Dell PowerVault 120T user manual

User manual for the device Dell PowerVault 120T

Device: Dell PowerVault 120T
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(Rev. 11/3/98) FILE LOCATION: S:\SYSTEMS\San\San2_0\I&T_Guide\English\91WYJ_A00\91WYJc20.fm


 
This chapter explains the different operating system environments and configurations
that you can use in your storage area network (SAN). It also introduces the SAN com-
ponents and provides examples of SANs with high-level installation guidelines.
 
  
Dell supports Windows NT storage consolidation, Windows NT clustering, and Novell
NetWare Storage

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(Rev. 11/3/98) FILE LOCATION: S:\SYSTEMS\San\San2_0\I&T_Guide\English\91WYJ_A00\91WYJc20.fm             Maximum of four Microsoft Cluster Each MSCS pair with its PowerVault Server (MSCS) clusters 650F/651F must be in its own zone, see the latest clustering documenta- tion for your systems. Maximum of four PowerVault Fibre Four is the maximum number of Channel switches per SAN switches for redundant configu

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(Rev. 11/3/98) FILE LOCATION: S:\SYSTEMS\San\San2_0\I&T_Guide\English\91WYJ_A00\91WYJc20.fm             Maximum of four storage nodes A maximum of four of the following nodes: PowerVault 35F, PowerVault 650F, and PowerVault 651F. Because NetWare SANs are nonredundant, a PowerVault 650F and PowerVault 651F with two stor- age processors count as two nodes (for NetWare only). Maximum of four PowerVault 1

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(Rev. 11/3/98) FILE LOCATION: S:\SYSTEMS\San\San2_0\I&T_Guide\English\91WYJ_A00\91WYJc20.fm              One Windows NT system is required The Windows NT system must be in a for managing storage LAN with a NetWare Server, and at least one of the SAN attached NetWare Servers must run Data Managed Node for NetWare. Each PowerVault 650F/651F requires one of the following:  A SAN attached Windows NT This sy

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(Rev. 11/3/98) FILE LOCATION: S:\SYSTEMS\San\San2_0\I&T_Guide\English\91WYJ_A00\91WYJc20.fm     The following sections describe the various SAN components.  Within a SAN, a host bus adapter (HBA) provides the connectivity from the host com- puter system to the external Fibre Channel device.   The QLA2100 HBA is a high-performance, direct memory access (DMA) bus master Fibre Channel HBA designed for high-end systems. The card includes a 64-bit Peri

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(Rev. 11/3/98) FILE LOCATION: S:\SYSTEMS\San\San2_0\I&T_Guide\English\91WYJ_A00\91WYJc20.fm the switch. This is also the reason each of the servers must have two HBAs installed. Each HBA connects to one switch and respectively to one SP . Due to the failover capa- bilities provided by the Dell OpenManage Application Transparent Failover (ATF) software, configuring this way also eliminates all cables, switches, gigabit interface controllers (GBICs), and HBAs as a single point of failure. Ther

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(Rev. 11/3/98) FILE LOCATION: S:\SYSTEMS\San\San2_0\I&T_Guide\English\91WYJ_A00\91WYJc20.fm NOTE: In its current configuration, the PowerVault 130T Library and 120T Autoloader are native SCSI devices requiring conversion to Fibre Channel for attachment to the SAN through the PowerVault 35F Fibre Channel Multiport Bridge.   The following sections describe the various SAN storage consolidation configuration examples. -   %  .  "/

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(Rev. 11/3/98) FILE LOCATION: S:\SYSTEMS\San\San2_0\I&T_Guide\English\91WYJ_A00\91WYJc20.fm        !  "          !      1. For all of the following devices, unpack and install all hardware (including mount- ing in the rack), and connect AC power and LAN cables, but do not connect any SAN cables. Check and update all firmware levels in the followin

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(Rev. 11/3/98) FILE LOCATION: S:\SYSTEMS\San\San2_0\I&T_Guide\English\91WYJ_A00\91WYJc20.fm  All PowerVault 50F and PowerVault 51F Fibre Channel switches. For instruc- tions, see Chapter 5, “Installing and Configuring PowerVault 5xF Switches.“  All PowerVault 650/651/630F storage arrays. For instructions, see Chapter 6, “Installing and Configuring the PowerVault 650F and 651F DPEs and 630F DAE.“  All PowerVault 120T tape autoloaders. For instructions, see Chapter 8, “Installing and Config

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(Rev. 11/3/98) FILE LOCATION: S:\SYSTEMS\San\San2_0\I&T_Guide\English\91WYJ_A00\91WYJc20.fm 7. Bind LUNs. For instructions, see the Dell OpenManage Data Supervisor, Event Monitor, and Integrator Installation and Operation guide or the Dell OpenManage Data Administrator Installation and Operation Guide. 8. Reboot all servers once all LUNs have transitioned to owner status, and verify their status by using Dell OpenManage Data Supervisor or Dell OpenManage Data Administrator. 9. Assign LUNs t

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(Rev. 11/3/98) FILE LOCATION: S:\SYSTEMS\San\San2_0\I&T_Guide\English\91WYJ_A00\91WYJc20.fm         1. For all of the following devices, unpack and install all hardware (including mount- ing in the rack), and connect AC power and LAN cables, but do not connect any SAN cables. Check and update all firmware levels in the following components:  For all PowerVault 50F and PowerVault 51F Fibre Channel switches, see Chapter 5, ”Installing and Configur

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(Rev. 11/3/98) FILE LOCATION: S:\SYSTEMS\San\San2_0\I&T_Guide\English\91WYJ_A00\91WYJc20.fm 4. Reboot all servers. 5. Install the Data Managed Node for NetWare on one of the NetWare servers. For instructions, see Chapter 12, “Novell NetWare Support for Dell PowerVault 6xxF Storage Systems.” 6. Install the QLogic Fibre Channel Configuration Utility on the Windows NT man- agement station. For instructions, see Chapter 4, “Installing the Host Bus Adapter in the Server.” 7. Install the Dell Open

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(Rev. 11/3/98) FILE LOCATION: S:\SYSTEMS\San\San2_0\I&T_Guide\English\91WYJ_A00\91WYJc20.fm     #$%            1. For all of the following devices, unpack and install all hardware (including mount- ing in the rack), and connect AC power and LAN cables, but do not connect any SAN cables. Check and update all firmware levels in the following components:  For all PowerVault 50F and PowerVault 51F Fibre Channel switc

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(Rev. 11/3/98) FILE LOCATION: S:\SYSTEMS\San\San2_0\I&T_Guide\English\91WYJ_A00\91WYJc20.fm  For all PowerVault 130T tape libraries, see Chapter 8, “Installing and Config- uring the PowerVault 130T Tape Library/120T Autoloader.”  For all PowerVault 35F Fibre Channel bridges, see Chapter 7 , “Installing and Configuring the PowerVault 35F Fibre Channel Multiport Bridge.” 2. For all servers, perform the following functions: a. Unpack and install all hardware (including mounting in the rack), a

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(Rev. 11/3/98) FILE LOCATION: S:\SYSTEMS\San\San2_0\I&T_Guide\English\91WYJ_A00\91WYJc20.fm c. For the Windows NT servers, do the following: 1. Cable the Windows NT servers to the switches. 2. Cable the 650F/651Fs associated with the Windows NT servers to the switches. 3. Create a zone for the Windows NT servers and its storage and save the zone, add the zone to the configuration, save the configuration file, enable the configuration, and save the configuration file again. 4. Reboot the Win

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(Rev. 11/3/98) FILE LOCATION: S:\SYSTEMS\San\San2_0\I&T_Guide\English\91WYJ_A00\91WYJc20.fm 11. Install system management software. For instructions, see Chapter 11, “Manag- ing the SAN.” 12. Install the selected SAN tape backup software. For instructions, see the software documentation. DELL CONFIDENTIAL - Preliminary 3/16/00 2-16 Dell PowerVault Systems Storage Area Network (SAN) Installation and Troubleshooting Guide


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