Category Archives: storage

VIO server MPIO settings

A picture I found within an presentation from IBM which sums up the recommended MPIO settings for all VIO servers you are administering.             Advertisements

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FC Adapter / cable health check

A little toolset IBM has provided for checking if FC adapters or cables are broken: Script can be requested at IBM support 🙂 efc_power: Measure the TX and RX Power of the adapter Transceiver NOTE: the port has to be … Continue reading

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XIV Storagepool website overview

Within this post you will find a script I wrote with a colleague to create an overview of storage pools and snapshots with total/used capacity assigned via the xcli. It will create webpages for all of the XIVs you have. … Continue reading

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XIV monitoring is a bit of comlicated, as the storage subsystem from IBM is more like a blackbox. There is not much that is possible to read via SNMP or SNMPTRAP.

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