If you are installing Veritas Volume Manager for the first time or adding disks to an existing cluster, you need to configure new shared disks.
Note RAID-5 volumes are not supported for sharing in a cluster.
If you are setting up Veritas Volume Manager for the first time, configure the shared disks using the following steps in the specified order:
vxdiskadmprogram and choose option 1 to initialize new disks. When asked to add these disks to a disk group, choose
noneto leave the disks for future use.
enableto see the newly initialized disks.
vxdctl -c mode.
vxdgcommand or VEA to create disk groups. If you use the
vxdgcommand, specify the
-soption to create shared disk groups.
vxassistor VEA to create volumes in the disk groups.
listcommand on each node to display the shared disk groups.