Veritas Volume Manager – Extending a Volume

2. Extending a Volume

Caution : If you plan to use volume size change (grow or shrink ) on a volume with data make sure you have the good backup of the volume available before carrying out such operation .

2.1 Extending a volume up to certain length,

Command syntax

· vxassist growto volume_name length

To extend vol3 upto 8000 sectors, type:
· #vxassist growto vol3 8000

2.2 Extending by a Given Length

Command Syntax
· vxassist growby volume_name length

To extend volapp by 1000 sectors, type:
· #vxassist growby volapp 1000


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