This is installing equallogic hit kit for linux in rhel v6. How to configure multipath using equallogic host integration. Create a directory in which you will mount iso image. Equallogic was formed as an independent company in 2001, but was acquired by dell inc. Equallogic arrays in my opinion are a nice blend of value and performance that any systems or network administrator can learn to do basic setup and administration on in a few hours of poking around.
Improve io performance by intelligently routing io directly to the correct ps series array member, thereby reducing intragroup io forwarding. Im attempting to do an install of the linux hit kit 1. Dell equallogic ps4000e iscsi san delivers a capable and affordable san that is extremely simple to manage. Otherwise, contact dellequallogic theyll point you in the right direction. Aug 14, 2015 this video demonstrates how to install the dell storage ps series a. Available for download as part of hit kit for microsoft. Dec 12, 2012 if you install the dell eql hit kit on your w2k8r2 server, and presuming the ms iscsi initiator is making the connection, as files are deleted the hit kit will send the unmap command for you. Manual transfer utility installation requirements dell. You can install or repair the component on the local computer. Customers with a valid dell prosupport agreement can download software updates without paying additional license fees. Italianthe dell equallogic team has officially announced the release of host integration tools for microsoft hitmicrosoft v4. Unfortunately, i cant download the newer firmware on the equallogic portal because we dont have an. The equallogic fs7500 integrates seamlessly with dell equallogic storage.
Does anyone have or have access to the latest firmware, drivers, software, and manual for a dell equallogic ps6000e that they would be willing to download share forwith me. These commands are for use only by equallogic technical support personnel. Equallogic cli commands to setup iscsi initiator on linux linoxide. The host scripting tools kit does not change with every new firmware release. Integrated across the entire family of equallogic ps arrays, the equallogic firmware is a san operating system based on a unique peer storage architecture that. To install host integration tools on a failover cluster, see installing host integration tools on a microsoft failover cluster. Dell equallogic host integration tools for microsoft. Support equallogic is simplifying networked storage dell. The hit me and hit le offer unique features when using guest attached volumes in your vms. If you are using an equallogic san, i recommend installing the hit kit before doing any of the iscsi or multipath io configuration.
To access the group to run cli commands, you can do one of the following. Even though the equallogic hit kit had specified an exemption rule, this was being denied. Please be mindful that entering the support layer of an equallogic is not supported in a normal situation by equallogic as stated in the message you will recieve upon entering. Planning and preparation guide rapid equallogic configuration series switch. Download the firmware update kit from the eql support site. Ive been a big fan of dell equallogic host integration tools for microsoft hit me, so i was looking forward to seeing how the newly released hit for linux hit le was going to pan out. We have been working with xenserver and xen cloud for a while and havent got the io performance over iscsi that we were hoping. Dell equallogic host integration tools for linux 1.
Upgrade the hit host integration tools kit can skip if not present. The cli also enables you to manage individual ps series storage arrays for maintenance purposes. Boost your storage with dell equallogic firmware 5. Hit kit for microsoft windows server 2016 page 4 dell. Express computer systems is your source for used cisco, ibm, sun, netapp, and hp hardware at up to 95% off retail.
It was just last september that i wrote about using the dell equallogic hit for linux hit le version 1. Dell equallogic multipath high io throughput vmware. Equallogic fs7500 integration within a linux environment 4 preface the dell equallogic fs7500 nas storage system delivers highly available, scalable enterprise class file services to microsoft windows and linux clients utilizing the cifs and nfs protocols. Dell delivers with a valuable portfolio of storage software to support the family of equallogic storage arrays. If you install host integration tools on a cluster, the installer prompts you to configure the installation for cluster operation. Dell equallogic is a line of iscsi storagearea network san devices. Dell equallogic ps series undocumented commands disclaimer. In my environment we utilize dell equallogic ps series iscsi devices for our storage needs. Install equallogic multipath extension module mem in vmware. Equallogic iscsi multipathing a combination of user and kernel mode binaries that. Oct 27, 2012 in this tutorial, i will show you commands to install and configure iscsi initiator to connect equallogic target on linux cli.
If your version of linux does not include an iscsi initiator, you can obtain one from the openiscsi website. For customer service support or questions please email us at equallogic customer service certified channel partner help desk to learn more about the partnerdirect program and how we can assist our partners be more successful with equallogic solutions please contact the resources in your area. Dell equallogic host integration tools microsoft edition. Multipath io on server core with the equallogic hit kit mike f. Dell ps series equallogic host integration tools for linux. Apr 14, 2011 ive written a few other blogs about iscsi and multipath io on windows servers, but this one focuses on installing the equallogic host integration tool hit kit on windows server 2008 r2 core no gui. Hi, i was wondering if there is an hit kit for windows server 2016 core. About linux windows multimedia deployment network vmware. The following set of commands are used by internal staff at dell equallogic. So i apparently need to get the dell equallogic host integration tools for microsoft to set this up again and then i can connect back to the web interface. For information about installing and configuring an iscsi initiator on linux, refer to the following documents.
