Front-end service network switches of OceanStor 9000

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The front-end service network switches of OceanStor 9000 are generally provided and configured by the customer. It is recommended that flow control be configured on the front-end service network switches. If models of switches do not support flow control, you do not need to configure flow control.

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OceanStor 9000 network architecture
The OceanStor 9000 network consists of the following: - A front-end service network that connects OceanStor 9000 to the customer's network - A back-end storage network that interconnects OceanStor 9000 nodes - A management network that connects OceanStor 9000 to the customer's maintenance network OceanStor 9000 supports multiple networking modes, including 10GE, InfiniBand, and GE networking to meet different network requirements.

Concept of a dynamic front-end service IP address of OceanStor 9000
Dynamic front-end service IP address: An IP address dynamically allocated to a node by the InfoEqualizer from the manually configured dynamic IP address pool. After a node fails, its dynamic IP address is automatically assigned to another node, and a client can access OceanStor 9000 through this dynamic IP address.

Typical networking plans of OceanStor 9000 V100R001C01
OceanStor 9000 V100R001C01 supports the following typical networking plans: 1. 10GE front-end and 10GE back-end 2. 10GE front-end and GE back-end 3. InfiniBand front-end and InfiniBand back-end 4. 10GE front-end and InfiniBand back-end In the preceding four networking scenarios, the networking tool automatically generates a network plan, hardware connection diagram, and connection table.

Concept of a static front-end service IP address of OceanStor 9000
Static front-end service IP address: A fixed IP address configured for the front-end service network port of a node. This IP address is unavailable after node failover. After a node fails, a client cannot access OceanStor 9000 through a static IP address.

Adjusting the static front-end IP addresses of an OceanStor 9000's subnet
Procedure for adjusting the static front-end IP addresses of an OceanStor 9000's subnet: 1. Log in to DeviceManager. 2. Choose Settings > Cluster Settings > InfoEqualizer > Subnet Management. 3. Change a static front-end service IP address. After a node is migrated to a newly created zone, change the static service IP address of the node to subnet IP address of the zone. a. Choose Settings > Cluster Settings > InfoEqualizer > Node Management. b. In the node list, select a node and click Properties. c. In the Node Attributes dialog box that is displayed, modify the static front-end service IP address to the corresponding subnet IP address of the zone.

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