Although I was triggered by a daily update I received from EMC in this knowledge base article: https://support.emc.com/kb/194669, it was Cisco who finally published an update for various firmwares that did not have a fix yet for the shellshock aka bashbug.
You can find all Release Notes on the Cisco site at http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/storage-networking/mds-9000-nx-os-san-os-software/products-release-notes-list.html.
The EMC version of the Release Notes can be found here:
If you haven’t upgraded yet, I’d plan to do so in the very near future!
I recently had to manually invoke a hot spare in a VNX 5200, but in Unisphere the option was greyed out.
On the CLI the command wasn’t supported. Now what?
According to https://support.emc.com/kb/184890 the proper command is now
naviseccli -h [ip of one SP] copytodisk [source-disk] [hot spare]
Using the “getdisk” command will show you the actual rebuild has started.
Bare in mind that the way to address disks is in the format “Bus_Enclosure_Disk”, so for example 1_2_3 means disk 3 (the 4th disk) in enclosure 2 on bus 1.
In Unisphere you can actually see the progress of the rebuild:
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