A frequent question I receive: “What is the primary production storage system included in a VxBlock / Vblock?” Answer: Note: Enterprise Hybrid Cloud (EHC) STaaS
Applies only to VNX2 Systems. CHOICES made in relation to the physical placement of Drives within a VNX can have an impact on how the
The following are some configuration notes for configuring SMI-S to allow communication with the ‘VNX Storage Processors’, SMI-S can then be leveraged by for example
Installing the RecoverPoint Enabler using NAVICLI: Check the list of all ENABLERS currently installed on the VNX: naviseccli -h SP_IP ndu -list A series of
Verify ‘NAS’ Services are running: Login to the Control Station as ‘nasadmin’ and issue the cmd /nas/sbin/getreason from the CS console. The reason code output
——————————————————————- Reference: VNX® Command Line Interface Reference for Block: SPCollect : The naviseccli spcollect command selects a collection of system log files and places them
Encountered the following error while completing a Fresh Install of Inyo File (Dart) on a VNX VG8 with code level 7.1 (Also experienced the same
MCx has brought changes to the way Hot Sparing works in a VNX Array. Permanent Sparing is now the method used when a drive fails.
Offered with 05.32 release (INYO) is an expanded memory option on the VNX7500 model. This larger memory option allows for a memory upgrade from 24Gig
“32 Cores firing MCx Technology” “Leverage cores and scale them – core scaling to achieve the million IOPS” “Amdahl’s law 80% scaling” “Up to 1.1
Here I have compiled a list of the most commonly used VNX Terms and a brief description of each. Term: Definition SP: Storage Processor –
In this post I will give a guideline on how to calculate the required drive count for a VNX Pool based on Throughput performance (IOPS).
Replacing a Disk in a VNX is quite a simple task if the correct procedure is followed (Discover the failed drive BED naviseccli -h SP_IP
Today I had a VNX Data Mover (Blade) slic issue where the failover relationships were not as they should be. The following commands are very
This post is a result of having to migrate Cisco UCS Blade boot LUNs between Raid Groups. Both the source and destination were Classic LUNs
EMC ‘FAST Cache’ technology gives a performance enhancement to the VNX Storage Array by adding FLASH drives as a Secondary Cache, working hand-in-hand with DRAM