Adding resources to a virtual storage machine

Ops Center High Availability User Guide

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You can add additional resources to a virtual storage machine.

  1. To access the Add Undefined Resources to VSM window, select a virtual storage machine on the Virtual Storage Machines window.
  2. Click Actions > Add VSM > Add Undefined Resources to VSM.

    Add undefined resources to VSM-Add physical storage

  3. Optionally, select one or more storage systems, then click Next to add volumes.

    Add undefined resources to VSM--Add volumes to VSM

  4. For each storage system you selected, specify undefined volumes you want to add by choosing one of the following from the Specify Volumes By drop down:
    • Select Number of Volumes and enter a number in the Number of Volumes field beneath it.
    • Select Number of volumes and volume ID range and enter the Number of Volumes and Volume ID/Range in the fields beneath it.
    • Select Volume ID range (add all volumes within the range) and enter the Volume ID/Range in the field beneath it.
  5. Click the plus sign (+) to add your selections to the lower window. When you are finished adding selections, click Next to add host groups.
    At least one undefined volume must remain in each storage system.
  6. Add host groups for each required storage system and port combination. Choose one of the following from the SPECIFY HOST GROUPS BY menu:
    • Select Number of Host Groups, then click the plus (+) sign to add them to the list.
    • Select Host Group ID, then click HOST GROUP LIST to specify the host group ID.
  7. When all selections are complete, click Submit to start a job to add the undefined resources.