CloudVision Appliance Quick Start Guide

Quick Start Guide
CloudVision Appliance
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4
1.5
1.6
1.7
Scope......................................................................................................................................................
Receiving and Inspecting the Equipment................................................................................................
Installation Process.................................................................................................................................
Safety Information...................................................................................................................................
Obtaining Technical Assistance..............................................................................................................
Supplemental Documentation.................................................................................................................
Specifications..........................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2
2.1
2.2
2.3
2.4
2.5
3.2
3.3
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
7
7
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Accessing CloudVision Appliance...................................................................9
iDRAC ..................................................................................................................................................... 9
3.1.1 Web Access into iDRAC (System IPMI) .................................................................................... 9
3.1.2 Updating the Host Password ................................................................................................... 10
3.1.3 Changing the iDRAC Password............................................................................................... 11
Web Access into Host via Kimchi ......................................................................................................... 13
Web Access into CVX and CVP Consoles via Kimchi .......................................................................... 13
3.3.1 Using the CLI to Access the Appliance.................................................................................... 14
Chapter 4
4.1
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2
2
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Preparation.........................................................................................................3
Site Selection ..........................................................................................................................................
Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Precautions ............................................................................................
CloudVision Physical Appliance Setup ...................................................................................................
2.3.1 Front Bezel.................................................................................................................................
2.3.2 Locate the MAC Addresses for the CloudVision Appliance .......................................................
2.3.3 Back Panel Ethernet Connections .............................................................................................
DNS Entries ............................................................................................................................................
CloudVision Appliance IP Configuration .................................................................................................
2.5.1 DHCP Based IP Address Setup.................................................................................................
2.5.2 Manual IP Address Setup ..........................................................................................................
Chapter 3
3.1
Overview.............................................................................................................1
Setting Up CV Applications ............................................................................15
Setting Up CVP.....................................................................................................................................
4.1.1 Setup Steps for Single Node CVP ...........................................................................................
4.1.2 Setup Steps for Multi-node CVP Cluster..................................................................................
4.1.3 Log into the CVP Web Interface ..............................................................................................
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Appendix A
A.1
Power Supply Status Indicators ............................................................................................................ 18
Appendix B
B.1
Status Indicators...........................................................................................17
Parts List........................................................................................................19
Two-Post Rack Mount Parts ................................................................................................................. 19
Appendix C
Front Panel Features and Indicators...........................................................21
Appendix D
Back Panel Features and Indicators ...........................................................23
Appendix E
Tools to Manage and Update Images..........................................................25
E.1
E.2
Redeploy CVP VM Tool ........................................................................................................................ 25
Upgrade the Host Image....................................................................................................................... 26
Appendix F
Host Console Access via iDRAC.................................................................27
Appendix G
SNMP Monitoring Support ...........................................................................29
Appendix H
CloudVision Worksheet................................................................................31
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Chapter 1
Overview
1.1
Scope
This guide is intended for properly trained service personnel and technicians who need to install the
Arista CloudVision appliance.
Important! Only qualified personnel should install, service, or replace this equipment.
1.2
Receiving and Inspecting the Equipment
Upon receiving the appliance, inspect the shipping boxes and record any external damage. Retain
packing materials if you suspect that part of the shipment is damaged; the carrier may need to inspect
them.
If the boxes were not damaged in transit, unpack them carefully. Ensure that you do not discard any
accessories that may be packaged in the same box as the main unit.
Inspect the packing list and confirm that you received all listed items. Compare the packing list with
your purchase order. The Appendix provides a list of components included with the appliance.
1.3
Installation Process
The following tasks are required to install and use the appliance:
Step 1 Select and prepare the installation site (Chapter 2).
Step 2 Configuring the CloudVision appliance (Chapter 4).
Important! Ultimate disposal of this product should be in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.
1.4
Safety Information
Refer to the Arista Networks document Safety Information and Translated Safety Warnings available at:
http://www.arista.com/support/docs/eos.
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Obtaining Technical Assistance
1.5
Chapter 1: Overview
Obtaining Technical Assistance
Any customer, partner, reseller or distributor holding a valid Arista Service Contract can obtain
technical support in any of the following ways:
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Email: support@arista.com. This is the easiest way to create a new service request.
Include a detailed description of the problem and the output of “show tech-support”.
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Web: www.arista.com/support.
