Release notes
  Link to the 11.70 Release Notes
  Link to the 11.60 Release Notes
  Link to the 11.50 Release Notes
  Link to the 11.70 Release Notes
  Link to the 11.60 Release Notes
  Link to the 11.50 Release Notes
Getting started
  Getting started with E-Series and SANtricity
    What's included in this Documentation Center
    Learn about E-Series systems
      E-Series terminology
      E-Series hardware overview
      E-Series shelf types
      SANtricity software overview
      E-Series videos
        E-Series: Fast, Simple, Reliable Storage
        System Manager: Easy Setup and Configuration
    Get up and running with E-Series
  Getting started with E-Series and SANtricity
    What's included in this Documentation Center
    Learn about E-Series systems
      E-Series terminology
      E-Series hardware overview
      E-Series shelf types
      SANtricity software overview
      E-Series videos
        E-Series: Fast, Simple, Reliable Storage
        System Manager: Easy Setup and Configuration
    Get up and running with E-Series
Hardware installation and upgrade
  Installing and setting up for the EF300 and EF600
    Start here: Choosing your installation and setup experience
    Installation and setup high-level workflow
    Installation and setup PDF poster
    Installation and Setup Instructions
      Prepare for installation
      Install the hardware
      Power the controller shelves
      Complete storage system setup and configuration
        Cable the data hosts
          Direct-attach topology
          Fabric topology
        Connect and configure the management connection
          Management port configuration with DHCP
          Management Port Configuration with static IP addresses
        After installing the hardware
  Installing and setting up for the E2800 and E5700
    Start here: Choosing your installation and setup experience
    Installation and setup high-level workflow
    Installation and setup PDF poster
    Start here: Choosing your installation and setup experience
      Installation and Setup Instructions for E2860, E5760 and DE460C
        Prepare for installation
        Install the hardware
        Cable the shelves
        Complete storage system setup and configuration
          Cable the data hosts
            Direct Attach Topology
            Fabric Topology
          Connect and configure the management connection
            Management port configuration with DHCP
            Management port configuration with static IP addresses
          After installing the hardware
      Installation and Setup Instructions for E5724, EF570, EF280, E2812, E2824, DE212C, and DE224C
        Prepare for installation
        Install the hardware
        Connect the cables
        Complete storage system setup and configuration
          Cable the data hosts
            Direct Attach Topology
            Fabric Topology
          Connect and configure the management connection
            Management port configuration with DHCP
            Management port configuration with static IP addresses
          After installing the hardware
  Installing and setting up older hardware
    Install and setup older hardware
  Installing E-Series 3040 40U cabinet
    Overview and specifications
      Cabinet features
      Power requirements and heat dissipation
      Maximum number of trays
    Install the cabinet
      Gather required tools and equipment
      Prepare to move cabinet
        Estimate cabinet weight
        Acclimate cabinet
        Remove packing materials
        Checking shipping contents
        Remove heavy components from cabinet
      Move cabinet to its permanent location
      Complete cabinet installation
        Lower leveling feet and stability foot
        Reinstall trays
        Install cable spools and tie wraps
        Install additional trays
        Install additional mounting rails
        Connect the cabinet to power
  Installing rack-mounting hardware
    Install adjustable support rails
    Install 2U equipment into two-post rack
    Install 2U equipment into a four-post rack
    Install SuperRail into a four-post rack
  Cabling E-Series hardware
    Overview and requirements
    Cabling your storage system
      Host cabling
        Cabling for a direct-attached topology
        Cabling for a switch topology
      Drive shelf cabling
        Cabling a 12-drive or 24-drive shelf
        Cabling a 60-drive shelf
      Power cabling
      Hot adding a drive shelf
        Prepare to add the drive shelf
        Install the drive shelf and apply power
        Connect the drive shelf
        Complete hot add
      Ethernet cabling for a management station
        Direct topology
        Fabric topology
  Upgrading controllers
    Overview and requirements
      When to use this procedure
      Upgrade considerations
      Upgrade compatibility
    Upgrade E-Series controllers
      Prepare to upgrade controllers
      Remove controllers
        Step 1: Remove controller
        Step 2: Remove battery
      Install new controllers
        Step 1: Install battery
        Step 2: Install new controller canister
      Unlock drives
        Create internal security key
        Controller swap with internal key management and one or more drives secured
        Create external security key
        Controller swap with external key management and all drives secured
      Complete controller upgrade
        Step 1: Power on controller
        Step 2: Check status of controllers and trays
        Step 3: Validate controller software version
      Remount volumes after changing the vendor from LSI to NETAPP
        Remounting volumes on an AIX host
        Remounting volumes on a VMware host
        Remounting volumes on a Windows host
    Reconfigure a SAS-2 system behind a new SAS-3 controller shelf without data preservation
      Step 1: Power down the controllers (non-data preservation)
      Step 2: Install the controllers (non-data preservation)
      Step 3: Power on the controllers (non-data preservation)
  Installing and setting up for the EF300 and EF600
    Start here: Choosing your installation and setup experience
    Installation and setup high-level workflow
    Installation and setup PDF poster
    Installation and Setup Instructions
      Prepare for installation
      Install the hardware
      Power the controller shelves
      Complete storage system setup and configuration
        Cable the data hosts
          Direct-attach topology
          Fabric topology
        Connect and configure the management connection
          Management port configuration with DHCP
          Management Port Configuration with static IP addresses
        After installing the hardware
  Installing and setting up for the E2800 and E5700
    Start here: Choosing your installation and setup experience
    Installation and setup high-level workflow
    Installation and setup PDF poster
    Start here: Choosing your installation and setup experience
      Installation and Setup Instructions for E2860, E5760 and DE460C
        Prepare for installation
        Install the hardware
        Cable the shelves
        Complete storage system setup and configuration
          Cable the data hosts
            Direct Attach Topology
            Fabric Topology
          Connect and configure the management connection
            Management port configuration with DHCP
            Management port configuration with static IP addresses
          After installing the hardware
      Installation and Setup Instructions for E5724, EF570, EF280, E2812, E2824, DE212C, and DE224C
        Prepare for installation
        Install the hardware
        Connect the cables
        Complete storage system setup and configuration
          Cable the data hosts
            Direct Attach Topology
            Fabric Topology
          Connect and configure the management connection
            Management port configuration with DHCP
            Management port configuration with static IP addresses
          After installing the hardware
  Installing and setting up older hardware
    Install and setup older hardware
  Installing E-Series 3040 40U cabinet
    Overview and specifications
      Cabinet features
      Power requirements and heat dissipation
      Maximum number of trays
    Install the cabinet
      Gather required tools and equipment
      Prepare to move cabinet
        Estimate cabinet weight
        Acclimate cabinet
        Remove packing materials
        Checking shipping contents
        Remove heavy components from cabinet
      Move cabinet to its permanent location
      Complete cabinet installation
        Lower leveling feet and stability foot
        Reinstall trays
        Install cable spools and tie wraps
        Install additional trays
        Install additional mounting rails
        Connect the cabinet to power
  Installing rack-mounting hardware
    Install adjustable support rails
    Install 2U equipment into two-post rack
    Install 2U equipment into a four-post rack
    Install SuperRail into a four-post rack
  Cabling E-Series hardware
    Overview and requirements
    Cabling your storage system
      Host cabling
        Cabling for a direct-attached topology
        Cabling for a switch topology
      Drive shelf cabling
        Cabling a 12-drive or 24-drive shelf
        Cabling a 60-drive shelf
      Power cabling
      Hot adding a drive shelf
        Prepare to add the drive shelf
        Install the drive shelf and apply power
        Connect the drive shelf
        Complete hot add
      Ethernet cabling for a management station
        Direct topology
        Fabric topology
  Upgrading controllers
    Overview and requirements
      When to use this procedure
      Upgrade considerations
      Upgrade compatibility
    Upgrade E-Series controllers
      Prepare to upgrade controllers
      Remove controllers
        Step 1: Remove controller
        Step 2: Remove battery
      Install new controllers
        Step 1: Install battery
        Step 2: Install new controller canister
      Unlock drives
        Create internal security key
        Controller swap with internal key management and one or more drives secured
        Create external security key
        Controller swap with external key management and all drives secured
      Complete controller upgrade
        Step 1: Power on controller
        Step 2: Check status of controllers and trays
        Step 3: Validate controller software version
      Remount volumes after changing the vendor from LSI to NETAPP
        Remounting volumes on an AIX host
        Remounting volumes on a VMware host
        Remounting volumes on a Windows host
    Reconfigure a SAS-2 system behind a new SAS-3 controller shelf without data preservation
      Step 1: Power down the controllers (non-data preservation)
      Step 2: Install the controllers (non-data preservation)
      Step 3: Power on the controllers (non-data preservation)
Software installation, configuration, and upgrade
  Linux express configuration
    Decide whether to use this Express Guide
    Fibre Channel Express Setup
      Verify the Linux configuration is supported
      Configure IP addresses using DHCP
      Install and configure Linux Unified Host Utilities
      Install SANtricity Storage Manager for SMcli (SANtricity software version 11.53 or earlier)
      Access SANtricity System Manager and use the Setup wizard
      Configure the multipath software
      Setting up the multipath.conf file
      Configure the FC switches
      Determine host WWPNs and make the recommended settings
      Create partitions and filesystems
      Verify storage access on the host
      Record FC-specifc information for Linux
        FC worksheet for Linux
    SAS Express Setup
      Verify the Linux configuration is supported
      Configure IP addresses using DHCP
      Install and configure Host Utilities
      Install SANtricity Storage Manager for SMcli (SANtricity software version 11.53 or earlier)
      Access SANtricity System Manager and use the Setup wizard
      Configure the multipath software
      Setting up the multipath.conf file
      Determine SAS host identifiers - Linux
      Create partitions and filesystems
      Verify storage access on the host
      Record SAS-specific information for Linux
        SAS worksheet - Linux
    iSCSI Express Setup
      Verify the Linux configuration is supported
      Configure IP addresses using DHCP
      Install and configure Host Utilities
      Install SANtricity Storage Manager for SMcli (SANtricity software version 11.53 or earlier)
      Access SANtricity System Manager and use the Setup wizard
      Configure the multipath software
      Setting up the multipath.conf file
      Configure the switches
      Configure networking
      Configure array-side networking
      Configure host-side networking
      Verify IP network connections
      Create partitions and filesystems
      Verify storage access on the host
      Record iSCSI-specific information for Linux
        iSCSI worksheet - Linux
    iSER over InfiniBand Express Setup
      Verify the Linux configuration is supported
      Configure IP addresses using DHCP
      Configure subnet manager
      Install and configure Host Utilities
      Install SANtricity Storage Manager for SMcli (SANtricity software version 11.53 or earlier)
      Access SANtricity System Manager and use the Setup wizard
      Configure the multipath software
      Setting up the multipath.conf file
      Configure network connections—iSER over Infiniband
      Configure networking for storage attached hosts—iSER over Infiniband
      Create partitions and filesystems
      Verify storage access on the host
      Record iSER over InfiniBand-specific information for Linux
        iSER over InfiniBand worksheet
    SRP over InfiniBand Express Setup
      Verify the Linux configuration is supported
      Configure IP addresses using DHCP
      Configure subnet manager
      Install and configure Host Utilities
      Install SANtricity Storage Manager for SMcli (SANtricity software version 11.53 or earlier)
      Access SANtricity System Manager and use the Setup wizard
      Configure the multipath software
      Setting up the multipath.conf file
      Determining host port GUIDs and making the recommended settings—SRP over Infiniband
      Configure network connections—SRP over Infiniband
      Create partitions and filesystems
      Verify storage access on the host
      Record SRP over InfiniBand-specific information for Linux
        SRP over Infiniband worksheet
    NVMe over InfiniBand Express Setup
      Verify the Linux configuration is supported
        NVMe over InfiniBand restrictions
      Configure IP addresses using DHCP
      Install SANtricity Storage Manager for SMcli (SANtricity software version 11.53 or earlier)
      Access SANtricity System Manager and use the Setup wizard
      Configure subnet manager
      Set up NVMe over InfiniBand on the host side
      Configure storage array NVMe over InfiniBand connections
      Discover and connect to the storage from the host
      Define a host
      Assign a volume
      Display the volumes visible to the host
      Set up failover
        Configuring the host to run failover
      Accessing NVMe volumes
        Accessing NVMe volumes for virtual device targets
        Accessing NVMe volumes for physical NVMe device targets
      Create filesystems
        Create filesystems (RHEL 7 and SLES 12)
        Create filesystems (SLES 15)
      Verify storage access on the host
      Record NVMe over InfiniBand-specific information for Linux
        NVMe over InfiniBand worksheet
    NVMe over RoCE Express Setup
      Verify the Linux configuration is supported
        NVMe over RoCE restrictions
      Configuring IP addresses using DHCP
      Install SANtricity Storage Manager for SMcli (SANtricity software version 11.53 or earlier)
      Access SANtricity System Manager and use Setup wizard
      Configure the switch
      Set up NVMe over RoCE on the host side
      Configure storage array NVMe over RoCE connections
      Discover and connect to the storage from the host
      Define a host
      Assign a volume
      Display the volumes visible to the host
      Set up failover on the host
        Configuring the host to run failover
      Accessing NVMe Volumes
        Accessing NVMe volumes for virtual device targets
        Accessing NVMe volumes for physical NVMe device targets
      Create filesystems
        Create filesystems (RHEL 7 and SLES 12)
        Create filesystems (SLES 15)
      Verify storage access on the host
      Record NVMe over RoCE-specific information for Linux
        NVMe over RoCE worksheet for Linux
    NVMe over Fibre Channel Express Setup
      Verify the Linux configuration is supported
        NVMe over Fibre Channel restrictions
      Configuring IP addresses using DHCP
      Install SANtricity Storage Manager for SMcli (SANtricity software version 11.53 or earlier)
      Access SANtricity System Manager and use Setup wizard
      Configure the FC switches
      Set up NVMe over Fibre Channel on the host side
      Define a host
      Assign a volume
      Display the volumes visible to the host
      Set up failover on the host
        Configuring the host to run failover
      Accessing NVMe volumes
        Accessing NVMe volumes for virtual device targets
        Accessing NVMe volumes for physical NVMe device targets
      Create partitions and filesystems
      Verify storage access on the host
      Record NVMe over Fibre Channel-specific information for Linux
        NVMe over Fibre Channel worksheet for Linux
    Where to find additional information - Linux
  VMware express configuration
    Deciding whether to use this Express Guide
    Understand the workflow
    Verify the VMware configuration is supported
    Configure IP addresses using DHCP
    Configure the multipath software
    Install SANtricity Storage Manager for SMcli and Host Context Agent (HCA)
    Access SANtricity System Manager and use the Setup wizard
    Perform FC-specific tasks
      Configuring the FC switches - VMware
      Determining the host port WWPNs—FC
      FC worksheet for VMware
    Perform iSCSI-specific tasks
      Configuring the switches - iSCSI, VMware
      Configuring networking - iSCSI VMware
      Configuring array-side networking - iSCSI, VMware
      Configuring host-side networking—iSCSI
      Verifying IP network connections - iSCSI, VMware
      Recording iSCSI-specific information for VMware
        iSCSI worksheet - VMware
    Perform SAS-specific tasks
      Determining SAS host identifiers - VMware
      Recording SAS-specific information for VMware
        SAS worksheet - VMware
    Discover storage on the host
    Configure storage on the host
    Verify storage access on the host
    Where to find additional information
  Windows express configuration
    Decide whether to use this Express Guide
    Understand the workflow
    Verify the Windows configuration is supported
    Configure IP addresses using DHCP
    Configure the multipath software
    Install and configure Windows Unified Host Utilities 7.0
    Install SANtricity Storage Manager for SMcli and Host Context Agent (HCA)
    Access SANtricity System Manager and use the Setup wizard
    Perform FC-specific tasks
      Configuring the FC switches - Windows
      Determining host WWPNs and making the recommended settings - FC, Windows
      FC worksheet for Windows
    Perform iSCSI-specific tasks
      Configuring the switches - iSCSI, Windows
      Configuring networking - iSCSI Windows
      Configuring array-side networking - iSCSI, Windows
      Configuring host-side networking—iSCSI
      Verifying IP network connections - iSCSI, Windows
      Recording iSCSI-specific information for Windows
        iSCSI worksheet - Windows
    Perform SAS-specific tasks
      Determining SAS host identifiers - Windows
      Recording SAS-specific information for Windows
        SAS worksheet - Windows
    Discover storage on the host
    Configure storage on the host
    Verify storage access on the host
    Where to find additional information - Windows
    Copyright information
    Trademark information
    How to send comments about documentation and receive update notifications
  Upgrading SANtricity OS
    Overview and upgrade considerations
      Considerations for upgrading software and firmware for a single controller
      Considerations for upgrading software and firmware for multiple controllers
      Considerations for upgrading drive firmware
    Upgrade software and firmware for a single controller
      Download software files from support site
      Transfer software files to the controllers
      Activate software files
      Complete software and firmware upgrade
    Upgrade software and firmware for multiple controllers
      Perform pre-upgrade health check
      Download software files from support site
      Transfer software files to the controllers
      Activate staged software files (optional)
    Upgrade drive firmware
      Download drive firmware files from support site
      Begin drive firmware upgrade
  Linux express configuration
    Decide whether to use this Express Guide
    Fibre Channel Express Setup
      Verify the Linux configuration is supported
      Configure IP addresses using DHCP
      Install and configure Linux Unified Host Utilities
      Install SANtricity Storage Manager for SMcli (SANtricity software version 11.53 or earlier)
      Access SANtricity System Manager and use the Setup wizard
      Configure the multipath software
      Setting up the multipath.conf file
      Configure the FC switches
      Determine host WWPNs and make the recommended settings
      Create partitions and filesystems
      Verify storage access on the host
      Record FC-specifc information for Linux
        FC worksheet for Linux
    SAS Express Setup
      Verify the Linux configuration is supported
      Configure IP addresses using DHCP
      Install and configure Host Utilities
      Install SANtricity Storage Manager for SMcli (SANtricity software version 11.53 or earlier)
      Access SANtricity System Manager and use the Setup wizard
      Configure the multipath software
      Setting up the multipath.conf file
      Determine SAS host identifiers - Linux
      Create partitions and filesystems
      Verify storage access on the host
      Record SAS-specific information for Linux
        SAS worksheet - Linux
    iSCSI Express Setup
      Verify the Linux configuration is supported
      Configure IP addresses using DHCP
      Install and configure Host Utilities
      Install SANtricity Storage Manager for SMcli (SANtricity software version 11.53 or earlier)
      Access SANtricity System Manager and use the Setup wizard
      Configure the multipath software
      Setting up the multipath.conf file
      Configure the switches
      Configure networking
      Configure array-side networking
      Configure host-side networking
      Verify IP network connections
      Create partitions and filesystems
      Verify storage access on the host
      Record iSCSI-specific information for Linux
        iSCSI worksheet - Linux
    iSER over InfiniBand Express Setup
      Verify the Linux configuration is supported
      Configure IP addresses using DHCP
      Configure subnet manager
      Install and configure Host Utilities
      Install SANtricity Storage Manager for SMcli (SANtricity software version 11.53 or earlier)
      Access SANtricity System Manager and use the Setup wizard
      Configure the multipath software
      Setting up the multipath.conf file
      Configure network connections—iSER over Infiniband
      Configure networking for storage attached hosts—iSER over Infiniband
      Create partitions and filesystems
      Verify storage access on the host
      Record iSER over InfiniBand-specific information for Linux
        iSER over InfiniBand worksheet
    SRP over InfiniBand Express Setup
      Verify the Linux configuration is supported
      Configure IP addresses using DHCP
      Configure subnet manager
      Install and configure Host Utilities
      Install SANtricity Storage Manager for SMcli (SANtricity software version 11.53 or earlier)
      Access SANtricity System Manager and use the Setup wizard
      Configure the multipath software
      Setting up the multipath.conf file
      Determining host port GUIDs and making the recommended settings—SRP over Infiniband
      Configure network connections—SRP over Infiniband
      Create partitions and filesystems
      Verify storage access on the host
      Record SRP over InfiniBand-specific information for Linux
        SRP over Infiniband worksheet
    NVMe over InfiniBand Express Setup
      Verify the Linux configuration is supported
        NVMe over InfiniBand restrictions
      Configure IP addresses using DHCP
      Install SANtricity Storage Manager for SMcli (SANtricity software version 11.53 or earlier)
      Access SANtricity System Manager and use the Setup wizard
      Configure subnet manager
      Set up NVMe over InfiniBand on the host side
      Configure storage array NVMe over InfiniBand connections
      Discover and connect to the storage from the host
      Define a host
      Assign a volume
      Display the volumes visible to the host
      Set up failover
        Configuring the host to run failover
      Accessing NVMe volumes
        Accessing NVMe volumes for virtual device targets
        Accessing NVMe volumes for physical NVMe device targets
      Create filesystems
        Create filesystems (RHEL 7 and SLES 12)
        Create filesystems (SLES 15)
      Verify storage access on the host
      Record NVMe over InfiniBand-specific information for Linux
        NVMe over InfiniBand worksheet
    NVMe over RoCE Express Setup
      Verify the Linux configuration is supported
        NVMe over RoCE restrictions
      Configuring IP addresses using DHCP
      Install SANtricity Storage Manager for SMcli (SANtricity software version 11.53 or earlier)
      Access SANtricity System Manager and use Setup wizard
      Configure the switch
      Set up NVMe over RoCE on the host side
      Configure storage array NVMe over RoCE connections
      Discover and connect to the storage from the host
      Define a host
      Assign a volume
      Display the volumes visible to the host
      Set up failover on the host
        Configuring the host to run failover
      Accessing NVMe Volumes
        Accessing NVMe volumes for virtual device targets
        Accessing NVMe volumes for physical NVMe device targets
      Create filesystems
        Create filesystems (RHEL 7 and SLES 12)
        Create filesystems (SLES 15)
      Verify storage access on the host
      Record NVMe over RoCE-specific information for Linux
        NVMe over RoCE worksheet for Linux
    NVMe over Fibre Channel Express Setup
      Verify the Linux configuration is supported
        NVMe over Fibre Channel restrictions
      Configuring IP addresses using DHCP
      Install SANtricity Storage Manager for SMcli (SANtricity software version 11.53 or earlier)
      Access SANtricity System Manager and use Setup wizard
      Configure the FC switches
      Set up NVMe over Fibre Channel on the host side
      Define a host
      Assign a volume
      Display the volumes visible to the host
      Set up failover on the host
        Configuring the host to run failover
      Accessing NVMe volumes
        Accessing NVMe volumes for virtual device targets
        Accessing NVMe volumes for physical NVMe device targets
      Create partitions and filesystems
      Verify storage access on the host
      Record NVMe over Fibre Channel-specific information for Linux
        NVMe over Fibre Channel worksheet for Linux
    Where to find additional information - Linux
  VMware express configuration
    Deciding whether to use this Express Guide
    Understand the workflow
    Verify the VMware configuration is supported
    Configure IP addresses using DHCP
    Configure the multipath software
    Install SANtricity Storage Manager for SMcli and Host Context Agent (HCA)
    Access SANtricity System Manager and use the Setup wizard
    Perform FC-specific tasks
      Configuring the FC switches - VMware
      Determining the host port WWPNs—FC
      FC worksheet for VMware
    Perform iSCSI-specific tasks
      Configuring the switches - iSCSI, VMware
      Configuring networking - iSCSI VMware
      Configuring array-side networking - iSCSI, VMware
      Configuring host-side networking—iSCSI
      Verifying IP network connections - iSCSI, VMware
      Recording iSCSI-specific information for VMware
        iSCSI worksheet - VMware
    Perform SAS-specific tasks
      Determining SAS host identifiers - VMware
      Recording SAS-specific information for VMware
        SAS worksheet - VMware
    Discover storage on the host
    Configure storage on the host
    Verify storage access on the host
    Where to find additional information
  Windows express configuration
    Decide whether to use this Express Guide
    Understand the workflow
    Verify the Windows configuration is supported
    Configure IP addresses using DHCP
    Configure the multipath software
    Install and configure Windows Unified Host Utilities 7.0
    Install SANtricity Storage Manager for SMcli and Host Context Agent (HCA)
    Access SANtricity System Manager and use the Setup wizard
    Perform FC-specific tasks
      Configuring the FC switches - Windows
      Determining host WWPNs and making the recommended settings - FC, Windows
      FC worksheet for Windows
    Perform iSCSI-specific tasks
      Configuring the switches - iSCSI, Windows
      Configuring networking - iSCSI Windows
      Configuring array-side networking - iSCSI, Windows
      Configuring host-side networking—iSCSI
      Verifying IP network connections - iSCSI, Windows
      Recording iSCSI-specific information for Windows
        iSCSI worksheet - Windows
    Perform SAS-specific tasks
      Determining SAS host identifiers - Windows
      Recording SAS-specific information for Windows
        SAS worksheet - Windows
    Discover storage on the host
    Configure storage on the host
    Verify storage access on the host
    Where to find additional information - Windows
    Copyright information
    Trademark information
    How to send comments about documentation and receive update notifications
  Upgrading SANtricity OS
    Overview and upgrade considerations
      Considerations for upgrading software and firmware for a single controller
      Considerations for upgrading software and firmware for multiple controllers
      Considerations for upgrading drive firmware
    Upgrade software and firmware for a single controller
      Download software files from support site
      Transfer software files to the controllers
      Activate software files
      Complete software and firmware upgrade
    Upgrade software and firmware for multiple controllers
      Perform pre-upgrade health check
      Download software files from support site
      Transfer software files to the controllers
      Activate staged software files (optional)
    Upgrade drive firmware
      Download drive firmware files from support site
      Begin drive firmware upgrade
System maintenance
  Maintaining EF300 and EF600 hardware
    Batteries
      Overview and requirements
        Requirements for replacing a battery
      Replace battery
        Place controller offline
        Remove controller canister
        Remove failed battery
        Install new battery
        Reinstall controller canister
        Complete battery replacement
    Controllers
      Overview and requirements
        Requirements for replacing a controller
      Replace controller
        Prepare to replace controller
        Remove failed controller
          Remove controller canister
          Remove battery
          Remove host interface card
          Remove power supply
          Remove DIMMs
          Remove fans
        Install new controller
          Install battery
          Install host interface card
          Install power supply
          Install DIMMs
          Install fans
          Install new controller canister
        Complete controller replacement
    DIMMs
      Overview and requirements
        Requirements for replacing DIMMs
      Replace DIMMs
        Determining if you need to replace DIMMs in a controller
        Place controller offline
        Remove controller canister
        Remove DIMMs
        Install new DIMMs
        Reinstall controller canister
        Complete DIMMs replacement
    Drives
      Overview and requirements
        Requirements for replacing drives
      Replace drive
        Prepare to replace drive
        Remove drive
        Install new drive
        Complete drive replacement
    Fans
      Overview and requirements
        Requirements for replacing a fan
      Replace a fan
        Place controller offline
        Remove controller canister
        Remove failed fan
        Install new fan
        Reinstall controller canister
        Complete fan replacement
    Host interface cards
      Overview and Requirements
      Upgrade host interface card
        Place controller shelf offline
        Remove controller canister
        Remove the host interface card
        Upgrade host interface card
        Reinstall controller canister
        Complete the host interface card upgrade
      Replace failed host interface card
        Place the controller offline
        Remove controller canister
        Remove the host interface card
        Replace host interface card
        Reinstall controller canister
        Complete host interface card replacement
    Host port protocol conversion
      Overview and requirements
        Requirements for changing the host protocol
      Change host protocol
        Obtain the feature pack key
        Stop host I/O
        Change the feature pack
      Complete host protocol conversion
        Complete protocol conversion
    Power Supplies
      Overview and requirements
        Requirements for replacing a power supply
      Replace a power supply
        Remove failed power supply
        Install new power supply and complete power supply replacement
  Maintaining E2800 hardware
    Batteries
      Overview and requirements
        Battery overview
        Requirements for replacing a failed battery
      Replace battery
        Prepare to replace battery
          Place controller offline (duplex)
          Power down the controller shelf (simplex)
        Remove failed battery
          Remove controller canister
          Remove failed battery
        Install new battery
          Install new battery
          Re-install controller canister
        Complete battery replacement
          Place controller online (duplex)
          Power up controller (simplex)
    Controllers
      Overview and requirements
        Controller overview
        Requirements for replacing or adding a controller
      Add second controller canister
        Prepare to add second controller
          Verify the new controller's part number
          Install host interface card
          Collect support data
        Change configuration to duplex
          Install duplex NVSRAM
          Set the storage array to duplex
        Add second controller canister
          Remove the controller blank
          Install second controller canister
        Complete adding a second controller
      Replace controller in duplex configuration
        Prepare to replace controller (duplex)
        Remove failed controller (duplex)
          Remove controller canister (duplex)
          Remove battery (duplex)
          Remove host interface card (duplex)
        Install new controller (duplex)
          Install battery (duplex)
          Install host interface card (duplex)
          Install new controller canister (duplex)
        Complete controller replacement (duplex)
      Replace controller in simplex configuration
        Prepare to replace controller (simplex)
        Remove failed controller (simplex)
          Remove controller canister (simplex)
          Remove battery (simplex)
          Remove host interface card (simplex)
        Install new controller (simplex)
          Install battery (simplex)
          Install host interface card (simplex)
          Install new controller canister (simplex)
        Complete controller replacement (simplex)
    Canisters
      Overview and requirements
        Power supply overview
        Power canister overview
        Fan canister overview
        Requirements for replacing a power supply
        Requirements for replacing a power canister
        Requirements for replacing a fan canister
      Replace power supply (12-drive or 24-drive)
        Prepare to replace power supply
        Remove failed power supply
        Install new power supply
        Complete power supply replacement
      Replace power canister (60-drive)
        Prepare to replace power canister
        Remove failed power canister
        Install new power canister
        Complete power canister replacement
      Replace fan canister (60-drive)
        Prepare to replace fan canister
        Remove failed fan canister and install new one
        Complete fan canister replacement
     Drives
      Overview and requirements
        Drives overview
        Drive drawer overview
        Requirements for handling drives
      Replace drive (12-drive or 24-drive)
        Prepare to replace drive (12-drive or 24-drive)
        Remove failed drive (12-drive or 24-drive)
        Install new drive (12-drive or 24-drive)
        Complete drive replacement (12-drive or 24-drive)
      Replace drive (60-drive)
        Prepare to replace drive (60-drive)
        Remove failed drive (60-drive)
        Install new drive (60-drive)
        Complete drive replacement (60-drive)
      Replace drive drawer (60-drive)
        Prepare to replace drive drawer (60-drive)
        Remove cable chains
        Remove failed drive drawer (60-drive)
        Install new drive drawer (60-drive)
        Attach cable chains
        Complete drive drawer replacement
     Host interface cards
      Overview and requirements
        Host interface card overview
        Requirements for adding, upgrading or replacing a HIC
      Add host interface cards
        Prepare to add host interface cards
        Add host interface card
          Remove controller canister
          Install host interface card
          Reinstall controller canister
        Complete adding a host interface card
      Upgrade host interface card
        Prepare to upgrade host interface cards
        Upgrade host interface card
          Remove controller canister
          Remove a host interface card
          Install host interface card
          Reinstall controller canister
        Complete host interface card upgrade
      Replace host interface card
        Prepare to replace host interface card
          Place controller offline (duplex)
          Power down the controller shelf (simplex)
        Replace host interface card
          Remove controller canister
          Install host interface card
          Reinstall controller canister
        Complete host interface card replacement
          Place controller online (duplex)
          Power up controller (simplex)
    Host port protocol conversion
      Overview and requirements
        Host protocol overview
        Which host ports can you change
        Requirements for changing the host protocol
        Considerations for changing the host protocol
      Change host protocol
        Determine whether you have dual-protocol SFPs
        Obtain the feature pack
        Stop host I/O
        Change the feature pack
        Complete host protocol conversion
          Complete FC to iSCSI conversion
          Complete iSCSI to FC conversion
          Complete FC to FC/iSCSI conversion
          Complete iSCSI to FC/iSCSI conversion
          Complete FC/iSCSI to FC conversion
          Complete FC/iSCSI to FC conversion
  Maintaining E5700 hardware
    Batteries
      Overview and requirements
        Battery overview
        Requirements for replacing a failed battery
      Replace battery
        Place controller offline (duplex)
        Remove failed battery
          Step 1: Remove controller canister
          Remove failed battery
        Install new battery
          Install new battery
          Re-install controller canister
        Place controller online (duplex)
    Controllers
      Overview and requirements
        Controller overview
        Requirements for replacing a controller
      Replace controller in duplex configuration
        Prepare to replace controller (duplex)
        Remove failed controller (duplex)
          Remove controller canister (duplex)
          Remove battery (duplex)
          Remove host interface card (duplex)
        Install new controller (duplex)
          Install battery (duplex)
          Install host interface card (duplex)
          Install new controller canister (duplex)
        Complete controller replacement (duplex)
    Canisters
      Overview and requirements
        Power supply overview
        Power canister overview
        Fan canister overview
        Requirements for replacing a power supply
        Requirements for replacing a power canister
        Requirements for replacing a fan canister
      Replace power supply (24-drive)
        Prepare to replace power supply
        Remove failed power supply
        Install new power supply
        Complete power supply replacement
      Replace power canister (60-drive)
        Prepare to replace power canister
        Remove failed power canister
        Install new power canister
        Complete power canister replacement
      Replace fan canister (60-drive)
        Prepare to replace fan canister
        Remove failed fan canister and install new one
        Complete fan canister replacement
     Drives
      Overview and requirements
        Drives overview
        Drive drawer overview
        Requirements for handling drives
      Replace drive (24-drive)
        Prepare to replace drive (24-drive)
        Remove failed drive (24-drive)
        Install new drive (24-drive)
        Complete drive replacement (24-drive)
      Replace drive (60-drive)
        Prepare to replace drive (60-drive)
        Remove failed drive (60-drive)
        Install new drive (60-drive)
        Complete drive replacement (60-drive)
      Replace drive drawer (60-drive)
        Prepare to replace drive drawer (60-drive)
        Remove cable chains
        Remove failed drive drawer (60-drive)
        Install new drive drawer (60-drive)
        Attach cable chains
        Complete drive drawer replacement (60-drive)
     Host interface cards
      Overview and requirements
        Host interface card overview
        Requirements for adding, upgrading or replacing a HIC
      Add host interface cards
        Prepare to add host interface cards
        Add host interface card
          Remove controller canister
          Install host interface card
          Reinstall controller canister
        Complete adding a host interface card
      Upgrade host interface card
        Prepare to upgrade host interface cards
        Upgrade host interface card
          Remove controller canister
          Remove a host interface card
          Install host interface card
          Reinstall controller canister
        Complete upgrading a host interface card upgrade
      Replace host interface card
        Place controller offline (duplex)
        Replace host interface card
          Remove controller canister
          Install host interface card
          Reinstall controller canister
        Place controller online (duplex)
    Host port protocol
      Overview and requirements
        Host protocol overview
        Requirements for changing the host protocol
        Considerations for changing the host protocol
      Change host protocol
        Determine whether you have dual-protocol SFPs
        Obtain the feature pack
        Stop host I/O
        Change the feature pack
        Complete host protocol conversion
          Complete FC to iSCSI conversion
          Complete iSCSI to FC conversion
          Complete IB-iSER to/from IB-SRP, NVMe over InfiniBand, NVMe over RoCE conversion, or NVMe over Fiber Channel
  Older systems
    Replace and upgrade hardware
    Add second controller
    Change or add host protocols
  Maintaining EF300 and EF600 hardware
    Batteries
      Overview and requirements
        Requirements for replacing a battery
      Replace battery
        Place controller offline
        Remove controller canister
        Remove failed battery
        Install new battery
        Reinstall controller canister
        Complete battery replacement
    Controllers
      Overview and requirements
        Requirements for replacing a controller
      Replace controller
        Prepare to replace controller
        Remove failed controller
          Remove controller canister
          Remove battery
          Remove host interface card
          Remove power supply
          Remove DIMMs
          Remove fans
        Install new controller
          Install battery
          Install host interface card
          Install power supply
          Install DIMMs
          Install fans
          Install new controller canister
        Complete controller replacement
    DIMMs
      Overview and requirements
        Requirements for replacing DIMMs
      Replace DIMMs
        Determining if you need to replace DIMMs in a controller
        Place controller offline
        Remove controller canister
        Remove DIMMs
        Install new DIMMs
        Reinstall controller canister
        Complete DIMMs replacement
    Drives
      Overview and requirements
        Requirements for replacing drives
      Replace drive
        Prepare to replace drive
        Remove drive
        Install new drive
        Complete drive replacement
    Fans
      Overview and requirements
        Requirements for replacing a fan
      Replace a fan
        Place controller offline
        Remove controller canister
        Remove failed fan
        Install new fan
        Reinstall controller canister
        Complete fan replacement
    Host interface cards
      Overview and Requirements
      Upgrade host interface card
        Place controller shelf offline
        Remove controller canister
        Remove the host interface card
        Upgrade host interface card
        Reinstall controller canister
        Complete the host interface card upgrade
      Replace failed host interface card
        Place the controller offline
        Remove controller canister
        Remove the host interface card
        Replace host interface card
        Reinstall controller canister
        Complete host interface card replacement
