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Overview

This article explains the software used with Adaptec Microsemi RAID controllers and commands on how to use them, at Fraction Servers we use some legacy 6405-E controllers and also 8405-E controlllers.  This guide focuses on CentOS (RHEL), VMWare and Windows RAID Monitoring.

 

CentOS for Adaptec RAID Controllers

The following set of commands will install Adaptec RAID Monitoring on CentOS servers:

cd /
wget http://download.adaptec.com/raid/storage_manager/arcconf_v3_00_23484.zip
unzip arcconf_v3_00_23484.zip
chmod +x linux_x64/cmdline/arcconf
cp linux_x64/cmdline/arcconf /usr/sbin/arcconf

You can then run the following command to show the disks and RAID status:

/usr/sbin/arcconf getconfig 1

 

VMWare ESXi for Adaptec RAID Controllers

You will need to perform this in the datastore directory.

df -l

Then go to datastore directory.. Otherwise you will not be able to unzip the zip file.

cd /vmfs/volumes/datastore1 && mkdir raid && cd raid
wget http://download.adaptec.com/raid/storage_manager/arcconf_v1_1_20324.zip
unzip arcconf_v1_1_20324.zip
chmod +x linux_x64/arcconf
cp linux_x64/arcconf /usr/sbin/arcconf
rm -rf /vmfs/volumes/datastore1/raid/*
/usr/sbin/arcconf getconfig 1

 

Windows Server for Adaptec RAID Controllers

Download the following file to your servers desktop and launch the installer:

https://storage.microsemi.com/en-us/speed/raid/storage_manager/arcconf_v2_06_23167_zip.php

 

You can then run the following command to show the disks and RAID status:

C:\raid\arcconf.exe getconfig 1

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