how to replace a failed hard disk under Veritas Volume Manager

I will be explaining how to replace a failed disk that is under Varitas Volume Manager’s control.

Take the disk out of Veritas Volume Manager


slect option 4. Remove bad disk for replacement.

select the disk to be removed

take the dead disk out of the machine

put the new disk into the machine

# vxdctl enable

to casuse veritas Volume Manager to re read all the disks

5 Replace a failed or removed disk

no Encapsulate
yes initialize