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Command Reference for Block

OceanStor Dorado V3 Series V300R002

This document is applicable to OceanStor Dorado3000 V3, Dorado5000 V3, Dorado6000 V3 and Dorado18000 V3. Based on the CLI provided by the 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.
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create initiator fc

create initiator fc

Function

The create initiator fc command is used to create Fibre Channel initiators. You can enable hosts to access storage resources of the storage system using created initiators.

Format

create initiator fc wwn=? [ alias=? | host_id=? ] [ multipath_type=? [ failover_mode=? [ special_mode_type=? ] ] [ path_type=? ] ] *

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Value

wwn=?

World Wide Name (WWN) of a Fibre Channel initiator.

It is a hexadecimal value that contains 16 characters comprised of uppercase letters A to F, lowercase letters a to f, or digits 0 to 9, but cannot all be 0, F, or f.

alias=?

Alias of an initiator.

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

host_id=?

ID of a host.

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

multipath_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 the 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.

The default value is "common_alua".

path_type=?

Path type of the 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 type of 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

None.

Example

To create the Fibre Channel initiator whose WWN is "455856585f654578", run the following command.

admin:/>create initiator fc wwn=455856585f654578 
Command executed successfully.

System Response

None

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Updated: 2019-04-09

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