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Media Server Setup Guide
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Trilligent Media Server Setup Guide • Part 0130-05257-01 Rev. A • April 2002
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Contents
Using This Guide
Who Should Use This Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ix
About This Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . x
Symbols and Conventions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .xi
If You Need Help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xii
If You Have Documentation Comments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xii
How to Order Documentation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xiii
Related Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xiii
Chapter 1
Installing a Media Server
Before You Begin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2
Installing the Media Servers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2
Installing Media Server Rack-Mount Rails . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3
Connecting the Media Server Power Cord . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3
Connecting the Media Server Cables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4
Connecting a Standard Keyboard, Monitor, and Mouse . . . . . . 1-4
Installing the Shelf. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4
Installing the Monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5
Connecting a Media Server to the KVM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5
Connecting a Media Server to the Fibre Channel Switch . . . . . . 1-6
Connecting Cables to the MEDIASwitch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-7
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Chapter 2
Configuring a Media Server
Setting Up a Media Server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2
Checking the Operating System is Properly Installed . . . . . . . . 2-2
Installing Windows 2000 Hotfixes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-4
Setting the Date, Time, and Time Zone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-4
Configuring the Network Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-5
Setting Virtual Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-7
Configuring a Media Server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-8
Installing the Media Server Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-8
Mounting Workspaces on a Media Server. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-10
Installing the Windows Media Services Software . . . . . . . . . . 2-11
Configuring Windows Media Technology Software . . . . . . . . 2-11
Installing Real Server Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-12
Configuring Real Server Software. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-12
Chapter 3
Configuring the Media Server as an FTP Server
Configuring the Internet Information Server for FTP . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1
Chapter 4
Installing and Configuring the Load-Balancing Network
Switch
Installing a Foundry Load-Balancing Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-2
Connecting a Media Server to the Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-2
Configuring the MS Loopback Adapter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-3
Configuring the ServerIron Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-4
Advanced ServerIron Switch Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-5
Chapter 5
Installing and Configuring a Routing Network Switch
Installing a Foundry Routing Network Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-2
Connecting a Media Server to the Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-2
Physical FastIron Switch Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-3
Advanced FastIron Switch Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-4
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Appendix A
Media Server Specifications
Dimensions and Weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A-1
Environment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A-2
Electrical . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A-2
Power Cords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A-3
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Figures
Figure 1-1
Attaching Optical Cable to the Fibre Channel
Adapter Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-6
Figure 1-2
Installing a GBIC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-7
Figure 1-3
MEDIASwitch Port Layout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-8
Figure 1-4
Installing a SFP. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-9
Figure 1-5
MEDIASwitch Port Layout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-10
Figure A-1
Receptacle (CEE-22). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A-3
Figure A-2
NEMA 5-15P Style Plug . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A-3
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Using This Guide
Congratulations on your purchase of a Trilligent Media Server. The
Media Server can be connected to a Trilligent Cluster or a MediaNet
workgroup. You use the Media Server to stream video and audio files
to your in-house network or to the Internet.
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Your Media Server, Trilligent Cluster, or MediaNet workgroup might not
contain all of the components or features described in the documentation.
Avid’s documentation describes all components and features regardless of
which configuration you purchased.
Who Should Use This Guide
This guide is intended for qualified Avid Field Support personnel or
Avid Resellers who are installing, configuring, or maintaining a Media
Server that is part of a Trilligent Cluster or a MediaNet workgroup.
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About This Guide
This guide contains the information that you need to:
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Install a Media Server.
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Load and configure the Media Server client software.
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Configure the Media Server as an FTP server.
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Install and configure a load-balancing network switch.
•
Install and configure a network routing switch.
This guide is organized as follows:
Chapter 1, “Installing a Media Server,” describes how to install and
connect a Media Server to a Trilligent Cluster or a MediaNet
workgroup.
Chapter 2, “Configuring a Media Server,” describes how to install and
configure the Media Server software.
Chapter 3, 'Configuring a Media Server as an FTP Server,” describes
how to configure a Media Server for FTP, allowing files to be uploaded
into specified folders.
Chapter 4, “Installing and Configuring a Load-Balancing Network
Switch,” describes how to install and configure a load-balancing
network switch that you purchased from Avid.
Chapter 5, “Installing and Configuring a Network Routing Switch,”
describes how to install and configure a network routing switch that
you purchased from Avid.
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Symbols and Conventions
All of the material in this document applies to the Windows 2000
operating system.
The Trilligent Media Server documentation uses the following special
symbols and conventions:
1. Numbered lists, when the order of the items is important.
a.
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Bulleted lists, when the order of the items is unimportant.
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Alphabetical lists, when the order of secondary items is
important.
Indented dashed lists, when the order of secondary items is
unimportant.
One arrow indicates a single-step procedure. Multiple arrows in a
list indicate that you perform one of the actions listed.
Courier Bold font identifies text that you type.
Look here in the margin
for tips.
In the margin, you will find tips that help you perform tasks more
easily and efficiently.
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A note provides important related information, reminders, recommendations,
and strong suggestions.
c
A caution means that a specific action you take could cause harm to
your computer or cause you to lose data.
w
A warning describes an action that could cause you physical harm.
