Veritas Storage Foundation™ and High Availability Solutions 6.0.1 Replication Administrator's Guide - HP-UX

Article:DOC5827  |  Created: 2012-08-15  |  Updated: 2014-03-02  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC5827
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Veritas Storage Foundation™ and High Availability Solutions 6.0.1 Replication Administrator's Guide - HP-UX

Contents

I. Getting started with Veritas Volume Replicator
1. Introducing Veritas Volume Replicator
What is VVR?
How VVR processes application writes
Features of VVR
Components of VVR
Replicated Volume Group (RVG)
Storage Replicator Log (SRL)
Replication Link (RLINK)
Data Change Map (DCM)
Replicated Data Set (RDS)
VVR Replication terms defined
Write-order fidelity
Consistent data versus current or up-to-date data
IPv4-only node
IPv6-only node
Dual-node / Dual-stack
IPv6-enabled node
How the VVR components fit together
VVR at the Primary
VVR at the Secondary
Local host (localhost)
About modes of VVR replication
Introducing the VCS agents for VVR
2. Understanding how Veritas Volume Replicator works
About Veritas Volume Replicator concepts
How data flows in VVR asynchronous mode
About secondary logging enabled asynchronous mode
How data flows in VVR asynchronous mode with secondary logging
How data flows in VVR synchronous mode
How data flows in an RDS containing multiple Secondary hosts
Replication in a shared disk group environment
Understanding how VVR logs writes to the SRL
Understanding Storage Checkpoints
Volume sets in VVR
Changing membership of an RVG and a volume set
Using SmartTier with VVR
Cross-platform Data Sharing in VVR
Understanding the VVR snapshot feature
About VVR compression
3. Planning and configuring replication
Introduction to planning and configuring replication
Data flow in VVR
Before you begin configuring
Choosing the mode of volume replication
Choosing latency and SRL protection
Planning the network
Sizing the SRL
How the agents for hybrid applications work
Overview of how to configure VVR in a VCS environment
Overview of how to configure the primary-elect feature in a VCS globally clustered environment
Generic VVR setup in a VCS environment
Example VVR configuration in a VCS environment
4. Understanding replication settings for a Secondary
About replication settings for a Secondary
Modes of VVR replication
Protecting against SRL overflow
Setting up latency protection
Controlling the network bandwidth used for replication
Choosing the VVR compression mode
5. Configuring the agents for high availability
Requirements for configuring VVR in a VCS environment
Example RVG configuration for a failover application
Example RVG configuration for a parallel application
Example setting up VVR in a VCS environment
Configuring the agents for a bunker replication configuration
About choosing the Primary site after a site disaster or network disruption
Administering VCS service groups
II. Analyzing your environment with Volume Replicator Advisor
6. Introducing Veritas Volume Replicator Advisor (VRAdvisor)
Audience
Related Veritas documents
Overview of VRAdvisor
How VRAdvisor works
7. Collecting the sample of data
About collecting the sample of data
Collecting the sample of data on UNIX
Collecting the sample of data on Windows
8. Analyzing the sample of data
About analyzing the sample of data
Launching the VRAdvisor wizard
Analyzing the collected data
Understanding the results of the analysis
9. Installing Volume Replicator Advisor (VRAdvisor)
VRAdvisor System requirements
Installing VRAdvisor on Solaris
Installing VRAdvisor on Windows
III. Setting up and administering VVR
10. Setting up replication
About configuring VVR replication
Best practices for setting up replication
Creating a Replicated Data Set
Synchronizing the Secondary and starting replication
Starting replication when the data volumes are zero initialized
11. Displaying configuration information
Displaying RVG and RDS information
Displaying information about data volumes and volume sets
Displaying information about Secondaries
Displaying a list of Storage Checkpoints
Displaying statistics with the vrstat display commands
Collecting consolidated statistics of the VVR components
Displaying network performance data
VVR event notification
12. Administering Veritas Volume Replicator
Administering data volumes
Administering the SRL
Administering replication
Administering the Replicated Data Set
Administering Storage Checkpoints
Creating RVG snapshots
Verifying the DR readiness of a VVR setup
Backing up the Secondary
13. Using VVR for off-host processing
About using VVR for off-host processing
What is off-host processing?
In-Band Control Messaging overview
In-BandControl Messaging explained
Performing off-host processing tasks
Examples of off-host processing
14. Transferring the Primary role
About transferring the Primary role
Migrating the Primary
About taking over from an original Primary
Failing back to the original Primary
About choosing the Primary site after a site disaster or network disruption
Application availability in the case of a network disruption
Configuring VCS global clustering so you can choose the Primary site
Choosing the Primary site after a site disaster or network disruption
Troubleshooting the primary-elect feature
Primary-elect configuration limitations
15. Replicating to a bunker
Introduction to bunker replication
Sample bunker configuration
Setting up bunker replication
Administering bunker replication
Using a bunker for disaster recovery
Bunker replication in a VCS environment
Removing a bunker
About bunker commands
16. Troubleshooting VVR
Recovery from RLINK connect problems
Recovery from configuration errors
Recovery on the Primary or Secondary
17. Tuning replication performance
Overview of replication tuning
SRL layout
Tuning Veritas Volume Replicator
A. VVR command reference
VVR command reference
B. Using the In-band Control Messaging utility vxibc and the IBC programming API
About the IBC messaging utility vxibc
In-band Control Messaging overview
Using the IBC messaging command-line utility
Examples—Off-host processing
In-band Control Messaging API
C. Veritas Volume Replicator object states
Veritas Volume Replicator Kernel State
Veritas Volume Replicator utility states
D. VVR task reference
Mapping the name of a Secondary data volume to a differently named Primary data volume
Mapping disk groups
Decreasing the size of the SRL on the Primary
E. Alternate methods for synchronizing the Secondary
Using the full synchronization feature
Using block-level backup and Storage Checkpoint
Using the Disk Group Split and Join feature
Using difference-based synchronization
Examples for setting up a simple Volume Replicator configuration
F. Migrating VVR from Internet Protocol version 4 to Internet Protocol version 6
Overview of VVR migration from IPv4 to IPv6
About migrating to IPv6 when VCS global clustering and VVR agents are not configured
About migrating to IPv6 when VCS global clustering and VVR agents are configured
About migrating to IPv6 when VCS global clustering and VVR agents are configured in the presence of a bunker
G. Sample main.cf files
Globally clustered VCS and VVR main.cf

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