Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
  • Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 470
  • Last Modified:

ADAPTEC AAA-131U2 CI/O MANAGER W/ WINDOWS 2K??

It looks like the CI/O Manager software only works with NT and 95 for the AAA-131U2 card.  Any idea what I can use instead on Windows 2000?
0
kalliopi
Asked:
kalliopi
  • 2
  • 2
  • 2
  • +2
1 Solution
 
kalliopiAuthor Commented:
This is the driver which I already have.  Doesn't the CI/O Management software provide an interface for managing the array?  Reconfiguring it?  Maybe sending out an email if there's a problem with it.  At the very least running a Windows 2K service that monitors the arrand logs an event if there's a problem?  This is the functionality I'm trying to setup...  

My main concern is this:  with just this driver, what would notify me that something was wrong with the raid array?
0
 
Don ThomsonCommented:
With the CI/O - Who developed the original software -the only reference I could find was ISA in Japan  - Any indication as to where the original software came from
0
WatchGuard Case Study: NCR

With business operations for thousands of customers largely depending on the internal systems they support, NCR can’t afford to waste time or money on security products that are anything less than exceptional. That’s why they chose WatchGuard.

 
pbessmanCommented:
Did you have SOFTWARE other than drivers that shipped with the card?  It sounds like you can use the software you already have as the device is being controlled by the new drivers.  Have you tried loading the old software with the new drivers?
0
 
kalliopiAuthor Commented:
The card came with two sets of disks.  The first is a set of 4 floppies with drivers for NT, Windows 2000, Windows 95, Linux, etc.  The second was a CI/O Management Driver CD for Windows NT & 95.  This same information is available for download from Adaptecs site for the AAA-131U2 card - but the CI/O software does not appear to be compatible with Windows 2000.  There is a driver for windows 2000, but the CI/O software does not appear to support it.  

I have another adaptec raid card which came with "Storage Manager Pro".  That installs the WIN2K service that monitors the array.  I assume that there is a similar function for this older card - but I don't know what software supports it.  That's what I'm trying to find out...
0
 
ComTechCommented:
Hi all,

This question has been open for quite awhile. I am going to allow feedback from the questioner and experts. If it is not resolved, I will delete or accept an answer based on the info I have been given. Experts, feel free to offer input, or even suggest who you  think is correct. I will monitor this question for a period of 5-7 days and come back and evaluate this question.

Questioner, if you were helped, chooses whom you would like to award the question to, and Accept Comment.  It is your responsibility to complete this question.

Thank you,
ComTech
Community Support

PLEASE DO NOT ACCET THIS COMMENT AS AN ANSWER
0
 
MoondancerCommented:
ADMINISTRATION WILL BE CONTACTING YOU SHORTLY.  Moderators Computer101 or Netminder will return to finalize these if they are still open in 14 days.  Experts, please post closing recommendations before that time.

Below are your open questions as of today.  Questions which have been inactive for 21 days or longer are considered to be abandoned and for those, your options are:
1. Accept a Comment As Answer (use the button next to the Expert's name).
2. Close the question if the information was not useful to you, but may help others. You must tell the participants why you wish to do this, and allow for Expert response.  This choice will include a refund to you, and will move this question to our PAQ (Previously Asked Question) database.  If you found information outside this question thread, please add it.
3. Ask Community Support to help split points between participating experts, or just comment here with details and we'll respond with the process.
4. Delete the question (if it has no potential value for others).
   --> Post comments for expert of your intention to delete and why
   --> YOU CANNOT DELETE A QUESTION with comments; special handling by a Moderator is required.

For special handling needs, please post a zero point question in the link below and include the URL (question QID/link) that it regards with details.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qList.jsp?ta=commspt
 
Please click this link for Help Desk, Guidelines/Member Agreement and the Question/Answer process.  http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/cmtyHelpDesk.jsp

Click you Member Profile to view your question history and please keep them updated. If you are a KnowledgePro user, use the Power Search option to find them.  

