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2019/10/25

How to review the result from Validate-DCB

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Validator for RDMA Configuration and Best Practices


How to review the result from Validate-DCB


More information on GitHub
The results output consists of two unit
  1. [Global Unit] Prerequisites and requirements to run the modal tests. 
  2. [Modal Unit] Each Cluster Host configuration and best practices feedback




How to review the Error(s)

Example 1: Jumbo Packet Missing from vNIC SMB02
  1. The Validate-DCB list one FailedCount
  2. Scroll back to we find the red lines. Expect 9014 but the value was 1514 looks like the Jumbo Packet was not Enabled on the vNIC
  3. Review the Properties for the vNIC SMB02 on Host S046036, The finding is correct, the Jumbo Packet was Disabled. To fix the Error just enable Jumbo Packet
  4. Change the Value to 9014 Bytes
  5. Scan the Host S046036 again with Validate-DCB
  6. Now the Failed Count is back on 0


Review with PowerBI

Run the Validate-DCB and add the Report Path, copy the XML to the machine with PowerBI
Download the Validate-DCB.pbix fle from GitHub (Link)
  1. Run "validate-dcb -ConfigFilePath C:\Temp\S046036.ps1 -ReportPath C:\Temp"
  2. Copy the XML to the machine with PowerBI
  3. Click on "Validate-DCB.pbix" to open PowerBI
  4. Import the XML
    A: Edit Queries
    B: Data source settings
    C: Change Source... Select the XML
  5. Review the "Failure" and make the necessary changes


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