Hi , how to configure multipath in the host side.here ia using HPXP24000 storage&having 2 SAN switchs ie CiscoMDS9513 and 2 edge switchs ie cisco9124 for each host . in our synaria each server having 2 hba ports.one port connected to 1st edge switch & 2nd port connected to 2nd edge switch.both edge switchs E port(trunk [...]
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 7:16 AM
Multipath propagation, SAN management, SAN storage spending, SAN switches
In the implementation of a SAN is the drive considered a local or remote drive? Can program files be written to it?
Answer Question | May 3, 2011 7:54 PM
Drive designations, SAN, SAN architecture, SAN management
What is the best approach to synchronising SANs before I start replicating? Should I do a full tape backup and recovery and then start replication?
Answer Question | December 6, 2010 11:34 AM
Backup and Recovery, Data synchronization, SAN, SAN management, Tape Backups
Hello We have an EMC SAN Clariion connected to 5 VM Hosts. I recently put in five more 500 GB hard drives into the SAN. When I went to expand it into our VMware virtual disk the expansion took around 8 hours. The problem I am having now is that the SAN is now running [...]
Answer Question | September 15, 2010 4:39 PM
CLARiiON, EMC CLARiiON, EMC SAN, SAN, SAN management, Virtual Disk Expansion, VMware
I have an an issue where PowerPath only displays one path even though 2 exhist. The san is showing both connections. Any suggestions
Answer Question | September 12, 2011 3:23 PM
EMC, SAN, SAN management
We are running HP SANs. I’m providing a single link using their LH SFP from one computer room to another, with approx 3.4 db loss on both legs, but I’m seeing errors associated with too much light. When do you use attenuators?
Answer Question | August 18, 2009 3:15 PM
Attenuators, HP SANs, SAN, SAN management
What is the level of data abstraction that describes how data is stored ?
Answer Question | August 18, 2009 3:13 PM
hi , we are having a problem currently with our SAN system the model is dell emc-cx300 . the SPA is ok but the SPB is unreachable . fibre cables are connected ok . i can ping it and it shows as U icon on SPB which mean unmange in Navisphere manager . i think [...]
Answer Question | August 11, 2009 5:33 AM
EMC CX-300, SAN, SAN management
Which technologie should I use between SMI-S and SNMP to manage an EMC SAN? I heard that SMI-S offers more management for SAN. What can SMI-S do that SNMP cannot do?
Answer Question | August 4, 2009 3:04 PM
EMC SAN, SAN, SAN management, SMI-S, SNMP
From where should I start to master the concepts of SAN-storage area networks? Do we have a proper sequence, like where to start and carry on?
Answer Question | June 20, 2009 9:17 PM
SAN, SAN architecture, SAN certificate, SAN management, Storage Area Networks
For us, our SAN is a capital purchase and our capital budget is on a five year cycle. However, EMC is on a three year replacement cycle. This causes us budgeting problems. What replacement cycle does your SAN vendor promote?
Answer Question | August 5, 2009 8:18 PM
SAN, SAN management, SAN Performance
1. SAN: Can it support multiple concurrent accesses? 2. What are the trade-off’s between SAN array size and number of concurrent indexer processes (take note indexers will be constantly polling, renaming and deleting files) if i am creating an indexer? 3. SAN: Upon scaling are there any potential bottlenecks or limits?
Answer Question | January 20, 2009 4:32 PM
Array, SAN, SAN management, SAN Scaling
We need a checklist to audit a typical SAN to record all the components of the SAN. The aim is also to record the metrics with view to help improve performance. Can you please help?
Answer Question | August 30, 2009 6:55 PM
IT audit, SAN, SAN Auditing, SAN management, Storage performance
Is it possible to share an EMC symentrics LUN between two windows 2003 R2 std servers without having to use third party software like ms clustering? one write and the other read only…
Answer Question | November 6, 2008 6:02 PM
EMC Symmetrix, LUN, SAN, SAN management, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2
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
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