A support case may be created through the support portal on our website. You may also download
the most current software and documentation, as well as view FAQs, Knowledge Base articles,
Security Advisories, and Field Notices.
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1.6
Phone: 866-476-0000 or 408-547-5502.
Supplemental Documentation
Refer to the Arista EOS User manual or additional configuration requirements at
https://www.arista.com/en/support/product-documentation.
1.7
Specifications
Table 1-1 lists the specifications of the Arista CloudVision appliance.
Table 1-1 Appliance Specifications
Size (W x H x D)
Height: 42.8 mm (1.68 inch)
Width: With rack latches: 482.4 mm (18.99 inch)
Without rack latches: 434.0 mm (17.08 inch)
Depth (excludes bezel): 607.0 mm (23.9 inch)
Weight
Weight (maximum): 19.9 kg (43.87 lb)
Weight (empty) 16.73 kg (36.88 lb)
Operating Temperature
Continuous operation (for altitude less than 950 m or 3117 ft): 10°C to 35°C
(50°F to 95°F) with no direct sunlight on the equipment.
Maximum temperature gradient (operating and storage): 20°C/h (36°F/h)
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Storage Temperature
–40°C to 65°C (–40°F to 149°F)
Operating Altitude
3048 m (10,000 ft).
Relative Humidity
10% to 80% Relative Humidity with 29°C (84.2°F) maximum dew point.
Power Input (AC Power)
550 W
Power Draw
(Typical / Maximum)
550 W (Platinum) AC (100–240 V, 50/60 Hz, 7.4 A-3.7 A)
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Chapter 2
Preparation
2.1
Site Selection
Read the safety instructions in your Safety, Environmental, and Regulatory Information booklet before
you begin.
The following criteria should be considered when selecting a site to install the appliance:
•
Before you begin, review the safety instructions located at
http://www.arista.com/support/product-documentation.
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Begin installing the rails in the allotted space that is closest to the bottom of the rack enclosure.
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Other Requirements: Select a site where liquids or objects cannot fall onto the equipment and
foreign objects are not drawn into the ventilation holes. Verify these guidelines are met:
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Clearance areas to the front and rear panels allow for unrestricted cabling.
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All front and rear panel indicators can be easily read.
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Power cords can reach from the power outlet to the connector on the rear panel.
Important! All power connections must be removed to de-energize the unit.
Important! This unit is intended for installation in restricted access areas.
2.2
Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Precautions
Observe these guidelines to avoid ESD damage when installing or servicing the appliance.
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Assemble or disassemble equipment only in a static-free work area.
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Use a conductive work surface (such as an anti-static mat) to dissipate static charge.
•
Wear a conductive wrist strap to dissipate static charge accumulation.
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Minimize handling of assemblies and components.
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Keep replacement parts in their original static-free packaging.
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Remove all plastic, foam, vinyl, paper, and other static-generating materials from the work area.
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Use tools that do not create ESD.
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CloudVision Physical Appliance Setup
2.3
Chapter 2: Preparation
CloudVision Physical Appliance Setup
You may need the following items to perform the procedures in this section:
2.3.1
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Key to the system key-lock
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#1 and #2 Phillips screwdriver
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Wrist grounding strap connected to ground
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Rack mount kit instructions located in the shipping box
Front Bezel
Removing the front bezel
Step 1 Unlock the key-lock at the left end of the bezel.2.
Step 2 Lift the release latch next to the keylock.3.
Step 3 Rotate the left end of the bezel away from the front panel.4.
Step 4 Unhook the right end of the bezel and pull the bezel away from the system.
Figure 2-1: Removing and installing the front bezel
Legend
1
2
3
4
release latch
key-lock
front bezel
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2.3.2
CloudVision Physical Appliance Setup
Locate the MAC Addresses for the CloudVision Appliance
The information tag is a slide-out label which contains system information such as Service Tag, NIC,
MAC address for your reference. Record the MAC addresses in the CloudVision Worksheet (see
Appendix H).
Figure 2-2: MAC address location
2.3.3
Back Panel Ethernet Connections
On the back panel of the CloudVision appliance, locate the Ethernet Integrated 10/100/1000 Mbps NIC
connectors.
