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Cisco Videoscape Distribution Suite
Transparent Caching Software Blade
Server Cluster Installation Guide
Release 5.2
August 2014
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CONTENTS
Preface
vii
Cluster Installation Overview vii
Blade Server Cluster Models vii
Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request
CHAPTER
1
Prerequisites and Blade Server Cluster Physical Installation
Prerequisites 1-1
Required Software
Firmware Versions
Rack Mounting
1-3
Power Cabling
1-3
Additional Steps
2
1-1
1-1
1-1
Network Cabling 1-3
Cache Engines 1-3
Fabric Interconnects 1-3
Management Server 1-3
Storage Enclosures 1-4
NetApp E2724 Storage Enclosure
IBM Storage Enclosure 1-5
CHAPTER
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1-4
1-7
Configuring the Switches in a Blade Server Cluster Installation
2-1
Initial Setup of the Cluster Switches 2-7
Preparing for the Configuration 2-7
VDS TC Management and Data Switch Configuration 2-8
Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Configuration 2-8
CHAPTER
3
Management Server Installation
3-1
Configuring the BIOS and Operating System with CIMC for a Management Server that is not PID
TCE-1300MGR-K9 3-1
Configuring the Management IP Address and Password for a PID TCE-1300MGR-K9 Management
Server 3-11
Configuring the Boot Image
3-13
Copying the ISO to the VDS TC Management Server
3-21
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Starting the VNC Server on the Management Server
CHAPTER
4
Cache Engine Servers Installation
3-22
4-1
Configuring the BIOS and Operating System Using Cisco UCS Manager
Configuring the Boot Image
4-9
Running the Post Installation Scripts
CHAPTER
5
4-1
Configuring the Cache Storage
4-25
5-1
Configuring the Cache Storage Using IBM Storage Enclosures 5-1
Installing the Storage Manager Software on the VDS TC Management Server
Configuring the First IBM Storage Array 5-6
Configuring the Remaining IBM Storage Arrays 5-15
Confirm the Enclosure ID 5-16
Configuring the Cache Storage Using NetApp Storage Enclosures 5-18
Installing the SANtricity Storage Manager on the VDS TC Management Server
Configuring the First NetApp Storage Array 5-22
Configuring the Remaining NetApp Storage Arrays 5-30
5-1
5-18
5-31
Confirm the Tray ID
5-31
Configuring the Storage Array and Formatting Storage Disks
CHAPTER
6
5-33
Installing and Configuring the Cisco VDS TC Cluster Software
Installing the Management Environment and Software
6-1
6-1
Post Installation Steps 6-3
Installing the License 6-5
APPENDIX
A
Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using the NetApp E2724 Storage
Enclosures A-1
VDS-TC-4B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme A-2
Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Non-Redundant) A-2
Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Non-Redundant) A-3
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Non-Redundant) A-4
VDS-TC-4B Redundant Cabling Scheme A-5
Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Redundant) A-5
Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender 1 (FEX-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Redundant) A-7
Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender 2 (FEX-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Redundant) A-8
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 1 (FI-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Redundant) A-9
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 2 (FI-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Redundant) A-10
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VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme A-11
Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant) A-11
Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant) A-12
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant) A-13
VDS-TC-8B Redundant Cabling Scheme A-14
Cisco Nexus 7004 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Redundant) A-14
Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender 1 (FEX-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Redundant) A-16
Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender 2 (FEX-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Redundant) A-17
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 1 (FI-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Redundant) A-18
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 2 (FI-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Redundant) A-19
VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme A-20
Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant) A-20
Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant) A-21
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant) A-22
VDS-TC-16B Redundant Cabling Scheme A-23
Cisco Nexus 7004 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant) A-23
Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender 1 (FEX-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant) A-25
Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender 2 (FEX-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant) A-26
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 1 (FI-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant) A-27
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 2 (FI-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant) A-29
APPENDIX
B
Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
B-1
VDS-TC-4B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme B-2
Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Non-Redundant) B-2
Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Non-Redundant) B-3
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Non-Redundant) B-4
VDS-TC-4B Redundant Cabling Scheme B-5
Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Redundant) B-5
Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender 1 (FEX-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Redundant) B-7
Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender 2 (FEX-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Redundant) B-8
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 1 (FI-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Redundant)
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 2 (FI-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Redundant)
B-9
B-10
VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme B-11
Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant) B-11
Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant) B-12
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant) B-14
VDS-TC-8B Redundant Cabling Scheme B-15
Cisco Nexus 7004 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Redundant) B-15
Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender 1 (FEX-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Redundant)
B-17
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Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender 2 (FEX-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Redundant) B-18
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 1 (FI-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Redundant)
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 2 (FI-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Redundant)
B-19
B-20
VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme B-21
Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant) B-21
Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender 1 (FEX-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant) B-22
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant) B-25
VDS-TC-16B Redundant Cabling Scheme B-26
Cisco Nexus 7004 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant) B-26
Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender 1 (FEX-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant) B-28
Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender 2 (FEX-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant) B-29
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 1 (FI-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant)
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 2 (FI-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant)
APPENDIX
C
Cisco VDS TC Specific UCS Blade Server Values
Values for the Equipment Tab C-1
Values for the LAN Tab C-1
Values for the Server Tab C-11
B-31
B-33
C-1
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Preface
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The Cisco Videoscape Distribution Suite Transparent Caching (VDS TC) solution is focused on reducing
costs and improving the quality of user experience in delivering unmanaged Internet-based content,
including Internet video, file sharing, software distribution, mobile application downloads, and web
browsing. VDS TC integrates highly scalable caching software with high-performance Cisco Unified
Computing System™ (UCS) C-Series Rack Servers and B-Series Blade Servers, Cisco switches, and
SAN storage. The VDS TC solution, combined with other Videoscape products, such as Cisco
Videoscape Distribution Suite for Internet Streaming (VDS IS), provides a complete platform for
optimizing managed and unmanaged content delivery.
Cluster Installation Overview
The Cisco VDS TC Cluster platform is a multi-server scalable system that is intended for the efficient
serving of P2P and HTTP user requests. A Cisco VDS-TC Cluster installation can optimize P2P and
HTTP object downloading traffic across ISP networks through high-performance caching.
Because of its flexible size, a Cisco VDS TC Cluster installation can meet both low-end and high-end
requirements, and can also grow in parallel with the customer network.
In a VDS TC Cluster configuration, the VDS TC software can run on the Cisco UCS C220 C- Series
Rack Servers or on the Cisco UCS B200 M3 B-Series Blade Servers. The cached objects for both
solutions are stored on an IBM or NetApp SAN storage device, and Cisco switches are used for data,
storage, and management connectivity. A VDS TC Cluster configuration that uses the Cisco UCS B200
Blade Servers can contain up to 16 Cisco UCS B200 cache engine blade servers and up to five IBM
DS3524 or five NetApp E2724 SAN storage enclosures. A separate Cisco UCS C220 is used as the VDS
TC Management Server.
This installation guide provides instructions for installing VDS TC on a Cisco Blade Server Cluster
platform, including installing and configuring the VDS TC Management Server, the VDS TC Cache
Engines, and the storage enclosures. This installation guide also discusses configuring the data and
management switches used by the VDS TC Blade Server Cluster installation.
Blade Server Cluster Models
There are three VDS TC Server cluster models that use the Cisco UCS B200 Blade Servers:
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Cisco VDS-TC-4B: The Cisco VDS-TC-4B model contains four Cisco UCS B200 Blade Servers,
one UCS 5108 Blade Chassis, one Cisco UCS C220 Management Server, and two IBM DS3524 or
NetApp E2724 SAN storage enclosures.
•
Cisco VDS-TC-8B: The Cisco VDS-TC-8B model contains eight Cisco UCS B200 Blade Servers,
one UCS 5108 Blade Chassis, one Cisco UCS C220 Management Server, and three IBM DS3524 or
NetApp E2724 SAN storage enclosures.
•
Cisco VDS-TC-16B: The Cisco VDS-TC-16B model contains 16 Cisco UCS B200 Blade Servers,
two UCS 5108 Blade Chassis, one Cisco UCS C220 Management Server, and five IBM DS3524 or
NetApp E2724 SAN storage enclosures.
Each model can be installed in a redundant and a non-redundant configuration. Each Blade Server
Cluster model also uses one Cisco UCS 6248UP Fabric Interconnect, or two Cisco UCS 6248UP Fabric
Interconnects for redundant installations.
Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request
For information on obtaining documentation, submitting a service request, and gathering additional
information, see the monthly What’s New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and
revised Cisco technical documentation, at:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html
Subscribe to the What’s New in Cisco Product Documentation as an RSS feed and set content to be
delivered directly to your desktop using a reader application. The RSS feeds are a free service. Cisco currently
supports RSS Version 2.0.
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Prerequisites and Blade Server Cluster Physical
Installation
This chapter outlines the preliminary requirements for installing a VDS TC Blade Server Cluster
platform and describes how to connect both the power cables to the storage enclosure PDUs and the rack
PDU, and the network cabling scheme for the VDS TC Cache Engines, the VDS TC Management Server,
and the storage enclosures. This chapter contains the following sections:
•
Prerequisites
•
Rack Mounting
•
Power Cabling
•
Network Cabling
•
Additional Steps
Prerequisites
Required Software
Before installing the VDS TC Blade Server Cluster system, you must obtain the VDS TC ISO disk image
from Cisco.
Firmware Versions
The following table describes the supported hardware and firmware for a VDS TC Blade Server Cluster
installation:
Note
Always refer to the Release Notes for your product to confirm the required firmware and image files.
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Prerequisites
Hardware Component Model
Required Firmware Version and Image File
Management Server
Cisco UCS-C220-M3S:
Cache Engine
Cisco UCS-C220-M3S
Cisco UCS 5108 Blade Chassis
•
Firmware version: 1.5.4.3
•
Image file: ucs-c220-huu-1.5.4-3.iso
Cisco UCS-B200-M3:
Cisco UCS-B200-M3
•
Firmware version: 2.2.1d
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric
Interconnect
•
Image file:
ucs-k9-bundle-b-series.2.2.1d.B.bin
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect:
Storage enclosure
Any IBM DS3500 storage
models
or
•
Firmware version: 2.2.1.d
•
Image file: ucs-k9-bundle-infra.2.2.1d.A.bin
IBM DS3524:
•
BIOS version: 07.86.40.00
•
Controller image files:
ibm_fw_ds3k_07864000_anyos_anycpu.zip
•
HDD BIOS version: 4.18
•
HDD image file:
ibm_fw_ds3khdd_4.18_anyos_anycpu.zip
•
IBM Storage Manager version: 10.86
(SM10.86_Linux_64bit_x86-64_SMIA-10.8
6.x5.43.tgz)
NetApp E2724
NetApp E2724:
•
Controller BIOS version: 08.10.05.00
•
Storage Manager 11.10.0A
(SMIA-LINUXX64-11.10.0A00.0002.bin)
To check firmware version on the Cisco UCS C-Series Management Server, use the CIMC. To check the
version of firmware on the Cisco Blade Server and the Cisco Fabric Interconnect, use the Cisco UCS
Manager.
Tip
For instructions on how to perform a firmware upgrade, for the Cisco UCS C-Series Servers see the
Cisco UCS C-Series Rack-Mount Server BIOS Upgrade Guide document available at
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/unified_computing/ucs/c/sw/bios/b_Upgrading_BIOS_Firmware.ht
ml, and for the UCS Blade Server and the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect, see the Cisco UCS
Manager Install and Upgrade Guides page available at
www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps10281/prod_installation_guides_list.html.
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Rack Mounting
Rack Mounting
To mount the VDS TC Blade Servers in a chassis, see the Cisco UCS 5108 Server Chassis Installation
Guide available at
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/unified_computing/ucs/hw/chassis/install/ucs5108_install.html.
Power Cabling
Using standard power cables, connect the power cables to both of the storage enclosure PSUs and the
rack PDU. For connecting power to the Blade Series servers, see the Cisco UCS 5108 Server Chassis
Installation Guide available at
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/unified_computing/ucs/hw/chassis/install/ucs5108_install.html.
Network Cabling
There are six different configurations available for a VDS TC Blade Server Cluster installation:
•
VDS-TC-4B non-redundant
•
VDS-TC-4B redundant
•
VDS-TC-8B non-redundant
•
VDS-TC-8B redundant
•
VDS-TC-16B non-redundant
•
VDS-TC-16B redundant
This section provides an overview of cabling the connections for the cache engines, the management
server, and the storage enclosures. For a complete cabling guide for one of these VDS TC configurations,
see Appendix A, “Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using the NetApp E2724 Storage
Enclosures”.
Cache Engines
For a complete cabling diagram for one of these VDS TC configurations, see Appendix A, “Cisco VDS
TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using the NetApp E2724 Storage Enclosures”.
Fabric Interconnects
The Cisco UCS 6248 Fabric Interconnect connects to the Cisco UCS I/O Modules in the Cisco 5108
Server Chassis and to the data switch. For specific cabling schemes, see Appendix A, “Cisco VDS TC
Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using the NetApp E2724 Storage Enclosures”.
Management Server
Make the following connections on the management server to the management switch.
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Figure 1-1
Table 1-1
Note
Management Server Connections
Management Server Connections
Port #
Description
Wire Connection
Notes
1
Power supply 1
PDU A
2
Power supply 2
PDU B
3
Interface 1 (eth0)
Eth0 management
Connects to first Fabric
Extender, FEX 2248TP or
2232TME
4
Interface 2 (eth1)
Eth1 redundant
management
Connects to second Fabric
Extender FEX 2248TP or
2232TME
See Appendix A, “Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using the NetApp E2724 Storage
Enclosures”for a full cabling scheme.
Storage Enclosures
NetApp E2724 Storage Enclosure
Make the following connections on each storage enclosure.
Figure 1-2
NetApp E2724 Storage Connections
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Table 1-2
NetApp E2724 Storage Connections
Port #
Description
Wire Connection
Notes
1
iSCSI connection
Connects to first Fabric Extender Use 10GBASE-T CAT6 or CAT7
2232TME
cables
3
iSCSI connection
Connects to second Fabric
Use 10GBASE-T CAT6 or CAT7
Extender 2232TME if present, or cables
to the first Fabric Extender
2232TME if not
5
Management 1
controller A
Man1 StoX
Connects to the first
management switch.
6
Management 2
controller B
Man2 StoX
Connects to the second
management switch if present, or
to the first management switch if
not.
7
Power Supply 1
PDU A
8
Power Supply 2
PDU B
Note
The storage enclosure has two controllers.
Note
Please see Appendix A, “Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using the NetApp E2724
Storage Enclosures” for a full cabling diagram.
Follow these steps to wire the storage server:
Step 1
Connect the two management cables between the two management ports on the storage server and the
ports on the management switches.
Step 2
Connect the iSCSI storage data cables between the storage server iSCSI in controller A and the
management switch. Connect the iSCSI storage data cables between the storage server iSCSI in
controller B and the management switch.
IBM Storage Enclosure
Make the following connections on each storage enclosure.
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Table 1-3
Storage Connections
Storage Connections
Port # Description
Wire Connection
Notes
1
iSCSI connection
Connects to first Fabric
Extender FEX 2248TP
2
iSCSI connection
Connects to first Fabric
Extender FEX 2248TP
3
iSCSI connection
Connects to second Fabric
Extender FEX 2248TP, if
present, or to the first
Fabric Extender if not
4
iSCSI connection
Connects to second Fabric
Extender FEX 2248TP, if
present, or to the first
Fabric Extender if not
5
iSCSI connection
Connects to first Fabric
Extender FEX 2248TP
6
iSCSI connection
Connects to first Fabric
Extender FEX 2248TP
7
iSCSI connection
Connects to second Fabric
Extender FEX 2248TP, if
present, or to the first
Fabric Extender if not
8
iSCSI connection
Connects to second Fabric
Extender FEX 2248TP, if
present, or to the first
Fabric Extender if not
9
Management 1
controller A
Man1 StoX
Connects to the first
management switch
10
Management 2
controller B
Man2 StoX
Connects to the second
management switch if
present, or to the first
management switch if not
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Table 1-3
Storage Connections
Port # Description
Wire Connection
11
Power supply 1
PDU A
12
Power supply 2
PDU B
Notes
Note
The storage enclosure has two controllers.
Note
See Appendix B, “Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage
Enclosures” for a full cabling diagram.
Follow these steps to wire the storage server:
Step 1
Connect the two management cables between the two management ports on the storage server and the
ports on the management switches.
Step 2
Connect the iSCSI storage data cables between the storage server iSCSI in controller A and the
management switch. Connect the iSCSI storage data cables between the storage server iSCSI in
controller B and the management switch.
Additional Steps
You must also complete a proper installation and initial configuration of the Cisco UCS C220, the Cisco
UCS Blade Servers, and the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnects. For more information see the
following documents and web pages on www.cisco.com:
•
Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers Install and Upgrade Guides web page, available at
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps10493/prod_installation_guides_list.html
•
Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers Configuration Guides web page, available at
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/servers-unified-computing/ucs-c-series-rack-servers/produc
ts-installation-and-configuration-guides-list.html
•
Cisco UCS 6200 Series Fabric Interconnects At-A-Glance available at
http://www.cisco.com/c/dam/en/us/products/collateral/servers-unified-computing/ucs-6200-seriesfabric-interconnects/at_a_glance_c45-675242.pdf
•
Cisco UCS 6200 Series Fabric Interconnect Hardware Installation Guide available at
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/unified_computing/ucs/hw/6200-install-guide/6200_HIG.ht
ml
•
Cisco UCS Manager CLI Configuration Guide, Release 2.0: Configuring the Fabric Interconnects
available at
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/unified_computing/ucs/sw/cli/config/guide/2-0/b_UCSM_C
LI_Configuration_Guide_2_0/b_UCSM_CLI_Configuration_Guide_2_0_chapter_0100.html
•
Cisco UCS 5108 Server Chassis Installation Guide available at
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/unified_computing/ucs/hw/chassis-install-guide/ucs5108_in
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Additional Steps
•
Cisco UCS B200 M3 Blade Server Installation and Service Note available at
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/unified_computing/ucs/hw/blade-servers/B200M3.html
Next you will configure the switches in a Blade Server cluster installation. This configuration is covered
in the next chapter, Chapter 2, “Configuring the Switches in a Blade Server Cluster Installation”.
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Cluster Installation
The VDS TC Blade Server Cluster installation has switches that provide two different functions:
•
Data switch: The Cisco UCS 6248 Fabric Interconnects connect to the data switch. The Cisco Blade
Server cache engines communicate with the data switch through the Fabric Interconnects. A Cisco
Nexus 7000 Series Switch is used for the VDS TC data switch, to which the Fabric Interconnect is
connected. In a redundant configuration there is one Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch, but it will
have two supervisor modules, two line cards, and redundant power supplies. There will also be two
Cisco UCS 6248 Fabric Interconnects that will connect to the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch.
•
Management switch: The VDS TC Management Server, the storage chassis, and the management
ports of the Cisco Fabric Interconnect connect to the management switch. The Nexus 7000 Series
Switch is used as the management switch, as well as the data switch, using the Cisco Nexus
2232TME Fabric Extender if using NetApp SAN storage devices, or Cisco Nexus 2248TP Fabric
Extender if using IBM SAN storage devices. In a VDS-TC-4B and VDS-TC-8B non-redundant
installation, there will be only one Cisco Nexus 2232TME or Cisco Nexus 2248TP Fabric Extender.
For a non-redundant VDS-TC-16B installation and all redundant installations, there will be two
Cisco Nexus 2232TME or Cisco Nexus 2248TP Fabric Extenders.
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Connections to the NetApp Storage Enclosure
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Redundant 16 Blade Server (VDST-TC-16B) Cluster Configuration with 1Gb
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Redundant 8 Blade Server (VDST-TC-8B) Cluster Configuration with 1Gb Connections
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Redundant 4 Blade Server (VDST-TC-4B) Cluster Configuration with 1Gb Connections
to the IBM Storage Enclosure
After initially installing the Cisco switches and configuring them with a management IP address and
password, you must perform an initial setup on the switch for the VDS TC connections. You must install
and configure the switches before you install the Cisco VDS TC Management Server.
Initial Setup of the Cluster Switches
Preparing for the Configuration
Before you can configure the switches to support the VDS TC installation, you must obtain a copy of the
switch configuration files. The configuration files are available in a .tgz file that is available from the
same location as the VDS TC ISO image file on www.cisco.com.
Caution
The example switch configuration files are just examples. Please make sure to edit these files as
appropriate for the network environment of your company.
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VDS TC Management and Data Switch Configuration
The Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch for the VDS TC installation should run Cisco NX-OS Release
6.2(10) or later with a K9 feature set. You can use the show version command to see the version and
features information of the switch.
Note
If you need to upgrade the Cisco NX-OS release that is installed on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switch,
please refer to “Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Software Upgrade and Downgrade Guide, Release 6.x”
available at
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/datacenter/sw/6_x/nx-os/upgrade/guide/b_Cisco_Nexus_7
000_Series_NX-OS_Software_Upgrade_and_Downgrade_Guide_Release_6.x.html.
You must apply a configuration to the VDS TC switch. The configuration files are provided in a .tgz file
that is available from the same location as the VDS TC ISO image file on www.cisco.com.
Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Configuration
You will need multiple configuration files to configure the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch. All of these
files are available in the configuration .tgz file that is available from the same location as the VDS TC
ISO image file on www.cisco.com. Follow this procedure to apply the appropriate configurations to a
Cisco Nexus 7000 series Switch that is being used in a Blade Server cluster configuration:
Procedure
Step 1
Step 2
Note
Step 3
Gather the following information to configure the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch:
•
IP address and subnet mask for the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch management interface.
•
Nexus management IP default gateway
Using a text editor, such as Notepad, open the main VDC configuration file for your switch and review
the switch configuration file. The configuration files are available in a .tgz file that is available from the
same location as the VDS TC ISO image file on www.cisco.com.
Make sure you use the appropriate VDC configuration file based on whether you have a redundant or
non-redundant installation.
