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Clariion CX, CX3, CX4 – Allocate LUNs to attached Host – Operating System


The following steps only roughly outline how to make a LUN disk available to the operating system. The process is operating system dependent. This procedure assumes that you have already created a LUN.

Note: See the Navisphere Manager online help by clicking Help in Navisphere Manager.

Microsoft Windows

1. Open Navisphere Manager . Click the Help button and look for “Preparing LUNs to receive data.” See the procedures for Microsoft Windows.

2. Write a signature to the disk and upgrade it to a dynamic disk.

3. Create either partitions for a basic disk or volumes for a dynamic disk.

Linux

1. Open Navisphere Manager . Click Help and look for “Preparing LUNs to receive data.” See the procedures for Linux.

2. Partition the virtual disk.

3. Create and mount filesystems on the partitions.



Novell NetWare

1. Open Navisphere Manager . Click Help and look for “Preparing virtual disks to receive data.” See the procedures for NetWare.

2. Create NetWare partitions on the virtual disks.

3. Create and mount volumes.