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File Access and Protocols Feature Guide 13

OceanStor 18500 V3 and 18800 V3 Mission Critical Storage System V300R003

This document describes the implementation principles and application scenarios of the NAS feature. Also, it explains how to configure and manage NAS.
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Creating an NFS Share

Creating an NFS Share

This section describes how to create an NFS share. After an NFS share is created, the applicable shared file system is accessible to clients that run the OS such as SUSE, Red Hat, HP-UNIX, Sun Solaris, IBM AIX, and Mac OS.


  • Associated configurations have been completed, and required data is ready.
  • Logical port has been created.
  • The NFS service has been enabled.


  1. Log in to DeviceManager.
  2. Choose Provisioning > Share > NFS (Linux/UNIX/MAC).
  3. Click Create.

    The Create NFS Share dialog box is displayed.

  4. Set NFS share path.

    Table 2-12 describes the related parameters.

    Table 2-12  Parameters for creating an NFS share




    File System

    File system for which you want to create an NFS share.



    Quota Tree

    Level-1 directory under the root directory of the file system.

    To share a quota tree, click and select a quota tree you want to share.




    The share path is /Filesystem001/share.

    Share Path

    Name used by a user for accessing the shared resources.



    Description of the created NFS share.

    [Value range]

    Contains 0 to 255 characters.


    Share for user 1.

    Character Encoding

    Clients communicate with the storage system using codes. These codes apply to names and metadata of shared files, but do not change the codes of file data. Codes include:
    • UTF-8

      International code set

    • EUC-JP

      euc-j*[ ja ] code set

    • JIS

      JIS code set

    • S-JIS

      cp932*[ ja_jp.932 ] code set

    [Default value]


  5. Click Next.

    The Set Permissions page is displayed.

  6. Optional: Assign the client the permission to the NFS share.
    1. Select a client that you want to set NFS share in Client List.

      Click Add to create a client if there is no one in the client list. For details, please refer to Adding an NFS Share Client.

    2. Click Next.
  7. Confirm that you want to create the NFS share.
    1. Confirm your settings of the NFS share to be created, and click Finish.

      The Execution Result dialog box is displayed indicating that the operation succeeded.

    2. Click Close.
Updated: 2019-08-14

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