How to Create a Volume in FusionStorage

1. Determine the required operation based on different scenarios.
? To create a volume in the storage pool, go to Step 2.
? To create a volume using an existing snapshot, go to Step 7.
Create a volume in the storage pool.
2. On FusionStorage, choose Resource Pool > Volume Management > Volumes.
The Volumes page is displayed.
3. Click Create.
Set Volume Name, Capacity, and Storage Pool, and click Create.
A dialog box is displayed.
4. Click OK.
5. Perform one of the following operations based on the protocol used by the volume:
? For Small computer systems interface (SCSI) storage, click Attach. To manage the attachment relationship between a volume and a block storage client, see Attaching a Volume
? For Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) storage, click Map. To manage the mapping among a volume, host, and host group, see Creating Mapping.
? To continue to create volumes, click Yes. Then the volume creation page is displayed.
After a volume is successfully created, you can view it in the volume list.
No further action is required.
Create a volume using an existing snapshot.
7. On the FusionStorage web client, choose Resource Pool > Snapshot Management.
The Snapshot Management page is displayed.
8. Locate the row that contains the target snapshot and select Create Volume Using Snapshot.
A dialog box is displayed.
9. Set Volume Name and Capacity and click Create.
A dialog box is displayed.
10. Click OK.
A creation success message is displayed.
You can locate the row that contains the target snapshot and click Query Volume to query details about all volumes created using this snapshot.

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