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

If you found this post useful and would like to help support this site - and get something for yourself - sign up for any of the services listed below through the provided affiliate links. I will receive a referral payment from any of the services you sign-up for.

Get faster shipping and more with Amazon Prime: About to order something from Amazon but want to get more value out of the money you would normally pay for shipping? Sign-up for a free 30-day trial of Amazon Prime to get free two-day shipping, access to thousands of movies and TV shows, and more.

Thanks for reading and take care.