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Running a rule

The run keyword invokes a default or reconfigured rule on a disk group or file name, for example:

# vxse_dg1 -g mydg run

VxVM vxse:vxse_dg1 INFO V-5-1-5511 vxse_vxdg1 - RESULTS


vxse_dg1 PASS:

Disk group (mydg) okay amount of disks in this disk group (4)

This indicates that the specified disk group (mydg) met the conditions specified in the rule.

See "Rule result types" on page 450.

You can set Storage Expert to run as a cron job to notify administrators, and to archive reports automatically.

Rule result types

Running a rule generates output that shows the status of the objects that have been examined against the rule:

INFO Information about the specified object; for example "RAID-5 does not have a log."

PASS The object met the conditions of the rule.

VIOLATION The object did not meet the conditions of the rule.

Setting rule attributes

You can set attributes in the following ways:

Attributes are applied using the following order of precedence from highest to lowest: