Solaris Volume Manager (SVM): How to Mirror an Existing Soft Partition

(Doc ID 1433503.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 10, 2016

Applies to:

Sun Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) - Version 11.9.0 to 11.10.0 [Release 11.0]
Solaris Operating System - Version 10 10/08 U6 to 10 10/08 U6 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) soft partitions can be created from RAID-1 (mirror) metadevices. This is the preferred method as it simplifies management considerably. However, a soft partition can be created directly from a disk or LUN slice. This article describes the method for mirroring an existing soft partition that has been created directly from a disk or LUN slice.


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