ViPR Controller 2.2 Product Documentation Index

Use this index to view ViPR Controller 2.2 product documentation, including service packs. Links lead to articles on emc.com or to PDFs on the EMC Community Network (ECN). You can also retrieve articles through an ECN search or a general Web search.

 

Go to the ViPR 2.1 Product Documentation Index.

 


What's New

New Features in ViPR 2.2

New Features in ViPR 2.2 Service Pack 1

Release Notes (PDF posted on support.emc.com)

ViPR Support Matrix (PDF)

ViPR 2.2 REST API Reference (HTML format)

How to find and use ViPR Controller documentation (Video)

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Concepts

 

What is ViPR Controller?

What is a ViPR Virtual Data Center?

What is a ViPR Virtual Array?

What are ViPR Block and File Virtual Pools?

What is a ViPR Compute Virtual Pool?

Understanding ViPR Users, Roles, and ACLs

Understanding Projects and Consistency Groups

Understanding ViPR Multi-Tenant Configuration

Understanding Access and Roles in the ViPR UI

Understanding Metrics-Based Port Selection


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Install and Maintain

 

Start here: Installation and Configuration Roadmap

 

Install ViPR Controller

Deployment Readiness Checklist
Install ViPR Controller on VMware with vApp

Install ViPR Controller on VMware without vApp

Install ViPR Controller on Hyper-V

Installing the ViPR CLI

Log in to ViPR

Obtain and Upload a License File

Deploy the Compute Image Server

Upgrade

Upgrade to ViPR 2.2

Upgrade ViPR from an Internal Repository

 

Maintain

EMC ViPR Native Backup and Restore Service

Change the IP Address of ViPR Controller Server

Avoid Conflicts in ViPR Network Virtual IP Addresses

Modify ViPR Controller Footprint


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Configure ViPR Virtual Data Center (UI only)

Start here: Installation and Configuration Roadmap

 

Add Physical and Virtual Assets (UI only)

Step by Step: Set Up a Virtual Data Center

Configuration Requirements for Storage Systems

Add Storage Systems or Storage Providers

Configure Registered Storage Systems

Configure Multipathing for Third-Party Block Storage

Configure Third-Party Block Storage System Ports

Set the Host Mode and Host Mode Option

for HDS Storage

Add Data Protection Systems

Add Fabric Managers And SAN Networks

Brocade

Cisco

Add Vblock Compute Systems

Add Compute Images

Add hosts and clusters

AIX and AIX VIO

Linux

Windows

Add vCenters and ESX/ESXi clusters

Configuration Considerations While Virtualizing Your Storage

Create and Configure Virtual Arrays

Create ViPR Virtual Pools For Block Storage

Create ViPR Virtual Pools For File Storage

Create ViPR Virtual Pools For Vblock Compute Systems

Implementing a Lightweight OpenStack/Juno Cinder Host as a ViPR Controller Storage Provider (UI only)

Implementing a Lightweight OpenStack/Juno Cinder Host as a ViPR Controller Storage Provider (white paper)

Set Up Security and Add Users

Add an Authentication Provider

Validate Connection to LDAPS Server

Map Users into a ViPR Tenant
Assign ViPR Roles

Update the ViPR Keystore

Set the Local User Password Policy

 

Assign Access Control Lists (ACLs)
Assign Access Control Lists (ACLs)

 

Configure Multi-tenancy and Projects

Create ViPR Tenants

Create ViPR Projects

Add a New Tenant to an Existing VDC

 

Service Catalog

What Are the Service Catalog Block Storage Provisioning Services?

What are the ViPR File Provisioning and Protection Services?

What are the Service Catalog VCE Vblock System Services?

 

Manage ViPR Virtual Data Centers in Different Geographical Locations

Plan and Deploy Multisite ViPR

Disconnect and Reconnect a VDC in a Geo Federation

 

Track Status of Asynchronous Operations

Track Workflow and Asynchronous Operations in the UI with Tasks

 

Metrics-Based Port Selection

Set up Metrics-Based Port Selection Using the UI

 

Customizing Resource Names

Customize the Names of Resources Created on Physical Systems


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Use ViPR in Existing Data Center Environments  (Brownfield)

Use ViPR with Existing Environments

Ingest Unmanaged Block Volumes into ViPR

Ingest Unmanaged File Systems into ViPR

Fibre Channel Routing Support with Brocade Switches

Inter-VSAN Routing Support with Cisco Switches

ViPR Controller in Existing VMAX Environments (white paper)


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Integrate with EMC Products

ScaleIO

ViPR Block Service Powered by ScaleIO

EMC ViPR Controller Integration with EMC ScaleIO (white paper)

 

XtremIO

EMC XtremIO Support in ViPR

 

Vblock Systems

ViPR Support for Vblock Systems

 

RecoverPoint and VPLEX

ViPR Support for RecoverPoint

Add RecoverPoint Protection to a VPLEX Virtual Volume

ViPR Support for VPLEX High Availability Volumes with RecoverPoint Protection

ViPR Support for VPLEX Full Copies

ViPR Support for VPLEX Local Volume Mirrors

ViPR Support for VPLEX Distributed Volume Mirrors

ViPR Support for VPLEX Volume Snapshots

Data Mobility: Change the ViPR Virtual Array in a VPLEX Environment

Data Mobility: Change the ViPR Virtual Pool in a VPLEX Environment

ViPR Support for MetroPoint

Export a VPLEX Local Virtual Volume to a Host or Cluster

Export a VPLEX Metro Virtual Volume to a Host or Cluster

 

VMAX and VNX

ViPR Support for FAST policies

ViPR Support for Block Volume Expand

ViPR Support for Meta Volumes on VMAX and VNX Arrays

ViPR Support for VMAX SRDF Remote Replication

ViPR Support for VPLEX-VMAX Multiple Masking Views (white paper)


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Integrate with Compute Stacks

Which Compute Stacks Integrate with ViPR?

Create a VM and Provision an RDM with EMC ViPR and vCAC

EMC ViPR Analytics Pack for vCenter Operations Installation and Configuration Guide (PDF)

EMC ViPR Plug-in for VMware vCenter Orchestrator Installation and Configuration Guide (PDF)

EMC ViPR Storage Provider for VMware vCenter Server Configuration Guide (PDF)

EMC ViPR Add-in for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager Installation and Configuration Guide (PDF)


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Use the REST API or the CLI

Access the ViPR REST API

Use a Proxy User to Run an API Script

Assign Access Control List (ACL) to a Resource

Assign Roles with the VIPR REST API

Step By Step: Set Up a VDC Using the REST API

Authenticate

Add Storage Systems or Storage Providers

Add a Data Protection System

Add Network Systems (Fabric Managers) And SAN Networks

Add Hosts and Clusters

Add vCenter and ESX/ESXi Clusters

Create and Configure a ViPR Virtual Array
Create ViPR Virtual Pools for Block Storage

Create ViPR Virtual Pools for File Storage

Track Status Of Asynchronous Operations With Tasks Using the REST API

Set Up Metrics-Based Port Selection Using the VIPR REST API

Configure and Add Vblock Compute Systems to ViPR Using the ViPR REST API

Add Compute Images Using the ViPR REST API

Deploy the Compute Image Server Using the ViPR REST API

Create ViPR Virtual Pools for Vblock Compute Systems Using the REST API

 

EMC ViPR REST API Reference (.zip file)

 

Use the CLI

EMC ViPR Command Line Reference (PDF)


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Support Information

Security Configuration Guide (PDF posted on support.emc.com)

Troubleshooting ViPR Error Messages