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Intel® Storage System JBOD2000 Family
Frequently Asked Questions

The following are frequently asked questions regarding the Intel® Storage System JBOD2000 Family.

What capabilities and features does the single port Intel® Storage System JBOD2312S2SP provide?
A simple external JBOD unit provides 6G SAS/SATA connectivity via external SFF-8088 connection, using a single expander configuration.

What does the dual port Intel® Storage System JBOD2224S2DP provide?
This system provides dual expanders, dual JBOD SAS adapter boards, and dual gold efficiency power supplies for complete redundancy.

What does Cascadable mean for the Intel® Storage System JBOD2000 Family?
These systems have an optional output Mini-SAS connection for cascading to other JBODs. This is either a 1x connection for the single port system, or 2x connections for the dual port system. The cable and second SAS adapter are not included with the JBOD system.

Are rails included?
The Intel® Storage System JBOD2312S2SP does not include rails. Rails can be ordered separately using the Spares/Accessories List and Configuration Guide.

The Intel® Storage System JBOD2224S2DP includes an AXXELVRAIL kit. Information on the AXXELVRAIL kit can be found in the Spares/Accessories List and Configuration Guide. Other rail kits shown in the Spares/Accessories List and Configuration Guide can also be used.

Note The AXXELVRAIL value rack mount rail kit is not designed to support shipment of the server system while installed in a rack

Where do I install a RAID controller in the Intel® Storage System JBOD2000?
The Intel® Storage System JBOD2000 does not use a RAID controller. A RAID would be installed in a server system that would then be connected to the JBOD2000 through the external SFF-8088 connection(s).

What do I need to hook the storage system up to my server?
There are no required components to make this system functional.

Cables are not provided due to the different external RAID controller ports available and cable lengths required.

What does the name code mean?

For the Intel® Storage System JBOD2312S2SP:
JBOD 2 3 12 S2 SP
Just a Bunch of Disks or Joined Body of Disks 2U chassis 3.5" disk drives 12x disk drive capacity SAS 2nd Generation, 6GB Single Port
For the Intel® Storage System JBOD2224S2DP:
JBOD 2 2 24 S2 DP
Just a Bunch of Disks or Joined Body of Disks 2U chassis 2.5" disk drives 24x disk drive capacity SAS 2nd Generation, 6GB Dual Port

This applies to:

Intel® Storage System JBOD2000 Family

Solution ID: CS-034097
Last Modified: 12-Feb-2014
Date Created: 10-Mar-2013
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