20 About the Command Line Interface
Command Line Parameters
Table 1-2. Command Line Parameters
host-name-or-IP-address Specify either the host name or the Internet Protocol (IP)
address of an in-band managed storage array (IPv4 or IPv6)
or an out-of-band managed storage array (IPv4 or IPv6).
• If you manage a storage array by using a host connected
directly to the storage array (in-band storage
management), you must use the
parameter if more
than one storage array is connected to the host.
• If you manage a storage array through an Ethernet
connection (out-of-band storage management), you must
of the redundant
array of independent disks (RAID) controller modules.
• If you have previously configured a storage array in the
graphical user interface (GUI) of the MD Storage
Manager, you can specify the storage array by its
user-supplied name by using the
-A Use to add a storage array to the configuration files. If you do
not follow the -A parameter with a host-name-or-IP-address,
automatic discovery scans the local subnet for storage arrays.
-a Use to add an SNMP trap destination or an e-mail address
• When adding an SNMP trap destination, the SNMP
community is automatically defined as the community
name for the trap and the
is the IP address or
Domain Name Server (DNS) host name of the system to
which the trap should be sent.
• When adding an e-mail address for an alert destination,
is the e-mail address to which to send
the alert message.
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