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Looking for a really basic thing; could someone get me a comprehensive guide about the symbols on the filer?
Mainly for the connector symbols (IOIO, etc).
I attempted to find it but no luck so far only bits and pieces.
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Go to the now site and search for the model you want:
FAS32xx System Installation and setup
that is used for direct connect using your console.
Generally on the back of a recent filer, you'll have
the IOIO port this is an RJ45 connection for serial (RS232) - you should have a short cable to convert it to 9 pin D female
E0M this is an RJ45 connection for management
e0a e0b etc these are normal RJ45 Ethernet ports (1Gb or less)
The wretch/spanner port this is an RJ45 for ACP (management of newer shelves)
SAS ports - rectangular ports for newer shelves
Fibre channel ports for either older shelves or FC hosts.
10GB ports - normally rectangular ports for special short run cables or fibre network connections.
http://support.netapp.com/portal?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=documentation should have all the info you need.
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