Powering on the SG6000-CN controller and verifying operation

Power on the controller after completing maintenance.

Before you begin

Procedure

  1. Power on the SG6000-CN controller and monitor the controller LEDs and boot-up codes using one of the following methods:
    • Press the power switch on the front of the controller.
      SG6060 front panel power LED - off
    • Use the controller BMC interface:
      1. Access the controller BMC interface.

        Accessing the BMC interface

      2. Select Power Control.
      3. Select Power On Server and then select Perform Action.
        Power on controller from BMC
    Use the BMC interface to monitor start-up status.
  2. Confirm that the appliance controller displays in the Grid Manager and with no alerts.
    It might take up to 20 minutes for the controller to display in the Grid Manager.
  3. Confirm that the new SG6000-CN controller is fully operational:
    1. Log in to the grid node using PuTTY or another ssh client:
      1. Enter the following command: ssh admin@grid_node_IP
      2. Enter the password listed in the Passwords.txt file.
      3. Enter the following command to switch to root: su -
      4. Enter the password listed in the Passwords.txt file.

        When you are logged in as root, the prompt changes from $ to #.

    2. Enter the following command and verify that it returns the expected output: cat /sys/class/fc_host/*/port_state
      Expected output:
      Online
      Online
      Online

      If the expected output is not returned, contact technical support.

    3. Enter the following command and verify that it returns the expected output: cat /sys/class/fc_host/*/speed
      Expected output:
      16 Gbit
      16 Gbit
      16 Gbit16 Gbit
      16 Gbit

      If the expected output is not returned, contact technical support.

    4. From the Nodes page in Grid Manager, make sure that the appliance node is connected to the grid and does not have any alerts.
    CAUTION:
    Do not take another appliance node offline unless this appliance has a green icon.
  4. Optional: Install the front bezel, if one was removed.