Veritas NetBackup™ 5230 Appliance and Storage Shelf Product Description
- Product overview
- Technical specifications, standards, and compliance information
- Appendix A. About the optional Veritas 2U12 49TB Storage Shelf
- Components of the Veritas 2U12 49TB Storage Shelf
- Veritas 2U12 49TB Storage Shelf front panel components
- Veritas 2U12 49TB Storage Shelf rear components
Appliance and storage shelf connections
When more than one storage shelf is used, SAS cables connect the second shelf to the first shelf. The second shelf is not physically connected to the appliance.
Network cables for use with Fibre Channel ports or Ethernet ports are not provided. Customers must supply any Fibre Channel or Ethernet cables.
The following figure shows the cable connections between the appliance and the storage shelves.
Table: Appliance connection to two storage shelves defines the numbers that are used in the drawings.
Table: Appliance connection to two storage shelves describes the configuration of an appliance and two storage shelves.
Table: Appliance connection to two storage shelves
Appliance SAS_IN and SAS_OUT ports
Storage Shelf SAS_IN ports connecting to the appliance
Storage Shelf SAS_IN ports connecting to another storage shelf
Storage Shelf SAS_OUT ports, only used to connect to SAS_IN ports on other storage shelves
Starting with the NetBackup Appliance release 126.96.36.199, the use of up to four storage shelves with one appliance is supported.
Table: Appliance connection to two storage shelves also lists the components in the four-shelf configuration.