Follow the guidelines in this guide or on the unit itself when
handling electrical equipment.
Symbols and Conventions
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If You Need Help
If you are having trouble using Trilligent Media Server, you should:
1. Retry the action, carefully following the instructions given for that
task in this guide.
2. Check the documentation that came with your hardware for
maintenance or hardware-related issues.
3. Check the release notes supplied with your Avid application for
information on accessing the Avid Web site and the Avid
Knowledge Center.
4. For support services, call Avid Customer Support:
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Broadcast products — call 800-NEWS-DNG (639-7364).
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Postproduction products — call 800-800-AVID (2843).
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Trilligent products — call 800-800-AVID (2843).
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We value your comments about this guide, the Help, the Online
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How to Order Documentation
To order additional copies of this documentation from within the
United States, call Avid Telesales at 800-949-AVID (2843). If you are
placing an order from outside the United States, contact your local
Avid representative.
Related Information
The following documents provide more information about Trilligent
Media Server:
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Avid Unity MediaNet Site Preparation Guide
•
Avid Unity MediaNet File Manager Setup Guide
•
Avid Unity MediaNet Upgrade Notes
•
Avid Unity MediaNet System Overview
•
Avid Unity MediaNet Management Guide
•
Avid Unity MediaNet Troubleshooting Guide
•
Avid Unity MediaNet Macintosh Fibre Channel Client Setup Guide
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Avid Unity MediaNet Macintosh Fibre Channel Client Quick Start Card
•
Avid Unity MediaNet Windows Fibre Channel Client Setup Guide
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Avid Unity MediaNet Windows Fibre Channel Client Quick Start Card
•
Avid Unity MediaNet Macintosh Ethernet Client Setup Guide
•
Avid Unity MediaNet Macintosh Ethernet Client Quick Start Card
•
Avid Unity MediaNet Windows Ethernet Client Setup Guide
•
Avid Unity MediaNet Windows Ethernet Client Quick Start Card
•
Avid Unity MediaNet Release Notes
How to Order Documentation
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Using This Guide
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CHAPTER 1
Installing a Media Server
This chapter describes how to install and connect a Media Servers to a
Trilligent Cluster or a MediaNet workgroup. In a Trilligent Cluster you
can connect up to 20 Media Servers to the MediaNet storage. In a
MediaNet workgroup, you can connect up to two Media Servers to the
MediaNet storage.
Before you start the procedures in this chapter, you should have
already installed the File Manager and storage for your Trilligent
Cluster or MediaNet workgroup.
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Before You Begin
Keep the shipping
boxes that come with
your Windows client.
You might need to
repackage and ship the
components in the
future.
Before you begin to install the Media Server, do the following:
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Unpack the Media Server kit.
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Check the contents of the Media Server kit against the packing
sticker on the outside of the shipping box to confirm you have
received all the components.
After you unpack your Media Server kit, make sure the kit contains:
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One Media Server with a 2-Gb optical Fibre Channel adapter
board and an Ethernet adapter board.
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One optical SFP.
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One Media Server software kit containing:
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The Avid Unity MediaNet Media Server Setup Guide, this manual
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An Avid Unity MediaNet Windows Fibre Channel Client Quick
Start Card
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The Avid Unity MediaNet Release software CD-ROM
Avid does not supply an optical cable with the Windows client kit. You must
supply the cable separately.
Installing the Media Servers
A Media Server allows you to stream media files to your in-house
network or to the Internet. It receives requests for the files to stream
and works with the File Manager to locate the files on the MediaNet
storage.
Media Servers ship with a Fibre Channel adapter board and a gigabit
network board already installed. They also have an autosensing power
supply that sets the voltage correctly for either 120 volts or 240 volts.
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Installing Media Server Rack-Mount Rails
When you are installing the Media Server rack-mount rails, follow the
instructions supplied in the rail kit to install the rails while ensuring
that:
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The rails do not interfere with the power strips, power cords, or
other cables at the back of the rack.
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The bottom of the Media Server is at the bottom of a U-alignment
space.
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The rails allow the Media Server to slide completely into the rack.
Connecting the Media Server Power Cord
To connect the Media Server power cord:
1. Plug the power cord into the top power connector on the back of
the Media Server.
2. Plug the power cord into the left power strip in the back of the
rack.
3. If the Media Server has a second power supply, plug the power
cord into the bottom power connector on the back of the Media
Server.
4. Plug the power cord into the right power strip in the back of the
rack.
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Connecting the Media Server Cables
You need to connect the Media Server to a keyboard, mouse, and
monitor, or to a keyboard/video/mouse switch (KVM), the Fibre
Channel switch, and your network. Do one of the following:
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If you are connecting a standard keyboard, mouse and monitor to
the Media Server, continue with “Connecting a Standard
Keyboard, Monitor, and Mouse” on page 1-4.
t
If you are connecting a KVM to the Media Server, continue with
“Connecting a Media Server to the KVM” on page 1-5.
Connecting a Standard Keyboard, Monitor, and Mouse
If you are using a standard keyboard, monitor, and mouse, you can
install them on a desktop next to a rack or you can mount them on a
shelf in the rack.
