Solaris Volume Manager Administration Guide

ProcedureHow to Import a Disk Set From One System to Another System

  1. Become superuser.

  2. Verify that a disk set is available for import .

    # metaimport -r -v
  3. Import an available disk set.

    # metaimport -s diskset-name drive-name
    - s diskset-name

    Specifies the name of the disk set being created.


    Identifies a disk (c#t#d#) containing a state database replica from the disk set being imported.

  4. Verify that the disk set has been imported.

    # metaset -s diskset-name

Example 25–4 Importing a Disk Set

The following example shows how to import a disk set.

# metaimport -s red c1t2d0
Drives in diskset including disk c1t2d0:
More info:   metaimport -r -v c1t2d0# metaset -s red

Set name = red, Set number = 1

Host                Owner
  host1            Yes

Drive    Dbase

c1t2d0   Yes  

c1t3d0   Yes  

c1t8d0   Yes