volume make-vsroot

Designate a non-root volume as a root volume of the Vserver

Availability: This command is available to cluster administrators at the advanced privilege level.

Description

The volume make-vsroot command promotes a non-root volume of the Vserver to be the Vserver's root volume. The Vserver's root volume must be a FlexVol volume with a size of atleast 1 GB.

For instance, if you run this command on a volume named user that is located on a Vserver named vs0, the volume user is made the root volume of the Vserver vs0.

This command is available only at the advanced privilege level and higher.

Parameters

-vserver <vserver name> - Vserver Name
This specifies the Vserver on which a non-root volume is to be made the root volume.
-volume <volume name> - Volume Name
This specifies the non-root volume that is to be made the root volume of its Vserver. This must be an existing FlexVol volume. Using a SnapLock volume as the root volume for a Vserver is not supported.

Examples

The following example makes a volume named root_vs0_backup the root volume of its Vserver with FlexVol volumes, which is named vs0.
node::> volume make-vsroot -vserver vs0 -volume root_vs0_backup
The following example makes a volume named root_vs1 the root volume of the Vserver with Infinite Volume vs1.
node::> volume make-vsroot -vserver vs1 -volume root_vs1 -aggregate aggr1