Storwize V3700: Quick Installation Guide

Storwize V3700: Quick Installation Guide
IBM Storwize V3700
Quick Installation Guide
GC27-4219-05
Note
Before using this information and the product it supports, read the following information:
v The general information in “Notices” on page 65
v The information in the “Safety and environmental notices” on page ix
v The information in the IBM Environmental Notices and User Guide (provided on a DVD)
This edition applies to IBM Storwize V3700 and is valid until replaced by new editions.
© Copyright IBM Corporation 2012, 2014.
US Government Users Restricted Rights – Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract
with IBM Corp.
Contents
Figures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v
Tables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vii
Safety and environmental notices . . . ix
Safety notices and labels . . . . . . . . . . ix
Caution notices for the Storwize V3700 . . . . x
Danger notices for Storwize V3700 . . . . . xii
Special caution and safety notices. . . . . . . xiv
General safety . . . . . . . . . . . . xiv
Handling static-sensitive devices . . . . . . xv
Power and cabling information for NEBS
(Network Equipment-Building System)
GR-1089-CORE . . . . . . . . . . . . xvi
Environmental notices . . . . . . . . . . xvi
About this guide . . . . . . . . . . xvii
Who should use this guide. . . . . . . . . xvii
Storwize V3700 library and related publications
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How to order IBM publications . . . . . . . xix
Related websites . . . . . . . . . . . . xix
Sending your comments . . . . . . . . . . xx
How to get information, help, and technical
assistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xx
Chapter 1. Before you begin the
installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Reviewing your packing slip . . . . . . . . . 5
Identifying the hardware components . . . . . . 6
Direct current power supply units . . . . . . 10
Verifying environmental requirements . . . . . 15
Reviewing enclosure location guidelines . . . . . 15
Chapter 2. Installing the hardware . . . 17
NEBS compliant earth connection . . . . . .
Installing the support rails . . . . . . . .
Installing the enclosures . . . . . . . . .
Installing options in the control enclosure . . .
Opening the node canister . . . . . . .
Installing an 8 Gbps Fibre Channel 4-port host
interface card . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing a 10 Gbps iSCSI-FCoE 2-port host
interface card . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing a 1 Gbps iSCSI 4-port host interface
card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing a SAS 4-port host interface card . .
Installing an 8 GB cache memory update . .
Closing the node canister . . . . . . . .
Installing disk drives . . . . . . . . . .
Connecting SAS cables to expansion enclosures .
SAS cabling guidelines . . . . . . . .
Connecting Ethernet cables to node canisters . .
Connecting Ethernet cables to 1 Gbps iSCSI 4-port
host interface cards . . . . . . . . . . .
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Connecting fibre cables to a 10 Gbps iSCSI-FCoE
2-port host interface card . . . . . . . . . .
Connecting Fibre Channel cables to an 8 Gbps Fibre
Channel 4-port host interface card . . . . . . .
Connecting a control enclosure to a host. . . . .
Powering on the system . . . . . . . . . .
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Chapter 3. Configuring the system . . . 51
Checking your web browser settings for the
management GUI . . . . . . . . . . .
User name and password for system initialization
Initializing the system with a Microsoft Windows
computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Initializing the system with an Apple Macintosh
computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Initializing the system with a Linux computer . .
Configuring a Storwize V3700 system to be NEBS
compliant . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Adding an expansion enclosure to an existing
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Appendix A. Accessibility features for
IBM Storwize V3700 . . . . . . . . . 61
Appendix B. Where to find the
Statement of Limited Warranty . . . . 63
Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65
Trademarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Homologation statement . . . . . . . . . .
Electronic emission notices . . . . . . . . .
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Industry Canada compliance statement . . . .
Australia and New Zealand Class A Statement
European Union Electromagnetic Compatibility
Directive . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Germany Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive
People's Republic of China Class A Statement . .
Taiwan Class A compliance statement . . . .
Taiwan Contact Information . . . . . . . .
Japan VCCI Council Class A statement . . . .
Japan Electronics and Information Technology
Industries Association Statement . . . . . .
Korean Communications Commission Class A
Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Russia Electromagnetic Interference Class A
Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
European Contact Information . . . . . . . .
Taiwan Contact Information . . . . . . . . .
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Rear view of a Storwize V3700 control enclosure 6
Data ports in the rear of the control enclosure
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Control enclosure support rails . . . . . . 8
Rear view of a Storwize V3700 expansion
enclosure. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
SAS ports and LEDs in rear of expansion
canister . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Expansion enclosure support rails . . . . . 9
USB flash drive . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Direct current power supply unit connectors
and indicators. . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Rack mounting rails and screws. . . . . . 18
Installing the rail spring . . . . . . . . 19
Hole locations in the front of the rack . . . . 19
Opening the hinge brackets . . . . . . . 20
Closing hinge brackets and installing rear
screw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Inserting the enclosure . . . . . . . . . 23
Removing a node canister. . . . . . . . 25
Removing the canister cover . . . . . . . 25
Host interface card and SFP transceivers
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Installing 8 Gbps Fibre Channel 4-port host
interface card . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Installing 10 Gbps iSCSI-FCoE 2 port host
interface card . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Installing 1 Gbps iSCSI 4-port host interface
card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Installing SAS 4-port host interface card
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Where to install the cache memory update
Installing memory module option . . . . .
Reinstalling the canister cover . . . . . .
Installing a node canister . . . . . . . .
Removing a filler panel . . . . . . . .
Installing a drive . . . . . . . . . . .
Connecting the SAS cables . . . . . . .
SAS cable connectors . . . . . . . . .
Connecting the Ethernet cables . . . . . .
Example configuration with two pairs of
Ethernet cables connected to 1 Gbps iSCSI
4-port host interface cards. . . . . . . .
Example configuration with two pairs of
Ethernet cables connected to 10 Gbps
iSCSI-FCoE 2-port host interface cards . . .
Example configuration with two Fibre Channel
cables per canister . . . . . . . . . .
Example configuration with four Fibre
Channel cables per canister . . . . . . .
Mini SAS HD to Mini SAS HD cable . . . .
Mini SAS HD to Mini SAS cable . . . . .
Example configuration with three SAS cables
per canister . . . . . . . . . . . .
Example configuration with two SAS cables
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IBM websites for help, services, and
information . . . . . . . . . . .
Storwize V3700 library . . . . . . .
IBM documentation and related websites
IBM websites for help, services, and
information . . . . . . . . . .
Steps for different installation scenarios .
Storwize V3700 model numbers . . . .
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Direct current power supply LEDs . . .
Direct current cable wire color coding. .
Direct current power supply input
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Selecting bracket pins for your rack . .
Default user name and password for the
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Safety and environmental notices
Review the safety notices, environmental notices, and electronic emission notices
for IBM® Storwize® V3700 before you install and use the product.
Suitability for telecommunication environment: This product is not intended to
connect directly or indirectly by any means whatsoever to interfaces of public
telecommunications networks.
Here are examples of a caution and a danger notice:
CAUTION:
A caution notice indicates the presence of a hazard that has the potential of
causing moderate or minor personal injury. (C001)
DANGER
A danger notice indicates the presence of a hazard that has the potential of
causing death or serious personal injury. (D002)
To find the translated text for a caution or danger notice:
1. Look for the identification number at the end of each caution notice or each
danger notice. In the preceding examples, the numbers (C001) and (D002) are
the identification numbers.
2. Locate the IBM Systems Safety Notices with the user publications that were
provided with the Storwize V3700 hardware.
3. Find the matching identification number in the IBM Systems Safety Notices. Then
review the topics concerning the safety notices to ensure that you are in
compliance.
4. Optionally, read the multilingual safety instructions on the Storwize V3700
website. Go to www.ibm.com/storage/support/storwize/v3700, search for
Storwize V3700, and click the documentation link.
Safety notices and labels
Review the safety notices and safety information labels before using this product.
To view a PDF file, you need Adobe Acrobat Reader. You can download it at no
charge from the Adobe website:
www.adobe.com/support/downloads/main.html
IBM Systems Safety Notices
This publication contains the safety notices for the IBM Systems products in
English and other languages. Anyone who plans, installs, operates, or services the
system must be familiar with and understand the safety notices. Read the related
safety notices before you begin work.
Note: The IBM System Safety Notices document is organized into two sections. The
danger and caution notices without labels are organized alphabetically by language
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in the “Danger and caution notices by language” section. The danger and caution
notices that are accompanied with a label are organized by label reference number
in the “Labels” section.
Note: You can find and download the current IBM System Safety Notices by
searching for Publication number G229-9054 in the IBM Publications Center.
The following notices and statements are used in IBM documents. They are listed
in order of decreasing severity of potential hazards.
Danger notice definition
A special note that emphasizes a situation that is potentially lethal or
extremely hazardous to people.
Caution notice definition
A special note that emphasizes a situation that is potentially hazardous to
people because of some existing condition, or to a potentially dangerous
situation that might develop because of some unsafe practice.
Note: In addition to these notices, labels might be attached to the product to warn
of potential hazards.
Finding translated notices
Each safety notice contains an identification number. You can use this identification
number to check the safety notice in each language.
To find the translated text for a caution or danger notice:
1. In the product documentation, look for the identification number at the end of
each caution notice or each danger notice. In the following examples, the
numbers (D002) and (C001) are the identification numbers.
DANGER
A danger notice indicates the presence of a hazard that has the potential
of causing death or serious personal injury. (D002)
CAUTION:
A caution notice indicates the presence of a hazard that has the potential of
causing moderate or minor personal injury. (C001)
2. After you download the IBM System Safety Notices document, open it.
3. Under the language, find the matching identification number. Review the topics
about the safety notices to ensure that you are in compliance.
Note: This product was designed, tested, and manufactured to comply with IEC
60950-1, and where required, to relevant national standards that are based on IEC
60950-1.
Caution notices for the Storwize V3700
Ensure that you understand the caution notices for Storwize V3700.
Use the reference numbers in parentheses at the end of each notice, such as (C003)
for example, to find the matching translated notice in IBM Systems Safety Notices.
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CAUTION:
The battery contains lithium. To avoid possible explosion, do not burn or charge
the battery.
Do not: Throw or immerse into water, heat to more than 100°C (212°F), repair or
disassemble. (C003)
CAUTION:
Removing components from the upper positions in the rack cabinet improves
rack stability during a relocation. Follow these general guidelines whenever you
relocate a populated rack cabinet within a room or building.
v Reduce the weight of the rack cabinet by removing equipment starting at the
top of the rack cabinet. When possible, restore the rack cabinet to the
configuration of the rack cabinet as you received it. If this configuration is not
known, you must observe the following precautions.
– Remove all devices in the 32U position and above.
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Ensure that the heaviest devices are installed in the bottom of the rack
cabinet.
– Ensure that there are no empty U-levels between devices installed in the
rack cabinet below the 32U level.
If the rack cabinet you are relocating is part of a suite of rack cabinets, detach
the rack cabinet from the suite.
If the rack cabinet you are relocating was supplied with removable outriggers
they must be reinstalled before the cabinet is relocated.
Inspect the route that you plan to take to eliminate potential hazards.
Verify that the route that you choose can support the weight of the loaded
rack cabinet. Refer to the documentation that comes with your rack cabinet for
the weight of a loaded rack cabinet.
v Verify that all door openings are at least 760 x 230 mm (30 x 80 in.).
v Ensure that all devices, shelves, drawers, doors, and cables are secure.
v Ensure that the four leveling pads are raised to their highest position.
v Ensure that there is no stabilizer bracket installed on the rack cabinet during
movement.
v Do not use a ramp inclined at more than 10 degrees.
v When the rack cabinet is in the new location, complete the following steps:
– Lower the four leveling pads.
– Install stabilizer brackets on the rack cabinet.
– If you removed any devices from the rack cabinet, repopulate the rack
cabinet from the lowest position to the highest position.
v If a long-distance relocation is required, restore the rack cabinet to the
configuration of the rack cabinet as you received it. Pack the rack cabinet in
the original packaging material, or equivalent. Also lower the leveling pads to
raise the casters off the pallet and bolt the rack cabinet to the pallet.
(R002)
CAUTION:
v Rack is not intended to serve as an enclosure and does not provide any
degrees of protection required of enclosures.
v It is intended that equipment installed within this rack will have its own
enclosure. (R005).
