How To Verify if a Disk is available for use with ZFS

(Doc ID 1993826.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 9/10 U9 to 11.2 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 Zpool/ZFS greatly depends on the health of each disk. This document demonstrates how to verify if a disk is accessable and usable before being used in a ZFS pool.


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