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How to Configure a BDA Server Disk After Disk Replacement With the bdadiskutility Utility (Doc ID 2642582.1)

Last updated on JUNE 03, 2021

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Linux x86-64

Purpose

NOTE: DO NOT REBOOT A NODE IF THE BDADISKUTILITY SCRIPT FAILS IN ANY WAY.  IF THE SCRIPT FAILS IN ANY WAY CONTACT BDA SUPPORT TO DIAGNOSE THE ISSUE.

Provide the latest version of the disk configuration utility called, bdadiskutility, which can be used to configure any replaced BDA disk (slot 0 (/u01) through slot 11 (/u12) on any server up through X8.

A disk configuration utility, bdaconfiguredisk, is shipped with recent BDA versions.  However when configuring a disk the recommendation is to use bdadiskutility which will always be the most recent version.

Scope

This document is to be used by anyone who is configuring a disk. If attempting the steps and further assistance is needed log a service request to contact support for help.

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 Known Issues
 Prerequisites For Using bdadiskutility the Latest Disk Configuration Utility bdaconfiguredisk Utility
 bdadiskutility Usage/Help
 Reconfiguring a Single Disk
 Disk Configuration Commands
 Configuring an OS disk
 Configuring Two Failed Disks
 In Case of a Problem
 Post Configuration Steps
References

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