Veritas NetBackup™ 5230 Appliance Hardware Installation Guide

  • Modified Date: 2017-06-30
  1. Overview
    1.  
      Product overview
    2.  
      Appliance front panel
    3.  
      Appliance rear panel
    4.  
      PCIe riser assemblies and slots
    5.  
      3U16 storage shelf
    6.  
      2U12 storage shelf
    7.  
      Product documentation
  2. Preparing for hardware installation
    1.  
      Tools
    2.  
      Hardware installation flow
    3.  
      3U16 storage shelf weights and dimensions
    4.  
      Rack guidelines
    5.  
      Power supply overview
    6.  
      Electrical safety
    7.  
      Heat dissipation
    8.  
      Checking the shipping packages
    9.  
      Removing the protective film from the 3U16 storage shelf
    10.  
      Locating hardware serial numbers
    11.  
      Prerequisites for IPMI configuration
  3. Installing hardware into racks
    1.  
      Precautions - heavy equipment
    2.  
      Installing the 3U16 storage shelf guide rails
    3.  
      Installing the 3U16 Storage Shelf into a rack
    4.  
      Installing the appliance guide rails
    5.  
      Installing the appliance into a rack
  4. Cables
    1.  
      About the cables
    2.  
      Connecting the VGA cable
    3.  
      Connecting the network cables
    4.  
      Connecting the appliance to one or more 3U16 storage shelves
    5.  
      Connecting the small form-factor pluggable (SFP+) transceivers
    6.  
      Connecting the power cables
  5. Verifying hardware operation and configuring IPMI
    1.  
      Hardware verification
    2.  
      Turning on the storage shelves
    3.  
      Turning on the appliance
    4.  
      Configuring the IPMI from the NetBackup Appliance Shell Menu
    5.  
      Accessing and using the Veritas Remote Management interface
  6. Appendix A. Adding 3U16 storage shelves to an operational NetBackup 5230 Appliance
    1.  
      About adding 3U16 storage shelves to an operational appliance
    2.  
      Shutting down the appliance
    3.  
      Preparing the appliance to install the additional hardware
    4.  
      Installing the additional memory
    5.  
      Installing the additional Maintenance-Free Backup Unit (MFBU)
    6.  
      Installing the external RAID controller card
    7.  
      Removing the protective film from the storage shelf
    8.  
      Installing 3U16 storage shelves into the rack
    9.  
      Connecting the 3U16 shelves to an appliance or to other 3U16 shelves
    10.  
      Connecting the 3U16 storage shelf and appliance power cords
    11.  
      Turning on the hardware and verifying operation
  7. Appendix B. Adding 2U12 storage shelves to an operational NetBackup 5230 Appliance
    1.  
      About adding 2U12 storage shelves to an operational appliance
    2.  
      Shutting down the appliance
    3.  
      Preparing the appliance to install the additional hardware
    4.  
      Installing the additional memory
    5.  
      Installing the additional Maintenance Free Backup Unit (MFBU)
    6.  
      Installing the external RAID controller card
    7.  
      Installing 2U12 storage shelves into the rack
    8.  
      Connecting the 2U12 shelves to an appliance or other storage shelves
    9.  
      Connecting the 2U12 storage shelf and appliance power cords
    10.  
      Turning on the hardware and verifying operation
  8. Appendix C. Adding new disk space to the appliance configuration
    1.  
      Adding the disk space of additional storage shelves from the NetBackup Appliance Web Console
    2.  
      Adding the disk space of additional storage shelves from the NetBackup Appliance Shell Menu

Product overview

Note:

The majority of this document explains the installation of a new NetBackup 5230 Appliance and optional storage shelves that ship at the same time. If you have an existing appliance and want to add new storage shelves, refer to the appendices at the end of this guide.

Up to four external storage shelves can be used to increase the storage capacity of the appliance.

The following storage shelves can be used with the NetBackup 5230 Appliance.

  • 3U16 24TB storage shelves

  • 3U16 36TB storage shelves

  • 2U12 49TB storage shelves

Any combination of these shelves can be used, however they must be connected in a specific order. A total of four storage shelves is supported for each NetBackup 5230 Appliance.

