Cisco UCS Director EMC Symmetrix VMAX UCS Director EMC Symmetrix VMAX Management Guide, Release 4.0 First Published: August14,2013 Last Modified: September19,2013 Americas Headquarters

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<ul><li><p>Cisco UCS Director EMC Symmetrix VMAX Management Guide,Release 4.0First Published: August 14, 2013</p><p>Last Modified: September 19, 2013</p><p>Americas HeadquartersCisco Systems, Inc.170 West Tasman DriveSan Jose, CA 95134-1706USA 408 526-4000 800 553-NETS (6387)Fax: 408 527-0883</p><p>Text Part Number: OL-30146-02</p></li><li><p>THE SPECIFICATIONS AND INFORMATION REGARDING THE PRODUCTS IN THIS MANUAL ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. ALL STATEMENTS,INFORMATION, AND RECOMMENDATIONS IN THIS MANUAL ARE BELIEVED TO BE ACCURATE BUT ARE PRESENTED WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. USERS MUST TAKE FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THEIR APPLICATION OF ANY PRODUCTS.</p><p>THE SOFTWARE LICENSE AND LIMITEDWARRANTY FOR THE ACCOMPANYING PRODUCT ARE SET FORTH IN THE INFORMATION PACKET THAT SHIPPED WITHTHE PRODUCT AND ARE INCORPORATED HEREIN BY THIS REFERENCE. 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Any examples, command display output, networktopology diagrams, and other figures included in the document are shown for illustrative purposes only. Any use of actual IP addresses or phone numbers in illustrative content is unintentionaland coincidental.</p><p>Cisco and the Cisco logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Cisco and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. To view a list of Cisco trademarks, go to this URL: Third-party trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners. The use of the word partner does not imply a partnershiprelationship between Cisco and any other company. (1110R)</p><p> 2013 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.</p><p></p></li><li><p>C O N T E N T S</p><p>P r e f a c e Preface v</p><p>Audience v</p><p>Conventions v</p><p>Related Documentation vii</p><p>Documentation Feedback vii</p><p>Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request vii</p><p>C H A P T E R 1 Overview 1</p><p>Cisco UCS Director EMC VMAX Management Overview 1</p><p>VMAX Reports 1</p><p>C H A P T E R 2 Installing EMC Solutions Enabler 3</p><p>Installing the EMC Solutions Enabler 3</p><p>Adding a Solutions Enabler Account 4</p><p>C H A P T E R 3 Managing VMAX 7</p><p>Summary of Steps 7</p><p>VMAX Management 8</p><p>Thin Pools 8</p><p>Creating A Thin Pool 9</p><p>Data Devices 9</p><p>Creating a Data Device 10</p><p>Thin Devices 10</p><p>Creating a Thin Device 11</p><p>Meta Devices 12</p><p>Creating a Meta Device 12</p><p>Initiator Groups 13</p><p>Cisco UCS Director EMC Symmetrix VMAX Management Guide, Release 4.0 OL-30146-02 iii</p></li><li><p>Creating an Initiator Group 14</p><p>Storage Groups 14</p><p>Creating an Empty Storage Group 15</p><p>Creating a Cascaded Storage Group 16</p><p>Port Groups 16</p><p>Creating a Port Group 17</p><p>Masking Views 17</p><p>Creating a Masking View 18</p><p> Cisco UCS Director EMC Symmetrix VMAX Management Guide, Release 4.0iv OL-30146-02 </p><p>Contents</p></li><li><p>Preface</p><p>This preface contains the following sections:</p><p> Audience, page v</p><p> Conventions, page v</p><p> Related Documentation, page vii</p><p> Documentation Feedback, page vii</p><p> Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request, page vii</p><p>AudienceThis guide is intended primarily for data center administrators who use Cisco UCS Director and who haveresponsibilities and expertise in one or more of the following:</p><p> Server administration</p><p> Storage administration</p><p> Network administration</p><p> Network security</p><p>ConventionsIndicationText Type</p><p>GUI elements such as tab titles, area names, and field labels appear in this font.</p><p>Main titles such as window, dialog box, and wizard titles appear in this font.</p><p>GUI elements</p><p>Document titles appear in this font.Document titles</p><p>In a Text-based User Interface, text the system displays appears in this font.TUI elements</p><p>Cisco UCS Director EMC Symmetrix VMAX Management Guide, Release 4.0 OL-30146-02 v</p></li><li><p>IndicationText Type</p><p>Terminal sessions and information that the system displays appear in thisfont.</p><p>System output</p><p>CLI command keywords appear in this font.</p><p>Variables in a CLI command appear in this font.</p><p>CLI commands</p><p>Elements in square brackets are optional.[ ]</p><p>Required alternative keywords are grouped in braces and separated by verticalbars.</p><p>{x | y | z}</p><p>Optional alternative keywords are grouped in brackets and separated by verticalbars.</p><p>[x | y | z]</p><p>A nonquoted set of characters. Do not use quotation marks around the string orthe string will include the quotation marks.