EMC End-of-Serivce-Life (EOSL) Tracker – Updated!

Now updated for 2020! The End of Service Life (EOSL) date denotes when EMC will discontinue all support of that specific model. If you are planning on utilizing the machine after the EOSL date, it is highly recommended to get in touch with a 3rd party service provider in order to maintain the reliability and integrity of the array.

 

MODELEOSL DATE
VNX GEN 1:
VNX510012/31/2020
VNX530012/31/2020
VNX550012/31/2019
VNX570012/31/2019
VNX750012/31/2019
VNX GEN 2:
VNX52001/31/2023
VNX54001/31/2023
VNX56001/31/2023
VNX58001/31/2023
VNX80001/31/2023
VNXe:
VNXe315012/31/2020
VNXe330012/31/2020
VNXe16001/31/2023
VNXe32001/31/2023
UNITY
Unity 3001/31/2023
Unity 4001/31/2023
Unity 5001/31/2023
Unity 6001/31/2023
VMAX:
VMAX 20K3/30/2020
VMAX 40K9/30/2022
ISILON:
Isilon X20012/31/2018
Isilon X40012/31/2018
Isilon X2102/28/2024
Isilon X4102/28/2024
Isilon S2006/30/2020
Isilon S2102/28/2024
Isilon S4102/28/2024
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What happens when a Storage System goes EOL?

As a 3rd party support provider, we get asked this question a lot – “What can Iexpect when my system goes EOL? And how does it differ from EOSL? or EOSL?

These terms are all manufacturer-specifc, meaning what EMC and NetApp call EOL (End-of-life) IBM calls “Withdrawn from marketing”. First, Let’s take a look at what the terms mean, and the difference between them:

 

EOL – End of Life – In a nutshell, this only means that the manufacturer has discontinued the ...

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How to: Collect Logs from NetApp CDOT Array

Collecting logs from your NetApp CDOT Cluster Array provides a vital look in to the health of your CDOT array.

There are several reasons you may want to pull the logs: To determine what recent events occurred in the array in the event of a system error or failure or maybe your support company requested the logs to troubleshoot a problem, among others.

Here is a quick DIY on pulling the logs from your NetApp CDOT cluster: