Veritas Plexes

The VxVM software virtual objects built from subdisks are called plexes. A plex consists of one or more subdisks located on one or more VxVM software disks.
Plexes are:

  • Also known as submirrors
  • Mid-tier building blocks of the VxVM software volumes
  • Named based on the name of the volume for which it is a submirror, plus an appended incremental numeric identifier
  • Organized using the following methods:
  • Concetanation
  • Stripe (RAID 0)
  • Mirror (RAID 1)
  • Striping with parity (RAID 5)

Plex Components

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