Initializing the capacity saving function for a pool

REST API Reference Guide for Virtual Storage Platform 5000, Virtual Storage Platform E Series, and Virtual Storage Platform G/F Series

Version
93-07-0x
90-09-0x
88-08-10
Audience
anonymous
Part Number
MK-98RD9014-17
The following request initializes, in a batch operation, the capacity saving function (dedupe and compression) for specified pools for which the deduplication function is enabled. This request formats all deduplication system data volumes and volumes for which the capacity saving function (deduplication) is enabled.
Note:
  • After running this API function, if necessary, change the status attribute to the normal status for the volumes for which the capacity saving function (deduplication) is enabled.

Execution permission

Storage Administrator (Provisioning)

Request line

POST base-URL/v1/objects/pools/object-ID/actions/data-reduction-initialize/invoke

Request message

Object ID

Specify the poolId value obtained by getting information about the pools.

Attribute

Type

Description

poolId

int

(Required) Pool number

Query parameters

None.

Body
None.

Response message

Body

A job object is returned. For details on attributes other than affectedResources, see the description of job objects.

Attribute

Description

affectedResources

URL of the pool to which the initialized volumes belong

Action template

None.

Status codes

For details on the status codes of the request for this operation, see the description on HTTP status codes.

Coding example

curl -v -H "Accept:application/json" -H "Content-Type:application/json" -H "Authorization:Session d7b673af189048468c5af9bcf3bbbb6f" -X POST https://192.0.2.100/ConfigurationManager/v1/objects/pools/3/actions/data-reduction-initialize/invoke -d ""