how to do the lun expanding for T series both on storage and windows

Publication Date:  2013-09-13 Views:  179 Downloads:  0
Issue Description
how to do the lun expanding for T series both on storage and windows
Alarm Information
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Handling Process
Procedure
1. Choose Assistant in the navigation tree.
2. Choose Basic Settings > Extend LUN in the function pane.

The Creating LUN Extending Wizard dialog box is displayed.
3. Click Next.
The Creating LUN Extending Wizard Step 3-1: Select Extending Master LUN dialog box is displayed.

4. Select a master LUN for LUN extension in the function pane, and click Next.
The Creating LUN Extending Wizard Step 3-2: Select Extending Slave LUN dialog box is displayed.

5. Select the slave LUNs for LUN extension in the function pane, and click Next.
The Creating LUN Extending Wizard Step 3-3: Summary dialog box is displayed.

6. Click Finish.
The Information dialog box is displayed, indicating a success.
7. Click OK.
Result
• After the LUN extension, the Type of the master and slave LUNs changes to Private.
• After the LUN extension, an extended LUN is displayed in a list on the function panel. The name of the extended LUN is the same as that of the master LUN, but the Type of the extended LUN is LUN Extending.

Operate the file system on Windows:
1. Right click on the disk which need to be expanded in disk management console on windows:


2. Choose "Extend Volume" and click Next to get followed interface:

3. Seletc the available disk for expanding, then finish the procedure as blow:
 

Root Cause
need to do the lun expanding for T series both on storage and windows
Suggestions
For  Lun Expanding , must need to do both the lun expanding on storage and file system on OS, espacilay on Linux etc.. need handle the LVM or VXVM file system management theories for prerequisite.

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