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This task creates a network space using the GUI wizard. 

  • Network Space - A set of definitions for a network addresses space, annotated using CIDR.

This task is a prerequisite for:

  • Creating a link
  • Creating a replication 
  • Deploying a service (for example: NAS)

For multi-InfiniBox services (Replication), repeat this task for each InfiniBox.

Prerequisites

  • Ports:
    • Management
      • 1 Management port
      • 1 IP address
      • Firewall ports: 80, 443
    • Data
      • 3 to 6 (3 * 1 to 2) ports
      • 3 to 6 IP addresses
      • Firewall port: 8067
  • Network interface - can be created either separately, prior to the creation of the Network Space, or as part of the Network Space wizard

Before you begin

GUI instructions for iSCSI

These instructions assume that the network interface is created as part of the Create Network Space wizard.

  1. Click Create on the Network Space tab. The Create Network Space screen opens. The wizard is comprised of two panes: Ethernet Interfaces and IP Configuration.
  2. On the first pane - Ethernet Interfaces - fill in the Network Name, the Service

GUI instructions for NAS, replication

  1. Click Create on the Network Space pane. The Create Network Space screen opens.
  2. The wizard is comprised of two panes: Ethernet Interfaces and IP Configuration. 
    Fill in the Network Name and select a Service. 
  3. The wizard takes into consideration previously created Interfaces. 
    1. If you need to create an Interface, click the Create Interfaces button. 
    2. Allocate Ethernet ports for the Interface, and click Create.
      The Interface is created.
    3. Click Next to move to the IP Configuration screen.
  4. Type the IP addresses of the network, netmask, default gateway, management and data.
    Type Enter or click Add for each management and data IP address.
    Note that the IP addresses list contains 7 IPs (1 management, 6 data) but only 6 are visible on screen (scroll the IP addresses pane to view them all).
  5. Click Finish. The Network Space is created and is visible on the screen.

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