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Administrator Guide 15

OceanStor 5300 V3, 5500 V3, 5600 V3, 5800 V3, and 6800 V3 Storage System V300R003

Routine maintenance activities are the most common activities for the storage device, including powering on or off the storage device, managing users, modifying basic parameters of the storage device, and managing hardware components. This document applies to the system administrators who are responsible for carrying out routine maintenance activities, monitoring the storage device, and rectifying common device faults.
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When a service's storage space is insufficient, the storage space needs to be expanded in time. OceanStor 5300 V3/5500 V3/5600 V3/5800 V3/6800 V3 storage systems provide an online capacity expansion function. When the storage pool is with surplus capacity, you can reduce it to release storage space.

  • Expanding storage space includes expanding storage space for block service and expanding storage space for file service. You can expand disk domain or storage pool, and increase LUN or file system capacity .
    • LUN capacity expansion

      Increasing LUN capacity on servers is complex.

    • LUN quantity expansion

      Adding LUNs to servers applies to scenarios where LVM/volume management is used in the AIX/SUSE/Windows operation system. This operation is simple and has little impact on host applications.

  • When the storage pool is with surplus capacity, you can reduce it to release storage space.
Updated: 2019-04-17

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