lsm_volume_create man page

lsm_volume_create — Creates a new volume

Synopsis

int lsm_volume_create (lsm_connect *conn, lsm_pool *pool, const char *volume_name, uint64_t size, lsm_volume_provision_type provisioning, lsm_volume **new_volume, char **job, lsm_flag flags);

Arguments

conn

Valid lsm_connect pointer.

pool

Pointer of lsm_pool.

volume_name

String. Human recognizable name, might be altered or ignored by certain storage systems.

size

uint64_t. Size of new volume in bytes, actual size might be bigger than requested and will be based on array rounding to block size,

provisioning

lsm_volume_provision_type. Type of volume provisioning to use. Valid values are: * LSM_VOLUME_PROVISION_DEFAULT
  Let storage system to decided. * LSM_VOLUME_PROVISION_FULL
  Create new fully allocated volume. * LSM_VOLUME_PROVISION_THIN
  Create new thin provisioning volume.

new_volume

Output pointer of lsm_volume. Will be NULL if storage system support asynchronous action on this. Memory must be freed with a call to lsm_volume_record_free.

job

Output pointer of string. If storage system support asynchronous action on this, a job will be created and could be tracked via lsm_job_status_volume_get. NULL if storage system does not support asynchronous action on this.

flags

Reserved for future use, must be LSM_CLIENT_FLAG_RSVD.

Version

1.0

Description

Creates a new volume(also known as LUN).

Capability

LSM_CAP_VOLUME_CREATE

Return

Error code as enumerated by 'lsm_error_number'.
   * LSM_ERR_OK
       On success.
   * LSM_ERR_JOB_STARTED
       A job is started. Please check the 'job' output pointer.
   * LSM_ERR_INVALID_ARGUMENT
       When any argument is NULL or not a valid lsm_connect pointer
       or invalid flags or invalid provisioning type.
   * LSM_ERR_NOT_FOUND_POOL
       When pool not found.
   * LSM_ERR_NOT_ENOUGH_SPACE
       Pool does not have enough space.
   * LSM_ERR_POOL_NOT_READY
       Pool is not ready for volume creation.
   * LSM_ERR_NO_SUPPORT
       Not supported.

Info

lsm_volume_create October 2017 Libstoragemgmt C API Manual