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OR
Patch Panel (shown) or Patch Panel 2
GbE Interconnect Switch (shown) or GbE2 Interconnect
Switch or CGESM Interconnect Switch (fiber or copperbased)
OR
Brocade 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem
McDATA 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem
At A Glance
This document covers the HP BladeSystem p-Class Interconnects Components only. For more information on HP ProLiant Server
Blades and HP BladeSystem p-Class Infrastructure please see the following QuickSpecs:
HP ProLiant Server Blade QuickSpecs: http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/Division/11070.html
HP BladeSystem p-Class Infrastructure QuickSpecs:
http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/12330_div/12330_div.HTML
HP BladeSystem solutions starts with a Server Blade Enclosure, HP ProLiant Server Blades, networking interconnects, SAN switches,
management tools and a centralized power sub-system.
Cisco Gigabit Ethernet Switch Module (CGESM) option for Gigabit Ethernet network adapter consolidation.
Types of interconnects available: GbE Interconnect Switches, GbE2 and CGESM Interconnect Switches with optional Fibre
Channel pass through, Patch Panels or Patch Panel 2 with Fibre Channel pass through. Please see the following URL for
additional information:
http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/12164_div/12164_div.HTML
NOTE: For additional information on HP BladeSystem SAN switches, please see the following URL:
http://h18004.www1.hp.com/products/blades/components/san-switches.html
NOTE: HP ProLiant server blades, p-Class server blade enclosures, interconnects and power enclosures protected by a limited three
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year warranty with optional service uplifts available. The warranty for p-Class SAN switches is unique to the SAN switch which is a
one year warranty that is upgradeable to three years via CarePack.
HP ProLiant Server Blades in HP BladeSystem p-Class Server Blade Enclosure
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HP ProLiant BL p-Class Interconnect Components
ProLiant BL p-Class
Interconnect Switch
Option
Provides up to a 32 to 1 server networking cable reduction per server enclosure depending on the mix
of HP ProLiant BL20p, HP ProLiant BL25p, HP ProLiant BL30p, HP ProLiant BL35p, HP ProLiant BL40p
and HP ProLiant BL45p server blades. Each interconnect switch (two per enclosure) reduces up to sixteen
internal server network (NIC) ports to six external ports (four on a modular rear mounting interconnect
(Every HP BladeSystem p- module and two on the switch front panel). This provides a total of twelve external ports per server blade
Class server blade
enclosure. Only one to all twelve external ports may be used per server blade enclosure.
enclosure requires two
The Cisco Gigabit Ethernet Switch Module (CGESM) Interconnect Kits are for applications that require
interconnect switches OR network adapter consolidation to 1000 Mbps (Gigabit Ethernet) in a Cisco infrastructure. The CGESM
two RJ-45 patch panels) supports the same Fibre Channel pass-through as the GbE2.
The Cisco Gigabit Ethernet Switch Module Interconnect kit includes one CGESM Interconnect
Switch or one CGESM with four (4) RJ-45 10/100/1000 T/TX/T Small Form Factor Pluggable
(SFP) Modules
Quantity 2 Cisco Gigabit Ethernet Switch Module Interconnect kits provide two CGESM
Interconnect Switches providing any combination of up to twelve (12) RJ-45 10/100/1000 T/TX/T
or Fiber SX external ports per server blade enclosure.
The optional ProLiant BL p-Class Storage Connectivity Kit (321745 -B21) is required for Fibre
Channel pass-through when using either the GbE2 or CGESM Interconnect Kit.
The GbE2 Interconnect Kits (C-GbE2 and F-GbE2) are for applications that require network adapter
consolidation to 1000 Mbps (Gigabit Ethernet) and HP ProLiant Server Blade Fibre Channel passthrough.
The ProLiant BL p-Class F-GbE2 Interconnect Kit includes two GbE2 Interconnect Switches and
two QuadSX Interconnect Modules that provide eight (8) LC 1000 SX and four (4) RJ-45
10/100/1000 T/TX/T external ports per server blade enclosure.
The ProLiant BL p-Class C-GbE2 Interconnect Kit includes two GbE2 Interconnect Switches and
two QuadT2 Interconnect Modules that provide twelve (12) RJ-45 10/100/1000 T/TX/T external
ports per server blade enclosure.
The optional ProLiant BL p-Class Storage Connectivity Kit (321745 -B21) is required for Fibre Channel
pass-through when using either the C-GbE2 or F-GbE2 Interconnect Kit.
The GbE Interconnect Kits (C-GbE and F-GbE) are for applications that require network adapter
consolidation to 100 Mbps (Fast Ethernet).
The ProLiant BL p-Class F-GbE Interconnect Kit includes two GbE Interconnect Switches and two
DualTSX Interconnect Modules that provide four (4) LC 1000 SX and eight (8) RJ-45 10/100 T/TX
external ports per server blade enclosure.
