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SMA on EVA5000

Ahmed BH
Advisor

SMA on EVA5000

Is there any possibility of converting the SMA of EVA5000 to Standard Windows Server for Storage Management purposes???

Details:
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Product Model
SANworks Management Appliance (DL360 - G3)

Hardware Description
Hardware: x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 9 AT/AT COMPATIBLE - Software: Windows 2000 Version 5.0 (Build 2195 Uniprocessor Free)

OS Name
hp OpenView storage management appliance

OS Type
hp OpenView storage management appliance

OS Version
2.1

OS Description
hp OpenView storage management appliance
3 REPLIES
Amol Garge
Trusted Contributor

Re: SMA on EVA5000

Hi,

SMA has customized OS. You can install any OS on it without issues, the only drawback is HP will not support OS related issues.
Hardware will still be supported.

Hope this helps!
Rob Leadbeater
Honored Contributor

Re: SMA on EVA5000

Hi,

Yes, you can install "standard" Windows on an SMA in order to convert it to a SMS.

Cheers,

Rob
Ahmed BH
Advisor

Re: SMA on EVA5000

Thanks all