Managing metas

The VMAX Adapter enables you to use ESI to expand and extend existing LUNs into metas and create new metas or meta volumes for a VMAX host or cluster. Metas are combined storage devices that are grouped together to create a larger meta.

Metas represent meta volumes, composite LUNs, metadevices, meta LUNs, composite volumes, and metaheads. Meta members represent meta volume members, constituent LUNs, and composite LUN members.

To create and manage metas, use the ESI PowerShell Toolkit meta cmdlets.

ESI has the following limitations for expanding LUNs into metas and for creating and managing metas:


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 ESI Symmetrix VMAX Adapter overview

 ESI overview

 Adding VMAX storage systems

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