Figure 2-3: Back Panel
+
1
SS
2
iDRAC
3
4
LACP
NIC1
NIC2
TOR 1
TOR 2
NIC3
NIC4
MLAG TOR
Access ports in VLAN ‘x’
VLAN ‘y’
Subnet 1
Subnet 2
(Optional)
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DNS Entries
Chapter 2: Preparation
Figure 2-4: Subnet 1 and Subnet 2 Configuration
CVP
eth0
eth1
CVX
Ma1
Et1
Host
D Bridge
C Bridge
iDRAC
LACP
NIC1
NIC2
Active
Standby
Subnet 1
NIC3
NIC4
Subnet 2
(Optional)
Note
The iDRAC interface shares the NIC1 physical interface but has a different MAC address.
iDRAC is an Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) that provides a GUI-based out-of-band
interface for monitoring the hardware appliance. iDRAC uses NIC1 (see Figure 2-4) for its network
connectivity using a unique MAC address.
Record the IP address and Hostname information in CloudVision Worksheet (see Appendix H).
Note
Subnet 1 is mandatory, but Subnet 2 and the use of Ethernet NIC3 and NIC4 are optional.
Note
iDRAC may also be refereed to as Lifecycle Controller.
2.4
DNS Entries
In order to manage your CloudVision cluster, it is often easier to connect to them by hostname as
opposed to IP address. Fully qualified domain names (FQDNs) should be allocated to:
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Each of the CloudVision Appliance host machines
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Each of the CloudVision Appliance iDRAC interfaces
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Each of the CloudVision Portal (CVP) nodes
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Each of the CloudVision Server (CVX) nodes
Please contact your DNS zone administrator for assistance.
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2.5
CloudVision Appliance IP Configuration
CloudVision Appliance IP Configuration
The CloudVision Appliance Host and iDRAC IP addresses can be allocated in either of two ways:
Option 1: Using an available DHCP server
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DHCP Based IP Address Setup (page 7)
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Web Access into Host via Kimchi (page 13)
Option 2: Manual configuration (Requires terminal connected to VGA port)
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Manual IP Address Setup (page 7)
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Web Access into Host via Kimchi (page 13)
2.5.1
DHCP Based IP Address Setup
Note
The iDRAC interface shares the NIC1 physical interface but has a different MAC address. You will need
to take note of this MAC address to map the DHCP address for the iDRAC interface.
iDRAC IP Address
Using the iDRAC MAC from Locate the MAC Addresses for the CloudVision Appliance (Figure 2-2 on
page 5), input an entry into the DHCP Server for the corresponding iDRAC IP address mapping to that
MAC.
Host IP Address
Using the HOST NIC1 MAC from Locate the MAC Addresses for the CloudVision Appliance (Figure 2-2
on page 5), input an entry into the DHCP Server for the corresponding HOST IP address mapping to
that MAC.
Turn the system on by pressing the power button located on the front of the system.
Figure 2-5: Power on the appliance
2.5.2
Manual IP Address Setup
Note
Direct IP Address Setup requires a terminal connected to the VGA port of the appliance. This section
can be skipped if the Host and iDRAC IP addresses have been configured with a DHCP server. See
Appendix D for complete back panel descriptions.
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CloudVision Appliance IP Configuration
2.5.2.1
Chapter 2: Preparation
iDRAC IP Address
The iDRAC IP address can be manually configured via the host's bash shell using the racadm tool.
The racadm commands below are sequence dependent and must be entered in the following order.
Step 1 Using the attached terminal and keyboard, log in as user “root” and with default password
“arista”
Step 2 Disable all iDRAC related DHCP configuration
racadm set iDRAC.IPv4.DHCPEnable 0
racadm set iDRAC.IPv4.DNSFromDHCP 0
racadm set iDRAC.NIC.DNSDomainFromDHCP 0
Step 3 Configure IP network settings for the iDRAC interface
racadm
racadm
racadm
racadm
set
set
set
set
iDRAC.NIC.Enable 1
iDRAC.IPv4.Address <iDRAC-IP>
iDRAC.IPv4.Netmask <iDRAC-MASK>
iDRAC.IPv4.Gateway <iDRAC-GW>
Step 4 Configure DNS settings for the iDRAC interface
racadm
racadm
racadm
racadm
set
set
set
set
iDRAC.IPv4.DNS1 <iDRAC-DNS1>
iDRAC.IPv4.DNS2 <iDRAC-DNS2>
iDRAC.NIC.DNSRacName <iDRAC-NAME>
iDRAC.NIC.DNSDomainName <iDRAC-DOMAIN.NAME>
Step 5 Verify configuration by running:
racadm getSysInfo
2.5.2.2
Host IP Address
The host IP address can be manually configured via the host's bash shell. In order for the settings to
be persistent, the following configuration must be done.
