Cli for managing drobo units
drobom [ options ] <command> [ arguments... ]
the command to execute.
the device to operate on (default searches all devices and picks first one found.)
print a usage message
verbosity, a bit-field to trigger increased output as needed, mostly for debugging. 1 - General, 2 - Hardware Dialog, 4 - Initiation, 8 - DMP layer, 16- Detection 64 will print everything... (default: 0, as terse as possible.) 128 enables simulation mode (for testing when no Drobo is available. Dangerous!)
print the version id.
identify the drobo by making the lights blink
dump diagnostics file into /tmp directory
print diagnostics file to standard output
<diagdumpfile> the diagnostic dump file to print.
fwcheck query drobo.com for updates to firmware for the given Drobo
fwload load a specific firmware for the given Drobo. Arguments:
<fwimage> the firmware file to load.
upgrade the firmware to the latest and greatest, recommended by DRI
print this text
print information on a Drobo. The <toprint> argument is a comma separated list of the values below (default is to print all of them): config, capacity, protocol, settings, slots, firmware, status, options, luns
show device files for all Drobos found.
Set the name of the Drobo to the given value ( only firmware > 1.3.0 supports this command )
settime sync Drobo's clock to UTC
setlunsize Set the size of LUNS on device. Arguments:
<sz> integer number of TiB to set the lunsize to
<confirmation> Specify 'PleaseEraseMyData' if you really mean it
Note: After execution, Drobo reboots, wait a few minutes before accessing again
shutdown drobo (DRI calls this 'standby')
report how is the Drobo doing
device raw block device of a drobo (i.e. /dev/sdz) . If not given, assumes all attached drobos.
This manual page was written by Chris AtLee <[email protected]> for the Debian project (but may be used by others).