Installing the Shelf
If you are installing a shelf, follow the instructions supplied with the
shelf to install it while ensuring that:
Installing a Media Server
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The shelf does not interfere with the power strips, power cords, or
other cables at the back of the rack.
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The shelf allows the monitor to slide completely into the rack.
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You install the rails at the nearest U-alignment location.
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The bottom of the shelf is at the bottom of a U-alignment space.
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Installing the Monitor
To connect the Media Server to a monitor:
1. Set the monitor on the desktop or shelf. Route the power cord and
cable to the back of the rack.
2. Plug the power cord into the back of the monitor.
3. Plug the power cord into the left power strip in the back of the
rack.
4. Plug the keyboard cable into the keyboard port on the back of the
Media Server.
5. Plug the mouse cable into the mouse port on the back of the Media
Server.
Connecting a Media Server to the KVM
To connect the a Media Server to a KVM:
1. Locate a KVM cable in the kit. It has a 25-pin connector on one
end, and a 9-pin connector, a keyboard connector and a mouse
connector on the other end.
2. Attach the 25-pin connector to a free port on the back of the KVM.
Secure the connector with the thumbscrews in the connector.
3. Attach the 9-pin connector to the video port on the back of the File
Manager. Secure the connector with the thumbscrews in the
connector.
4. Push the keyboard cable connector into the keyboard connector on
the back of the File Manager. The keyboard connector is at the
bottom-left of the connectors on the File Manager.
5. Push the mouse cable connector into the mouse connector on the
back of the File Manager. The mouse connector is directly above
the keyboard connector.
Connecting the Media Server Cables
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Connecting a Media Server to the Fibre Channel Switch
To connect a Media Server to the MEDIASwitch:
1. Locate the optical cable. Look for a cable with a dual plug on the
end (see Figure 1-1).
2. Make sure the cable has an LC (small) optical connector to match
the connector on the adapter board. If the connector is not the
correct one, contact your optical cable installer to arrange for them
to change the connector.
3. Remove the protective covers from the optical connector on the
optical cable.
4. Remove the protective cover from the Fibre Channel adapter
board in the Media Server.
5. Plug the optical cable connector into the adapter board. The
connector and adapter board are keyed and only fit together one
way. You should hear a click when the cable is properly seated (see
Figure 1-1).
LEDs
Optical Fibre Channel
adapter board
Optical cable
Optical connector
Figure 1-1
Attaching Optical Cable to the Fibre Channel
Adapter Board
6. Attach the other end of the optical cable to the MEDIASwitch as
described in “Connecting Cables to the MEDIASwitch” on
page 1-7.
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Connecting Cables to the MEDIASwitch
The MEDIASwitch connects the Trilligent Cluster or MediaNet
workgroup to several Media Servers. The switch allows the Media
Servers to use the storage simultaneously. The switch prevents work
interruptions by allowing other clients in the workgroup to continue
working if one or more clients go offline.
Avid supports two types of MEDIASwitches; 1-Gb MEDIASwitches
and 2-Gb MEDIASwitches. The 1-Gb MEDIASwitch uses GBICs to
connect the cables to the switch. The 2-Gb MEDIASwitch uses SFPs to
connect the cables to the switch.
Connecting to a 1-Gb MEDIASwitch
To connect an optical cable to the 1-Gb MEDIASwitch:
1. Locate the GBIC in the Media Server kit.
2. Route the cable from the Media Server to the MEDIASwitch, if it
has not already been installed.
3. Position the GBIC in front of a MEDIASwitch port (see Figure 1-2).
Make sure the optical connector is facing away from the
MEDIASwitch.
Figure 1-2
Installing a GBIC
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You can install the GBIC while the MEDIASwitch is turned on.
4. Slide the GBIC into the MEDIASwitch port. You should hear the
retainer clips click when the GBIC is seated in the port.
5. Remove the protective covers from the optical connector on the
optical cable.
6. Remove the protective cover from the GBIC in the MEDIASwitch.
7. Attach the connector on the cable into the GBIC for the Media
Server (see Figure 1-3). Firmly push the plug on the cable into the
connectors on the optical GBIC.
MediaNet client ports
MGMT
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2
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4
5
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File Manager ports
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RS232
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Storage ports
File Manager ports
MediaNet client ports
MGMT
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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
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Figure 1-3
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Storage ports
MEDIASwitch Port Layout
8. Label the cable with the name or location of the Media Server to
which it connects.
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Connecting to a 2-Gb MEDIASwitch
To connect an optical cable to the 2-Gb MEDIASwitch:
1. Locate the SFP in the Media Server kit.
2. Route the cable from the Media Server to the MEDIASwitch, if it
has not already been installed.
3. Position the SFP in front of a MEDIASwitch port (see Figure 1-4).
Make sure the optical connector is facing away from the
MEDIASwitch.
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Installing a SFP
You can install the SFP while the MEDIASwitch is turned on.
4. Slide the SFP into the MEDIASwitch port. You should hear a click
when the SFP is seated in the port.
5. Remove the protective covers from the optical connector on the
optical cable.
6. Remove the protective cover from the SFP in the MEDIASwitch.
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7. Attach the connector on the cable into the SFP for the Media
Server (see Figure 1-5). Firmly push the plug on the cable into the
connectors on the optical SFP.
8. Label the cable with the name or location of the Media Server to
which it connects.
File Manager ports
9100
Storage ports
MGMT
RS232
1
2
3
Act/Col 100
4
MediaNet client ports
File Manager ports
Storage ports
MGMT
9200
RS232
1
2
3
4
5
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7
MediaNet client ports
Figure 1-5
Installing a Media Server
MEDIASwitch Port Layout
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CHAPTER 2
Configuring a Media Server
This chapter describes how to configure and install the appropriate
software on a Media Server to make it function in a Trilligent Cluster
or a MediaNet workgroup. Installing all the necessary software is a
multistep process. Make sure you complete the sections in sequential
order.
Before you start the procedures in this chapter, you should already
have:
•
Installed the File Manager and storage for the Trilligent Cluster or
MediaNet workgroup
•
Installed the Media Servers
•
Properly configured your Trilligent Cluster or MediaNet
workgroup storage with at least one workspace accessible to the
Media Servers
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Setting Up a Media Server
To set up a Media Server in a Trilligent Cluster or MediaNet
workgroup, you should perform all the operations outlined in the
following sections on each Media Server.
Quick Summary
If you are already
familiar with
configuring Windows
2000 Server systems,
you may choose to skip
the detailed directions
in the rest of this
chapter and simply
perform the steps
outlined here.
•
Check that the Media Server is running Windows 2000 Server with
Service Pack 2
•
Check that the Media Server has the necessary Windows hotfixes
installed, and if they are not install them
•
Accurately set the date, time, and time zone
•
Configure IP addresses and, if necessary, gateway IP addresses for
the network adapters
•
Configure 768 MB to 1536 MB of virtual memory on drive D:.
Checking the Operating System is Properly Installed
The Media Server uses the Windows 2000 Server operating system and
Service Pack 2 to manage network requests and stream media files.
The Media Server uses the default Windows 2000 Server installation
that comes preinstalled on the system’s hard drive.
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Configuring a Media Server
Avid ships the Media Server with Windows 2000 Server, Service Pack 2, and
the necessary hotfixes preinstalled. If you are performing a new installation,
you can skip to “Installing the Media Server Software” on page 2-8. If you
are concerned that the operating system might not be appropriately installed,
you can check it by following the procedures in this section.
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To determine the version of the Windows 2000 operating system
installed on the Media Server:
1. Right-click My Computer and select Properties from the menu.
The System Properties dialog box appears.
2. Look at the System area. It contains the Windows version and the
Service Pack version that are installed on the Media Server. You
should see Windows 2000 and Service Pack 2.
3. Close the System Properties dialog box.
4. Click the Start button, point to Settings, and then select Control
Panel. The Control Panel window opens.
5. Check for the WebDAVServiceProvider (Q296441) and the Service
Rollup (w2kSP2SRP1) hotfixes in the installed software list.
6. Do one of the following:
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If the hotfixes do not appears in the installed software list,
continue with “Installing Windows 2000 Hotfixes” on
page 2-4.
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If the hotfixes appear in the installed software list, continue
with “Installing the Media Server Software” on page 2-8.
If your Media Server does not have the Windows 2000 Server
operating system, Service Pack 2, or the necessary hotfixes installed,
you should install either the Windows 2000 operating system, the
service pack, the hotfixes, or all of them.
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Windows 2000 Service Pack 2 are supplied on the MediaNet Release
CD-ROM in the \Extras\ServicePacks\. The hotfixes are provided in the
\Extras\Hotfixes\Win2k folder on the CD-ROM.
If you reinstall the Windows 2000 operating system for any reason,
make sure you perform a default installation (accept all the standard
installation recommendations) of the Windows 2000 Server operating
system. Follow the Windows 2000 installation instructions that came
with your Media Server.
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Installing Windows 2000 Hotfixes
You need to install the correct hotfixes on a Media Server as described
in the following sections. For best results, the hotfixes should be
installed from the folders in the following order:
•
WebDAVServiceProvider (Q296441)
•
Service Rollup (w2kSP2SRP1)
To install the WebDAVServiceProvider hotfixes:
1. Navigate to \Extras\HotFixes\Win2k\WebDAVServiceProvider
on the MediaNet Release CD-ROM.
2. Double-click the Q296441_W2K_SP3_x86_en.exe file. The
Windows 2000 Hotfix Setup dialog box appears when the
installation is complete.
3. Click OK to finish the installation.
4. Reboot the client.
To install the Service Rollup hotfixes:
1. Navigate to \Extras\SerivcePacks\Win2k\ on the MediaNet
Release CD-ROM.
2. Double-click the w2kSP2SRP1.exe file. The Windows 2000 Hotfix
Setup dialog box appears when the installation is complete.
3. Click OK to finish the installation.
4. Reboot the client.
Setting the Date, Time, and Time Zone
You need to correctly set the date, time, time zone, and daylight saving
time option on each Media Server. This allows the “Synchronize time
with Media Server” function on the Media Servers to work correctly.
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To set the date, time, time zone, and daylight saving time option on a
Media Server:
1. Double-click the time in the taskbar. The Date/Time Properties
dialog box appears.
