CreateStorageContainer

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You can use the CreateStorageContainer method to create a Virtual Volume (VVol) storage container. You can use storage containers for reporting and resource allocation. You need to create at least one storage container to use the Virtual Volumes feature.

Parameters

This method has the following input parameters:

Name Description Type Default value Required

name

Name of the storage container. Follows Element software account naming restrictions.

string

None

Yes

accountID

Non-storage container account that will become a storage container.

integer

None

No

initiatorSecret

The secret for CHAP authentication for the initiator.

string

None

No

targetSecret

The secret for CHAP authentication for the target.

string

None

No

Return value

This method has the following return value:

Name

Description

Type

storageContainer

Object containing Information about the newly created storage container.

Request example

Requests for this method are similar to the following example:

{
  "method": "CreateStorageContainer",
    "params": {
        "name" : "example"
    },
    "id": 1
}

Response example

This method returns a response similar to the following example:

{
  "id": 1,
  "result": {
    "storageContainer": {
      "accountID": 8,
      "initiatorSecret": "rVTOi25^H.d;cP}l",
      "name": "example",
      "protocolEndpointType": "SCSI",
      "status": "active",
      "storageContainerID": "a9ec1138-e386-4a44-90d7-b9acbbc05176",
      "targetSecret": "6?AEIxWpvo6,!boM"
    }
  }
}

New since version

9.6