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<p>Hitachi Universal Storage Platform V Hitachi Universal Storage Platform VMDynamic Provisioning Users Guide</p> <p>FASTFIND LINKSDocument Organization Product Version Getting Help Contents</p> <p>MK-96RD641-13</p> <p>Copyright 2009 Hitachi, Ltd., and Hitachi Data Systems Corporation, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Notice: No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, or stored in a database or retrieval system for any purpose without the express written permission of Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (hereinafter referred to as Hitachi Data Systems). Hitachi, Ltd., and Hitachi Data Systems reserve the right to make changes to this document at any time without notice and assume no responsibility for its use. Hitachi, Ltd., and Hitachi Data Systems products and services can only be ordered under the terms and conditions of Hitachi Data Systems applicable agreements. All of the features described in this document may not be currently available. Refer to the most recent product announcement or contact your local Hitachi Data Systems sales office for information on feature and product availability. This document contains the most current information available at the time of publication. When new and/or revised information becomes available, this entire document will be updated and distributed to all registered users. Hitachi is a registered trademark of Hitachi, Ltd., in the United States and other countries. Hitachi Data Systems is a registered trademark and service mark of Hitachi, Ltd., in the United States and other countries.. Dynamic Provisioning, ShadowImage, and TrueCopy, are registered trademarks or trademarks of Hitachi Data Systems. ESCON, IBM, and z/OS are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation. All other trademarks, service marks, and company names in this document are properties of their respective owners.</p> <p>ii Hitachi Universal Storage Platform V/VM Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning Users Guide</p> <p>ContentsPreface .................................................................................................. viiIntended Audience ............................................................................................ viii Product Version................................................................................................. viii Document Revision Level ................................................................................... viii Source Documents for this Revision ...................................................................... ix Changes in this Revision ...................................................................................... ix Document Organization ....................................................................................... ix Referenced Documents.........................................................................................x Document Conventions........................................................................................ xi Convention for Storage Capacity Values ............................................................... xii Getting Help ...................................................................................................... xii Comments ........................................................................................................ xiii</p> <p>Overview of Dynamic Provisioning ......................................................... 1-1Dynamic Provisioning Features ...........................................................................1-2 Dynamic Provisioning Benefits ............................................................................1-3 Non-Disruptive Addition of Physical Disks......................................................1-3 Improved Performance................................................................................1-3 Reduced Storage Acquisition Costs...............................................................1-3 Simplified Replication Planning.....................................................................1-4 Complementary Software...................................................................................1-4</p> <p>About Dynamic Provisioning Operations ................................................. 2-1Dynamic Provisioning Components .....................................................................2-2 Relationship between V-VOLS, Pools, and Pool-VOLs .....................................2-2 Supported Configurations ............................................................................2-3 Pools .........................................................................................................2-3 DP-VOLs ....................................................................................................2-5 V-VOL Management Table ...........................................................................2-6 Managing Pool Capacity .....................................................................................2-7Contents Hitachi Universal Storage Platform V/VM Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning Users Guide iii</p> <p>Monitoring Pool Usage Levels...................................................................... 2-8 Full Pool Handling ...................................................................................... 2-9 Thresholds .............................................................................................. 2-10 SIM Reference Codes ............................................................................... 2-12 Pool Status.............................................................................................. 2-14 Balancing I/O Load Across the Pool ........................................................... 2-14 Interoperability with Other Products and Functions ........................................... 2-14 Using TrueCopy ....................................................................................... 2-17 Using Universal Replicator ........................................................................ 2-18 Using ShadowImage ................................................................................ 2-19 Using Virtual Partition Manager ................................................................. 2-20 Using Volume Migration............................................................................ 2-20</p> <p>Preparing for Dynamic Provisioning Operations ....................................... 3-1Preparing the Storage System and Storage Navigator Computer(s)....................... 3-2 Hardware and Software Requirements......................................................... 3-2 License Requirements ................................................................................ 3-2 Shared Memory Requirements .................................................................... 3-2 Operating System and File System Capacity ................................................. 3-3 Volume and Pool Requirements................................................................... 3-4 Installing and Uninstalling Dynamic Provisioning ................................................. 3-6 Installing Dynamic Provisioning ................................................................... 3-6 Uninstalling Dynamic Provisioning ............................................................... 3-6</p> <p>Using the Dynamic Provisioning GUI ...................................................... 