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Hardware diagrams

Each StorageGRID Webscale appliance must include two controllers. You should review the provided diagrams so that you can identify the controllers, their ports, and their connections.

Model SG5612 2U: Rear view of the E2700 controller and E5600SG controller



1 E2700 controller
2 E5600SG controller

Model SG5660 4U: Rear view of the E2700 controller and E5600SG controller

The E2700 controller is above the E5600SG controller.
Rear view both controllers

1 E2700 controller
2 E5600SG controller

Rear view of the E2700 controller


E2700 diagram
1 Management network port 1
2 Management network port 2 (used during installation to connect to a laptop)
3 SAS interconnect port 1
4 SAS interconnect port 2
5 Serial connection port
6 Seven-segment display
Note: The two SAS ports labeled Drive Expansion (green) on the rear of the E2700 controller are not used. The StorageGRID Webscale appliance does not support expansion drive shelves.

Rear view of the E5600SG controller


E5600 diagram
1 Management network port 1
2 Management network port 2 (used during installation to connect to a laptop)
3 SAS interconnect port 1
4 SAS interconnect port 2
5 Fault and Active LEDs for 10-GbE network port 1
6 Fault and Active LEDs for 10-GbE network port 2
7 Fault and Active LEDs for 10-GbE network port 3
8 Fault and Active LEDs for 10-GbE network port 4
9 Needs Attention LED
10 Seven-segment display
11 10-GbE network port 1 (optionally used for client network interface)
12 10-GbE network port 2 (used for grid network interface)
13 10-GbE network port 3 (optionally used for client network interface)
14 10-GbE network port 4 (used for grid network interface)

Notes:
  • The host interface card (HIC) on the StorageGRID Webscale appliance E5600SG controller supports only 10-Gb Ethernet connections. It cannot be used for iSCSI connections.
  • The 10-Gb Ethernet network ports use active-passive bonding and can be configured as normal 10-Gb access ports on the switch side. Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP) is not supported.

StorageGRID Webscale appliance connections

The StorageGRID Webscale appliance includes the following ports: