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FusionStorage V100R006C20 Block Storage Service Software Installation Guide 07

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Installation Preparations

Installation Preparations

Table 8-1 describes how to obtain software packages.

Table 8-1  Software packages

Category

Name

Description

How to Obtain

Software packages

FusionStorage Block V100R006C20SPC200.iso

FusionStorage Block software package, including the FusionStorage Manager (FSM) and FusionStorage Agent (FSA) software.

For enterprise users, log in to http://support.huawei.com/enterprise. For carrier users, log in to http://support.huawei.com. Enter FusionStorage in the search box, and click the path displayed below the search box to enter the product page. For enterprise users, click Software Download. For carrier users, click Software to search for and download the software of the correct version and their *.asc digital certificate files.

FusionStorage Block V100R006C20SPC200_InstallTool.zip

Contains installation tool, which is used to configure the FSM network information.

FusionStorage Block V100R006C20SPC200_tool.zip

Contains the collection of FusionStorage Block tools, including the network configuration script, the iSCSI script used to connect to VMware, and the installation script for software packages required by a third-party operating system.

Storage node OS software package

NA

The EulerOS operating system package can be obtained by referring to the above paths. And prepare the operating system software package.FusionStorage Block For details about the list of operating systems supported by the product, see Interoperability.

Digital signature validation tool

Software digital signature validation tool (PGP Verify)

Checks integrity of software packages. Only software packages that have passed the check can be used.

Use your enterprise user account and password to log in to http://support.huawei.com/enterprise. Choose Support > Tools. In the All Tools area, type Software digital signature validation tool in the search box and press Enter. Select the latest software version and download all files including the tool usage guide. And verify all installation packages as instructed in the guide.

In scenarios where hardware and software are integrated, hardware drivers have been installed at server delivery. You can skip the following driver preparations. In scenarios where hardware and software are not integrated, you need to install hardware drivers for servers. For details about how to obtain device drivers, see Table 8-2.
NOTE:

You can check the BOQ documentation to identify the scenarios. If keywords FusionStorage block serveror FusionStorage block storage server can be found in Product Description, hardware and software are integrated. Otherwise, they are not integrated.

Table 8-2  Device drivers

Category

Description

How to Obtain

PCIe SSD cards (non-NVMe protocol), NVMe SSD cards and NVMe SSD disks

For details about driver versions, see Interoperability.

Based on the model, obtain driver software from the technical support website of the corresponding vendor.

For details about how to obtain an ES3000 driver, see FusionStorage Version Mapping Table. For details about how to obtain the version mapping table, see the method for obtaining the version documentation described in Table 8-4.

Drivers for 10GE, IB, and RoCE network adapters

For details about driver versions, see Interoperability.

Based on the model, obtain driver software from the technical support website of the corresponding vendor and install it.

CLI tools for some RAID cards

CLI tools need to be installed for some RAID cards. Such tools allow users to configure and manage disks. For details about the RAID card models that require CLI tool installation, see Interoperability.

  • Download MegaCLI and StorCLI at http://www.avagotech.com/support/download-search. In , enter the tool name and click the search icon. Click Management Software and Tools and then click the name of the tool to be downloaded in the Title column.
    NOTE:

    If you cannot download the tool, click Read Me to sign the agreement for downloading it. Example: .

  • Some Dell PERC RAID cards do not support StorCLI. Therefore, in addition to MegaCLI, you must download PercCLI as follows: Visit http://www.dell.com, choose Support > Drivers & Downloads > View products, select the desired product, select the desired operating system in the Operating system drop-down list box, and select SAS RAID in the Category drop-down list box to download the PercCLI tool.
  • To download the CLI tool (hpacucli) for HP Smart Array RAID cards, access https://support.hpe.com/hpesc/public/home/result?qt=hpacucli, choose Drivers and Software, and download the required tool.
    NOTE:

    You can select the operating system, software type, and software subtype on the left to quickly filter out the required tool.

Table 8-3 describes how to obtain tools.

Table 8-3  Tools
Tool Function How to Obtain
PuTTY A cross-platform tool used for accessing nodes on a Windows platform during software installation

You are advised to download the latest version from the official website.

WinSCP A tool used for transferring files between Windows and Linux operating systems

You are advised to download the latest version from the official website.

Table 8-4 shows how to obtain documents.

Table 8-4  Documents

Category

Name

Description

How to Obtain

Version documents

FusionStorage Communication Matrix

Set firewall rules.

For enterprise users, log in to http://support.huawei.com/enterprise. For carrier users, log in to http://support.huawei.com. Enter FusionStorage in the search box, and click the path displayed below the search box to enter the product page. For enterprise users, click Software Download and then select and click the correct version. In the displayed page, download the desried release document in Documentation.For carrier users, click Developer Documents in Quick Filtering, and then search for and download the correct release documentation.

FusionStorage Hardware DIF Configuration Guide

Determine whether to enable the Data Integrity Field (DIF) verification function based on service requirements.

FusionStorage Block Storage Service License Usage Guide

NA

Product documents

FusionStorage Product Documentation

NA

For enterprise users, log in to http://support.huawei.com/enterprise. For carrier users, log in to http://support.huawei.com. Enter FusionStorage in the search box, and click the path displayed below the search box to enter the product page.

Others

Methods of installing drivers for IB and RoCE network adapters used in Euler.

NA

For details, see FAQ > How Do I Install and Uninstall RoCE NIC Driver? in Installation Guide in http://developer.huawei.com/ict/en/site-euleros/product/knowlege.
NOTE:

RoCE network adapter drivers of the Euler are provided by Mellanox. The drivers of IB and RoCE network adapters provided by Mellanox are the same. You only need to install the RoCE network adapter drivers by following instructions in the preceding reference document. For details about the matching software package version of the RoCE network adapter drivers, see Interoperability.

Server documents of the corresponding vendor for configuring main storage.

The RAID configuration of main storage disks varies among different RAID cards. For details about requirements, see Interoperability. For details about how to configure the main storage, see server documents of the corresponding vendor.

Refer to the documents provided by the server vendors.

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