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Oracle HSM (SAM-QFS) - How to Reuse a Lun in a Different QFS Filesystem (Doc ID 1680676.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Hierarchical Storage Manager (HSM) and StorageTek QFS Software - Version 3.5 to 6.1 [Release 3.0 to 6.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


How to prepare an old lun for reuse to add to an existing or newly created QFS filesystem.

We are retiring a QFS filesystem and would like to reuse the storage luns for a different QFS volumes. Do I need to re-initialize or zero out the lun (dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/) to properly add lun to another existing QFS volume?


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