Solaris Cluster How to Replace ZFS Disk in a Zpool? (Doc ID 1472655.1)

Last updated on JULY 20, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster - Version 3.2 to 4.3 [Release 3.2 to 4.3]
Solaris Cluster Geographic Edition - Version 3.2 to 4.3 [Release 3.2 to 4.3]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Goal

This document explain how to replace a drive/disk/LUN in a zpool under Solaris Cluster control.

The following problem have been seen when wrong procedure used.
The replacement disk has arrived onsite but we are unable to unconfigure the disk.

In more detail, we are able to remove (detach) the faulty disk from the zones zpool, but the cfgadm unconfigure command is failing:

What exact commands need to be used before and after physically replacing the disk?

Solution

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