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CAUTION:
Tighten the stabilizer brackets until they are flush against the rack. (R006)
CAUTION:
Use safe practices when lifting. (R007)
CAUTION:
Do not place any object on top of a rack-mounted device unless that
rack-mounted device is intended for use as a shelf. (R008)
CAUTION:
If the rack is designed to be coupled to another rack only the same model rack
should be coupled together with another same model rack. (R009)
Danger notices for Storwize V3700
Ensure that you are familiar with the danger notices for Storwize V3700.
Use the reference numbers in parentheses at the end of each notice, such as (C003)
for example, to find the matching translated notice in IBM Systems Safety Notices.
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DANGER
When working on or around the system, observe the following precautions:
Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication
cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard:
v If IBM supplied a power cord(s), connect power to this unit only with the
IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for
any other product.
v Do not open or service any power supply assembly.
v Do not connect or disconnect any cables or perform installation,
maintenance, or reconfiguration of this product during an electrical storm.
v The product might be equipped with multiple power cords. To remove all
hazardous voltages, disconnect all power cords.
v Connect all power cords to a properly wired and grounded electrical outlet.
Ensure that the outlet supplies proper voltage and phase rotation according
to the system rating plate.
v Connect any equipment that will be attached to this product to properly
wired outlets.
v When possible, use one hand only to connect or disconnect signal cables.
v Never turn on any equipment when there is evidence of fire, water, or
structural damage.
v Disconnect the attached power cords, telecommunications systems,
networks, and modems before you open the device covers, unless
instructed otherwise in the installation and configuration procedures.
v Connect and disconnect cables as described in the following procedures
when installing, moving, or opening covers on this product or attached
devices.
To disconnect:
1. Turn off everything (unless instructed otherwise).
2. Remove the power cords from the outlets.
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Remove the signal cables from the connectors.
Remove all cables from the devices.
connect:
Turn off everything (unless instructed otherwise).
Attach all cables to the devices.
3. Attach the signal cables to the connectors.
4. Attach the power cords to the outlets.
5. Turn on the devices.
v Sharp edges, corners and joints might be present in and around the system.
Use care when handling equipment to avoid cuts, scrapes and pinching.
(D005)
DANGER
Heavy equipment–personal injury or equipment damage might result if
mishandled. (D006)
DANGER
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Racks with a total weight of > 227 kg (500 lb.), Use Only Professional Movers!
(R003)
DANGER
Do not transport the rack via fork truck unless it is properly packaged,
secured on top of the supplied pallet. (R004)
DANGER
Main Protective Earth (Ground):
This symbol is marked on the frame of the rack.
The PROTECTIVE EARTHING CONDUCTORS should be terminated at that
point. A recognized or certified closed loop connector (ring terminal) should
be used and secured to the frame with a lock washer using a bolt or stud.
The connector should be properly sized to be suitable for the bolt or stud, the
locking washer, the rating for the conducting wire used, and the considered
rating of the breaker. The intent is to ensure the frame is electrically bonded
to the PROTECTIVE EARTHING CONDUCTORS. The hole that the bolt or
stud goes into where the terminal conductor and the lock washer contact
should be free of any non-conductive material to allow for metal to metal
contact. All PROTECTIVE EARTHING CONDUCTORS should terminate at
. (R010)
this main protective earthing terminal or at points marked with
Special caution and safety notices
This information describes special safety notices that apply to the Storwize V3700.
These notices are in addition to the standard safety notices supplied and address
specific issues relevant to the equipment provided.
General safety
When you service the Storwize V3700, follow general safety guidelines.
Use the following general rules to ensure safety to yourself and others.
v Observe good housekeeping in the area where the devices are kept during and
after maintenance.
v Follow the guidelines when lifting any heavy object:
1. Ensure that you can stand safely without slipping.
2. Distribute the weight of the object equally between your feet.
3. Use a slow lifting force. Never move suddenly or twist when you attempt to
lift.
4. Lift by standing or by pushing up with your leg muscles; this action removes
the strain from the muscles in your back. Do not attempt to lift any objects that
weigh more than 18 kg (40 lb) or objects that you think are too heavy for you.
v Do not perform any action that causes a hazard or makes the equipment unsafe.
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v Before you start the device, ensure that other personnel are not in a hazardous
position.
v Place removed covers and other parts in a safe place, away from all personnel,
while you are servicing the unit.
v Keep your tool case away from walk areas so that other people cannot trip over
it.
v Do not wear loose clothing that can be trapped in the moving parts of a device.
Ensure that your sleeves are fastened or rolled up above your elbows. If your
hair is long, fasten it.
v Insert the ends of your necktie or scarf inside clothing or fasten it with a
nonconducting clip, approximately 8 cm (3 in.) from the end.
v Do not wear jewelry, chains, metal-frame eyeglasses, or metal fasteners for your
clothing.
Remember: Metal objects are good electrical conductors.
v Wear safety glasses when you are hammering, drilling, soldering, cutting wire,
attaching springs, using solvents, or working in any other conditions that might
be hazardous to your eyes.
v After service, reinstall all safety shields, guards, labels, and ground wires.
Replace any safety device that is worn or defective.
v Reinstall all covers correctly after you have finished servicing the unit.
Handling static-sensitive devices
Ensure that you understand how to handle devices that are sensitive to static
electricity.
Attention: Static electricity can damage electronic devices and your system. To
avoid damage, keep static-sensitive devices in their static-protective bags until you
are ready to install them.
To reduce the possibility of electrostatic discharge, observe the following
precautions:
v Limit your movement. Movement can cause static electricity to build up around
you.
v Handle the device carefully, holding it by its edges or frame.
v Do not touch solder joints, pins, or exposed printed circuitry.
v Do not leave the device where others can handle and possibly damage the
device.
v While the device is still in its antistatic bag, touch it to an unpainted metal part
of the system unit for at least two seconds. (This action removes static electricity
from the package and from your body.)
v Remove the device from its package and install it directly into your Storwize
V3700, without putting it down. If it is necessary to put the device down, place
it onto its static-protective bag. (If your device is an adapter, place it
component-side up.) Do not place the device onto the cover of the Storwize
V3700 or onto a metal table.
v Take additional care when you handle devices during cold weather. Indoor
humidity tends to decrease in cold weather, causing an increase in static
electricity.
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Power and cabling information for NEBS (Network
Equipment-Building System) GR-1089-CORE
The following comments apply to IBM storage devices that have been designated
as conforming to NEBS (Network Equipment-Building System) GR-1089-CORE.
The equipment is suitable for installation at:
v Network telecommunications facilities
v Locations where the NEC (National Electrical Code) applies
Note:
v This product is not intended to connect directly or indirectly by any means
whatsoever to interfaces of public telecommunications networks.
v The ac-powered system does not require the use of an external surge protection
device (SPD).
v The dc-powered system employs an isolated DC return (DC-I) design. The DC
battery return terminal shall not be connected to the chassis or frame ground.
v The storage device (dc power) is intended to be installed in a Common Bonding
Network (or mesh network) as described in GR-1089-CORE, Issue 5 or latest
revision.
Environmental notices
The IBM Systems Environmental Notices and User Guide (ftp://
public.dhe.ibm.com/systems/support/warranty/envnotices/
environmental_notices_and_user_guide.pdf), Z125-5823 document contains all the
required environmental notices for IBM Systems products in English and other
languages.
It includes statements on limitations, product information, product recycling and
disposal, battery information, flat panel display, refrigeration, and water-cooling
systems, external power supplies, and safety data sheets.
To view a PDF file, you need Adobe Reader. You can download it at no charge
from the Adobe web site (get.adobe.com/reader/).
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About this guide
This publication provides information that helps you install and initialize IBM
Storwize V3700.
Who should use this guide
This guide is intended for installers of Storwize V3700.
Before configuring your system, ensure that you follow the procedures as listed. Be
sure to gather IP addresses that you will need before you begin the installation.
Storwize V3700 library and related publications
Product manuals, other publications, and websites contain information that relates
to Storwize V3700.
Storwize V3700 Knowledge Center
The IBM Information Center contains all of the information that is required to
install, configure, and manage the system. The information center is updated
between product releases to provide the most current documentation. The
information center is available at the following website:
pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/storwize/v3700_ic/index.jsp
Storwize V3700 library
Unless otherwise noted, the publications in the Storwize V3700 library are
available in Adobe portable document format (PDF) from the following website:
www.ibm.com/e-business/linkweb/publications/servlet/pbi.wss
Click on Search for publications to find the online publications you are interested
in, and then view or download the publication by clicking the appropriate item.
Table 1 lists websites where you can find help, services, and more information.
Table 1. IBM websites for help, services, and information
Website
Address
Directory of worldwide contacts
http://www.ibm.com/
planetwide
Support for Storwize V3700 (2072)
www.ibm.com/storage/
support/storwize/v3700
Support for IBM System Storage® and IBM TotalStorage
products
www.ibm.com/storage/
support/
Each of the PDF publications in the Table 2 on page xviii library is also available in
the information center by clicking the number in the “Order number” column:
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Title
Description
IBM Storwize V3700 Quick
Installation Guide
GC27-4219
This guide provides
instructions for unpacking
your shipping order and
installing your system. The
first of three chapters
describes verifying your
order, becoming familiar
with the hardware
components, and meeting
environmental requirements.
The second chapter describes
installing the hardware and
attaching data cables and
power cords. The last
chapter describes accessing
the management GUI to
initially configure your
system.
Storwize V3700 Installation
Poster
GC27-4222
The installation poster
provides an illustrated
sequence of steps for
installing the enclosure in a
rack and beginning the setup
process.
IBM Systems Safety Notices
This guide contains
translated caution and
danger statements. Each
caution and danger
statement in the Storwize
V3700 documentation has a
number that you can use to
locate the corresponding
statement in your language
in the IBM Systems Safety
Notices document.
G229-9054
IBM Storwize V3700 Read
First Flyer
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Website
Address
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Microsoft System Center Operations
Manager (SCOM)
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Information Center describes how to install,
configure, and use the IBM Storage Management
Pack for Microsoft System Center Operations
Manager.
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The IBM Storage Host Software Solutions
Information Center describes how to install,
configure, and use the IBM Storage Management
Console for VMware vCenter, which enables Storwize
V3700 and other IBM storage systems to be
integrated in VMware vCenter environments.
IBM Storage Device Driver for
VMware VAAI
IBM Storage Host Software Solutions Information
Center describes how to install, configure, and use
the IBM Storage Device Driver for VMware VAAI.
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products
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Address
Directory of worldwide contacts
http://www.ibm.com/planetwide
Support for Storwize V3700 (2072)
www.ibm.com/storage/support/storwize/v3700
Support for IBM System Storage
and IBM TotalStorage products
www.ibm.com/storage/support/
Note: Available services, telephone numbers, and web links are subject to change
without notice.
Help and service
Before calling for support, be sure to have your IBM Customer Number available.
If you are in the US or Canada, you can call 1 (800) IBM SERV for help and
service. From other parts of the world, see http://www.ibm.com/planetwide for
the number that you can call.
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When calling from the US or Canada, choose the storage option. The agent decides
where to route your call, to either storage software or storage hardware, depending
on the nature of your problem.
If you call from somewhere other than the US or Canada, you must choose the
hardware option when calling for assistance. When calling IBM for service
regarding the product, follow these guidelines for the hardware option:
Software option
Identify the Storwize V3700 product as your product and supply your
customer number as proof of purchase. The customer number is a 7-digit
number (0000000 to 9999999) assigned by IBM when the product is
purchased. Your customer number should be located on the customer
information worksheet or on the invoice from your storage purchase. If
asked for an operating system, use Storage.
Hardware option
Provide the serial number and appropriate 4-digit machine type. For
Storwize V3700, the machine type is 2072.
In the US and Canada, hardware service and support can be extended to 24x7 on
the same day. The base warranty is 9x5 on the next business day.
Getting help online
You can find information about products, solutions, partners, and support on the
IBM website.
To find up-to-date information about products, services, and partners, visit the IBM
website at www.ibm.com/storage/support/storwize/v3700.
Before you call
Make sure that you have taken steps to try to solve the problem yourself before
you call.
Some suggestions for resolving the problem before calling IBM Support include:
v Check all cables to make sure that they are connected.
v Check all power switches to make sure that the system and optional devices are
turned on.
v Use the troubleshooting information in your system documentation. The
troubleshooting section of the information center contains procedures to help
you diagnose problems.
v Go to the IBM Support website at www.ibm.com/storage/support/storwize/
v3700 to check for technical information, hints, tips, and new device drivers or
to submit a request for information.
Using the documentation
Information about your IBM storage system is available in the documentation that
comes with the product.
That documentation includes printed documents, online documents, readme files,
and help files in addition to the information center. See the troubleshooting
information for diagnostic instructions. The troubleshooting procedure might
require you to download updated device drivers or machine code. IBM maintains
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pages on the web where you can get the latest technical information and download
device drivers and updates. To access these pages, go to www.ibm.com/storage/
support/storwize/v3700 and follow the instructions. Also, some documents are
available through the IBM Publications Center.
Sign up for the Support Line Offering
If you have questions about how to use and configure the machine, sign up for the
IBM Support Line offering to get a professional answer.
The maintenance supplied with the system provides support when there is a
problem with a hardware component or a fault in the system machine code. At
times, you might need expert advice about using a function provided by the
system or about how to configure the system. Purchasing the IBM Support Line
offering gives you access to this professional advice while deploying your system,
and in the future.
Contact your local IBM sales representative or the IBM Remote Technical Support
Center for availability and purchase information.
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Chapter 1. Before you begin the installation
Before you can begin installing your system, you must unpack and verify your
order and make other preparations.
The Quick Installation Guide contains a set of instructions to help you unpack and
install your system. The guide is divided into three chapters.
1. The steps in Chapter 1, “Before you begin the installation” (the chapter you are
now reading) involve verifying your order, becoming familiar with the
hardware component terminology, and ensuring that you have met the
environmental requirements.
2. The steps in Chapter 2, “Installing the hardware,” on page 17 involve installing
the hardware and attaching the data cables and power cords.
3. Chapter 3, “Configuring the system,” on page 51 helps you create your
configuration file and access the management GUI. The management GUI
guides you through the initial configuration process.
Important information:
v This guide presumes that you have read the planning information regarding
your physical environment that is available from the Storwize V3700 Information
Center.
v Ensure that any cables that you are supplying are available for installation.
Installation scenarios
Depending on your order, this documentation steps you through setting up your
system for the following scenarios:
v Setting up a new system that consists of a control enclosure only. In this case,
you are not installing any expansion enclosures.
v Setting up a new system that consists of a control enclosure and one or more
expansion enclosures.
v Adding an expansion enclosure to an existing system. In this case, you initially
installed a control enclosure (and, optionally, one or more expansion enclosures).
You want to add an expansion enclosure to your existing system. You do not
need to power off the system. You can add an expansion enclosure while the
system is operational.
Table 5 lists the steps for each scenario.
Table 5. Steps for different installation scenarios
New system (control
enclosure only)
New system (control
enclosure and one or more
expansion enclosures)
Adding expansion
enclosures to an existing
system
“Reviewing your packing
slip” on page 5
“Reviewing your packing
slip” on page 5
“Reviewing your packing
slip” on page 5
“Identifying the hardware
components” on page 6
“Identifying the hardware
components” on page 6
“Verifying environmental
requirements” on page 15
“Verifying environmental
requirements” on page 15
“Verifying environmental
requirements” on page 15
“Reviewing enclosure
location guidelines” on page
15
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Table 5. Steps for different installation scenarios (continued)
New system (control
enclosure only)
New system (control
enclosure and one or more
expansion enclosures)
Adding expansion
enclosures to an existing
system
“Reviewing enclosure
location guidelines” on page
15
“Reviewing enclosure
location guidelines” on page
15
“Installing the support rails”
on page 171
“Installing the support rails”
on page 17
“Installing the support rails”
on page 17
“Installing the enclosures” on
page 221
“Installing the enclosures” on “Installing the enclosures” on “Connecting SAS cables to
page 22
page 22
expansion enclosures” on
page 391
“Connecting Ethernet cables
to node canisters” on page
43
“Connecting SAS cables to
expansion enclosures” on
page 39
“Connecting Fibre Channel
“Connecting Ethernet cables
cables to an 8 Gbps Fibre
to node canisters” on page
Channel 4-port host interface 43
card” on page 46
“Powering on the system” on
page 491
“Adding an expansion
enclosure to an existing
system” on page 59
“Powering on the system” on “Connecting Fibre Channel
page 49
cables to an 8 Gbps Fibre
Channel 4-port host interface
card” on page 46
Chapter 3, “Configuring the
system,” on page 51
“Powering on the system” on
page 49
Chapter 3, “Configuring the
system,” on page 51
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Complete these steps for each expansion enclosure that you add.
Be familiar with the following information
v See “Caution notices for the Storwize V3700” on page x and “Danger notices for
Storwize V3700” on page xii for a summary of the situations that can be
potentially hazardous to you. Before installing, read and understand the
following caution and danger statements.
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v Use safe practices when lifting. The fully populated enclosure weighs about 26
kg (57 lbs). At least two people are required to lift and install the enclosure into
the rack or to remove an enclosure from the rack.
18-32 kg (39.7-70.5 lbs)
32-55 kg (70.5-121.2 lbs)
55 kg ( 121.2 lbs)
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CAUTION:
Use safe practices when lifting.
(27)
Also keep in mind that a rack full of equipment is extremely heavy.
DANGER: Heavy equipment–personal injury or equipment damage might
result if mishandled. (D006)
v The following general precautions should be observed, even though the
power-on steps differ slightly from the directions that you will follow for this
product:
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DANGER
When working on or around the system, observe the following precautions:
Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication
cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard:
– If IBM supplied a power cord(s), connect power to this unit only with
the IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord
for any other product.
– Do not open or service any power supply assembly.
– Do not connect or disconnect any cables or perform installation,
maintenance, or reconfiguration of this product during an electrical
storm.
– The product might be equipped with multiple power cords. To remove
all hazardous voltages, disconnect all power cords.
– Connect all power cords to a properly wired and grounded electrical
outlet. Ensure that the outlet supplies proper voltage and phase rotation
according to the system rating plate.
– Connect any equipment that will be attached to this product to properly
wired outlets.
– When possible, use one hand only to connect or disconnect signal cables.
– Never turn on any equipment when there is evidence of fire, water, or
structural damage.
– Disconnect the attached power cords, telecommunications systems,
networks, and modems before you open the device covers, unless
instructed otherwise in the installation and configuration procedures.
– Connect and disconnect cables as described in the following procedures
when installing, moving, or opening covers on this product or attached
devices.
To disconnect:
1. Turn off everything (unless instructed otherwise).
2. Remove the power cords from the outlets.
3. Remove the signal cables from the connectors.
4.
To
1.
2.
3.
Remove all cables from the devices.
connect:
Turn off everything (unless instructed otherwise).
Attach all cables to the devices.
Attach the signal cables to the connectors.
4. Attach the power cords to the outlets.
5. Turn on the devices.
– Sharp edges, corners and joints might be present in and around the
system. Use care when handling equipment to avoid cuts, scrapes and
pinching. (D005)
Tools needed
A flat-blade screwdriver with a 7 mm (1/4 inch) head is the only tool needed for
installation.
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Reviewing your packing slip
After you open your shipment, you must verify the contents against the packing
slip.
In each box, locate the packing slip. Verify that the items listed in the packing slip
match what is in the box, and that any optional items that you ordered are
included in the list. Your shipment might contain extra items depending on the
order.
Note: If you purchased your equipment through a reseller, some of the options
might be preinstalled. Contact your supplier for details.
__ v Control enclosure or expansion enclosure (Table 6):
Table 6. Storwize V3700 model numbers
Machine
type/model
Feature
code
Part
number
2072-12C
ACAN
2072L2C
IBM Storwize V3700 12-slot Dual Control Enclosure
for 3.5-inch drives (ac power)
2072-12E
ACAS
2072LEU
IBM Storwize V3700 12-slot Expansion Enclosure for
3.5-inch drives (ac power)
2072-24C
ACBN
2072S2C
IBM Storwize V3700 24-slot Dual Control Enclosure
for 2.5-inch drives (ac power)
2072-24E
ACBS
2072SEU
IBM Storwize V3700 24-slot Expansion Enclosure for
2.5-inch drives (ac power)
2072-2DC
ACDJ
2072T2C
IBM Storwize V3700 24-slot Dual Control Enclosure
for 2.5-inch drives (dc power)
2072-2DE
ACDS
2072TEU
IBM Storwize V3700 24-slot Expansion Enclosure for
2.5-inch drives (dc power)
Description
Note: Models 2072-2DC and 2072-2DE run in a direct current (dc) power
environment rather than the alternating current (ac) environment that is
required by the other models in the range. The only differences between these
models and the equivalent 24 slot ac power models are the power
requirements and the power supply units that are installed in the enclosure.
For more information about the dc power supply units, see “Direct current
power supply units” on page 10.
__ v Rack-mounting hardware kit, including:
__ – Two rails (right and left assembly)
__ – Two rail springs
__ – Two sets of rail mounting screws and alternative rail mounting pins
(large and small) for non-IBM racks
__ v Two power cords for connection to rack-mounted power distribution units
__ v Drive bay blanking plates (installed in the enclosure)
__ v Publications package (includes a USB flash drive that is used to initialize the
system)
Options applicable to control enclosures
__ v Cache Memory Upgrade
__ v 4-port 8 Gbps Fibre Channel host interface card with 2 small form-factor
pluggable (SFP) transceivers installed
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__ v
__ v
__ v
__ v
__ v
2 extra Fibre Channel SFP transceivers
Fibre Channel cables
SAS cables
4-port 1 Gbps iSCSI host interface card
2-port 10 Gbps iSCSI / FCoE host interface card
__ v Drives
__ v Power cords for connection to wall sockets
Options applicable to expansion enclosures
__ v Expansion enclosure attachment cables
__ v Drives
__ v Power cords for connection to wall sockets
Identifying the hardware components
The following graphics and descriptions identify the various hardware components
and port locations for the control enclosure and expansion enclosure.
Control enclosure components
Figure 1 shows the rear view of a control enclosure and identifies the location of
the power supply units and node canisters.
1
1
2
2
6
1
2
1
2
3
6
4
1
2
1
2
3
4
IN
IN
OK
OK
2
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Figure 1. Rear view of a Storwize V3700 control enclosure
v 1 Node canisters
v 2 Power supply units
Note: Figure 1 shows the node canisters in their initial configuration, with no host
interface card options installed.
Note: Figure 1 and Figure 2 on page 7 show an enclosure that is equipped with
alternating current (ac) power supplies. Some enclosure enclosure models have
direct current (dc) power supplies instead (see “Reviewing your packing slip” on
page 5 for the model numbers). For more information about dc power supply
units, see “Direct current power supply units” on page 10.
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Figure 2 shows the rear view of a Storwize V3700 control enclosure and identifies
the location of the ports.
3
1
1
2
2
6
2
1
1
2
3
6
4
1
2
1
2
3
4
IN
IN
OK
OK
1
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Figure 2. Data ports in the rear of the control enclosure
v 1 USB ports. Each canister has two USB ports. One port is used during
installation.
v 2 Ethernet ports. Each canister has two 1 Gbps Ethernet ports.
Port 1 Must be connected for system management. Can optionally be used for
iSCSI host connectivity.
Port 2 Optional. Can be used for iSCSI host connectivity or to provide an
alternative (redundant) management address.
v 3 Serial-attached SCSI (SAS) ports. Each canister has four SAS ports. Ports 1 to
3 are optionally used for connecting to host systems. Port 4 is optionally used
for connecting to expansion enclosures.
Control enclosure support rails
The left and right control enclosure support rails (Figure 3 on page 8) are designed
specifically for installation of a control enclosure.
v The ledge on the inside of the rails supports the entire length of a control
enclosure.
v At the rear end of the control enclosure support rail, the top edge curves over to
capture the top edge of an inserted control enclosure. This prevents the installed
control enclosure bouncing when the rack is subjected to quake or vibration.
v The control enclosure support rails adjust to fit racks from 685 mm to 765 mm
deep, measured between the front and rear rack rails.
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Figure 3. Control enclosure support rails
Expansion enclosure components
Figure 4 shows the rear view of an expansion enclosure and identifies the location
of power supply units and expansion canisters.
