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Virtual Storage Platform G200 controllers

The Virtual Storage Platform G200 model equipped with dual controllers for communicating with a data host.

Each controller includes the following internal components such as a processor, dual in-line cache memory modules (DIMMs), cache flash memory (CFM), battery, and fans. The controller has an Ethernet connection for out-of-band management using Hitachi Device Manager - Storage Navigator. If the data path through one controller fails, all drives remain available to data hosts using a redundant data path through the other controller. The controller is equipped with LED indicators for monitoring its operating conditions and notifying possible component replacement.

CBSS controller

The CBSS controller includes specific functional LEDs located on the front and rear of controller and power supplies to provide its operating status.

CBSS controller with front panel bezel

The following table describes the definitions of the CBSS controller front panel bezel LEDs.

Number

Item

Description

1

POWER LED

Green: Storage system is powered on.

Amber: Storage system is receiving power.

2

READY LED

Green: Normal operation.

3 LED

Off: Normal operation.

Amber: Component requires maintenance.

Blink: Failure requires maintenance.

Note: When System Option Mode 1097 is set to ON, the WARNING LED does not blink, even if the following failure service information messages (SIM) are issued: 452xxx, 462xxx, 3077xx, 4100xx, and 410100.

LED might turn off during user maintenance.

4

ALARM LED

Off: Normal operation.

Red: Processor failure (system might be down). For assistance, contact customer support: https://support.hitachivantara.com/en_us/contact-us.html.

5

POWER ON/OFF (main switch)

Powers the storage system.

6

Lock

Locks and unlocks the front panel bezel by using the supplied key.

Note Removing a controller can cause the POWER, READY, WARNING, and ALARM LEDs on the front panel to turn off. These LEDs return to their on state after the storage system recovers from the controller replacement.

CBSS front panel LEDs (without bezel)

The following table describes the definitions of the CBSS controller front panel LEDs.

Number

Item

Description

1

ACT LED

Green: Normal operation.

Blink green: Drive is being accessed.

2

ALM LED

Red: Drive stopped due to a failure and can be replaced.

3

POWER, READY, WARNING, and ALARM LEDs

Note: When System Option Mode 1097 is set to ON, the WARNING LED does not blink, even if the following failure service information messages (SIM) are issued: 452xxx, 462xxx, 3077xx, 4100xx, and 410100.

4

POWER ON/OFF (main switch)

Powers the storage system.

5

Small form factor drives

The twenty-four 2.5-inch small form factor drives are positioned vertically. The slots are organized from 0 to 23.

CBSS rear panel LEDs

The following table describes the definitions of the CBSS controller rear panel LEDs.

Number

Item

Description

1

Controllers

Controller 1 (left) and Controller 2 (right).

2

Front end module

N/A
3

CTL ALM LED

Red: Controller can be removed.

Blink red: Failure with the power supply unit of the controller.

Amber: LAN reset switch was pressed.

4

BACKUP STTS LED

Green: Power restoration in progress following power outage.

Fast blink green: Restoring.

Slow blink green: Restoring, or sequential shutdown in progress.

5

CTL WARN LED

Amber blink one time: Failure with fan 0.

Amber blink two times: Failure with fan 1.

6

Cache flash memory

N/A
7

LAN-RST switch

Use only when instructed by customer support.

8

LAN port

Maintenance LAN port (left) and user LAN port (right).

9

Uninterruptible power supply (UPS) port

N/A
10

ALARM LED (for cache flash memory)

Red: Cache flash memory can be removed.

11

Backup module

N/A
12

Green: Charging of the battery in the backup module is complete.

Blink green: Battery in the backup module is charging or discharging.

Red: Backup module can be removed.

Blink red: Backup module can be removed.

Blink red one time: Battery failure

Off: battery is not installed, failure occurred, or firmware is being upgraded.

13

SAS port

N/A
14

Port LED

Blue: Port link is established.

15

Power supply unit

N/A

CBSS/CBSL AC power supply unit LEDs and connectors

The following table describes the definitions of the CBSS and CBSL AC power supply unit LEDs and connectors.

Number

Item

Description

1

Receptacle

Connects to the power cable provided with the storage system.

2

AC IN LED

Blue: AC input is normal.

3

ALM / RDY LED

Red: Power supply unit can be replaced.

Green: Normal operation.

CBSSD/CBSLD DC power supply unit LEDs and connectors

The following table describes the definitions of the CBSSD and CBSLD DC power supply unit LEDs and connectors.

Number

Item

Description

1

ALM / RDY LED

Red: Power supply unit can be replaced.

