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Advanced O&M Command Reference

OceanStor 2000, 5000, and 6000 V3 Series V300R006

This document is applicable to OceanStor 2200 V3, 2600 V3 Video Surveillance Edition, 2600 V3, 5300 V3, 5500 V3, 5600 V3, 5800 V3, and 6800 V3. Based on the CLI, this document describes how to use various commands classified by functions and how to set the CLI and manage the storage system through these commands. The document that you browse online matches the latest C version of the product. Click Download to download documents of other C versions.
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show pal directory

show pal directory


The show pal directory command is used to query the parent directory information.


show pal directory file_system_id=? directory_id=? [ directory_type=? ] [ position=? ] [ controller=? ]






File system ID.

To obtain the value, run the "show file_system general" command without parameters.


Directory ID.

To obtain the value, run the "ls -i <file name>" command on the host.


Directory type.

The value can be "cs" and "ci", where:

  • "cs": case-sensitive.
  • "ci": case-insensitive.


Directory offset.

To obtain the value, run the "show pal directory" command without parameter "position".


Controller ID.

The value is in the format of "XA" or "XB" or "XC" or "XD", where the "X" is an integer ranging from 0 to 3, for example: "0A", "1C".


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Usage Guidelines

OceanStor 6800 V3/2200 V3/2600 V3/5300 V3/5500 V3/5600 V3/5800 V3 storage systems support this command.


Query the directory structure information about file "3" in file system "1".

developer:/>show pal directory file_system_id=1 directory_id=3 
File ID  File Name  File Pos          
  -------  ---------  --------------- 
  3        .          10                
  3        ..         11                
  4001     0          281474976710656 
  9        .snapshot  401236004335617 
  0        Next Pos 562949953421311 

System Response

The following table describes the parameter meanings.



File ID

File ID.

File Name

File name.

File Pos

File Position.

Updated: 2019-07-12

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