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1    Introduction
1.1    TruCluster Server
1.2    Memory Requirements
1.3    Minimum Disk Requirements
1.3.1    Disks Needed for Installation
1.3.1.1    Tru64 UNIX Operating System Disk
1.3.1.2    Clusterwide Disks
1.3.1.3    Member Boot Disk
1.3.1.4    Quorum Disk
1.4    Generic Two-Node Cluster
1.5    Growing a Cluster from Minimum Storage to an NSPOF Cluster
1.5.1    Two-Node Clusters Using an UltraSCSI BA356 Storage Shelf and Minimum Disk Configurations
1.5.2    Two-Node Clusters Using UltraSCSI BA356 Storage Units with Increased Disk Configurations
1.5.3    Two-Node Configurations with UltraSCSI BA356 Storage Units and Dual SCSI Buses
1.5.4    Using Hardware RAID to Mirror the Quorum and Member System Boot Disks
1.5.5    Creating an NSPOF Cluster
1.6    Eight-Member Clusters
1.7    Overview of Setting Up the TruCluster Server Hardware Configuration
 
2    Hardware Requirements and Restrictions
2.1    TruCluster Server Member System Requirements
2.2    Cluster Interconnect Requirements and Restrictions
2.2.1    LAN Interconnect
2.2.2    Memory Channel Restrictions
2.3    Host Bus Adapter Restrictions
2.3.1    Fibre Channel Requirements and Restrictions
2.3.1.1    General Fibre Channel Requirements and Restrictions
2.3.1.2    Fibre Channel Requirements and Restriction Specific to the HSG60 and HSG80
2.3.1.3    Fibre Channel Requirements and Restriction Specific to the Enterprise Virtual Array
2.3.2    KZPSA-BB SCSI Adapter Restrictions
2.3.3    KZPBA-CB and 3X-KZPBA-CC SCSI Bus Adapter Restrictions
2.4    Disk Device Restrictions
2.5    RAID Array Controller Restrictions
2.6    SCSI Signal Converters
2.7    DS-DWZZH-03 and DS-DWZZH-05 UltraSCSI Hubs
2.8    SCSI Cables
2.9    SCSI Terminators and Trilink Connectors
 
3    Shared SCSI Bus Requirements and Configurations Using UltraSCSI Hardware
3.1    Shared SCSI Bus Configuration Requirements
3.2    SCSI Bus Performance
3.2.1    SCSI Bus Versus SCSI Bus Segments
3.2.2    Transmission Methods
3.2.3    Data Path
3.2.4    Bus Speed
3.3    SCSI Bus Device Identification Numbers
3.4    SCSI Bus Length
3.5    Terminating the Shared SCSI Bus When Using UltraSCSI Hubs
3.6    UltraSCSI Hubs
3.6.1    Using a DWZZH UltraSCSI Hub in a Cluster Configuration
3.6.1.1    DS-DWZZH-03 Description
3.6.1.2    DS-DWZZH-05 Description
3.6.1.2.1    DS-DWZZH-05 Configuration Guidelines
3.6.1.2.2    DS-DWZZH-05 Fair Arbitration
3.6.1.2.3    DS-DWZZH-05 Address Configurations
3.6.1.2.4    SCSI Bus Termination Power
3.6.1.2.5    DS-DWZZH-05 Indicators
3.6.1.3    Installing the DS-DWZZH-05 UltraSCSI Hub
3.7    Preparing the UltraSCSI Storage Configuration
3.7.1    Configuring Radially Connected TruCluster Server Clusters with UltraSCSI Hardware
3.7.1.1    HSZ80
3.7.1.2    RA3000
3.7.1.3    Preparing an HSZ80 for a Shared SCSI Bus Using Transparent Failover Mode
3.7.1.4    Preparing a Dual-Redundant HSZ80 for a Shared SCSI Bus Using Multiple-Bus Failover
3.7.1.5    Preparing an RA3000 for Use on a Shared SCSI Bus with an UltraSCSI Hub
 
