HPE 3PAR Management Console Secure Connection

If you have used the HPE 3PAR management console (IMC) you will know that the logon prompt has a tick box for ‘Secure Connection’. In this post I will demonstrate why you should not connect without this option selected. This post is specific to the traditional IMC client which is being deprecated in favour of … Read more

HP 3PAR Simulator License Expiration Issue

I’ve received quite a few messages and comments with regard to the HP 3PAR simulator and a license issue. Basically HP have to include a time license for compliance reasons. They are currently working to upload an updated version of the simulator for us all to download and enjoy. For the moment the simplest work around … Read more

HP 3PAR SetSys Command

Most systems have data fields which can be populated with useful information and the HP 3PAR is no exception. Having previously deployed our 3PAR simulators (ESXi, Workstation, RCIP Config) for lab work it’s time to update the system information on them. This can be achieved using either the CLI or GUI interfaces. CLI First let … Read more

HP 3PAR Simulator Remote Copy (RCIP)

Having deployed two instances of the HP 3PAR simulator in previous posts (on ESXi and VMware Workstation) it’s time to configure the Remote Copy over IP (RCIP) feature. In a ‘real’ 3PAR deployment Remote Copy allows a 3PAR array to copy volumes from a source to a target – this can be a 1-1 relationship … Read more

HP 3PAR Simulator Deployment on VMware Workstation

Having fleshed out the HP documentation for deploying the 3PAR simulator on VMware ESXi I decided to take the plunge and do the same for the VMware Workstation deployment. First off I will be using some material from the previous post as once the deployment and configuration of Workstation is complete the remaining steps are … Read more

HP 3PAR Simulator Deployment on VMware vSphere ESXi

Today we will deploy the HP 3PAR simulator on VMware vSphere ESXi 5.5. You can also deploy the simulator on VMware Workstation however the steps are slightly different. Please note this is quite a long post as it includes many screenshots and notes. System Requirements The 3PAR Simulator requires a VMware ESXi 5.x or a … Read more

HP 3PAR Simulator

*** UPDATE – PLEASE SEE MY LATEST POST DETAILING DEPLOYMENT OF THE 3PAR SIMULATOR *** *** ON VMWARE ESXI – https://www.bytesizedalex.com/hp-3par-simulator-deployment-on-vmware-vsphere-esxi/  *** *** ON VMWARE WORKSTATION – https://www.bytesizedalex.com/hp-3par-simulator-deployment-on-vmware-workstation/  *** *** Configuration of Remote Copy over IP (RCIP) – https://www.bytesizedalex.com/hp-3par-simulator-remote-copy-rcip/   *** Currently downloading the HP 3PAR simulator – really can’t wait to get this thing up and running. … Read more