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 work with more advanced features like replication and Live Volume. (more…)

Volume mapping and LUN associations with Dell Storage PowerShell Command Set

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I wrote this script sample for someone who was interested in managing their failover with Sync Live Volume, but wanted to get a high-level view of mappings including LUN information and WWNs ahead of time so they could compare that information across arrays and prevent conflicts as they worked out their disaster recovery plan.  Dell Storage Manager obviously has this information, but having it in a format in one place is convenient, and putting it in CSV format adds some flexibility. (more…)

Camever general release now available

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Thanks to everyone that provided feedback during the beta period.  With the beta expiring at the beginning of April, we’ve made some updates released this new version as a general release and out of beta.

If you’re not familiar, Camever is a webcam capture tool designed to work with most Foscam and Amcrest cameras that support the retrieval of an image from it’s snapshot.cgi in a web browser. (more…)