Hello, I have bought a used NetApp DS2246 and a switch: Cisco Catalyst 2960 Series PoE-48. I am new to the data storage area and just want to set up a simple NAS. I have watched many tutorials and tried to find the needed informtion to get it to work. I have figured out: 1. the DS2246 uses SAS cables to connect to the switch for data transfer 2. the built in LAN ports are only for management access 3. Maybe i need another device (FAS) for it to work? 4. My switch has 2 SFP ports Is there any way to connect my DS with my switch? Is there a special cable from SAS to SFP? Or what else am i missing? Any help would be appreciated.
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Greetings, We have been able to follow TR-4835 to get our ONTAP cluster to successfully connect to FreeIPA LDAP using a simple bind in order to allow ldap users administer the cluster via ssh, and http. However using simple bind in production real world is not a feasible solution in regards to security of user passwords, so we must use SASL and or Kerberos bind to protect the user passwords and comply with IT security. We have setup our FreeIPA IdM to support kerberos, and verified that we can connect to the LDAP server using Apache Directory Studio with the Authentication set to Kerberos GSSAPI, providing the kerberos Realm, and KDC host / port. Using the same principle name in the ONTAP client configuration we are getting an invalid credentials error, but I suspect that isn't from the kerberos auth because we haven't specified a realm, kdc server or port. 4/30/2021 20:07:13 node-01 DEBUG secd.unexpectedFailure: vserver () Unexpected failure. Error: Validate the Ldap configuration procedure failed
[ 1 ms] Hostname found in Name Service Cache
[ 2] IP Address found in Name Service Cache
[ 2] Resolved LDAP servers: 192.168.23.12. Vserver: -1
[ 4] Failed to initiate Kerberos authentication. Trying NTLM.
[ 9] Unable to connect to LDAP (NIS & Name Mapping) service on freeipa.example.com (Error: Invalid credentials)
[ 9] No servers available for LDAP_NIS_AND_NAME_MAPPING, vserver: -1, domain: .
**[ 9] FAILURE: Unable to make a connection (LDAP (NIS & Name Mapping):), result: 6940 So next we tried to create a kerberos realm in ONTAP however there does not seem to be possible because the vserver is a cluster and not a data vserver node::vserver nfs kerberos realm*> create -vserver ngdc -realm EXAMPLE.COM -kdc-vendor Other -kdc-ip 192.168.23.12 -kdc-port 88
Error: command failed: Only the data Vservers can own NFS Kerberos realms. Do we need a data vserver to achieve our goal, even if NFS is not something we need just yet?
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Dear all, We need to replace Cisco switches with Brocade switches. I have some steps in mind, anyway... does anyone of you have already performed this operation ? We are talking about back end switches in a Metrocluster FC Regards, Alessio
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