Ensure that the configuration file will not overwrite any necessary settings in your current switch
configuration. Make any necessary changes to the switch configuration file that are appropriate for your
installation and save the changes, including the following:
•
Look for the following commands in the main VDC configuration file and edit the management IP
address and subnet mask of the main vdc and set it to the values documented in Step 1:
interface mgmt0
ip address mgmt_IP_address/length
•
Look for the following commands in the configuration file and edit the next_hop_gateway
parameter. Set this parameter to the value documented for the Nexus management IP default
gateway in Step 1:
vrf context management
ip route 0.0.0.0/0 next_hop_gateway
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Step 4
Log into the CLI of the switch. You will need the username and password to access the CLI.
Step 5
You should make a backup copy of the current switch configuration before you apply the VDS TC switch
configuration file. To save a copy of the current switch configuration, use the copy command.
Step 6
After you have backed up your current running configuration, enter the config t command to enter global
configuration mode. The global configuration mode prompt, switch(config)#, appears.
Step 7
Copy all of the configuration lines from the switch configuration file that you opened in Step 2 and paste
them into the global configuration mode prompt.
Step 8
Enter exit to return to Enable mode.
Step 9
To save the configuration to nvram, enter the command write or copy run start.
Step 10
Next you will apply a configuration to the data VDC. The data VDC configuration files are contained in
the configuration .tgz file that is available from the same location as the VDS TC ISO image file on
www.cisco.com.
Step 11
Using a text editor, such as Notepad, open the appropriate data VDC configuration file and review the
switch configuration file.
Note
Which data VDC configuration file you should use depends on how many Blade Servers you have in your
installation, if you have a redundant installation, and if you are installing a multicluster configuration.
For example, if you have 16 Blade Servers in an installation that is not multicluster, you would use the
file named VDS-TC-16B-DATA-VDC.txt. If you have 16 Blade Servers in a multicluster installation,
you would use the files named TC-16B-DATA-01_vdc.txt and TC-16B-DATA-02_vdc.txt. If you are
unsure of which files to use, contact your Cisco representative.
Step 12
Make sure that the configuration file will not overwrite any necessary settings in your current switch
configuration. Make any necessary changes to the switch configuration file that are appropriate for your
installation and save the changes.
Step 13
To switch to the data VDC, enter the command switchto vdc TC-XB-DATA, where X is the number of
Blade Servers you have installed.
Step 14
Enter the config t command to enter global configuration mode. The global configuration mode prompt,
switch(config)#, appears.
Step 15
Copy all of the configuration lines from the data VDC switch configuration file that you opened in Step
16 and paste them into the global configuration mode prompt.
Step 16
Enter exit to return to Enable mode.
Step 17
Enter the command write or copy run start to save the configuration to nvram.
Step 18
Enter the switchback command to switchback to the main (default) VDC.
Step 19
Enter the reload command to reload the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch.
Caution
The reload command disrupts traffic on the device.
Next you will install the VDS TC Management Server. This configuration is covered in the next chapter,
Chapter 3, “Management Server Installation”.
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This chapter describes how to configure the VDS TC Management server, including configuring the
BIOS and operating system, internal system disk, and boot image. This chapter contains these sections:
•
Configuring the BIOS and Operating System with CIMC for a Management Server that is not PID
TCE-1300MGR-K9
•
Configuring the Management IP Address and Password for a PID TCE-1300MGR-K9 Management
Server
•
Configuring the Boot Image
•
Copying the ISO to the VDS TC Management Server
•
Starting the VNC Server on the Management Server
Configuring the BIOS and Operating System with CIMC for a
Management Server that is not PID TCE-1300MGR-K9
Note
Perform the steps in this section only if you are not using a VDS TC Management server that was
purchased using PID TCE-1300MGR-K9. If you are using a VDS TC Management server that was
purchased using PID TCE-1300MGR-K9, go to the Configuring the Management IP Address and
Password for a PID TCE-1300MGR-K9 Management Server section.
You will use the Cisco Integrated Management Controller (CIMC) to configure the VDS TC
management server.
Note
Do not perform these steps until you have completed the proper installation and initial configuration of
the Cisco UCS C220. For more information, see the Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers Install and
Upgrade Guides web page available at
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps10493/prod_installation_guides_list.html and the Cisco UCS
C-Series Rack Servers Configuration Guides web page available at
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps10493/products_installation_and_configuration_guides_list.h
tml.
Use this procedure to configure the BIOS and Operating System using the CIMC.
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Procedure
Caution
Before you begin these configuration steps, confirm that the VDS TC management server is using the
correct version of BIOS firmware. The BIOS firmware of the Cisco UCS C220 M3S should be Release
1.5.4.3. For instructions on how to perform a firmware upgrade see the Cisco UCS C-Series Rack-Mount
Server BIOS Upgrade Guide available
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/unified_computing/ucs/c/sw/bios/b_Upgrading_BIOS_Firmware.ht
ml.
Step 1
Connect to the VDS TC management server. You can use either a KVM cable and the KVM connector,
or the CIMC to connect to the VDS TC management server.
Note
For more information on how to connect to the VDS TC management server, refer to the Cisco UCS
C-Series Rack Servers Install and Upgrade Guides web page available at
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps10493/prod_installation_guides_list.html.
Step 2
Boot up the VDS TC management server. From the Cisco BIOS screen press F8 when prompted. The
CIMC Configuration Utility window appears.
Step 3
From the CIMC Configuration Utility window, configure the following:
•
NIC Mode: Choose Shared LOM.
•
IPV4 (Basic):
– Clear the DHCP Enabled option. This is enabled by default.
– Enter the IP address and subnet mask to use for CIMC.
– Enter the default gateway for the CIMC to use.
Note
Step 4
For a multicluster installation, each cluster should have its own VDS TC management server, and the
CIMC IP address for each management server should be in a different subnet.
•
NIC Redundancy: Choose Active-active.
•
Default User (Basic): Enter and re-enter the password for the CIMC user. The default password is
password.
Press F10 to save the configuration and F5 to refresh.
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CIMC Configuration Utility Screen
Step 5
Open a web browser and enter the IP address that you configured to access CIMC in Step 2. The CIMC
login window appears.
Step 6
Enter the username admin and the password that you configured in Step 2 and click Login. The default
password is password.
Step 7
The Cisco Integrated Management Controller: Server Summary window appears.
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CIMC: Server Summary Window
Step 8
From the Server tab, choose Remote Presence. The Remote Presence window appears.
Step 9
Click the Serial Over LAN tab and check the Enabled check box.
Step 10
From the Baud Rate drop-down list choose 115.2 kbps and from the Com Port drop-down list choose
com0.
Step 11
Click the Save Changes button.
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Serial Over LAN Window
Step 12
From the Server tab, choose BIOS.
Step 13
In the BIOS window, click Configure BIOS. The Configure BIOS Parameters window appears.
Step 14
Click the Advanced tab.
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Step 15
Note
Management Server Installation
Configure BIOS Parameters Window: Advanced Tab
Use the Advanced BIOS Parameters table to configure the settings on the Advanced tab.
Parameters that are not listed in the following table should be left set to their default value.
Table 3-1
Processor Configuration
Advanced BIOS Parameters
State
Hyper - Threading Technology
Disabled
Number Of Enabled Cores
All
Execute Disable
Enabled
Intel VT
Disabled
Intel VT-d
Disabled
Intel VT-d Coherency Support
Disabled
Intel VT-d ATS Support
Disabled
CPU Performance
High Throughput
Hardware Prefetcher
Disabled
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Adjacent Cache Line Prefetch
Disabled
DCU Streamer Prefetch
Disabled
DCU IP Prefetcher
Enabled
Direct Cache Access Support
Enabled
Power Technology
Disabled
Enhanced Intel Speedstep Technology
Enabled
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Disabled
Processor Power State C6
Disabled
Processor Power State C1 Enhanced
Disabled
Frequency Floor Override
Disabled
P-STATE Coordination
HW ALL
Energy Performance
Performance
Memory Configuration
Status
Select Memory RAS
Maximum Performance
DRAM Clock Throttling
Performance
NUMA
Enabled
Low Voltage DDR Mode
Performance Mode
Channel Interleaving
Auto
Rank Interleaving
Auto
Patrol Scrub
Enabled
Demand Scrub
Enabled
Altitude
300 M
QPI Configuration
QPI Link Frequency Select
Onboard Storage
Status
Auto
Status
Onboard SCU Storage Support
Disabled
Onboard SCU Storage SW Stack
LSI SW RAID
USB Configuration
Status
Legacy USB Support
Enabled
Port 60/64 Emulation
Enabled
All USB Devices
Enabled
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USB Port: Rear
Enabled
USB Port: Front
Enabled
USB Port: Internal
Enabled
USB Port: KVM
Enabled
USB Port: VMedia
Enabled
USB Port:SD Card
Disabled
PCI Configuration
Status
MIMO above 4GB
Disabled
ASPM Support
Disabled
VGA Priority
Onboard
Serial Configuration
Status
Out-of-Band Mgmt Port
Disabled
Console Redirection
Disabled
Terminal Type
VT100+
Bits per Second
115200
Flow Control
None
Putty Keyboard
ESCN
Redirection After BIOS POST
Always Enable
LOM and PCIe Slots Configuration
Management Server Installation
Status
All Onboard LOM Ports
Enabled
LOM Port 0 OptionROM
Enabled
LOM Port 1 OptionROM
Enabled
LOM Port 2 OptionROM
Enabled
LOM Port 3 OptionROM
Enabled
All PCIe Slots OptionROM
Enabled
PCIe Slot:1 OptionROM
Enabled
PCIe Slot:2 OptionROM
Enabled
PCIe Slot:3 OptionROM
Enabled
PCIe Slot:4 OptionROM
Enabled
PCIe Slot:5 OptionROM
Enabled
PCIe Mezzanine OptionROM
Enabled
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GEN3
PCIe Slot:2 Link Speed
GEN3
PCIe Slot:3 Link Speed
GEN3
PCIe Slot:4 Link Speed
GEN3
PCIe Slot:5 Link Speed
GEN3
Step 16
Click Save Changes.
Step 17
From the Server tab, choose Power Policies. The Power Policies window appears.
Step 18
In the Power Policies window configure the following settings:
Step 19
•
From the Power Restore Policy drop-down list, choose Power On.
•
From the Power Delay Type drop-down list, choose Fixed.
•
In the Power Delay Value text box, enter 0.
•
From the Fan Policy drop-down list, choose Maximum Power.
Click Save Changes.
Figure 3-5
Power Policies Screen
Step 20
From the Server tab choose BIOS.
Step 21
From the BIOS window, click Configure Boot Order.
Step 22
Click OK to close the Manage Boot Order dialog box. The Configure Boot Order dialog box appears.
Step 23
Add the following Device Types to the Boot Order list:
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•
HDD
•
CDROM
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Click Apply.
Figure 3-6
Configure Boot Order Window
Step 25
The BIOS is now configured.
Step 26
From the Server tab, choose Summary.
Step 27
In the Actions pane, click Launch KVM Console. This will launch the KVM Console window for this
server. You will use the KVM Console to configure the boot image in the next section.
Note
If you do not have Java™ installed on your computer, or your version is older than that required by the
KVM Console, a dialog box will appear. Install or update Java ™ and continue with the installation
procedure.
Step 28
In the Actions pane, click Hard Reset Server.
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Step 29
Note
Step 30
Server Summary Window
From the Hard Reset Server popup window, click OK to reset the server.
This will drop your connection to the CIMC UI momentarily and you will have to log back into the
system.
Continue to the Configuring the Boot Image section.
Configuring the Management IP Address and Password for a PID
TCE-1300MGR-K9 Management Server
Note
Perform the steps in this section only if you purchased a VDS TC management server using PID
TCE-1300MGR-K9.
The PID TCE-1300MGR-K9 ships with a default management IP address (10.11.12.253) and password
that you should change before installing VDS TC. Follow these steps to changes these settings:
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Procedure
Step 1
Note
Connect to the VDS TC management server. You can use either a KVM cable and the KVM connector,
or you can use a web browser and the default IP address of 10.11.12.253 that is preconfigured on the
TCE-1300MGR-K9 VDS TC management server to connect to the CIMC. The default password is preset
by Cisco specifically for VDS-TC. Please contact your Cisco account system engineer if you need this
password.
For more information on how to connect to the VDS TC management server, refer to the Cisco UCS
C-Series Rack Servers Install and Upgrade Guides web page available at
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps10493/prod_installation_guides_list.html.
Step 2
Boot up the VDS TC management server. From the Cisco BIOS screen press F8 when prompted. The
CIMC Configuration Utility window appears.
Step 3
From the CIMC Configuration Utility window, configure the following:
•
IPV4 (Basic):
– Enter the IP address and subnet mask to use for CIMC. This should be an IP address on your
network.
– Enter the default gateway for the CIMC to use.
Note
For a multicluster installation, each cluster should have its own VDS TC management server, and the
CIMC IP address for each management server should be in a different subnet.
•
Default User (Basic): Enter and re-enter a new password for the CIMC user. The default password
has been preconfigured by Cisco specifically for VDS TC. Please contact your Cisco account system
engineer for details.
Step 4
Press F10 to save the configuration and F5 to refresh.
Step 5
Open a web browser and enter the IP address that you configured in Step 3. The CIMC login window
appears.
Step 6
Enter the username admin and the password that you configured in Step 3 and click Login. The default
password has been preconfigured by Cisco specifically for VDS TC. Please contact your Cisco account
system engineer for details.
Step 7
The Cisco Integrated Management Controller: Server Summary window appears.
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CIMC: Server Summary Window
Step 8
From the Server tab, choose Summary.
Step 9
In the Actions pane, click Launch KVM Console. This will launch the KVM Console window for this
server. You will use the KVM Console to configure the boot image in the next section.
Note
If you do not have Java™ installed on your computer, or your version is older than that required by the
KVM Console, a dialog box will appear. Install or update Java ™ and continue with the installation
procedure.
Configuring the Boot Image
The next step in the VDS TC Blade Server cluster installation process is to configure the boot image of
the VDS TC management server. Follow this procedure to configure the boot image:
Procedure
Step 1
From the KVM console, click the Virtual Media tab.
Step 2
If you see the Unencrypted Virtual Media Session window appears, choose Accept this session and click
Apply.
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Figure 3-9
Step 3
Click Add Image.
Figure 3-10
Step 4
Unencrypted Virtual Media Session
Virtual Media Tab
Browse for and select the ISO installer image and click Open.
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Figure 3-11
Step 5
Browse for Image
Check the Mapped check box for the newly added ISO image file.
Figure 3-12
Mapped ISO File
Step 6
Reboot the system by choosing Macros > Static Macros > Ctrl-Alt-Del from the KVM console, or from
the CIMC user interface choose Server > Summary and click Hard Reset Server.
Step 7
As the system reboots, switch back to the KVM console and click the KVM tab.
Step 8
When you see the prompt that says to press F6 to enter the boot menu, press F6. The Please Select Boot
Device dialog box appears.
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Figure 3-13
System Reboot Window
Step 9
Using the up and down arrows, choose vKVM-Mapped vDVD1.22. The system will reboot from the
virtual ISO image.
Step 10
When the VDS-TC Installer environment displays in the KVM console window, choose Installer - No
Serial.
Figure 3-14
Step 11
VDS TC Installer Window
When the Welcome screen appears, enter Y to continue the installation process.
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Step 12
When you see the Choose the Appliance Deployment window, select Management and click OK.
Figure 3-16
Step 13
Note
Welcome Screen
Choose the Appliance Deployment Window
When prompted, enter a management IP address for the VDS TC management server and choose OK.
You will use this IP address to connect to the CLI of the VDS TC management server using SSH and to
connect to the VDS TC management server using VDS TC Manager.
For a multicluster installation, each cluster should have its own VDS TC management server, and the
management IP address for each management server should be in a different subnet.
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Figure 3-17
Step 14
When prompted, enter the subnet mask for the management IP address and choose OK.
Figure 3-18
Step 15
Enter IP Address Window
Enter Subnet Mask Window
When prompted, enter the default gateway for the VDS TC management server to use and choose OK.
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Figure 3-19
Step 16
Enter Default Gateway Window
Confirm the system configuration. If everything is correct, choose Yes. If there is a mistake, choose No
and repeat Step 11 through Step 15.
Figure 3-20
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From the KVM window you will see the installation begin.
Figure 3-21
Step 18
When the installation completes, you must unmap the ISO image file. When the “Installation completed.
Press <Enter> to reboot.” message appears, press Enter.
Figure 3-22
Note
VDS TC Installation Process: System Image Dumping Screen
Installation Completed Window
Wait for the system to reboot and display the BIOS splash screen, as shown in Figure 3-13 “System
Reboot Window”, before proceeding to the next step.
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Step 19
From the KVM console window, click the Virtual Media tab and uncheck the Mapped check box next
to the ISO image file.
Step 20
In the Unmap Drive Requested dialog box, click Yes to confirm the unmapping the image file. This
unmounts the ISO image.
Figure 3-23
Unmap Drive Requested Window
Step 21
Reboot the system by choosing Macros > Static Macros > Ctrl-Alt-Del from the KVM console, or by
using the CIMC user interface.
Note
The first time you reboot the system after the installation can take up to 10 minutes because of the initial
disk checkup.
Copying the ISO to the VDS TC Management Server
Next you must copy the ISO image to the management server. Follow this procedure to copy the ISO
image to the VDS TC Management Server.
Procedure
Step 1
Using SFTP software, such as WinSCP, connect to the VDS TC Management Server using the IP address
that you assigned during the “Configuring the Boot Image” process. Log in using the user name padmin
and the password that was provided by Cisco.
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Step 2
Note
Create the folder /opt/pang/iso. Copy the ISO file that you received from Cisco into this folder.
You must copy the ISO image to the VDS TC Management Server because it is the only system that has
access to the management interfaces of the cache engines and the CIMC.
Starting the VNC Server on the Management Server
Follow this procedure to start the VNC server on the VDS TC Management Server:
Procedure
Step 1
Using SSH software, such as Putty, open an SSH connection to the IP address that was assigned to the
VDS TC Management Server.
Step 2
Log into the system using the username padmin and the password provided by Cisco.
Step 3
Enter the command su root to change to the root user. Enter the password for the root user when
prompted. This password is provided by Cisco.
Step 4
Enter the command vncserver :1 to start the VNC Server.
Step 5
Enter the following commands to enable the virtual media:
Step 6
a.
cd /etc/init.d/
b.
cp boot.local boot.local.bak
c.
echo "ip route change 10.11.80.0/24 dev bond0 proto kernel scope link src 10.11.80.1 mtu
1400">> boot.local
d.
./boot.local 2>/dev/nul
Use VNC to connect from your local computer to the VDS TC Management Server, using the IP address
that you configured.
Figure 3-24
VNC Viewer
Next you will install the VDS TC Cache Engine. This configuration is covered in the next chapter,
Chapter 4, “Cache Engine Servers Installation”.
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This chapter describes how to configure the VDS TC Cache Engine servers in a Cisco Blade Server
cluster installation including configuring the BIOS and operating system. This chapter includes the
following sections:
•
Configuring the BIOS and Operating System Using Cisco UCS Manager
•
Configuring the Boot Image
•
Running the Post Installation Scripts
Configuring the BIOS and Operating System Using Cisco UCS
Manager
You will import an XML file using the Cisco UCS Manager to configure the VDS TC Cache Engine
servers. Use the following procedure to configure the BIOS and Operating System using Cisco UCS
Manager.
Note
Do not perform these steps until you have completed the proper installation and initial configuration of
the Fabric Interconnects and the Cisco UCS Blade Servers. In a multicluster installation, make sure that
the IP addresses that you assign to the Fabric Interconnects are in the same subnet as their respective
VDS TC Management Server.
For more information, see the Cisco UCS Manager GUI Configuration Guide, Release 2.1 document
available at
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/unified_computing/ucs/sw/gui/config/guide/2.1/b_UCSM_GUI_Co
nfiguration_Guide_2_1.html.
Procedure
Caution
Before you begin these configuration steps, confirm that the Cisco B200 M3 cache engine and the Cisco
UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect are using the correct version of BIOS firmware. The BIOS firmware
of the Cisco B200 M3 should be Release 2.2.1.d and the BIOS firmware of the Cisco UCS 6248 UP
Fabric Interconnect should be Release 2.2.1.d. For instructions on how to perform a firmware upgrade
see the Cisco UCS Manager Install and Upgrade Guides web page available at
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps10281/prod_installation_guides_list.html.
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Step 1
To configure the BIOS for the VDS TC cache engines, you must obtain a copy of the XML configuration
file that configures the BIOS. The XML configuration file is provided in a .tgz file that is available from
the same location as the VDS TC ISO image file on www.cisco.com. Download the .tgz file to the
machine from which you will perform the following configuration steps and extract the files. You will
need to browse to the location of the files in a later step.
Step 2
Open a web browser and enter the IP address of the management port for the Fabric Interconnect. In a
redundant installation, enter the Cluster (virtual) IP address. These addresses were configured as part of
the initial installation and configuration of the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect. The Cisco UCS
Manager window appears.
Figure 4-1
Cisco UCS Manager Window
Step 3
Click Launch UCS Manager. Click OK to open the .jnlp file with Java(TM) Web Start Launcher.
Step 4
In the Cisco UCS Manager Login window that appears, enter the username admin and the password that
was configured during the initial system setup of the fabric interconnect, and then click Login.
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Step 5
Figure 4-3
Cisco UCS Manager Login Window
From the Cisco Unified Computing System Manager window, click the Admin tab in the left pane, click
the General tab in the work pane, and then in the Actions area click Import Configuration.
Admin Tab Window
Step 6
The Import Configuration window appears. In this window, click Create Import Operation.
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Step 7
Import Configuration Window
The Create Import Operation Window appears. Set the Admin State to Enabled, the Action to Merge,
and the Location of the Import File to Local File System, and then click Browse.
Figure 4-5
Create Import Operation Window
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Step 8
Caution
From the Select File window, browse to the folder that you downloaded the XML file to in Step 1.
