To find out how large a volume you can create within a disk group, use the following form of the
] maxsize layout=
For example, to discover the maximum size RAID-5 volume with 5 columns and 2 logs that you can create within the disk group,
dgrp, enter the following command:
vxassist -g dgrp maxsize layout=raid5 nlog=2
You can use storage attributes if you want to restrict the disks that
vxassist uses when creating volumes.
See "Creating a volume on specific disks" on page 229.
The maximum size of a VxVM volume that you can create is 256TB.