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How much storage does a specific host use on our Symmetrix

How much storage does a specific host use on our Symmetrix

How much storage does a specific host use on our Symmetrix


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.

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