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Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform

Prepare for

2 3
Power Up
the System
Connect the
Run the Initial Start
Hardware Setup Wizard

Complete System
Run the Setup
Initial Startup
Wizard 6
Enable Hi-Track
Remote Monitoring
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technical bulletins.

1 Prepare for Installation
1. Unpack package contents. 2. Provide these
3. Install devices into
the rack.

Bezel Console PC
(with NIC)
101.4 lbs. Switch
Lift with 3 people. Drive Trays
(46 kg ) (units 2-4)
(unit 1)
1 Prepare for
Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
Quick Software

Connect the
3 Power Up
the System

5 Run the Initial
Start Wrist Cables
Start Applications Strap
Setup Wizard

Complete System
Run the Setup

Initial Startup
Enable Hi-Track
Remote Monitoring System

Disk Drives
Do not turn on units until
instructed to do so.
Rack (if not Hitachi or User-Supplied Rack
ordered from
Install the service processor (SVP) at the
top of the rack, and the controllers and
drive trays below it. Labels on the top of
Power, Fibre Channel, Power the controller and drive trays identify the
iSCSI, and SAS Distribution units and their installation order. Install
Cables (optional) Uninterruptible the unit with the lowest number (for
Rack Power Supply (UPS) example unit #1) at the bottom, and then
(optional) install the remaining trays (for example
unit 2, unit 3, and so on) in sequential
order above it.

Power off all power distribution units (PDUs). Windows Server 2012. SVP Confirm that the POWER LED on the front panel is amber. Press and hold the POWER ON/OFF switch on the POWER LOCATE ALARM POWER LOCATE ALARM IN OUT IN OUT CONSOLE CONSOLE controllers for about 3 seconds. The POWER LED will change from amber to green. Cables should lock into place. use a UPS. Windows 10 Enterprise. Attach the front bezel to the front of the controllers and each drive tray. Controller (front) POWER READY WARNING ALARM POWER ON/OFF . the SVP runs a customer-supplied version of Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1. 2. 3. SVP Controller 1 Controller 2 LAN3 LAN1 LAN2 LAN4 Cabling shown is for illustration purposes only. SAS cable SVP Tab POWER LOCATE ALARM POWER LOCATE ALARM IN OUT IN OUT CONSOLE CONSOLE Drive Tray 2. Wait for the READY LED to turn Controller (rear) on (approximately 16 minutes). user LAN port on user LAN port on Controller 1 Connect to Connect to Controller 2 network management switch console PC 3 Power Up the System SVP (rear) 1. and then lock using the supplied key. Make SVP connections. (front) 4. Power up the SVP before powering up the controllers. Ports are color-coded for reference. or Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 R Virtual Machine (VM). 7. RDY RDY AC IN AC IN ALM ALM POWER LOCATE ALARM IN OUT POWER LOCATE ALARM IN OUT The SVP is available as: Drive CONSOLE CONSOLE • A physical device supplied by Hitachi Vantara that runs Tray RDY RDY Windows Embedded Standard 7 (see the installation below). or Windows Server 2016. • A software application that operates on a VMware ESXi host. AC IN AC IN ALM ALM POWER LOCATE ALARM POWER LOCATE ALARM Linux KVM host. Verify they do not pull out without using the tab. customer-supplied server hardware. Connect to Connect to NOTE For best practices. run the cables to facilitate future component replacement. Power up the PDUs. For redundancy. Windows AC IN AC IN ALM ALM 10 Professional. or Windows Server 2012 R2. Drive Tray (rear) 6. NOTE If possible. Connect expansion ports to drive trays. connect the power cables to feeds from separate power sources. Plug in power to the SVP. IN OUT IN OUT Drive CONSOLE CONSOLE Tray RDY RDY As a software application. Connect the power cables to the rear panels on the controllers and drive trays. 2 Connect the Hardware 1. RDY RDY AC IN AC IN ALM ALM 8. 5.

