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Dell PS Series Configuration Guide

Abstract This configuration guide provides technical guidance for designing and implementing Dell™ PS Series storage solutions in iSCSI SAN environments. May 2018

Dell EMC Configuration and Deployment Guide

Revisions

Revisions Revision Date

Description

17.2

May 2018

Minor updates.

17.1

December 2016

Minor updates.

16.4

January 2016

Small text updates and additions of PS4210, PS6210, and PS6610 array.

15.2

August 2014

Table 31: 14-drive RAID policy added.

15.1

May 2014

Minor updates for PS6210. Added information for LLDP.

14.4

February 2014

Section 9.7, Vertical port failover behavior in PS6210 controllers. New information in 8.1.2 on how to ensure a secure network environment. New information for controller type 15 in Table 6.

14.3

October 2013

Added Purpose, Policies and Limitations, General Statement, and Policies for qualifying systems. Eliminated redundant information that is available in other documents and provided links to that documentation. Added high-availability chapter.

14.2

June 2013

Small text updates.

14.1

March 2013

Added section 13, Data Center Bridging. Added volume limits for synchronous replication in Table 4. Modified section 8.1.2 and section 8.2. Changed all references in tables in section 7 to read PS41x0 and PS61x0. Updated appendix B, PS Series upgrade paths. Updated the related publications.

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Table of contents

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Purpose ........................................................................................................................................................................6 1.1

Dell statement of support ....................................................................................................................................6

1.2

General statement ..............................................................................................................................................6

1.3

Audience .............................................................................................................................................................6

Policies and limitations .................................................................................................................................................7 2.1

Policies for qualifying systems............................................................................................................................7

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Related publications .....................................................................................................................................................8

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