Plan - IBM WebSphere DataPower XC10 appliance


  1. Interoperability
  2. System requirements
  3. Directory conventions
  4. Network ports
  5. IBM WebSphere DataPower XC10 appliance installation prerequisites
  6. Appliance specifications and features
  7. Type 9235-92X
  8. Type 7199-92x


Product interoperability


System requirements


Directory conventions

wxs_install_root

Directory containing extracted WXS product archive files.

Trial /opt/IBM/WebSphere/eXtremeScale
Stand-alone directory /opt/IBM/eXtremeScale
Integrated with WAS /opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer

wxs_home

    Trial /opt/IBM/WebSphere/eXtremeScale
    Stand-alone directory /opt/IBM/eXtremeScale/ObjectGrid
    Integrated with WAS /opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/optionalLibraries/ObjectGrid

was_root

/opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer

java_home

/opt/IBM/WebSphere/eXtremeScale/java
wxs_install_root\java

samples_home

wxs_home/samples

dvd_root

dvd_root/docs/

$HOME

WXS user files, such as security profiles.

    c:\Documents and Settings\user_name
    /home/user_name


Network ports

If there are firewalls in the topology, to accommodate WXS, open the following firewall ports...


Install installation prerequisites

To set up and administer the appliance, you need network administration skills.

Collect the following data to define your DataPower XC10 appliance base configuration.


Rack requirements

Standard 19 inch (48.26 cm) rack with a minimum of 25 inches (63.5 cm) of depth that...

Required space in and around the rack...

The ambient temperature in the environment in which the appliance is to be installed must not exceed 104° F (40° C).


Tools and supplies


Web user interface requirements


Appliance specifications and features

Two types of hardware...

To determine the appliance model type and serial number...


9235-92X specs

The type 9235-92X WebSphere DataPower XC10 appliance is a rack-mountable appliance that includes LED indicators for the status of the various components.

The type 9235-92X appliance originally shipped with V1.0 of the WebSphere DataPower XC10 appliance software. You can upgrade the software on this appliance to V2.0. However, after you install the V2.0 software on the appliance with a firmware upgrade, you cannot move the software back to v1.0.

The appliance includes data storage, a system battery, fan modules, and power modules.

Dimensions:
Height 1.7 in. (4.32 cm)
Width 19 in. (48.25 cm) 19.13 in. (48.59 cm) with rails
Depth 28.12 in. (71.42 cm) 33.05 in. (83.94 cm) with rails
Weight Maximum: 37.48 lb. (17 kg)
Electrical specifications:
Sine-wave 50 - 60 Hz (single-phase) required
110 Voltage AC Minimum: 100 VRMS Maximum: 127 VRMS
220 Voltage AC Minimum: 200 VRMS Maximum: 240 VRMS
Heat output Maximum: 590 watts (2014 Btu) per hour
Environment:
Air temperature Turned on:

  • Altitude 0 m to 914.4 m (3000 ft.) 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
  • Altitude: 914.4 m (3000 ft.) to 2133.6 m (7000 ft.) 50° to 89.6° F (10° to 32° C) Maximum altitude: 2133.6 m (7000 ft.)

Turned off: 50° to 109.4° F (10° to 43° C)

Shipping: -40° to 140° F (-40° to 60° C)

Humidity 8% to 80%
Fan acoustics Front: LA=50 dB to LA=64 dB

Rear: LA=51 dB to LA=66 dB

The lower limits indicate the fans during normal operating conditions. The upper limits indicate the fans during startup or high temperature situations.

Power level acoustics 65 dB to 79 dB (Declared)


9235-92x features

The 9235-92x appliance provides a hard disk for storage of log file data. The hard disk array is a simple swap Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) hard disk drive.

Feature Value
Capacity 146 GB
Speed 10 K RPM
Interface SAS
Cache 16 MB
RAID 1
Configuration RAID 1 (mirrored)
Output 25 watts per drive


9235-92x front view

A Activity LED light for the MGMT Ethernet interface.
B Speed LED light for the MGMT Ethernet interface.
C Activity LED light for the ETH0 Ethernet interface.
D Speed LED light for the ETH0 Ethernet interface.
E Power LED light.
F Storage LED light.
G LED light is not operational in appliance.
H Error alarm LED light.
I Activity LED light for the ETH2 Ethernet interface.
J Activity LED light for the ETH1 Ethernet interface.
K CONSOLE connector
L Network connector to the MGMT Ethernet interface.
M Network connector to the ETH0 Ethernet interface.
N Network connector to the ETH2 Ethernet interface.
O Network connector to the ETH1 Ethernet interface.
P Amber, or error LED indicator light for the cache.
Q Yellow, or writing LED indicator light for the cache.
R Green, or reading LED indicator light for the cache.