    Host port protocol conversion
      Overview and requirements
        Requirements for changing the host protocol
      Change host protocol
        Obtain the feature pack key
        Stop host I/O
        Change the feature pack
      Complete host protocol conversion
        Complete protocol conversion
    Power Supplies
      Overview and requirements
        Requirements for replacing a power supply
      Replace a power supply
        Remove failed power supply
        Install new power supply and complete power supply replacement
  Maintaining E2800 hardware
    Batteries
      Overview and requirements
        Battery overview
        Requirements for replacing a failed battery
      Replace battery
        Prepare to replace battery
          Place controller offline (duplex)
          Power down the controller shelf (simplex)
        Remove failed battery
          Remove controller canister
          Remove failed battery
        Install new battery
          Install new battery
          Re-install controller canister
        Complete battery replacement
          Place controller online (duplex)
          Power up controller (simplex)
    Controllers
      Overview and requirements
        Controller overview
        Requirements for replacing or adding a controller
      Add second controller canister
        Prepare to add second controller
          Verify the new controller's part number
          Install host interface card
          Collect support data
        Change configuration to duplex
          Install duplex NVSRAM
          Set the storage array to duplex
        Add second controller canister
          Remove the controller blank
          Install second controller canister
        Complete adding a second controller
      Replace controller in duplex configuration
        Prepare to replace controller (duplex)
        Remove failed controller (duplex)
          Remove controller canister (duplex)
          Remove battery (duplex)
          Remove host interface card (duplex)
        Install new controller (duplex)
          Install battery (duplex)
          Install host interface card (duplex)
          Install new controller canister (duplex)
        Complete controller replacement (duplex)
      Replace controller in simplex configuration
        Prepare to replace controller (simplex)
        Remove failed controller (simplex)
          Remove controller canister (simplex)
          Remove battery (simplex)
          Remove host interface card (simplex)
        Install new controller (simplex)
          Install battery (simplex)
          Install host interface card (simplex)
          Install new controller canister (simplex)
        Complete controller replacement (simplex)
    Canisters
      Overview and requirements
        Power supply overview
        Power canister overview
        Fan canister overview
        Requirements for replacing a power supply
        Requirements for replacing a power canister
        Requirements for replacing a fan canister
      Replace power supply (12-drive or 24-drive)
        Prepare to replace power supply
        Remove failed power supply
        Install new power supply
        Complete power supply replacement
      Replace power canister (60-drive)
        Prepare to replace power canister
        Remove failed power canister
        Install new power canister
        Complete power canister replacement
      Replace fan canister (60-drive)
        Prepare to replace fan canister
        Remove failed fan canister and install new one
        Complete fan canister replacement
     Drives
      Overview and requirements
        Drives overview
        Drive drawer overview
        Requirements for handling drives
      Replace drive (12-drive or 24-drive)
        Prepare to replace drive (12-drive or 24-drive)
        Remove failed drive (12-drive or 24-drive)
        Install new drive (12-drive or 24-drive)
        Complete drive replacement (12-drive or 24-drive)
      Replace drive (60-drive)
        Prepare to replace drive (60-drive)
        Remove failed drive (60-drive)
        Install new drive (60-drive)
        Complete drive replacement (60-drive)
      Replace drive drawer (60-drive)
        Prepare to replace drive drawer (60-drive)
        Remove cable chains
        Remove failed drive drawer (60-drive)
        Install new drive drawer (60-drive)
        Attach cable chains
        Complete drive drawer replacement
     Host interface cards
      Overview and requirements
        Host interface card overview
        Requirements for adding, upgrading or replacing a HIC
      Add host interface cards
        Prepare to add host interface cards
        Add host interface card
          Remove controller canister
          Install host interface card
          Reinstall controller canister
        Complete adding a host interface card
      Upgrade host interface card
        Prepare to upgrade host interface cards
        Upgrade host interface card
          Remove controller canister
          Remove a host interface card
          Install host interface card
          Reinstall controller canister
        Complete host interface card upgrade
      Replace host interface card
        Prepare to replace host interface card
          Place controller offline (duplex)
          Power down the controller shelf (simplex)
        Replace host interface card
          Remove controller canister
          Install host interface card
          Reinstall controller canister
        Complete host interface card replacement
          Place controller online (duplex)
          Power up controller (simplex)
    Host port protocol conversion
      Overview and requirements
        Host protocol overview
        Which host ports can you change
        Requirements for changing the host protocol
        Considerations for changing the host protocol
      Change host protocol
        Determine whether you have dual-protocol SFPs
        Obtain the feature pack
        Stop host I/O
        Change the feature pack
        Complete host protocol conversion
          Complete FC to iSCSI conversion
          Complete iSCSI to FC conversion
          Complete FC to FC/iSCSI conversion
          Complete iSCSI to FC/iSCSI conversion
          Complete FC/iSCSI to FC conversion
          Complete FC/iSCSI to FC conversion
  Maintaining E5700 hardware
    Batteries
      Overview and requirements
        Battery overview
        Requirements for replacing a failed battery
      Replace battery
        Place controller offline (duplex)
        Remove failed battery
          Step 1: Remove controller canister
          Remove failed battery
        Install new battery
          Install new battery
          Re-install controller canister
        Place controller online (duplex)
    Controllers
      Overview and requirements
        Controller overview
        Requirements for replacing a controller
      Replace controller in duplex configuration
        Prepare to replace controller (duplex)
        Remove failed controller (duplex)
          Remove controller canister (duplex)
          Remove battery (duplex)
          Remove host interface card (duplex)
        Install new controller (duplex)
          Install battery (duplex)
          Install host interface card (duplex)
          Install new controller canister (duplex)
        Complete controller replacement (duplex)
    Canisters
      Overview and requirements
        Power supply overview
        Power canister overview
        Fan canister overview
        Requirements for replacing a power supply
        Requirements for replacing a power canister
        Requirements for replacing a fan canister
      Replace power supply (24-drive)
        Prepare to replace power supply
        Remove failed power supply
        Install new power supply
        Complete power supply replacement
      Replace power canister (60-drive)
        Prepare to replace power canister
        Remove failed power canister
        Install new power canister
        Complete power canister replacement
      Replace fan canister (60-drive)
        Prepare to replace fan canister
        Remove failed fan canister and install new one
        Complete fan canister replacement
     Drives
      Overview and requirements
        Drives overview
        Drive drawer overview
        Requirements for handling drives
      Replace drive (24-drive)
        Prepare to replace drive (24-drive)
        Remove failed drive (24-drive)
        Install new drive (24-drive)
        Complete drive replacement (24-drive)
      Replace drive (60-drive)
        Prepare to replace drive (60-drive)
        Remove failed drive (60-drive)
        Install new drive (60-drive)
        Complete drive replacement (60-drive)
      Replace drive drawer (60-drive)
        Prepare to replace drive drawer (60-drive)
        Remove cable chains
        Remove failed drive drawer (60-drive)
        Install new drive drawer (60-drive)
        Attach cable chains
        Complete drive drawer replacement (60-drive)
     Host interface cards
      Overview and requirements
        Host interface card overview
        Requirements for adding, upgrading or replacing a HIC
      Add host interface cards
        Prepare to add host interface cards
        Add host interface card
          Remove controller canister
          Install host interface card
          Reinstall controller canister
        Complete adding a host interface card
      Upgrade host interface card
        Prepare to upgrade host interface cards
        Upgrade host interface card
          Remove controller canister
          Remove a host interface card
          Install host interface card
          Reinstall controller canister
        Complete upgrading a host interface card upgrade
      Replace host interface card
        Place controller offline (duplex)
        Replace host interface card
          Remove controller canister
          Install host interface card
          Reinstall controller canister
        Place controller online (duplex)
    Host port protocol
      Overview and requirements
        Host protocol overview
        Requirements for changing the host protocol
        Considerations for changing the host protocol
      Change host protocol
        Determine whether you have dual-protocol SFPs
        Obtain the feature pack
        Stop host I/O
        Change the feature pack
        Complete host protocol conversion
          Complete FC to iSCSI conversion
          Complete iSCSI to FC conversion
          Complete IB-iSER to/from IB-SRP, NVMe over InfiniBand, NVMe over RoCE conversion, or NVMe over Fiber Channel
  Older systems
    Replace and upgrade hardware
    Add second controller
    Change or add host protocols
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          Setup wizard terminology
        FAQs
          What if I don't see all of my hardware components?
          What if I don't see all of my hosts?
          How does identifying applications help me manage my storage array?
          What is a workload?
          How do I configure the delivery method for AutoSupport?
          How do I know if I should accept the recommended pool configuration?
          System Manager has not detected any hosts. What do I do?
      Storage array administration
        Concepts
          Storage array overview
          Administrator password protection
          Problem notification
          Operations in progress
        How tos
          Set default units for capacity values
          Set default time frame for performance graphs
          Recover from problems using Recovery Guru
          View and act on operations in progress
        FAQs
          Where can I find more information about display preferences?
          What are the supported browsers?
          What are the keyboard shortcuts?
     Storage
       Pools and volume groups
        Concepts
          How pools and volume groups work
          Capacity terminology
          How reserved capacity works
          How SSD Cache works
          SSD Cache restrictions
          Decide whether to use a pool or a volume group
          Functional comparison of pools and volume groups
          Automatic versus manual pool creation
        How tos
          Create pools and volume groups
            Create pool automatically
            Create pool manually
            Create a volume group
            Create SSD Cache
            Add capacity to a pool or volume group
          Manage pools, volume groups, and SSD Cache
            Change configuration settings for a pool
            Change SSD Cache settings
            Change configuration settings for a volume group
            View SSD Cache statistics
            Check volume redundancy
            Delete pool or volume group
            Consolidate free capacity for a volume group
            Disable resource provisioning on existing volumes
            Export/Import volume groups
          Manage drives
            Turn on locator lights in a pool, volume group, or SSD Cache
            Remove capacity from a pool or SSD Cache
            Enable security for a pool or volume group
            Assign hot spares
            Replace drive logically
          Manage reserved capacity
            Increase reserved capacity
            Decrease reserved capacity
            Change the reserved capacity settings for a snapshot group
            Change the reserved capacity settings for a snapshot volume
            Change the reserved capacity settings for a consistency group member volume
            Change the reserved capacity settings for a mirrored pair volume
            Cancel pending snapshot image
            Delete snapshot group
        FAQs
          What is a hot spare drive?
          What is a volume group?
          What is a pool?
          What is reserved capacity?
          What is FDE/FIPS security?
          What is redundancy check?
          What are the differences between pools and volume groups?
          Why would I want to manually configure a pool?
          Why are capacity alerts important?
          Why can't I increase my preservation capacity?
          Is there a limit on the number of drives I can remove from a pool?
          What media types are supported for a drive?
          Why are some drives not showing up?
          How do I maintain shelf/drawer loss protection?
          What RAID level is best for my application?
          What is Data Assurance?
          What is secure-capable (Drive Security)?
          What do I need to know about increasing reserved capacity?
          Why can't I choose another amount to decrease by?
          Why do I need reserved capacity for each member volume?
          How do I view and interpret all SSD Cache statistics?
          What is optimization capacity for pools?
          What is optimization capacity for volume groups?
          What is resource provisioning capable?
       Volumes
        Concepts
          Volumes in the storage array
          Volume terminology
          Workflow for creating volumes
          Data integrity and data security for volumes
          SSD Cache and volumes
          Application-specific workloads
          Actions you can perform on volumes
          Capacity for volumes
          Thin volume monitoring
          Comparison between thick volumes and thin volumes
          Copy Volume function
          Types of Copy Volume operations
        How tos
          Create storage
            Create workloads
            Create volumes
              Step 1: Select host for a volume
              Step 2: Select a workload for a volume
              Step 3: Add or edit volumes
              Step 4: Review volume configuration
          Manage volumes
            Increase capacity of a volume
            Change settings for a volume
            Initialize volumes
            Redistribute volumes
            Change controller ownership of a volume
            Change cache settings for a volume
            Change media scan settings for a volume
            Delete volume
          Manage applications and workloads
            Add to workload
            Change workload settings
          Work with copy services
            Copy volume
            Take action on a Copy Volume operation
          Monitor thin volumes
            Change allocated capacity limit for a thin volume
        FAQs
          What is a volume?
          Why am I seeing a capacity over-allocation error when I have enough free capacity in a volume group to create volumes?
          How does my selected workload impact volume creation?
          Why aren't these volumes associated with a workload?
          Why can’t I delete the selected workload?
          How do application-specific workloads help me manage my storage array?
          How does providing this information help create storage?
          What do I need to do to recognize the expanded capacity?
          Why don't I see all my pools and/or volume groups?
          What is segment size?
          What is preferred controller ownership?
          What is Automatic Load Balancing?
          When would I want to use the assign host later selection?
          What do I need to know about host block size requirements?
       Hosts
        Concepts
          Host terminology
          Workflow for host creation and volume assignment
          Automatic versus manual host creation
          How volumes are assigned to hosts and host clusters
          Access volumes
          Maximum number of LUNs
        How tos
          Configure host access
            Create host automatically
            Create host manually
            Create host cluster
            Create volumes
              Step 1: Select host for a volume
              Step 2: Select a workload for a volume
              Step 3: Add or edit volumes
              Step 4: Review volume configuration
            Assign volumes to hosts
          Manage hosts and host clusters
            Change the settings for a host
            Change the settings for a host cluster
            Unassign volumes
            Change host port identifiers for a host
            Delete host or host cluster
        FAQs
          What are hosts and host clusters?
          Why would I need to create a host cluster?
          How do I know which host operating system type is correct?
          What are HBAs and adapter ports?
          How do I match the host ports to a host?
          How do I create CHAP secrets?
          What is the default cluster?
       Performance
        Concepts
          Performance overview
          Performance terminology
        How tos
          View graphical performance data
          View and save tabular performance data
          Interpret performance data
        FAQs
          How do performance statistics for individual volumes relate to the total?
          Why does data display as zero in the graphs and table?
          What does the Latency graph show?
          What does the IOPS graph show?
          What does the MiB/s graph show?
          What does the CPU graph show?
          What does the Headroom graph show?
       Snapshots
        Concepts
          How snapshot images are used
            Overview of snapshot storage
            Requirements and guidelines for snapshots
            Base volumes, reserved capacity, and snapshot groups
            Snapshot schedules and snapshot consistency groups
            Snapshot volumes
            Snapshot rollback
          Snapshot terminology
          Workflow for creating snapshot images and snapshot volumes
        How tos
          Create snapshots and snapshot objects
            Create snapshot image
            Schedule snapshot images
            Create snapshot consistency group
              Step 1: Add members to snapshot consistency group
              Step 2: Reserve capacity for snapshot consistency group
              Step 3: Edit settings for snapshot consistency group
            Create snapshot volume
              Step 1: Review members for a snapshot volume
              Step 2: Assign snapshot volume to host
              Step 3: Reserve capacity for a snapshot volume
              Step 4: Edit settings for a snapshot volume
          Manage snapshot schedules
            Change the settings for a snapshot schedule
            Activate and suspend snapshot schedule
            Delete snapshot schedule
          Manage snapshot images
            View snapshot image settings
            Start snapshot image rollback for a base volume
            Start snapshot image rollback for snapshot consistency group member volumes
            Resume snapshot image rollback
            Cancel snapshot image rollback
            Delete snapshot image
          Manage snapshot consistency groups
            Add member volume to a snapshot consistency group
            Remove a member volume from a snapshot consistency group
            Change the settings for a snapshot consistency group
            Delete snapshot consistency group
          Manage snapshot volumes
            Convert snapshot volume to read-write mode
            Change the volume settings for a snapshot volume
            Copy snapshot volume
            Re-create snapshot volume
            Disable snapshot volume
            Delete snapshot volume
        FAQs
          Why don’t I see all my volumes, hosts, or host clusters?
          What is a snapshot image?
          Why use snapshot images?
          What kinds of volumes can be used for snapshots?
          Why would I create a snapshot consistency group?
          What is a snapshot volume and when does it need reserved capacity?
          What is a snapshot group?
          Why would I disable a snapshot volume?
          What is the Disabled state?
          Why would I suspend a snapshot schedule?
      Asynchronous mirroring
        Concepts
          How asynchronous mirroring works
          Asynchronous mirroring terminology
          Workflow for mirroring a volume asynchronously
          Requirements for using asynchronous mirroring
          Asynchronous mirror status
          Volume ownership
          Role change of a mirror consistency group
        How tos
          Manage mirror consistency groups
            Test communication for mirror consistency groups
            Suspend or resume synchronization for mirror consistency group
            Change synchronization settings for a mirror consistency group
            Re-synchronize mirror consistency group manually
            View unsynchronized data amount between mirror consistency groups
            Update remote IP address
            Change mirror consistency group role to primary or secondary
            Delete mirror consistency group
          Manage asynchronous mirrored pairs
            Remove asynchronous mirror relationship
            Increase reserved capacity
            Change the reserved capacity settings for a mirrored pair volume
            Complete mirrored pair for primary volumes created on legacy system
          Deactivate asynchronous mirroring
        FAQs
          How does asynchronous mirroring differ from synchronous mirroring?
          Why can't I access my chosen mirroring feature?
          What do I need to know before creating a mirror consistency group?
          Asynchronous mirroring - What do I need to know before creating a mirrored pair?
