[Veritas-bu] Fw: EMC CDL700

David Chapa david.chapa at adic.com
Thu Mar 3 12:07:18 CST 2005


This hurts...but...Check the support.veritas.com website for you the
device mapping updates that you may need for that support.

You can use the existing HBA, but remember the CDL will emulate a
library just as though you had dropped in a physical L700 or a Scalar
1000, etc. 

Remember you can only send data so fast across an HBA...so that may be a
deciding factor for you.


David A. Chapa | ADIC | 720.272.8452 cell | http://www.adic.com 
Sr. Technical Advisor
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Couple questions regarding implementing CDL.

I have an AIX 5.2 master server running 4.5 FP8 with a scsi attached
L700
tape silo, tape drives and master server are fiber attached to SAN.
8 Media servers running SSO, also fiber attached to a SAN.

All of this runs fine.

We just purchased an EMC CDL 700.  I want to add the CDL to our current
environment.

Questions;

Im not sure how to add another robotic device and path to our
environment.
Right now I have a scsi ovpass for the L700.  Do I need to create a
fiber
ovpass for the CDL?

Im guessing I need to create a new robot for the CDL, according to FP8
documentation EMC disk is an available robotic type, however EMC disk
does
not display as one of the choices when I try to create a new robot?

Do I need to add another HBA on the master server and attach it to the
SAN
for the CDL?

Thanks



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