Sun Storage Common Array Manager (CAM): How to Expand a Volume in a Sun Storage 2500, 2500-M2, or 6000 Array (Doc ID 1645993.1)

Last updated on JULY 17, 2015

Applies to:

Sun Storage 6780 Array - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Storage 6540 Array - Version All Versions and later
Sun Storage Flexline 380 Array - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Storage 6580 Array - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Storage 6180 Array - Version Not Applicable and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Sun Storage 2500, 2500-M2, and 6000 arrays support Dynamic Volume Expansion (DVE). DVE is an operation that allows the user-visible capacity of a volume to be extended. This document explains the methods to expand a volume's capacity.

The information in this document expands on procedures documented in the official CAM documentation. Documentation for all CAM versions is on the Disk Device Software Documentation page on the Oracle Technology Network.

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