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 +======Powervault MDSM guide======
 +
 +
 +===== Setup and Connection:​=====
 +
 +* Open PowerVault MDSM
 +
 +{{acelab:​cmc1.png|500px}}
 +
 +* Add new array manually - specify management IP addresses of each controller (default = 192.168.129.101 & 192.128.129.102). Give the array a name (eg: NFS01)
 +
 +{{acelab:​cmc2.png|500px}} ​
 +
 +* Once added, connect to array
 +* Do not automatically configure array when prompted (select No)
 +
 +{{acelab:​cmc3.png|500px}} ​
 +
 +=====Creating Disk Group:=====
 +
 +* Select "​Storage & Copy Services"​ tab, then right click on "Total Unconfigured Capacity",​ select "​Create Disk Group"
 +* Click Next, then give the Disk Group a name (eg: NFS_GROUP_01),​ then select Manual (Advanced), then Next.
 +
 +{{acelab:​cmc4.png|500px}} ​
 +
 +* Select correct RAID level from drop down (RAID 6 recommended),​ then select all but the last disk on left panel and add to right panel. (Last disk will be a hot spare)
 +
 +{{acelab:​cmc5.png|500px}} ​
 +
 +* Click "​Calculate Capacity",​ then Finish
 +
 +=====Creating Virtual Disk:=====
 +
 +* After completing last step, when prompted to create Virtual Disk, Select Yes. Otherwise right click on "Free Capacity"​ and select "​Create Virtual Disk..."​
 +
 +{{acelab:​cmc6.png|500px}} ​
 +
 +* In the capacity field, copy the amount from the "Free Capacity"​ shown above.
 +* Name the VD, (eg: NFS_VD_01). Select "Map Later" from the drop down. Make sure "I/O Characteristics"​ is set to File system (typical). Click Finish ​
 +
 +=====Creating Hot Spare:=====
 +
 +* Select "​Hardware"​ from top bar, then "Hot Spare Coverage...",​ then select "​View/​Change current coverage"​
 +
 +{{acelab:​cmc7.png|500px}} ​
 +
 +* Click the disk group you just created on the left panel, then "​Assign..."​
 +* The last disk that we did not assign to the disk drop should be available and selected, click "​Ok"​. The Hot Spare Summary should read: "​Standby:​ 1"
 +
 +=====Host Mapping=====
 +
 +Click on host mapping tab, right click on "​Default Group" and select "Add Group"​.
 +
 +{{acelab:​cmc8.png|500px}} ​
 +
 +Right click on the created group and select "Add host".
 +
 +{{acelab:​cmc9.png|500px}} ​
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 +{{acelab:​cmc10.png|500px}} ​
  
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