You can use FilerView to provision storage on a NetApp storage system.

1

Log in to NetApp storage system management (FilerView).

2

Create a volume.

a

Select Volumes and click Add.

b

Click Next.

c

Select Flexibility (Default) or Traditional, then click Next.

d

Enter a Volume Name, select a Language, and click Next.

e

Enter values for Containing Aggregate, Total Volume Size, and Space Guarantee and click Next.

f

Click Commit to create the volume.

3

Create LUNs.

a

Select LUNs and click Add.

b

Enter the following:

Path: Enter a path, for example, /vol/vol1/lun1.

LUN Protocol Type: VMware.

Description: A brief description.

Size and Unit: Enter a size, for example, 10GB and select Space Reserved.

4

Create an initiator group.

a

Select LUNs > Initiator Group and click Add.

b

Enter the following:

Group Name: Enter a group name

Type: Choose iSCSI.

Operating System: Enter VMware.

Initiators: Enter fully qualified initiator names. If there is more than one initiator, each initiator has to be separated with a return carriage.

c

Click Add.

5

Map the LUN to the initiator group.

a

Select LUNs and click Manage.

A LUNs list appears.

b

From this list, click the label on the Maps row for the specific LUNs.

c

Click Add Groups to Map.

d

Select the initiator group and click Add.

e

When prompted, enter the LUN ID (any number from 0 to 255) and click Apply.