Replacing parts for SMG-S450 CRU
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Replacing parts for SMG-S450 CRU


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Messaging Gateway


As a customer of Symantec Messaging Gateway (SMG), you purchaseda physical SMG-S450 appliance. The appliance hardware has a critical problem, and you need assistance with ordering and using a Chassis Replacement Unit (CRU).


Contact Symantec Technical Support for assistance with confirming the issue and identifying a workaround. If no workaround is possible, then Symantec Technical Support will assist with warranty coverage, which may include a CRU for S450 model appliances.

Upon receipt of a CRU for SMG-S450 appliance, note the following important information which does not appear on the instruction lable on the CRU of the SMG-S450:

  1. Before beginning steps for transferring components as shown on the CRU label, please obtain a phillips head screwdriver. A philips head screwdriver is needed to complete transfer of the boot devices.
  2. Before beginning steps for transferring components as shown on the CRU label, please create a bootable USB stick with the osrestore material for SMG appliance. After transfer of components from the original chassis to the CRU, reinstalling the SMG software is needed to rebuild and re-associate the RAID10 array.
  3. Step 05 does not mention two screws present in the CRU where the boot devices will be placed. These two screws must be removed before transferring the boot devices. On Step 05, remove two screws from CRU before removing screws for boot devices from the original unit.
  4. After instructions on the CRU label are complete, to force the appliance to properly re-detect components, re-install SMG appliance software using a bootable USB stick. On the boot menu, enter the boot console. On the boot console, type: /opt/MegaRAID/storcli/storcli64 /c0/fall import