How to Create a Block Storage (Provisioned I/O Performance).

For configuring new Block Storage, it is necessary to complete these 2 tasks: 1. [ Create Virtual Storage ] ; 2. [ Add Volume ].

Creating a Virtual Storage

Click [ Create Virtual Storage ] on the below screen.


Specify the following parameters when your creating [ Virtual Storage ].



Name of a Virtual Storage being Created.

Volume Type

Select [ piops_iscsi_na ].

Logical Network

Select a destination Logical Network being connected to your Virtual Storage from the pull-down menu. You must create the destination Logical Network in advance.


Select a destination Subnet, whicht the Virtual Server connects to. The selectable Subnet is one which exists in the selected Logical Network above.

IP Address Pool

You can destinate a specific Range of the IP Address enabling utilization as a Virtual Storage.

Adding a New Routes (Host Rout)

You can input the additional Routing information being configured for a Virtual Storage.

Once you input the Information, click [ Create Virtual Storage ] and verify that the relevant Virtual Storage has been created successfully.

Creating a New Volume

Once the Virtual Storage has been created, proceed to a new Volume creation. Click [ Add New Volume ] in a Virtual Storage, where you would like to create a new Volume.


You need to configure the following items required to input for creating a new Volume.


Volume Name

This is a name of the Volume being created. NOTE: You need to create a unique name within your Tenant.


You can input the description about the Virtual Volume.

Initiator IQN

Use an Initiator IQN of a specific Server that will attach to a destination Volume. For more information on how to verify a Initiator IQN, please refer to the following webpage: Block Storage Requirements . NOTE: You can add & modify an initiator IQN later on this procedure.

Finally, you need to specify the variables on a size of the Virtual Volume you will create, the IOPS, the Zone, and the Group, by utilizing the [ Details ] tab in the [ Create Volume ] page. You can choose each items above from the pull-down menu.

Once you have registered the above respective information, click [ Create Volume ].