Dell PowerVault MD3200 CLI Guide

Dell PowerVault MD3200 Manual

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    Dell PowerVault Modular Disk Storage Arrays CLI Guide
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    ... damage to hardware or loss of data if instructions are not followed. _____ Information in this publication ...any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used ... the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Inc. disclaims any ...
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    ... Line Interface . How to Use the Command Line Interface Usage Notes CLI Commands ... 13 14 15 16 18 24 24 25 27 ...... Elements Usage Guidelines ... 29 30 32 34 40 41 ... ... Adding Comments to a Script File . 3 Configuring a Storage Array Configuring a Storage Array . ... 43 44 ... Contents 3
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    Determining What is on Your Storage Array Saving a Configuration to a File . Using the Create Virtual Disk ...57 58 59 ... ... ... Setting the Storage Array Password . Setting Up SMTP and SNMP Alerts ...a Number of Physical Disks . User-Defined Parameters . Names of Snapshot Virtual Disks and Repository ...
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    ... the Virtual Disk Stopping a Virtual Disk Copy Removing Copy Pairs ... ... ... Interaction With Other Features . Storage Partitioning Snapshot Virtual Disks ... 6 Maintaining a Storage Array . Routine Maintenance ... 91 91 ... Contents 5
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    ... Disks . Performance Tuning ... ... ... Monitoring Performance Changing RAID Levels Changing Segment Size . ... Defragmenting a Disk Group Troubleshooting and Diagnostics Collecting Physical Disk Data . Diagnosing a RAID Controller Module ...
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    ...by Function . Disk Group Commands Enclosure Commands iSCSI Commands ... 108 108 108 109 109... Host Port ... Clear Storage Array Configuration . ... Clear Storage Array Firmware Pending Area Clear Virtual Disk Unreadable Sectors . ... ... ... ... Create iSCSI Initiator . Create RAID Virtual Disk (...
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    ...175 176 Create RAID Virtual Disk (Manual Physical Disk Select) ...Create Snapshot ...Delete Host Port. ... Create Storage Array Security Key . ... ... ... ... Delete iSCSI Initiator Delete ...Controller Module Disable Storage Array Feature ... Download Enclosure Management Module Firmware ...Download ...
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    ...Save RAID Controller Module NVSRAM . Save Storage Array Configuration Save Storage Array Events . ... ... Save Storage Array iSCSI Statistics Save Storage Array Performance Statistics . Save ... Storage Array State Capture . Save Storage Array Support Data Set Disk Group Set Disk Group ...
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    ... 233 235 237 238 238 Set Snapshot Virtual Disk . Set Storage... Show Disk Group ... ... ... Show Current iSCSI Sessions ... Show Disk Group Export... . Show RAID Controller Module Show Storage Array Show Physical Disk Download... NVSRAM . Show Storage Array Auto Configure Show Storage Array Host Topology...
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    ... Copy Target Candidates. Show Virtual Disk Performance Statistics Show Virtual Disk Reservations Start...Disk Erase . Start Storage Array Blink . ... ... Start Storage Array iSCSI Refresh . Start ...Group Blink Stop Enclosure Blink ... Stop Configuration Database Diagnostic. ... ... Stop Physical Disk ...
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    ... 261 ... Stop Storage Array iSCSI Session Stop Storage Array Physical Disk Firmware Download ...Stop Virtual Disk Copy ... Validate Storage Array Security Key . A Sample Script Files...Configuration Script Example 1 Configuration Script Example 2 B CLI Command Updates . Updated Commands ... 269 ...
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    ...the Command Line Interface 1 This guide is intended for system administrators, developers, and engineers who need ... mode enables you to connect to a specific storage array and rapidly enter a command, determine ... gives you direct access to a script engine utility in the Dell PowerVault Modular Disk ...
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    ...arrays when you need to install the same configuration on different storage arrays. Run script commands.... Add storage arrays to and remove storage arrays from the management domain. Perform automatic... parameters. A CLI command consists of the following elements The term SMcli Storage array identifier...
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    ... name or IP address of the storage array parameters are the CLI parameters that define the environment and purpose ... the script commands The script commands are the storage array configuration commands. "About the Script Commands" on page ... Notes If you enter SMcli and a storage array name but do not ...
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    ...lists the CLI commands you can use to perform the following functions Identify storage arrays ... Add storage arrays Specify communication parameters Enter individual script configuration commands ... The following are general forms of the CLI commands, showing the parameters and terminals used in each ...
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    ...-name | -w WWID) [-c "command; {command2};"] [-o outputfile][-p password][-e][-S] SMcli (-n storage-array-name | -w WWID) [-f scriptfile] [-o outputfile] [-p password] [-e] ...-name-or-IP-address [host-name-or-IP-address]] [-S] SMcli -X (-n storage-array-name | -w WWID | -h host-name) SMcli -? About ...
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    ... the host-name-or-IP-address of the redundant array of independent disks (RAID) controller modules.... you have previously configured a storage array in the graphical user interface (GUI) of the MD... is automatically defined as the community name for the trap and the host is the IP address or Domain Name...
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    ... to display the contents of the script configuration file. Use to disable syntax checking when executing the current CLI command. Use to ...a file name containing script commands intended to run on the specified storage array. This parameter is similar to the -c parameter in that both are intended for ...
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    ... information to include in all e-mail alert notifications. The CLI assumes the ASCII file is text only, ... any file name that your operating system supports. You must not use userdata.... Use with the -a and -x parameters to specify the host name that is running the SNMP agent to which the storage array ...
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    ... file) must not be a duplicate name of any other configured storage array. -o -p Use with the -c or -f parameter to specify a file name for all ... in a script file that is running. • The storage array password is specified by using the -c parameter and the set session password=password command. ...
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    ... Parameter -q Definition Use to specify how frequently to include additional profile or support bundle information in the e-mail alert notifications. An e-mail alert... -r parameter enables you to set or change the alert notifications for all storage arrays under each management station. 22 About the...
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    ... is also called silent mode.) This parameter suppresses the following messages: • Performance syntax check • Syntax check complete • Executing script • ... file. (The configuration file lists all of the devices in a storage array configuration and the relationship between the devices. Use the ...
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    ...label require special consideration when you run the CLI and script commands on a Microsoft Windows ...: -c "set storageArray userLabel=\"Engineering\";" where, Engineering is the storage array name. You cannot use... by writing the data to a file with a standard name. The CLI does not have any provisions...
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    ...entered. When an exception occurs while executing a command, the CLI automatically saves the error information to a file ...Exit Status After you run a CLI command or a CLI and script command, status ...error occurred while opening an output file. A storage array is not at the specified address. Addresses...
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    ...27 28 29 30 31 32 33 Meaning The storage array name was not .... The World Wide Identifier (WWID) was not in the configuration file. The WWID was not at the address. An unknown ... was specified. The event monitor configuration file was corrupted. The storage array was unable to communicate with the event...
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    Usage Examples The following examples show how to enter CLI commands on a command line. The examples show the syntax, form, and, in some examples, script commands. Examples are ... module host names are finance1 and finance2. The storage array is protected and requires the password TestArray....
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    ... commands in a script file named scriptfile.scr on a storage array named Example. The -e parameter runs the... in this example returns the host name of each storage array. SMcli -d If you want to know the IP address of each storage array in the configuration, add the -i parameter to the command. SMcli ...
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    ... file name as part of a CLI command. The script commands are processed by a script engine that performs the following ... and script commands support the storage array configuration and management operations listed in Table ... mode settings, defining network settings, and setting host port IDs Physical ...
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    ... Major Event Log, and setting the media scan rate Downloading and modifying the user ... management module (EMM), and physical disk firmware NVSRAM configuration Product identification ... identifies the action to be performed, operand-data represents the storage array component to configure or manage (...
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    ... parameter means all objects of the specified type in the storage array (for example, allVirtualDisks). To perform a command on a specific object, use ... snapshot storageArray enclosure virtualDisk Identifier 0 or 1 Enclosure ID and the slot ID Physical disk channel identifier User label Host channel ...
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    ... can use the script commands to define and manage the different aspects of a storage array (such as host topology, physical disk configuration, RAID controller module... the environment so that an operation can take place or performs the operation if the environment is already correctly set ...
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    ... created object. Runs a test and displays the results. Prevents a feature from operating. Transfers data to the storage array or hardware associated ...the operation is restarted. Re-creates an object from saved configuration data and the statement attributes (similar to the create command). Restarts a...
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    .... You can then restart the suspended operation, and it continues from the point at which it was suspended. show object {... Recurring syntax elements are a general category of variables and parameters you can use in one or more...-spec segment-size-spec boolean user-label user-label-list create-raid-vol-...
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    ...-attribute-value-pair capacity=capacity-spec | owner=(0 | 1) | segmentSize=integer-literal RAID ... Attachment [SATA]) (snapshot | virtualDiskCopy) instance-based-repository-spec | count-based-repository-...=ipv4-address| feature-identifier repository-spec ethernet-port-options About the Script Commands...
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    Table 2-4. Recurring Syntax Elements (continued) Recurring Syntax iscsi-host-port-options Syntax Value IPV4Address=ipv4-address | IPV6LocalAddress=ipv6...-bit hexadecimal blocks separated by colons. You may drop leading zeros, and use a double colon to represent consecutive blocks of zeroes. 36 About...
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    .... If you set enclosureLossProtect=TRUE and have selected more than one ...If you set enclosureLossProtect=FALSE, the storage array performs operations, but the disk group ... diskGroup command. count-based-repository-spec repositoryRAIDLevel=repository-raidlevel repositoryPhysicalDiskCount=integerliteral ...
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    ... hotSpareCount=integer-literal | segmentSize=segment-size-spec ipv4-address ipv6-address autoconfigure-vols...if only one type of physical disk is in the storage array. If you use the physicalDiskType ... and diskGroupWidth parameters. If you do not use the physicalDiskType parameter, the configuration ...
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    Table 2-4. Recurring Syntax Elements (continued) Recurring Syntax create-virtual-disk-copy-attr-value-list create-virtual-disk-copy-attr-value-pair Syntax Value create-virtual-disk-copy-attr-value-pair {create-virtual-disk-copy-attr-value-pair} copyPriority=highest | high | medium | low | lowest | ...
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    ... Syntax Values 1500 is shared between IPv4 and IPv6. The payload portion of a standard Ethernet frame ... CLI and script commands are not case sensitive, user labels (such as for virtual disk, hosts, or... label, you must enter the user label exactly as it is defined, or the CLI and script commands fails....
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    ... in the script after processing a comment, an error message is displayed, and the script operation is terminated. This error commonly occurs when a ..., an error message is displayed, and the script operation is terminated. /* Deletes the existing configuration */ clear storageArray Configuration; • ...
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    42 About the Script Commands
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    ... RAID controller modules. Additional information about configuring a storage array and related definitions is in the online help, the Deployment Guide, the MD Storage Manager online help, and the Owner's Manual. Configuring a RAID storage array requires caution and planning to ...
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    ...data is affected by the disk group RAID level and the segment size settings. Data protection ... by defining the following entities A disk group and associated RAID level The virtual disks ... to determine the hardware and software features that must be included with the storage array. When you configure...
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    ...spare locations The identifiers for enabled features The logical and physical component profiles The time to which ... with the profile parameter. The following is an example of the complete CLI and script command running on Windows:... choose any folder and any file name. Configuring a Storage Array 45...
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    ... of your configuration and as an aid during recovery. To return a brief list of the storage array... commands return information about the specific components of a storage array. The information returned by each of these... Array LUN Mappings" on page 238) show allVirtualDisks ("Show Virtual Disk" on page...
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    ... storage array show storageArray autoConfigure ("Show Storage Array Auto Configure" on page 235) show controller ...page 108. These commands are organized by the storage array activities that the commands support. (Examples include virtual disk commands, host commands, enclosure commands, and others.)...
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    ... virtual disk and assign the physical disks to use, the MD Storage Manager software creates a new disk group. The RAID controller module firmware assigns ...virtualDisk physicalDisks= (enclosureID0,slotID0...enclosureIDn,slotIDn) raidLevel=0 | 1 | 5 | 6)userLabel= 48 Configuring a Storage Array
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    ...parentheses around the list. Separate the enclosure ID and slot ID of a physical disk by a comma....RAID controller module, the RAID controller module firmware determines the owner of the virtual disk. The segmentSize ... works, see "Enclosure Loss Protection" on page 52.) Configuring a Storage Array 49...
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    ... after running this command. Creating Virtual Disks with Software-Assigned Physical Disks You can let... virtual disk is created. The RAID controller module firmware assigns a disk group number to the new ... only the number and the type of physical disks to use in the disk 50 Configuring a Storage Array
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    ... protection is performed differently when MD Storage Manager assigns the physical disks as opposed to when a user... 52.) Example of Creating Virtual Disks with Software-Assigned Physical Disks client>smcli... must enclose the virtual disk name with quotation marks (" "). Configuring a Storage Array 51...
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    ... enclosureLossProtect= TRUE enclosureLossProtect=FALSE The storage array performs the operation, but the created disk ... disks. The storage array posts an error if the RAID controller module firmware cannot ...not valid when creating virtual disks on existing disk groups. 52 Configuring a Storage Array
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    ... virtual disks in the disk groups, and the hot spares for the storage array. When you use the autoConfigure ...| diskGroupCount=numberOfDiskGroups | virtualDisksPerGroupCount= numberOfVirtualDisksPerGroup | hotSpareCount= numberOfHotspares | segmentSize=segmentSizeValue] Configuring a Storage Array 53
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    ... number that the storage array can support. When you specify the number of disk groups, the firmware ... user with large I/O requests (such as multimedia), performance is maximized when a single I/O request can be serviced ..., but each physical disk is accessed only once. 54 Configuring a Storage Array...
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    ... optimal performance in a multi-user database or file system storage environment, set the segment ...hotSpareCount=2 segmentSize=8;" The command in this example creates a storage array configuration that uses SAS physical disks ...four virtual disks. The storage array has two hot spares, and segment size ...
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    ... to a File" on page 47). If you have problems with your modifications, you can use the information ... cause serious damage, including data loss. NOTE: CLI commands do not have interactive warnings for ... mail server IP and the sender address configurations for SMTP alerts: 56 Configuring a Storage Array
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    ... An example of a command to set the email alert destination and specify that only event information is to be sent is: ...is 123.45.67.891. The storage array is 123.45.67.892, and the community name is ... operating system can be Windows or Linux. For example, if you set the Configuring a Storage Array 57
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    ... host type only when you are setting up the storage array. The only time you might ... virtual disk modification operations affects system performance. Increases in virtual disk modification priority ... Initialization Changing segment size Defragmentation of a disk group 58 Configuring a Storage Array
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    ...rate favors the modification operation, but the system performance might be degraded. The set virtualDisk command ...you must perform these steps: 1 Identify the location of the physical disks by enclosure ID and ... the hot spare or FALSE to disable an existing hot spare. Configuring a Storage Array 59...
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    ..."set physicalDisks [0,2 0,3] hotSpare=TRUE;" Enter the enclosure ID and slot ID of each physical disk that ...put brackets ([ ]) around the list. Separate the enclosure ID and slot ID of a physical disk by a comma. Separate each enclosure ID and slot ID pair by a space. 60 Configuring a Storage Array
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    ... Additional information about the Snapshot feature and related definitions is available in the online help, the Deployment Guide, the MD Storage Manager online help, and the Owner's ... shipped in the same box as your Dell PowerVault MD storage array. Follow the directions on the card to ...
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    ... the snapshot virtual disk and make it accessible to any host on a storage area network...-half of the total number of virtual disks supported by the RAID controller module. • • Increase the capacity.... Defines the properties for a snapshot virtual disk and enables you to rename a snapshot virtual...
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    ... Disks Premium Feature in a Microsoft Windows clustered configuration, you must first map the snapshot ... Server Failover Clusters or Dell PowerVault MD3200i and MD3220i Storage Arrays With Microsoft Windows ... snapshot virtual disk to the secondary node, see the Dell NOTE: You can create concurrent ...
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    ... only the standard virtual disk name, the storage management software provides default values for the other ... same host to both a source virtual disk and its associated snapshot virtual disk. An error ... between the following: • • Source virtual disk and snapshot virtual disk (for example, if the ...
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    ...available physical disks when defining your storage array configuration. When you choose the physical disks ... to carry out this task, or you can perform the following steps: 1 Stop all I/O activity ... -f and press . See "SMrepassist Utility" in the Owner's Manual for more...
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    ... Virtual Disks link. 4 Follow any additional instructions for your operating system. Failure to follow these... NOTE: If your operating system requires additional instructions, you can find those instructions... optional parameters as needed to help define your configuration. You do not, however, need to...
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    ... "Preparing Host Servers to Create an Initial Snapshot Virtual Disk" on page 65. The following example shows a command in which users assign the physical disks: client>smcli 123.45.67.89 -c "create snapshotVirtualDisk sourceVirtualDisk= \"Mars_Spirit_4\" repositoryRAIDLevel=5 repositoryPhysicalDisks...
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    ...which to place the snapshot repository virtual disk. The storage management software determines which physical disks to use. You can also define how much ...one or all of the optional parameters as needed to define your configuration. It is not necessary to use any optional parameters. The...
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    ...20 percent is a good compromise between size and speed. In the previous example, the size of the snapshot ...group. You must have physical disks in the storage array that are not assigned to a disk group... optional parameters as needed to define your configuration. It is not necessary to use any optional...
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    ... snapshotVirtualDisk sourceVirtualDisk= "Mars_Spirit_4" repositoryRAIDLevel=5 repositoryPhysicalDiskCount=3; User-Defined Parameters Parameters for the create snapshotVirtualDisk ... to suit the requirements of your storage array. Table 4-3 lists the parameters and descriptions of what the parameters ...
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    ...disk name. For example, if the source virtual disk name is Mars_Spirit_4 and it does not have a snapshot virtual disk, the default snapshot virtual...disk name. For example, if the source virtual disk name is Mars_Spirit_4 and it does not have an associated snapshot repository virtual disk, the default...
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    The following example of the create snapshotVirtualDisk command includes user-defined parameters: client>smcli 123.45.67.89 ...or the RAID controller module firmware returns an error. One technique for naming the snapshot virtual disk and the repository virtual disk is to add a hyphenated suffix to the...
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    ..., if the name of the source virtual disk is aaa and it does not have a snapshot virtual disk,... if the name of the source virtual disk is aaa and it does not have a repository virtual disk... name is aaa-Rn. In the examples from the previous section, the user-defined name of the snapshot virtual disk was...
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    ...-1" "Mars_Spirit_4-2" "Mars_Spirit_4-3"] warningThresholdPercent=50 repositoryFullPolicy= failSourceWrites; Stopping and Deleting a Snapshot Virtual Disk When you create a .... As long as a snapshot virtual disk is enabled, storage array performance is affected by the copy-on-write operations to the ...
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    ... can also change the userLabel, warningThresholdPercent, and repositoryFullPolicy parameters when you restart the snapshot... data transfer to the source virtual disk and snapshot virtual disk to ensure that you..., or you can perform the following steps: 1 Stop all I/O activity to the source and snapshot...
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    ... See "SMrepassist Utility" in the Owner's Manual for more information. 3 Remove the drive letter(s) of the source and (if mounted) snapshot virtual disk in Windows ...successfully, but the snapshot data is not updated properly. 4 Follow any additional instructions for your operating system. ...
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    ... about Virtual Disk Copy and related definitions is available in the online help, the Deployment Guide, the MD Storage Manager online help, and the Owner's Manual. NOTE... card shipped in the same box as your Dell PowerVault MD storage array. Follow the directions on the card to obtain a...
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    Table 5-1 lists the Virtual Disk Copy commands and briefly describes what the commands do. Table ... virtualDiskCopy Description Creates a virtual disk copy and starts the virtual disk copy operation...., or all virtual disk copy pairs in the storage array. Returns information about the candidate virtual ...
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    ..." where, the file parameter is the complete file path and file name of a valid feature key .... To determine which candidate virtual disks on the storage array can be used as a source virtual ... can use the show virtualDiskCopy sourceCandidates and the show virtualDiskCopy targetCandidates commands only ...
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    ...out this task, or you can perform the following steps: 1 Stop all I/O activity to the source and target virtual disk.... the host prompt, type SMrepassist -f and press . See "SMrepassist Utility" in the Owner's Manual for more information. 80 Using the Virtual Disk Copy...
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    ... the copied data is not updated properly. 4 Follow any additional instructions for your operating system. Failure to follow these additional instructions can create unusable virtual disk ... virtual disk with the operating system to be used by performing the following steps: • Enable write permission...
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    ... the copy priority to medium provides a compromise between the following storage array operations: • • The speed with which the data is copied from ... resource required for data transfers to other virtual disks in the storage array Setting the targetReadOnlyEnabled parameter to TRUE means that ...
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    ... virtual disk for one virtual disk copy and a target virtual disk for another virtual disk ..., which range from highest to lowest. The highest priority supports the virtual disk copy, but I/O activity might be affected. The lowest priority supports I/O activity, but the virtual disk copy takes longer....
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    ...When you create a virtual disk copy pair and after the original virtual disk copy has ... host writes to the target virtual disk, read and write requests are rejected while the virtual disk... both of the parameters as needed to help define your configuration. It is not necessary to use either parameter. ...
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    ... copy the backup to tape for off-site storage. When using the recopy virtualDiskCopy command to make ... to the virtual disk copy at the expense of storage array performance. Preparing Host Servers to Recopy ... for an existing copy pair, both the server and the associated virtual disk you are recopying ...
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    ... Utility" in the Owner's Manual for more information. 3 Remove the drive letter(s) of the source and (if ... the copied data is not updated properly. 4 Follow any additional instructions for your operating... parameters as needed to help define your configuration. It is not necessary to use any optional...
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    The command in this example copies data from the source virtual disk associated with the target virtual disk Obi_1 to the target virtual disk again. The copy priority is set to the highest value to complete the virtual disk copy as quickly as possible. The underlying consideration for using this ...
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    ...remove a virtual disk copy pair from the storage array configuration. All virtual disk copy ... virtual disk and target virtual disk is removed from the storage array configuration. The data ... feature while running the following features: • • Storage Partitioning Snapshot Virtual Disks When running...
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    ... do not have write access to the virtual disk, and any attempt to write to the read-only target ... a backup, can access the snapshot virtual disk and read the data while the source virtual disk ... the source virtual disk and must be a standard virtual disk in the storage array. Using the Virtual Disk ...
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    ..., because it enables complete backups without significant impact to the storage array I/O. However, some I/O processing resources are lost to... Disk Copy feature to back up data on the same storage array and to restore the data on the snapshot virtual disk back to its original source virtual disk. 90...
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    ...line interface (CLI) and script commands that you can use to perform storage array ...into four sections Routine maintenance Performance tuning Troubleshooting and diagnostics Recovery operations... that the storage array is running as well as possible or to detect conditions before they become problems....
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    ... detected during a scan of a user virtual disk are reported to the MEL and handled as: - Unrecovered ... error - The data could not be read and consistency information could not be used ... for the virtual disk. The following syntax is the general form of the command: 92 Maintaining a Storage Array
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    ...) The set storageArray command defines how frequently a media scan is run on a storage array. The following syntax is the general form of the command: set ...=(disabled | 1-30) Running a Consistency Check Consistency checks are performed when media scans are run, if consistency check is enabled on the...
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    ...battery age to be reset. After replacing the batteries in the storage array, you must reset the age ... reservations preserve virtual disk registrations and prevent hosts, other than the host ... reservations before you perform the following changes to your configuration: • • Change or delete logical ...
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    ...To synchronize the clocks on both RAID controller modules in a storage array with the host clock, run the following ... physical disk. In very large storage array configurations, this can sometimes be awkward. If ... disk, run the following command: stop physicalDisk blink Maintaining a Storage Array 95
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    ... physical disks, its performance can degrade. Monitor the performance of a storage array and make ... to a file that you can review to determine how well the storage array is running. Table 6-1 lists... Modules - The RAID controller module in slot 0 or 1 and a list of the virtual disks owned by the RAID...
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    Table 6-1. Storage Array Performance Information (continued) Type of Information Current IO/second ...any file name your operating system can support. The default file type is .csv.... command, run the set session performanceMonitorInterval and set session performanceMonitorIterations commands to specify ...
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    ...virtual disk is in a single-user large I/O environment, performance is maximized when a single I/O request is serviced with a single ...values are 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256, and 512. You can identify the virtual...: Defragmenting a disk group starts a long-running operation. 98 Maintaining a Storage Array...
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    Troubleshooting and Diagnostics If a storage array exhibits abnormal operation or failures, you can use the commands described in this section to determine the cause of the problems. Collecting Physical Disk Data To gather ... correctly 1- Reads the test 2- Performs a data loop-back test 3- ...
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    ... whether diagnostics testing was successful or failed and the reason for the failure. Recovery Operations Recovery ... physical disks, restoring data, and restoring the storage array to operation. Setting RAID ... three operational modes Online Offline Service CAUTION: Placing a RAID controller module ...
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    ... can seriously impact data integrity and storage array operation. If you take a ...only under the direction of Technical Support. Use Service mode when you want to perform an operation, such as... multipath driver is required on all hosts and is the only supported configuration. If the multipath driver is...
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    ...physical disks to create a new disk group and virtual disk, you must erase ...capacity to a storage array. You can use this capacity to create additional disk groups and... physicalDisk [enclosureID,slotID] initialize where, enclosureID and slotID are the identifiers for the physical disk. Reconstructing...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 103
    ...created. If the preferred RAID controller module is being replaced or undergoing a firmware download, ownership of the virtual disks is automatically shifted to the ... MEL. accessible. CAUTION: Ensure that a multipath driver is installed, or the virtual disks are not Maintaining a Storage Array 103
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    ... virtual disks are currently owned by their preferred RAID controller module or if the storage array does not have defined virtual disks. Under some host .... You might also need to make operating system modifications to recognize the new I/O path to the virtual disk. 104 Maintaining a Storage Array
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    ...if not used correctly. Command operations are performed as soon as you run the commands. Before... the script commands used to configure, monitor, and maintain a storage array. This chapter is organized... formatting rules that apply to the command syntax. "Firmware Compatability Levels" on page 108 lists...
