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About this task

This task modifies the following export settings:

Basic settings

ParameterDescriptionDefault valueAccepted value range
Export pathThe external path that is seen by clients as they mount."/<filesystemName>"
  • Starts with a "/"
  • Cannot have spaces
  • Accepts: A-Z, a-z, 0-9
Internal path

The directory being exported.

The directory has to exist prior to the export creation.

"/"
  • Starts with a "/"
  • Cannot have spaces
  • Accepts: A-Z, a-z, 0-9


Advanced settings

ParameterDescriptionDefault valueAccepted value range
Privileged ports onlyWhen set to on, prevents users with root permissions from mounting the export with source port >= 1024Off
Max read sizeThe maximum allowed read size for this export

1MB

Binary value: 512 bytes to 8MiB (8,388,608 bytes)
Max write sizeThe maximum allowedwritesize for this export1MB
Preferred read sizeThe read IO size preferred by this export64KB
Preferred write sizeThe write IO size preferred by this export64KB
Preferred readdir sizePreferred output size for readdir command. Affects the performance of listing directories with high file counts64KB
Return 32-bit FileIDsCauses InfiniBox to zero out the top 32 bits of iNode so it doesn't break some older OSes and applicationsOff
Anonymous UIDThe UID given to users after squashing their original UID
  • A numerical value 0-65535
Anonymous GIDThe GID given to users after squashing their original GID
  • A numerical value 0-65535
Squash Users and groupsWhen set to on, all UID and GID will be set to the anonymous UID & GIDOff

Prerequisites

  • An export of a filesystem, or a filesystem snapshot

Before you begin

  • Access the filesystem, or snapshot, from the Volumes & FS screen.
    • If needed, select a filesystem, expand its tree and select a filesystem snapshot 
  • Click the Exports tab

Instructions

  1. Select an export and then select Modify Export from the Actions menu of the Exports tab.
  2. Modify the export settings as needed.
  3. Click Modify.
    The export settings are modified.

Related InfiniShell commands

  • fs.export.modify - modifies the export and its permissions

Related GUI tasks




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