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  • StorageTekVirtual Tape Library (VTL) Plus

    VTL1140 VTL2540 VTL3540

    Installation Planning and Readiness GuidePart Number: 96266

    Revision: B

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    StorageTekVirtual Tape Library (VTL) Plus

    Installation Planning andReadiness Guide

    VTL1140 VTL2540 VTL3540

    Part No. 96266November 2007, Revision B

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  • Revision History

    EC Date Revision Description

    131376 April 2007 AInitial release supporting Sun Product Life Cycle (PLC) Phase 5: Customer Acceptance (revenue recognition)

    131408 November 2007 B Second edition supporting Sun PLC Phase 6: Deploy

    96266 Revision B 3

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  • Contents

    Preface 13

    1. System Assurance Process Overview 19

    Pre-Installation Planning Processes and Objectives 20

    Identifying Customer Requirements 21

    Planning Tools 21

    Sun Sales Roles and Responsibilities 22

    Sun Customer Services Roles and Responsibilities 23

    Sun Professional Services Roles and Responsibilities 24

    Sun Customer Service Support Center Roles and Responsibilities 26

    Customer Responsibilities 27

    Creating Planning Teams 28

    System Assurance Planning Meetings 29

    Planning / Readiness / Implementation Timelines 30

    2. Evaluating and Preparing the Site 33

    Site Considerations External Factors 34

    Site Considerations Internal Factors 34

    Site Point-to-Point Accessibility 35

    Data Center Safety 35

    Fire Prevention 36

    Emergency Power Control 36

    Site Power Distribution Systems 36

    Power System Design 36

    Transient Electrical Noise / Power Line Disturbances 38

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  • AC Source Power Input 39

    Equipment Grounding 39

    HVAC and Environmental Requirements 39

    Air Filtering Requirements 40

    Ambient Environmental Hazards 40

    Electrostatic Discharge 40

    Equipment Layout / Floor Space Planning 41

    Floor Loading 42

    Floor Stress Reduction During Installation 42

    Overall Raised Floor Loading 42

    Raised Floor Panel Loading 43

    Raised Floor Pedestal Loading 43

    Floor Construction 43

    Subfloor and Raised Floor Drainage 44

    Raised Floor Height 44

    Raised Floor Panel Construction 44

    Additional Raised Floor Panel Support 44

    Raised Floor Stringers Construction 44

    Cabling Safety at Floor Tile Cutouts 44

    A. Configurations and Specifications 45

    VTL Plus Configuration Overview 46

    VTL Plus 1.0 Supported Hardware and Software 47

    Supported Physical Tape Drives and Tape Libraries 48

    ISV Emulation Support 48

    VTL Plus Environmental Specifications 49

    VTL Plus Electrical Specifications 49

    VTL Plus F40 Cabinet Specifications 50

    VTL Plus Power Connectors and Specifications 51

    VTL Plus Address Configuration Matrix 52

    V40z Server HBA Card Slot Assignments 52

    V40z Server HBA Card Port Assignments 53

    VTL Plus Appliance Ethernet Switch Port Assignments 54

    VTL Plus FRU Reference 55

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  • Ethernet Cable Specifications 56

    Fibre Channel Cable Specifications 56

    VTL1140 Array Configurations 57

    VTL2540-VTL3540 Array Configurations 58

    Data Cable Labeling 59

    Sample X-Ray Information File 60

    B. Forms / Checklists / Worksheets / Notes 65

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  • Figures

    FIGURE 1-1 System Assurance Process Flow Overview 19

    FIGURE 1-1 Site Electrical Power Distribution System Diagram 37

    FIGURE 1-2 Transient Electrical Grounding Plate 38

    FIGURE 1-3 VTL Plus Cabinet Floor Space Specifications 41

    FIGURE A-1 Sample Ethernet Cable Label 59

    FIGURE A-2 Sample Fibre Channel Cable Label 59

    FIGURE A-3 Sample X-Ray Information File (Page 1 of 5) 60

    FIGURE A-4 Sample X-Ray Information File (Page 2 of 5) 61

    FIGURE A-5 Sample X-Ray Information File (Page 3 of 5) 62

    FIGURE A-6 Sample X-Ray Information File (Page 4 of 5) 63

    FIGURE A-7 Sample X-Ray Information File (Page