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Dell EMC Storage Systems Product Guide for the metro node appliance

Preface

As part of an effort to improve its product lines, Dell EMC periodically releases revisions of its software and hardware. Therefore, some functions described in this document might not be supported by all versions of the software or hardware currently in use. The product release notes provide the most up-to-date information on product features.

Contact your Dell EMC technical support professional if a product does not function properly or does not function as described in this document.

NOTE This document was accurate at publication time. Go to Dell EMC Online Support (https://www.dell.com/support) to ensure that you are using the latest version of this document.

Purpose

This document is part of the VPLEX documentation set, and describes the VPLEX features and use cases, configuration options, VPLEX software and its upgrade, and the hardware overview.

Audience

This guide is intended for use by customers who wish to understand the software and hardware features of VPLEX, the use cases of VPLEX, product offerings, and the configuration options.

Related documents (available on Dell EMC Online Support and SolVe) include:

  • Release Notes for the metro node appliance
  • Product Guide or the metro node appliance
  • Metro node Hardware Installation Guide
  • Configuration and Installation Guide for the metro node appliance
  • Security Configuration Guide for the metro node appliance
  • CLI Reference Guide for the metro node appliance
  • Administration Guide for the metro node appliance
  • Online Help for the metro node appliance
  • REST API v2 for the metro node appliance
  • Open Source Licenses Guide for the metro node appliance
  • Hardware Reference Guide for the metro node appliance
  • Procedures provided through the SolVe

Special notice conventions used in this document

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CAUTION Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury.
CAUTION Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.
CAUTION Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in minor or moderate injury.
NOTE Addresses practices not related to personal injury.
NOTE Presents information that is important, but not hazard-related.

Typographical conventions

Dell EMC uses the following type style conventions in this document:

Table 1. Typographical conventions
Bold Used for names of interface elements, such as names of windows, dialog boxes, buttons, fields, tab names, key names, and menu paths (what the user specifically selects or clicks)
italic Used for full titles of publications referenced in text
Monospace Used for:
  • System code
  • System output, such as an error message or script
  • Pathnames, filenames, prompts, and syntax
  • Commands and options
Monospace italic Used for variables
Monospace bold Used for user input
[ ] Square brackets enclose optional values
| Vertical bar indicates alternate selections - the bar means "or"
{ } Braces enclose content that the user must specify, such as x or y or z
... Ellipses indicate nonessential information omitted from the example

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