Allocate a lun – masking/mapping

Allocate a lun

Allocating a lun it's the process where you present a carved lun to a host or to more hosts (if you have a cluster for example). You do need to know the LDEV id that you want to present and also you need to know what lun number that host will see your ldev. You can present luns in any ...

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Allocate a LUN – carving

Hitachi designed the Device Manager so you can always carve a lun for whatever part of the resource tab you are into (and not only). The Create Volume task is available from a multitude of locations throughout the app. Carving is the operation that will take a slice out of a pool and allocate a unique identifier for that slice ...

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How to allocate disk to hosts

In computer storage, a logical unit number, or LUN, is a number used to identify a logical unit, which is a device addressed by the SCSI protocol or protocols which encapsulate SCSI, such as Fibre Channel or iSCSI. A LUN may be used with any device which supports read/write operations, such as a tape drive, but is most often used ...

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HicommandCLI – configuration


As noted in the previous post regarding HiCommandCLI installation you need to specify the url, username and password every time you need to run a command (think of it more of passing a command to hicommand device manager server). There is a way to automate that server and specify only the action that you want to take. What needs to ...

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HicommandCLI – install and first run

HicommandCLI - install and first run

Device Manager has a command line as well. It can be downloaded and installed locally on any machine or it can be lunched from the default hdvm (hicommand device manager) installation directory (usually drive:\Program Files(x86)\HiCommand\) under the DeviceManager\HiCommandCLI folder. It's main application it's a batch file called hicommandcli.bat. Please note that Java JRE is required for this tool. HicommandCLI - ...

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What is Device Manager

Device Manager is the main centralized suite used to manage all the HDS components that you might have at a site. It can manage VSP's, USP's, HUS's, HNAS, etc. Keep in mind that Hitachi Recommends that you need one Command Suite server/site. Please note theat Device Manager and Hitachi Command Suite are somewhat the same term. The way the connectivity ...

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