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Clariion CX, CX3, CX4 – Register HBA’s with the Storage System


Registering Fibre Channel HBAs or iSCSI NICs with the storage system enables the storage system to see the HBAs or NICs. To register HBAs or NICs with the storage system, you will start or restart the Navisphere Agent on the host as outlined on this page.

Note: For information on when to register the host’s HBAs with the storage system, see the Setup Guide for your storage system.

Microsoft Windows

To register the host’s HBAs with the storage system, start the Navisphere Agent as follows:

1. On the Windows host, right click My Computer and select Manage.

2. Click Services and Applications and then click Services.

3. Find EMC Navisphere Agent service.

4. If already started, stop the EMC Navisphere Agent service.

5. Start the EMC Navisphere Agent service.

AIX

To register the host’s HBAs with the storage system, on the AIX host, stop and start the Navisphere Agent. For example:

# rc.agent stop

# rc.agent start

HP-UX

To register the host’s HBAs with the storage system, on the HP-UX host, stop and start the Navisphere Agent. For example:

# /sbin/init.d/agent stop

# /sbin/init.d/agent start

Linux

To register the host’s HBAs with the storage system, on the Linux host, stop and start the Navisphere Agent. For example:

# /etc/init.d/naviagent stop

# /etc/init.d/naviagent start

NetWare

To register the host’s HBAs with the storage system, on the NetWare host, restart the Navisphere Agent. In the NetWare server console screen, enter:

sys:emcagentnavagent.nlm -f sys:emcagentagent.cfg

Solaris

To register the host’s HBAs with the storage system, on the Solaris host, stop and start the Navisphere Agent. For example:

# /etc/init.d/agent stop

# /etc/init.d/agent start

VMware ESX server 2.5.0 and later

To register the host’s HBAs with the storage system, on the VMware host, stop and start the Navisphere Agent. For example:

# /etc/init.d/agent stop

# /etc/init.d/agent start