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Vmware Vsphere and SAN storage best practices

Storage Path Redundancy Considerations: Multipathing provides both availability and load balancing for performance. Consider these guidelines when designing multipathing: • Always configure storage multipathing. • For availability, use a minimum of two active paths to a LUN: — Four paths…

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Hitachi VSP (or HPE XP) host mode options

When you create host group on Hitachi VSP (or HPE XP) series, you can use these best practices for most used operating systems. For all operating systems: If you have GAD ( or HA) you must enable 88(Port Consolidation) in…

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Security Tips for Storage and Backup Admins

1. EMC Networker: Change “remote access” option *@*  on every client” –> https://sysarticles.com/emc-networker-security-exploit-that-remote-access/ 2. Veritas Netbackup: Remove No.Restrictions file –> https://sysarticles.com/security-expolit-on-netbackup-no-restrictions/ 3. EMC VMAX: Change default password of SMC user in unisphere (take snapshot or backup before changing. If you would get…

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