How to grow zpool using online LUN expansion

(Doc ID 2396158.1)

Last updated on MAY 24, 2018

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 11.3 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal


Expanding space in a zpool via online LUN expansion can be accomplished with attention to details. It is important to understand your configuration and be mindful of virtualized environments.

There is risk for a zpool to become suspended or corrupted after online expanding using the "Type -> Auto configure" option from the format utility. The objective of this article is to prevent such problems.

Solution

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