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Snapdrive for Unix

Volume managers on SnapDrive for UNIX


On AIX, the volume manager is termed as Native LVM and Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM).

The following table describes the volume managers on your host platform:

Host Volume manager Volume or disk groups Location of logical volumes Location of multipathing devices


Native LVM

Volume groups vg


All logical volumes share the same namespace

/dev/hdisk (FC only) multipathing is not supported with ISCSI

Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM)

Volume groups vg

/dev/vx/dsk/ dg/lvol