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Unassigned formatted LDEVs in XP 12K

WW316110
Frequent Advisor

Unassigned formatted LDEVs in XP 12K

Can any one help me to find the Unassigned formatted LDEVS in XP 12K ?

In our environment there are some Formatted LDEVs but not assigned to any servers..

Now we are lack of size we need to find out the free or unassigned formatted LEVs....

using Web console....
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IBaltay
Honored Contributor

Re: Unassigned formatted LDEVs in XP 12K

Hi, you need to go to the volume manager/customized volume to return them to the free space to be reused/reformated to the different sizes... But be careful and dont delete any LUSE members...
the pain is one part of the reality
WW316110
Frequent Advisor

Re: Unassigned formatted LDEVs in XP 12K

I am unable to find which one is LUSe and which is Unassigned formatted LDEVs.

Pls tell me how to find out Unassigned formatted LDEVs.

if i been to volume manager i can see LUSe, LDEVs and Free space....
IBaltay
Honored Contributor

Re: Unassigned formatted LDEVs in XP 12K

hi,
those are those LDEVs which dont have any paths assigned and are visible e.g. from the LU PATH and SECURITY option, where you can check all the existing CUs to see, if there are any LDEVs with no paths. There you can also see the info on the Parity groups from which the respective unasigned LDEVs is...
the pain is one part of the reality
WW316110
Frequent Advisor

Re: Unassigned formatted LDEVs in XP 12K

Yes Its working fine..

I am able to get the Unassigned LDEVS..
Thanks.