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Configuring Arrays on HP Smart Array Controllers Reference Guide

Configuring Arrays on HP Smart Array Controllers Reference Guide

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Published by: Oleg Soroka on Oct 08, 2010
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  • Overview of array configuration tools
  • Utilities available for configuring an array
  • Comparison of the utilities
  • Support for standard configuration tasks
  • Support for advanced configuration tasks
  • HP Smart Array Advanced Pack
  • About SAAP
  • Required hardware
  • Option ROM Configuration for Arrays
  • About ORCA
  • Using the ORCA menu-driven interface
  • Creating a logical drive with ORCA
  • Installing a license key with ORCA
  • Using the ORCA CLI
  • HP Online Array Configuration Utility for NetWare
  • About CPQONLIN
  • Summary of configuration procedure using CPQONLIN
  • Operating CPQONLIN in manual configuration mode
  • Menu options in CPQONLIN
  • Typical manual configuration procedures
  • Creating a new array and logical drive
  • Adding spare drives
  • Setting the rebuild priority or expand priority
  • Setting the accelerator ratio
  • Expanding an array
  • Migrating RAID level or stripe size
  • HP Array Configuration Utility
  • About ACU
  • Using the ACU GUI
  • Configuring a server that has ACU installed
  • Configuring a remote server using ACU located on a local server
  • Configuring a local server using ACU located on a remote server
  • Configuring a server using ACU located on the SmartStart CD
  • Navigating the GUI
  • Configuration tasks
  • Access Control (SSP) tasks
  • Diagnostics tasks
  • Wizards
  • Using the ACU CLI
  • Opening the CLI in Console mode
  • Opening the CLI in Command mode
  • CLI syntax
  • The <command> variable
  • Querying a device
  • Keyword abbreviations
  • The show command
  • The help command
  • Typical procedures
  • Setting the target
  • Generating a diagnostic report
  • Rescanning the system
  • Setting the preferred path mode
  • Assigning a redundant controller to a logical drive
  • Using ACU scripting
  • Capturing a configuration
  • Using an Input script
  • Creating an ACU script file
  • Script file options
  • LicenseKey, DeleteLicenseKey
  • ReadCache, WriteCache
  • RebuildPriority, ExpandPriority
  • SSPState
  • Video performance options
  • LogicalDriveSSPState
  • ParityGroups
  • SSPAdaptersWithAccess
  • ACU scripting warning messages
  • ACU scripting error messages
  • Probability of logical drive failure
  • Factors involved in logical drive failure
  • Relative probability of failure for different logical drives
  • Drive arrays and fault-tolerance methods
  • Drive arrays
  • Fault-tolerance methods
  • RAID 0—No fault tolerance
  • RAID 1+0 (RAID 10)
  • RAID 5—distributed data guarding
  • RAID 6 (ADG)—Advanced Data Guarding
  • RAID 50
  • RAID 60
  • Comparing the hardware-based RAID methods
  • Selecting a RAID method
  • Alternative fault-tolerance methods
  • Diagnosing array problems
  • Diagnostic tools
  • Troubleshooting resources
  • Acronyms and abbreviations
  • Index

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