Archive for setembro \23\UTC 2012

Running EMC Unisphere Service Manager natively on Linux

I was installing a new EMC VNX 5100 Block on a customer and was using a Linux distribution for others tasks. I was too lazy to reboot and switch to Windows to open Unisphere and continue with the installation, so I thought: USM is written in Java, why don’t  make it run on Linux? Well, EMC says it is compatible with Windows, but hypothetically it may run on Linux, just need some tweaks, so I did it. First you’ll need to download EMC Unisphere and install it with WINE, it will show some warnings about the JRE, so just ignore it and continue with the “next-next-finish” phylosophy.

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