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Configuring EMC VMAX / Symmetrix Array

About This Task

To allow the Symmetrix API to communicate with the array, define gatekeepers on all MediaAgents.

If you have the SYMCLI software installed, test your local Symmetrix environment to verify that the Symmetrix database is successfully loaded.

Procedure

  1. On each MediaAgent computer, type the following command on Windows command prompt or UNIX Shell:

    symgate define -sid Symmetrix array ID dev Symmetrix device name

    where Symmetrix device name is a numbered and unformatted Symmetrix device (for example, 00C) which has the Microsoft Multipath I/O (MPIO) policy set as FAILOVER in the MPIO properties of the gatekeeper device.

  2. Type the following command on Windows command prompt or UNIX shell:

    symcfg discover