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Author Redbooks, IBM
Title Managing Disk Subsystems using IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center
Imprint Durham : I B M, 2005
©2005
Descript 1 online resource (554 pages)
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Note Front cover -- Contents -- Notices -- Trademarks -- Preface -- The team that wrote this redbook -- Become a published author -- Comments welcome -- Chapter 1. IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center overview -- 1.1 Introduction to IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center -- 1.1.1 Standards organizations and standards -- 1.2 IBM TotalStorage Open Software family -- 1.3 IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center -- 1.3.1 Data subject matter expert: TotalStorage Productivity Center for Data -- 1.3.2 Fabric subject matter expert: Productivity Center for Fabric -- 1.3.3 Disk subject matter expert: TotalStorage Productivity Center for Disk -- 1.3.4 Replication subject matter expert: Productivity Center for Replication -- 1.4 IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center -- 1.4.1 Productivity Center for Disk and Productivity Center for Replication -- 1.4.2 Event services -- 1.5 Taking steps toward an On Demand environment -- Chapter 2. Key concepts -- 2.1 Standards organizations and standards -- 2.1.1 CIM/WEB management model -- 2.2 Storage Networking Industry Association -- 2.2.1 The SNIA Shared Storage Model -- 2.2.2 SMI Specification -- 2.2.3 Integrating existing devices into the CIM model -- 2.2.4 CIM Agent implementation -- 2.2.5 CIM Object Manager -- 2.3 Common Information Model (CIM) -- 2.3.1 How the CIM Agent works -- 2.4 Service Location Protocol (SLP) -- 2.4.1 SLP architecture -- 2.4.2 SLP service agent -- 2.4.3 SLP user agent -- 2.4.4 SLP directory agent -- 2.4.5 Why use an SLP DA? -- 2.4.6 When to use DAs -- 2.4.7 SLP configuration recommendation -- 2.4.8 Setting up the Service Location Protocol Directory Agent -- 2.4.9 Configuring SLP Directory Agent addresses -- 2.5 Productivity Center for Disk and Replication architecture -- Chapter 3. TotalStorage Productivity Center suite installation -- 3.1 Installing the IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center
3.1.1 Configurations -- 3.1.2 Installation prerequisites -- 3.1.3 TCP/IP ports used by TotalStorage Productivity Center -- 3.1.4 Default databases created during install -- 3.2 Pre-installation check list -- 3.2.1 User IDs and security -- 3.2.2 Certificates and key files -- 3.3 Services and service accounts -- 3.3.1 Starting and stopping the managers -- 3.3.2 Uninstall Internet Information Services -- 3.3.3 SNMP install -- 3.4 IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center for Fabric -- 3.4.1 The computer name -- 3.4.2 Database considerations -- 3.4.3 Windows Terminal Services -- 3.4.4 Tivoli NetView -- 3.4.5 Personal firewall -- 3.4.6 Change the HOSTS file -- 3.5 Installation process -- 3.5.1 Prerequisite product install: DB2 and WebSphere -- 3.5.2 Installing IBM Director -- 3.5.3 Tivoli Agent Manager -- 3.5.4 IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center for Disk and Replication Base -- 3.5.5 IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center for Disk -- 3.5.6 IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center for Replication -- 3.5.7 IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center for Fabric -- Chapter 4. CIMOM installation and configuration -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Planning considerations for Service Location Protocol -- 4.2.1 Considerations for using SLP DAs -- 4.2.2 SLP configuration recommendation -- 4.3 General performance guidelines -- 4.4 Planning considerations for CIMOM -- 4.4.1 CIMOM configuration recommendations -- 4.5 Installing CIM agent for ESS -- 4.5.1 ESS CLI install -- 4.5.2 ESS CIM Agent install -- 4.5.3 Post Installation tasks -- 4.6 Configuring the ESS CIM Agent for Windows -- 4.6.1 Registering ESS Devices -- 4.6.2 Register ESS server for Copy services -- 4.6.3 Restart the CIMOM -- 4.6.4 CIMOM User Authentication -- 4.7 Verifying connection to the ESS -- 4.7.1 Problem determination -- 4.7.2 Confirming the ESS CIMOM is available
