Re: [ADSM-L] What does volume status of OFFLINE mean/do?
Update volume wherestatus=offline would mean to do something to volumes
that have a status of offline. I'd think you would have to use
update volume * access=unavailable wherestgpool=<SANSTGVOLUMEPOOL>
Output from help update volume:
Specifies that neither client nodes nor server processes can
access files stored on the volume.
Before making a random access volume unavailable, you must vary
the volume offline. After you make a random access volume
unavailable, you cannot vary the volume online.
If you make a sequential access volume unavailable, the server
does not attempt to mount the volume.
If the volume being updated is an empty scratch volume that had an
access mode of offsite, the server deletes the volume from the
On Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 4:42 PM, Zoltan Forray/AC/VCU <zforray AT vcu DOT
> A recent SAN system upgrade sort-of killed 19TB of storage volumes, making
> them "read only".
> Since we are having pathing issues, plus we need to perform fsck on these
> volumes due to the journal being screwed-up, I wanted to disable use of
> these disk volumes without killing the server, if possible.
> When I look in the book for UPDATE VOLUME WHERESTATUS=OFFLINE, all it
> says is Update volumes with a status of OFFLINE . What exactly does that
> mean? What happens to the contents?
> Zoltan Forray
> TSM Software & Hardware Administrator
> Virginia Commonwealth University
> UCC/Office of Technology Services
> zforray AT vcu DOT edu - 804-828-4807
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