Cloud service provider

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
1answer
103 views

No LUNs visible on ESXi 5.5 using Brocade 825 connected to EMC VNX 5300

We've just bought a new Dell PowerEdge R620 to replace the oldest of our 3 hosts in our vSphere cluster. The existing hosts are connected to our EMC VNX 5300 SAN using gigabit ethernet which is a ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

How to put a backup window for Networker job?

I need to configure a Networker job than needs to start at a fixed time and to finish if it has not completed at a certain (later) time. That is, it has a fixed window. But I do not manage to find ...
8
votes
0answers
117 views

EMC VNXe GNU Source Code

Does anyone know where EMC host their GNU source code for VNXe products? We are tired with calling Delhi/Idaho for them to dial in to fix trivial issues and would like to figure out the algorithm of ...
0
votes
1answer
200 views

EMC PowerPath Support Matrix

I know this is a stupid question, but I've found nothing online. Does anyone know where EMC has hidden the support matrix documentation so that I know what version of PowerPath is supported with ...
0
votes
1answer
76 views

Link rate between EMC DAE and HBA

I have a EMC DAE (KTN-STL4) drive cage directly connecconnected to a HP Proliant server using a QLogic QLE2560 HBA. I'm using copper cable between the HBA card and the DAE. On the controller card in ...
0
votes
1answer
86 views

Trouble with EMC vNXE and Cisco Catalyst Configuration for vSphere 5.5

Good afternoon, we have recently purchased -two Cisco Catalyst 2960-x switches -two Dell PowerEdge 320R server -1 EMC vNXE 3300-1 storage device I'm having a difficult time configuring the ...
1
vote
1answer
269 views

VSPEX vs vBlock [closed]

I've been reading about storage and the next two solutions (reference architecture / converged) made me a little confused whether is more advantageous to go with one of another assuming the following ...
1
vote
0answers
201 views

How to change / replace a failed “system” disk on EMC Clariion CX500?

On the first DAE, the first 5 disks are considered "special" because they host the OS of the storage array. One of those 5 disks is faulty : what is the procedure to change it? By the way, what ...
2
votes
2answers
203 views

How to setup a “last day of month” schedule in Networker?

I need to set up a "Last day of the month" schedule in EMC Networker V8.0.1 I have actually set up it as: Period: Week Action: skip skip skip skip skip skip skip Override: full last day every month ...
4
votes
1answer
96 views

UCS FC Adapter Aborts

So here's the scenario, and I'm hoping @Chopper3 can chime in here. For our SAN fabric, we have a pair of Cisco MDS 9513 FC switches with three EMC frames and four Cisco UCS domains directly attached. ...
0
votes
0answers
64 views

EMC + powermt display + dead error

I have Linux red-hat 5.5 cluster machine that connected to EMC storage When I perform powermt display command I see under dead line the number 1 In place to get normal state as 0 Please ...
0
votes
0answers
143 views

Destination Folder Access Denied error when accessing SAN share (EMC Celerra File Server)

There is a shared folder hosted on an EMC SAN to which Everyone has Full Control to the share's root. The SAN's Administrators group is set as the shared folder's owner. Beneath the root are a number ...
-2
votes
1answer
281 views

replacing failed hard disk in raid 1 on dell emc cx300 [closed]

how can I replace failed disk in slot 12 in raid 1 on san dell emc cx300 I HAD Configured the san with hot spare hard disk in slot 13. Is it enough to remove it from it's slot an put instead of it ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Exchange management console: added columns don't persist after closing and reopening

I feel silly for even posting this, but when I open the EMC, go to Organization Configuration/ Mailbox/ Database Management -> click on one of the databases, I see the member servers and their ...
1
vote
1answer
288 views

EMC ESRS stops working when it is VMotioned

EMC is on site and told me: The ESRS SAN monitoring solution will cease to function if that host is VMotioned In case anyone doesn't know, the ESRS is a dial home solution that works over IP. ...
1
vote
1answer
221 views

Clariion CX300: Removing system disks from a RAID group?

I have a raid group that includes every disk my DPE2. I want to remove the system disks (0-4) from this RAID group. From what I read I should i put them in their own RAID group and avoid storing ...
2
votes
4answers
105 views

SAN newbie: Using a server like an ISCSI gateway for a purely FC SAN device

I am very new to SANs and have inherited an old EMC CX300 to play with. The CX300 is purely FC, but I'd like to experiment with ISCSI as well without having to purchase an expensive ISCSI gateway ...
1
vote
0answers
86 views

Using EMC DAEs standalone

I've got a number of EMC DAEs filled with drives, for free. I'd love to use them, as they total to around 30TB, with possibly more available from the same recycling facility. As of right now I can ...
-1
votes
2answers
54 views

Can I mount a share to an EMC array?

I would like to mount an NFS share to an EMC array enlarging it's capacity until we can expand the EMC environment. I have a cheap Synology with 12TB of storage I would like to use to expand it for a ...
3
votes
2answers
181 views

What is a proper procedure for unplugging fiber chanel from ESXi

In my DC admins have to unplug my FC connection from ESXi5 (from EMC VNX) (temporary, some maintance works). I have never done that before and have some doubt about my own procedure... My first ...
0
votes
1answer
284 views

EMC + erase LUNS from EMC storage by tool/script

the following link explain how to destroy LUNS / RAID configuration manual VIA Navisphere GUI http://www.thegeekstuff.com/2012/04/emc-delete-lun-raid-group/ my question - I want to find ...
0
votes
2answers
318 views

HP SAS HDD in an EMC VNX storage?

Would it be possible to use HP SAS 6G DP 300GB 10K SFF drives in an EMC VNX 5100 storage unit, which currently holds EMC 10K SFF drives (these are really Seagate Savvio 10K.5 SFF drives). Generally, ...
1
vote
3answers
910 views

RAID 10 or RAID 50 on 16x 900 GB 10K SFF disks

What type of RAID would you recommend for a single storage segment across 16 of 900 GB 10K SAS SFF disks on an EMC VNX 5100 storage unit? Disk 17 is a hot-spare. RAID 10, RAID 50 or something else? ...
0
votes
1answer
406 views

What does powercf do on the Solaris file system or EMC storage?

When I run powercf command on my Solaris machine, what changes does this command do on the EMC storage, or on Solaris file system? From the manual: DESCRIPTION During system boot on Solaris ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

How can I monitor an EMC VNXe3100 with Nagios?

I've "Googled" a lot and there's some stuff for other products (Clariion & Celerra). I didn't find any Nagios plugin or script for VNXe. I got the vnxe_alert.mib but it's really not convenient ...
0
votes
1answer
978 views

EMC storage - set login/password VIA naviseccli command

I have two NETRA machines that connected to EMC storage ( EMC flare 28 ) I installed Solaris 10 on both NETRA machines my question - is it possible to set the login and password for EMC storage by: ...
0
votes
0answers
237 views

Celerra Storage Processor pathing issues

Ok so some retard at my work thought he was going to fix a messed up SP and reassigned all of the default SP on all the luns to SPA, then he did a hard reboot (Smart I know -.-). Anyways, now I have ...
0
votes
1answer
78 views

EMC/Exchange Powershell not running as administrator or without correct privs

I have an AD/Exchange 2010 setup that usually works pretty well. However, after installing Outlook 2010 on the server and choosing to "remember the password" for a user who is not an administrator, ...
1
vote
1answer
150 views

Directly connected HP server and CX4 with fibre

I have direcly connected (with fibre) a HP ProLiant BL460c G7 with a EMC CX4. I installed VMWare Esxi 5.0. The problem is that cx4 cannot connect to the blade. It seems that there is no connectivity ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Routinely unable to remove qla2xxx module under CentOS

I routinely cannot unload the Qlogic fibre module qla2xxx under CentOS 5 or 6. These machines are running StorNext cvfs, EMC powerpath and hostagent. Nothing else should ever be touching the fibre. ...
0
votes
1answer
208 views

Nagios / snmp - client side requirement?

I have an EMC NX4 that Im trying to monitor via Nagios. The command being sent is check_snmp -H<server> -P1 -Cpublic -oDISMAN-EVENT-MIB::sysUpTimeInstance -r Timeticks What I get back is ...
3
votes
1answer
154 views

vSphere 5 and Powerpath/VE?

I am in the process of setting up our vSphere 5 environment. With previous version of vSphere I have used the native pathing with VMware but I now want to investigate Powerpath/VE since it now works ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How do I disconnect users from a file stored on a NAS?

We recently migrated our file servers from a Windows file server to an EMC VNXe NAS device. Previously, when a user needed into a critical file that someone else had open and the situation warranted, ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

VM NetWorker server loses hard drive every night

Running EMC NetWorker server on a Server 2009 R2 w/ sp1 VM running on ESXi host. The VMDK is stored on a VNXe machine along with the VMDKs for all the other VM servers our organization runs. None of ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

Replace a failed disk in EMC CX2-30 san

Where can I find the procedure for replacing a disk in an EMC CX2-30 san. Amber light showing on one disk, NaviSphere shows the disk status as "Requested Bypass" The affected LUN is in a RAID 5 ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

NetWorker: Frequent errors in log "waiting for # writable volume(s) to backup pool 'Default' disk(s) on

Working on a new NetWorker 7.6.3/DataDomain disk-to-disk-to-remote-disk backup system, there are frequent errors in the log: Media alert event: Waiting for 1 writable volume(s) to backup pool ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

VMWare VMs to Data Domain storage via EMC Networker backup: Do I need a storage node?

I've got several VMs (Windows Server 2003-2008 R2, application servers, Exchange, SQL, small file servers) residing on ESXi 4.1 hosts. We recently purchased a Data Domain system allowing us to backup ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Where are the Kerberos time outs in Windows 2008R2?

We have a DFS share that redirects users to a EMC CIFS share. Several end users are unable to access it and get the following Kerberos Security warning: The System Detected an attempt to ...
5
votes
2answers
1k views

Inconsistency between LUN ID's

I just added a few LUN's to our new EMC VNX, and the LUN ID's are not consistent.. Screenshot from EMC Unisphere Screenshot from VMWare vSphere If you study the two screenshots carefully, ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Force-enable write cache on an AX150 disk array or fake APC SmartUPS communication

I have a Dell-branded EMC AX150i disk array that refuses to enable its write cache. After calling Dell support, it turns out that the system will refuse to enable its write cache unless an APC ...
2
votes
1answer
791 views

EMC Celerra and Access-based Enumeration

I have a few CIFS shares for Windows on our Celerra, and I've run the EMCABE tool (in enable mode) on one of our CIFS virtual servers. When I check if ABE is enabled using the same tool, it comes back ...
1
vote
3answers
1k views

Maximum size of VMDK to support large NTFS filesystem in guest

I have a need to support an 8TB filesystem within a Win2k8 guest system running on VMWare. From what I've read online, the maximum size VMDK I can create is 2T, is this still the case? Will I need ...
0
votes
1answer
283 views

Setting Linux UID on NFS volume from EMC NX4

I have an EMC NX4 from which there are several CIFS shares with corresponding NFS mount points. The CIFS user ids seem fine but when viewed from Linux they are all 327xx numbers and can't be set from ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

MultiPath configuration on RHEL5 and Clariion CX-300

I have problem with discovering my FC-connected CX-300 storage. Frankly speaking I'm complete novice in FibreChannel, so step by step explanation would be appreciated. My configuration consist of two ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Create a raid 6 with 7 drives

I'm trying to create a raid 6 array on a VNX 5100 from EMC, however am unable to create one with 7 drives. We have 8 total, and I immediately carved one out for hot sparing, leaving me 7 data drives. ...
1
vote
1answer
327 views

EMC-branded DS24-M2 McData: Where get and what firmware?

I (will) get a EMC Symmetrix DS24-M2 FC Switch which is a branded McData 4500. I'm unsure how/if it's possible to update the box to the latest firmware without an official service contract anymore. ...
0
votes
1answer
901 views

Can you set CIFS permisions from EMC Command Line?

I am in the process of migrating file shares from my EMC NS-20 to my new VNXe 3100. I am using a RoboCopy script to move the files but am getting errors on some files and folders. I have Domain Admin ...
6
votes
3answers
8k views

EMC VNX iSCSI setup - unsure about SP/port assignment

We have a new VNX5300 waiting to get configured, and I need to plan out the network infrastructure before the EMC tech arrives. It has 4x1gbit iSCSI per SP (8 ports in total), and I'd like to get the ...
1
vote
3answers
1k views

Exchange Management Console Missing Tabs

I am trying to set up exchange 2010, I want to configure the incoming mail but all the information I can find about says there should be tabs on the middle pane when I select hub transport.. I get ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

Linux Kernel Modules Refuses to Load

I have a server running RHEL 5.5 with EMC PowerPath installed. Due to the security requirement, I had to upgrade the kernel to a newer version. Unfortunately, I was not aware of the impact of the ...