Datadirect Networks EF2915 Series Download Manual

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Company
Datadirect Networks
Categories
Storage & Tape Backup
Model
Datadirect Networks EF2915 Series
Description
EF2915 Quick Installation Guide
Operating Systems
User Manual
Size Manual
2.1Mb
File Name
ef2915 quick installation guide.pdf
Info
1. Unpack the EF2915
Unpacking requires two people since the EF2915 is heavy and tightly packaged in a protective shipping frame. First locate
and remove the Accessory Kit and the RK12 Kit cartons. With two people lift the EF2915 simultaneously from front and rear
out of the shipping carton.
The Accessory Kit contains the following items:
• DataDirect Networks setup CD with Setup Utilities
• AC Power Cord, IEC-320/NEMA, 125 VAC (2 ea.)
• Warranty Card
• Static Wrist Strap
The RK12 Kit contains:
• Left and right front mounting rails
• Left and right rear mounting rails

2. Install in Cabinet
Install the EF2915 into a cabinet using the RK12 Kit. This assembly requires two people.
1. Assemble the Left mounting rail assembly;
attach the Left Front rail (marked “Left”) to
the Left Rear rail (marked “Left”) using three
#8-32 pan head screws and three #8 nuts.
Repeat for the Right mounting rail assembly
using the Right Front rail (marked “Right”)
and Right Rear rail (marked “Right”).
2. Using four #8-32 pan head screws and five
#8 cage nuts, slide three cage nuts into the
three square holes on the bracket and slide
two cage nuts on the cabinet’s rear mounting
holes. Install the Left mounting rail
assembly to the front and rear of the cabinet’s
holes; make sure the screws are only
installed in the top and bottom of the front
bracket. Repeat for the Right mounting rail
assembly..
3. Align and support the EF2915 chassis on the
horizontal flanges of the Left and Right
mounting rails. Push the EF2915 chassis into the cabinet until it is flush with the front of the cabinet.
4. Secure the front of the EF2915 chassis with one black #8-32 flat head screw per side in the center hole
5. The guide pins on the front of the rails fit into holes in the cabinet. Bushings are supplied to accomodate oversized
holes.

3. Connect Power and UPS
Providing power to the EF2915 from a UPS device protects data
and ensures higher data availability. When connecting the
EF2915 to a UPS device, verify that the UPS device provides
the correct input voltage and is configured to send SNMP traps
to the EF2915.
1. Connect the Management Ethernet cable from the UPS
device to a hub/switch/router.
2. Verify that the EF2915 and the UPS are on the same subnet.
3. Connect the UPS power cord to main power.
4. Connect the power cord from the Left (as viewed from the rear) EF2915 power supply to the UPS device.
5. Connect the power for the other EF2915 power supply to main power
Charge the UPS battery to a minimal level before connecting the EF2915 power cord. The Ef2915 supports the APC Smart
UPS and the APC UPS Management card.
Company
Datadirect Networks
Categories
Storage & Tape Backup
Model
Datadirect Networks EF2915 Series
Description
EF2915 User Guide
Operating Systems
User Manual
Size Manual
3.7Mb
File Name
ef2915 user guide.pdf
Info
Chapter 1 About this Guide 1
Intended Audience . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Organization of This Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Notes, Cautions, and Warnings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Typographical Conventions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
DataDirect Networks Welcomes Your Comments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Chapter 2 The EF2915 Series Storage System 5
What Is the DataDirect Networks SAN Solution? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Java-Based Graphical User Interface. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Before You Begin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
SAN Overview. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Elements of a SAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Example – Fibre Channel SAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Fibre Channel Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Who is Fibre Channel? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
How Does it Work? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Fibre Channel Topologies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Types of Fibre Channel Ports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Fibre Channel Standards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Introduction to RAID Technology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
RAID Level 0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
RAID Level 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
RAID Level 1+0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
RAID Level 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
RAID Level 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
RAID Level 50 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
RAID Level 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Key Terms Used in This Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
EF2915 Series Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Chapter 3 Setting Up the EF2915 Series System 25
Selecting an Installation Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Environmental Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Company
Datadirect Networks
Categories
Storage & Tape Backup
Model
Datadirect Networks EF2915 Series
Description
System Manager User Manual
Operating Systems
User Manual
Size Manual
5.6Mb
File Name
system manager user manual.pdf
Info
1. Overview ...................................................................................................................................................1
Requirements ...........................................................................................................................................1
Log in to the Enclosure .............................................................................................................................2
2. System Status ............................................................................................................................................3
3. Manage the Enclosure ...............................................................................................................................5
VDisk Creation Wizard ............................................................................................................................6
Disk and Spare Pool ...............................................................................................................................11
Create a Spare Disk .........................................................................................................................12
Remove a Spare ...............................................................................................................................12
RAID .....................................................................................................................................................13
Create RAID Set ..............................................................................................................................13
Delete RAID Set ..............................................................................................................................14
Pool ........................................................................................................................................................15
Create a Pool ..................................................................................................................................16
Modify a Pool .................................................................................................................................16
Delete a Pool ..................................................................................................................................17
VDisk .....................................................................................................................................................18
Create a VDisk ...............................................................................................................................19
Modify a VDisk ...............................................................................................................................19
Delete a VDisk ...............................................................................................................................20
Host Access ...........................................................................................................................................21
Create a LUN Masking/Mapping ....................................................................................................22
Modify a LUN Masking ..................................................................................................................22
Modify a LUN Mapping .................................................................................................................22
Delete a LUN Masking and Mapping .............................................................................................22
Mirror ....................................................................................................................................................24
Create a Local Mirror .............................................................................................................................25
Modify a Mirror Action ...................................................................................................................26
Snapshot ................................................................................................................................................27
Create a Snapshot ............................................................................................................................28
Modify a Snapshot ..........................................................................................................................29
Delete a Snapshot ............................................................................................................................30
Host File System ....................................................................................................................................31
System Statistics ....................................................................................................................................32
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