4    TruCluster Server System Configuration Using UltraSCSI Hardware
4.1    Planning Your TruCluster Server Hardware Configuration
4.2    Obtaining the Firmware Release Notes
4.3    TruCluster Server Hardware Installation
4.3.1    Installation of a KZPBA Using Internal Termination for a Radial Configuration
4.3.2    Displaying KZPBA Adapters with the show Console Commands
4.3.3    Displaying Console Environment Variables and Setting the KZPBA SCSI ID
4.3.3.1    Displaying KZPBA pk* or isp* Console Environment Variables
4.3.3.2    Setting the KZPBA SCSI Bus ID
4.3.3.3    KZPBA Termination Resistors
 
5    Setting Up the Memory Channel Cluster Interconnect
5.1    Setting the Memory Channel Adapter Jumpers
5.1.1    MC1 and MC1.5 Hub Mode Jumper
5.1.2    MC2 Jumpers
5.2    Installing the Memory Channel Adapter
5.3    Installing the MC2 Optical Converter in the Member System
5.4    Installing the Memory Channel Hub
5.5    Installing the Memory Channel Cables
5.5.1    Installing the MC1 or MC1.5 Cables
5.5.1.1    Connecting MC1 or MC1.5 Link Cables in Virtual Hub Mode
5.5.1.2    Connecting MC1 Link Cables in Standard Hub Mode
5.5.2    Installing the MC2 Cables
5.5.2.1    Installing the MC2 Cables for Virtual Hub Mode Without Optical Converters
5.5.2.2    Installing MC2 Cables in Virtual Hub Mode Using Optical Converters
5.5.2.3    Connecting MC2 Link Cables in Standard Hub Mode (No Fiber Optics)
5.5.2.4    Connecting MC2 Cables in Standard Hub Mode Using Optical Converters
5.6    Running Memory Channel Diagnostics
5.7    Maintaining Memory Channel Interconnects
5.7.1    Adding a Memory Channel Interconnect
5.7.2    Upgrading Memory Channel Adapters
5.7.3    Upgrading a Virtual Hub Configuration to a Standard Hub Configuration
 
6    Configuring LAN Hardware as the Cluster Interconnect
6.1    Configuration Guidelines
6.2    Set Ethernet Switch Address Aging to 15 Seconds
6.3    LAN Interconnect Configurations
6.3.1    Two Cluster Members Directly Connected by a Single Crossover Cable
6.3.2    Cluster Using a Single Ethernet Switch
6.3.3    Cluster Using Fully Redundant LAN Interconnect Hardware
6.3.4    Configurations That Support Ethernet Hubs
6.3.5    Clustering AlphaServer DS10L Systems
 
