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re : adding san storage to hp rx2660

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Hi Guys,

     Can anyone advice, I have a rx2660 install with hpux 11iv3 configure with internal disk of 2 x raid 1 with 2 volume broup vg00 and vg01 created . inside the rx2660 I have a fibre card which is connected to a san storage . Can I know how to add this existing san stoarge and mount it on the rx2660 . Kindly advice??

 

 

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Vincent

 

 

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Re: re : adding san storage to hp rx2660

It will depend on the SAN storage.

 

From the server side just scan for presented LUNs and create a new VG with LVOLs on it.


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Re: re : adding san storage to hp rx2660

Hi,

    There is existing data on the storage , I need to mount it to the new server. Can I have the steps to do it ??

 

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Vincent

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Re: re : adding san storage to hp rx2660

You say there is data on the LUNs that you want to save.  Were these LUNS ever mounted to an HP-UX server in the past?  If so, were they a part of a Volume Group?

 

From the server side, use the 'ioscan -fnN' command and look for the new LUNS.  if you need to create device files, use the 'insf -H' command as appropriate.

 

Use those device files and look into using the 'vgimport' command.

 

 

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Re: re : adding san storage to hp rx2660

Hi Vincet,

 

 

You can Post a query in HPUX  Forum also. I understand, if you have data in the disk amd an you want to migrate it , need to do some vgexport/vgimport stuff.

 

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