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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 functionsand how to set the CLI and manage the storage system through these commands.

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show pal directory

show pal directory


The show pal directory command is used to query the parent directory information.


show pal directory file_system_id=? directory_id=? [ directory_type=? ] [ position=? ] [ controller=? ]





file_system_id=? File system ID.

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

directory_id=? Directory ID.

To obtain the value, run the "ls -i <file name>" command on the host.

directory_type=? Directory type.

The value can be "cs" and "ci", where:

  • "cs": case-sensitive.
  • "ci": case-insensitive.
position=? Directory offset.

To obtain the value, run the "show pal directory" command without parameter "position".

controller=? Controller ID.

The value is in the format of "XA" or "XB" or "XC" or "XD", where the "X" is an integer ranging from 0 to 3, for example: "0A", "1C".


Developer view

Usage Guidelines



Query the directory structure information about file "3" in file system "1".

developer:/>show pal directory file_system_id=1 directory_id=3
File ID  File Name  File Pos         
  -------  ---------  ---------------  
  3        .          10               
  3        ..         11               
  4001     0          281474976710656  
  9        .snapshot  401236004335617  
  0        Next Pos   562949953421311 

System Response

The following table describes the parameter meanings.



File ID

File ID.

File Name

File name.

File Pos

File Position.

Updated: 2020-01-17

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