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Oracle Linux: LVM and multipathing - sample LVM filter strings (Doc ID 1596910.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2022

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 4.4 to Oracle Linux 6.9 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.1.12] [Release OL4U4 to OL6U9]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64Goal

This article serves to:

  • discuss the need for specific LVM filter string configuration for the particular storage type in use
  • provide sample LVM filter strings for a variety of common storage devices

The article is intended for Linux System Administrators seeking to initially configure or further optimise existing LVM configured systems.
The article is not intended as a complete LVM reference or usage guide.


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In this Document
 Logical Volume Manager (LVM)
 LVM Configuration - filter parameter
 LVM and Multipathing
 Sample LVM filter strings
 Working examples of LVM filter strings
 Validation of candidate LVM filter strings
 Implementing LVM configuration changes

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