symtier commands

Create and manage storage tiers which can be used with FAST Policies.

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  • symtier -sid 234 create -name Tier3 -tgt_raid5 -tgt_prot 3+1 -technology SATA -vp -pool TP3_2000GB
    Create a Virtual Provisioned(VP) tier named "Tier3" from Thin Pool TP3_2000GB of type RAID-5(3+1)
  • symtier -sid 1234 -tier_name Tier3 add -pool TP3_1000GB
    Add thin pool TP3_1000GB to the existing Storage Tier "Tier3".TP3_1000GB should not be included in any other Tier.
  • symtier -sid 1234 -tier_name Tier3 remove -pool TP3_1000GB
    Remove thin pool TP3_1000GB from the existing Storage Tier "Tier3".We cannot remove all thin pools from a VP tier if the tier is part of a FAST policy. And also, we cannot remove a pool from a tier if the tier is in an associated policy,and a device in the storage group is bound to the pool.
  • symtier -sid 1234 -tier_name Tier1 add -dsk_grp 3
    Add disk_group 3 to the existing Storage Tier "Tier1".
  • symtier -sid 1234 -tier_name Tier1 remove -dsk_grp 3
    Remove disk_group from the existing Storage Tier "Tier1".
  • symtier -sid 1234 create -name Tier1 -inc_type static -tgt_raid5 -tgt_prot 3+1 -technology EFD -dsk_grp 1
    Create Diskroup Povisioned(DP) tier named "Tier1" from disk_group 1 of type RAID-5.The type of the disk in disk_group 1 is EFD.
  • symtier -sid 1234 delete -tier_name Tier0
    Delete tier "Tier0" .
  • symtier -sid 1234 delete -tier_name Tier2 -force
    Delete non-empty static DP tier "Tier2"
  • symtier -sid 1234 list
    Lists all the storage tiers in array 1234.( both DiskGroup(DP) and Virtual Pool(VP) Tiers )
  • symtier -sid 1234 list -dp
    Lists only DiskGroup provisioned Tiers.
  • symtier -sid 1234 list -vp
    List only VirtualPool(Thin Pool) provisioned Tiers.
  • symtier -sid 1234 rename -tier_name Tier0 -name Tier0_New
    Rename tier "Tier0" to "Tier0_New".
  • symtier -sid 1234 show -tier_name Tier0
    Displays detailed information about tier 'Tier0".