VMax Allocation Steps

 
1

Create devices

Create THICK or THIN devices. Thin devices need to binded to the required THIN pool.

Command to create Thick devices:

create dev count=2, size=18414, data_member_count=3, config=RAID-5, disk_group=3, emulation=fba ;

Command to create Thin devices:

create dev count=2, size=18414, config=TDEV, emulation=fba, binding to pool=TIER_1_POOL ;

2

Create Initiator Group and add HBA WWNs

symaccess -sid 1234 -type initiator -name Host1_IG create -wwn 1000000000000001
symaccess -sid 1234 -type initiator -name Host1_IG add -wwn 1000000000000002

3

Create Port Group and add ports

symaccess -sid 1234 -type port -name 3E0_4E0_13E0_14E0_PG -dirport 3e:0,4e:0,13e:0,14e:0 create

4

Create Storage Group and add the devices

symaccess -sid 1234 -type storage -name Host1_SG create devs AAA:AAB

5

Create Masking View

symaccess -sid 1234 create view -name Host1_View -sg Host1_SG -ig Host1_IG -pg 3E0_4E0_13E0_14E0_PG

Done!