A.38 create FileServer

Discovers a file server.

Syntax

create FileServer plugin=value accessHost=value adminServers=value [ refreshServers=value ] [ uniformedExports= { Yes | No } ] [ name=value ] [ description=value ]

Description

This command discovers a file server.

After discovering a file server, you should:

  • Optionally, if you are using non-uniformed file system exports, you can create an access group using the create AccessGroup command. Add file systems to the access group using the add FileSystem command. Add Oracle VM Servers to the access group using the add Server command.

  • Refresh the file server and file systems using the refresh command.

Options

The following table shows the available options for this command.

Option

Description

plugin=value

The name or ID of storage plug-in to use for the file server to be discovered. To obtain a list of existing plug-ins enter:

OVM> list FileServerPlugin

If a vendor specific plug-in is configured it is made available as an option here.

accessHost=value

The host name or IP address for the file server to be discovered.

adminServers=value

The names or IDs of the Oracle VM Servers to perform administration on the file server, in a comma separated list.

refreshServers=value

Optionally, the host names or IP addresses of the Oracle VM Servers to perform refresh jobs on the file server, in a comma separated list.

uniformedExports= { Yes | No }

Whether the file server has uniformed file system exports. The default is Yes.

name=value

A name to identify the file server.

description=value

Optional description for the file server. value is a maximum of 4,000 characters.

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

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.50 Discovering a file server

OVM> create FileServer plugin="Oracle Generic Network File System" \
  accessHost=10.172.76.125 adminServers="MyServer1.virtlab.info,MyServer2.virtlab.info" \
  name=MyNFSServer

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