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SANtricity commands

Start volume group locate

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The start volumeGroup locate command identifies the drives that are logically grouped together to form the specified volume group by blinking the indicator lights on the drives.

Supported Arrays

This command applies to any individual storage array, including the E2700, E5600, E2800, E5700, EF600 and EF300 arrays, as long as all SMcli packages are installed.


To execute this command on an E2800, E5700, EF600, or EF300 storage array, you must have the Storage Admin role.


Use the stop volumeGroup locate command to turn off the indicator lights on the drives.


start volumeGroup [volumeGroupName] locate


Parameter Description


The name of the volume group for which you want to locate the drives that belong to that volume group. Enclose the volume group name in square brackets ([ ]).

Minimum firmware level