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VXVM – Some general troubleshooting

“No valid disk found containing disk group” message. vxdisk -o alldgs list shows all disks but you can’t import it – what could be the issue? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Possible causes are: 1. Check udid of the disk as per Veritas (vxdisk list fabric_0 | grep udid) and compare that with the actual udid on the array. […]

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VXVM – Layout of volumes and raid type

A question arises many a times what is the layout of given volume just by looking at vxprint output. Output similar to below should tell you what it is: layout=contact-mirror Size volume is equal to size of main plex, Size of main plex is equal to that of subvolume, Size of all plexes (mirrors) under […]

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