The ProLiant BL p-Class C-GbE Interconnect Kit includes two GbE Interconnect Switches and two
QuadT Interconnect Modules that provide four (4) RJ-45 10/100/1000 T/TX/T and eight (8) RJ45 10/100 T/TX external ports per server blade enclosure.
Also included (per Interconnect Switch):
One (1) RS-232 DB-9 front panel out-of-band management port
Redundant crosslink ports connecting the two interconnect switches
Redundant power inputs and on-board redundant fans
Hot-plug and hot- remove with configuration retention and no need to cable/re-cable
Power ON, management, and per port status and speed LED indicators
Reset/power momentary push-button switch
HP ProLiant BL Interconnect Switch Management Utilities and User Documentation CD
Fully pre-configured for rapid deployment and immediate operation
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The GbE Interconnect Kits (C-GbE and F-GbE) are for applications that require network adapter
consolidation to 100 Mbps (Fast Ethernet).
The ProLiant BL p-Class F-GbE Interconnect Kit includes two GbE Interconnect Switches and two
DualTSX Interconnect Modules that provide four (4) LC 1000 SX and eight (8) RJ-45 10/100 T/TX
external ports per server blade enclosure.
The ProLiant BL p-Class C-GbE Interconnect Kit includes two GbE Interconnect Switches and two
QuadT Interconnect Modules that provide four (4) RJ-45 10/100/1000 T/TX/T and eight (8) RJ45 10/100 T/TX external ports per server blade enclosure.
ProLiant BL Interconnect Switch Management System and Utilities:
Full featured web-based and scriptable command line (CLI) interfaces, password protected multi-level
user accounts, Telnet, SNMP, BootP client, port mirroring, port-based VLANs and VLAN tagging,
EtherChannel compatible multi-port trunking, network time protocol, spanning tree protocol,
broadcast/multicast storm control, flow control, human readable/writeable configuration file, TFTP
client, IP address security restrictions, auto-MDI/MDIX, auto-negotiation and auto-sensing of speed and
duplex mode, and more.
ProLiant BL p-Class
Storage Connectivity Kit
Option
(Supports two CGESM or
GbE2 switches per kit)
The Storage Connectivity Kit is used if Fibre Channel signal pass-through is desired when using the
CGESM or GbE2 Interconnect Switch. Therefore, both LAN cable consolidation and SAN connectivity is
possible using a single interconnect option. Order one Storage Connectivity Kit per server blade
enclosure for Fibre Channel pass through.
The Storage Connectivity Kit includes two OctalFC Interconnect Modules that provide sixteen open
transceiver slots for the pluggable small form factor transceivers that come with each Dual port Fibre
Channel Adapter. The Storage Connectivity Kit supports up to sixteen Fibre Channel signals).
HP ProLiant BL p-Class
SAN Switches
Embedded Fibre Channel SAN switching within the p-Class Server Enclosure. Brocade and McDATA
based SAN switches featuring 4Gb ASIC technology providing fabric connectivity for all HP ProLiant BL
p-Class Server blades.
The Brocade 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem is a 4Gb 12 port Fibre Channel SAN
switch. Three factory configurations:
Base unit - Includes Advanced Web Tools and Zoning. Limited to 2 switches (domains) in a single
fabric. (P/N A7533A)
Full Fabric - Includes Advanced Web Tools and Zoning. Full Fabric support to current scalability
limit of 2560 ports and 50 domains per single SAN fabric. (P/N A7534A)
Power Pack - Includes all features and functionality of Full Fabric, as well as, Enterprise license
features: Trunking, Advanced Performance Monitoring, Fabric Watch and Extended Fabrics (P/N
A7535A)
For additional information on the Brocade 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem please see the
following URL: http://h18006.www1.hp.com/products/storageworks/b4gbsanswitchblade/index.html
The McDATA 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem is a 4Gb 10 port Fibre Channel SAN
Switch. This product comes in one factory configuration.
Full Fabric Switch - Includes and switch hardware and firmware. (P/N A8001A)
There is an enhanced software license available for the McDATA SAN switch.
McDATA Enhanced Software License (P/N T4263A)
License includes:
McDATA SANtegrity Binding
McDATA SANtegrity Authentication
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following URL: http://h18006.www1.hp.com/products/storageworks/mcd4gbsanswitch/index.html
NOTE: Both Brocade and McDATA SAN switches are shipped in singles (one switch per kit), for
redundant configurations please order two switch kits.