          What do I need to know before increasing my reserved capacity on a mirrored pair volume?
          Why can't I increase reserved capacity with my requested amount?
          Why would I change this percentage?
          Why do I see more than one reserved capacity candidate?
          Why do I see Not Available values displayed in the table?
          Why don’t I see all of my pools and volume groups?
          Asynchronous mirroring - Why don’t I see all my volumes?
          Asynchronous mirroring - Why don’t I see all the volumes on the remote storage array?
          Why would I update my remote storage array’s IP address?
      Synchronous mirroring
        Concepts
          How synchronous mirroring works
          Synchronous mirroring terminology
          Workflow for mirroring a volume synchronously
          Requirements for using synchronous mirroring
          Synchronous mirroring status
          Volume ownership
          Role change between volumes in a mirrored pair
        How tos
          Manage synchronous mirrored pairs
            Test communication for synchronous mirroring
            Suspend and resume synchronization for a mirrored pair
            Change role between volumes in a mirrored pair
            Change synchronization settings for a mirrored pair
            Remove synchronous mirror relationship
          Deactivate synchronous mirroring
        FAQs
          How does asynchronous mirroring differ from synchronous mirroring?
          Synchronous mirroring - Why don’t I see all my volumes?
          Synchronous mirroring - Why don’t I see all the volumes on the remote storage array?
          Synchronous mirroring - What do I need to know before creating a mirrored pair?
          What impact does synchronization priority have on synchronization rates?
          Why is it recommended to use a manual synchronization policy?
     Hardware
       Shelves
        Concepts
          Hardware page overview
          Hardware terminology
        How tos
          View hardware components
          Show or hide component status
          Switch between front and back views
          Change view order of shelves
          Turn on shelf locator light
          Change shelf IDs
          View shelf component status and settings
          Update battery learn cycles
        FAQs
          What is shelf loss protection and drawer loss protection?
          What are battery learn cycles?
       Controllers
        Concepts
          Controller terminology
          Controller states
          Considerations for assigning IP addresses
        How tos
          Configure management port
          Configure iSCSI ports
          Configure iSER over InfiniBand ports
          Configure NVMe over InfiniBand ports
          Configure NVMe over RoCE ports
          Configure NTP server addresses
          Configure DNS server addresses
          View controller settings
          Allow remote login
          Place controller online
          Place controller offline
          Place controller in service mode
          Reset (reboot) controller
        FAQs
          What is auto-negotiation?
          What is IPv6 stateless address auto-configuration?
          Which do I choose -- DHCP or manual configuration?
          What is a DHCP server?
          How do I configure my DHCP server?
          Why do I need to change the controller network configuration?
          Where do I get the network configuration?
          What are ICMP PING responses?
          When should I refresh the port configuration or the iSNS server from the DHCP server?
          What should I do after configuring the management ports?
       Drives
        Concepts
          Drive terminology
          Drive states
          Solid State Disks (SSDs)
          Hot spare drives
        How tos
          Limit the drive view
          Turn on drive locator light
          View drive status and settings
          Replace drive logically
          Reconstruct drive manually
          Initialize (format) drive
          Fail drive
          Assign hot spares
          Unassign hot spares
          Erase secure-enabled drive
          Unlock or reset locked NVMe drives
        FAQs
          What is preservation capacity?
          Why would I logically replace a drive?
          Where can I view the status of a drive undergoing reconstruction?
     Settings
       Alerts
        Concepts
          How alerts work
          Alerts terminology
        How tos
          Manage email alerts
            Configure mail server and recipients for alerts
            Edit email addresses for alerts
            Add email addresses for alerts
            Delete mail server or email addresses for alerts
            Edit mail server for alerts
          Manage SNMP alerts
            Configure communities and destinations for SNMP alerts
            Edit community names for SNMP traps
            Add community names for SNMP traps
            Remove community name for SNMP traps
            Configure SNMP MIB variables
            Add trap destinations for SNMP alerts
            Delete trap destinations
          Manage syslog alerts
            Configure syslog server for alerts
            Edit syslog servers for alerts
            Add syslog servers for alerts
            Delete syslog servers for alerts
        FAQs
          What if alerts are disabled?
          How do I configure SNMP or syslog alerts?
          Why are timestamps inconsistent between the array and alerts?
      System: Storage array settings
        Concepts
          Cache settings and performance
          Automatic load balancing overview
          Default host operating system type
        How tos
          Edit storage array name
          Turn on storage array locator lights
          Synchronize storage array clocks
          Save storage array configuration
          Clear storage array configuration
          Configure login banner
          Manage session timeouts
          Change cache settings for the storage array
          Set host connectivity reporting
          Set automatic load balancing
          Change default host type
          Enable or disable legacy management interface
          Enable or disable resource provisioning for new volumes
        FAQs
          What is controller cache?
          What is cache flushing?
          What is cache block size?
          When should I synchronize storage array clocks?
          What is host connectivity reporting?
          What do I need to know about the resource-provisioned volumes feature?
      System: iSCSI settings
        Concepts
          iSCSI terminology
        How tos
          Configure iSCSI ports
          Configure iSCSI authentication
          Enable iSCSI discovery settings
          View iSCSI statistics packages
          View iSCSI sessions
          End iSCSI session
          Configure iSER over InfiniBand ports
          View iSER over InfiniBand statistics
        FAQs
          What happens when I use an iSNS server for registration?
          Which registration methods are automatically supported for iSCSI?
          How do I interpret iSER over InfiniBand statistics?
          What else do I need to do to configure or diagnose iSER over InfiniBand?
      System: NVMe settings
        Concepts
          NVMe overview
          NVMe terminology
        How tos
          Configure NVMe over InfiniBand ports
          Configure NVMe over RoCE ports
          View NVMe over Fabrics statistics
        FAQs
          How do I interpret NVMe over Fabrics statistics?
          What else do I need to do to configure or diagnose NVMe over InfiniBand?
          What else do I need to do to configure or diagnose NVMe over RoCE?
          Why are there two IP addresses for one physical port?
          Why are there two sets of parameters for one physical port?
      System: Add-on features
        Concepts
          How add-on features work
          Add-on feature terminology
        How tos
          Obtain a feature key file
          Enable a premium feature
          Enable feature pack
          Download the command line interface (CLI)
      System: Security key management
        Concepts
          How the Drive Security feature works
          How security key management works
          Drive Security terminology
        How tos
          Create internal security key
          Create external security key
          Change security key
          Switch from external to internal key management
          Edit key management server settings
          Back up security key
          Validate security key
          Unlock drives using a security key
        FAQs
          What do I need to know before creating a security key?
          Why do I need to define a pass phrase?
          Why is it important to record security key information?
          What do I need to know before backing up a security key?
          What do I need to know before unlocking secure drives?
          What is read/write accessibility?
          What do I need to know about validating the security key?
          What is the difference between internal security key and external security key management?
       Access Management
        Concepts
          How Access Management works
          Access Management terminology
          Permissions for mapped roles
          Access Management with local user roles
          Access Management with directory services
          Access Management with SAML
        How tos
          View local user roles
          Change passwords
          Change local user password settings
          Add directory server
          Edit directory server settings and role mappings
          Remove directory server
          Configure SAML
            Step 1: Upload the IdP metadata file
            Step 2: Export Service Provider files
            Step 3: Map roles
            Step 4: Test SSO login
            Step 5: Enable SAML
          Change SAML role mappings
          Export SAML Service Provider files
          View audit log activity
          Define audit log policies
          Delete events from the audit log
          Configure syslog server for audit logs
          Edit syslog server settings for audit log records
        FAQs
          Why can't I log in?
          What do I need to know before adding a directory server?
          What do I need to know about mapping to storage array roles?
          Which external management tools may be affected by this change?
          What do I need to know before configuring and enabling SAML?
          What types of events are recorded in the audit log?
          What do I need to know before configuring a syslog server?
          The syslog server is no longer receiving audit logs. What do I do?
      Certificates
        Concepts
          How certificates work
          Certificate terminology
        How tos
          Use CA-signed certificates for controllers
            Step 1: Complete CSRs for the controllers
            Step 2: Submit the CSR files
            Step 3: Import signed certificates for controllers
          Reset management certificates
          View imported certificate information
          Import certificates for controllers when acting as clients
          Enable certificate revocation checking
          Delete trusted certificates
          Use CA-signed certificates for authentication with a key management server
            Step 1: Complete and submit CSR for authentication with a key management server
            Step 2: Import certificates for the key management server
          Export key management server certificates
        FAQs
          Why does the Cannot Access Other Controller dialog box appear?
          How do I know what certificates need to be uploaded to System Manager for external key management?
          What do I need to know about certificate revocation checking?
          What types of servers will revocation checking be enabled for?
    Support
      Support center
        Concepts
          AutoSupport feature overview
          Workflow for the AutoSupport feature
        How tos
          View storage array information
            View storage array profile
            View software and firmware inventory
          Collect diagnostic data
            Collect support data manually
            Collect configuration data
            Retrieve recovery support files
            Retrieve trace buffers
            Collect drive data
            Collect I/O path statistics
            Retrieve health image
          Take recovery action on storage array status
            View unreadable sectors log
            Re-enable drive ports
            Clear recovery mode
          Manage iSCSI connections
            View iSCSI statistics packages
            View the different types of iSCSI statistics
              MAC transmit and MAC receive statistics
              Ethernet TCP/IP statistics
              iSCSI target statistics and local initiator statistics
              DCBX operational state statistics
              LLDP TLV statistics
              DCBX TLV statistics
            View iSCSI sessions
            End iSCSI session
            View iSER over InfiniBand statistics
          Manage NVMe connections
            View NVMe over Fabrics statistics
          Manage AutoSupport
            Enable or disable AutoSupport features
            Configure AutoSupport delivery method
            Schedule AutoSupport dispatches
            Send AutoSupport dispatches
            View AutoSupport status
            View AutoSupport log
            Enable AutoSupport maintenance window
            Disable AutoSupport maintenance window
        FAQs
          What data am I collecting?
          What does unreadable sectors data show me?
          What is a health image?
          What else do I need to do to configure or diagnose iSCSI?
          What do the AutoSupport features do?
          What type of data is collected through the AutoSupport feature?
          How do I configure the delivery method for the AutoSupport feature?
          What is configuration data?
      Event log
        Concepts
          Critical events
          Event log
        How tos
          View events using the event log
      Upgrade center
        Concepts
          Controller software and firmware upgrades
          Workflow for controller software and firmware upgrade
          Drive firmware upgrades
        How tos
          Upgrade software and firmware
          Activate controller software and firmware
          Upgrade drive firmware
          Review the possible software and firmware upgrade errors
        FAQs
          What do I need to know before upgrading the SANtricity OS Software?
          What do I need to know before suspending IOM auto-synchronization?
          Why is my firmware upgrade progressing so slowly?
          What do I need to know before upgrading drive firmware?
          How do I choose which type of upgrade to perform?
  Online help for Unified Manager 5
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    What's new in SANtricity Unified Manager
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      Unified Manager overview
        Concepts
          Interface overview
          Supported browsers
      Unified Manager administration
        Concepts
          Administrator password protection
        How tos
          Change the admin password
          Change storage array passwords
          Manage session timeouts
     Manage
      Discover storage arrays
        Concepts
          Considerations for discovering arrays
        How tos
          Discover multiple storage arrays
            Enter network address
            Resolve self-signed certificates during discovery
            Resolve untrusted certificates during discovery
            Provide passwords
          Discover single array
      Launch
        Concepts
          Considerations for accessing SANtricity System Manager
        How tos
          Manage an individual storage array
      Import Settings
        Concepts
          How Import Settings works
          Requirements for replicating storage configurations
        How tos
          Import alert settings
          Import AutoSupport settings
          Import directory services settings
          Import system settings
          Import storage configuration settings
        FAQs
          What settings will be imported?
          Why don't I see all of my storage arrays?
      Mirroring
        Concepts
          Mirroring overview
          Mirroring configuration workflow
          Mirroring terminology
          Requirements for using mirroring
        How tos
          Create asynchronous mirrored pair
            Step 1: Create or select a mirror consistency group
            Step 2: Select the primary volume
            Step 3: Select the secondary volume
          Create synchronous mirrored pair
            Step 1: Select the primary volume
            Step 2: Select the secondary volume
            Step 3: Select synchronization settings
        FAQs
          What do I need to know before creating a mirror consistency group?
          What do I need to know before creating a mirrored pair?
          Why would I change this percentage?
          Why do I see more than one reserved capacity candidate?
          Why don’t I see all my volumes?
          Why don’t I see all the volumes on the remote storage array?
          What impact does synchronization priority have on synchronization rates?
          Why is it recommended to use a manual synchronization policy?
      Manage Groups
        Concepts
          Storage array groups
          Storage array status
        How tos
          Manage groups
            Create storage array group
            Delete storage array group
            Rename storage array group
            Add storage array to group
            Remove storage arrays from group
          Remove storage arrays from SANtricity Unified Manager
      Upgrade Center
        Concepts
          How upgrades work
          Upgrade considerations
        How tos
          Perform pre-upgrade health check
          Upgrade SANtricity OS
          Activate staged OS software
          Manage software repository
          Clear staged OS software
    Certificates and Access
      Certificate Management
        Concepts
          How certificates work
          Certificate terminology
        How tos
          Use CA-signed certificates
            Step 1: Complete a CSR file
            Step 2: Submit CSR file
            Step 3: Import management certificates
          Reset management certificates
          Import certificates for arrays
          View certificates
          Export certificates
          Delete trusted certificates
          Resolve untrusted certificates
      Access Management
        Concepts
          How Access Management works
          Access Management terminology
          Permissions for mapped roles
          Access Management with local user roles
          Access Management with directory services
        How tos
          View local user roles
          Change passwords
          Change local user password settings
          Add directory server
          Edit directory server settings and role mappings
          Remove directory server
        FAQs
          Why can't I log in?
          What do I need to know before adding a directory server?
          What do I need to know about mapping to storage array roles?
          What are the local users?
  Online help for System Manager 11.7
    System Manager Dashboard
    What's new in SANtricity System Manager
     Home
      SANtricity System Manager overview
        Concepts
          Home page
      Setup wizard
        Concepts
          Setup wizard overview
          Setup wizard terminology
        FAQs
          What if I don't see all of my hardware components?
          What if I don't see all of my hosts?
          How does identifying applications help me manage my storage array?
          What is a workload?
          How do I configure the delivery method for AutoSupport?
          How do I know if I should accept the recommended pool configuration?
          System Manager has not detected any hosts. What do I do?
      Storage array administration
        Concepts
          Storage array overview
          Administrator password protection
          Problem notification
          Operations in progress
        How tos
          Set default units for capacity values
          Set default time frame for performance graphs
          Recover from problems using Recovery Guru
          View and act on operations in progress
        FAQs
          Where can I find more information about display preferences?
          What are the supported browsers?
          What are the keyboard shortcuts?
     Storage
       Pools and volume groups
        Concepts
          How pools and volume groups work
          Capacity terminology
          How reserved capacity works
          How SSD Cache works
          SSD Cache restrictions
          Decide whether to use a pool or a volume group
          Functional comparison of pools and volume groups
          Automatic versus manual pool creation
        How tos
          Create pools and volume groups
            Create pool automatically
            Create pool manually
            Create a volume group
            Create SSD Cache
            Add capacity to a pool or volume group
          Manage pools, volume groups, and SSD Cache
            Change configuration settings for a pool
            Change SSD Cache settings
            Change configuration settings for a volume group
            View SSD Cache statistics
            Check volume redundancy
            Delete pool or volume group
            Consolidate free capacity for a volume group
            Disable resource provisioning on existing volumes
            Export/Import volume groups
          Manage drives
            Turn on locator lights in a pool, volume group, or SSD Cache
            Remove capacity from a pool or SSD Cache
            Enable security for a pool or volume group
            Assign hot spares
            Replace drive logically
          Manage reserved capacity
            Increase reserved capacity
            Decrease reserved capacity
            Change the reserved capacity settings for a snapshot group
            Change the reserved capacity settings for a snapshot volume
            Change the reserved capacity settings for a consistency group member volume
            Change the reserved capacity settings for a mirrored pair volume
            Cancel pending snapshot image
            Delete snapshot group
        FAQs
          What is a hot spare drive?
          What is a volume group?
          What is a pool?
          What is reserved capacity?
          What is FDE/FIPS security?
          What is redundancy check?
          What are the differences between pools and volume groups?
          Why would I want to manually configure a pool?
          Why are capacity alerts important?
          Why can't I increase my preservation capacity?
          Is there a limit on the number of drives I can remove from a pool?
          What media types are supported for a drive?
          Why are some drives not showing up?
          How do I maintain shelf/drawer loss protection?
          What RAID level is best for my application?
          What is Data Assurance?
          What is secure-capable (Drive Security)?
          What do I need to know about increasing reserved capacity?
          Why can't I choose another amount to decrease by?
          Why do I need reserved capacity for each member volume?
          How do I view and interpret all SSD Cache statistics?
          What is optimization capacity for pools?
          What is optimization capacity for volume groups?
          What is resource provisioning capable?
       Volumes
        Concepts
          Volumes in the storage array
          Volume terminology
          Workflow for creating volumes
          Data integrity and data security for volumes
          SSD Cache and volumes
          Application-specific workloads
          Actions you can perform on volumes
          Capacity for volumes
          Thin volume monitoring
          Comparison between thick volumes and thin volumes
          Copy Volume function
          Types of Copy Volume operations
        How tos
          Create storage
            Create workloads
            Create volumes
              Step 1: Select host for a volume
              Step 2: Select a workload for a volume
              Step 3: Add or edit volumes
              Step 4: Review volume configuration
          Manage volumes
            Increase capacity of a volume
            Change settings for a volume
            Initialize volumes
            Redistribute volumes
            Change controller ownership of a volume
            Change cache settings for a volume
            Change media scan settings for a volume
            Delete volume
          Manage applications and workloads
            Add to workload
            Change workload settings
          Work with copy services
            Copy volume
            Take action on a Copy Volume operation
          Monitor thin volumes
            Change allocated capacity limit for a thin volume
        FAQs
          What is a volume?
          Why am I seeing a capacity over-allocation error when I have enough free capacity in a volume group to create volumes?
