Create host group

The create hostGroup command creates a new host group.

Supported Arrays

This command applies to an individual DE2000H, DE4000H, DE4000F, DE6000H, or DE6000F storage array.


To execute this command on an storage array, you must have the Storage Admin role.


create hostGroup userLabel="hostGroupName"


Parameter Description
userLabel The name that you want to give the host group that you are creating. Enclose the host group name in double quotation marks (" ").


A host group is an optional topological element that you can define if you want to designate a collection of hosts that share access to the same volumes. The host group is a logical entity. Define a host group only if you have two or more hosts that can share access to the same volumes.

You can use any combination of alphanumeric characters, hyphens, and underscores for the names. Names can have a maximum of 30 characters.