Green: Normal operation.

2

DC IN LED

Blue: DC input is normal.

CBSL controller

The CBSL controller includes specific functional LEDs located on the front and rear of controller and power supplies to provide its operating status.

CBSL with front panel bezel

The following table describes the definitions of the CBSL controller front panel bezel LEDs.

Number

Item

Description

1

POWER LED

Green: Storage system is powered on.

Amber: Storage system is receiving power.

2

READY LED

Green: Normal operation.

3 LED

Off: Normal operation.

Amber: Component requires maintenance.

Blink: Failure requires maintenance.

Note: When System Option Mode 1097 is set to ON, the WARNING LED does not blink, even if the following failure service information messages (SIM) are issued: 452xxx, 462xxx, 3077xx, 4100xx, and 410100.

LED might turn off during user maintenance.

4

ALARM LED

Off: Normal operation.

Red: Processor failure (system might be down). For assistance, contact customer support: https://support.hitachivantara.com/en_us/contact-us.html.

5

POWER ON/OFF (main switch)

Powers the storage system.

6

Lock

Locks and unlocks the front panel bezel by using the supplied key.

Note Removing a controller can cause the POWER, READY, WARNING, and ALARM LEDs on the front panel to turn off. These LEDs return to their on state after the storage system recovers from the controller replacement.

CBSL front panel without bezel

The following table describes the definitions of the CBSL controller front panel LEDs.

Number

Item

Description

1

ACT LED

Green: Normal operation.

Blink green: Drive is being accessed.

2

ALM LED

Red: Drive stopped due to a failure and can be replaced.
3

POWER, READY, WARNING, and ALARM LEDs

Note: When System Option Mode 1097 is set to ON, the WARNING LED does not blink, even if the following failure service information messages (SIM) are issued: 452xxx, 462xxx, 3077xx, 4100xx, and 410100.

4

POWER ON/OFF (main switch)

Powers the storage system.

5

Large form factor drives

The twelve 3.5-inch large form factor drives are positioned horizontally. The slots are organized in the following order:

8   9   10  11
4   5   6   7
0   1   2   3

CBSL rear panel

The following table describes the definitions of the CBSL controller rear panel LEDs.

Number

Item

Description

1

Controllers

Controller 1 (left) and Controller 2 (right).

2

Front end module

N/A
3

CTL ALM LED

Red: Controller can be removed.

Blink red: Failure with the power supply unit of the controller.

Amber: LAN reset switch was pressed.

4

BACKUP STTS LED

Green: Power restoration in progress following power outage.

Fast blink green: Restoring.

Slow blink green: Restoring, or sequential shutdown in progress.

5

CTL WARN LED

Amber blink one time: Failure with fan 0.

Amber blink two times: Failure with fan 1.

6

Cache flash memory

N/A
7

LAN-RST switch

Use only when instructed by customer support.

8

LAN port

Maintenance LAN port (left) and user LAN port (right).

9

Uninterruptible power supply (UPS) port

N/A
10

ALARM LED (for cache flash memory)

Red: Cache flash memory can be removed.

11

Backup module

N/A
12

Green: Charging of the battery in the backup module is complete.

Blink green: Battery in the backup module is charging or discharging.

Red: Backup module can be removed.

Blink red: Backup module can be removed.

Blink red one time: Battery failure

Off: Battery is not installed, failure occurred, or firmware is being upgraded.

13

SAS port

N/A
14

Port LED

Blue: Port link is established.

15

Power supply unit

N/A

CBSS/CBSL AC power supply unit LEDs and connectors

The following table describes the definitions of the CBSS and CBSL AC power supply unit LEDs and connectors.

Number

Item

Description

1

Receptacle

Connects to the power cable provided with the storage system.

2

AC IN LED

Blue: AC input is normal.

3

ALM / RDY LED

Red: Power supply unit can be replaced.

Green: Normal operation.

CBSSD/CBSLD DC power supply unit LEDs and connectors

The following table describes the definitions of the CBSSD and CBSLD DC power supply unit LEDs and connectors.

Number

Item

Description

1

ALM / RDY LED

Red: Power supply unit can be replaced.

Green: Normal operation.

2

DC IN LED

Blue: DC input is normal.

Host, Network, and Drive Tray Ports and LEDs

The controllers are equipped with specific interfaces for connecting, powering, configuring, and managing the storage system. The component LEDs display the operating status of the storage system.

Front end module descriptions

The following front end modules are available for the controllers. The LEDs display the operating status of the module.

10-Gbps iSCSI board LEDs and connectors (optical)

Number

Item

Description

1

STATUS LED

Green: Front end module is in the power-on state.

