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User's Guide

Installing the Switch

Understanding Switch Specifications

Physical Specifications

Environmental Requirements

Acoustic Noise Emissions

Electrical Specifications

Network Management Connector and Pins

USB Management Connector and Pins

QSFP Connector and Pins

Routing Service Cables

Power Cord Requirements

Management Cable Requirements

Understanding InfiniBand Cabling

InfiniBand Cable Cautions

InfiniBand Cable Guidelines

InfiniBand Cable Types

InfiniBand Cable Path Lengths

InfiniBand Cable Bundling

Floor and Underfloor Delivery of InfiniBand Cables

Overhead Delivery of InfiniBand Cables

Preparing for Installation

Installation Preparation

Suggested Tools

Antistatic Precautions

Installation Responsibilities

Installation Sequence

Verify Shipping Carton Contents

Route the InfiniBand Cables

Install the Switch in the Rack

Powering On the Switch

Attach the Management Cables

Attach the Power Cords

Accessing the Management Controller

Access the Management Controller From the Network Management Port

Access the Management Controller From the USB Management Port

Verify the Switch Status

Start the Subnet Manager

Connecting InfiniBand Cables

Attach the InfiniBand Cables

Check Link Status

Verifying the InfiniBand Fabric

Discover the InfiniBand Fabric Topology

Perform Diagnostics on the InfiniBand Fabric

Validate the InfiniBand Fabric and Report Errors

Administering the Switch

Troubleshooting the Switch

Understanding Administrative Commands

Monitoring the Hardware

Monitoring the InfiniBand Fabric

Monitoring the Subnet Manager

Controlling the Hardware

Controlling the InfiniBand Fabric

Controlling the Subnet Manager

Servicing the Switch

Replaceable Components

Servicing Power Supplies

Servicing Fans

Servicing InfiniBand Cables

Servicing the Battery

Firmware Upgrades

Remote Management

Understanding Oracle ILOM on the Switch

Oracle ILOM Overview

Supported Features

Understanding Oracle ILOM Targets

Installing the Oracle ILOM Firmware

Firmware Delivery

Acquire the Oracle ILOM Firmware Version 1.1.3

Install the Oracle ILOM Firmware Version 1.1.3

Administering Oracle ILOM (CLI)

CLI Overview

Accessing Oracle ILOM From the CLI

Switching Between the Oracle ILOM Shell and the Linux Shell

Monitoring Oracle ILOM Targets (CLI)

Controlling Oracle ILOM Targets (CLI)

Upgrading the Switch Firmware Through Oracle ILOM (CLI)

Administering Oracle ILOM (Web)

Web Interface Overview

Access Oracle ILOM From the Web Interface

Monitoring Oracle ILOM Targets (Web)

Controlling Oracle ILOM Targets (Web)

Upgrading the Switch Firmware Through Oracle ILOM (Web)

Using the Fabric Monitor

Access the Fabric Monitor

Fabric Monitor Features

Accessing the Rear Panel Diagram

Accessing Status Pane Information

Control Panel Function

Monitoring Parameters and Status

Administering Oracle ILOM (SNMP)

SNMP Overview

Understanding SNMP Commands

Monitoring Oracle ILOM Targets (SNMP)

Controlling Oracle ILOM Targets (SNMP)

Administering Hardware (IPMI)

ipmitool Overview

Display the Sensors' State (IPMI)

Display the Sensor Information (IPMI)

Display the System Event Log (IPMI)

Display FRU ID Information (IPMI)

Display Switch Status LED States (IPMI)

Enable the Locator LED (IPMI)

Disable the Locator LED (IPMI)

Understanding Oracle ILOM Commands

cd Command

create Command

delete Command

dump Command

exit Command (ILOM)

help Command (ILOM)

load Command

reset Command

set Command

show Command

version Command (ILOM)


