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VGEXPORT(8)                 System Manager's Manual                VGEXPORT(8)



NAME
       vgexport - make volume groups unknown to the system

SYNOPSIS
       vgexport  [-a/--all]  [-d/--debug]  [-h/-?/--help]  [-v/--verbose] Vol-
       umeGroupName [VolumeGroupName...]

DESCRIPTION
       vgexport allows you to make the inactive VolumeGroupName(s) unknown  to
       the  system.  You can then move all the Physical Volumes in that Volume
       Group to a different system for later  vgimport(8).   Most  LVM2  tools
       ignore exported Volume Groups.

OPTIONS
       See lvm for common options.

       -a, --all
              Export all inactive Volume Groups.

SEE ALSO
       lvm(8), pvscan(8), vgimport(8), vgscan(8)



Sistina Software UK                LVM TOOLS                       VGEXPORT(8)