Step 1 Configure network settings by editing the /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-devicebr file.
DEVICE=devicebr
NAME=devicebr
TYPE=Bridge
ONBOOT=yes
BOOTPROTO=none
IPADDR=<ip address here>
NETMASK=<subnet mask here>
GATEWAY=<gateway ip address here>
DELAY=0
USERCTL=yes
NM_CONTROLLED=no
Step 2 Configure DNS settings by editing the /etc/resolv.conf file
nameserver <dnsServerIP-1>
nameserver <dnsServerIP-2>
search <domain1> <domain2> …
Step 3 Restart the networking service for the changes to take effect.
service network restart
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Accessing CloudVision Appliance
3.1
iDRAC
iDRAC is a GUI based IPMI running on a separate out of band CPU used for monitoring the hardware
appliance.
3.1.1
Web Access into iDRAC (System IPMI)
iDRAC is supported on the following browsers:
•
Mozilla Firefox
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Google Chrome
On the management station, open the Web browser and connect to the iDRAC7 using:
https://<hostname or IP of iDRAC>.
For example: https://192.168.0.120.
The Login page appears (Figure 3-1 on page 10).
Login using the default username and password, which are:
Note
•
username: root
•
password: arista
Both the username and password are case sensitive.
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iDRAC
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Figure 3-1: Login page
3.1.2
Updating the Host Password
You can directly update or change a password using the following method.
Step 1 Enter your login credentials.
Default Username: root
Default Password: arista
Step 2 Running passwd with no options will change the password of the account running the
command. You will first be prompted to enter the account's current password:
[root@cv ~]# passwd
Step 3 You will be asked to enter a new password.
Step 4 Enter the same password again, to verify it.
Step 5 If the passwords match, the password will be changed.
passwd: all authentication tokens updated successfully.
[root@cv ~]#
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3.1.3
iDRAC
Changing the iDRAC Password
Two options are available to change the iDRAC password:
3.1.3.1
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Changing the Password through the iDRAC Web Interface
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Changing the Password through the CLI
Changing the Password through the iDRAC Web Interface
Step 1 Under "iDRAC Settings", go to User Authentication.
The User Authentication page appears (Figure 3-2).
Figure 3-2: User Authentication page
Step 2 Click the User ID number of the root account. The Configure User radio button should already
be checked,
Step 3 Click Next. The page appears, showing options for changing passwords (Figure 3-3).
Figure 3-3: Changing the password
Step 4 Select the Change Password checkbox.
Step 5 Enter the new password in the New Password and Confirm New Password boxes.
Step 6 Click Apply to apply the password change (Figure 3-4 on page 12).
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iDRAC
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Figure 3-4: Apply the password change
Step 7 Logout, and then login through the iDRAC GUI to verify the change.
3.1.3.2
Changing the Password through the CLI
Resetting the iDRAC password can be done using the command line tool, racadm.
Step 1 Telnet or SSH into the Host IP.
Step 2 Execute the following commands to change the iDRAC password (Figure 3-5).
Figure 3-5: Changing the password through the CLI
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3.2
Web Access into Host via Kimchi
Web Access into Host via Kimchi
On the management station, open your Web browser and connect to URL: https://<host>:8001. Login
through the Kimchi Login Page (Figure 3-6).
iDRAC is supported on the following browsers:
•
Mozilla Firefox
•
Google Chrome
Default username and password:
Note
•
username: root
•
password: arista
Both the username and password are case sensitive.
Figure 3-6: Kimchi Login page
3.3
Web Access into CVX and CVP Consoles via Kimchi
Figure 3-7: Access the CVX and CVP consoles
Note
If your web browser's popup blocker is turned on, it may prevent you from being able to view the page.
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Web Access into CVX and CVP Consoles via Kimchi
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To access the console ports for your CVP and/or CVX applications:
Step 1 Open your browser to https://<host>:8001
Step 2 Enter in your login credentials
Default Username: root
Default Password: arista
Step 3 Select the "Guests" tab in the GUI menu (see Figure 3-7 on page 13).
Step 4 Click on the Livetile black squares to open the console for the respective CVP or CVX
application (Figure 3-7 on page 13).
