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QoreStor 6.0.0 - Command Line Reference Guide

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Container

This topic introduces the set of QoreStor CLI commands that allow you to perform the following tasks:

  • Display the status of all current containers (summary or detail)
  • Create (and name) new containers
  • Delete existing containers

Container Command Usage

This topic introduces the container command usage:

  • container --show [options]
  • container --add --name [options]
  • container --update [options]
  • container --delete --name [options]
  • container --marker --name <name> [--enable options] [--disable options]
  • container --cloud_policy [options]
  • container --delete_files --name <name>
  • container --add_uac [options]
  • container --delete_uac [options]
  • container --update_uac [options]
  • container --show_uac [options]
  • container --help

NOTE: If you specify a command without supplying the expected value or option, you will be prompted to provide the correct value or option.

container --show [--name <name>] [--verbose]

Displays the current list of containers.

Syntax

container --show [--name <name>] [--verbose]

Where

--name      Display details for a specific container.
--verbose   Display more details.

Result

container --show --name vRanger_Fast
Container's Group ID            : 4
Container's Group Name          : vRanger_PTY
Container Name                  : vRanger_Fast
Container Path                  : /containers/vRanger_Fast
Container Marker                : None
RDS connection Quota            : Unlimited
RDS connection Used Capacity    : 10.0 GiB
RDS connection Enabled          : Yes
RDS connection status           : Available
				

Other Examples

Displays the detailed status of an existing container that you specify by name using the container --show --name --verbose command:

Container Entry ID              : 1
Container's Group ID            : 0
Container's Group Name          : DefaultGroup
Container Name                  : NV_QS1
Container Path                  : /containers/NV_QS1
Container Marker                : None
Container Created On            : Fri Apr 20 06:09:46 2018
Container Created Ver           :
Container Created Bld           : 174
RDS connection Entry ID         : 1
RDS connection Quota            : Unlimited
RDS connection Used Capacity    : 257.0 GiB
RDS connection Enabled          : Yes
RDS connection status           : Available

container --add --name <name> [--type <VTL>] [--tape_size <tape_size>][--no_of_drives <1–60>][--is_oem <yes|no>][--oem_vendor <QUEST|DELL>][--group_name <name>]

Description

Creates and names a new container in QoreStor.

NOTE: If a storage group name is not provided, the container will be placed in Default Group.

 

NOTE: Container names and storage group names cannot exceed 32 characters in length. Container names cannot start with a number, and the /, #, and @ special characters are not allowed. Valid values for the container and storage group name are [a-z, A-Z, 0–9, and ‘_’.

Syntax

container --add --name <name>
	[--type <VTL>]
	[--tape_size <800GB|400GB|200GB|100GB|50GB|10GB>]
	[--no_of_drives <1-60>]
	[--is_oem <yes|no>]
	[--oem_vendor <QUEST>]
	[--group_name <name>]
	[--src_name <name>]

Where

--name           Name of the container. Valid values are  [a-z,A-Z,0-9,'-' and '_' for non-VTL containers]  and maximum of 32 characters.
--type           Type of the container.
--tape_size      Tape size <800GB|400GB|200GB|100GB|50GB|10GB>
--no_of_drives   Number of Drives (applicable to FC containers only)
--is_oem         Is OEM <yes|no>
--oem_vendor     oem_vendor <QUEST|DELL>
--group_name     Name of the storage group. Valid values are [a-z,A-Z,0-9,'-' and '_'] and maximum of 32 characters.
--src_name       Name of the container. Valid values are  [a-z,A-Z,0-9,'-' and '_' for non-VTL containers]  and maximum of 32 characters.

Result

Container "acme99" created successfully.
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