Create or edit volume template

Name

Enter a name for the volume template.

Description

A description of the volume template (optional).

Scope

Controls the initial assignment of the created resource to scopes.

Users with create permissions that are restricted by scope must assign resources to one or more restrictive scopes to be able to manage a resource.

Users with create permissions that are not restricted by scope are not required to assign resources to a scope to be able to manage a resource. Users with no scope restrictions can assign any resource to any scope.

Storage pool

The storage pool in which volumes created from the template will be created.

Snapshot storage pool

The storage pool from which to draw storage space for snapshots of the storage volume.

Capacity

The capacity for volumes created from the template. Minimum and maximum volume size is dependent on the storage system, see the storage system documentation for information on volume size.

Provisioning
Provisioning type for the volume:
  • Full

  • Thin

    Enable deduplication

    You can enable deduplication on volumes that are thin provisioned and meet the storage system requirements.

    Enable compression

    You can enable compression on volumes that are thin provisioned and meet the storage system requirements.

Sharing

The sharing setting: Shared or Private.

Shared

The volume can be used by more than one server profile.

Private

The volume can be used by only one server profile. Can be used to boot from SAN.

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