Cabling storage on a two-node switchless cluster with no external storage

You must cable the SAS ports together in a two-node switchless cluster so that both nodes can access the partner's onboard storage.

About this task

Be sure to check the illustration arrow for the proper cable connector pull-tab orientation.


  1. Cable the SAS ports on your two-node switchless cluster, without external storage:
    Step Perform on each controller Ports used
    Cable the SAS ports.
    • Controller 1 0a to Controller 2 0b.
    • Controller 1 0b to Controller 2 0a.
  2. To complete setting up your system, see Completing system setup and configuration