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Reg Snapdrive vs simulator


Hello ,

I have a quick question folks, I installed snapdrive on windows2003 server & want to test it with simulator version 7.2.4.

when i clicked on disks->create disks-> in the" enter the storage system name" where i entered simulator ip address i am getting error RPC server is  unavailable

Please solve my query.....

Thanks in advance.


Re: Reg Snapdrive vs simulator


RPC server unavailable is normally due to CIFS not enabled.

Can you try with the HTTP/HTTPS protocol?

On the cmd line

Sdcli transport_protocol set

On the MMC, right click on the SDW instance and choose transport protocol settings and choose HTTP as the default and try.

Let me know if this works.

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Re: Reg Snapdrive vs simulator


Hey satish,

you rock man... i appreciate for your help. finally it got connected with http protocol.

once gain thanks....... cheerssssss.

Re: Reg Snapdrive vs simulator


works for me too! this really helped

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