Dell PowerVault MD3600f Installation Manual

Dell PowerVault MD3600f Installation Manual

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Installation Guide


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  • Page 1 Dell PowerVault Modular Disk Storage Arrays SMI-S Provider Installation Guide...
  • Page 2 © 2010–2011 Dell Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction of these materials in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell™, the DELL logo, and PowerVault™ are trademarks of Dell Inc. ® ®...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction ......Version Information ....Supported Profiles and Sub-Profiles .
  • Page 4 Changing the Debug Tracing Option ... Troubleshooting the SMI-S Provider . . . Contents...
  • Page 5: Introduction

    A native feature of the storage device API. This implementation is sometimes referred to as an embedded agent. Dell MD SMI-S Provider is implemented as a proxy interface. The Dell SMI-S Provider, referred to as SMI-S Provider, runs on a server on the storage network.
  • Page 6: Version Information

    Version Information Table 1-1 lists the version details of the components. Table 1-1. Version Information Component Version SMI-S SMI-S Provider 10.15 OpenPegasus CIMOM 2.9.1 Supported Profiles and Sub-Profiles SMI-S Provider version 10.15 supports the following profiles and sub-profiles: • Physical package •...
  • Page 7 • Block server performance NOTE: Block server performance statistics are not available for controller firmware versions prior to 7.10. • Erasure • Battery • Storage asymmetry • Message log Introduction...
  • Page 8 Introduction...
  • Page 9: Installing And Uninstalling The Smi-S Provider

    Installing and Uninstalling the SMI-S Provider System Requirements The system requirements to install and run the SMI-S Provider include: • Memory—1 GB minimum (2 GB preferred). • Connectivity—Ethernet with 100BASE-T minimum (Gigabit Ethernet preferred) and TCP/IP. • Port—TCP port 5988 or TCP port 5989, or any other available port if these ports are not available.
  • Page 10: Windows-Based Operating Systems

    Windows-Based Operating Systems The SMI-S Provider is packaged as an installation executable file. To install the SMI-S Provider: 1 Move the SMI-S Provider installation executable file on the server where you want to install the SMI-S Provider. 2 Double-click the installation executable icon and follow the instructions on the screen.
  • Page 11: Configuring Cim Server

    Configuring CIM Server Use the following commands to perform basic CIM server configuration operations. NOTE: Restart the OpenPegasus server after executing any of the following commands. • To set an http port: # cimconfig -s httpPort=<port> -p • To set an https port: # cimconfig -s httpsPort=<port>...
  • Page 12 • To enable or disable service location protocol (SLP): # cimconfig -s slp={true | false} -p If SLP is enabled, see Table 2-1 for additional settings information. Commands are of the following format cimconfig -s <propertyName>={true|false} -p where <propertyName> is a column heading in Table 2-1. Table 2-1.
  • Page 13: Uninstalling Smi-S Provider

    1 Click Start Control PanelAdd or Remove Programs (or Programs and Features for Microsoft Windows Server 2008). 2 Double-click Dell SMI-S Provider to uninstall it. The uninstallation procedure may leave files (such as trace files, repository files, and other administrative files) that were created by SMI-S Provider after the installation was complete.
  • Page 14 Installing and Uninstalling the SMI-S Provider...
  • Page 15: Managing The Smi-S Provider

    Managing the SMI-S Provider Starting and Stopping the OpenPegasus CIM Server Windows-Based Operating Systems To start or stop the OpenPegasus CIM server: • Open the Services window and locate the cimserver service. Right-click cimserver service and select start or stop. •...
  • Page 16: Changing The Debug Tracing Option

    To change the debug tracing option: 1 Go to the directory where SMI-S Provider is installed. The default install directories are: For Windows: <%Program Files%>/Dell/pegasus/provider/array • For Linux: /opt/dell/pegasus/array • 2 Edit file in a text file editor.
  • Page 17 Troubleshooting the SMI-S Provider Table 4-1 lists some of the common issues and their resolutions. Table 4-1. Common Issues and Resolutions Issue Recommended Action The following message is displayed if This issue occurs when there is a port SMI-S Provider is installed on a system conflict.
  • Page 18 (continued) Table 4-1. Common Issues and Resolutions Issue Recommended Action The CIM client methods fail due to During installation, you do not run into authentication error or “Return Code any issues with the storage array password because the SMI-S Provider does not yet -4”.

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