4-Bay Modules

The M-Series 4-Bay Modules provide a simple, flexible way to test U.2, U.3, or EDSFF 1U Short SSDs within an OakGate expandable desktop appliance or 3U rackmount appliance. The module resides in the front compartment of the appliance and allows testing of up to four SSDs. The OakGate SVF Pro, supplied with the appliance, can exercise each SSD individually, as well as provide built-in power cycling and power measurement capabilities.

4-Bay Modules

To maintain the OakGate hardware warranty, some restrictions apply, as defined in the OakGate Product Warranty Notice.

  • U.2 Modules (PCIe Gen4)

    4-Bay U.2 Plug-In Modules for PCIe Gen4

    (OGT-MU401x-G4, OGT-MU402x-G4, OGT-MU403x-G4)*

    4-Bay U.2 Plug-in Module for PCIe Gen4

    When installed in an OakGate expandable desktop appliance or 3U rackmount appliance, the M-Series 4-Bay U.2 Plug-In Module for PCIe Gen4 provides a simple, flexible way to test and debug up to four mixed-protocol solid state drives (SSDs) that use a U.2 (SFF-8639) connector. One module can be installed in the front compartment of an expandable desktop, and up to two in the front left and right compartments of the 3U rackmount appliance.

    The OakGate Enduro controller application and Storage Validation Framework Pro (SVF Pro) software, supplied with the appliance, can exercise each SSD individually, as well as provide built-in power cycling and power measurement capabilities.

    Other features include the ability to easily access and replace the SSDs; LED indicators for power, activity, CPU heartbeat, and dual-port PCIe; and easy access to the SSD diagnostic port.

      M-Series 4-Bay U.2 Plug-In Modules for PCIe Gen4 Product Brochure

    * x = E (in expandable desktop appliance), L (in left compartment of 3U rackmount appliance), or R (in right compartment of 3U rackmount appliance)


    U.2 Module Types

    4-Bay Single-Port NVMe U.2 Plug-In Module for PCIe Gen4
    (OGT-MU401E-G4, OGT-MU401L-G4, OGT-MU401R-G4)
    4-Bay Single-Port NVMe U.2 Plug-In Module

    Accommodates up to four single-port NVMe U.2 SSDs

    Includes:

    • Four drive carriers
    • Internal host interface board (HIB) for NVMe SSD communication with the appliance
    • SFF-8643 (4 connectors) to SFF-8643 (8 connectors) cable for host-to-module NVMe connections
    • One-year hardware/software support
    4-Bay Dual-Port NVMe U.2 Plug-In Module for PCIe Gen4
    (OGT-MU402E-G4, OGT-MU402L-G4, OGT-MU402R-G4)
    4-Bay Dual-Port NVMe U.2 Plug-In Module

    Accommodates up to four single/dual-port NVMe U.2 SSDs

    Includes:

    • Four drive carriers
    • Internal HIB (for NVMe SSD communication with the appliance)
    • SFF-8643 (4 connectors) to SFF-8643 (8 connectors) cable for host-to-module NVMe connections
    • SFF-8643 (4 connectors) to staggered SFF-8643 (4 connectors) cable for host-to-module dual-port NVMe connections
    • One-year hardware/software support
    4-Bay Multi-Protocol U.2 Plug-In Module for PCIe Gen4
    (OGT-MU403E-G4, OGT-MU403L-G4, OGT-MU403R-G4)
    4-Bay Multi-Protocol U.2 Plug-In Module

    Accommodates up to four single/dual-port NVMe, 12G SAS, and 6G SATA U.2 SSDs

    Includes:

    • Four drive carriers
    • Internal HIB (for NVMe SSD communication with the appliance)
    • SFF-8643 (4 connectors) to SFF-8643 (8 connectors) cable for host-to-module NVMe connections
    • SFF-8643 (4 connectors) to staggered SFF-8643 (4 connectors) cable for host-to-module dual-port NVMe connections
    • SAS/SATA host card (for SAS/SATA SSD communication with the appliance)
    • Two SFF-8643 connector to SFF-8643 connector cables for host-to-module SAS/SATA connections
    • One-year hardware/software support

    U.2 Module Configurations

    The 4-Bay U.2 Plug-In Module can be configured in numerous ways depending on your requirements for the DUT type (protocol and single-port/dual-port), number of DUTs to test, and appliance type. The following tables show the available module configurations with the expandable desktop and 3U rackmount appliances.

