Solaris Volume Manager Administration Guide

ProcedureHow to Check the Status of Hot Spares and Hot Spare Pools


    To view the status of a hot spare pool and its hot spares, use one of the following methods:

    • From the Enhanced Storage tool within the Solaris Management Console, open the Hot Spare Pools node and select a hot spare pool. Choose Action->Properties to get detailed status information. For more information, see the online help.

    • Run the following form of the metastat command:

      metastat hot-spare-pool-name

Example 17–8 Viewing Hot Spare Pool Status

Here is sample output from the metastat command on a hot spare pool.

# metastat hsp001
hsp001: 1 hot spare
        c1t3d0s2                Available       16800 blocks

The metahs command can also be used to check the status of hot spare pool.