2. Set the date and time by using the Date & Time tab.
3. Click the Time Zone tab.
4. Set the time zone for the location of the Media Server. By default,
Windows 2000 sets the time zone to “(GMT - 8:00) Pacific Time (US
& Canada), Tijuana.”
5. Make sure that “Automatically adjust clock for daylight saving
changes” is selected.
6. Click OK to close the Date/Time Properties dialog box and save
the settings.
After you correctly reset the date, time, and time zone, and activate the
daylight saving time option on the Media Server, reboot the Media
Server. This ensures that the Media Server software is using the correct
time.
Configuring the Network Properties
You need to configure the Media Server network properties so that it
can to communicate with the network. The Media Server typically has
four network connections: two built-in 10/100BASE-T adapters, a
gigabit (1000BASE-T) adapter and an MS Loopback adapter. At
minimum, you need to provide an IP address for the gigabit adapter. If
you plan to also connect the Media Server to a management hub or
other network, you’ll also need to provide an IP address for the
built-in adapter.
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To configure the network Properties for a Media Server:
1. Right-click My Network Places on the desktop and click
Properties. The Network and Dial-Up Connections window
opens.
2. Right-click the 10-100 Base-T or 1000 Base-T adapter icon that you
want to configure. The adapter’s Status dialog box appears.
3. Click Properties. The adapter’s Properties dialog box appears.
4. Click the General tab.
5. Click Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).
6. Click the Properties button. The Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Properties dialog box appears.
7. Click Use the following IP address.
8. Type an appropriate IP address into the IP Address text box and
press Enter. The Media Server should fill in the subnet mask
appropriately. If not, type the subnet mask in the Subnet Mask text
box.
9. If necessary, type a gateway IP address into the Default Gateway
IP address text box.
10. If necessary, type a DNS server IP address into the Preferred DNS
server text box.
11. If necessary, type an alternate DNS server IP address into the
Alternate DNS server text box.
12. Click OK to set the changes.
13. Click OK to close all the open dialog boxes.
14. Close the Network and Dial-Up Connections window.
15. Click the Start button and select Shut Down. The Shut Down
Windows dialog box appears.
16. Choose Restart from the pull-down menu and click OK to reboot
the Media Server. The Media Server restarts with its new IP
address.
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Setting Virtual Memory
Virtual memory extends the physical memory (RAM) in your Media
Server by using a portion of the hard drive as a location to move
unused data from physical memory.
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Avid ships the Media Server with virtual memory already configured. If you
are installing a new Media Server, continue with “Installing the Media
Server Software” on page 8. If you are rebuilding the Media Server, continue
by setting the virtual memory.
The Media Server requires that your allocate from 768 MB to 1536 MB
of virtual memory on drive D:.
To set virtual memory size:
1. Right-click My Computer on the desktop and select Properties.
The System Properties dialog box appears.
2. Click the Advanced tab. The Advanced Settings dialog box
appears.
3. Click the Performance Options button. The Performance Options
dialog box appears.
4. Click the Change button. The Virtual Memory dialog box appears.
5. Select D: in the Drive [Volume Label] list.
6. Double-click in the text box next to Initial Size (MB) and type 768.
7. Double-click in the text box next to Maximum Size (MB) and type
1536.
8. Click Set.
9. Select D: in Drive [Volume Label].
10. Double-click in the text box next to Initial Size (MB) and type 0.
11. Double-click in the text box next to Maximum Size (MB) and
type 0.
12. Click Set.
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13. Click OK to close the Virtual Memory dialog box.
14. Click OK to close the Performance Options dialog box
15. Close the System Properties dialog box.
16. Click the Start button and select Shut Down. The Shut Down
Windows dialog box appears.
17. Click Restart the computer and click Yes. The new virtual memory
size takes effect after the restart is complete.
Configuring a Media Server
A Media Server requires software for it to communicate with the File
Manager and stream media files to an in-house network or to the
Internet. The following sections describe how to install and configure
your Media Server.
Installing the Media Server Software
The Media Server software allows it to communicate with the File
Manager and access the files that are on the Trilligent Cluster or
MediaNet workgroup storage. This software is supplied on the
MediaNet Release CD-ROM in the Media Server kit.
To install the Media Server software:
1. Locate the MediaNet Release CD-ROM.
2. Insert the CD-ROM into the Media Server CD-ROM drive. The
CD-ROM is set to automatically start and opens the Avid Unity
Installation window. This will take approximately 30 seconds.
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If the CD-ROM does not automatically start, start the installation
manually as follows:
a.
Double-click My Computer on the desktop. The My
Computer window opens.
b.
Right-click the CD-ROM icon and choose AutoPlay. The Avid
Unity Installation window opens.
3. Click Product Installers. The screen changes to the list of available
products.
4. Do one of the following
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If you are installing the Media Server in a Trilligent Cluster,
click Trilligent Components. The screen changes to a list of
available Trilligent Cluster installers.
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If you are installing the Media Server in a MediaNet
workgroup, click MediaNet Components. The screen changes
to a list of available Trilligent Cluster installers.
5. Click Install Media Server. The InstallShield Wizard window
opens to the Welcome screen.
6. Accept the default values presented by the InstallShield Wizard.
When you pass the Setup Status screen appears, it shows the
installation progress bar while the software is being installed.
