This chapter describes how to use the IBM Storwize V5000 Gen2 to create and map volumes. A volume is a logical disk on the IBM Storwize V5000 that is provisioned out of a storage pool. Mappings are defined in the IBM Storwize V5000 Gen2 between volumes and host objects. Then, the storage is ready to be used by the host operating systems.
For information about how to prepare host operating systems and create host objects in the IBM Storwize V5000, see Chapter 4, “Host configuration” on page 137.
Specifically, this chapter provides ...