EMC: Control Center commandsΒΆ

Title:EMC: Control Center commands
Author:Douglas O’Leary <dkoleary@olearycomputers.com>
Description:Description goes here
Date created:06/2001
Date updated:07/2005
Disclaimer:Standard: Use the information that follows at your own risk. If you screw up a system, don’t blame it on me...

Documentation for the following commands can/should be found in the appropriate man page. This is primarily designed to be a short list of usage and syntax.

Most of the commands come in flavors of three as follows:

Reference Description Example
pd Physical device name /dev/dsk/c3t4d5
dev Symmetrix device name 0FF
ld Symmetrix logical device name DEV001

Examples of what I’m talking about above:

  1. symdev list
  2. sympd list
  3. symld -g ${group} list
Command Specifc product Note
symdev symcli Performs operations on a device given the Symmetrix device name.
sympd symcli Performs operations on devices given the device physical name (c2t0d0)
symgate symcli Performs operations on gatekeeper devices.
symdg symcli Performs operations on Symmetrix device groups
symld symcli Performs operations on devices within a device group
symbcv Timefinder Performs support operations on BCV pairs
symmir Timefinder Performs control operations on BCV pairs
symrdf symcli Performs control operations on RDF pairs
symcfg discover symcli Creates a local database of the attached symmetrices
syminq N/A Shows internal & external devices that the host sees