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SXVOL-CREATE(1)		      Skylable SX Manual	       SXVOL-CREATE(1)

NAME
       sxvol-create - create volumes on	SX clusters

SYNOPSIS
       sxvol  create  [OPTIONS]	 -r N -s SIZE -o username sx://[profile@]clus-
       ter/volume

DESCRIPTION
       Create a	remote volume with specific settings. Only cluster administra-
       tors can	create volumes.

OPTIONS
       -h, --help
	      Print help and exit

       --full-help
	      Print help, including hidden options, and	exit

       -V, --version
	      Print version and	exit

       -r, --replica=NUMBER
	      Set the replica count for	the volume. This is a mandatory	option
	      and specifies how	many times the data will be replicated on dif-
	      ferent  nodes. For example, with replica count 2 the volume data
	      will still be available when one of the  nodes,  which  includes
	      the  volume  data	fails (because there's still another node with
	      the copy of the data).

       -o, --owner=NAME
	      Set the owner of the volume. The owners can modify  volume  ACLs
	      (see sxacl(1)) and other settings. This option is	mandatory.

       -s, --size=SIZE
	      Set  the size of the new volume. The size	can be followed	by one
	      of the following suffixes: K(-ilobytes), M(-megabytes),  G(-iga-
	      bytes) and T(-erabytes) suffixes.	This option is mandatory.

       -f, --filter=NAME[="FILTER_OPTIONS"]
	      Enable  selected	filter	for the	new volume. The	filters	can do
	      some additional processing of the	data (such as  compression  or
	      encryption), see sxvol-filter(1) for more	information.

       --max-revisions=NUMBER
	      Set  the	maximum	 number	 of revisions to keep for files	in the
	      volume. The revisions are	other versions of the file stored when
	      the file gets modified. The default value	is 1, which means that
	      only a single version of the file	will be	stored.	 See  sxrev(1)
	      for more information about revisions.

       -D, --debug
	      Enable debug messages

       -c, --config-dir=PATH
	      Path to the SX configuration directory (default: ~/.sx)

       -c, --filter-dir=PATH
	      Path  to	the  SX	 filter	directory (default: /usr/local/lib/sx-
	      client)

EXAMPLES
       To create a 5GB volume 'data' with replica count	 2,  owned  by	'joe',
       which uses the compression filter 'zcomp' run:
	   sxvol create	-r 2 -o	joe -s 5G -f zcomp sx://admin@cluster/data

       To  create  an encrypted	volume with replica 3 and default settings for
       'admin' run:
	   sxvol create	-r 3 -o	admin -f aes256	sx://admin@cluster/encrypted

SEE ALSO
       sxvol-filter(1),	sxvol-modify(1), sxvol-remove(1)

sxvol 2.3			September 2014		       SXVOL-CREATE(1)

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