PowerShell One-Liner: SC Series storage class and RAID level allocations

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With the PowerShell SDK for Dell EMC SC Series arrays, you can easily retrieve volume information including allocated, free, and used space.  But what if you’re looking for RAID allocations on the entire array?  Like how much RAID10, RAID5 or RAID6 is allocated across all of your tiers?  That’s easy too: Get-DellScStorageTypeClass -ConnectionName <connectionName> | […]

Dell Storage Volume Cleanup with PowerShell

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If you’re new to PowerShell with Dell Storage, be sure to take a look at this post.  Depending upon the size of system that your managing, over the course of time, you might have experienced some challenges in managing disk resources, especially if you’re using an array in a lab-type environment. Here’s an easy way […]

PowerShell Scripting Options for Dell Storage

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Back in 2008, Compellent released their first iteration of the PowerShell Command Set.  They were the first storage vendor on the scene to provide PowerShell automation capabilities with the Series 40 array. Fast forward a bunch of years.  The PowerShell Command Set has grown from 50 cmdlets to over 100, and added the capability to […]