The front panel of the appliance has the CONSOLE connector. Use the serial cable that is shipped with the appliance to connect from:

The front panel of the appliance has the following Ethernet connectors:

MGMT Ethernet connector Manage all transaction data on the appliance. This connection has an associated activity LED light and speed LED light.

Activity LED light When illuminated, indicates that traffic is passing through this connection.
Speed LED light Ethernet connection speed and status.

ETH0 Ethernet connector Manage all transaction data on the appliance. This connection has an associated activity LED light and speed LED light.

Activity LED light When illuminated, indicates that traffic is passing through this connection.
Speed LED light Ethernet connection speed and status.

ETH1 Ethernet connector Manage all transaction data on the appliance.
ETH2 Ethernet connector Manage all transaction data on the appliance.

The front panel of the appliance has the following LED lights:

Power LED light The green power LED light is illuminated when the appliance is connected to a power source and the power switch is in the ON position.
Storage LED light The green storage LED light is illuminated when data storage is being accessed.
Error alarm LED light The yellow error alarm LED light is illuminated when any LED light on the rear of the appliance is illuminated or after a system event failure.


9235-92x rear view

A The power supply 1 LED light.
B The power supply 2 LED light.
C The LED diagnostic panel.
D The power supply module 1.
E The power supply module 2.
F The data storage unit: Hard disk array. The hard disk array is used for storing log information.
G The battery tray.
H The fan module 2.
I The power switch.
J The fan module 1.


9235-92x Power supply modules

The appliance is powered by two fully redundant 650 watt power supply modules. A single power supply module can supply enough power to support appliance operations. The power supply modules can be hot-swapped, which means that you can replace a single power supply module without powering down the appliance.

Each power supply module contains two fans. Failure of at least one fan causes the power supply module to overheat and generate messages.

At the rear of the appliance, each power supply module has an LED light that indicates its operational state.


9235-92x Data storage unit

The appliance comes with the hard disk array to provide log file storage. The hard disk array is part of the hard disk drive module. This module includes two 146 GB disks in a RAID 1 configuration and includes two fans. The disks operate as a single, mirrored volume. The disks cannot be used as two discrete disks.

Replace the hard disk drive module if one of the fans becomes inoperable. A replacement hard disk drive module does not contain the disks. For a replacement hard disk drive module, you use the existing disks. If an individual disk becomes inoperable, you can replace that disk.


9235-92x LED diagnostic panel

The rear panel of the appliance includes an LED diagnostic panel with six LED lights. The layout is three LED lights in two rows, as shown in the following image.

Position of light Meaning
Top row, left The state of the fans in the hard disk drive module
Top row, center The state of the Drive 0 hard disk
Top row, right The state of the Drive 1 hard disk
Bottom row, left The state of the battery
Bottom row, center The state of the fans in the fan module 2
Bottom row, right The state of the fans in the fan module 1


9235-92x Battery

The appliance is equipped with a CR2 3 V lithium battery. The battery cannot power the appliance. The appliance must be connected to active AC power sources for the appliance to process transactions. The battery maintains the following internal components only:

Complete power failure (no AC power to the appliance with a missing or depleted battery) for seven days activates the intrusion switch. Activation of the intrusion switch renders the appliance inoperable. After seven days, you might need to return the appliance to IBM for remanufacturing.

Leave the appliance connected to active AC power sources. Do not turn off the appliance when the battery must be replaced. The hardware monitors the capacity of the battery. The hardware generates critical messages when the capacity is less than 10%.


9235-92x Fan modules

The appliance includes two fan modules. Each fan module holds four individual fan motors. If one fan motor fails, replace the entire fan module to maintain the required air flow.

The fans normally operate between the cold chassis speeds and maximum speeds. The failure threshold is set to a speed that is 20% lower than the cold chassis speed.

  Minimum Cold chassis Maximum Failure threshold
Front 2900 5280 16100 2000
Rear 2300 4880 12400 2000



Appliance type 7199-92x

The type 7199-92X WebSphere DataPower XC10 appliance ships with v2.0 of the appliance software. This new hardware release includes faster processors, more network ports, and more cache capacity than previous hardware releases.


7199-92x Features

Feature Description
Local capacity 16 GB of storage on the local file system
Hard disk array Two 1 TB Simple swap Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) hard disk drives. Capacity: 2 TB
Data grid 320 GB Fusion DUO Drive, which includes the 240 GB cache


Type 7199-92x front view

 A  Console connector
 B  USB port
 C  LCM module
 D  Hard disk drive module 2
 E  Hard disk drive module 0
 F  Hard disk drive module 3
 G  Hard disk drive module 1
 H  Fault LED
 I  Locate LED
 J  Power LED
 K  Power button
 L  MGMT0 Ethernet connector
 M  MGMT1 Ethernet connector
N Left Ethernet modules:

  • eth0
  • eth1
  • eth2
  • eth3
  • eth4
  • eth5
  • eth6
  • eth7

O Right Ethernet modules:

  • eth8
  • eth9

P The amber, or error LED indicator light for the cache.
Q The yellow, or writing LED indicator light for the cache.
R The green, or reading LED indicator light for the cache.


7199-92x LCD module

The front panel of the appliance has a liquid crystal display (LCD) module that includes an LCD and five menu buttons. The LCD provides information about the model type and build number of the appliance; however, the menu buttons are not functional.


7199-92x Console connector

The front panel of all Type 7199 appliance has a console connector. For initial configuration, use the RJ45 (IS0 8877) to DB-9 (also known as a DE-9 or EIA/TIA-562) serial null-modem cable that is shipped with the appliance to connect from either...

There is a RJ45 connection on one end of the cable, and a DB-9 serial null-modem connection on the other end of the cable. The RJ45 end connects to the appliance and the DB-9 serial null-modem cable end connects to your ASCII terminal or personal computer. Use the USB-to-serial converter cable to attach the cable to your personal computer.

Note: For initial configuration, you can use the RJ45 to serial connection cable that ships with the appliance or you can create a cable based on the cable pinout specifications listed in the following table. Do not use an Ethernet cable to plug the serial console port into an Ethernet network.

RJ45 DB9
Pin number Signal Pin number Signal
1 RTS 8 CTS
2 DTR 6 DSR
3 TXD 2 RXD
4 GND 5 GND
5 GND 5 GND
6 RXD 3 TXD
7 DSR 4 DTR
8 CTS 7 RTS


7199-92x USB port

The front panel of the appliance has a USB interface conforming to USB 2.0 devices. This USB connector is not enabled and therefore does not provide any connection.


7199-92x LEDs

The front panel of all Type 7199 appliances has three stand-alone LEDs.

Fault LED The amber fault LED is lit when a critical event is detected.
Locate LED The blue locate LED is lit when activated by the firmware. You can control whether this LED is lit from the command line. The LED remains lit until deactivated. Use the locate-led command in the command-line interface:

  • To activate...

      locate-led on

  • To deactivate...

      locate-led off

Power LED The power LED is lit when the appliance is connected to a power source and you have turned on the appliance.

  • The green power LED is illuminated when the appliance is on and fully functioning.
  • If the LED is not illuminated, the appliance has been turned off.


7199-92x Power button

The power button is located on the front panel of the appliance. Press the power button to:

Pressing the power button and holding for 5 seconds performs an immediate hardware shutdown.

When you press the power button to turn off the appliance, electrical current still flows to the device. To completely stop all electricity to the appliance, unplug all power cords.


Network connectors

The front panel of each appliance has two LAN management Ethernet ports and two Ethernet modules.

LAN management Ethernet ports

  • Two Ethernet interfaces for remote management. Cannot be used as data ports.

  • Two Ethernet interfaces, MGMT0 and MGMT1, to handle data traffic and logging functions to and from the various DataPower services, including SNMP, SSH, and the user interface.

Ethernet port LEDs...

MGMT0 Ethernet connector

This Ethernet interface can manage all transaction data on the appliance. The MGMT0 Ethernet connector also supports IPMI over LAN, including serial over LAN. MGMT0 has an associated speed LED and activity LED:

Speed LED ( A )

  • The green LED indicates a 1 Gbps connection.
  • The amber LED indicates a 10 Mbps or 100 Mbps connection.

Activity LED ( B )

  • The green LED indicates the port is linked.
  • The green flashing LED indicates the port is active.

MGMT1 Ethernet connector

This Ethernet interface can manage all transaction data on the appliance. MGMT1 has an associated LED activity light and a LED speed light:

Speed LED ( A )

  • The green LED indicates a 1 Gbps connection.
  • The amber LED indicates a 10 Mbps or 100 Mbps connection.

