sim_lsmplugin man page

sim_lsmplugin -- LibStorageMgmt simulator python plugin


LibstorageMgmt simulator plugin is for development or test use only. The plugin simulates an array which supports most features of the library. State is stored in a file, default is '/tmp/lsm_sim_data'. The 'sim_lsmplugin' executable file is for libStorageMgmt daemon to execute when client user specifies sim plugin in the URI.

This plugin is written in pure Python and is intended to be an example of a python plugin for the library.


To use this plugin, users should set their URI to this format:

# All that is required

# Optional statefile
sim://?statefile=<file path and name>

No password is required for this plugin.

URI parameters

Use specified file to store simulator state data. Example URI:


The statefile is a sqlite3 data base file.

Firewall Rules

This plugin requires not network access.

See Also

lsmcli(1), lsmd(1)


Please report bugs to <libstoragemgmt-devel@lists.sourceforge.net>


Gris Ge <fge@redhat.com>
Tony Asleson <tasleson@redhat.com>

Referenced By


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sim_lsmplugin 1.3.5 June 2015