Modifying the Properties of the EMC VNX / CLARiiON

Before You Begin

Before modifying the properties of the EMC VNX / CLARiiON, complete the following tasks:

  • If you plan to specify a Remote Snap MediaAgent computer, complete the following tasks:

    • On the Remote Snap MediaAgent, complete the following tasks:
      • Install the EMC Solutions Enabler 7.6.2 or later, except Solutions Enabler 8.x.
      • Install the Navisphere Agent or the Unisphere Agent.
      • Install the Navisphere Command Line Interface (CLI). (The Navisphere CLI is required for VNX snapshots.)
      • Map at least one logical unit number (LUN).
    • Authenticate Solutions Enabler and the Navisphere CLI on the Remote Snap MediaAgent computer. For instructions, see Authorizing CLARiiON Connectivity.
    • Verify that the Remote Snap MediaAgent computer has access to the storage array.
    • Type the Remote Snap MediaAgent computer name in the Remote Snap MA snapshot configuration property.
  • If you plan to enable VNX Snapshots, complete the following tasks:
    • Install the Navisphere CLI on the client computer and on the proxy computer.
    • From the subclient properties, select Snapview Snap as the snapshot engine.
    • In the EMC Navisphere CLI Installation Home Directory Path property, type the Navisphere secure CLI path.


  1. From the CommCell Browser, click the Storage tab, and then click the Array Management icon.

    The Array Management dialog box appears.

  2. Select an EMC VNX / CLARiiON array, and then click Edit.

    The Array Properties dialog box appears.

  3. On the Snap Configuration tab, edit the snapshot configuration properties for EMC VNX / CLARiiON.
  4. Click OK.