Posts Tagged ‘san’

Storage Explorer

August 27th, 2014 No comments

Hello folks

Today I found one really nice utility at Windows Server 2008 R2 and up. It’s called Storage Explorer. It’s MMC snap-in which enables you to see what your fiber optic cards (HBAs) on fiber optic fabrics.

You can see information about your HBAs:

Storage Explorer

This utility somehow connected into fibre optic switch and listed its ports and WWNs connected to it:

Storage Explorer

And also found some information about optical switch (for example management IP address):

Storage Explorer

I know this tool is not as powerfull as Brocade SANHealth, but it’s bettern than nothing 🙂

That’s all folks for today,

HP-UX problem with disks from SAN

June 14th, 2012 No comments

We had project replacing SAN switches. Customer has one old HP-UX (HP Unix) system. This system is very sensible about SAN changes.

Normal situation

You can see all hardware using command (

ioscan -fnC

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