</p><p>string</p><p>Nonprinting characters such as passwords are in angle brackets.&lt; &gt;</p><p>Default responses to system prompts are in square brackets.[ ]</p><p>An exclamation point (!) or a pound sign (#) at the beginning of a line of codeindicates a comment line.</p><p>!, #</p><p>Means reader take note. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to material not covered in thedocument.</p><p>Note</p><p>Means the following information will help you solve a problem. The tips information might not betroubleshooting or even an action, but could be useful information, similar to a Timesaver.</p><p>Tip</p><p>Means reader be careful. In this situation, you might perform an action that could result in equipmentdamage or loss of data.</p><p>Caution</p><p>Means the described action saves time. You can save time by performing the action described in theparagraph.</p><p>Timesaver</p><p> Cisco UCS Director EMC Symmetrix VMAX Management Guide, Release 4.0vi OL-30146-02 </p><p>PrefaceConventions</p></li><li><p>IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS</p><p>This warning symbol means danger. You are in a situation that could cause bodily injury. Before youwork on any equipment, be aware of the hazards involved with electrical circuitry and be familiar withstandard practices for preventing accidents. Use the statement number provided at the end of each warningto locate its translation in the translated safety warnings that accompanied this device.</p><p>SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS</p><p>Warning</p><p>Related DocumentationCisco UCS Director Documentation Roadmap</p><p>For a complete list of Cisco UCS Director documentation, see the Cisco UCS Director DocumentationRoadmap available at the following URL:</p><p>Cisco UCS Documentation Roadmaps</p><p>For a complete list of all B-Series documentation, see theCiscoUCS B-Series Servers Documentation Roadmapavailable at the following URL:</p><p>For a complete list of all C-Series documentation, see theCiscoUCSC-Series Servers Documentation Roadmapavailable at the following URL:</p><p>Documentation FeedbackTo provide technical feedback on this document, or to report an error or omission, please send your commentsto We appreciate your feedback.</p><p>Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service RequestFor information on obtaining documentation, submitting a service request, and gathering additional information,see the monthly What's New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Ciscotechnical documentation.</p><p>Subscribe to theWhat's New in Cisco Product Documentation as a Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feedand set content to be delivered directly to your desktop using a reader application. The RSS feeds are a freeservice and Cisco currently supports RSS version 2.0.</p><p>Cisco UCS Director EMC Symmetrix VMAX Management Guide, Release 4.0 OL-30146-02 vii</p><p>PrefaceRelated Documentation</p><p></p></li><li><p> Cisco UCS Director EMC Symmetrix VMAX Management Guide, Release 4.0viii OL-30146-02 </p><p>PrefaceObtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request</p></li><li><p>C H A P T E R 1Overview</p><p>This chapter contains the following sections:</p><p> Cisco UCS Director EMC VMAX Management Overview, page 1</p><p> VMAX Reports, page 1</p><p>Cisco UCS Director EMC VMAX Management OverviewCisco UCS Director supports EMC Symmetrix VMAX 10K and 20K. A VMAX license supports one engine(2 directors).</p><p>Cisco UCS Director connects to EMC VMAX using the EMC Solutions Enabler.</p><p>To manage VMAX in Cisco UCS Director, you use a Linux-based SMC or SPA server. We recommend Linuxversion 7.5.1+.</p><p>After building the Linux image and installing the EMC Solutions Enabler, you create an EMC VMAXSolutions Enabler account.</p><p>VMAX ReportsYou can see at a glance the following VMAX Summary reports:</p><p> System capacityFree vs. used (GB) pie chart</p><p> System overviewSymmetrix version ID, Enginuity build version, model, Solution Enabler IP address,and number of engines, directors, thin devices, data devices, director ports, and disks.</p><p> StorageTotal capacity, used capacity, and free capacity</p><p>Always click Refresh on the Summary tab to see updated information.Note</p><p>You can access tabs to create the following VMAX devices, views, pools, and groups. You can drill down toview details for each feature:</p><p>Cisco UCS Director EMC Symmetrix VMAX Management Guide, Release 4.0 OL-30146-02 1</p></li><li><p> Thin PoolsName</p><p> Data DevicesDevice count, capacity (GB), emulation, configuration, and disk group</p><p> Thin DevicesDevice count, capacity (GB), emulation, bind to thin pool (on/off), and option topre-allocate 100%</p><p> Meta DevicesHead thin device selection, meta type, and member selection</p><p> Initiator GroupsGroup type (standard or cascaded), group name, type (iSCSI, FCP), and initiatorname. Consistent logical unit number (LUN) can be set to on or off.</p><p> Storage GroupsGroup type (empty or cascaded), and group name</p><p> Port GroupsGroup name and director port selection (all, none, or selected)</p><p>Masking ViewsView name, storage group selection, host LUN ID (specified or autogenerated),initiator group selection, and port group selection</p><p>The read-only report detail on VMAX system tabs includes the following information:</p><p> Front EndDirectorsSymmetrix ID, director module, status, type, identification, and number of portsand directors</p><p> Back End DirectorsDirector module, status, type, identification, and number of ports and directors</p><p> Director PortsDirector module, port, maximum speed, port WWN, and node WWN</p><p> DisksReport ID, data center, account name, Symmetrix ID, technology, director module, externaldevelopment, hypervolume, disk location, ID, type, service status, disk group, target ID, service state,external WWN, speed, host spare, spindle ID, vendor, disk group name, interface, product, and capacitydata for disk groups</p><p> FeaturesName, type, capacity (GB), and Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) drivecapacity (GB)</p><p> TiersTier name, tier type, emulation, target protection, number of ports and directors, technology,disk location, and type</p><p> LicensesFeature name, license type, and capacity type</p><p> InitiatorsInitiator group, Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP) enablement, userport name, user node name, initiator, type, iSCSI name, common serial number, SPC2 protocol, SCSIsupport, environment, volume set addressing, and other data</p><p> FAST PoliciesPolicy name, tiers, number of tiers, number of storage groups, and emulation</p><p>MemorySlot number and capacity</p><p> Cisco UCS Director EMC Symmetrix VMAX Management Guide, Release 4.02 OL-30146-02 </p><p>OverviewVMAX Reports</p></li><li><p>C H A P T E R 2Installing EMC Solutions Enabler</p><p>This chapter contains the following sections:</p><p> Installing the EMC Solutions Enabler, page 3</p><p> Adding a Solutions Enabler Account, page 4</p><p>Installing the EMC Solutions EnablerFor the base Linux image, you can use an SMC or SPA server running CentOS, version 5.7 x86 or x86_64.</p><p>For an SMC server, allow 20GB of space. For an SPA server, allow at least 120GB.</p><p>You can add libraries and legacy libraries to the VM, such as glibc.</p><p>You will also need gatekeepers to use for Raw Device Mapping (RDMs). Allow 6-8K for each RDM.</p><p>Step 1 Create the base Linux image for the VM you will use.Step 2 Assign a few gatekeepers as RDMs.Step 3 Reboot the Linux VM.Step 4 From the EMC Powerlink site, download the Linux Solutions Enabler package (Version 7.3.1+), and the SMAS package</p><p>se7310-Linux-i386-ni.tar.gz.Use MD5 Checksum 9809ac14ed8bfcc19789d7d5671d6015</p><p>Step 5 Using SCP, transfer the tar file to your VM.Step 6 At a command prompt, enter the following command to decompress the tar file: [root@smc ~]# tar xzvf</p><p>se7310-Linux-i386-ni.tar.gzStep 7 Install the EMC Solutions Enabler by entering the following command: [root@smc ~]# ./ -install]Step 8 Verify that the emc/symcli bin folder is in the Linux path. For example: /opt/emc/symcli/bin</p><p>Cisco UCS Director EMC Symmetrix VMAX Management Guide, Release 4.0 OL-30146-02 3</p></li><li><p>Adding a Solutions Enabler AccountBefore You Begin</p><p>An EMC VMAX Solutions Enabler must be installed on a Linux VM.</p><p>Step 1 Log into Cisco UCS Director.Step 2 Click Administration and choose Physical Accounts.Step 3 In the Physical Acccounts pane, click Add.Step 4 In the Add Account dialog box, complete the following fields:</p><p>DescriptionName</p><p>Choose the Data Center for this account.Data Center drop-down list</p><p>Choose Storage.Category drop-down list</p><p>Choose EMC VMAX Solutions Enabler.Account Type drop-down list</p><p>Choose Locally or Remotely.</p><p>If you chose to authenticate remotely, continue to Step 5.</p><p>Authentication Type drop-down list</p><p>The account name.Account Name field</p><p>The control station IP address for the VMAX device.Server Address field</p><p>The user ID for this account.User ID field</p><p>The password for this account.Password field</p><p>Choose the Transport Type ssh.Transport Type drop-down list</p><p>The port.Port field</p><p>The account description.Description field</p><p>The contact's email.Contact Email field</p><p>The location for this account.Location field</p><p>The service provider for this account.Service Provider field</p><p> Cisco UCS Director EMC Symmetrix VMAX Management Guide, Release 4.04 OL-30146-02 </p><p>In...</p></li></ul>


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