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VMAX3 Auto Provisioning Explained

The VMAX3 arrays are virtually provisioned. The VMAX3 arrays is delivered factory pre-configured where Data Pools and RAID protection levels, SLO are already created. With HYPERMAX OS 5977, Fully Automated Storage Tiering (FAST) eliminates all of the administrative overhead...

Dell EMC VMAX3 SnapVX Local Replication

We have been familiar with TimeFinder Mirror, Clone & Snapshot technologies of Symmetrix VMAX & Engunity OS.  TimeFinder SnapVX, usually called SnapVX, was introduced with the VMAX3 with New HYPERMAX OS version 5977 . SnapVX delivers instant and storage-consistent...

VMAX symconfigure failed – sil error in SYMAPI log

SYMAPI log, could see the following: 09/18/2017 12:21:57.779 5024 4404 Call to symmCreateClient for symmetrix XXXXXXXXXXXX failed – sil error code: -111 09/18/2017 12:21:57.779 5024 4404 Establishing session with Local cfg srvr XXXXXXXXXXXX …Failed. Troubleshooting : 1. Check the Symwin is running on...


Find HBAs WWNs On Solaris

How to find HBAs WWNs On Sun Solaris OS bash# luxadm -e port /devices/pci@1d,700000/SUNW,qlc@1/fp@0,0:devctl CONNECTED bash# luxadm -e dump_map /devices/pci@1d,700000/SUNW,qlc@1/fp@0,0:devctl Pos Port_ID Hard_Addr Port WWN Node...

SYMCLI Reference