    Module in Expandable Desktop Appliance Configurations
    One Module in Expandable Desktop Appliance
    DUT TYPEMAXIMUM NUMBER OF DUTsMODULE
    NVMe Single-Port U.2 SSDs44-Bay Single-Port NVMe U.2 Plug-In Module
    NVMe Single/Dual-Port U.2 SSDs44-Bay Dual-Port NVMe U.2 Plug-In Module
    NVMe/SAS/SATA U.2 SSDs44-Bay Multi-Protocol NVMe U.2 Plug-In Module


    Module(s) in 3U Rackmount Appliance Configurations
    Two Modules in 3U Rackmount Appliance
    DUT TYPEMAX NUMBER OF DUTs in MODULE(s)MODULE TYPE# of MODULES
    NVMe Single-Port U.2 SSDs44-Bay Single-Port NVMe U.2 Plug-In Module1
    82
    NVMe Single/Dual-Port U.2 SSDs44-Bay Dual-Port NVMe U.2 Plug-In Module 1
    82
    NVMe/SAS/SATA U.2 SSDs44-Bay Multi-Protocol NVMe U.2 Plug-In Module1
    82

    U.2 Module Ordering Information

    The following table lists the available U.2 modules for PCIe Gen4, as well as their compatible appliances and add-ons.

    M-SERIES 4-BAY U.2 PLUG-IN MODULES for PCIE GEN4
    PCIe Gen4 4-Bay Single-Port NVMe U.2 Module for installation in Expandable Desktop ApplianceOGT-MU401E-G4
    PCIe Gen4 4-Bay Dual-Port NVMe U.2 Module for installation in Expandable Desktop ApplianceOGT-MU402E-G4
    PCIe Gen4 4-Bay Multi-Protocol U.2 Module for installation in Expandable Desktop ApplianceOGT-MU403E-G4
    PCIe Gen4 4-Bay Single-Port NVMe U.2 Module for installation in Left Compartment of 3U Rackmount ApplianceOGT-MU401L-G4
    PCIe Gen4 4-Bay Dual-Port NVMe U.2 Module for installation in Left Compartment of 3U Rackmount ApplianceOGT-MU402L-G4
    PCIe Gen4 4-Bay Multi-Protocol U.2 Module for installation in Left Compartment of 3U Rackmount ApplianceOGT-MU403L-G4
    PCIe Gen4 4-Bay Single-Port NVMe U.2 Module for installation in Right Compartment of 3U Rackmount ApplianceOGT-MU401R-G4
    PCIe Gen4 4-Bay Dual-Port NVMe U.2 Module for installation in Right Compartment of 3U Rackmount ApplianceOGT-MU402R-G4
    PCIe Gen4 4-Bay Multi-Protocol U.2 Module for installation in Right Compartment of 3U Rackmount ApplianceOGT-MU403R-G4
    COMPATIBLE D-SERIES and R-SERIES APPLIANCES for PCIE GEN4
    Expandable Desktop Appliance for PCIe Gen4OGT-DE200-G4
    3U Rackmount Appliance for PCIe Gen4OGT-R300-G4
    COMPATIBLE A-SERIES ADD-ONS
    PCIe Power Interposer Card for OakGate AppliancesOGT-AP100
  • U.3 Modules (PCIe Gen4)

    4-Bay U.3 Plug-In Modules for PCIe Gen4

    (OGT-MU3-401x-G4, OGT-MU3-402x-G4)

    4-Bay U.3 Plug-in Module for PCIe Gen4

    When installed in an OakGate expandable desktop or 3U rackmount appliance, the M-Series 4-Bay U.3 Plug-In Module for PCIe Gen4 provides a simple, flexible way to test and debug up to four NVMe solid state drives (SSDs) that use a U.3 (SFF-TA-1001) connector. One module can be installed in the front compartment of an expandable desktop, and up to two in the front left and right compartments of the 3U rackmount appliance.

    The OakGate Enduro controller application and Storage Validation Framework Pro (SVF Pro) software, supplied with the appliance, can exercise each SSD individually, as well as provide built-in power cycling and power measurement capabilities.