4-1Pool Window .................................................................................................... 4-2 V-VOL Window ................................................................................................. 4-8 Dynamic Provisioning Window ......................................................................... 4-12 New Pool Dialog Box....................................................................................... 4-15 Change Pool Information Dialog Box ................................................................ 4-16 New V-VOL Group Dialog Box .......................................................................... 4-17 Create V-VOL Dialog Box (1) ........................................................................... 4-18 Create V-VOL Dialog Box (2) ........................................................................... 4-20 Create V-VOL Confirmation Dialog Box ............................................................. 4-22 Connect Pool Dialog Box ................................................................................. 4-23 Change Threshold Dialog Box .......................................................................... 4-24 Associate V-VOL Groups with Pool Dialog Box ................................................... 4-25 Release V-VOL Groups from Pool Dialog Box..................................................... 4-27 Delete V-VOL Groups Dialog Box...................................................................... 4-29</p> <p>Performing Dynamic Provisioning Operations .......................................... 5-1Dynamic Provisioning Flow Chart ....................................................................... 5-2iv Contents Hitachi Universal Storage Platform V/VM Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning Users Guide</p> <p>Managing Pools.................................................................................................5-3 Viewing Pool Information ............................................................................5-3 Creating a Pool...........................................................................................5-4 Associating the Pool-VOLs with the Pool .......................................................5-5 Changing the Pool Threshold .......................................................................5-6 Deleting Pools ............................................................................................5-7 Recovering Pools in Blocked Status ..............................................................5-9 Managing V-VOLs and V-VOL Groups ................................................................5-10 Creating a V-VOL Group ............................................................................5-10 Changing the V-VOL Settings.....................................................................5-14 Changing the V-VOL Settings of Multiple V-VOL Groups ...............................5-23 Deleting V-VOL Groups .............................................................................5-26 Deleting V-VOLs .......................................................................................5-28</p> <p>Troubleshooting ................................................................................... 6-1Dynamic Provisioning Troubleshooting ................................................................6-2 Managing Pool-Related SIMs ..............................................................................6-6 Troubleshooting When Using Command Control Interface ....................................6-7 Calling the Hitachi Data Systems Technical Support Center ...................................6-9</p> <p>Acronyms and Abbreviations Index</p> <p>Contents Hitachi Universal Storage Platform V/VM Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning Users Guide</p> <p>v</p> <p>vi</p> <p>Contents Hitachi Universal Storage Platform V/VM Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning Users Guide</p> <p>PrefaceThis document describes and provides instructions for installing and using the Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning software for the Hitachi Universal Storage Platform V and Hitachi Universal Storage Platform VM storage systems. Please read this document carefully to understand how to use this product, and maintain a copy for reference purposes. This preface includes the following information: Intended Audience Product Version Document Revision Level Source Documents for this Revision Changes in this Revision Document Organization Referenced Documents Document Conventions Convention for Storage Capacity Values Getting Help Comments</p> <p>Notice: The use of Dynamic Provisioning software and all other Hitachi Data Systems products is governed by the terms of your agreement(s) with Hitachi Data Systems.</p> <p>Preface Hitachi Universal Storage Platform V/VM Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning Users Guide</p> <p>vii</p> <p>Intended AudienceThis document is intended for system administrators, Hitachi Data Systems representatives, and Authorized Service Providers who are involved in installing, configuring, and operating the Hitachi Universal Storage Platform V and Hitachi Universal Storage Platform VM storage systems. This document assumes the following:</p> <p>The user is familiar with the operating system and web browser software on the system hosting the Hitachi Storage Navigator software. The user has a background in data processing and understands RAID storage systems and their basic functions. The user is familiar with the USP V and USP VM storage systems and has read and understands the User and Reference Guide for the storage systems.</p> <p>All of the functions described in this document are for storage administrators only. For more information on user access, see the Storage Navigator Users Guide.</p> <p>Product VersionThis document revision applies to Universal Storage Platform U/VM microcode 60-05-0X and higher.</p> <p>Document Revision LevelRevision MK-96RD641-01 MK-96RD641-02 MK-96RD641-03 MK-96RD641-04 MK-96RD641-05 MK-96RD641-06 MK-96RD641-07 MK-96RD641-08 MK-96RD641-09 MK-96RD641-10 MK-96RD641-11 MK-96RD641-12 MK-96RD641-13 Date May 2007 July 2007 September 2007 November 2007 January 2008 March 2008 May 2008 August 2008 November 2008 January 2009 February 2009 May 2009 August 2009 Initial release Revision 2 supersedes and replaces MK-96RD641-01 Revision 3 supersedes and replaces MK-96RD641-02 Revision 4 supersedes and replaces MK-96RD641-03 Revision 5 supersedes and replaces MK-96RD641-04 Revision 6 supersedes and replaces MK-96RD641-05 Revision 7 supersedes and replaces MK-96RD641-06 Revision 8 supersedes and replaces MK-96RD641-07 Revision 9 supersedes and replaces MK-96RD641-08 Revision 10 supersedes and replaces MK-96RD641-09 Revision 11 supersedes and replaces MK-96RD641-10 Revision 12 supersedes and replaces MK-96RD641-11 Revision 13 supersedes and replaces MK-96RD641-12 Description</p> <p>viii</p> <p>Preface Hitachi Universal Storage Platform V/VM Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning Users Guide</p> <p>Source Documents for this Revision MK-96RD641-12 MK-96RD641-13a</p> <p>Changes in this RevisionClarified use of Initialize/Optimize button in the Dynamic Provision GUI (see Pool Window and Associating the Pool-VOLs with the Pool). It is not necessary to optimize a pool created with the microprogram version 60-050X or later. Added information about when a DP-VOL is released from a pool, a zeroscrub operation is performed on the pages that are released (see Releasing a V-VOL from a Pool).</p> <p>Document OrganizationThe...</p>