Connecting hosts to InfiniBox volumes without Host PowerTools

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Introduction

INFINIDAT recommends using Host PowerTools in order to connect hosts to InfiniBox. Nevertheless, if for any reason it is not possible to use Host PowerTools, use the following instructions to connect your host to InfiniBox.

Zoning

Follow these guidelines:

Host readiness

Follow these guidelines:

Provisioning

Provisioning storage resources is done from InfiniBox (using either of the following : GUI, InfiniShell, API, InfiniSDK). Provisioning tasks are documented here: 

Create and mount a filesystem

OS admin tasks:

  • Discovering the storage device
  • Creating a filesystem on the discovered device
  • Mounting the filesystem 

Disconnecting a host from InfiniBox 

 


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