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Tag: VNX

Storage 6

EMC VNX – SMI-S Configuration & Discovery

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 VCE Vision or ViPR to configure/report on the VNX array. Before proceeding ensure you have the both VNX Storage Processor A&B IP addresses to hand, the SMI-S host will use these IP’s to allow for […]

Storage 4

EMC VNX – List of Useful NAS Commands

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 should be as follows (see detailed list of Reason Codes below): 10 – slot_0 primary control station 11 – slot_1 secondary control station 5 – slot_2 contacted 5 – slot_3 contacted Complete a full ‘Health […]

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 – […]