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To install LVM2 in CentOS/Redhat servers:

yum install lvm2


1. Add a partition to physical storage/volume:

pvcreate /dev/sdb1 /dev/sdb2


2. Create volume group

vgcreate vg0 /dev/sdb2


(mention the partition where you want the volume group to be present)

3. Create logical volume:

lvcreate -L500G -n lv0 vg0


-n mentions the name of the logical volume.

4. Format your newly created logical volume:

mkfs.ext4 /dev/vg0/lv0

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