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Using This Documentation

Chapter 1 Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance Overview

ZFSSA Key Features

Supported Protocols

ZFSSA Data Services

Data Availability

ZFSSA Configuration

Browser User Interface (BUI)

Main Window




Session Annotation

Title Bar

Side Panels and Menu Titles

Main Window Side Panels and Menu Titles

Add Projects

Move Shares

Object Name

Non-Standard BUI Control Primer


Editing Share Properties

Viewing List Item Controls

Modal Dialogs

General Usage


Basic Usage


Dashboard Thresholds


Identity Mapping

Miscellaneous Icons

Supported Browsers

Tier 1

Tier 2

Unsupported Browsers

Command Line Interface (CLI)

Logging Into the CLI

CLI Contexts

Root Context

Child Contexts

Dynamic Child Contexts

Last Context

Returning to a Previous Context

Navigating to a Parent Context

Contexts and Tab-Completion

Executing Context-Specific Commands

Uncommitted Contexts


CLI Properties

Getting Properties

Getting a Single Property Value

Tab Completion

Setting Properties

Committing a Set Property Value

Setting a Property Value with an Implied Commit

Setting a Property to a List of Values

Setting a Property to a Value Containing Special Characters

Immutable Properties

Chapter 2 Status

Chapter 3 Initial Configuration

Chapter 4 Network Configuration

Chapter 5 Storage Configuration

Chapter 6 Storage Area Network Configuration

Chapter 7 User Configuration

Chapter 8 Setting ZFSSA Preferences

Chapter 9 Alert Configuration

Chapter 10 Cluster Configuration

Chapter 11 ZFSSA Services

Chapter 12 Shares, Projects, and Schema

Chapter 13 Replication

Chapter 14 Shadow Migration

Chapter 15 CLI Scripting

Chapter 16 Maintenance Workflows

Chapter 17 Integration


Command Line Interface (CLI)

The CLI is designed to mirror the capabilities of the BUI, while also providing a powerful scripting environment for performing repetitive tasks. The command line is an efficient and powerful tool for repetitive administrative tasks. The appliance presents a CLI available through either the Console in Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance Installation Guide , or SSH. There are several situations in which the preferred interaction with the system is the CLI, as follows:

When navigating through the CLI, there are two principles to be aware of:

You can combine these two principles, as follows:

dory:> help tab 
builtins    commands    general     help        properties  script