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What's involved in managing a dell powervault MD1000?

Posted on 2014-11-12
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Looking to take on a new client with a powervault md1000 with 12 drives.  never dealt with that.  it only has power cable and a data cable going up to the server.   How do you administer it?  Change drive configurations, etc.
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Seth Simmons earned 500 total points
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it's done at the OS level
you can use OpenManage Server Administrator to manage the drives
assuming everything is connected properly, OMSA should see the device attached and all your drives where you can manage your disks and arrays
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Thanks. I opened openmanage but only saw the drives in the machine itself under storage tab.  But there's several open manage apps available , right?
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what operating system, what controller, and what version of OMSA?
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