          How does my selected workload impact volume creation?
          Why aren't these volumes associated with a workload?
          Why can’t I delete the selected workload?
          How do application-specific workloads help me manage my storage array?
          How does providing this information help create storage?
          What do I need to do to recognize the expanded capacity?
          Why don't I see all my pools and/or volume groups?
          What is segment size?
          What is preferred controller ownership?
          What is Automatic Load Balancing?
          When would I want to use the assign host later selection?
          What do I need to know about host block size requirements?
       Hosts
        Concepts
          Host terminology
          Workflow for host creation and volume assignment
          Automatic versus manual host creation
          How volumes are assigned to hosts and host clusters
          Access volumes
          Maximum number of LUNs
        How tos
          Configure host access
            Create host automatically
            Create host manually
            Create host cluster
            Create volumes
              Step 1: Select host for a volume
              Step 2: Select a workload for a volume
              Step 3: Add or edit volumes
              Step 4: Review volume configuration
            Assign volumes to hosts
          Manage hosts and host clusters
            Change the settings for a host
            Change the settings for a host cluster
            Unassign volumes
            Change host port identifiers for a host
            Delete host or host cluster
        FAQs
          What are hosts and host clusters?
          Why would I need to create a host cluster?
          How do I know which host operating system type is correct?
          What are HBAs and adapter ports?
          How do I match the host ports to a host?
          How do I create CHAP secrets?
          What is the default cluster?
       Performance
        Concepts
          Performance overview
          Performance terminology
        How tos
          View graphical performance data
          View and save tabular performance data
          Interpret performance data
        FAQs
          How do performance statistics for individual volumes relate to the total?
          Why does data display as zero in the graphs and table?
          What does the Latency graph show?
          What does the IOPS graph show?
          What does the MiB/s graph show?
          What does the CPU graph show?
          What does the Headroom graph show?
       Snapshots
        Concepts
          How snapshot images are used
            Overview of snapshot storage
            Requirements and guidelines for snapshots
            Base volumes, reserved capacity, and snapshot groups
            Snapshot schedules and snapshot consistency groups
            Snapshot volumes
            Snapshot rollback
          Snapshot terminology
          Workflow for creating snapshot images and snapshot volumes
        How tos
          Create snapshots and snapshot objects
            Create snapshot image
            Schedule snapshot images
            Create snapshot consistency group
              Step 1: Add members to snapshot consistency group
              Step 2: Reserve capacity for snapshot consistency group
              Step 3: Edit settings for snapshot consistency group
            Create snapshot volume
              Step 1: Review members for a snapshot volume
              Step 2: Assign snapshot volume to host
              Step 3: Reserve capacity for a snapshot volume
              Step 4: Edit settings for a snapshot volume
          Manage snapshot schedules
            Change the settings for a snapshot schedule
            Activate and suspend snapshot schedule
            Delete snapshot schedule
          Manage snapshot images
            View snapshot image settings
            Start snapshot image rollback for a base volume
            Start snapshot image rollback for snapshot consistency group member volumes
            Resume snapshot image rollback
            Cancel snapshot image rollback
            Delete snapshot image
          Manage snapshot consistency groups
            Add member volume to a snapshot consistency group
            Remove a member volume from a snapshot consistency group
            Change the settings for a snapshot consistency group
            Delete snapshot consistency group
          Manage snapshot volumes
            Convert snapshot volume to read-write mode
            Change the volume settings for a snapshot volume
            Copy snapshot volume
            Re-create snapshot volume
            Disable snapshot volume
            Delete snapshot volume
        FAQs
          Why don’t I see all my volumes, hosts, or host clusters?
          What is a snapshot image?
          Why use snapshot images?
          What kinds of volumes can be used for snapshots?
          Why would I create a snapshot consistency group?
          What is a snapshot volume and when does it need reserved capacity?
          What is a snapshot group?
          Why would I disable a snapshot volume?
          What is the Disabled state?
          Why would I suspend a snapshot schedule?
      Asynchronous mirroring
        Concepts
          How asynchronous mirroring works
          Asynchronous mirroring terminology
          Workflow for mirroring a volume asynchronously
          Requirements for using asynchronous mirroring
          Asynchronous mirror status
          Volume ownership
          Role change of a mirror consistency group
        How tos
          Manage mirror consistency groups
            Test communication for mirror consistency groups
            Suspend or resume synchronization for mirror consistency group
            Change synchronization settings for a mirror consistency group
            Re-synchronize mirror consistency group manually
            View unsynchronized data amount between mirror consistency groups
            Update remote IP address
            Change mirror consistency group role to primary or secondary
            Delete mirror consistency group
          Manage asynchronous mirrored pairs
            Remove asynchronous mirror relationship
            Increase reserved capacity
            Change the reserved capacity settings for a mirrored pair volume
            Complete mirrored pair for primary volumes created on legacy system
          Deactivate asynchronous mirroring
        FAQs
          How does asynchronous mirroring differ from synchronous mirroring?
          Why can't I access my chosen mirroring feature?
          What do I need to know before creating a mirror consistency group?
          Asynchronous mirroring - What do I need to know before creating a mirrored pair?
          What do I need to know before increasing my reserved capacity on a mirrored pair volume?
          Why can't I increase reserved capacity with my requested amount?
          Why would I change this percentage?
          Why do I see more than one reserved capacity candidate?
          Why do I see Not Available values displayed in the table?
          Why don’t I see all of my pools and volume groups?
          Asynchronous mirroring - Why don’t I see all my volumes?
          Asynchronous mirroring - Why don’t I see all the volumes on the remote storage array?
          Why would I update my remote storage array’s IP address?
      Synchronous mirroring
        Concepts
          How synchronous mirroring works
          Synchronous mirroring terminology
          Workflow for mirroring a volume synchronously
          Requirements for using synchronous mirroring
          Synchronous mirroring status
          Volume ownership
          Role change between volumes in a mirrored pair
        How tos
          Manage synchronous mirrored pairs
            Test communication for synchronous mirroring
            Suspend and resume synchronization for a mirrored pair
            Change role between volumes in a mirrored pair
            Change synchronization settings for a mirrored pair
            Remove synchronous mirror relationship
          Deactivate synchronous mirroring
        FAQs
          How does asynchronous mirroring differ from synchronous mirroring?
          Synchronous mirroring - Why don’t I see all my volumes?
          Synchronous mirroring - Why don’t I see all the volumes on the remote storage array?
          Synchronous mirroring - What do I need to know before creating a mirrored pair?
          What impact does synchronization priority have on synchronization rates?
          Why is it recommended to use a manual synchronization policy?
     Hardware
       Shelves
        Concepts
          Hardware page overview
          Hardware terminology
        How tos
          View hardware components
          Show or hide component status
          Switch between front and back views
          Change view order of shelves
          Turn on shelf locator light
          Change shelf IDs
          View shelf component status and settings
          Update battery learn cycles
        FAQs
          What is shelf loss protection and drawer loss protection?
          What are battery learn cycles?
       Controllers
        Concepts
          Controller terminology
          Controller states
          Considerations for assigning IP addresses
        How tos
          Configure management port
          Configure iSCSI ports
          Configure iSER over InfiniBand ports
          Configure NVMe over InfiniBand ports
          Configure NVMe over RoCE ports
          Configure NTP server addresses
          Configure DNS server addresses
          View controller settings
          Allow remote login
          Place controller online
          Place controller offline
          Place controller in service mode
          Reset (reboot) controller
        FAQs
          What is auto-negotiation?
          What is IPv6 stateless address auto-configuration?
          Which do I choose -- DHCP or manual configuration?
          What is a DHCP server?
          How do I configure my DHCP server?
          Why do I need to change the controller network configuration?
          Where do I get the network configuration?
          What are ICMP PING responses?
          When should I refresh the port configuration or the iSNS server from the DHCP server?
          What should I do after configuring the management ports?
       Drives
        Concepts
          Drive terminology
          Drive states
          Solid State Disks (SSDs)
          Hot spare drives
        How tos
          Limit the drive view
          Turn on drive locator light
          View drive status and settings
          Replace drive logically
          Reconstruct drive manually
          Initialize (format) drive
          Fail drive
          Assign hot spares
          Unassign hot spares
          Erase secure-enabled drive
          Unlock or reset locked NVMe drives
        FAQs
          What is preservation capacity?
          Why would I logically replace a drive?
          Where can I view the status of a drive undergoing reconstruction?
     Settings
       Alerts
        Concepts
          How alerts work
          Alerts terminology
        How tos
          Manage email alerts
            Configure mail server and recipients for alerts
            Edit email addresses for alerts
            Add email addresses for alerts
            Delete mail server or email addresses for alerts
            Edit mail server for alerts
          Manage SNMP alerts
            Configure communities and destinations for SNMP alerts
            Edit community names for SNMP traps
            Add community names for SNMP traps
            Remove community name for SNMP traps
            Configure SNMP MIB variables
            Add trap destinations for SNMP alerts
            Delete trap destinations
          Manage syslog alerts
            Configure syslog server for alerts
            Edit syslog servers for alerts
            Add syslog servers for alerts
            Delete syslog servers for alerts
        FAQs
          What if alerts are disabled?
          How do I configure SNMP or syslog alerts?
          Why are timestamps inconsistent between the array and alerts?
      System: Storage array settings
        Concepts
          Cache settings and performance
          Automatic load balancing overview
          Default host operating system type
        How tos
          Edit storage array name
          Turn on storage array locator lights
          Synchronize storage array clocks
          Save storage array configuration
          Clear storage array configuration
          Configure login banner
          Manage session timeouts
          Change cache settings for the storage array
          Set host connectivity reporting
          Set automatic load balancing
          Change default host type
          Enable or disable legacy management interface
          Enable or disable resource provisioning for new volumes
        FAQs
          What is controller cache?
          What is cache flushing?
          What is cache block size?
          When should I synchronize storage array clocks?
          What is host connectivity reporting?
          What do I need to know about the resource-provisioned volumes feature?
      System: iSCSI settings
        Concepts
          iSCSI terminology
        How tos
          Configure iSCSI ports
          Configure iSCSI authentication
          Enable iSCSI discovery settings
          View iSCSI statistics packages
          View iSCSI sessions
          End iSCSI session
          Configure iSER over InfiniBand ports
          View iSER over InfiniBand statistics
        FAQs
          What happens when I use an iSNS server for registration?
          Which registration methods are automatically supported for iSCSI?
          How do I interpret iSER over InfiniBand statistics?
          What else do I need to do to configure or diagnose iSER over InfiniBand?
      System: NVMe settings
        Concepts
          NVMe overview
          NVMe terminology
        How tos
          Configure NVMe over InfiniBand ports
          Configure NVMe over RoCE ports
          View NVMe over Fabrics statistics
        FAQs
          How do I interpret NVMe over Fabrics statistics?
          What else do I need to do to configure or diagnose NVMe over InfiniBand?
          What else do I need to do to configure or diagnose NVMe over RoCE?
          Why are there two IP addresses for one physical port?
          Why are there two sets of parameters for one physical port?
      System: Add-on features
        Concepts
          How add-on features work
          Add-on feature terminology
        How tos
          Obtain a feature key file
          Enable a premium feature
          Enable feature pack
          Download the command line interface (CLI)
      System: Security key management
        Concepts
          How the Drive Security feature works
          How security key management works
          Drive Security terminology
        How tos
          Create internal security key
          Create external security key
          Change security key
          Switch from external to internal key management
          Edit key management server settings
          Back up security key
          Validate security key
          Unlock drives using a security key
        FAQs
          What do I need to know before creating a security key?
          Why do I need to define a pass phrase?
          Why is it important to record security key information?
          What do I need to know before backing up a security key?
          What do I need to know before unlocking secure drives?
          What is read/write accessibility?
          What do I need to know about validating the security key?
          What is the difference between internal security key and external security key management?
       Access Management
        Concepts
          How Access Management works
          Access Management terminology
          Permissions for mapped roles
          Access Management with local user roles
          Access Management with directory services
          Access Management with SAML
        How tos
          View local user roles
          Change passwords
          Change local user password settings
          Add directory server
          Edit directory server settings and role mappings
          Remove directory server
          Configure SAML
            Step 1: Upload the IdP metadata file
            Step 2: Export Service Provider files
            Step 3: Map roles
            Step 4: Test SSO login
            Step 5: Enable SAML
          Change SAML role mappings
          Export SAML Service Provider files
          View audit log activity
          Define audit log policies
          Delete events from the audit log
          Configure syslog server for audit logs
          Edit syslog server settings for audit log records
        FAQs
          Why can't I log in?
          What do I need to know before adding a directory server?
          What do I need to know about mapping to storage array roles?
          Which external management tools may be affected by this change?
          What do I need to know before configuring and enabling SAML?
          What types of events are recorded in the audit log?
          What do I need to know before configuring a syslog server?
          The syslog server is no longer receiving audit logs. What do I do?
      Certificates
        Concepts
          How certificates work
          Certificate terminology
        How tos
          Use CA-signed certificates for controllers
            Step 1: Complete CSRs for the controllers
            Step 2: Submit the CSR files
            Step 3: Import signed certificates for controllers
          Reset management certificates
          View imported certificate information
          Import certificates for controllers when acting as clients
          Enable certificate revocation checking
          Delete trusted certificates
          Use CA-signed certificates for authentication with a key management server
            Step 1: Complete and submit CSR for authentication with a key management server
            Step 2: Import certificates for the key management server
          Export key management server certificates
        FAQs
          Why does the Cannot Access Other Controller dialog box appear?
          How do I know what certificates need to be uploaded to System Manager for external key management?
          What do I need to know about certificate revocation checking?
          What types of servers will revocation checking be enabled for?
    Support
      Support center
        Concepts
          AutoSupport feature overview
          Workflow for the AutoSupport feature
        How tos
          View storage array information
            View storage array profile
            View software and firmware inventory
          Collect diagnostic data
            Collect support data manually
            Collect configuration data
            Retrieve recovery support files
            Retrieve trace buffers
            Collect drive data
            Collect I/O path statistics
            Retrieve health image
          Take recovery action on storage array status
            View unreadable sectors log
            Re-enable drive ports
            Clear recovery mode
          Manage iSCSI connections
            View iSCSI statistics packages
            View the different types of iSCSI statistics
              MAC transmit and MAC receive statistics
              Ethernet TCP/IP statistics
              iSCSI target statistics and local initiator statistics
              DCBX operational state statistics
              LLDP TLV statistics
              DCBX TLV statistics
            View iSCSI sessions
            End iSCSI session
            View iSER over InfiniBand statistics
          Manage NVMe connections
            View NVMe over Fabrics statistics
          Manage AutoSupport
            Enable or disable AutoSupport features
            Configure AutoSupport delivery method
            Schedule AutoSupport dispatches
            Send AutoSupport dispatches
            View AutoSupport status
            View AutoSupport log
            Enable AutoSupport maintenance window
            Disable AutoSupport maintenance window
        FAQs
          What data am I collecting?
          What does unreadable sectors data show me?
          What is a health image?
          What else do I need to do to configure or diagnose iSCSI?
          What do the AutoSupport features do?
          What type of data is collected through the AutoSupport feature?
          How do I configure the delivery method for the AutoSupport feature?
          What is configuration data?
      Event log
        Concepts
          Critical events
          Event log
        How tos
          View events using the event log
      Upgrade center
        Concepts
          Controller software and firmware upgrades
          Workflow for controller software and firmware upgrade
          Drive firmware upgrades
        How tos
          Upgrade software and firmware
          Activate controller software and firmware
          Upgrade drive firmware
          Review the possible software and firmware upgrade errors
        FAQs
          What do I need to know before upgrading the SANtricity OS Software?
          What do I need to know before suspending IOM auto-synchronization?
          Why is my firmware upgrade progressing so slowly?
          What do I need to know before upgrading drive firmware?
          How do I choose which type of upgrade to perform?
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        Concepts
          Interface overview
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      Unified Manager administration
        Concepts
          Administrator password protection
        How tos
          Change the admin password
          Change storage array passwords
          Manage session timeouts
     Manage
      Discover storage arrays
        Concepts
          Considerations for discovering arrays
        How tos
          Discover multiple storage arrays
            Enter network address
            Resolve self-signed certificates during discovery
            Resolve untrusted certificates during discovery
            Provide passwords
          Discover single array
      Launch
        Concepts
          Considerations for accessing SANtricity System Manager
        How tos
          Manage an individual storage array
      Import Settings
        Concepts
          How Import Settings works
          Requirements for replicating storage configurations
        How tos
          Import alert settings
          Import AutoSupport settings
          Import directory services settings
          Import system settings
          Import storage configuration settings
        FAQs
          What settings will be imported?
          Why don't I see all of my storage arrays?
      Mirroring
        Concepts
          Mirroring overview
          Mirroring configuration workflow
          Mirroring terminology
          Requirements for using mirroring
        How tos
          Create asynchronous mirrored pair
            Step 1: Create or select a mirror consistency group
            Step 2: Select the primary volume
            Step 3: Select the secondary volume
          Create synchronous mirrored pair
            Step 1: Select the primary volume
            Step 2: Select the secondary volume
            Step 3: Select synchronization settings
        FAQs
          What do I need to know before creating a mirror consistency group?
          What do I need to know before creating a mirrored pair?
          Why would I change this percentage?
          Why do I see more than one reserved capacity candidate?
          Why don’t I see all my volumes?
          Why don’t I see all the volumes on the remote storage array?
          What impact does synchronization priority have on synchronization rates?
          Why is it recommended to use a manual synchronization policy?
      Manage Groups
        Concepts
          Storage array groups
          Storage array status
        How tos
          Manage groups
            Create storage array group
            Delete storage array group
            Rename storage array group
            Add storage array to group
            Remove storage arrays from group
          Remove storage arrays from SANtricity Unified Manager
      Upgrade Center
        Concepts
          How upgrades work
          Upgrade considerations
        How tos
          Perform pre-upgrade health check
          Upgrade SANtricity OS
          Activate staged OS software
          Manage software repository
          Clear staged OS software
    Certificates and Access
      Certificate Management
        Concepts
          How certificates work
          Certificate terminology
        How tos
          Use CA-signed certificates
            Step 1: Complete a CSR file
            Step 2: Submit CSR file
            Step 3: Import management certificates
          Reset management certificates
          Import certificates for arrays
          View certificates
          Export certificates
          Delete trusted certificates
          Resolve untrusted certificates
      Access Management
        Concepts
          How Access Management works
          Access Management terminology
          Permissions for mapped roles
          Access Management with local user roles
          Access Management with directory services
        How tos
          View local user roles
          Change passwords
          Change local user password settings
          Add directory server
          Edit directory server settings and role mappings
          Remove directory server
        FAQs
          Why can't I log in?
