Chapter 16 Storage Management

Table of Contents

16.1 About Disk Partitions
16.1.1 Managing Partition Tables Using fdisk
16.1.2 Managing Partition Tables Using parted
16.1.3 Mapping Partition Tables to Devices
16.2 About Swap Space
16.2.1 Viewing Swap Space Usage
16.2.2 Creating and Using a Swap File
16.2.3 Creating and Using a Swap Partition
16.2.4 Removing a Swap File or Swap Partition
16.3 About Logical Volume Manager
16.3.1 Initializing and Managing Physical Volumes
16.3.2 Creating and Managing Volume Groups
16.3.3 Creating and Managing Logical Volumes
16.4 About Software RAID
16.4.1 Creating Software RAID Devices
16.5 Creating Encrypted Block Devices
16.6 About iSCSI Storage
16.6.1 Configuring an iSCSI Target
16.6.2 Configuring an iSCSI Initiator
16.6.3 Updating the Discovery Database
16.7 About Device Multipathing
16.7.1 Configuring Multipathing

This chapter describes how to configure and manage disk partitions, swap space, logical volumes, software RAID, block device encryption, iSCSI storage, and multipathing.