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Add a Device Controller on a Disk Device

You can add a controller to a disk device.

  1. Download the add_device_controller_on_disk_device.xml file and save it on the computer where the command is run.
  2. Open the XML file and before running the qoperation command, update the XML parameters listed in the table below.
  3. Change the XML parameters.
    Note: For Fibre Channel and iSCSI transport modes, mount path details and login credentials are not required as inputs in the xml.
     

    Attribute

    Description

    mediaAgentName

    The name of the new MediaAgent that you want to add on the device.

    deviceName

    The name of the disk device.

    mountPath

    The mount path location of the new device controller.

    loginName

    Login name to access the mount path for the new device controller (if the path is a network path).

    Password

    Password to access the mount path for the new device controller (if the path is a network path).

    deviceAccessType

    To specify the access type for the new MediaAgent, refer to the following table.

    Regular


    Access type

    Value

    Read

    4

    Read and Write

    6

    Read and Write, Preferred Access

    14

    Fibre Channel (FC)

    Access type

    Value

    Read

    36

    Read and Write

    38

    iSCSi

    Access type

    Value

    Read

    132

    Read and Write

    134


     

    Example: Use this example XML file to add an additional MediaAgent with name "MA2" on a disk device with device name "Disk_Device_1", mount path "\\demo-server\E$\Library1\mountpath1", login username "user1" and device access type "regular read and write".

  4. Run the following command from the <software installation directory>\Base folder.

    qoperation execute -af <downloaded location>\add_device_controller_on_disk_device.xml

    Click here to see sample output.

Last modified: 1/12/2021 9:05:24 PM