Symmetrix Storage Allocation - Locating Storage Space

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Symmetrix


Description:

 

Locating and identifying unused storage space for allocation on a Symmetrix.

 

 

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Storage allocation commands include the following:

 

symmaskdb ‑sid <SymmID> list no_assignment [‑dir all [‑p all] | ‑dir <#>  [‑p <# | all>]]

 

symdev –sid xxx –da all –space

symdev list –sid xxx –cyl

symdev –sid xxx list –noport

symdev show xxxx

 

symconfigure –sid xxx list –freespace –units MB

 

symdisk –sidxxx  list |more

symdisk –sid xxx list –hotspares

symdisk –sid xxx list –failed

symdisk –sid xxx list –disk_group name:Group1 –dskgrp_summary

 

Please feel free to add your favorite storage allocation commands to this document.