RecoverPoint 4.4 SP1 New Features and Changes

RecoverPoint 4.4 SP1 has just been released and I wanted to post the New Features and Changes Gen6 support The Gen6 RecoverPoint appliance supports all of the functionality supported by the Gen5 appliance. Gen6 appliances support: Improved system performance Flexible configuration of I/O modules 10 Gb Ethernet environments Customer replacement of disk drives and power … Continue reading RecoverPoint 4.4 SP1 New Features and Changes

VNX Block 05.33.009.5.155 and File 8.1.9.155 New Features and Enhancements

Support for new solid state drives (SSD) Starting with this release, 200GB and 400GB Fully Automated Storage Tiering for Virtual Pools (FAST VP) solid state drives (SSD) can now be configured for FAST Cache. In previous releases, this SSD drive was called ‘SAS Flash VP’ because it could only be used for FAST VP. Beginning … Continue reading VNX Block 05.33.009.5.155 and File 8.1.9.155 New Features and Enhancements

New Features and Changes in XtremIO Ver. 4.0.2-65

New Features and Changes in Ver. 4.0.2-65 This section describes the following new features and changes that are introduced in this software version. They include: Hardware Enhancements Non-Disruptive Online Cluster Expansion New Volume Access Levels GUI and Usability Enhancements Disable Encryption and Non-Encrypted Models Hardware Enhancements New cluster configuration Customers can deploy up to 6 and … Continue reading New Features and Changes in XtremIO Ver. 4.0.2-65

New Features and Changes in RecoverPoint 4.4

One of the many technologies that i work with on a regular basis is EMC RecoverPoint. Code 4.4 was just released and i wanted to share the new features and changes. ProtectPoint 3.0 readiness RecoverPoint now contains the infrastructure required to support ProtectPoint 3.0 when it becomes generally available. This readiness enables ProtectPoint 3.0 to … Continue reading New Features and Changes in RecoverPoint 4.4

Configuring EMC RecoverPoint GEN5 BMC or “Lights Out Management”

One of the options with RecoverPoint GEN5 appliances is the BMC option or what most known as “Lights Out Management”.  This can be very useful as IT offices and Datacenter’s where the equipment reside may be in different locations.  Below are the steps for setting up BMC on each RPA. Login with user “Boxmgmt” and … Continue reading Configuring EMC RecoverPoint GEN5 BMC or “Lights Out Management”

Creating Volumes, Initiator Groups and Mapping them in XtremIO 4.0

EMC has recently released XtremIO 4.0 and with that comes an interface change under the configuration tab.  This blog will show you the new look interface and how to create Volumes, Initiator Groups, and how to map them together. Configuration Tab As you can see the Configuration Layout has changed.  This new look provides more … Continue reading Creating Volumes, Initiator Groups and Mapping them in XtremIO 4.0