A.28 clonePdToStorageArray

Clones a physical disk to a storage array.

Syntax

clonePdToStorageArray PhysicalDisk instance target=value cloneType= { SPARSE_COPY | NON_SPARSE_COPY | THIN_CLONE } userFriendlyName=value

Where instance is:

{ id=value | name=value }

Description

This command clones a physical disk to a target storage array.

This command is not supported with a generic ISCSI Oracle VM Storage Connect plug-in. The clone target must be on the same storage array as the source. You cannot clone a disk from one storage array to another.

Options

The following table shows the available options for this command.

Option

Description

target=value

The storage array on which to locate the cloned physical disk.

cloneType= { SPARSE_COPY | NON_SPARSE_COPY | THIN_CLONE }

Whether to clone a sparse, non-sparse or thin-clone physical disk.

{ id=value | name=value }

The instance of the object using either the id or name option, for example name=MyDisk1.

userFriendlyName=value

An optional parameter to specify a user-friendly name that can be used to identify the physical disk object.

Examples

Example A.39 Cloning a physical disk to a storage array

OVM> clonePdToStorageArray PhysicalDisk name=MyDisk1 target=MyRepository cloneType=SPARSE_COPY

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