Recently I’ve had to do extensive work with Dell PowerEdge servers, and specifically Dell’s that use the LSI MegaRAID controllers. Anyone who has ever had to work with the LSI RAID controllers knows that the MegaCLI provided by LSI is the most cryptic command line utility in existence. MegaCli is available for Linux, DOS, Windows, Netware and Solaris.
I’ve compiled a “cheat sheet” if you will, of some common commands that will help you decipher the necessary beast of a utility that is MegaCLI.
Check it out: http://erikimh.com/megacli-cheatsheetTweet