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StorageTek 2500 Series Array

Release Notes, Release 6.9.x Update


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1. StorageTek 2500 Series Array Release Notes

StorageTek 2500 Series Array Features

About Common Array Manager Software

Downloading Patches and Updates

Platform and Firmware Patch IDs

Common Array Features

Auto Service Request Feature

Premium Features

2500 Series Array Ship Kit Contents

Array Controller Kits

StorageTek 2501 Array Expansion Kit

System Requirements

Firmware Requirements

Supported Disk Drives

Data Host Requirements

2540 Array Data Host Requirements

2530 Data Host Requirements

2510 Array Data Host Requirements

Smart Battery Functionality

Replacing a Simplex Controller

Notable Fixes

Known Issues

Important Notes and Considerations

Avoiding Firmware Issues

Configuration, Firmware and Hardware Issues

iSCSI Issues

SAS Issues

Product Documentation

Documentation, Support, and Training

A. SAS Single Path Configuration

Planning for SAS Single Path Connections

Solaris 10 Restrictions

procedure iconsmall spaceCollecting Host Information

procedure iconsmall spaceCollecting Initiator Information

procedure iconsmall spaceCollecting Controller and Target ID Information

Planning the Cabling Topology

Suggested Naming Convention in the Sun Storage Common Array Manager Software

Completing the Configuration Worksheet

Configuring Single Path Connections

procedure iconsmall spaceConnecting the Host and Array

Configuring Storage in the Sun Storage Common Array Manager Software

procedure iconsmall spaceConfiguring Storage in the Management Software

Adding More Devices

procedure iconsmall spaceIdentifying the Target ID

procedure iconsmall spaceUpdating the /kernel/drv/sd.conf File

Troubleshooting Errors When Trying to Establish Communication

Verifying Single Path Information After Replacing Controllers

procedure iconsmall spaceUpdating Single Path Information After Replacing Controllers