Choose the correct file to import based on the number of blade servers you have in your VDS TC
configuration and click Select.
Importing the wrong configuration file could cause problems with the VDS TC installation and cause
problems with the VDS TC cache engines. If you are unsure of which file to use, contact your Cisco
representative.
Figure 4-6
Step 9
Select File Window
The file you selected will now appear in the Browse field of the Create Import Operation window. Click
OK to begin importing the file from your computer.
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Step 10
Create Import Operation Window
After the file has finished importing to the system, you will be returned to the Import Configuration
window.
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Import Configuration Window
Caution
Step 11
Before performing the next step, make sure that the file that appears in the Filename text box in the
Properties section of the Import Configuration window is the correct file for your VDS TC Blade Server
installation. Applying the wrong configuration file to your system could cause problems with the VDS
TC installation and cause problems with the VDS TC cache engines. If you are unsure of which file to
use, contact your Cisco representative.
Click Apply in the Import Configuration window. To view the status of the import, click FSM Details
to expand the FSM details section of the Import Configuration window.
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Step 12
When the XML file is finished importing, click OK to close the Import Configuration window.
Note
Some configuration changes may cause the Blades to reboot automatically.
Note
After you import the XML configuration file to configure the VDS TC Cache Engine servers, you may
need to Acknowledge the chassis or re-acknowledge a specific server.
After you are finished configuring the BIOS and operating system of the VDS TC cache engines, the
following vNICs will be created for each cache engine:
Table 4-1
vNIC to VLAN Mapping
vNIC
VLAN
eth0
50
eth1
1
eth2
1
eth3
1
eth4
70
eth5
201
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Step 13
vNIC to VLAN Mapping
vNIC
VLAN
eth6
202
eth7
203
eth8
204
eth9
301
eth10
302
eth11
303
eth12
304
Proceed to the next section, Configuring the Boot Image.
Configuring the Boot Image
The next step in the VDS TC Blade Server Cluster installation process is to configure the boot image on
the VDS TC Cache Engines. Use this procedure to configure the boot image:
Note
This procedure must be completed on all cache engines.
Procedure
Step 1
Use VNC to connect from your local computer to the VDS TC Management Server using the IP address
that you configured, adding :1 to the end, for example 10.56.194.65:1. When prompted to enter a
password, enter the root password that was provided by Cisco. If you encounter problems opening a
VNC client connection to the VDS TC Management Server, you may need to restart VNC Server 1 on
the VDS TC Management Server. Follow these steps to restart this server:
a.
From an SSH connection to the VDS TC Management server where you are logged in with root
permissions, enter the command rm /tmp/.X11-unix/X1.
b.
Enter the command vncserver :1 to start the VNC Server.
Figure 4-10
VNC Viewer
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Step 2
If you have problems restarting the VNC Server 1 instance, you can also start another VNC Server
instance by entering the command vncserver :2.
From the VNC console, enter the command firefox &.
Figure 4-11
VNC Console
Step 3
In the Firefox window that opens, enter the Management port IP address for the fabric interconnect. In
a redundant installation, enter the Cluster (virtual) IP address.
Step 4
The Cisco UCS Manager window appears. From this window, click Launch KVM Manager.
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Figure 4-12
Step 5
Cisco UCS Manager
The UCS - KVM Launch Manager login window appears. Enter the username admin and the password
that was configured during the initial system setup of the fabric interconnect (the default password is
password), and then click OK.
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Figure 4-13
Step 6
UCS KVM Launch Manager Login Window
The Service Profiles window appears, listing all of the cache engine profiles. From this window, in the
row for the cache engine you are configuring, in the Launch KVM column click Launch to launch the
KVM console.
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Step 7
Click OK to open the .jnlp file with Java(TM) Web Start Launcher.
Step 8
From the KVM Console window, click the KVM Console tab, click the Virtual Media tab.
Step 9
If you see the Unencrypted Virtual Media Session window, choose Accept this session and click Apply.
Figure 4-15
Step 10
Unencrypted Virtual Media Session
Click Add Image.
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Figure 4-16
Step 11
Browse to the /opt/pang/iso/ folder to find the ISO installer image and click Open.
Figure 4-17
Step 12
Add Image
Browse for Image
Check the Mapped check box for the newly added ISO image file.
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Figure 4-18
Step 13
Map ISO Image
Click Reset under the menu bar to reboot the cache engine.
Figure 4-19
Reset the Cache Engine
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Step 14
From the Reset Server Warning window that appears, click OK to reset the server.
Figure 4-20
Step 15
Reset Server Warning Window
From the Reset Server Service window that appears, choose Power Cycle and click OK.
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Figure 4-21
Step 16
Note
Reset Server Service
From the KVM Console window you will see the VDS TC Cache Engine reboot. When you see the
prompt to press F6 to enter the boot menu, click the KVM Console window to make sure it has focus
and press F6. The Please Select Boot Device dialog box appears.
You may need to press F6 several times to see the Please Select Boot Device dialog box.
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Figure 4-22
System Reboot Window
Step 17
Using the up and down arrows, choose Cisco vKVM-Mapped vDVD1.22. The system will reboot from
the virtual ISO image.
Step 18
When the VDS-TC Installer environment displays in the KVM console window, choose Installer - No
Serial.
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Figure 4-23
Step 19
When the Welcome screen appears, enter Y to continue the installation process.
Figure 4-24
Step 20
VDS TC Installer Window
Welcome Screen
When the Choose the Appliance Deployment window appears, choose Cache Engine and select OK.
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Figure 4-25
Step 21
When prompted, enter the cache engine number and choose OK.
Figure 4-26
Step 22
Choose the Appliance Deployment Window
Enter Cache Engine Number
Confirm the Cache Engine configuration. If everything is correct, choose Yes. If there is a mistake,
choose No and repeat Step 20 through Step 22.
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Figure 4-27
Step 23
Note
From the KVM window you will see the installation begin. You must wait for this installation process
to complete before you continue.
Please be aware that the installation may take more than an hour.
Figure 4-28
Step 24
Configuration Confirmation
Cache Engine Installation Process
When the installation completes, you must unmap the ISO image file. When the “Installation completed.
Press <Enter> to reboot.” message appears, press Enter.
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Figure 4-29
Note
Installation Completed Window
Wait for the system to reboot and display the BIOS splash screen, as shown in Figure 4-22 “System
Reboot Window”, before proceeding to the next step.
Step 25
After the system reboots, from the KVM Console window, click the Virtual Media tab and uncheck the
Mapped check box next to the ISO image file.
Step 26
In the Unmap Drive Requested dialog box, click Yes to confirm the unmapping the image file. This
unmounts the ISO image.
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Figure 4-30
Step 27
Click Reset under the menu bar to reboot the cache engine.
Figure 4-31
Step 28
Unmap Drive Requested Window
Reset the Cache Engine
From the Reset Server Warning window that appears, click OK to reset the server.
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Figure 4-32
Step 29
Reset Server Warning Window
From the Reset Server Service window that appears, choose Power Cycle and click OK.
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Figure 4-33
Reset Server Service
Running the Post Installation Scripts
After rebooting the VDS TC Cache Engine, you must run a post installation script. Use this procedure
to run this script:
Note
This procedure needs to be completed on all Cache Engines.
Procedure
Step 1
From the KVM Console window, on the KVM tab, log in using the root user and the password that was
provided by Cisco.
Step 2
Enter the command cd /opt/pang/utilities/DS/
Step 3
Enter the command tar -zxvf rdac-LINUX-09.03.0C05.0652-source.tar.gz
Step 4
Enter the command cd linuxrdac-09.03.0C05.0652
Step 5
Enter the command make clean
Step 6
Enter the command make
Step 7
Enter the command make install
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Step 8
If you are prompted about whether the new MPP driver should manage the iSCSI storages, answer yes
to continue.
Step 9
Enter the command reboot to reboot the cache engine.
Step 10
After the cache engine reboots, log back into the KVM console as the root user, using the password that
was provided by Cisco.
Step 11
To verify that the installation of the multipath driver was successful, enter the command chkconfig mpp.
If the installation was successful, this command should return the following output:
mpp on
Next you will configure the storage for the cache engines. This configuration is covered in the next
chapter, Chapter 5, “Configuring the Cache Storage”.
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Configuring the Cache Storage
This chapter includes information about configuring the storage, installing Storage Manager, connecting
to the storage using Storage Manager software, and integrating the VDS TC Cache Engines with the
storage.
Ensure that you have installed the operating system on your VDS TC Management Server and the VDS
TC Cache Engines before starting the configuration in this chapter.
This chapter contains the following sections:
•
Configuring the Cache Storage Using IBM Storage Enclosures
– Installing the Storage Manager Software on the VDS TC Management Server
– Configuring the First IBM Storage Array
– Configuring the Remaining IBM Storage Arrays
– Confirm the Enclosure ID
•
Configuring the Cache Storage Using NetApp Storage Enclosures
– Installing the SANtricity Storage Manager on the VDS TC Management Server
– Configuring the First NetApp Storage Array
– Configuring the Remaining NetApp Storage Arrays
– Confirm the Tray ID
•
Configuring the Storage Array and Formatting Storage Disks
Configuring the Cache Storage Using IBM Storage
Enclosures
Note
This process is only for the IBM storage enclosure. If you are installing the NetApp E2724 storage
enclosure, refer to the Configuring the Cache Storage Using NetApp Storage Enclosures section.
Installing the Storage Manager Software on the VDS TC Management Server
Use this procedure to install the Storage Manager software on the VDS TC Management Server:
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Procedure
Step 1
If you do not already have a VNC client connection open to the VDS TC Management Server, open one
now. If you encounter problems opening a VNC client connection to the VDS TC Management Server,
you may need to restart VNC Server 1 on the VDS TC Management Server. Follow these steps to restart
this server:
a.
From an SSH connection to the VDS TC Management server where you are logged in with root
permissions, enter the command rm /tmp/.X11-unix/X1.
b.
Enter the command vncserver :1 to start the VNC Server.
Note
If you have problems restarting the VNC Server 1 instance, you can also start another VNC
Server instance by entering the command vncserver :2.
Step 2
From the VNC console window, if you are prompted to log in, enter the root user with the password that
was provided by Cisco. If you are not prompted to log in, enter the whoami command to determine the
username of the current session. Make sure that you are logged in as root. If you are not logged in as
root, enter the su root command to switch to the root user. Enter the password that was provided by Cisco
for the root account.
Step 3
From the VNC console, enter the command cd /opt/pang/utilities/DS/DS3500_FW86_40 to change
folders.
Step 4
Enter the command tar -zxvf SM10.86_Linux_64bit_x86-64_SMIA-10.86.x5.43.tgz.
Step 5
After the files are extracted, enter the command cd ./Linux_x64_10p86/Linux_x86-64/ to change
folders.
Step 6
Enter the command chmod 777 SMIA-LINUXX64-10.86.0A05.0043.bin to set permissions on the file.
Step 7
Next, to start the Management Station installation enter the command
./SMIA-LINUXX64-10.86.0A05.0043.bin.
Step 8
The IBM System Storage™ DS Storage Manager installation window appears. From the initial screen,
click OK to continue in English.
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Figure 5-1
Step 9
The Introduction window appears. Click Next.
Figure 5-2
Step 10
IBM DS Storage Manager Initial Screen
IBM DS Storage Manager Introduction Window
The Copyright Window appears. Click Next.
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Figure 5-3
Step 11
Choose I accept the terms of the License Agreement and click Next.
Figure 5-4
Step 12
IBM DS Storage Manager Copyright Window
IBM DS Storage Manager License Agreement
From the Select Installation Type window, click Management Station and click Next.
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Figure 5-5
Step 13
You will see the installation begin.
Figure 5-6
Step 14
Installation Type Window
IBM DS Storage Manager Installation
When the installation completes, click Done.
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Figure 5-7
IBM DS Manager Installation Complete
Configuring the First IBM Storage Array
After the Management Station installation completes, you must configure the first storage array. Use this
procedure to configure the first storage array:
Procedure
Step 1
After the Management Station installation completes, in the xterm window enter the command
cd /opt/IBM_DS/client to change folders.
Step 2
Enter the command ./SMclient to start the The IBM System Storage™ DS Storage Manager software.
Step 3
Power down all storage arrays that you are not currently configuring or that are not already configured.
For example, if you are configuring storage array 1, it should be the only storage array powered up. When
powering up a storage array, wait at least 5 minutes before you proceed.
Caution
Verify, physically, that only one none-configured storage array is powered-up.
Step 4
From the Storage Manager client, click the Setup tab.
Step 5
From the Initial Setup Tasks window, click Add Storage Subsystem.
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Step 6
Initial Setup Tasks
From the Select Addition Method window, click Manual.
Figure 5-9
Select Addition Method
Step 7
From the Add New Storage Subsystem window, in the first Controller field under Out-of-band
Management, enter 192.168.128.101.
Step 8
In the second Controller field under Out-of-Band Management, enter 192.168.128.102.
Note
Step 9
Ensure that a single IP address is entered in each controller field.
Click Add.
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Step 10
From the Add Additional Devices window, click No.
Step 11
From the Devices tab, click Storage Subsystem Unnamed.
Figure 5-11
Storage Subsystem
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From the Unnamed Disk Pool Automatic Configuration window, click No.
Figure 5-12
Step 13
In the Storage Subsystem Password dialog box, click No.
Figure 5-13
Step 14
Unamed Disk Pool Automatic Configuration
Storage Subsystem Password Dialog Box
In the Initial Setup Tasks window, click the Setup tab and click Configure Ethernet Management
Ports.
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Configure Ethernet Management Ports
Step 15
From the window that appears, from the Ethernet Port drop-down list ensure Controller A, Port 1 is
selected.
Step 16
From the Speed and Duplex Mode drop-down list, choose 1Gbps, Full Duplex.
Step 17
From the IPv4 Settings tab, click the Specify Configuration radio button.
Step 18
In the IP address field, enter 10.11.18.200.
Step 19
In the Subnet Mask field, enter 255.255.255.0.
Step 20
From the Ethernet Port drop-down list, choose Controller B, Port 1.
Step 21
From the Speed and Duplex Mode drop-down list, choose 1Gbps, Full Duplex.
Step 22
From the IPv4 Settings tab, click the Specify Configuration radio button.
Step 23
In the IP address field, enter 10.11.18.201.
Step 24
In the Subnet Mask field, enter 255.255.255.0.
Step 25
Click OK. The storage array disconnects.
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Controller Configuration
Step 26
Close the subsystem management window.
Step 27
From the Enterprise Management window, remove the system that was previously added using the
default factory IPs (The system is highlighted in red when the IP addresses change.)
Step 28
Click the Setup tab and click Add Storage Subsystem to re-add the system with the new IP addresses.
Step 29
From the Add New Storage Subsystem window, in the IP address fields under Out-of-band Management,
enter 10.11.18.200 and 10.11.18.201. These are the IP addresses that were assigned to Controller A, port
1 and Controller B, port1.
Step 30
Click Add.
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Add New Storage Subsystem Window
Step 31
In the Automatic Configuration window, click No.
Step 32
In the Storage Subsystem Password window, click No.
Figure 5-17
Password Not Set Window
Step 33
From the Initial Setup Tasks window, click the Setup tab.
Step 34
Click Configure iSCSI Host Ports.
Caution
If the user-interface does not show the Configure iSCSI Host Ports link, you should STOP here and
contact the storage vendor, because this storage array is not running the correct firmware version that
supports iSCSI configuration. You must update the storage firmware to version 07.86.40.
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Configure iSCSI Host Ports
Step 35
From the window that appears, from the Ethernet Port drop-down list choose Controller A, HIC 1, Port
3.
Step 36
Ensure that the Enable IPv4 check box is checked and that the IPv6 check box is not checked.
Step 37
From the IPv4 Settings tab, click the Specify Configuration radio button.
Step 38
In the IP address field, enter 10.11.14.100.
Step 39
In the Subnet Mask field, enter 255.255.255.0.
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Configure IP Address
Step 40
Click Advanced Port Settings.
Step 41
From the window that appears, check the Enable Jumbo Frames check box and enter 9000 in the MTU
Size field.
Figure 5-20
Step 42
Enable Jumbo Frames
Repeat Steps 35 through 41 for the following ports and click OK when finished:
•
Controller A port 4: 10.11.15.100
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Controller A port 5: 10.11.16.100
•
Controller A port 6: 10.11.17.100
•
Controller B port 3: 10.11.14.101
•
Controller B port 4: 10.11.15.101
•
Controller B port 5: 10.11.16.101
•
Controller B port 6: 10.11.17.101
Configuring the Remaining IBM Storage Arrays
Next you must configure the remaining storage enclosures. To do this, power up the next storage
enclosure to be configured. Wait five minutes to make sure the unit is powered up and then repeat Steps
4 through 43 in the Configuring the First IBM Storage Array section. Use the Storage Enclosure
Management IP Addresses table to determine the management IP addresses to assign to the different
enclosures and use the iSCSI Port Addresses table to determine the IP addresses to assign to the ports
en each enclosure.
Table 5-1
Storage Enclosure Management IP Addresses
Enclosure
Management IP Addresses
Enclosure 2
10.11.18.202, 10.11.18.203
Enclosure 3
10.11.18.204, 10.11.18.205
Enclosure 4
10.11.18.206, 10.11.18.207
Enclosure 5
10.11.18.208, 10.11.18.209
Table 5-2
iSCSI Port Addresses
Enclosure
Port
IP Address
Enclosure 2
Controller A, port 3 10.11.14.102
Enclosure 2
Controller A, port 4 10.11.15.102
Enclosure 2
Controller A, port 5 10.11.16.102
Enclosure 2
Controller A, port 6 10.11.17.102
Enclosure 2
Controller B, port 3
10.11.14.103
Enclosure 2
Controller B, port 4
10.11.15.103
Enclosure 2
Controller B, port 5
10.11.16.103
Enclosure 2
Controller B, port 6
10.11.17.103
Enclosure 3
Controller A, port 3 10.11.14.104
Enclosure 3
Controller A, port 4 10.11.15.104
Enclosure 3
Controller A, port 5 10.11.16.104
Enclosure 3
Controller A, port 6 10.11.17.104
Enclosure 3
Controller B, port 3
10.11.14.105
Enclosure 3
Controller B, port 4
10.11.15.105
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iSCSI Port Addresses
Enclosure
Port
IP Address
Enclosure 3
Controller B, port 5
10.11.16.105
Enclosure 3
Controller B, port 6
10.11.17.105
Enclosure 4
Controller A, port 3 10.11.14.106
Enclosure 4
Controller A, port 4 10.11.15.106
Enclosure 4
Controller A, port 5 10.11.16.106
Enclosure 4
Controller A, port 6 10.11.17.106
Enclosure 4
Controller B, port 3
10.11.14.107
Enclosure 4
Controller B, port 4
10.11.15.107
Enclosure 4
Controller B, port 5
10.11.16.107
Enclosure 4
Controller B, port 6
10.11.17.107
Enclosure 5
Controller A, port 3 10.11.14.108
Enclosure 5
Controller A, port 4 10.11.15.108
Enclosure 5
Controller A, port 5 10.11.16.108
Enclosure 5
Controller A, port 6 10.11.17.108
Enclosure 5
Controller B, port 3
10.11.14.109
Enclosure 5
Controller B, port 4
10.11.15.109
Enclosure 5
Controller B, port 5
10.11.16.109
Enclosure 5
Controller B, port 6
10.11.17.109
Confirm the Enclosure ID
Use this procedure to configure the storage:
Procedure
Step 1
Before you configure the storage devices, you must verify that the Enclosure ID is 99 for each storage
subsystem. Follow these steps to confirm the Enclosure ID and change if necessary:
Note
Perform these steps on all of the storage subsystems:
a.
From the IBM DS Storage Manager, click the Devices tab.
b.
Right-click the storage subsystem and choose Manage Storage Subsystem.
c.
Click the Hardware tab.
d.
From the Hardware tab, verify that the Enclosure ID is 99. You can verify this information in
multiple places on the Hardware tab, as shown in the following figure.
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Storage Subsystem Enclosure ID
e.
If the Enclosure ID is 99, go to step j. If the Enclosure ID is not 99, click View Enclosure
Components, located above the front view of the enclosure.
f.
From the Enclosure Component Information window, click Change Enclosure ID.
Figure 5-22
Enclosure Component Information
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g.
The Change Enclosure ID window appears. From this window, choose 99 from the “Change
Enclosure ID to” drop-down list and click OK.
Figure 5-23
Note
Change Enclosure ID
h.
Click Close to close the Enclosure Component Information window.
i.
Choose Storage Subsystem > Exit to close the Subsystem Management window.
j.
Repeat these steps for the rest of the storage subsystems.
Repeat these steps for the rest of the storage subsystems. When you have finished confirming the
enclosure ID on the rest of the storage subsystems, continue to the Configuring the Storage Array and
Formatting Storage Disks. Do not perform the steps in the “Configuring the Cache Storage Using
NetApp Storage Enclosures” section.
Configuring the Cache Storage Using NetApp Storage
Enclosures
Note
This process is only for the NetApp E2724 Storage. If you have an IBM storage enclosure, refer to the
Configuring the Cache Storage Using IBM Storage Enclosures section.
Installing the SANtricity Storage Manager on the VDS TC Management Server
Follow these steps to install the NetApp Storage Manager software on the VDS TC Management Server:
Procedure
Step 1
Obtain the SANtricity Storage Manager software from your Cisco representative.
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Step 2
If you do not already have a VNC client connection open to the VDS TC Management Server, open one
now. If you encounter problems opening a VNC client connection to the VDS TC Management Server,
you may need to restart VNC Server 1 on the VDS TC Management Server. Follow these steps to restart
this server:
a. From an SSH connection to the VDS TC Management server where you are logged in with root
permissions, enter the command rm /tmp/.X11-unix/X1.
b.
Note
Enter the command vncserver :1 to start the VNC Server.
If you have problems restarting the VNC Server 1 instance, you can also start another VNC Server
instance by entering the command vncserver :2.
