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Array Software

Ensure that the firmware version 5.0.8 or higher is installed.

Additional Requirements

On client and proxy computers, ensure that the iSCSI Initiator is configured to access the disk array.

Set Up the Array Information

Provide the identification information for the array to ensure access. The following section provides step-by-step instructions for setting the array information.

The following section provides step-by-step instructions for setting up the array information.

  1. From the CommCell Browser, click the Storage tab and then click the Array Management icon.
  2. In the Array Management dialog box, click Add.
  1. Select Dell Equallogic from the Snap Vendor list.

    Specify the Management IP address in the Name field.

    Please, provide group IP address in the Name field, if there is no Management IP address configured.

    Specify the Group IP address in the Control Host field.

    For reference purposes, the following image shows the Management IP address and Group IP address for the Dell Equallogic storage device.

  2. Click Change and enter the access information of a user with administrative privileges in the Username and Password fields in Enter User Name and Password dialog box.

    User to be able to perform the following:

    • Create/delete snapshots
    • Add/remove ACLs on the volume
    • Create/delete volume clones, for EQL clone

    Use the Description field to enter a description about the entity. This description can include information about the entity's content, cautionary notes, etc.

    Click OK to save the information.

  3. Click the Snap Configuration tab and configure the following:

    Storage Device Group: For Dell EqualLogic Clone, specify the name of the Storage Pool where you wish to create the clones.

    Use Devices only from this Group: Select this option to use only the snapshots devices available in the specified storage pool.

Set Up the Array Information

Provide the identification information for the array to ensure access. The following section provides step-by-step instructions for setting the array information.

The following section provides step-by-step instructions for setting up the array information.

  1. From the CommCell Browser, click the Storage tab and then click the Array Management icon.
  2. In the Array Management dialog box, click Add.
  1. Select Dell Equallogic from the Snap Vendor list.

    Specify the Management IP address in the Name field.

    Please, provide group IP address in the Name field, if there is no Management IP address configured.

    Specify the Group IP address in the Control Host field.

    For reference purposes, the following image shows the Management IP address and Group IP address for the Dell Equallogic storage device.

  2. Click Change and enter the access information of a user with administrative privileges in the Username and Password fields in Enter User Name and Password dialog box.

    User to be able to perform the following:

    • Create/delete snapshots
    • Add/remove ACLs on the volume
    • Create/delete volume clones, for EQL clone

    Use the Description field to enter a description about the entity. This description can include information about the entity's content, cautionary notes, etc.

    Click OK to save the information.

  3. Click the Snap Configuration tab and configure the following:

    Storage Device Group: For Dell EqualLogic Clone, specify the name of the Storage Pool where you wish to create the clones.

    Use Devices only from this Group: Select this option to use only the snapshots devices available in the specified storage pool.