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Solaris 10 Server Side SAN disk Check List

40 Terabytes of SAN disk is being added to our 3PAR Storage. What are the steps/commands that need to checked from the Solaris 10 side to see the disk? What else needs to be done?
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Thanks ganjos. Do you have any documentation on how to label and partition the disks? Also, expand VxFS in a 3 node tier? I have been thrown into this role. Any help is appreciated!
If they're going to be used  with VxVM, labelling them should suffice. To save time when formatting(lalbing) many disks set the following env variable:

NOINUSE_CHECK=blah

Setting the above will prevent format going off and checking whether the disk is currently in use. Formatting a long list of devices becomes much quicker, e.g. :





echo label > /var/tmp/fmtcmd
for i in `vxdisk list | nawk '/nolabel/ {print $1}'`;do 
dev=`vxdmpadm getsubpaths dmpnodename=$i |tail -1 |awk '{print $1}'`;
format -f /var/tmp/fmtcmd $dev;
done

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Hi Rowley. Yes, VxVM is involved. A 3 tiered node. I have to expand the VxFS first on one node. It keeps going up to 98%. Which is why we got the new disks.
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Thank you guys!