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    ... the command line interface (CLI) are capable of damaging a configuration and causing loss of data... are performed as soon as you run the commands. Some commands can immediately delete configurations... is used as an aid to reading the command names and understanding the purpose of the command.) You must...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 107
    ... characters, hyphens, and underscores for the names of the following components Storage arrays Host groups ... use unique names or the RAID controller module firmware returns an error. NOTE: You can ... any combination of alphanumeric characters, hyphens, and underscores for the names. Command names can ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 108
    ... command line each time you enter a CLI command. Firmware Compatability Levels The RAID controller module firmware for commands is 7.70. Commands Listed by Function This ...into groups related to physical, logical, and operational features of the storage array. Disk Group Commands "Create...
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    ... page 257 Enclosure Commands "Download Enclosure Management Module Firmware" on page 158 "Save Enclosure Log Data" on ... 129 "Create Host Port" on page 129 "Create iSCSI Initiator" on page 131 "Delete Host" on page... 152 "Delete Host Port" on page 153 "Delete iSCSI Initiator" on page 154 "Set Host" on ...
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    ..."Delete iSCSI Initiator" on page 154 "Reset Storage Array iSCSI Baseline" on page 178 "Save Storage ...Storage Array Negotiation Defaults" on page 238 "Start iSCSI DHCP Refresh" on page 250 "Stop Storage ...Port Statistics" on page 120 "Download Physical Disk Firmware" on page 160 "Replace Physical Disk" ...
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    "Set Physical Disk Channel Status" on page 198 "Set Physical Disk State" on page 199 "Show Physical Disk" on page 227 "Show Physical Disk Channel Statistics" on page 230 "Show Physical Disk Download Progress" on page 230 "Start Physical Disk Blink" on page 251 "Start Physical Disk Initialize" on ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 112
    ... Storage Array Hot Spares" on page 118 "Clear Storage Array Configuration" on page 120 "Clear Storage Array ... Storage Array Feature" on page 157 "Download Storage Array Firmware/NVSRAM" on page 161 "Enable RAID ... Module Data Transfer" on page 165 "Download Storage Array NVSRAM" on page 163 112 Script ...
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    ...Array Virtual Disk Distribution" on page 179 "Save Storage Array Configuration" on page 182 "Save Storage ...page 184 "Save Storage Array iSCSI Statistics" on page 184 "Save Storage Array Performance Statistics"...Array State Capture" on page 186 "Save Storage Array Support Data" on page 186 "Set Storage ...
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    ... Storage Array Blink" on page 255 "Start Storage Array iSCSI Refresh" on page 255 "Stop Storage Array Blink" on page 259 "Stop Storage Array Physical Disk Firmware Download" on page 260 "Validate ...Action Progress" on page 242 "Show Virtual Disk Performance Statistics" on page 244 "Show Virtual Disk ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 115
    ...script commands listed alphabetically. Activate Storage Array Firmware This command activates firmware previously downloaded to the pending configuration area in the ...valid physical disk types, RAID levels, virtual disk information, and hot spare information. (This list corresponds to the parameters...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 116
    ... the highest RAID level that the storage array can support and the most efficient virtual disk ... command without any parameters. To modify the configuration, change a single parameter or all of the parameters ... Description Type of physical disks to use for the storage array. Valid physical disk types ...
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    Parameter Description Number of physical disks in a disk group in the storage array. For information about the number of physical disks that you can use in... or 512. For information about the segmentSize parameter, see "Using the Auto Configure Command" on page 53. The setting to turn on or turn off ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 118
    ... Array Hot Spares This command automatically defines and configures the hot spares in a storage array. You can run this command ... the autoconfigure storageArray hotSpares command, the RAID controller module firmware determines the number of hot spares to create based on the total number and type of ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 119
    ... Captures progress details, such as percent complete, and shows the information while virtual disk ... verbose NOTE: The starting logical block address and the ending logical block address are useful for... take a long time. By defining the beginning address and ending address of the data blocks, you can...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 120
    ... Storage Array Configuration Use this command to Clear the entire storage array configuration, and return it back to the initial installation state. ... for the storage array, except for the information related to security and identification. Parameter all Description The setting to remove the entire ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 121
    ... configuration. The rest of the configuration stays intact. NOTE: When you run this command, the storage array becomes ... Window, click Edit  Add Storage Array, and enter the appropriate IP addresses. ... eventLog Parameters None. Clear Storage Array Firmware Pending Area This command deletes a ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 122
    ...Parameter allVirtualDisks Description Clears reservations on all virtual disks in the storage array. to clear reservations. You can enter more than one virtual disk name. ... can use any combination of alphanumeric characters, hyphens, and underscores for the names. Command names can have a...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 123
    ...allVirtualDisks Description Clears unreadable sector information from all of the virtual disks in the storage array. The name of the specific virtual disk for which you ...: You can use any combination of alphanumeric characters, hyphens, and underscores for the names. Command names can have a maximum ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 124
    ... want to create. Specify the enclosure ID value and the slot ID value for each physical ... are 0 to 31. Enclose the enclosure ID values and the slot ID values in parentheses. The RAID .... Valid values are 0, 1, 5, or 6. The alphanumeric identifier (including - and _) that you want to give the new disk ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 125
    ...Description The size of the virtual disk that you are adding to the storage array. Size is defined in units of bytes,... must be added between the last digit and the size (bytes, KB, MB, or GB)...not specify an owner, the RAID controller module firmware determines the owner. The setting to turn on or turn...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 126
    ...important for multimedia applications that use sequential data transfers. The configuration settings for the storage array that you use determine the number of ... you do not enter a value, the RAID controller module firmware uses the usageHint parameter with fileSystem as the default value. Entering a...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 127
    ... large units of data (such as multimedia), performance is maximized when a single data transfer request is serviced with a single data stripe. A data ... key. Use the create storageArray securityKey command to create a storage array security key. The following commands are related to the securtiy key: ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 128
    ... enclosure. If you set the enclosureLossProtect parameter to true and have selected more than one physical disk from any one enclosure, the storage array returns an error. If you set the enclosureLossProtect parameter to false, the storage array performs operations, but the disk group that ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 129
    ...Port This command creates a new HBA host port identification. The identification is a software value that represents the physical HBA host port to the RAID .... Without the host port identification, the RAID controller module cannot receive instructions or data from the host port. Script Commands 129
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 130
    ... port provides host access to the virtual disks in a storage array. If the host bus adapter has ... (one host port), the terms host port and host bus adapter are synonymous. interfaceType The ... use any combination of alphanumeric characters, hyphens, and underscores for the names. Command names can have...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 131
    ... host chapSecret Description The default identifier of the iSCSI initiator. The name that you want to use ... quotation marks (" "). The name of the host in which the iSCSI initiator is installed. The password that you want ... a disk group across the storage array physical disks, and a new virtual disk ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 132
    ...group. You do not need to specify the physical disks by enclosure ID and slot ID. The RAID controller modules choose the specific physical disks...to use for the disk group. volumeGroupUserLabel The alphanumeric identifier (including - and _) that you want to give the new disk group. Enclose the disk...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 133
    ...Description The size of the virtual disk that you are adding to the storage array. Size is defined in units of bytes, ...space must be added between the last digit and the size (bytes, KB, MB, or GB)... specify an owner, the RAID controller module firmware determines the owner. NOTE: The owner parameter ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 134
    ... specify the security level when creating the disk groups and all associated virtual disks. • none-The ... disks are not secure. • capable-The disk group and virtual disks are capable of having security set... not been enabled. • enabled-The disk group and virtual disks have security enabled. ...
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    ...(To determine the sequence numbers of the disk groups in your storage array, enter the show storageArray Profile command.) Name for the new virtual disk. You must ... can use any combination of alphanumeric characters, hyphens, and underscores for the names. Spaces are not allowed. Command...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 136
    ... Description Size of the virtual disk that you are adding to the storage array. Size is defined in units of bytes, ...NOTE: Add a space between the last digit and the size (bytes, KB, MB, or GB) ...not specify an owner, the RAID controller module firmware determines the owner. NOTE: The owner parameter ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 137
    ... Description The settings for both the cacheReadPrefetch parameter and the segmentSize parameter should be the default values.... are not secure. • capable-The disk group and virtual disks are capable of having security ... Disk (Manual Physical Disk Select) This command creates a new disk group and ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 138
    ...the created virtual disk. Specify the enclosure ID and slot ID for each unassigned physical disk ... put parentheses around the enclosure ID values and the slot ID values. volumeGroupUserLabel The alphanumeric identifier (including - and _) that you want to give the new disk group. Enclose the disk ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 139
    ...values are 0, 1, 5, or 6. RAID controller module firmware takes the list of physical disks and pairs them ...data show an example of six physical disks and their mirror pairs. Data Consistency ...capacity Size of the virtual disk that you are adding to the storage array. Size is defined in units of bytes...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 140
    .... If you do not specify an owner, the RAID controller module firmware determines the owner. NOTE: The owner parameter defines which RAID ... parameter, see "Using the Auto Configure Command" on page 53. The settings for both the cacheReadPrefetch parameter and the segmentSize parameter should be the ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 141
    ... and virtual disks are not secure. • capable-The disk group and virtual disks are capable of having security set, ... controller module firmware chooses which physical disks to use for the snapshot virtual disk. Syntax (User-Defined Physical Disks) create snapshotVirtualDisk sourceVirtualDisk="...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 142
    ... repositoryUserLabel="repositoryName" repositoryFullPolicy=(failSourceWrites | failSnapshot)] Syntax (User-Defined Number of Physical Disks) create ...="repositoryName" repositoryFullPolicy=(failSourceWrites | failSnapshot)] Syntax (User-Defined Disk Group) create snapshotVirtualDisk ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 143
    ... disk name. RAID level for the repository virtual disk. Valid values are 0, 1, 5, or 6. Specifies the physical disks to assign to the repository. Specify the enclosure ID and slot ID for each physical disk assigned to the virtual disk. Enclosure ID values are 0 to 99. Slot ID values are 0 to 31. You...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 144
    Parameter Description repositoryVolumeGroupUserLabel Use this parameter when you create a new disk group. The name of a new disk group to be used for the repository virtual disk. Enclose the repository disk group name in double quotation marks (" "). repositoryDiskGroup userLabel Sequence ...
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    Parameter physicalDiskType Description The type of physical disks that you want to use for the snapshot repository virtual disk. The valid physical disk type is SAS. You must specify a physical disk type. Use this parameter only when you use the repositoryDriveCount parameter. The index number of ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 146
    ... use any combination of alphanumeric characters, hyphens, and underscores for the names. Command names can ... One technique for naming the snapshot virtual disk and the repository virtual disk is to add a hyphenated ... disk can have a name of Engineering DataS1, and the repository virtual disk can have ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 147
    ...(SED) physical disks. This command also sets the security definitions and sets the state to Security Enabled. NOTE: Before you create a storage array security key, you...to save the security key. For example, file="C:\Program Files\CLI\sup\seckey.slk" file NOTE: You must ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 148
    ... atleast one volume group. The controller firmware creates a lock that restricts access to the SES .... You can have a storage array configuration with more than one set of encrypted ... this parameter. Additional characters are automatically generated and appended to the end of the string that you enter...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 149
    ... Copy This command creates a virtual disk copy and starts the virtual disk copy operation. ...or suspend data transfer to the source virtual disk and (if applicable, the target disk) to ensure ... one of the virtual disk copies that is in progress finishes and returns a status of Complete. Syntax create ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 150
    ... name. NOTE: You can use any combination of alphanumeric characters, hyphens, and underscores for the names. Command names can have a maximum of 30 ... name. NOTE: You can use any combination of alphanumeric characters, hyphens, and underscores for the names. Command names can have a maximum of 30 ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 151
    ...to copy the data between the source virtual disk and target virtual disk of a virtual disk-copy ... disk copy uses the most system resources to perform virtual disk copy, which decreases performance ...Disk Group This command deletes an entire disk group and its associated virtual disks. CAUTION: All data...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 152
    ...special characters, you must also put quotation marks (" ") around the host name. NOTE: A host is a system that is attached to the storage array and accesses the virtual disks on the storage array through its HBA host ports. Delete Host Group This command deletes a host...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 153
    ... deletes an HBA host port identification. The identification is a software value that represents the physical HBA host port... port provides a host access to the virtual disks in a storage array. If the host bus adapter ... host port), the terms HBA host port and host bus adapter are synonymous. Example ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 154
    ... iSCSI Initiator This command deletes a specific iSCSI initiator object. Syntax delete iscsiInitiator (["iSCSI-ID "| "name"]) Parameters Parameters iSCSI-ID...want to delete. Enclose the name in double quotation marks (" "). The name of the iSCSI initiator that you want to delete. Enclose the name in ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 155
    ... Description Deletes all virtual disks in a storage array. NOTE: Using the allVirtualDisks parameter... module is functioning correctly 1 - Reads the test 2 - Performs a data loop-back test 3 - Writes ... in which data is written to physical disks and read from the physical disks. Script Commands...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 156
    ... If you do not specify a RAID controller module, the storage management software returns a syntax error. Physical disk channel on which to run the diagnostic tests. You can ... data pattern. If you do not specify a file, the firmware provides a default pattern. 156 Script Commands
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 157
    ... specify a file, the RAID controller module firmware provides a default pattern. patternFile Name ... must put quotation marks (" ") around the data pattern file name. Disable Storage ... of the feature identifiers for all enabled features in the storage array. Syntax disable storageArray [featurePack...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 158
    ...of the mirror repository virtual disk. To use the High Performance Tier premium feature, you must configure a storage array as: • • SHIPPED_ENABLED SHIPPED_ENABLED=... management module. Syntax download (allEnclosures | enclosure [enclosureID]) firmware file="filename" 158 Script Commands
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 159
    ... Description Identifies the enclosure to which to load new firmware. Enclosure ID values are 0 to 99. You must ... array • The enclosure parameter, which downloads new firmware to a specific EMM. If you need to ... each storage array. file File path and file name of the file that contains the firmware ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 160
    ... unusable. 3 Do not make any configuration changes to the storage array while downloading the physical disk firmware. Attempting to make a configuration change can cause the firmware download to fail and make the selected physical disks unusable. You can use this command to test ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 161
    ...name. filename Download Storage Array Firmware/NVSRAM This command downloads firmware and, optionally,...storageArray NVSRAM command. Syntax download storageArray firmware [, NVSRAM ] file="filename" [, "NVSRAM-filename"]... a file with NVSRAM values when you download a firmware file. You must not put ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 162
    Parameter NVSRAM-filename Description File path and name of the file that contains the NVSRAM values. ...name. You must include a comma after the firmware file name. Specifies that you are loading ...activate the firmware and NVSRAM values at a later time. downgrade activateNow Download Storage Array ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 163
    ...firmware image file to the physical disks in a storage array. The number of firmware image files that you can download depends on the storage array. The MD storage management software returns an error ... disks in a redundant disk group. Each firmware image file contains information about the physical ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 164
    Parameter Parameter file Description File path and name of the file that contains the NVSRAM values.... diskgroup Description The alphanumeric identifier (including and _) of the disk group that you want to place ... be enabled. The storage array security key has to be set. The disk group is Optimal, and ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 165
    The RAID controller module firmware creates a lock that restricts access to the SED physical disks. SED physical disks have ...identifier. If you do not specify a RAID controller module, the storage management software returns a syntax error. Enable Storage Array Feature This command enables a premium...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 166
    ... put quotation marks (" ") around the file path and file name. Additional Information A feature ... and Remote Virtual Disk Mirroring. These premium features are combined for the convenience of the users.... all host I/O operations to the storage array. When you enable the High Performance Tier premium ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 167
    ...system resources used to copy the data between the source and target virtual disks of a virtual disk copy ...virtual disk copy uses the most system resources to perform virtual disk copy, which decreases performance for host data transfers. Specifies whether the target virtual disk is write enabled or...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 168
    ... disk with the given properties without initializing any of the user data areas on the disks. Parameter values are derived from the Recovery Profile data file for the storage array. NOTE: This command can be run ... put brackets ([ ]) around the tray ID value and the slot ID value. 168 Script ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 169
    ...marks (""). Size of the virtual disk that you are adding to the storage array. Size is defined in units of bytes....space must be added between the last digit and the size (bytes, KB, MB, or GB)... about the segmentSize parameter, see "Using the Auto Configure Command" on page 53. The setting to turn ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 170
    Parameter SSID owner Description The storage array subsystem identifier of a virtual disk. RAID controller module that owns the ... Slot 1. If you do not specify an owner, the RAID controller module firmware determines the owner. For information about the owner parameter, see "Creating Virtual Disks ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 171
    Syntax recreate snapshot (virtualDisk [virtualDiskName] | virtualDisks [virtualDiskName1 ...virtualDiskNameN]) [userLabel="snapshotVirtualDiskName" warningThresholdPercent=percentValue repositoryFullPolicy (failSourceWrites | failSnapshot)] Parameters Parameter virtualDisk or virtualDisks ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 172
    ...use any combination of alphanumeric characters, hyphens, and underscores for the names. Command names can ...separately. If you try to use the same user label for more than one virtual ...Validation checks for the necessary snapshot-restarted preconditions are performed before restarting any snapshot. If ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 173
    .... If successful, the snapshots start the re-creation process and all of the affected virtual disks (snapshot, source, and repository) are quiesced until the process is complete. NOTE: The Microsoft Virtual Shadow Copy Service (VSS) provider allows the recreation of multiple snapshots ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 174
    ... name. You must put quotation marks (" ") and brackets ([ ]) around the virtual disk name. ... disk mapping for a storage array from a host that has an agent running on it, the storage management software is no ... NOTE: You must use the host and hostGroup parameters when specifying a nonaccess virtual ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 175
    ... to repair the errors. You must put quotation marks (" ") around the file name. verbose Captures progress details, such as percent complete, and shows the progress detail information as virtual disk consistency is being repaired. To capture progress details, set this parameter to TRUE. To prevent ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 176
    ... disk that you want to create. Specify the tray ID and slot ID for each physical disk that you .... You must put brackets ([ ]) around the tray ID value and the slot ID value. The World Wide Identifier (WWID)... disk that you want to create. Specify the tray ID and slot ID for each physical disk that you ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 177
    .... If you do not specify an owner, the RAID controller module firmware returns a syntax error. Additional Information The RAID controller module ...the IOC chip. A hard reboot resets both the IOC chip and the expander chips in the RAID controller module. Reset Storage Array Battery Install Date This ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 178
    ... RAID controller module identifiers are 0 or 1, where, 0 is the RAID controller module on the left, and 1 is the RAID controller module on the right when viewed from the rear... only that RAID controller module battery is reset. Reset Storage Array iSCSI Baseline This command resets the iSCSI baseline...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 179
    Reset Storage Array SAS PHY Baseline This command resets the SAS physical layer (PHY) baseline for all SAS devices in a storage array. Syntax reset storageArray SASPHYBaseline ...CAUTION: Correct use of this command depends on the data configuration on all of the physical disks in the disk group....
