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Storage 4

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: […]

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EMC RecoverPoint Considerations for Journal sizing – Protection Windows

A very important consideration is the capacity sizing of your RecoverPoint journals which is done on a per Consistency Group basis. This will dicatate the level of failback allowed (Protection Window) on a per CG configuration. The JV must have the correct performance characteristics in order to handle the total write performance of the LUN(s) being protected (next blog). They […]

Storage 1

EMC VNXe Configuration Using Unisphere CLI (Part 2)

This is the second part in the series on configuring the VNXe via command line. Here I will detail the Steps involved in creating both NFS and iSCSI datastores. The configuration steps outlined in Part2 will be the following: LACP Configuration Create the Network Interface for NFS NFS Shared Folder Server Configuration Create NFS datastores Creating iSCSI Interfaces/Nodes/Datastores LACP Configuration Link […]

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EMC VNXe Configuration Using Unisphere CLI (Part 1)

This is the first in a series of blog posts on configuring VNXe using the command line. All the configurations here will be performed using “uemcli” which can be downloaded here . If you prefer to use the GUI interface then Henri has a very good series of blog posts here. The following scripts defined here are very useful if […]