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TC CLI reference

Commands and options for configuring, operating, monitoring, and maintaining TrueCopy pairs, and for working with consistency groups, are provided for CCI.

Configuration commands and options

The following table lists the TrueCopy configuration operations and provides the CCI commands and options for each operation.

For information about CCI commands, see the Command Control Interface Command Reference.

Operation

Option

Available in HDvM - SN?

CCI

command and options

Edit Ports (VSP 5000 series)

Port Attribute

Yes

raidcom modify port

-port_attribute port attribute

Add Remote Connection

Connection Type (VSP 5000 series)

Yes*

none

Remote Storage System

Yes*

raidcom add rcu

-rcu serial# mcu# rcu# id

Remote Paths

Yes*

raidcom add rcu

-cu_free serial# id pid

RIO MIH Time

Yes*

raidcom modify rcu

-rcu_option mpth rto rtt[fzd|fze]

Edit Remote Replica Options

Copy Type

Yes

none

Maximum Initial Copy Activities

Yes

raidcom modify remote_replica_opt

-copy_activity number of activities

Blocked Path Monitoring

Yes

raidcom modify remote_replica_opt

* In a configuration where VSP E590 or VSP E790 is connected to the following storage systems, you cannot perform operations involving remote paths from HDvM - SN on a storage system other than VSP E590 and VSP E790. Perform operations involving remote paths from CCI.
  • VSP G/F350, G/F370, G/F700, G/F900: microcode version earlier than 88-08-01-xx/xx
  • VSP E990: microcode version earlier than 93-04-01-xx/xx

Pair operation commands and options

The following table lists the TrueCopy pair operations and provides the CCI commands and options for each operation.

Operation

Option

Available in HDvM - SN?

CCI

command and options

Create Pairs

Copy Type

Yes

paircreate

none

LU Selection

Yes

paircreate

none

CTG ID

Yes

paircreate

-f[g] fence [CTG ID]

Initial Copy Type

Yes

paircreate

[-nocopy]

Initial Copy Priority

Yes

paircreate

none

None (VSP 5000 series)

Yes

paircreate

-nomsg

Split Pairs

Secondary Volume Write

Yes

pairsplit

-rw

Resync Pairs (VSP 5000 series)

none

Yes

pairresync

-nomsg

Resync Pairs (VSP G/F350, G/F370, G/F700, G/F900, VSP E series)

none

Yes

pairresync

none

Delete Pairs

none

Yes

pairsplit -S

Consistency group commands and options

The following table lists the TrueCopy consistency group operations and provides the CCI commands and options for each operation.

NoteConsistency group commands are not available from HDvM - SN.

Operation

CCI

command name

Reserve CTGs

paircreate

-f[g] fence[CTG ID]

Add pair to the CTG

paircreate

-f[g] fence[CTG ID]

Split pairs in CTG (no reservation time)

pairsplit

-S*

Resync pairs in CTG

pairresync

-f[g] fence[CTG ID]

Delete pairs in CTG

pairsplit

-S

* If you want to split multiple pairs simultaneously, the pairs must be part of the same consistency group.

Monitoring commands and options

The following table lists the TrueCopy monitoring operations and provides the CCI commands and options for each TC operation.

Operation

Options

Available in HDvM - SN?

CCI

command and options

View Pair Properties

none

Yes

pairdisplay

-m mode

View Pair Synchronization Rate

none

Yes

pairdisplay

-m mode

View Remote Connection Properties

none

Yes

pairdisplay

-m mode

Maintenance commands and options

The following table lists the TrueCopy maintenance operations and provides the CCI commands and options for each operation.

Operation

Options

Available in HDvM - SN?

CCI

command and options

Edit Pair Options

none

Yes

pairresync

Edit Remote Connection Options

RIO MIH Time

Yes*

raidcom modify rcu

-rcu_option

Add Remote Paths

none

Yes*

raidcom add rcu_path

Remove Remote Paths

none

Yes*

raidcom delete rcu_path

Remove Remote Connections

none

Yes*

raidcom delete rcu

* In a configuration where VSP E590 or VSP E790 is connected to the following storage systems, you cannot perform operations involving remote paths from HDvM - SN on a storage system other than VSP E590 and VSP E790. Perform operations involving remote paths from CCI.
  • VSP G/F350, G/F370, G/F700, G/F900: microcode version earlier than 88-08-01-xx/xx
  • VSP E990: microcode version earlier than 93-04-01-xx/xx

Parameter range for CCI options

The following table shows the range of parameters that can be set for CCI options. For details about CCI commands, see the Command Control Interface Command Reference.

Parameter

Range

Mirror ID (MU#)

  • VSP 5000 series: 0 to 3
  • VSP E990, VSP F350, F370, F700, F900, VSP G350, G370, G700, G900: 0

CTG ID

  • VSP 5000 series, VSP E990, VSP F900, VSP G900, : 0 to 255
  • VSP E590, VSP E790, VSP F350, VSP F370, VSP F700, VSP G350, VSP G370, VSP G700: 0 to 127

Path group ID

  • VSP 5000 series: 0 to 63
  • VSP E series, VSP F350, F370, F700, F900, VSP G350, G370, G700, G900: 0 to 255