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EVA – Running SSSU from within a file

There are 2 ways SSSU commands can be run from within a file (usually needed in a script). 1st way Login to sssu manually from command line, select the array and run the file containing commands as below (assuming command_file is in working directory): EVARRAY1>file command_file 2nd way Login through file and run commands from […]

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EVA – Status of Controller Paths

It is possible to find out which controller is failed via CLI (same can be done in CV as well). C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Sanworks\Element Manager for StorageWorks HSV>.\cvutil paths Status ……………………….. done. Path Vendor Product Firmware Node Serial SCMI Master WWN Number State —————– —— —————- ——– ——————- ————– —– —— \\.\Scsi3:-0-9-0 COMPAQ HSV111 (C)COMPAQ 4100 5000-1FE1-5003-CCF0 […]

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EVA – Management Software

Q: Check the desta service running and desta/isee configurations C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator> cd C:\Program Files\HP\CM\RemoteSupport\bin OR C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\RemoteSupport\bin> C:\Program Files\HP\CM\RemoteSupport\bin> iseeInterfaces -send_support_information – test_event E6028470-53ED-4C5E-9698-06FA88BB4F77 C:\Program Files\HP\CM\RemoteSupport\bin> If the Client test succeeds then you should get a test incident raised & the HEX number generated as shown above is the ID of the event. […]

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EVA – Data Architecture

I could never locate a single document which would explain how the data is actually laid out within a disk group. After going through several documents I finally managed to understand (I hope it is correct) the relationship between RSS/VDISKS/Block side/LDAD/VRAID etc. Here you go: LDAD – Logical Disk Allocation Domain – Also known as […]

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EVA – Retrieve Information

Be careful while running this. To be on safer side, this must be run by HP field engineer. Connect the management port of controller, and access – username is admin with no password. If that doesnt work try,

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EVA – Hardware stats

Max number of arrays per CV – 16 Max vdisks per array (vdisks/snapshots/snapclones etc) – 2048 (EVA8400) and 1024 (EVA4400) Max number of DGs per array – 16 (EVA8400) and 12 (EVA4400) Max number of hosts per EVA4400/8400 – 256 Max number of snapshots per vdisk – 64 Max number of vdisks supported with MULTISNAP […]

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EVA – Model and HSV Versions

EVA3000/5000 – HSV100 EVA4000/6000 – HSV200 EVA4100/6100 – HSV200-A EVA8000 – HSV210 EVA8100 – HSV210-A EVA4400 – HSV300 and HSV300-S EVA6400 – HSV400 EVA8400 – HSV450

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EVAPerf – Stats Collection script

Below is a windows script that can be used to collect stats for all arrays managed by a CV server and and save them in a folder.  A single folder for each array is created, and each folder contains several csv files for individual parameters such as vdisks, controllers, hard drives etc. Schedule this script […]

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EVAPerf – One liners

evaperf.exe can also be used as a command line tool to check the current performance status. Sample one liner commands I’d used are as below: To check status of controllers for array ARRAYEVA1 every 10 seconds evaperf cs -sz ARRAYEVA1 -cont 10 To print stats for vdisks containing word “server1” on array ARRAYEVA1 every 10 […]

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EVAPerf – Set up

EVAPerf is the performance monitoring utility that I’d used extensively to troubleshoot the performance issues. There is a good documentation available on HP website but if you are in a rush, following information should be a quick guide. EVA performance stats for an array is stored on CV server managing it. Also, evaperf daemon runs […]

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