Recently we found 2 blocked LDEVs in pool.
Please help me how to restore blocked LDEVs?
Storage System: VSP
Assuming dynamic provisioning environment, VSP should have formatted the volume by default but it sounds like the default setting has been changed on the VSP.
Please format the LDEV and it will not be blocked any longer. Below text is from the VSP provisioning guide (see guide for complete details).
Formatting a specific LDEV
This procedure performs Normal formatting on the volume.
Type list, and then click Finish.
If Go to tasks window for status is checked, the Tasks window
Formatting all LDEVs in a parity group
When formatting all LDEVs in a parity group, you will need to:
• Specify a parity group.
• Format the LDEV.
In the Confirm window, click Next to go to the next operation.
Restoring a blocked LDEV
You can restore a blocked LDEV using any of the following tabs:
• LDEVs tab when selecting any parity group in Parity Groups.
• LDEVs tab when selecting Logical Devices.
• Virtual Volumes tab when selecting any pool in Pool.
select the resource to view in the tab.
using the following steps.
You can select multiple LDEVs that are listed together or separately. For
LDEVs that are listed together, select them while pressing the Shift key.
For LDEVs that are listed separately, click each while pressing the Ctrl
unique name for this task or accept the default, and then click Apply.
If Go to tasks window for status is checked, the Tasks window opens.
Did you try the "Restore LDEVs" option under DP-Pool>>>Virtula Volume>>>MoreActions.
Thanks for the reply benjamin,
Yes i have tried to restore but task has been failed with below error. please suggest me how to procced
Retrieving data ...