7. On the InstallShield Wizard Complete screen, click “Yes, I want to
restart my computer now.”
8. Click Finish to complete installing the Media Server software and
reboot the Media Server.
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Mounting Workspaces on a Media Server
Trilligent Cluster and MediaNet workgroup workspaces are mapped
to specific drive letters using the AISPortServer.ini file. This ensures
that a relationship between streaming server mount points, FTP
virtual directories, and mapped drives is maintained.
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You must mount at least one workspace that can be used as the mount point
for either the Windows Media Services software or the Real Server software.
Workspace names are case-sensitive and can have no spaces in the names.
To configure the AISPortServer.ini file:
1. Navigate to D:\Program Files\Avid Technology\AvidUnity\
PortServerStartup.
2. Open the AISPortServer.ini file using a text editor, such as
WordPad.
3. Add one line for each workspace you want to map to a specific
drive letter. Each line should use the format X: workspace, where X
is the drive letter and workspace is the name of the workspace to
mount. Workspace names are case sensitive. Your file might have
entries that look like this:
# To mount a specific workspace using a fixed drive letter, add one line
# for each workspace in the following format:
#
#U: Workspace name
G: Workspace1
H: Workspace2
# The remaining available drive letters will be used to mount other workspace
# in alphabetical order, up to the maximum of 21 workspaces.
#
4. Save the AISPortServer.ini file.
5. Reboot the LANserver to mount the workspaces entered into the
AISPortServer.ini file.
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Installing the Windows Media Services Software
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Avid ships Media Servers with Windows Media Services preinstalled. If you
are installing a new Media Server, you can skip this section. If you are
rebuilding a Media Server, continue by installing Windows Media Services.
You can use the Windows Media Services software to stream media
files to the Internet. To install Windows Media Services, follow the
instructions provided with the software.
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If you plan to use both the Windows Media Services software and
the Real Server software to stream media files, you must install
them on separate Media Servers. You cannot run both software
packages on the same Media Server.
Configuring Windows Media Technology Software
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This procedure is a high-level overview only. For more information, see the
Windows Media Technology Administration help.
To configure Windows Media Services:
1. Start the Windows Media Technology Administration interface.
2. Select Unicast Publishing Point and map a virtual root
(<VROOT>) to a Trilligent Cluster or MediaNet workgroup
workspace on which you have created to store your Windows
Media Files.
3. Test that the Unicast Publishing Point is correctly mapped:
a.
Copy a sample ASF file from <ASFROOT> to the Trilligent
workspace.
b.
Click the Start button and then click Run. To play the ASF file,
type its URL (for example,
MMS://127.0.0.1/VROOT/SAMPLE.ASF) in the Run dialog
box and click OK.
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Installing Real Server Software
You can use Real Server software to stream media files to the Internet.
To install the Real Server, follow the instructions provided with the
software.
Configuring Real Server Software
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This procedure is a high-level overview only. For more information, see the
Real Server Administrator help.
To configure the Real Server software:
1. Start Real Server Administrator.
2. Navigate to Mount Points
3. Add a Mount Point, rename it appropriately and map its Base path
to a Trilligent workspace your have created to store your Real
media files.
4. Apply your changes and restart the Media Server.
5. When the Media Server comes back up, test that the Mount Point is
correctly mapped:
Configuring a Media Server
a.
Copy a sample Real media file to the Trilligent workspace.
b.
Click the Start button and then click Run. To play the Real
media file, type its URL for example,
(RTSP://127.0.0.1/Mount_Point/SAMPLE.RM) in the Run
dialog box and click OK.
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CHAPTER 3
Configuring the Media
Server as an FTP Server
You might want to set up a Media Server as an FTP server. This allows
media files to be uploaded into designated workspaces from remote
systems. The FTP server uses Microsoft’s Internet Information Server
(IIS) for FTP to allow the file uploads.
Before you continue, make sure you have already:
•
Installed your File Manager, storage, and at least one Media Server
•
Appropriately configured the Media Server to mount at least one
Trilligent Cluster or MediaNet workspace
Configuring the Internet Information Server for FTP
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Avid ships the Media Server with the IIS already installed, but disabled. If
you are installing a new Media Server, continue with “Configuring the FTP
Server Software” on page 3-2. If you are rebuilding the Media Server,
continue “Installing the FTP Server Software” on page 3-2.
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Installing the FTP Server Software
To install the IIS for FTP:
1. Locate the Windows 2000 Server CD-ROM and manual that came
in your Media Server kit.
2. Insert the CD-ROM into the Media Server CD-ROM drive.
3. Follow the instructions in the Windows Server 2000 manual to
install the FTP server.
Configuring the FTP Server Software
To configure IIS for FTP:
1. Running the IIS management interface and create a virtual FTP
root called Trilligent or MediaNet in the default FTP site.
2. Map this virtual root to one of the following:
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The workspace you defined earlier as the Unicast Publishing
Point for Windows Media Services
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The workspace you defined earlier as the Mount Point for the
Real Server software
3. Assign the Read, Write, and Execute permissions to the FTP root
(make sure you assign Write permission so files can be uploaded
by users from remote systems).
