HP ACU Command Line Reference

Utility Keyword abbreviations
Abbreviationschassisname = ch
controller = ctrl
logicaldrive = ld
physicaldrive = pd
drivewritecache = dwc
hpacucli utility
hpacuclihpacucli
hpacucli help
Note: you can use the hpacucli command in a script
Controller Commands
Displayhpacucli> ctrl all show config
hpacucli> ctrl all show config detail
Statushpacucli> ctrl all show status
Cachehpacucli> ctrl slot=0 modify dwc=disable
hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 modify dwc=enable
Rescanhpacucli> rescan
Note: detects newly added devices since the last rescan
Physical Drive Commands
Displayhpacucli> ctrl slot=0 pd all show
hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 pd 2:3 show detail
Note: you can obtain the slot number by displaying the controller configuration (see above)
Statushpacucli> ctrl slot=0 pd all show status
hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 pd 2:3 show status
Erasehpacucli> ctrl slot=0 pd 2:3 modify erase
Blink Disk LEDhpacucli> ctrl slot=0 pd 2:3 modify led=on
hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 pd 2:3 modify led=off
Logical Drive Commands
Displayhpacucli> ctrl slot=0 ld all show [detail]
hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 ld 4 show [detail]
Statushpacucli> ctrl slot=0 ld all show status
hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 ld 4 show status
Blink Disk LEDhpacucli> ctrl slot=0 ld 4 modify led=on
hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 ld 4 modify led=off
Re-enable Failed Drivehpacucli> ctrl slot=0 ld 4 modify reenable forced
Create#logical drive - one disk
hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 create type=ld drives=1:12 raid=0
#logical drive - mirrored
hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 create type=ld drives=1:13,1:14 size=300 raid=1
#logical drive - raid 5
hpacucli> ctrl slot=0 create type=ld drives=1:13,1:14,1:15,1:16,1:17 raid=5
Note:
drives - specific drives, all drives or unassigned drives
size - size of the logical drive in MB
raid - type of raid 0, 1 , 1+0 and 5
Removehpacucli> ctrl slot=0 ld 4 delete
Expandinghpacucli> ctrl slot=0 ld 4 add drives=2:3
Extendinghpacucli> ctrl slot=0 ld 4 modify size=500 forced
Sparehpacucli> ctrl slot=0 array all add spares=1:5,1:7
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