Create Storage Template - Volume parameters panel options - for defining or updating the storage template

Article:HOWTO64846  |  Created: 2012-01-04  |  Updated: 2012-08-24  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO64846
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Create Storage Template - Volume parameters panel options - for defining or updating the storage template

This topic applies to Veritas Storage Foundation Add-on for Storage Provisioning 4.1.

Use this wizard panel to define or update the volume parameters in a storage template upon creation or update of the storage template.

After you select the volume(s) from the left navigation tree, you have to use the Parameters tab to define or update the parameters for the volume.

Table: Create Storage Template - Volume parameters

Field

Description

Layout

Volume layout, which can be Concat, Stripe, Concat Mirror, Mirror Concat, Stripe Mirror, Mirror Stripe.

# Columns

The number of columns (for stripe volumes).

# Mirrors

The number of mirrors (for mirrored volumes).

Name prefix

The volume name prefix.

Minimum number of paths

The minimum number of DMP paths for the disks on which the volume is created.

Fast resync

Turn on/off the vxvm fast resync option.

If you specify the volume layout as Concat Mirror, Mirror Concat, Stripe Mirror, or Mirror Stripe, you must define the rules for selecting LUNs to host the volume mirrors. In the Rules for selecting LUNs area, you can see tabs corresponding to the number of mirrors that you have specified.

For each mirror, you can define a set of rules that Veritas Operations Manager can use to select LUNs for hosting the mirrors. If you have not specified any rules for selecting LUNs, Veritas Operations Manager displays the message: Any LUN will be selected.

You can click + at the bottom of the Rules for selecting LUNs area to open the LUN Selection Rules dialog box, where you can define the rules for selecting LUNs to host the mirrors.

You can click / at the bottom of the Rules for selecting LUNs area to edit an existing LUN selection rule.

To know more about the options in the LUN Selection Rules dialog box, See LUN selection rules for creating storage templates.

You can click - at the bottom of the Rules for selecting LUNs area to remove an existing LUN selection rule.

To create mirror plex in multiple enclosures, select the Mirrored across enclosures check box.

See Creating a storage template using VxFS file systems using Veritas Storage Foundation Add-on for Storage Provisioning 4.1.

See Creating a storage template using volumes using Veritas Storage Foundation Add-on for Storage Provisioning 4.1.

See Updating a storage template using Veritas Storage Foundation Add-on for Storage Provisioning 4.1.


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