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cDOT first time

NICKDAVIES

Hi All

 

My first play with cDOT. I am trying to create a volume on the node server. I keep getting an error saying Error: command failed: This operation is not allowed on a node Vserver.

Do you have to have a vserver to be able to create any data volumes?

 

thanks

3 REPLIES 3

A_Tomczak

Hi,

yes every volume belongs to a vserver. No vserver no data 😉

 

Alex

NICKDAVIES

yes i get that but in vserver show the actual physical nodes show here yet you dont seem to ba able to create volumes on them apart from the vol0.??

 

thanks

georgevj

Clustered Data ONTAP has 3 types of vservers (now renamed as Storage Virtual Machines or SVMs) ie, admin type, node type and data-serving type. The first two are purely for management and cluster operation, where the last one is the only data serving vserver. All data volumes must be associated with a data vserver. You can see the current vserver types in your cluster by issuing the command:

 

cluster :: > vserver show -fields Vserver,Type

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