Following is a list of guides available for the VxRack Node.
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 VxRack Node guides.
Download the latest release notes for ScaleIO version 2.5.x.
Link to ScaleIO download page for ScaleIO artifacts.
Document name and Description
0.0-VxRack Node v2.x Hardware Installation Guide 1U Server.pdf
Rack and stack guide for VxRack Node 1U servers.
0.1-VxRack Node v2.x Hardware Installation Guide 2U and 4U Server.pdf
Rack and stack guide for VxRack Node 2U and 4U servers.
1.0-VxRack Node v2.x Hardware Configuration and Operating System Installation Guide.pdf
Includes information on how to configure the hardware and install the operating system in a VxRack Node environment.
1.1-VxRack Node v2.x Server Inspection Guide.pdf
Includes information on how to check that servers in a VxRack Node environment power up correctly.
2.0-VxRack Node v2.x VMware Quick Start Guide.pdf
Includes information on deploying ScaleIO on VMware ESXi servers in the VxRack Node environment.
2.1-VxRack Node v2.x 2-Layer Quick Start Guide.pdf
Includes information on deploying ScaleIO in a 2-layer VxRack Node 100 Series environment, when the Backend is on Linux servers.
2.2-ScaleIO v2.0.x Quick Start Guide Linux or Windows.pdf
Includes information on deploying ScaleIO on Linux and Windows servers.
3.0-ScaleIO v2.0.x Deployment Guide.pdf
Includes an overview of the ScaleIO architecture and information on deploying ScaleIO on physical and ESX servers. In addition, this document includes post-deployment information.
4.0-ScaleIO v2.0.x System Analysis Guide Technical Notes.pdf
Includes information on how to use the ScaleIO System Analysis feature, to best prepare a ScaleIO system for production environments.
4.1-ScaleIO v2.0.1.x Security Configuration Guide.pdf
Includes information on the various ScaleIO security-related settings, including: access control, log, communication security, and data security.
4.2-ScaleIO v2.0.x Performance Fine-Tuning Technical Notes.pdf
Includes information for tuning ScaleIO for better performance.
5.0-ScaleIO v2.0.x 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.
5.1-ScaleIO v2.0.x 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.
5.2-ScaleIO v2.x REST API Reference Guide.pdfIncludes information on the supported REST API commands for using with ScaleIO.
5.3-ScaleIO v2.x Troubleshooting Guide.pdf
Includes troubleshooting information with recommended workarounds and solutions.
6.0-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.
6.1-ScaleIO v2.x Upgrade Guide.pdf
Includes information on how to upgrade ScaleIO software and hardware components.
ScaleIO CloudLink for SDS Devices.pdf
Includes information for using CloudLink for SDS devices with Dell EMC ScaleIO.
ScaleIO v2.x Gateway High Availability Technical Notes.pdf
Explains how to set up high availability for the ScaleIO Gateway when using REST API commands.
ScaleIO v2.x Open Source Copyright and License Information
Includes the open source license and copyright information.
ScaleIO v2.x Stateless ESX Mode Technical Notes.pdf
Includes information on running ScaleIO in ESXi Stateless Mode.
ScaleIO v2.x User Roles and LDAP Usage Technical Notes.pdf
Describes the user roles and LDAP features in ScaleIO.
ScaleIO v2.x Using ScaleIO with VVols Technical Notes.pdf
Includes information on using ScaleIO with VVols.
ScaleIO v2.x Performance Troubleshooting Technical Notes.pdf
Describes basic and advanced procedures for troubleshooting ScaleIO system performance.