INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Jobs

How much storage does a specific host use on our Symmetrix

How much storage does a specific host use on our Symmetrix

(OP)
Hi,

i am no EMC² Admin (Symmetrix). I am in charge of Nagios and am suppost to monitor the beast. But thats exactly what Nagios does, check the status. But most people at my workplace think its some kind of CMDB.

Here is the problem:

I have watched an "EMC² Administrator" using an executable on our EMC² adminserver (win%). He was able to pull out a huge amount of infolists. But he said there is no way to determin the actual capacity used by a certain host/node (I am not used to storage terms).
Only how much space is allocated, but not how much is actually in use of this allocated space.

There has to be a way, using these executables, right?

I don't need a solution, although it would be great (quick command example). A hint would be fantastic. They are too scared to let me try working with those executables provided by EMC² (proabably a got idea, although that is the kind of thing I do everyday).

RE: How much storage does a specific host use on our Symmetrix

Unless you are using thin provising on the array the array has no idea how much data is on each LUN.  You would need to look at the actual hosts to see how much data is on each server.  You could use PowerShell to pull the list of computers, then loop through that list and pull the disk id, used space, free space and total space for each drive then match this up against the LUNs.

Denny
MCSA (2003) / MCDBA (SQL 2000)
MCTS (SQL 2005 / SQL 2005 BI / SQL 2008 DBA / SQL 2008 DBD / SQL 2008 BI / MWSS 3.0: Configuration / MOSS 2007: Configuration)
MCITP (SQL 2005 DBA / SQL 2008 DBA / SQL 2005 DBD / SQL 2008 DBD / SQL 2005 BI / SQL 2008 BI)
MCM (SQL 2008)
MVP

My Blog

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members!

Resources

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close