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Solaris Volume Manager Administration Guide
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1.  Getting Started With Solaris Volume Manager

2.  Storage Management Concepts

3.  Solaris Volume Manager Overview

4.  Solaris Volume Manager for Sun Cluster (Overview)

5.  Configuring and Using Solaris Volume Manager (Scenario)

6.  State Database (Overview)

7.  State Database (Tasks)

8.  RAID-0 (Stripe and Concatenation) Volumes (Overview)

9.  RAID-0 (Stripe and Concatenation) Volumes (Tasks)

10.  RAID-1 (Mirror) Volumes (Overview)

11.  RAID-1 (Mirror) Volumes (Tasks)

12.  Soft Partitions (Overview)

13.  Soft Partitions (Tasks)

14.  RAID-5 Volumes (Overview)

Overview of RAID-5 Volumes

Example--RAID-5 Volume

Example--Concatenated (Expanded) RAID-5 Volume

Background Information for Creating RAID-5 Volumes

Requirements for RAID-5 Volumes

Guidelines for RAID-5 Volumes

Overview of Checking Status of RAID-5 Volumes

Overview of Replacing and Enabling Slices in RAID-5 Volumes

Scenario--RAID-5 Volumes

15.  RAID-5 Volumes (Tasks)

16.  Hot Spare Pools (Overview)

17.  Hot Spare Pools (Tasks)

18.  Disk Sets (Overview)

19.  Disk Sets (Tasks)

20.  Maintaining Solaris Volume Manager (Tasks)

21.  Best Practices for Solaris Volume Manager

22.  Top-Down Volume Creation (Overview)

23.  Top-Down Volume Creation (Tasks)

24.  Monitoring and Error Reporting (Tasks)

25.  Troubleshooting Solaris Volume Manager (Tasks)

A.  Important Solaris Volume Manager Files

B.  Solaris Volume Manager Quick Reference

C.  Solaris Volume Manager CIM/WBEM API


Background Information for Creating RAID-5 Volumes

When you work with RAID-5 volumes, consider the Requirements for RAID-5 Volumes and Guidelines for RAID-5 Volumes. Many striping guidelines also apply to RAID-5 volume configurations. See RAID-0 Volume Requirements.

Requirements for RAID-5 Volumes

Guidelines for RAID-5 Volumes