Category: Linux LVM

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Linux Admin Reference – Understand Device Mapper and DM-Multipath – Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Device-mapper is a very important component of Linux 2.6 kernel. It is used for many critical storage related applications, such as LVM2, Linux native multipath tool device-mapper-multipath, device-mapper software RAID, etc. A solid understanding of device-mapper helps system administrators to investigate various kinds of issues with...

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Volume manager Migration from LVM to VxVM in Linux – Part 1

  We all know that storage is key requirement for any server environment and the requirement for storage is always dynamic in nature. When we talk about the cost, providing highly redundant storage to each server is most expensive task for any organization and no company...

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Linux – Online configuration of new SAN disks to create new sybase raw volumes, using LVM.

As part of regular System Admin task we were asked to configure new storage to an existing sybase server without disturbing the existing storage and expecting no downtime for the existing production server. All necessary storage LUNS were already allocated by the Storage team as mentioned...

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Linux Admin Reference – Device Mapper Multipath ( DM-Multipath) Configuration – Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

In Enterprise Linux Environment, External storage often permits devices to be accessed by multiple physical paths. This improves redundancy and availability. SAN environment Red Hat Enterprise Linux provides the device-mapper-multipath component to manage multipath capable storage and to present multipath devices to applications running on the...

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Booting Tasks Read – Unexpected Server Reboots of RHEL servers on HP Read – Linux Admin Reference – RedHat Linux Grub Loader Storage Responsibilities Read – Understand Device Mapper and DM-Multipath Read – Identifying Disk Errors in Linux Read – Identify if linux was installed on...

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Linux Admin Reference – SUDO Configuration in RedHat Enterprise Linux

Sudo is different from the su command and is more flexible and more secure. The sudo command allows users to do tasks on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system as another user. One significant advantage is that it can log usage. By default the program saves...

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Linux Admin Reference – Configuring DM-Multipath for EMC Clariion SAN Storage – Red Hat Enterprise Linux

In Enterprise Linux Environment, External storage often permits devices to be accessed by multiple physical paths. This improves redundancy and availability. SAN environment Red Hat Enterprise Linux provides the device-mapper-multipath component to manage multipath capable storage and to present multipath devices to applications running on the...

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