Hopefully this post on how to install equallogic multipath extension module mem in vmware esxi shows how easily the driver can be installed. Dell equallogic host integration tools for microsoft v4. Used equallogic iscsi san quality tested dell equallogic. Equallogic array software provides advanced san functions that enable virtualized storage and bestpractice data protection.
Dell equallogic ps6000e missing downloads, software. I could use a download link for the dell equallogic host. Dell equallogic ps4000 series iscsi arrays provides enterprise reliability, scaleout performance and capacity along with data protection and disaster recovery. If you have a dell equallogic disk storage array and you want to connect it to server 2016, you will want the host integration tools hit kit. Dell storage software is nontransferable, and you must use your customers login credentials to perform downloads on their behalf. I need dell equallogic host integration tools for microsoft.
Id like to use the web interface to set this up again but it appears to not be assigned with a default ip address after reset. Theres hitme, microsoft, le, linux edition and ve vmare edition. The equallogic host integration tools hit includes several hostbased tools that tightly integrate equallogic storage area networks sans with hosts and applications, delivering advanced data protection, high availability and performance, and simplified management of application data and virtual machines for microsoft, vmware and linux. Equallogic hit kit for linux equallogic hosttools1. Aug 18, 2016 the equallogic mem kit driver is a great third party driver for extending and enhancing the multipathing functionality within vmware. Multipath io on server core with the equallogic hit kit. At the time, the hit le was beginning to play an important role in how we housed large volumes of data, and i wanted to share with others what i learned in the process. Equallogic host software extends the functionality of the array software enabling. The download for vsm is on the equallogic support website, under downloadsvmware integration.
The group manager commandline interface cli provides a comprehensive set of commands for managing a ps series group. To install hit kit for linux, perform the following steps. Actually the distributions is rpm based, so there is a bigger effor to port it to other distro, like debian and ubuntu. The hit kit compatibility screen with remind you to confirm that all equallogic software. Equallogic hit kit and direct san access veeam community forums. Mar 20, 2012 has written in the previous post, dell equallogic host integration tools for linux 1. Dell equallogic array software dell delivers three categories of software for the equallogic family of storage arrays.
Fortunately, dell has just made hit kit version 5 which you can. Dell supports first suggestion is to edit the iscsi login timeout value from 5 seconds to 60. Equallogic manual transfer utility is designed for equallogic storage array groups. Verify that the latest hit kit for linux is being used for installation. Updating the firmware on dell equallogic arrays with dell update storage manager. Im using a physical windows 2008 r2 server as a veeam proxy, and my veeam backups are using direct san access. Using the dell equallogic hit for linux ive been a big fan of dell equallogic host integration tools for microsoft hitme, so i was looking forward to seeing how the newly released hit for linux hitle was going to pan out. Equallogic host integration tools for linux tightly integrate the equallogic ps series arrays with linux host operating platform enabling performance optimization and streamlined management and operation. Refer to the dell ps documentation that comes with the hit kit for all the available options. Equallogic array software equallogic firmware is the foundation of the equallogic software family. Linux an iscsi initiator is included with some versions of linux.
Its also not a problem to install the hit kit after youve done some or all. Equallogic cli commands to setup iscsi initiator on linux. Installing equallogic hit kit for linux in rhel v6. Our main goal for this device was to start using resource pools and be able to do some ha and live migration. The dell equallogic configuration guide is provided as an aid to help storage administrators determine how best to build an iscsi infrastructure for use within an equallogic san solution. Dell equallogic ps5000 firmware upgrade walkthrough from v4. Initially, lets see how to configure the equallogic hit kit. Dell equallogic array software the dell equallogic array software, including equallogic firmware, equallogic group manager and equallogic manual transfer utility, gives you the functionality to meet your current needs while preparing for future demands. Updating the firmware on dell equallogic ps series iscsi san. We have a dell equallogic ps 6100 that just went out of warranty. Sep 25, 2010 my datastores are on an equallogic ps6100 iscsi san. This is an overview and demonstration of dell equallogic host integration tools microsoft edition version 4.453 226 130 845 1342 1529 1339 459 1362 1562 1054 1222 1273 959 551 1491 1616 1040 146 217 750 501 1135 1037 1211 116 685 669 1560 1443 1246 138 449 684 605 794 463 323