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



NAME
       vgmerge - merge two volume groups

SYNOPSIS
       vgmerge  [-A/--autobackup  y/n] [-d/--debug] [-h/-?/--help] [-l/--list]
       [-t/--test]   [-v/--verbose]   DestinationVolumeGroupName    SourceVol-
       umeGroupName

DESCRIPTION
       vgmerge  merges  two  existing  volume  groups. The inactive SourceVol-
       umeGroupName will be  merged  into  the  DestinationVolumeGroupName  if
       physical  extent  sizes  are equal and physical and logical volume sum-
       maries of both volume groups fit into DestinationVolumeGroupName's lim-
       its.

OPTIONS
       See  lvm for common options.  -l, --list Display merged DestinationVol-
       umeGroupName like "vgdisplay -v".

       -t, --test
              Do a test run WITHOUT making any real changes.

Examples
       "vgmerge -v databases my_vg" merges the  inactive  volume  group  named
       "my_vg" into the active or inactive volume group named "databases" giv-
       ing verbose runtime information.

SEE ALSO
       lvm(8), vgcreate(8), vgextend(8), vgreduce(8)



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