Storage Volume node

A Storage Volume node represents a block of storage which a client can access.

Creation/update

A Storage Volume node is created or updated when a storage entity is discovered by one of the following:

  • WBEM queries to storage management software triggered by the creation or update of an SI representing storage management software
  • Directly discovered storage using WBEM queries to the WBEM/SMI-S provider triggered by the creation or update of a Storage Device node representing the chassis
  • Directly discovered storage using SNMP triggered by the creation or update of a Storage Device node representing the chassis

Removal

A Storage Volume node is removed when its parent Storage System node is removed. This is Containment Removal.

Storage Volume node attributes

The attributes of a Storage Volume node are as described in the following table:

UI Name
Attribute Name and Type

Description

Not displayed in UI
key string

Key of the volume.

Volume ID
volume_id string

Identity of the volume.

Type
type string

Type of the volume.

NAA ID
naa_id string

NAA ID (WWN).

Name
name string

Name of the volume.

Block Size
block_size int

Block size.

Number of Blocks
num_blocks int

Number of blocks.

Consumable Blocks
consumable_blocks int

Consumable blocks.

Consumed From Pool
consumed_capacity int

Amount of capacity that has been consumed in the parent pool. For thin volumes, this value will typically be less than the visible capacity; for traditional volumes this value equals, or is greater than, the visible capacity.

Thinly Provisioned
thinly_provisioned boolean

Indicates a thinly provisioned volume.

RAID Level
raid_level string

RAID level.

Mapped
mapped boolean

Indicates that the volume is mapped to a client.

Storage Volume node relationships

The relationships of a Storage Volume node are as described in the following table:

UI name

Relationship

Description

Storage System

StorageVolume:
ContainedVolume:
Containment:
Container:
StorageSystem

StorageSystem for this Volume.

Storage Pool

StorageVolume:
ContainedVolume:
Containment:
Container:
StoragePool

Pool for this Volume.

File System

StorageVolume:
Provider:
StorageUse:
Consumer:
FileSystem

File system using this Volume.

Storage Volume Providers

StorageVolume:
Consumer:
StorageUse:
Provider:
StorageVolume

Storage volumes providing this Volume.

Storage Volume Consumers

StorageVolume:
Provider:
StorageUse:
Consumer:
StorageVolume

Storage volumes consuming this Volume.

Virtual Disks

StorageVolume:
Provider:
StorageUse:
Consumer:
DiskDrive

Virtual disks consuming this Volume.

Storage Consumers

StorageVolume:
Container:
Containment:
ContainedConnection:
StorageConnection

Consumers of this volume.

Front End FC Ports

StorageVolume:
ExposedElement:
ExposedView:
FrontEndPort:
FibreChannelPort

Front end FC ports for this Volume.

Storage Volume Mirrors

StorageVolume:
Original:
Mirror:
Copy:
StorageVolumeMirror

Mirrors for this Volume.

Storage Volume Mirrors

StorageVolume:
Peer:
Replication:
Peer:
StorageVolume

Replicas of this Volume.

Mirrored By

StorageVolume:
Original:
Mirror:
Copy:
StorageVolume

Mirror for this Volume.

Mirror Of

StorageVolume:
Copy:
Mirror:
Original:
StorageVolume

Volume this Volume mirrors.

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