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  • How could I expand the volumes and RAID groups to RAID5(6+1)?

    The case is the celerra is captive, that means no navisphere. We have two RAID Groups (4+1) and one Hot Spare. How could I expand the volumes and RAID groups to RAID5(6+1)

    Mohamed198325 pointsBadges:
  • AIX Error: B6267342, E86653C3

    Good day, May I know if anyone here knows how to solve our problem in one of our p servers? Here's what we've got in our errpt: B6267342 0725095414 P H hdisk36 DISK OPERATION ERROR E86653C3 0725095314 P H LVDD I/O ERROR DETECTED BY LVM B6267342 0725095314 P H hdisk36 DISK OPERATION ERROR B6267342...

    excellentrandy1,260 pointsBadges:
  • ActiveSync for Resource Mailbox

    Why can't I disable ActiveSync on resource mailboxes in Exchange 2010? I have tried through EMC and by running the PS command. Get the same error that this cannot be done on a resource type mailbox. Is there a workaround?

    Teri45 pointsBadges:
  • Avamar vs. TSM – an Avamar scale to a large enterprise datacenter environment?

    We're a large TSM shop. But we also have a large distributed environment where we've recently implemented EMC's Avamar backup solution.  We're now being asked to look at the TCO of replacing TSM with Avamar in our datacenter environment.  We're only looking at our VMware and NAS areas right...

    Phrikas10 pointsBadges:
  • Decrypt encrypted partition disk

    How do I decrypt an encrypted partition disk?

    SNAREBOI5 pointsBadges:
  • Hyper V 2012 and EMC VNX Thin provisioning

    We have an issue with our EMC VNX attached Hyper V 2012 LUNs that are thin provisoned (thru the VNX). This provisioning works fine until you have to expand a LUN or migrate it. Then the LUN size baloons to the real (non-thin) size. Has anyone else seen this problem? Is there a solution? This is...

    turmanator5 pointsBadges:
  • What’s the best way for on-disk database storage?

    I've been a software developer for the past several years (four to be exact) so I should be able to answer this question but I can't. My latest project involves having data only stored only a set of disks. The actual data is light-weight and the in-code with be in a class that only has a few...

    ITKE347,975 pointsBadges:
  • Spool file analysis: Calculate disk space

    Is there a way to Calculate the disk space I would get back if I use the TAATOOL cmd DLTOLDSPLF? I need to find the difference between using 90 days vs. 120 days in the command. I currently have one system that has the following information for spool files: 11/02/07 14:26:54 Display Spool Size -...

    Bruce Regis20 pointsBadges:
  • What does EMC recommend as best RAID group for RAID 6, (8+2)?

    What do EMC recommend as best practices for number of disks in a raid group for RAID 6, (8+2) with SATA drives with A CX3 Clariion array?

    VIP095 pointsBadges:
  • Windows server 2008 disk space problem

    Hi. I have installed Windows 2008 server, and on this platform Forefront firewall. I have a problem: Disk C volume is 30 GB. When I looked up the properties of Disk C, there is 22 GB used space but when I looked up total folders volume on Disk C, all of the volume is 11 GB (Include hidden folders)....

    Eliyevelxan1,235 pointsBadges:
  • EMC virtual storage for Power 7

    The company I work for uses EMC for backups of all other servers in our company and wants to move our Power 7 (E4B - V7R1) backups off cartridge to virtual storage. My question is if you had to totally restore the Power 7 system can it be done from a virtual backup or would it still require a...

    Showme35 pointsBadges:
  • Cannot get into EMC or ECS 2010

    I installed Exchange 2010 and that seemed to go with out a hitch now I cannot get into the EMC or the shell to setup the server. I want to uninstall the server and reinstall but I cannot because it is a bridgehead to an older Exchange 2003 environment. Without the EMC or ECS working, how can you...

    Dayj11745 pointsBadges:
  • How to resize my disk partition?

    I want to shrink D drive to get an unallocated space to storage some files and make the best use of free space. I have tried Disk Management built-in Windows, but I don’t like it very much. Anyone can introduce some software for me to achieve this goal?

    zouweibing180 pointsBadges:
  • How do you calculate the total capacity of a disk?

    A 2-sided high-density disk contains 80 tracks and 18 sectors per trak with 512bytes per sector. How do you calculate the total capacity of the disk?

    SearchStorageATE215 pointsBadges:
  • Tracking DMX storage allocation

    How are you tracking your storage allocations from your DMX to your servers? We began with the Excel-based design workbook that EMC delivers at the end of the installation engagement & that works up to a point. I've written code that loads the info into SQL & does some reporting on it, but...

    SANManJax300 pointsBadges:
  • Is anyone using EMC’s Invista storage virtualization appliance?

    I've heard rumors that Invista is no longer being updated, but I was wondering if anyone's actually using it? Have any insight as to its pros/cons or alternatives if it's being phased out? Any info would be greatly appreciated!

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Restoring a SQL Server 2005 database from a public share backup

    Is it true that even in SQL Server 2005 you cannot restore a database from a backup on a public share, but ONLY from a local storage (DASD)drive?

    SQL Server Ask the Experts2,585 pointsBadges:
  • Is there a way to extend partition on server 2003, if yes, how?

    Currently I got low disk space errors, I then went to disk management but I find that there is no "extend" disk and "shrink" disk option, so anyone please help.I have not used any software so I am a newbie. A detail tutorial would be appreciate.Thanks in advance.

    lucywoo50 pointsBadges:
  • How to reset the size of Disc Partition?

    Recently one of my friends asked me how to reset the disc partition in her Windows 2012 Server. Actually, she wants to reset her disc c without losing any data. I was just wondering if it is possible and how to reset the size of the disc partition.

    leoli4337780 pointsBadges:
  • PC hard drive partitons

    My PC has4 hard drive partitions of 9GB each, C: is almost full while the other 3 partitions are almost empty. I moved some files from C: to the other partitions. It is soon becomes too full again to defgragment.

    MAR220 pointsBadges:

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