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 180
    ...the optimal state. CAUTION: Correct use of this command depends on the data configuration on all physical disks in the disk group. Never attempt to revive a physical disk unless supervised by a Technical Support representative. Syntax revive physicalDisk [enclosureID,slotID] Parameter ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 181
    ... is in an XML file format. Save Physical Disk Log This command saves the log sense data to a file. Log sense data is maintained by the storage array for each physical disk. Syntax save allPhysicalDisks logFile="filename" Script Commands 181
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 182
    ...Valid RAID controller module identifiers are 0 or 1, where, 0 is the RAID controller module on the left and 1 is the RAID controller module on the right when viewed from the rear ...marks (" ") around the file name. file Save Storage Array Configuration This command creates a script file that you can...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 183
    ... TRUE. allConfig globalSettings virtualDiskConfigAn Saves the virtual disk configuration settings and all of dSettings the global settings to the file. ...can specify any combination of the parameters for global setting, virtual disk configuration setting, host topology, or LUN mapping. To enter all...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 184
    Save Storage Array Events This command saves events from the Major Event Log (MEL) to a file...entered) are saved to the file. Use integer values. Save Storage Array iSCSI Statistics This command saves the iSCSI performance of the storage array to a file. The following statistics are saved to the file...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 185
    ... name of the file to which you want to save the performance statistics. Enclose the file name in double ... NOTE: If you have not reset the iSCSI baseline statistics since the RAID controller module...start-of-day is the default baseline time. Save Storage Array Performance Statistics This command saves ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 186
    ... quotation marks (" ") around the file name. Save Storage Array State Capture This command saves ... marks (" ") around the file name. Save Storage Array Support Data This command saves ...data Current problems and associated recovery information The performance statistics for the entire storage array ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 187
    ...array The unreadable sectors that are detected on the storage array The state capture data An inventory of the versions of the firmware running on the... file Description Name of the file to which to save the storage array support-related data. You must put quotation marks (" ") around the file name. ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 188
    ... Disks Description Identifies the physical disk by tray and slot location to include in the disk group. ... comprise a disk group from one storage array to another storage array. The CLI provides three ... diskGroup import, and set diskGroup forcedState. In the Forced state, you can perform an import ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 189
    Set Enclosure Attribute This command sets user-defined attributes for an enclosure. Syntax set enclosure... You can also use the underscore character (_) and the hyphen (-) character. You cannot use spaces...command sets the ID of an enclosure in a storage array. Syntax set enclosure ["Service Tag"] id=...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 190
    Parameters Parameter enclosure Description Service tag of the RAID enclosure or the expansion enclosure for which ... You must put quotation marks (" ") around the Service Tag. Specifies the value for the RAID enclosure ...disk group and to make them part of the new storage array disk group configuration ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 191
    ... Parameter physicalDisk or physicalDisks Description The tray and the slot where the physical disk resides. Tray ... are 0 to 31. Enclose the tray ID values and the slot ID values in square brackets... group and assign the host to the new host group with this command. The actions performed by this command...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 192
    ... The host is removed from the present host group and is placed under the new host group ...host is removed from the host group as an independent partition and is placed under the root node. The command... any combination of alphanumeric characters, hyphens, and underscores for the names. Command names can...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 193
    ... of the host channel for which you want to set the loop ID. The host channel identifier number is constructed by combining the controller number and the host channel number. Enclose the host channel identifier number in square brackets ([ ]). Separate the controller number from the host channel ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 194
    .... You must put quotation marks (" ") around the host group name. userLabel NOTE: You can use any combination of alphanumeric characters, hyphens, and underscores for the names. Command names can have a maximum of 30 characters. If you exceed the maximum character limit, replace square brackets ([ ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 195
    ... use any combination of alphanumeric characters, hyphens, and underscores for the names. Command names can have... iscsiID userLabel host Description The name of the iSCSI initiator for which you want to set .... The new name that you want to use for the iSCSI initiator. The name of the new host to which ...
  • Dell PowerVault MD3200 | CLI Guide - Page 196
    Parameter chapSecret Description The password that you want to use to authenticate a peer connection. NOTE: Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP) is a protocol that authenticates the peer of a connection. CHAP is based upon the peers sharing a "secret." A secret is a security key...
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    ...in either square brackets ([ }») or angle brackets (< >). The means of authenticating your iSCSI session. The password that you want to use to authenticate a .... You can use any combination of alphanumeric characters, hyphens, and underscores for the targetAlias. The targetAlias can have a maximum of...
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    ...Channel Status This command defines how the physical disk channel performs. Syntax set physicalDiskChannel [(1 | 2 )] status=(optimal | ... degraded parameter if the channel is experiencing problems, and the storage array requires additional time for data transfers. Set Physical Disk Hot Spare This ...
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    Parameters Parameter physicalDisk or physicalDisks Description The tray and the slot where the physical disk resides. Tray ID values are ...]) operationalState=failed Parameter Parameter physicalDisk or physicalDisks Description The tray and the slot where the physical disk resides. Tray ID values are ...
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    ... for the RAID controller module are 0 or 1, where, 0 is the RAID controller module in slot 0, and 1 is the RAID controller module in slot 1. Enclose the identifier for the... ]). If you do not specify a RAID controller module, the firmware for the RAID controller module returns a syntax error. The mode...
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    ... Description The attributes (options) for the management Ethernet ports. The entries to support this parameter are listed in the Syntax Element Statement Data table ..., the starting offset within the region, the number of bytes, and the values to be written. The IP address of the node that provides ...
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    Syntax Element Statement Data Options for the Ethernet Port Parameter enableIPv4=(TRUE | FALSE) | enableIPv6=(TRUE | FALSE) | IPv6LocalAddress=(0-FFFF):(0-FFFF):(0-FFFF):(0FFFF):(0-FFFF):(0-FFFF):(0-FFFF):(0-FFFF) | IPv6RoutableAddress=(0-FFFF):(0-FFFF):(0FFFF):(0-FFFF):(0-FFFF):(0-FFFF):(0-FFFF...
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    ... of any more virtual disks. Service mode is persistent across reset cycles and power cycles until the availability parameter is set to ... separated by colons. The maxFramePayload option is shared between IPv4 and IPv6. The payload portion of a standard Ethernet frame is set ...
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    ... defines the action for execution errors, not syntax errors. Some error conditions might override the continue value.) The password for the storage array. Enclose the password in double quotation marks (" "). password 204 Script Commands
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    Parameter performanceMonitorInterval Description The frequency of gathering performance data. Enter an integer value for the polling interval, in seconds, ... characters. (You can define a storage array password by using the set storageArray command.) The polling interval and the number of iterations ...
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    ... parameters. You can use any combination of alphanumeric characters, hyphens, and underscores for the names. Names can have a maximum of 30 characters. NOTE: You can set the warningThresholdPercent parameter and the repositoryFullPolicy parameter for both the snapshot repository virtual disk or ...
