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Questions tagged [emc-vnx]

EMC VNX Series: High-performing unified storage with simplicity and efficiency, optimized for virtual applications.

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EMC VNX 5300 - How to access Control Station

We have an EMC VNX 5300 and the certificate has expired. I have already researched the instructions for viewing the certificate and regenerating a new one. The steps require accessing the Control ...
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connecting EMC VNX-6G-DAE to server using SAS

I've recently got a gift from a friend: an EMC DAE enclosure with 15 3TB SAS drives, and I would like to connect it to a server using the 8088 SAS connectionץ This shelf was part of a VNX 5300 ...
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VSS snapshots on SMB3 share are “orphaned” and cannot be deleted

"Screenshots in EMC and Windows GUIs" Server 2012 R2 cluster. Storage for cluster is EMC VNXe 3200 (SMB3 shares, not ISCSI). Veeam used for backups. There are VSS snapshots on the EMC that were ...
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How can I tell when a virtual OS is being slowed down by the host, but not reflected in perfmon?

I have a windows host that is behaving very slowly. All the counters (CPU, Disk, etc) appear to be normal. The virtual host itself is ESX, and is on a VNX Cluster with 13GB free disk space on a 2 ...
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SAN performance too low?

I've noticed my new EMC VNX5200 SAN tends to perform better after "burning in" a partition. By this I mean filling the partition with different junk data and deleting everything a few times. Asked my ...
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How to compile capacity and used capacity of an EMC VNX via CLI?

I'm automating a report that will essentially duplicate the information shown in the Storage Capacity Summary chart from the EMC Unisphere web interface. I need to perform this from the command line ...
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Replicate EMC LUN to AWS. Is it possible?

Is it possible to replicate a LUN from our EMC VNX5300 to Amazon Web Services? This would be for a disaster recovery scenario. I've talked to AWS and they said to talk to EMC. I've talked to several ...
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What type of cable/connectivity to use between EMC VNX 5200 and Server directly - without going through a SAN switch?

It would be much appreciated if anyone would share insights regarding the below issue: What type of cable/connectivity to use between EMC VNX 5200 and Server directly - without going through a SAN ...
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Cannot join CIFS server to a active directory domain

We have a VNX5700 in our environment , it had two datamovers(one as primary and the other secondary). Recently we added a third datamover to the array and configured it as an active DM , so we will ...
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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, you'll ...
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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 ...