Solaris Volume Manager SVM Metaset/Diskset Can not be Accessed when Solaris 10 or 11 ZFS Root Disk with Lost metadb (Doc ID 1554812.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 30, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 to 11.3 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

System has a broken ZFS root hard drive with the only existing Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) local metadb, replica  therefore the metaset cannot be accessed.

Changes

In this situation a system disks failed with the only local SVM state database replicas. Without SVM replica no metasets can be imported or accessed.

Cause

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