Hpacucli Utility Usage Examples

I thought I had posted usage examples for hpacucli already, but I cannot find it.. Anyway here comes another one. If you need more detailed info, don’t forget to read its general manual.

Controller Commands :
hpacucli> ctrl all show config                              # Display detail of Controller
hpacucli> ctrl all show config detail

hpacucli> ctrl all show status                              # Display status of Controller

hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 modify dwc=disable           # Enable or Disable the cache
hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 modify dwc=enable

hpacucli> rescan                                                # Detects newly added devices since the last rescan

Physical Drive Commands
hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 pd all show                          ## Display detail information of physicalDrive
hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 pd 2:3 show detail

hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 pd all show status                ## Display Status of physicalDrive
hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 pd 2:3 show status

hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 pd 2:3 modify erase              ## To Erase the physicalDrive

hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 pd 2:3 modify led=on            ## To enable or Disable the LED
hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 pd 2:3 modify led=off

Logical Drive Commands
hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 ld all show                             ## Display detail information of LogicalDrive
hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 ld 4 show

hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 ld all show status                    ## Display Status of LogicalDrive
hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 ld 4 show status

hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 ld 4 modify reenable forced       ## To re-enabling failed drive

Create LogicalDrive with RAID 0 using one drive:
hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 create type=ld drives=1:12 raid=0

Create LogicalDrive with RAID 1 using two drives:
hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 create type=ld drives=1:13,1:14 size=300 raid=1

Create LogicalDrive with RAID 5 using five drives:
hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 create type=ld drives=1:13,1:14,1:15,1:16,1:17 raid=5

hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 ld 4 delete                                ## To Delete LogicalDrives

hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 ld 4 add drives=2:3                   ## Expanding logicaldrive by adding one more drive

hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 ld 4 modify size=500 forced       ## Extending the LogicalDrives

hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 array all add spares=1:5,1:7       ## Add two Spare disks

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