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Unformatted text preview: DELL EMC UNITY IMPLEMENTATION AND ADMINISTRATION Version [2.0] PARTICIPANT GUIDE PARTICIPANT GUIDE Dell Confidential and Proprietary Copyright © 2019 Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. All Rights Reserved. Dell Technologies, Dell, EMC, Dell EMC and other trademarks are trademarks of Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. Other trademarks may be trademarks of their respective owners. Dell EMC Unity Implementation and Administration © Copyright 2019 Dell Inc. Page i Table of Contents Course Introduction.................................................................................. 1 Dell EMC Unity Implementation and Administration............................................... 2 Course Objectives................................................................................................................ 3 Prerequisite Skills ................................................................................................................ 4 Course Agenda .................................................................................................................... 5 System Administration ............................................................................. 6 User Interfaces and Access Control......................................................................... 7 Administrative Interfaces ...................................................................................................... 8 Administrative Interfaces - Unisphere GUI ......................................................................... 10 Administrative Interfaces - Unisphere GUI Navigation ........................................................ 12 Administrative Interfaces - Unisphere GUI Dashboard ....................................................... 14 Administrative Interfaces - Unisphere CLI or UEMCLI ........................................................ 16 Administrative Interfaces - Unisphere CLI Output Example ................................................ 18 Administrative Interfaces - REST API................................................................................. 20 Access Control - User Authentication ................................................................................. 22 Access Control - Default User Accounts ............................................................................ 24 Access Control - Role-Based Administration ...................................................................... 26 Centralized Management ................................................................................................... 27 Centralized Management - Unisphere Central ................................................................... 28 Centralized Management - Unisphere Central Interface ..................................................... 30 Centralized Management - CloudIQ ................................................................................... 32 Centralized Management - CloudIQ Interface .................................................................... 34 Centralized Management - CloudIQ Health Score Categories ........................................... 36 Centralized Management - CloudIQ Proactive Health Score .............................................. 37 Centralized Management - CloudIQ Individual System ...................................................... 39 Centralized Management - CloudIQ Storage Pool Properties ............................................ 41 Demonstration ................................................................................................................... 43 Basic System Settings............................................................................................. 44 Dell EMC Unity Implementation and Administration Page ii © Copyright 2019 Dell Inc. Unisphere Settings - License Information ........................................................................... 45 Unisphere Settings - Manage Users and Groups ............................................................... 47 Unisphere Settings - Configure LDAP Settings .................................................................. 49 Unisphere Settings - Configure LDAP Settings (Cont'd) ..................................................... 51 Unisphere Settings - Configure LDAP Settings (Cont'd) ..................................................... 53 Unisphere Settings - Configure System Time..................................................................... 55 Unisphere Settings - Manage Domain Name Servers ........................................................ 57 Unisphere Settings - Configure Unisphere Central ............................................................. 59 Unisphere Settings - Management Port Network Configuration.......................................... 61 Unisphere Settings - Remote Logging Configuration .......................................................... 63 Unisphere Settings - Remote Logging Configuration (Cont'd) ............................................ 65 Lab - Unisphere Tour ......................................................................................................... 67 Lab Wrap-Up – Unisphere Tour ......................................................................................... 68 Unisphere Support Configuration .......................................................................... 69 Unisphere Settings - Proxy Server Configuration ............................................................... 70 Unisphere Settings - Dell EMC Support Credentials .......................................................... 72 Unisphere Settings - Specify Contact Information .............................................................. 74 EMC Secure Remote Services (ESRS) .............................................................................. 76 ESRS Configuration Options .............................................................................................. 78 Unisphere Settings - EMC Secure Remote Services.......................................................... 80 Unisphere Settings - EMC Secure Remote Services (Cont'd) ............................................ 82 Unisphere Settings - EMC Secure Remote Services (Cont'd) ............................................ 84 Unisphere Settings - EMC Secure Remote Services (Cont'd) ............................................ 86 Unisphere Alerts ...................................................................................................... 88 Unisphere System Alerts.................................................................................................... 89 System Alerts Severity Levels ............................................................................................ 91 System Alerts States.......................................................................................................... 93 System Alerts Page ........................................................................................................... 94 System Alert Details........................................................................................................... 96 Unisphere Settings – Configure Email Alerts...................................................................... 98 Unisphere Settings – Manage SNMP Alerts ..................................................................... 100 Dell EMC Unity Implementation and Administration © Copyright 2019 Dell Inc. Page iii System Jobs Monitoring ................................................................................................... 102 System Logs Monitoring................................................................................................... 104 Summary................................................................................................................. 105 Storage Provisioning ............................................................................ 106 Storage Resources Overview ............................................................................... 107 Dell EMC Unity Platform Supported Storage Resources .................................................. 108 Unified Storage Pools ...................................................................................................... 110 Storage Pools Management ............................................................................................. 112 Traditional Pools Overview .............................................................................................. 114 Provisioning Traditional Pools .......................................................................................... 116 Creating Traditional Pools - Process ................................................................................ 117 Creating Traditional Pools ................................................................................................ 119 Viewing Traditional Pool Properties ................................................................................. 121 Expanding Traditional Pools ............................................................................................ 124 Dynamic Pools Overview ................................................................................................. 126 Traditional RAID Limitations ............................................................................................. 127 Dynamic Pools Benefits ................................................................................................... 129 Provisioning Dynamic Pools ............................................................................................. 130 Dynamic Pools Terminology - 1 of 2................................................................................. 132 Dynamic Pools Terminology - 2 of 2................................................................................. 