1
2
1
2
IN
IN
OK
OK
2
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Figure 4. Rear view of a Storwize V3700 expansion enclosure
v 1 Expansion canisters
v 2 Power supply units
Note: Figure 4 shows an enclosure that is equipped with alternating current (ac)
power supplies. Some enclosure enclosure models have direct current (dc) power
supplies instead (see “Reviewing your packing slip” on page 5 for the model
numbers). For more information about dc power supply units, see “Direct current
power supply units” on page 10.
Figure 5 on page 9 shows the rear view of an expansion canister and identifies the
SAS port locations.
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1
2
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2
Figure 5. SAS ports and LEDs in rear of expansion canister
v 1 LEDs
v 2 SAS ports
Each canister has two SAS ports that are numbered 1 on the left and 2 on the right.
Port 1 is always used. Port 2 is used only if this is not the last enclosure in the
chain.
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The left and right expansion enclosure support rails (Figure 6) are designed
specifically for installation of an expansion enclosure.
v The ledge on the inside of each rail supports the entire length of an expansion
enclosure.
v The expansion enclosure support rails capture the left and right rear edges of an
inserted expansion enclosure. This prevents the installed control enclosure
bouncing when the rack is subjected to quake or vibration.
v The expansion enclosure support rails adjust to fit racks from 595 mm to 755
mm deep, measured between the front and rear rack rails.
Figure 6. Expansion enclosure support rails
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9
Miscellaneous hardware
svc00646
The USB flash drive (Figure 7) is packaged with the publications and contains the
initialization tool for completing the initial system configuration.
Figure 7. USB flash drive
Direct current power supply units
Some Storwize V3700 enclosure models run in a direct current (dc) power
environment rather than the alternating current (ac) environment required by the
other models in the range.
This section describes the additional information you need to know when using
the dc power models.
DANGER
Hazardous voltage, current, or energy levels are present inside any component
that has this label attached. Do not open any cover or barrier that contains
this label. (L001)
DANGER
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When working on or around the system, observe the following precautions:
Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication
cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard:
v If IBM supplied a power cord(s), connect power to this unit only with the
IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for
any other product.
v Do not open or service any power supply assembly.
v Do not connect or disconnect any cables or perform installation,
maintenance, or reconfiguration of this product during an electrical storm.
v The product might be equipped with multiple power cords. To remove all
hazardous voltages, disconnect all power cords.
v Connect all power cords to a properly wired and grounded electrical outlet.
Ensure that the outlet supplies proper voltage and phase rotation according
to the system rating plate.
v Connect any equipment that will be attached to this product to properly
wired outlets.
v When possible, use one hand only to connect or disconnect signal cables.
v Never turn on any equipment when there is evidence of fire, water, or
structural damage.
v Disconnect the attached power cords, telecommunications systems,
networks, and modems before you open the device covers, unless
instructed otherwise in the installation and configuration procedures.
v Connect and disconnect cables as described in the following procedures
when installing, moving, or opening covers on this product or attached
devices.
To disconnect:
1. Turn off everything (unless instructed otherwise).
2. Remove the power cords from the outlets.
3. Remove the signal cables from the connectors.
4. Remove all cables from the devices.
To connect:
1. Turn off everything (unless instructed otherwise).
2. Attach all cables to the devices.
3. Attach the signal cables to the connectors.
4. Attach the power cords to the outlets.
5. Turn on the devices.
v Sharp edges, corners and joints may be present in and around the system.
Use care when handling equipment to avoid cuts, scrapes and pinching.
(D005)
Statement 19:
CAUTION: The power-control button on the device does not turn off the electrical
current supplied to the device. The device also might have more than one
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connection to dc power. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure
that all connections to dc power are disconnected at the dc power input terminals.
OFF
Statement 34:
CAUTION: To reduce the risk of electric shock or energy hazards:
v This equipment must be installed by trained service personnel in a
restricted-access location, as defined by the NEC and IEC 60950-1, First Edition,
The Standard for Safety of Information Technology Equipment.
v Connect the equipment to a properly grounded safety extra low voltage (SELV)
source. A SELV source is a secondary circuit that is designed so that normal and
single fault conditions do not cause the voltages to exceed a safe level (60 V
direct current).
v Incorporate a readily available approved and rated disconnect device in the field
wiring.
v See the specifications in the product documentation for the required
circuit-breaker rating for branch circuit overcurrent protection.
v Use copper wire conductors only. See the specifications in the product
documentation for the required wire size.
v See the specifications in the product documentation for the required torque
values for the wiring-terminal screws.
Note: In statement 34 above:
v Replace IEC 60950-1, First Edition with IEC 60950-1, Second Edition Amendment
1.
v The required circuit breaker rating is 20 amps.
Direct current power supply unit connectors and indicators
Each Storwize V3700 enclosure contains two dc power supply units.
The power supply units have the components shown in Figure 8.
2
3
4
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Figure 8. Direct current power supply unit connectors and indicators
v 1 Release tab
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v 2 Handle
v 3 Power® supply LED indicators
v 4 DC power cable connector
Each power supply unit has four LED indicators (Table 7).
Table 7. Direct current power supply LEDs
Name
Label
Color
Input
status
IN
Green
Green
Output
status
Amber
Fault
Description
Off
No input power detected
On
Direct current input power detected
Off
PSU is not providing dc output power
On
PSU is providing dc output power
Off
No fault detected
On
PSU fault has been detected
BLINK PSU is being identified. A fault may have been
detected.
Blue
(None)
Not used
OK
The LEDs have a comparable meaning to the LEDs on the ac power supply.
Problem diagnosis and service procedures are the same. For details, see “Powering
on the system” on page 49.
Connecting a dc power supply to a dc power source
A Storwize V3700 dc powered enclosure contains two dc power supply units
(PSUs). Each unit must be connected to a suitable -48V dc power source. To
provide redundancy in case of a power circuit failure, connect the two PSUs to
different dc power sources.
Connect the dc PSUs to the power sources using the supplied cable. Use only the
IBM supplied dc power cable (IBM part number 00AR087) to connect the unit to a
dc power source.
Each PSU cable must be protected by a 20A circuit breaker. These instructions
assume that the circuit breaker is separate from the dc power distribution unit.
Refer to the dc power distribution unit documentation and the circuit breaker
documentation for details. Follow the instructions given there for connecting the
circuit breaker to the power distribution unit and for connecting the dc power
cable to the circuit breaker.
One end of the cable is terminated in a plug that fits the dc PSU. At the other end
of the cable, the individual wires are each terminated with a 6mm diameter ring
terminal designed to fit an M6 stud. Provide adequate strain relief after attaching
ring terminals to the power source. Table 8 lists the wire colors.
Table 8. Direct current cable wire color coding
Color
Function
Blue
Return
Green / Yellow
Ground
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Table 8. Direct current cable wire color coding (continued)
Color
Function
Brown
-48V
The dc power cable is 4m long. Connect it to the dc power source before you
connect it to the PSU. The PSU does not have a power switch, so its outputs and
the enclosure become live as soon as power is connected.
The supplied power must meet the input requirements listed in Table 9.
Table 9. Direct current power supply input requirements
Requirement
Min
Max
Voltage (V dc)
-48
-60
Instantaneous (V dc for < 1 second)
-36
-75
Inrush current at initial turn on (-48V dc)
34 A
Out of spec time before power off is signalled
5 ms
The connection to the dc power source must be made by trained service personnel.
Ensure that the connection is made in accordance with all the requirements of the
equipment being used.
The dc power cable must be totally contained in a single rack and must not extend
outside the rack to another rack.
If it is necessary to replace the ring terminals with a different connector, choose a
suitably sized and rated UL-listed connector that is appropriate for the wire gauge
and available current. Install the ring terminals according to the instructions
provided by the manufacturer.
Direct current power replaceable units
The dc power supply model has two replaceable units.
Table 10. Direct current power replaceable units
Description
FRU part number
Customer replaced
Direct current power supply
00AR231
Y
Direct current power cable
00AR087
Y
The procedure to remove and replace the dc power supply unit is the same as the
ac power supply procedure.
When replacing the dc power cable, follow the instructions for disconnecting
cables from the dc power distribution unit.
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Verifying environmental requirements
The environmental and electrical requirements for the physical site must be met to
ensure that your system works reliably.
Before installing Storwize V3700, you must verify that adequate space in a suitable
rack is available and that requirements for power and environmental conditions
are met.
This guide assumes that you have completed the physical planning for the
environment of your system. If you have not done the environmental planning for
your system, see the “Storwize V3700 physical installation planning” topic in the
Storwize V3700 Information Center.
Reviewing enclosure location guidelines
Before installing the enclosures, you must be familiar with these enclosure location
guidelines.
Installing a control enclosure only
If you are installing a control enclosure only, follow these guidelines.
v Position the enclosure in the rack so that you can easily view it and access it for
servicing.
v Locate the enclosure low enough for the rack to remain stable.
v Ensure that you provide a way for two or more people to install and remove the
enclosure.
Installing a control enclosure and one or more expansion
enclosures
If you are installing a control enclosure plus one or more expansion enclosures,
follow these guidelines.
v Each Storwize V3700 enclosure to be installed requires 2U of rack space.
v Each assembled enclosure weighs more than 18kg. There must be sufficient
space at the front of the rack for two persons to carry the enclosure safely.
v Install all enclosures that constitute one system in contiguous positions in a rack.
Place the control enclosure at the top.
v Each control enclosure supports connection to up to nine expansion enclosures.
If this system installation has fewer than nine expansion enclosures, reserve
space directly below the system to allow future expansion.
v If a rack is to be only partially filled, install the enclosures low enough for the
rack to remain stable and enable easy access to the enclosures for servicing.
Adding an expansion enclosure to an existing system
If you are adding an expansion enclosure to an existing system, follow these
guidelines.
v You do not need to power off the system. You can add an expansion enclosure
while the system is operational.
v Add the first expansion enclosure directly below the control enclosure.
v Add the second expansion enclosure directly above the control enclosure.
v Add the third expansion enclosure directly below the first.
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v Add the fourth expansion directly above the second, and so on.
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Chapter 2. Installing the hardware
After verifying that you have all of the hardware components that you require,
you can install them.
You have completed the initial steps of verifying the shipping contents and
becoming familiar with the hardware components. You have verified that the
power and environmental requirements are met and have planned the location of
the enclosures. You are now ready to begin installing the hardware components
and connecting the data cables and power cords.
NEBS compliant earth connection
When installing enclosures into a Network Equipment-Building System (NEBS)
compliant installation, each enclosure must have a reliable electrical earth
connection that is separate to any earth connections provided by power supply
cables.
On Storwize V3700 enclosures, this connection is made via the front enclosure
mounting screws that are part of the standard installation described in “Installing
the support rails” and “Installing the enclosures” on page 22. To provide a reliable
electrical earth connection, the upright mounting rails of the racks into which
enclosures are installed must meet the following requirements prior to installing
the support rails and enclosures:
v Upright mounting rails must not be painted, oxidized or otherwise insulated
from the enclosure flanges and mounting rails. If paint, oxidization or other
insulation is present, it must be removed and the metal must be brought to a
bright, non-corroding finish.
v Upright mounting rails must have their own NEBS compliant connection to
earth, independent of the earth connections provided by any power supply
cables.
Note: If the Storwize V3700 system is required to be NEBS compliant, some
system configuration settings must be made. For details, see “Configuring a
Storwize V3700 system to be NEBS compliant” on page 59.
Installing the support rails
Before installing an enclosure, you must first install support rails.
About this task
Note: For NEBS compliant installations, additional requirements are placed on the
rack into which the support rails and enclosures are to be installed. Before
proceeding, ensure that the rack meets the requirements listed in “NEBS compliant
earth connection.”
Procedure
To install the support rails, complete the following steps.
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1. Locate the rack mounting rails and screws (Figure 9). The rail assembly
consists of two rails that must be installed in the rack cabinet.
Figure 9. Rack mounting rails and screws
2. Remove the springs that are taped to one of the rails.
3. Attach a spring to the outside of each rail.
a. Attach the circle end of the spring around the stud on the rail. (See
Figure 10 on page 19.)
b. Pulling on the spring, attach the hook end of the spring to the tab on the
rail.
