This document is for a development version of Ceph.
This subcommand wraps the two-step process to provision a new osd (calling
prepare first and then
activate) into a single
one. The reason to prefer
prepare and then
activate is to gradually
introduce new OSDs into a cluster, and avoiding large amounts of data being
There is nothing different to the process except the OSD will become up and in immediately after completion.
The backing objectstore can be specified with:
All command line flags and options are the same as
ceph-volume lvm prepare.
Please refer to prepare for details.