Category: Veritas Administration for unixadmin


VXVM 6.1 – How to Use Vxattachd to send notifications during VxVM disks are being Detached?

The vxattachd daemon monitors Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM) for disks being attached. The vxattachd daemon reattaches the detached plexes or sites if the corresponding disks become accessible. vxattachd analyzes the output of the vxnotify command, and waits for a failed disk to attach. When a disk...


VXVM 6.1 – How to Use Ordered options with vxassist command

 If the -o ordered option is specified when creating a volume, vxassist uses the specified storage in the following order: 1. Concatenate disks. 2. Form columns. 3. Form mirrors. For example, the following command creates a mirrored-stripe volume with 3 columns and 2 mirrors on 6...


VXVM 6.1 – How to use ctrl ( Storage Controller) option with vxassist?

To create a  volume where two enclosures are connected to a host. The first through controllers c1, c2 and the second through controllers c3, c4. The following can be used: # vxassist make vol1 1024 !ctlr:c1 results in disks from the first enclosure being excluded from the...


VXVM 6.1 – How to use Vxassist to create snapshot mirrors?

Creates a new volume by taking one or more attached temporary mirrors (with state SNAPDONE) to use as its plexes.  The nmirror= number attribute can be used to specify the number of mirrors in a snapshot volume. At least number SNAPDONE plexes must be available in...


Veritas VxVM : Growing a Solaris root filesystem controlled by Veritas

Below is one of the procedure will help you to grow the root file system controlled by Veritas, but this procedure need system downtime 1. Remove the mirrored plexes from Veritas (vxplex -o rm dis ) use “vxprint -ht” to find the mirrored plexes (usually rootvol-02 & swapvol-02)...


Solaris Storage Configuration – EMC VMAX + POWERPATH / MPxIO + VxVM

To simplify the Storage addition operation, i just made a quick cheat sheet for your easy understanding and  quick reference, since this information cannot be presented as html format i will be sharing it in image format, which you can print and use it as desk...

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