What are the commands that can be run on a VERITAS Cluster Volume Manager (CVM) Master / Slave or a VERITAS Cluster File System (CFS) Primary / Secondary ?

Article:TECH15869  |  Created: 2001-01-24  |  Updated: 2004-01-21  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH15869
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What are the commands that can be run on a VERITAS Cluster Volume Manager (CVM) Master / Slave or a VERITAS Cluster File System (CFS) Primary / Secondary ?

Solution



To determine if the system is a CVM Master or Slave:

As root, run the following command,
# vxdctl -c mode

To determine if the system is a CFS Primary or Secondary run the following command,
# fsclustadm -v showprimary </Mnt_Point>

The following commands are allowed on a CVM Master node :

vxassist - to add/delete a volume in a disk group
vxresize - to resize an existing volume

The following command is allowed in a CFS Primary node :

fsadm - to resize/reorganise a file system

If the system does not allow you to run any of the above commands, please use this table for cross-reference:

System NameCVM ModeVxVM Admin commands allowed - like vxresize, vxassist, vxrecover, vxmake etc ?CFS ModeCommand allowed - fsadm ?
sysAMasterYesSecondaryNo
sysBSlaveNoPrimaryYes



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Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH15869


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