................................................................................................................................................................
HP A9890A - Smart Array 6402/128 RAID Controller User Manual

HP A9890A - Smart Array 6402/128 RAID Controller User Manual (42 pages)

Controllers for Integrity Servers  
Brand: HP | Category: Controller | Size: 1.11 MB
Table of contents
User Guide1................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Expansion Module Components6................................................................................................................................................................
Controller Specifications And Attributes6................................................................................................................................................................
Overview Of The Installation Procedure8................................................................................................................................................................
Quick Installation Procedure (windows Or Linux)8................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Controller Hardware10................................................................................................................................................................
Before Beginning The Installation10................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing The Server10................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Controller Board10................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Storage Devices11................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Internal Storage11................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting External Storage12................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Cable Part Numbers12................................................................................................................................................................
Updating The Firmware13................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring An Array14................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction14................................................................................................................................................................
Comparing The Utilities14................................................................................................................................................................
Using Orca15................................................................................................................................................................
Using Acu16................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Device Drivers And Management Agents17................................................................................................................................................................
Systems Using Microsoft Windows17................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Device Drivers17................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Management Agents17................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading Or Replacing Controller Options19................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Battery19................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Expansion Module20................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing, Moving, Or Adding Hard Drives22................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying The Status Of A Hard Drive22................................................................................................................................................................
Hot-plug Scsi Hard Drive Led Combinations22................................................................................................................................................................
Recognizing Hard Drive Failure23................................................................................................................................................................
Effects Of A Hard Drive Failure23................................................................................................................................................................
Compromised Fault Tolerance24................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering From Compromised Fault Tolerance24................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing Hard Drives24................................................................................................................................................................
Factors To Consider Before Replacing Hard Drives25................................................................................................................................................................
Automatic Data Recovery (rebuild)25................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading Hard Drive Capacity26................................................................................................................................................................
Moving Drives And Arrays27................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Drives28................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnosing Array Problems30................................................................................................................................................................
Controller Board Runtime Leds30................................................................................................................................................................
Cache Module Leds31................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostic Tools32................................................................................................................................................................
Electrostatic Discharge33................................................................................................................................................................
Preventing Electrostatic Discharge33................................................................................................................................................................
Grounding Methods To Prevent Electrostatic Discharge33................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Compliance Notices34................................................................................................................................................................
Federal Communications Commission Notice34................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Rating Label34................................................................................................................................................................
Class A Equipment34................................................................................................................................................................
Class B Equipment34................................................................................................................................................................
Declaration Of Conformity For Products Marked With The Fcc Logo, United States Only35................................................................................................................................................................
Modifications35................................................................................................................................................................
Cables35................................................................................................................................................................
Canadian Notice (avis Canadien)35................................................................................................................................................................
European Union Regulatory Notice36................................................................................................................................................................
Disposal Of Waste Equipment By Users In Private Households In The European Union36................................................................................................................................................................
Bsmi Notice37................................................................................................................................................................
Japanese Notice37................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Replacement Notice38................................................................................................................................................................
Taiwan Battery Recycling Notice38................................................................................................................................................................
Acronyms And Abbreviations39................................................................................................................................................................
Board Components41................................................................................................................................................................
Index41................................................................................................................................................................

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