Can the Disk Be Properly Used If the Device Names Displayed Before and After Disk Attaching Are Different?


The device name you selected during disk attaching to a BMS and that displayed on the BMS details page after the disk is attached to the BMS are different. However, this issue does not adversely affect disk usage, and you can properly use the attached disk.

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Method used to locate the disk slot before replacing a disk
You can locate the disk slot before replacing a disk as follows: 1. Fault location and rectification a. The method is used before replacing a faulty disk. b. The method is used before replacing a risky disk. c. You may stay on the OSM for some time until timeout and logging out of the OSM. The disk slot locating expires and the disk slot requires a relocating. 2. Solution a. Log in to the OSM of the storage system. b. Select Devices and then the enclosure where a disk be replaced resides. Click the disk that you want to replace. In the dialog box that is displayed, click Locating hard disks. c. A dialog box is displayed indicating that the operation is successful. Do not close the dialog box. Otherwise, the disk location indicator is turned off. d. The slot whose indicator (alarm indicator) blinks red is where the disk to be replaced locates. Replace the disk. The location indicator of a disk blinks red while the alarm indicator of a disk is in steady red mode. You must differentiate the enclosure indicator and disk fault indicator. Engineers may regard the enclosure alarm indicator as the disk alarm indicator and remove the disk in slot (0,8). After the faulty disk is replaced, return to the OSM and close the location function (close the dialog box that is displayed in step c).

What Are the Restrictions for Attaching an EVS Disk to an ECS?
  • The EVS disk and the target ECS must be located in the same AZ.
  • The EVS disk must be in Available state.
  • The target ECS must be in Running or Stopped state.

Can Multiple EVS Disks Be Attached to an ECS?

Yes. Up to 10 EVS disks can be attached to an ECS as data disks. A large-memory ECS can have up to 39 data disks attached.

Meanings of the yellow labels attached to the first four disks in a storage device
The yellow labels on the four disks indicate that the four disks are coffer disks. Coffer disks are used to store cache data and configuration information. Coffer disks can serve as RAID member disks alone or together with non-coffer disks.

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