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    ...Storage Array This command defines the properties of the storage array. Syntax set storageArray (alarm=(enable | disable | ...has these values: • enable-The audible alarm is turned on and sounds if a fault occurs. • disable-The audible alarm is turned off and does not sound if a fault occurs. ...
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    ...Description The setting for automatically collecting support data each time the firmware detects a critical MEL .... To generate a list of valid host types for the storage array, run the show storageArray hostTypeTable ...30 days, where 1 day is the fastest scan rate, and 30 days is the slowest scan rate....
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    .... Enclose the storage array name in double quotation marks (" "). The method to register the iSCSI target ... command causes all configuration and state information for the storage array to be returned each ... sure that one archive file is available and starts the time stamp cycle. • • Script ...
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    ... all RAID controller module types support all cache block sizes. For redundant configurations, this parameter includes all of the virtual disks that are owned ... level, which increases system overhead and decreases performance. When setting storage array cache settings, the value ...
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    ... not have modification operations in progress, and have the mediaScanRate parameter enabled. Use ... encrypting disk physical disks. Set Storage Array Enclosure Positions This command defines... the positions for the RAID enclosure and the expansion enclosures in a storage array. Valid values are 0 to 99...
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    ... Storage Array ICMP Response This command returns the default values for negotiable settings for sessions and connections, which represent the starting point for the storage array for negotiations. Syntax set storageArray icmpPingResponse=(TRUE | ...
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    Set Storage Array iSNS Server IPv4 Address This command sets the configuration method and address for an IPv4 Internet Storage Name Service (iSNS). Syntax set storageArray isnsIPv4ConfigurationMethod= [static | dhcp] isnsIPv4Address=ipAddress ...
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    ... A listening port resides on the database server and is responsible for these activities: • • Listening (monitoring)... grants a connection to the database server. Set Storage Array Learn Cycle This command sets ... cycles run at set intervals and store the results for software analysis. Syntax set...
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    Parameters Parameter Description daysToNextLearnCycle Valid values are 0 through 7, where, 0 is immediately and 7 is in seven days. The daysToNextLearnCycle parameter takes place up ... takes place on the next possible day specified. Set Storage Array Redundancy Mode This command sets the redundancy ...
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    ...command to set the security key that is used throughout the storage array to implement the Physical Disk Security ... have hardware to accelerate cryptographic processing and each has a unique physical disk... controller modules and security-enabled physical disks in the storage array. The self encrypting...
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    ...sets the clocks on both RAID controller modules in a storage array by synchronizing the RAID controller module ...which you run this command. Syntax set storageArray time Parameters None. Set Storage... that are available. Discovery occurs at power-on/initialization and also if the bus topology changes...
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    ... are separated to show which parameters apply to several virtual disks and which apply to only one virtual disk. The syntax for ... | FALSE) CAUTION: Enabling Write Cache on a virtual disk generally improves performance for applications with significant Write content (unless the application features a ...
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    ... Specifies the properties for all virtual disks in the storage array. Specifies the name of the virtual disk for.... You must put quotation marks (" ") and brackets ([ ]) around the virtual disk name.... in cache before the data is flushed to physical storage. Valid values are listed in the Notes section....
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    ... parameter to FALSE. The priority for virtual disk modifications while the storage array is operational. Valid values are highest, high, ...RAID controller module identifiers are 0 or 1, where, 0 is the RAID controller module in slot 0, and 1 is the RAID controller module in slot 1. Use this parameter ...
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    ..., set this parameter to TRUE. The setting to increase the storage size (capacity) of the virtual disk for which ...disks to the virtual disk. Specify the enclosure ID and slot ID for each physical disk... about the segmentSize parameter, see "Using the Auto Configure Command" on page 53. Specifies the new...
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    ... parameters. NOTE: You can apply the addCapacity, segmentSize, userLabel, and logicalUnitNumber parameters to only one virtual disk at a time... starts a long-running operation that you cannot stop. These long-running operations are performed in the background and do not prevent you from running other ...
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    Set Virtual Disk Copy This command defines the properties for a virtual disk copy pair. Syntax set virtualDiskCopy target [targetName] [source [sourceName]] copyPriority=(highest | high | medium | low | lowest) targetReadOnlyEnabled=(TRUE | FALSE) Parameters Parameter target Description Specifies ...
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    ...iscsiTarget ["targetName"] iscsiSessions Parameters Parameter initiatorName Description The name of the iSCSI initiator for which session information is desired. Enclose the iSCSI initiator name in double quotation marks (" "). The name and quotation marks must also...
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    ...0 or RAID controller module 1) Associated virtual disks and free capacity Associated physical disks NOTE: You...This command shows a list of dependencies for the physical disks in a disk group that you want to move from one storage array to a second storage array. Syntax show diskGroup [diskGroupName]...
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    ...physical disks in a disk group that you want to move from one storage array to a second storage array. Syntax show diskGroup [diskGroupName] importDependencies [cancelImport=(TRUE | FALSE)] Parameters Parameter diskGroup Description Number of the disk group...
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    ...Ports For all HBA host ports connected to a storage array, this command returns the following information... Physical Disk For each physical disk in the storage array, this command returns the following information... physical disk information: - Enclosure location and slot location Script Commands 227...
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    ... Capacity Data transfer rate Product ID Firmware level Enclosure location and slot location Preferred channel Redundant channel Physical disk channel ... coverage Details for each physical disk Depending on the size of the storage array, this information can be several pages long. ...
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    ...all physical disks in the storage array. NOTE: To determine information about the type and location of all ...physical disk type is SAS. Identifies the enclosure and slot where the physical disk resides. You ...status, capacity, data rate, product ID, and firmware version for the specified physical disks...
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    ... command shows cumulative physical disk channel data transfer and error information. If the RAID controller module has automatically ... Show Physical Disk Download Progress This command returns the status of firmware downloads for the physical disks targeted by the download physicalDisk firmware or ...
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    ... controller module in a storage array, this command returns the following information Status (Online, Offline) Current firmware and NVSRAM configuration Pending firmware and ... Product revision Serial number Date of manufacture Date and time to which the RAID controller module is set ...
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    ... allControllers Returns information about both RAID controller modules in the storage array. controller Returns information about a specific RAID ... module identifiers are 0 or 1, where, 0 is the RAID controller module on the left and 1 is the RAID controller module on the right when viewed from the ...
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    ...controller module identifiers are 0 or 1, where, 0 is the RAID controller module on the left and 1 is the RAID controller module on the right when viewed from ...This command returns configuration information about the storage array. The parameters return lists of values for the components and features...
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    ... Description Displays all properties of the logical and physical components that comprise the storage array. The information returned takes ... return information about the current state of the operation to automatically collect support data. The information this parameter returns is: • Whether the ...
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    ... as a record of your configuration and as an aid during recovery. Show Storage Array Auto ... storageArray command. To determine whether the storage array can support specific properties, enter ..., the RAID controller modules validate that the firmware can support the properties. Script Commands 235
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    .... Valid RAID levels are 0, 1, 5 or 6. Number of physical disks in a disk group in the storage array. This number depends on the capacity of the physical disks. Integer ... Use integer values. hotSpareCount Number of hot spares desired in the storage array. Use integer values. For information about hot ...
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    ... information about the segmentSize parameter, see "Using the Auto Configure Command" on page 53. The setting to turn on... These settings are valid: • none -The disk group and virtual disks are not secure. • capable-...host type labels, and host type index for the host storage array. Syntax show ...
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    ... mappings. You must put quotation marks (" ") and brackets ([ ]) around the host name. The host ... group name and quotation marks must be inside the brackets. hostGroup Show Storage Array ... settings (settings that are the starting point for negotiation), and the current active settings. 238 Script ...
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    Show Storage Array Unconfigured iSCSI Initiators This command returns a list of initiators that have been ...storage array but are not yet configured into the storage array topology. Syntax show storageArray ... data is sorted first by the virtual disk user label and second by the logical block address (...
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    ... a script file. This command is similar to the echo command in MS-DOS and UNIX. Syntax show "textString" Parameters None. NOTE: You ... in double quotation marks (" "). Show Virtual Disk For the virtual disks in a storage array, this command returns the following information The number of ...
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    ... [virtualDiskName1 ...virtualDiskNameN]) summary Parameters Parameter Description allvirtualDisks The setting to return information about all of the virtual disks in the storage array. virtualDisk or virtualDisks The name of the specific virtual disk for ...
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    ... this command returns information about the virtual disk action and amount of the long-running operation completed. The... operation. You must put quotation marks (" ") and brackets ([ ]) around the virtual disk name. ... copy pair or all virtual disk copy pairs in the storage array. 242 Script Commands
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    ...retrieve information. You must put quotation marks (" ") and brackets ([ ]) around the source virtual disk name. The source virtual disk name and quotation marks must be inside the brackets. ... information. You must put quotation marks (" ") and brackets ([ ]) around the target virtual disk name....
