how to configure the block storage service on fusionstorage

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http://support.huawei.com/enterprise/en/doc/DOC1000175241?idPath=7919749%7C7941815%7C21430817%7C21500669%7C21905727

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Recommended file block size for NAS services of the OceanStor V3 storage
Recommended file block sizes vary with application scenarios: 1. In media and large file archive/backup scenarios where large I/Os are involved, the recommended file block size is 64 KB. 2. In small file archive/backup, VM, or database scenarios where small I/Os are involved, the recommended file block size is 4 KB. Recommended file block sizes are based on the size of the majority of files: 1. When sizes of the majority of files are smaller than 100 KB, the recommended file block size is 4 KB. 2. When sizes of the majority of files range from 100 KB to 1 MB, the recommended file block size is 8 KB. 3. When sizes of the majority of files range from 1 MB to 100 MB, the recommended file block size is 16 KB. 4. When sizes of the majority of files range from 100 MB to 1 GB, the recommended file block size is 32 KB. 5. When sizes of the majority of files are larger than 1 GB, the recommended file block size is 64 KB.

How to reduce the capacity of a Storage Pool in FusionStorage
1. On FusionStorage, choose Resource Pool > Storage Pools. The Storage Pools page is displayed. 2. Click Capacity Reduction. The Capacity Reduction page is displayed Figure 1 Capacity reduction 3. Select the servers to be removed and click Confirm. After capacity reduction is complete, the Storage Pools page is displayed, which indicates that the FusionStorage storage pool capacity is successfully reduced.

How to expand capacity of a Storage Pool in FusionStorage
1. On FusionStorage, choose Resource Pool > Storage Pools. The Storage Pools page is displayed. 2. Click Capacity Expansion. The Capacity Expansion page is displayed, as shown in Figure 2. Figure 2 Expanding storage pool capacity 3. Perform operations based on the storage resources to be added. ? To add storage servers, go to Step 4. ? To add disks, go to Step 10. 4. Select Add Storage Server. 5. Click Add Server. A dialog box is displayed. 6. In Main Storage Type and Cache Type areas, configure main storage and cache information for the server to be added. The main storage and cache types of the server must be the same as those of the storage pool. In this step, you are required to configure the slot numbers for main storage and cache resources. You can select main storage and cache resources in either of the following methods: ? Batch selection: Enter the slot numbers or quantity. After the server is added, it automatically uses disks in the specified slots as the main storage or caches. ? Manual selection: After adding the server, manually select main storage and cache resources on the server. 7. In the server list, select the servers to be added to the storage pool. 8. Click Yes. The Capacity Expansion page is displayed. 9. Perform Step 13. 10. Select Add Disk. 11. In the Main Storage Type and Cache Type areas, configure main storage and cache resources to be added on the server. You can select main storage and cache resources in either of the following methods: ? Batch selection: Enter the slot numbers or quantity. The server automatically uses disks in the specified slots as the main storage or caches. ? Manual selection: Manually select main storage and cache resources on the server.

How to Configure an Initiator in FusionStorage
1. On FusionStorage, choose Resource Pool > Volume Management > iSCSI Volume Mapping. The iSCSI Volume Mapping page is displayed. 2. Choose Initiators in the right pane. 3. Click Create. 4. Check whether an initiator has been configured for an application server. ? If yes, go to Step 5. ? If no, go to Step 6. 5. On the Scan for initiators page that is displayed by default, select an initiator and click Add Initiators. The Initiators page is displayed. You can view information about the added initiator in the initiator list. No further action is required. 6. Select Add initiator. 7. Set Initiator Name and click Create Initiator. The initiator name configured in the application server system must be the same as the name of the initiator created in FusionStorage. The Initiators page is displayed. You can view information about the created initiator in the initiator list.

How to Configure an SNMP Station in FusionStorage
1. On the FusionStorage web client, choose System > System Configuration > SNMP Station. The SNMP Station page is displayed. 2. Enter the SNMP station name and select an SNMP version. SNMPv2c and SNMPv3 are supported. However, SNMPv3 is recommended because SNMPv2c provides low security. 3. Enter the IP address and port number of the SNMP station. Ensure that the port number is the same as that used by the third-party system. 4. After the configuration is complete, click Save. The SNMP station is configured.

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