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To manage a disk:

  1. Show the Resources page by clicking the Resources link in the top right hand corner of the screen.


     
  2. Click on the Disks tab.


     
  3. On the Disks widget, click on the name of the disk you want to manage.

    The Manage Disk dialog is displayed.


     
  4. Do one or more of the following:

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    Edit the name of the disk
    1. Click the button in the title bar.
    2. Edit the details as required.
    3. Click the button.
    Add the disk to your favouritesClick the button in the title bar. The icon changes to to indicate that the disk has been added to your favourites.
    Remove the disk from your favouritesClick the button in the title bar. The icon changes to to indicate that the disk has been removed from your favourites.
    Create a disk with the same initial configuration as the current disk
    1. Click the  button in the title bar.
    2. Select the Create Similar option from the menu.
    Delete the disk
    1. Click the  button in the title bar.
    2. Select the Delete option from the menu.
    3. Click the button

    Change the product offer used to create the disk, the storage group in which it is located, or its capacity

    For more information about storage groups, see Storage groups.

    Moving a disk between storage groups may result in snapshots of the disk being lost.

    1. Click on the Configuration sub-tab.
    2. Click the button in the Configuration section.
    3. Edit the disk configuration as required.
    4. Click the button.
    View the Manage Server dialog for the server that the disk is attached to
    1. Click on the Configuration sub-tab.
    2. Click on the link in the Server field.
    View the Manage Image dialog for the image that was used to create the disk
    1. Click on the Configuration sub-tab.
    2. Click on the link in the Image field.
    Create and manage snapshots of the disk
    1. Click on the Snapshots sub-tab.
    2. Do one or more of the following as required:
      • To create a new snapshot, enter a name to give the snapshot and click the button.
      • To revert the state of the disk to the state of an existing snapshot, click the button.
      • To manage an existing snapshot, click on the name of the snapshot you want to manage.
      • To delete an existing snapshot, click the button.
    Add the disk to a new or existing deployment instance
    1. Click on the Deployment sub-tab.
    2. Do one of the following:
      • To add the disk to an existing deployment instance: 
        1. Select Existing Deployment Instance from the Add to drop down menu.
        2. Select the name of the required deployment instance from the Instance drop down menu.
      • To add the disk to a new deployment instance:
        1. Select New Deployment Instance from the Add to drop down menu.
        2. Enter the name to give the new deployment instance in the Name text box.
    3. Click the button.
    View jobs associated with the diskClick on the Information sub-tab.
    View and manage the related resources and UUIDs for the disk
    1. Click on the Information sub-tab. 
    2. In the Related Resources and UUIDs section, click the name of a related resource or UUID to manage it.

      Not all related resources and UUIDs can be managed; those which can be managed are indicated by their name or UUID appearing as a link.

    View any keys associated with the disk and add more if required
    1. Click on the Keys sub-tab. 
    2. To add a key, enter the required details and click the  button.

      For more information about keys, see Keys.

    View and edit the disk's metadata
    1. Click on the Bootstrap sub-tab.
    2. Click the  icon below the metadata sections.
    3. Edit the metadata as required.
    4. Click the  button.

    Edit the permissions for the disk
    1. Click on the Permissions sub-tab. 
    2. To add a permission, enter the required details and click the button.
    Permissions are set using the following fields:
    • Permission - Whether to allow or deny the user or group the ability to perform the action specified using the Capability drop down menu.
    • Group/User - Whether the permission applies to a group, or an individual user. This field also specifies the user or group to which the permission applies.
    • Capability - The action that the user or group is specifically allowed or denied the ability to perform.
    • Resource type - The type of resource that the Capability pertains to, for example server, disk, or user.
    For more information about permissions, see Permissions.
  5. Once you have finished managing the disk, close the Manage Disk dialog by clicking the  button.
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