Solaris Sun Cluster Rename Device ID (DID)

• Updated May 31, 2014


There are situations where a Sun Cluster Device ID, also known as a DID, needs to be renamed.

The following commands show you how to do this.

Rename Sun Cluster Device ID d3 to d13:

cldev rename -d 13 3

Verify the Sun Cluster Device ID rename worked:

cldev list -v d13

Verify again the Sun Cluster Device ID rename worked:

prtvtoc /dev/did/rdsk/d13

Populate the renamed Sun Cluster Device ID to the Global Zone:

cldev populate

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