Step 3
From the VNC console window, if you are prompted to log in, enter the root user with the password that
was provided by Cisco. If you are not prompted to log in, enter the whoami command to determine the
username of the current session. Make sure that you are logged in as root. If you are not logged in as root,
enter the su root command and switch to the root user. Enter the password that was provided by Cisco for
the root account.
Step 4
Enter the command mkdir /opt/pang/utilities/NetApp/ to create a folder for the SANtricity Storage
Manager software.
Step 5
Enter the command mkdir /opt/pang/utilities/NetApp/E2700_SM_11_10_0A to create a subfolder for
the SANtricity Storage Manager software.
Step 6
Using SFTP software, such as WinSCP, connect to the VDS TC Management Server using the IP
address. Log in using the user name padmin and the password that was provided by Cisco.
Step 7
Copy the SANtricity Storage Manager software file that you received from Cisco into the
/opt/pang/utilities/NetApp/E2700_SM_11_10_0A folder that you created.
Step 8
Close the SFTP software.
Step 9
From the VNC console window, enter the command cd
/opt/pang/utilities/NetApp/E2700_SM_11_10_0A to change folders.
Step 10
Enter the command chmod 777 SMIA-LINUXX64-11.10.0A00.0002.bin to set permissions on the file.
Step 11
Next, enter the command ./ SMIA-LINUXX64-11.10.0A00.0002.bin to start the Management Station
installation.
Step 12
The SANtricity ™ ES Storage Manager installation window appears. From the Introduction window
screen, click Next.
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Figure 5-24
Step 13
Choose I accept the terms of the License Agreement and click Next.
Figure 5-25
Step 14
SANtricity Storage Manager Initial Screen
SANtricity Storage Manager License Agreement
From the Select Installation Type window, click Management Station and click Next.
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Figure 5-26
Step 15
In the Pre-Installation Summary window, the installation destination is displayed in addition to the
required disk space, and available disk space. Verify the installation details and click Install to begin the
installation.
Figure 5-27
Step 16
Installation Type Window
Pre-Installation Summary
The installation procedure begins.
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Figure 5-28
Step 17
SANtricity Storage Manager Installation
When the installation completes, click Done.
Figure 5-29
SANtricity Manager Installation Complete
Configuring the First NetApp Storage Array
After the Management Station installation completes, you must configure the first storage array. Follow
these steps to configure the first storage array:
Procedure
Step 1
After the Management Station installation completes, from the xterm window, enter the command
cd /opt/SMgr/client to change folders.
Step 2
Enter the command ./SMclient to start the SANtricity ™ ES Storage Manager software.
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Step 3
Caution
Power down all storage arrays that you are not currently configuring or that are not already configured.
For example, if you are configuring storage array 1, it should be the only storage array powered up. When
powering up a storage array, wait at least 5 minutes before you proceed.
Verify, physically, that only one none-configured storage array is powered-up.
Step 4
From the Storage Manager, click the Setup tab.
Step 5
From the Initial Setup Tasks window, click Add Storage Arrays.
Figure 5-30
Step 6
Initial Setup Tasks
From the Select Addition Method window, click Manual.
Figure 5-31
Select Addition Method
Step 7
From the Add New Storage Array window, in the first Controller field under Out-of-band Management,
enter 192.168.128.101.
Step 8
In the second Controller field under Out-of-Band Management, enter 192.168.128.102.
Note
Ensure that a single IP address is entered in each controller field.
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Step 9
Click Add.
Figure 5-32
Add New Storage Array Window
Step 10
From the Add Additional Devices window, click No.
Step 11
From the Devices tab, click Storage Array Unnamed.
Figure 5-33
Step 12
Storage Array
From the Unnamed Disk Pool Automatic Configuration window, click No.
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Figure 5-34
Note
Step 13
Un-named Disk Pool Automatic Configuration
If the Storage Array Password dialog box appears, click No.
In the Initial Setup Tasks window, click the Setup tab and click Configure Ethernet Management
Ports.
Figure 5-35
Configure Ethernet Management Ports
Step 14
From the window that appears, from the Ethernet Port drop-down list ensure that Controller A, Port 1
is selected.
Step 15
From the Speed and Duplex Mode drop-down list, choose 1Gbps, Full Duplex.
Step 16
From the IPv4 Settings tab, click the Specify Configuration radio button.
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In the IP address field, enter 10.11.18.200.
Step 18
In the Subnet Mask field, enter 255.255.255.0.
Step 19
From the Ethernet Port drop-down list, choose Controller B, Port 1.
Step 20
From the Speed and Duplex Mode drop-down list, choose 1Gbps, Full Duplex.
Step 21
From the IPv4 Settings tab, click the Specify Configuration radio button.
Step 22
In the IP address field, enter 10.11.18.201.
Step 23
In the Subnet Mask field, enter 255.255.255.0.
Step 24
Click OK. The storage array disconnects.
Figure 5-36
Controller Configuration
Step 25
Close the Array management window.
Step 26
From the Enterprise Management window, remove the system that was previously added using the
default factory IPs (The system is highlighted in red when the IP addresses change.)
Step 27
Click the Setup tab and click Add Storage Array to re-add the system with the new IP addresses.
Step 28
From the Add New Storage Array window, in the IP address fields under Out-of-band Management,
enter 10.11.18.200 and 10.11.18.201. These are the IP addresses that were assigned to Controller A, port
1 and Controller B, port1.
Step 29
Click Add.
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Step 30
Note
Add New Storage Array Window
From the Automatic Configuration window, click No.
If the Storage Array Password dialog box appears, click No.
Step 31
From the Initial Setup Tasks window, click the Setup tab.
Step 32
Click Configure iSCSI Host Ports.
Caution
If the user-interface does not show the Configure iSCSI Host Ports link, STOP here and contact the
storage vendor because this storage array is not running the correct firmware version that supports an
iSCSI configuration.
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Configure iSCSI Host Ports
Step 33
From the window that appears, from the Ethernet Port drop-down list choose Controller A, HIC 1, Port
3.
Step 34
From the IPv4 Settings tab, click the Specify Configuration radio button.
Step 35
In the IP address field, enter 10.11.14.100.
Step 36
In the Subnet Mask field, enter 255.255.255.0.
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Configure IP Address
Step 37
Click Advanced Port Settings.
Step 38
From the window that appears, check the Enable Jumbo Frames check box and enter 9000 in the MTU
Size field.
Figure 5-40
Step 39
Enable Jumbo Frames
Repeat Steps 33 through 38 for the following ports:
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Step 40
•
Controller A port 4: 10.11.15.100
•
Controller B port 3: 10.11.14.101
•
Controller B port 4: 10.11.15.101
Click OK when finished.
Configuring the Remaining NetApp Storage Arrays
Next you must configure the remaining storage enclosures. To do this, power up the next storage
enclosure to be configured. Wait five minutes to make sure that the unit is powered up and then repeat
Steps 4 through 40 from the Configuring the First NetApp Storage Array section. Use the Storage Enclosure
Management IP Addresses table to determine the management IP addresses for assigning the different
enclosures and use the iSCSI Port Addresses table to determine the IP addresses to assign to the ports en
each enclosure.
Table 5-3
Storage Enclosure Management IP Addresses
Enclosure
Management IP Addresses
Enclosure 2
10.11.18.202, 10.11.18.203
Enclosure 3
10.11.18.204, 10.11.18.205
Enclosure 4
10.11.18.206, 10.11.18.207
Enclosure 5
10.11.18.208, 10.11.18.209
Table 5-4
iSCSI Port Addresses
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Enclosure
Port
IP Address
Enclosure 2
Controller A, port 3
10.11.14.102
Enclosure 2
Controller A, port 4
10.11.15.102
Enclosure 2
Controller B, port 3
10.11.14.103
Enclosure 2
Controller B, port 4
10.11.15.103
Enclosure 3
Controller A, port 3
10.11.14.104
Enclosure 3
Controller A, port 4
10.11.15.104
Enclosure 3
Controller B, port 3
10.11.14.105
Enclosure 3
Controller B, port 4
10.11.15.105
Enclosure 4
Controller A, port 3
10.11.14.106
Enclosure 4
Controller A, port 4
10.11.15.106
Enclosure 4
Controller B, port 3
10.11.14.107
Enclosure 4
Controller B, port 4
10.11.15.107
Enclosure 5
Controller A, port 3
10.11.14.108
Enclosure 5
Controller A, port 4
10.11.15.108
Enclosure 5
Controller B, port 3
10.11.14.109
Enclosure 5
Controller B, port 4
10.11.15.109
Confirm the Tray ID
Step 1
Note
Before you configure the storage devices, you must verify that the Tray ID is 99 for each Storage Array.
Follow these steps to confirm the Tray ID and change if necessary:
Perform these steps on all of the Storage Array:
a.
From the SANtricity Storage Manager, click the Devices tab.
b.
Right-click the storage subsystem and choose Manage Storage Array.
c.
Click the Hardware tab.
d.
From the Hardware tab, verify that the Tray ID is 99. You can verify this information in multiple
places on the Hardware tab, as shown in the following figure.
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Storage Array Tray ID
e.
If the Tray ID is 99, go to step j. If the Tray ID is not 99, click View Tray Components, located
above the front view of the Tray.
f.
From the Tray Component Information window, click Change Tray ID.
Figure 5-42
Tray Component Information
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g.
The Change Tray ID window appears. From this window, choose 99 from the “Change Tray ID to”
drop-down list and click OK.
Figure 5-43
Note
Change Tray ID
h.
Click Close to close the Tray Component Information window.
i.
Choose Storage Array > Exit to close the Array Management window.
j.
Repeat these steps for the rest of the Storage Array.
Continue with the Configuring the Storage Array and Formatting Storage Disks section.
Configuring the Storage Array and Formatting Storage Disks
Use this procedure to configure the storage and format the storage disks:
Procedure
Step 1
From the VNC console connection to the VDS TC Management Server, enter the command cd
/opt/pang/useful/configure_storages/ to change folders.
Step 2
Next, enter the command ./configure_storages.py -s [no_of_storage_enclosures] -b [no_of_blades].
Step 3
The configure storages script will format the data disks. To configure the storages without formatting the
disks, enter the command ./configure_storages.py -s [no_of_storage_enclosures] -b [no_of_blades] -X.
The following warning message regarding the disk formatting will appear:
*********** WARNING! **********
All storages are about to be reconfigured. All data on the data disks will be lost.
Do you want to continue? (y/n)
Step 4
To continue the storages configuration and formatting of the their disks, enter y.
Step 5
Follow the on screen instructions. If prompted, enter the password for the root user that was provided by
Cisco.
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You may be prompted to enter the password several times.
Step 6
If you see the message “MegaCLI is not installed, so SSD disks will not be detected and formatted. Do
you wish to continue anyway?”, enter Y.
Step 7
After running this script, the storage arrays should be configured and formatted and all of the VDS TC
Cache Engines will connect to the storage enclosures.
Next you will install and configure the Cisco VDS TC Cluster Software. This configuration is covered
in the next chapter, Chapter 6, “Installing and Configuring the Cisco VDS TC Cluster Software”.
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Installing and Configuring the Cisco VDS TC
Cluster Software
This chapter includes information for installing the VDS TC Cluster platform software, including
pre-installation and post-installation steps.
The VDS TC Cluster software installation script installs the VDS TC caching software and installs
management tools, such as the VDS TC Management software, SNMP MIBs, and the CLI environment.
Upon completion, the installer performs some verification tests, such as verifying the directory structure
accessibility and the reachability of IP addresses.
Note
The steps in this chapter should only be run on the VDS TC Management Server. The procedures in this
chapter will distribute the Cisco software packages to all of the servers.
This chapter contains the following sections:
•
Installing the Management Environment and Software
•
Post Installation Steps
Installing the Management Environment and Software
Use this procedure to install the management environment and software:
Procedure
Step 1
Using an SSH session that is connected to the VDS TC Management server, enter the command su root
to login as the root user.
Step 2
Enter the command cd /tftpboot to change folders.
Step 3
Enter the ls command to see the name of the archive file. The file you are looking for will start with
VDS-TC_FI and will include Server_Cluster in the filename. Record the name of this file because you
will need it in a later step. The numbers in the archive file represent the version of the VDS TC caching
software. For example, the file named VDS-TC_FI_5.2.0b124_Server_Cluster.tar.gz would be for a
VDS TC Cluster installation and the version number of the software is 5.2.0b124.
Step 4
Enter the command mkdir version, where version is the version number in the archive file you
discovered in Step 3. For example, if the file you discovered in Step 3 was
VDS-TC_FI_5.2.0b124_Server_Cluster.tar.gz, enter the command mkdir 5.2.0b124.
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Step 5
Use the cd command to change to the directory you created in Step 4, for example cd 5.2.0b124.
Step 6
You must extract the VDS-TC software from the packed archive, located in the /tftpboot folder. Enter
the command tar -zxvf ../archive_name, where archive_name is the name of the file you discovered in
Step 3. For example, enter the command
tar -zxvf ../VDS-TC_FI_5.2.0b124_Server_Cluster.tar.gz.
Step 7
Next you must edit the GA_installer.rc file to reflect the number of cache engine servers to be installed
in the Cluster. Use the command vi GA_installer.rc to edit this file. The following is an example of what
that file should look like for the first time install of four servers and the management server.
#MANAGEMENT_SOFTWARE {no, yes}
MANAGEMENT_SOFTWARE=yes
#UPGRADEL_CACHE_SOFTWARE {all, none, space separated list(ce-1 ce-2 ce-3 ce-4 ce-5 ce-6
ce-7 ce-8 ce-9 ce-10 ce-11 ce-12 ce-13 ce-14 ce-15 ce-16)}
UPGRADEL_CACHE_SOFTWARE=ce-1 ce-2 ce-3 ce-4
UPGRADE_TAR_BALL=<filename>.tar.gz
MANAGEMENT_ENVIRONMENT=yes
GRACE_UPGRADE=yes
FIRST_INSTALL=yes
Step 8
To adjust the number of cache engine servers being installed, edit the line
UPGRADEL_CACHE_SOFTWARE=ce-1 ce-2 ce-3 ce-4, listing the cache engines that you are
installing.
Step 9
When you are finished editing the GA_installer.rc file, in the vi editor enter :x and press Enter to save
and exit the file.
Step 10
Enter the command ./GA_installer.sh to run the first installation script.
Step 11
At the Enter primary name server IP prompt, enter the IP address of your primary DNS server.
Note
If a DNS server is unavailable, enter 0.0.0.0 as the IP address of the DNS server to prevent system
functionality from being negatively affected.
Step 12
Enter y to confirm the entry.
Step 13
At the Enter secondary name server IP prompt, enter the IP address of your secondary DNS server.
Note
If a secondary DNS server is unavailable, leave this entry blank.
Step 14
Enter y to confirm the entry.
Step 15
The GA Installer script displays a summary of the configuration. Review this configuration. If the
configuration is correct, press Y to proceed. If the configuration is not correct, press N to exit the
installation and start over.
Step 16
When asked if you want to change the management IPv4 settings, enter N unless you need to change the
IP address information that was configured during the original VDS TC Management Server installation.
If you enter Y, enter information at the following prompts:
•
Management IPv4 address ():
•
Management IPv4 netmask ():
•
Default IPv4 gateway ():
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Note
Step 17
Note
Step 18
To accept the current setting, press Enter.
When asked if you want to change the management IPv6 settings, enter N.
While the VDS TC software contains the infrastructure to configure IPv6 on the management server, this
functionality is not currently supported.
Wait for the installation script to finish before continuing on to the next step.
Post Installation Steps
Use the following procedure after installing the management environment and software to perform the
post installation steps. Part of the post installation steps is to copy a configuration file to the VDS TC
Management Server. The configuration file sets the environment variables and configuration for the VDS
TC application. A sample configuration file is provided in a .tgz file that is available from the same
location as the VDS TC ISO image file on www.cisco.com. In this section you will copy an example
configuration file, edit this file, and import the new configuration file to the VDS TC Management
Server.For more information about editing the configuration files in this section, see the Cisco
Videoscape Distribution Suite Transparent Caching Software Configuration Guide (part number
OL-28016-03).
Procedure
Step 1
Download the .tgz file that is available from the same location as the VDS TC ISO image file on
www.cisco.com. In this .tgz file, locate the sample configuration file that matches the number of VDS
TC Cache Engines that are installed in your VDS TC Blade Server installation.
Step 2
Edit the sample configuration file and make the required changes in the following sections. For more
information editing the required parameters in the cluster_conf.xml file, see the Cisco Videoscape
Distribution Suite Transparent Caching Software Configuration Guide (part number OL-28016-02).
•
The <mgmt-config> controls the management IP environment section.
•
The <network> section controls the data network addresses.
•
The <service> section controls the cache out port configuration.
Step 3
Save your changes and rename the file cluster_conf.xml.
Step 4
Using SFTP software, such as WinSCP, connect to the management IP address that you assigned to the
VDS TC Management Server. Log in using the user name padmin and the password that was provided
by Cisco.
Step 5
Copy the example configuration file that you saved in Step 3 into the /tftpboot folder on the VDS TC
Management Server.
Step 6
From the CE prompt, enter the command su admin. The Regular mode prompt, console>, appears.
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Note
If you need to open a new SSH window to the VDS TC cache engine, enter the management IP address
of the VDS TC cache engine and log in using the username padmin and the password that was provided
by Cisco. Enter the command su root to change to the root user and when prompted, enter the password
for the root user that was provided by Cisco.
Step 7
To log into the Enable mode, you need the system ID to use for the password. Enter the command show
systemid to determine the system ID.
Step 8
Enter the command enable to switch to Enable mode. Enter the system ID discovered in Step 7 for the
password, excluding the leading *. The prompt changes to console#.
Step 9
To be able to import and apply the new configuration, enter the command config to switch to
Configuration mode.
Step 10
To import the edited configuration file, enter the command import 127.0.0.1 cluster_conf.xml.
Step 11
To confirm your changes to the configuration file, enter the command diff. The new configuration
parameters are indicated by a plus (+) sign as the first character on the line, while the current
configuration parameters are indicated by a minus (-) sign as the first character on the line. If there are
no proposed configuration changes to display, the command returns the message “Configurations are
identical”.
Step 12
To apply the imported configuration file, enter the command apply.
Caution
Step 13
If you have configured the timezone of the VDS TC management server or cache engines, or if you have
configured the VDS TC management server to use an external NTP time server, you must repeat the NTP
configuration after importing a cluster_conf file.
Enter the command show cluster-bus-ip to check if the spread communication among cluster members
is set to broadcast.
console# show cluster-bus-ip
Processing...
MG-1: [Broadcast]
CE-1: [Broadcast]
CE-2: [Broadcast]
CE-3: [Broadcast]
CE-4: [Broadcast]
CE-5: [Broadcast]
CE-6: [Broadcast]
CE-7: [Broadcast]
CE-8: [Broadcast]
OK. All the CEs are configured to work with Broadcast IP.
Step 14
If the communication is set to broadcast, continue on to the Installing the License section. If the
communication is set to multicast instead of broadcast, enter the command cluster-bus-ip broadcast.
For example:
configuration# cluster-bus-ip broadcast
Processing...
All the CEs are configured to work with Broadcast IP.
Step 15
Enter the command exit to exit the Configuration mode.
Step 16
Enter the command show cluster-bus-ip to confirm that the management server and all cache engines
are configured to use broadcast. For example:
console# show cluster-bus-ip
Processing...
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MG-1: [Broadcast]
CE-1: [Broadcast]
CE-2: [Broadcast]
CE-3: [Broadcast]
CE-4: [Broadcast]
CE-5: [Broadcast]
CE-6: [Broadcast]
CE-7: [Broadcast]
CE-8: [Broadcast]
OK. All the CEs are configured to work with Broadcast IP.
Installing the License
After importing the configuration file you need to install a valid license. After you obtain a valid VDS
TC license from Cisco use this procedure to install the VDS TC license:
Procedure
Step 1
Copy the license file to the /tftpboot/ folder on the VDS TC Management Server using SFTP software,
such as WinSCP.
Step 2
To import the license file to the system from the VDS TC Enable mode CLI, enter the command license
import 127.0.0.1 filename, where filename is the license file name. When you enter this command, the
details of the license will be displayed. Verify the features of the license and the expiration date.
Step 3
To activate the imported license, enter the command license activate. Enter Y when prompted to confirm
the activation.
Step 4
Enter the command oper service start to start the VDS TC service.
Step 5
To confirm that the VDS TC service has successfully started, enter the command show status and look
for a device state of “started”.
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when
Using the NetApp E2724 Storage Enclosures
Revised: October 2014, OL-31422-02
This appendix provides cabling guidelines for cabling a VDS TC Cluster solution that uses Cisco Blade
Servers and a Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 switch for the data and management switch.
There are six different configurations available for a VDS TC Blade Server Cluster installation that use
the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 switch for the data and management switch. This appendix provides a
separate set of tables for each one of these configurations:
•
VDS-TC-4B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
•
VDS-TC-4B Redundant Cabling Scheme
•
VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
•
VDS-TC-8B Redundant Cabling Scheme
•
VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
•
VDS-TC-16B Redundant Cabling Scheme
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VDS-TC-4B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
This section provides the cabling scheme for the VDS-TC-4B non-redundant solution.
Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Non-Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Mgmt Uplink
To customer
environment
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb
Uplink port 1
Eth3/6
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb
Uplink port 2
Eth3/7
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb
Uplink port 3
Eth3/8
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb
Uplink port 4
Eth3/13
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/29
Eth3/14
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/30
Eth3/15
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/31
Eth3/16
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/32
Eth3/29
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/30
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/31
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/32
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/37
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/38
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/39
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/40
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth 3/1
with Line Card in
Slot 3
Eht3/5
Notes
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VDS-TC-4B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Non-Redundant)
All management connections, including management connections to the NetApp storage enclosures,
from the Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender use a 1000Base-T CAT5 or CAT6 cable. The connections to
the iSCSI ports on the storage enclosures use a 10GBASE-T CAT6 or CAT7 cable. The connections to
the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax cable. If a cable longer
than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to verify which longer
cables are supported.
