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About this task

This task creates a host on the InfiniBox system.

Prerequisites

  • Ports (iSCSI or FC, as needed)

GUI instructions

  1. Click the Hosts & Clusters icon on the toolbar at the left of the InfiniBox Management Console screen.
  2. Select Host from the drop-down list at the right of the Create button.
    The Create Host screen opens.
    • Alternately, click the Hosts tab and click Create
  3. Provide a name to the host.
  4. Add ports (This is optional. The ports can be added later).
    1. Select a Protocol Type for the port that will be added (FC or iSCSI). 
    2. Provide ports to the host. 
      1. For FC, choose between the following options:
        1. Select from a list of unassigned ports
        2. Insert the port manually
      2. For iSCSI, insert the IQN manually
  5. Click Create.
    The host is created. 

InfiniShell instructions

Use the following commands:

  • host.create - to create a port
  • host.add_port - to add ports to the host
  • host.initiator_query - to query for available initiators

See also

 

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