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Adding resources to a vFiler unit

To partition the storage and network resources of a single storage system so that it appears as multiple storage systems on the network, you must add resources to a vFiler unit.


  1. Enter the following command:
    vfiler add vfiler_name [ -f ] [ -I ip_address [ -I ip_address ] ...] [ path [ path ... ] ]

    You can use the -f option to skip warning messages.


    The following command adds an IP address and a volume to an existing vFiler unit:

    vfiler add vfiler1 -I /vol/vol3


    The following example adds the IPv4 address and the IPv6 address 3000::B9:23 in vfiler2.

    vfiler add vfiler2 -i 3000::B9:23 -i