Create a SolidFire eSDS cluster

After you configure the cluster name on each SolidFire eSDS storage node, you can create a cluster using either the per-node UI or the Element API.

About this task

Note: You can use the nar_solidfire_cluster_config Ansible role provided by NetApp to create a cluster. If you want to manually create the cluster, see the steps outlined below.
Important: Software Encryption at Rest is enabled by default for SolidFire eSDS clusters. If you want to change the default, you must do so when you create the cluster using the CreateCluster API method.


Choose from one of the following options: