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Dell Lasso 4.6

Lasso v4.6 is the latest Lasso version. It is a standalone collection utility that automates the collection of all pertinent hardware and software configuration details from the target Storage Area Network (SAN) attached Servers, Dell Storage Arrays, Fibre Channel, Ethernet and FCoE Switches, and Enclosures.

Fixes & Enhancements

Enhancements:

Support to collect, parse, and view SAN configuration report for FluidFS 3.0.The report includes the following device features:
System health and DNS HostName
System overall space
Type, resource, and remark attributes in CIFS share section
Authentication provider information
Arper client assignments
NTP information
Remote hosts
NAL state information
NAL NIC information

Support to collect and parse integrated server information within VRTX chassis.The report includes the following device features:
Configuration information
Status and log information

Support to collect, parse, and view SAN configuration report for Oracle VM Server version 3.2, PS6210 storage array, and PowerConnect Switches with iSCSI information.

Support to automatically detect the device type, validate, and collect the Ethernet and FCoE switches information.

Support for:
EqualLogic FS7500, FS7600, and FS7610.
Oracle Linux 6.4 Operating system
SAN HQ 3.0
CML FS8600

Support to collect host data without specifying attached storage array.

Support to parse and view SAN configuration report for non-iSCSI NIC for hosts.

Support to collect and parse Device ID, Vendor ID, Subdevice ID, and Subvendor ID for NIC and HBA cards for Linux and VMware hosts.

Enhancement for output messaging format by displaying the specific error codes and error messages if the device is not reachable, protocols are not enabled, and validation is not successful.

Support to import devices and credentials information from Microsoft Excel.

Support to download EMC add-ons from remote FTP website either by using a proxy server or by using the Add-ons option from Welcome to Lasso screen. The EMC CLARiiON and Celerra packages are deleted from Lasso installation. See Lasso user's guide for the installation steps.

Support to auto-refresh the validation and collection of logs on the GUI.

Support for device validation in the CLI using -validate option.

Support to display data collection progress inCLI using -SP option.


Fixes:


The following problems were reported in earlier releases of Lasso and
are corrected in this release:

FluidFS NAS: The collection on NAS devices hangs, timeout and eventually fails.

Simultaneous multi instance collection on SCVMM fails

Cancel button click should cancel the collection and package the collected devices info.

Lasso CLI: VMware Advanced Host logs collection fails

Windows host collection fails with error Alias not found

Lasso fails to parse Controller information and firmware version for MD 3600F when firmware is upgraded to 07.84.xx.xx

Lasso code throw an exception java.lang.OutOfMemoryError during XSLT transformation when output xml is huge

Version

Version Dell Lasso 4.6, A00

Release date

19 May 2014

Last Updated

19 May 2014

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

File Format:Microsoft Windows Installer
File Name:Lasso4.6.0.453_IS.msi
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 59MB
Format DescriptionMicrosoft Windows Installer Package
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
a8ee1ae0acfd8614fc23386cb12a7bf4
SHA1:
18dd02f419fadfbdcf7e2d496b4aec9b0f0f47e6
SHA-256:
8160df89d531f3f8636026d143f999779d8f5c89ce12d9cd2b744894f1e99a92
File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:ReleaseNotes.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 27KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
2057a8ef364d5836ce9e26837c9c71fc
SHA1:
1b27d9ec4868fd4eba9a67a9ff692e4546df072c
SHA-256:
ffc12ef13d10a2d9817d5c5a0ceec2decc9ebeff15e8d7059aee61610bcc75c8
File Format:Rel-Notes-PDF
File Name:Lasso_4.6_Release_Notes.pdf
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 189KB
Format DescriptionThis format consists of an archive of PDF files used to provide help and procedural information to the customer. It is necessary to install the Adobe Acrobat Reader first to view the files in this archive.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
aa3d0c8f4f9276591b4f07e69b5e8b4a
SHA1:
0bf114a9ceb0c311eb03a2391413cc7d734169c2
SHA-256:
876603cf74b6beea2d9600beed404b625610e7e52a8ae826cc0c87953a494849

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Supported Operating Systems

MS Windows 2008 x64
MS Windows Server 2012
MS Windows Server 2012 R2/SP
MS Windows 7 32-bit
MS Windows 7 64-bit
MS Windows 8 32-bit
MS Windows 8 64-bit
MS Windows Vista 32-bit
MS Windows 2008 x86
MS Windows Server 2003
MS Windows 2008 R2
MS Windows Vista 64-bit
MS Windows 2003 x64

Applies to

Lasso

Installation instructions

Installing Lasso Using GUI

To install Lasso
1.Double click the .msi file.The Welcome to the Dell Lasso Installation Wizard is displayed
2. Click Next
If you already have an earlier version of Lasso, then the message A previous version of Lasso was detected on your system. Continuing the installation will upgrade Lasso to Lasso
Upgrading to the latest version of Lasso provides several benefits
Would you like to proceed with the upgrade? window is displayed.
3. Click Upgrade to upgrade to the latest version. Else, click Cancel to exit installation
The Dell Software License Agreement is displayed
4. Click I accept the license agreement and click Next.
The Readme information is displayed
5. Click Next
The Destination Folder window is displayed
6.Click Next to accept the default directory path or click Browse to specify another location, and click Next
The Security Level window is displayed
7. Select one of the following options and click Next
Save Environment, Username, and Password ,Saves all SAN configuration details, user name, and password. It is recommended to use this option to run Lasso multiple times and avoid re-entering configuration and security details.
Save Environment and Username only Saves all SAN configuration details and the user name. The password is not saved.
Save Environment only Saves all SAN configuration details. The user name and password is not saved. Select this option to skip saving any security related details.
Do not save any information ,Does not save any configuration details of the environment, user name, and password. Select this option to save configuration and security details, or if the location from where you run Lasso does not allow saving any details.
The Prerequisites window is displayed. The window provides the list of prerequisites that must be met to enable Lasso to collect the data after installation is complete.
8. Click Next. The Ready to Install the Application window is displayed
9. Click Next to continue with the installation.The Lasso has been successfully installed window is displayed.
10.Click Finish to close the installation wizard

Important Information

Lasso v4.6 is the latest Lasso version. It is a standalone collection utility that automates the collection of all pertinent hardware and software configuration details from the target Storage Area Network (SAN) attached Servers, Dell Storage Arrays, Fibre Channel, Ethernet and FCoE Switches, and Enclosures.

* Make sure IP connectivity is available to all defined devices.

* .NET framework 2.0 and SP v1.0 or later.
NOTE: For EqualLogic, MD series, and Compellent SAN,
.Net framework 2.0 or later must be installed on the remote Windows
host to successfully collect data.

NOTE: For EqualLogic, Compellent, and MD series SAN, the
SANsurfer CLI (iSCSI) software must be installed on the remote
Windows, Linux, and VMware hosts to successfully collect iSCSI
HBA information.

NOTE: For Compellent SAN, the SANsurfer CLI (FC) must
be installed on the remote Windows, Linux, and VMware host to
successfully collect Qlogic FC HBA collection.

NOTE: For CompellentSAN, the HBAnyware CLI must be
installed on the remote Windows, Linux, and VMware host to
successfully collect Emulex FC HBA collection.

NOTE: For Broadcom 57810 CNA Collection, BASP BACS Management Application
must be installed on the remote Windows host.

NOTE: For Brocade Collection, Brocade Command Line Utility(BCU)
must be installed on the remote Windows host.

* To collect from EMC, use a system that is not a Fibre Channel
attached host.

* To collect from EqualLogic, install Lasso on one of the
iSCSI hosts.

* For ESX/ESXi, the normal or sudo user should have PasswordAuthentication
or Keyboard interactive authentication enabled.

* For ESX/ESXi, the root user should have permitrootlogin enabled
and the PasswordAuthentication or Keyboard interactive authentication should
be enabled.

* For PowerVault MD Series devices, MD Storage Manager software should be
installed in the system running Lasso.

* For SAN HQ devices, Dell Equallogic SAN Headquarters Server version should be
installed in the windows host.
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