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Acer Altos RAIDWatch Manual

Acer Altos RAIDWatch Manual (212 pages)

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Brand: Acer | Category: Software | Size: 2.54 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Preface9................................................................................................................................................................
Who Should Use This Manual9................................................................................................................................................................
Structure Of This Manual9................................................................................................................................................................
Conventions11................................................................................................................................................................
Reference Information11................................................................................................................................................................
Revision History12................................................................................................................................................................
Product Description15................................................................................................................................................................
Feature Summary15................................................................................................................................................................
Featured Highlights17................................................................................................................................................................
Graphical User Interface17................................................................................................................................................................
Enclosure Management17................................................................................................................................................................
A.3.2 Enclosure Management17................................................................................................................................................................
Powerful Event Notification Function18................................................................................................................................................................
Java-based Remote Management18................................................................................................................................................................
Password Protection18................................................................................................................................................................
A.3.5 Password Protection18................................................................................................................................................................
Conceptual Foundation19................................................................................................................................................................
System Requirements21................................................................................................................................................................
Server Running Altos Raidwatch21................................................................................................................................................................
Local Client Running Altos Raidwatch Manager22................................................................................................................................................................
Raid Chart22................................................................................................................................................................
Platform Requirements23................................................................................................................................................................
Platform Limitations23................................................................................................................................................................
Solaris Platforms23................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Platforms26................................................................................................................................................................
Software Setup28................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Start28................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Altos Raidwatch28................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Out Of Band Components31................................................................................................................................................................
Installing In-band Components33................................................................................................................................................................
Applet-only Installation36................................................................................................................................................................
List Of Filenames39................................................................................................................................................................
Program Updates40................................................................................................................................................................
In-band Scsi40................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Raid Controller To Use In-band Scsi41................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction45................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Configuration Panel45................................................................................................................................................................
Using Windows - Altos Raidwatch Installed As In-band45................................................................................................................................................................
Using Web Browser - Altos Raidwatch Installed As Applet46................................................................................................................................................................
Primary Agent Configuration47................................................................................................................................................................
Base Settings47................................................................................................................................................................
Managed Secondary Agent Settings49................................................................................................................................................................
Secondary Agent Settings50................................................................................................................................................................
Npc Settings51................................................................................................................................................................
Agent51................................................................................................................................................................
Event Log52................................................................................................................................................................
Pager Settings53................................................................................................................................................................
Email Settings54................................................................................................................................................................
Snmp Settings56................................................................................................................................................................
Broadcast Settings57................................................................................................................................................................
Rebooting The Controller59................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Altos Raidwatch61................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Altos Raidwatch Agents61................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Altos Raidwatch Manager62................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Altos Raidwatch Manager Locally Or Via Lan Under The Windows (95/98/me/nt/2000/xp) Environment62................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Altos Raidwatch Manager For Remote Management Via Web Browser (any Supported Os)63................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Altos Raidwatch Manager Locally Or Via A Lan Under A Unix Or Aix Workstation (solaris 7 (sparc, X86); Red Hat Linux 6.1) Environment63................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting And Disconnecting From A Disk Array64................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Raid System While Working From The Local Primary Agent Host64................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Raid System From A Distant Host65................................................................................................................................................................
Disconnecting From A Disk Array System67................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Security67................................................................................................................................................................
Setting A Password For Altos Raidwatch Controller Access67................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Tcp Port Numbers68................................................................................................................................................................
Look And Feel69................................................................................................................................................................
Look And Feel Overview69................................................................................................................................................................
Navigation Menus69................................................................................................................................................................
Tool Bar70................................................................................................................................................................
Common Commands70................................................................................................................................................................
Menu Commands71................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Display Area71................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Raid View Window72................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Raid View Display72................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Configuration View74................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Logical View74................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Physical View76................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Enclosure Window78................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Enclosure Display78................................................................................................................................................................
Event Window80................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Event Log Display80................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Event Log To Monitor The System80................................................................................................................................................................
The Statistics Window81................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Statistics Window81................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Statistics Window81................................................................................................................................................................
Arranging Windows82................................................................................................................................................................
Exiting Altos Raidwatch Manager83................................................................................................................................................................
Exiting From Altos Raidwatch Manager83................................................................................................................................................................
Exiting From Altos Raidwatch Manager Connected Via Web Browser83................................................................................................................................................................
Background Information85................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of Terms86................................................................................................................................................................
