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NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales

October, 2008

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Welcome to the Celerra NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales. The AUDIO portion of this course is supplemental to the material and is not a replacement for the student notes accompanying this course. EMC recommends downloading the Student Resource Guide from the Supporting Materials tab, and reading the notes in their entirety. These materials may not be copied without EMC's written consent. EMC believes the information in this publication is accurate as of its publication date. The information is subject to change without notice. THE INFORMATION IN THIS PUBLICATION IS PROVIDED “AS IS.” EMC CORPORATION MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PUBLICATION, AND SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Use, copying, and distribution of any EMC software described in this publication requires an applicable software license. EMC is a registered trademark, and Celerra is a trademark of EMC Corporation. All other trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners.

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Course Overview
Course Description
– This course provides an introduction to the NS-120 and NS-480. It includes a description of the platforms and their components, product positioning, as well as collateral, services and warranty information.

Intended Audience
– This course is intended for audiences with a Celerra background who are responsible for positioning the NS-120 and NS-480 offerings.

EMC believes the information in this publication is accurate as of its publication date and is based on PreGA product information. The information is subject to change without notice. For the most current information, see the EMC Support Matrix and the product release notes in Powerlink.
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This course provides an introduction to the NS-120 and NS-480. It includes a description of the platforms and their components, product positioning, as well as collateral, services and warranty information. This course is intended for audiences with a Celerra background who are responsible for positioning the NS-120 and NS-480 offerings. EMC believes the information in this publication is accurate as of its publication date and is based on PreGA product information. The information is subject to change without notice. For the most current information, see the EMC Support Matrix and the product release notes in Powerlink.

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Course Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
Describe the NS-120 and NS-480 platforms and their benefit to the customer Technically position the NS-120 and NS-480 Explain the architectural components Discuss planning and implementation considerations Explain the ordering procedures, services, and collateral available for the NS-120 and NS-480

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These are the objectives for this course. Please take a moment to read them.

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NS-120 and NS-480 Overview
Upon completion of this module, you will be able to:
Describe what’s new in the Celerra Unified Platform Explain the target audience and customer benefits Describe positioning the NS-120 and NS-480 Compare & contrast the NS-120 and NS-480 platforms Highlight competitive offerings

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All rights reserved. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales -5 . FC and MPFS ) based on the customer’s needs. The NS-120 and NS-480 are a technology refresh with the new CLARiiON CX4 storage array on the backend. iSCSI. Do not Copy . This technology also provides fiber channel and iSCSI ports for use by Celerra MPFS. a provisioning wizard adds a guided process for initial configuration of the Celerra for production usage. iSCSI. A provisioning wizard is now an integral part of the Celerra Startup Assistant (CSA). What’s New Celerra Unified Storage with CX4 Backend – NS-120: Celerra NS20 replacement – NS-480: Celerra NS40 replacement – NAS. MPFS Available in Q4 CSA provisioning wizard – Simplify initial provisioning Celerra NS-120 • 120 Drives • 1 or 2 Blades Celerra NS-480 • 480 Drives* • 2 Blades** Celerra NS-480 * FC hosts can access 240 drives ** 2 or 4 Blades in Q1 © 2008 EMC Corporation. FC Option. The new platforms will offer increased storage capacity (up to 120 drives for NS-120 and up to 480 drives for NS-480). NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . and the ability to support future technologies. The new integrated CLARiiON CX4 back end storage offers advanced functionality like dual protocol capabilities. The new systems allow for a wide variety of connectivity options (NAS.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. Where CSA provides a simple.5 The NS-120 is the new low-end unified storage platform to replace the NS20.All Rights Reserved. guided installation and system test process. hot pluggable IO modules for online expansion. The NS-480 is the new mid-range unified storage platform to replace the NS40.

6 The NS-120 and NS-480 are ideal for engagements where the environment requires file server and a storage consolidation solution. The unified storage (NAS. NS-480 brings CX4 advanced functionality to Fibre Channel attached hosts NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . improve backups. and increase availability. Do not Copy . or Oracle applications.All Rights Reserved. Exchange. Oracle – Microsoft Exchange. increase availability – Option to leverage CLARiiON CX4 Fibre Channel Ethernet iSCSI SAN iSCSI SAN Fibre Channel NAS Ethernet File Sharing Fibre Channel SAN Target Customer Profile – NS-120: 10 to 20 Servers. SQL. improve backups. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales -6 . MPFS). FC and MPFS ) capabilities provide a single platform for file server consolidation (NAS) and storage consolidation (iSCSI. Consolidating with a Celerra unified storage means customers can control costs. NS-480 Celerra NS-120. 16 to 64 TB – VMware. iSCSI. 4 to 32 TB – NS-480: 20 to 50 Servers. SQL Server – Windows or Unix/Linux file servers © 2008 EMC Corporation. The option to leverage the CLARiiON CX4 backend array provides additional flexibility and investment protection for deployment options.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. Fiber Channel. All rights reserved. Integrated NAS and iSCSI Integrated FC for bandwidth intensive applications Celerra NS-120. A typical customer deployment may consist of VMware servers. Key Benefits and Target Audience Key Benefits – Storage/file server consolidation via existing IP infrastructure and skills – Extends consolidation benefits to stranded servers – Control costs.