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Figure 10. Installing the rail spring
4. Working at the front of the rack cabinet, identify the two standard rack units
(2U) of space in the rack into which you want to install the support rails.
Figure 11 shows two rack units with the front mounting holes identified.
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Figure 11. Hole locations in the front of the rack
v 1 Upper rail mounting bracket pin
v 2 Lower rail mounting bracket pin
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v 3 Rack mounting screw hole
5. Ensure that the appropriate bracket pins are installed in the front and rear
bracket of each rail. Each rail comes with four medium pins preinstalled (two
in the front bracket and two in the rear bracket). Large and small pins are
provided separately. Use the pins that are appropriate for the mounting holes
in your rack (see Table 11).
Table 11. Selecting bracket pins for your rack
Mounting holes Bracket pins
Round,
unthreaded
Use the preinstalled medium pins.
Round, threaded Unscrew the medium pins and replace with the smaller pins supplied
with the rails.
Square
Unscrew the medium pins and replace with the large pins supplied with
the rails.
6. At each end of the rail, grasp the tab 1 and pull firmly to open the hinge
bracket (see Figure 12).
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Figure 12. Opening the hinge brackets
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7. Align the holes in the rail bracket with the holes on the front and rear rack
cabinet flanges. Ensure that the rails are aligned on the inside of the rack
cabinet.
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8. On the rear of the rail, press the two bracket pins into the holes in the rack
flanges.
9. Close the rear hinge bracket to secure the rail to the rack cabinet flange. (See
Figure 13.)
Figure 13. Closing hinge brackets and installing rear screw
10. On the front of the rail, press the two bracket pins into the holes in the rack
flanges.
11. Close the front hinge bracket to secure the rail to the rack cabinet flange. (See
Figure 13.)
12. Secure the rear of the rail to the rear rack flange with an M5 screw. (See
Figure 13.)
13. Repeat the steps to secure the opposite rail to the rack cabinet.
14. Repeat the procedure to install rails for each additional enclosure.
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Installing the enclosures
Following your enclosure location plan, install the control enclosure (and,
optionally, one or more expansion enclosures).
About this task
Note: For NEBS compliant installations, additional requirements are placed on the
rack into which the support rails and enclosures are to be installed. Before
proceeding, ensure that the rack meets the requirements listed in “NEBS compliant
earth connection” on page 17.
CAUTION:
v To lift and install the enclosure into the rack requires at least two people.
v Load the rack from the bottom up to ensure rack stability. Empty the rack
from the top down.
Procedure
To install an enclosure, complete the following steps.
1. On either side of the drive assemblies, remove the enclosure end caps by
grasping the handle and pulling the bottom of the end cap free, then clearing
the tab on the top of the enclosure.
2. Align the enclosure with the front of the rack cabinet.
3. Carefully slide the enclosure into the rack along the rails until the enclosure is
fully inserted (see Figure 14 on page 23).
Note: The rails are not designed to hold an enclosure that is partially inserted.
The enclosure must always be in a fully inserted position.
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Figure 14. Inserting the enclosure
4. Secure the enclosure with a screw in the rack mounting screw hole.
5. Reinstall the left and right end caps. (See Figure 14.) The left end cap has
indicator windows that align with the status LEDs (light-emitting diodes) on
the edge of the enclosure.
a. Ensure that the serial number of the end cap matches the serial number on
the rear of the enclosure.
b. Fit the slot on the top of the end cap over the tab on the chassis flange.
c. Rotate the end cap down until it snaps into place.
d. Ensure that the inside surface of the end cap is flush with the chassis.
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Installing options in the control enclosure
If you have purchased host interface cards or cache memory upgrades for your
control enclosure and those options were not preinstalled for you, you must open
each node canister and install the options.
Note: You must install the same options in all node canisters.
First, open the canister as described in “Opening the node canister.” Then refer to
the procedure for the option you are installing.
v “Installing an 8 Gbps Fibre Channel 4-port host interface card” on page 26
v “Installing a 10 Gbps iSCSI-FCoE 2-port host interface card” on page 28
v “Installing a 1 Gbps iSCSI 4-port host interface card” on page 30
v “Installing a SAS 4-port host interface card” on page 32
v “Installing an 8 GB cache memory update” on page 33
Finally, close the canister and install it in the control enclosure (see “Closing the
node canister” on page 36).
Note: Disk drives can also be installed in the control enclosure, but that procedure
does not involve opening any node canisters. See “Installing disk drives” on page
38 for details.
Opening the node canister
Before you can install options in a node canister, you must gain access by opening
the canister cover.
Procedure
To open the canister, complete the following steps.
1. If the canister is already installed in the enclosure, remove it as shown in
Figure 15 on page 25.
a. Unlatch the release levers and pull them open. The canister moves out of
the slot approximately 0.6cm (0.25 inch).
b. Slide the canister out of the enclosure.
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Figure 15. Removing a node canister
2. Turn the canister over and open the cover as shown in Figure 16.
a. Press the recessed blue touch points on the cover.
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b. Slide the cover away from the thumbscrew end of the canister.
Figure 16. Removing the canister cover
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Installing an 8 Gbps Fibre Channel 4-port host interface card
If you purchased an FC ACHK 8 Gbps Fibre Channel 4-port host interface card
that was not preinstalled for you, you must install it in the node canister.
Before you begin
The 8 Gbps Fibre Channel 4-port host interface card is installed in the node
canisters in the control enclosure. If your control enclosure has two node canisters,
you must install the same options in both canisters. Do not start installation until
you have two of the 8 Gbps Fibre Channel 4-port host interface card options.
About this task
Note: The host interface card has four ports, but only two small form-factor
pluggable (SFP) transceivers are installed.
Procedure
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To install the host interface card, complete the following steps.
1. Remove the SFP transceivers from the host interface card (Figure 17). To
remove an SFP transceiver, swing the release handle open and use it to pull
the transceiver out of the port.
Figure 17. Host interface card and SFP transceivers
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2. Loosen the retaining thumbscrew 1 as shown in Figure 18.
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Figure 18. Installing 8 Gbps Fibre Channel 4-port host interface card
v 1 Retaining thumbscrew
v 2 Filler handle
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
v 3 Host interface card
v 4 Catch slot
From inside the canister, grasp the filler handle 2 and slide the filler plate
toward the thumbscrew to disengage the plate from the catch slot 4.
Remove the filler plate.
Insert the host interface card 3 into the canister as shown in Figure 18
Align the mounting bracket of the host interface card with the inside of the
host interface card aperture at the thumbscrew end of the canister, ensuring
that the tab at the end of the faceplate is aligned with the catch slot 4.
Align the connecting edge of the host interface card with the slot in the host
interface card connector inside the canister.
Apply pressure to the opposite edge of the host interface card to push the
card into the host interface card connector.
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9. Check that the host interface card is installed squarely in its slot and tighten
the retaining thumbscrew 1.
10. Reinstall the SFP transceivers. To install a transceiver, push it fully into the
port and close the release handle.
11. If you purchased the additional 2-transceiver option, install the extra SFP
transceivers in the remaining ports.
Installing a 10 Gbps iSCSI-FCoE 2-port host interface card
If you purchased an FC ACHM 10 Gbps iSCSI-FCoE 2-port host interface card that
was not pre-installed for you, you must install it in the node canister.
Before you begin
The 10 Gbps iSCSI-FCoE 2-port host interface card is installed in the node canisters
in the control enclosure. If your control enclosure has two node canisters, you must
install the same options in both canisters. Do not start installation until you have
two of the 10 Gbps iSCSI-FCoE 2-port host interface card options.
Procedure
To install the host interface card, complete the following steps.
1. Remove each SFP transceiver from the host interface card. To remove an SFP
transceiver, swing the release handle open and use it to pull the transceiver out
of the port.
2. Remove the filler plate from the host interface card slot.
a. Loosen the retaining thumbscrew 1 as shown in Figure 19 on page 29.
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Figure 19. Installing 10 Gbps iSCSI-FCoE 2 port host interface card
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1
2
3
4
Retaining thumbscrew
Filler handle
Host interface card
Catch slot
b. From inside the canister, grasp the filler handle 2 and slide the filler plate
toward the center of the canister to disengage the plate from the catch slot.
c. Remove the filler plate.
3. Insert the 10 Gbps iSCSI-FCoE 2-port host interface card 3 into the canister as
shown in Figure 19.
4. Align the mounting bracket of the host interface card with the inside of the
host interface card aperture (adjacent to the thumbscrew), ensuring that the tab
at the end of the faceplate is aligned with the catch slot.
5. Align the connecting edge of the host interface card with the slot in the host
interface card connector inside the canister.
6. Apply pressure to the opposite edge of the host interface card to push the card
into the host interface card connector.
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7. Check that the host interface card is installed squarely in its slot and tighten the
retaining thumbscrew 1.
8. Reinstall the SFP transceivers that were removed in step 1 on page 28. To install
a transceiver, push it fully into the port and close the release handle.
Installing a 1 Gbps iSCSI 4-port host interface card
If you purchased an FC ACHL 1 Gbps iSCSI 4-port host interface card that was not
pre-installed for you, you must install it in the node canister.
Before you begin
The 1 Gbps iSCSI 4-port host interface card is installed in the node canisters in the
control enclosure. If your control enclosure has two node canisters, you must
install the same options in both canisters. Do not start installation until you have
two of the 1 Gbps iSCSI 4-port host interface card options.
Procedure
To install the host interface card, complete the following steps.
1. Loosen the retaining thumbscrew 1 as shown in Figure 20 on page 31.
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Figure 20. Installing 1 Gbps iSCSI 4-port host interface card
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v
v
1
2
3
4
Retaining thumbscrew
Filler handle
Host interface card
Catch slot
2. From inside the canister, grasp the filler handle 2 and slide the filler plate
toward the center of the canister to disengage the plate from the catch slot.
3. Remove the filler plate.
4. Insert the host interface card 3 into the canister as shown in Figure 20.
5. Align the mounting bracket of the host interface card with the inside of the
host interface card aperture at the rear of the canister, ensuring that the tab at
the end of the faceplate is aligned with the catch slot.
6. Align the connecting edge of the host interface card with the slot in the host
interface card connector inside the canister.
7. Apply pressure to the opposite edge of the host interface card to push the card
into the host interface card connector.
8. Check that the host interface card is installed squarely in its slot and tighten the
retaining thumbscrew 1.
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Installing a SAS 4-port host interface card
If you purchased an FC ACHJ SAS 4-port host interface card that was not
pre-installed for you, you must install it in the node canister.
Before you begin
The SAS 4-port host interface card is installed in the node canisters in the control
enclosure. If your control enclosure has two node canisters, you must install the
same options in both canisters. Do not start installation until you have two of the
SAS 4-port host interface card options.
Procedure
To install the host interface card, complete the following steps.
1. Loosen the retaining thumbscrew 1 as shown in Figure 21.
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Figure 21. Installing SAS 4-port host interface card
v 1 Retaining thumbscrew
v 2 Filler handle
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2.
3.
4.
5.
v 3 Host interface card
v 4 Catch slot
From inside the canister, grasp the filler handle 2 and slide the filler plate
toward the center of the canister to disengage the plate from the catch slot.
Remove the filler plate.
Insert the host interface card 3 into the canister as shown in Figure 21 on
page 32.
Align the mounting bracket of the host interface card with the inside of the
host interface card aperture at the rear of the canister, ensuring that the tab at
the end of the faceplate is aligned with the catch slot.
6. Align the connecting edge of the host interface card with the slot in the host
interface card connector inside the canister.
7. Apply pressure to the opposite edge of the host interface card to push the card
into the host interface card connector.
8. Check that the host interface card is installed squarely in its slot and tighten the
retaining thumbscrew 1.
Installing an 8 GB cache memory update
If you purchased an FC ACHB 8 GB Cache Update option that was not
pre-installed for you, you must install it.
Before you begin
The 8 GB Cache Update option is installed in the node canisters in the control
enclosure. If your control enclosure has two node canisters, you must install the
same options in both canisters. Do not start installation until you have two of the
Cache Update options.
About this task
The Cache Update option consists of a 4 GB memory module. When added to a
node canister, it increases the total memory in the canister to 8 GB.
The memory module is inserted into memory slot 2, located between the existing
memory module and the battery (Figure 22 on page 34).
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Figure 22. Where to install the cache memory update
Procedure
To install the memory module option, complete the following steps.
