Wednesday, September 21, 2011

hpacucli – HP CCISS Smart Array Command Line Utility For Linux

How many physical hard disks and the size of each hard disk used as the HP CCISS RAID logical drive in your Linux system?

If you are looking for information related to HP CCISS Smart Array RAID system in your Linux machine, then you should take note of HP Array Configuration Utility CLI.
HP ACU-CLI, available as a part of the HP Integrity Essentials Foundation Pack for Linux, is a command-line disk configuration tool used to configure and manage HP Smart Array Controllers and RAID Array Controllers.

Login with root user ID to run the following examples:

To find out the number of hard disks used by the logical drive:
hpacucli ctrl all show config

To find out Linux device path of the HP CCISS RAID logical drive and its RAID configuration type (RAID 1, RAID 1+0, etc), Smart Array model and serial number, firmware version, battery / capacitor health status, misc settings, physical hard disk drive model and serial number, spinning speed (7200rpm, 15000rpm, etc), interface type (SAS, SCSI), health status, etc….
hpacucli ctrl all show config detail

To find out the latest available command options and features of hpacucli:
hpacucli help | less

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