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PRIMERGY Cluster Services iSCSI Solution (RX200/300 - RX200 and SX30)
Clustering Solution
Fujitsu Siemens Computers
19 Dec 2003
71038
Tested and Approved with the following Novell products:
NetWare 6.5 NetWare iSCSI v1
Novell Cluster Services(v1.7) eDirectory(v8.7)

Product Description
This Fujitsu Siemens Computers PRIMERGY Cluster Services iSCSI solution offers: High levels of flexibility, resilience, fault-tolerance and availability at a very attractive price. It is ideal for customers looking to deploy a Novell Cluster Services 1.7 solution, without the expense of implementing a costly fibre-channel fabric infrastructure.

Test Configuration
Host Bus Adapter2 LSI Logic® MegaRAID SCSI 320-2 RAID Controller; Bulletin #70361
Storage Area Network (SAN) Device2 FSC PRIMERGY SX30; Bulletin #71013
System3 FSC PRIMERGY RX200; Pentium® 4 3.06 GHz; Bulletin #70896
2 FSC PRIMERGY RX300; Xeon™ 2.80 GHz; Bulletin #70550

Configuration Note(s)
NIC Teaming enabled on all Target Hosts, providing high availability of the LAN connections.
This Cluster Services iSCSI solution was tested using the following configuration: Two PRIMERGY RX200's (each connected to a single PRIMERGY SX30, via the LSI MegaRAID SCSI controller) mirrored together using Novell Software Mirroring (RAID1). Both PRIMERGY RX200's configured as Novell iSCSI Targets. Three Cluster Nodes (RX200 and two RX300's) configured as iSCSI Initiators, connected via a 1GBit LAN, to the mirrored RX200/SX30 storage hosts (targets).

The term Tested and Approved applies only to the exact configuration documented in this bulletin. For more information regarding the specific test configuration, please contact:

Fujitsu Siemens Computers
FSC EP PS LE3
Buergermeister-Ulrich-Str. 100
Augsburg D-86199
GERMANY
Voice: +49-821-804-3293
Fax: +49-821-804-3499
Website: www.primergy.com
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