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Step1: Creation of Striped METALUN Create a command file for metalun Sun1# vi meta_stripe form meta from dev 0004, config = striped, stripe_size = 1920; add dev 0005:0006 to meta 0004; wq! Run the configuration file. , Sun1# symconfigure – sid 277 – v –f meta_stripe commit – nop Update the symapi_db.bin Sun1# symcfg discover List the meta devices Sun1# symdev list –meta Imp Notes: Meta devices are identified by its Meta head, in our example the Meta head is 0004 for striped metalun. And the device that should be mapped is 0004

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Map the meta lun a. Verify the available ports Sun1# symcfg – sid 277 list – connections b. Now check the available addresses Sun1# symcfg – sid 277 list – available – addresses – dir 1c – p 0 c. The available addresses will be shown as follows: For example Devices Status LUN Available 0011 Imp Notes: From the above example we decipher 0004 as an available address for mapping d. Create a command file Sun1# vi map_dev Map dev 0004 to dir 1c:0, LUN = 0011; wq! e. Run the configuration Sun1# symconfigure – sid 277 –v –f map_dev commit –nop

f. Update the symapi_db.bin
Sun1# symcfg discover

g. Configure the controller i. Check the controller Sun1# cfgadm –al ii. In our example controller is c3 Configure the controller Sun1# cfgadm –c configure c3

h. Update symapi_db.bin
Sun1# symcfg discover Imp Notes: Metalun has been mapped and it is identified by its head 0004 now assign metalun to the host and mount it. Step2: Mask the metalun Assign meta-device to the host Sun1# symmask –sid 277 add dev 0004 –awn sun1/port0 –p 0 –dir 1c Sun1# symmask –sid 277 add dev 0004 –awn sun1/port0 –p 0 –dir 2c Sun1# symmask –sid 277 add dev 0004 –awn sun1/port0 –p 0 –dir 15c Sun1# symmask –sid 277 add dev 0004 –awn sun1/port0 –p 0 –dir 16c 1. Refresh database Sun1# symmask refresh

2. Update the symapi_db.bin
Sun1# symcfg discover 3. Verify metalun in the VCM database Sun1# symmaskdb list database 4. Configure the controller Sun1# vxdmpadm list ctlr Check the status of the controller if disabled enable it. Sun1# vxdmpadm enable ctlr c3 5. Find the device and label it a. Format b. Label c. Quit d. Imp Notes: Identify the device and enter the device no. and label it. 6. Scan for the disk Sun1# vxdisk scandisks 7. List the disks Sun1# vxdisk list 8. Initialize the disk, in our example the enclosure name given to our device is emc_01. Sun1# vxdisk setup –i emc_01

9. Now create Volume Manager Disk (vmdisk) by creating disk group. Sun1# vxdg init sun1dg disk1 = emc_01 10. Create a volume on meta devices Sun1# vxassist –g sun1dg make vol01 100m 11. List the disk groups Sun1# vxdisk –o alldgs list 12. List the volume Sun1# vxprint –h 13. Create file system on the volume Sun1# newfs /dev/vx/rdsk/sun1dg/vol01 14. Create a mount point Sun1# mkdir /meta_stripe 15. Mount the volume Sun1# mount /dev/vx/dsk/sun1dg/vol01 /meta_stripe Sun1# cd /meta_stripe 16.Add the data Sun1# cp –r /etc/r* . 17.Verify the data Sun1# ls

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