Datadirect Networks S2A6620 Series Download Manual

Available 5 files for S2A6620 Series
Company
Datadirect Networks
Categories
Storage & Tape Backup
Model
Datadirect Networks S2A6620 Series
Description
S2A6620 Quick Start Guide
Operating Systems
User Manual
Size Manual
3.1Mb
File Name
6620quick start guide.pdf
Info
This Quick Start Guide provides installation and set up
information for getting your DataDirect Networks S2A6620 up
and running as quick as possible. The features and functions of
the S2A6620 are fully documented in the DataDirect Networks
S2A6620 User Guide. If you encounter a problem, you should
stop and refer to the User Guide which describes the installation
procedures in greater detail.
Installation Overview
1. Unpack the S2A6620 system.
2. Rack-mount the unit.
3. Connect the unit to a Fibre Channel switch, host
computer(s), and expansion enclosure.
4. Power up the system.
5. Configure the system.
6. Initialize the system.

The S2A6620 ships with the following:
• One (1) S2A6620 system with integrated Controllers
• Two (2) power cables
• One (1) mini-jack serial cable for initial configuration
• One (1) enclosure faceplate
• Rack-mounting hardware
• S2A6620 Quick Start Guide
• S2A6620 User Guide
Company
Datadirect Networks
Categories
Storage & Tape Backup
Model
Datadirect Networks S2A6620 Series
Description
S2A6620 1.2 Userguide
Operating Systems
User Manual
Size Manual
3.2Mb
File Name
s2a6620_version_1.2_user_guide.pdf
Info
1.1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
1.1.1 DataDirect Networks’ SAN Solution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
1.1.2 Features of the S2A6620. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
1.2 The S2A6620 System Hardware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
1.2.1 Enclosure Chassis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
1.2.2 Controller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
1.2.3 Power Cooling Module (PCM) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
1.2.4 Drive Modules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
1.2.5 Drive Expander Module (DEM) Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
1.2.6 LED Indicators. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
1.2.6.1Front Panel Indicators. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
1.2.6.2Internal Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
2.1 Installation Overview. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
2.2 Setting Up the S2A6620 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
2.2.1 Unpacking the S2A6620 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
2.2.2 Rack-Mounting the S2A6620 Chassis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
2.2.3 Connecting the S2A6620. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
2.2.3.1Host Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
2.2.3.2Expansion Enclosure Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
2.2.3.3Power Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
2.2.4 Powering On the S2A6620 (and Expansion Enclosure). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
2.3 Configuring the S2A6620. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
2.3.1 Planning Your Setup and Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
2.3.2 Drive Layout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
2.3.3 Initial Configuration via RS-232 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
2.3.3.1Serial Interface Configuration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
2.3.3.2Configure Network Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
2.3.4 Setting System Time & Date . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
2.3.5 Checking Status of Physical Disks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
2.3.6 Creating Storage Pools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
2.3.7 Creating Virtual Disks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
2.3.8 Creating Spare Pools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
2.3.9 Initializing the Host System. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
2.3.9.1Present Virtual Disk to External Host . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
2.3.10 Setup Email and SNMP. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
2.3.10.1 Setup Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
2.3.10.2 Setup SNMP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Company
Datadirect Networks
Categories
Storage & Tape Backup
Model
Datadirect Networks S2A6620 Series
Description
S2A6620 CLUI Guide
Operating Systems
User Manual
Size Manual
235Kb
File Name
6620_clui_guide.pdf
Info
This Command Reference contains the Command Line User Interface (CLUI) commands for the administrator level
access. Commands are listed alphabetically. Description and usage examples are given for each command. The examples
given resulted from commands run on a S2A6620.
List of Commands
APPLICATION CHANNEL .............................................................................................................................................................. 4
APPLICATION STACK ..................................................................................................................................................................... 6
APPLICATION HOST ........................................................................................................................................................................ 8
APPLICATION PRESENTATION .............................................................................................................................................. 10
APPLICATION DISCOVERED INITIATORS ........................................................................................................................... 13
APPLICATION INITIATOR ......................................................................................................................................................... 14
RAID CHANNEL .............................................................................................................................................................................. 16
RAID CONTROLLER ...................................................................................................................................................................... 18
