Quick-start Guide to Configuring VMware Virtual Volumes for Systems Powered by IBM Spectrum Virtualize

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 28 January 2016

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ISBN-10: 0738454982
ISBN-13: 9780738454986
IBM Form #: REDP-5321-00
(40 pages)

Authors: Adam Reid, Katja Gebuhr, Warren Hawkins, Jacob Winch, Jon Tate

Abstract

This IBM® Redpaper™ publication provides a quick, yet comprehensive, guide to configuring Virtual Volumes (VVols) for systems powered by IBM Spectrum™ Virtualize. You are guided through the configuration of the storage system, IBM Spectrum Control™ Base Edition, and the VMware vSphere Web Client. These three components are key to enabling the Virtual Volumes management framework.

Table of contents

Prerequisites
Installation and configuration
Configuring IBM Spectrum Control Base
Configuring VMware vSphere Web Client
Configuring additional IBM Spectrum Control Base servers for high availability

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