srvctl stop filesystem

Use this command to stop (unmount) the Oracle ACFS file system or generic file system.


This command is only available with Oracle Clusterware.

Syntax and Parameters

Use the srvctl stop filesystem command with the following syntax:

srvctl stop filesystem -device volume_device [-node node_name] [-force]

Table A-189 srvctl stop filesystem Parameters

Parameter Description
-device volume_device

Specify the path to the file system volume device to stop.

-node node_name

The name of a node.

If you do not specify this parameter, then the utility stops the volume resource on all active nodes in the cluster.


Stops the file system and also stops any databases or other resources that depend on this file system.

Usage Notes

  • You must run this command as root user on Linux and UNIX platforms, or as an Administrator user on Windows platforms, or as a configured file system user.

    See Also:

    srvctl add filesystem for more information about configuring file system users


An example of this command is:

$ srvctl stop filesystem -device /dev/asm/racvol_1 -force