Note Devices with very long device names (for example, Fibre Channel devices that include worldwide name (WWN) identifiers) are always represented by enclosure-based names, and never by OS-based names.
To change the disk-naming scheme
sda). Select menu item 20 from the
vxdiskadmmain menu to change the disk-naming scheme that you want VxVM to use. When prompted, enter
yto change the naming scheme. This restarts the
vxconfigddaemon to bring the new disk naming scheme into effect.
The change is immediate whichever method you use. The optional
persistence argument allows you to select whether the names of disk devices that are displayed by VxVM remain unchanged after disk hardware has been reconfigured and the system rebooted. By default, both enclosure-based naming and operating system-based naming are persistent.