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PowerStore: Info Hub - Product Documentation & Videos

Summary: Curated listed of technical information resources such as guides, checklist, simple support matrix, and how-to videos to help with easy PowerStore deployment and use.

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Symptoms

This page features a curated list of PowerStore documents and videos that enable you to securely install and use your PowerStore cluster.
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Release Notes

Title     Type Published/updated
Release Notes for PowerStore OS Version 2.1.1.0 (Build: 1649887) -- View PDF Product Doc April 2022
Release Notes for PowerStore OS Version 2.1.0.1 (Build: 1602345)
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View PDF Product Doc February 2022
Release Notes for PowerStore OS Version 2.1.0.0 (Build: 1561821) -- View PDF Product Doc February 2022
Release Notes for PowerStore OS Version 2.0.1.3 (Build: 1538564) -- View PDF Product Doc December 2021
Release Notes for PowerStore OS Version 2.0.1.2 (Build: 1522902)
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View PDF Product Doc December 2021
Release Notes for PowerStore OS Version 2.0.1.1 (Build: 1471924)
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View PDF
Product Doc
October 2021
Release Notes for PowerStore OS Version 2.0.1.0-1452126 -- View PDF Product Doc December 2021
Release Notes for PowerStore OS Version 2.0.0.0-1397847 -- View PDF Product Doc September 2021
Release Notes for PowerStore OS Version 1.0.4.0.5.006 -- View PDF Product Doc March 2021
Release Notes for PowerStore OS Version 1.0.4.0.5.003 -- View PDF Product Doc February 2021
Release Notes for PowerStore OS Version 1.0.3.0.5.007 -- View PDF Product Doc January 2021
Release Notes for PowerStore OS Version 1.0.2.0.5.003 -- View PDF Product Doc September 2020
Release Notes for PowerStore OS Version 1.0.1.0.5.003 -- View PDF Product Doc August 2020
Release Notes for PowerStore OS Version 1.0.1.0.5.002 -- View PDF Product Doc July 2020
Release Notes for PowerStore OS Version 1.0.0.0.5.109 -- View PDF Product Doc May 2020

1. Get to Know PowerStore

Title     Type Published/updated
Introduction to PowerStore Platform -- View PDF White Paper June 2021
PowerStore Bulletin (February 2022) -- View PDF
Bulletin
February 2022
PowerStore Bulletin (August 2021)
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View PDF
Bulletin
August 2021
Hardware Information Guide (for PowerStore 1000, 3000, 5000, 7000, and 9000) View HTML View PDF Product Doc April 2022
Hardware Information Guide (for PowerStore 500) View HTML View PDF Product Doc April 2022
Deployment Checklist -- View PDF Product Doc June 2021
Simple Support Matrix -- View PDF Connectivity Doc September 2021
PowerStore Training View HTML   Training Modules March 2021

2. Plan and Install

Title     Type Published/updated
Planning Guide View HTML View PDF Product Doc January 2022
Networking Guide for PowerStore T Models View HTML View PDF Product Doc
January 2022
Networking Guide for PowerStore X Models View HTML View PDF Product Doc
January 2022
Software Upgrade Guide View HTML View PDF Product Doc
April 2022
Quick Start Guide -- View PDF Product Doc
June 2021
Quick Start Video -- View Video Video February 2021
PowerStore Discovery Utility Go to Drivers & Downloads Tab on PowerStore Product Support Page.