RAID JOB ........................................................................................................................................................................................... 21
RAID PHYSICAL_DISK (PD) ....................................................................................................................................................... 23
RAID POOL ....................................................................................................................................................................................... 25
RAID PROCESSOR ......................................................................................................................................................................... 29
RAID SPARE_POOL ....................................................................................................................................................................... 30
RAID SUBSYSTEM ......................................................................................................................................................................... 32
RAID UNASSIGNED_POOL ......................................................................................................................................................... 34
RAID VIRTUAL_DISK (VD) ......................................................................................................................................................... 35
UI CLI .................................................................................................................................................................................................. 37
UI CONTROLLER NETWORK_INTERFACE .......................................................................................................................... 39
Definition of Common Terms
This list is maintained to validate the uniqueness of keywords.
Channel (RAID) – is the data path between storage disk and controller.
Channel (APPLICATION) – is the data path to the controller.
Channel-ID – is the object-id of an EnabledClientChannel; there are two channels 0 and 1 for each controller.
Controller – provides connection of high performance, scalability, and flexibility to the storage enclosures.
Object ID – is a system generated identifier used to “name” an object within the scope of the system.
Processor – is part of the controller that aids data flow to memory.
Sub-System – consists of one or more RAID Processors.
Company
Datadirect Networks
Categories
Storage & Tape Backup
Model
Datadirect Networks S2A6620 Series
Description
S2A6620 SFA OS 1.1.2 Release Notes
Operating Systems
User Manual
Size Manual
105Kb
File Name
s2a6620_sfa0s_1.1.2_release_notes.pdf
Info
Table of Contents
1 OVERVIEW ......................................................................................................................... 3
2 INSTALLATION .................................................................................................................... 3
3 ISSUES RESOLVED ............................................................................................................... 3
4 KNOWN ISSUES .................................................................................................................. 4
5 RECOMMENDED PRACTICES ............................................................................................... 5
6 SUPPORT ............................................................................................................................ 5
This document applies exclusively to the DataDirect Networks’ S2A6620 storage appliance.
It details changes and known issues associated with the firmware patch version
1.1.2.0.3425.
The main focus of this release is to fix an issue where the host can “drop” the virtual disk
and be unable to access the storage. This release has no additional features – the feature
set is the same as v1.1.
Company
Datadirect Networks
Categories
Storage & Tape Backup
Model
Datadirect Networks S2A6620 Series
Description
S2A6620 SFA OS 1.2 Release Notes
Operating Systems
User Manual
Size Manual
2.9Mb
File Name
s2a6620_sfa0s_1.2_release_notes.pdf
Info
Table of Contents
1
OVERVIEW....................................................................................................................... 3
2
INSTALLATION................................................................................................................... 4
2.1
OVERVIEW .............................................................................................................................4
2.2
PROCEDURE...........................................................................................................................4
3
NEW
FEATURES ................................................................................................................. 5
3.1
RELIABILITY
FEATURES...............................................................................................................5
3.2
AVAILABILITY
FEATURES ............................................................................................................5
3.3
SERVICEABILITY
FEATURES..........................................................................................................6
3.4
USABILITY
FEATURES ................................................................................................................8
4
NEW
ON-­-DISK
FORMAT..................................................................................................... 9
5
KNOWN
ISSUES................................................................................................................. 9
6
RECOMMENDED
PRACTICES.............................................................................................. 9
7
SUPPORT........................................................................................................................ 10

1 Overview
This document applies exclusively to the DataDirect Networks’ S2A6620 storage appliance. It
details the features and known issues associated with the firmware update SFA OS version
1.2.0.1.3569.
This version incorporates all items in the SFA OS version 1.0 v1.1 and v1.1.2 releases along with
numerous new usability, reliability, availability and serviceability enhancements that are described
in detail in the subsequent sections of this document.
SFA OS version 1.2 includes an important new on-disk structure that paves the way for future
enhancements to DDN’s SATAssure feature.
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