Oh no, your network has updated and you have to change the IP address of your storage processors on your Clariion series array!! I've done this on two separate CX SAN arrays without an issue. Follow these steps and you wont have a problem. This will work on a CX, CX3 and CX4 series storage array. … Continue reading Change Clariion SP IP address – without SP Reboot!
The first step is adding the disk. You can either do this by attaching a local drive to the server, zone a SAN drive to it or to add a virtual disk through VMWare. Either way the process for formatting and mounting will be the same. 1. Make sure you have privileged rights either by sudo or … Continue reading Format and Mount a new drive in RHEL (or any RedHat based Linux)
Windows 2003 does not align MBR disks with most SAN subsystems by default. This will cause extra I/O operations, decreasing performance. To reduce extra I/O it is best to align the disk prior to using it. The following example is provided for EMC storage, but it will work for most other vendors as well. Windows 2008 … Continue reading Disk Alignment (Server 2003)