Dell PowerVault MD1000 user manual

User manual for the device Dell PowerVault MD1000

Device: Dell PowerVault MD1000
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Date of adding : 2013-02-28 17:51:53
Number of pages: 64
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Dell™ PowerVault™ MD1000
Storage Enclosure
Hardware Owner’s Manual
www.dell.com | support.dell.com

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Notes, Notices, and Cautions NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your system. NOTICE: A NOTICE indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of data and tells you how to avoid the problem. CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death. ____________________ Information in this document is subject to change without notice. © 2005–2007 Dell Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in any manner whatsoever

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Contents 1 About Your System Other Information You May Need . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Indicators on the Enclosure Bezel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Front-Panel Indicators and Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Drive Carrier LED Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Back-Panel Indicators and Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Enclosure Management Module (EMM) . . . . . . . . . . .

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Removing and Installing Drives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Removing Drives from the Enclosure. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Installing SAS Drives in the Enclosure Installing SATA Drives in the Enclosure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Removing and Installing an EMM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Removing an EMM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Installing an E

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5 Getting Help Technical Assistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Online Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 AutoTech Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Automated Order-Status Service. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Technical Support Service Dell Enterprise Training and Certification. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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6 Contents

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1 About Your System The enclosure provides a 3-U rack-mounted external storage chassis capable of accommodating up to 15 3.0-Gbps, Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) drives or 3.0-Gbps Serial ATA (SATA) drives. The enclosure can be daisy-chained with up to two additional enclosures to provide up to 45 drives per host connection. Host-based RAID configuration is supported via a Dell™ PowerEdge™ Expandable RAID Controller (PERC) 5/E. Other Information You May Need CAUTION: The Product Information Gui

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Indicators on the Enclosure Bezel An optional locking bezel can be installed on the front of the enclosure to limit access. Figure 1-1 illustrates the indicators and components on the bezel. Table 1-1 lists conditions indicated by the lights on the bezel. For information on installing and removing the bezel, see "Removing and Replacing the Front Bezel." Figure 1-1. LEDs on the Front Bezel 1 2 3 Table 1-1. Front Bezel Indicators Item LED Indicator LED Icon Condition 1 Split mode (green) When

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Front-Panel Indicators and Features Figure 1-2 shows the LED indicators and components on the enclosure’s front panel (optional locking bezel not shown). Table 1-2 lists the conditions and functions indicated by each. Figure 1-2. Front-Panel Features 2 3 1 4 5 6 7 1 enclosure status LED 4 power LED 7 drives (15) 2 drive activity LED 5 split mode LED 3 drive status LED 6 enclosure mode switch Table 1-2. Front-Panel Components Component Icon Condition Enclosure status LED Steady amber: Power

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(continued) Table 1-2. Front-Panel Components Component Icon Condition Power LED (green) When lit, at least one power supply is supplying power to the enclosure. Split mode LED (green) When lit, indicates the enclosure is in split-mode configuration; otherwise, the enclosure is in unified mode. For more information, see “Unified Mode and Split Mode.” Enclosure mode switch When set in its uppermost position at power on, the enclosure is configured in unified mode; when set in its lowermost

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Table 1-3. Drive Carrier Status LEDs LED Description Off Slot empty, drive not yet discovered by server, or an unsupported drive is present Steady green Drive is online Green flashing (250 milliseconds Drive is being identified or is being prepared for removal [ms]) Green flashing Drive rebuilding On 400 ms Off 100 ms Amber flashing (125 ms) Drive failed Green/amber flashing Predicted failure reported by drive Green On 500 ms Amber On 500 ms Off 1000 ms Green/amber flashing Drive being spun d

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Figure 1-4. Back-Panel Features 2 1 3 1 primary EMM 2 secondary EMM 3 power supply/cooling fan modules (2) Enclosure Management Module (EMM) Each EMM provides data path and enclosure management functions for your enclosure, including: • Monitoring and controlling enclosure environment elements (temperature, fans, power supplies, and enclosure LEDs) • Controlling access to the drives • Communicating enclosure attributes and states to the host server NOTE: At least one EMM must be installed in

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For a description of each component on the front panel of the EMM, see Table 1-4. For an explanation of how to connect the enclosure using the EMM ports, see "Operating Your Storage Enclosure." Figure 1-5. EMM External Panel 1 23 4 5 6 Table 1-4. EMM Component Functions Item Component Icon Function 1 Debug Port Dell factory use only. 2 SAS Port (In) In Provide SAS connection for cabling to host or next upchain expansion enclosure (unified mode only). 3 In Port Link Status Green: All links int

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(continued) Table 1-4. EMM Component Functions Item Component Icon Function 6 EMM Status LED Solid green: EMM is functioning properly. (green/amber) Solid amber: The enclosure did not boot or was not properly configured. Off: EMM did not boot, is not properly configured, or communication between the EMM and the server is lost. Green flashing (250 ms): Firmware download in progress. Amber flashing (On 250 ms Off 250 ms [once]; Off 1000 ms): Communication between SAS expanders and enclosu

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Figure 1-6. Drive Slot Distribution in Split Mode vs. Unified Mode EMM Control in Split Mode EMM Control in Unified Mode About Your System 15

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Figure 1-7. Enclosure Mode Switch Settings 1 2 1 unified mode switch setting 2 split mode switch setting NOTE: To change the enclosure mode, you must change the position of the enclosure mode switch before turning on power to the enclosure. Changing the position of the switch while the enclosure is on will not affect enclosure operation until the enclosure is rebooted. For a complete description of the roles of the primary and secondary EMMs, see "Operating Your Storage Enclosure." Enclosure

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EMM Thermal Shutdown If critical internal temperatures are reached, the enclosure will be shut down automatically via either a thermal shutdown command issued by the EMM firmware or via a command from Server Administrator. Power Supply and Cooling Fan Features Your storage enclosure supports two integrated, hot-pluggable power supply/cooling fan modules. Each module contains two separate cooling fans. Both modules must be installed to ensure proper cooling. The enclosure requires at least thr

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Table 1-5. Power Supply/Cooling Fan Module LED Indicators LED type LED color LED Icon Function DC power Green On: DC output voltages are within specifications. Off: No power, or voltages not within specifications. Power Amber On: DC output voltages are not within supply/cooling fan specifications or one (or both) fans are fault in fault. Off: No fault condition is present. AC power Green On: AC input voltage is within specifications. Off: No power, or voltages not within specifications. E

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2 Operating Your Storage Enclosure This section provides procedures for connecting your storage enclosure to a host system for either unified or split mode. Before You Begin Before connecting your storage enclosure, ensure that the following are available: • The components that came with your storage enclosure, including: –Power cord – SAS interconnect cables – Documentation CD –Rail kit • Any relevant documentation, including: – Getting Started Guide – Rack Installation Guide or Rack Installat

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• A split-mode configuration is one in which your storage enclosure is connected to either two host controllers, or two ports on a single host controller. In this configuration, the drives are split into two groups with eight drives controlled by one host controller and seven drives controlled by the other host controller. See Figure 2-1 for a cabling diagram of a split mode configuration. NOTE: Daisy-chaining storage enclosures is not supported in split mode. NOTE: Clustering is not suppo


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