How to manage LVM with Visual LVM, from 0 to ∞ (9) - Rename VG
Section 3 : The Volume Group operations
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The Volume Group is gather of Physical Volume & Logical Volume. It organizes Physical Volume(s) and Logical Volume(s) for using. The Physical Volume is its body to store data actually, and the Logical Volume is its organization to describe the feature of storage instance belongs to Logical Volume, such as format and position/size.
The system detects LVM system by Volume Group.
Section 3.5 Rename Volume Group
To rename Volume Group, you need select VG Operation -> Remove PV in navgating bar to start renameing wizard. CAUTION: you cannot select Volume Group in main panel.
Select VG Operation->Rename to start renaming Volume Group wizard
Selecting desired Volume Group in any component inside it, the Logical Volume or spare space in Physical Volume -- No multiple selecting here.
And input the new name. The name of Volume Group must be in 'a'-'z','A'-'Z','0'-'9','-','_'.
Rename Volume Group wizard
After new name specified, press Done button on renaming Volume Group wizard to perform operation.
After operation finished, Visual LVM shows follow dialog to inform user that renaming Volume Group operation finished.
Volume Group name changed
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