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Clariion CX, CX3, CX4 – Navisphere Host Agent


The Host Agent registers the server’s HBA (host bus adapter) with the attached storage system when the Agent service starts. This action sends the initiator records for each HBA to the storage system. Initiator records are used to control access to storage-system data. The Agent can then retrieve information from the storage system automatically at startup or when requested by Manager or CLI. The Host Agent can also:

· Send drive mapping information to the attached CLARiiON storage systems.

· Monitor storage-system events and can notify personnel by email, page, or modem when any designated event occurs.

· Retrieve LUN WWN (world wide name) and capacity information from Symmetrix storage systems.

Note: The Host Agent runs on servers attached to CX-series and AX-series storage systems that have been upgraded to Navisphere Manager, that is, that have the Navisphere Manager enabler installed.