1. Open the retaining clip on each end of the memory module connector as
shown in Figure 23 on page 35.
Attention: To avoid breaking the retaining clips or damaging the memory
module connectors, open and close the clips gently.
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Figure 23. Installing memory module option
2. Touch the static-protective package that contains the memory module to any
unpainted metal surface on the outside of the canister.
3. Remove the memory module from the package.
4. Turn the memory module so that the keys align correctly with the connector.
5. Insert the memory module into the connector by aligning the edges of the
module with the slots at the ends of the connector (see Figure 23).
6. Firmly press the memory module straight down into the connector by applying
pressure on both ends of the module simultaneously. The retaining clips snap
into the locked position when the module is firmly seated in the connector.
Note: If you can see a gap between the module and the retaining clips, the
module has not been correctly inserted. Open the retaining clips, remove the
module, and then reinsert it.
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Closing the node canister
After installing options in a node canister, you must close the canister cover and
install the canister in the control enclosure.
Procedure
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To close the canister, complete the following steps.
1. Reinstall the cover as shown in Figure 24.
a. Align the four hook slots on the cover with the pins on the canister.
b. Slide the cover toward the latch and release levers until it locks into place.
Figure 24. Reinstalling the canister cover
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2. Turn the canister over and install it in the control enclosure as shown in
Figure 25.
a. With the latch and release levers fully extended, slide the canister into the
enclosure until the levers begin to move inwards.
b. Simultaneously close both latch and release levers.
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Figure 25. Installing a node canister
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Installing disk drives
If you purchased disk drives that were not preinstalled for you, you must install
them.
About this task
Drives can be installed in the control enclosure or any of the expansion enclosures.
The installation procedure is the same for either enclosure type.
Install all the drives you require before configuring the system. This allows the
best provisioning of drives into arrays.
Procedure
To install a drive, complete the following steps.
1. Remove the filler panel from the slot into which you want to install the drive
(as shown in Figure 26).
a. Grip the front of the filler panel 1 and pull firmly to remove it from the
the drive slot.
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b. Save the filler panel for future use.
Figure 26. Removing a filler panel
v 1 Filler panel
2. Touch the static-protective package that contains the drive to any unpainted
surface on the outside of the enclosure.
3. Remove the drive from the package.
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4. Install the drive in the empty slot as shown in Figure 27.
a. Ensure that the drive-tray handle is in the open (unlocked) position.
b. Align the drive assembly with the guide rails in the slot.
c. Gently push the drive assembly into the slot until the drive stops.
d. Rotate the drive handle to the closed (locked) position.
Figure 27. Installing a drive
Connecting SAS cables to expansion enclosures
If you have installed expansion enclosures, you must connect them to a control
enclosure.
Before you begin
If you purchased disk drives that were not pre-installed for you, you must install
all of the drives before connecting the SAS cables to the expansion enclosures.
About this task
This task applies if you are installing one or more expansion enclosures.You can
attach up nine expansion enclosures to the control enclosure.
Note: When connecting SAS cables between enclosures, you must follow a list of
guidelines to ensure that your configuration is valid. Do not begin connecting the
cables until you have read “SAS cabling guidelines” on page 42.
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Note: When connecting SAS cables between enclosures, you must follow a list of
guidelines to ensure that your configuration is valid. Do not begin connecting the
cables until you have read the “SAS cabling guidelines” topic.
Procedure
To install the cables, complete the following steps.
1. Using the supplied SAS cables, connect the control enclosure to the first
expansion enclosure as shown in Figure 28 on page 41.
a. Connect SAS port 4 of the left node canister in the control enclosure to SAS
port 1 of the left expansion canisters in the first expansion enclosure.
b. Connect SAS port 4 of the right node canister in the control enclosure to
SAS port 1 of the right expansion canisters in the first expansion enclosure.
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Figure 28. Connecting the SAS cables
2. If additional expansion enclosures are installed, connect each one to the
previous expansion enclosure as shown in Figure 28.
a. Use one cable to connect SAS port 2 of the left expansion canister in the
previous expansion enclosure to SAS port 1 of the left expansion canister in
the newly installed expansion enclosure.
b. Use the second cable to connect SAS port 2 of the right expansion canister
in the previous expansion enclosure to SAS port 1 of the right expansion
canister in the newly installed expansion enclosure.
Note: A control enclosure can support up to nine expansion enclosures.
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SAS cabling guidelines
When connecting SAS cables between enclosures, you must follow a list of
guidelines to ensure that your configuration is valid.
Orienting the connector
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When inserting SAS cables, make sure the connector (Figure 29) is oriented
correctly.
v The orientation of the connector must match the orientation of the port before
you push the connector into the port. The cable connector and socket are keyed,
and it is important that you have proper alignment of the keys when the cable is
inserted.
v The blue pull tab must be below the connector.
v Insert the connector gently until it clicks into place. If you feel resistance, the
connector is probably oriented the wrong way. Do not force it.
v When inserted correctly, the connector can only be removed by pulling the tab.
v When both ends of a SAS cable are inserted correctly, the green link LEDs next
to the connected SAS ports are lit.
Figure 29. SAS cable connectors
Guidelines
Be aware of the following guidelines when you begin to attach the cables to the
SAS ports.
v No more than nine expansion enclosures can be chained to port 4 of a node
canister.
v No cable can be connected between a port on a left canister and a port on a
right canister.
v A cable must not be connected between ports in the same enclosure.
v Port 4 of a control enclosure is not cabled to another control enclosure.
v Attach cables serially between enclosures. Do not skip an enclosure.
v The last enclosure in a chain must not have cables in port 2 of canister 1 and
port 2 of canister 2.
v A connected port on the node canister must connect to a single port on an
expansion canister. Cables that split the connector out into separate physical
connections are not supported.
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v Ensure that cables are installed in an orderly way to reduce the risk of cable
damage when replaceable units are removed or inserted.
v Arrange your cables to provide access to the following items:
USB ports
USB port access is required when you use a USB flash drive to configure
the system.
Enclosures
Access is required to the hardware for servicing and for safely removing
and replacing components using two or more people.
Connecting Ethernet cables to node canisters
To provide system management connectivity, you must connect Ethernet cables to
Ethernet port 1 of each node canister in the control enclosure. This connection can
optionally also be used for iSCSI host connection. Ethernet port 2 can optionally be
connected to provide a second system management address, a second iSCSI host
connection, or both.
Procedure
To install the cables, complete the following steps.
1. Connect Ethernet port 1 of each node canister in the system to the IP network
that will provide connection to the system management interfaces, as shown in
Figure 30. This port can also be used for iSCSI connectivity to the system by
hosts on the network. Where more than one control enclosure is present in the
system, ensure port 1 of every node canister is connected to the same network
to provide access in the event of configuration node fail-over.
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Figure 30. Connecting the Ethernet cables
2. Optionally, connect Ethernet port 2 of each node canister in the system to a
second IP network that will provide redundant connection to the system
management interfaces, as shown by the lighter cable connection in Figure 30.
This port can also be used for iSCSI connectivity to the system by hosts on the
network. Where more than one control enclosure is present in the system,
ensure that port 2 of every node canister is connected to the same network to
provide access in the event of configuration node fail-over.
Connecting Ethernet cables to 1 Gbps iSCSI 4-port host interface
cards
If you installed 1 Gbps iSCSI 4-port host interface cards, you can use Ethernet
cables to connect them to your Ethernet SAN.
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About this task
The Ethernet port numbering on the host interface card starts at 3, because
Ethernet ports one and two are built into the canister.
Note: The Ethernet cables are connected in pairs. Both canisters must have the
same number of cables connected.
Procedure
To install the cables, complete the following steps.
1. Identify the correct pair of Ethernet cables for the Ethernet ports labeled 3 in
the left canister and the right canister.
2. Connect the appropriate cable to each port.
3. For each additional pair of Ethernet ports in the right and left canisters,
identify the correct pair of cables and connect them.
Results
Figure 31 shows an example configuration with a pair of Ethernet cables connected
to port 3 in each canister, and another pair connected to port 4 in each canister.
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Figure 31. Example configuration with two pairs of Ethernet cables connected to 1 Gbps
iSCSI 4-port host interface cards
Connecting fibre cables to a 10 Gbps iSCSI-FCoE 2-port host interface
card
If your Storwize V3700 has 10 Gbps iSCSI-FCoE 2-port host interface cards
installed, you can use fibre cables to connect them to your 10Gbps Ethernet or
FCoE SAN.
About this task
The Ethernet port numbering on the host interface card starts at 3, because
Ethernet ports one and two are built into the canister.
Note: The fibre cables are connected in pairs. Both canisters must have the same
number of cables connected.
Procedure
To install the cables, complete the following steps.
1. Identify the correct pair of fibre cables for the Ethernet ports labeled 3 in the
left canister and the right canister.
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2. Connect the appropriate cable to each port.
3. For each additional pair of Ethernet ports in the right and left canisters,
identify the correct pair of cables and connect them.
Results
Figure 32 shows an example configuration with a pair of Ethernet cables connected
to port 3 in each canister, and another pair connected to port 4 in each canister.
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2
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Figure 32. Example configuration with two pairs of Ethernet cables connected to 10 Gbps
iSCSI-FCoE 2-port host interface cards
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Connecting Fibre Channel cables to an 8 Gbps Fibre Channel 4-port
host interface card
If your Storwize V3700 has 8 Gbps Fibre Channel 4-port host interface cards
installed, you can use Fibre Channel cables to connect them to your Fibre Channel
SAN.
Procedure
To install the cables, complete the following steps.
1. Connect the required number of Fibre Channel cables. Refer to the “Planning”
section of the information center for instructions on determining the number of
cables required.
Note: Both canisters must have the same number of cables connected.
Figure 33 shows an example configuration with two Fibre Channel cables
connected to each canister.
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2
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Figure 33. Example configuration with two Fibre Channel cables per canister
2. If you want to connect additional Fibre Channel cables, make sure to connect
the same number of cables to each canister. Figure 34 shows an example
configuration with four Fibre Channel cables connected to each canister.
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2
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Figure 34. Example configuration with four Fibre Channel cables per canister
Connecting a control enclosure to a host
When installing a control enclosure, you can connect it to a host with SAS cables.
About this task
Two types of SAS cables are used for host attachment, depending on the
requirements of the host.
v Mini SAS HD to Mini SAS HD (Figure 35 on page 47)
v Mini SAS HD to Mini SAS (Figure 36 on page 47)
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Figure 35. Mini SAS HD to Mini SAS HD cable
Figure 36. Mini SAS HD to Mini SAS cable
Note: When inserting SAS cables, make sure the connector is oriented correctly.
v When connecting to the SAS ports on the left side of the node canister, the blue
pull tab must be below the connector.
v When connecting to a SAS 4-port host interface card, the blue pull tab must be
above the connector.
v Insert the connector gently until it clicks into place. If you feel resistance, the
connector is probably oriented the wrong way. Do not force it.
v When inserted correctly, the connector can only be removed by pulling the tab.
Procedure
To install the cables, complete the following steps.
1. Connect the required number of SAS cables. Refer to the “Planning” section of
the information center for instructions on determining the number of cables
required.
Note: When connecting to the SAS ports on the left side of the node canister,
each host must be connected to both canisters. Both canisters must have the
same number of cables connected.
2. Arrange the cables to provide access to the hardware.
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v USB ports. USB port access is required when you use a USB flash drive to
configure the system.
v The enclosures themselves. Access is required to the hardware for servicing
and for safely removing and replacing components using two or more
people.
Results
Figure 37 shows an example configuration with three SAS cables connected to each
canister.
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Figure 37. Example configuration with three SAS cables per canister
Figure 38 shows an example configuration with two SAS cables connected to a SAS
4-port host interface card.
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Figure 38. Example configuration with two SAS cables connected to a SAS 4-port host
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Powering on the system
After installing all hardware components, you must power on the system and
check its status.
About this task
Attention: Do not power on the system with any open bays or slots.
v Every unused drive bay must be occupied by a filler panel.
v Filler plates must be installed in all empty host interface card slots.
Open bays or slots disrupt the internal air flow, causing the drives to receive
insufficient cooling.
Procedure
To power on the system, complete the following steps.
