3PAR How To’s (Common Tasks)

Top tips for helping you do common tasks with your 3PAR. Capacity – Performance – Hardware – Disks – Alerts – Troubleshooting etc

Shutting Down a 3PAR

I recently did the power down of a datacentre containing a 3PAR and wanted to quickly cover off the steps ...
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Deploying the 3PAR Quorum Witness VM

In my previous post I gave an overview on what Peer Persistence is and how to set it up. One ...
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Automating 3PAR Upgrades

Some of the ground work you have to do when planning a 3PAR upgrade can be quite time consuming, so ...
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Threshold Alerts

Threshold Alerts is one of my favourite new features in SSMC and allows alerts to be configured based on defined ...
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Installing 3PAR SSMC

Today as part of my SSMC kick off week  series I am going to cover the installation of SSMC.  Previously ...
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Installing the 3PAR CLI

The 3PAR CLI install is dead easy, here are the screen shots to walk you through it.  Before you begin ...
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Installing the 3PAR Management Console

The process for installing or upgrading the 3PAR Management Console is the same.  Its dead easy but here are the ...
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Configuring 3PAR to use Active Directory Authentication

Rather than logging onto your 3PAR with local user accounts you can use AD to authenticate users and determine what rights ...
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3PAR SNMP

SNMP Primer Before we dive into configuring SNMP for 3PAR lets do a quick review of what SNMP is, SNMP ...
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Viewing Free Capacity in 3Par

How much free capacity has my 3PAR got?  This seems like a simple question but I see lots of questions about ...
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HP 3Par Replacing a Failed Disk

Replacing a failed disk in a 3PAR is pretty simple you just need to follow a few steps to make ...
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How to Get the Serial Number for Your 3Par

Getting the serial number for your 3PAR is one of those regular things you will need to do when you ...
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Failed Chunklets

In the 3 Par system rather than a whole disk being shown as failed you can just see individual chunklets ...
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