ScaleIO Ready Node (Dell) with AMS: Documentation Library

Following is a list of guides available for the ScaleIO Ready Node with AMS.


Note:For new users, the guides are named in sequence from pre-deployment right through to maintenance and troubleshooting.


Download the documentation package. This includes all the ScaleIO Ready Node guides with AMS.

Download the latest release notes for ScaleIO version 2.5.x.

Link to ScaleIO Ready Node Series download page for ScaleIO artifacts:



Document name and Description


0.0-ScaleIO Ready Node v2.x Hardware Installation Guide GHE (Rack and Stack) - 13G and 14G (PDF)
Rack and stack guide for ScaleIO Ready Node servers.


0.1-ScaleIO Ready Node v2.x AMS Management Server Maintenance Guide – 14G (PDF)

  Includes instructions on how to setup and maintain the ScaleIO Ready Node AMS management server.


1.0-ScaleIO Ready Node v2.x AMS Deployment Guide.pdf

Includes an overview of the ScaleIO architecture and information on deploying ScaleIO. In addition, this document includes post-deployment information.


2.0-ScaleIO Ready Node v2.x AMS Security Configuration Guide.pdf

Includes information on the various ScaleIO security-related settings, including: access control, log, communication security, and data security.


2.1-ScaleIO v2.x Performance Fine-Tuning Technical Notes.pdf

Includes information for tuning ScaleIO for better performance.


3.0-ScaleIO Ready Node v2.x AMS User Guide.pdf

Includes an overview of the ScaleIO architecture day-to-day tasks, and information and settings to help you manage and monitor ScaleIO.


3.1-ScaleIO Ready Node v2.x AMS CLI Reference Guide.pdf

Includes the syntax and usage for the ScaleIO CLI, SCLI. SCLI enables you to provision, maintain, and monitor your ScaleIO system.


3.2-ScaleIO Ready Node v2.x REST API Reference Guide.pdf

Includes information on the supported REST API commands for using with ScaleIO Ready Node with AMS.

3.3-ScaleIO Ready Node v2.x Troubleshooting Guide.pdf

  Includes troubleshooting information with recommended workarounds and solutions.


4.0-ScaleIO v2.x Log Collection Technical Notes.pdf

Includes information on how to retrieve and view log files in ScaleIO, ScaleIO Ready Node, and VxRack Node systems.


4.1-ScaleIO Ready Node Server Inspection Guide – 13G and 14G (PDF)

Includes information on how to check that servers in a ScaleIO Ready Node system power up correctly.


4.2-ScaleIO Ready Node v2.x Upgrade Guide.pdf

Includes information on how to upgrade ScaleIO software and hardware components.

Technical Notes

ScaleIO v2.x Open Source Copyright and License Information.pdf

Includes the open source license and copyright information.

ScaleIO v2.x User Roles and LDAP Usage Technical Notes.pdf

Describes the user roles and LDAP features in ScaleIO.

ScaleIO v2.x Performance Troubleshooting Technical Notes.pdf

Describes basic and advanced procedures for troubleshooting ScaleIO system performance.