DELL EMC MD 3800F CONFIGURATION
Dell Storage MD Value and performance storage Designed for quick deployment, easy management and efficient storage scalability Dell EMC PowerVault Modular Disk Storage Manager (MD Storage Manager) is a graphical user interface (GUI) application used to configure and manage one or more MD Series storage arrays.
Optimized to meet the needs of small business, departmental and branch office operations, the Dell Storage MD Series, offer industry-leading capabilities. They are designed to offer affordability without compromising advanced features and reliability. The MD Series provides a range of storage options that include entry-level SAN direct-attached storage (DAS) expansion enclosures. The versatile MD Series brings advanced features to meet the demands of high performance and data protection. Enhanced premium features, mix-and-match hard drive configurations, and the ability to select between a small form factor and a compact high-density form factor are just some of the versatile options available with the MD Series.
Open PowerVault Modular Storage Manager Utility
This Software is used to configure Dell MD Series Storage.Run this software from computer which you are running the Dell (MDSM) utility must be on the same subnet as your Dell MD system
Click On Automatic Discovery of the array then OK Button .
New array will be shown as unnamed
Select and double click on it or right click click on storage
Click on Manager Premium Features to activate License
Select The key file from local system.
Click On Yes
Raid Group Creation Go to Storage and click Next
Select Raid Level as Raid 5 and click next
Select Manual Disk
Select all the disks(SAS) and click on finish
Click on No
Now Select the SSD disks and click on Finish
Add host or register to the array and click Next
Add the fiber WWN Number and Click on Next
Select Host OS and click on Next
Select No because its standalone host and click Next
Click On Finish
Click on Next
Create The Virtual Disk from SSD
Create The Virtual Disk from SAS