      M-Series 4-Bay U.3 Plug-In Modules for PCIe Gen4 Product Brochure

    * x = E (in expandable desktop appliance), L (in left compartment of 3U rackmount appliance), or R (in right compartment of 3U rackmount appliance)


    U.3 Module Features

    • PCI Express® 4.0 (PCIe Gen4) compatible
    • Supported protocols include: NVMe, NVMe-MI (standard and basic)
    • Contains four bays (slots), each with a U.3 (SFF-TA-1001) connector
    • Tests up to four EDSFF 1U short single-port and/or dual-port NVMe SSDs, depending on the module type
    • Ability to run unique tests on each device, individually and concurrently

    • Individual power cycling and power measurement under software control:
      • Configurable to support 3.3V, 5V, and 12V
      • Ability to turn power on/off to each port/device
      • Ability to measure voltage, current, and power for each port/device (at a sample rate of approximately one read/second)
    • LED indicators:
      • Power (green) and activity (amber) on front of module for each slot
      • CPU heartbeat and dual-port PCIe on the backside of module


    U.3 Module Types

    Module in Expandable Desktop Appliance for PCIe Gen4
    Module in Expandable Desktop Appliance
    MODULE in EXPANDABLE DESKTOP APPLIANCEMODEL NUMBER
    PCIe Gen4 4-Bay Single-Port NVMe U.3 Module for installation in Expandable Desktop ApplianceOGT-MU3-401E-G4
    PCIe Gen4 4-Bay Dual-Port NVMe U.3 Module for installation in Expandable Desktop ApplianceOGT-MU3-402E-G4


    Module in Left Compartment of 3U Rackmount Appliance for PCIe Gen4
    Module in Left Compartment of 3U Rackmount Appliance
    MODULE in LEFT COMPARTMENT of 3U RACKMOUNT APPLIANCEPART NUMBER
    PCIe Gen4 4-Bay Single-Port NVMe U.3 Module for installation in Left Compartment of 3U Rackmount ApplianceOGT-MU3-401L-G4
    PCIe Gen4 4-Bay Dual-Port NVMe U.3 Module for installation in Left Compartment of 3U Rackmount ApplianceOGT-MU3-402L-G4


    Module in Right Compartment of 3U Rackmount Appliance for PCIe Gen4
    Module in Right Compartment of 3U Rackmount Appliance
    MODULE in RIGHT COMPARTMENT of 3U RACKMOUNT APPLIANCEPART NUMBER
    PCIe Gen4 4-Bay Single-Port NVMe U.3 Module for installation in Right Compartment of 3U Rackmount ApplianceOGT-MU3-401R-G4
    PCIe Gen4 4-Bay Dual-Port NVMe U.3 Module for installation in Right Compartment of 3U Rackmount ApplianceOGT-MU3-402R-G4
  • EDSFF 1U Short Modules (PCIe Gen4)

    4-Bay EDSFF 1U Short Plug-In Modules for PCIe Gen4

    (OGT-MES401x-G4, OGT-MES402x-G4)

    4-Bay EDSFF 1U Short Plug-in Module for PCIe Gen4

    When installed in an OakGate expandable desktop or 3U rackmount appliance, the M-Series 4-Bay EDSFF 1U Short Plug-In Module for PCIe Gen4 provides a simple way to test and debug up to four EDSFF 1U short NVMe solid state devices (SSDs) that use a x4 (1C) SFFTA-1002 connector. One module can be installed in the front compartment of an expandable desktop, and up to two in the front left and right compartments of the 3U rackmount appliance. Depending on the module type, single-port and/ or dual-port NVMe EDSFF 1U short SSDs can be tested.

    The OakGate Enduro controller application and Storage Validation Framework Pro (SVF Pro) software, supplied with the appliance can exercise each SSD individually, as well as provide built-in power cycling and power measurement capabilities.

      M-Series 4-Bay EDSFF Short Plug-In Modules for PCIe Gen4 Product Brochure


    EDSFF 1U Short Module Features

    • PCI Express® 4.0 (PCIe Gen4) compatible
    • Supported protocols include: NVMe, NVMe-MI (standard and basic)
    • Contains four bays (slots), each with a x4 (1C) SFF-TA-1002 connector
    • Tests up to four EDSFF 1U short single-port and/or dual-port NVMe SSDs, depending on the module type
    • Supports EDSFF 1U short form factors as defined in the SFF-TA-1006 specifi cation (some of the narrow form factors may be required to use the included EDSFF short carriers)
    • Ability to run unique tests on each device, individually and concurrently

    • Individual power cycling and power measurement under software control:
      • Configurable to support 3.3V, 5V, and 12V
      • Ability to turn power on/off to each port/device
      • Ability to measure voltage, current, and power for each port/device (at a sample rate of approximately one read/second)
    • LED indicators:
      • Power (green) and activity (amber) on front of module for each slot
      • CPU heartbeat and dual-port PCIe on the backside of module