Note
Reference on
Nexus 7004/7710
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric Extender 1
Ethernet101/1/1
NetApp Storage 1
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
2
Ethernet101/1/2
NetApp Storage 2
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
3
Ethernet101/1/3
NetApp Storage 1
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
4
Ethernet101/1/4
NetApp Storage 2
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
9
Ethernet101/1/9
Management Server Port 1
10
Ethernet101/1/10
Fabric Interconnect
Management port
13
Ethernet101/1/13
NetApp Storage 1
Controller1 port 3
14
Ethernet101/1/14
NetApp Storage 1
Controller2 port 3
15
Ethernet101/1/15
NetApp Storage 2
Controller1 port 3
16
Ethernet101/1/16
NetApp Storage 2
Controller2 port 3
Local Device
Local Port
10Gb Uplink
port 1
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/5
10Gb Uplink
port 2
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/6
10Gb Uplink
port 3
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/7
10Gb Uplink
port 4
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/8
Notes
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VDS-TC-4B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using the NetApp E2724 Storage Enclosures
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Non-Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter
twinax cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product
documentation to verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric Interconnect
Eth1/1
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/1
Eth1/2
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/2
Eth1/3
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/3
Eth1/4
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/4
Eth1/29
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/13
Eth1/30
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/14
Eth1/31
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/15
Eth1/32
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/16
Notes
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VDS-TC-4B Redundant Cabling Scheme
VDS-TC-4B Redundant Cabling Scheme
This section provides the cabling scheme for the VDS-TC-4B redundant solution.
Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Mgmt Uplink
To customer
environment
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb
Uplink port 2
Eth3/6
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb
Uplink port 4
Eth3/7
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb
Uplink port 2
Eth3/8
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb
Uplink port 4
Eth3/13
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/29
Eth3/14
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/30
Eth3/15
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/31
Eth3/16
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/32
Eth3/29
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/30
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/31
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/32
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/37
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/38
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/39
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/40
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth 3/1
with Line Card in
Slot 3
Eth3/5
Notes
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VDS-TC-4B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Redundant) (continued)
Note
All connections from the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Nexus 7004 with
Line Card in Slot 4
or
Eth4/5 or
Eth8/5
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb
Uplink port 1
Eth4/6 or
Eth8/6
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb
Uplink port 3
Eth4/7 or
Eth8/7
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb
Uplink port 1
Eth4/8 or
Eth8/8
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb
Uplink port 3
Eth4/13 or
Eth8/13
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/29
Eth4/14 or
Eth8/14
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/30
Eth4/15 or
Eth8/15
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/31
Eth4/16 or
Eth8/16
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/32
Eth4/29 or
Eth8/29
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/30 or
Eth8/30
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/31 or
Eth8/31
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/32 or
Eth8/32
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/37 or
Eth8/37
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/38 or
Eth8/38
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/39 or
Eth8/39
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/40 or
Eth8/40
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Nexus 7710 with
Line Card in Slot 8
Notes
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VDS-TC-4B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender 1 (FEX-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Redundant)
All management connections, including management connections to the NetApp storage enclosures,
from the Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender use a 1000Base-T CAT5 or CAT6 cable. The connections to
the iSCSI ports on the storage enclosures use a 10GBASE-T CAT6 or CAT7 cable. The connections to
the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax cable. If a cable longer
than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to verify which longer
cables are supported.
Note
Reference on
Nexus 7004/7710
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric Extender 1 1
Ethernet101/1/1
NetApp Storage 1
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
2
Ethernet101/1/2
NetApp Storage 2
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
9
Ethernet101/1/9
Management Server Port 1
10
Ethernet101/1/10
Fabric Interconnect
Management port
13
Ethernet101/1/13
NetApp Storage 1
Controller1 port 3
14
Ethernet101/1/14
NetApp Storage 2
Controller1 port 3
18
Ethernet101/1/18
NetApp Storage 1
Controller 2 port 4
19
Ethernet101/1/19
NetApp Storage 2
Controller 2 port 4
Local Device
Local Port
10Gb Uplink
port 1
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/5
10Gb Uplink
port 2
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/6
10Gb Uplink
port 3
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/5 or Eth8/5
10Gb Uplink
port 4
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/6 or Eth8/5
Notes
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VDS-TC-4B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender 2 (FEX-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Redundant)
All management connections, including management connections to the NetApp storage enclosures,
from the Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender use a 1000Base-T CAT5 or CAT6 cable. The connections to
the iSCSI ports on the storage enclosures use a 10GBASE-T CAT6 or CAT7 cable. The connections to
the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax cable. If a cable longer
than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to verify which longer
cables are supported.
Note
Reference on
Nexus 7004/7710
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric Extender 2 1
Ethernet102/1/1
NetApp Storage 1
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
2
Ethernet102/1/2
NetApp Storage 2
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
9
Ethernet102/1/9
Management Server Port 1
10
Ethernet102/1/10
Fabric Interconnect
Management port
13
Ethernet102/1/13
NetApp Storage 1
Controller2 port 3
14
Ethernet102/1/14
NetApp Storage 2
Controller2 port 3
18
Ethernet102/1/18
NetApp Storage 1
Controller1 port 4
19
Ethernet102/1/19
NetApp Storage 2
Controller1 port 4
Local Device
Local Port
10Gb Uplink
port 1
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/7
10Gb Uplink
port 2
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/8
10Gb Uplink
port 3
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/7 or Eth8/7
10Gb Uplink
port 4
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/8 or Eth 8/8
Notes
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VDS-TC-4B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 1 (FI-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter
twinax cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product
documentation to verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
FI-1
L1
FI-2
L1
L2
FI-2
L2
Eth1/1
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/1
Eth1/2
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/2
Eth1/3
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/3
Eth1/4
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/4
Eth1/29
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/13
Eth1/30
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/14
Eth1/31
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/15
Eth1/32
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/16
Notes
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VDS-TC-4B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 2 (FI-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter
twinax cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product
documentation to verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
FI-2
L1
FI-1
L1
L2
FI-1
L2
Eth1/1
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/1
Eth1/2
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/2
Eth1/3
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/3
Eth1/4
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/4
Eth1/29
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/13 or Eth8/13
Eth1/30
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/14 or Eth8/14
Eth1/31
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/15 or Eth8/15
Eth1/32
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/16 or Eth8/16
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using the NetApp E2724 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
This section provides the cabling scheme for the VDS-TC-8B non-redundant solution.
Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Mgmt Uplink
To customer
environment
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 1
Eth3/6
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 2
Eth3/7
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 3
Eth3/8
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 4
Eth3/13
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/29
Eth3/14
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/30
Eth3/15
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/31
Eth3/16
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/32
Eth3/17
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/25
Eth3/18
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/26
Eth3/19
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/27
Eth3/20
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/28
Eth3/29
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/30
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/31
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/32
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/37
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/38
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/39
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/40
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth 3/1
with Line Card in
Slot 3
Eht3/5
Notes
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VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using the NetApp E2724 Storage Enclosures
Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant)
All management connections, including management connections to the NetApp storage enclosures,
from the Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender use a 1000Base-T CAT5 or CAT6 cable. The connections to
the iSCSI ports on the storage enclosures use a 10GBASE-T CAT6 or CAT7 cable. The connections to
the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax cable. If a cable longer
than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to verify which longer
cables are supported.
Note
Reference on
Nexus 7004/7710
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric Extender 1
Ethernet101/1/1
NetApp Storage 1
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
2
Ethernet101/1/2
NetApp Storage 2
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
3
Ethernet101/1/3
NetApp Storage 3
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
4
Ethernet101/1/4
NetApp Storage 1
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
5
Ethernet101/1/5
NetApp Storage 2
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
6
Ethernet101/1/6
NetApp Storage 3
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
9
Ethernet101/1/9
Management Server Port 1
10
Ethernet101/1/10
Fabric Interconnect
Management port
13
Ethernet101/1/13
NetApp Storage 1
Controller1 port 3
14
Ethernet101/1/14
NetApp Storage 1
Controller2 port 3
15
Ethernet101/1/15
NetApp Storage 2
Controller1 port 3
16
Ethernet101/1/16
NetApp Storage 2
Controller2 port 3
17
Ethernet101/1/17
NetApp Storage 3
Controller1 port 3
18
Ethernet101/1/18
NetApp Storage 3
Controller2 port 3
Local Device
Local Port
10Gb Uplink
port 1
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/5
10Gb Uplink
port 2
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/6
10Gb Uplink
port 3
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/7
10Gb Uplink
port 4
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/8
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using the NetApp E2724 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter
twinax cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product
documentation to verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric Interconnect
Eth1/1
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/1
Eth1/2
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/2
Eth1/3
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/3
Eth1/4
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/4
Eth1/5
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/5
Eth1/6
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/6
Eth1/7
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/7
Eth1/8
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/8
Eth1/25
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/17
Eth1/26
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/18
Eth1/27
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/19
Eth1/28
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/20
Eth1/29
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/13
Eth1/30
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/14
Eth1/31
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/15
Eth1/32
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/16
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using the NetApp E2724 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-8B Redundant Cabling Scheme
VDS-TC-8B Redundant Cabling Scheme
This section provides the cabling scheme for the VDS-TC-8B redundant solution.
Cisco Nexus 7004 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Mgmt Uplink
To customer
environment
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 2
Eth3/6
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 4
Eth3/7
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 2
Eth3/8
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 4
Eth3/13
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/29
Eth3/14
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/30
Eth3/15
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/31
Eth3/16
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/32
Eth3/17
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/25
Eth3/18
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/26
Eth3/19
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/27
Eth3/20
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/28
Eth3/29
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/30
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/31
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/32
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/37
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/38
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/39
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/40
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth 3/1
with Line Card in
Slot 3
Eth3/5
Notes
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VDS-TC-8B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco Nexus 7004 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Redundant) (continued)
Note
All connections from the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Notes
Nexus 7004 with
Line Card in Slot 4
Eth4/5 or Eth8/5
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 1
Eth4/6 or Eth8/6
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 3
or
Eth4/7 or Eth8/7
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 1
Nexus 7710 with
Line Card in Slot 8
Eth4/8 or Eth8/8
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 3
Eth4/13 or Eth8/13 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/29
Eth4/14 or Eth8/14 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/30
Eth4/15 or Eth8/15 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/31
Eth4/16 or Eth8/16 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/32
Eth4/17 or Eth8/17 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/25
Eth4/18 or Eth8/18 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/26
Eth4/19 or Eth8/19 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/27
Eth4/20 or Eth8/20 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/28
Eth4/29 or Eth8/29 PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/30 or Eth8/30 PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/31 or Eth8/31 PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/32 or Eth8/32 PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/37 or Eth8/37 PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/38 or Eth8/38 PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/39 or Eth8/39 PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/40 or Eth8/40 PBR Router
To customer
environment
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using the NetApp E2724 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-8B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender 1 (FEX-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Redundant)
All management connections, including management connections to the NetApp storage enclosures,
from the Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender use a 1000Base-T CAT5 or CAT6 cable. The connections to
the iSCSI ports on the storage enclosures use a 10GBASE-T CAT6 or CAT7 cable. The connections to
the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax cable. If a cable longer
than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to verify which longer
cables are supported.
Note
Reference on
Nexus 7004/7710
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric Extender 1 1
Ethernet101/1/1
NetApp Storage 1
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
2
Ethernet101/1/2
NetApp Storage 2
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
3
Ethernet101/1/3
NetApp Storage 3
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
9
Ethernet101/1/9
Management Server Port 1
10
Ethernet101/1/10
Fabric Interconnect
Management port
13
Ethernet101/1/13
NetApp Storage 1
Controller1 port 3
14
Ethernet101/1/14
NetApp Storage 2
Controller1 port 3
15
Ethernet101/1/15
NetApp Storage 3
Controller1 port 3
18
Ethernet101/1/18
NetApp Storage 1
Controller2 port 4
19
Ethernet101/1/19
NetApp Storage 2
Controller2 port 4
20
Ethernet101/1/20
NetApp Storage 3
Controller2 port 4
Local Device
Local Port
10Gb Uplink
port 1
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/5
10Gb Uplink
port 2
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/6
10Gb Uplink
port 3
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/5 or Eth8/5
10Gb Uplink
port 4
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/6 or Eth8/6
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using the NetApp E2724 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-8B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender 2 (FEX-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Redundant)
All management connections, including management connections to the NetApp storage enclosures,
from the Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender use a 1000Base-T CAT5 or CAT6 cable. The connections to
the iSCSI ports on the storage enclosures use a 10GBASE-T CAT6 or CAT7 cable. The connections to
the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax cable. If a cable longer
than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to verify which longer
cables are supported.
Note
Reference on
Nexus 7004/7710
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric Extender 2 1
Ethernet102/1/1
NetApp Storage 1
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
2
Ethernet102/1/2
NetApp Storage 2
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
3
Ethernet102/1/3
NetApp Storage 3
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
9
Ethernet102/1/9
Management Server Port 2
10
Ethernet102/1/10
Fabric Interconnect
Management port
13
Ethernet102/1/13
NetApp Storage 1
Controller2 port 3
14
Ethernet102/1/14
NetApp Storage 2
Controller2 port 3
15
Ethernet102/1/15
NetApp Storage 3
Controller2 port 3
18
Ethernet102/1/18
NetApp Storage 1
Controller1 port 4
19
Ethernet102/1/19
NetApp Storage 2
Controller1 port 4
20
Ethernet102/1/20
NetApp Storage 3
Controller1 port 4
Local Device
Local Port
10Gb Uplink
port 1
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/7
10Gb Uplink
port 2
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/8
10Gb Uplink
port 3
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/7 or Eth8/7
10Gb Uplink
port 4
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/8 or Eth8/8
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using the NetApp E2724 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-8B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 1 (FI-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter
twinax cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product
documentation to verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
FI-1
L1
FI-2
L1
L2
FI-2
L2
Eth1/1
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/1
Eth1/2
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/2
Eth1/3
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/3
Eth1/4
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/4
Eth1/5
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/5
Eth1/6
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/6
Eth1/7
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/7
Eth1/8
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/8
Eth1/25
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/17
Eth1/26
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/18
Eth1/27
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/19
Eth1/28
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/20
Eth1/29
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/13
Eth1/30
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/14
Eth1/31
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/15
Eth1/32
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/16
Notes
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VDS-TC-8B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 2 (FI-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter
twinax cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product
documentation to verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
FI-2
L1
FI-1
L1
L2
FI-1
L2
Eth1/1
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/1
Eth1/2
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/2
Eth1/3
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/3
Eth1/4
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/4
Eth1/5
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/5
Eth1/6
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/6
Eth1/7
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/7
Eth1/8
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/8
Eth1/25
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/17 or Eth8/17
Eth1/26
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/18 or Eth8/18
Eth1/27
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/19 or Eth8/19
Eth1/28
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/20 or Eth8/20
Eth1/29
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/13 or Eth8/13
Eth1/30
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/14 or Eth8/14
Eth1/31
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/15 or Eth8/15
Eth1/32
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/16 or Eth8/16
Notes
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VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using the NetApp E2724 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
This section provides the cabling scheme for the VDS-TC-16B non-redundant solution.
Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Nexus 7004 or
77101 with Line
Card in Slot 3
Eth 3/1
Mgmt Uplink
To customer environment
Eth3/5
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink 2
Eth3/6
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink 4
Eth3/7
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink 2
Eth3/8
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink 4
Eth3/9
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10GB Uplink 1
Eth3/10
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10GB Uplink 3
Eth3/11
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10GB Uplink 1
Eth3/12
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10GB Uplink 3
Eth3/13
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/29
Eth3/14
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/30
Eth3/15
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/31
Eth3/16
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/32
Eth3/17
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/25
Eth3/18
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/26
Eth3/19
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/27
Eth3/20
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/28
Eth3/29
PBR Router
To customer environment
Eth3/30
PBR Router
To customer environment
Eth3/31
PBR Router
To customer environment
Eth3/32
PBR Router
To customer environment
Eth3/37
PBR Router
To customer environment
Eth3/38
PBR Router
To customer environment
Eth3/39
PBR Router
To customer environment
Eth3/40
PBR Router
To customer environment
Eth3/41
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/17
Eth3/42
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/18
Eth3/43
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/19
Eth3/44
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/20
Notes
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VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant) (continued)
Note
All connections from the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/45
with Line Card in
Eth3/46
Slot 3
Eth3/47
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/21
Eth3/48
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/24
Notes
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/22
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/23
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VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using the NetApp E2724 Storage Enclosures
Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant)
Note
All management connections, including management connections to the NetApp storage enclosures,
from the Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender use a 1000Base-T CAT5 or CAT6 cable. The connections to
the iSCSI ports on the storage enclosures use a 10GBASE-T CAT6 or CAT7 cable. The connections to
the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax cable. If a cable longer
than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to verify which longer
cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Reference on
Nexus 7004/7710
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric
Extender
1
Ethernet101/1/1
NetApp Storage 1
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
2
Ethernet101/1/2
NetApp Storage 2
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
3
Ethernet101/1/3
NetApp Storage 3
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
4
Ethernet101/1/4
NetApp Storage 4
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
5
Ethernet101/1/5
NetApp Storage 5
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
6
Ethernet101/1/6
NetApp Storage 1
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
7
Ethernet101/1/7
NetApp Storage 2
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
8
Ethernet101/1/8
NetApp Storage 3
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
9
Ethernet101/1/9
NetApp Storage 4
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
10
Ethernet101/1/10
NetApp Storage 5
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
11
Ethernet101/1/11
Management Server Port 1
12
Ethernet101/1/12
Fabric Interconnect
Management port
13
Ethernet101/1/13
NetApp Storage 1
Controller1 port 3
14
Ethernet101/1/14
NetApp Storage 1
Controller2 port 3
15
Ethernet101/1/15
NetApp Storage 2
Controller1 port 3
16
Ethernet101/1/16
NetApp Storage 2
Controller2 port 3
17
Ethernet101/1/17
NetApp Storage 3
Controller1 port 3
18
Ethernet101/1/18
NetApp Storage 3
Controller2 port 3
19
Ethernet101/1/19
NetApp Storage 4
Controller1 port 3
20
Ethernet101/1/20
NetApp Storage 4
Controller2 port 3
21
Ethernet101/1/21
NetApp Storage 5
Controller1 port 3
22
Ethernet101/1/22
NetApp Storage 5
Controller2 port 3
10Gb Uplink port 1
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/5
10Gb Uplink port 2
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/6
10Gb Uplink port 3
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/7
10Gb Uplink port 4
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/8
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using the NetApp E2724 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter
twinax cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product
documentation to verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric Interconnect
Eth1/1
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/1
Eth1/2
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/2
Eth1/3
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/3
Eth1/4
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/4
Eth1/5
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/5
Eth1/6
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/6
Eth1/7
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/7
Eth1/8
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/8
Eth1/9
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/1
Eth1/10
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/2
Eth1/11
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/3
Eth1/12
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/4
Eth1/13
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/5
Eth1/14
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/6
Eth1/15
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/7
Eth1/16
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/8
Eth1/17
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/41
Eth1/18
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/42
Eth1/19
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/43
Eth1/20
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/44
Eth1/21
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/45
Eth1/22
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/46
Eth1/23
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/47
Eth1/24
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/48
Eth1/25
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/17
Eth1/26
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/18
Eth1/27
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/19
Eth1/28
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/20
Eth1/29
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/13
Eth1/30
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/14
Notes
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VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using the NetApp E2724 Storage Enclosures
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant) (continued)
Note
All connections from the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter
twinax cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product
documentation to verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric Interconnect
Eth1/31
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/15
Eth1/32
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/16
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using the NetApp E2724 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-16B Redundant Cabling Scheme
VDS-TC-16B Redundant Cabling Scheme
This section provides the cabling scheme for the VDS-TC-16B redundant solution.
