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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)

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)

Top-Down Volume Creation (Task Map)

Prerequisites for Top-Down Volume Creation

Creating Volumes Automatically

Analyzing Volume Creation by Specifying Output Verbosity

How to Create RAID-1 (mirror) Volumes Using the metassist Command

Working With File-Based Data Using the metassist Command

Creating a Command File (Shell Script) Using the metassist Command

How to Create a Command File (Shell Script) Using the metassist Command

Creating a Volume With a Saved Shell Script Created by the metassist Command

How to Execute a Saved metassist Command Shell Script

Creating a Volume Configuration File With the metassist Command

How to Create a Volume Configuration File Using the metassist Command

Changing the Default Behavior of the metassist Command

Changing the Volume Defaults File

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


Chapter 23

Top-Down Volume Creation (Tasks)

This chapter provides tasks associated with Solaris Volume Manager top-down volume creation using the metassist command.

This is a list of the information in this chapter:

For conceptual information about top-down volume creation, see Chapter 22, Top-Down Volume Creation (Overview).