network ipspace create

Create a new IPspace

Availability: This command is available to cluster administrators at the admin privilege level.

Description

IPspaces are distinct IP address spaces in which Storage Virtual Machines (SVMs) reside. The "Cluster" IPspace and "Default" IPspace are created by default. You can create more custom IPspaces when you need your SVMs to have overlapping IP addresses, or you need more control over networking configurations for cluster peering. Please reference the "Network Management Guide" for the limit of how many custom IPspaces are supported on your system..

Parameters

-ipspace <IPspace> - IPspace name
The name of the IPspace to be created.
  • The name must contain only the following characters: A-Z, a-z, 0-9, ".", "-" or "_".
  • The first character of each label, delimited by ".", must be one of the following characters: A-Z or a-z.
  • The last character of each label, delimited by ".", must be one of the following characters: A-Z, a-z or 0-9.
  • The maximum supported length is 47 characters.
  • The system reserves the following names: "all", "local" and "localhost".
  • The system provides the following IPspaces: "Cluster" and "Default".

Examples

The following example creates IPspace "ips1".

cluster1::> network ipspace create -name ips1