7    Using Fibre Channel Storage
7.1    Fibre Channel Overview
7.1.1    Basic Fibre Channel Terminology
7.1.2    Fibre Channel Topologies
7.1.2.1    Point-to-Point
7.1.2.2    Fabric
7.1.2.3    Arbitrated Loop Topology
7.2    Fibre Channel Topology Comparison
7.3    Example Fibre Channel Configurations Supported by TruCluster Server
7.3.1    Fibre Channel Cluster Configurations for Transparent Failover Mode
7.3.2    Fibre Channel Cluster Configurations for Multiple-Bus Failover Mode
7.4    QuickLoop
7.5    Zoning
7.5.1    Switch Zoning Versus Selective Storage Presentation
7.5.2    Types of Zoning
7.5.3    Zoning Example
7.6    Cascaded Switches
7.7    Procedure for Installation Using Fibre Channel Disks
7.8    Installing and Configuring Fibre Channel Hardware
7.8.1    Installing the Fibre Channel Switch
7.8.2    Installing and Setting Up the DS-SWXHB-07 Hub
7.8.2.1    Installing the Hub
7.8.2.2    Determining the Hub Status
7.8.3    Installing and Configuring the Fibre Channel Adapter Modules
7.8.3.1    Installing the Fibre Channel Adapter Modules
7.8.3.2    Setting the Fibre Channel Adapter to Run on a Fabric
7.8.3.3    Setting the DS-KGPSA-CA Adapter to Run in a Loop
7.8.3.4    Obtain the Fibre Channel Adapter Port Worldwide Name
7.9    Preparing the Storage for Tru64 UNIX and TruCluster Server Software Installation
7.9.1    Preparing an HSG80 for Tru64 UNIX and TruCluster Server Software Installation
7.9.1.1    Setting Up the HSG80
7.9.1.2    Setting Up the HSG80 Array Controller for Arbitrated Loop
7.9.1.3    Obtaining the Worldwide Names of HSG80 Controller
7.9.1.4    Configuring the HSG80 Disks for Software Installation
7.9.1.4.1    Configure the HSG80 Storagesets and Partitions
7.9.1.4.2    Adding Units and Identifiers to the HSG80 Storagesets
7.9.2    Preparing an Enterprise Virtual Array for Tru64 UNIX and TruCluster Server Installation
7.9.2.1    Obtaining the VCS License Keys
7.9.2.2    Accessing and Initializing the Storage System
7.9.2.2.1    Access the HSV Element Manager
7.9.2.2.2    Establish Access to the Storage System
7.9.2.2.3    Enter the License Keys
7.9.2.2.4    Initialize the Storage System
7.9.2.3    Configuring the Virtual Disks for Software Installation
7.9.2.4    Adding Hosts (Member Systems) with the Graphical User Interface
7.9.2.5    Creating a Virtual Disk Folder and Virtual Disks
7.10    Preparing to Install, and installing the Software
7.10.1    Set the Device Unit Number
7.10.2    Displaying Valid Boot Devices
7.10.3    Install the Base Operating System
7.10.4    Reset the bootdef_dev Console Environment Variable
7.10.5    Determining /dev/disk/dskn to Use for a Cluster Installation
7.10.6    Label the Disks to Be Used to Create the Cluster
7.10.7    Install the TruCluster Server Software and Create the First Cluster Member
7.10.8    Add Additional Systems to the Cluster
7.11    Converting the HSG80 from Transparent to Multiple-Bus Failover Mode
7.11.1    Overview
7.11.2    Procedure to Convert from Transparent to Multiple-bus Failover Mode
7.12    Using the Storage System Scripting Utility
7.12.1    Starting the Scripting Utility
7.12.2    Capturing an Existing Configuration with the Scripting Utility
7.12.3    Using the Scripting Utility with the File Command
7.12.4    Creating Script Files for Use with the Scripting Utility
7.12.5    Using the Scripting Utility to Delete Enterprise Configuration Information
7.13    Using the emx Manager to Display Fibre Channel Adapter Information
7.13.1    Using the emxmgr Utility to Display Fibre Channel Adapter Information
7.13.2    Using the emxmgr Utility in an Arbitrated Loop Topology
7.13.3    Using the emxmgr Utility Interactively
 
8    Using GS80, GS160, or GS320 Hard Partitions in a TruCluster Server Configuration
8.1    Overview of Hard Partitions
8.2    Hardware Requirements for a Hard Partition in a Cluster
8.3    Configuring Partitioned GS80, GS160, or GS320 Systems in a TruCluster Server Configuration
8.3.1    Repartitioning a Single-Partition AlphaServer GS80/160/320 as Two Partitions in a Cluster
8.4    Determining AlphaServer GS80/160/320 System Configuration
8.5    Updating GS80/160/320 Firmware
8.5.1    Updating AlphaServer GS80/160/320 Firmware
 
9    Configuring a Shared Bus for Tape Drive Use
9.1    Preparing the TL891 DLT MiniLibrary (as Sold by the 2-5-2 Part Numbers) for Shared SCSI Usage
9.1.1    Setting the TL891 SCSI ID
9.1.2    Cabling the TL891 MiniLibrary
9.2    Preparing the TL890 DLT MiniLibrary Expansion Unit
9.2.1    TL890 DLT MiniLibrary Expansion Unit Hardware
9.2.2    Preparing the DLT MiniLibraries for Shared Bus Usage
9.2.2.1    Cabling the DLT MiniLibraries
9.2.2.2    Configuring a Base Module as a Slave
9.2.2.3    Powering Up the DLT MiniLibrary
9.2.2.4    Setting the TL890/TL891 SCSI ID
9.3    Preparing the TL894 DLT Automated Tape Library for Shared SCSI Bus Usage
9.3.1    TL894 Robotic Controller Required Firmware
9.3.2    Setting TL894 Robotics Controller and Tape Drive SCSI IDs
9.3.3    TL894 Tape Library Internal Cabling
9.3.4    Connecting the TL894 Tape Library to the Shared SCSI Bus
9.4    Preparing the TL895 DLT Automated Tape Library for Shared SCSI Bus Usage
9.4.1    TL895 Robotic Controller Required Firmware
9.4.2    Setting the TL895 Tape Library SCSI IDs
9.4.3    TL895 Tape Library Internal Cabling
9.4.4    Upgrading a TL895
9.4.5    Connecting the TL895 Tape Library to the Shared SCSI Bus
9.5    Preparing the TL893 and TL896 Automated Tape Libraries for Shared SCSI Bus Usage
9.5.1    Communications with the Host Computer
9.5.2    MUC Switch Functions
9.5.3    Setting the MUC SCSI ID
9.5.4    Tape Drive SCSI IDs
9.5.5    TL893 and TL896 Automated Tape Library Internal Cabling
9.5.6    Connecting the TL893 and TL896 Automated Tape Libraries to the Shared SCSI Bus
9.6    Preparing the TL881 and TL891 DLT MiniLibraries for Shared Bus Usage
9.6.1    TL881 and TL891 DLT MiniLibraries Overview
9.6.1.1    TL881 and TL891 DLT MiniLibrary Tabletop Models
9.6.1.2    TL881 and TL891 MiniLibrary Rackmount Components
9.6.1.3    TL881 and TL891 Rackmount Scalability
9.6.1.4    DLT MiniLibrary Part Numbers
9.6.2    Preparing a TL881 or TL891 MiniLibrary for Shared SCSI Bus Use
9.6.2.1    Preparing a Tabletop Model or Base Unit for Standalone Shared SCSI Bus Usage
9.6.2.1.1    Setting the Standalone MiniLibrary Tape Drive SCSI ID
9.6.2.1.2    Cabling the TL881 or TL891 DLT MiniLibrary
9.6.2.2    Preparing a TL881 or TL891 Rackmount MiniLibrary for Shared SCSI Bus Usage
9.6.2.2.1    Cabling the Rackmount TL881 or TL891 DLT MiniLibrary
9.6.2.2.2    Configuring a Base Unit as a Slave to the Expansion Unit
9.6.2.2.3    Powering Up the TL881/TL891 DLT MiniLibrary
9.6.2.2.4    Setting the SCSI IDs for a Rackmount TL881 or TL891 DLT MiniLibrary
9.7    Compaq ESL9326D Enterprise Library
9.7.1    General Overview
9.7.2    ESL9326D Enterprise Library Overview
9.7.3    Preparing the ESL9326D Enterprise Library for Shared SCSI Bus Usage
9.7.3.1    ESL9326D Enterprise Library Robotic and Tape Drive Required Firmware
9.7.3.2    Library Electronics and Tape Drive SCSI IDs
9.7.3.3    ESL9326D Enterprise Library Internal Cabling
9.7.3.4    Connecting the ESL9326D Enterprise Library to the Shared SCSI Bus
 
10    Configuring Systems for External Termination
10.1    TruCluster Server Hardware Installation Using PCI SCSI Adapters
10.1.1    Installing a KZPSA-BB or KZPBA for Use with the Old Method of External Termination
10.1.2    Displaying KZPSA-BB and KZPBA Adapters with the show Console Commands
10.1.3    Displaying Console Environment Variables and Setting the KZPSA-BB and KZPBA SCSI ID
10.1.3.1    Displaying KZPSA-BB and KZPBA pk* or isp* Console Environment Variables
10.1.3.2    Setting the KZPBA SCSI ID
10.1.3.3    Setting KZPSA-BB SCSI Bus ID, Bus Speed, and Termination Power
10.1.3.4    KZPSA-BB and KZPBA Termination Resistors
10.1.3.5    Updating the KZPSA-BB Adapter Firmware
 
11    Configurations Using the Old Method of External Termination
11.1    Using SCSI Bus Signal Converters
11.1.1    Types of SCSI Bus Signal Converters
11.1.2    Using the SCSI Bus Signal Converters
11.1.2.1    DWZZA and DWZZB Signal Converter Termination
11.1.2.2    DS-BA35X-DA Termination
11.2    Terminating the Shared SCSI Bus
11.3    Overview of Disk Storage Shelves
11.3.1    BA350 Storage Shelf
11.3.2    BA356 Storage Shelf
11.3.2.1    Non-UltraSCSI BA356 Storage Shelf
11.3.2.2    UltraSCSI BA356 Storage Shelf
11.4    Preparing the Storage for Configurations Using External Termination
11.4.1    Preparing BA350, BA356, and UltraSCSI BA356 Storage Shelves for an Externally Terminated TruCluster Server Configuration
11.4.1.1    Preparing a BA350 Storage Shelf for Shared SCSI Usage
11.4.1.2    Preparing a BA356 Storage Shelf for Shared SCSI Usage
11.4.1.3    Preparing an UltraSCSI BA356 Storage Shelf for a TruCluster Server Configuration
11.4.2    Cabling a Single Storage Shelf
11.4.2.1    Cabling a Single BA350 Storage Shelf
11.4.2.2    Cabling a Single BA356 Storage Shelf
11.4.2.3    Cabling a Single UltraSCSI BA356 Storage Shelf
11.4.3    Connecting Storage Shelves Together
11.4.3.1    Connecting a BA350 and a BA356 for Shared SCSI Bus Usage
11.4.3.2    Connecting Two BA356s for Shared SCSI Bus Usage
11.4.3.3    Connecting Two UltraSCSI BA356s for Shared SCSI Bus Usage
11.4.4    Cabling an RA3000 Using External Termination
 
12    Configuring an Eight-Member Cluster Using Externally Terminated Shared SCSI Buses
12.1    Overview of an Eight-Node TruCluster Server Cluster
12.2    Configuring an Eight-Node Cluster Using an UltraSCSI BA356 and External Termination
12.2.1    Cabling the First Two Nodes on the First Externally Terminated Shared SCSI Cluster
12.2.2    Cabling the Second Externally Terminated Shared SCSI Bus
12.2.3    Cabling the Third Externally Terminated Shared SCSI Bus
 
A    Worldwide ID-to-Disk Name Conversion Table
 
B    Configuring Switches for a Highly Available LAN Interconnect
B.1    Link Aggregation
B.2    Link Resiliency
B.3    Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
 
