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Oracle® ZFS Storage Appliance Installation Guide

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Updated: November 2018

Overview of ZS4-4 Controller

This section provides an overview of the Oracle ZFS Storage ZS4-4 controller. For installation instructions, refer to Installing a ZS4-4 or ZS3-4 Controller. For service instructions, refer to Servicing the ZS4-4 Controller in Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance Customer Service Manual.

Refer to http://oracle.com/zfsstorage for the most recent component specification.

ZS4-4 Front Panel Components

The ZS4-4 controller drive slots and front panel components are shown in the following figure.

Figure 27  ZS4-4 Controller Front Panel

image:Figure showing front panel components

Figure Legend
1 Locator LED/button (white)
2 Service action required LED (amber)
3 Power/OK LED (green)
4 Power button
5 Service Processor (SP) OK (green)/Fault (amber) LED
6 Fan/CPU/Memory Service action required LED (amber)
7 Power Supply (PS) Service action required LED (amber)
8 Over temperature warning LED (amber)
9 USB 2.0 connectors (2)
10 DB-15 video port
11 Boot drive 0 (required)
12 Boot drive 1 (required)
13 Solid state drive 2 (optional)
14 Solid state drive 3 (optional)
15 Solid state drive 4 (optional)
16 Solid state drive 5 (optional)

The ZS4-4 controller has two 2.5-inch SAS system boot drives in slots 0 and 1, configured as a mirrored pair. Up to four SAS read cache SSDs can fill slots 2 through 5, in that order. A filler panel must be installed in empty drive slots. For information about supported HDDs and SSDs, see the Oracle Systems Handbook.

The system boot drive LEDs are shown in the following figure.

Figure 28  System Boot Drive LEDs

image:Graphic showing the location of the three drive LEDs

Table 5  System Boot Drive LEDs
Figure Legend
1 Ready to remove (blue)
2 Service action required (amber)
3 OK/Activity (green)

ZS4-4 Rear Panel Components

The ZS4-4 rear panel is shown in the following figure. Base configuration PCIe cards are not depicted in this illustration. For more information about PCIe cards, see ZS4-4 PCIe I/O Cards in Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance Customer Service Manual.

Figure 29  ZS4-4 Controller Rear Panel

image:Figure showing the components on the back of the                             controller

Figure Legend
1 Power supply unit (PSU) 0 indicator panel
2 PSU 0 AC inlet
3 PSU 1 indicator panel
4 PSU 1 AC inlet
5 System status indicator panel
6 PCIe card slots 1-6
7 Network (NET) 10 GbE ports: NET 0, NET 1, NET 2, NET 3
8 USB 2.0 connectors (2)
9 PCIe card slots 7-11
10 Network management (NET MGT) 10/100/1000 BASE-T Ethernet port
11 Serial management (SER MGT) RJ-45 port
12 DB-15 video port
  • PCIe Slots - The ZS4-4 base configuration contains the following PCIe cards:

    • Slot 2 - One 8-port SAS-2 internal HBA

    • Slot 4 - One cluster interface card

    • Slots 6 and 7 - Two 4-port (4x4) SAS external HBAs

For information about PCIe slot order, see ZS4-4 PCIe I/O Cards in Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance Customer Service Manual.

  • Ethernet Ports - The ZS4-4 has four RJ-45 10-Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) network connectors on the rear panel, labeled NET 0, NET 1, NET 2, and NET 3 (bottom left to top right), as shown in the following figure. Use these ports to connect the appliance to the network.

    The LEDs located above the NET ports, labeled 2, 0, 3, 1 (left to right) are Link/Activity indicators.

    image:Figure showing the four Ethernet ports and Link Activity                                     indicators

    OFF (1)
    No Link
    ON (0)
    Link and no activity
    Link and activity

    Note -  Speed is not indicated for the NET ports.
  • Network Management Port - The network management connector (NET MGT) is an RJ-45 10/100/1000 BASE-T Ethernet port and provides an alternate terminal interface to the service processor (SP) console.

    image:Graphic showing the network management port

  • Serial Management Port - The serial management connector (SER MGT) is an RJ-45 port and provides a terminal connection to the SP console.

    image:Graphic showing the serial management port

  • HBA Ports - The 4x4 SAS HBA provides connectivity to external DEx-24 disk shelves. The HBA logical ports are numbered 0-3, bottom to top.

    image:Graphic showing the logical port numbers of the SAS                                     HBA