network (local interfaces)

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The network (local interfaces) object contains configuration information for local network interfaces, such as the loopback interface, on a storage node. You can use the GetConfig and GetNetworkConfig methods to obtain this information for a storage node.

Object members

This object contains the following members:

Name

Description

Type

family

Address family that the interface is configured to use. Currently "inet" for IPv4 is supported.

string

macAddress

The actual MAC address assigned to the interface and observed by the network.

string

macAddressPermanent

The immutable MAC address assigned by the manufacturer to the interface.

string

method

The method used to configure the interface. Possible values:

  • loopback: Used to define the IPv4 loopback interface.

  • manual: Used to define interfaces that are not configured automatically.

  • dhcp: Can be used to obtain an IP address via DHCP.

  • static: Used to define Ethernet interfaces with statically allocated IPv4 addresses.

string

status

The state of the interface. Possible values:

  • Down: The interface is inactive.

  • Up: The interface is ready, but has no link.

  • UpAndRunning: The interface is ready and a link is established.

string

upAndRunning

Indicates if the interface is ready and has a link.

boolean

Member modifiability and node states

This table indicates whether or not the object parameters can be modified at each possible node state.

Parameter name

Available state

Pending state

Active state

family

No

No

No

macAddress

Configured by system

N/A

N/A

macAddressPermanent

Configured by system

N/A

N/A

method

No

No

No

status

Yes

Yes

Yes

upAndRunning

Configured by system

N/A

N/A

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