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Two Tips for HP Smart Array Controllers Using HP Array Configuration Utility CLI

The Array Configuration Utility (ACU) is designed to simplify setup and configuration of HP's Smart Array controllers. The ACU family provides tools an interface formats called the HP Array Configuration Utility (CLI) - a command-line application

 

In this video, Michael Haselden, HP Software Engineer on the Smart Storage Application team, demonstrates how to get disk and storage system information using ACU-CLI. 

 

 

 

Another useful tip is offered by Michael in this second video. 

 

 

HP ProLiant Smart Array Controllers can utilize the HP Smart Array Advanced Pack (SAAP).  SAAP delivers value added software features to further enhance performance, reliability, and availability of customer data such as RAID 6 and Advanced Capacity to name a few.  Watch as Michael demonstrates how to enable the Smart Array Advanced Pack licensable features using ACU-CLI.

 

More detailed information for using ACU-CLI can be found here:

ACU Documentation - Configuring Arrays on Hp Smart Array Controllers Reference Guide

 

Please see the following for more information about HP ProLiant and HP Smart Array RAID controllers:

 

ACU Documentation

 

 

Please provide us with feedback if you have questions or found these videos helpful.

 

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