Array Properties (General) - IBM XIV

Snap Vendor

Lists the available storage array vendors. In the Snap Vendor box, select the storage array that you want to use.


Use this field to specify the identification information for the storage array.

Control Host

For arrays that use Control Host, use this field to specify the name of the device manager server where the array is configured.

User Account

Use this field to type the name of the user account that has rights to access the array.


Use this field to enter a description about the entity. This description can include information about the entity's content, cautionary notes, etc.

User to be able to perform the following:

  • Create snapshots and duplicates, map, unmap, revert and delete snapshots
  • Create a host and assign initiators to a host.