Examples
4-1    Displaying Configuration on an AlphaServer DS20
4-2    Displaying Devices on an AlphaServer DS20
4-3    Displaying Configuration on an AlphaServer 8200
4-4    Displaying Devices on an AlphaServer 8200
4-5    Displaying the pk* Console Environment Variables on an AlphaServer DS20 System
4-6    Displaying Console Variables for a KZPBA on an AlphaServer 8x00 System
4-7    Setting the KZPBA SCSI Bus ID
5-1    Running the mc_cable Test
7-1    Verifying KGPSA Topology
7-2    Correcting NVRAM Read Failed Message and Setting KGPSAs to Run on Fabric
7-3    Verifying Controller Array Controller Software Version
7-4    Determine HSG80 Connection Names
7-5    Setting Up the Mirrorsets
7-6    Adding Units and Identifiers to the HSG80 Storagesets, and Enabling Access to Cluster Member Systems
7-7    Setting the Device Unit Number for the BOS Installation Disk
7-8    Setting the Device Unit Number for the First Cluster Member Boot Disk
7-9    Sample Fibre Channel Device Names
7-10    Setting Device Unit Number for Additional Member System
7-11    Preparing the Scripting Utility to Access an HSV110 Controller Pair
7-12    Capturing the Enterprise Virtual Array Configuration
7-13    Using the Scripting Utility File Command with a Script File
7-14    Script File Used to Create the Example Configuration
7-15    Using the Scripting Utility to Reset the WWN for a Replaced KGPSA
7-16    Script File to Delete the Example Configuration
8-1    Defining Hard Partitions with SCM Environment Variables
8-2    Turning Partition Power On
8-3    Displaying AlphaServer GS160 System Information
8-4    Displaying Console Serial Bus Information
10-1    Displaying Configuration on an AlphaServer 4100
10-2    Displaying Devices on an AlphaServer 4100
10-3    Displaying Configuration on an AlphaServer 8200
10-4    Displaying Devices on an AlphaServer 8200
10-5    Displaying the pk* Console Environment Variables on an AlphaServer 4100 System
10-6    Displaying Console Variables for a KZPBA on an AlphaServer 8x00 System
10-7    Displaying Console Variables for a KZPSA-BB on an AlphaServer 8x00 System
10-8    Setting the KZPBA SCSI Bus ID
10-9    Setting KZPSA-BB SCSI Bus ID and Speed
 
