Cloud Enterprise Object Storage REST API

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Create Cluster

POST /ekm/cluster

Required Roles

Requires one of the following roles:



Request Payload

All parameters are required unless otherwise stated.

Field Description Type Notes
name String
cluster_type String

Response Body

Field Description Type Notes
cluster_type String
last_modified Long
status String
ekm_mapping     0-* Elements
vdc_id String
ekm_server String 0-* Elements
activation_initiated_on_vdc String
activation_message String
name Name assigned to this resource in ECS. The resource name is set by a user and can be changed at any time. It is not a unique identifier. String
id Identifier that is generated by ECS when the resource is created. The resource Id is guaranteed to be unique and immutable across all virtual data centers for all time. URI Valid Values:
  •  urn:storageos:resource-type:UUID:
link Hyperlink to the details for this resource
creation_time Timestamp that shows when this resource was created in ECS DateTime Valid Values:
  •  YYYY-MM-DDTHH:mm:ssZ
tags Keywords and labels that can be added by a user to a resource to make it easy to find when doing a search.
tag String 0-* Elements
inactive Indicates whether the resource is inactive. When a user removes a resource, the resource is put in this state before it is removed from the ECS database. Boolean Valid Values:
  •  true
  •  false
global Indicates whether the resource is global. Boolean Valid Values:
  •  true
  •  false
remote Indicates whether the resource is remote. Boolean Valid Values:
  •  true
  •  false
id Id of the related object URI
link Hyperlink to the related object
internal Indicates whether the resource is an internal resource. Boolean Valid Values:
  •  true
  •  false


POST https://localhost:4443/ekm/cluster

Content-Type: application/xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
HTTP/1.1 200 OK

Content-Type: application/xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>