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VERITAS Volume Manager™
Getting Started Guide
Release 3.0.1
SolarisMay, 1999P/N 100-001123
 
 ©1998 - 1999 VERITAS
 ® 
Software Corporation. All rights reserved.TRADEMARKS
VERITAS, VxVM, VxVA, VxFS, and FirstWatch are registered trademarks of VERITAS Software Corporation in the UnitedStates and other countries.VERITASVolumeManager,VERITASFileSystem,VERITASNetBackup,VERITASHSM,VERITASMediaLibrarian,CVM,VERITAS Quick I/O, VxSmartSync, and the VERITAS logo are trademarks of VERITAS Software Corporation.Other products mentioned in this document are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.
 
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Preface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .vii1.UnderstandingVolume Manager. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1How Data is Stored . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3Volume Manager Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3Physical Objects. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3Physical Disks and Disk Naming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4Partitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4Volumes and Virtual Objects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5Volume Manager Disks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5Disk Groups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6Subdisks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6Plexes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7Volumes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8Connection Between Volume Manager Virtual Objects. . . . . . . . . . . 10Virtual Object Data Organization (Volume Layouts) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11Concatenation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

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