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Audit of SAN and Storage Infractructure. Part 2 — Perfomance metrics

This is the most important metrics from SAN and storage perspective in my experience. Also, some of this metrics can help you with solid understanding of problems and organize any type of reports. Storage perfomance metrics. Here we start from hardware audit — gathering information about: Type and model of storage in vendor product line (block,… Читать далее »

Audit of SAN and Storage Infractructure. Part 1 — Gathering information

The first step of any audition IT infrastructure is a gathering information about it. What information you really need and how it can be recieved you should discuss with customer — this is the main purpose of audition. If customer has any problems (hardware failures, software or microcodes bugs which impact perfomance) in SAN and… Читать далее »

XORUX. How to add DellEMC Storage Center

First of all we should create new user stor2rrd with admin role on our DSM Data Collector and add storage you want to monitor using REST API: Then check connection from XORUX virtual appliance to DSM Data Collector virtual appliance. [lpar2rrd@xorux ~]$ perl /home/stor2rrd/stor2rrd/bin/conntest.pl 3033 Connection to «» on port «3033» is ok   Enabling SC… Читать далее »

XORUX. How to add Brocade SAN switch

So, we have two Brocade 6505 switches ( and in our sandbox. Monitoring will be implemented with embeeded SNMP MIBs on switches and only thing we need is to setup it from switch side. Login on switch as administrator Use snmpconfig —set command to set SNMP parameters depending of your requirenments. In example I keep… Читать далее »