Cable Markings and Identification - Aster Appliances

Aster Appliance 5 Platform Hardware Installation Guide

Product
Aster Appliances
Published
February 2018
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2018-04-16
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Cable markings are placed either directly on the cable or on labels at each end of the cable. The cable markings provide the following information:

Bundle Type Cable Label Markings Description
InfiniBand network switch for base/expansion cabinets
On InfiniBand network switch end:
  • Ⓦ Pz ⇨
  • ⇦ Ⓦ Sx Py
On node end:
  • Sx Py ⇨
  • ⇦ Ⓦ Pz

w = node or InfiniBand network switch chassis number

Sx = node adapter slot number

Py = node adapter port number

Pz = InfiniBand network switch port number

InfiniBand network for InfiniBand cabinet (108-port, 324-port, and switch)
On InfiniBand cabinet switch end:
  • V Ⓦ LBx - Py ⇨
  • ⇦ V Ⓦ Pz Py
On chassis end:
  • V Ⓦ Pz Py ⇨
  • ⇦ V Ⓦ LBx - Py

V = InfiniBand/Processing cabinet number

W = node or InfiniBand chassis number

LBx = InfiniBand leaf board number

Py = InfiniBand leaf board port number

Pz = InfiniBand network switch port number

Server management for base/expansion cabinets
On chassis and switch end:
  • P

= wildcard represents cable end that can attach to closest chassis within reach (no specific chassis number required)

ⓐ - attic number

P = InfiniBand network switch port number

To match cable label information to Server Management cabling chassis numbers, see Server Management Cabling for Aster Cabinets .

Server management for InfiniBand switch cabinet (108-port switch)
On chassis and switch end:
  • Ⓦ Px ⇨
  • ⇦ Ⓦ Px

w = chassis number

Px = connector port number

Server management for InfiniBand switch cabinet (324-port switch)
On chassis and switch end:
  • Ⓦ Px ⇨
  • ⇦ Ⓦ M1-MGT

w = chassis number

Px = connector port number

Power for InfiniBand switch cabinet (108-port switch)
On AC box end:
  • Ⓦ xxxy ⇨
  • ⇦ Ⓐ PSb
On chassis power inlet end:
  • Ⓐ PSb ⇨
  • ⇦ Ⓦ xxxy

W = Blue or Orange dot for AC box color

xxx = AC box row (TOP or BOT)

y = outlet (1, 2, 3, or 4)

A = chassis number

PSb = chassis power inlet (1, 2, 3, or 4)

Power for InfiniBand switch cabinet (324-port switch)
On AC box end:
  • Ⓦ xxxy ⇨
  • ⇦ Ⓐ ACb
On chassis power inlet end:
  • Ⓐ ACb ⇨
  • ⇦ Ⓦ xxxy

W = Blue or Orange dot for AC box color

xxx = AC box row (TOP or BOT)

y = outlet (1, 2, 3, or 4)

A = chassis number

ACb = chassis power inlet (1 through 10)