Question: I want to understand how to
add a volume in ASM. How do you create a volume and
then add the volume to an ASM diskgroup?
Within an ASM diskgroup,
a "volume" is a named chunk of storage of a given size.
Starting in 11gr2, the Oracle ASM Dynamic Volume Manager
(ADVM) provides volume management services and a standard
disk device driver interface to clients.
example, here we use the asmcmd
utility to create a
volume using the volcreate
create a volume named volume2
within the ASM
ASMCMD> volcreate -G my_diskgroup -s
Adding a volume to a
Here we add a volume to a ASM diskgroup using
diskgroup my_diskgroup1 add volume dg1_vol1 size 1000m;
Adding disks to ASM
Oracle provides the alter diskgroup command to adding or
removing physical disks within SQL*Plus:
SQL> alter diskgroup my_diskgroup add disk
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