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dbdst_classify - classify volumes in a DBDST ready filesystem into storage classes.
This command is part of Veritas Storage Foundation for DB2.
To determine whether this product is installed on an \1 system, type:
lslpp -L VRTSdb2ed
The dbdst_classify command is used to classify an existing DBDST ready MVS filesystem.
DBA need to specify which storage_class each volume belongs to. Storage classes used in
in this command must be predefined using dbdst_admin. It is important to note that
maxclass and minclass are not enforced and are advisory only. This command can be executed
when database is online. The MVS filesystem indicated by the mount_device should be available and
The following options are supported:
.\" $Id: dbdst_options.inc,v 1.1 2006/02/16 01:33:08 susanl Exp $
Specifies the name of the DB2 database for which information will be retrieved.
Specifies the name of the DB2 instance. If the instance is not specified,
the current user will be used as the instance name.
Specifies the block device where the file system resides.
This should be of the form '/dev/vx/dsk/<dgname>/<vsetname>'
Specifies a comma separated list of vol:class pairs which indicate the
volume name and the storage class it belongs to.
The storage_class specified by the class must be registered earlier using
This command is supported in a RAC environment. This command can be run on any
node of the RAC.
This example shows how to classify volumes vol1 as storage class GOLD and
vol2, vol3 as storage class SILVER
for a filesystem on device /dev/vx/dsk/oradata/arch.
$ /opt/VRTS/bin/dbdst_classify -D PROD -M /dev/vx/dsk/db2dg/arch -v vol1:GOLD,vol2:SILVER,vol3:SILVER
This command must be run as DB2 instance owner.
This command can be executed when the database is online.
must be run at least once before this command to ensure an up-to-date repository.
must be run at least once before this command to ensure storage class is registered.
The mount_device must be converted to DBDST filesystem using
dbdst_convert command before this command.
Please set LIBPATH to include /opt/VRTSdbms3/lib32
Command executed successfully.
An Error Occured.
Licence check failed.
No license to execute this command.
Invalid Storage Class
The device or mount point is not owned by user
Veritas Storage Foundation for DB2 Administrator's Guide
Last updated: 15 Jan 2006
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