Understanding Hardware Commands

Linux Shells for Hardware Commands

chassis_led Command

checkboot Command

checkguidfilesftree Command

checkpower Command

checktopomax Command

checkvoltages Command

connector Command

dcsport Command

disablecablelog Command

disablelinklog Command

disablesm Command

disableswitchport Command

enablecablelog Command

enablelinklog Command

enablesm Command

enableswitchport Command

env_test Command

exit Command (Hardware)

generatetopology Command

getfanspeed Command

getmaster Command

getnm2type Command

getportstatus Command

help Command (Hardware)

ibdevreset Command

listlinkup Command

managementreset Command

matchtopology Command

setcontrolledhandover Command

setloghost Command

setmsmlocationmonitor Command

setsmpriority Command

setsubnetprefix Command

showfruinfo Command

showpsufru Command

showsmlog Command

showtemps Command

showtopology Command

showunhealthy Command

smconfigtest Command

version Command (Hardware)

Understanding InfiniBand Commands

Linux Shells for InfiniBand Commands

ibaddr Command

ibcheckerrors Command

ibchecknet Command

ibchecknode Command

ibcheckport Command

ibcheckportstate Command

ibcheckportwidth Command

ibcheckstate Command

ibcheckwidth Command

ibclearcounters Command

ibclearerrors Command

ibdatacounters Command

ibdatacounts Command

ibdiagnet Command

ibdiagpath Command

ibhosts Command

ibnetdiscover Command

ibnetstatus Command

ibnodes Command

ibportstate Command

ibroute Command

ibrouters Command

ibstat Command

ibstatus Command

ibswitches Command

ibsysstat Command

ibtracert Command

perfquery Command

saquery Command

sminfo Command

smpdump Command

smpquery Command

Understanding SNMP MIB OIDs

OID Tables Overview

Understanding the SUN-DCS-MIB MIB OIDs



Understanding the SUN-PLATFORM-MIB MIB OIDs

Understanding the ENTITY-MIB MIB OIDs


Attach the Power Cords

The power cords for the switch ship separately and are specific to the country of installation. See Power Cord Requirements. The facility power receptacles for the power cords should be located such that the power cords are routed out of the way, either to the sides of the rack or under the floor.

When live power is delivered to the receptacles at the front of the chassis, standby and main power is made available by the power supplies. When standby power is distributed to the chassis, the management controller is powered on. The main power is supplied for the switch chip and fans.

  1. Identify the prerequisite and subsequent installation tasks that you must perform in conjunction with this procedure.

    See Installation Sequence.

  2. Ensure that the circuit breakers for the facility power are switched off.
  3. Plug the power cords into the receptacles at the front of the switch chassis.
    Illustration shows the power cords being attached.
  4. Route the end of each power cord to its respective facility power receptacle.

    Use cable ties or hook and loop fastener straps to bundle and secure the cord.

  5. Plug each power cord into the receptacle.

    Note - To provide redundancy, connect each power cord to a separate power source. The switch can operate with only one power connection, but there is no redundancy in that case.

  6. Energize the circuit breakers so that the power receptacles are live.
  7. Verify that the status LEDs for each power supply indicate normal operation.

    The AC LED on each power supply lights green. After a moment, the OK LED lights green. The Attention LED should be unlit. See Check Power Supply Status LEDs.

    • If the AC LED does not light, there is something wrong with supplied power.

    • If the OK LED does not light, there is something wrong with the power supply.

    • If the Attention LED on a power supply lights, there is a fault in the power supply.

    • If the Attention LED on a fan lights, there is a fault with that fan.

    Note - At this time, power is being supplied to the management controller. The controller is effectively on and booting up. You might see the boot sequence on the management console.

  8. Verify that the fans spin up.

    You should feel air going into the fans. The fan Attention LEDs should be unlit. See Check Fan Status LEDs.

  9. Verify that the chassis status OK LED lights.

    See Check Chassis Status LEDs.

  10. Access the management controller.

    See Accessing the Management Controller.

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