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Advanced O&M 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, 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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The command is used to dynamically load, roll back, delete, query, and recover a patch.

Format { -m size | -w [ install | roll | delete ] | -p packagename [ mini ] | -g packagename | -c | -r | -k | -d | -s [ 1 | 2 ] | -v [ all | local | peertolocal ] | -h }





-m size

Checks whether there is sufficient memory in the system. If available memory in the system is larger than that specified by "size", a success message is returned; otherwise, a failure message is returned. This interface is used by the automation tool to install a patch package. This parameter is not used in a manual upgrade of minisystem.


-w install | roll | delete

l:install: to perform preinstallation check. The patch version, md5 verification files, and the absolute path of the patch package that you want to add are checked. 2:roll: to perform prerollback check. The system checks whether a patch package is available for the rollback of the current system patch. 3:delete: to perform predeletion check.

Possible values are "install", "roll", and "delete".

-p packagename [ mini ]

Installs the patch, namely, loads the patch. After this operation is performed, the patch is effective. If this command is used in a tiny core, you need to add the mini parameter. After the mini parameter is added, only the patches that are marked with coldpatch are effective, and the other patches become effective after the system starts.


-g packagename

Checks if the patch package is special patch. If it is, then return 10, and user should not use this script to install the patch package. If it is not, then return 0, and user can use this script to install the patch package.



Confirms the installation. This step will change the link in the patch directory and confirm that the link can be used for rollback or query in the future.



Rolls back the patch. The patch can be rolled back only once.



Deletes all files on /OSM/update.



Deletes the patch.


-s [ 1 | 2 ]

Recovers the patch. This operation recovers the patch after the system restarts. If the recovery fails, all patches will be deleted. If this parameter is set to -s 1, only cold patches are recovered. If this parameter is set to -s 2, only non-cold patches are recovered.

Possible values are "1" and "2".

-v all | local | peertolocal

1:all: to check the versions of the patches currently running on the local and peer ends and the versions that the patches can be rolled back to. You can obtain the query results using the /tmp/hotpatch_version.conf and /tmp/hotpatch_peer_version.conf files. 2:local: to query the version of the current patch and the version the patch can roll back to. The query results are displayed in the command output. 3:peertolocal: to check the version of the patch currently running on the peer end and the version that the patch on the peer end can be rolled back to. all and peertolocal are used by upper-layer software to query patch version information. In a minisystem, use the local parameter to manually query the patch version.

Possible values are "all", "local" and "peertolocal".


Help information.



Minisystem mode

Usage Guidelines

  • Before installing the patch, upload the patch package to the local controller.
  • When loading the patch, check, load, and confirm the patch.
  • Rolling back a patch will roll back a patch to its previous version and uninstalls the patches of the current version. A patch can be rolled back once only. For example, patches 1, 2, and 3 have been installed on a system, you can only roll back the system from patch 3 to 2 and cannot further roll back to patch 1.
  • Deleting a patch is to roll back all patches.
  • To manually check the patch on the local device, use the -v local parameter.
  • The patch loaded by this command only works on local node.
  • The system is in rescue mode. After the "resumebootmode" command is executed successfully, run the "" command.


  • Install a patch.
    Storage: minisystem> -w install 
    check hotpatch action success. 
    Storage: minisystem> -p S5600TV100R005C00SPH101.tgz 
    install hotpatch success. 
    Storage: minisystem> -c 
    confirm hotpatch success.
  • Roll back a patch.
    Storage: minisystem> -w roll 
    check hotpatch action success. 
    Storage: minisystem> -r 
    rollback hotpatch success.
  • Delete a patch.
    Storage: minisystem> -w delete 
    check hotpatch action success. 
    Storage: minisystem> -d 
    delete all hotpatch success.
  • Recover a patch.
    Storage: minisystem> –s 
    resume hotpatch success.

System Response


Updated: 2019-07-11

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