Solaris Volume Manager Administration Guide

Exchanging Volume Names

When used with the -x option, the metarename command exchanges the names of an existing layered volume with one of its subdevices. This exchange can occur between a mirror and one of its submirrors, or a transactional volume and its master device.

Note –

You must use the command line to exchange volume names. This functionality is currently unavailable in the Solaris Volume Manager GUI. However, you can rename a volume with either the command line or the GUI.

The metarename -x command can make it easier to mirror or unmirror an existing volume, and to create or remove a transactional volume of an existing volume.

Caution – Caution –

Solaris Volume Manager transactional volumes do not support large volumes. In all cases, UFS logging (see mount_ufs(1M)