Renaming an Erasure Coding profile

You might want to rename an Erasure Coding profile to make it more obvious what the profile does.

Before you begin

Procedure

  1. Select ILM > Erasure Coding.
    The Erasure Coding Profiles page appears. The Rename and Deactivate buttons are both disabled.

    Erasure Coding Profiles Rename Deactivate Disabled
  2. Select the profile you want to rename.
    The Rename and Deactivate buttons become enabled.
  3. Click Rename.
    The Rename EC Profile dialog box appears.

    Erasure Coding Profile Rename
  4. Enter a unique name for the Erasure Coding profile.
    The Erasure Coding profile name is appended to the storage pool name in the placement instruction for an ILM rule.

    Storage pool and EC profile name
    Note: Erasure Coding profile names must be unique. A validation error occurs if you use the name of an existing profile, even if that profile has been deactivated.
  5. Click Save.