          What do I need to know before adding a directory server?
          What do I need to know about mapping to storage array roles?
          What are the local users?
Storage management help for earlier releases
  Online help for System Manager 11.6
    System Manager Dashboard
    What's new in SANtricity System Manager
     Home
      SANtricity System Manager overview
        Concepts
          Home page
      Setup wizard
        Concepts
          Setup wizard overview
          Setup wizard terminology
        FAQs
          What if I don't see all of my hardware components?
          What if I don't see all of my hosts?
          How does identifying applications help me manage my storage array?
          What is a workload?
          How do I configure the delivery method for AutoSupport?
          How do I know if I should accept the recommended pool configuration?
          System Manager has not detected any hosts. What do I do?
      Storage array administration
        Concepts
          Storage array overview
          Administrator password protection
          Problem notification
          Operations in progress
        How tos
          Set default units for capacity values
          Set default time frame for performance graphs
          Recover from problems using Recovery Guru
          View and act on operations in progress
        FAQs
          Where can I find more information about display preferences?
          What are the supported browsers?
          What are the keyboard shortcuts?
     Storage
       Pools and volume groups
        Concepts
          How pools and volume groups work
          Capacity terminology
          How reserved capacity works
          How SSD Cache works
          SSD Cache restrictions
          Decide whether to use a pool or a volume group
          Functional comparison of pools and volume groups
          Automatic versus manual pool creation
        How tos
          Create pools and volume groups
            Create pool automatically
            Create pool manually
            Create a volume group
            Create SSD Cache
            Add capacity to a pool or volume group
          Manage pools, volume groups, and SSD Cache
            Change configuration settings for a pool
            Change SSD Cache settings
            Change configuration settings for a volume group
            View SSD Cache statistics
            Check volume redundancy
            Delete pool or volume group
            Consolidate free capacity for a volume group
            Export/Import volume groups
          Manage drives
            Turn on locator lights in a pool, volume group, or SSD Cache
            Remove capacity from a pool or SSD Cache
            Enable security for a pool or volume group
            Assign hot spares
            Replace drive logically
          Manage reserved capacity
            Increase reserved capacity
            Decrease reserved capacity
            Change the reserved capacity settings for a snapshot group
            Change the reserved capacity settings for a snapshot volume
            Change the reserved capacity settings for a consistency group member volume
            Change the reserved capacity settings for a mirrored pair volume
            Cancel pending snapshot image
            Delete snapshot group
        FAQs
          What is a hot spare drive?
          What is a volume group?
          What is a pool?
          What is reserved capacity?
          What is FDE/FIPS security?
          What is redundancy check?
          What are the differences between pools and volume groups?
          Why would I want to manually configure a pool?
          Why are capacity alerts important?
          Why can't I increase my preservation capacity?
          Is there a limit on the number of drives I can remove from a pool?
          What media types are supported for a drive?
          Why are some drives not showing up?
          How do I maintain shelf/drawer loss protection?
          What RAID level is best for my application?
          What is Data Assurance?
          What is secure-capable (Drive Security)?
          What do I need to know about increasing reserved capacity?
          Why can't I choose another amount to decrease by?
          Why do I need reserved capacity for each member volume?
          How do I view and interpret all SSD Cache statistics?
          What is optimization capacity for pools?
          What is optimization capacity for volume groups?
       Volumes
        Concepts
          Volumes in the storage array
          Volume terminology
          Workflow for creating volumes
          Data integrity and data security for volumes
          SSD Cache and volumes
          Application-specific workloads
          Actions you can perform on volumes
          Capacity for volumes
          Thin volume monitoring
          Comparison between thick volumes and thin volumes
          Copy Volume function
          Types of Copy Volume operations
        How tos
          Create storage
            Create workloads
            Create volumes
              Step 1: Select host for a volume
              Step 2: Select a workload for a volume
              Step 3: Add or edit volumes
              Step 4: Review volume configuration
          Manage volumes
            Increase capacity of a volume
            Change settings for a volume
            Initialize volumes
            Redistribute volumes
            Change controller ownership of a volume
            Change cache settings for a volume
            Change media scan settings for a volume
            Delete volume
          Manage applications and workloads
            Add to workload
            Change workload settings
          Work with copy services
            Copy volume
            Take action on a Copy Volume operation
          Monitor thin volumes
            Change allocated capacity limit for a thin volume
        FAQs
          What is a volume?
          Why am I seeing a capacity over-allocation error when I have enough free capacity in a volume group to create volumes?
          How does my selected workload impact volume creation?
          Why aren't these volumes associated with a workload?
          Why can’t I delete the selected workload?
          How do application-specific workloads help me manage my storage array?
          How does providing this information help create storage?
          What do I need to do to recognize the expanded capacity?
          Why don't I see all my pools and/or volume groups?
          What is segment size?
          What is preferred controller ownership?
          What is Automatic Load Balancing?
       Hosts
        Concepts
          Host terminology
          Workflow for host creation and volume assignment
          Automatic versus manual host creation
          How volumes are assigned to hosts and host clusters
          Access volumes
          Maximum number of LUNs
        How tos
          Configure host access
            Create host automatically
            Create host manually
            Create host cluster
            Create volumes
              Step 1: Select host for a volume
              Step 2: Select a workload for a volume
              Step 3: Add or edit volumes
              Step 4: Review volume configuration
            Assign volumes
          Manage hosts and host clusters
            Change the settings for a host
            Change the settings for a host cluster
            Unassign volumes
            Change host port identifiers for a host
            Delete host or host cluster
        FAQs
          What are hosts and host clusters?
          Why would I need to create a host cluster?
          How do I know which host operating system type is correct?
          What are HBAs and adapter ports?
          How do I match the host ports to a host?
          How do I create CHAP secrets?
          What is the default cluster?
       Performance
        Concepts
          Performance overview
          Performance terminology
        How tos
          View graphical performance data
          View and save tabular performance data
          Interpret performance data
        FAQs
          How do performance statistics for individual volumes relate to the total?
          Why does data display as zero in the graphs and table?
          What does the Latency graph show?
          What does the IOPS graph show?
          What does the MiB/s graph show?
          What does the CPU graph show?
          What does the Headroom graph show?
       Snapshots
        Concepts
          How snapshot images are used
            Overview of snapshot storage
            Requirements and guidelines for snapshots
            Base volumes, reserved capacity, and snapshot groups
            Snapshot schedules and snapshot consistency groups
            Snapshot volumes
            Snapshot rollback
          Snapshot terminology
          Workflow for creating snapshot images and snapshot volumes
        How tos
          Create snapshots and snapshot objects
            Create snapshot image
            Schedule snapshot images
            Create snapshot consistency group
              Step 1: Add members to snapshot consistency group
              Step 2: Reserve capacity for snapshot consistency group
              Step 3: Edit settings for snapshot consistency group
            Create snapshot volume
              Step 1: Review members for a snapshot volume
              Step 2: Assign snapshot volume to host
              Step 3: Reserve capacity for a snapshot volume
              Step 4: Edit settings for a snapshot volume
          Manage snapshot schedules
            Change the settings for a snapshot schedule
            Activate and suspend snapshot schedule
            Delete snapshot schedule
          Manage snapshot images
            View snapshot image settings
            Start snapshot image rollback for a base volume
            Start snapshot image rollback for snapshot consistency group member volumes
            Resume snapshot image rollback
            Cancel snapshot image rollback
            Delete snapshot image
          Manage snapshot consistency groups
            Add member volume to a snapshot consistency group
            Remove a member volume from a snapshot consistency group
            Change the settings for a snapshot consistency group
            Delete snapshot consistency group
          Manage snapshot volumes
            Convert snapshot volume to read-write mode
            Change the volume settings for a snapshot volume
            Copy snapshot volume
            Re-create snapshot volume
            Disable snapshot volume
            Delete snapshot volume
        FAQs
          Why don’t I see all my volumes, hosts, or host clusters?
          What is a snapshot image?
          Why use snapshot images?
          What kinds of volumes can be used for snapshots?
          Why would I create a snapshot consistency group?
          What is a snapshot volume and when does it need reserved capacity?
          What is a snapshot group?
          Why would I disable a snapshot volume?
          What is the Disabled state?
          Why would I suspend a snapshot schedule?
      Asynchronous mirroring
        Concepts
          How asynchronous mirroring works
          Asynchronous mirroring terminology
          Workflow for mirroring a volume asynchronously
          Requirements for using asynchronous mirroring
          Asynchronous mirror status
          Volume ownership
          Role change of a mirror consistency group
        How tos
          Manage mirror consistency groups
            Test communication for mirror consistency groups
            Suspend or resume synchronization for mirror consistency group
            Change synchronization settings for a mirror consistency group
            Re-synchronize mirror consistency group manually
            View unsynchronized data amount between mirror consistency groups
            Update remote IP address
            Change mirror consistency group role to primary or secondary
            Delete mirror consistency group
          Manage asynchronous mirrored pairs
            Remove asynchronous mirror relationship
            Increase reserved capacity
            Change the reserved capacity settings for a mirrored pair volume
            Complete mirrored pair for primary volumes created on legacy system
          Deactivate asynchronous mirroring
        FAQs
          How does asynchronous mirroring differ from synchronous mirroring?
          Why can't I access my chosen mirroring feature?
          What do I need to know before creating a mirror consistency group?
          Asynchronous mirroring - What do I need to know before creating a mirrored pair?
          What do I need to know before increasing my reserved capacity on a mirrored pair volume?
          Why can't I increase reserved capacity with my requested amount?
          Why would I change this percentage?
          Why do I see more than one reserved capacity candidate?
          Why do I see Not Available values displayed in the table?
          Why don’t I see all of my pools and volume groups?
          Asynchronous mirroring - Why don’t I see all my volumes?
          Asynchronous mirroring - Why don’t I see all the volumes on the remote storage array?
          Why would I update my remote storage array’s IP address?
      Synchronous mirroring
        Concepts
          How synchronous mirroring works
          Synchronous mirroring terminology
          Workflow for mirroring a volume synchronously
          Requirements for using synchronous mirroring
          Synchronous mirroring status
          Volume ownership
          Role change between volumes in a mirrored pair
        How tos
          Manage synchronous mirrored pairs
            Test communication for synchronous mirroring
            Suspend and resume synchronization for a mirrored pair
            Change role between volumes in a mirrored pair
            Change synchronization settings for a mirrored pair
            Remove synchronous mirror relationship
          Deactivate synchronous mirroring
        FAQs
          How does asynchronous mirroring differ from synchronous mirroring?
          Synchronous mirroring - Why don’t I see all my volumes?
          Synchronous mirroring - Why don’t I see all the volumes on the remote storage array?
          Synchronous mirroring - What do I need to know before creating a mirrored pair?
          What impact does synchronization priority have on synchronization rates?
          Why is it recommended to use a manual synchronization policy?
     Hardware
       Shelves
        Concepts
          Hardware page overview
          Hardware terminology
        How tos
          View hardware components
          Show or hide component status
          Switch between front and back views
          Change view order of shelves
          Turn on shelf locator light
          Change shelf IDs
          View shelf component status and settings
          Update battery learn cycles
        FAQs
          What is shelf loss protection and drawer loss protection?
          What are battery learn cycles?
       Controllers
        Concepts
          Controller terminology
          Controller states
          Considerations for assigning IP addresses
        How tos
          Configure management port
          Configure iSCSI ports
          Configure iSER over InfiniBand ports
          Configure NVMe over InfiniBand ports
          Configure NVMe over RoCE ports
          Configure NTP server addresses
          Configure DNS server addresses
          View controller settings
          Allow remote login
          Place controller online
          Place controller offline
          Place controller in service mode
          Reset (reboot) controller
        FAQs
          What is auto-negotiation?
          What is IPv6 stateless address auto-configuration?
          Which do I choose -- DHCP or manual configuration?
          What is a DHCP server?
          How do I configure my DHCP server?
          Why do I need to change the controller network configuration?
          Where do I get the network configuration?
          What are ICMP PING responses?
          When should I refresh the port configuration or the iSNS server from the DHCP server?
          What should I do after configuring the management ports?
       Drives
        Concepts
          Drive terminology
          Drive states
          Solid State Disks (SSDs)
          Hot spare drives
        How tos
          Limit the drive view
          Turn on drive locator light
          View drive status and settings
          Replace drive logically
          Reconstruct drive manually
          Initialize (format) drive
          Fail drive
          Assign hot spares
          Unassign hot spares
          Erase secure-enabled drive
          Unlock or reset locked NVMe drives
        FAQs
          What is preservation capacity?
          Why would I logically replace a drive?
          Where can I view the status of a drive undergoing reconstruction?
     Settings
       Alerts
        Concepts
          How alerts work
          Alerts terminology
        How tos
          Manage email alerts
            Configure mail server and recipients for alerts
            Edit email addresses for alerts
            Add email addresses for alerts
            Delete mail server or email addresses for alerts
            Edit mail server for alerts
          Manage SNMP alerts
            Configure communities and destinations for SNMP alerts
            Edit community names for SNMP traps
            Add community names for SNMP traps
            Remove community name for SNMP traps
            Configure SNMP MIB variables
            Add trap destinations for SNMP alerts
            Delete trap destinations
          Manage syslog alerts
            Configure syslog server for alerts
            Edit syslog servers for alerts
            Add syslog servers for alerts
            Delete syslog servers for alerts
        FAQs
          What if alerts are disabled?
          How do I configure SNMP or syslog alerts?
          Why are timestamps inconsistent between the array and alerts?
      System: Storage array settings
        Concepts
          Cache settings and performance
          Automatic load balancing overview
          Default host operating system type
        How tos
          Edit storage array name
          Turn on storage array locator lights
          Synchronize storage array clocks
          Save storage array configuration
          Clear storage array configuration
          Configure login banner
          Manage session timeouts
          Change cache settings for the storage array
          Set host connectivity reporting
          Set automatic load balancing
          Change default host type
          Enable or disable legacy management interface
        FAQs
          What is controller cache?
          What is cache flushing?
          What is cache block size?
          When should I synchronize storage array clocks?
          What is host connectivity reporting?
      System: iSCSI settings
        Concepts
          iSCSI terminology
        How tos
          Configure iSCSI ports
          Configure iSCSI authentication
          Enable iSCSI discovery settings
          View iSCSI statistics packages
          View iSCSI sessions
          End iSCSI session
          Configure iSER over InfiniBand ports
          View iSER over InfiniBand statistics
        FAQs
          What happens when I use an iSNS server for registration?
          Which registration methods are automatically supported for iSCSI?
          How do I interpret iSER over InfiniBand statistics?
          What else do I need to do to configure or diagnose iSER over InfiniBand?
      System: NVMe settings
        Concepts
          NVMe overview
          NVMe terminology
        How tos
          Configure NVMe over InfiniBand ports
          Configure NVMe over RoCE ports
          View NVMe over Fabrics statistics
        FAQs
          How do I interpret NVMe over Fabrics statistics?
          What else do I need to do to configure or diagnose NVMe over InfiniBand?
          What else do I need to do to configure or diagnose NVMe over RoCE?
          Why are there two IP addresses for one physical port?
          Why are there two sets of parameters for one physical port?
      System: Add-on features
        Concepts
          How add-on features work
          Add-on feature terminology
        How tos
          Obtain a feature key file
          Enable a premium feature
          Enable feature pack
          Download the command line interface (CLI)
      System: Security key management
        Concepts
          How the Drive Security feature works
          How security key management works
          Drive Security terminology
        How tos
          Create internal security key
          Create external security key
          Change security key
          Switch from external to internal key management
          Edit key management server settings
          Back up security key
          Validate security key
          Unlock drives using a security key
        FAQs
          What do I need to know before creating a security key?
          Why do I need to define a pass phrase?
          Why is it important to record security key information?
          What do I need to know before backing up a security key?
          What do I need to know before unlocking secure drives?
          What is read/write accessibility?
          What do I need to know about validating the security key?
          What is the difference between internal security key and external security key management?
       Access Management
        Concepts
          How Access Management works
          Access Management terminology
          Permissions for mapped roles
          Access Management with local user roles
          Access Management with directory services
          Access Management with SAML
        How tos
          View local user roles
          Change passwords
          Change local user password settings
          Add directory server
          Edit directory server settings and role mappings
          Remove directory server
          Configure SAML
            Step 1: Upload the IdP metadata file
            Step 2: Export Service Provider files
            Step 3: Map roles
            Step 4: Test SSO login
            Step 5: Enable SAML
          Change SAML role mappings
          Export SAML Service Provider files
          View audit log activity
          Define audit log policies
          Delete events from the audit log
          Configure syslog server for audit logs
          Edit syslog server settings for audit log records
        FAQs
          Why can't I log in?
          What do I need to know before adding a directory server?
          What do I need to know about mapping to storage array roles?
          Which external management tools may be affected by this change?
          What do I need to know before configuring and enabling SAML?
          What types of events are recorded in the audit log?
          What do I need to know before configuring a syslog server?
          The syslog server is no longer receiving audit logs. What do I do?
      Certificates
        Concepts
          How certificates work
          Certificate terminology
        How tos
          Use CA-signed certificates for controllers
            Step 1: Complete and submit a CSR for the controllers
            Step 2: Import signed certificates for controllers
          Reset management certificates
          View imported certificate information
          Import certificates for controllers when acting as clients
          Enable certificate revocation checking
          Delete trusted certificates
          Use CA-signed certificates for authentication with a key management server
            Step 1: Complete and submit CSR for authentication with a key management server
            Step 2: Import certificates for the key management server
          Export key management server certificates
        FAQs
          Why does the Cannot Access Other Controller dialog box appear?
          How do I know what certificates need to be uploaded to System Manager for external key management?
          What do I need to know about certificate revocation checking?
          What types of servers will revocation checking be enabled for?
