Purpose of recording node SNs before software installation of OceanStor 9000 V100R001C01

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Before software installation of OceanStor 9000 V100R001C01, storage node SNs are recorded in the configuration file, because during the subsequent installation process, the installation program identifies each storage node using its unique SN and assigns a specific IP address to the storage node.

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Preparing tools before software installation of OceanStor 9000 V100R001C01
Tools to be prepared before software installation of OceanStor 9000 V100R001C01 include: - SSH client (such as PuTTY) - HyperTerminal (such as PuTTY) - FTP file upload tool (such as FileZilla)

Preparing cables before software installation of OceanStor 9000 V100R001C01
Cables to be prepared before software installation of OceanStor 9000 V100R001C01 include: - One network cable, used to connect an installation PC to a target device - One RS-232 serial cable, used to configure switches - One USB-to-serial port cable if the installation PC has no serial ports

Planning network segments before software installation of OceanStor 9000 V100R001C01
Network segments are planned for all IP addresses of OceanStor 9000 before software installation of OceanStor 9000 V100R001C01. This operation is required only when the configuration file is unavailable.

Configuration requirements for storage nodes during software installation of OceanStor 9000 V100R001C01
Configuration requirements for storage nodes during software installation of OceanStor 9000 V100R001C01: The number of storage nodes must be at least three. If multiple types of nodes exist, the number of each type of nodes must be at least three.

OceanStor 9000 V100R001C01 software installation process
OceanStor 9000 V100R001C01 software installation process: 1. Obtain the installation packages and configuration file. 2. Prepare tools and cables. 3. Check hardware configuration and record storage node SNs. 4. Check software configuration. 5. (Optional) Plan network segments. 6. Configure switches. 7. Install WushanFS. 8. (Optional) Install SystemReporter.

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