Start storage array controller health image

The start storageArray controllerHealthImage controller command produces a storage array controller health image on storage arrays that support the controller health image feature.

Supported Arrays

This command applies to an individual DE2000H, DE4000H, DE4000F, DE6000H, or DE6000F storage array.

Roles

To execute this command on an storage array, you must have the Storage Admin role.

Context

Important: Use this command only under the direction of technical support.

If the storage array does not support the controller health image feature, the command returns an error.

Syntax

start storageArray controllerHealthImage controller [(a|b)]

Parameters

Parameter Description
controller This parameter specifies the controller from which to produce the controller health image. Valid controller identifiers are a or b , where a is the controller in slot A , and b is the controller in slot B . Enclose the controller identifier in square brackets ([ ]). If you do not specify a controller, the storage management software returns a syntax error.

Notes

This command forces the selected controller to dump its core data to cache. Use the save storageArray controllerHealthImage command to save a copy of the cache data to a host file.