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
The single-call process unifies exactly what prepare and activate do, with the convenience of doing it all at once.
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.