INSTALL 3DM2 software for 3WARE SATA RAID card

Download and untar the 3DM2 software.
cd /usr/src/
tar zxvf 3DM2-Linux-

Install 3DM 2:
./install.3dm install

Select Option 0 for web GUI
All defaults except do NOT limit connections to localhost

cd /tmp/3ware
Copy file 3dm2.redhat to /etc/rc.d/init.d/3dm2
cp 3dm2.redhat /etc/rc.d/init.d/3dm2

chkconfig --add 3dm2

chkconfig --add --level 345 3dm2

Change the operating mode by typing:
chmod +x /etc/rc.d/init.d/3dm2

Change the permissions on the 3dm2 configuration file:
chmod 600 /etc/3dm2/3dm2.conf

Start the 3DM 2 daemon by typing:
/etc/rc.d/init.d/3dm2 start

Open the web browser and go to https://localhost:888
Default user and administrator password is: 3ware

Disable write cache on the controller once all the software is installed.  This improves reliability in the event there is a power interruption while data is being written to the hard drive.
eth0 was made active on boot and eth1 was made inactive.  Other than that they are configured identically, IP address and all.  To make eth0 inactive and eth1 active do the following:

nano /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0
change the “active=enable” to “active=disable”

nano /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth1
change the “active=disable” to “active=enable”              

reboot or startup by typing the following commands:
eth0 down
eth1 up