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Implementing an IBM b-type SAN with 8 Gbps Directors and Switches by Jose Rodriguez Ruibal, Shanmuganthan Kumaravel, Michael Engelbrecht, Uwe Dubberke, Jon Tate

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Implementation
In this chapter, we discuss the initial setup to implement the switches. We then describe the EZSwitchSetup, a starter kit that greatly simplifies the setup and implementation of storage area network (SAN) switches.
6.1 Implementation
In the topics that follow, we show how to implement the switches initially.
6.1.1 Initial setup
Prior to configuring the IBM System Storage SAN switch, it must be physically mounted and connected to the appropriate electrical outlets. The amount of planning and preparation that is required for the ...

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