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  • Forum Thread: PS6000, Debian, Open-iscsi questions

    My set up is as follows: 2 PS6000XV's, a primary and a secondary. Primary has 2 volumes: - ntfs serving mssql from Windows Server 2008 R2/SQL Server 2008 64-bit, 166GB data - ext3, serving mysql from Debian 5/MySQL 64-bit, 55 GB data The Windows side is fairly well integrated... ...
  • Forum Thread: Replica Reserve

    Does any one know how to stop this messages? I started moving data to my san and started getting them. I was able to increase the replica space but not I can't anymore. Please help! 2/16/2011 1:05:44 AM to 2/16/2011 7:06:09 AM Warning: Low free replica reserve for volume san02f ...
  • Forum Thread: Multipathing Module install makes all NICs disapear from HP BL490c Blade running HP's ESXi 4.1

    This may be more of an HP issue or VMware issue but the NICs in the BL490c G7 blades are too new to use the standard vmware image and so I have to use one from HP. After I install the multipathing module and reboot, the ESXi server says "No compatible network adapter found. Please consult the product's...
  • Forum Thread: Transferring hard drives from one PS6000 to another

    Hello, We have two PS6000X SANs. One is used for a production environment, and the other is use for our corporate data. They are connected via a WAN link that allows for some volume replication, but we can't fully replicate the SANs, both because we need more space than that would allow, and because...
  • Forum Thread: Downgrade Firmware in EQ PS6000

    Hi , We are planning to upgrade firmware from 4.3.7 to 5.0.8, can you someone tell me what is reversal plan for firmware upgarde. If anything goes how we will revert back to old stage. Thanks & Regards, Senthil Kumar D.
  • Forum Reply: Re: PS6000 iSCSI SAN connectivity problem with Vmware ESX hosts

    I have EXACTLY the same problem. 4x PowerEdge R710 hosts 1x PS6000 EqualLogic iSCSI SAN Rebooting a host sometimes causes the LUNs to show up, and sometimes causes other ones to disappear. Currently we have one host fully up, one that's missing one LUN, and the other two can't see the SAN...
  • Forum Thread: BLADE M1000 EQUAL LOGIC PS600

    1-BLADE M1000 2-SERVER MODEL M600 1-EQUAL LOGIC PS 6000 1-SWITCH PowerConnect 2464 10-UTP-CERTIFIED CAT-6 ALL CONNECTED WORKSTATIONS 1-GB Keep all ESTADARES INFRASTRUCTURE THIS IS A PART OF WHICH I HAVE IN MY OTHER DATA CENTER EQUIPMENT ARE MORE SERVER 2850 and Dell PowerConnect with...
  • Forum Thread: EqualLogic PS6000 Multipathing Extension Module

    Hi I am new to Dell Servers and storage and ESX vSphere. We have recently purchased 2X Dell PowerEdge R710, 1X PowerEdge R510 and EqualLogic PS6000 series. I have successfully installed ESX vSphere 4.1 on the two R710 as host and installed a couple of VMs (Windows Server 2008 R2). I have also configured...
  • Forum Thread: Questions regarding snapshot volume reserve and behavior

    We were getting cramped for space on our SAN and upon looking at it, I noticed that we had about 17 TB of space in use and 14 TB reserved for snapshots. This seems way too high taking into account how our data changes combined with what I've read. I'd like to pose an example and see if someone...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Equallogic PS6000 Firmware upgrade

    Hi We have two equallogic PS6000 configured as below 1 Storage group with 1 pool ( Total 10.98TB / RAID-5 / 5.52TB Used / 5.46TB Free ) with two members in the same pool 7 Volumes as ( ClusterDisk1, ClusterDisk2, , HyperVDisk1, SQLDB, SQLLOG all thin provisioned ) WitnessDisk1, WitnessDisk2...
  • Forum Thread: PS6010 EqualLogic in Production with 8 300GB SAS HDD, Customer wants to add 8 more HDD

    Hi, With reference to above noted subject our respected customer have one PS6010 storage in production with 8 300GB HDD & now he is out of space, so my question is: How to add 8 more 300GB HDD in same raid group? Is it possible after add new HDD to increase the current LUN size without lossing...
  • Forum Thread: MEM is Configured, issue accessing the volume

    I have two esx hosts having mem configured and installed with a chap user, and a volume on storage with same account. But the hosts are not able to see the storage volume. However previously i had mem configured other two esx hosts with same chap user are able to see the volume. The volume has 2 active...
  • Forum Thread: EqualLogic Newbie questions

    Hi, I was wondering experts over here could answer few of my questions. 1) Is there a way on a PS6000E to find out how many Raid 5 sets are created with RAID 50 (need this value for write penalty) 2) Any performance implications when RAID 50 (SATA 7.2K Drives) + RAID 10 (SAS 15K) are present...
  • Forum Thread: Scripting shutdown of PS6010

    We have an APC UPS that is configured to shutdown our VMs and ESXi hosts in the event of a prolonged power outage, but I'd like to be able to shutdown our SANs as well. I found some good info on how to accomplish this with some other SANs here: http://en.community.dell.com/techcenter/storage/f...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Equallogic PS6000 setup problem

    Hi everyone, we're some problems doing the basic configuration of a PS6000. Getting very frustrated! We have a completely isolated, standalone network set up which consists of two stacked Dell 6224 switches. On the network we have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine running the Remost Setup Wizard...
  • Forum Thread: PS6000 iSCSI setup

    I am setting up an iSCSI environment for a Windows Server. I will be using 2 Dell Poweconnect 7024s , 1 Dell PS6000, and a Windows Server (2008 R2). I have more experience in fiber switches and EMC VNX series SANs than I do with the Powerconnect and PS series products, so I have a few questions. 1...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Replication setup between PS5000X and PS6000XV

    Thx a lot! Case-sensitiv group name was the thing. But I cant understand why it is case-senstive and could not find this documented anywhere. I have been both googling and reading the documentation for the last couple of days without getting a hint about this. One other thing, the documentation...
  • Forum Thread: Unable to upgrade EqualLogic HDD Firmware Upgrade from KD03 to KD0A on PS6000

    I can't seem to get the PS6000 to update all the HDD to the recommended Firmware. I followed all instructions for running the upgrade HDD from KD03 to KD0A. This only worked on the PS6500, upgrading 48 HDDs. The members are in the same pool. All the pool members are in the same group. The HDDs...
  • Forum Thread: PS6000 Raid 6 to Raid 10

    I know the documentation says you can't go from raid 6 to 10, but I'm assuming they mean a non-destructive way. If you have an empty unit, is there a way to change this?