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Fabric Director / Switch Model Conversion: IBM to Brocade

November 15th, 2008 1 comment

Brocade Models IBM Models
Silkworm AP7420 2109 Model A16
Silkworm 200E 2005 Models B16 & 16B
Silkworm 2010 3534 Model 1RU
Silkworm 2400 2109 Model S08
Silkworm 2800 2109 Model S16
Silkworm 3200 3534 Model F08
Silkworm 3250 2005 Model H08
Silkworm 3800 2109 Model F16
Silkworm 3850 2005 Model H16
Silkworm 3900 2109 Model F32
Silkworm 4100 2005 Models B32 & 32B
Silkworm 4900 2005 Model B64
Silkworm 7500 2005 Model R18
Silkworm 12000 2109 Model M12
Silkworm 24000 2109 Model M14
Silkworm 48000 2109 Model M48

Fabric Director / Switch Model Conversion: EMC (Connectrix) to Brocade / Mcdata

November 15th, 2008 No comments

MANUFACTURER’S MODEL DESCRIPTION EMC BRANDED VERSION
BROCADE 12000 64 Port 2g Director ED-12000B-64
ADD-ON 16 PORTS Blade with SFPs PB-12000B-16
BROCADE 3900 2G, 32 PORT with SFPs DS-32B2
BROCADE 3800 2B, 16 PORT with SFPs DS-16B2
BROCADE 3200 2G, 8 PORT with SFPs DS-8B2
BROCADE 2800 1G, 16 PORT with GBICs DS-16B
BROCADE 2400 1G, 8 PORT with GBICs DS-8B
MCDATA 3232 2G, 32 PORT with GBICs DS-32M2
MCDATA 3216 2G, 16 PORT with GBICs DS-16M2
MCDATA 3016 1G, 16 PORT with GBICs DS-16M
MCDATA 3032 1G, 32 PORT with GBICs DS-32M
MCDATA 4500-8 2G, 8 PORT with SFPs DS-8M2
MCDATA 4500-16 2G, 16 PORT with SFPs DS-16M2
MCDATA 4500-24 2G, 24 PORT with SFPs DS-24M2

VMWARE: Enable VMOTION from the command line

November 15th, 2008 No comments

enter

esxcfg-advcfg -s 1 /Migrate/Enabled

sets it in esx.conf but it is not enabled in VI.

A reboot should get it to work

Symcli

November 15th, 2008 No comments

symapierr – Used to translate SYMAPI error code numbers into SYMAPI error messages.

symaudit
– List records from a symmetrix audit log file.


symbcv
– Perform BCV support operations on Symmetrix BCV devices.


symcfg
– Discover or display Symmetrix configuration information. Refresh the host’s Symmetrix database file or remove Symmetrix info from the file. Can also
be used to view or release a ‘hanging’ Symmetrix exclusive lock.

symchg
– Monitor changes to Symmetrix devices or to logical objects stored on Symmetrix devices.


symcli
– Provides the version number and a brief description of the commands included in the Symmetrix Command Line


symdev
– Perform operations on a device given the device’s Symmetrix name. Can also be used to view Symmetrix device locks.


symdg – Perform operations on a device group (dg).


symdisk – Display information about the disks within a Symmetrix.


symdrv – List DRV devices on a Symmetrix.


symevent – Monitor or inspect the history of events within a Symmetri


symgate – Perform operations on a gatekeeper device.


symhost – Display host configuration information and performance statistics.


syminq – Issues a SCSI Inquiry command on one or all devices. Interface.


symlabel – Perform label support operations on a Symmetrix device.


symld – Perform operations on a device in a device group (dg).


symlmf – Registers SYMAPI license keys.


sympd – Perform operations on a device given the device’s physical name.


symstat – Display statistics information about a Symmetrix, a Director, a device group, or a device.


symreturn – Used for supplying return codes in pre-action and post-action script files.


SYMCLI CONTROL Commands

symacl – Administer symmetrix access control information.

symauth – Administer symmetrix user authorization information.


symcg – Perform operations on an composite group (cg).


symchksum – Administer checksum checks when an Oracle database writes data files on Symmetrix devices.

symclone – Perform Clone control operations on a device group or on a device within the device group.

symconfigure – Perform modifications on the Symmetrix configuration.


symconnect – Setup or Modify Symmetrix Connection Security functionalit


symmask – Setup or Modify Symmetrix Device Masking functionality.


symmaskdb – Backup, Restore, Initialize or Show the contents of the device masking database.


symmir – Perform BCV control operations on a device group or on a device within the device group.


symoptmz – Perform Symmetrix Optimizer control operations.


symqos – Perform Quality of Service operations on Symmetrix Devices


symrdf – Perform RDF control operations on a device group or on a device within the device group.


symreplicate – Perform automated, consistent replication of data given a pre-configured SRDF/Timefinder setup.


symsnap – Perform Symmetrix Snap control operations on a device group or on devices in a device file.


symstar – Perform SRDF STAR management operations.


symrcopy – Perform Symmetrix Rcopy control operations on devices in a device file.


SYMCLI SRM(Mapping) Commands

symhostfs – Display information about a host File, Directory, or host File System.

symioctl – Send IO control commands to a specified application.

symlv – Display information about a volume in Logical Volume Group (vg).

sympart – Display partition information about a host device.

symrdb – Display information about a third-party Relational Database.


symrslv – Display detailed Logical to Physical mapping information about a logical object stored on Symmetrix devices.


symvg – Display information about a Logical Volume Group (vg).