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Command Reference

OceanStor 18000 and 18000F V5 Series V500R007

This document is applicable to OceanStor 18500 V5, 18800 V5, 18500F V5, and 18800F V5 storage systems. It describes hardware installation of those storage systems for helping you easily and quickly finish the installation.

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change host

change host


The change host command is used to modify the attributes of a host including the host name, location, operating system type, and IP address.


change host { host_id=? | host_name=? } { name=? | operating_system=? | location=? | model=? | ip=? | network_name=? | vstore_id=? | force_change_vstore=? } *





host_id=? ID of a host that you want to modify its attributes.

To obtain the value, run "show host general".

host_name=? Name of a host that you want to modify its attributes.

To obtain the value, run "show host general".

name=? New name of a host.

The value contains 1 to 31 characters including letters, digits, hyphens (-), underscores (_), and periods (.).

operating_system=? Type of an operating system running on a host.

The value can be any of the following:

  • Linux
  • Windows
  • Solaris
  • HP-UX
  • AIX
  • XenServer
  • Mac_OS
  • VIS6000
  • VMware_ESX
  • Windows_Server_2012
  • Oracle_VM
  • OpenVMS
Use Windows Server 2012 operating system only when the host needs to access the thin LUN and use the space reclaiming function.
location=? Updated location of a host.

The value contains 1 to 127 characters.

ip=? IP address of a host.


model=? Model of a host.

The value contains 1 to 127 characters.

network_name=? Name of the network on which a host resides.

The value contains 1 to 31 characters.

vstore_id=? ID of the vStore to which a host belongs. This parameter is supported in OceanStor 18500 V5, 18500F V5, 18800 V5 and 18800F V5 storage systems.

The value ranges from 0 to 511.



Usage Guidelines



  • Modify the attributes of host "1", where the new host name is "newhost002" and the new location is "otherlocation".

    admin:/>change host host_id=1 name=newhost002 location=otherlocation
    Command executed successfully.
  • Change the name of host "HostName1" to "HostName2".

     admin:/>change host host_name=HostName1 name=HostName2
    Command executed successfully.

System Response


Updated: 2020-01-17

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