Veritas Volume Manager Overview

Most of this documentation is waiting for Lorraine to take the class - or have time to read the VERITAS documentation in depth.

Veritas Volume Manager divides disks into disk groups and partitions these groups as desired. There is a nice GUI which helps alot. You can even pull up a command window to see what the gui is running. The newest version of the gui is vmsa.

General Commands:

Veritas Volume Manager licenses info:

/usr/sbin/vxlicense -p

What volume groups:

vxdg list

Import volume group (see details on cluster debugging)

vxdg import oradg

Specific voulme group info:

vxprint -ht

What is veritas doing (if running another command and it is hanging)

vxtask list



Man pages

Veritas Flow Chart