    Support
      Support center
        Concepts
          AutoSupport feature overview
          Workflow for the AutoSupport feature
        How tos
          View storage array information
            View storage array profile
            View software and firmware inventory
          Collect diagnostic data
            Collect support data manually
            Retrieve recovery support files
            Retrieve trace buffers
            Collect drive data
            Collect I/O path statistics
            Retrieve health image
          Take recovery action on storage array status
            View unreadable sectors log
            Re-enable drive ports
            Clear recovery mode
          Manage iSCSI connections
            View iSCSI statistics packages
            View the different types of iSCSI statistics
              MAC transmit and MAC receive statistics
              Ethernet TCP/IP statistics
              iSCSI target statistics and local initiator statistics
              DCBX operational state statistics
              LLDP TLV statistics
              DCBX TLV statistics
            View iSCSI sessions
            End iSCSI session
            View iSER over InfiniBand statistics
          Manage NVMe connections
            View NVMe over Fabrics statistics
          Manage AutoSupport
            Enable or disable AutoSupport features
            Enable AutoSupport maintenance window
            Disable AutoSupport maintenance window
            Configure AutoSupport delivery method
            Schedule AutoSupport dispatches
            Send AutoSupport dispatches
            View AutoSupport status
            View AutoSupport log
        FAQs
          What data am I collecting?
          What does unreadable sectors data show me?
          What is a health image?
          What else do I need to do to configure or diagnose iSCSI?
          What do the AutoSupport features do?
          What type of data is collected through the AutoSupport feature?
          How do I configure the delivery method for the AutoSupport feature?
      Event log
        Concepts
          Critical events
          Event log
        How tos
          View events using the event log
      Upgrade center
        Concepts
          Controller software and firmware upgrades
          Workflow for controller software and firmware upgrade
          Drive firmware upgrades
        How tos
          Upgrade software and firmware
          Activate controller software and firmware
          Upgrade drive firmware
          Review the possible software and firmware upgrade errors
        FAQs
          What do I need to know before upgrading the SANtricity OS Software?
          What do I need to know before suspending IOM auto-synchronization?
          Why is my firmware upgrade progressing so slowly?
          What do I need to know before upgrading drive firmware?
          How do I choose which type of upgrade to perform?
  Online help for Unified Manager 4.0
    Unified Manager Dashboard
    What's new in SANtricity Unified Manager
     Home
      Unified Manager overview
        Concepts
          Interface overview
          Supported browsers
      Unified Manager administration
        Concepts
          Administrator password protection
        How tos
          Change the admin password
          Change storage array passwords
          Manage session timeouts
     Manage
      Discover storage arrays
        Concepts
          Considerations for discovering arrays
        How tos
          Discover multiple storage arrays
            Enter network address
            Resolve self-signed certificates during discovery
            Resolve untrusted certificates during discovery
            Provide passwords
          Discover single array
      Launch
        Concepts
          Considerations for accessing SANtricity System Manager
        How tos
          Manage an individual storage array
      Import Settings
        Concepts
          How Import Settings works
          Requirements for replicating storage configurations
        How tos
          Import alert settings
          Import AutoSupport settings
          Import directory services settings
          Import system settings
          Import storage configuration settings
        FAQs
          What settings will be imported?
          Why don't I see all of my storage arrays?
      Mirroring
        Concepts
          Mirroring overview
          Mirroring configuration workflow
          Mirroring terminology
          Requirements for using mirroring
        How tos
          Create asynchronous mirrored pair
            Step 1: Create or select a mirror consistency group
            Step 2: Select the primary volume
            Step 3: Select the secondary volume
          Create synchronous mirrored pair
            Step 1: Select the primary volume
            Step 2: Select the secondary volume
            Step 3: Select synchronization settings
        FAQs
          What do I need to know before creating a mirror consistency group?
          What do I need to know before creating a mirrored pair?
          Why would I change this percentage?
          Why do I see more than one reserved capacity candidate?
          Why don’t I see all my volumes?
          Why don’t I see all the volumes on the remote storage array?
          What impact does synchronization priority have on synchronization rates?
          Why is it recommended to use a manual synchronization policy?
      Manage Groups
        Concepts
          Storage array groups
          Storage array status
        How tos
          Manage groups
            Create storage array group
            Delete storage array group
            Rename storage array group
            Add storage array to group
            Remove storage arrays from group
          Remove storage arrays from SANtricity Unified Manager
      Upgrade Center
        Concepts
          How upgrades work
          Upgrade considerations
        How tos
          Perform pre-upgrade health check
          Upgrade SANtricity OS
          Activate staged OS software
          Manage software repository
          Clear staged OS software
    Certificates and Access
      Certificate Management
        Concepts
          How certificates work
          Certificate terminology
        How tos
          Use CA-signed certificates
            Step 1: Complete and submit a CSR
            Step 2: Import management certificates
          Reset management certificates
          Import certificates for arrays
          View certificates
          Export certificates
          Delete trusted certificates
          Resolve untrusted certificates
      Access Management
        Concepts
          How Access Management works
          Access Management terminology
          Permissions for mapped roles
          Access Management with local user roles
          Access Management with directory services
        How tos
          View local user roles
          Change passwords
          Change local user password settings
          Add directory server
          Edit directory server settings and role mappings
          Remove directory server
        FAQs
          Why can't I log in?
          What do I need to know before adding a directory server?
          What do I need to know about mapping to storage array roles?
          What are the local users?
  Online help for older software versions
    SANtricity 11.5 online help
  Online help for System Manager 11.6
    System Manager Dashboard
    What's new in SANtricity System Manager
     Home
      SANtricity System Manager overview
        Concepts
          Home page
      Setup wizard
        Concepts
          Setup wizard overview
          Setup wizard terminology
        FAQs
          What if I don't see all of my hardware components?
          What if I don't see all of my hosts?
          How does identifying applications help me manage my storage array?
          What is a workload?
          How do I configure the delivery method for AutoSupport?
          How do I know if I should accept the recommended pool configuration?
          System Manager has not detected any hosts. What do I do?
      Storage array administration
        Concepts
          Storage array overview
          Administrator password protection
          Problem notification
          Operations in progress
        How tos
          Set default units for capacity values
          Set default time frame for performance graphs
          Recover from problems using Recovery Guru
          View and act on operations in progress
        FAQs
          Where can I find more information about display preferences?
          What are the supported browsers?
          What are the keyboard shortcuts?
     Storage
       Pools and volume groups
        Concepts
          How pools and volume groups work
          Capacity terminology
          How reserved capacity works
          How SSD Cache works
          SSD Cache restrictions
          Decide whether to use a pool or a volume group
          Functional comparison of pools and volume groups
          Automatic versus manual pool creation
        How tos
          Create pools and volume groups
            Create pool automatically
            Create pool manually
            Create a volume group
            Create SSD Cache
            Add capacity to a pool or volume group
          Manage pools, volume groups, and SSD Cache
            Change configuration settings for a pool
            Change SSD Cache settings
            Change configuration settings for a volume group
            View SSD Cache statistics
            Check volume redundancy
            Delete pool or volume group
            Consolidate free capacity for a volume group
            Export/Import volume groups
          Manage drives
            Turn on locator lights in a pool, volume group, or SSD Cache
            Remove capacity from a pool or SSD Cache
            Enable security for a pool or volume group
            Assign hot spares
            Replace drive logically
          Manage reserved capacity
            Increase reserved capacity
            Decrease reserved capacity
            Change the reserved capacity settings for a snapshot group
            Change the reserved capacity settings for a snapshot volume
            Change the reserved capacity settings for a consistency group member volume
            Change the reserved capacity settings for a mirrored pair volume
            Cancel pending snapshot image
            Delete snapshot group
        FAQs
          What is a hot spare drive?
          What is a volume group?
          What is a pool?
          What is reserved capacity?
          What is FDE/FIPS security?
          What is redundancy check?
          What are the differences between pools and volume groups?
          Why would I want to manually configure a pool?
          Why are capacity alerts important?
          Why can't I increase my preservation capacity?
          Is there a limit on the number of drives I can remove from a pool?
          What media types are supported for a drive?
          Why are some drives not showing up?
          How do I maintain shelf/drawer loss protection?
          What RAID level is best for my application?
          What is Data Assurance?
          What is secure-capable (Drive Security)?
          What do I need to know about increasing reserved capacity?
          Why can't I choose another amount to decrease by?
          Why do I need reserved capacity for each member volume?
          How do I view and interpret all SSD Cache statistics?
          What is optimization capacity for pools?
          What is optimization capacity for volume groups?
       Volumes
        Concepts
          Volumes in the storage array
          Volume terminology
          Workflow for creating volumes
          Data integrity and data security for volumes
          SSD Cache and volumes
          Application-specific workloads
          Actions you can perform on volumes
          Capacity for volumes
          Thin volume monitoring
          Comparison between thick volumes and thin volumes
          Copy Volume function
          Types of Copy Volume operations
        How tos
          Create storage
            Create workloads
            Create volumes
              Step 1: Select host for a volume
              Step 2: Select a workload for a volume
              Step 3: Add or edit volumes
              Step 4: Review volume configuration
          Manage volumes
            Increase capacity of a volume
            Change settings for a volume
            Initialize volumes
            Redistribute volumes
            Change controller ownership of a volume
            Change cache settings for a volume
            Change media scan settings for a volume
            Delete volume
          Manage applications and workloads
            Add to workload
            Change workload settings
          Work with copy services
            Copy volume
            Take action on a Copy Volume operation
          Monitor thin volumes
            Change allocated capacity limit for a thin volume
        FAQs
          What is a volume?
          Why am I seeing a capacity over-allocation error when I have enough free capacity in a volume group to create volumes?
          How does my selected workload impact volume creation?
          Why aren't these volumes associated with a workload?
          Why can’t I delete the selected workload?
          How do application-specific workloads help me manage my storage array?
          How does providing this information help create storage?
          What do I need to do to recognize the expanded capacity?
          Why don't I see all my pools and/or volume groups?
          What is segment size?
          What is preferred controller ownership?
          What is Automatic Load Balancing?
       Hosts
        Concepts
          Host terminology
          Workflow for host creation and volume assignment
          Automatic versus manual host creation
          How volumes are assigned to hosts and host clusters
          Access volumes
          Maximum number of LUNs
        How tos
          Configure host access
            Create host automatically
            Create host manually
            Create host cluster
            Create volumes
              Step 1: Select host for a volume
              Step 2: Select a workload for a volume
              Step 3: Add or edit volumes
              Step 4: Review volume configuration
            Assign volumes
          Manage hosts and host clusters
            Change the settings for a host
            Change the settings for a host cluster
            Unassign volumes
            Change host port identifiers for a host
            Delete host or host cluster
        FAQs
          What are hosts and host clusters?
          Why would I need to create a host cluster?
          How do I know which host operating system type is correct?
          What are HBAs and adapter ports?
          How do I match the host ports to a host?
          How do I create CHAP secrets?
          What is the default cluster?
       Performance
        Concepts
          Performance overview
          Performance terminology
        How tos
          View graphical performance data
          View and save tabular performance data
          Interpret performance data
        FAQs
          How do performance statistics for individual volumes relate to the total?
          Why does data display as zero in the graphs and table?
          What does the Latency graph show?
          What does the IOPS graph show?
          What does the MiB/s graph show?
          What does the CPU graph show?
          What does the Headroom graph show?
       Snapshots
        Concepts
          How snapshot images are used
            Overview of snapshot storage
            Requirements and guidelines for snapshots
            Base volumes, reserved capacity, and snapshot groups
            Snapshot schedules and snapshot consistency groups
            Snapshot volumes
            Snapshot rollback
          Snapshot terminology
          Workflow for creating snapshot images and snapshot volumes
        How tos
          Create snapshots and snapshot objects
            Create snapshot image
            Schedule snapshot images
            Create snapshot consistency group
              Step 1: Add members to snapshot consistency group
              Step 2: Reserve capacity for snapshot consistency group
              Step 3: Edit settings for snapshot consistency group
            Create snapshot volume
              Step 1: Review members for a snapshot volume
              Step 2: Assign snapshot volume to host
              Step 3: Reserve capacity for a snapshot volume
              Step 4: Edit settings for a snapshot volume
          Manage snapshot schedules
            Change the settings for a snapshot schedule
            Activate and suspend snapshot schedule
            Delete snapshot schedule
          Manage snapshot images
            View snapshot image settings
            Start snapshot image rollback for a base volume
            Start snapshot image rollback for snapshot consistency group member volumes
            Resume snapshot image rollback
            Cancel snapshot image rollback
            Delete snapshot image
          Manage snapshot consistency groups
            Add member volume to a snapshot consistency group
            Remove a member volume from a snapshot consistency group
            Change the settings for a snapshot consistency group
            Delete snapshot consistency group
          Manage snapshot volumes
            Convert snapshot volume to read-write mode
            Change the volume settings for a snapshot volume
            Copy snapshot volume
            Re-create snapshot volume
            Disable snapshot volume
            Delete snapshot volume
        FAQs
          Why don’t I see all my volumes, hosts, or host clusters?
          What is a snapshot image?
          Why use snapshot images?
          What kinds of volumes can be used for snapshots?
          Why would I create a snapshot consistency group?
          What is a snapshot volume and when does it need reserved capacity?
          What is a snapshot group?
          Why would I disable a snapshot volume?
          What is the Disabled state?
          Why would I suspend a snapshot schedule?
      Asynchronous mirroring
        Concepts
          How asynchronous mirroring works
          Asynchronous mirroring terminology
          Workflow for mirroring a volume asynchronously
          Requirements for using asynchronous mirroring
          Asynchronous mirror status
          Volume ownership
          Role change of a mirror consistency group
        How tos
          Manage mirror consistency groups
            Test communication for mirror consistency groups
            Suspend or resume synchronization for mirror consistency group
            Change synchronization settings for a mirror consistency group
            Re-synchronize mirror consistency group manually
            View unsynchronized data amount between mirror consistency groups
            Update remote IP address
            Change mirror consistency group role to primary or secondary
            Delete mirror consistency group
          Manage asynchronous mirrored pairs
            Remove asynchronous mirror relationship
            Increase reserved capacity
            Change the reserved capacity settings for a mirrored pair volume
            Complete mirrored pair for primary volumes created on legacy system
          Deactivate asynchronous mirroring
        FAQs
          How does asynchronous mirroring differ from synchronous mirroring?
          Why can't I access my chosen mirroring feature?
          What do I need to know before creating a mirror consistency group?
          Asynchronous mirroring - What do I need to know before creating a mirrored pair?
          What do I need to know before increasing my reserved capacity on a mirrored pair volume?
          Why can't I increase reserved capacity with my requested amount?
          Why would I change this percentage?
          Why do I see more than one reserved capacity candidate?
          Why do I see Not Available values displayed in the table?
          Why don’t I see all of my pools and volume groups?
          Asynchronous mirroring - Why don’t I see all my volumes?
          Asynchronous mirroring - Why don’t I see all the volumes on the remote storage array?
          Why would I update my remote storage array’s IP address?
      Synchronous mirroring
        Concepts
          How synchronous mirroring works
          Synchronous mirroring terminology
          Workflow for mirroring a volume synchronously
          Requirements for using synchronous mirroring
          Synchronous mirroring status
          Volume ownership
          Role change between volumes in a mirrored pair
        How tos
          Manage synchronous mirrored pairs
            Test communication for synchronous mirroring
            Suspend and resume synchronization for a mirrored pair
            Change role between volumes in a mirrored pair
            Change synchronization settings for a mirrored pair
            Remove synchronous mirror relationship
          Deactivate synchronous mirroring
        FAQs
          How does asynchronous mirroring differ from synchronous mirroring?
          Synchronous mirroring - Why don’t I see all my volumes?
          Synchronous mirroring - Why don’t I see all the volumes on the remote storage array?
          Synchronous mirroring - What do I need to know before creating a mirrored pair?
          What impact does synchronization priority have on synchronization rates?
          Why is it recommended to use a manual synchronization policy?
     Hardware
       Shelves
        Concepts
          Hardware page overview
          Hardware terminology
        How tos
          View hardware components
          Show or hide component status
          Switch between front and back views
          Change view order of shelves
          Turn on shelf locator light
          Change shelf IDs
          View shelf component status and settings
          Update battery learn cycles
        FAQs
          What is shelf loss protection and drawer loss protection?
          What are battery learn cycles?
       Controllers
        Concepts
          Controller terminology
          Controller states
          Considerations for assigning IP addresses
        How tos
          Configure management port
          Configure iSCSI ports
          Configure iSER over InfiniBand ports
          Configure NVMe over InfiniBand ports
          Configure NVMe over RoCE ports
          Configure NTP server addresses
          Configure DNS server addresses
          View controller settings
          Allow remote login
          Place controller online
          Place controller offline
          Place controller in service mode
          Reset (reboot) controller
        FAQs
          What is auto-negotiation?
          What is IPv6 stateless address auto-configuration?
          Which do I choose -- DHCP or manual configuration?
          What is a DHCP server?
          How do I configure my DHCP server?
          Why do I need to change the controller network configuration?
          Where do I get the network configuration?
          What are ICMP PING responses?
          When should I refresh the port configuration or the iSNS server from the DHCP server?
          What should I do after configuring the management ports?
       Drives
        Concepts
          Drive terminology
          Drive states
          Solid State Disks (SSDs)
          Hot spare drives
        How tos
          Limit the drive view
          Turn on drive locator light
          View drive status and settings
          Replace drive logically
          Reconstruct drive manually
          Initialize (format) drive
          Fail drive
          Assign hot spares
          Unassign hot spares
          Erase secure-enabled drive
          Unlock or reset locked NVMe drives
        FAQs
          What is preservation capacity?
          Why would I logically replace a drive?
          Where can I view the status of a drive undergoing reconstruction?
     Settings
       Alerts
        Concepts
          How alerts work
          Alerts terminology
        How tos
          Manage email alerts
            Configure mail server and recipients for alerts
            Edit email addresses for alerts
            Add email addresses for alerts
            Delete mail server or email addresses for alerts
            Edit mail server for alerts
          Manage SNMP alerts
            Configure communities and destinations for SNMP alerts
            Edit community names for SNMP traps
            Add community names for SNMP traps
            Remove community name for SNMP traps
            Configure SNMP MIB variables
            Add trap destinations for SNMP alerts
            Delete trap destinations
          Manage syslog alerts
            Configure syslog server for alerts
            Edit syslog servers for alerts
            Add syslog servers for alerts
            Delete syslog servers for alerts
        FAQs
          What if alerts are disabled?
