Walden - 1.) We have a Shark currently attached to our 810 running V5R2. At my previous company we had an EMC attached to a 640 on V4Rx. The EMC did need to be taken offline a couple of times to reformat drives, but that was 5 years ago and I would hope that they have workarounds for those situations by now. 2.) The IFS does not support user ASP's. If you want to define your SAN as a user ASP you will need to create a UDFS and attach it to an IFS directory. Your drives will be defined as something that OS/400 supports and will be determined by the EMC unit. Ours are defined as 70.5GB 2105 drives. Feel free to contact me offline if you want to discuss details. Regards, Scott Ingvaldson AS/400 System Administrator GuideOne Insurance Group -----Original Message----- date: Tue, 16 Mar 2004 09:24:03 -0500 from: "Walden H. Leverich" <WaldenL@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> subject: SAN Attached to iSeries - Anyone? We're looking at attaching an EMC SAN to the iSeries. We would most likely be using the storage space for image files stored in the IFS and defining as ASP just for that purpose. 1) Anyone have experience attaching EMC SANs to V5R2 iSeries? Good or Bad. (Yes, EMC, not Shark) 2) Since we are using this storage in a separate ASP for IFS storage I don't really care about the iSeries doing a scatter load of disk. Do we have to define the space as lots of small drives, or will the iSeries support a single 2TB drive? Thanks, -Walden ------------ Walden H Leverich III President & CEO Tech Software (516) 627-3800 x11 WaldenL@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx http://www.TechSoftInc.com Quiquid latine dictum sit altum viditur. (Whatever is said in Latin seems profound.) This message and accompanying documents are covered by the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, 18 U.S.C. §§ 2510-2521, and contains information intended for the specified individual(s) only. This information is confidential. If you are not the intended recipient or an agent responsible for delivering it to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that you have received this document in error and that any review, dissemination, copying, or the taking of any action based on the contents of this information is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify us immediately by e-mail, and delete the original message.
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