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Georgy3
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new disk pool not seen in celerra

Hello!

I created new disk pool in Navisphere express and create virtual disk on it (right now in 50% initialisation state)

But i not see this virtual disk in Celerra manager and cant create file system on it and share it...

Manual of Celerra said if u create disk in Navisphere just rescan in Storage > System menu, but it's not give any effects

I tried to connect this virtual disk to only one exited server in Navisphere (Celerra_emcnas_i0) like other virtual disk, but it not help me to see v.disk in Celerra manager. How to add it to Celerra??????

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Rainer_EMC
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Re: new disk pool not seen in celerra

which RAID type and number of disks did you create ?

is it one supported by the NX4 ?

take a look at "server_log server_2" while you are running the rescan for errors

Rainer

P.S.: I would really have been easier to use the Storage Provisioning Wizard

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Georgy3
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Re: new disk pool not seen in celerra

provision wizard fails with error raigp:: list_disk_technology, and emc support help me to create disk pool via navisphere it's raid5 with 16 disk divided between aray and processor enclosure. Where i can find server_log?

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Georgy3
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Re: new disk pool not seen in celerra

Ok, server_log server_2 empty when i scan storage

But i read another topics, and found that i need set LUN, how to do it, without Navisphere Server(i not use FC connections)?

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Rainer_EMC
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Re: new disk pool not seen in celerra

Georgy schrieb:

provision wizard fails with error raigp:: list_disk_technology, and emc support help me to create disk pool via navisphere it's raid5 with 16 disk divided between aray and processor enclosure. Where i can find server_log?

what do you mean with 16 disks - like a 15+1R5 ?

NX4 only supports 2+1R5 to 5+1R5 - I would suggest to create multiple pools with like  2x 4+1R5 and 1x 5+1R5 for example

you might have to wait till the LUNs are initialized - I dont remember if the AX4 has quick bind (i.e. if the LUNs are already accessible while initializing)

Rainer

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Rainer_EMC
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Re: new disk pool not seen in celerra

I think you mean the HLU (host id) - you cant do that with NaviExpress - but thats fine - the Celerra will do that for you once it has recognized the LUN

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Rainer_EMC
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Re: new disk pool not seen in celerra

Georgy schrieb:

provision wizard fails with error raigp:: list_disk_technology,


yes that seems to be an open problem - please ask support to add your service request to Primus emc218799

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Georgy3
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Re: new disk pool not seen in celerra

There is no option in Navisphere express to do 15+1R5, just 16 disks to raid5 and one i marked as hot spare in another line of menu, now i removed disk pool on 16 disks and created 3 disk pools and launched to create 3 virtual disks, is it possible connect this three virtual disks in one storage space?

And one more trouble, when i first time tried to create disks pool, it was give me error when i add all disks to it in one time, and just for test added one disk to pool0 via expand, now i get such warnings:

Warning Rescan Celerra All. Invalid component information  :BackendStatus:DiskStatus:Disk:Bus:0:Enclosure:0:Disk:0:State:Expanding: details...
Warning Rescan Celerra All. Invalid component information  :BackendStatus:DiskStatus:Disk:Bus:0:Enclosure:0:Disk:1:State:Expanding: details...
Warning Rescan Celerra All. Invalid component information  :BackendStatus:DiskStatus:Disk:Bus:0:Enclosure:0:Disk:2:State:Expanding: details...
Warning Rescan Celerra All. Invalid component information  :BackendStatus:DiskStatus:Disk:Bus:0:Enclosure:0:Disk:3:State:Expanding: details...
Warning Rescan Celerra All. Invalid component information  :BackendStatus:DiskStatus:Disk:Bus:0:Enclosure:0:Disk:4:State:Expanding: details...
Warning Rescan Celerra All. Invalid component information  :BackendStatus:DiskStatus:Disk:Bus:0:Enclosure:0:Disk:8:State:Expanding: details...
Warning Query storage systems All. Invalid component information  :BackendStatus:DiskStatus:Disk:Bus:0:Enclosure:0:Disk:0:State:Expanding: details...
Warning Query storage systems All. Invalid component information  :BackendStatus:DiskStatus:Disk:Bus:0:Enclosure:0:Disk:1:State:Expanding: details...
Warning Query storage systems All. Invalid component information  :BackendStatus:DiskStatus:Disk:Bus:0:Enclosure:0:Disk:2:State:Expanding: details...
Warning Query storage systems All. Invalid component information  :BackendStatus:DiskStatus:Disk:Bus:0:Enclosure:0:Disk:3:State:Expanding: details...
Warning Query storage systems All. Invalid component information  :BackendStatus:DiskStatus:Disk:Bus:0:Enclosure:0:Disk:4:State:Expanding: details...
Warning Query storage systems All. Invalid component information  :BackendStatus:DiskStatus:Disk:Bus:0:Enclosure:0:Disk:8:State:Expanding: details...
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Rainer_EMC
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Re: new disk pool not seen in celerra

I havent used NaviExpress myself but I think in its lingo a pool is a raidgroup and a virtual disk is a LUN

for Celerra use - dont expand raidgroups or LUNs

sure - you can add multiple raidgroups to the Celerra - the Celerra will sort them into a Celerra pool (different than Clariion pool) and the Celerra volume manager (AVM) will automatically combine them as needed.