I recently setup a Brocade SAN Switch for zones in an HP C7000 Blade Enclosure. I thought I would run through all of the steps.
To configure the switch, log into the HP On-Board Administrator and locate the blade switch you plan on zoning. Click on the Management Console to launch the Management Console.
After you enter the username and password the web tools administration page will be displayed as below. Click on the Zone Admin to launch the zone configuration page.
The Zone Administration page starts out with the Alias tab highlighted. Aliases are nothing more then a common name to the WWN for the devices. Use the alias in order to more easily identify the connections. In order to create an alias click on the New Alias button and then create a name which you believe will help you configure the switch more easily. For example you might call one of the Aliases something like Blade_01, Backup_A, App_02. Remember that if you have multipathing or redundant connectio…
I will have a completed project called OpenSolaris NAS device once I get the testing finished but for now here are some directions for setting up a ZFS file system. I am using VMware fusion for Mac and created the main system and then 4 additional 1GB drives. I set them up at SATA drives which would be like I would have in the final product.
First thing I had to do what install the software and then after I install everything I opened the terminal and begin hacking away. Here are my commands that I ran:
Get the ID for each of the attached drives.
Create a simple mirror of just 2 drives. (drive_id = id from command above)
zpool create your_pool_name mirror drive_id drive_id
SAMPLE of script above
zpool create your_pool_name mirror c4t1d0 c4t2d0
Check your work
create a folder
zfs create your_pool_name/folder_name
Adding more space to the storage pool
zpool add your_pool_name mirror drive_id drive_id
Checking all of the drives that make up the zf…
Recently I was working with a customer and our Professional Services people as we were doing an upgrade. If you want to view the console over SSH all you have to do is log into the Storage Processor and then run a command: system console