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Purity Version 4.10.5

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FlashArray Overview
FlashArray Storage Capacity and Utilization
Array Capacity and Storage Consumption
Physical Storage States
Reporting Array Capacity and Storage Consumption
Volume and Snapshot Storage Consumption
Data Reduction
Snapshots and Physical Storage
Reporting Volume and Snapshot Storage Consumption
FlashArray Data Lifecycle
FlashArray Concepts and Features
Connected Arrays
Hardware Components
Hardware Components in the FA-300 and FA-400 Series
Hardware Components in FlashArray//m
Network Interface
Volume Snapshots
Host Groups
Host-Volume Connections
Protection Groups and Protection Group Snapshots
Users and Security
Directory Service
SSL Certificate
Industry Standards
Troubleshooting and Logging
Alerts, Audit Trails, and User Session Logs
SNMP Agent and Trap Manager
Remote Assist Facility
Syslog Logging Facility
Purity Conventions
Object Names
Volume Sizes
IP Addresses
Storage Network Addresses
Using the Purity GUI to Administer a FlashArray
Purity GUI Overview
Purity GUI Navigation
Purity GUI Login
Logging in to the Purity GUI
Dashboard Tab
Capacity Pane and Performance Graphs
Capacity Pane
Performance Graphs
Alerts Pane
Storage Tab
Navigation Pane
Details Pane
Host Groups
Protection Groups
Connection Map
Process Steps
Storage Configuration
Storage Administration
Protection Tab
Navigation Pane
Details Pane
Configuration Overview
Snapshot Schedule Configuration
Replication Schedule Configuration
Process Steps
Connect the Source and Target Arrays
Configure the Protection Groups
Configure the Snapshot and Replication Schedules
Manage the Snapshots
View Snapshot Details
Analysis Tab
Navigation Pane
Details Pane
Capacity Graphs
Performance Graphs
Replication Graphs
System Tab
System Health View
Configuration View
Array Sub-View
Networking Sub-View
Support Connectivity Sub-View
Alerts Sub-View
SNMP Sub-View
System Time Sub-View
Directory Service Sub-View
Banner Sub-View
UI Sub-View
Syslog Server Sub-View
SSL Certificate Sub-View
SMI-S Sub-View
Connected Arrays View
Network Bandwidth Throttling
Connecting Two Arrays
Disconnecting Two Arrays
Configuring Network Bandwidth Throttling
Connections View
Users View
Me Sub-View
Local Users Sub-View
Public Keys Sub-View
API Tokens Sub-View
Plugins View
Verifying the installed plugin version
Installing the plugin
Updating the plugin
Uninstalling the plugin
Apps View
App Volumes
App Hosts
Connecting FlashArray Volumes to an App
App Interfaces
App Installation
Establishing connections between FlashArray volumes and apps
Messages Tab
Flagging an alert message
Clearing an alert flag
Audit Trail
Flagging an audit trail message
Clearing an audit trail message flag
User Session Logs
Login and Logout Events
Authentication Events
Using the Purity CLI to Administer a FlashArray
Purity CLI Overview
CLI Command Syntax and Conventions
CLI Output
Interactive Paging
Using Wildcards
Setting Limits
Combining Sorting, Filtering, and Limit Options
CLI Login
Logging in to the Purity CLI
CLI Help
Purity CLI Command Help
Purity CLI Man Pages
Purity CLI Commands
pureadmin — management of administrative accounts
purealert — manages alert history and the list of designated email addresses to which Purity sends alert messages when significant events occur in an array
pureapp — The pureapp command displays the attributes and connection statuses of all installed apps.
purearray — manages attributes that pertain to the array as a whole — monitors array I/O performance — manages support-related functions — performs array diagnostic functions — manages connections between arrays
purecert — manages FlashArray SSL certificate
pureconfig — displays commands required to reproduce an array's current volume, host, host group, connection, network, alert, and array configuration
puredns — manages the DNS attributes of an array
puredrive — displays information about an array's flash modules and NVRAM modules
pureds — manages FlashArray integration with a directory service
purehgroup — manage the creation, deletion, naming, and population of Purity host groups. — manage adding and removing of Purity host groups to and from protection groups, respectively — monitor host group I/O performance.
purehgroup-connect — manage shared connections between host groups and volumes
purehgroup-list — display host groups' attributes and storage consumption
purehost — manage creation, deletion, naming, and attributes of the Purity hosts used to identify computers ("hosts") that use FlashArray storage services — manage adding and removing of Purity hosts to and from protection groups, respectively — monitor host I/O performance
purehost-connect — manage private connections between hosts and volumes
purehost-list — display information about Purity host objects, host-volume connections, and storage provisioning and consumption.
purehw — displays information about and controls visual identification of FlashArray hardware components
purelicense — End User Agreement (EUA) between Pure Storage Inc. and end users of the company's products
purelog — manages connections to syslog servers
pureman — displays man pages for Purity commands
puremessage — manage alerts, audit records, and user session logs
purenetwork — manages the network interfaces used to connect a FlashArray system to a network — pings remote destinations and traces routes on the network
purepgroup — manage the creation and deletion of the Purity protection group (pgroup) objects.
purepgroup-list — display protection group attributes and storage consumption
purepgroup-setattr — manage the attributes of the Purity protection group (pgroup).
pureplugin — manages the Pure Storage FlashArray plugins
pureport — manages an array's host connection ports
puresmis — manages the Pure Storage Storage Management Initiative Specification (SMI-S) provider
puresnmp — manages connections to Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) managers
puresubnet — manages the subnets and VLANs used to organize the network interfaces
purevol — manage the creation, naming, and destruction of Purity virtual storage volumes and snapshots of their contents, as well as the reclamation of physical storage occupied by the data in them — manage adding and removing of Purity volumes to and from protection groups, respectively — monitor volume I/O performance
purevol-list — display volumes' attributes and information about the virtual and physical storage they consume
purevol-setattr — increase and decrease volume sizes
Purity CLI Getting Started
Creating Volumes
Creating Hosts
Connecting Hosts and Volumes
Resizing Volumes
Destroying Volumes
Recovering and Eradicating Destroyed Volumes
Renaming Volumes
Ongoing Administration of Hosts
Monitoring I/O Performance
Using listobj Output
Supplementary Information
The Pure Storage Glossary