ETERNUS DX60/DX80 Disk storage system Setup Guide (SAS model)

ETERNUS DX60/DX80 Disk storage system Setup Guide (SAS model)
Disk storage system
Setup Guide (SAS model)
Read this Setup Guide first
This guide describes the workflow required to proceed from installation to
operation of the
(SAS model).
Read and understand the "Safety Precautions"
before use.
"Safety Precautions"
Preparation & Installation
Check the Package Contents
Cable Connection
Pre-Setup Preparation
Server Connection
Setting up the ETERNUS
DX60/DX80 to Support
Operation and Maintenance
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Preparation & Installation Area
Prepare the following items
The following items need to be prepared in advance:
IP addresses and subnet mask (for the ETERNUS DX60/
DX80 and maintenance engineer PC)
Network equipment such as a switching hub
Web browser (Microsoft® Internet Explorer 6.0 or 7.0, Mozilla
Firefox™ 3.0.x)
Make sure that all of the following manuals are handy:
Documentation CD
"Safety Precautions"
"Package Contents"
"4.1 Prior Preparation" in the "User Guide"
Secure the Installation Area
Installation space
Check that the installation area meets the space requirements
of the rack in which the ETERNUS DX60/DX80 is to be installed.
Installation requirements
Check that the installation area satisfies all the requirements
described in the "Setting" section of the "ETERNUS DX60/DX80
Disk storage system Safety Precautions"
"3.1 Preparation" in the "User Guide"
"Safety Precautions"
Power outlets
Check that a sufficient number of suitable wall outlets are
Environmental conditions
Temperature: 5 – 40°C
Humidity: 20 – 80%RH
Check the Package Contents
Refer to the "Package Contents" and check that there are no missing items.
Misc. cables
Rack mount kit
Misc. documents
"Package Contents"
Proceed to
next step
The rack rail (bracket) needs to be attached to the rack and the ETERNUS DX60/DX80 mounted.
3.Mount the ETERNUS DX60/DX80 in the rack.
1.Adjust the rack rail (bracket)
size to fit the rack.
(Rear rack pillars)
"L" is stamped on the inner
side of the left rack rail.
Loosen the screws,
and adjust the rack rails to
the depth of the rack.
to or from the rack by two or more people.
● Multiple Drive Enclosures must be connected
to the controller enclosure following the order
of the "DE_No. label" numbers attached to
"R" is stamped on the inner
side of the right rack rail.
● Make sure to install or remove the enclosure
each Drive Enclosure. The position of the
labels are in the positions shown below.
(Front rack pillars)
At the right side of the front of
the drive enclosure
Between the EXP#0 and
EXP#1 expanders at the rear
of the drive enclosure
DE_No. label
2.Attach the rack rails (brackets) to the rack. The size of the
ETERNUS DX60/DX80 is 2U.
[Screw location of the rack rail (bracket)]
Tighten the screws in the same locations on both the front and rear sides of the rack pillars
3rd position
(M5 screws)
1st position
(M5 screws)
Base line of the
Rack rail (bracket)
3rd position
(M5 screws)
1st position
(M5 screws)
4.Fasten the ETERNUS DX60/DX80 to the rack.
"3.2 Rack Installation" in the "User Guide"
Cable Connection
Various cables need to be connected to the rear of the
To help with cable management and prevent
incorrect connection, attach labels to the cables
and note where each cable is connected to and
The cables should never be bent, twisted or
MiniSAS Cables (For Drive Enclosures)
When Drive Enclosures are installed, miniSAS cables are
used to connect between the SAS ports of the enclosures.
Connect the Controller Enclosure to Drive Enclosure 1, Drive
Enclosure 1 to Drive Enclosure 2, Drive Enclosure 2 to Drive
Enclosure 3, etc. The number of Drive Enclosure can be
checked with the "DE_No." label.
Example for connection of miniSAS cable
(when two Drive Enclosures are installed)
Rear view
LAN Cables
Underside of
the SAS (OUT) side plug
Rear view
The RMT port is on the left side, and MNT port
is on the right side.
The MNT port must always be connected. The
RMT port only needs to be connected when the remote
support connection is to be independent of the customer
"4.2.1 LAN Cable Connection (For Operation Management)" in the
"User Guide"
MiniSAS Cables (For Host Interface)
Rear view
Underside of
the SAS (IN) side plug
The SAS (OUT) port is on the left side,
and SAS (IN) port is on the right side.
Insert the connector with a
mark on its
underside in the SAS (OUT) port.
Insert the connector with a
mark on its underside in the
SAS (IN) port.
"4.2.5 MiniSAS Cable Connection (For Drive Enclosures)" in the "User
Power Cords
Use release ties to hold the power cords in place.
Rear view
The left port is 0, and right port is 1.
Connect a miniSAS cable to each CM port.
