This IBMAr RedbooksAr publication consolidates, in one document, detailed descriptions of the hardware configurations and options offered as part of the IBM Midrange System StorageTM servers, which include the IBM System Storage DS4000Ar and DS5000 families of products. This edition covers updates and additional functions available with the IBM System Storage DSAr Storage Manager Version 10.60 (firmware level 7.60). This book presents the concepts and functions used in planning and managing the storage servers, such as multipathing and path failover. The book offers a step-by-step guide to using the Storage Manager to create arrays, logical drives, and other basic (as well as advanced) management tasks. This publication also contains practical information about diagnostics and troubleshooting, and includes practical examples of how to use scripts and the command-line interface. This publication is intended for customers, IBM Business Partners, and IBM technical professionals who want to learn more about the capabilities and advanced functions of the DS4000 series of storage servers with Storage Manager Software V10.60. It also targets those who have a DS4000 and DS5000 storage subsystem and need detailed advice about how to configure it.The FDE HDDs that are currently supported include: a 4 Gbps FC, 146.8 GB/15k rpm a 4 Gbps FC, 300 GB/15k rpm a 4 Gbps FC, 450 GB/15k rpm a 4 Gbps FC, 600 GB/15k rpm Fibre Channel Hard Disk Drives (FC HDD) Fibre Channel is ananbsp;...
|Title||:||IBM Midrange System Storage Hardware Guide|
|Author||:||Sangam Racherla, Bruce Allworth, Alessio Bagnaresi, Chris Bogdanowicz, Corne Lottering, Pablo Pedrazas, Frank Schubert, John Sexton, Alexander Watson, IBM Redbooks|
|Publisher||:||IBM Redbooks - 2010-03-16|