drobom - CLI for managing drobo units
drobom [ options ] <command> [ arguments... ]
options is one of:
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.
print the version id.
command is one of:
blink identify the drobo by making the lights blink
diag 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
help 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
list 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
shutdown drobo (DRI calls this ’standby’)
status report how is the Drobo doing
raw block device of a drobo (i.e. /dev/sdz) . If not given, assumes all
This manual page was written by Chris AtLee <firstname.lastname@example.org> for the
Debian project (but may be used by others).