vserver nvme subsystem create


Create an NVMe target subsystem

Availability: This command is available to cluster and Vserver administrators at the admin privilege level.


The vserver nvme subsystem create command creates a new NVMe target subsystem.

When you create an NVMe subsystem on a Vserver, the Vserver must meet the following pre-conditions:

  • The Vserver must have an NVMe service created.

  • The Vserver must not already have an NVMe subsystem by the same name.

Note The NVMe subsystem identifiers are assigned by the system. The NQN is derived from the Vserver UUID and subsystem name and may not be specified or modified by the user.


-vserver <Vserver Name> - Vserver Name

Specifies the Vserver.

-subsystem <text> - Subsystem

Specifies the NVMe target subsystem.

-ostype {windows|linux|vmware|xen|hyper_v} - OS Type

Specifies the operating system type of the NVMe subsystem. The OS types are:

  • hyper_v - the initiators belong to a Hyper-V parent host.

  • linux - the initiators belong to a Linux host.

  • vmware - the initiators belong to a VMware ESX host.

  • windows - the initiators belong to a Windows host.

  • xen - the initiators belong to a Xen hypervisor host.

[-comment <text>] - Comment

Contains a textual description of the NVMe subsystem.


cluster1::*> vserver nvme subsystem create -vserver vs_1 -subsystem sub_1 -ostype linux

Creates a subsystem named sub_1 on Vserver vs_1 .