lun delete

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Delete the LUN

Availability: This command is available to cluster and Vserver administrators at the admin privilege level.


This command deletes a LUN from a specified Vserver and volume. If the LUN is mapped and online, the force option is required to delete it.

If a LUN is mapped to an initiator group, you can unmap it by using the lun unmap command. If a LUN is online, you take it offline by using the lun offline command.

Note If you create a LUN from a file, you cannot remove the file while the LUN is linked to it. If you want to remove the file, you must first delete the LUN. This command is not supported for a Vserver with Infinite Volume.


-vserver <Vserver Name> - Vserver Name

Specifies the Vserver.

{ -path <path> - LUN Path

Specifies the path of the LUN you want to delete. Examples of correct LUN paths are /vol/vol1/lun1 and /vol/vol1/qtree1/lun1 .

| -volume <volume name> - Volume Name

Specifies the volume that contains the LUN you want to delete.

[-qtree <qtree name>] - Qtree Name

Specifies the qtree that contains the LUN you want to delete.

-lun <text> - LUN Name }

Specifies the LUN that you want to delete.

[-f, -force <true>] - Force Deletion of an Online and Mapped LUN

Force deletion of an online LUN that is mapped to an initiator group.

[-force-fenced <true>] - Force Deletion of a Fenced LUN

Force deletion of a LUN that is currently fenced.


cluster1::> lun delete -vserver vs1 -path /vol/vol1/lun1

Deletes the LUN at path /vol/vol1/lun1 on Vserver vs1.