HP ProLiant BL p-Class
RJ-45 Patch Panel
(Two patch panels per kit)
(Every BL p-Class server
blade enclosure requires
two Interconnect switches
OR two RJ-45 patch
panels)
6U (10.5-inch), Plugs into HP BladeSystem p-Class 6U server blade enclosures
HP ProLiant BL p-Class
RJ-45 Patch Panel 2 (with
Fibre Channel pass
through)
(Two patch panels per kit)
(Every BL p-Class server
blade enclosure requires
two Interconnect switches
OR two RJ-45 patch
panels)
NOTE: The Patch Panel 2
or a Switch Interconnect
Kit is required for SAN
connectivity on HP
6U (10.5-inch), Plugs into HP BladeSystem p-Class 6U server blade enclosures
Used to pass NIC signals from all server blades in server blade enclosure out as RJ-45 connections also
used to pass Fibre Channel signals for SAN connectivity
Supports Gigabit Ethernet network adapters
16 RJ-45 connectors on the back of each RJ-45 patch panel 2 (32 RJ-45 connections per server blade
enclosure)
Fibre Channel signals travel from a HP ProLiant BL25p server blade with a
Fibre Channel,
pass through
Dual-Port Fibre Channel Adapter through p-Class server blade enclosure
backplane. The Fibre Channel signals are terminated through the RJ-45
Patch Panel 2 in the interconnect bays. To provide redundancy each server
blade has two Fibre Channel signals and one Fibre Channel signal
terminates through the right RJ-45 Patch Panel 2, one Fibre Channel signal
travels terminates through the left RJ-45 Patch Panel 2.
8 Fibre Channel small form factor pluggable (SPF) transceiver slots on the
front of each RJ-45 patch panel 2 (16 Fibre Channel connections per server
blade enclosure); for insertion of SPF transceivers included with the BL20p
G3 Dual-port Fibre Channel Adapter.
Required Network
Cabling
10Base-T
Used to pass NIC signals from all server blades in server blade enclosure out as RJ-45 connections
Supports Gigabit Ethernet network adapters
16 RJ-45 connectors on the back of each BL p-Class 6U RJ-45 Patch Panel (32 RJ-45 connections per
server blade enclosure)
Categories 3, 4 or 5 UTP (100 meters)
EIA/TIA-568 100-ohm STP (100 meters)
100Base-TX
Category 5 UTP (100 meters)
EIA/TIA-568 100-ohm STP (100 meters)
1000Base-T
Category 5 UTP (100 meters)
EIA/TIA-568 100-ohm STP (100 meters)
1000Base-SX
50/125 µm Multimode Fiber, 400 MHz/Km (500 meters)
50/125 µm Multimode Fiber, 500 MHz/Km (550 meters)
62.5/125 µm Multimode Fiber, 160 MHz/Km (220 meters)
62.5/125 µm Multimode Fiber, 200 MHz/Km (275 meters)
NOTE: For cabling information, refer to the Web site at:
http://www.compaq.com/products/servers.
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Intelligent Manageability Interconnect Switch Management System and Utilities (Interconnect Switch option)
Availability
Interconnect Switch Availability
Hot-plug and hot- remove with configuration retention and no need to cable/re-cable
Two network connections per server blade bay (four NICs total) routed to two redundant
interconnect switches
Redundant Ethernet inter-switch communication with two sets of redundant Ethernet uplink ports
per each interconnect switch
Redundant front panel ports per each interconnect switch for diagnostics, management, and
additional uplinks
Redundant serial ports
Compatibility with PVST+ (CGESM or GbE2 switch) and 802.1D Spanning tree protocol support
for loop-free path redundancy
Static IEEE 802.3ad (EtherChannel compatible) trunking with automatic port load balancing and
failover
Redundant configuration files and operating system firmware images in memory (GbE2 switch)
Redundant fans per each interconnect switch
Redundant 1+1 power to each interconnect switch
Support for ProLiant network adapter teaming
Redundant configurable community strings and SNMP trap manager hosts
Redundant configurable syslog server, DNS server, and default gateways (GbE2 switch)
Security
Interconnect switch multilevel user names and passwords, management interface time out period setting,
SSH*, SCP secure copy protocol, port-based IEEE 802.1Q tagged VLANs, RADIUS user authentication
and authorization*, and IP address restriction
*NOTE:
NOTE: CGESM and GbE2 Interconnect Switch only
Factory Express Portfolio HP Factory Express offers configuration, customization, integration and deployment services for HP
for Servers and Storage servers and storage products. Customers can choose how their factory solutions are built, tested,
integrated, shipped and deployed.
Factory Express offers service packages for simple configuration, racking, installation, complex
configuration and design services as well as individual factory services, such as image loading, asset
tagging and custom packaging. HP products supported through Factory Express include: a wide array of
servers and storage: HP Integrity, HP ProLiant & HP ProLiant Server Blades, HP BladeSystem, HP 9000
servers as well as the MSA1000, VA7xxx, EVA3000 & EVA5000, XP, rackable tape libraries and
configurable network switches.
For more information on Factory Express services for your specific server model please contact your
sales representative or go to http://www.hp.com/go/factory-express.
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Service and Support
This product is covered by a global limited warranty and supported by HP Services and a worldwide
network of HP Authorized Channel Partners. Hardware diagnostic support and repair is available for
three years from date of purchase. Support for software and initial setup is available for 90 days from
date of purchase. Additional support may be covered under the warranty or available for an additional
fee. Enhancements to warranty services are available through HP Care Pack services or customized
service agreements.
