srvctl modify filesystem

Modifies the configuration of the file system resource.


This command is only available with Oracle Clusterware.

Syntax and Parameters

Use the srvctl modify filesystem command with the following syntax:

srvctl modify filesystem -device volume_device -user user_name
    [-path mountpoint_path] [-node node_list | -serverpool
    server_pool_list] [-fsoptions options] [-description description]
    [-autostart {ALWAYS | NEVER | RESTORE}]

Table A-78 srvctl modify filesystem Parameters

Parameter Description
-device volume_device

Specify the path to the file system volume device that you want to modify.

-user user_name

Name of the user that is authorized to mount and unmount the file system. If you do not specify this parameter, then SRVCTL defaults to the user running the command.

-path mountpoint_path

Specify the mount point path.

-node node_list |
 -serverpool server_pool_list

Specify a comma-delimited list of either nodes or server pools on which to mount the file system device.

-fsoptions options

Specify a comma-delimited list of file system mount options.

-description description

Specify a file system description.

-autostart {ALWAYS | NEVER |

Specify the file system resource autostart policy.

  • ALWAYS: The file system resource always automatically starts
  • NEVER: The file system does not automatically start
  • RESTORE: The file system is restored to its last state. This is the default option.

Usage Notes

  • You must run this command as root user on Linux and UNIX platforms.

  • When performing online changes to the file system resource, the changes take effect only after the resource is next (re)started.


The following example changes the authorized user to sysad for the RACVOL1 volume:

# srvctl modify filesystem -device /dev/asm/racvol1 -user sysad