Solaris Volume Manager Administration Guide

Scenario Background Information

Throughout this book, the scenarios and many of the examples relate to a single configuration. Although this configuration is small (to simplify the documentation), the conceptsl scale to much larger storage environments.

Hardware Configuration

The hardware system is configured as follows:

An alternative way to understand this configuration is shown in the following diagram.

Figure 5–1 Basic Hardware Diagram Storage Scenario

Diagram shows system with three controllers and attached
disks. Two controllers have six disks and the third has a single disk with
the root slice.

Initial Physical Storage Configuration

Here is the storage configuration before Solaris Volume Manager is configured: