Here is a list of things as a new EqualLogic customer you may want to consider. This page can also be used as a good reference for some common questions.

  • Create an EqualLogic Support Account
  • EqualLogic Support Contact information
  • Download/Review/Install latest
  • PS Series Array Firmware
  • Host Integration Tools (HIT), includes ASM/Microsoft Edition
  • SAN HeadQuarters
  • ASM/VMware Edition
  • NOTE: User Guides and Release Notes should be reviewed prior to installation
  • Review PS Series Poster
  • “Setting Up a PS Series Storage Array”
  • Reviews Hardware Installation (how to rack array, connect power, connect to network)
  • Reviews Software Configuration (Install HIT, Configuration Information, Run Remote Setup Wizard, Start using SAN)
  • Download/Review EqualLogic Switch Configuration Guide
  • Outline Best Practices for configuring SAN Switches
  • Download/Review Group Administration Guide
  • This manual details how to use the Group Manager GUI to manage your PS Series Array(s)
  • NOTE: There is also a Command Line Interface (CLI) Reference Guide available
  • SAN HeadQuarters
  • Can be installed on a Physical Server or Virtual Machine
  • User Guide details Operating System and Hardware Requirements
  • Needs to be “multi-homed” for Array connectivity and “dial home/email” support
  • Auto-Snapshot Manager/VMware Edition
  • Can be installed on a Physical Server or Virtual Machine (Physical Server recommended)
  • User Guide details Operating System and Hardware requirements
  • Confirm “dial home” support is enabled
  • Using Group Manager or
  • Using SAN HeadQuarters

* Note: This page was originally posted by Marc Malotke