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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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This chapter describes the organization of this guide, related documentation, and tips.

Organization of This Guide

This document describes how to configure and manage basic storage services using the graphical user interface (GUI). It is organized into the following major parts:

  • Basic storage service overview

    Describes basic concepts, application scenarios, and working principles of storage systems.

  • Planning basic storage services

    Describes how to plan storage resources, networks, and users.

  • Configuring basic storage services

    Describes how to configure storage resources, including disk domains, storage pools, and LUNs, and how to create mapping views so that hosts can use the storage space provided by storage systems.

  • Configuring storage resources based on applications

    Describes how to configure storage resources for Microsoft Exchange, VMware, Hyper-V, Oracle, and SQL Server by following application-based wizards.

  • Managing basic storage services

    Describes how to manage storage resources, including disk domains, storage pools, and LUNs.

Related Documentation

Refer to the following documents when performing certain basic configurations and subsequent operations. Reading the following guides will also help you better understand the storage system:

  • Administrator guide

    Refer to the guide specific to your product when planning user roles and permissions.

  • Huawei SAN Storage Host Connectivity Guide for XXX

    XXX represents a specific operating system, for example, Windows.

    Refer to the guide specific to your product for details on network planning and how to configure host connectivity.

  • Command reference

    Refer to the guide specific to your product if you want to configure storage services using the command-line interface (CLI).

  • You can log in to Huawei's technical support website ( and enter the product model + document name in the search box to search for, browse, and download a document.
  • You can use the same method to search for and download other Huawei documents referenced in this document.


  • You can click in the upper right corner on DeviceManager to view online help for the details about each step and operation.
  • GUIs may vary with product versions and models. The actual GUIs prevail.
  • This document describes basic storage service configurations in non-tenant scenarios.
Updated: 2019-08-30

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