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    Preface

    This document briefly explains the operations that need to be performed by the user in order toconnect an ETERNUS2000 model 100 or 200, ETERNUS4000 model 300, 400, 500, or 600, orETERNUS8000 model 700, 800, 900, 1100, 1200, 2100, or 2200 Disk storage system to aserver running HP-UX via a Fibre Channel interface.

    This document should be used in conjunction with any other applicable user manuals, such asthose for the ETERNUS2000 model 100 or 200, ETERNUS4000 model 300, 400, 500, or 600, orETERNUS8000 model 700, 800, 900, 1100, 1200, 2100, or 2200 Disk storage system, server,OS used, Fibre Channel cards, drivers, etc.Note that this manual refers the following documents:

    Server Support Matrix Server Support Matrix for FC-SWITCH ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (Fibre Channel)

    ETERNUS Disk Storage System Settings ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (Fibre Channel)

    Fibre Channel Switch Settings ETERNUSmgr Install Guide ETERNUSmgr User Guide

    Also, note that in this document the ETERNUS2000 models 100 and 200, ETERNUS4000 mod-els 300, 400, 500, and 600, and ETERNUS8000 models 700, 800, 900, 1100, 1200, 2100, and2200 Disk storage systems are collectively referred to as ETERNUS Disk storage systems.

    Fourth EditionDecember 2010

    The Contents and Structure of this Manual

    This document is composed of the following 12 chapters.

    Chapter 1 Workflow

    This describes how to connect the ETERNUS Disk storage system to a server.

    Chapter 2 Checking the Server Environment

    This describes which servers can be connected to ETERNUS Disk storage systems.

    Chapter 3 Notes

    This describes issues that should be noted when connecting the ETERNUS Disk storagesystems and server.

    Chapter 4 Checking the Server Information

    This describes how to check the server's WWN settings.

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    Chapter 5 Installing and Setting up ETERNUSmgr

    This describes how to install ETERNUSmgr.

    Chapter 6 Setting up the ETERNUS Disk Storage Systems

    This describes how to use ETERNUSmgr to set up the ETERNUS Disk storage systems.

    Chapter 7 Setting up the Fibre Channel Switches

    This describes how to setup the Fibre Channel switches.

    Chapter 8 Installing Drivers and Setting up the Server

    This describes the driver and server settings.

    Chapter 9 Checking Connections

    This describes how to check the connection status between server and ETERNUS Diskstorage systems.

    Chapter 10 Setting up the Multipath Configuration

    This describes the settings when operating with a multipath configuration.

    Chapter 11 Creating Logical Volume Manager (LVM) Logical Volumes

    This describes how to create an LVM logical volume on the ETERNUS Disk storage systems.

    Chapter 12 SAN Boot

    This provides notes for a SAN Boot.

    Safe Use of this Product

    Using this manual

    This manual contains important information to ensure the safe use of this product. Be sure tothoroughly read and understand its contents before using the product. After reading, store thismanual in a safe place for future reference.FUJITSU has made every effort to ensure the safety of the users and other personnel, and toprevent property damage. When using this product, carefully follow the instructions described inthis manual.

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    Acknowledgments

    HP-UX is a trademark of Hewlett-Packard Company in the U.S. and other countries. Symantec, Symantec logo, VERITAS, and VERITAS logo are registered trademarks of

    Symantec Corp. in the U.S. and its affiliated companies. VERITAS Volume Manager and VERITAS Cluster Server are trademarks of Symantec Corp.

    and its affiliated companies. The company names, product names and service names mentioned in this document are

    registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective companies.

    Naming Conventions

    Other names

    "Channel Adapter" (CA) refers to a Fibre Channel interface module used in the ETERNUS Disk storage systems to connect to the server.

    "Fibre Channel card" refers to the Fibre Channel interface module normally used in the server. A "Host Bus Adapter" (HBA) or "Channel Adapter" (CA) may be used instead, depending on the server.

    Italics are used to show variables such as values and characters that appear in command parameters and output examples.

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    Contents

    Chapter 1 Workflow ...................................................................................8

    Chapter 2 Checking the Server Environment........................................112.1 Hardware .......................................................................................................... 112.2 OS .................................................................................................................... 112.3 Fibre Channel Cards ........................................................................................ 112.4 Multipath Configuration .................................................................................... 112.5 Integrity VM ...................................................................................................... 112.6 VERITAS Volume Manager (VxVM) ................................................................ 122.7 VERITAS Cluster Server (VCS) ....................................................................... 12

    Chapter 3 Notes .......................................................................................133.1 Setup Notes for the ETERNUS Disk Storage Systems .................................... 133.2 Fibre Channel Switch Notes ............................................................................. 133.3 Logical Volume Manager (LVM) Notes ............................................................ 143.4 HP Serviceguard Notes .................................................................................... 153.5 HP Integrity VM Notes ...................................................................................... 153.6 VERITAS Volume Manager (VxVM) Notes ...................................................... 153.7 VERITAS Cluster Server (VCS) Notes ............................................................. 153.8 Server Startup and Power Supply Control Notes ............................................. 16

    Chapter 4 Checking the Server Information..........................................17

    Chapter 5 Installing and Setting up ETERNUSmgr...............................19

    Chapter 6 Setting up the ETERNUS Disk Storage Systems ................20

    Chapter 7 Setting up the Fibre Channel Switches................................21

    Chapter 8 Installing Drivers and Setting up the Server........................228.1 Installing the Drivers ......................................................................................... 228.2 Setting up the Server ....................................................................................... 22

    8.2.1 Setting up the Command Queue Depth .................................................................................... 228.2.2 Maximum Number of Volume Group Settings ........................................................................... 24

    Chapter 9 Checking Connections ..........................................................259.1 Turning on the Devices .................................................................................... 25

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    9.2 Logical Unit Recognition .................................................................................. 25

    Chapter 10 Setting up the Multipath Configuration................................2710.1 Multipath Configuration using PV-Links ........................................................... 2710.2 Multipath Configuration using Native Multipath ................................................ 28

    Chapter 11 Creating Logical Volume Manager (LVM) Logical Volumes ..................................................................................30

    11.1 Creating the Volume Group ............................................................................. 3011.2 Creating the LVM Logical Volume .................................................................... 32

    Chapter 12 SAN Boot.................................................................................34

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    Applicable reference documents vary depending on the connection environment. The documentsand workflow required are as follows.

    Documents required in the workflow:

    Server Support Matrix Server Support Matrix for FC-SWITCH ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (Fibre Channel)

    ETERNUS Disk Storage System Settings ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (Fibre Channel)

    Fibre Channel Switch Settings ETERNUS Disk storage systems Server Connection Guide (Fibre Channel) for HP-UX ETERNUSmgr Install Guide ETERNUSmgr User Guide Manuals supplied with the server, Fibre Channel card, Fibre Channel card driver, and

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