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This task modifies export settings.

Basic settings

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

The directory being exported
The directory must exist prior to the export creation

"/"
  • Must start 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 allowed write size 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

Numerical value: 0-65535

Anonymous GIDThe GID given to users after squashing their original GID

Numerical value: 0-65535

Squash Users and groupsWhen set to On, all UID and GID are set to the anonymous UID & GIDOff

Prerequisites

  • A filesystem export or a filesystem snapshot export

Instructions

  1. In the GUI, click the Datasets icon on the left toolbar.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • For a filesystem: Select the export path, and click the Exports tab.
    • For a filesystem snapshot: Expand the filesystem tree, select the filesystem snapshot name, and click the Exports tab.
  3. Open the settings menu (on the right side of the row) of the export to be modified, and select Advanced Settings.
  4. Modify the export settings as needed.
  5. Click Modify.
    The export settings are modified.

Related InfiniShell commands

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

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Last edited: 2021-11-23 17:16:54 UTC

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