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How to active HDD leds on HP MDS 600 / HP D6000?

I have a HP D6000 (sometimes called MDS 600) storage array, HP DL380p G8 with an LSI 9207-8e SAS adapter. When I am in the OmniOS (Solaris 10 fork), I can e.g. dd to one of the disks, but I don't see ...
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How often should I defrag ZFS pools?

I ZFS scrub once a month which takes ~24 hours for the 72TB. For what I can find about how often I should scrub is: very busy pools, once per week not so busy pools, once per month or run a scrub, ...
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Solaris not seeing FC volume

We recently replaced a failed controller in an AL connected RAID. I wasn't the one that replaced the controller, but apparently when the new controller was installed something weird happened with the ...
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Solaris x86 11.1 and qlt driver — only 3/4 ports attach

I'm using the QLogic QLE2564 4-port 8Gb HBA. The problem I have is that when I attach the qlt target mode driver to the card, only 3/4 ports attach the driver. ffffc10006854e58 pciex1077,2532, ...
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Zpool list showing blank values

My problem is that when I call zpool list it gives this blank output.... NAME SIZE ALLOC FREE CAP DEDUP HEALTH ALTROOT - - - - - - - - However a zfs ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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vxprint failed with “No such disk group” error

I have a NETRA machine with solaris 10 with EMC storage. During cluster installation the installation failed, and from the log files I see the following error which I don't understand: ...
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Re-assigning raw SAN disks from Solaris to Linux

We have a SYBASE IQ database running on Solaris using raw devices as underlying storage for the database. We would like to migrate this environment from Solaris to Linux. Is it possible to just ...
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Building one big filesystem with JBOD and ZFS

How to build a really big ZFS filesystem? The above question is vague in the 1st reading, so more precise. I know how to build big ZFS volume with one computer. e.g. get a good computer with ECC ...
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Solaris: Good Book for metastat?

Does anyone know any good book(s) on learning the ins and outs of Solaris's SDS (Solaris Disk Suite) and its corresponding commands (metastat, metadb, meta*)? I'm looking to invest some time into ...
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what is tiered storage?

what is tiered storage? I do not know enough to ask this question better. Searched SF posts but found nothing that could be comprehended.
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How to QoS NFS?

I have the following NFS-based storage setup: Computes nodes are Linux. The NFS servers are Solaris. A not-so-important user runs a bunch of read intensive jobs on a subset of the compute nodes. As ...
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Getting QFS for Solaris 10

I am trying to get the QFS FS which comes along with SUN Storage solutions, http://www.oracle.com/us/products/servers-storage/storage/storage-software/031712.htm But the download link on that page ...
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ZFS file deletion and its relationship to disk space

I deleted a large file (many gigs) from a Solaris system and it didn't seem to recover the amount of space on the zpool equal to the size of the file. Is there any reason that I wouldn't see this ...
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hardware recommendations for a DIY storage system based on ZFS [closed]

Looking to make use of old server lying idle as a proof-of-concept ...here are specs Dell PE 2900: Xeon 5110 - 2P, 12 GB RAM, 8x 300 GB 15K drives, Perc 5i+256 MB cache what additional h/w would be ...
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Fastest way to share a Solaris (ZFS) file system with two windows servers?

I am setting up a 16TB Storage server (which will eventually double in capacity) to store media. This server needs to be read from by two windows server 2008 clients which host our companies ...