Cisco Nexus 7004 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Notes
Nexus 7004 with
Line Card in Slot 3
or 7710 with Line
Cards in Slot 1, 2,
and 3
Eth 3/1 or Eth2/30
MGMT uplink
To customer environment
Eth3/5 or Eth3/21
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 2
Eth3/6 or Eth3/22
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 4
Eth3/7 or Eth3/23
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 2
Eth3/8 or Eth3/24
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 4
Eth3/13 or Eth1/17
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/17
Eth3/14 or Eth1/18
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/18
Eth3/15 or Eth1/19
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/19
Eth3/16 or Eth1/20
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/20
Eth3/17 or Eth1/21
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/21
Eth3/18 or Eth1/22
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/22
Eth3/19 or Eth1/23
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/23
Eth3/20 or Eth1/24
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/24
Eth3/29 or Eth1/33
PBR Router 1-2
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth3/30 or Eth1/34
PBR Router 1-2
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth3/31 or Eth1/35
PBR Router 1-2
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth3/32 or Eth1/36
PBR Router 1-2
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth3/37 or Eth1/37
PBR Router 1-2
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth3/38 or Eth1/38
PBR Router 1-2
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth3/39 or Eth1/39
PBR Router 1-2
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth3/40 or Eth1/40
PBR Router 1-2
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth3/41 or Eth1/25
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/25
Eth3/42 or Eth1/26
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/26
Eth3/43 or Eth1/27
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/27
Eth3/44 or Eth1/28
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/28
Eth3/45 or Eth1/29
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/29
Eth3/46 or Eth1/30
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/30
Eth3/47 or Eth1/31
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/31
Eth3/48 or Eth1/32
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/32
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VDS-TC-16B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco Nexus 7004 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant) (continued)
Note
All connections from the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Nexus 7004 with
Line Card in Slot 4
Eth4/1 or Eth9/30
MGMT uplink
To customer environment
Eth4/5 or Eth8/23
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 2
or
Eth4/6 or Eth8/24
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 4
Nexus 7710 with
Line Card in Slot 8,
9, and 10
Eth4/7 or Eth8/21
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 2
Eth4/8 or Eth8/22
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 4
Notes
Eth4/13 or Eth10/13 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/17
Eth4/14 or Eth10/14 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/18
Eth4/15 or Eth10/15 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/19
Eth4/16 or Eth10/16 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/20
Eth4/17 or Eth10/17 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/21
Eth4/18 or Eth10/18 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/22
Eth4/19 or Eth10/19 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/23
Eth4/20 or Eth10/20 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/24
Eth4/29 or Eth10/33 PBR Router 3-4
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth4/30 or Eth10/34 PBR Router 3-4
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth4/31 or Eth10/35 PBR Router 3-4
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth4/32 or Eth10/36 PBR Router 3-4
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth4/37 or Eth10/37 PBR Router 3-4
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth4/38 or Eth10/38 PBR Router 3-4
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth4/39 or Eth10/39 PBR Router 3-4
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth4/40 or Eth10/40 PBR Router 3-4
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth4/41 or Eth10/25 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/25
Eth4/42 or Eth10/26 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/26
Eth4/43 or Eth10/27 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/27
Eth4/44 or Eth10/28 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/28
Eth4/45 or Eth10/29 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/29
Eth4/46 or Eth10/30 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/30
Eth4/47 or Eth10/31 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/31
Eth4/48 or Eth10/32 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/32
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using the NetApp E2724 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-16B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender 1 (FEX-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant)
Note
All management connections, including management connections to the NetApp storage enclosures,
from the Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender use a 1000Base-T CAT5 or CAT6 cable. The connections to
the iSCSI ports on the storage enclosures use a 10GBASE-T CAT6 or CAT7 cable. The connections to
the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax cable. If a cable longer
than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to verify which longer
cables are supported
Local Device
Local Port
Reference on
Nexus 7004/7710
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric
Extender 1
1
Ethernet101/1/1
NetApp Storage 1
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
2
Ethernet101/1/2
NetApp Storage 2
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
3
Ethernet101/1/3
NetApp Storage 3
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
4
Ethernet101/1/4
NetApp Storage 4
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
5
Ethernet101/1/5
NetApp Storage 5
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
9
Ethernet101/1/9
Management Server port 1
10
Ethernet101/1/10
Fabric Interconnect
Management port
13
Ethernet101/1/13
NetApp Storage 1
Controller1 port 3
14
Ethernet101/1/14
NetApp Storage 2
Controller1 port 3
15
Ethernet101/1/15
NetApp Storage 3
Controller1 port 3
16
Ethernet101/1/16
NetApp Storage 4
Controller1 port 3
17
Ethernet101/1/17
NetApp Storage 5
Controller1 port 3
18
Ethernet101/1/18
NetApp Storage 1
Controller2 port 4
19
Ethernet101/1/19
NetApp Storage 2
Controller2 port 4
20
Ethernet101/1/20
NetApp Storage 3
Controller2 port 4
21
Ethernet101/1/21
NetApp Storage 4
Controller2 port 4
22
Ethernet101/1/22
NetApp Storage 5
Controller2 port 4
10Gb Uplink
port 1
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/5 or Eth3/21
10Gb Uplink
port 2
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/6 or Eth3/22
10Gb Uplink
port 3
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/5 or Eth8/23
10Gb Uplink
port 4
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/6 or Eth8/24
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using the NetApp E2724 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-16B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender 2 (FEX-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant)
Note
All management connections, including management connections to the NetApp storage enclosures,
from the Cisco 2232TME Fabric Extender use a 1000Base-T CAT5 or CAT6 cable. The connections to
the iSCSI ports on the storage enclosures use a 10GBASE-T CAT6 or CAT7 cable. The connections to
the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7710 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax cable. If a cable longer
than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to verify which longer
cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Reference on
Nexus 7004/7710
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric
Extender 2
1
Ethernet102/1/1
NetApp Storage 1
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
2
Ethernet102/1/2
NetApp Storage 2
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
3
Ethernet102/1/3
NetApp Storage 3
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
4
Ethernet102/1/4
NetApp Storage 4
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
5
Ethernet102/1/5
NetApp Storage 5
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
9
Ethernet102/1/9
Management Server port 2
10
Ethernet102/1/10
Fabric Interconnect
Management port
13
Ethernet102/1/13
NetApp Storage 1
Controller2 port 3
14
Ethernet102/1/14
NetApp Storage 2
Controller2 port 3
15
Ethernet102/1/15
NetApp Storage 3
Controller2 port 3
16
Ethernet102/1/16
NetApp Storage 4
Controller2 port 3
17
Ethernet102/1/17
NetApp Storage 5
Controller2 port 3
18
Ethernet102/1/18
NetApp Storage 1
Controller1 port 4
19
Ethernet102/1/19
NetApp Storage 2
Controller1 port 4
20
Ethernet102/1/20
NetApp Storage 3
Controller1 port 4
21
Ethernet102/1/21
NetApp Storage 4
Controller1 port 4
22
Ethernet102/1/22
NetApp Storage 5
Controller1 port 4
10Gb Uplink
port 1
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/7 or Eth3/23
10Gb Uplink
port 2
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/8 or Eth3/24
10Gb Uplink
port 3
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/7 or Eth8/21
10Gb Uplink
port 4
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/8 or Eth8/22
Notes
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VDS-TC-16B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 1 (FI-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter
twinax cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product
documentation to verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
FI-1
L1
FI-2
L1
L2
FI-2
L2
Eth1/1
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/1
Eth1/2
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/2
Eth1/3
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/3
Eth1/4
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/4
Eth1/5
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/5
Eth1/6
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/6
Eth1/7
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/7
Eth1/8
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/8
Eth1/9
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/1
Eth1/10
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/2
Eth1/11
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/3
Eth1/12
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/4
Eth1/13
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/5
Eth1/14
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/6
Eth1/15
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/7
Eth1/16
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/8
Eth1/17
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth 3/13 or Eth1/17
Eth1/18
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth 3/14 or Eth1/18
Eth1/19
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth 3/15 or Eth1/19
Eth1/20
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth 3/16 or Eth1/20
Eth1/21
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth 3/17 or Eth1/21
Eth1/22
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth 3/18 or Eth1/22
Eth1/23
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth 3/19 or Eth1/23
Eth1/24
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth 3/20 or Eth1/24
Eth1/25
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/41 or Eth10/25
Eth1/26
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/42 or Eth10/26
Eth1/27
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/43 or Eth10/27
Eth1/28
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/44 or Eth10/28
Eth1/29
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/45 or Eth10/29
Notes
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VDS-TC-16B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 1 (FI-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter
twinax cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product
documentation to verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
FI-1
Eth1/30
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/46 or Eth10/30
Eth1/31
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/47 or Eth10/31
Eth1/32
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/48 or Eth10/32
Notes
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VDS-TC-16B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 2 (FI-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter
twinax cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product
documentation to verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
FI-2
L1
FI-1
L1
L2
FI-1
L2
Eth1/1
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/1
Eth1/2
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/2
Eth1/3
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/3
Eth1/4
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/4
Eth1/5
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/5
Eth1/6
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/6
Eth1/7
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/7
Eth1/8
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/8
Eth1/9
Chassis 2
Fabric port 2/1
Eth1/10
Chassis 2
Fabric port 2/2
Eth1/11
Chassis 2
Fabric port 2/3
Eth1/12
Chassis 2
Fabric port 2/4
Eth1/13
Chassis 2
Fabric port 2/5
Eth1/14
Chassis 2
Fabric port 2/6
Eth1/15
Chassis 2
Fabric port 2/7
Eth1/16
Chassis 2
Fabric port 2/8
Eth1/17
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/13 or Eth10/17
Eth1/18
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/14 or Eth10/18
Eth1/19
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/15 or Eth10/19
Eth1/20
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/16 or Eth10/20
Eth1/21
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/17 or Eth10/21
Eth1/22
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/18 or Eth10/22
Eth1/23
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/19 or Eth10/23
Eth1/24
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth4/20 or Eth10/24
Eth1/25
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/41 or Eth1/25
Eth1/26
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/42 or Eth1/26
Eth1/27
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/43 or Eth1/27
Eth1/28
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/44 or Eth1/28
Eth1/29
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/45 or Eth1/29
Notes
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VDS-TC-16B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 2 (FI-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant) (continued)
Note
All connections from the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter
twinax cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product
documentation to verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
FI-2
Eth1/30
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/46 or Eth1/30
Eth1/31
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/47 or Eth1/31
Eth1/32
Nexus 7004 or 7710 Eth3/48 or Eth1/32
Notes
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B
Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when
Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
Revised: October 2014, OL-31422-02
This appendix provides cabling guidelines for cabling a VDS TC Cluster solution that uses Cisco Blade
Servers and a Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch for the data and management switch.
There are six different configurations available for a VDS TC Blade Server Cluster installation that use
the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch for the data and management switch. This appendix provides a
separate set of tables for each one of these configurations:
•
VDS-TC-4B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
•
VDS-TC-4B Redundant Cabling Scheme
•
VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
•
VDS-TC-8B Redundant Cabling Scheme
•
VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
•
VDS-TC-16B Redundant Cabling Scheme
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-4B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
VDS-TC-4B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
This section provides the cabling scheme for the VDS-TC-4B non-redundant solution.
Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Non-Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Mgmt Uplink
To customer
environment
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb
Uplink port 1
Eth3/6
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb
Uplink port 2
Eth3/7
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb
Uplink port 3
Eth3/8
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb
Uplink port 4
Eth3/13
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/29
Eth3/14
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/30
Eth3/15
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/31
Eth3/16
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/32
Eth3/29
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/30
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/31
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/32
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/37
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/38
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/39
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/40
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth 3/1
with Line Card in
Slot 3
Eht3/5
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-4B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Non-Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender use a 1000Base-T CAT5 or CAT6 cable except
for the connections to the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch. The connections from the Cisco 2248TP
Fabric Extender to the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Reference on
Nexus 7004/7010
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric
Extender
1
Ethernet101/1/1
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
2
Ethernet101/1/2
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
3
Ethernet101/1/3
IBM Storage 1
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
4
Ethernet101/1/4
IBM Storage 2
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
9
Ethernet101/1/9
Management Server
port 1
10
Ethernet101/1/10
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) MGMT0
13
Ethernet101/1/13
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 port 3
14
Ethernet101/1/14
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 port 4
15
Ethernet101/1/15
IBM Storage 1
Controller2 port 3
16
Ethernet101/1/16
IBM Storage 1
Controller2 port 4
17
Ethernet101/1/17
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 port 3
18
Ethernet101/1/18
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 port 4
19
Ethernet101/1/19
IBM Storage 2
Controller2 port 3
20
Ethernet101/1/20
IBM Storage 2
Controller2 port 4
21
Ethernet101/1/21
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 port 5
22
Ethernet101/1/22
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 port 6
23
Ethernet101/1/23
IBM Storage 1
Controller2 port 5
24
Ethernet101/1/24
IBM Storage 1
Controller2 port 6
25
Ethernet101/1/25
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 port 5
26
Ethernet101/1/26
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 port 6
27
Ethernet101/1/27
IBM Storage 2
Controller2 port 5
28
Ethernet101/1/28
IBM Storage 2
Controller2 port 6
10Gb Uplink port 1
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth3/5
10Gb Uplink port 2
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth3/6
10Gb Uplink port 3
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth3/7
10Gb Uplink port 4
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth3/8
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-4B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Non-Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter
twinax cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product
documentation to verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric Interconnect
Eth1/1
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/1
Eth1/2
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/2
Eth1/3
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/3
Eth1/4
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/4
Eth1/29
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/13
Eth1/30
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/14
Eth1/31
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/15
Eth1/32
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/16
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-4B Redundant Cabling Scheme
VDS-TC-4B Redundant Cabling Scheme
This section provides the cabling scheme for the VDS-TC-4B redundant solution.
Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Mgmt Uplink
To customer
environment
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb
Uplink port 2
Eth3/6
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb
Uplink port 4
Eth3/7
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb
Uplink port 2
Eth3/8
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb
Uplink port 4
Eth3/13
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/29
Eth3/14
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/30
Eth3/15
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/31
Eth3/16
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/32
Eth3/29
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/30
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/31
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/32
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/37
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/38
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/39
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/40
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth 3/1
with Line Card in
Slot 3
Eth3/5
Notes
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VDS-TC-4B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Redundant) (continued)
Note
All connections from the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Nexus 7004 with
Line Card in Slot 4
or
Eth4/5 or
Eth8/5
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb
Uplink port 1
Eth4/6 or
Eth8/6
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb
Uplink port 3
Eth4/7 or
Eth8/7
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb
Uplink port 1
Eth4/8 or
Eth8/8
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb
Uplink port 3
Eth4/13 or
Eth8/13
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/29
Eth4/14 or
Eth8/14
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/30
Eth4/15 or
Eth8/15
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/31
Eth4/16 or
Eth8/16
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/32
Eth4/29 or
Eth8/29
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/30 or
Eth8/30
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/31 or
Eth8/31
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/32 or
Eth8/32
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/37 or
Eth8/37
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/38 or
Eth8/38
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/39 or
Eth8/39
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/40 or
Eth8/40
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Nexus 7010 with
Line Card in Slot 8
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-4B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender 1 (FEX-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender use a 1000Base-T CAT5 or CAT6 cable except
for the connections to the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch. The connections from the Cisco 2248TP
Fabric Extender to the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Reference on
Nexus 7004/7010
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric
Extender 1
1
Ethernet101/1/1
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
2
Ethernet101/1/2
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
9
Ethernet101/1/9
Management
Server
port 1
10
Ethernet101/1/10
UCS-FI-6248UP
(FI 1)
MGMT0
13
Ethernet101/1/13
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 port 3
14
Ethernet101/1/14
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 port 4
15
Ethernet101/1/15
IBM Storage 1
Controller2 port 3
16
Ethernet101/1/16
IBM Storage 1
Controller2 port 4
17
Ethernet101/1/17
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 port 3
18
Ethernet101/1/18
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 port 4
19
Ethernet101/1/19
IBM Storage 2
Controller2 port 3
20
Ethernet101/1/20
IBM Storage 2
Controller2 port 4
10Gb Uplink port 2
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/7
10Gb Uplink port 4
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/8
10Gb Uplink port 1
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/7 or Eth8/7
10Gb Uplink port 3
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/8 or Eth8/8
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-4B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender 2 (FEX-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender use a 1000Base-T CAT5 or CAT6 cable except
for the connections to the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch. The connections from the Cisco 2248TP
Fabric Extender to the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax cable
If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to verify
which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Reference on
Nexus 7004/7010
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric
Extender 2
1
Ethernet102/1/1
IBM Storage 1
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
2
Ethernet102/1/2
IBM Storage 2
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
9
Ethernet102/1/9
Management
Server
port 2
10
Ethernet102/1/10
UCS-FI-6248UP
(FI 2)
MGMT0
13
Ethernet102/1/13
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 port 5
14
Ethernet102/1/14
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 port 6
15
Ethernet102/1/15
IBM Storage 1
Controller2 port 5
16
Ethernet102/1/16
IBM Storage 1
Controller2 port 6
17
Ethernet102/1/17
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 port 5
18
Ethernet102/1/18
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 port 6
19
Ethernet102/1/19
IBM Storage 2
Controller2 port 5
20
Ethernet102/1/20
IBM Storage 2
Controller2 port 6
10Gb Uplink port 2
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/5
10Gb Uplink port 4
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/6
10Gb Uplink port 1
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/5 or Eth8/5
10Gb Uplink port 3
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/6 or Eth8/6
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-4B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 1 (FI-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter
twinax cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product
documentation to verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
FI-1
L1
FI-2
L1
L2
FI-2
L2
Eth1/1
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/1
Eth1/2
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/2
Eth1/3
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/3
Eth1/4
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/4
Eth1/29
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/13
Eth1/30
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/14
Eth1/31
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/15
Eth1/32
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/16
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-4B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 2 (FI-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-4B Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter
twinax cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product
documentation to verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
FI-2
L1
FI-1
L1
L2
FI-1
L2
Eth1/1
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/1
Eth1/2
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/2
Eth1/3
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/3
Eth1/4
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/4
Eth1/29
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/13 or Eth8/13
Eth1/30
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/14 or Eth8/14
Eth1/31
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/15 or Eth8/15
Eth1/32
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/16 or Eth8/16
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
This section provides the cabling scheme for the VDS-TC-8B non-redundant solution.
Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Mgmt Uplink
To customer
environment
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 1
Eth3/6
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 2
Eth3/7
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 3
Eth3/8
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 4
Eth3/13
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/29
Eth3/14
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/30
Eth3/15
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/31
Eth3/16
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/32
Eth3/17
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/25
Eth3/18
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/26
Eth3/19
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/27
Eth3/20
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/28
Eth3/29
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/30
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/31
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/32
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/37
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/38
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/39
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/40
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth 3/1
with Line Card in
Slot 3
Eht3/5
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant)
All connections from the Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender use a 1000Base-T CAT5 or CAT6 cable except
for the connections to the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch. The connections from the Cisco 2248TP
Fabric Extender to the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax cable.
If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to verify
which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Reference on
Nexus 7004/7010
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric
Extender
1
Ethernet101/1/1
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
2
Ethernet101/1/2
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
3
Ethernet101/1/3
IBM Storage 3
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
4
Ethernet101/1/4
IBM Storage 1
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
5
Ethernet101/1/5
IBM Storage 2
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
6
Ethernet101/1/6
IBM Storage 3
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
9
Ethernet101/1/9
Management Server
port 1
10
Ethernet101/1/10
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) MGMT0
13
Ethernet101/1/13
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 port 3
14
Ethernet101/1/14
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 port 4
15
Ethernet101/1/15
IBM Storage 1
Controller2 port 3
16
Ethernet101/1/16
IBM Storage 1
Controller2 port 4
17
Ethernet101/1/17
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 port 3
18
Ethernet101/1/18
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 port 4
19
Ethernet101/1/19
IBM Storage 2
Controller2 port 3
20
Ethernet101/1/20
IBM Storage 2
Controller2 port 4
21
Ethernet101/1/21
IBM Storage 3
Controller1 port 3
22
Ethernet101/1/22
IBM Storage 3
Controller1 port 4
23
Ethernet101/1/23
IBM Storage 3
Controller2 port 3
24
Ethernet101/1/24
IBM Storage 3
Controller2 port 4
25
Ethernet101/1/25
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 port 5
26
Ethernet101/1/26
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 port 6
27
Ethernet101/1/27
IBM Storage 1
Controller2 port 5
28
Ethernet101/1/28
IBM Storage 1
Controller2 port 6
29
Ethernet101/1/29
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 port 5
30
Ethernet101/1/30
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 port 6
31
Ethernet101/1/31
IBM Storage 2
Controller2 port 5
32
Ethernet101/1/32
IBM Storage 2
Controller2 port 6
33
Ethernet101/1/33
IBM Storage 3
Controller1 port 5
34
Ethernet101/1/34
IBM Storage 3
Controller1 port 6
35
Ethernet101/1/35
IBM Storage 3
Controller2 port 5
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant) (continued)
All connections from the Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender use a 1000Base-T CAT5 or CAT6 cable except
for the connections to the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch. The connections from the Cisco 2248TP
Fabric Extender to the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax cable.
If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to verify
which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Reference on
Nexus 7004/7010
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric
Extender
36
Ethernet101/1/36
IBM Storage 3
Controller2 port 6
10Gb Uplink port 1
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth3/5
10Gb Uplink port 2
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth3/6
10Gb Uplink port 3
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth3/7
10Gb Uplink port 4
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth3/8
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Non-Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter
twinax cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product
documentation to verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric Interconnect
Eth1/1
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/1
Eth1/2
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/2
Eth1/3
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/3
Eth1/4
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/4
Eth1/5
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/5
Eth1/6
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/6
Eth1/7
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/7
Eth1/8
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/8
Eth1/25
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/17
Eth1/26
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/18
Eth1/27
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/19
Eth1/28
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/20
Eth1/29
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/13
Eth1/30
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/14
Eth1/31
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/15
Eth1/32
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/16
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-8B Redundant Cabling Scheme
VDS-TC-8B Redundant Cabling Scheme
This section provides the cabling scheme for the VDS-TC-8B redundant solution.
