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vrnotify - display Veritas Volume Replicator (VVR) events


vrnotify [-g diskgroup] [-n number] [-t timeout] [rvg1 rvg2...]


The vrnotify utility displays events related to Veritas Volume Replicator (VVR) as managed by the Volume Replicator administrative daemon, vradmind. The vrnotify command is a VVR-specific utility and requires a valid VVR license.

A Replicated Data Set (RDS) is comprised of a Replicated Volume Group (RVG) on the Primary host and its counterparts on the Secondary hosts.

Note: An RDS is a concept used in vradmin; it is not a VVR object.

The vradmind daemon distributes VVR related events to Primary and Secondary hosts in the RDS. The vrnotify command displays events for one or more RDS.

The rvg argument is the name of a replicated volume group (RVG) on the local host that specifies the RDS on the local host. rvg determines a default local disk group, according to the standard disk group selection rules described in vxintro(1M). You can specify a specific local disk group using the -g diskgroup option.

The vrnotify command displays each event on a new line using the following format:

host-name:event-type:rds-name:Event Message

The following event types may be displayed:


-g diskgroup
Specifies the disk group for the operation, either by disk group ID or by disk group name. By default, the disk group is chosen based on the RDS rvg (if any).
-n number
Displays the indicated number of events, then exits.
-t timeout
Displays events for up to timeout seconds, then exits. The -n and -t options can be combined to specify a maximum number of events and a maximum timeout to wait before exiting.


/var/vx/vras/log Directory containing log files for vradmind server.


The vrnotify utility exits with a status of 1 if the attempted operation fails. This exit code is the same for all problems.



Last updated: 28 Jul 2003
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