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Nice article about VMWare storage acronyms, concepts and terminology.

11/07/2012 1 comment

Today i found a nice blog artible describing the working of VMWare Storage.

This article helped me finding an answer to the following question:
Why it takes a while for a returned IO path to actually process IO?

The answer: The PSP check every 300 seconds if the path is active again. SATP is responsible for doing the failover.

You can find the article here

Thanks Didier

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Categories: Storage, VMWare Tags: , , , ,

Unisphere Service Manager Engineering mode

03/07/2012 Leave a comment

Ever needed to uninstall installed features from your VNX?

This option is not available in the Service Manager until you press Ctrl-shift-f12 and enter the password SIR (or messner)

This command let you enter the engineering mode.

Categories: EMC