VxFlex OS: Top Services Topics

This document contains the list of Top Services Topics for VxFlex OS, identified by EMC Support as the most trending topics for the month of September 2019:

It is recommended that you also check for important information such as advisories (ETAs, ESAs), and other key resources on the Support by Product pages on the EMC Online Support portal.


AMS incorrectly reporting Ready Node BOSS disks as Failed

AMS is showing BOSS disks in Failed state under Hardware and Alerts tab even if the disks are healthy from hardware perspective

VxFlex OS 2.x: SDCs using Virtual IPs show IO errors after MDM failover

When the SDCs are configured to use Virtual IPs and the Master MDM (also an SDS) loses network connectivity, the SDCs can no longer communicate with the Virtual IP's and show IO errors

VxFlex Ready  Node: Correctable memory error rate exceeded for DIMM_XX

System Model  PowerEdge R630 reporting the following:  Event Message: Correctable memory error rate exceeded for DIMM_A2.

SDC reports IO error against comb 0, offset 0, SDS_ID 0

In the Operating System logs we can observe SDC-related errors against non-existing SDS ID of 0.

14G PowerEdge (VxFlex Ready Node) SDC disconnects

SDCs on 14G Dell nodes disconnect and reconnect, causing a dialhome if SIO is connected to ESRS.



AMS is unable to discover new nodes

AMS fails to detect VxRack Nodes during discovery process.

VxFlex OS / ScaleIO: Unable to boot AMS install ISO image from iDRAC

Unable to boot from AMS install ISO image when mounted via iDRAC on 14G VxFlex server

Linux SDC Kernel Panic (Memory Allocation): kernel: net_sched: page allocation failure

Linux SDC loses access to some or all volumes or kernel panic related to memory allocation


VxFlex OS: IPv6 support for VxFlex

IPv6 is supported in 2.6 and beyond because of the change in the SVM from SLES11.3 to SLES12.2 and the driver it contains

VxFlex - How to upgrade 13G/14G firmware and drivers using the Hardware Update Bootable ISO?

The below example is for an ESXi configuration.

1)  Download DTK (Hardware bootable ISO) file for either 13G/14G - https://support.emc.com/downloads/42216_VxFlex-Ready-Node  

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