Hi, I want to build a career in Storage Area Network and get into HBA testing/development of iSCSI,FC,FCOE cards. What are the scope of job opportunities in India? Please let me know the technical knowledge a person should pursue to become an expert in this field. It will be helpful to know if there are [...]
Answer Question | October 21, 2012 4:53 AM
certification, FCoE, HBA, iSCSI, Storage Area Network
Can anybody help me to get WWPN of HBA cards installed on my system?
Answer Question | March 17, 2012 9:12 PM
HBA, iSeries, SAN, Storage
What is the preferred sequence for updating/upgrading powerpath and hba f/w, drivers etc on windows 2003 with HP proliant servers ?
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 8:43 AM
Emulex, HBA, HP ProLiant, PowerPath, Qlogic, Windows Server 2003
Hi, I’m trying to connect an arcvault 24 to a qlogic qmh2462 hba. It has shown up on the brocade but sansurfer does not see it. Can you connect a tapeloader directly to a server using fibre? If so, what would the settings be? Thanks
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 11:44 AM
Arcvault, HBA, Qlogic
Added several HBA’s to an ESXi host – is there a way to rename them from “vmhba#” to something else, and where is that done? Looked through Vsphere client and couldn’t see anything.
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 1:39 PM
ESXi, HBA, VMware, VMware vSphere, vSphere
We have a multi cluster VMware environment consisting of HP BL680’s, DL580’s and DL585’s that has been very stable for over a year and we have made no recent changes to storage, switches, hosts or HBAs. Recently we experienced two incidents where ESX hosts on different clusters have disconnected from vCenter and from their shared [...]
Answer Question | October 20, 2010 5:15 PM
HBA, SAN, SAN disconnect, SCSI Reservation, vCenter 4.0, vCenter disconnect, VMware ESX, VMware ESXI 4.0 Performance
Hi all, I want to connect an AS400 to a EMC (storage). Is it possible to make this? Someone can tell me the reference of the HBA adapter please? bests regards
Answer Question | June 10, 2010 9:13 AM
AS/400, EMC, HBA, Storage in 2010
How can you tell if the fibre channel hbas are in initiator or target mode in a NettApp SAN?
Answer Question | November 10, 2009 4:06 PM
Fibre channel, Fibre channel SAN, HBA, NetApp, Netapp 3140, SAN
I have installed XenServer on a blade inside a Hitachi BladeSymphony 320. The issue i have is that it doesnt recognize the FC HBA Any suggestions
Answer Question | February 23, 2009 5:10 PM
Blade servers, Fibre channel, HBA, Hitachi BladeSymphony, XenServer
What is virtualization’s impact on HBA drivers and zoning switches?
Answer Question | January 23, 2009 8:44 PM
Drivers, HBA, Switches, Virtualization and hardware
I am planning my disk array upgrade, and I want to know if anyone has any thoughts, or if there are any reference/best practice/white papers, for accessing heterogeneous disk arrays to a Windows server using a single HBA via SAN. Any concern about the multi-path software?
Answer Question | November 18, 2008 6:49 PM
Disk arrays, HBA, Heterogeneous disk arrays, SAN, Storage best practices, Storage hardware
If I run probe-luns -a, it shows all 3 luns. I then use fdisk -l and it shows the devices as expected. Output after reboot: [root@hhln-mgt-sac101 ~]# fdisk -l Disk /dev/cciss/c0d0: 146.7 GB, 146778685440 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 17844 cylinders Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes Device Boot Start End [...]
Answer Question | November 4, 2008 12:47 PM
FDISK, HBA, Logical Unit Number, LUN, Probe LUNs, Redhat Linux, SAN, Storage Area Network, x86_64
Can I transfer the data between SANs by connecting one HBA to one SAN and the other HBA to the new SAN and copy the data We have around 500gb of data. Any help is appreciated.
Answer Question | July 30, 2008 2:10 PM
HBA, Host bus adapters, SAN, SAN management
I have a Sun x4100 has two qlogix qle2460 HBAs both connected to a 3Par SAN and a EMC cx700 SAN. When both HBA’s are active in non-failover mode we can see the LUNs in /proc/scsi/qla2xxx/3 and 4 – BUT fdisk does not see the devices. If we have the HBAs set in failover mode [...]
Answer Question | September 25, 2008 4:30 PM
3PAR, EMC, HBA, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SAN
We have a need to run numerous virtual servers from a NAS/SAN. The questions is, which should we choose? THe product we support (Citrix XenServer) supports either for backend virtual system storage and can run VM’s from either. Currently, our needs are small. We have about 10 virtual servers that we want to migrate to [...]
Answer Question | July 24, 2008 6:44 PM
DR, HBA, iSCSI, NAS, NFS, RAID 5, SAN, Virtual Machines, Xen
I want to know what is the command or set of step to get to the ww port name of a Fiber Channel card. I thought it was on the strsst menu, But I can´t find it
Answer Question | February 17, 2008 11:45 PM
Ethernet, HBA, Networking
I have several IBM X series (342,345,346) servers with Windows 2000 and 2003 loaded. I am experiencing an issue with the server hanging when booting. This only happens when I have the server connected to the SAN. I am using Qlogic 2340 HBA connecting to Cisco 9509 SAN switches. I can see the HBA log [...]
Answer Question | July 15, 2008 5:45 PM
HBA, SAN, Windows 2000 Server, Windows errors, Windows Server 2003
Currently today, we have a group that administers our storage from end to end (HBA to switch to storage cabinet). Our CIO is looking to give the responsibility of our Fabric to our Networking folks. I was just wondering how other places layed out the responbility of the different aspects of managing the SAN.
Answer Question | August 28, 2008 9:33 AM
HBA, SAN, SAN management, Storage
Can 1 hba be used to access disk storage and tape devices on a SAN? Is this a good practice? Thanks.
Answer Question | July 15, 2008 2:05 AM
Backup & recovery, HBA, SAN
A SearchStorage.com reader recently asked: Am presenlty Testing the I/o performance on the new CX-500 San From Emc And Hba From Emulex,The LUn Size is 1 TB and when doing the Testing with SQlIO Tool with a I/o block size-8 i get 39.3 MB/sec for Random write requestes but when doing the same with Random [...]
Answer Question | September 25, 2008 10:53 AM
Backup & recovery, CX500, Emulex, HBA, LUNs, RAID 10, SAN, Storage products and equipment