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Boot Disk Management: A Guide for the Solaris™ Operating Environment by David Deeths, John S. Howard

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Documenting Your Configuration

As previously mentioned, documenting the system configuration is necessary for day-to-day administration and during service events and recovery procedures. VxVM provides commands to save and recover the VxVM configuration. In addition to backing up your data on a regular basis, you should also back up the information required to re-create the configuration of your systems. This includes volume manager-specific information, as well as general information about devices and the operating system (OS).

The most critical part of documentation is that it has to be complete and current. Because documentation must always reflect the current configuration, be sure to update it whenever the configuration changes. Old documentation ...

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