Activity LED ( B )

  • The green LED indicates the port is linked.
  • The green flashing LED indicates the port is active.

Ethernet modules

The DataPower appliance has two Ethernet modules for Ethernet connectivity. The left Ethernet module has eight RJ45 ports, and the right Ethernet module has two 10 Gb small-form factor pluggable (SFP+) ports. The name of the Ethernet interface depends on the module configuration, with the Ethernet interface names dependent on the Ethernet module configuration.

The 1 gigabit module supports Ethernet with unshielded, twisted-pair with interface standards and includes:

  • 10BASE-T
  • 100BASE-TX
  • 1000BASE-T

The 10 Gigabit module supports small form-factor pluggable (SFP+) ports with interface modules and patch cables. Autonegotiation is always enabled:

  • 10GBASE-SR
  • 10GBASE-LR

Left Ethernet module

Has eight unshielded, twisted-pair (RJ45) Ethernet ports. The Ethernet numbers range from ETH0 to ETH7 and correlate to the number of available ports.

Right Ethernet module

Has two 10 Gigabit SFP ports. The Ethernet numbers range from ETH8 to ETH9 and correlate to the number of available ports.

The Ethernet modules are not hot-swappable. Hot swapping the modules causes your system to crash, and could possibly damage your appliance.


7199-92x - Hard disk drive modules

The front panel of the appliance includes four, 2.5 inch hard disk drive modules. The appliance supports SAS hard disk drives, and there are two LEDs on each hard disk drive module. The left LED monitors hard disk activity, and the right LED indicates a potential problem:

Note: The hard disk drive modules are not hot-swappable. Hot swapping the modules could cause your system to crash.


Type 7199-92x rear view


7199-92x Rear view diagram

A Fan module 1
B Fan module 1 LED
C Fan module 2
D Fan module 2 LED
E Fan module 3
F Fan module 3 LED
G Power supply module 1 LED
H Power supply module 1
I Power supply module 2 LED
J Power supply module 2


7199-92x Fan modules

The appliance includes three fan modules. Each fan module contains an individual cooling fan with an LED in each fan module:

The speed of the fans are dependent on the temperature of the appliance. As the temperature increases, the fan speed increases to maintain a balanced temperature for the appliance.


7199-92x Power supply modules

The appliance is powered by two redundant power supply modules. A single power supply module can supply enough power to support appliance operations. The power supply modules can be hot-swapped, so you can replace a single power supply module without powering down the appliance. Each power supply module contains an LED:

When you press the power button to turn off the appliance, there is still electrical current flowing to the device. To completely stop all electricity to the appliance, unplug all power cords.


7199-92x Ethernet network configuration

The Ethernet modules expand the network connectivity options. Each appliance has two Ethernet modules. The Ethernet modules are numbered from left to right, but if a module has less than eight ports, the module will use the lowest port number in the range.


7199-92x Numbering convention

The numbering convention for configuring Ethernet interfaces and installing network cables is:


Type 7199-92x connections

Each Ethernet module has one of the following configurations:

The appliance has ten Ethernet connections. The Ethernet interface names are ETH0 through ETH7, ETH8, and ETH9.


7199-92x Specifications

Dimensions:
  7199
Height 8.89 cm (3.5 in.)
Width 42.8 cm (17.25 in.)
Depth 58.4 cm (23 in.)
Weight Maximum: 21 kg (46.2 lbs)
Electrical input:
Sine-wave 50 - 60 Hz (single-phase) required
110 Voltage AC Minimum: 100 VRMS Maximum: 127 VRMS
220 Voltage AC Minimum:200 VRMS Maximum: 240 VRMS
Power usage 10 A for 110 V AC 5 A for 220 V AC

The Type 7199 appliance contains two 720 watt power modules. Both power supply modules must be connected to the same power source to prevent a difference in ground voltage between the two power modules.

Environment:
Air temperature Turned on:

  • Altitude 0 to 914.4 m (3000 ft.)50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
  • Altitude: 914.4 m (3000 ft.) to 2133.6 m (7000 ft.)50° to 89.6° F (10° to 32° C) Maximum altitude: 2133.6 m (7000 ft.)

Turned off: 50° to 109.4° F (10° to 43° C)

Shipping: -40° to 140° F (-40° to 60° C)

Humidity 8% to 80%