Solaris Volume Manager (SVM): Can the Metadevadm Command Be Run With Disks That Have a WWN as Part of the Disk Name ? (Doc ID 2188917.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Sun Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) - Version 11.10.0 and later
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Goal

Answer the question about whether or not the metadevadm will accept disk names with a WWN (also sometimes called 'long' disk names)

 

Background:

All the SVM documentation shows the metadevadm command being used against disks that do not have a WWN as part of their name

For years disk names looked like

 

Solution

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