Netapp Clustered Ontap CN1610 Interconnect Switch Setup

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Netapp Clustered Ontap CN1610 Interconnect Switch Setup

In this tutorial we will run through the necessary steps in order to configure your Netapp CN1610 Interconnect Switches ready for Data Ontap Clustered Mode.

Once you receive your Cluster Interconnect Switch they will be pre-configured from the factory with a very basic config. The steps below are additional to the factory config, to ensure proper management, alerting and logging is setup.

Netapp CN1610 for Clustered Ontap – Setup Steps via Console

(CN1610) #serviceport protocol none (Turns on STATIC IP for the service port)

(CN1610) #network protocol none (Turns on STATIC IP for the network config)

(CN1610) #serviceport ip (Assigns an ip address to the service port for management)

(CN1610) #show service port

Interface Status………………………………….. Up
IP Address………………………………………… 192.168.1.100
Subnet Mask……………………………………… 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway………………………………… 192.168.1.1
IPv6 Administrative Mode………………….. Enabled
IPv6 Prefix is ……………………………………. fe80::2a0:98ff:fee7:4bef/64
Configured IPv4 Protocol……………………. None
Configured IPv6 Protocol……………………. None
IPv6 AutoConfig Mode……………………….. Disabled
Burned In MAC Address……………………… 00:A0:98:EE:AA:BB

(CN1610) #show network

Interface Status………………………………… Up
IP Address………………………………………. 0.0.0.0
Subnet Mask…………………………………….. 0.0.0.0
Default Gateway……………………………….. 0.0.0.0
IPv6 Administrative Mode…………………. Enabled
IPv6 Prefix is …………………………………… fe80::2a0:98ff:fee7:4bee/64
Burned In MAC Address…………………….. 00:A0:98:EE:AA:BB
Locally Administered MAC address……… 00:00:00:00:00:00
MAC Address Type……………………………. Burned In
Configured IPv4 Protocol…………………… None
Configured IPv6 Protocol…………………… None
IPv6 AutoConfig Mode………………………. Disabled
Management VLAN ID……………………….. 1

(CN1610) #config

(CN1610) (Config)#ip domain name (Assigns a domain name for lookup)

(CN1610) (Config)#ip name server (Specifies DNS Servers)

(CN1610) (Config)#sntp client mode unicast (Sets the SNTP mode to unicast as opposed to broadcast)

(CN1610) (Config)#sntp server (Sets the SNTP server you would like to sync time with)

(CN1610) (Config)#clock timezone 10 (Sets the timezone to +10 from UTC time, change 10 to suit your location)

(CN1610) (Config)#exit

(CN1610) #ip ssh protocol 2 (Sets the SSH protocol to version 2)

(CN1610) #config

(CN1610) (Config)#crypto key generate dsa (Generate SSH keys)

(CN1610) (Config)#crypto key generate rsa (Generate SSH keys)

(CN1610) (Config)#exit

(CN1610) #ip ssh server enable (Enable SSH server)

(CN1610) #show ip ssh

Administrative Mode: …………………….. Enabled
Protocol Levels: ……………………………. Version 2
SSH Sessions Currently Active: ………… 1
Max SSH Sessions Allowed: …………….. 5
SSH Timeout: ……………………………….. 5
Keys Present: ………………………………. DSA RSA
Key Generation In Progress: …………… None

(CN1610) #config

(CN1610) (Config)#mail-server (Sets the mail server for alerting)

(CN1610) (Config)#logging email 3 (Log to email for severity 3 alerts)

(CN1610) (Config)#logging email urgent 2 (Mark severity 2 as urgent)

(CN1610) (Config)#logging email message-type both to-addr (Send alerts to this email address)

(CN1610) (Config)#logging email from-addr (Email alerts will come from this email address)

(CN1610) (Config)#logging email message-type both subject <“message subject”> (Enter a subject line for the email alerts)

(CN1610) (Config)#username password level (Create a new user on the switch)

(CN1610) (Config)#exit

(CN1610) #show logging email config

Email Alert Logging………………………………… disabled
Email Alert From Address……………………….. cluster.interconnect@vmlab.local
Email Alert Urgent Severity Level…………….. critical
Email Alert Non Urgent Severity Level………. error
Email Alert Trap Severity Level………………… info
Email Alert Notification Period………………… 30 min

Email Alert To Address Table:

For Msg Type ………………………….. urgent

Address1 ……………………………….. urgent@vmlab.local

For Msg Type ………………………….. non-urgent

Address1 ……………………………….. non-urgent@vmlab.local

Email Alert Subject Table:

For Msg Type urgent, subject is…………….. Cluster Interconnect 1 [URGENT] Alert

For Msg Type non-urgent, subject is………. Cluster Interconnect 1 [NON-URGENT] Alert

(CN1610) #show mail-server all config

Mail Servers Configuration:

No of mail servers configured……………… 1

Email Alert Mail Server Address……………. mail.vmlab.local
Email Alert Mail Server Port…………………. 25
Email Alert SecurityProtocol………………… none
Email Alert Username…………………………. admin
Email Alert Password………………………….. admin

(CN1610) #show version

Switch: 1

System Description……………………….. NetApp CN1610, 1.1.0.1, Linux
2.6.21.7
Machine Type…………………………….. NetApp CN1610
Machine Model…………………………… CN1610
Serial Number……………………………. 12345678901
Burned In MAC Address………………. 00:A0:98:EE:AA:BB
Software Version………………………… 1.1.0.1
Operating System……………………….. Linux 2.6.21.7
Network Processing Device…………… BCM56820_B0
Part Number………………………………. 111-00982

(CN1610) #show bootvar

Image Descriptions

active :
backup :
Images currently available on Flash

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unit active backup current-active next-active
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1 1.1.0.1 1.1.0.1 1.1.0.1 1.1.0.1

(CN1610) #write memory (Saves Config)

(CN1610) #reload (Restarts Switch)

Disclaimer:
All the tutorials included on this site are performed in a lab environment to simulate a real world production scenario. As everything is done to provide the most accurate steps to date, we take no responsibility if you implement any of these steps in a production environment.