LUN selection rules for creating storage templates

Article:HOWTO65160  |  Created: 2012-01-04  |  Updated: 2012-08-24  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO65160
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LUN selection rules for creating storage templates

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

Use this dialog box to define rules for selecting the LUNs for a mirror.

In the LUN selection rules dialog box, you need to do the following:

  • In the Step 1: Select rules area, select the check box corresponding to the rule that you want to use for selecting LUNs.

  • In the Step 2: Edit the rule description (click an underlined value) area, modify the rule as required.

The following table explains the rules that you can use for selecting LUNs

Table: LUN selection rules options

Field (in the Step 1: Select rules area)

Description

Corresponding action (in the Step 2: Edit the rule description area)

from enclosure list

Select this check box to define a tier by specifying an enclosure.

Click Any, select the enclosure from the list, and click OK.

from vendor list

Select this check box to define a tier by selecting the enclosures from a list of manufacturers.

Click Any and select the vendor from the Vendor field. Select the product from the Product field and click OK.

is replicated

Select this check box to specify whether you want to define a tier based on the replication status of the enclosure.

Click Any and select an option from the Replication drop-down field. Click OK.

where raid level is

Select this check box to define a tier by selecting the RAID level.

Click Any and select the RAID level from the RAID Level drop-down field. Click OK.

where LUN type is

Select this check box to define a tier by selecting the LUN type.

Click Any and select the LUN type from the LUN Type drop-down field. Click OK.

where Media type is

Select this check box to define a tier by selecting the underlying media type.

Click Any and select the media type from the Media Type drop-down field. Click OK.

where Tier is

Select this check box to define a tier directly from list of available tiers.

Note:

You cannot select other options to specify a rule for the selection of LUNs, because you are selecting the LUNs directly in this step.

Click Any and select the tier from the Tier drop-down field. Click OK.

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

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 Creating a new storage template design 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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