Veritas: Renaming VM disksΒΆ

Title:Veritas: Renaming VM disks
Author:Douglas O’Leary <>
Description:Veritas: Renaming VM disks
Date created:08/2008
Date updated:09/2009
Disclaimer:Standard: Use the information that follows at your own risk. If you screw up a system, don’t blame it on me...

When you accept the defaults on installation, Veritas will name the disks based on what it thinks they should be. More than likely, you’re not going to be too impressed with Veritas’ originality. To change the name of a VM disk, use the vxedit command:

vxedit -g ${group} rename ${old} ${new}