Operating With Spare Drives86................................................................................................................................................................
Operating Without Spare Drives87................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Controller89................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Controller Configuration Options90................................................................................................................................................................
Caching90................................................................................................................................................................
Host-side91................................................................................................................................................................
Drive-side92................................................................................................................................................................
Raid93................................................................................................................................................................
Controller93................................................................................................................................................................
Communication96................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Channel Configuration Options99................................................................................................................................................................
User-configurable Channel Parameters100................................................................................................................................................................
Id Pool / Pid / Sid100................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Configuration Of A Channel100................................................................................................................................................................
Scanning In Drives103................................................................................................................................................................
Scanning In A Drive103................................................................................................................................................................
Logical Drive Management104................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The "create Logical Drive" Window104................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Logical Drives105................................................................................................................................................................
Expanding A Logical Volume109................................................................................................................................................................
Dynamic Logical Drive Expansion112................................................................................................................................................................
Adding And Deleting Spare Drive Assignments115................................................................................................................................................................
Rebuilding Logical Drives118................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting A Ld119................................................................................................................................................................
Creating And Deleting Logical Volumes122................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The "create Logical Volume" Window122................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Logical Volumes123................................................................................................................................................................
To Expand A Logical Volume127................................................................................................................................................................
Delete A Logical Volume129................................................................................................................................................................
Partitions130................................................................................................................................................................
Overview130................................................................................................................................................................
Partitioning A Logical Drive (ld)130................................................................................................................................................................
Partitioning A Logical Volume (lv)132................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Lun Map Table135................................................................................................................................................................
Lun Mapping137................................................................................................................................................................
Mapping A Complete Ld Or Lv137................................................................................................................................................................
Map A Logical Drive Or Volume Partition To A Host Lun139................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting A Host Lun Mapping142................................................................................................................................................................
Extended Lun Mapping143................................................................................................................................................................
Preliminaries143................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Wwn Name145................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting An Extended Lun Mapping Or Wwn Name146................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring149................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Ses Monitoring149................................................................................................................................................................
Ses Management Device150................................................................................................................................................................
Defining Enclosures152................................................................................................................................................................
Creating An Enclosure153................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Drive From An Enclosure155................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Event Log156................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring Statistics156................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin160................................................................................................................................................................
About Npc160................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Running Requirements160................................................................................................................................................................
Redundant Npc Modules161................................................................................................................................................................
Severity Levels161................................................................................................................................................................
Level 1 Severity Events (examples)161................................................................................................................................................................
Level 2 Severity Events (examples)162................................................................................................................................................................
Level 3 Severity Events (example)162................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Notification Options162................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Modem Settings162................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Fax Notification163................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Pager Notification166................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Broadcast Message Notification166................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring E-mail Notification167................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Snmp Trap Notification168................................................................................................................................................................
Event Monitor Features172................................................................................................................................................................
Event Monitor Considerations172................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Event Monitor174................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Agents And Npc174................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Program175................................................................................................................................................................
Exiting Event Monitor177................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Event Monitor181................................................................................................................................................................
Display Controls181................................................................................................................................................................
Basics181................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Connection View182................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Event List183................................................................................................................................................................
Event Severity Levels185................................................................................................................................................................
Command Buttons189................................................................................................................................................................
Common Oversights191................................................................................................................................................................
Error Codes192................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages193................................................................................................................................................................
Under Channel Settings193................................................................................................................................................................
Under Logical Drive Creation194................................................................................................................................................................
Under Logical Drive Settings194................................................................................................................................................................
Under Raidview194................................................................................................................................................................
B.3.4 Under Raidview194................................................................................................................................................................
Raid Description197................................................................................................................................................................
Non-raid Storage197................................................................................................................................................................
Raid 0198................................................................................................................................................................
Raid 1198................................................................................................................................................................
Raid 1(0+1)199................................................................................................................................................................
Raid 3200................................................................................................................................................................
Raid 5200................................................................................................................................................................
Raid Levels201................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary203................................................................................................................................................................

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