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About migration from Solaris Volume Manager

Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM) provides utilities that you can use to convert objects, file systems, and device partitions controlled by the Sun Microsystems Solaris Volume Manager software (also known as Solstice Disk SuiteTM) software to VxVM control. The tools convert all Solaris Volume Manager objects into VxVM objects and encapsulate file systems and swap device partitions used by Solaris Volume Manager software. The conversion happens in place. You do not need to copy data into temporary storage. After the conversion, the Solaris Volume Manager software is disabled and can be removed.

The conversion utilities have the following characteristics: