Cabling a two-node switchless cluster, unified network configuration

Management network, UTA2 data network, and management ports on the controllers are connected to switches. The cluster interconnect ports are cabled on both controllers.

Before you begin

You must have contacted your network administrator for information about connecting the system to the switches.

About this task

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


  1. Cable your system to the network:
    Note: As you insert the connector, you should feel it click into place; if you do not feel it click, remove it, turn it around and try again.
    Step Perform on each controller Ports used
    Cable the cluster interconnect ports.
    • e0a to e0a
    • e0b to e0b
    Cable the UTA2 data ports to the data network switches.
    • e0c and e0d
    • or e0e and e0f
    Cable the management ports to the management network switches.
    • e0M
    DO NOT the plug power cords in at this point. Not applicable.
  2. To cable your storage, see Cabling controllers to drive shelves