Splitting shared disk groups

You can use the vxdg split command to remove a self-contained set of VxVM objects from an imported disk group, and move them to a newly created disk group.

Splitting a private disk group creates a private disk group, and splitting a shared disk group creates a shared disk group. You can split a private disk group on any cluster node where that disk group is imported. The command to split a shared disk group or create a shared target disk group can only be run from the master node.

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Splitting disk groups

Moving objects between disk groups