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charraymember

charraymember
Usethecharraymembercommandtomodifyanarraymember'sattributes,ortoswapamemberofa
RAIDarraywiththatofanotherdrive.

Syntax
>>charraymembermembermember_id>
>+balanced++mdisk_id+><
+newdrivenew_drive_id+'mdisk_name'
'immediateunbalanced'

Parameters
member
Identifiesthearraymemberindextooperateon.
balanced
(Optional)Forcesthearraymembersparegoalstobesettothe:
Presentarraymembergoals
Existingexchangegoals
ThenewDrivegoals
newdrive
(Optional)Identifiesthedrivetoaddtothearray.
immediate
(Optional)Specifiesthattheolddiskistobeimmediatelyremovedfromthearray,andthenew
diskrebuilt.Ifyoudonotchoosethisoption,exchangeisusedthispreservesredundancyduring
therebuild.
unbalanced
(Optional)ForcesthearraymembertochangeifthenewDrivedoesnotmeetarraymembergoals.
mdisk_id
(EithertheIDorthenameisrequired.)IdentifieswhichIDarraytheMDiskcommandappliesto.
mdisk_name
(EithertheIDorthenameisrequired.)IdentifieswhichnamearraytheMDiskcommandapplies
to.

Description
Thiscommandmodifiesanarraymember'sattributes,ortoswapamemberofaRAIDarraywiththatof
anotherdrive.Table1showsthecommandcombinationoptions.
Table1.charraymembercombinationoptions
Option
Description
balanced

Membergoalsaresettothepropertiesoftheexistingmemberor

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exchangedrive.
Thecommandwillfailifthememberisnotpopulatedwithadrive.
Membergoalsaresettothepropertiesofthecurrentmemberdrives
beingexchangedintothearraycountasmembers.
Ifnoexchangeexists,theexistingmemberdrivegoalsareused.
newdrivedrive_id

newdrivedrive_id
balanced
newdrivedrive_id
unbalanced

Thecommandprocessestheexchange,anddoesNOTupdatethe
membergoals.
Youmustspecifyanewdrivethatisanexactmatchforthemember
goals.
Thecommandwillfailifthedriveisnotanexactmatch.
Theprocessestheexchangeandupdatesthemembergoalstotheproperties
ofthenewdrive.
ThecommandprocessestheexchangeanddoesNOTupdatethe
membergoals.
Thisisonlypermittedwhenthearrayisdegradedandthememberis
empty.
Thismeansimmediateismute,theexchangewillalwaysbe
immediate.
Later,ifdrivesareasufficientmembergoalmatch,thearray
rebalancewillselectthosedrives.
Abalancingexchangewillrestartthemembergoals.

Aninvocationexampletoswapaspareorcandidatedriveforamember0drive
usingexchange
charraymembermember0newdrive4mdisk2
Theresultingoutput:
Nofeedback

Aninvocationexampletoswapaspareorcandidatedriveforamember1driveand
startcomponentrebuildforthenewmember
charraymembermember1newdrive3immediatemdisk3
Theresultingoutput:
Nofeedback

Aninvocationexampletoswapinaspareorcandidatedriveformemberindex2
Ifthereisadrivepresenttheexchangeisperformed:

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charraymembermember2newdrive4mdisk4
Theresultingoutput:
Nofeedback

Aninvocationexampletoforcemember4tochangeitssparegoalstoitsassociated
drive
charraymembermember4balancedmdisk6
Theresultingoutput:
Nofeedback

Aninvocationexampletoforceanexchangeandmakethearraychangeitsgoalsto
thenewdrive
charraymembermember3newdrive9balancedmdisk5
Theresultingoutput:
Nofeedback

Aninvocationexampletoforceanunbalancingexchangewhendrive8doesnot
matchthegoals
charraymembermember2newdrive8unbalancedmdisk5
Theresultingoutput:
Nofeedback

Aninvocationexampletoforceanimmediateexchangeandmakethearraychange
itsgoalstothenewdrive
charraymembermember3newdrive9balancedimmediatemdisk5
Theresultingoutput:
Nofeedback
Parenttopic:Arraycommands

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