FC. The NX4 is ideal for price-sensitive engagements where the environment requires file server and a storage consolidation solution. synchronous replication). For all other requirements (i. The NS-120 or NS-480 should be positioned when the scalable capacity requirements exceed what the NX4 can offer. iSCSI. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales -7 .7 The CLARiiON AX4 price point is lower than the NX4 and is suitable for environments where only a single protocol is required (iSCSI or Fiber Channel).e. iSCSI. Also. Fiber Channel). Do not Copy . emphasizing the CX4 technology innovations and business impacts. FC) Low price point Channel friendly pricing Advanced IP-based replication Competing with NetApp FAS2020 Celerra NS-120/NS-480 Unified Storage (NAS. All rights reserved. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . Celerra NX4 Unified Storage (NAS. iSCSI and FC) capabilities provide a single platform for file server consolidation (NAS) and storage consolidation (iSCSI. NX4. these platforms should be positioned where more fiber channel SAN ports are required over what can be accommodated by the NX4. Positioning with AX4. The unified storage (NAS. position the CLARiiON CX4. MPFS) More capacity and connectivity Advanced IP-based replication Competing with NetApp FAS2050/3140 CLARiiON CX4 All other requirements Emphasis on technology innovations © 2008 EMC Corporation. NS and CX4 Product CLARiiON AX4 Requirements Lowest price point Single protocol is required (iSCSI or FC) RepliStor is a viable option for iSCSI remote replication.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation.All Rights Reserved.

Note that the NS-480 provides support for only two Data Movers (blades) in Q4 2008. MPFS CLARiiON.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. FC option. Do not Copy . Symmetrix 128 TB/ 384 TB NSX Advanced clustering 4–8 NAS. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales -8 . FC option CLARiiON 128 TB/ 384 TB NS40G Failover 1 or 2 NAS. iSCSI. Symmetrix 64 TB/ 128 TB NS80G Advanced clustering 2–4 NAS. All rights reserved. iSCSI. FC option. iSCSI. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . iSCSI. iSCSI. MPFS CLARiiON 32 TB/ 64 TB NS-480 NS40 Failover 1 or 2* NAS. iSCSI.All Rights Reserved. MPFS CLARiiON.8 This table shows the Celerra family in Q4 2008. MPFS CLARiiON 64 TB/ 128 TB NS80 Advanced clustering 2–4 NAS. MPFS CLARiiON. iSCSI. EMC Celerra Family (Q4) Integrated Dedicated storage Easy to deploy Simple to manage Fibre Channel Option Gateway Shared storage Add NAS. iSCSI to Fibre Channel SAN Highest storage usage Consolidated management NX4 Availability Number of Blades Connectivity Failover 1 or 2 NAS. FC option CLARiiON 16 TB/ 32 TB NS-120 NS20 Failover 1 or 2 NAS. Symmetrix 128 TB/ 896 TB Storage Maximum usable IP storage capacity (blade/system) * NS-480 supports dual blade only © 2008 EMC Corporation.

FC. NS-120 and NS-480 Comparison NS-120 # of Data Movers Connectivity Storage Max usable IP capacity/system Max drive count (NAS) FC option (system) Drive types Backend Loops Max # of Expansion DAE’s Min rack space Customer Installable NS-480 2 or *4 NAS. FC.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. At GA. SATA 1 7 8U Yes *NS-480 with 4 Data Movers and 192TB usable capacity will be available in Q12009 © 2008 EMC Corporation. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . The maximum footprint of the NS-120 is 29U’s and for the NS-480 is 102U’s. SATA 4 31 9U Yes 1 or 2 NAS. the NS-480 with 2 active Data Movers can support a usable capacity of 128TB’s. Do not Copy . MPFS CX4-480 *192TB 480 8 FC ports FC. iSCSI. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales -9 . MPFS CX4-120 64TB 120 8 FC ports FC. All rights reserved. iSCSI.9 Shown is a platform comparison between the NS-120 and NS-480.All Rights Reserved. Note that the NS-480 will be available with four Data Movers and a maximum usable capacity of 192TB’s in Q1 of 2009.

NS20 and NS-120 Comparison NS20 # of Data Movers Connectivity Storage Max usable IP capacity/system Max drive count (NAS) FC option (system) Drive types Backend Loops Max # of Expansion DAE’s Min rack space Customer Installable NS-120 1 or 2 NAS.10 Shown is a platform comparison between the NS20 and NS-120.All Rights Reserved. FC. Do not Copy . All rights reserved. iSCSI. FC. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. iSCSI. SATA 1 7 8U Yes 1 or 2 NAS.10 . *MPFS CX3-10 64TB 90 8 FC ports FC. MPFS CX4-120 64TB 120 8 FC ports FC. Note that two additional DAE’s are available in the NS-120 for a maximum drive count of 120. SATA 1 5 7U Yes *NS20 w/MPFS is only supported with the FC option © 2008 EMC Corporation. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .

Additional backend loops provide the ability to add more expansion DAE’s. iSCSI. FC. SATA 2 7 7U No *NS-480 with 4 Data Movers and 192TB usable capacity will be available in Q12009 © 2008 EMC Corporation. NS40 and NS-480 Comparison NS40 # of Data Movers Connectivity Storage Max usable IP capacity/system Max drive count (NAS) FC option (system) Drive types Backend Loops Max # of Expansion DAE’s Min rack space Customer Installable NS-480 2 or *4 NAS. which allows for a greater drive count. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . a key distinction between the NS40 and NS-480 is that the NS-480 will be customer installable. Also.11 . iSCSI. All rights reserved. MPFS CX4-480 *192TB 480 8 FC ports FC. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . Do not Copy . MPFS CX3-40 128TB 120 4 FC ports FC. FC. SATA 4 31 9U Yes 1 or 2 NAS.11 Shown is a platform comparison between the NS40 and NS-480.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation.All Rights Reserved.

Competitive Comparison NetApp (IBM) YES NO NO NO NO YES Functionality Unified Storage 5-9’s Availability Advanced functionality at no extra cost Flash drives Multi-path File System Simple to deploy and use EMC YES YES YES YES YES YES HP NO NO NO NO NO YES Equal Logic NO NO YES NO NO YES LeftHand NO NO YES NO NO YES © 2008 EMC Corporation.12 This table shows how the NS-120 and NS-480 compare with competitors offerings. Do not Copy .12 .All Rights Reserved. the NS-120 will primarily compete against the NetApp FAS2050 and FAS2050A and the NS-480 will primarily compete against the FAS3140 and FAS3170. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . Within the unified storage space.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.

Please take a moment to read them. you will be able to: Describe the NS-120 and NS-480 components – Control Station – Data Movers – I/O Modules – SPE © 2008 EMC Corporation. Do not Copy . NS-120 and NS-480 Architecture Upon completion of this module.13 These are the objectives for this module. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .All Rights Reserved. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .13 .Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.

14 .6 Maintenance Release with RedHat Linux 4. with a 120v power cord. there is no reset button and there is no floppy drive.5MB Cache. The NS-120 and NS-480 do not support dual Control Stations.0GHz Celeron (Conroe) CPU w/ 800MHz FSB. All rights reserved. One CD/DVD drive Requires DART 5. even in the event of a Control Station failure.14 The Control Station manages the system and maintains the user data separate from the management data. With this Control Station model. Older model Control Stations are not supported.0 Front View Cut-Out USB port Support for only the new Control Station © 2008 EMC Corporation. Listed are the new Control Station specifications. NAS (DART) installations will be bootable from the CD. 0. & 2GB memory One SATA disk drive (80GB min) No Floppy Drive No reset button 1u form factor 120/240VAC auto-sensing power supply.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. Control Station (Front View) Highlights of new Control Station: – – – – – – – – 2. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . minimum 300w power supply. System Status LED (not used) System Power LED Hard Drive Activity LED Onboard NIC1 LED Onboard NIC2 LED Power Button NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .All Rights Reserved. Do not Copy .

All rights reserved. Do not Copy . NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .252.221. Eth0 and Eth2 are used for the communication with the Data Movers (2 different subnets). It may be used for other future platforms to connect to a peer CS. Control Station (Rear View) Eth3 • Connects to the customer network. Note that port Eth1 will not be used with the NS-120 and NS-480 platforms. Eth0 • Connects to the primary DM management network.253.100 (default) © 2008 EMC Corporation. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . • Configured with the IP 128. • Configured with the IP 128. • Customer assigns an IP address during setup. • Celerra GUI is accessed via this interface.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. One RS232 serial port is for console access and the other RS232 serial port is for the modem connection.All Rights Reserved.15 Shown is the rear view of the Control Station.221.100 (default) Eth2 • Connects to the secondary DM management network. Four Ethernet ports are available.15 . RX232 serial ports console for install & maintenance RX232 serial ports Modem for dial-in/out to EMC Eth1 Not used for NS-120 & NS-480.

NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . 800 MHz Front-Side-Bus Dual Management Network Interfaces Integrated Management Switch Two serial ports for DART console and debugging 4-Port copper Gigabit Ethernet NAS Personality 2-Port copper plus 2-Port optical NAS Personality (NS-480 only) 4 Integrated (Agilent QX4) 4 Gb Fibre ports Mge1 (to mgmt module A on SPA (or server_4 if applicable) Mge1 (to mgmt module B on SPB (or server_5 if applicable) Server_3 network ports Server_2 network ports Mge0 (to CS) BE0 (to SPA slot A0 port 3) BE1 (to SPB slot B0 port 3) Mge0 (to CS) BE0 (to SPA slot A0 port 2) BE1 (to SPB slot B0 port 2) © 2008 EMC Corporation. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . The NS-120 can have 1 or 2 Data Movers and NS-480 has 2 Data Movers. Do not Copy .8 Ghz LV-Nocona Processors (P4) 4GB Memory.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation.16 The Data Movers in the NS-120 and NS-480 are the same as the Data Movers in the NS20 and NS40. Data Mover (Rear View) Same as current NS20/NS40 – – – – – – – – Dual Intel 2. In Q1 of 2009 the NS-480 will be available with 2 or 4 Data Movers.All Rights Reserved. All rights reserved.16 .

Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation.All Rights Reserved. Both power supplies for a storage processor must be removed before the CPU Module can be removed.17 The front view of the Storage Processor Enclosure (SPE) is shown. All rights reserved. therefore four power supplies per system. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . The CX4-120 and CX4-480 feature common 400 Watt 2U Power Supplies. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . There are two power supplies per Storage Processor. They include integrated dual counter rotating fans. CX4 SPE (Front View) CPU Module LED’s CPU Module LED’s Power Supply / Blower (A0) Power Supply / Blower (A1) Power Supply / Blower (B0) Power Supply / Blower (B1) SPA SPB © 2008 EMC Corporation.17 . The front of the SPE allows access to the power supply/blower modules and the CPU Modules. Do not Copy . The power supplies are available in a standard AC input or a -48V DC input for the Telco industry.

All Rights Reserved. All rights reserved.18 .18 The rear view of the CX4-120 and CX4-480 Storage Processor Enclosure (SPE) is shown. The CX4-120 and CX4-480 SPE provides slots for one Management Module and five I/O Modules per Storage Processor. The Management Modules are required for all models. Slot A3 Slot A4 NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . CX4 SPE (Rear View) Power Input B Power Input A Mgmt Module B Mgmt Module A Slot B3 Slot B4 Slot B1 Slot B2 Slot A0 Slot A1 Slot B0 Slot A2 SPE for NS-120I shown here © 2008 EMC Corporation. The rear of the SPE allows access to the I/O Modules and the Management Modules. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . The minimum and maximum number of I/O Modules is model dependent. Do not Copy .Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation.

the management LAN IP address is used for the internal network of the NS-120 and NS-480. All rights reserved. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .All Rights Reserved. On the management module. The modules are available in two versions. A serial interface is provided to monitor the Standby Power Supply (SPS) and a serial interface is provided for service. Do not Copy . Fiber Channel and iSCSI.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation.19 . The NS-120 requires one FC I/O Module per SP installed in slot 0 and NS-480 requires two FC I/O Modules per SP installed in slot 0 and slot 1. I/O Modules Management Module iSCSI I/O Module iSCSI Port 1 (1Gb/s) GbE Service LAN GbE Management LAN (internal network) iSCSI Port 0 (1Gb/s) FC I/O Module SPS Port COM2 Fiber Port 3 (4Gb/s) Fiber Port 2 (4Gb/s) NMI Button Service Port COM1 Fiber Port 1 (4Gb/s) Fiber Port 0 (4Gb/s) © 2008 EMC Corporation. Additional required and optional I/O Modules are model dependent. The I/O Modules are a common component across the entire CX4 family of arrays.19 Shown is the management module and the I/O modules. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . The FC I/O Module contains four ports and the iSCSI I/O Module contains two ports.

NS-120 and NS-480 Planning. and NS-120I – NS-480. Please take a moment to read them. NS-480F. and NS-480I Explain CSA and CPW Describe the supported and unsupported HW and SW Describe upgrade paths © 2008 EMC Corporation. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .20 .Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. NS-120F.All Rights Reserved. and iSCSI options – NS-120. Do not Copy . FC.20 These are the objectives for this module. and Implementation Considerations Upon completion of this module. you will be able to: Distinguish between the base. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . All rights reserved.

21 .All Rights Reserved.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. Do not Copy . 2xiSCSI 2xFC 3xFC 2xFC. All rights reserved. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . Models NS Model Useable I/O ports/SP Backend I/O Base Host or MPFS Array Modules (internal MPFS over FC) NS-120 NS-120F NS-120I NS-480 NS-480F NS-480I CX4-120 CX4-120 CX4-120 CX4-480 CX4-480 CX4-480 1xFC 2xFC 1xFC. 3xiSCSI 3 (2xDM and 1xBE) 3 (2xDM and 1xBE) 3 (2xDM and 1xBE) 8 (4xDM and 4xBE) 8 (4xDM and 4xBE) 8 (4xDM and 4xBE) FC Enabled NO YES NO NO YES NO over FC 4 4 - iSCSI 4 6 • The I/O module options for the backend SPs are different for each model © 2008 EMC Corporation. This table shows the I/O module configurations and port assignment on the backend. The SPE I/O modules combined with the backend array platform determine the NS model.21 Each model has a specific SPE hardware configuration.

If the expected Data Mover is not present. no FC. In each configuration. The NS-120 is considered the Base Integrated model with each SP containing one 4 port 4Gb/s optical FC I/O Module. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . NS-120 NS-120 backend I/O module configuration – Zero FC ports for non-Celerra hosts Captive array. Do not Copy . Ports 2 and 3 on the FC I/O module are reserved for Data Mover connections. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. The fourth port will be unpopulated and is not used for non-Celerra hosts. the first I/O module will have one port reserved for backend DAE connection and two ports for Data Mover connections. All rights reserved. the port will not be used.All Rights Reserved.22 Three backend I/O module configurations are available for NS-120.22 . iSCSI or MPFS attached hosts – – – – – – Celerra Manager for backend storage implementation and administration One 1U Control Station One 1U Data Mover Enclosure with one or two Data Movers One 2U CX4-120 SPE with two SPs One 1U SPS enclosure with one or two SPS One 3U OS DAE holding a maximum of 15 disks © 2008 EMC Corporation.