4. In the FTP properties, make sure you clear “Anonymous access
only” in the properties of the default FTP site.
5. Start the Windows 2000 User Manager and create the necessary
user accounts for FTP login. Make sure that these accounts have
the “user can login locally” permission.
6. Give each FTP user a separate directory on the Media Server.
Create a virtual root for each user, with the same name as the
Windows 2000 accounts you create for their FTP login.
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CHAPTER 4
Installing and Configuring
the Load-Balancing
Network Switch
This chapter describes how to install and configure a Foundry
ServerIron™ Load-Balancing (layer 4) network switch.
Before you continue, you should already have:
•
Installed your File Manager, storage, and at least one Media Server
•
Appropriately configured the Media Server to mount at least one
Trilligent Cluster or MediaNet workspace
•
Set up a Media Server as an FTP server, if desired
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Installing a Foundry Load-Balancing Switch
To install the load-balancing switch:
1. Unpack the switch and its mounting hardware.
2. Attach the mounting brackets to each side of the front of the
switch. Use the screws supplied with the switch.
3. Slide the switch into the rack and locate it at the bottom of a
U-alignment space.
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The load-balancing switch is only 1.75 U deep. This might cause you to have
to align the switch in the middle of a 2 U rack space. This will leave
approximately a 1/4-inch gap above and below the switch when it is aligned
correctly.
4. Attach the switch to the rack rails with the screws supplied with
the switch.
Connecting a Media Server to the Switch
To connect a Media Server to the load-balancing switch:
1. Locate an Ethernet cable. This cable can be a either standard
10/100BASE-T Category 5 or Category 5e cable with RJ-45
connectors on the ends or an optical cable for gigabit
(1000BASE-T) Ethernet. Check the Ethernet adapter board in the
top slot on the back of the Media Server to determine the type of
cable that you need.
2. Connect one end of the cable to the Ethernet adapter board.
3. Connect the other end of the cable to the load-balancing network
switch.
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Configuring the MS Loopback Adapter
If your Trilligent Cluster includes a Foundry load-balancing (layer
4) network switch, perform the following steps on each Media
Server:
1. Right-click My Network Places on the desktop and select
Properties from the menu. The Network and Dial-up Connections
Properties window opens.
2. Locate the Loopback Adapter.
3. Right-click the Loopback adapter and select Properties from the
menu. The Loopback Adapter Properties dialog box appears.
4. Click the General tab.
5. Click Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).
6. Click the Properties button. The Internet Protocol dialog box
appears.
7. Click Use the following IP address.
8. Type the virtual IP address (VIP) that you are using for the
load-balancing network switch into the IP address text box.
9. Type the submask into the Subnet mask text box.
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Do not set a default gateway for the Loopback Adapter. It will prevent
streaming from the VIP.
10. Click OK to close all of the open dialog boxes.
11. Close the Network and Dial-up Connections Properties window
to save the changes.
12. Reboot the Media Server.
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Configuring the ServerIron Switch
To configure basic physical parameters for your switch:
1. Connect a PC or laptop with HyperTerminal software to the
Management Port on the ServerIron switch. You need a
straight-through (null-modem) serial cable to make the
connection. It should have a 9-pin connector on one end to attach
to the switch and a 9-pin or 25-pin connector on the other end to
attach to the PC or laptop.
2. Start HyperTerminal (refer to the Foundry documentation
supplied with your ServerIron switch for HyperTerminal
configuration details) You should see a prompt from the switch.
ServerIron>
3. Start the command line interface at the EXEC level by typing:
ServerIron> enable
ServerIron#
4. Change to the CONFIG level and begin the configuration by
typing:
ServerIron# configure terminal
ServerIron(config)#
5. Check the existing configuration by typing:
ServerIron(config)# show configuration
6. Give the switch a host name by typing:
ServerIron(config)# hostname name
where name is the name you want to call the switch.
7. Give the switch an IP address by typing:
ServerIron(config)# ip address address mask
where address is the switch IP address and mask is the subnet mask.
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8. Set the switch default network gateway by typing:
ServerIron(config)# ip default-gateway address
where address is the IP address of a network gateway.
9. Set the domain by typing:
ServerIron(config)# ip dns domain-name name
where name is the domain name where the switch is installed.
10. Set the dns server IP address by typing:
ServerIron(config)# ip dns server-address address
where address is the dns server IP address.
11. Save all the changes to memory by typing:
ServerIron(config)# write memory
12. Return to the EXEC level by typing:
ServerIron(config)# end
ServerIron#
Advanced ServerIron Switch Configuration
See the Foundry documentation provided with your ServerIron switch
for information on how to configure the switch to operate with your
network configuration.
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CHAPTER 5
Installing and Configuring a
Routing Network Switch
This chapter describes how to install and configure a Foundry
FastIron™ routing (layer 2) network switch.
Before you continue, you should already have:
•
Installed your File Manager, storage, and at least one Media Server
•
Appropriately configured the Media Server to mount at least one
Trilligent Cluster or MediaNet workspace
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Set up a Media Server as an FTP server, if desired
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Installing a Foundry Routing Network Switch
To install the routing network switch:
1. Unpack the switch and its mounting hardware.
2. Attach the mounting brackets to each side of the front of the
switch. Use the screws supplied with the switch.
