6.0 NLVM Commands

The Novell Linux Volume Manager (NLVM) command line interface (CLI) for Novell Open Enterprise Server (OES) 11 Support Pack 2 (SP2) provides commands that can be used in a Linux console or in a script. The Novell Storage Services (NSS) management tools use NLVM to create and manage NSS storage objects. NLVM provides options to create Linux POSIX file systems, such as Btrfs, Ext2, Ext3, ReiserFS, and XFS.

This section describes the syntax and usage for NLVM commands.

General Options

Devices and Partitions

Linux POSIX Volumes

NSS Pools

NSS Pool Snapshots

NSS Software RAIDs

NSS Volumes

All NLVM Commands (A to Z)