Moving volumes on an enclosure to one or more other enclosures using Veritas Storage Foundation Add-on for Storage Provisioning 4.1

Article:HOWTO64830  |  Created: 2012-01-04  |  Updated: 2012-08-24  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO64830
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Moving volumes on an enclosure to one or more other enclosures using Veritas Storage Foundation Add-on for Storage Provisioning 4.1

In Veritas Storage Foundation Add-on for Storage Provisioning, you can migrate a volume that resides on an enclosure to one or more other enclosures.

Note:

Before you migrate the volumes that have been set up for creating snapshots, you must unprepare those volumes.

To move volumes on an enclosure to one or more other enclosures

  1. In the Veritas Operations Manager console, click Solutions.

  2. In the Solutions view, under Storage Provisioning, click Move Volumes.

  3. In the Move Volumes panel, select Move volumes on an enclosure to one or more other enclosure, enter the details, and click Next.

    See Move Volumes panel options for selecting and specifying volume migration name and description.

  4. In the Move Volumes - Select host and enclosure options panel, select the source and the destination enclosures, and click Next.

    See Move Volumes - Select host and enclosure options - for selecting host and enclosure options.

    For information on adding the destination enclosures, refer to, To add destination enclosures for moving the volumes.

  5. In the Move Volumes - Select volume and change volume layout panel, select the check boxes for the volumes that you want to move and click Next.

    See Move Volumes - Select volumes and change volume layout - for selecting volumes and changing volume layout options.

    For information on changing the volume layout, refer to, To change the volume layout.

  6. In the Move Volumes - Summary panel, review the information. You can also generate the Impact Analysis Report.

    See Move Volumes - Summary panel for reviewing information before executing volume migration.

  7. After reviewing the information, click Execute.

To add destination enclosures for moving the volumes

  1. In the Move Volumes - Select host and enclosure options panel, under Add enclosures to move volumes to, click the + icon.

  2. In the Enclosures dialog box, click Browse.

  3. From the list of enclosures, select the enclosure that you want to add as a destination for moving the volumes and click Save.

To change the volume layout

  1. In the Move Volumes - Select volume and change volume layout panel, press Ctrl and select the volumes for which you want to change the layout, and click Change Volume Layout.

  2. In the Volume Layout dialog box, select the layout options and click Save.

See Viewing volume migration status details using Veritas Storage Foundation Add-on for Storage Provisioning 4.1

See Deleting volume migration status using Veritas Storage Foundation Add-on for Storage Provisioning 4.1

See Viewing Impact Analysis Report using Veritas Storage Foundation Add-on for Storage Provisioning 4.1


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