3.3.1
Using the CLI to Access the Appliance
To copy and paste a configuration:
Step 1 Login to the appliance using ssh or console as root
Step 2 Use the following commands
virsh console cvp --force
virsh console cvx --force
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Chapter 4
Setting Up CV Applications
4.1
Setting Up CVP
Note
Single-Node is not recommended for production deployments.
Pre-installation checklist
•
Ensure that you have console access to the CVP virtual machine on each appliance, via
Kimchi web access. See “Web Access into CVX and CVP Consoles via Kimchi” on page 13.
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Enter the CVP Console.
•
Ensure all configurations are done via console and not via SSH.
Note
This configuration will change the IPs and will drop connectivity if done over SSH.
4.1.1
Setup Steps for Single Node CVP
Step 1 Access primary CVP VM via Kimchi (see “Web Access into CVX and CVP Consoles via
Kimchi” on page 13).
Step 2 Refer to the CloudVision Configuration Guide for Shell-Based Configuration of a Single-Node.
4.1.2
Setup Steps for Multi-node CVP Cluster
Assign to each of the three CVP VMs a role (primary, secondary or tertiary).
•
The roles may be assigned in any way, but the roles must be kept consistent throughout the
installation. No two nodes may share the same role.
•
Maintain the installation order starting with primary, then secondary and finally tertiary.
Print the CloudVision Worksheet (see Appendix H). Circle the role of each appliance: one primary
(P), one secondary (S), one tertiary (T).
Step 1 Access the primary, secondary and tertiary CVP VMs on the respective appliance via Kimchi
(see “Web Access into CVX and CVP Consoles via Kimchi” on page 13).
Step 2 Refer to the CloudVision Configuration Guide for Shell-Based Configuration of Multi-Node.
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Setting Up CVP
4.1.3
Chapter 4: Setting Up CV Applications
Log into the CVP Web Interface
After CVP is running on the multi-node appliance cluster, enter the CVP Web Interface of the primary
node via its CVP IP/Hostname with default username/password of cvpadmin/cvpadmin to set the
password.
For Multi-node clusters, setting the password only has to be done on one node, and will be synced to
other nodes so subsequently any node can be accessed via its web interface. Refer to the CloudVision
Configuration Guide for instructions on using CVP.
Figure 4-1: CloudVision Portal login page
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Appendix A
Status Indicators
LCD panel features
The system's LCD panel provides system information and status and error messages to indicate if the
system is operating correctly or if the system needs attention.
The LCD back-light lights blue during normal operating conditions.
When the system needs attention, the LCD lights amber, and displays an error code followed by
descriptive text.NOTE: If the system is connected to a power source and an error is detected, the LCD
lights amber regardless of whether the system is turned on or off.
The LCD back-light turns OFF when the system is in standby mode and can be turned on by pressing
either the Select, Left, or Right button on the LCD panel.
The LCD back-light remains OFF if LCD messaging is turned off through the iDRAC utility, the LCD
panel, or other tools.
Figure A-1: LCD panel features
Table A-1 LCD panel features
Item
Button
1
Left
2
Select
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Description
Moves the cursor back in one-step increments.
Selects the menu item highlighted by the cursor.
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Appendix A: Status Indicators
Table A-1 LCD panel features (Continued)
Item
Button
3
Right
Description
Moves the cursor forward in one-step increments.
During message scrolling:
•
•
•
•
A.1
Press once to increase scrolling speed
Press again to return to the default scrolling speed
Press again to repeat the cycle
Press again to stop
Power Supply Status Indicators
AC Power Supply
Each AC power supply has an illuminated translucent handle that indicates whether power is present
or whether a power fault has occurred.
Figure A-2: AC power supply LED status
Table A-2 Power Supply Status
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OK LED
Status
Green
A valid power source is connected to the power supply and the power
supply is operational.
Flashing green
When updating the firmware of the power supply unit is being updated,
the power supply handle flashes green.
Flashing green and turns off
When hot-adding a power supply, the power supply handle flashes green
five times at 4 Hz rate and turns off. This indicates that there is a power
supply mismatch with respect to efficiency, feature set, health status, and
supported voltage. Replace the power supply with a power supply that
matches the capacity of the other power supply.
Flashing amber
Indicates a problem with the power supply.
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Appendix B
Parts List
Each appliance provides an accessory kit that contains parts that are required to install the appliance.
The following sections list the installation parts provided by the accessory kit.
