For any other model of HBAs, the Fibre Channel Information Tool utility (FCINFO.EXE) can be used. The fcinfo tool is available for download from Microsoft Download web site. It works on Windows Server 2003 and Windows server 2000 systems, However, Installation of the Fibre Channel Information Tool is not mandatory, but three core files (FCINFO.EXE, HBAAPI.DLL and HBATAPI.DLL) must be copied in a common folder in order to run the tool. For Windows 2008 R2, You can use Storage Explorer to see detailed information about the Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs) on the server.
Getting a server connected to an iSCSI or fibre channel SAN is generally straightforward. Across platforms and products, there are many tools to go about doing this. Windows Server 2008 offers a way to browse the SAN natively. This tool, Storage Explorer, is an Explorer-style console to view a local configuration and remote resources.
DL980 G7 is the first HP Proliant scale-up server with 8 processor sockets, using the new HP PREMA architecture incorporating node controllers with smart CPU caching and redundant system fabric. The first release of the DL980 G7 servers uses Intel® Xeon® 6500 and 7500 processors (4-, 6- and 8-core SKUs), 128 DIMM sockets and 16 PCIe slots. The next version supports the Xeon E7 2800 and 4800 processors (up to the 10-core SKU). With the current Intel Nehalem-EX configuration with 8 processors, each with 8 cores, Windows Server 2008 R2 enables a total of 128 Logical Processors (with HyperThreading), the maximum OS support of 2TB of RAM and the 16 PCIe slots. With Intel Xeon E7 2800 and 4800 (Westmere EX) 10-core SKU processors and Windows Server 2008 R2 enables a total of 160 Logical Processors are supported for the DL980 G7.
We have a QUANTUM Scalar i80 Tape Library, attached to windows 2008 R2 media server which has Netbackup 7.1 running can any one guide me how i can configure this tape library in the media server and one more question how can i check if its really connected to my media server. 2b1af7f3a8