Red: Front end module can be removed safely.

2

PORT LED

Red: Small form factor pluggable can be removed.

Blue: Normal link status.

Blink blue: Front end module is in communication status.

3

iSCSI connectors

Connect to Ethernet cables.

10-Gbps iSCSI board LEDs and connectors (copper)

Number

Item

Description

1

STATUS LED

Green: Front end module is in the power-on state.

Red: Front end module can be removed safely.

2

PORT (Link/Speed) LED

Yellow: 1-Gbps link.

Green: 10-Gbps link.

Off: No link connection.

3

PORT LED

Green: Link connection is established.

Blinking: Communication is in progress.

Off: No link connection or not ready to communicate.

4

iSCSI connectors

Connect to Ethernet cables.

8-Gbps, 16-Gbps, or 32-Gbps Fibre Channel (4-port) board LEDs and connectors

Table 1: 8-Gbps Fibre Channel

Number

Item

Description

1

Fibre Channel connectors

Connect to Fibre Channel cables.

2

STATUS LED

Green: Front end module is in power-on state.

Red: Front end module can be removed safely.

3

PORT LED

Red: Small form factor pluggable can be removed.

Blue: Normal link status at 8-Gbps.

Green: Normal link status at 2-Gbps or 4-Gbps.

Table 2: 32-Gbps, 16-Gbps Fibre Channel

Number

Item

Description

1

Fibre Channel connectors

Connect to Fibre Channel cables.

2

STATUS LED

Green: Front end module is in power-on state.

Red: Front end module can be removed safely.

3

PORT LED

Red: Small form factor pluggable can be removed.

Blue: Normal link status at 16-Gbps (16-Gbps).

Blue: Normal link status at 32-Gbps (32-Gbps).

Green: Normal link status at 4-Gbps or 8-Gbps (16-Gbps).

Green: Normal link status at 8-Gbps or 16-Gbps (32-Gbps).

Port assignments

CHB number

8-Gbps, 16-Gbps, or 32-Gbps Fibre Channel ports (left to right)

Port 1

Port 2

Port 3

Port 4

CHB-1A

1A

3A

5A

7A

CHB-1B

1B

3B

5B

7B

CHB-1C

1C

3C

5C

7C

CHB-1D

1D

3D

5D

7D

CHB-1E

1E

3E

5E

7E

CHB-1F

1F

3F

5F

7F

CHB-1G

1G

3G

5G

7G

CHB-1H

1H

3H

5H

7H

CHB-2A

2A

4A

6A

8A

CHB-2B

2B

4B

6B

8B

CHB-2C

2C

4C

6C

8C

CHB-2D

2D

4D

6D

8D

CHB-2E

2E

4E

6E

8E

CHB-2F

2F

4F

6F

8F

CHB-2G

2G

4G

6G

8G

CHB-2H

2H

4H

6H

8H

16-Gbps Fibre Channel (2-port) board LEDs and connectors

Number

Item

Description

1

STATUS LED

Green: Front end module is in the power-on state.

Red: Front end module can be removed safely.

2

PORT LED

Red: Small form factor pluggable can be removed.

Blue: Normal link status at 16-Gbps.

Green: Normal link status at 4-Gbps or 8-Gbps.

3

Fibre Channel connectors

Connect to Fibre Channel cables.

Port assignments

CHB number

16-Gbps Fibre Channel ports (left to right)

Port 1

Port 2

CHB-1A

1A

3A

CHB-1B

1B

3B

CHB-1C

1C

3C

CHB-1D

1D

3D

CHB-1E

1E

3E

CHB-1F

1F

3F

CHB-1G

1G

3G

CHB-1H

1H

3H

CHB-2A

2A

4A

CHB-2B

2B

4B

CHB-2C

2C

4C

CHB-2D

2D

4D

CHB-2E

2E

4E

CHB-2F

2F

4F

CHB-2G

2G

4G

CHB-2H

2H

4H

LAN blade LEDs and connectors

LAN blade

Number

Item

Description

1

ACT LED

Green: Data is being transferred.
2

LINK LED

Green: Link status is normal.
3

LAN 2

LAN port used by the user.

4

LAN 1

Maintenance LAN port used by service personnel.

5

LAN ALARM LED

Red: LAN blade can be removed.

6

Uninterruptible power supply (UPS) port

N/A

Back-end module LEDs and connectors

The back-end module LEDs display the operating status of the module.

Number

Item

Description

1

PATH 1 connector

Connects to a drive tray.

2

PORT LED

Blue: Normal link status.