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How to Expand the Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance Storage Cells (Doc ID 2105482.1)

Last updated on JULY 13, 2021

Applies to:

Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance X4 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance X5 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance Software - Version 12.1.0.1.0 to 12.1.1.1.1
Linux x86-64

Goal

 Add new storage cells to an existing Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance and grow the Storage Location.

Note:

X8M (RoCE) hardware is NOT SUPPORTED with this process!

 

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Expanding Storage Cells for ZDLRA 12.2.1.1.X and 19.2.1.1.X (Use RACLI)
 1. Prepare for storage expansion
 2. Confirm that the Flash log and Flashcache are healthy on the new cells
 3. racli add storage_cells
 4. racli add storage_disks 
 5. racli update storage_location
 Troubleshooting ZDLRA Storage Expansion
 Problem (Add storage cells step for storage expansion fails for X8 Hardware)
 Problem (Cell names that include a hyphen "-")
 Workaround (Cell names that include a hyphen "-")

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