B.1
Two-Post Rack Mount Parts
Two-Post Rack mount kit includes:
•
Two sliding rail assemblies
•
Two hook and loop straps
Figure B-1: Two-Post Rack Mount Parts
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Two-Post Rack Mount Parts
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Appendix B: Parts List
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Appendix C
Front Panel Features and Indicators
This appendix displays the front panel of the CloudVision appliance.
Figure C-1: CloudVision appliance (front view)
Table C-1 Front-panel features and indicators
Indicator, Button, or Connector
1
Power-on indicator, power button
Description
The power-on indicator lights when the system power is on. The
power button controls the power supply output to the system.
Note: On ACPI-compliant operating systems, turning off the system
using the power button causes the system to perform a graceful
shutdown before power to the system is turned off.
2
NMI button
Used to troubleshoot software and device driver errors when running
certain operating systems. This button can be pressed using the end
of a paper clip.
Important! Use this button only if directed to do so by qualified
support personnel.
3
System identification button
The identification buttons on the front and back panels can be used
to locate a particular system within a rack. When one of these
buttons is pressed, the system status indicator on the back flashes
until one of the buttons is pressed again.
Press to toggle the system ID on and off. If the system stops
responding during POST, press and hold the system ID button for
more than five seconds to enter BIOS progress mode.
To reset the iDRAC (if not disabled in F2 iDRAC setup) press and
hold the button for more than 15 seconds.
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Appendix C: Front Panel Features and Indicators
Table C-1 Front-panel features and indicators (Continued)
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4
Video connector
Allows you to connect a display to the system.
5
Diagnostic indicators
The diagnostic indicator lights up to display error status.
6
LCD panel
Displays system ID, status information, and system error messages.
7
USB management port/iDRAC
managed USB port
The USB management port can function as a regular USB port or
provide access to the iDRAC features.
8
USB connector
Allows you to connect USB devices to the system. The port is USB
2.0-compliant.
9
Information tag
A slide-out label panel which contains system information such as
Service Tag, NIC, MAC address, and so on for your reference.
10
Hard drives
Up to four 3.5 inch hot-swappable hard drives/SSDs.
11
Optical drive (optional)
One optional slim SATA DVD-ROM drive or DVD+/-RW drive.
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Back Panel Features and Indicators
This appendix displays the back panel of the CloudVision appliance.
Figure D-1: CloudVision appliance (back view)
Table D-1 Back-panel features and indicators
Indicator, Button, or Connector
Description
1
Serial connector
Allows you to connect a serial device to the system.
2
Ethernet connector 1
Integrated 10/100/1000 Mbps NIC connector.
3
vFlash card slot (optional)
Allows you to connect the vFlash card.
4
iDRAC port (optional)
Dedicated management port on the iDRAC ports card.
5
PCIe expansion card slots (2)
Allows you to connect a PCI Express expansion card.
6
Video connector
Allows you to connect a VGA display to the system.
7
Ethernet connector 2
Integrated 10/100/1000 Mbps NIC connector.
8
USB connector
Allow you to connect USB devices to the system. The port is USB
2.0-compliant.
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Table D-1 Back-panel features and indicators (Continued)
Indicator, Button, or Connector
Description
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USB connector
Allow you to connect USB devices to the system. The port is USB
3.0-compliant.
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System identification button
The identification buttons on the front and back panels can be
used to locate a particular system within a rack. When one of
these buttons is pressed, the system status indicator on the back
flashes until one of the buttons is pressed again.
Press to toggle the system ID on and off. If the system stops
responding during POST, press and hold the system ID button for
more than five seconds to enter BIOS progress mode.
To reset the iDRAC (if not disabled in F2 iDRAC setup) press and
hold the button for more than 15 seconds.
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System identification connector
Connects the optional system status indicator assembly through
the optional cable management arm.
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Ethernet connector 3
Integrated 10/100/1000 Mbps NIC connector.
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Ethernet connector 4
Integrated 10/100/1000 Mbps NIC connector
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Power supply (PSU1 and PSU2)
Up to two 550 W redundant AC power supplies.
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Appendix E
Tools to Manage and Update Images
A number of tools are available to help manage and update images and insert ISO to the Virtual
Machine (VM).
E.1
Redeploy CVP VM Tool
This tool allows redeployment of the CVP VM in the event:
•
Something goes wrong during deployment
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If you want to do a destructive upgrade. Used to delete the virtual CVP disks. Note: You should
backup the CVP data using CVP tool before using this method.
