Solaris Volume Manager Administration Guide

ProcedureHow to Access the Solaris Volume Manager Graphical User Interface (GUI)

The Solaris Volume Manager GUI (Enhanced Storage) is part of the Solaris Management Console. To access the GUI, use the following instructions:

  1. Start the Solaris Management Console on the host system by using the following command:

    % /usr/sbin/smc
  2. Double-click This Computer in the Navigation pane.

  3. Double-click Storage in the Navigation pane.

  4. Double-click Enhanced Storage in the Navigation pane to load the Solaris Volume Manager tools.

  5. If prompted to log in, log in as root or as a user who has equivalent access.

  6. Double-click the appropriate icon to manage volumes, hot spare pools, state database replicas, and disk sets.

    Tip –

    All tools in the Solaris Management Console display information in the bottom section of the console window or at the left side of a wizard panel. Choose Help at any time to find additional information about performing tasks in this interface.