Questions which are LOCKED with a Proposed Answer but do not help you, should be rejected with comments added.  When you grade the question less than an A, please comment as to why.  This helps all involved, as well as others who may access this item in the future.  PLEASE DO NOT AWARD POINTS TO ME.

To view your open questions, please click the following link(s) and keep them all current with updates.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/Q.11825818.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/Q.20121920.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/Q.20163396.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/Q.20173685.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/Q.20176642.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/Q.20184412.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/Q.20277149.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/Q.20277150.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/Q.20278200.html



*****  E X P E R T S    P L E A S E  ******  Leave your closing recommendations.
If you are interested in the cleanup effort, please click this link
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qManageQuestion.jsp?ta=commspt&qid=20274643 
POINTS FOR EXPERTS awaiting comments are listed in the link below
http://www.experts-exchange.com/commspt/Q.20277028.html
 
Moderators will finalize this question if in @14 days Asker has not responded.  This will be moved to the PAQ (Previously Asked Questions) at zero points, deleted or awarded.
 
Thanks everyone.
Moondancer
Moderator @ Experts Exchange
0
 
MoondancerCommented:
ADMINISTRATION WILL BE CONTACTING YOU SHORTLY.  Moderators Computer101, Netminder or Mindphaser will return to finalize these if they are still open in 7 days.  Experts, please post closing recommendations before that time.

Below are your open questions as of today.  Questions which have been inactive for 21 days or longer are considered to be abandoned and for those, your options are:
1. Accept a Comment As Answer (use the button next to the Expert's name).
2. Close the question if the information was not useful to you, but may help others. You must tell the participants why you wish to do this, and allow for Expert response.  This choice will include a refund to you, and will move this question to our PAQ (Previously Asked Question) database.  If you found information outside this question thread, please add it.
3. Ask Community Support to help split points between participating experts, or just comment here with details and we'll respond with the process.
4. Delete the question (if it has no potential value for others).
   --> Post comments for expert of your intention to delete and why
   --> YOU CANNOT DELETE A QUESTION with comments; special handling by a Moderator is required.

For special handling needs, please post a zero point question in the link below and include the URL (question QID/link) that it regards with details.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qList.jsp?ta=commspt
 
Please click this link for Help Desk, Guidelines/Member Agreement and the Question/Answer process.  http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/cmtyHelpDesk.jsp

Click you Member Profile to view your question history and please keep them updated. If you are a KnowledgePro user, use the Power Search option to find them.  

Questions which are LOCKED with a Proposed Answer but do not help you, should be rejected with comments added.  When you grade the question less than an A, please comment as to why.  This helps all involved, as well as others who may access this item in the future.  PLEASE DO NOT AWARD POINTS TO ME.

To view your open questions, please click the following link(s) and keep them all current with updates.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/Q.20121920.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/Q.20163396.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/Q.20173685.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/Q.20176642.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/Q.20184412.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/Q.20277149.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/Q.20277150.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/Q.11825818.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/Q.20300602.html



*****  E X P E R T S    P L E A S E  ******  Leave your closing recommendations.
If you are interested in the cleanup effort, please click this link
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qManageQuestion.jsp?ta=commspt&qid=20274643 
POINTS FOR EXPERTS awaiting comments are listed in the link below
http://www.experts-exchange.com/commspt/Q.20277028.html
 
Moderators will finalize this question if in @7 days Asker has not responded.  This will be moved to the PAQ (Previously Asked Questions) at zero points, deleted or awarded.
 
Thanks everyone.
Moondancer
Moderator @ Experts Exchange
0
 
ComTechCommented:
This question has been abandoned and will be placed in PAQ and points refunded.

Best regards,
ComTech
Community Support


Email sent.
0

Featured Post

Get free NFR key for Veeam Availability Suite 9.5

Veeam is happy to provide a free NFR license (1 year, 2 sockets) to all certified IT Pros. The license allows for the non-production use of Veeam Availability Suite v9.5 in your home lab, without any feature limitations. It works for both VMware and Hyper-V environments

  • 2
  • 2
  • 2
  • +2
Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now