HowTo guide for symcli commands
A searchable database of symcli commands to manage Dell EMC DMX, VMax, VMax3 and PowerMax storage arrays.
Various SRDF operations and Commands explained using a simplified replication setup.
Storage Allocation procedure for a VMax array using Autoprovisioning Groups.This is just a quick reference and only conatins commands to do the allocation.
Examples to show the procedural differences between Dynamic and Static SRDF pair creation.
Storage Allocation procedure for a VMax3 array using Autoprovisioning Groups.This is just a quick reference and only conatins commands to do the allocation.
Steps and commands to create,atcivate and terminate a clone session. These operations are done by using a device group.
We can use symdev command to bind and unbind thin devices. For this ,we should have Solution Enabler of version 7.6(+) and enginuity should be 5876(+).
Compilation of the most essential EMC links
Steps to create and delete a BCV copy session using a Device Group. Also explains the procedure to create a device group and add devices in to it.
Reference Table for limits and restrictions of various figures in Auto Provisioning
Best way to find all the mapped devices in a DMX/Vmax array , those are not masked to any host.
Procedure to delete a THIN Pool after removing the DATA devices associated with it.
Virtual Provisioning mainly includes Thin Pools, DATA devices and TDEVS. Here you can find the simple steps and respective commands to setup up a Virtual Provisioning envirornment.
Steps to find out number of engines in a Vmax array through commandline.
4 basic steps and commands to implement FAST/FAST VP in a VMax array. This includes enabling the FAST controller,creating Tiers, setting FAST policies and associating Storage Groups to policies.
Steps to find out the R2 pairs for a group of R1 SRDF devices.
Completely migrate Tier-1 TDEVs to a Tier-2 storage devices.