Cisco Nexus 7004 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Mgmt Uplink
To customer
environment
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 2
Eth3/6
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 4
Eth3/7
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 2
Eth3/8
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 4
Eth3/13
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/29
Eth3/14
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/30
Eth3/15
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/31
Eth3/16
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/32
Eth3/17
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/25
Eth3/18
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/26
Eth3/19
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/27
Eth3/20
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/28
Eth3/29
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/30
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/31
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/32
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/37
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/38
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/39
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth3/40
PBR Router
To customer
environment
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth 3/1
with Line Card in
Slot 3
Eth3/5
Notes
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Appendix B
Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-8B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco Nexus 7004 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Redundant) (continued)
Note
All connections from the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Notes
Nexus 7004 with
Line Card in Slot 4
Eth4/5 or Eth8/5
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 1
Eth4/6 or Eth8/6
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 3
or
Eth4/7 or Eth8/7
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 1
Nexus 7010 with
Line Card in Slot 8
Eth4/8 or Eth8/8
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 3
Eth4/13 or Eth8/13 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/29
Eth4/14 or Eth8/14 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/30
Eth4/15 or Eth8/15 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/31
Eth4/16 or Eth8/16 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/32
Eth4/17 or Eth8/17 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/25
Eth4/18 or Eth8/18 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/26
Eth4/19 or Eth8/19 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/27
Eth4/20 or Eth8/20 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/28
Eth4/29 or Eth8/29 PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/30 or Eth8/30 PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/31 or Eth8/31 PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/32 or Eth8/32 PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/37 or Eth8/37 PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/38 or Eth8/38 PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/39 or Eth8/39 PBR Router
To customer
environment
Eth4/40 or Eth8/40 PBR Router
To customer
environment
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-8B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender 1 (FEX-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Redundant)
All connections from the Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender use a 1000Base-T CAT5 or CAT6 cable except
for the connections to the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch. The connections from the Cisco 2248TP
Fabric Extender to the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Note
Local Device
Local Port
Reference on
Nexus 7004/7010
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric Extender 1
1
Ethernet101/1/1
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
2
Ethernet101/1/2
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
3
Ethernet101/1/3
IBM Storage 3
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
9
Ethernet101/1/9
Management Server
port 1
10
Ethernet101/1/10
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) MGMT0
13
Ethernet101/1/13
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 port 3
14
Ethernet101/1/14
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 port 4
15
Ethernet101/1/15
IBM Storage 1
Controller2 port 3
16
Ethernet101/1/16
IBM Storage 1
Controller2 port 4
17
Ethernet101/1/17
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 port 3
18
Ethernet101/1/18
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 port 4
19
Ethernet101/1/19
IBM Storage 2
Controller2 port 3
20
Ethernet101/1/20
IBM Storage 2
Controller2 port 4
21
Ethernet101/1/21
IBM Storage 3
Controller1 port 3
22
Ethernet101/1/22
IBM Storage 3
Controller1 port 4
23
Ethernet101/1/23
IBM Storage 3
Controller2 port 3
24
Ethernet101/1/24
IBM Storage 3
Controller2 port 4
10Gb Uplink
port 2
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth3/7
10Gb Uplink
port 4
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth3/8
10Gb Uplink
port 1
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth4/7 or Eth8/7
10Gb Uplink
port 3
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth4/8 or Eth8/8
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-8B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender 2 (FEX-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Redundant)
All connections from the Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender use a 1000Base-T CAT5 or CAT6 cable except
for the connections to the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch. The connections from the Cisco 2248TP
Fabric Extender to the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Note
Local Device
Local Port
Reference on
Nexus 7004/7010
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric Extender 2
1
Ethernet102/1/1
IBM Storage 1
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
2
Ethernet102/1/2
IBM Storage 2
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
3
Ethernet102/1/3
IBM Storage 3
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
9
Ethernet102/1/9
Management Server
port 2
10
Ethernet102/1/10
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) MGMT0
13
Ethernet102/1/13
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 port 5
14
Ethernet102/1/14
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 port 6
15
Ethernet102/1/15
IBM Storage 1
Controller2 port 5
16
Ethernet102/1/16
IBM Storage 1
Controller2 port 6
17
Ethernet102/1/17
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 port 5
18
Ethernet102/1/18
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 port 6
19
Ethernet102/1/19
IBM Storage 2
Controller2 port 5
20
Ethernet102/1/20
IBM Storage 2
Controller2 port 6
21
Ethernet102/1/21
IBM Storage 3
Controller1 port 5
22
Ethernet102/1/22
IBM Storage 3
Controller1 port 6
23
Ethernet102/1/23
IBM Storage 3
Controller2 port 5
24
Ethernet102/1/24
IBM Storage 3
Controller2 port 6
10Gb Uplink
port 2
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth3/5
10Gb Uplink
port 4
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth3/6
10Gb Uplink
port 1
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth4/5 or Eth8/5
10Gb Uplink
port 3
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth4/6 or Eth8/6
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-8B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 1 (FI-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter
twinax cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product
documentation to verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
FI-1
L1
FI-2
L1
L2
FI-2
L2
Eth1/1
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/1
Eth1/2
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/2
Eth1/3
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/3
Eth1/4
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/4
Eth1/5
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/5
Eth1/6
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/6
Eth1/7
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/7
Eth1/8
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/8
Eth1/25
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/17
Eth1/26
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/18
Eth1/27
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/19
Eth1/28
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/20
Eth1/29
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/13
Eth1/30
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/14
Eth1/31
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/15
Eth1/32
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/16
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-8B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 2 (FI-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-8B Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter
twinax cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product
documentation to verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
FI-2
L1
FI-1
L1
L2
FI-1
L2
Eth1/1
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/1
Eth1/2
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/2
Eth1/3
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/3
Eth1/4
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/4
Eth1/5
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/5
Eth1/6
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/6
Eth1/7
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/7
Eth1/8
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/8
Eth1/25
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/17 or Eth8/17
Eth1/26
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/18 or Eth8/18
Eth1/27
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/19 or Eth8/19
Eth1/28
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/20 or Eth8/20
Eth1/29
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/13 or Eth8/13
Eth1/30
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/14 or Eth8/14
Eth1/31
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/15 or Eth8/15
Eth1/32
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/16 or Eth8/16
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
This section provides the cabling scheme for the VDS-TC-16B non-redundant solution.
Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Mgmt Uplink
To customer environment
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink 2
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink 4
Eth3/7
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink 2
Eth3/8
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink 4
Eth3/9
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10GB Uplink 1
Eth3/10
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10GB Uplink 3
Eth3/11
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10GB Uplink 1
Eth3/12
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10GB Uplink 3
Eth3/13
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/29
Eth3/14
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/30
Eth3/15
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/31
Eth3/16
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/32
Eth3/17
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/25
Eth3/18
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/26
Eth3/19
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/27
Eth3/20
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/28
Eth3/29
PBR Router
To customer environment
Eth3/30
PBR Router
To customer environment
Eth3/31
PBR Router
To customer environment
Eth3/32
PBR Router
To customer environment
Eth3/37
PBR Router
To customer environment
Eth3/38
PBR Router
To customer environment
Eth3/39
PBR Router
To customer environment
Eth3/40
PBR Router
To customer environment
Eth3/41
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/17
Eth3/42
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/18
Eth3/43
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/19
Eth3/44
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/20
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth 3/1
with Line Card in
Eth3/5
Slot 3
Eth3/6
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant) (continued)
Note
All connections from the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Nexus 7004 or
70101 with Line
Card in Slot 3
Eth3/45
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/21
Eth3/46
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/22
Eth3/47
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/23
Eth3/48
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/24
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender 1 (FEX-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender use a 1000Base-T CAT5 or CAT6 cable except
for the connections to the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch. The connections from the Cisco 2248TP
Fabric Extender to the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Reference on
Nexus 7004/7010
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric
Extender 1
1
Ethernet101/1/1
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
2
Ethernet101/1/2
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
3
Ethernet101/1/3
IBM Storage 3
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
4
Ethernet101/1/4
IBM Storage 4
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
5
Ethernet101/1/5
IBM Storage 5
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
9
Ethernet101/1/9
Management Server
port 1
10
Ethernet101/1/10 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) MGMT0
13
Ethernet101/1/13 IBM Storage 1
Controller1 port 3
14
Ethernet101/1/14 IBM Storage 1
Controller1 port 4
15
Ethernet101/1/15 IBM Storage 1
Controller2 port 3
16
Ethernet101/1/16 IBM Storage 1
Controller2 port 4
17
Ethernet101/1/17 IBM Storage 2
Controller1 port 3
18
Ethernet101/1/18 IBM Storage 2
Controller1 port 4
19
Ethernet101/1/19 IBM Storage 2
Controller2 port 3
20
Ethernet101/1/20 IBM Storage 2
Controller2 port 4
21
Ethernet101/1/21 IBM Storage 3
Controller1 port 3
22
Ethernet101/1/22 IBM Storage 3
Controller1 port 4
23
Ethernet101/1/23 IBM Storage 3
Controller2 port 3
24
Ethernet101/1/24 IBM Storage 3
Controller2 port 4
25
Ethernet101/1/25 IBM Storage 4
Controller1 port 3
26
Ethernet101/1/26 IBM Storage 4
Controller1 port 4
27
Ethernet101/1/27 IBM Storage 4
Controller2 port 3
28
Ethernet101/1/28 IBM Storage 4
Controller2 port 4
29
Ethernet101/1/29 IBM Storage 5
Controller1 port 3
30
Ethernet101/1/30 IBM Storage 5
Controller1 port 4
31
Ethernet101/1/31 IBM Storage 5
Controller2 port 3
32
Ethernet101/1/32 IBM Storage 5
Controller2 port 4
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender 1 (FEX-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant) (continued)
Note
All connections from the Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender use a 1000Base-T CAT5 or CAT6 cable except
for the connections to the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch. The connections from the Cisco 2248TP
Fabric Extender to the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Fabric
Extender 1
Reference on
Nexus 7004/7010
Remote Device
Remote Port
10Gb Uplink port 2
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth3/7
10Gb Uplink port 4
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth3/8
10Gb Uplink port 1
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth3/11
10Gb Uplink port 3
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth3/12
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender 2 (FEX-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender use a 1000Base-T CAT5 or CAT6 cable except
for the connections to the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch. The connections from the Cisco 2248TP
Fabric Extender to the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Reference on
Nexus 7004/7010
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric
Extender 2
1
Ethernet102/1/1
IBM Storage 1
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
2
Ethernet102/1/2
IBM Storage 2
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
3
Ethernet102/1/3
IBM Storage 3
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
4
Ethernet102/1/4
IBM Storage 4
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
5
Ethernet102/1/5
IBM Storage 5
Controller2 Mgmt port 1
13
Ethernet102/1/13 IBM Storage 1
Controller1 port 5
14
Ethernet102/1/14 IBM Storage 1
Controller1 port 6
15
Ethernet102/1/15 IBM Storage 1
Controller2 port 5
16
Ethernet102/1/16 IBM Storage 1
Controller2 port 6
17
Ethernet102/1/17 IBM Storage 2
Controller1 port 5
18
Ethernet102/1/18 IBM Storage 2
Controller1 port 6
19
Ethernet102/1/19 IBM Storage 2
Controller2 port 5
20
Ethernet102/1/20 IBM Storage 2
Controller2 port 6
21
Ethernet102/1/21 IBM Storage 3
Controller1 port 5
22
Ethernet102/1/22 IBM Storage 3
Controller1 port 6
23
Ethernet102/1/23 IBM Storage 3
Controller2 port 5
24
Ethernet102/1/24 IBM Storage 3
Controller2 port 6
25
Ethernet102/1/25 IBM Storage 4
Controller1 port 5
26
Ethernet102/1/26 IBM Storage 4
Controller1 port 6
27
Ethernet102/1/27 IBM Storage 4
Controller2 port 5
28
Ethernet102/1/28 IBM Storage 4
Controller2 port 6
29
Ethernet102/1/29 IBM Storage 5
Controller1 port 5
30
Ethernet102/1/30 IBM Storage 5
Controller1 port 6
31
Ethernet102/1/31 IBM Storage 5
Controller2 port 5
32
Ethernet102/1/32 IBM Storage 5
Controller2 port 6
10Gb Uplink port 2
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth3/5
10Gb Uplink port 4
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth3/6
10Gb Uplink port 1
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth3/9
10Gb Uplink port 3
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth3/10
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter
twinax cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product
documentation to verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric Interconnect
Eth1/1
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/1
Eth1/2
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/2
Eth1/3
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/3
Eth1/4
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/4
Eth1/5
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/5
Eth1/6
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/6
Eth1/7
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/7
Eth1/8
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/8
Eth1/9
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/1
Eth1/10
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/2
Eth1/11
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/3
Eth1/12
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/4
Eth1/13
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/5
Eth1/14
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/6
Eth1/15
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/7
Eth1/16
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/8
Eth1/17
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/41
Eth1/18
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/42
Eth1/19
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/43
Eth1/20
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/44
Eth1/21
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/45
Eth1/22
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/46
Eth1/23
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/47
Eth1/24
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/48
Eth1/25
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/17
Eth1/26
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/18
Eth1/27
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/19
Eth1/28
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/20
Eth1/29
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/13
Eth1/30
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/14
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Non-Redundant) (continued)
Note
All connections from the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter
twinax cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product
documentation to verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric Interconnect
Eth1/31
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/15
Eth1/32
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/16
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-16B Redundant Cabling Scheme
VDS-TC-16B Redundant Cabling Scheme
This section provides the cabling scheme for the VDS-TC-16B redundant solution.
Cisco Nexus 7004 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Notes
Nexus 7004 with
Line Card in Slot 3
or 7010 with Line
Cards in Slot 1, 2,
and 3
Eth 3/1 or Eth2/30
MGMT uplink
To customer environment
Eth3/5 or Eth3/21
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 2
Eth3/6 or Eth3/22
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 4
Eth3/7 or Eth3/23
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 2
Eth3/8 or Eth3/24
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 4
Eth3/13 or Eth1/17
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/17
Eth3/14 or Eth1/18
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/18
Eth3/15 or Eth1/19
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/19
Eth3/16 or Eth1/20
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/20
Eth3/17 or Eth1/21
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/21
Eth3/18 or Eth1/22
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/22
Eth3/19 or Eth1/23
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/23
Eth3/20 or Eth1/24
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/24
Eth3/29 or Eth1/33
PBR Router 1-2
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth3/30 or Eth1/34
PBR Router 1-2
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth3/31 or Eth1/35
PBR Router 1-2
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth3/32 or Eth1/36
PBR Router 1-2
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth3/37 or Eth1/37
PBR Router 1-2
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth3/38 or Eth1/38
PBR Router 1-2
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth3/39 or Eth1/39
PBR Router 1-2
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth3/40 or Eth1/40
PBR Router 1-2
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth3/41 or Eth1/25
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/25
Eth3/42 or Eth1/26
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/26
Eth3/43 or Eth1/27
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/27
Eth3/44 or Eth1/28
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/28
Eth3/45 or Eth1/29
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/29
Eth3/46 or Eth1/30
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/30
Eth3/47 or Eth1/31
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/31
Eth3/48 or Eth1/32
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/32
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-16B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco Nexus 7004 Switch Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant) (continued)
Note
All connections from the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
Nexus 7004 with
Line Card in Slot 4
Eth4/1 or Eth9/30
MGMT uplink
To customer environment
Eth4/5 or Eth8/23
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 2
or
Eth4/6 or Eth8/24
FEX-2
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 4
Nexus 7010 with
Line Card in Slot 8,
9, and 10
Eth4/7 or Eth8/21
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 2
Eth4/8 or Eth8/22
FEX-1
Fex Fabric 10Gb Uplink port 4
Notes
Eth4/13 or Eth10/13 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/17
Eth4/14 or Eth10/14 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/18
Eth4/15 or Eth10/15 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/19
Eth4/16 or Eth10/16 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/20
Eth4/17 or Eth10/17 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/21
Eth4/18 or Eth10/18 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/22
Eth4/19 or Eth10/19 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/23
Eth4/20 or Eth10/20 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) Eth1/24
Eth4/29 or Eth10/33 PBR Router 3-4
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth4/30 or Eth10/34 PBR Router 3-4
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth4/31 or Eth10/35 PBR Router 3-4
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth4/32 or Eth10/36 PBR Router 3-4
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth4/37 or Eth10/37 PBR Router 3-4
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth4/38 or Eth10/38 PBR Router 3-4
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth4/39 or Eth10/39 PBR Router 3-4
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth4/40 or Eth10/40 PBR Router 3-4
To customer environment
Port channel
Eth4/41 or Eth10/25 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/25
Eth4/42 or Eth10/26 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/26
Eth4/43 or Eth10/27 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/27
Eth4/44 or Eth10/28 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/28
Eth4/45 or Eth10/29 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/29
Eth4/46 or Eth10/30 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/30
Eth4/47 or Eth10/31 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/31
Eth4/48 or Eth10/32 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) Eth1/32
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-16B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender 1 (FEX-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender use a 1000Base-T CAT5 or CAT6 cable except for
the connections to the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch. The connections from the Cisco 2248TP Fabric
Extender to the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax cable. If a cable
longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to verify which longer
cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Reference on
Nexus 7004/7010
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric
Extender 1
1
Ethernet101/1/1
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
2
Ethernet101/1/2
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
3
Ethernet101/1/3
IBM Storage 3
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
4
Ethernet101/1/4
IBM Storage 4
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
5
Ethernet101/1/5
IBM Storage 5
Controller1 Mgmt port 1
9
Ethernet101/1/9
Management Server
port 1
10
Ethernet101/1/10 UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 1) MGMT0
13
Ethernet101/1/13 IBM Storage 1
Controller1 port 3
14
Ethernet101/1/14 IBM Storage 1
Controller1 port 4
15
Ethernet101/1/15 IBM Storage 1
Controller2 port 3
16
Ethernet101/1/16 IBM Storage 1
Controller2 port 4
17
Ethernet101/1/17 IBM Storage 2
Controller1 port 3
18
Ethernet101/1/18 IBM Storage 2
Controller1 port 4
19
Ethernet101/1/19 IBM Storage 2
Controller2 port 3
20
Ethernet101/1/20 IBM Storage 2
Controller2 port 4
21
Ethernet101/1/21 IBM Storage 3
Controller1 port 3
22
Ethernet101/1/22 IBM Storage 3
Controller1 port 4
23
Ethernet101/1/23 IBM Storage 3
Controller2 port 3
24
Ethernet101/1/24 IBM Storage 3
Controller2 port 4
25
Ethernet101/1/25 IBM Storage 4
Controller1 port 3
26
Ethernet101/1/26 IBM Storage 4
Controller1 port 4
27
Ethernet101/1/27 IBM Storage 4
Controller2 port 3
28
Ethernet101/1/28 IBM Storage 4
Controller2 port 4
29
Ethernet101/1/29 IBM Storage 5
Controller1 port 3
30
Ethernet101/1/30 IBM Storage 5
Controller1 port 4
31
Ethernet101/1/31 IBM Storage 5
Controller2 port 3
32
Ethernet101/1/32 IBM Storage 5
Controller2 port 4
10Gb Uplink port 2
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth3/7 or Eth3/23
10Gb Uplink port 4
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth3/8 or Eth3/24
10Gb Uplink port 1
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth4/7 or Eth8/21
10Gb Uplink port 3
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth4/8 or Eth8/22
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-16B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender 2 (FEX-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco 2248TP Fabric Extender use a 1000Base-T CAT5 or CAT6 cable except
for the connections to the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch. The connections from the Cisco 2248TP
Fabric Extender to the Cisco Nexus 7004 or 7010 switch use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter twinax
cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product documentation to
verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Reference on
Nexus 7004/7010
Remote Device
Remote Port
Fabric
Extender 2
1
Ethernet102/1/1
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 Mgmt port 2
2
Ethernet102/1/2
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 Mgmt port 2
3
Ethernet102/1/3
IBM Storage 3
Controller1 Mgmt port 2
4
Ethernet102/1/4
IBM Storage 4
Controller1 Mgmt port 2
5
Ethernet102/1/5
IBM Storage 5
Controller1 Mgmt port 2
9
Ethernet102/1/9
Management Server
port 2
10
Ethernet102/1/10
UCS-FI-6248UP (FI 2) MGMT0
13
Ethernet102/1/13
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 port 5
14
Ethernet102/1/14
IBM Storage 1
Controller1 port 6
15
Ethernet102/1/15
IBM Storage 1
Controller2 port 5
16
Ethernet102/1/16
IBM Storage 1
Controller2 port 6
17
Ethernet102/1/17
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 port 5
18
Ethernet102/1/18
IBM Storage 2
Controller1 port 6
19
Ethernet102/1/19
IBM Storage 2
Controller2 port 5
20
Ethernet102/1/20
IBM Storage 2
Controller2 port 6
21
Ethernet102/1/21
IBM Storage 3
Controller1 port 5
22
Ethernet102/1/22
IBM Storage 3
Controller1 port 6
23
Ethernet102/1/23
IBM Storage 3
Controller2 port 5
24
Ethernet102/1/24
IBM Storage 3
Controller2 port 6
25
Ethernet102/1/25
IBM Storage 4
Controller1 port 5
26
Ethernet102/1/26
IBM Storage 4
Controller1 port 6
27
Ethernet102/1/27
IBM Storage 4
Controller2 port 5
28
Ethernet102/1/28
IBM Storage 4
Controller2 port 6
29
Ethernet102/1/29
IBM Storage 5
Controller1 port 5
30
Ethernet102/1/30
IBM Storage 5
Controller1 port 6
31
Ethernet102/1/31
IBM Storage 5
Controller2 port 5
32
Ethernet102/1/32
IBM Storage 5
Controller2 port 6
Notes
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VDS-TC-16B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Local Device
Local Port
Fabric
Extender 2
Reference on
Nexus 7004/7010
Remote Device
Remote Port
10Gb Uplink port 2
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth3/5 or Eth3/21
10Gb Uplink port 4
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth3/6 or Eth3/22
10Gb Uplink port 1
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth4/5 or Eth8/23
10Gb Uplink port 3
Nexus 7004 or 7010
Eth4/6 or Eth8/24
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-16B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 1 (FI-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter
twinax cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product
documentation to verify which longer cables are supported
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
FI-1
L1
FI-2
L1
L2
FI-2
L2
Eth port 1/1
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/1
Eth port 1/2
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/2
Eth port 1/3
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/3
Eth port 1/4
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/4
Eth port 1/5
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/5
Eth port 1/6
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/6
Eth port 1/7
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/7
Eth port 1/8
Chassis 1
Fabric port 1/8
Eth port 1/9
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/1
Eth port 1/10
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/2
Eth port 1/11
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/3
Eth port 1/12
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/4
Eth port 1/13
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/5
Eth port 1/14
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/6
Eth port 1/15
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/7
Eth port 1/16
Chassis 2
Fabric port 1/8
Eth1/17
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth 3/13 or Eth1/17
Eth1/18
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth 3/14 or Eth1/18
Eth1/19
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth 3/15 or Eth1/19
Eth1/20
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth 3/16 or Eth1/20
Eth1/21
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth 3/17 or Eth1/21
Eth1/22
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth 3/18 or Eth1/22
Eth1/23
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth 3/19 or Eth1/23
Eth1/24
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth 3/20 or Eth1/24
Eth1/25
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/41 or Eth10/25
Eth1/26
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/42 or Eth10/26
Eth1/27
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/43 or Eth10/27
Eth1/28
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/44 or Eth10/28
Eth1/29
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/45 or Eth10/29
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-16B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 1 (FI-1) Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant) (continued)
Note
All connections from the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter
twinax cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product
documentation to verify which longer cables are supported
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
FI-1
Eth1/30
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/46 or Eth10/30
Eth1/31
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/47 or Eth10/31
Eth1/32
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/48 or Eth10/32
Notes
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Cisco VDS TC Blade Server Cabling Guides when Using IBM DS3524 Storage Enclosures
VDS-TC-16B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 2 (FI-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant)
Note
All connections from the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter
twinax cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product
documentation to verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
FI-2
L1
FI-1
L1
L2
FI-1
L2
Eth port 1/1
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/1
Eth port 1/2
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/2
Eth port 1/3
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/3
Eth port 1/4
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/4
Eth port 1/5
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/5
Eth port 1/6
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/6
Eth port 1/7
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/7
Eth port 1/8
Chassis 1
Fabric port 2/8
Eth port 1/9
Chassis 2
Fabric port 2/1
Eth port 1/10
Chassis 2
Fabric port 2/2
Eth port 1/11
Chassis 2
Fabric port 2/3
Eth port 1/12
Chassis 2
Fabric port 2/4
Eth port 1/13
Chassis 2
Fabric port 2/5
Eth port 1/14
Chassis 2
Fabric port 2/6
Eth port 1/15
Chassis 2
Fabric port 2/7
Eth port 1/16
Chassis 2
Fabric port 2/8
Eth1/17
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/13 or Eth10/17
Eth1/18
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/14 or Eth10/18
Eth1/19
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/15 or Eth10/19
Eth1/20
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/16 or Eth10/20
Eth1/21
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/17 or Eth10/21
Eth1/22
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/18 or Eth10/22
Eth1/23
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/19 or Eth10/23
Eth1/24
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth4/20 or Eth10/24
Eth1/25
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/41 or Eth1/25
Eth1/26
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/42 or Eth1/26
Eth1/27
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/43 or Eth1/27
Eth1/28
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/44 or Eth1/28
Eth1/29
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/45 or Eth1/29
Notes
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VDS-TC-16B Redundant Cabling Scheme
Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect 2 (FI-2) Cabling (VDS-TC-16B Redundant) (continued)
Note
All connections from the Cisco UCS 6248 UP Fabric Interconnect use a 10GBASE-CU SFP+ 3 meter
twinax cable. If a cable longer than 3 meters is required, please refer to the specific product
documentation to verify which longer cables are supported.
