This article provides information about the automation of storage consistency checks on PowerEdge RAID Controllers (PERC) using Open Manage Server Administrator (OMSA) Command Line in Microsoft Windows operating systems.
For systems running Windows server 2008(r2) and 2012(r2), along with the Open Manage Server Administrator software, you can use Task Scheduler to automate the process of running consistency checks of PowerEdge RAID Controllers (PERC). It is recommended to run the check at least once a month. Once started the check itself will take approximately 3 to 5 minutes per gigabyte in the virtual disk and by default dedicate around 30% of system resources to the check.
storage vdisk action=checkconsistency controller=x vdisk=y(where x and y are your controller and virtual disk)
C:\Program Files\dell\SysMgt\oma\bin\in that box now
0 0 30 * * /opt/dell/srvadmin/bin/omconfig storage vdisk action=checkconsistency controller=x vdisk=y > /var/log/omccheck.log(where x and y are your controller and virtual disk)
Open Task Scheduler
Click Create Task...
Name the task and change it to run under System (here: NT AUTHORITHY\SYSTEM)
Click on the Triggers tab then click New
Change to Monthly under Months: click <Select all months> under Days: click 1 to have it start the first of every month then click OK.
Click Actions then click New…
Click Browse then browse to:
storage vdisk action=chceckconsistency controller=0 vdisk=0
Click OK again.
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Article ID: SLN246708
Last Date Modified: 07/03/2017 08:47 AM