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» How to Disable DATA devices in Thin Pool ?

  • symconfigure -sid 1234 -cmd "disable dev AAA:AAB in pool MyThinPool, type=thin;" commit
    Description: Disable DATA devices AAA and AAB in MyThinPool. If the DATA device to be used for thin extent allocation , it should be on enabled state. Once it is disabled , we can remove the DATA devices from thin pool. Symmetrix automatically initiates drain operation on disabled DATA devices without any disruption to the application. Once all the allocated extents are drained to other DATA devices, the disabled DATA devices can be removed from the thin pool.

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  • symcfg -sid 1234 verify
    Description: Check whether the SYMAPI database is in sync with the current configuration of array 1234.

  • symcfg list -status
    Description: Check the configuartion and SYMAPI database status of all arrays.

  • symcfg -db
    Description: Shows the configuration information about the current symapi database.

  • symdev -sid 1234 write_disable ABC -SA all
    Description: Write disable the device ABC from through all directors.

  • symdev -sid 1234 write_disable ABC -SA 3a -p 0
    Description: Write disable the device ABC on FA port 3a:0.


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