• Configuring a Powershell to Isilon Connection with SSL PowerShell allows an easy method to access the Isilon ReST API, but in my environment I need to use true SSL validation. If you are using the default self-signed certificate of the Isilon, your connection will likely fail with an error similar to the one below: The underlying connection was closed: Could not establish trust … Continue reading Configuring a Powershell to Isilon Connection with SSL
  • Scripting a VNX/Celerra to Isilon Data Migration with EMCOPY and Perl Below is a collection of perl scripts that make data migration from VNX/Celerra file systems to an Isilon system much easier.  I’ve already outlined the process of using isi_vol_copy_vnx in a prior post, however using EMCOPY may be more appropriate in a specific use case, or simply more familiar to administrators for support and management … Continue reading Scripting a VNX/Celerra to Isilon Data Migration with EMCOPY and Perl
  • Custom Reporting with Isilon OneFS API Calls Have you ever wondered where the metrics you see in InsightIQ come from?  InsightIQ uses OneFS API calls to gather information, and you can use the same API calls for custom reporting and scripting.  Whether you’re interested in performance metrics relating to cluster capacity, CPU utilization, network latency & throughput, or disk activities, you have … Continue reading Custom Reporting with Isilon OneFS API Calls
  • Scripting automatic reports for Isilon from the CLI We recently set up a virtual demo of an Isilon system on our network as we are evaluating Isilon for a possible purchase.  You can obtain a virtual node that runs on ESX from your local EMC Isilon representative, along with temporary licenses to test everything out.  As part of the test I wanted to … Continue reading Scripting automatic reports for Isilon from the CLI
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