    EDSFF 1U Short Module Types

    Module in Expandable Desktop Appliance for PCIe Gen4
    Module in Expandable Desktop Appliance
    MODULE in EXPANDABLE DESKTOP APPLIANCEMODEL NUMBER
    PCIe Gen4 4-Bay Single-Port NVMe EDSFF 1U Short Module for installation in Expandable Desktop ApplianceOGT-MES401E-G4
    PCIe Gen4 4-Bay Dual-Port NVMe EDSFF 1U Short Module for installation in Expandable Desktop ApplianceOGT-MES402E-G4


    Module in Left Compartment of 3U Rackmount Appliance for PCIe Gen4
    Module in Left Compartment of 3U Rackmount Appliance
    MODULE in LEFT COMPARTMENT of 3U RACKMOUNT APPLIANCEPART NUMBER
    PCIe Gen4 4-Bay Single-Port NVMe EDSFF 1U Short Module for installation in Left Compartment of 3U Rackmount ApplianceOGT-MES401L-G4
    PCIe Gen4 4-Bay Dual-Port NVMe EDSFF 1U Short Module for installation in Left Compartment of 3U Rackmount ApplianceOGT-MES402L-G4


    Module in Right Compartment of 3U Rackmount Appliance for PCIe Gen4
    Module in Right Compartment of 3U Rackmount Appliance
    MODULE in RIGHT COMPARTMENT of 3U RACKMOUNT APPLIANCEPART NUMBER
    PCIe Gen4 4-Bay Single-Port NVMe EDSFF 1U Short Module for installation in Right Compartment of 3U Rackmount ApplianceOGT-MES401R-G4
    PCIe Gen4 4-Bay Dual-Port NVMe EDSFF 1U Short Module for installation in Right Compartment of 3U Rackmount ApplianceOGT-MES402R-G4
  • U.2 Modules (PCIe Gen3)

    4-Bay U.2 Plug-In Modules for PCIe Gen3

    (OGT-MU401, OGT-MU402, OGT-MU403)

    4-Bay U.2 Plug-in Modules

    The M-Series 4-Bay U.2 Plug-In Modules for PCIe Gen3 provide a simple, flexible way to test mixed-protocol SSDs within an OakGate expandable desktop appliance or 3U rackmount appliance. The module resides in the front compartment of the appliance and allows testing of up to four NVMe, SAS, or SATA SSDs that use a U.2 (SFF-8639) connector. The OakGate SVF Pro, supplied with the appliance, can exercise each SSD individually, as well as provide built-in power cycling and power measurement capabilities.

    Other features include the ability to easily access and replace the SSDs; LED indicators for power, activity, CPU heartbeat, and dual-port PCIe; and easy access to the SSD diagnostic port.

      M-Series 4-Bay U.2 Plug-In Modules for PCIe Gen3 Product Brochure


    4-Bay U.2 Plug-In Modules Types

    4-Bay Single-Port NVMe U.2 Plug-In Module
    (OGT-MU401)
    4-Bay Single-Port NVMe U.2 Plug-In Module

    Provides four bays to test up to four single-port NVMe U.2 drives.

    • Installed into an OakGate expandable desktop or 3U rackmount appliance
    • Supports up to four, single-port, 2.5-inch NVMe SSDs that use a U.2/SFF-8639 connector
    • Individual device power-cycling and power-measurement capabilities
    • Includes:
      • NVMe x16 Host Card (for NVMe drive communication with the appliance)
      • Four drive carriers
      • Cables: Four PCIe Y
      • One-year hardware/software support

    See the single-port NVMe module in the EXAMPLE #2 below.

    4-Bay Dual-Port NVMe U.2 Plug-In Module
    (OGT-MU402)
    4-Bay Dual-Port NVMe U.2 Plug-In Module

    Provides four bays to test up to four single or dual-port NVMe U.2 drives.

    • Installed into an OakGate expandable desktop or 3U rackmount appliance
    • Supports up to four, single or dual-port, 2.5-inch NVMe SSDs that use a U.2/SFF-8639 connector
    • Individual device power-cycling and power-measurement capabilities
    • Includes:
      • NVMe x16 Host Card (for NVMe drive communication with the appliance)
      • Four drive carriers
      • Cables: Four PCIe Y and one PCIe 3-4
      • One-year hardware/software support

    See the two dual-port NVMe modules in the EXAMPLE #3 below.

    4-Bay Multi-Protocol U.2 Plug-In Module
    (OGT-MU403)
    4-Bay Multi-Protocol U.2 Plug-In Module

    Provides four bays to test up to four multi-protocol single-port or dual-port NVMe, SAS, or SATA U.2 drives.

    • Installed into an OakGate expandable desktop or 3U rackmount appliance
    • Supports up to four, single/dual-port, 2.5-inch NVMe, 12G SAS, and
    • 6G SATA SSDs (in any combination) that use a U.2/SFF-8639 connector
    • Individual device power-cycling and power-measurement capabilities
    • Includes:
      • NVMe x16 Host Card (for NVMe drive communication with the appliance)
      • SAS/SATA Host Card (for SAS/SATA drive communication with the appliance)
      • Four drive carriers
      • Cables: Four PCIe Y, one PCIe 3-4, and two SAS/SATA port
      • One-year hardware/software support

    See the multi-protocol module in the EXAMPLE #1 below.


    4-Bay U.2 Plug-In Modules within Appliance Examples

    The expandable desktop appliance can hold one module to test up to four SSDs. The 3U rackmount appliances can hold one or two modules to test up to four or eight SSDs.

    Multi-Protocol Module in Expandable Desktop Appliance

    Example #1

    One Module in an Expandable Desktop Appliance

    This example shows the 4-Bay Multi-Protocol U.2 Plug-In Module with the included NVMe x16 host card, SAS/SATA host card, and cables within the appliance.

    With this module, up to four single-port or dual-port NVMe, SAS, and SATA SSDs (in any combination) can be tested.

    Single-Port NVMe Module in 3U Rackmount Appliance

    Example #2

    One Module in a 3U Rackmount Appliance

    This example shows the 4-Bay Single-Port NVMe U.2 Plug-In Module with the included NVMe x16 host card and cables within the appliance.

    With this module, up to four single-port NVMe SSDs can be tested.

    Dual-Port NVMe Module in 3U Rackmount Appliance

    Example #3

    Two Modules in a 3U Rackmount Appliance

    This example shows two 4-Bay Dual-Port NVMe U.2 Plug-In Modules with the included two NVMe x16 host cards and cables within the appliance.

    With this module, up to four single-port or dual-port NVMe SSDs can be tested.


    4-Bay U.2 Plug-In Modules Configurations

    The 4-Bay U.2 Plug-In Module can be configured in numerous ways depending on your requirements for the DUT type (protocol and single-port/dual-port), number of DUTs to test, and appliance type. The following table shows the available module configurations with the expandable desktop and 3U rackmount appliances.

    Module within Expandable Desktop Appliance Configurations
    DUT TYPEMAXIMUM NUMBER OF DUTsMODULE
    NVMe Single-Port U.2 SSDs44-Bay Single-Port NVMe U.2 Plug-In Module
    NVMe Dual-Port U.2 SSDs44-Bay Dual-Port NVMe U.2 Plug-In Module
    NVMe/SAS/SATA U.2 SSDs44-Bay Multi-Protocol NVMe U.2 Plug-In Module

    Module(s) within 3U Rackmount Appliance Configurations
    DUT TYPEMAX NUMBER OF DUTs in MODULE(s)MODULE TYPE# of MODULES
    NVMe Single-Port U.2 SSDs44-Bay Single-Port NVMe U.2 Plug-In Module1
    82
    NVMe Dual-Port U.2 SSDs44-Bay Dual-Port NVMe U.2 Plug-In Module 1
    82
    NVMe/SAS/SATA U.2 SSDs44-Bay Multi-Protocol NVMe U.2 Plug-In Module1
    82

    4-Bay U.2 Plug-In Modules Ordering Information

    The following table lists the available U.2 modules for PCIe Gen3, as well as their compatible appliances and add-ons.

    M-SERIES 4-BAY U.2 PLUG-IN MODULES
    4-Bay Single-Port NVMe U.2 Plug-In Module for PCIe Gen3OGT-MU401
    4-Bay Dual-Port NVMe U.2 Plug-In Module for PCIe Gen3OGT-MU402
    4-Bay Multi-Protocol U.2 Plug-In Module for PCIe Gen3OGT-MU403
    COMPATIBLE D-SERIES and R-SERIES APPLIANCES
    Expandable Desktop ApplianceOGT-DE200
    3U Rackmount ApplianceOGT-R300
    COMPATIBLE A-SERIES ADD-ONS
    PCIe Power Interposer Card for OakGate AppliancesOGT-AP100