Lenovo ThinkSystem Host Utilities for Windows for DE Series includes tools to help you to connect host computers to Lenovo storage systems and set required parameters on host computers. You can also set appropriate disk timeouts for best read/write performance with Lenovo storage.

  1. Use the Lenovo Storage Interoperation Center (LSIC) to determine the appropriate version of Unified Host Utilities 7.0 to install.

    The versions are listed in a column within each supported configuration.

  2. Download the Unified Host Utilities from Lenovo Data Center Support.

    This utilities package cannot be installed using the ThinkSystem Storage Manager installer.
    Alternatively, you can use the SMdevices utility to perform the same functions as the Host Utilities for Windows. The SMdevices utility is included as part of the SMutils package. The SMutils package is a collection of utilities to verify what the host sees from the storage array. It is included as part of the Lenovo ThinkSystem Host Utilities.