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Problem with dataset-provision-member and nfs export list

Hi there,

I am using the SDK to develop a small helper program  in Perl to provision datasets and qtrees for a customer.

Most of it is working fine, it can create datasets where needed and provision qtrees and export them as NFS when requested.

But for some reason I can't get nfs-export-root-hosts and nfs-export-rw-hosts to be applied, so the qtrees are always exported as read write for everyone.

Below is a subset of the code:

my $inputelem = NaElement->new("dataset-provision-member");
  $inputelem->child_add_string("edit-lock-id", $editlock);
  my $memberelem = NaElement->new("provision-member-request-info");
  $memberelem->child_add_string("name", $qname );
  $memberelem->child_add_string("size", $size );
 
  my $exportelem = NaElement->new("dataset-export-info");
  if ($protocol =~ /^nfs$/i ) {
   $exportelem->child_add_string("dataset-export-protocol", "nfs");

   $exportelem->child_add_string("is-readwrite-for-all-hosts", 0);

   $exportelem->child_add_string("is-readonly-for-all-hosts", 0);

   my $nfsexportelem = NaElement->new("dataset-nfs-export-setting");
   my $nfsexportroothosts = NaElement->new("nfs-export-root-hosts");
   my $nfsexportrwhosts = NaElement->new("nfs-export-rw-hosts");
  
   foreach (split(/,/, $nfsaccess)) {
   $nfsexportroothosts->child_add_string("hostname", $_);
   $nfsexportrwhosts->child_add_string("hostname", $_);
   }
  
   $nfsexportelem->child_add($nfsexportroothosts);
   $nfsexportelem->child_add($nfsexportrwhosts);
   $exportelem->child_add($nfsexportelem);
  }
  elsif ($protocol =~ /^cifs$/i ) {
  # FIXME
  }
 
  $memberelem->child_add($exportelem);
  $inputelem->child_add($memberelem);
  print($inputelem->sprintf());
  my $result = $globalservobj->invoke_elem($inputelem);
  &catch_error($result);
  my $commitresult = &dataset_commit($editlock);

Like I mentioned, the commit works without error. I get a qtree provisioned, just not with the export settings I specified.

As you can see above I do a sprintf() of the provision element for debug purposes. That looks like this:

<dataset-provision-member>

        <edit-lock-id>1337867804</edit-lock-id>

        <provision-member-request-info>

                <name>q1005N</name>

                <size>26214400</size>

                <dataset-export-info>

                        <dataset-export-protocol>nfs</dataset-export-protocol>

                        <is-readwrite-for-all-hosts>0</is-readwrite-for-all-hosts>

                        <is-readonly-for-all-hosts>0</is-readonly-for-all-hosts>

                        <dataset-nfs-export-setting>

                                <nfs-export-root-hosts>

                                        <hostname>127.0.0.1</hostname>

                                        <hostname>192.168.1.1</hostname>

                                </nfs-export-root-hosts>

                                <nfs-export-rw-hosts>

                                        <hostname>127.0.0.1</hostname>

                                        <hostname>192.168.1.1</hostname>

                                </nfs-export-rw-hosts>

                        </dataset-nfs-export-setting>

                </dataset-export-info>

        </provision-member-request-info>

</dataset-provision-member>

Can't quite figure out what I'm doing wrong, any help greatly appreciated.

Best regards,

Peter

Re: Problem with dataset-provision-member and nfs export list

Hi Peter,

Could you please share the NMSDK & ONTAPI version that you are using?

Regards,

-Amir

Re: Problem with dataset-provision-member and nfs export list

Thanks for you reply Amir,

I am now using NMSDK 5.0, but I have previously used NMSDK 4.1 with the same result.

I am running this against OnCommand version 5.0 (5.0.0.7636)

The filer it provisions against is a NetApp Release 8.1 7-Mode, but I never contact it directly using the SDK, all goes through the DFM-server.

Re: Problem with dataset-provision-member and nfs export list

Hi Peter,

Could you please try adding a tag <nfs-export-host> as in below:

<dataset-nfs-export-setting>

                                <nfs-export-root-hosts>

                                        <nfs-export-host>

                                             <hostname>127.0.0.1</hostname>

                                        </nfs-export-host>

                                         <nfs-export-host>

                                             <hostname>192.168.1.1</hostname>

                                       </nfs-export-host>

                                </nfs-export-root-hosts>

                                <nfs-export-rw-hosts>

                                      <nfs-export-host>

                                             <hostname>127.0.0.1</hostname>

                                        </nfs-export-host>

                                        <nfs-export-host>    

                                             <hostname>192.168.1.1</hostname>

                                        </nfs-export-host>

                                </nfs-export-rw-hosts>

So in your code you might have to add:

foreach (split(/,/, $nfsaccess)) {

   my $nfsexporthost  = new NaElement('nfs-export-host');

   $nfsexporootrohosts->child_add($nfsexporthost);

   $nfsexporthost->child_add_string('hostname',$_);

...

....

  }

It seems to be working for me.

Regards,

-Amir

Re: Problem with dataset-provision-member and nfs export list

Thanks Amir, that was exactly it. I had somewhat misunderstood the concept of elements.

For the record, besides changing to add the extra nfs-export-host element, I also had to add "is-readwrite-for-all-hosts" and set it to false, as well as adding "nfs-security-flavors"-element. See below:

 my $nfsexportelem = NaElement->new("dataset-nfs-export-setting");

   $nfsexportelem->child_add_string("is-readwrite-for-all-hosts", "false");

   $nfsexportelem->child_add_string("is-readonly-for-all-hosts", "false");

   my $secflavorelem = NaElement->new("nfs-security-flavors");

   $secflavorelem->child_add_string("nfs-security-flavor", "sys");

   $nfsexportelem->child_add($secflavorelem);

   According to the NMSDK4.1 documentation, "is-readwrite-for-all-hosts" should default to "false", and "nfs-security-flavor" should default to "sys", but that has not been my experience. I have not been able to verify this in the NMSDK5.0 documentation

But adding them, together with the "nfs-export-host" element makes everything behave as expected. Thanks again!