Show thin volume

The show volume command returns the expansion history or the consumed capacity for the specified thin volume or volumes.

Supported Arrays

This command applies to any individual storage array, including the E2700, E5600, E2800, E5700, EF600 and EF300 arrays, as long as all SMcli packages are installed.

Roles

To execute this command on an E2800, E5700, EF600, or EF300 storage array, you must have the Storage Admin or Storage Monitor role.

Syntax

show (allVolumes | volume [volumeName] | 
volumes [volumeName1 ... volumeNameN]) 
(consumedCapacity | 
(expansionHistory [file=fileName]))

Parameters

Parameter Description
allVolumes This parameter returns information about all of the thin volumes in the storage array.
volume

The name of a thin volume for which you are retrieving information. Enclose the thin volume name in square brackets ([ ]). If the thin volume name has special characters or numbers, you must enclose the thin volume name in double quotation marks (" ") inside square brackets.

volumes

The names of several thin volumes for which you want to retrieve information. Enter the names of the volumes using these rules:

  • Enclose all of the names in square brackets ([ ]).
  • Separate each of the names with a space.

If the volume names have special characters or numbers, enter the names using these rules:

  • Enclose all of the names in square brackets ([ ]).
  • Enclose each of the names in double quotation marks (" ").
  • Separate each of the names with a space.
consumedCapacity The setting to return a concise list of information about the consumed capacity of the thin volumes.
expansionHistory The setting to return a concise list of information about the expansion history of the thin volumes.
file

The file parameter specifies a file to log the output of the expansionHistory parameter. The file is valid only when used with the expansionHistory parameter. An invalid file name causes the command to fail.

Notes

With the expansionHistory parameter, the command returns information similar to the example shown below.

Thin volume name: volume-nameRepository volume Name: REPOS_NNNN
Logged Time
Expansion Type
Start Capacity
End Capacity
MM/DD/YYYY HH:MM:SS
Manual|Automatic
NNNNNNNN bytes
NNNNNNNN bytes

With the consumedCapacity parameter, the command returns information similar to the example shown below.

Volume
Provisioned Capacity
Consumed Capacity
Quota
% Prov.Consumed
volumeName
500.000 GB
230.000 GB
700.000 GB
46%

Minimum firmware level

7.83