Shared File Systems (Manila)

Adding a Share Network

Share network has to be set up before creating the share itself. The share network will provide a connectivity between a share instance and target network. Follow these steps to add a share network:

  1. Click on Shares button in left menu (Project | Compute | Shares).
  2. Switch to Share Network tab in main window.
  3. Click on Create Share Network button located on the right side of screen.
  4. Fill in the name, Neutron network and subnetwork to connect share network with and press button Create.

Creating a Share

Once the share network is created the share could be set up:

  1. Click on Shares button in left menu (Project | Compute | Shares).
  2. Switch to Shares tab in the main window.
  3. Press Create Share button located on the right side of screen.
  4. Fill in the required information: share name, protocol, size, share type (choose default_share_type) and share network.
  5. Press the Create button and wait until the state turns in to available.

Connecting the Share

Before the mounting of the share an access rule has to be created:

  1. Click on Shares button in left menu (Project | Compute | Shares).
  2. Switch to Shares tab in the main window.
  3. At the end of the row containing the share that is to be mounted click on the arrow and then on Manage rules.
  4. Click on Add rule button in the upper right corner.
  5. Fill in the rule type (choose ip), access level (rw/ro) a access to (network address).

To get information necessary for mounting follow the procedure:

  1. Click on Shares button in left menu (Project | Compute | Shares).
  2. Switch to Shares tab in the main window.
  3. Click on desired share.
  4. See Export locations section for export paths.

Extending the Share

  1. Click on Shares button in left menu (Project | Compute | Shares).
  2. Switch to Shares tab in the main window.
  3. At the end of the row containing the share that is to be mounted click on the arrow and then on Extend share.
  4. Put new size in the popup window (NOTE: only share extension is allowed) and press Extend.

Deleting the Share

  1. Click on Shares button in left menu (Project | Compute | Shares).
  2. Switch to Shares tab in the main window.
  3. At the end of the row containing the share that is to be mounted click on the arrow and then on Delete share.
  4. Confirm deletion.

Last modified: 2017-05-25