Deploying HyperScale X Appliance with Redundant Networking (Recommended Deployment Method)

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HyperScale X Appliance can be setup with bonded interfaces using 4 10GigE ports per node as follows:

  • 2 bonded ports for Data Protection network

  • 2 bonded ports for internal/private Storage Pool network

Recommended: Deploying HyperScale X Appliance with redundant networking is the recommended method for setting up the appliance.

Procedure

Deploying the appliance with redundant networking consists of the following steps:

Step

Description

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Step 1: Pre-Installation Checklist

Collect the necessary information using the Pre-Installation Checklist for Redundant Networking to plan and prepare for setting up the HyperScale X Appliance.

Pre-Installation Checklist

Step 2: Cable HyperScale X Appliance for Redundant Networking.

Make sure that the HyperScale X Appliance is cabled appropriately for Redundant Networking.

Cabling HyperScale X Appliance for Redundant Networking

Step 3: Configure the bonded Network

Setup up a bonded network by assigning IP addresses to the bonded interfaces in the nodes.

Step 4: Configure the block

A block consisting of 3 nodes must be setup to ensure that the correct nodes are identified and configured when the setup is run.

Configuring the Block

Step 5: Setup the Nodes with Active-Backup Bonding

Install and configure the nodes with active backup bonding.

Setting Up the Nodes With Active-Backup Bonding (Redundant Networking)

Step 6: Configure the CommServe

Setup and configure the CommServe.

Configuring the CommServe

What to Do Next

Completing the Setup