Solaris Volume Manager Administration Guide

Scenario Background Information

Throughout this book, the scenarios and many examples relate to a single configuration. Although this configuration is small (to simplify the documentation), the concepts will 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

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.

Physical Storage Configuration

The storage configuration before Solaris Volume Manager is configured is as follows: