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Configure disk to use for veritas volume manager (VxVM)

1. Detect new disk -> dfsadm, cfgadm -c configure control_number
2. Labeling disk -> format, choose disk number, label
3. Configure disks
# vxdisksetup -i disk_name
or using vxdiskadm -> choose 1. Add or initialize one or more disks
4. make diskgroup
# vxdg init dg_name disk_name=device_name
* vxdg init backupdg backupdg01=Disk_24
5. make volume
# vxassist -g backupdg maxsize
# vxassist -g backupdg make backuplv 2096883712
*size=output from vxassist -g dg_name maxsize
6. Start volume
# vxvol -g backupdg startall
7. Make Filesystem
# mkfs -F vxfs /dev/vx/rdsk/backupdg/backuplv
8. Mounting Filesystem
# mkdir /backup
# mount -F vxfs /dev/vx/dsk/backupdg/backuplv /backup
9. Edit /etc/vfstab

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