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ECS 3.6.x Product Documentation Index

Summary: This Information hub article features a curated list of ECS documents that enable you to securely install and use ECS software and appliances.

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Instructions

If you need any ECS software or hardware documents, you can use the links available in this article.

Note: To view Level 20 and above guides such as Release Notes, Security guides, and so on, you must sign-in to the Dell Support site to view the documents and avoid the "Missing authentication information" error.

The table below lists all the links to the guides released for the 3.6 and 3.6.x.x version.

Software Documentation

Table 1 - Software documentation links for ECS
Software Documentation (for ECS Appliance) Links
Administration Guide

Supports the initial configuration and ongoing management of ECS

3.6.0.0 PDF
3.6.1.0 HTML

 

Monitoring Guide

Supports the monitoring of ECS on a day-to-day basis

3.6.0.0 PDF
3.6.1.0 PDF

 

Data Access Guide

Describes the protocols that are supported by ECS for end-user access to ECS object storage: Amazon S3, EMC Atmos, OpenStack
Swift, and the Centera (CAS) object APIs and introduces the ECS Management API.

3.6.0.0 PDF
3.6.1.0 PDF

 

REST API Reference

Describes the APIs you can use to configure, manage, and monitor ECS. Provides reference information for the
ECS Management APIs and supported ECS Object Services for Amazon S3, EMC Atmos, and OpenStack Swift


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New Features Guide

Provides a summary of new features and changes in ECS 3.6

3.6.0.0 PDF
3.6.1.0 PDF
Release Notes

Describes new features, known and fixed issues, and other supplemental information for ECS 3.6

3.6.0.0 PDF
3.6.0.1 PDF
3.6.1.0 PDF
3.6.1.1 PDF
3.6.1.2 PDF
3.6.2.2 HTML
3.6.2.3 PDF, HTML
3.6.2.4 PDF, HTML  
3.6.2.5 PDF, HTML
3.6.2.6 PDF HTML
Service Console Release Notes

Describes new features, known and fixed issues, and other supplemental information for Service Console

8.2.1.2 PDF
Security Hardening Guide
Describes the Hardening, deployment, and usage settings that are required ensure secure operation of the ECS appliance.
3.6.0.0 PDF
Security Configuration Guide

Provides an overview of configuration, deployment, and usage settings that are required to ensure secure operation

3.6.0.0 PDF
3.6.1.0 PDF
Product Availability Guide

This guide provides information about the availability of ECS products and their End-of-Life and End-of-Support-Life.

3.6.0.0 PDF
ECS 3.6 Open Source License and Copyright Information for GPLv3 - LGPLv3 Readme
Lists GPLv3/LGPLv3 software components in ECS 3.6.0.0 and the licenses that govern those components.
3.6.0.0 PDF
ECS 3.6 Open Source License and Copyright Information for Non-GPL - LGPLv3 Readme
Lists Non-GPLv3 or LGPLv3 software components in ECS 3.6.0.0 and the licenses that govern those components.
3.6.0.0 PDF

Hardware Documentation

Table 2 - Hardware documentation links for ECS
Hardware Documentation (for ECS Appliance) External Documentation

 

Links

EX-Series Hardware Guide

Describes supported EX300 and EX3000 hardware configurations, upgrade paths, and rack cabling requirements.

3.6.0.0 PDF
3.6.1.0 PDF
 
ECS EXF900 third-party Rack Guide
This guide describes how to install EXF900 hardware components into a customer-supplied rack.
ECS EXF900 Installation Guide
This guide describes how to install EXF900 hardware components into a Dell-supplied rack.
3.6.0.0 PDF

Internal Documentation (Available to Dell EMC personnel through SolVe)
Frequently Replaceable Units
  • ECS 3.6 Tech Refresh Guide

  • ECS 3.6 Changing ECS Node IP Addresses Guide

  • ECS 3.6 EX500 Storage Disk Expansion Guide

  • ECS 5.0.0.0 Service Console Release Notes

  • Access ECS UI Using the Back-End Private Network

  • ECS Appliance Hard Drive Replacement Guide

  • ECS Appliance SSD Replacement Guide

  • ECS EXSeries Firmware Update Guide

  • ECS EX300 Appliance Read Cache Deployment Guide

  • ECS EX300 Network Daughter Card Replacement Guide

  • ECS EX300 Node Replacement Guide

  • ECS EX500 Node Replacement Guide

  • ECS EX3000 Node Replacement Guide

  • ECS Gen2 Gen3 Appliance SSD Read Cache Deployment Guide

  • ECS U D Series operating system Disk Replacement Guide

  • ECS 3.6 Rolling Upgrade Guide

Non-Replaceable Units
  • ECS 3.6 D and U series Install Software Guide

  • ECS 3.6 Gen3 Install Software

  • ECS 3.6 Security Hardening Guide

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Affected Product

ECS

Last Published Date

22 Feb 2024

Version

17

Article Type

How To