Updated 25 September 2006
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Display Veritas Volume Manager Disk Layout


Description:
  • This procedures describes how to obtain and review Vertias Volume Manager Layout information for single host.
Prerequisites:
  • None
Note:
  • q-Status™ Vertias Volume Manager Layout information is collected using the Veritas Volume Manager command vxprint -ht.

Step Action Description
1 Select the text "Layout" from the
"Veritas Volume Manager" icon
in the "DiskVolume Manager(s)"
Icon set

Move mouse over the word Layout in the "Vertias Volume Manager" icon in the "Disk Volume Manager(s)" icon set till the text is enlarges. Click the mouse. The single host selection page will be displayed with a "Volume Manager Layout" Title.

Note: All in blue in any Icon text will generate a single host selection dialog.
2 Make a server selection

Navigate through the host selection page, filtering or ordering server selection till the proper Hostname appears. Move mouse over magifying icon () for that Hostname till it enlarges, then click. The "Veritas Volume Layout Listing" report will be display.

The "Veritas Volume Layout Listing" consist of these columns:

  • Disk Group
  • Size
  • Associated layout:
    • Type of RAID
    • Volume Name
    • Associated RAW Disk
  • Capacity bar graph if mounted
  • Capacity Percent if mounted
  • Mount point if mounted
  • Status

The "Mounted", "Capacity" and percent columns are cross referenced to the df information. The percent bar graph representing capacity. It the bargraph is blue, the capacity used in under a threshold (default is 80%). If the percent exceeds the threshold, the bargraph will change to red. This threshold is set in the /conf/qStatus.conf file. This threshold value is shown as a header to the table (e.g. "Mounted Disk (Red Threshold = 80%)" ).

3 Optionally click
Host:<hostname>
for raw disk data display.
Move mouse over the hostname of the server in the "Veritas Volume Layout Listing". When highlighted, click mouse to display RAW vxprint -ht data collected by q-Status™.

This will display the "Display RAW vxprintht data" as a popup window. This file is generate from the Vertias command vxprint -ht.