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EMC VMAX – Avoid Corruption of Unisphere Performance Database by AV Scans

Just a note of caution on how to prevent Anti Virus Scans from causing a possible corruption of the Unisphere for VMAX Performance Database. If using the Unisphere for VMAX Performance feature then please exclude the following directories by editing your Anti Virus scan settings: The data directory and all its subdirectories (<InstallDirectory>\EMC\SMAS\jboss\standalone\data\msq\data) The temp directory (<InstallDirectory>\EMC\SMAS\jboss\standalone\data\msq\temp)   Note From EMC: Failing to follow this […]

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EMC VNX Terminology

Here I have compiled a list of the most commonly used VNX Terms and a brief description of each. Term: Definition SP: Storage Processor – provides access to all external hosts and the file side of VNX. SP A: Storage processor A – Generic term for the first storage processor in VNX for block. SP B: Storage processor B – […]

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Cisco MDS Zoning – RENAME

In this post, I’ll detail some useful commands that can be leveraged to rename Cisco zoning components: FCALIAS ZONE ZONESET RENAME ALIAS FOR HOSTS (vsan id of 10): switch(config)# fcalias rename old-AliasName new-AliasName vsan 10 RENAME ZONES: switch(config)# zone rename old-ZoneName new-ZoneName vsan 10 RENAME ZONESETS: switch(config)# zoneset rename old-ZoneSetName new-ZoneSetName vsan 10 Once complete Activate and Commit these changes: […]