Figures
1-1    Two-Node Cluster with Minimum Disk Configuration and No Quorum Disk
1-2    Generic Two-Node Cluster with Minimum Disk Configuration and Quorum Disk
1-3    Minimum Two-Node Cluster with UltraSCSI BA356 Storage Unit
1-4    Two-Node Cluster with Two UltraSCSI DS-BA356 Storage Units
1-5    Two-Node Configurations with UltraSCSI BA356 Storage Units and Dual SCSI Buses
1-6    Cluster Configuration with HSZ80 Controllers in Transparent Failover Mode
1-7    NSPOF Cluster Using HSZ80s in Multiple-Bus Failover Mode
1-8    NSPOF Fibre Channel Cluster Using HSG80s in Multiple-Bus Failover Mode
1-9    NSPOF Cluster Using LSM and UltraSCSI BA356s
2-1    PCI Backplane Slot Layout
3-1    VHDCI Trilink Connector (H8861-AA)
3-2    DS-DWZZH-03 Front View
3-3    DS-DWZZH-05 Rear View
3-4    DS-DWZZH-05 Front View
3-5    Shared SCSI Bus with HSZ80 Configured for Transparent Failover
3-6    TruCluster Server Configuration with HSZ80 in Multiple-Bus Failover Mode
3-7    TruCluster Server Configuration with an RA3000 Controller Shelf with Active/Passive Failover
3-8    TruCluster Server Configuration with an RA3000 Pedestal with Active/Passive Failover and a DWZZH-05 UltraSCSI Hub
3-9    TruCluster Server Configuration with an RA3000 Pedestal with Active/Active or Active/Passive Failover
3-10    TruCluster Server Configuration with an RA3000 Controller Shelf with Active/Active or Active/Passive Failover
4-1    KZPBA Termination Resistors
5-1    Connecting Memory Channel Adapters to Hubs
5-2    MC1-to-MC2 Virtual Hub Upgrade
5-3    MC1-to-MC2 Standard Hub Upgrade: Initial Configuration
5-4    MC1-to-MC2 Standard Hub Upgrade: First MC1 Module Replaced
5-5    MC1-to-MC2 Standard Hub Upgrade: Replace First MC1 Adapter in Second System
5-6    MC1-to-MC2 Standard Hub Upgrade: Replace Third System Memory Channel Adapters
5-7    MC1-to-MC2 Standard Hub Upgrade: Replace Second MC1 in Second System
5-8    MC1-to-MC2 Standard Hub Upgrade: Final Configuration
6-1    Two Cluster Members Directly Connected by a Single Crossover Cable
6-2    Three-Member Cluster Using a Single Ethernet Switch
6-3    Recommended Fully Redundant LAN Interconnect Configuration Using Link Aggregation or Link Resiliency
6-4    Recommended Fully Redundant LAN Interconnect Configuration Using the Spanning Tree Protocol
6-5    Nonrecommended Redundant LAN Interconnect Configuration
6-6    Low-End AlphaServer DS10L Cluster
6-7    Cluster Including Both AlphaServer DS10L and AlphaServer ES40 Members
7-1    Point-to-Point Topology
7-2    Fabric Topology
7-3    Arbitrated Loop Topology
7-4    Fibre Channel Single Switch Transparent Failover Configuration
7-5    Arbitrated Loop Configuration with One Storage Array
7-6    Multiple-Bus NSPOF Configuration Number 1
7-7    Multiple-Bus NSPOF Configuration Number 2
7-8    Configuration That Is Not Recommended
7-9    Another Configuration That Is Not Recommended
7-10    Arbitrated Loop Maximum Configuration
7-11    Simple Zoned Configuration
7-12    Meshed Fabric with Three Cascaded Switches
7-13    Meshed Resilient Fabric with Four Cascaded Switches
7-14    Open SAN Manager Navigation Pane
7-15    Launching the HSV Element Manager
7-16    Management Agent Options Window
7-17    Selecting the Hosts Folder
7-18    Host Folder Properties Pane
7-19    Adding Host Information
7-20    Add a Host Page Two
7-21    Adding a Host Page Three
7-22    Operation Was Successful
7-23    Host Properties Pane
7-24    Adding Another Fibre Channel Adapter to the Host
7-25    Selecting the Virtual Disks
7-26    Preparing to Create a Folder or Virtual Disk
7-27    Creating a Folder for Virtual Disks
7-28    Select the Folder to Hold Virtual Disks
7-29    Virtual Disk Folder Properties
7-30    Creating a Virtual Disk
7-31    Page 2 of the Create a Virtual Disk Family Pane
7-32    Successful Virtual Disk Creation
7-33    Selecting the Active Virtual Disk
7-34    Preparing to Present the Virtual Disk to Another Host
7-35    Selecting Another Host for Virtual Disk Presentation
7-36    Verify the Virtual Disk Properties
8-1    Portion of QBB Showing I/O Riser Modules
8-2    Front View of Expansion and Primary PCI Drawers
8-3    Rear View of Expansion and Primary PCI Drawers
9-1    TruCluster Server Cluster with a TL891 on Two Shared Buses
9-2    TL890 and TL891 DLT MiniLibrary on Shared Buses
9-3    TL894 Tape Library Four-Bus Configuration
9-4    Shared SCSI Buses with TL894 in Two-Bus Mode
9-5    TL895 Tape Library Internal Cabling
9-6    TL893 Three-Bus Configuration
9-7    TL896 Six-Bus Configuration
9-8    Shared SCSI Buses with TL896 in Three-Bus Mode
9-9    TL891 Standalone Cluster Configuration
9-10    TL891 DLT MiniLibrary Rackmount Configuration
9-11    ESL9326D Internal Cabling
10-1    KZPSA-BB Termination Resistors
11-1    Standalone SCSI Signal Converter
11-2    SBB SCSI Signal Converter
11-3    DS-BA35X-DA Personality Module Switches
11-4    BN21W-0B Y Cable
11-5    HD68 Trilink Connector (H885-AA)
11-6    BA350 Internal SCSI Bus
11-7    BA356 Internal SCSI Bus
11-8    BA356 Jumper and Terminator Module Identification Pins
11-9    BA350 and BA356 Cabled for Shared SCSI Bus Usage
11-10    Two BA356s Cabled for Shared SCSI Bus Usage
11-11    Two UltraSCSI BA356s Cabled for Shared SCSI Bus Usage
11-12    Externally Terminated TruCluster Server Configuration with an RA3000 Pedestal with Active/Passive Failover
11-13    Externally Terminated TruCluster Server Configuration with an RA3000 Controller Shelf with Active/Passive Failover
11-14    Externally Terminated TruCluster Server Configuration with an RA3000 Controller Shelf with Active/Active or Active/Passive Failover
11-15    Externally Terminated TruCluster Server Configuration with a Mid-bus RA3000 Controller Shelf with Active/Active or Active/Passive Failover
12-1    Block Diagram of an Eight-Node Cluster
12-2    First Two Nodes of an Eight-Node Cluster
12-3    Second Shared SCSI Bus of an Eight-Node Cluster
12-4    Third Shared SCSI Bus of an Eight-Node Cluster
 
