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Basic Storage Service Configuration Guide for Block

OceanStor V5 Series V500R007

This document is applicable to OceanStor 5110 V5, 5300 V5, 5500 V5, 5600 V5, 5800 V5, 6800 V5, 5300F V5, 5500F V5, 5600F V5, 5800F V5, 6800F V5, 18500 V5, 18800 V5, 18500F V5, and 18800F V5. It describes the basic storage services and explains how to configure and manage them.

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Creating a LUN Group

Creating a LUN Group

To allow hosts to use LUNs, you must add LUNs into LUN groups and establish mapping views between the LUN groups and host groups. A LUN group can contain one or more LUNs.


  • For versions earlier than V500R007C30, a LUN group can contain up to 4096 LUNs, and a LUN can be added to a maximum of eight LUN groups.
  • For V500R007C30 and later versions, a LUN group can contain up to 4096 LUNs, and a LUN can be added to a maximum of 64 LUN groups.


  1. Log in to DeviceManager.
  2. Choose Provisioning > LUN > LUN Group.
  3. Click Create.

    The Create LUN Group dialog box is displayed.

  4. Set basic properties for the LUN group.

    Table 5-15 describes related parameters.
    Table 5-15 LUN group parameters





    Name of the LUN group.

    [Value range]

    • The name must be unique.
    • The name can contain only letters, digits, periods (.), underscores (_), and hyphens (-).
    • The name must contain 1 to 31 characters.




    Description of a LUN group.



  5. Select the LUNs or snapshots you want to add to the LUN group.

    1. In the Available LUNs or Available Snapshots area, select one or more LUNs or snapshots based on your service need.

      By default, Show only the LUNs that do not belong to any LUN group at the bottom left corner of the dialog box is selected to facilitate locating of LUNs.

    2. Click to add the LUNs or snapshots to the Selected LUNs or Selected Snapshots area.

  6. Click OK.

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

  7. Click Close.
Updated: 2020-01-17

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