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Disabling a disk group

To disable a disk group, unmount and stop any volumes in the disk group, and then use the following command to deport it:

# vxdg deport diskgroup

Deporting a disk group does not actually remove the disk group. It disables use of the disk group by the system. Disks in a deported disk group can be reused, reinitialized, added to other disk groups, or imported for use on other systems. Use the vxdg import command to re-enable access to the disk group.