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About Veritas Volume Manager commands

Most Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM) commands (excepting daemons, library commands and supporting scripts) are linked to the /usr/sbin directory from the /opt/VRTS/bin directory. It is recommended that you add the following directories to your PATH environment variable:

$ PATH=$PATH:/usr/sbin:/opt/VRTS/bin:/opt/VRTSvxfs/sbin:\



$ MANPATH=/usr/share/man:/opt/VRTS/man:$MANPATH


% set path = ( $path /usr/sbin /opt/VRTSvxfs/sbin \

/opt/VRTSdbed/bin /opt/VRTSdb2ed/bin /opt/VRTSsybed/bin \

/opt/VRTSob/bin /opt/VRTS/bin )

% setenv MANPATH /usr/share/man:/opt/VRTS/man:$MANPATH

  Note   If you have not installed database software, you can omit /opt/VRTSdbed/bin, /opt/VRTSdb2ed/bin and /opt/VRTSsybed/bin. Similarly, /opt/VRTSvxfs/bin is only required to access some VxFS commands.

VxVM library commands and supporting scripts are located under the /usr/lib/vxvm directory hierarchy. You can include these directories in your path if you need to use them on a regular basis.

For detailed information about an individual command, refer to the appropriate manual page in the 1M section.

See "Online manual pages" on page 482.

Commands and scripts that are provided to support other commands and scripts, and which are not intended for general use, are not located in /opt/VRTS/bin and do not have manual pages.

Commonly-used commands are summarized in the following tables: