Method used to rectify RAID (or LUN) faults

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Method used to rectify RAID (or LUN) faults:
1. On the CLI, ISM GUI, or Web GUI, check whether RAID groups or LUNs are invalid. If yes, contact Huawei technical support.
2. If a RAID group is degraded and all LUNs are valid, replace the faulty disk.

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Method used to rectify the faulty S5500T controller
The method used to rectify the faulty S5500T controller is: Check the alarms and logs to locate the fault and analyze causes. It is recommended that frontline engineers submit the fault to the technical support center for handling.

Method used to expand LUN capacity of OceanStor T Series
You can expand LUN capacity of OceanStor T Series as follows: Go to the Expand dialog box. In the ISM navigation tree, choose All Devices > SN_XX > Storage Resources > Block Storage Pools. (SN_XX indicates the target storage storage.) In the right function pane, select the RAID group you want to expand. Click Expand. The Expand dialog box is displayed. Expand a RAID group. In the Available Disks area, select the idle disks that you want to add to the RAID group. Note: To improve disk utilization, you are advised to select an idle disk of which the capacity is the same as that of a member disk in the RAID group. Click the idle disk and add the disk to the Selected Disks group box. Confirm the RAID group expansion. Click OK. The Warning dialog box is displayed. Read and confirm the information in the dialog box. Then select I have read the warning message carefully. Click OK. The Information dialog box is displayed, indicating that the operation is successful. Click OK to return to the Block Storage Pools page and complete RAID group expansion. Result After the RAID group is expanded, you can perform the following operations to check the total capacity of the RAID group after capacity expansion. On the Block Storage Pools page, select the RAID group after capacity expansion. Click the Details tab to view the total capacity of the RAID group after capacity expansion.

Method used to format a LUN on the storage
1. The LUN must be formatted after the LUN is created on the storage device. 2. After the LUN is created on the storage device, it is automatically formatted on the storage device without manual intervention. 3. The used LUNs cannot be formatted manually.

Method used to calculate RAID capacity
If the number of RAID member disks is N (excluding hot spare disks), available capacity of RAID 0 = N x disk capacity. Available capacity of RAID 1 = N x Disk capacity/Number of mirror groups Available capacity of RAID 3 = (N-1) x Disk capacity Available capacity of RAID 5 = (N-1) x Disk capacity Available capacity of RAID 6 = (N-2) x Disk capacity Available capacity of RAID 10 = N x Disk capacity/Number of mirror groups Available capacity of RAID 50 = (N-2) x Disk capacity

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