SnapProtect for VMware – LSI

Overview Deployment Configuration Automatic Discovery Select Storage Array Backup Vault or Mirror Copy Backup Copy Restore

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 LSI from the Snap Vendor list.

    Specify the serial number for the array in the Name field.

    The Storage Subsystem world-wide identifier (ID) is the serial number for the LSI storage device.

    Use the SANtricity Storage Manager software to obtain the array name by clicking Storage Subsystem Profile from the Summary tab. For reference, view the following image:

  2. Specify the name of the device manager server where the array was configured in the Control Host field.

    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.

    Any user defined by LSI CIMOM

    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: Specify the name of the hardware device group created on the array to be used for snapshot operations.

    Use Devices only from this Group: Select this option to use only the snapshots devices available in the device group specified in Storage Device Group.