Hardware : Observer Platform appliance installation (GS models) : GSP-2P40-6TSSD
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GSP-2P40-6TSSD technical specifications
About GSP-2P40-6TSSD
GSP-2P40-6TSSD installation
The GSP-2P40-6TSSD is best suited for any location.
GSP-2P40-6TSSD technical specifications
The technical specifications for the product are shown below.
Figure 127: GSP-2P40-6TSSD Front
Base storage
6 TB
Max storage
6 TB
Lights Out Management (LOM)
Redundant OS drive
OS drive hot swappable
OS drive size
1 TB
RAID drive hot swappable
RAID version
Rail kit (Model 22113260)
Operating system
Windows 2012 R2
12.80 in
16 in
8 in
Weight (mounted) 1
29 lbs
Weight (handling)
52 lbs
Monitoring interfaces
40 Gb
Accepted transceivers 2
Aggregate performance
20 Gbps
Redundant power supply
Input frequency
Input voltage
100V-240V Auto Select
Operational current (amps)
1290 BTU/hr
Operational voltage
Power dissipation (watts)
Relative humidity (non-condensing)
Temperature (operating)
50°F - 95°F / 10°C - 35°C
Temperature (storage)
-4°F - 149°F / -20°C - 65°C

1 If applicable, mounted weight includes any rail kits.

2 SFP may be any of Copper 10/100/1000, 1Gb SX/LX. SFP+ may be any of 10Gb SR/LR. QSPF+ may be any 40Gb SR/LR/BiDi/Universal.

About GSP-2P40-6TSSD
A portable analyzer is a convenient way to monitor numerous locations on your network without permanently installing hardware thereby giving you the flexibility to troubleshoot issues where they occur.
With Portable Analyzer Systems:
Troubleshoot intermittent performance issues
Obtain an independent look at data flow
Gain real-time metrics
Perform retrospective network analysis
Each System Includes:
Observer Suite software
Capture card
10/100/1000 Ethernet management port
Caution: This portable appliance should always be transported using a shipping carrier (for example, UPS, FedEx, DHL). The travel case is too large to meet airline guidelines for carry-on luggage, and is not designed to be safely shipped as checked baggage on an airline.
Figure 128: Portable Analysis System
GSP-2P40-6TSSD installation
Getting your appliance installed is the first step to greater visibility of your network. This topic covers installing your appliance in the cabinet and connecting it to your network.
1. Take the appliance and all other components out of the packing materials.
2. (Optional) Connect an Ethernet cable from your router or switch to the LOM or IPMI port.
(Optional) A Lights Out Management or IPMI port provides you a dedicated management channel for device maintenance. It allows you to monitor, start, stop, and manage your appliance remotely regardless of whether the appliance is powered on.
3. Install SFP transceivers1 into the open slots on the back of the capture card(s).
4. If you are connecting to SPAN/mirror ports of a network switch: connect a straight-through Ethernet cable from the SPAN/mirror ports on your switch to the SFP transceivers on the capture card.
5. If you are connecting to a network TAP (sold separately):
a. Connect the TX port from your server, firewall, router, or switch to the Link A port on the TAP.
b. Connect the TX port from your other switch to the Link B port on the TAP.
c. Use two analyzer cables to connect the analyzer port on the TAP to the SFP transceivers in the capture card.
d. If you have more than one TAP to connect, repeat the process for each TAP.
6. Turn on the appliance and wait for the RAID to initialize.
The power button is located on the front of the appliance on the top left. This process may take a couple of minutes. The RAID lights on the front will cycle through a sequence and then be dark. Each light only blinks when there is activity for that specific RAID drive.
7. Ensure the time zone settings match your environment.
8. Double-click the Observer icon on the Desktop to start Observer.
Your hardware appliance is installed and on your network.

1 SFP, SFP+, QSFP+, and QSFP28 transceivers are sold separately.