I ran into a couple of problems when trying to migrate the management interfaces on our Dell EqualLogic SANs to our new Out-of-Bounds Management Network. The problems were 1) the web interface doesn’t let you do it and 2) trying to do it on the console resulted in errors to the effect of “you can’t do this because the management network needs to be on the same network as the interface”. Not a good situation to be in. So I called Dell Tech Support and they were able to do it easily, of course.
It turns out that you need to remove the management network entirely, before you can migrate it to the OOB or other network. Here’s how. [Read more…] about Dell EqualLogic – Moving the Management Interface to OOB Network