Section: Maintenance Commands (8)
Updated: LVM TOOLS (2) (2014-09-01)
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vgimport --- make exported volume groups known to the system
vgimport [-a|--all] [-d|--debug] [-h|-?|--help] [-v|--verbose] VolumeGroupName [VolumeGroupName...]
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.
See lvm?(8) for common options.
- -a, --all
- Import all exported Volume Groups.:
- Import exported Volume Groups even if there are missing Physical Volumes. This option should only be used if the missing devices are known to have failed and they cannot be restored.:
lvm?(8), pvscan?(8), vgexport?(8), vgscan?(8)