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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 the DeviceManager, this document describes how to use variouscommands classified by functions and how to set the CLI and manage the storage system throughthese 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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change ib_initiator general

change ib_initiator general

Function

The change ib_initiator general command is used to modify the properties of an InfiniBand initiator.

Format

change ib_initiator general wwn=? [ name=? ] [ multi_path_type=? [ failover_mode=? [ special_mode_type=? ] ] [ path_type=? ] ] [ vstore_id=? ] [ force_change_vstore=? ]

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Value

wwn=?

InfiniBand initiator WWN.

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

name=?

Initiator alias.

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

vstore_id=?

ID of the vStore to which an initiator belongs.

The value ranges from 0 to 511.

multi_path_type=?

Multipathing mode.

The value can be "default" or "third-party", where:

  • default: Huawei multipathing software is used.
  • third-party: Third-party multipathing software is used.

The default value is "default".

failover_mode=?

Failover mode of an initiator.

The value can be "old_alua", "common_alua", "no_alua", or "special_mode", where:

  • old_alua: ALUA of an earlier version.
  • common_alua: common ALUA.
  • no_alua: ALUA not used.
  • special_mode: special mode ALUA.

The default value is "common_alua".

path_type=?

Path type of an initiator.

The value can be "non-optimized" or "optimized", where:

  • optimized: optimized path.
  • non-optimized: non-optimized path.

The default value is "optimized".

special_mode_type=?

Special mode of an initiator.

The value can be "mode0", "mode1", "mode2", and "mode3", where:

  • mode0: special mode 0.
  • mode1: special mode 1.
  • mode2: special mode 2.
  • mode3: special mode 3.

Level

Administrator

Usage Guidelines

Parameters of "multipath_type", "failover_mode", "path_type", and "special_mode_type" must be set based on the multipathing type and host operating system version. For recommended configurations in different scenarios, see the description of configuring multipathing in the Huawei SAN Storage Host Connectivity Guide for your desired operating system.

Example

Modify the properties of an InfiniBand initiator.

admin:/>change ib_initiator general wwn=0000000000005678 name=new 
Command executed successfully.

System Response

None

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Updated: 2019-07-11

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