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vxmend syntax with examples

/usr/sbin/vxmend – UnixArena’s Manual page

/usr/sbin/vxmend – mend simple problems in configuration records

The vxmend utility performs various Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM) usage-type-specific operations on subdisk, plex, and volume records.

Tasks

Switches

Put the named plexes or volumes into an offline state vxmend [-g diskgroup] [-o useopt] [-U usetype] off name…
Take the named plexes or volumes out of the offline state vxmend [-g diskgroup] [-o useopt] [-U usetype] on name…
Change the state of a volume or plex vxmend [-g diskgroup] [-o useopt] [-U usetype] fix how name [arg…]
Clear specified utility fields for each named record in the disk group vxmend [-fprsvV] [-g diskgroup] [-o useopt] [-U usetype] clear field name …

vxmend – command line examples

Offline Volume and its associated plexes

Make sure the volume is disabled using ‘vxvol stop’ to avoid file system corruption.
	v  oravol       -            DISABLED CLEAN    1024000  SELECT    -        fsgen
	pl oravol-01    oravol       DISABLED CLEAN    1024000  CONCAT    -        RW
	sd oradisk01-01 oravol-01    oradisk01 0       1024000  0         c3t1d0   ENA
	pl oravol-02    oravol       DISABLED CLEAN    1024000  CONCAT    -        RW
	sd oradisk02-01 oravol-02    oradisk02 0       1024000  0         c3t2d0   ENA  

  # vxmend -g oradg -U fsgen -o force -r off oravol
	v  oravol       -            DISABLED CLEAN    1024000  SELECT    -        fsgen
	pl oravol-01    oravol       DISABLED OFFLINE  1024000  CONCAT    -        RW
	sd oradisk01-01 oravol-01    oradisk01 0       1024000  0         c3t1d0   ENA
	pl oravol-02    oravol       DISABLED OFFLINE  1024000  CONCAT    -        RW
	sd oradisk02-01 oravol-02    oradisk02 0       1024000  0         c3t2d0   ENA

Online Volume and its associated plexes

  # vxmend -g oradg -U fsgen -o force -r on oravol
    	v  oravol       -            DISABLED CLEAN    1024000  SELECT    -        fsgen
	pl oravol-01    oravol       DISABLED STALE    1024000  CONCAT    -        RW
	sd oradisk01-01 oravol-01    oradisk01 0       1024000  0         c3t1d0   ENA
	pl oravol-02    oravol       DISABLED STALE    1024000  CONCAT    -        RW
	sd oradisk02-01 oravol-02    oradisk02 0       1024000  0         c3t2d0   ENA
Note: To enable the volume, use ‘vxmend fix clean’ & ‘vxvol start’ commands.

Taking Plex offline for Maintenance

	v  oravol       -            ENABLED  ACTIVE   1024000  SELECT    -        fsgen
	pl oravol-01    oravol       ENABLED  ACTIVE   1024000  CONCAT    -        RW
	sd oradisk01-01 oravol-01    oradisk01 0       1024000  0         c3t1d0   ENA
	pl oravol-02    oravol       ENABLED  ACTIVE   1024000  CONCAT    -        RW
	sd oradisk02-01 oravol-02    oradisk02 0       1024000  0         c3t2d0   ENA	

  # vxmend -g oradg -o force off oravol-01
	v  oravol       -            ENABLED  ACTIVE   1024000  SELECT    -        fsgen
	pl oravol-01    oravol       ENABLED  ACTIVE   1024000  CONCAT    -        RW
	sd oradisk01-01 oravol-01    oradisk01 0       1024000  0         c3t1d0   ENA
	pl oravol-02    oravol       DISABLED OFFLINE  1024000  CONCAT    -        RW
	sd oradisk02-01 oravol-02    oradisk02 0       1024000  0         c3t2d0   ENA

Re-enables a plex for use

  # vxmend -g oradg on oravol-02
	v  oravol       -            ENABLED  ACTIVE   1024000  SELECT    -        fsgen
	pl oravol-01    oravol       ENABLED  ACTIVE   1024000  CONCAT    -        RW
	sd oradisk01-01 oravol-01    oradisk01 0       1024000  0         c3t1d0   ENA
	pl oravol-02    oravol       DISABLED STALE    1024000  CONCAT    -        RW
	sd oradisk02-01 oravol-02    oradisk02 0       1024000  0         c3t2d0   ENA

Setting the state of a plex in an unstartable volume to CLEAN

  # vxmend -g oradg -o force fix clean oravol-02  
	v  oravol       -            DISABLED CLEAN    1024000  SELECT    -        fsgen
	pl oravol-01    oravol       DISABLED STALE    1024000  CONCAT    -        RW
	sd oradisk01-01 oravol-01    oradisk01 0       1024000  0         c3t1d0   ENA
	pl oravol-02    oravol       DISABLED CLEAN    1024000  CONCAT    -        RW
	sd oradisk02-01 oravol-02    oradisk02 0       1024000  0         c3t2d0   ENA

To clear the aborted operation

Example:
Caught interrupt signal
VxVM vxplex ERROR V-5-1-1797 vol_commit in progress, interrupt twice to quit
Caught interrupt signal

  # vxmend -g oradg clear tutil0 oravol-01
  # vxmend -g oradg clear att1 oravol-01
VMTURBO-CLOUD-CAPACITY

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