133 Creating Dynamic Pools – Process .................................................................................. 135 Creating Dynamic Pools................................................................................................... 137 Viewing Dynamic Pools Properties .................................................................................. 139 Support for Traditional Pools on All-Flash Systems.......................................................... 141 Dynamic Pool Considerations .............................................................................. 143 Expanding Dynamic Pools ............................................................................................... 144 Expanding by Set of Drives - 1 of 3 .................................................................................. 146 Expanding by Set of Drives - 2 of 3 .................................................................................. 148 Expanding by Set of Drives – 3 of 3 ................................................................................. 149 Expanding with a Single Drive – 1 of 3 ............................................................................. 150 Expanding with a Single Drive – 2 of 3 ............................................................................. 152 Dell EMC Unity Implementation and Administration Page iv © Copyright 2019 Dell Inc. Expanding with a Single Drive – 3 of 3 ............................................................................. 153 Expanding Dynamic Pools ............................................................................................... 154 Mixing Drive Sizes Within Dynamic Pools ........................................................................ 156 Example: Reclaiming Available Space – 1 of 2 ................................................................ 158 Example: Reclaiming Available Space – 2 of 2 ................................................................ 159 Spare Space .................................................................................................................... 160 Drive Rebuild – 1 of 2 ...................................................................................................... 161 Drive Rebuild – 2 of 2 ...................................................................................................... 162 Demonstration ................................................................................................................. 164 Lab - Creating Storage Pools ........................................................................................... 165 Lab Wrap-Up – Creating Storage Pools ........................................................................... 166 Block Storage Provisioning .................................................................................. 167 Block Storage .................................................................................................................. 168 Block Interfaces ............................................................................................................... 169 iSCSI Interfaces Management ......................................................................................... 170 Creating iSCSI Interfaces ................................................................................................. 172 Viewing and Modifying iSCSI Interface Properties ........................................................... 174 Fibre Channel Interfaces Management ............................................................................ 175 LUNs Provisioning ........................................................................................................... 177 Creating LUNs ................................................................................................................. 179 Viewing LUN Properties ................................................................................................... 181 Consistency Groups Management ................................................................................... 183 Creating Consistency Groups .......................................................................................... 185 Viewing Consistency Group Properties ............................................................................ 187 Lab - Creating Block Storage LUNs and Consistency Groups .......................................... 189 Lab Wrap-Up – Creating Block Storage LUNs and Consistency Groups .......................... 190 File Storage Provisioning ...................................................................................... 191 File Storage ..................................................................................................................... 192 NAS Servers .................................................................................................................... 194 NAS Servers Management .............................................................................................. 195 Creating NAS Servers ...................................................................................................... 197 Dell EMC Unity Implementation and Administration © Copyright 2019 Dell Inc. Page v Viewing NAS Server Properties ....................................................................................... 199 Ethernet Ports .................................................................................................................. 201 File Systems Management............................................................................................... 203 Creating File Systems ...................................................................................................... 205 Viewing File System Properties........................................................................................ 207 Lab - Creating NAS Servers ............................................................................................. 209 Lab Wrap-Up – Creating NAS Servers ............................................................................. 210 Lab - Creating File Systems ............................................................................................. 211 Lab Wrap-Up – Creating File Systems ............................................................................. 212 VMware Datastores Provisioning ......................................................................... 213 VMware Storage .............................................................................................................. 214 VMware Datastores Management .................................................................................... 215 Provisioning VMFS Datastores ........................................................................................ 217 Provisioning NFS Datastores ........................................................................................... 219 Viewing VMware Datastore Properties ............................................................................. 221 VMware Virtual Volumes (VVols) ..................................................................................... 223 What Is Stored in VVol Datastores? ................................................................................. 225 Provisioning VVols Workflow - Storage ............................................................................ 226 Provisioning VVols Workflow - Storage (Create Pools and Capability Profiles) ................ 228 Capability Profiles Management....................................................................................... 229 Creating Capability Profiles .............................................................................................. 230 Viewing Capability Profile Properties................................................................................ 232 Provisioning VVols Workflow - Storage (Create Storage Containers) ............................... 234 Creating VVol Datastores................................................................................................. 236 Summary................................................................................................................. 238 Storage Resources Access .................................................................. 239 Block Storage Access ........................................................................................... 240 Block Storage Access Overview ...................................................................................... 241 Host Access Requirements .............................................................................................. 243 Host to Storage Connectivity ............................................................................................ 245 Setting Up Multipath Management Software .................................................................... 247 Dell EMC Unity Implementation and Administration Page vi © Copyright 2019 Dell Inc. Host to Storage Connectivity Rules .................................................................................. 249 Front-End Connectivity Options - Dell EMC Unity XT 380/380F ....................................... 250 Front-End Connectivity Options - Dell EMC Unity XT 480/480F, 680/680F, 880/880F ..... 252 Fibre Channel Initiator Registration .................................................................................. 254 Fibre Channel Host Initiators – Unisphere ........................................................................ 256 Fibre Channel Initiator Paths - Unisphere ........................................................................ 258 iSCSI Initiator Options ...................................................................................................... 259 iSCSI Initiator Registration Process – Windows Host ....................................................... 261 iSCSI Initiator Registration Process – Linux Host ......
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