Step 1 Locate the disks and tool package (cvp-<version>-kvm.tgz) in the CloudVision Portal folder
for your version. (You can download the package from arista.com.)
Step 2 SSH into the CV appliance Host OS.
Step 3 Backup CVP data using the CVP tool as documented in the CloudVision Configuration Guide
under Upgrading CVP in the subsection titled Backup and Restore (recommended).
Step 4 Copy wget cvp-<version>-kvm.tgz package into the CVA host OS under a new directory.
Step 5 tar -zxvf cvp-*-kvm.tgz
Step 6 ./redeployCvpKvmVm.py -n cvp --disk1 cvp-disk1.qcow2 --disk2 cvp-disk2.qcow2
#redeployCvpKvmVm.py -h
usage: redeployCvpKvmVm.py [-h] [-n NAME] [-c CDROM] --disk1 DISK1 --disk2
DISK2
This script helps redeploy a CVP VM. After the VM is deployed, follow Setup Steps for Single
Node CVP (page 15) or Setup Steps for Multi-node CVP Cluster (page 15) for installing CVP
by logging into the CVP VM console shell as cvpadmin.
Note
Use caution before using redeployCvpKvmVm.py as this will stop and restart your VM. This will delete
all your VM disks i.e. data. Please BACKUP your VM data prior to running this, as suggested in step 3.
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Upgrade the Host Image
E.2
Appendix E: Tools to Manage and Update Images
Upgrade the Host Image
Arista provides an ISO with all updated packages and a tool to mount the images ISO and upgrade the
system.
Note
This process will reboot the entire system.
Step 1 Download the ISO.
Step 2 Run the upgrade CV appliance tool.
upgradeCva.py -i <arista cva iso> --force --reboot
# upgradeCva.py -h
usage: upgradeCva.py [-h] -i /tmp/cva2016.1.0.1.iso [--reboot] [-f]
Upgrade base image
optional arguments:
-h, --help
-i ISO, --iso ISO
--reboot
-f, --force
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show this help message and exit
Path to ISO
Script should reboot CVA after upgrade
Do what I say. Used for bypassing yes/no question for
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Appendix F
Host Console Access via iDRAC
If you have a problem accessing the host externally, SSH into iDRAC and access the host console.
Using an SSH client do the steps below:
Step 1 SSH into the DRAC and login with the root user and idrac password. You will get a login similar
to admin->
Step 2 This indicates you are in the idrac SSH console.
Step 3 Execute the commands:
racadm config -g cfgSerial -o cfgSerialBaudRate 9600
racadm config -g cfgSerial -o cfgSerialCom2RedirEnable 1
racadm config -g cfgSerial -o cfgSerialSshEnable 1
racadm config -g cfgIpmiSol -o cfgIpmiSolEnable 1
racadm config -g cfgIpmiSol -o cfgIpmiSolBaudRate 9600
The iDRAC should now be configured to access serial console.
Step 1 From the iDRAC SSH interface run the command below to access the serial console:
console com2
Step 2 To return to the DRAC interface and disconnect from the console the default escape sequence
is ^\ (CTRL+\) or simply close the SSH window.
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Appendix G
SNMP Monitoring Support
To locate the SNMP support page, go to iDRAC Settings>Network>Services.
Figure G-1: SNMP page
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Appendix H
CloudVision Worksheet
Print and complete the CloudVision worksheet with the following information.
Step 1 Locate the MAC addresses for the CloudVision appliance, see Locate the MAC Addresses for
the CloudVision Appliance (page 5).
The information tag is a slide-out label panel which contains system information such as
Service Tag, NIC, MAC address for your reference.
Step 2 DHCP Server Entries: Using the IDRAC MAC and HOST NIC1 MAC.
Input entries into the DHCP Server on Subnet1 for DHCP assigning above IDRAC IP and
HOST IP addresses to those MACs. (iDRAC uses NIC1 for it’s network connectivity.)
Step 3 DNS Server Entries: Input the Host and CVP Hostname/IP entry into your network DNS
Server as shown in Setup Steps for Single Node CVP (page 15) or Setup Steps for Multi-node
CVP Cluster (page 15).
Note
CVP IP will not be DHCP configured, it will be statically configured.
See Table H-1 on page 32 for the worksheet.
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Appendix H: CloudVision Worksheet
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Figure H-1: CVP Appliance mapping
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