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symdev commands

Performs operations on a Symmetrix device name.

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  • symdev -sid 1234 -dev AAA:AAC,DDD bind -pool MyThinPool

    Bind devices AAA:AAC and DDD to thin pool MyThinPool .( required SE 7.6+ and Enginuity 5876+ )
  • symdev -sid 1234 -dev AAA:AAC,DDD rebind -pool MyThinPool

    Rebind devices AAA:AAC,DDD to the thin pool , MyThinPool.( required SE 7.6+ and Enginuity 5876+ )
  • symdev -sid 1234 -dev AAA:AAC,DDD unbind

    Unbind the devices AAA:AAC,DDD from its respective binded thin pools.( required SE 7.6+ and Enginuity 5876+ )
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -devs AAA:AAC,BBB,CCC

    List the devices AAA to AAC,BBB and CCC along with the informations like ConfigType,Status,Size etc.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -technology EFD

    List all the FLASH thick devices on VMax 1234
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -technology FC

    List all the FC thick devices on VMax 1234
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -technology SATA

    List all the SATA thick devices on VMax 1234
  • symdev -sid 1234 -devs AAAAA modify -tdev -cap 100 -captype gb -v

    Modify the size of the thin device AAAA to 100GB.
  • symdev -sid 1234 -devs AAAAA:AAAAB set -orm off

    Set the Optimized Read Miss mode OFF for the specified devices.
  • symdev -sid 1234 -devs AAAAA:AAAAB set -orm on

    Set the Optimized Read Miss mode on for the specified devices.
  • symdev -sid 1234 -devs AAAAA:AAAAB set -orm system

    Set the Optimized Read Miss mode to the system default for the specified devices.
  • symdev -sid 1234 -devs AAAAA:AAAAF free -all

    Free all the allocated tracks for the devices AAAAA to AAAAF. This command usually use before deleting the TDEVS in V-MAX3.
  • symdev -sid 1234 -devs AAAAA:AAAAF,BBBBB delete

    Delete thin devices AAAAA:AAAAF and BBBBB in array 1234.
  • symdev -sid 1234 create -tdev -emulation fba -cap 10 -captype gb -N 5 -v

    Create five 10GB thin devices of FBA emulation.
  • symdev -sid 1234 delete AAAAA

    Delete the thin device AAAAA from array 1234.
  • symdev -sid 1234 hold AAAA

    Sets the hold bit on device AAAA. The hold bit is automatically placed on a target device during a TimeFinder/Snap operation.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -aclx

    List the VCM Devices in DMX and Accesslogix devices in Vmax Array
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -all

    List all devices in symmetrix 1234.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -datadev

    This commands will provide the list of DATA devices created in array 1234.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -datadev -nonpooled

    List all the free DATADEVs , those are not assigned to any thinpool.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -devs AAA:AAC,BBB,CCC -cyl

    List the devices AAA to AAC,BBB and CCC along with the informations like ConfigType,Status,Size etc.The size of the devices will be displayed in cylinders
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -devs AAA:AAC,BBB,CCC -wwn

    List the full WWPN of the respective devices
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -disk_group 2

    List all the devices created using the disks in diskgroup 2.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -dldev

    List all the diskless devices(DLDEV) in array 1234.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -dynamic

    List all devices whose dyn_rdf attribute set .
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -emulation celerra

    List all celerra devices .
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -emulation FBA

    List all FBA emulated devices .
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -fast

    List all the devices which are FAST controlled.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -firstport

    List the devices , those mapped to atleast one FA port.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -held

    List the devices which are having the hold bit set. The target devices automatically held during the Timefinder/snap operation and released when it is done.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -hotspare

    Checks whether hotspare invoked in the array .
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -identifier device_name

    List the symdevs along with its Name
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -inventory

    List the grouped list of various devices like RAID-5 2-Way_Mirror etc..
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -N 10

    List first 10 devices in array 1234.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -nobcv

    List all the standard, non-bcv devices .
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -nomember

    List all the devices in array 1234 , except meta members.( all the meta heads and non-meta devices )
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -noport

    List the devices which are not mapped to any ports.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -noport -meta

    List all unmapped meta devices .
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -notrdf

    List all the non-srdf devices.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -orm off

    List all the devices in vmax1234 with the Optimized Read Miss mode off.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -orm on

    List all the devices in vmax1234 with the Optimized Read Miss mode on.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -pinned

    List all the devices which are user pinned devices( User Pinned devices will not be moved by FAST Controller , but may be moved by Optimizer or Symmigrate)
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -r1

    List all the RDF1 devices.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -r1 -dynamic

    List all the dyn_rdf1 enabled devices.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -r2

    List all the RDF2 devices.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -r2 -dynamic

    List all the dyn_rdf2 enabled devices.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -r21

    List all the RDF21 devices.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -range AAA:AAC

    List the devices AAA to AAC along with the informations like ConfigType,Status,Size etc.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -range ABC:ABE -multiport

    List the devices from ABC:ABE with the mapped FA information if they are assigned to more than one FA port.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -range ABC:ABE -v

    show the detailed information of devices ABC to ABE.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -rdfg 10

    List all the SRDF device belongs to RDF Group 10
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -sg MySg

    List all the devices in Storage Group "MySg" along with its type,state and size.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -spare

    Checks whether hotspare invoked in the array .
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -tdev

    list all thin devices in array 1234
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -tdev -bound

    List all the tdevs in the array 1234 , which are binded with a thinpool.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -tdev -bound -notinsg

    List all the TDEVs which are bounded to a Thin Pool but not included in any Storage Groups.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -tdev -noport

    list all thin devices in array 1234 which are not mapped
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -tdev -unbound

    List all the tdevs in the array 1234 , which are NOT binded with any thinpool.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -tdev -unbound -insg

    List all the TDEVS which are NOT bounded to any Thin Pool but included in one or more Storage Groups.
  • symdev -sid 1234 list -vcm

    List the VCM Devices in DMX and Accesslogix devices in Vmax Array.
  • symdev -sid 1234 not_ready -devs AAA:BBB

    Make "Not Ready" the devices AAA to BBB.
  • symdev -sid 1234 not_ready ABC

    set the device status as "Not Ready".
  • symdev -sid 1234 pin AAA

    Pin the device AAA on Vmax 1234.User Pinned devices will not be moved by FAST Controller , but may be moved by Optimizer or Symmigrate
  • symdev -sid 1234 ready -devs AAA:BBB

    Set ready the status of all devices from AAA to BBB .
  • symdev -sid 1234 ready ABC

    Set the status of the device ABC to "Ready".
  • symdev -sid 1234 show ABC

    show the detailed information about device ABC.
  • symdev -sid 1234 unhold AAAA

    Resets the hold bit on a device. The hold bit is automatically removed from a target of a Snap device when the TimeFinder/Snap pair is stopped. However, the unhold argument can be used if there was a problem removing the hold bit.
  • symdev -sid 1234 unpin AAA

    Unpin the device AAA on Vmax 1234.User Pinned devices will not be moved by FAST Controller , but may be moved by Optimizer or Symmigrate .
  • symdev -sid 1234 write_disable -devs AAA:BBB,BBD -SA all

    Write disable the devices AAA:BBB and BBD on all directors.
  • symdev -sid 1234 write_disable ABC -SA 3a -p

    Write disable the device ABC on FA port 3a:0.
  • symdev -sid 1234 write_disable ABC -SA all

    Write disable the device ABC from through all directors.