Solaris Volume Manager Administration Guide

Volume Names

Volume Name Requirements

There are a few rules that you must follow when assigning names for volumes:

Table 3–3 Sample Volume Names


Block volume d0


Block volume d1


Raw volume d126


Raw volume d127

Volume Name Guidelines

The use of a standard for your volume names can simplify administration, and enable you at a glance to identify the volume type. Here are a few suggestions: