SMIS Provider:Add Storage System

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Add Storage System

POST /vdc/smis-providers/storage-systems
This call has been deprecated and will be removed in future versions

Allows the user to manually create a SMIS managed storage system. This call is applicable to systems that cannot be discovered via an SMI-S provider. Only VNX storage system can be mapped programatically into SMIS Provider. Otherwise this method should be used to reinstall previously decommissioned Arrays.


Required Roles

  • SYSTEM_ADMIN

Request Payload

All parameters are required unless otherwise stated.

Field Description Type Notes
<storage_smisprovider_create>
<system_type> Type of the storage system String Valid Values:
  •  isilon
  •  vnxblock
  •  vnxfile
  •  vmax
  •  netapp
  •  vplex
  •  mds
  •  brocade
  •  rp
<_name> User Defined Name of the storage system String
<ip_address> IP Address of the storage system String
<secondary_ips>
<secondary_ip> String 0-* Elements
</secondary_ips>
<port_number> Port Number used to connect to the storage system Integer
<user_name> Username to connect to storage system String
<password> Password to connect to storage system String
<serial_number> Serial ID of the storage system String
<providers> List of SMI-S Providers managing this storage system
<provider> URI 0-* Elements
</providers>
</storage_smisprovider_create>

Response Body

An asynchronous task corresponding to the discovery job scheduled for the new Storage System.

This is an asychronous operation that returns a task object. For information on working with tasks, see Asynchronous Operations.

Field Description Type Notes
<task>
<op_id> The task operation id String
<resource>    
<name> The name of the resource String
<id> ViPR ID of the related object URI
<link> A hyperlink to the related object
</resource>      
<tenant>    
<id> ViPR ID of the related object URI
<link> A hyperlink to the related object
</tenant>      
<associated_resources> A list of links for associated resources
<associated_resource>     0-* Elements
<name> The name of the resource String
<id> ViPR ID of the related object URI
<link> A hyperlink to the related object
</associated_resource>      
</associated_resources>
<state> The state of the task String Valid Values:
  •  pending = task is pending
  •  ready = task succeed
  •  error = task fails
<message> The task detail message String
<description> The description of the task String
<service_error>    
<code> The numerical code associated with the error encountered when processing a service request Integer
<description> The description of the error String
<details> Detailed information concerning the error String
</service_error>      
<start_time> The date and time of when the task was started DateTime
<end_time> The date and time of when the task ended DateTime
<progress> Integer
<workflow>    
<id> ViPR ID of the related object URI
<link> A hyperlink to the related object
</workflow>      
<name> The name assigned to this resource in ViPR. The resource name is set by a user and can be changed at any time. It is not a unique identifier. String
<id> An identifier that is generated by ViPR when the resource is created. The resource ID is guaranteed to be unique and immutable across all virtual data centers for all time. URI Valid Values:
  •  urn:storageos:resource-type:UUID:
<link> A hyperlink to the details for this resource
<creation_time> A timestamp that shows when this resource was created in ViPR DateTime Valid Values:
  •  YYYY-MM-DDTHH:mm:ssZ
<tags> Keywords and labels that can be added by a user to a resource to make it easy to find when doing a search.
<tag> String 0-* Elements
</tags>
<inactive> Whether or not the resource is inactive. When a user removes a resource, the resource is put in this state before it is removed from the ViPR database. Boolean Valid Values:
  •  true
  •  false
<global> Boolean
<remote> Boolean
<vdc>    
<id> ViPR ID of the related object URI
<link> A hyperlink to the related object
</vdc>      
<internal> Whether or not the resource is an internal resource. Boolean Valid Values:
  •  true
  •  false
</task>

Examples

Request
POST https://192.168.0.0:4443/vdc/smis-providers/storage-systems HTTP/1.1

Content-Type: application/xml
X-SDS-AUTH-TOKEN: <AUTH_TOKEN>
 
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>
<storage_smisprovider_create>
   <ip_address>192.168.0.0</ip_address>
   <password>#1Password</password>
   <port_number>5988</port_number>
   <providers>
      <element>urn:storageos:SMISProvider:ccd84f56-9dc2-4db8-9145-71bd1a4ae744:</element>
   </providers>
   <secondary_ips>
      <element>192.168.0.1</element>
      <element>192.168.0.2</element>
   </secondary_ips>
   <serial_number>APM0123456789</serial_number>
   <system_type>vnxblock</system_type>
   <user_name>admin</user_name>
</storage_smisprovider_create>
Response
HTTP/1.1 202 Accepted
Content-Type: application/xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<task>
   <link href="/vdc/storage-systems/urn:storageos:StorageSystem:7bade78c-bcfb-4f75-bcca-397a589657e6:/tasks/436cc6fa-688d-42c2-b230-22b4e8915a9f"
      rel="self"
   </link>
   <op_id>436cc6fa-688d-42c2-b230-22b4e8915a9f</op_id>
   <resource>
      <id>urn:storageos:StorageSystem:7bade78c-bcfb-4f75-bcca-397a589657e6:</id>
      <link href="/vdc/storage-systems/urn:storageos:StorageSystem:7bade78c-bcfb-4f75-bcca-397a589657e6:"
         rel="self"
      </link>
   </resource>
   <start_time>1380199087999</start_time>
   <state>pending</state>
</task>
Notes: