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Clariion Cache: Navicli Commands


The following sets of commands are run to change the cache options in the Clariion CX, CX3 and CX4 systems using NAVICLI. Most of these can also be performed using Navisphere Manager GUI.

This blog is an extension of my previous blog on Clariion Cache Flushing Techniques: Idle Cache Flushing, Watermark Cache Flushing and Forced Cache Flushing, links found below.



To Enable Cache on the Clariion

naviseccli – h setcache –wc 1 –rca 1 –rcb1

Command Arguments

-wc Write cache enabled (1) and disabled (0)

-rca Read cache for SPA enabled (1) and disabled (0)

-rcb Read cache for SPB enabled (1) and disabled (0)

To Disable Cache on the Clariion

naviseccli –h setcache –wc 0 –rca 0 –rcb 0

Command Arguments

-wc Write cache enabled (1) and disabled (0)

-rca Read cache for SPA enabled (1) and disabled (0)

-rcb Read cache for SPB enabled (1) and disabled (0)

To Set Cache to 2GB for Write Cache and Set Cache to 4GB for Read Cache on both SP’s (SPA and SPB)

naviseccli – h setcache –wsz 2048 –rsza 4096 –rszb 4096

Command Arguments

-wsz Write Cache Size and the amount of Cache (valid between 1GB and 3GB)

-rsza Read Cache Size for SPA and the amount of Cache (valid between 1GB and 4GB)

-rszb Read Cache Size for SPB and the amount of Cache (valid between 1GB and 4GB)

To sets the page size of cache to 4KB and the Low WaterMark to 60% and the High WaterMark to 80%

naviseccli – h setcache –p 4 –l 60 – h 80

Command Arguments

-p Cache Page Size: 4kb, 8kb, 16kb size

-l Low Watermark and the value

-h High Watermark and the value

To Disable HA Vault Drive Cache

naviseccli –h setcache –hacv 0

Command Arguments

-hacv HA Vault Cache enabled (1) and disabled (0)

To Enable HA Vault Drive Cache

naviseccli –h setcache –hacv 1

Command Arguments

-hacv HA Vault Cache enabled (1) and disabled (0)