HAD Service Builder: Tutorial for Advanced Automation (2) - Hitachi Block Storage

Document created by Shoichi Yokoyama Employee on Sep 5, 2018
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This is an advanced initial instructions for HAD Service Builder users who already understand the basic usage.

You can learn how to enhance a built-in service template integrating with Hitachi block storage.



You can learn
Scenario 1Volume Allocation with Automatic Volume Labeling
  • How to create a new service template by using an existing service template as a step
  • How to use the built-in JavaScript plug-in for Configuration Manager REST API (CM REST API)


Scenario 1: Volume Allocation with Automatic Volume Labeling (24min 19sec)

  • Enhance functionality of the built-in Allocation Volumes with Configuration Manager REST API service template, which allocates volumes for Hitachi block storage.
  • When you have a naming rule of LDEV labels, specifying the labels manually is tedious and error-prune.
  • To resolve the issue, add a function to set LDEV labels automatically, which is needs to be specified by users in the built-in service template.
  • Make LDEV labels automatically by using host group name and host mode, and call CM REST API to set LDEV labels by using the JavaScript plug-in for Configure Manager REST API.


















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