NOTE: Server Blade Limited Warranty includes 3 year Parts, 3 year Labor, 3-year on-site support. This
warranty supports the HP ProLiant BL20p, HP ProLiant 25p, HP ProLiant 40 and HP ProLiant 45p Server
Blades.
NOTE: Server Blade Limited Warranty includes 3 year Parts, 1 year Labor, 1-year on-site support. This
warranty supports the HP ProLiant BL30p and HP ProLiant 35p Server Blades.
NOTE: Server Blade Enclosure Limited Warranty includes 3 year Parts, 3 year Labor, 3-year on-site
support. Additional information regarding worldwide limited warranty and technical support is available
at: http://h18004.www1.hp.com/products/servers/platforms/warranty/index.html
HP Care Pack services provide total care and support expertise with committed response designed to
meet your IT and business needs.
HP Care Pack services for HP BladeSystem p-Class server blade enclosure covers the enclosure
including patch panels, HP supported Ethernet interconnects, power enclosure with power supplies and
power distribution.
To fully capitalize on your HP BladeSystem servers' capabilities requires a service partner who thoroughly
understands your server technology and systems environment. HP Services, an industry leader in
provision of multi vender support solutions provides a range of support services designed to meet the
varying needs of business. Whether an SMB or large global corporation HP has a HP BladeSystem
server support offer to help you speedily deploy and maximize system uptime.
Recommended Service - Simplify ProLiant solution implementation, maintenance and management.
Support Service - 4-Hour Response Coverage, 3-Year, 24 x 7, Same Business Day
Deployment Service - Installation and Start Up for HP BladeSystem Infrastructure
Enhanced Service - Optimize service level to increase IT performance and availability
Support Service - HP Proactive BladeSystem Service, 1-Year
Deployment Service - Enhanced Network Installation and Start-up for HP BladeSystem Switches
Installation & Start-Up service for HP BladeSystem Infrastructure plus HP BladeSystem Enhanced Network
Installation and Start-UP as per the Customer Description and/or Data Sheet. To be delivered on a
scheduled basis 8am-5pm, M-F, excluding HP holidays.
For a complete listing of service offerings and information visit:
http://www.hp.com/services/bladesystemservices
http://www.hp.com/go/proliant/carepack
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Configuration Steps
For a complete configuration on the HP ProLiant Server Blades, please do the following:
Step 1: Select desired model, configuration and quantity of HP ProLiant server blades
NOTE: For server blade information, please visit: http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/Division/11070.html
Step 2: Determine quantity of HP BladeSystem p-Class Server Blade Enclosures to purchase
NOTE: Each HP BladeSystem p-Class Server Blade Enclosure holds 2,4,8 or 16 HP ProLiant server blades plus two Interconnects
depending on server blade selection.
NOTE: For additional information on HP BladeSystem p-Class Infrastructure please visit:
http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/12330_div/12330_div.HTML
Step 3: Select an interconnect kit. Each interconnect kit contains a pair of interconnects except the Cisco GESM which
contains a single switch per kit. One pair of interconnects is required with each blade enclosure.
NOTE: For additional information on Interconnect Options, please visit:
http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/12164_div/12164_div.HTML
HP BladeSystem
p-Class Interconnects
RJ-45 Patch Panel 2 with Fibre Channel pass through
NOTE: Required for Fibre Channel connectivity on HP ProLiant BLXXp when using the
patch panel interconnect
Brocade 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem
Brocade 4Gb SAN Switch Full Fabric Switch
Brocade 4Gb SAN Switch w/Power Pack
NOTE: Two SAN switch kits required per server blade enclosure
McDATA 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem
NOTE: Two SAN switch kits required per server blade enclosure.
Cisco Gigabit Ethernet Switch Module for HP BladeSystem p-Class Interconnect Kit
Base Unit only
NOTE: Two CGESM interconnect kits required per server blade enclosure.
Cisco Gigabit Ethernet Switch Module for HP BladeSystem p-Class Interconnect Kit
Base Unit (populated with two RJ-45 10/100/1000 T/TX/T Small Form Factor
Pluggable (SFP) Modules
NOTE: Two CGESM interconnect kits required per server blade enclosure.
Cisco RJ-45 10/100/1000 T/TX/T SFP Module
1000BASE SX Fiber SFP Module
ProLiant BL p-Class C-GbE2 Interconnect Kit (with pair of GbE2 Interconnect Switches
and two QuadT2 Interconnect Modules)
NOTE: Only one interconnect kit required per server blade enclosure.
HP ProLiant BL p-Class Storage Connectivity Kit
NOTE: Required for BLXXp Fibre Channel signal pass through when using the
CGESM or GbE2 Interconnect Switch.
NOTE: Only one Storage Connectivity Kit required per each GbE2 Interconnect Kit.
NOTE: Only one Storage Connectivity Kit required for (2) CGESM Interconnect Kit.
