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SANtricity commands

Enable controller data transfer


The enable controller dataTransfer command revives a controller that has become quiesced while running diagnostics.

Supported Arrays

This command applies to any individual storage array, including the E2700, E5600, E2800, E5700, EF600 and EF300 arrays, as long as all SMcli packages are installed.


To execute this command on an E2800, E5700, EF600, or EF300 storage array, you must have the Storage Admin role.


enable controller [(a|b)] dataTransfer


Parameter Description


The controller that you want to revive. Valid controller identifiers are a or b, where a is the controller in slot A, and b is the controller in slot B. Enclose the controller identifier in square brackets ([ ]). If you do not specify a controller, the storage management software returns a syntax error.

Minimum firmware level