Local Device
Local Port
Remote Device
Remote Port
FI-2
Eth1/30
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/46 or Eth1/30
Eth1/31
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/47 or Eth1/31
Eth1/32
Nexus 7004 or 7010 Eth3/48 or Eth1/32
Notes
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C
Cisco VDS TC Specific UCS Blade Server Values
Revised: August 2014, OL-31422-02
This appendix provides information on the Cisco UCS Blade Server values that are specific for a Cisco
VDS TC Blade Server installation.
Note
Make sure to click Save Changes if you make any changes to the Blade Server BIOS settings.
Note
All Cache Engine servers will require to go through a reboot at the end of the configuration to apply all
of the changes.
Values for the Equipment Tab
Path
Parameter
Policies Tab > Global Policies Tab Chassis/FEX Discovery
Policy Section > Link
Group Preference
Value
Port Channel
Rack Server Discovery
Policy Section > Scrub
Policy
default
Path
Parameter
Value
LAN Cloud > Fabric A >
Port Channels > Port-Channel 1
Port Channel Name
To-N7K-PO1
Admin Speed
10 Gbps
Values for the LAN Tab
Ports
•
VDS-TC-16B: 1/25 - 1/32
•
VDS-TC-8B: 1/29 - 1/32
•
VDS-TC-4B: 1/29 & 1/30
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Values for the LAN Tab (continued)
Path
Parameter
Value
LAN Cloud > Fabric B >
Port Channels > Port-Channel 1
Port Channel Name
To-N7K-PO1
Admin Speed
10 Gbps
Ports
LAN Cloud > QoS System Class > Enabled
Platinum
CoS
•
VDS-TC-16B: 1/25 - 1/32
•
VDS-TC-8B: 1/29 - 1/32
•
VDS-TC-4B: 1/29 & 1/30
Checked
5
Packet Drop
Checked
Weight
10
MTU
9120
Multicast Optimized
Checked
LAN Cloud > QoS System Class > Enabled
Gold
CoS
Checked
4
Packet Drop
Unchecked
Weight
9
MTU
9120
Multicast Optimized
Unchecked
LAN Cloud > QoS System Class > Enabled
Silver
CoS
Unchecked
2
Packet Drop
Checked
Weight
8
MTU
9120
Multicast Optimized
Unchecked
LAN Cloud > QoS System Class > Enabled
Bronze
CoS
Unchecked
1
Packet Drop
Checked
Weight
7
MTU
9120
Multicast Optimized
Unchecked
LAN Cloud > QoS System Class > Enabled
Best Effort
CoS
Checked
Any
Packet Drop
Checked
Weight
5
MTU
9120
Multicast Optimized
Unchecked
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Values for the LAN Tab (continued)
Path
Parameter
LAN Cloud > QoS System Class > Enabled
Fibre Channel
CoS
Value
Checked
3
Packet Drop
Unchecked
Weight
5
MTU
fc
Multicast Optimized
N/A
Policies > root > QoS Policies
Name
DATA
Policies > root > QoS Policies >
QoS Policy Data
Priority
Gold
Burst(Bytes)
10240
Rate(Kbps)
line-rate
Host Control
None
Policies > root > QoS Policies
Name
Mgmt
Policies > root > QoS Policies >
QOS Policy Mgmt
Priority
Platinum
Burst(Bytes)
20480
Rate(Kbps)
line-rate
Host Control
None
Policies > root > QoS Policies
Name
iSCSI
Policies > root > QoS Policies >
QOS Policy iSCSI
Priority
Platinum
Burst(Bytes)
10240
Rate(Kbps)
line-rate
Host Control
None
CDP
Disabled
MAC Register Mode
Only Native VLAN
Action on Uplink Fail
Link Down
MAC Security
Allow
CDP
Enabled
MAC Register Mode
Only Native VLAN
Action on Uplink Fail
Link Down
MAC Security
Allow
Priority
Auto
Receive
Off
Send
Off
Policies > Appliances >
Network Control Policies >
default
Policies > root >
Network Control Policies >
default
Policies > root >
Flow Control Policies > default
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Values for the LAN Tab (continued)
Path
Parameter
Value
LAN Cloud > VLANs >
VLAN default (1)
VLAN ID
1
Native VLAN
Yes
Multicast Policy Name
<not set>
Fabric ID
DUAL
If Type
Virtual
Transport Type
Ether
Locale
External
Sharing Type
None
VLAN ID
50
Native VLAN
No
Multicast Policy Name
<not set>
Fabric ID
DUAL
If Type
Virtual
Transport Type
Ether
Locale
External
Sharing Type
None
VLAN ID
70
Native VLAN
No
Multicast Policy Name
<not set>
Fabric ID
DUAL
If Type
Virtual
Transport Type
Ether
Locale
External
Sharing Type
None
VLAN ID
201
Native VLAN
No
Multicast Policy Name
<not set>
Fabric ID
DUAL
If Type
Virtual
Transport Type
Ether
Locale
External
Sharing Type
None
LAN Cloud > VLANs >
VLAN Mgmt (50)
LAN Cloud > VLANs >
VLAN iSCSI_DATA (70)
LAN Cloud > VLANs >
VLAN DATA_201 (201)
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Values for the LAN Tab (continued)
Path
Parameter
Value
LAN Cloud > VLANs >
VLAN DATA_202 (202)
VLAN ID
202
Native VLAN
No
Multicast Policy Name
<not set>
Fabric ID
DUAL
If Type
Virtual
Transport Type
Ether
Locale
External
Sharing Type
None
VLAN ID
203
Native VLAN
No
Multicast Policy Name
<not set>
Fabric ID
DUAL
If Type
Virtual
Transport Type
Ether
Locale
External
Sharing Type
None
VLAN ID
204
Native VLAN
No
Multicast Policy Name
<not set>
Fabric ID
DUAL
If Type
Virtual
Transport Type
Ether
Locale
External
Sharing Type
None
VLAN ID
301
Native VLAN
No
Multicast Policy Name
<not set>
Fabric ID
DUAL
If Type
Virtual
Transport Type
Ether
Locale
External
Sharing Type
None
LAN Cloud > VLANs >
VLAN DATA_203 (203)
LAN Cloud > VLANs >
VLAN DATA_204 (204)
LAN Cloud > VLANs >
VLAN DATA_301 (301)
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Values for the LAN Tab (continued)
Path
Parameter
Value
LAN Cloud > VLANs >
VLAN DATA_302 (302)
VLAN ID
302
Native VLAN
No
Multicast Policy Name
<not set>
Fabric ID
DUAL
If Type
Virtual
Transport Type
Ether
Locale
External
Sharing Type
None
VLAN ID
303
Native VLAN
No
Multicast Policy Name
<not set>
Fabric ID
DUAL
If Type
Virtual
Transport Type
Ether
Locale
External
Sharing Type
None
VLAN ID
304
Native VLAN
No
Multicast Policy Name
<not set>
Fabric ID
DUAL
If Type
Virtual
Transport Type
Ether
Locale
External
Sharing Type
None
Pools > root > IP Pools >
IP Pool ext-mgmt
Size
150
IP Addresses
10.11.80.100 - 10.11.80.249
Pools > root > MAC Pools >
MAC Pool Eth0
First MAC
00:25:B5:00:01:00
Size
256
Pools > root > MAC Pools >
MAC Pool Eth1
First MAC
00:25:B5:00:02:00
Size
256
Pools > root > MAC Pools >
MAC Pool Eth2
First MAC
00:25:B5:00:03:00
Size
256
Pools > root > MAC Pools >
MAC Pool Eth3
First MAC
00:25:B5:00:04:00
Size
256
Pools > root > MAC Pools >
MAC Pool Eth4
First MAC
00:25:B5:00:05:00
Size
256
LAN Cloud > VLANs >
VLAN DATA_303 (303)
LAN Cloud > VLANs >
VLAN DATA_304 (304)
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Values for the LAN Tab (continued)
Path
Parameter
Value
Pools > root > MAC Pools >
MAC Pool Eth5
First MAC
00:25:B5:00:06:00
Size
256
Pools > root > MAC Pools >
MAC Pool Eth6
First MAC
00:25:B5:00:07:00
Size
256
Pools > root > MAC Pools >
MAC Pool Eth7
First MAC
00:25:B5:00:08:00
Size
256
Pools > root > MAC Pools >
MAC Pool Eth8
First MAC
00:25:B5:00:09:00
Size
256
Pools > root > MAC Pools >
MAC Pool Eth9
First MAC
00:25:B5:00:0A:00
Size
256
Pools > root > MAC Pools >
MAC Pool Eth10
First MAC
00:25:B5:00:0B:00
Size
256
Pools > root > MAC Pools >
MAC Pool Eth11
First MAC
00:25:B5:00:0C:00
Size
256
Pools > root > MAC Pools >
MAC Pool Eth12
First MAC
00:25:B5:00:0D:00
Size
256
Policies > root > vNIC Templates > Fabric
CE_ETH0
Enable Failover
A
Checked
VM
Unchecked
VLAN
Mgmt
Native VLAN
Yes
Template Type
Updating Template
MTU
9000
MAC Pool
Eth0
Network Control Policy
default
QOS Policy
Mgmt
Policies > root > vNIC Templates > Fabric
CE_ETH1
Enable Failover
A
Checked
VM
Unchecked
VLAN
default
Native VLAN
No
Template Type
Updating Template
MTU
9000
MAC Pool
Eth1
Network Control Policy
default
QOS Policy
iSCSI
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Values for the LAN Tab (continued)
Path
Parameter
Policies > root > vNIC Templates > Fabric
CE_ETH2
Enable Failover
Value
A
Checked
VM
Unchecked
VLAN
None
Native VLAN
N/A
Template Type
Updating Template
MTU
9000
MAC Pool
Eth2
Network Control Policy
default
QOS Policy
DATA
Policies > root > vNIC Templates > Fabric
CE_ETH3
Enable Failover
A
Checked
VM
Unchecked
VLAN
None
Native VLAN
N/A
Template Type
Updating Template
MTU
9000
MAC Pool
Eth3
Network Control Policy
default
QOS Policy
DATA
Policies > root > vNIC Templates > Fabric
CE_ETH4
Enable Failover
A
Checked
VM
Unchecked
VLAN
iSCSI_DATA
Native VLAN
Yes
Template Type
Updating Template
MTU
9000
MAC Pool
Eth4
Network Control Policy
default
QOS Policy
iSCSI
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Values for the LAN Tab (continued)
Path
Parameter
Policies > root > vNIC Templates > Fabric
CE_ETH5
Enable Failover
Value
A
Checked
VM
Unchecked
VLAN
DATA_201
Native VLAN
Yes
Template Type
Updating Template
MTU
9000
MAC Pool
Eth5
Network Control Policy
default
QOS Policy
DATA
Policies > root > vNIC Templates > Fabric
CE_ETH6
Enable Failover
A
Checked
VM
Unchecked
VLAN
DATA_202
Native VLAN
Yes
Template Type
Updating Template
MTU
9000
MAC Pool
Eth6
Network Control Policy
default
QOS Policy
DATA
Policies > root > vNIC Templates > Fabric
CE_ETH7
Enable Failover
A
Checked
VM
Unchecked
VLAN
DATA_203
Native VLAN
Yes
Template Type
Updating Template
MTU
9000
MAC Pool
Eth7
Network Control Policy
default
QOS Policy
DATA
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Values for the LAN Tab (continued)
Path
Parameter
Policies > root > vNIC Templates > Fabric
CE_ETH8
Enable Failover
Value
A
Checked
VM
Unchecked
VLAN
DATA_204
Native VLAN
Yes
Template Type
Updating Template
MTU
9000
MAC Pool
Eth8
Network Control Policy
default
QOS Policy
DATA
Policies > root > vNIC Templates > Fabric
CE_ETH9
Enable Failover
A
Checked
VM
Unchecked
VLAN
DATA_301
Native VLAN
Yes
Template Type
Updating Template
MTU
9000
MAC Pool
Eth9
Network Control Policy
default
QOS Policy
DATA
Policies > root > vNIC Templates > Fabric
CE_ETH10
Enable Failover
A
Checked
VM
Unchecked
VLAN
DATA_302
Native VLAN
Yes
Template Type
Updating Template
MTU
9000
MAC Pool
Eth10
Network Control Policy
default
QOS Policy
DATA
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Values for the LAN Tab (continued)
Path
Parameter
Policies > root > vNIC Templates > Fabric
CE_ETH11
Enable Failover
Value
A
Checked
VM
Unchecked
VLAN
DATA_303
Native VLAN
Yes
Template Type
Updating Template
MTU
9000
MAC Pool
Eth11
Network Control Policy
default
QOS Policy
DATA
Policies > root > vNIC Templates > Fabric
CE_ETH12
Enable Failover
A
Checked
VM
Unchecked
VLAN
DATA_304
Native VLAN
Yes
Template Type
Updating Template
MTU
9000
MAC Pool
Eth12
Network Control Policy
default
QOS Policy
DATA
Path
Parameter
Value
Policies > root > BIOS Policies >
VDS-TC_CE
Main Tab > Reboot on
BIOS settings change
Checked
Values for the Server Tab
Advanced Tab > Processor Enabled
Tab > Turbo Boost
Advanced Tab > Processor Disabled
Tab > Enhanced Intel
Speedstep
Advanced Tab > Processor Enabled
Tab > Hyper Threading
Advanced Tab > Processor All
Tab > Core Multi
Processing
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Values for the Server Tab (continued)
Path
Parameter
Value
Advanced Tab > Processor Platform Default
Tab > Execute Disabled
Bit
Advanced Tab > Processor Disabled
Tab > Virtualization
Technology (VT)
Advanced Tab > Processor Platform Default
Tab > Direct Cache Access
Advanced Tab > Processor Disabled
Tab > Processor C State
Advanced Tab > Processor Disabled
Tab > Processor C 1E
Advanced Tab > Processor Disabled
Tab > Processor C3 Report
Advanced Tab > Processor Disabled
Tab > Processor C6 Report
Advanced Tab > Processor Disabled
Tab > Processor C7 Report
Advanced Tab > Processor high-throughput
Tab > CPU Performance
Advanced Tab > Processor Platform Default
Tab > Max Variable
MTRR Setting
Advanced Tab > Processor Platform Default
Tab > Local X2 APIC
Advanced Tab > Intel
Directed IO Tab > VT for
Directed IO
Disabled
Advanced Tab > Intel
Directed IO Tab >
Interrupt Remap
Platform Default
Advanced Tab > Intel
Directed IO Tab >
Coherency Support
Platform Default
Advanced Tab > Intel
Directed IO Tab > ATS
Support
Platform Default
Advanced Tab > Intel
Directed IO Tab > Pass
Through DMA Support
Platform Default
Advanced Tab > RAS
Memory Tab > Memory
RAS Config
maximum-performance
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Values for the Server Tab (continued)
Path
Parameter
Value
Advanced Tab > RAS
Memory Tab > NUMA
Platform Default
Advanced Tab > RAS
Memory Tab > LV DDR
Mode
performance-mode
Advanced Tab > RAS
Memory Tab > DRAM
Refresh Rate
Auto
Advanced Tab > Serial
Port Tab > Serial Port A
Platform Default
Advanced Tab > USB Tab Platform Default
> Make Device Non
Bootable
Advanced Tab > USB Tab Platform Default
> Legacy USB Support
Advanced Tab > USB Tab Platform Default
> USB System Idle Power
Optimizing Setting
Advanced Tab > USB Tab Platform Default
> USB Front Panel Access
Lock
Advanced Tab > PCI
Configuration Tab > Max
Memory Below 4G
Platform Default
Advanced Tab > PCI
Configuration Tab >
Memory Mapped IO
Above 4Gb Config
Platform Default
Boot Options Tab > Boot
Option Retry
Platform Default
Boot Options Tab > Intel
Entry SAS RAID
Platform Default
Boot Options Tab > Intel
Entry SAS RAID Module
Platform Default
Boot Options Tab >
Onboard SCU Storage
Support
Platform Default
Server Management Tab > Platform Default
Assert Nmi on Serr
Server Management Tab > Platform Default
Assert Nmi on Perr
Server Management Tab > Platform Default
OS Boot Watchdog Timer
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Values for the Server Tab (continued)
Path
Parameter
Value
Server Management Tab > Platform Default
Console Redirection
Server Management Tab > Platform Default
Flow Control
Server Management Tab > Platform Default
BAUD Rate
Server Management Tab > Platform Default
Terminal Type
Server Management Tab > Platform Default
Legacy OS Redirect
Service Profile Templates > root > vNICs
Service Template CE_Unit >
vNICs
Fabric ID
A/B for all vNICs
Desired Placement
Any for all vNICs
Service Profile Templates > root > Adapter Policy
Service Template CE_Unit >
vNICS > vNIC#
Service Profile Templates > root > Boot Order Tab
Service Template CE_Unit
Service Profiles > root > CE1
Service Profiles > root > CE2
Service Profiles > root > CE3
Service Profiles > root > CE4
ETH0, ETH1, ETH2,
ETH3, ETH4, ETH5,
ETH6, ETH7, ETH8,
ETH9, ETH10, ETH11,
ETH12
VDS_TC_CE
•
•
•
CD-ROM
Storage (Local Disk)
LAN (ETH0)
Policies Tab > BIOS
Policy
VDS-TC_CE
Policies Tab > Firmware
Policies > Host Firmware
b200-2.1
Policies Tab > IPMI
Access Profile Policy
admin
Associated Server
sys/chassis-1/blade-1
Service Profile Template
CE_Unit
Associated Server
sys/chassis-1/blade-2
Service Profile Template
CE_Unit
Associated Server
sys/chassis-1/blade-3
Service Profile Template
CE_Unit
Associated Server
sys/chassis-1/blade-4
Service Profile Template
CE_Unit
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Values for the Server Tab (continued)
Path
Parameter
Value
Service Profiles > root > CE5
(In VDS-TC-8B and
VDS-TC-16B)
Associated Server
sys/chassis-1/blade-5
Service Profile Template
CE_Unit
Service Profiles > root > CE6
(In VDS-TC-8B and
VDS-TC-16B)
Associated Server
sys/chassis-1/blade-6
Service Profile Template
CE_Unit
Service Profiles > root > CE7
(In VDS-TC-8B and
VDS-TC-16B)
Associated Server
sys/chassis-1/blade-7
Service Profile Template
CE_Unit
Service Profiles > root > CE8
(In VDS-TC-8B and
VDS-TC-16B)
Associated Server
sys/chassis-1/blade-8
Service Profile Template
CE_Unit
Service Profiles > root > CE9
(In VDS-TC-16B)
Associated Server
sys/chassis-2/blade-1
Service Profile Template
CE_Unit
Service Profiles > root > CE10
(In VDS-TC-16B)
Associated Server
sys/chassis-2/blade-2
Service Profile Template
CE_Unit
Service Profiles > root > CE11
(In VDS-TC-16B)
Associated Server
sys/chassis-2/blade-3
Service Profile Template
CE_Unit
Service Profiles > root > CE12
(In VDS-TC-16B)
Associated Server
sys/chassis-2/blade-4
Service Profile Template
CE_Unit
Service Profiles > root > CE13
(In VDS-TC-16B)
Associated Server
sys/chassis-2/blade-5
Service Profile Template
CE_Unit
Service Profiles > root > CE14
(In VDS-TC-16B)
Associated Server
sys/chassis-2/blade-6
Service Profile Template
CE_Unit
Service Profiles > root > CE15
(In VDS-TC-16B)
Associated Server
sys/chassis-2/blade-7
Service Profile Template
CE_Unit
Service Profiles > root > CE16
(In VDS-TC-16B)
Associated Server
sys/chassis-2/blade-8
Service Profile Template
CE_Unit
Pools > root > UUID Suffix Pools > Prefix
Pool default
Size
Assignment order
CB984AB8-23FA-11E2
512
Default
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