AddInitiatorsToVolumeAccessGroup

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You can use the AddInitiatorsToVolumeAccessGroup method to add initiators to a specified volume access group.

The accepted format of an initiator IQN is iqn.yyyy-mm, where y and m are digits, followed by text which must only contain digits, lower-case alphabetic characters, a period (.), colon (:) or dash (-). See the following example:

iqn.2010-01.com.solidfire:17oi.solidfire-0.1

The accepted format of a Fibre Channel initiator WWPN is Aa:bB:CC:dd:11:22:33:44, or AabBCCdd11223344. See the following example:

21:00:00:0e:1e:11:f1:81

Parameters

This method has the following input parameters:

Name Description Type Default value Required

initiators

List of initiator IDs or names (IQNs and WWPNs) to include in the volume access group. If you pass a list of initiator names, the initiators are created if they do not already exist. If you pass a list of initiator IDs, the method returns an error if any of the initiators does not already exist.

Passing initiator names is deprecated; you should use initiator IDs whenever possible.

integer array or string array (deprecated)

Yes

volumeAccessGroupID

The ID of the volume access group to add the initiator.

integer

None

Yes

Return value

This method has the following return value:

Name

Description

Type

volumeAccessGroup

An object containing information about the newly modified volume access group.

Request example

Requests for this method are similar to the following example:

{
  "id": 13171,
  "method": "AddInitiatorsToVolumeAccessGroup",
  "params": {
    "initiators": [116,117],
    "volumeAccessGroupID": 96
  }
}

Response example

This method returns a response similar to the following example:

{
  "id": 13171,
  "result": {
    "volumeAccessGroup": {
      "attributes": {},
      "deletedVolumes": [
        327
      ],
      "initiatorIDs": [
        116,
        117
      ],
      "initiators": [
        "iqn.1993-08.org.debian:01:181324777",
        "iqn.1993-08.org.debian:01:181324888"
      ],
      "name": "northbanktest",
      "volumeAccessGroupID": 96,
      "volumes": [
        346
      ]
    }
  }
}

New since version

9.6