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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. Based on the CLI provided by DeviceManager, 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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create host

create host

Function

The create host command is used to create hosts.

Format

create host name=? operating_system=? [ ip=? | network_name=? | location=? | model=? | host_id=? ] *

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Value

name=?

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
NOTE:

Use Windows Server 2012 operating system only when the host needs to access the Thin LUN and use the space reclaiming function.

ip=?

IP address of a host.

-

network_name=?

Name of the network on which a host resides.

The value can contain any characters. The value ranges from 1 to 255.

location=?

Location of a host.

The value can contain any characters. The value ranges from 1 to 127.

model=?

Model of a host.

The value can contain any characters. The value ranges from 1 to 127.

host_id=?

ID of a host.

The value ranges from 0 to n minus one. The n indicates the maximum number of hosts supported by the product. If you do not specify this parameter, the storage system automatically assigns a value.

Level

Administrator

Usage Guidelines

None

Example

  • Create a host, where the name of the host is "newhost000" and the type of the operating system running on the host is "Windows", run the following command.
    admin:/>create host name=newhost000 operating_system=Windows 
    CAUTION:1.Before performing this operation, confirm that the operating system type of the host to be created is the same as that of the service host. 
    2.If the operating system of the service host is Windows, and all thin LUN functions are required to get better experience, select Windows Server 2012. 
    Suggestion: Confirm again that the correct operating system type has been specified. 
    Do you wish to continue?(y/n)y 
    Command executed successfully.
  • Create a host, where the name of the host is "newhost001", the type of the operating system running on the host is "Linux", the location is "newlocation", the model is "2058", the network name is "newnetwork", the IP address of the host is "192.168.3.53", ID of the host is "1", run the following command.
    admin:/>create host name=newhost001 operating_system=Linux location=newlocation model=2058 network_name=newnetwork ip=192.168.3.53 host_id=1 
    CAUTION:1.Before performing this operation, confirm that the operating system type of the host to be created is the same as that of the service host. 
    2.If the operating system of the service host is Windows, and all thin LUN functions are required to get better experience, select Windows Server 2012. 
    Suggestion: Confirm again that the correct operating system type has been specified. 
    Do you wish to continue?(y/n)y 
    Command executed successfully.

System Response

None

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Updated: 2019-09-02

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