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CSI Driver for Dell PowerMax

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CSI Driver for PowerMax is part of the CSM (Container Storage Modules) open-source suite of Kubernetes storage enablers for Dell products. CSI Driver for PowerMax is a Container Storage Interface (CSI) driver that provides support for provisioning persistent storage using Dell PowerMax storage array.

It supports CSI specification version 1.5.

This project may be compiled as a stand-alone binary using Golang that, when run, provides a valid CSI endpoint. It also can be used as a precompiled container image.

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For any CSI driver issues, questions or feedback, please follow our support process


This project is a Go module (see Module information for explanation). The dependencies for this project are in the go.mod file.

To build the source, execute make clean build.

To run unit tests, execute make unit-test.

To build an image, execute make docker.

You can run an integration test on a Linux system by populating the file with values for your Dell PowerMax systems and then run "make integration-test".

Runtime Dependencies

Both the Controller and the Node portions of the driver can only be run on nodes which have network connectivity to a “Unisphere for PowerMax” server (which is used by the driver).

If you are using ISCSI, then the Node portion of the driver can only be run on nodes that have the iscsi-initiator-utils package installed.

Driver Installation

Please consult the Installation Guide

Using Driver

Please refer to the section Testing Drivers in the Documentation for more info.


For more detailed information on the driver, please refer to Container Storage Modules documentation.