The Sun StorageTek Common Array Manager Software Installation Guide is a combined software installation and initial configuration guide. This guide describes how to install management and configuration software, and how to perform initial storage planning and configuration. Consult the hardware installation guide for your array for information about the initial physical installation of an array.
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Chapter 1 provides an overview of the Sun StorageTek Common Array Manager software and installation process.
Chapter 2 describes how to install the Common Array Manager software and the local and remote host management software.
Chapter 3 describes how to sign up for Auto Service Registration, register the array, upgrade the array firmware, and add initial array information.
Chapter 4 provides an overview of the concepts behind planning a storage configuration.
Chapter 5 steps you through the basic configuration of storage on the array.
Appendix A provides worksheets to help you gather the information you need to complete the installation.
Appendix B describes how to configure IP addressing.
Appendix C describes how to navigate though the browser interface.
This document contains information on OS-specific commands and procedures such as shutting down the system, booting the system, and configuring devices. For more information, refer to the following:
In addition, the Sun StorageTek Common Array Manager includes the following online documentation:
Contains system overview and configuration information.
Provides guided, FRU-replacement procedures with system feedback. You can access Service Advisor from the Sun StorageTek Common Array Manager software.
Provides help on man page commands available on a management host or on a remote CLI client.
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