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.
Deploying the appliance with redundant networking consists of the following steps:
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.
Step 2: Cable HyperScale X Appliance for Redundant Networking.
Make sure that the HyperScale X Appliance is cabled appropriately 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.
Step 5: Setup the Nodes with Active-Backup Bonding
Install and configure the nodes with active backup bonding.
Step 6: Configure the CommServe
Setup and configure the CommServe.