ONTAP Hardware

How to create multiple luns on netapp fas 2040

nilesh_patil

I have NetApp FAS 2040 and would like to create multiple luns of same size for testing. I havent find any script or series of steps anywhere to do that.

Can someone please suggest me if its possible? if yes, how to do it. pointers will do....

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Nilesh

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thomas_glodde

Something like this?

vol create <volumename> -s none <aggrname> <volsize lun x 3>
snap reserve <volumename> 0
snap sched <volumename> 0 0 0
vol options <volumename> nosnap on
vol options <volumename> create_ucode on
vol options <volumename> convert_ucode on
vol options <volumename> no_i2p on
qtree create /vol/<volumename>/<qtreename>
wrfile -a /vol/<volumename>/sdparams.conf space_reservation_new_lun = off

lun create -s <lunsize> -t windows_2008 -o noreserve /vol/<volumename>/<qtreename>/<my.lun>

If you are not exactly know what you are doing, not sure if its of muc help?!

check the block storage administration guide in the documentation.

Sorry may be I am to dump to understand it.

how many luns above steps would create? I want to create more than 50 luns in sigle shot. is that possible?

This will create a suitable netapp flexible volume and then create 1 lun in it. For several LUNs you need to copy & paste the last line and count up the lun numbers, eg lun1.lun, lun2.lun etc., you could possibly to it with excel or a batch script. I dont have a script for that at hand.

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