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Matching back-end array LUN ID to VPLEX UIDS

As you already noticed when working with VPLEX is that VPLEX masks the back-end array LUN ID and present to the client with different internal VPLEX UIDS. The reason for that is because VPLEX technically virtualize the back-end array(s). So with VPLEX you are not attached to a specific array, and VPLEX have the [...]

2017-05-19T00:20:16+00:00 December 5th, 2014|VPLEX|0 Comments

Changing VPLEX Local Group to Distributed Group

If you have VPLEX Local group and you want to change it to VPLEX distributed group Select the cluster that you present LUNs to and navigate to Virtualized Storage ==> Consistency Group Select Local CG and take the Virtual Volumes out of the consistency group Navigate to Virtual Volumes Select the Volume you just took out [...]

2017-05-19T00:20:16+00:00 December 4th, 2014|VPLEX|0 Comments

Presenting new Stretched Cluster LUN in VPLEX to a server

VPLEX adds a virtual storage layer between the SAN storage and the Server, normally SAN zoning will be between the SAN and the server. In VPLEX case the zoning is between the VPLEX and the Array from the back-end and the VPLEX and the Server from the front-end. In details the SAN zoning steps are [...]

2017-05-19T00:20:16+00:00 December 3rd, 2014|VPLEX|0 Comments

Registering server initiators in VPLEX

When connecting a new server to VPLEX, the server initiators must be registered so that we can use them later with storage view. The following exercise will demonstrate how to register the server initiators in VPLEX for future use with storage view: Login to Unishpere for VPLEX Select the cluster that you [...]

2017-05-19T00:20:17+00:00 November 29th, 2014|VPLEX|0 Comments

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