Deployment KB: VPLEX: How to create Distributed Devices in a VPLEX Metro Cluster.

           

   Article Number:     529386                                   Article Version: 5     Article Type:    How To 
   

 


Product:

 

VPLEX Metro,VPLEX Series

 

Instructions:

 

 

In a VPLEX Metro Cluster, Distributed Devices may provide benefits in increased availability and performance, as both Data Centers in the cluster can share production workloads.   

      To create a distributed device a sequence of steps/tasks has to be maintained.   

   
         
  1.         Create a Logging Volume.     
  2.      
  3.         Identify claimed storage.     
  4.      
  5.         Create Extents from selected storage.     
  6.      
  7.         Create Local Devices.     
  8.      
  9.         Create Distributed Device.     
  10.      
  11.         Attach Rule-set / Detach Rules.     
  12.      
  13.         Create Virtual Volumes on the new Distributed Device and export to hosts.     
  14.