Volume Configuration

Use this dialog box to configure a volume utilizing the Volume Explorer (VE).

Mount point

The drive letter or path (relative to the selected host) on which the volume is mounted.

ID Type

The type of physical address used to uniquely identify this volume.

ID

The value of the physical identifier (e.g. WWN)

LUN

Some physical disk devices are divided into sub devices called "logical units." Each logical unit is treated as an independent disk device, although several logical units may share the same ID Type/ID pair.  Together, the ID Type/ID/LUN represent the unique identity of the physical volume.

LB Offset

The first Logical Block on the disk that is assigned to the volume.

LB Count

The number of logical blocks in the volume.

Use Snapshot

Select this option if you wish to direct backup operations to read from a different device (e.g. a snapshot or BCV volume)

  • Snapshot ID Type

    The type of physical address used to uniquely identify this volume.

  • Snapshot ID

    The value of the physical identifier (e.g. FC WWN)

  • Snapshot LUN

    Some physical disk devices are divided into sub devices called "logical units." Each logical unit is treated as an independent disk device, although several logical units may share the same ID Type/ID pair.  Together, the ID Type/ID/LUN represent the unique identity of the physical volume.