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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to Boot Linux without Certain Kernel Modules and Still Able to have Write Permissions on File Systems?

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 ...
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SAN design: File & Block level access?

The short question: can I share file and block level traffic on the same SAN? Perhaps more importantly, should I? The gory details are below... I'm hopefully putting the finishing touches on a new ...
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Disk-to-tape using Networker and Data Domain

My previous question covered disk-to-disk backup to reduce our backup window, and now I also need to take the disk backup and move it to tape. Is this something I can do with Networker and ...
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Disk-to-disk backup to same storage array?

We're looking to get a new SAN, and so we're re-examining our storage, network and backup issues. Our plan is to get an EMC VNXe 3100 with SAS drives for production data, then buy an expansion shelf ...
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How can I open Exchange Management Console 2007 from the “Run” dialog on Windows Server 2003?

I need to know the path and filename to execute in order to open Exchange Management Console. Exchange Server 2007 is installed, and this server is running Windows Server 2003
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keeping the server name and IP address updated in the SAN

In the Navisphere's attached server report, the HBA UIDs are displayed along with the host names and IP addresses of the Linux and windows servers that were previously registered. The Servers now have ...
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ISA Server VSS Writer encountered a failure while backing up

On our ISA system the following warning is logged: Event Type: Warning Event Source: Microsoft ISA Server Storage Event ID: 21326 Description: The ISA Server VSS Writer encountered a failure while ...
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Exchange 2010 EMC connects to wrong server

I have an Exchange 2010 organization installed at two sites with one server at each site. I set up my local site first. Exchange Management Console always chooses to connect to the remote server ...
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Is it possible to use an EMC SAN in iscsi without starting any Powerwhatever dæmon?

I can't seem to get my iscsi targets working without starting the PowerPath module, even though I don't actually use it. Is it at all possible? Edit: Precision, I'm not currently even using ...
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Where can I download EMC's SWAT Switch Analysis Tool

Do you know where to download EMC's Switch Analysis Tool (SWAT)? I've followed the instructions in the "Customer Advisory Letter" I have regarding FLARE upgrade, but the menu options in EMC ...
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How do I find the date/time set on an EMC Symmetrix?

I'd like to find out what date and time (and possibly time zone) a Symmetrix (DMX-4 and VMAX) is set to. I've checked Powerlink as well as the man pages for symcli, but nothing pops out.
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Can the EMC grab utility be used on ESX hosts

Can the EMC grab utility be used on ESX hosts?
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Shell script provisioning of luns on EMC Clariion?

Is there a robust way of scripting (Unix shell) lun provisioning for an EMC Clariion? Navicli doesn't look very reliable, its output is not easy to parse (and just plain weird), and it does not look ...
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What could be the best practice while allocating so that I/O performance is high

I have a question on planning. Recently, I got a request to create 2 625GB Luns (clariion cx-240), FC Connected, to ESX server 4.0 (four new hosts). I don't know the application they would be running. ...
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is provisioning storage in VMAX difficult?

is provisioning storage in VMAX difficult? I am not getting any sort of training from my manager .There's going to be requests fro the clients in provisioning storage to their hosts (cluster, stand ...
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Can anyone identify the hardware/software called “EMC Flex 8-16”?

I have discovered a Description entry ("EMC Flex 8-16") in an systems audit which I can't identify. I have asked the Vendors, but have not yet heard back. I'll post an answer myself when I find out. ...
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Putting Oracle redo logs on DRAM SSD for a heavy write database?

I have a Sun M4000 connected to an EMC CX4-120 array with a write-heavy database. Writes peak at around 1200 IO/s and 12MB/s. According to EMC, I am saturating the write cache on the EMC array. I ...
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using EMC branded disk array with Dell/EMC branded CX3-20 head unit

Are there any problems or gotchas with using an EMC branded DAE3P with a Dell/EMC branded Clariion SAN? Obviously getting support for the array would be problematic, but other than that is there ...
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Linux not picking up new partition correctly on emc pseudo device

We have a database server running oracle rac. We were recently running out of space on the main LUN that it is attached to. I created a new 100GB LUN and concatenated this onto the existing LUN ...
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How do I add a Hot Spare for all my Raid Groups in Navisphere 6?

Do you know how to set a free disk (big enough to be a member of all RAID groups) to be a "Hot Spare" available to all RAID groups in a Clariion CX3-20 using Navisphere 6? I have created a RAID group ...
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EMC foundation certification -Exam prerequisits

I 've been working as SAN support engineer for 7 months ,now.I want to go for EMC foundation certification,which ,i believe , is essential in order to progress in my career. Can somebody advise me ...
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Upgrading antiquated EMC AX100 SAN Storage

I have an old, old, old EMC AX100 RAID array. It's not being used for anything important, but I would like to use it for testing and lab work. One of the problems is that the OS itself is stored ...
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EMC Celerra - cliff's notes for dummies?

I just bought my first EMC Celerra NX4. I'm starting to configure it and have a few questions: What is Celerra Network Server? What are the Celerra iscsi utilities? Is there a very basic "how to" ...
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How do i Install and configure PowerPath in Windows environment

How do i Install and configure PowerPath in Windows environment..can someone help me with screen shot or just walk me through the steps. Will appreciate a quick response . Thanks!!
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NDMP NAS for HP EVA4400 SAN

We use EMC Celerra filer for our EMC array and it supports NDMP.n remote site we have EVA4400 HP SAN and it seems that our only option for NAS is Windows Storage Option. What if we want to use ...
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Filer for HP EVA 4400 Array

We are planning moving some of our infrastructure to the dataceneter.Most of our hardware is EMC/Dell and datacenter uses HP. One of the components we use is EMC Celerra NS20 Filer connected to the ...
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What is good book for administration & configuration of Storage logical arrays?

I am looking for a book which can explain pros and cons of different combination of configurations/policies of storage Arrays and may also suggest some best practices for certain scenarios for e.g. ...
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ApplicationXtender?

Where can I find free technical documentation on EMC Application EXtender? This is a distributed system for "Storage, Organization, and Management of Business-Critical Information". The IT team where ...
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Changing IP address of a host in Navisphere 6 (EMC array)

We have a EMC CX4-120 array and manage it using Navisphere 6 web interface. Some time in the past we have registered all the HBA of 5 different hosts. Now, we need to change the ip addresses of these ...
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EMC PowerPath or MultiPath?

We are using a SAN for our datastorage. I recently got the SAN connected to a CentOS 5.3 server by using the EMC PowerPath software along with the Navisphere Agent running on CentOS. However I have ...
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EMC CLARiiON - merge raid groups, retain LUN's

Not sure this is possible, but... Let's say you have two raid groups, each striped across 6 disks. Group 1 has 2 LUNs, Group 2 has two LUNs - is it possible to merge the raid groups (i.e. gain ...
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Symmetrix gatekeepers on Solaris 10

I have some Solaris machines that are connected to EMC Symmetrix for SAN storage. Apparently the Symm has a gatekeeper device that is used with the symmetrix CLI. We don't need the CLI, but I have ...
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How to register server HBAs to an EMC Clariion storage system

I have just attached a Solaris box (an old Enterprise 420R) to a Clariion storage array via an Emulex HBA but the Navisphere software is only seeing the system via a hexadecimal reference ID not by ...