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    ...disk. You must put quotation marks (" ") and brackets ([ ]) around the source virtual disk name. The source virtual disk name and quotation marks must be inside the brackets.... This command returns information about the performance of the virtual disks in a storage array. Syntax show (allVirtualDisks...
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    ... The setting to return performance statistics about all of the virtual disks in the storage array. virtualDisk or virtualDisks ...disk. You must put quotation marks (" ") and brackets ([ ]) around the source virtual disk name. The source virtual disk name and quotation marks must be inside the brackets...
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    ... If the diagnostic test detects an inconsistency in the configuration database, the controller firmware performs these actions: • • Returns a description ... determine the cause of the problem, or the file containing the binary data can be sent to a Customer and Technical Support representative. To...
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    In addition, the database configuration diagnostic test can be started using the storage management software GUI but cannot be stopped using the storage management software GUI. If you want to stop a running diagnostic test, you must use the stop ...
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    ... the disk group and reinstall the physical disks in a different storage array. NOTE: Within ... available to the new storage array. If this command is unsuccessful because hardware problems prevented ... the physical disks that comprise the disk group from the storage array. You can reinstall the physical...
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    ... introduced disk group available to its new storage array. The disk group must be in an Exported ... with the premium features from one storage array to another storage array. Syntax start diskGroup ... Mirroring, Virtual Disk Copy, mapping, and persistent reservations) are removed as part of the import ...
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    ... is the RAID controller module in slot 0, and 1 is the RAID controller module in slot 1. iscsihost-port The identifier of the port on the storage array on which you want to refresh the DHCP parameters. Enclose the iSCSI host port name in square brackets ([ ])....
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    ... want to find. For highcapacity expansion enclosures, specify the enclosure ID value and the slot ID value of the physical disk that you want to revive. ... 0 to 99. Slot ID values are 0 to 31. Enclose the enclosure ID value and the slot ID value in square brackets ([ ]). Start Physical Disk Channel ...
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    ... runs the physical disk channel fault isolation diagnostics and stores the results. Syntax start physicalDiskChannel [(1 | 2... controller module identifier values are 0 or 1, where, 0 is the RAID controller module on the left, and 1 is the RAID controller module on the right when viewed from the rear...
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    ... the test. NOTE: Use the save physicalDiskChannel faultDiagnostics command and the stop physicalDiskChannel faultDiagnostics command in association with the start...disk initialization. CAUTION: As soon as you enter this command, all user data is erased. Syntax start physicalDisk [enclosureID,slotID]...
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    ... Parameter physicalDisk Description Identifies the enclosure and slot where the physical disk resides. Enclosure ... brackets ([ ]) around the enclosure ID value and slot ID value. Start Secure ... is unknown. NOTE: When performing a secure erase operation on all physical disks in an array that contains ...
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    ... enclosure ID value and slot ID value. Start Storage Array Blink This command ... storageArray blink Parameters None. Start Storage Array iSCSI Refresh This command initiates a refresh of ... you used the set storageArray isnsIPv4ConfigurationMethod command to set the configuration but did not set the ...
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    ... Disk Initialization This command starts the formatting of a virtual disk in a storage array. NOTE: Initializing a virtual disk is a... This command stops the diagnostic test to validate the configuration database in the controller firmware that was started by the start storageArray configDbDiagnostic ...
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    Stop Disk Group Blink This command turns off the indicator LED on the physical disk that was turned on by the start diskGroup blink command. Syntax stop diskGroup blink Parameters None. Stop Enclosure Blink This command turns off the indicator LED on the enclosure that was turned on by the start...
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    ... None. NOTE: Use the start physicalDiskChannel faultDiagnostics command and the save physicalDiskChannel faultDiagnostics command with the stop physicalDiskChannel faultDiagnostics command. These commands are needed to start the diagnostic test and save diagnostic test results to a file. You can ...
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    ... quotation marks (" ") around the virtual disk name. Stop Storage Array Blink This command turns off the ...stop storageArray blink Parameters None. Stop Storage Array iSCSI Session This command forces the termination of an iSCSI session Syntax stop storageArray iscsiSession [sessionNumber] Script...
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    ...the identifier number of the iSCSI session in square brackets ([ ]). Stop Storage Array Physical Disk Firmware Download This command stops a ...storageArray physicalDiskFirmware command. This command does not stop a firmware download that is already in progress to a physical disk; however...
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    ...the source virtual disk name. source Validate Storage Array Security Key This command validates the ...passPhraseString Parameters Parameter file Description The file path and the file name to which you want to ...the security key. For example, file="C:\Program Files\CLI\sup\seckey.slk" NOTE: You must ...
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    Additional Information Your pass phrase must meet these criteria The pass phrase must be between eight and 32 characters long. The pass phrase must contain at least one uppercase letter. The pass phrase must contain at least one lowercase letter. The pass phrase must contain at least one number. ...
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    Script Commands 263
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    ...these scripts and modify them to create a configuration unique to your storage array. Create ... in two ways: • • Use the save storageArray configuration command Write a script By using the save ... to the guidelines in "Usage Guidelines" on page 40 and the rules in "Command Formatting Rules" on page...
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    ...=16 capacity=2GB; show "Setting additional attributes for virtualDisk 7"; //Configuration settings that cannot be set during virtualDisk creation set virtualDisk["7"]... blank lines between the lines beginning with Show, Create, //Note, and create. The blank lines are included in this example only for ...
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    ... virtual disk in disk group 1. The virtual disk has a redundant array of independent disks (RAID) level of 5. The virtual disk name (user label) is 7. (..., you can more clearly see what parameters you are setting and the values to which you are setting the parameters. Blocking the ...
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    ... This example creates a new virtual disk using the create virtualDisk command with user-defined physical disks in the storage array. Show "Create RAID 5 ...=2GB; show "Setting additional attributes for virtual disk 7"; //Configuration settings that cannot be set during virtual disk creation ...
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    The following syntax is the general form of the create virtualDisk command shown in the previous example: create virtualDisk raidLevel=(0 | 1 | 5 | 6) userLabel="virtualDiskName" physicalDisks= (enclosureID0,slotID0...enclosureIDn,slotIDn) [capacity=virtualDiskCapacity | owner=(0 | 1) | segmentSize...
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    268 Sample Script Files
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    ... if not used correctly. Command operations are performed as soon as you run the commands. Before ... reinstall it if the changes do not work. Updated Commands The following command is available in both ... in the PowerVault MD3600i Series storage array. Show Current iSCSI Sessions - The parameter and ...
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    270 CLI Command Updates
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    ... function, 108 commands listed by function, 108 comments, adding, 41 configuration script example 1, 263 script example 2, 266 configure ... channel statistics, 120 storage array configuration, 120 storage array event log, 121 storage array firmware pending, 121 virtual disk reservations, 122 CLI 271
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    ... RAID virtual disk, manual physical disk select, 137 storage array, 44 ... array feature, 157 disk group commands, 108 create disk group, 123... NVSRAM, 163 storage array physical disk firmware, 165 D defragmenting a disk group..., 153 iSCSI initiator, 154 E enable RAID controller module, 165 storage array...
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    ...102 virtual disk, 103 interaction with other features, 88 ISCSI recurring syntax values, 39 iSCSI ...H host create host, 128 delete host, 152 set host, 191 show storage array host topology, 237 topology commands,... media scan, running, 91 modifying configuration, 55 monitoring performance, 96 Index 273
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    P partitioning, storage, 89 performance tuning, 96 persistent reservations, removing, 94 physical disk commands, 110 download firmware, 160 initializing, 102 locating, 95 reconstructing, 103... a RAID controller module, 94 reset storage array iSCSI baseline, 178 R RAID controller module ...
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    ... set host, 191 set host port, 194 set iSCSI initiator, 195 set ... 227 S save configuration to a file, 47 enclosure log data, 180 storage array, 182-187 storage array events, 184 storage array performance statistics, 185 ...capture, 186 storage array support data, 186 save storage array iSCSI statistics,...
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    ...244 virtual disk reservations, 245 show storage array negotiation defaults, 238 SMcli ... Group Import/Export, 256 start iSCSI DHCP refresh, 250 start physical ... Disk, 74-75 storage array physical disk firmware download, 260 Virtual ..., 87, 260 stop iSCSI session, 259 storage array commands, 112 download ...
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    support.dell.com, 13 synchronizing RAID controller module clocks, 95 syntax elements ISCSI ... virtual disk copy remove, 173 T troubleshooting storage array, 99 U user-defined parameters, 70 V ...81 creating in an existing disk group, 51 creating with software-assigned physical disks, 50 creating with ...
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