"4.2.4 MiniSAS Cable Connection (For SAS) " in the "User Guide"
"4.2.6 Power Cord Connection" in the"User Guide"
Pre-Setup Preparation
The following steps need to be performed before starting the ETERNUS DX60/DX80 setup procedure:
1.Fill in the IP address and subnet mask fields on the Network Setting label.
2.Attach it to the rear upper central label plate.
3.Connect the PC and the ETERNUS DX60/DX80 using a LAN cable (for operation
4.Give the PC the following network settings:
IP address:
Subnet mask:
5.Set the Web browser not to use a proxy server or web caching.
6.Check that Java Script and style sheets, and cookies are enabled as an operating
condition for the Web browser.
IMPORTANT The first time the power is turned on, volume
7.Turn on the ETERNUS DX60/DX80.
formatting may start according to the factory
"4.3 ETERNUS DX60/DX80 Setup" in the "User Guide"
default settings. This does not affect the setup
operation, which may be started immediately.
Basic ETERNUS DX60/DX80 setup is performed by accessing
the "Initial Setup" and "Configuration Wizard" functions with a
Web browser.
1. The connected PC may be used to setup the ETERNUS
DX60/DX80. Start the Web browser and enter either of the
following URLs in the address bar:
Configuration Wizard
Perform the necessary settings to operate the ETERNUS
DX60/DX80 using the Configuration Wizard.
The [Configuration Wizard] screen appears by clicking the
[Configuration Wizard] button on the [Easy Setup] tab.
2. Enter the following user name and password, and click the
[Logon] button to logon to the ETERNUS DX60/DX80.
User name: root
Password: root (Default)
3. After logging on, the Storage System Status screen
Initial Setup
Create RAID Group Configure Affinity Group
Create Volume Define LUN Mapping
Define Host
"4.3.3 Configuration Wizard" in the"User Guide"
Set the necessary environment for operating the ETERNUS
DX60/DX80 with its initial setup.
The [Initial Setup] screen appears by clicking the [Initial
Setup] menu on the [Easy Setup] tab.
This screen is used to set the following items:
Set Date and Time
Change password
Change Storage System Name
Set Network Environment
Assigning Hot Spares
Register hot spares for use in case the regular disks fail.
The [Assign Hot Spare] screen appears by clicking [Assign
Hot Spare] under the [RAID Group Management] menu on the
[Volume Settings] tab.
"4.3.4.Hot Spare Registration" in the"User Guide"
Setting SAS Port parameters
Set the connecting information for SAS port to connect to the server.
The [Set SAS Port Parameters] screen appears by clicking
[Set SAS Port Parameters] under the [Host I/F Management]
menu on the [Global Settings] tab.
This screen is used to set the following items:
Host Affinity
Host Response (Required when "Host Affinity" is "Disabled")
After completing these settings with the Finish step, close
"5.4 Host I/F Management" in the "Web GUI User Guide"
the web browser to end the setup session, then detach the
direct connection LAN cable (for operation management)
from the setup PC and connect it to the normal network.
Then try logging on again via the normal network, using the
IP address that has just been set.
"4.3.2 Initial Setup" in the"User Guide"
Default RAID groups, volumes and hot spares
disks are preset in the factory. Refer to "Web GUI
User Guide" if the preset values are to be changed.
Setting up the ETERNUS DX60/DX80 to Support Maintenance
Various settings are needed to make certain post-operation maintenance tasks easier.
Notification of ETERNUS DX60/DX80 problems as they occur is possible if the event notification method and level have
been set.
For e-mail notification of ETERNUS DX60/DX80 problems, a destination e-mail address must be set.
If the ETERNUS DX60/DX80 is to be connected to a PRIMERGY and "ServerView" used to monitor the server, the
ETERNUS DX60/DX80 needs to be set to send SNMP traps to the server.
If remote support is required, the ETERNUS DX60/DX80 needs to be set to notify the remote support center of failures.
"4.4 Maintenance Setup" in the "User Guide"
Remote support allows prompt detection and resolution of trouble.
Server Connection
Perform the settings required for server connection. After checking the server OS, and/or SAS card to be used, install any
drivers that may be required.
"4.5 Setting up the Server Connection" in the "User Guide"
"ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (SAS)"
- for Windows® - for Linux
- for Solaris™ Operating System
- ETERNUS Disk Storage System Settings for ETERNUS DX60/DX80
- for VMware® ESX
All necessary settings are complete, and the ETERNUS DX60/DX80 is now ready for normal operation.
Operation and Maintenance
Maintenance after starting operation:
Status check
The status of the ETERNUS DX60/DX80 should be regularly monitored by checking the LEDs and using the Web browser.
Data backup
Important data should be regularly backed up to a tape drive or similar device as a precaution against system failures.
Maintenance support period
The maintenance support period for the ETERNUS DX60/DX80 is 5 years from the date of purchase.
ETERNUS DX60/DX80 Disk storage system Setup Guide
(SAS model)
Date of issuance: October 2009
Issuance responsibility: FUJITSU LIMITED
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