Veritas Volume Manager – Removing a Volume

4. Removing a Volume

Removing a volume requires removing all references to the volumes to be removed like unmounting the volume if mounted and removing its reference from /etc/vfstab .

An active volume has to be stopped first to stop all the activities to the volume only then it can be removed

Stopping Volume

Command Syntax

· vxvol stop volume_name

To stop appvol1

· #vxvol stop appvol1

Removing Volume 
Command Syntax

· vxedit -rf rm volume_name

To remove the volume appvol1

· #vxedit -rf rm appvol11


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