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A7533A
A7534A
A7535A
A8001A
378926-B21
378927-B21
378928-B21
378929-B21
283192-B22
321745-B21
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Step 4: Select a HP BladeSystem p-Class power enclosure and power supplies based on configuration
NOTE: For additional information on HP BladeSystem p-Class Infrastructure please visit:
http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/12330_div/12330_div.HTML
Use p-Class sizing tool to help determine power configuration:
http://h30099.www3.hp.com/configurator/calc/Power%20Calculator%20Catalog.xls
NOTE: Power enclosures and supplies are not needed if using facility DC (-48V ± 10%).
Step 5: Select power distribution (only required with 3U power enclosures)
NOTE: For additional information on HP BladeSystem p-Class Infrastructure please visit:
http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/12330_div/12330_div.HTML
Service and Support
NOTE: The HP Care Pack service part numbers below for ProLiant BL p-Class server
Offerings (HP Care Pack blades, cover the server blade and all HP branded hardware options qualified for the
Services)
server, purchased at the same time or afterwards, internal to the server.
Hardware Services On-site Service
4-Hour On-site Service, 7-Day x 24-Hour Coverage, 3 Years, Electronic
NOTE: The HP Care Pack service part numbers below for HP BladeSystem p-Class
server blade enclosure covers the enclosure including patch panels, HP supported
Ethernet interconnects, power enclosure with power supplies and power distribution.
Hardware Services On-site Service
4-Hour On-site Service, 5-Day x 13-Hour Coverage, 3 Years, Electronic
NOTE: The HP Care Pack service part numbers below covers the HP BladeSystem
Brocade and McData SAN Switches.
Hardware Services On-site Service
4-Hour On-site Service, 7-Day x 24-Hour Coverage, 3 Years, Electronic
4-Hour On-site Service, 7-Day x 24-Hour Coverage, 3 Years, (24 port) Electronic
Installation & Start-up Services
HP Installation & Startup Service for HP BladeSystem Infrastructure
NOTE: Provides for an integrated hardware and software implementation that
includes remote service planning, onsite deployment of hardware and software,
installation verification testing and customer orientation. Hardware deployment covers
the installation of a single BladeSystem enclosure that include server blades (up to
16), Ethernet network interconnect, and power options. Software deployment covers
the installation and configuration of HP Systems Insight Manager (SIM), HP Rapid
Deployment Pack (RDP), and deploy up to two operating system editions of either
Windows or Linux, using scripted operating system installation software.
HP BladeSystem Enhanced Network Installation and Startup Service, Electronic
HP Proactive BladeSystem Service Care Pack
1 Year, HP Proactive BladeSystem Service
NOTE: For more information, customer/resellers can contact
http://www.hp.com/hps/carepack/services/
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HC031E
UC009E
UE438E
UC905E
UE603E
UG858E
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Operating and
Dimensions
Performance
Specifications for RJ-45
Patch Panel 2 with Fiber
Capability
Channel pass through
Network Transfer Rate
Height
10.405 in (26.43 cm)
Width
1.535 in (3.899 cm)
Depth
27.697 in (70.35 cm)
IEEE 802.2, 802.3, 802.3u
10 Base-T (half-duplex)
10 Mbps
10 Base-T (full-duplex)
20 Mbps
100 Base-TX (half-duplex) 100 Mbps
100 Base-TX (full-duplex) 200 Mbps
1000 Base-TX (full-duplex) 1000 Mbps
Fiber Channel SAN
Velio VC1070 re-timer
Auto-rate negotiate between 2G and 1G
Connector
Network
RJ-45 in the back.
Fiber Channel SAN
Pluggable SFP optical slot in the front.
Cable Support
10 Base-TX
Categories 3, 4, or 5 UTP (2 or 4 pair);
up to 328 ft (100 m)
100 Base-TX
Category 5 UTP (2 pair); up to 328 ft/100 m
1000 Base-TX
Category 5E (4 pair); up to 328 ft (100 m)
Fiber Channel
SFP optical cable
EMI
FCC Class A
ICES-003 Class A
AS/NZS 3548 Class A
VCCI Class A
NOTE: Operating temperature has an altitude derating of 34° F (1° C) per 1,000 ft (304.8 m). No
direct sunlight. Upper operating limit is 10,000 ft (3,048 m) or 70Kpa/10.1 psia. Upper non-operating
limit is 30,000 ft (9,144 m) or 30.3 KPa/4.4 psia. Storage maximum humidity of 95% is based on a
maximum temperature of 113° F (45° C). Altitude maximum for storage is 70 KPa.
Operating and
Performance
Specifications for RJ-45
Patch Panel
Dimensions
Capability
Network Transfer Rate
Connector
Cable Support
Power Requirements
Temperature Range
Relative Humidity
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10.405 in (26.43 cm)
Width
1.535 in (3.899 cm)
Depth
27.697 in (70.35 cm)
IEEE 802.2, 802.3, 802.3u
10 Base-T (half-duplex)
10 Mbps
10 Base-T (full-duplex)
20 Mbps
100 Base-TX (half-duplex) 100 Mbps
100 Base-TX (full-duplex) 200 Mbps
1000 Base-TX (full-duplex) 1000 Mbps
Network
RJ-45 in the back
10 Base-TX
Categories 3, 4, or 5 UTP (2 or 4 pair);
up to 328 ft (100 m)
100 Base-TX
Category 5 UTP (2 pair); up to 328 ft (100 m)
1000 Base-TX
Category 5E (4 pair); up to 328 ft (100 m)
200 mA at + 5V DC; 500 mA at -48V
Operating
50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
Non-operating
-22° to 140° F (-30° to 60° C)
Operating
20% to 80%
Non-operating
5% to 95%
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Wet Bulb Temperature
Operating
82.4° F (28° C)
Non-operating
101.7° F (38.7° C)
NOTE: Operating temperature has an altitude derating of 34° F (1° C) per 1,000 ft (304.8 m). No
direct sunlight. Upper operating limit is 10,000 ft (3,048 m) or 70Kpa/10.1 psia. Upper non-operating
limit is 30,000 ft (9,144 m) or 30.3 KPa/4.4 psia. Storage maximum humidity of 95% is based on a
maximum temperature of 113° F (45° C). Altitude maximum for storage is 70 KPa.
Operating and
Dimensions
Performance
Specifications for
ProLiant BL p-Class GbE
Weight
Interconnect Switch
Performance
Height
10.405 in (26.43 cm)
Width
1.535 in (3.899 cm)
Depth
27.697 in (70.35 cm)
11.5 lb/5.2 kg per interconnect switch
9.6 Gbps external port bandwidth per server blade enclosure (full duplex)
Forwarding rate 0.15 million pps per 10/100 port, 1.5 million pps per
gigabit port, (64-byte packets)
Non-blocking, full-wire speed for all connections
Auto-MDI/MDIX, auto-negotiation and auto-sensing with full-duplex support
Store and forward
8,191 per interconnect switch; MAC address based filtering and MAC
address packet priority configuring
Maximum age: 1 to 1,000,000 seconds; default: 300 seconds
Forwarding Mode
MAC Addresses
Forwarding Table
Age Time
Memory
Compliance
Network Transfer Rate
Connector
Cable Support
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IEEE 802.3, 802.3u, 802.3ab, 802.3x, 802.3z (F-GbE only), 802.1D,
802.1p, 802.3ac, 802.3ad (Static), and 802.1Q
SNMP v1 (RFC 1157) and RMON v1 (RFC 1757) groups 1, 2, 3, and 9
MIB-II (RFC 1213), Bridge MIB (RFC 1493), Interface Group MIB (RFC
2863), Ethernet MIB (RFC 1643), 802.1Q Extended Bridge MIB (RFC 2674),
Entity MIB (RFC 2037), SNMP Trap Convention (RFC 1215), Bridge Trap
(RFC 1493), Remote Monitoring Traps (RFC 1757), and HP Enterprise
Switch MIBs and Environmental Traps
IGMP v1 (RFC 1112), IGMP v2 (RFC 2236), SNTP (RFC 1361), Telnet (RFC
854), TFTP client (RFC 783), BootP client, (RFC 2132), DHCP client, (RFC
2131) and ZModem,
10 Base-T (half-duplex)
10 Mbps
10 Base-T (full-duplex)
20 Mbps
100 Base-TX (half-duplex) 100 Mbps
100 Base-TX (full-duplex) 200 Mbps
1000 Base-TX (half and
2000 Mbps
full-duplex)
1000 Base-SX (full-duplex) 2000 Mbps
12 RJ-45, 2 DB-9 (C-GbE Interconnect Kit)
4 LC fiber, 8 RJ-45, 2 DB-9 (F-GbE Interconnect Kit)
FCC Class A
ICES-003 Class A
AS/NZS 3548 Class A
VCCI Class A
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Power Requirements
-48VDC: 1050 mA, 50 W maximum (per interconnect switch)
Temperature Range
Operating
50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
Non-operating
-22° to 140° F (-30° to 60° C)
Relative Humidity
Operating
20% to 80%
(non-condensing)
Non-operating
5% to 95%
Wet Bulb Temperature
Operating
82.4° F (28° C)
Non-operating
101.7° F (38.7° C)
NOTE: Operating temperature has an altitude derating of 34° F (1° C) per 1,000 ft (304.8 m). No
direct sunlight. Upper operating limit is 10,000 ft (3,048 m) or 70Kpa/10.1 psia. Upper non-operating
limit is 30,000 ft (9,144 m) or 30.3 KPa/4.4 psia. Storage maximum humidity of 95% is based on a
maximum temperature of 113° F (45° C). Altitude maximum for storage is 70 KPa.
Operating specifications Fibre Channel ports
for McDATA 4Gb SAN
Performance
Switch
Certified maximum
Switch core
Fabric latency
Maximum frame size
Classes of service
Port types
Data traffic types
Media types
Laser
Options
Supported software
Management access
Diagnostics
Dimensions
Temperature
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2 external ports (ships with two 4Gb SFPs)
4 GB/sec line speed, full duplex
24 switches, 7 hops; larger fabrics certified as required
Non-blocking
<2 µ sec. with no contention, cut-through routing
2112-byte payload
Class 2, Class 3, Class F (inter-switch frames)
FL_Port, F_Port, and E_Port; self-discovery based on G_Port or GL_Port
Fabric switches support unicast, multicast (256 groups), and broadcast
Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP)
Short-wave up to 500 m (1,640 ft); long-wave up to 10 km (6.2 mi) when
available
SFP media-take out
SANtegrity Enhanced Software
10/100 Ethernet (RJ-45)
POST and embedded online/offline diagnostics
3.4 in (8.6 cm)
Height
1.5 in (3.8 cm)
Width
4.75 in (12.1 cm) 7 in (17.9 cm) with handle
Depth
1.94 lbs (.88 kg)
Weight
32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C)
Operating
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Performance
Specifications for GbE2
Interconnect Switch
Dimensions
Weight
Performance
Forwarding Mode
MAC Addresses
Forwarding Table
Age Time
Memory
Compliance
Network Transfer
Rate
Connector
EMI
Safety
Power
Requirements
Temperature
Range
Relative Humidity
(non-condensing)
Wet Bulb
Temperature
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Height
10.405 in (26.43 cm)
Width
1.535 in (3.899 cm)
Depth
27.697 in (70.35 cm)
12.0 lb/5.4 kg per interconnect switch
24 Gbps External port bandwidth per server blade enclosure (full duplex)
Forwarding rate 1.5 million pps per gigabit port (64-byte packets)
Auto-MDI/MDIX, auto-negotiation and auto-sensing with full-duplex support
Store and forward
2,048 per interconnect switch
Maximum age: 1 to 65535 seconds; default: 300 seconds
128MB Main, 32MB flash and 2MB packet buffer per interconnect switch
IEEE 802.3, 802.3u, 802.3ab, 802.3x, 802.3z (F-GbE2 only), 802.1D,
802.3ac, 802.3ad (Static), and 802.1Q
SNMP v1 (RFC 1157), MIB-II (RFC 1213), Bridge MIB (RFC 1493), Interface
Group MIB (RFC 2863), Ethernet MIB (RFC 1643), 802.1Q Extended Bridge
MIB , Entity MIB (RFC 2037), RADIUS Authentication MIB, 802.3-2002 MIB,
SNMP Trap Convention (RFC 1215), Bridge Trap (RFC 1493), Remote
Monitoring Traps (RFC 1757) and HP Enterprise Switch MIBs and
Environmental Traps
RADIUS (RFC 2138), Telnet (RFC 854), TFTP client (RFC 783), SSH v1.5,
SCP v1.5, NTP v2 (RFC 1119), BootP client (RFC 2132), and XModem
10 Base-T (half-duplex)
10 Mbps
10 Base-T (full-duplex)
20 Mbps
100 Base-TX (half-duplex) 100 Mbps
100 Base-TX (full-duplex) 200 Mbps
1000 Base-TX (half and
2000 Mbps
full-duplex)
1000 Base-SX (full-duplex) 2000 Mbps
12 RJ-45, 2 DB-9 (C-GbE2 Interconnect Kit)
8 LC fiber, 4 RJ-45, 2 DB-9 (F-GbE2 Interconnect Kit)
FCC Class A
ICES-003 Class A
AS/NZS 3548 Class A
VCCI Class A
UL/CUL Listed Accessory
CE
48VDC: 2040 mA, 98 W maximum (per interconnect switch without Storage
Connectivity Kit)
48VDC: 2355 mA, 113 W maximum (per interconnect switch with Storage
Connectivity Kit)
Operating
50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
Non-operating
-22° to 140° F (-30° to 60° C)
Operating
20% to 80%
Non-operating
5% to 95%
Operating
82.4° F (28° C)
Non-operating
101.7° F (38.7° C)
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NOTE: Operating temperature has an altitude derating of 34° F/1° C per 1,000 ft/304.8 m. No direct
sunlight. Upper operating limit is 10,000 ft/3,048 m or 70Kpa/10.1 psia. Upper non-operating limit is
30,000 ft/9,144 m or 30.3 KPa/4.4 psia. Storage maximum humidity of 95% is based on a maximum
temperature of 113° F/45° C. Altitude maximum for storage is 70 KPa.