3. Slide the switch into the rack and locate it at the bottom of a
U-alignment space.
4. Attach the switch to the rack rails with the screws supplied with
the switch.
Connecting a Media Server to the Switch
To connect a Media Server to the routing network switch:
1. Locate an Ethernet cable. This cable can be a either standard
10/100BASE-T Category 5 or Category 5e cable with RJ-45
connectors on the ends or an optical cable for gigabit
(1000BASE-T) Ethernet. Check the Ethernet adapter board in the
top slot on the back of the Media Server to determine the type of
cable that you need.
2. Connect one end of the cable to the Ethernet adapter board.
3. Connect the other end of the cable to either the routing network
switch.
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Physical FastIron Switch Configuration
To configure basic physical parameters for your switch:
1. Connect a PC or laptop with HyperTerminal software to the
Management Port on the FastIron switch. You need a
straight-through (null-modem) serial cable to make the
connection. It should have a 9-pin connector on one end to attach
to the switch and a 9-pin or 25-pin connector on the other end to
attach to the PC or laptop.
2. Start HyperTerminal (refer to the Foundry documentation
supplied with your FastIron switch for HyperTerminal
configuration details) You should see a prompt from the switch.
FastIron>
3. Start the command line interface at the EXEC level by typing:
FastIron> enable
FastIron#
4. Change to the CONFIG level and begin the configuration by
typing:
FastIron# configure terminal
FastIron(config)#
5. Check the existing configuration by typing:
FastIron(config)# show configuration
6. Give the switch a host name by typing:
FastIron(config)# hostname name
where name is the name you want to call the switch.
7. Give the switch an IP address by typing:
FastIron(config)# ip address address mask
where address is the switch IP address and mask is the subnet mask.
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8. Set the switch default network gateway by typing:
FastIron(config)# ip default-gateway address
where address is the IP address of a network gateway.
9. Set the domain by typing:
FastIron(config)# ip dns domain-name name
where name is the domain name where the switch is installed.
10. Set the dns server IP address by typing:
FastIron(config)# ip dns server-address address
where address is the dns server IP address.
11. Save all the changes to memory by typing:
FastIron(config)# write memory
12. Return to the EXEC level by typing:
FastIron(config)# end
FastIron#
Advanced FastIron Switch Configuration
See the Foundry documentation provided with your FastIron switch
for information on how to configure the switch to operate with your
network configuration.
Installing and Configuring a Routing Network Switch
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APPENDIX A
Media Server Specifications
The following sections provide the dimensions and weight, the
environmental, the electrical, and the power cord specifications for the
Media Server.
Dimensions and Weight
Table A-1 shows the dimensions and weight for the Media Server.
Table A-1
Component Dimensions and Weight
Component
Height
Width
Depth
Media Server
3.46 in (88 mm)
16.75 in (426 mm) 28 in (711 mm)
Weight
51 lb (23.1 kg)
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Environment
Table A-2 shows the environmental specifications for the Media
Server.
Table A-2
Component
Media Server
Environmental Specifications
Operating
Temperature
Operating
Humidity
Storage
Temperature
Storage
Humidity
50°F to 95°F
(10°C to 35°C)
10% to 80%
noncondensing
-40°F to 158°F
(-40°C to 70°C)
5% to 95%
noncondensing
Electrical
Table A-3 shows the electrical specifications for the Media Server.
Table A-3
Media Server Specifications
Electrical Specifications
Component
Voltage
Frequency
Watts
(Max. U.S.)
Media Server
115 or 230 V ac
50 to 60 Hz
300 W
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Power Cords
Select the power cords for the Media Server according to the country
destination; it must comply with local safety requirements.
Use the following guidelines to replace the original cord set:
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CEE-22 requirements: The female receptacle of the cord set,
shown in Figure A-1, must comply with CEE-22 requirements.
Figure A-1
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Receptacle (CEE-22)
United States and Canada requirements: In the United States and
Canada, the male plug is a NEMA 5-15P style and is UL listed and
CSA certified. Figure A-2 shows the plug. SVT cordage can be
used with desktop, countertop, or rack-mounted units; all other
equipment requires SJT cordage. Only SJT-type cord sets can be
used for units that sit on the floor.
Select the cord set according to the current rating of your unit. See
Table A-4 for the selection criteria for power cords in the United
States and Canada.
Figure A-2
NEMA 5-15P Style Plug
Power Cords
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European countries requirements: In Europe, use only an
H05VV-F, <HAR>, VDE, PVC, 3 x 1.00 mm2 power cord. Für den
Gebrauch in Deutschland muß ein Netzkabel des Typs H05VV-F,
<HAR>, PVC, Größe, 3 x 1.00 mm2 verwendet werden.
Table A-4
Power Cord Requirements
Size of Conductors in Cord
Maximum Current Rating of Unit
Cord Type U.S./Canada
Europe
U.S./Canada
Europe
SJT
16 AWG
3 x 1.00 mm2
12 A
10 A
SVT
18 AWG
NAa
10 A
NA
SVT
17 AWG
NA
12 A
NA
a. NA – Not applicable.
Media Server Specifications
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