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Reclaim space on XtremIO with unmap

Like most of us, you are probably using thin-provisioned LUNS on your storage system.  If you’re using an all flash array (AFA), like EMC’s XtremIO, then you’re also probably using a pretty awesome in-line deduplicating and compressing storage system. I did not know until recently that unused storage blocks on a VMFS datastore are NOT automatically […]

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Installing the Data Domain Management Center

One takeaway from my trip to EMCWorld 2016 was that I needed to try out the new (ish) Data Domain Management Center (DDMC) to better manage my two Data Domain appliances and gain insight into better reporting. Per EMC: EMC Data Domain Management Center is a scalable virtual appliance that streamlines management and reporting in […]

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Resize LUN protected by Recoverpoint and SRM

This is not a task that I do very often, but when I do, I seem to forget the “gotchas” in this process.  Documentation is not cohesive, so below are my steps to follow. **If you have RecoverPoint 3.5 SP1 or later and the VNX splitter with a VNX running OE for Block 05.32 or […]

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