RE: How do you store info for DR?
>Take a look at savevg/restvg (/usr/bin/savevg and /usr/bin/restvg).
>can run savevg with an exclude list of all filesystems/mountpoints in
>your volume group - which will create an empty file suitable for use
>restvg. The significance is that restvg will recreate the volume
>logical volumes, and file systems for you.
>I do this before running a mksysb, with the output into / (root)
>an empty file). For D/R, you boot/restore the mksysb and then run
>with the file in root as input. Then you varyonvg the volume group (I
>think this is done for you in aix 4.2.1) and run your adsm restore.
>I was hacking restvg to not use tape for input when an IBM type
>me the exclude process on savevg . . .
>All the magic is in /usr/bin/mkvgdata and /usr/bin/restvg, if you
>feel strongly about writing your own <grin>
>I want to thank you for the pearl scripts you posted some time back -
>we're starting to use them heavily for tape management now.
>Sr. Technical Advisor
>>From: Owen Crow[SMTP:crow AT SUGAR-LAND.MIS.SLB DOT COM]
>>Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 1997 2:02 PM
>>To: ADSM-L AT VM.MARIST DOT EDU
>>Subject: How do you store info for DR?
>>I'm writing a script to store information about the filesystem
>>environment in a standard file so a system can be recreated from
>>scratch after a disaster. Has anyone worked on this before and are
>>you willing to share?
>>I plan on storing the info from lsvg, lsfs, lscfg, etc. in
>>/.system_info and then using another script to use the info from
>>file on a new system to recreate the environment prior to ADSM
>>No, I don't have the DR option of ADSM (which probably includes this
>>very thing) and am not likely to get approval for it.