Create a GPT formatted volume for Platespin Transformation Manager

  • 7022283
  • 07-Nov-2017
  • 23-Jan-2018

Environment

Platespin Transformation Manager 1.x

Situation

A new disk must be partitioned to be used for the /vastore on Platespin Transformation Manager.

Resolution

Connect to the appliance via PuTTY and launch Yast via command “yast”:


Use the [Tab], arrows and [Enter] keys to go to “System” -> “Partitioner”:


Click “Yes”:


Go to “Hard Disks”, then select the new disk. It should be ‘/dev/sdc’ and you may locate it via its size (here, 20 GB):


Select “Expert…”:


Then, “Create New Partition Table”:


Use the arrow keys and the [space] bar to select “GPT”:


Select “Yes”:


Now, select “Add..” and create a new partition on ‘/dev/sdc’, selecting “Maximum Size”:




Select “Do not format partition” and “Do not mount partition”, then click “Finish”:


The new partition should now be listed. Click “Next”, then “Finish”:



Exit Yast to get back to the command prompt. If you run the command “fdisk -l”, you should now see the partition you created on the new disk added to the appliance (here, ‘sdc1’):


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