EMC Recoverpoint: Automating Cluster Configuration backups

An important (but often neglected) part of any Recoverpoint deployment is to ensure you have regular backups of your cluster configuration. Important for DR, it also serves as a useful reference point for configuration forensics (What changed and when) There are multiple ways to do this, however my preference is to Continue Reading

EMC VNX 0x704a: DAE is faulted. Servers may have lost access to disk drives in this enclosure.

Title sounds a bit nasty eh ?! I was confronted with this earlier this week, which was only noticed after logging into Unisphere to do some provisioning tasks.   At this point, I had received no alerts (array side) nor any host issues. More alarmingly, no notifications. Oops. A quick Continue Reading