Delete a SRDF pair on VMAX3

Recently I have had some issues with SRDF on the VMAX3 that I manage.  I was having issues trying to resolve it using the Unisphere GUI, which can be very limited in its capabilities, so I had to switch to command line.  First you create a text file and put in it something like “00001 00002” (No quotation marks in file).  Listing the two devices that need there pair broken.  Then you run this command.

symrdf -sid 123 -rdfg 1 -file rdf.txt deletepair -force


Using Solution Enabler to Delete a Storage Group

Recently I have been working on cleaning up storage on a EMC VMAX3.  You can do a lot using the GUI for most of the day to day maintenance, but using the CLI is a lot more efficient when it comes to removing storage groups.

symsg -sid 1234 delete storgegroup_SG -force

Using that command is a simpler and quicker way to remove storage groups than to use the Unisphere GUI.

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