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

NAME         top

       vgmerge — merge two volume groups

SYNOPSIS         top

       vgmerge [-A|--autobackup {y|n}] [--commandprofile ProfileName]
       [-d|--debug] [-h|-?|--help] [-l|--list] [-t|--test] [-v|--verbose]
       DestinationVolumeGroupName SourceVolumeGroupName

DESCRIPTION         top

       vgmerge merges two existing volume groups. The inactive
       SourceVolumeGroupName will be merged into the
       DestinationVolumeGroupName if physical extent sizes are equal and
       physical and logical volume summaries of both volume groups fit into
       DestinationVolumeGroupName's limits.

OPTIONS         top

       See lvm(8) for common options.

       -l, --list
              Display merged DestinationVolumeGroupName like vgdisplay -v.

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

Examples         top

       Merge the inactive volume group named "my_vg" into the active or
       inactive volume group named "databases" giving verbose runtime

       vgmerge -v databases my_vg

SEE ALSO         top

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

COLOPHON         top

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