All Rights Reserved.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. Array management is accomplished via Navisphere Manager. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .23 The NS-120F is the FC Enabled Option with each SP containing two 4 port 4Gb/s optical FC I/O Modules. Do not Copy .23 . All rights reserved. NS-120F NS-120F backend I/O module configuration This is the FC enabled Option – Adds FC ports on each SP in backend array for direct. The second FC I/O module will have all 4 ports in each SP available for direct-attach or SAN-attach MPFS or non-Celerra FC hosts. MPFS or SAN attached hosts – One 4 port FC I/O Module added to each SP (8x 4 Gb/s FC ports per system) – FC Option Enablement License (FCOEL) for sharing CX4 array with nonCelerra hosts – Supports Clariion SW and host SW © 2008 EMC Corporation.

The iSCSI ports are for MPFS hosts only (i.24 The NS-120I is the iSCSI enabled option for MPFS model with each SP containing one 4-port 4Gb/s optical FC I/O Modules plus two.24 . 2-port 1Gb/s iSCSI I/O Modules.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. NS-120I NS-120I backend I/O module configuration This is the iSCSI enabled option for MPFS – Four iSCSI modules added to backend array for iSCSI-connected MPFS hosts – MPFS iSCSI option includes HW with MPFS license © 2008 EMC Corporation. Do not Copy .All Rights Reserved. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .e no iSCSI host via native backend). All rights reserved. The two iSCSI I/O modules will have all 4 ports per SP available for iSCSI-connected MPFS hosts. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .

NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . In each configuration.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation.25 © 2008 EMC Corporation. the port will not be used. 4 port 4Gb/s optical FC I/O Modules One 1U SPS enclosure with two SPS One 3U OS DAEs holding a maximum of 15 disks NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .25 .All Rights Reserved. NS-480 NS-480 backend I/O module configuration – Zero FC ports for non-Celerra or MPFS hosts Base integrated NS-480 HW configuration consists of – – – – – – – One 1U Control Station One 1U Data Mover Enclosures with two Data Movers The 4 Data Mover capability with 2 DME available Q1’09 for all configurations One 2U CX4-480 SPE with two SPs Each SP comprises 2. No ports are used for non-Celerra hosts. The NS-480 contains two 4 port 4Gb/s optical FC I/O Modules per SP. Do not Copy . Three backend I/O module configurations are available for NS-480. All rights reserved. If the expected Data Mover is not present. The I/O module’s will have four ports reserved for backend DAE connections and four ports for Data Mover connections. two FC I/O modules per SP are used for the system.

NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .26 The NS-480F is the FC enabled option with each SP containing three 4 port 4Gb/s optical FC I/O Modules.All Rights Reserved. NS-480F NS-480F backend I/O module configuration – NS-480F supports a maximum of 240 drives for non-Celerra host attach This is the FC enabled option – Adds FC ports on each SP in backend array for direct. The MirrorView over FC is supported on systems ordered with the FC Enabled Option when the FC hardware is factory installed. MPFS or SAN attached hosts – One 4 port FC I/O Module added to each SP (8x 4 Gb/s FC ports per system) – FC Option Enablement License (FCOEL) for sharing array with non-Celerra hosts MirrorView over FC is supported on systems ordered with FC Enabled Option and the FC hardware factory installed © 2008 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. The third FC I/O module has all 4 ports in each SP available for direct attach or SAN-attach MPFS or non-Celerra FC hosts.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation.26 . Do not Copy . NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .

4 port FC I/O modules and three. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .All Rights Reserved. 2 port iSCSI modules. NS-480I NS-480I backend I/O module configuration NS-480I is the iSCSI enabled option for MPFS – 2 FC I/O Modules – zero ports for non-Celerra hosts – 3 iSCSI I/O Modules . All rights reserved. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .all 6 ports available for iSCSI-connected MPFS hosts © 2008 EMC Corporation. Do not Copy .27 The NS-480I is configured with two.27 . The iSCSI ports are for MPFS hosts only.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation.

and/or FTP access. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . or Oracle) requiring block storage where access via iSCSI is acceptable. Exchange. provide business continuance. NFS. Integrated NAS and iSCSI iSCSI Servers and NAS clients NS-120 and NS-480 Zero FC ports for non-Celerra hosts No FC or iSCSI I/O modules for MPFS Ethernet iSCSI connectivity for block I/O via LAN NAS connectivity via NFS and CIFS NS-120 & NS-480 Unified Storage © 2008 EMC Corporation. Do not Copy .28 A common integration example would be application servers (SQL. general purpose files via CIFS.All Rights Reserved. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . All rights reserved. and offer rich features/functionality to grow with the Data Center.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation.28 . The NS solution can control hardware growth/sprawl. shared data. NAS for Home Directories.

