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 Software Versions

If you wish to know what version of software/firmware is running on your 3PAR array you have a couple of options. CLI Connect to the array with your SSH client of choice Enter the command showversion 3PAR01 cli% showversion Release version 3.1.3 (MU1) Patches: None Component Name Version CLI Server 3.1.3 (MU1) CLI Client 3.1.3 … Read more

HP 3PAR Cage Degraded and the Upgradecage Command

I came across a fault yesterday with one of the 3PAR arrays under my management. Logging onto the SAN with the management console I discovered one of the cages showing as degraded as shown in the screenshot below – As you can see cage0 is unable to report on the firmware status of either card … 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