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Snapdrive for Unix

Connecting Linux hosts to storage systems


For successful SnapDrive for UNIX operations, you must set up your storage system before connecting it to the Linux host.

The storage system name must be registered with a Domain Name Service (DNS) server in your network or in the /etc/hosts file.

  1. Create a user on the storage system:

    snapdrive config set user_name storage_system_name

  2. View the users associated with the storage system and get the user name or storage system pair details:

    snapdrive config list

    The command displays the user name or the storage system pairs for all systems that have the users specified within SnapDrive for UNIX.

  3. If the storage system has multiple data interfaces, configure the data interface for the new management interface:

    snapdrive config set -mgmtpath management_interface_path data_interface_path

  4. Verify that all data and management interfaces are configured properly:

    snapdrive config list -mgmtpath