VMAXe and expanding a meta

I ran into an issue the other day while trying to extend a meta of VMAXe, I was trying to do it through the Symmetrix Management Console, I had pre-created the BCV, but I the device was not listed as a selectable BCV for protected expansion. After a bit of digging and actually getting a error message when I tried to expand the meta from the CLI I realized (and in hind site is makes sense), but you need to fully preallocate your BCV’s (and have it be presistant through reclaim or copy, that little check box below the preallocate options) now you can do this at BCV creation, or post creation the choice is yours.

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