If you did not connect your IP network (switch) to the LAN1 port on environment appears. NOTE Some parameters must be obtained from the customer before performing the Initial Startup Wizard and initial setup. under Menu. window. select Continue to this Controller Chassis Go to Detail website. configure the system date and time. Default Account (maintenance) 2. contact. 5. When Initial Startup is complete. CTL2: • At the bottom. You can also connect using Storage Device List. click Yes to IPv6 Configuration: Enable Disable continue. Click Start > All Programs > Accessories Re-enter New Password > Remote Desktop Connection. Click Start > All Programs > Hitachi Device Manager . you can remove the cables from 10. click Close. enter the password and DNS Server 1: DNS Server 2: click the right arrow icon to connect to the SVP. At the first screen. At the next screen. 9. and time zone to the local NOTE SVP ports LAN3 and LAN4. DNS Server 3: If prompted that the identity of the remote computer cannot be verified. Hardware Contact Location 03-xxxx-xxxx Tokyo xxxx IPv6 Address CTL2 CTL1 10. Network Setting b.4 Run the Initial Startup Wizard The following procedure describes how to connect to the SVP using Remote Desktop Connection (RDC). At the Remote Desktop Connection window: IPv4 Configuration: Storage System Address • In the Computer field. click Start Setup . 1. d. Service Processor Technical Reference (FE-94HM8036). Repeat step 2 above to run RDC. and then click Confirm. click Initial Setup Wizard. .Storage Navigator > Information Storage System Name Storage System IPv4 Address CTL1 10. enter the SVP IP CTL1: SVP Address address. In the left pane. see the time using the Windows Control Panel.0. Click Apply. Rebooting takes 5 to 10 minutes. and connect the cables to customer- supplied switches on the network.0. click Start > All Storage System S/N: 400001 Last Updated : 2015/02/23 20:32 Programs > Hitachi Device S/N: 410006 CTL1 Set up System Information Manager . time. In the Storage Device List window.0.Storage Navigator.16 StorageDeviceList. In the Remote Desktop Connection window: a. For more information. and a subnet mask of 255. Default Gateway: c. type SVP-PC\SVP. Apply Cancel b. If prompted about a security The SVP reboots automatically. Run RDC: New Password a. Log in to Device Manager . Configure the PC to use an IP address of Initial Startup Tool Initial Startup 10. Initial Setup Wizard Click Apply and Next.0. click Show Options. 7. In the Remote Desktop Connection Alert System Locked Logged in as user 00 Logout ? window. c. 5 Run the Initial Setup Wizard 1. do so now.0. click OK. At the next screen. At the bottom of the Initial Startup Tool 6. Firmware Storage System Type HM800M CTL2 double-click the icon of the Alert Notifications Licenses Serial Number 400001 Temperature 25 degree C registered storage system. Maintenance Utility 2.255. 3. the SVP. After running the Initial Setup wizard. Subnet Mask: • Click Connect. 6. Right-click Initial Startup and click Run as administrator. 4. and location. where xxx = 1-99 or 101-254.17 Administration 3.0. Power Management System Management DB-00 Go to Detail 8. Network Settings Number of Drives Data 74 Spare 8 Free 9 Total 91 4. In the User Name field.0. Install Remove Locate LED Graphic Table 5. enter the storage Menu system name.Storage D & Time Audit Log Settings Chassis Drives Alerts Navigator. When a message about checking the initial 7. Click Apply. Complete the Initial Startup fields. Set the SVP date.

iSCSI cables (copper) Contact Support: HDS Community: https://support. Refer to the figures and to your switch documentation for iSCSI cables details. 7 Complete System Setup Under Support Connect on the right.Open a web browser and go to https://support. click Manage My Preferences to users enter their email address and password). 8 Go to Support Connect for Technical Bulletins 4. Ports are color-coded for reference. HBA.html. manage your online preferences and email preferences with Online and Email options that will notify you about technical Support connect home page: At the top-right. cables • Connect the ports on the controllers to your network https://support.Open a web browser and go to https://support. Record storage system serial number: 3.hitachivantara.6 Enable Hi-Track Remote Monitoring System Hi-Track provides the remote monitoring and support functionality for Hitachi products. Under Dashboard in the left pane.hitachivantara. 1. 2. Make host connections Configure the storage system host settings. For more information. Refer to the Open-Systems Host Attachment Guide (MK-90RD7037) and the Hitachi Interoperability Documentation at Hitachi recommends you install and configure Hi-Track to monitor the storage system at the customer access the Hi-Track documentation at FE-94HM8031-06 Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G200 Quick Start c Hitachi Vantara Corporation 2017. All rights reserved. Register your storage system Serial number location 1. Click the technical bulletins you want to read. bulletins proactively and aid with preventative maintenance. and NIC vendor Fibre Channel documentation for information about host configuration. Hitachi internal employees enter their NT user name and NT password (end 6. Helpful links Product documentation: Product interoperability: https://knowledge.hitachivantara.html https://community. • Follow the instructions in your host. click Support > Technical Bulletins. . refer to the Hardware Reference Guide. For port (optical) assignments.hitachivantara.hitachivantara. Follow the on-screen instructions to register your storage system.hitachivantara. Click Login.hitachivantara. 5.