- How do you resize a Volume?
ISSUE: How do you resize a Datakeeper Volume?
DataKeeper allows users to extend and shrink their DataKeeper volumes dynamically while retaining mirror settings. Once the resize is complete, a partial resync will be performed.
For extensive information regarding configurations, restrictions, and in-depth step-by-step instructions please refer to our Volume Resize documentation.
- How to Remove Datakeeper Storage from Lifekeeper
ISSUE: To remove an existing DataKeeper Resource/Mirror from LifeKeeper/SPS:
- Without impacting the existing resources in LifeKeeper/SPS, i.e. File Shares, Oracle, SQL, DNS
- Without having to run various emcmd commands, e.g. deletelocalmirroronly, cleanupmirror
REASON: When a DataKeeper mirror is or becomes a part of LifeKeeper/SPS, all administration takes place at the LifeKeeper/SPS level.
Steps to Remove:
In the LifeKeeper GUI console, remove the dependency that the Volume is associated with:
- Right click on your parent level resource and select Remove Dependency…
- Select the appropriate Source Server and click Next
- Under Child Resource, select your Volume from the drop down list and click Next
- Select Remove Dependency when the dialog pertaining to the Parent/Child dependency appears, then select Done
Now the Volume Resource is listed as a standalone hierarchy. To remove:
- Right click on Volume/Volume Hierarchy and select Delete Resource Hierarchy . . .
- Select the Target Server, then select Next
- Select Delete when the dialog pertaining to Volume Hierarchy and Target Server removal appears, then select Done
The DataKeeper Storage is no longer a resource in the LifeKeeper/SPS.
- In the DataKeeper UI > Action Panel, select Delete Job
- Select Yes when prompted “Are you sure you want to delete the ‘Volume (drive)’ and its mirror?”
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