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aix_lvg – Manage LVM volume groups on AIX

New in version 2.8.

Synopsis

  • This module creates, removes or resize volume groups on AIX LVM.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
force
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Force volume group creation.
pp_size
integer
The size of the physical partition in megabytes.
pvs
list
List of comma-separated devices to use as physical devices in this volume group.
Required when creating or extending (present state) the volume group.
If not informed reducing (absent state) the volume group will be removed.
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
  • varyoff
  • varyon
Control if the volume group exists and volume group AIX state varyonvg varyon or varyoffvg varyoff.
vg
string / required
The name of the volume group.
vg_type
string
    Choices:
  • big
  • normal ←
  • scalable
The type of the volume group.

Notes

Note

  • AIX will permit remove VG only if all LV/Filesystems are not busy.
  • Module does not modify PP size for already present volume group.

Examples

- name: Create a volume group datavg
  aix_lvg:
    vg: datavg
    pp_size: 128
    vg_type: scalable
    state: present

- name: Removing a volume group datavg
  aix_lvg:
    vg: datavg
    state: absent

- name: Extending rootvg
  aix_lvg:
    vg: rootvg
    pvs: hdisk1
    state: present

- name: Reducing rootvg
  aix_lvg:
    vg: rootvg
    pvs: hdisk1
    state: absent

Status

Authors

  • Kairo Araujo (@kairoaraujo)

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