setup instructions for cx300

I have a CX300 that i'm removing from one server and adding to a new server but i'm out of support and don't know the proper steps. What is the minimum I need to do to get it running on the new windows 2003 standard 32bit server? Just powerpath? Do I need Navisphere at all or is that just extra software?
neilmccabeAsked:
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jim6540Commented:
This is a difficult question to answer as depending on the current configuration this setup can be fairly complex. PP is not required, if price is a concern any MPIO can work or unlicensed PP can work as well. The Navi Client need not be installed on the host, but if it is installed the host will auto register with navisphere and it does make it easier. Is this a Fibre connected environment ? Has this new host been zoned to the CX ? Have you created the storage groups ? Is the CX already configured with the LUNS you'll be using ?
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neilmccabeAuthor Commented:
Hi Jim,
1. It is fiber
2. I don't understand the concept of zoning so I don't know.
3. the storage groups are there and I see them in my navisphere 6
4. yes, the luns are already setup. I'm simply replacing the old host with a new host.
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jim6540Commented:
You'll need to go into connectivity status which can be found by right clicking the array in navisphere, locate the WWN of you host, it should be both registered and logged in if it is properly zoned in your switch. If it doesn't show up. then its not zoned . If it is zoned, you can either create a storage group , or add a host to an existing storage group and add the appropriate luns toi that same storeage group and you're done.
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neilmccabeAuthor Commented:
I found out that since all I was trying to do was swap the host and not re-configure the storage, then all I had to do was go to the storage group and say "add host". After that the host saw the storage just fine. Thanks for the info though.
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neilmccabeAuthor Commented:
I solved issue myself but thsi person's info was somewhat helpful but very much appreciated.
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