3. Configure and Manage Your Cluster

Title     Type Published/updated
Setting Up PowerStore Manager Guide View HTML View PDF Product Doc
June 2021
REST API Developers Guide View HTML View PDF Product Doc
January 2022
REST API Reference Guide -- View PDF Product Doc
January 2022
CLI User Guide View HTML View PDF Product Doc
June 2021
CLI Reference Guide -- View PDF Product Doc
June 2021
Service Scripts Guide View HTML View PDF Product Doc
June 2021
Host Configuration Guide View HTML View PDF Product Doc January 2022

4. Explore PowerStore Features

Title     Type Published/updated
Security Configuration Guide View HTML View PDF Product Doc
January 2022
Importing External Storage to PowerStore View HTML View PDF Product Doc
January 2022
Configuring Volumes View HTML View PDF Product Doc
January 2022
Configuring SMB View HTML View PDF Product Doc
June 2021
Configuring NFS View HTML View PDF Product Doc
June 2021
Protecting Your Data View HTML View PDF Product Doc
June 2021
Virtualization Infrastructure Guide View HTML View PDF Product Doc
April 2022
Monitoring Your System View HTML View PDF Product Doc
June 2021
PowerStore Alerts and Events Reference Guide -- View PDF Product Doc
June 2021

5. Add or Replace Hardware Components

Title     Type Published/updated
Installation and Service Guide (for PowerStore 1000, 3000, 5000, 7000, and 9000) View HTML View PDF Product Doc
April 2021
Installation and Service Guide (for PowerStore 500T) View HTML View PDF Product Doc April 2022
Powering Down and Reboot Procedures Guide View HTML View PDF Product Doc April 2022
PowerStore: Embedded Module LEDs View HTML -- Article August 2021
CRU Videos -- View Videos Videos May 2020

6. How-To Videos

Title   Type Published/updated
PowerStore Quick Start View Video Videos February 2021
Discover Your PowerStore System Using the Discovery Utility View Video Videos May 2020
Shutdown And Restart PowerStore T Model Nodes View Video Videos May 2020
Import External Storage To PowerStore View Video Videos May 2020
Monitor PowerStore Performance Metrics In PowerStore Manager View Video Videos May 2020
Difference Between Refreshing And Restoring Data In PowerStore View Video Videos May 2020

7. Host Connectivity/Configuration Documentation

Title     Description Published/updated
PowerStore Virtualization Infrastructure Guide View HTML View PDF This document provides a brief overview of virtualization, how it is implemented in PowerStore clusters, virtualization-specific configuration information, and common tasks and workflows. April 2022
PowerStore Best Practices Guide   View PDF This document provides best practices for installing and configuring PowerStore for optimal performance and availability. June 2021
PowerStore VMware vSphere Best Practices   View PDF This document provides best practices for integrating external ESXi hosts with PowerStore. April 2021
PowerStore Host Configuration Guide View HTML View PDF This document provides guidelines and best practices on attaching and configuring external hosts to PowerStore systems. It includes information on topics such as multi-pathing, zoning, and timeouts. January 2022
Host Connectivity Guide for VMware ESXi Server   View PDF This document describes the features and setup procedures for VMware ESXi Server host interfaces to Dell EMC storage arrays. July 2021
Host Connectivity Guide for Windows   View PDF This document describes the features and setup procedures for Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, and Windows Server 2012 host interfaces to Dell EMC storage arrays over Fibre Channel or iSCSI. July 2021
Host Connectivity Guide for Linux   View PDF This document describes the features and setup procedures for Linux host interfaces to Dell EMC storage arrays. July 2021

8. Technical White Papers and Videos

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Technical White Papers and Videos View HTML

9.  Documentation for Previous Versions

Title Link
PowerStore 1.0 Documentation Set Download

Cause

Although Dell documentation is indexed in a search engine, finding the right documentation resource for PowerStore can be difficult at times.

Resolution

This info hub page categorizes and lists documentation resources available for each step in your journey with PowerStore.

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Affected Product

PowerStore, PowerStore 1000X, PowerStore 1000T, PowerStore Expansion Enclosure, PowerStore 3000X, PowerStore 3000T, PowerStore Rack, PowerStore 5000X, PowerStore 5000T, PowerStore 7000X, PowerStore 7000T, PowerStore 9000X, PowerStore 9000T

Last Published Date

19 Apr 2022

Version

36

Article Type

Solution