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Create ACL for Guest VLAN

In this example I am creating an access list to restrict access to the “main” network from a “guest” vlan. The exception to this is the DHCP server that the guests will need to connect to pick up an address. Main network subnets 10.100.10.0/24 192.168.252.201/22 10.99.10.0/24 Guest network subnet 10.40.0.0/21 DHCP server 10.99.10.101   Note …

Update Dell iDRAC firmware using iDRAC web interface

This article explains how to update the dell iDRAC firmware via the iDRAC web interface. This is particularly useful if you running a non-windows OS on the Dell server e.g. VMWare ESXi. Download the firmware update file You can download the firmware from here… http://en.community.dell.com/techcenter/systems-management/w/wiki/3204.dell-remote-access-controller-drac-idrac.aspx You want to download the hard drive version Extract Downloaded …

Example Configuration Dell Force10 S4810 switch

Below is a sample configuration for a Dell Force 10 S4810 switch Vlan 700 is for vMotion Vlan 777 is for iSCSI traffic Ports 56 and 60 are used as an uplink to another force10 S4810   BJ-F10-2#sh run Current Configuration … ! Version 8.3.10.3 ! Last configuration change at Wed Aug 1 20:34:10 2012 …

Setting Up Equallogic via Serial Connection

In the below output I have setup an Equallogic using the serial port and putty. Note in this instance I have added the array to an existing group. I also manually set the address of the management interface.   =~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~= PuTTY log 2012.08.02 10:10:07 =~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~= Enter the network configuration for the array. Member name []: …

Setup Equallogic Replication

In this article I am setting up replication between 2 equallogics based in different offices. The equallogics are in different groups and on different subnets. Pre-requisites 2 Equallogic Arrays each setup in a separate Equallogic groups Connectivity between iSCSI networks. i.e. the iSCSI networks must be able to communicate with each other. Configure Replication Partner …

Setup VMWare ESXi 5.0 with Equallogic SAN

This article explains how to setup an VMWare vSphere ESXi 5.0 host with an Equallogic array. This is all performed via the GUI. Note that the setup for this includes a vmkernal heartbeat instance as recommended by vmware (here) and equallogic (here). Add iSCSI initiator   Setup iSCSI vSwitch In the networking section click on …