IBM - Storage

The Storage panel lets you select the virtual adapter settings appropriate for the new LPAR.

If you chose to manage the storage manually, then the following fields are displayed:

  • Virtual SCSI Adapters
  • Virtual Fiber Channel Adapters
  • Virtual Serial Adapters
    Click Add  to add any of the following types of virtual adapters:

Virtual SCSI Adapters


  • Select Frame—Select the frame from the drop-down list.
  • Adapter ID—Enter the ID for the virtual fiber channel adapter.
  • Adapter type—Shows the type of adapter.
  • Remote partition—Select the remote partition from the drop-down list. If the partition is an LPAR, the remote partition is a VIO server. If the partition is a VIO server, the remote partition is an LPAR. You create a mapping from the client partition to the remote partition by entering the remote adapter ID.
  • Remote adapter ID—Enter the virtual slot ID for the remote partition.

Virtual Fiber Channel Adapters


On the Create Virtual Fiber Channel Adapter dialog, specify:

  • Select Frame—Select the frame from the drop-down list.
  • Adapter ID—Enter the ID for the virtual fiber channel adapter.
  • Adapter type—Shows the type of adapter.
  • Remote partition—Select the remote partition from the drop-down list. If the partition is an LPAR, the remote partition is a VIO server. If the partition is a VIO server, the remote partition is an LPAR. You create a mapping from the client partition to the remote partition by entering the remote adapter ID.
  • Remote adapter ID—Enter the virtual slot ID for the remote partition.

Virtual Serial Adapters


On the Create Virtual Serial Adapter dialog, specify:

  • Select Frame—Select the frame from the drop-down list.
  • Adapter ID—Enter the ID for the virtual fiber channel adapter.
  • Adapter type—Shows the type of adapter.
  • Remote partition—Select the remote partition from the drop-down list. If the partition is an LPAR, the remote partition is a VIO server. If the partition is a VIO server, the remote partition is an LPAR. You create a mapping from the client partition to the remote partition by entering the remote adapter ID.
  • Remote adapter ID—Enter the virtual slot ID for the remote partition.

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