1. Power on all expansion enclosures by connecting both power supply units of
the enclosure to their power sources, using the supplied power cables. If the
power sources have circuit breakers or switches, ensure that they are turned on.
The enclosure does not have power switches. Repeat this step for each
expansion enclosure in the system.
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Note: Each enclosure has two power supply units. To provide power failure
redundancy, connect the two power cords to separate power circuits.
2. From the rear of the expansion enclosure, check the LEDs on each expansion
canister (see Figure 39).
Figure 39. Expansion canister LEDs
1 Power
2 Status
3 Fault
The canister is ready with no critical errors when Power is illuminated, Status
is illuminated, and Fault is off. If a canister is not ready, refer to the “Procedure:
Understanding the system status using the LEDs” topic in “Troubleshooting”.
3. Wait for all expansion canisters to finish powering on.
4. Power on the control enclosure by connecting both power supply units of the
enclosure to their power sources, using the supplied power cables. If the power
sources have circuit breakers or switches, ensure that they are turned on. The
enclosure does not have power switches.
Note: Each enclosure has two power supply units. To provide power failure
redundancy, connect the two power cords to separate power circuits.
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(see Figure 40).
Figure 40. Node canister LEDs
1 Power
2 Status
3 Fault
The canister is ready with no critical errors when Power is illuminated, Status
is blinking, and Fault is off. If a canister is not ready, refer to the “Procedure:
Understanding the system status using the LEDs” topic in “Troubleshooting”.
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Chapter 3. Configuring the system
Configuring your system is necessary in two situations: when you power up a new
system for the first time, and when you add an expansion enclosure to an existing
system.
The following instructions use the supplied USB flash drive to initialize the system.
If you are not authorized to use a USB flash drive in your situation, refer to the
“Troubleshooting” section of the information center for details on how to make an
Ethernet connection to the enclosure and to initialize the system using the service
assistant GUI.
After initializing the system, you will use the Storwize management GUI to
complete the configuration procedures.
v The management GUI requires a supported web browser (see “Checking your
web browser settings for the management GUI”).
v To configure a new system, you will log on to the management GUI with the
default user name and password (see “User name and password for system
initialization” on page 53).
The steps for initializing a new system vary, depending on the operating system of
the computer you use for the procedure.
v For Microsoft Windows, refer to “Initializing the system with a Microsoft
Windows computer” on page 54.
v For Apple MacOS, refer to “Initializing the system with an Apple Macintosh
computer” on page 56.
v For Linux, refer to “Initializing the system with a Linux computer” on page 58.
The steps for adding an expansion enclosure to an existing system are described in
“Adding an expansion enclosure to an existing system” on page 59.
Checking your web browser settings for the management GUI
To access the management GUI, you must ensure that your web browser is
supported and has the appropriate settings enabled.
Before you begin
The management GUI supports the following web browsers:
v Mozilla Firefox 32
v Mozilla Firefox Extended Support Release (ESR) 31
v Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) 10 and 11
v Google Chrome 37
IBM supports higher versions of the browsers if the vendors do not remove or
disable function that the product relies upon. For browser levels higher than the
versions that are certified with the product, customer support accepts usage-related
and defect-related service requests. If the support center cannot re-create the issue,
support might request the client to re-create the problem on a certified browser
version. Defects are not accepted for cosmetic differences between browsers or
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browser versions that do not affect the functional behavior of the product. If a
problem is identified in the product, defects are accepted. If a problem is identified
with the browser, IBM might investigate potential solutions or work-arounds that
the client can implement until a permanent solution becomes available.
Procedure
To configure your web browser, follow these steps:
1. Enable JavaScript for your web browser.
For Mozilla Firefox, JavaScript is enabled by default and requires no additional
configuration.
For Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) running on Microsoft Windows 7:
a. In Internet Explorer, click Tools > Internet Options.
b. Click Security Settings.
c. Click Internet to choose the Internet zone.
d. Click Custom Level.
e. Scroll down to the Scripting section, and then in Active Scripting, click
Enable.
f. Click OK to close Security Settings.
g. Click Yes to confirm the change for the zone.
h. Click OK to close Internet Options.
i. Refresh your browser.
For Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) running on Microsoft Windows Server
2008:
a. In Internet Explorer, click Tools > Internet Options.
b. Click Security.
c. Click Trusted sites.
d. On the Trusted sites dialog, verify that the web address for the
management GUI is correct and click Add.
e. Verify that the correct web address was added to the Trusted sites dialog.
f. Click Close on the Trusted sites dialog.
g. Click OK.
h. Refresh your browser.
For Google Chrome:
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
On the menu bar in the Google Chrome browser window, click Settings.
Click Show advanced settings.
In the Privacy section, click Content settings.
In the JavaScript section, select Allow all sites to run JavaScript.
Click OK.
f. Refresh your browser.
2. Enable cookies in your web browser.
For Mozilla Firefox:
a. On the menu bar in the Firefox browser window, click Tools > Options.
b.
c.
d.
e.
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On the Options window, select Privacy.
Set "Firefox will" to Use custom settings for history.
Select Accept cookies from sites to enable cookies.
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f. Refresh the browser.
For Microsoft Internet Explorer:
a. In Internet Explorer, click Tools > Internet Options.
b. Click Privacy. Under Settings, move the slider to the bottom to allow all
cookies.
c. Click OK.
d. Refresh your browser.
For Google Chrome:
a. On the menu bar in the Google Chrome browser window, click Settings.
b. Click Show advanced settings.
c. In the Privacy section, click Content settings.
d. In the Cookies section, select Allow local data to be set.
e. Click OK.
f. Refresh your browser.
3. Enable scripts to disable or replace context menus. (Mozilla Firefox only).
For Mozilla Firefox:
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
On the menu bar in the Firefox browser window, click Tools > Options.
On the Options window, select Content.
Click Advanced by the Enable JavaScript setting.
Select Disable or replace context menus.
Click OK to close the Advanced window.
f. Click OK to close the Options window.
g. Refresh your browser.
4. Enable TLS 1.1/1.2 (Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 and 10 only).
For Microsoft Internet Explorer:
a. Open Internet Explorer.
b. Select Tools > Internet Options.
c. Select the Advanced tab.
d. Scroll to the Security section.
e. Check the Use TLS 1.1 and Use TLS 1.2 checkboxes.
Note: IE 11 and later enable TLS 1.1/1.2 by default.
User name and password for system initialization
During the initialization procedure, you will need to log in to the Storwize V3700
management GUI.
The default user name and password for the management GUI are listed in
Table 12.
Table 12. Default user name and password for the management GUI
User name
Password
superuser
passw0rd
Note: The 0 character in the password is a zero, not the letter O.
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Initializing the system with a Microsoft Windows computer
To initialize a new system with a Microsoft Windows computer, use the
initialization tool that was shipped with your order.
Before you begin
v Begin this procedure after you have installed all the enclosures, drives and other
options you have purchased.
v You need a personal computer to complete the initialization procedure. The
personal computer must have:
– A USB port
– A supported browser
For best results, the personal computer and the Storwize system must be
connected to the same network.
About this task
This procedure is valid for Microsoft Windows 8.1 (64-bit) or Microsoft Windows 7
(64-bit).
v Use this procedure only when initializing a new control enclosure (with,
optionally, one or more expansion enclosures).
v Do not use this procedure when adding an expansion enclosure to an existing
system.
Procedure
To initialize the system, complete the following steps.
1. Gather the information you will use to configure the system.
v You must have the IP network address you will use to manage the system.
– IP address
– Subnet mask
– Gateway
v Other information is optional, but useful for enabling additional capabilities.
– The IP address of a Network Time Protocol (NTP) server for automated
setting of date and time
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
– The IP address of a simple mail transfer protocol (SMTP) server for
sending notification of alerts
Locate the USB flash drive that was shipped with your order in the
documentation package.
Insert the USB flash drive into a USB port on the personal computer.
To launch the tool, open the USB flash drive. and double-click InitTool.bat
The initialization tool wizard starts.
In the wizard, click Next and select Create a new system.
Follow the on-screen instructions given by the initialization tool. You will be
instructed to complete the following actions:
a. Enter the details of the system management address you wish to use.
b. Take the USB flash drive to the Storwize system and allow it to initialize.
c. Return the USB flash drive to the computer to check that the initialization
completed.
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7. If the system initialization completed successfully, click Finish. If you have a
network connection to the Storwize system, the system management GUI is
displayed. If the computer does not have a network connection to the Storwize
system, go to the computer you will use to manage the system and start a
supported browser. Direct the browser to the management address you
specified for the system.
8.
Log in with user name superuser and password passw0rd.
Note: The 0 character in the password is a zero, not the letter O.
9. Follow the on-screen instructions to begin setting up your system.
Note: The other options that are available in the initialization tool are used to
recover the service IP address or the superuser password.
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Initializing the system with an Apple Macintosh computer
To initialize a new system with an Apple Macintosh computer, use the
initialization tool that was shipped with your order.
Before you begin
v Begin this procedure after you have installed all the enclosures, drives and other
options you have purchased.
v You need a personal computer to complete the initialization procedure. The
personal computer must have:
– A USB port
– A supported browser
For best results, the personal computer and the Storwize system must be
connected to the same network.
About this task
This procedure is valid for Apple MacOS X 10.7.
v Use this procedure only when initializing a new control enclosure (with,
optionally, one or more expansion enclosures).
v Do not use this procedure when adding an expansion enclosure to an existing
system.
Procedure
To initialize the system, complete the following steps.
1. Gather the information you will use to configure the system.
v You must have the IP network address you will use to manage the system.
– IP address
– Subnet mask
– Gateway
v Other information is optional, but useful for enabling additional
capabilities.
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3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
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– The IP address of a Network Time Protocol (NTP) server for automated
setting of date and time
– The IP address of a simple mail transfer protocol (SMTP) server for
sending notificatication of alerts
Locate the USB flash drive that was shipped with your order in the
documentation package.
Insert the USB flash drive into a USB port on the personal computer.
Open a terminal window.
Locate the root directory of the USB flash drive. The root directory is usually
located in the /Volumes/ directory.
Type: sh InitTool.sh The initialization tool wizard starts.
In the wizard, click Next and select Create a new system.
Follow the on-screen instructions given by the initialization tool. You will be
instructed to complete the following actions:
a. Enter the details of the system management address you want to use.
b. Eject the USB flash drive and remove it from the computer.
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c. Take the USB flash drive to the Storwize system and allow it to initialize.
d. Return the USB flash drive to the computer to check that the initialization
completed.
9. If the system initialization completed successfully, click Finish. If you have a
network connection to the Storwize system, the system management GUI is
displayed. If the computer does not have a network connection to the
Storwize system, go to the computer you will use to manage the system and
start a supported browser. Direct the browser to the management address you
specified for the system.
10.
Log in with user name superuser and password passw0rd.
Note: The 0 character in the password is a zero, not the letter O.
11. Follow the on-screen instructions to begin setting up your system.
Note: The other options in the initialization tool are used to reset the service
IP address or the superuser password.
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Initializing the system with a Linux computer
To initialize a new system with a Linux computer, use the initialization tool that
was shipped with your order.
Before you begin
v Begin this procedure after you have installed all the enclosures, drives and other
options you have purchased.
v You need a personal computer to complete the initialization procedure. The
personal computer must have:
– A USB port
– A supported browser
For best results, the personal computer and the Storwize system must be
connected to the same network.
About this task
This procedure is valid for Red Hat Enterprise Server 5 and 6 or Ubuntu desktop
11.04 and 13.10.
v Use this procedure only when initializing a new control enclosure (with,
optionally, one or more expansion enclosures).
v Do not use this procedure when adding an expansion enclosure to an existing
system.
Procedure
To initialize the system, complete the following steps.
1. Gather the information you will use to configure the system.
v You must have the IP network address you will use to manage the system.
– IP address
– Subnet mask
– Gateway
2.
3.
4.
5.
v Other information is optional, but useful for enabling additional
capabilities.
– The IP address of a Network Time Protocol (NTP) server for automated
setting of date and time
– The IP address of a simple mail transfer protocol (SMTP) server for
sending notificatication of alerts
Locate the USB flash drive that was shipped with your order in the
documentation package.
Insert the USB flash drive into a USB port on the personal computer.
Open a terminal window.
Locate the root directory of the USB flash drive. It is usually located in the
/media/ directory. If an automatic mount system is used, the root directory
can be located by typing the mount command.
6. Type: sh InitTool.sh The initialization tool wizard starts.
7. In the wizard, click Next and select Create a new system.
8. Follow the on-screen instructions given by the initialization tool. You will be
instructed to complete the following actions:
a. Enter the details of the system management address that you want to use.
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b. Take the USB flash drive to the Storwize system and allow it to initialize.
c. Return the USB flash drive to the computer to check that the initialization
completed.
9. If the system initialization completed successfully, click Finish. If you have a
network connection to the Storwize system, the system management GUI is
displayed. If the computer does not have a network connection to the
Storwize system, go to the computer that you will use to manage the system
and start a supported browser. Direct the browser to the management address
you specified for the system.
10. Log in with user name superuser and password passw0rd.
Note: The 0 character in the password is a zero, not the letter O.
11. Follow the on-screen instructions to begin setting up your system.
Note: The other options that are available in the initialization tool are used to
recover the service IP address or the superuser password.
Configuring a Storwize V3700 system to be NEBS compliant
For operation in Network Equipment-Building System (NEBS) compliant
installations, the Storwize V3700 system can be configured to extend its operational
temperature range to meet NEBS operating temperature requirements.
Note: The Storwize V3700 system might not be able to save its cache and state
data if the power fails while it is operating within the extended temperature range.
This is because the battery capacity decreases as temperature rises. If the save of
cache and state data cannot be completed, an extended service action is required to
recover the system and data might be lost. Keep the temperature within the
normal operating range if possible, and maintain a reliable power supply.
v To extend the operational temperature range of all enclosures in the system to
meet NEBS operating temperature requirements, enter the following CLI
command:
chsystem -hightempmode on
Once set, high_temp_mode will be be applied to all enclosures in the system.
v To configure the default operating temperature ranges, enter the following CLI
command:
chsystem -hightempmode off
v To determine which mode is currently configured, read the value of the
high_temp_mode parameter in the lssystem output.
Note: Configuring the Storwize V3700 system to be NEBS compliant only changes
the way the system responds to raised temperature. You must also ensure that the
way the system is racked, and the operating environment, conforms to NEBS
requirements. (See “NEBS compliant earth connection” on page 17.)
Adding an expansion enclosure to an existing system
When adding an expansion enclosure to an existing system, you must use the
Storwize management GUI to update the system configuration.
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About this task
The management GUI requires a supported web browser (see “Checking your web
browser settings for the management GUI” on page 51).
Procedure
To
1.
2.
3.
add an expansion enclosure to your system, complete the following steps.
Install support rails for the new enclosure.
Install the new enclosure in the rack.
Connect the expansion enclosure attachment cables.
4. Connect the power cables and wait for the SAS light-emitting diodes (LEDs) to
illuminate.
5. Start the management GUI.
6. Go to Monitoring > System.
7. On the System page, select Actions > Add Enclosures.
8. Continue to follow the on-screen instructions.
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Appendix A. Accessibility features for IBM Storwize V3700
Accessibility features help users who have a disability, such as restricted mobility
or limited vision, to use information technology products successfully.
Accessibility features
These are the major accessibility features for the Storwize V3700:
v You can use screen-reader software and a digital speech synthesizer to hear what
is displayed on the screen. HTML documents have been tested using JAWS
version 15.0.
v This product uses standard Windows navigation keys.
v Interfaces are commonly used by screen readers.
v Industry-standard devices, ports, and connectors.
The Storwize V3700 online documentation and its related publications are
accessibility-enabled. The accessibility features of the online documentation are
described in Viewing information in the information center .
Keyboard navigation
You can use keys or key combinations to perform operations and initiate menu
actions that can also be done through mouse actions. You can navigate the
Storwize V3700 online documentation from the keyboard by using the shortcut
keys for your browser or screen-reader software. See your browser or screen-reader
software Help for a list of shortcut keys that it supports.
IBM and accessibility
See the IBM Human Ability and Accessibility Center for more information about
the commitment that IBM has to accessibility.
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Appendix B. Where to find the Statement of Limited Warranty
The Statement of Limited Warranty is available in both hardcopy format and in the
Storwize V3700 information center.
The Statement of Limited Warranty is shipped (in hardcopy form) with your
product. It can also be ordered from IBM (see Table 2 on page xviii for the part
number).
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Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful
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meet FCC emission limits. IBM is not responsible for any radio or television
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This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
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(2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that
might cause undesired operation.
Industry Canada compliance statement
This Class A digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
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Attention: This is a Class A product. In a domestic environment this product
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Attention: This is an EN 55022 Class A product. In a domestic environment this
product might cause radio interference in which case the user might be required to
take adequate measures.
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Armonk, New York 10504
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European community contact:
IBM Deutschland GmbH
Technical Regulations, Department M372
IBM-Allee 1, 71139 Ehningen, Germany
Tele: +49 (0) 800 225 5423 or +49 (0) 180 331 3233
Email: halloibm@de.ibm.com
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Germany Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive
Deutschsprachiger EU Hinweis: Hinweis für Geräte der Klasse A EU-Richtlinie
zur Elektromagnetischen Verträglichkeit
Dieses Produkt entspricht den Schutzanforderungen der EU-Richtlinie
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Verträglichkeit in den EU-Mitgliedsstaaten und hält die Grenzwerte der EN 55022
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Um dieses sicherzustellen, sind die Geräte wie in den Handbüchern beschrieben zu
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Empfehlung der IBM gesteckt/eingebaut werden.
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“Warnung: Dieses ist eine Einrichtung der Klasse A. Diese Einrichtung kann im
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Verantwortlich für die Einhaltung der EMV Vorschriften ist der Hersteller:
International Business Machines Corp.
New Orchard Road
Armonk,New York 10504
Tel: 914-499-1900
Der verantwortliche Ansprechpartner des Herstellers in der EU ist:
IBM Deutschland GmbH
Technical Regulations, Abteilung M372
IBM-Allee 1, 71139 Ehningen, Germany
Tele: +49 (0) 800 225 5423 or +49 (0) 180 331 3233
Email: halloibm@de.ibm.com
Generelle Informationen:
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Das Gerät erfüllt die Schutzanforderungen nach EN 55024 und EN 55022 Klasse
A.
People's Republic of China Class A Statement
Taiwan Class A compliance statement
Taiwan Contact Information
This topic contains the product service contact information for Taiwan.
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IBM Taiwan Product Service Contact Information:
IBM Taiwan Corporation
3F, No 7, Song Ren Rd., Taipei Taiwan
Tel: 0800-016-888
Japan VCCI Council Class A statement
This explains the Japan Voluntary Control Council for Interference (VCCI)
statement.
Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries
Association Statement
This explains the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries
Association (JEITA) statement for less than or equal to 20 A per phase.
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jjieta1
jjieta2
This explains the JEITA statement for greater than 20 A per phase.
Korean Communications Commission Class A Statement
This explains the Korean Communications Commission (KCC) statement.
Russia Electromagnetic Interference Class A Statement
rusemi
This statement explains the Russia Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) statement.
European Contact Information
This topic contains the product service contact information for Europe.
European Community contact:
IBM Technical Regulations
Pascalstr. 100, Stuttgart, Germany 70569
Tele: 0049 (0)711 785 1176
Fax: 0049 (0)711 785 1283
Email: mailto: tjahn @ de.ibm.com
Taiwan Contact Information
This topic contains the product service contact information for Taiwan.
IBM Taiwan Product Service Contact Information:
IBM Taiwan Corporation
3F, No 7, Song Ren Rd., Taipei Taiwan
Tel: 0800-016-888
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Index
Numerics
1 Gbps iSCSI 4-port host interface card
Ethernet cables 44
installing 30
10 Gbps iSCSI-FCoE 2-port host interface
card
fibre cables 44
installing 28
8 Gbps Fibre Channel 4-port host
interface card 26, 46
A
accessibility 61
repeat rate
up and down buttons
accessing
publications 61
air flow 49
E
61
B
browsers
See web browsers
C
cache memory upgrade, 8 GB 33
Canadian electronic emission notice
caution ix
caution notices x
comments xx
configuration
web browsers
settings 51
contact information
European 71
Taiwan 70, 71
control enclosure
data ports 7
disk drives 38
installing 22, 24
location guidelines 15
node canister
closing 36
installing 36
opening 24
removing 24
options 24
power cords 49
cooling 49
D
danger ix
danger notices xii
dc power supply units
connecting to power source
connectors 12
dc power supply units (continued)
LEDs 12
replaceable units 14
Deutschsprachiger EU Hinweis 69
direct current power supply units
connecting to power source 13
connectors 12
LEDs 12
replaceable units 14
disk drives 38
installing 38
large form factor 5
small form factor 5
68
electronic emission notices
Deutschsprachiger EU Hinweis 69
European Union (EU) 68
Federal Communications Commission
(FCC) 67
Germany 69
Industry Canada 68
Japanese Voluntary Control Council
for Interference (VCCI) 70
Korean 71
New Zealand 68
People's Republic of China 70
Taiwan 70
electronic emissions notices 70
EMC statement, People's Republic of
China 70
environmental notices ix, xvi
environmental requirements 15
Ethernet
cables
for 1 Gbps iSCSI 4-port host
interface cards 44
for system management 43
ports 7
switch 43, 44
European contact information 71
European Union (EU), EMC Directive
conformance statement 68
expansion canister
data ports 8
LEDs 49
expansion enclosure
adding to an existing system 60
attachment cables 39, 42
installing 22
location guidelines 15
power cords 49
F
13
© Copyright IBM Corp. 2012, 2014
FCC (Federal Communications
Commission) electronic emission
notice 67
Federal Communications Commission
(FCC) electronic emission notice 67
feedback xx
fibre cables 44
Fibre Channel
cables 46
host interface card 26
G
Germany electronic emission compliance
statement 69
H
hardware components
identifying 6
list 5
help xx
homologation statement 67
host attachment cables 46
host interface card
1 Gbps iSCSI 4-port 30
10 Gbps iSCSI-FCoE 2-port 28
8 Gbps Fibre Channel 4-port 26, 46
SAS 4-port 32
I
IEC 60950-1 ix
information center xvii
information help xx
initializing the system
Apple Macintosh 56
Linux 58
Microsoft Windows 54
J
Japan Electronics and Information
Technology Industries Association
Statement 70
Japanese electronic emission notice 70
K
keyboards
accessibility features 61
Korean electronic emission statement
71
L
labels ix
LEDs
expansion canister 49
node canister 50
location guidelines 15
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M
management GUI
adding an expansion enclosure
memory upgrade, 8 GB 33
60
N
navigation
accessibility 61
NEBS
earth connections 17
power and cabling xvi
system configuration 59
Network Equipment-Building System
earth connections 17
power and cabling xvi
system configuration 59
New Zealand electronic emission
statement 68
node canister
8 GB cache memory upgrade 33
closing 36
Ethernet cables 43, 44
fibre cables 44
Fibre Channel cables 46
host interface card
1 Gbps iSCSI 4-port 30
10 Gbps iSCSI-FCoE 2-port 28
8 Gbps Fibre Channel 4-port 26
SAS 4-port 32
installing 36
LEDs 50
opening 24
options, installing 24
removing 24
notices ix
environmental ix, xvi
safety ix
P
packing slip 5
password 53
People's Republic of China, electronic
emission statement 70
power cords 49
powering on the system 49
publications
accessing 61
SAS 4-port host interface card
installing 32
SAS cables 39, 42, 46
send a comment xx
SFP transceiver
10 Gbps iSCSI-FCoE 2-port host
interface card 28
8 Gbps Fibre Channel 4-port host
interface card 26
shortcut keys
keyboard 61
Statement of Limited Warranty, Where to
find the 63
static-sensitive devices xv
Storwize V3700
safety notices x, xii
Storwize V3700 library
related publications xvii
T
Taiwan
contact information 70, 71
electronic emission notice 70
technical assistance xx
trademarks 67
U
USB flash drive
initializing the system
Apple Macintosh 56
Linux 58
Microsoft Windows 54
locating 10
user name 53
W
web browsers
configuring 51
requirements 51
websites xix
R
rails 17, 22
reader feedback xx
related information xvii
S
safety ix
caution notices x
danger notices xii
environmental notices ix
safety information labels ix
safety notices ix
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