Storage Array Portlet Expanded

The expanded portlet displays additional information about discovered storage arrays.

The expanded portlet adds columns for Firmware Version, Software Version, Total Capacity (GB), Assigned Capacity (GB), Allocated Capacity (GB), and Exposed Capacity (GB).

This screen also contains several Snap panels that contain information about the listed array you select. The first four are visible when you click their labels on the left of the screen.

Reference Tree

Summary

Storage Array Configuration

Host Access and Ports

Storage Array Capacity

Disk Groups and Virtual Disks

Reference Tree

This panel displays the array’s connection to various components like Enclosures (including fans, power supplies, controllers and disk drives), Contacts, Locations, Vendors, Raid Groups, Authentications, and monitors. You can right-click some of the reference tree items to edit or otherwise act on them.

Summary

This panel displays the following information about the selected array:

STATUS -- Whether the array is online.

DATA PROTECTION TYPES -- The data protection types on the array. For example, the RAID type.

PROTOCOL -- The protocol to communicate with this array.

CLONING OPTION -- Whether the array is cloned or not.

SNAP SHOT OPTION -- Whether the array has a snap shot or not.

Storage Array Configuration

This panel displays the following information about the selected array:

CONTROLLERS-- A count of the array’s controllers.

MAX CONTROLLERS-- The array’s maximum number controllers.

ENCLOSURES --  A count of the array’s enclosures.

ENCLOSURES SUPPORTED --  The number of enclosures supported.

PHYSICAL DISKS-- A count of the array’s physical disks.

MAX DRIVES-- The number of physical disks this array can support.

DRIVE TYPES-- The types of drives in the array (SATA, USB, and so on).

VIRTUAL DISKS-- A count of the array’s virtual disks.

MAX VIRTUAL DISKS-- How many virtual disks the array can support.

Host Access and Ports

This panel displays the following information about the selected array:

CONFIGURED HOSTS-- The hosts configured for the array.

MAX CONFIGURED HOSTS-- The maximum number of configured hosts the array supports.

HOSTS TO VIRTUAL DISK MAPPINGS-- Connections between virtual disks and configured hosts.

PORTS -- The number of ports within the array.

MAX PORTS -- The maximum number of ports the array supports.

PORT TYPES -- The type of ports the array supports (Ethernet iSCSCI, and so on).

Storage Array Capacity

This panel displays a graph and the following information about the selected array:

Total Capacity-- The array’s total capacity.

The following fields do not appear for all devices.

Category-- Select the category of storage displayed in the graph. These include Total, Assigned, Allocated, Unexposed.

Sub Split-- Options include Total, Assigned, Allocated and Unexposed.

Hover the cursor over the graph to see the GB and percentage of the segment(s) displayed.

Disk Groups and Virtual Disks

This displays the disk groups and virtual disks for the selected array. This lists the RAID Group Name, the RAID Type, and its Virtual Disk.