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

vgimport - make exported volume groups known to the system SYNOPSIS
vgimport [-a|--all] [-d|--debug] [-h|-?|--help] [-v|--verbose] VolumeGroupName [VolumeGroupName...] DESCRIPTION
vgimport allows you to make a Volume Group that was previously exported using vgexport(8) known to the system again, perhaps after moving its Physical Volumes from a different machine. OPTIONS
See lvm for common options. -a, --all Import all exported Volume Groups. SEE ALSO
lvm(8), pvscan(8), vgexport(8), vgscan(8) Sistina Software UK LVM TOOLS 2.02.95(2) (2012-03-06) VGIMPORT(8)

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

pvscan - scan all disks for physical volumes SYNOPSIS
pvscan [-d|--debug] [-h|--help] [-v|--verbose] [--version] [--ignorelockingfailure] [-e|--exported] [-n|--novolumegroup] [-s|--short] [-u|--uuid] pvscan [-d|--debug] [-h|--help] --cache [--major major --minor minor | DevicePath ] ... DESCRIPTION
pvscan scans all supported LVM block devices in the system for physical volumes. OPTIONS
See lvm(8) for common options. -e, --exported Only show physical volumes belonging to exported volume groups. -n, --novolumegroup Only show physical volumes not belonging to any volume group. -s, --short Short listing format. -u, --uuid Show UUIDs (Uniform Unique Identifiers) in addition to device special names. --cache [ --major major --minor minor | DevicePath ] ... Scan one or more devices and instruct the lvmetad daemon to update its cached state accordingly. Called internally by udev rules. All devices listed explicitly are processed regardless of any device filters set in lvm.conf. SEE ALSO
lvm(8), pvcreate(8), pvdisplay(8) Sistina Software UK LVM TOOLS 2.02.95(2) (2012-03-06) PVSCAN(8)
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