A.34 create AccessGroup

Creates an access group.

Syntax

create AccessGroup name=value [ description=value ] on { FileServer | StorageArray } instance

Where instance is:

{ id=value | name=value }

Description

This command creates an access group for either a file server or storage array. Generic storage array plug-ins are not supported with this command.

Options

The following table shows the available options for this command.

Option

Description

name=value

A name for the access group.

description=value

Optional description for the access group. value is a maximum of 4,000 characters.

To set an empty description, use description="".

{ id=value | name=value }

The instance of the object using either the id or name option, for example name=MyFileServer.

Note

Any create command only creates a single instance of an object, and therefore only accepts a single object instance as an attribute. Providing more than one object of the same attribute type as a parameter always results in the last attribute value taking precedence.

Examples

Example A.45 Creating an access group on a storage array

OVM> create AccessGroup name=MyAccessGroup on StorageArray name=MyISCSIServer

Example A.46 Creating an access group on a file system

OVM> create AccessGroup name=MyAccessGroup on FileServer name=MyNFSServer

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