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SANtricity commands

Set host group

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The set hostGroup command renames a host group.

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.


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


set hostGroup [hostGroupName]


Parameter Description


The name of the host group that you want to rename. Enclose the host group name in square brackets ([ ]). If the host group name has special characters or numbers, you must enclose the host group name in double quotation marks (" ") inside square brackets.


The new name for the host group. Enclose the new host group name in double quotation marks (" ").


You can use any combination of alphanumeric characters, hyphens, and underscores for the names. Names can have a maximum of 30 characters.

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