Do not Copy . Exchange. and/or FTP access. general purpose files via CIFS. iSCSI can still be used for application servers requiring block storage where access via iSCSI is acceptable and NAS connectivity can still be used for Home Directories. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . Fiber Channel Option NS-120F and NS-480F iSCSI Servers and NAS clients FC ports for MPFS and native block access Navisphere Manager for backend management MPFS Ethernet iSCSI connectivity for block access via LAN Fibre Channel SAN NAS connectivity via NFS and CIFS Integrated FC for bandwidth intensive applications (optional) NS-120 & NS-480 Unified Storage Fibre Channel © 2008 EMC Corporation. NFS. MPFS can also use the fiber channel structure for any applications requiring a higher degree of performance.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation.29 Here we can build from the previous example to include the fiber channel option that can accommodate application servers (SQL. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . shared data.29 . All rights reserved.All Rights Reserved. or Oracle) requiring greater bandwidth to access storage.

Do not Copy . MPFS now supports RHEL 5 u2 and SLES 10 sp2 hosts. All rights reserved. iSCSI Enabled Option for MPFS iSCSI Servers and NAS clients NS-120I and NS-480I iSCSI ports for MPFS Allow connection to up to 6 (4 on NS-120I) Linux/Windows/Unix directattached iSCSI MPFS hosts (with HA) iSCSI SAN Ethernet Or allows up to 250 iSCSI-SANattached iSCSI MPFS hosts (with HA) connect via ethernet switches iSCSI connectivity for block access via LAN NAS connectivity via NFS and CIFS NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . shared data. Another option that is viable for high performance implementation is MPFS via iSCSI. NFS. As with the previous example. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .All Rights Reserved.30 NS-120 & NS-480 Unified Storage Integrated MPFS via iSCSI for high performance implementations MPFS via iSCSI © 2008 EMC Corporation. iSCSI can still be used for application servers requiring block storage where access via iSCSI over the LAN is acceptable and NAS connectivity can still be used for Home Directories. Here the servers can connect directly (or via network) to the backend storage array via iSCSI and receive all the meta data via the existing LAN. and/or FTP access.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation.30 . general purpose files via CIFS.

Users provide the recipient email addresses to configure and enable the “Email User” service as part of the same CSA installation. The CSA can setup the Control Station’s external network interface (like Init Wizard). setup the Data Movers interface and create test CIFS share / NFS Export / iSCSI LUNs. not a management tool. run the health checks.31 © 2008 EMC Corporation. The CSA is an initial-configuration tool. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . For the NS-120 or NS-480 platforms.All Rights Reserved. All rights reserved. setup public IP addresses for SPA and SPB. CSA – Celerra Startup Assistant NS-120 or NS-480 platforms – New cable check script – New cable check help pages for troubleshooting cabling issues – New provisioning wizard Initial-configuration tool . and is used to setup the NAS systems post-install at the customer site.31 . the CSA has a new cable check script and cable check help pages for troubleshooting cabling issues.configures the NAS systems postinstall at the customer site (not a management tool) – – – – – Configures Control Station’s external network interface Runs health checks and assists in correcting cabling errors Can setup public IP addresses for SPA and SPB Provision storage Setup Data Movers interface and create test CIFS share / NFS Export / iSCSI LUNs – Configures “ConnectHome – Email Transport” service – Registers the system NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . assist in correcting cabling errors. The serial console will be disabled and NAS services will not start until cable verification is complete. The CSA can configure the “ConnectHome – Email Transport” service by specifying the email server in CSA initialization screen. The Celerra Startup Assistant (CSA) is a Windows™ application (installer is in the Apps and Tools CD). Do not Copy .Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation.

Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . The express method simplifies storage provisioning by configuring the system for the maximum usable capacity.All Rights Reserved. The custom method allows for greater configuration flexibility.32 The CSA provisioning wizard is an integral part of the Celerra Startup Assistant (CSA). CSA Provisioning Wizard Simplify initial provisioning Configure storage Implement best practices Validate operations © 2008 EMC Corporation. Do not Copy .32 32 . NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .

No gateway configuration is supported and therefore.1000GB 7200 and 1000GB 5400rpm *CX4 software and layered applications Unsupported Gateway configuration Dual Control Station UPS for Data Movers TimeFinder and SRDF SATA vault drives in NS-480 *Only MirrorView/S is supported with the Celerra *CX4 applications are supported on the NS-120F and NS-480F © 2008 EMC Corporation. RAID6 FC drives . 300GB 15K. 450GB 15K rpm SATA II drives . The CLARiiON software and layered applications supported when the FC option is purchased are: − Full Navisphere License and media kit − Navi Analyzer − NQM (Navisphere Quality of Service Manager) − MirrorView/Sync (for Celerra w/RPQ. All rights reserved. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. Windows.33 . RAID5. Replistor and Replication Mgr MirrorView/Sync is the only layered application supported with the Celerra. 300 and 400GB 10K. there is no support for SATA vault drives in the NS-480. Do not Copy . and UNIX hosts) − MirrorView/Async (for Windows and UNIX hosts) − SnapView – Full (for Windows and UNIX hosts) − SAN Copy (for Windows and UNIX hosts) − Virtual Provisioning (for non-Celerra hosts) − Host-based SW: Powerpath. A UPS is provided for the backend array. Although SATA vault drives are supported in the NS-120. Supported/Unsupported HW and SW Supported MPFS via iSCSI & FC RAID1/0. RAID1/0. RAID6 with a variety of drive technologies are supported. not for the Celerra Data Movers. RAID5. The hot spare rule remains a minimum of one hot spare for every thirty FC drives and one hot spare for every thirty SATA drives. no support is available for Symmetrix dependent features such as TimeFinder and SRDF. Recoverpoint.146GB 15K. The NS-120 and NS-480 does not provide support for dual Control Stations.33 The NS-120 and NS-480 supports MPFS via fiber and iSCSI connectivity.All Rights Reserved.

All Rights Reserved. Software Changes AccessLogix is enabled User LUNs will be created on RG0 for all configurations NS-480 backend CLARiiON read cache size is increased to 512 MB To re-install an existing system. Sharing of RG0 with other non-Celerra hosts is not a best practice. All rights reserved. nas_raid –s cleanup can be used to cleanup the backend. setup_clariion2 etc) should be used for storage management (creating Raid Groups. the default CLARiiON read cache size has increased from 32 MB to 512 MB. The setup_clariion2 tool can be used to create raid groups and LUNs on un-configured disks. On the NS-480 backend (CX4-480). NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . cleanup the backend using the command nas_raid –s cleanup On NS-120/NS-120I/NS-480/NS-480I systems – Use Celerra Tools for storage management – Use setup_clariion2 tool to create raid groups and LUNs on unconfigured disks NS-120F and NS-480F systems – Use Navisphere Manager for storage management © 2008 EMC Corporation. It will also add the new LUNs to the Celerra Storage Group.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. Do not Copy . CLARiiON Tools (Navisphere Manager) should be used for storage management (similar to a Gateway configuration). The Celerra Storage Group (Celerra_emcnas_i0) will be created and the Control LUNs 0-5 and user LUNs will be created and added to the Storage Group. To re-install an existing system.34 AccessLogix is enabled for all configurations on the NS-120 and NS-480. On the non-FC platforms (NS-120/NS-120I/NS-480/NS-480I) Celerra Tools (Celerra Manager. LUNs etc). Celerra Raid Group 0 (RG0) will be fully provisioned for user LUNs on all configurations. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .34 . For the NS-120F and NS-480F systems.

35 . Do not Copy .All Rights Reserved. Proxy ARP provides access to the SPs although the SPs are on the NS internal network.35 Like NS20/NS40 systems. To service the array. public IP addresses are needed for the SPs for all configurations to allow the use of the Navisphere Service Taskbar (NST). NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . NS-120 and NS-480 will offer public access to CLARiiON SPs. public IP access for the SPs is needed when managing the array via Navisphere Manager (FC option). Also. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . but with public IPs The CSA collects two public IP addresses.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. Proxy ARP NS-120 and NS-480 offer public access to CLARiiON SPs CLARiiON is on the private network. one for each SP The SP IP addresses must be on same subnet as the CS IP address The Proxy ARP configuration running as part of the CSA process changes the IP addresses of the SPs to the public IP addresses Command to setup/modify the IP address /nasmcd/sbin/clariion_mgmt © 2008 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.

Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. 1 SPS NS-120 NS-480 Upgrade NS-120. 2 SPS Expansion DAE’s (up to 7) and drives Expansion DAE’s (up to 31) and drives © 2008 EMC Corporation. Do not Copy .36 . NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . Hardware Upgrades Upgrades available at GA date Platform NS-120.All Rights Reserved. fifteen drive DAEs Upgrading from an NS-120 to an NS120F or NS-120I or upgrading from a NS-480 to a NS-480F or NS-480I is currently not available. 2DM NS-120. fifteen drive DAEs Add second SPS Addition of second Data Mover The following non-disruptive HW upgrades for an installed NS-480/NS-480F/NS-480I system will be supported at product GA: Expansion to 480 FC and/or SATA drives via addition of up to 31.36 The following non-disruptive HW upgrades for an installed NS-120/NS-120F/NS-120I system will be supported at product GA: Expansion to 120 FC and/or SATA drives via the addition of up to seven. All rights reserved. If customers require the F or I options they need to be purchased at the initial time of sale. 1DM NS-120.

NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . Please take a moment to read them. Collateral. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. Do not Copy .37 These are the objectives for this module. Services. you will be able to: Describe warranty and service options List the CRU and FRU support Explain the NST support Describe the service offerings Access links to collateral material and information List ordering information © 2008 EMC Corporation.37 . All rights reserved.All Rights Reserved. and Ordering Upon completion of this module.

upgrade All service activities 7x24 onsite support with 4 hour response 7x24 remote technical support and troubleshooting Root cause analysis EMC provide CRU replacement Installation services are not included with the purchase of the product or with the purchase of a warranty upgrade – Professional services available for both installation and implementation services © 2008 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.3 year 5x9 next business day onsite support 7x24 remote technical support and troubleshooting Customer required to perform CRU – Premium Warranty . NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . Customers can upgrade to the premium warranty.38 . are not included with the purchase of the product or with the purchase of a warranty upgrade. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . commonly referred to as “rack and stack”. The systems are customer installable. Do not Copy . The premium warranty provides 7x24 onsite support with four hour response as well as 7x24 remote support.All Rights Reserved. Installation services. The enhanced warranty provides 7x24 remote support and 5x9 next business day onsite and customer replacement of designated parts.38 A three year enhanced level warranty is included with the purchase of the NS-120 or NS-480.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. Warranty and Maintenance Two tier – Enhanced Warranty .

NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .All Rights Reserved.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. The NST Wizard is needed in order to make the FC and iSCSI I/O Modules into CRUs. All rights reserved.39 Shown above are the hardware components that are customer replaceable and field replaceable. the customers performs the replacement with the remote help of CE/Field Specialist. “Celerra Tools” on Powerlink will carry the CRU/FRU procedures. The Control Station is assisted CRU. While this is in development it will not be available at product GA.39 . NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . Do not Copy . Control Station fault isolation document is available on “Celerra Tools” to help decide when a CS replacement is needed. CRU and FRU Support CRU NAS Blades SFPs Management Module AC power supply/blower modules SPS Disk drives FRU Control Station CPU Modules Memory FC I/O Modules iSCSI I/O Modules I/O Carrier Disk Array Enclosure (DAE) Link Controller Cards (LCC) Power Supply (DAE) Blade Enclosure (DME) Storage Processor Enclosure (SPE) © 2008 EMC Corporation.

All Rights Reserved.40 The table shown above depicts the available Navisphere Service Taskbar functions for the NS-120 and NS-480. NAS code upgrades will need to be performed with the assistance of an EMC (or Partner) service professional.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. customers can perform the Flare code upgrade using the Software Assistant on NST. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . Do not Copy . However.40 . NST Support NST Function SLIC zWizard Register Storage System Install DAE Install Disk Prepare for Installation Install Software Help Verify Storage System Replace Disk Disk Firmware Hotfix Post activity SYR NS-120 and NS-480 Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No © 2008 EMC Corporation. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . With version R28. All rights reserved.

All rights reserved. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . Do not Copy . NFS. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . A separate installation service is available if required for the customer.41 Implementation quick starts are available for CIFS.41 .Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. Installation is not included in the implementation quick start services. and iSCSI. NS-120 and NS-480 Service Offerings Quick Start services – EMC Implementation for Celerra CIFS QuickStart (PS-BAS-IMCIFS) – EMC Implementation for Celerra NFS QuickStart (PS-BAS-IMNFS) – EMC Implementation for Celerra iSCSI QuickStart (PS-BAS-IMiSCSI) Installation services – EMC installation for Celerra QuickStart (PS-BAS-INGUI) Not included in the implementation quick start © 2008 EMC Corporation.All Rights Reserved.

emc. Services Support Services Support Options Maintenance and Celerra MPFS use cases: https://studioe.All Rights Reserved. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . Products Hardware/Platforms Celerra Family Celerra documentation and software: Powerlink. Do not Copy . Product and Diagnostic Tools Celerra Tools Support © 2008 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .42 .Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. Access to Collateral Material and Information Support options: Powerlink.com Support Matrices: Powerlink e-Lab (not available until external launch) Announcement Resources: Powerlink.42 This slide refers to some of the areas where information about the NS-120 and NS-480 are located.

In other words. Ordering Information Correct model must be ordered at time of sale – No upgrades are available from a base model to a fiber channel enabled option or iSCSI for MPFS enabled option NS-120 and NS-480 models will be available to order in the November 2008 update of Direct Express Support options will be orderable in the November update of Direct Express The Fiber Channel option is chargeable MPFS requires the purchase of an MPFS license © 2008 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.43 . if customers require the F or I options they need to be purchased at the initial time of sale. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales .Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . Do not Copy .All Rights Reserved. NS-120 and NS-480 models as well as their support options will be available to order in the November update of Direct Express.43 If a customer needs the FC or iSCSI enabled options they cannot purchase the base configuration and upgrade in the field. The Fiber Channel option is chargeable and the MPFS option requires the purchase of the MPFS license.

© 2008 EMC Corporation. NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . Do not Copy . Course Summary Key points covered in this course: The NS-120 and NS-480 are the backend technology refresh for the NS20 and NS40 and offer increased capacity and advanced CX4 functionality and performance. In order to receive credit for this course. Please take a moment to review them.All Rights Reserved. The NS-120 and NS-480 each have three specific platforms determined by the backend array model and the I/O port configuration.Copyright © 2008 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. please proceed to the Course Completion slide to update your transcript and access the assessment.44 These are the key points covered in this training.44 . NS-120 and NS-480 Technical Pre-Sales . This concludes the training. The NS-480 will be available with four Data Movers and increased capacity in Q12009.