Refer to the Veritas NetBackup 5230 Appliance Product Description for information about:

  • Storage capacities

  • Disk drive functions

  • I/O configurations

Table of Contents

  1. Overview
    1.  
      Product overview
    2.  
      Appliance front panel
    3.  
      Appliance rear panel
    4.  
      PCIe riser assemblies and slots
    5.  
      3U16 storage shelf
    6.  
      2U12 storage shelf
    7.  
      Product documentation
  2. Preparing for hardware installation
    1.  
      Tools
    2.  
      Hardware installation flow
    3.  
      3U16 storage shelf weights and dimensions
    4.  
      Rack guidelines
    5.  
      Power supply overview
    6.  
      Electrical safety
    7.  
      Heat dissipation
    8.  
      Checking the shipping packages
    9.  
      Removing the protective film from the 3U16 storage shelf
    10.  
      Locating hardware serial numbers
    11.  
      Prerequisites for IPMI configuration
  3. Installing hardware into racks
    1.  
      Precautions - heavy equipment
    2.  
      Installing the 3U16 storage shelf guide rails
    3.  
      Installing the 3U16 Storage Shelf into a rack
    4.  
      Installing the appliance guide rails
    5.  
      Installing the appliance into a rack
  4. Cables
    1.  
      About the cables
    2.  
      Connecting the VGA cable
    3.  
      Connecting the network cables
    4.  
      Connecting the appliance to one or more 3U16 storage shelves
    5.  
      Connecting the small form-factor pluggable (SFP+) transceivers
    6.  
      Connecting the power cables
  5. Verifying hardware operation and configuring IPMI
    1.  
      Hardware verification
    2.  
      Turning on the storage shelves
    3.  
      Turning on the appliance
    4.  
      Configuring the IPMI from the NetBackup Appliance Shell Menu
    5.  
      Accessing and using the Veritas Remote Management interface
  6. Appendix A. Adding 3U16 storage shelves to an operational NetBackup 5230 Appliance
    1.  
      About adding 3U16 storage shelves to an operational appliance
    2.  
      Shutting down the appliance
    3.  
      Preparing the appliance to install the additional hardware
    4.  
      Installing the additional memory
    5.  
      Installing the additional Maintenance-Free Backup Unit (MFBU)
    6.  
      Installing the external RAID controller card
    7.  
      Removing the protective film from the storage shelf
    8.  
      Installing 3U16 storage shelves into the rack
    9.  
      Connecting the 3U16 shelves to an appliance or to other 3U16 shelves
    10.  
      Connecting the 3U16 storage shelf and appliance power cords
    11.  
      Turning on the hardware and verifying operation
  7. Appendix B. Adding 2U12 storage shelves to an operational NetBackup 5230 Appliance
    1.  
      About adding 2U12 storage shelves to an operational appliance
    2.  
      Shutting down the appliance
    3.  
      Preparing the appliance to install the additional hardware
    4.  
      Installing the additional memory
    5.  
      Installing the additional Maintenance Free Backup Unit (MFBU)
    6.  
      Installing the external RAID controller card
    7.  
      Installing 2U12 storage shelves into the rack
    8.  
      Connecting the 2U12 shelves to an appliance or other storage shelves
    9.  
      Connecting the 2U12 storage shelf and appliance power cords
    10.  
      Turning on the hardware and verifying operation
  8. Appendix C. Adding new disk space to the appliance configuration
    1.  
      Adding the disk space of additional storage shelves from the NetBackup Appliance Web Console
    2.  
      Adding the disk space of additional storage shelves from the NetBackup Appliance Shell Menu

Product overview

Note:

The majority of this document explains the installation of a new NetBackup 5230 Appliance and optional storage shelves that ship at the same time. If you have an existing appliance and want to add new storage shelves, refer to the appendices at the end of this guide.

Up to four external storage shelves can be used to increase the storage capacity of the appliance.

The following storage shelves can be used with the NetBackup 5230 Appliance.

  • 3U16 24TB storage shelves

  • 3U16 36TB storage shelves

  • 2U12 49TB storage shelves

Any combination of these shelves can be used, however they must be connected in a specific order. A total of four storage shelves is supported for each NetBackup 5230 Appliance.

Refer to the Veritas NetBackup 5230 Appliance Product Description for information about:

  • Storage capacities

  • Disk drive functions

  • I/O configurations

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