IBM DS5020 Configuration
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category : computer
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created : 02/24/11 - 12:10:04

Adding DS5020 on storage manager
  • SM 10.70 is requiered for DS5020.
  • Open SM 10.70 and choose Add Storage Subsystem :

  • Enter administration IP. Controller A and Controller MUST BE CONFIGURED :

  • Choose a password :

Management Port configuration
  • Configure management ports on Controller A and Controller B,
    • Choose "Physical tab", right click on "Controller A", then choose "Configure Ethernet Management Ports" :

    • Set IP, netmask gateway and duplex :

  • Repeat same operation with controller B.
Hosts Groups
  • No need to add host group if different hosts does not share same luns. Nevertheless it's recommanded to do it.
  • Go on "Mapping tab" :
    • Right Click on "Storage Subsystem", then choose "Define" and "Host Group" :

    • Choose your host group name :

  • Repeat this operation for each group host.
    • In my case I have two hosts group , here is the result after host group creation :

Hosts
    • Right Click on an Host Group, then choose "Define", and "Host"

    • Before the next step, go on your host and identify your fcs WWN :
homassag7@root /root#> lscfg -vpl fcs0 | grep "Network Address"
        Network Address.............10000000C9AAC2FC
homassag7@root /root#>  lscfg -vpl fcs2 | grep "Network Address"
        Network Address.............10000000C9AAC3B4

  • Enter your host name :

  • Choose first WWN (click refresh if needed), and give it a name, then click "add" :

  • Repeat this operation for second WWN :

  • Choose your host type (in my case AIX) :

  • Check parameters on preview :

  • Repeat this operation for each host.
  • In my case I have two hosts, here is the result after hosts creation :

Arrays
  • Go on "Logical tab", right click on "Unconfigured Capacity", then "Create Array"

  • Choose array name :

  • Select raid level (in my case 5) :

  • Select capacity (Number of drives assigned on raid) (in my case I choose 5 for each host, and 2 drives as hot spare) :

  • Here is the results for my two arrays (one for each host) :

Logical Drives
  • Right click on "Free Capcity", then "Create Logical Drive" :

  • Click on "Next" :

  • Choose logical drive size (in my case 1To), and its name :

  • Click on "Map later using Mappings View", then "Finish" :

  • Repeat this operation for second array, then wait until the clock on Logical Drive disappear :

Mappings
  • On "Mapping tab", right click on a host, then "Define", then "Storage Partitioning" :

  • Click on "Next" :

  • Choose your host, or host group :

  • Select logcial drive and click on "Add" :

  • Repeat this operation for each luns
  • Here is the results for my two hosts :

System
  • Final step, go on your host, and run "cfgmgr" to discover your lun :
homassag7@root /root#> lspv
hdisk0          00f66eb8b9339149                    rootvg          active
hdisk1          none                                None
hdisk2          00f66eb8b93391b1                    rootvg          active
hdisk3          none                                None
homassag7@root /root#> cfgmgr
homassag7@root /root#> lspv
hdisk0          00f66eb8b9339149                    rootvg          active
hdisk1          none                                None
hdisk2          00f66eb8b93391b1                    rootvg          active
hdisk3          none                                None
hdisk4          none                                None
homassag7@root /root#> lsdev -Cc disk
hdisk0 Available 02-00-00 SAS Disk Drive
hdisk1 Available 02-00-00 SAS Disk Drive
hdisk2 Available 03-08-00 SAS Disk Drive
hdisk3 Available 03-08-00 SAS Disk Drive
hdisk4 Available 01-00-02 MPIO DS5020 Disk
homassag7@root /root#> bootinfo -s hdisk4
1048576
homassag7@root /root#>

Hot Spare
  • If there are unused drives, use them as hot spare :
    • Go on "Physical tab", right click on an unused disk, and "Hot Spare Coverage" :

    • Choose "Manually assing individual drives"

    • Hot spare are marked with a red cross :