Host preparation for installing SnapDrive for UNIX
You must prepare the host before you can install SnapDrive for UNIX on your system. As part of the host preparation, you must install the AIX Host Utilities.
Installing AIX Host Utilities
If your configuration requires AIX Host Utilities, you must install them and ensure that the system is set up correctly.
Verifying the hosts are ready
You must verify that the hosts are ready. To start the verification operations, you should first test whether the host is connected to the storage system by entering the ping filername command.