4.7.3 Setting up the Service Location Protocol Directory Agent -- 4.7.4 Configuring IBM Director for SLP discovery -- 4.7.5 Registering the ESS CIM Agent to SLP -- 4.7.6 Verifying and managing CIMOMs availability -- 4.8 Installing CIM agent for IBM DS4000 family -- 4.8.1 Verifying and Managing CIMOM availability -- 4.9 Configuring CIMOM for SAN Volume Controller -- 4.9.1 Adding the SVC TotalStorage Productivity Center for Disk user account -- 4.9.2 Registering the SAN Volume Controller host in SLP -- 4.10 Configuring CIMOM for TotalStorage Productivity Center for Disk summary -- 4.10.1 SLP registration and slptool -- 4.10.2 Persistency of SLP registration -- 4.10.3 Configuring slp.reg file -- Chapter 5. TotalStorage Productivity Center common base use -- 5.1 Productivity Center common base: Introduction -- 5.2 Launching TotalStorage Productivity Center -- 5.3 Exploiting Productivity Center common base -- 5.3.1 Configure MDM -- 5.3.2 Launch Device Manager -- 5.3.3 Discovering new storage devices -- 5.3.4 Manage CIMOMs -- 5.3.5 Manually removing old CIMOM entries -- 5.4 Performing volume inventory -- 5.5 Working with ESS -- 5.5.1 Changing the display name of an ESS -- 5.5.2 ESS Volume inventory -- 5.5.3 Assigning and unassigning ESS volumes -- 5.5.4 Creating new ESS volumes -- 5.5.5 Launch device manager for an ESS device -- 5.6 Working with SAN Volume Controller -- 5.6.1 Changing the display name of a SAN Volume Controller -- 5.6.2 Working with SAN Volume Controller mdisks -- 5.6.3 Creating new Mdisks on supported storage devices -- 5.6.4 Create and view SAN Volume Controller Vdisks -- 5.7 Working with DS4000 family or FAStT storage -- 5.7.1 Changing the display name of a DS4000 or FAStT -- 5.7.2 Working with DS4000 or FAStT volumes -- 5.7.3 Creating DS4000 or FAStT volumes -- 5.7.4 Assigning hosts to DS4000 and FAStT volumes
5.7.5 Unassigning hosts from DS4000 or FAStT volumes -- 5.8 Event Action Plan Builder -- 5.8.1 Applying an Event Action Plan to a managed system or group -- 5.8.2 Exporting and importing Event Action Plans -- Chapter 6. TotalStorage Productivity Center for Disk use -- 6.1 Performance Manager GUI -- 6.2 Exploiting Performance Manager -- 6.2.1 Performance Manager data collection -- 6.2.2 Using IBM Director Scheduler function -- 6.2.3 Reviewing Data collection task status -- 6.2.4 Managing Performance Manager Database -- 6.2.5 Performance Manager gauges -- 6.2.6 ESS thresholds -- 6.2.7 Data collection for SAN Volume Controller -- 6.2.8 SAN Volume Controller thresholds -- 6.3 Exploiting gauges -- 6.3.1 Before you begin -- 6.3.2 Creating gauges example -- 6.3.3 Zooming in on the specific time period -- 6.3.4 Modify gauge to view array level metrics -- 6.3.5 Modify gauge to review multiple metrics in same chart -- 6.4 Performance Manager command line interface -- 6.4.1 Performance Manager CLI commands -- 6.4.2 Sample command outputs -- 6.5 Volume Performance Advisor (VPA) -- 6.5.1 VPA introduction -- 6.5.2 The provisioning challenge -- 6.5.3 Workload characterization and workload profiles -- 6.5.4 Workload profile values -- 6.5.5 How the Volume Performance Advisor makes decisions -- 6.5.6 Enabling the Trace Logging for Director GUI Interface -- 6.6 Getting started -- 6.6.1 Workload profiles -- 6.6.2 Using VPA with predefined Workload profile -- 6.6.3 Launching VPA tool -- 6.6.4 ESS User Validation -- 6.6.5 Configuring VPA settings for the ESS diskspace request -- 6.6.6 Choosing Workload Profile -- 6.6.7 Choosing candidate locations -- 6.6.8 Verify settings for VPA -- 6.6.9 Approve recommendations -- 6.6.10 VPA loopback after Implement Recommendations selected -- 6.7 Creating and managing Workload Profiles -- 6.7.1 Choosing Workload Profiles
6.8 Remote Console installation for TotalStorage Productivity Center for Disk - Performance Manager -- 6.8.1 Installing IBM Director Console -- 6.8.2 Installing TotalStorage Productivity Center for Disk Base Remote Console -- 6.8.3 Installing Remote Console for Performance Manager function -- 6.8.4 Launching Remote Console for TotalStorage Productivity Center -- Chapter 7. TotalStorage Productivity Center for Fabric use -- 7.1 TotalStorage Productivity Center for Fabric overview -- 7.1.1 Zoning overview -- 7.1.2 Supported switches for zoning -- 7.1.3 Deployment -- 7.1.4 Enabling zone control -- 7.1.5 TotalStorage Productivity Center for Disk eFix -- 7.1.6 Installing the eFix -- 7.2 Installing Fabric remote console -- 7.3 TotalStorage Productivity Center for Disk integration -- 7.4 Launching TotalStorage Productivity Center for Fabric -- Chapter 8. TotalStorage Productivity Center for Replication use -- 8.1 TotalStorage Productivity Center for Replication overview -- 8.1.1 Supported Copy Services -- 8.1.2 Replication session -- 8.1.3 Storage group -- 8.1.4 Storage pools -- 8.1.5 Relationship of group, pool, and session -- 8.1.6 Copyset and sequence concepts -- 8.2 Exploiting TotalStorage Productivity Center for Replication -- 8.2.1 Before you start -- 8.2.2 Creating a storage group -- 8.2.3 Modifying a storage group -- 8.2.4 Viewing storage group properties -- 8.2.5 Deleting a storage group -- 8.2.6 Creating a storage pool -- 8.2.7 Modifying a storage pool -- 8.2.8 Deleting a storage pool -- 8.2.9 Viewing storage pool properties -- 8.2.10 Storage paths -- 8.2.11 Point-in-Time Copy: Creating a session -- 8.2.12 Creating a session: Verifying source-target relationship -- 8.2.13 Continuous Synchronous Remote Copy: Creating a session -- 8.2.14 Managing a Point-in-Time copy -- 8.2.15 Managing a Continuous Synchronous Remote Copy
8.3 Using Command Line Interface (CLI) for replication
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