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symcfg commands

The symcfg commands discovers or displays Symmetrix configuration information.

Below list contains some of the most useful symcfg command examples.

  • symcfg -db

    Shows the configuration information about the current symapi database.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 -dir 4a -p list -addr -avail

    List the LUN information / availability of lun ids on port 4a0 in array 1234 .
  • symcfg -sid 1234 -lockn 15 release -force

    Release the lock 15 held on array 1234 .
  • symcfg -sid 1234 -SA 6h -P 1 online

    Make the front-end port 6h:1 to online.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 -SA 6h -P 1offline

    Make the front-end port 6h:1 to offline.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -connections

    List all the hosts wlong with the OS version, connected to array 1234. This also give the information about the Service Processor of 1234.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -da all

    Displays the online status of all Back-end directors.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -datadev -GB

    Displays the datadevices in array 1234 along with the pool information of each device is associated with.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -dir all

    Displays the online status of all directors ( Frontend+Backend).
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -env_data

    Dispalys the information and status of arrays physical components like powersupply units Fans etc.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -env_data -service_state failed

    Display all the failed physical components in symmetrix array 1234.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -env_data -v

    Displays the detailed information and status of arrays each physical components like power supply units Fans etc.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -fa all

    Displays wwn of all front-end director ports.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -fa all -port

    Displays online and connection status of all front-end director ports.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -lockn all

    List all the external locks held in Symmetrix array 1234.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -memory

    shows the amount and details of memory configure in the array .
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -RA 3f

    List all the RDF groups where RA port 3f is a member of.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -RA ALL

    List all the RA ports in array 1234 and the RDF groups where each RA port is a member of.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -rdfg 3

    List details about rdf group 3 .
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -rdfg all

    List details about all the rdf groups in array.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -rdfg all -dynamic

    List details about all the dynamic rdf groups in array .
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -rdfg all -static

    List details about all the static rdf groups in array .
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -sa all

    Displays the online status of all Front-end directors.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -slo

    List all the available Service Level Objectives( SLO ) in Vmax3 1234.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -slo -detail -by_resptime -all

    List the SLOs and the workloads that can be associated with storage groups in VMAX3 array 1234, along with the approximate response time for each.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -srp

    List all the Storage Resource Pools(SRP) in the Vmax3 array 1234.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -srp -detail

    List all the SRPs in the VMAX3 array 1234 along with usable, allocated and free storage capacity.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -srp -v

    List all the Storage Resource Pools(SRP) in the VMAX3 in verbose format, with underlying Disk Groups and available Service Level Objectives.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -tdev -gb -thin -pool My_Pool

    List all the thin devices assoicated with thinpool My_Pool
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -tdev -bound -GB

    List all the thin devices in array 1234 which are bounded to a thin pool.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -tdev -GB

    List all the thin devices in array 1234.And also shows the thinpools associated to each device with the binding status.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -tdev -GB -detail

    With "detail" option ,this commands will displays the multiple thin pools that each TEVS binded with.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -tdev -range AAA:AAB -GB

    List thin devices starting from AAA to ABB and the pools which are bounded with.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -tdev -sg MySg

    List all the TDEVs in Storage Group MySg with the bounded poolname and other useful details.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -tdev -sg MySg -detail

    List all the TDEVs in Storage Group MySg with the bounded poolname and other useful details.This also displays actual bounded pool and also the pool which currently moved due to "rebind" or FAST Policy.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -tdev -unbound -GB

    List all the thin devices in array 1234 which are not bounded to any thin pools.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -thin -pool -GB

    List all the thinpools in array 1234.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -thin -pool -GB -detail

    List all the thinpools in array 1234 along with Subscription percentage for each thin pool. subscription percentage=Total Bounded TDEV capacity/Total Thin Pool Capacity*100.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 list -v

    Displays detailed information about the Symmetrix Array 1234. This included capacity and microcode/Enginuity version etc
  • symcfg -sid 1234 remove

    Remove the array 1234 from symcfg list.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 show -pool My_Pool -thin -GB

    List all the datadevices in thinpool My_Pool on array 1234.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 show -pool My_Pool -thin -GB -detail

    List all the datadevices in thinpool My_Pool on array 1234.The '-detail' option also displays the configurable options like , Max. subscription Percentage etc.
  • symcfg -sid 1234 verify

    Check whether the SYMAPI database is in sync with the current configuration of array 1234.
  • symcfg -sid 198 list -rdfg 10 -rdfa

    Shows the specific SRDF/A information about the rdf group 10.
  • symcfg –sid 1234 list -efficiency -detail

    Display the array efficiency gained through Virtual Provisioning, Snap Shots and Compression for 1234 array
  • symcfg –sid 1234 list -efficiency -detail -srp

    Display the SRP wise array efficiency gained through Virtual Provisioning, Snap Shots and Compression for 1234 array
  • symcfg –sid 1234 list -port -free

    List all the free ports not associated with any emulations
  • symcfg –sid 1234 list -port -free -slot 1

    list all the free ports in director slot 1 not associated with any emulation
  • symcfg –sid 1234 list -sg_compression -all

    List all Storage Groups in AllFalsh Vmax 1234 along with the compression ratio
  • symcfg –sid 1234 list -sg_compression -by_compressibility -all

    List all Storage Groups in AllFalsh Vmax 1234 along with the compression ratio in descending order
  • symcfg –sid 1234 show -efficiency -detail

    Show the array efficiency gained through Virtual Provisioning, Snap Shots and Compression for 1234 array
  • symcfg –sid 1234 show -efficiency -srp SRP_1

    Show the efficiency gained through Virtual Provisioning, Snap Shots and Compression for SRP_1 in 1234 array
  • symcfg list

    A brief description of the all connected Symmetrix boxes.
  • symcfg list -srp -demand -type slo

    List the SLOs available in VMAX3 array 1234 along with the allocated and used storage capacity from the SRP.
  • symcfg list -status

    Check the configuartion and SYMAPI database status of all arrays.

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