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Figure 7-28 Volume creation results
The final panel to appear will be the results of the zone creation as in Figure 7-29.
Figure 7-29 Create zone results
The zoning and LUN creation task is now complete.
7.4 Launching TotalStorage Productivity Center for Fabric
TotalStorage Productivity Center for Fabric can be launched from the TotalStorage
Productivity Center for Disk Director console by selecting Launch Tivoli SAN Manager as
seen in Figure 7-30 on page 353.
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Figure 7-30 Launch Tivoli SAN Manager
Figure 7-31 on page 354 shows an example of the TotalStorage Productivity Center for Fabric
console that will appear when launched. The top left of the four panels shows the four SAN
islands that it is managing. The bottom two panels show switch to hosts connects for two of
the switches.
Note: For this function to work you either need to have installed TotalStorage Productivity
Center for Fabric manager or TotalStorage Productivity Center for Fabric remote console
on the same machine as the TotalStorage Productivity Center for Disk installation. See 7.2,
“Installing Fabric remote console” on page 340 for details of installing TotalStorage
Productivity Center for Fabric remote console.
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Figure 7-31 TotalStorage Productivity Center for Fabric console
From this interface you can display detailed information about SAN elements such as
switches and hosts. You can view zoning information and view host to device relationships.
The GUI uses color coded icons to indicate which SAN elements are OK or in error.
You can also launch the fabric zoning tool to view and change fabric zones using the
standards based zoning functions (on a support switch).

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