Preface

This manual describes how to install the following:

A rackmounting kit comes bundled with the SilkWorm 3800, 3900, 4100, and 200E switches and with the SilkWorm 12000, 24000, and 48000 directors. You must order a separate rackmounting kit for the following switches:

This manual provides procedures that meet the air flow requirements and other criteria of Sun Microsystems for rackmounted systems.


How This Book Is Organized

Chapter 1 describes how to install the SilkWorm 3200, 3250, and 3850 switches in a Sun StorEdge 72-Inch Expansion Cabinet and a Sun Rack 900/1000 equipment rack.

Chapter 2 describes how to install the SilkWorm 3800 switch in a Sun StorEdge 72-Inch Expansion Cabinet and a Sun Rack 900/1000 equipment rack.

Chapter 3 describes how to install the SilkWorm 3900, 4100, and 200E switches in a Sun StorEdge 72-Inch Expansion Cabinet and a Sun Rack 900/1000 equipment rack.

Chapter 4 describes how to install the SilkWorm 12000, 24000, and 48000 directors in a Sun StorEdge 72-Inch Expansion Cabinet and a Sun Rack 900/1000 equipment rack.


Using UNIX Commands

This document might not contain information on basic UNIX® commands and procedures such as shutting down the system, booting the system, and configuring devices. Refer to the following for this information:

http://docs.sun.com


Shell Prompts


Shell

Prompt

C shell

machine-name%

C shell superuser

machine-name#

Bourne shell and Korn shell

$

Bourne shell and Korn shell superuser

#



Typographic Conventions


Typeface[1]

Meaning

Examples

AaBbCc123

The names of commands, files, and directories; on-screen computer output

Edit your.login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

% You have mail.

AaBbCc123

What you type, when contrasted with on-screen computer output

% su

Password:

AaBbCc123

Book titles, new words or terms, words to be emphasized. Replace command-line variables with real names or values.

Read Chapter 6 in the User's Guide.

These are called class options.

You must be superuser to do this.

To delete a file, type rm filename.



Related Documentation


Application

Title

Part Number

SAN installation

Sun StorEdge SAN Foundation Installation Guide

817-3671

SAN configuration

Sun StorEdge SAN Foundation Configuration Guide

817-3672

Switch information

Brocade SilkWorm 3200 QuickStart Guide

53-0001620 *

 

Brocade SilkWorm 3200 Hardware Reference Manual

53-0001619 [2]

 

Brocade SilkWorm 3250/3850 QuickStart Guide

53-0000624 *

 

Brocade SilkWorm 3250/3850 Hardware Reference Manual

53-0000623 *

 

Brocade SilkWorm 3800 QuickStart Guide

53-0001577 *

 

Brocade SilkWorm 3800 Hardware Reference Manual

53-0001576 *

 

Brocade SilkWorm 3900 QuickStart Guide

53-0001596 *

 

Brocade SilkWorm 3900 Hardware Reference Manual

53-0001595 *

 

Brocade SilkWorm 4100 QuickStart Guide

53-0000564 *

 

Brocade SilkWorm 4100 Hardware Reference Manual

53-0000563 *

 

Brocade SilkWorm 12000 QuickStart Guide

53-0000152 *

 

Brocade SilkWorm 12000 Hardware Reference Manual

53-0000148 *

 

Brocade SilkWorm 24000 QuickStart Guide

53-0000620 *

 

Brocade SilkWorm 24000 Hardware Reference Manual

53-0000619 *

 

Brocade Fabric OS Procedures Guide, Version 3.1.0

53-0000501 *

Switch configuration and management in a SAN

Brocade Fabric OS Procedures Guide, Supporting Fabric OS v4.2.0, Supporting SilkWorm 24000, 12000, 3900, 4100, 3850, and 3250

53-0000518 *

 

Brocade Slide Rack Mount Kit Installation Procedure

53-0001625 *

Latest switch information

Sun StorEdge Network 2 Gb Brocade SilkWorm 3200, 3800, and 12000 Core Fabric Switch Release Notes

817-0771



Accessing Sun Documentation

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http://www.sun.com/documentation


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http://www.sun.com/service/contacting


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