Category Archives: EMC

Celerra / VNX File / VG Gateway and adjusting the lacp hello timers

**Please be aware that following the steps below will require you to reboot your datamover and will disrupt traffic!! Ok you are minding your own business and the networking guy calls you in the middle of the night during the … Continue reading

Posted in EMC, Storage Arrays, VNX File | 2 Comments

VMAXe and expanding a meta

I ran into an issue the other day while trying to extend a meta of VMAXe, I was trying to do it through the Symmetrix Management Console, I had pre-created the BCV, but I the device was not listed as … Continue reading

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Storage Scripting

I thought I would start a new segment and see how well it does.  The premise will be around scripting (or at least automating) some common storage commands through the CLI of different storage arrays.  Right now the focus will be … Continue reading

Posted in Automating, Clariion, EMC, Excel, Storage Arrays, Utilities, VNX Block | 1 Comment

Profile issues with VNX File / Celerra

Have you set your users to use technologies like user profiles / directory synchronization, file replication etc.. and have recently moved to a EMC based NAS and virtually everyone is now taking forever to load / log on / log … Continue reading

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Robocopy issues to EMC VNX and Celerra

Robocopy issues to EMC VNX and Celerra (possibly other NAS devices as well) While using Robocopy “robocopy %source% %dest% /mir /dcopy:T /copyall /secfix /timfix /r:0 /w:0 /np /FFT /log:”C:\LOGS\All.log” /tee”* to copy to a EMC VNX I would get occasional “ERROR 1307 (0x0000051B) and a few other (0x00000xxx) codes Copying NTFS … Continue reading

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VNX trespassed luns command line

EMC Command line find and remedy trespassed luns (this is being run on a EMC VNX 7500) To list all of the luns that are trespassed on your array run (example output below) NaviSECCli.exe -h -user sysadmin -password sysadmin … Continue reading

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VNX and Brocade Loop Port

I have been working with two new EMC VNX’s and ran into a odd problem and could not find anything about the issue, so I am going to post what I know and see if anyone has any more in-depth … Continue reading

Posted in Brocade, EMC, FIber Switches, Storage Arrays | 8 Comments