          How do I configure SNMP or syslog alerts?
          Why are timestamps inconsistent between the array and alerts?
      System: Storage array settings
        Concepts
          Cache settings and performance
          Automatic load balancing overview
          Default host operating system type
        How tos
          Edit storage array name
          Turn on storage array locator lights
          Synchronize storage array clocks
          Save storage array configuration
          Clear storage array configuration
          Configure login banner
          Manage session timeouts
          Change cache settings for the storage array
          Set host connectivity reporting
          Set automatic load balancing
          Change default host type
          Enable or disable legacy management interface
        FAQs
          What is controller cache?
          What is cache flushing?
          What is cache block size?
          When should I synchronize storage array clocks?
          What is host connectivity reporting?
      System: iSCSI settings
        Concepts
          iSCSI terminology
        How tos
          Configure iSCSI ports
          Configure iSCSI authentication
          Enable iSCSI discovery settings
          View iSCSI statistics packages
          View iSCSI sessions
          End iSCSI session
          Configure iSER over InfiniBand ports
          View iSER over InfiniBand statistics
        FAQs
          What happens when I use an iSNS server for registration?
          Which registration methods are automatically supported for iSCSI?
          How do I interpret iSER over InfiniBand statistics?
          What else do I need to do to configure or diagnose iSER over InfiniBand?
      System: NVMe settings
        Concepts
          NVMe overview
          NVMe terminology
        How tos
          Configure NVMe over InfiniBand ports
          Configure NVMe over RoCE ports
          View NVMe over Fabrics statistics
        FAQs
          How do I interpret NVMe over Fabrics statistics?
          What else do I need to do to configure or diagnose NVMe over InfiniBand?
          What else do I need to do to configure or diagnose NVMe over RoCE?
          Why are there two IP addresses for one physical port?
          Why are there two sets of parameters for one physical port?
      System: Add-on features
        Concepts
          How add-on features work
          Add-on feature terminology
        How tos
          Obtain a feature key file
          Enable a premium feature
          Enable feature pack
          Download the command line interface (CLI)
      System: Security key management
        Concepts
          How the Drive Security feature works
          How security key management works
          Drive Security terminology
        How tos
          Create internal security key
          Create external security key
          Change security key
          Switch from external to internal key management
          Edit key management server settings
          Back up security key
          Validate security key
          Unlock drives using a security key
        FAQs
          What do I need to know before creating a security key?
          Why do I need to define a pass phrase?
          Why is it important to record security key information?
          What do I need to know before backing up a security key?
          What do I need to know before unlocking secure drives?
          What is read/write accessibility?
          What do I need to know about validating the security key?
          What is the difference between internal security key and external security key management?
       Access Management
        Concepts
          How Access Management works
          Access Management terminology
          Permissions for mapped roles
          Access Management with local user roles
          Access Management with directory services
          Access Management with SAML
        How tos
          View local user roles
          Change passwords
          Change local user password settings
          Add directory server
          Edit directory server settings and role mappings
          Remove directory server
          Configure SAML
            Step 1: Upload the IdP metadata file
            Step 2: Export Service Provider files
            Step 3: Map roles
            Step 4: Test SSO login
            Step 5: Enable SAML
          Change SAML role mappings
          Export SAML Service Provider files
          View audit log activity
          Define audit log policies
          Delete events from the audit log
          Configure syslog server for audit logs
          Edit syslog server settings for audit log records
        FAQs
          Why can't I log in?
          What do I need to know before adding a directory server?
          What do I need to know about mapping to storage array roles?
          Which external management tools may be affected by this change?
          What do I need to know before configuring and enabling SAML?
          What types of events are recorded in the audit log?
          What do I need to know before configuring a syslog server?
          The syslog server is no longer receiving audit logs. What do I do?
      Certificates
        Concepts
          How certificates work
          Certificate terminology
        How tos
          Use CA-signed certificates for controllers
            Step 1: Complete and submit a CSR for the controllers
            Step 2: Import signed certificates for controllers
          Reset management certificates
          View imported certificate information
          Import certificates for controllers when acting as clients
          Enable certificate revocation checking
          Delete trusted certificates
          Use CA-signed certificates for authentication with a key management server
            Step 1: Complete and submit CSR for authentication with a key management server
            Step 2: Import certificates for the key management server
          Export key management server certificates
        FAQs
          Why does the Cannot Access Other Controller dialog box appear?
          How do I know what certificates need to be uploaded to System Manager for external key management?
          What do I need to know about certificate revocation checking?
          What types of servers will revocation checking be enabled for?
    Support
      Support center
        Concepts
          AutoSupport feature overview
          Workflow for the AutoSupport feature
        How tos
          View storage array information
            View storage array profile
            View software and firmware inventory
          Collect diagnostic data
            Collect support data manually
            Retrieve recovery support files
            Retrieve trace buffers
            Collect drive data
            Collect I/O path statistics
            Retrieve health image
          Take recovery action on storage array status
            View unreadable sectors log
            Re-enable drive ports
            Clear recovery mode
          Manage iSCSI connections
            View iSCSI statistics packages
            View the different types of iSCSI statistics
              MAC transmit and MAC receive statistics
              Ethernet TCP/IP statistics
              iSCSI target statistics and local initiator statistics
              DCBX operational state statistics
              LLDP TLV statistics
              DCBX TLV statistics
            View iSCSI sessions
            End iSCSI session
            View iSER over InfiniBand statistics
          Manage NVMe connections
            View NVMe over Fabrics statistics
          Manage AutoSupport
            Enable or disable AutoSupport features
            Enable AutoSupport maintenance window
            Disable AutoSupport maintenance window
            Configure AutoSupport delivery method
            Schedule AutoSupport dispatches
            Send AutoSupport dispatches
            View AutoSupport status
            View AutoSupport log
        FAQs
          What data am I collecting?
          What does unreadable sectors data show me?
          What is a health image?
          What else do I need to do to configure or diagnose iSCSI?
          What do the AutoSupport features do?
          What type of data is collected through the AutoSupport feature?
          How do I configure the delivery method for the AutoSupport feature?
      Event log
        Concepts
          Critical events
          Event log
        How tos
          View events using the event log
      Upgrade center
        Concepts
          Controller software and firmware upgrades
          Workflow for controller software and firmware upgrade
          Drive firmware upgrades
        How tos
          Upgrade software and firmware
          Activate controller software and firmware
          Upgrade drive firmware
          Review the possible software and firmware upgrade errors
        FAQs
          What do I need to know before upgrading the SANtricity OS Software?
          What do I need to know before suspending IOM auto-synchronization?
          Why is my firmware upgrade progressing so slowly?
          What do I need to know before upgrading drive firmware?
          How do I choose which type of upgrade to perform?
  Online help for Unified Manager 4.0
    Unified Manager Dashboard
    What's new in SANtricity Unified Manager
     Home
      Unified Manager overview
        Concepts
          Interface overview
          Supported browsers
      Unified Manager administration
        Concepts
          Administrator password protection
        How tos
          Change the admin password
          Change storage array passwords
          Manage session timeouts
     Manage
      Discover storage arrays
        Concepts
          Considerations for discovering arrays
        How tos
          Discover multiple storage arrays
            Enter network address
            Resolve self-signed certificates during discovery
            Resolve untrusted certificates during discovery
            Provide passwords
          Discover single array
      Launch
        Concepts
          Considerations for accessing SANtricity System Manager
        How tos
          Manage an individual storage array
      Import Settings
        Concepts
          How Import Settings works
          Requirements for replicating storage configurations
        How tos
          Import alert settings
          Import AutoSupport settings
          Import directory services settings
          Import system settings
          Import storage configuration settings
        FAQs
          What settings will be imported?
          Why don't I see all of my storage arrays?
      Mirroring
        Concepts
          Mirroring overview
          Mirroring configuration workflow
          Mirroring terminology
          Requirements for using mirroring
        How tos
          Create asynchronous mirrored pair
            Step 1: Create or select a mirror consistency group
            Step 2: Select the primary volume
            Step 3: Select the secondary volume
          Create synchronous mirrored pair
            Step 1: Select the primary volume
            Step 2: Select the secondary volume
            Step 3: Select synchronization settings
        FAQs
          What do I need to know before creating a mirror consistency group?
          What do I need to know before creating a mirrored pair?
          Why would I change this percentage?
          Why do I see more than one reserved capacity candidate?
          Why don’t I see all my volumes?
          Why don’t I see all the volumes on the remote storage array?
          What impact does synchronization priority have on synchronization rates?
          Why is it recommended to use a manual synchronization policy?
      Manage Groups
        Concepts
          Storage array groups
          Storage array status
        How tos
          Manage groups
            Create storage array group
            Delete storage array group
            Rename storage array group
            Add storage array to group
            Remove storage arrays from group
          Remove storage arrays from SANtricity Unified Manager
      Upgrade Center
        Concepts
          How upgrades work
          Upgrade considerations
        How tos
          Perform pre-upgrade health check
          Upgrade SANtricity OS
          Activate staged OS software
          Manage software repository
          Clear staged OS software
    Certificates and Access
      Certificate Management
        Concepts
          How certificates work
          Certificate terminology
        How tos
          Use CA-signed certificates
            Step 1: Complete and submit a CSR
            Step 2: Import management certificates
          Reset management certificates
          Import certificates for arrays
          View certificates
          Export certificates
          Delete trusted certificates
          Resolve untrusted certificates
      Access Management
        Concepts
          How Access Management works
          Access Management terminology
          Permissions for mapped roles
          Access Management with local user roles
          Access Management with directory services
        How tos
          View local user roles
          Change passwords
          Change local user password settings
          Add directory server
          Edit directory server settings and role mappings
          Remove directory server
        FAQs
          Why can't I log in?
          What do I need to know before adding a directory server?
          What do I need to know about mapping to storage array roles?
          What are the local users?
  Online help for older software versions
    SANtricity 11.5 online help
SANtricity solutions
  Using SANtricity Cloud Connector
    About this Guide
      Decide whether to use this guide
      Understand the SANtricity Cloud Connector
        Types of backup
      System requirements
        Host hardware requirements
        Supported browsers
        Compatible storage arrays and controller firmware
        Compatible operating systems
        Supported file systems
    Install SANtricity Cloud Connector
      Install Device Mapper Multipath (DM-MP)
      Install the SANtricity Cloud Connector on a Linux Operating System in graphical mode
      Install the SANtricity Cloud Connector on a Linux Operating System in console mode
      Add server certificate and CA certificate into a keystore
      Add StorageGRID certificate into a keystore
    Configure the SANtricity Cloud Connector for the first time
      Log in to the SANtricity Cloud Connector for the first time
      Configuration Wizard
        Set Administrator Password
        Set Pass Phrase
        Select Target Type
          AltaVault Appliance
          Amazon AWS Account
          StorageGRID Account
        Connect to Web Services Proxy
          Select Storage Arrays
          Select Hosts
        Complete the initial configuration of the SANtricity Cloud Connector
    Use the SANtricity Cloud Connector
      Log into the SANtricity Cloud Connector
      Backups
        Create a new image-based backup
        Create a new folder/file-based backup
        Run Full and Incremental Backups
        Delete a backup job
      Restores
        Create a new image-based restore
        Create a new file-based restore
        Delete a restore
      Modify the SANtricity Cloud Connectors Settings
        S3 Account Settings
        Manage Storage Arrays
        Web Services Settings
        Change SANtricity Cloud Connector password
    Uninstall the SANtricity Cloud Connector
      Uninstall the SANtricity Cloud Connector through graphical mode
      Uninstall the SANtricity Cloud Connector through console mode
  Using SANtricity Web Services Proxy
    Overview and requirements
      Web Services overview
      Compatibility and restrictions
      API basics
      Terms and concepts
    Install and configure Web Services Proxy
      Installation requirements and considerations
      Install Web Services Proxy
        Download Web Services Proxy files
        Install on Windows or Linux server
          Graphical mode install
          Console mode install
          Silent mode install
          RPM command install (Linux only)
        Access API documentation and Unified Manager
          Log in to Web Services API
          Log in to Unified Manager
      Configure Web Services Proxy
        Stop or restart the Webserver
        Resolve port conflicts
        Configure load-balancing and/or high-availability
        Disable SYMbol HTTPS
        Configure cross-origin resource sharing
      Uninstall Web Services Proxy
        Graphical mode uninstall
        Console mode uninstall
        Silent mode uninstall
        RPM command uninstall (Linux only)
    Manage user access
      Overview of access management
      Configure user access
        Apply additional encryption to passwords
        Configure basic authentication
        Configure role-based access
    Manage security and certificates
      Set up security and certificates
        Enable SSL
        Bypass certificate validation
        Generate and import a host management certificate
    Manage storage systems
      Discover storage systems
        Automatically discover storage systems
        Discover and add storage systems using API endpoints
      Scale up the number of managed storage systems
    Manage automatic polling for statistics
      Overview of statistics
      Statistics functionality
      Configure polling intervals
    Manage AutoSupport
      Overview of AutoSupport (ASUP)
      Configure AutoSupport
        Enable or disable AutoSupport
        Configure AutoSupport delivery method
  Using SANtricity Cloud Connector
    About this Guide
      Decide whether to use this guide
      Understand the SANtricity Cloud Connector
        Types of backup
      System requirements
        Host hardware requirements
        Supported browsers
        Compatible storage arrays and controller firmware
        Compatible operating systems
        Supported file systems
    Install SANtricity Cloud Connector
      Install Device Mapper Multipath (DM-MP)
      Install the SANtricity Cloud Connector on a Linux Operating System in graphical mode
      Install the SANtricity Cloud Connector on a Linux Operating System in console mode
      Add server certificate and CA certificate into a keystore
      Add StorageGRID certificate into a keystore
    Configure the SANtricity Cloud Connector for the first time
      Log in to the SANtricity Cloud Connector for the first time
      Configuration Wizard
        Set Administrator Password
        Set Pass Phrase
        Select Target Type
          AltaVault Appliance
          Amazon AWS Account
          StorageGRID Account
        Connect to Web Services Proxy
          Select Storage Arrays
          Select Hosts
        Complete the initial configuration of the SANtricity Cloud Connector
    Use the SANtricity Cloud Connector
      Log into the SANtricity Cloud Connector
      Backups
        Create a new image-based backup
        Create a new folder/file-based backup
        Run Full and Incremental Backups
        Delete a backup job
      Restores
        Create a new image-based restore
        Create a new file-based restore
        Delete a restore
      Modify the SANtricity Cloud Connectors Settings
        S3 Account Settings
        Manage Storage Arrays
        Web Services Settings
        Change SANtricity Cloud Connector password
    Uninstall the SANtricity Cloud Connector
      Uninstall the SANtricity Cloud Connector through graphical mode
      Uninstall the SANtricity Cloud Connector through console mode
  Using SANtricity Web Services Proxy
    Overview and requirements
      Web Services overview
      Compatibility and restrictions
      API basics
      Terms and concepts
    Install and configure Web Services Proxy
      Installation requirements and considerations
      Install Web Services Proxy
        Download Web Services Proxy files
        Install on Windows or Linux server
          Graphical mode install
          Console mode install
          Silent mode install
          RPM command install (Linux only)
        Access API documentation and Unified Manager
          Log in to Web Services API
          Log in to Unified Manager
      Configure Web Services Proxy
        Stop or restart the Webserver
        Resolve port conflicts
        Configure load-balancing and/or high-availability
        Disable SYMbol HTTPS
        Configure cross-origin resource sharing
      Uninstall Web Services Proxy
        Graphical mode uninstall
        Console mode uninstall
        Silent mode uninstall
        RPM command uninstall (Linux only)
    Manage user access
      Overview of access management
      Configure user access
        Apply additional encryption to passwords
        Configure basic authentication
        Configure role-based access
    Manage security and certificates
      Set up security and certificates
        Enable SSL
        Bypass certificate validation
        Generate and import a host management certificate
    Manage storage systems
      Discover storage systems
        Automatically discover storage systems
        Discover and add storage systems using API endpoints
      Scale up the number of managed storage systems
    Manage automatic polling for statistics
      Overview of statistics
      Statistics functionality
      Configure polling intervals
    Manage AutoSupport
      Overview of AutoSupport (ASUP)
      Configure AutoSupport
        Enable or disable AutoSupport
        Configure AutoSupport delivery method
Command references
  SMcli online help for SANtricity
    Changes in the CLI and script commands in this release
    Formatting the commands
      Structure of a CLI command
        Interactive mode
        CLI command wrapper syntax
        Command line parameters
      Structure of a script command
        Synopsis of the script commands
        Recurring syntax elements
      Naming conventions
      Formatting CLI commands
      Formatting rules for script commands
      Formatting CLI commands in Windows PowerShell
      Detailed error reporting
      Exit status
      Adding comments to a script file
        Usage guidelines
      Firmware compatibility levels
    New SMcli https mode
    CLI commands (Alphabetical List)
    E2800, E5700, EF600, and EF300 commands
    E2700 and E5600 commands
    Storage administrators commands
    Storage monitor personnel commands
    Support administrators commands
    Security administrators commands
    Alert configuration commands
    Array configuration commands
    Auto support commands
    Mirroring commands
    Performance tuning commands
    Replication commands
    Security commands
    Volume configuration commands
  SMcli online help for SANtricity
    Changes in the CLI and script commands in this release
    Formatting the commands
      Structure of a CLI command
        Interactive mode
        CLI command wrapper syntax
        Command line parameters
      Structure of a script command
        Synopsis of the script commands
        Recurring syntax elements
      Naming conventions
      Formatting CLI commands
      Formatting rules for script commands
      Formatting CLI commands in Windows PowerShell
      Detailed error reporting
      Exit status
      Adding comments to a script file
        Usage guidelines
      Firmware compatibility levels
    New SMcli https mode
    CLI commands (Alphabetical List)
    E2800, E5700, EF600, and EF300 commands
    E2700 and E5600 commands
    Storage administrators commands
    Storage monitor personnel commands
    Support administrators commands
    Security administrators commands
    Alert configuration commands
    Array configuration commands
    Auto support commands
    Mirroring commands
    Performance tuning commands
    Replication commands
    Security commands
    Volume configuration commands
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