000023178 - How to check/schedule MegaRAID consistency checks

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Article Number000023178
Applies To50 series
Microsoft Windows Server 2000 SP4
IssueHow to check/schedule MegaRAID consistency checks
Scheduled Consistency Check not running
CauseRAID BIOS Modifications
Resolution

Use the following steps according to your environment

#1
From a command line on the appliance

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>megactrl /?

- This triggers a series of dialog boxes detailing the syntax of the command. It demonstrates that the software is installed.

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>net start | findstr /i mega
   MegaServ

- This demonstrates that the appropriate service is running

#2
Restore factory default setting

C:\Program Files\MegaRAID\client\UpdateRAID.bat

#3
Customise a consistency check based on the the following command

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>megactrl -enChkCon -cons -h1 -d0 -w0

#4
Locate the resultant event in the windows application log. This should generate;

Event Type:    Information
Event Source:    MegaServ.Log
Event Category:    None
Event ID:    6103
Date:        3/26/2008
Time:        12:59:19 PM
User:        N/A
Computer:    Server-HA
Description:
CheckConsistency is re-scheduled as:
  
    EnableFlag: 1
    Date: 03/26/2008    DayOfWeek: 0
    HourOfDay: 1    Week(s): 0

 Weeks=N means after every N weeks
 Weeks=0 means all days( Day of week ignored)
 EnableFlag=0 means do not do check consistency
 DayOfWeek=0 means Sunday, 1=Monday,.. ,6=Saturday
 
This confirms that the check has been successfully scheduled

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