Creating shared folder pools

After creating shared folders for file storage systems, to create a shared folder pool:

  1. In the left pane of the ESI window, select the storage system.

  2. For storage systems that support both block and file protocols, select File View from the Switch View list box in the center pane.

  3. In the Actions pane, click Create Shared Folder Pool.

    The Create Shared Folder Pool wizard appears.

  4. Select a file storage pool, and then click Next.

  5. In the Shared Folder Pool Setting page, type the name, path, capacity, and service node for the shared folder pool.

  1. Click Next.

  1. In the Review Input Parameters page, review the shared folder pool settings, and then click Next to confirm them.

  2. In the Progress page, click Next.

Note: Click More Information for more progress details. If a problem occurs while you are creating a shared folder pool, an error message appears along with options to resume or roll back the process. After you resolve the error, click Resume to resume the process. Click Rollback to revert to the previously executed step.

  1. In the Summary page, click Finish.

  2. The new shared folder pool appears in Shared Folder Pools.


Related links


 Creating shared folders

 ESI overview

 Viewing shared folders

 Home window

 Viewing shared folder pools


 Deleting shared folders


 Deleting shared folder pools


 Adding storage systems


 Removing storage systems