Set host port

The set hostPort command changes the properties for a host port.

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 role.

Context

Important: This command does not work in an iSCSI environment, where the host ports are considered initiators. Instead, use the set iscsiInitiator command. See Set iSCSI initiator.

Syntax

set hostPort [portLabel] userLabel=newPortLabel
[host=hostName] 

Parameters

Parameter Description
hostPort The name of the host port for which you want to change the host type, or for which you want to create a new name. Enclose the host port name in square brackets ([ ]). If the host port name has special characters or numbers, enclose the host port name in double quotation marks (" ") inside square brackets.
userLabel The new name that you want to give to the host port. Enclose the new name of the host port in double quotation marks (" ").
host The name of the host for which you are defining an HBA or HCA host port. Enclose the host name in double quotation marks (" ").

Notes

You can use any combination of alphanumeric characters, hyphens, and underscores for the user label. User labels can have a maximum of 30 characters.

Minimum firmware level

6.10