Operating and
Performance
Specifications for
CGESM
Interconnect Switch
Dimensions
Weight
Performance
Forwarding Mode
MAC Addresses
Memory
Compliance
Network Transfer
Rate
Connector
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Height
10.405 in (26.43 cm)
Width
1.6 in (4.06 cm)
Depth
28 in (71.12 cm)
11.5 lb/5.2 kg per interconnect switch
28 Gbps Maximum Forwarding Bandwidth. 38.7mpps Maximum Forwarding
Rate (64 Byte Packets)
9018Bytes Jumbo Frames MTU
Non-blocking architecture. Wire Speed Performance on all ports
Auto-MDI/MDIX, auto-negotiation and auto-sensing with full-duplex support
Store and forward
8000 MAC/physical address Table Size
128MB DRAM Memory. 16MB Flash Memory
IEEE 802.1s, IEEE 802.1w, IEEE 802.1x, IEEE 802.3ad, IEEE 802.3x full
duplex on 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and, IEEE 802.1D Spanning-Tree
Protocol, IEEE 802.1p CoS Prioritization, IEEE 802.1Q VLAN, IEEE 802.3
10BASE-T specification, IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX specification, IEEE
802.3ab 1000BASE-T specification, IEEE 802.3z 1000BASE-X specification
RMON I and II standards, SNMPv1, SNMPv2c, and SNMPv3
(RFC1493) , CISCO-CDP-MIB, CISCO-CLUSTER-MIB, CISCO-CONFIGMAN-MIB, CISCO-ENTITY-FRU-CONTROL-MIB, CISCO-ENVMON-MIB,
CISCO-FLASH-MIB, CISCO-FTP-CLIENT-MIB, CISCO-IGMP-FILTER-MIB,
CISCO-IMAGE-MIB, CISCO IP-STAT-MIB, CISCO-MAC-NOTIFICATIONMIB, CISCO-MEMORY-POOL-MIB, CISCO-PAGP-MIB, CISCO-PING-MIB,
CISCO-PROCESS-MIB, CISCO-RTTMON-MIB, CISCO-STP-EXTENSIONSMIB, CISCO-SYSLOG-MIB, CISCO-TCP-MIB, CISCO-VLAN-IFTABLERELATIONSHIP-MIB, CISCO-VLAN-MEMBERSHIP-MIB, CISCO-VTP-MIB,
ENTITY-MIB, ETHERLIKE-MIB, IF-MIB (in and out counters for VLANs are not
supported), IGMP-MIB, OLD-CISCO-CHASSIS-MIB, OLD-CISCO-FLASHMIB, OLD-CISCO-INTERFACES-MIB, OLD-CISCO-IP-MIB, OLD-CISCOSYS-MIB, OLD-CISCO-TCP-MIB, OLD-CISCO-TS-MIB, RFC1213-MIB (per
the agent capabilities specified in the, CISCO-RFC1213-CAPABILITY.my),
RFC1253-MIB, RMON-MIB, RMON2-MIB, SNMP-FRAMEWORK-MIB,
SNMP-MPD-MIB, SNMP-NOTIFICATION-MIB, SNMP-TARGET-MIB,
SNMPv2-MIB, TCP-MIB, UDP-MIB
1000BASE-T ports, 1000BASE-X (SFP), 1000BASE-SX
10 Base-T (half-duplex)
10 Mbps
10 Base-T (full-duplex)
20 Mbps
100 Base-TX (half-duplex) 100 Mbps
100 Base-TX (full-duplex) 200 Mbps
1000 Base-TX (half and
2000 Mbps
full-duplex)
1000 Base-SX (full-duplex) 2000 Mbps
4 SFP, 2 RJ-45 10/100/1000 T/TX/T, 1 DB-9
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FCC Part 15 Class A
EN 55022: 1998 (CISPR22)
EN 55024: 1998 (CISPR24)
CNS 13438 Class A MIC
CD
MIC
AS/NZS 3548 Class A CE
VCCI Class A
UL to UL 60950, Third Edition
C-UL to CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-00, Third Edition
TUV/GS to EN 60950:2000
CB to IEC 60950 with all country deviations
NOM to NOM-019-SCFI
CE Marking
-48VDC: 1050 mA, 125 W maximum (per interconnect switch)
Operating
50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
Non-operating
-22° to 140° F (-30° to 60° C)
Relative Humidity
Operating
20% to 80%
(non-condensing)
Non-operating
5% to 95%
Wet Bulb
Operating
82.4° F (28° C)
Temperature
Non-operating
101.7° F (38.7° C)
NOTE: Operating temperature has an altitude derating of 34° F/1° C per 1,000 ft/304.8 m. No direct
sunlight. Upper operating limit is 10,000 ft/3,048 m or 70Kpa/10.1 psia. Upper non-operating limit is
30,000 ft/9,144 m or 30.3 KPa/4.4 psia. Storage maximum humidity of 95% is based on a maximum
temperature of 113° F/45° C. Altitude maximum for storage is 70 KPa.
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and Recycling
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The EU WEEE directive (2002/95/EC) requires manufacturers to provide
treatment information for each product type for use by treatment facilities.
This information (product disassembly instructions) is posted on the Hewlett
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be used by recyclers and other WEEE treatment facilities as well as HP OEM
customers who integrate and re-sell HP equipment.
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