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Product: Dynamic Multi-Pathing

Platform: Windows

Product version: 6.0.2

Product component: Others

Check category: All

Summary

Storage Array

Check category: Availability


Check description: Checks for supported attached storage array on the system.


Check procedure:

  • Identifies the storage arrays attached to the selected system.
  • Verifies if any attached storage array is not in the Supported list of the Hardware Compatibility List (HCL).


Check recommendation: It is recommended that only supported and tested hardware is used. You can refer the below learn more links for the Hardware Compatibility list for Storage Foundation and High Availability / InfoScale Solutions for specific array support and supported hardware configurations.


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Storage Foundation Compatibility & Reference 6.0.2

HBA and Switch

Check category: Availability


Check description: Checks for supported attached HBA(s) and switch(es) on the system.


Check procedure:

  • Identifies attached switches and HBA on the selected system.
  • Verifies if any attached HBA or switch is not in the Supported list of the Hardware Compatibility List (HCL).


Check recommendation: It is recommended that only supported and tested hardware is used. You can refer the below learn more links for the Hardware Compatibility list for Storage Foundation and High Availability / InfoScale Solutions for specific array support and supported hardware configurations.


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Storage Foundation Compatibility & Reference 6.0.2

Windows Services

Check category: Availability


Check description: Checks for status of Windows services required by Storage Foundation and High Availability / InfoScale.


Check procedure:

  • Identifies the state of the Windows services required by Storage Foundation and High Availability / InfoScale.
  • Verifies that the Windows services are running.


Check recommendation: Ensures that the Windows services required by Storage Foundation and High Availability / InfoScale are running.


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Cluster Server 6.0.2 Administrator's Guide

System Environment Variable

Check category: Availability


Check description: Checks for consistency of Windows environment variables across cluster nodes.


Check procedure:

  • Identifies all Windows environment variables and their values on active node.
  • Verifies that the Windows environment variable and their values exists on all nodes in a cluster.


Check recommendation: Ensures that the same environment variables and their values exist on all cluster nodes.


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Cluster Server 6.0.2 Administrator's Guide

Software consistency

Check category: Availability


Check description: Checks for consistency of installed software and version across cluster nodes.


Check procedure:

  • Identifies all software installed on the system.
  • Verifies whether the same software and version are installed on all nodes in a cluster.


Check recommendation: It is recommended that you install the same software and version installed on all nodes in a cluster to ensure maximum high availability.


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Cluster Server 6.0.2 Administrator's Guide

Software Compatibility

Check category: Configuration


Check description: Checks for compatible software installed on the system.


Check procedure:

  • Identifies installed software on selected systems.
  • Verifies if any installed software is incompatible as listed in the Software Compatibility List (SCL).


Check recommendation: It is recommended that only supported and tested software is used. You can refer the below learn more links for the Software Compatibility list for Storage Foundation and High Availability / InfoScale Solutions.


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Storage Foundation Compatibility & Reference 6.0.2

Active Directory

Check category: Configuration


Check description: Checks if Active Directory is present.


Check procedure:

  • Identifies the name of the domain controller.
  • Verifies if the selected system can connect to the domain controller with the logged in credential.


Check recommendation: Ensures that the DNS name of the primary domain is not empty. Ensures that domain controller is available and network connection to this domain controler is open.


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Cluster Server 6.0.2 Administrator's Guide

Network Configuration

Check category: Configuration


Check description: Checks for availability of DNS, Domain Controller, and Global Catalog.


Check procedure:

  • Verifies that domain name, the forest name, and the global catalog name can be retrieved from each selected systems.
  • Verifies the hosts file on the selected system has not been modified.


Check recommendation: Ensures that your DNS is available and reachable from this machine.Ensures that your domain controller is available and reachable from this machine.Ensures that your global catalog server is available and reachable from this machine.If DNS is in use, please verify hosts file for any conflict.


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Cluster Server 6.0.2 Administrator's Guide

 
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