Create an IP address pool

You can add an IP address pool to the external network. Pools are created under a subnet.


  1. Click Cluster Management > Network Configuration > External Network.
  2. Click More > Add Pool next to the subnet that will contain the new IP address pool.
    The system displays the Create Pool window.
  3. In the Name field, specify the name of the new IP address pool.
    The name can be up to 32 alphanumeric characters long and can include underscores or hyphens, but cannot include spaces or other punctuation.
  4. Optional: In the Description field, type a descriptive comment about the IP address pool.
    The comment can be no more than 128 characters.
  5. From the Access Zone list, select the access zone you want associated with the IP address pool
    Clients connecting through IP addresses in this pool can access data only in the associated access zone.
  6. In the IP range area, enter a range of IP addresses you want assigned to the IP address pool in the fields provided.
    Specify the range in the following format: <lower_ip_address>–<higher_ip_address>.
  7. Click Add Pool.