Tables
2-1    AlphaServer Systems Supported for Fibre Channel
2-2    AlphaServer Systems and Fibre Channel Adapters Supported with an Enterprise Virtual Array
2-3    RAID Controller Minimum Required Array Controller Software
2-4    RAID Controller SCSI IDs
2-5    Supported SCSI Cables
2-6    Supported SCSI Terminators and Trilink Connectors
3-1    SCSI Bus Speeds
3-2    SCSI Bus Segment Length
3-3    DS-DWZZH UltraSCSI Hub Maximum Configurations
3-4    Hardware Components Shown in Figure 3-5
3-5    Hardware Components Shown in Figure 3-6
3-6    Installing Cables for RA3000 Radial Configuration with a DWZZH UltraSCSI Hub
3-7    Hardware Components Used in the Configurations Shown in Figure 3-7 through Figure 3-10
4-1    Planning Your Configuration
4-2    Configuring TruCluster Server Hardware
4-3    Installing the KZPBA for Radial Connection to a DWZZH UltraSCSI Hub
5-1    MC1 and MC1.5 J4 Jumper Configuration
5-2    MC2 Jumper Configuration
5-3    MC2 Linecard Jumper Configurations
5-4    Adding a Memory Channel Interconnect or Upgrading from a Dual, Redundant MC1 Interconnect to MC2 Interconnects
5-5    Upgrading from a Virtual Hub Configuration to a Standard Hub Configuration
7-1    Fibre Channel Fabric and Arbitrated Loop Comparison
7-2    Type of Zoning Supported by Switches
7-3    Example HSG80 Disk Configuration
7-4    Example Enterprise Virtual Array Disk Configuration
9-1    Hardware Components Used to Create the Configuration Shown in Figure 9-1
9-2    Hardware Components Used to Create the Configuration Shown in Figure 9-2
9-3    TL894 Default SCSI ID Settings
9-4    Hardware Components Used to Create the Configuration Shown in Figure 9-4
9-5    TL895 DLT Automated Tape Library Part Numbers
9-6    TL895 Default SCSI ID Settings
9-7    MUC Switch Functions
9-8    MUC SCSI ID Selection
9-9    TL893 Default SCSI IDs
9-10    TL896 Default SCSI IDs
9-11    Hardware Components Used to Create the Configuration Shown in Figure 9-8
9-12    TL881 and TL891 MiniLibrary Performance and Capacity Comparison
9-13    DLT MiniLibrary Part Numbers
9-14    Hardware Components Used to Create the Configuration Shown in Figure 9-9
9-15    Hardware Components Used to Create the Configuration Shown in Figure 9-10
9-16    Shared SCSI Bus Cable and Terminator Connections for the ESL9326D Enterprise Library
10-1    Configuring TruCluster Server Hardware for Use with a PCI SCSI Adapter
10-2    Installing a KZPSA-BB or KZPBA for Use with External Termination
11-1    Hardware Components Used for Configuration Shown in Figure 11-9 and Figure 11-10
11-2    Hardware Components Used for Configuration Shown in Figure 11-11
11-3    Installing Cables for RA3000 Configuration Using External Termination and Y Cables
11-4    Hardware Components Used in the TruCluster Server Configuration Shown in Figure 11-12, Figure 11-13, and Figure 11-14
11-5    Hardware Components Used in the Configuration Shown in Figure 11-15
12-1    Hardware Components Used for Configuration Shown in Figure 12-2
12-2    Hardware Components Used for Configuration Shown in Figure 12-3
12-3    Hardware Components Used for Configuration Shown in Figure 12-4
A-1    Converting Storageset Unit Numbers to Disk Names
 
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