Veritas Storage Foundation™ 6.0.1 Installation Guide - AIX

Article:DOC5904  |  Created: 2012-08-19  |  Updated: 2013-04-02  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC5904
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Veritas Storage Foundation™ 6.0.1 Installation Guide - AIX

Contents

I. Installation overview and planning
1. Introducing Storage Foundation
About Veritas products
About Veritas graphical user interfaces
2. System requirements
Release notes
Hardware compatibility list (HCL)
Supported operating systems
Disk space requirements
Discovering product versions and various requirement information
Database requirements
3. Planning to install SF
About planning for SF installation
About installation and configuration methods for SF
About the Veritas installer
Downloading the Storage Foundation software
4. Licensing SF
About Veritas product licensing
Setting or changing the product level for keyless licensing
Installing Veritas product license keys
II. Installation of Storage Foundation
5. Preparing to install Storage Foundation
Installation preparation overview
About using ssh or rsh with the Veritas installer
Setting environment variables
Mounting the product disc
Assessing the system for installation readiness
6. Installing Storage Foundation using the script-based installer
Installing Storage Foundation using the installer
7. Installing Storage Foundation using the web-based installer
About the Web-based installer
Before using the Veritas Web-based installer
Starting the Veritas Web-based installer
Obtaining a security exception on Mozilla Firefox
Performing a pre-installation check with the Veritas Web-based installer
Installing SF with the Web-based installer
8. Performing an automated installation using response files
Installing SF using response files
Response file variables to install Storage Foundation
Sample response file for SF installation
Configuring SF using response files
Response file variables to configure Storage Foundation
9. Installing Storage Foundation using operating system-specific methods
Installing SF using NIM and the installer
Installing Storage Foundation using the mksysb utility
10. Configuring Storage Foundation
Configuring Storage Foundation using the installer
Configuring Storage Foundation manually
Configuring DMP support for booting over a SAN
Configuring the Storage Foundation for Databases repository database after installation
III. Upgrade of SF
11. Planning to upgrade SF
Upgrade methods for SF
Supported upgrade paths for SF 6.0.1
Preparing to upgrade SF
12. Upgrading Storage Foundation
Upgrading Storage Foundation with the product installer
Upgrading Storage Foundation using the Veritas Web-based installer
Upgrade Storage Foundation and AIX on a DMP-enabled rootvg
Upgrading using SMIT
Upgrading the AIX operating system
Upgrading Veritas Volume Replicator
13. Performing an automated SF upgrade using response files
Upgrading SF using response files
Response file variables to upgrade Storage Foundation
Sample response file for SF upgrade
14. Upgrading SF using an alternate disk
About upgrading SF using an alternate disk
Supported upgrade scenarios
Supported upgrade paths for SF using alternate disks
Preparing to upgrade SF on an alternate disk
Upgrading SF on an alternate disk
Verifying the upgrade
15. Upgrading SF using Network Install Manager Alternate Disk Migration
Supported upgrade paths for SF using NIM ADM
Preparing to upgrade SF and the operating system using the nimadm utility
Preparing the installation bundle on the NIM server
Upgrading SF and the operating system using the nimadm utility
Verifying the upgrade performed using the NIM ADM utility
16. Migrating from Storage Foundation Basic to Storage Foundation Standard
Migrating from Storage Foundation Basic to Storage Foundation Standard
17. Performing post-upgrade tasks
Optional configuration steps
Post upgrade tasks for migrating the SFDB repository database
Recovering VVR if automatic upgrade fails
Upgrading disk layout versions
Upgrading VxVM disk group versions
Updating variables
Setting the default disk group
Verifying the Storage Foundation upgrade
IV. Post-installation tasks
18. Verifying the SF installation
Verifying that the products were installed
Installation log files
Starting and stopping processes for the Veritas products
Checking Veritas Volume Manager processes
Checking Veritas File System installation
V. Uninstallation of SF
19. Uninstalling Storage Foundation
Preparing to uninstall a SF product
Removing the Replicated Data Set
Uninstalling SF filesets using the script-based installer
Uninstalling SF with the Veritas Web-based installer
Removing Storage Foundation products using SMIT
Removing the Storage Foundation for Databases (SFDB) repository after removing the product
20. Uninstalling SF using response files
Uninstalling SF using response files
Response file variables to uninstall Storage Foundation
Sample response file for SF uninstallation
VI. Installation reference
A. Installation scripts
Installation script options
B. Tunable files for installation
About setting tunable parameters using the installer or a response file
Setting tunables for an installation, configuration, or upgrade
Setting tunables with no other installer-related operations
Setting tunables with an un-integrated response file
Preparing the tunables file
Setting parameters for the tunables file
Tunables value parameter definitions
C. Configuring the secure shell or the remote shell for communications
About configuring secure shell or remote shell communication modes before installing products
Manually configuring and passwordless ssh
Restarting the ssh session
Enabling rsh for AIX
D. Storage Foundation components
Storage Foundation installation filesets
Veritas Storage Foundation obsolete and reorganized installation filesets
E. Troubleshooting installation issues
Restarting the installer after a failed connection
What to do if you see a licensing reminder
Troubleshooting an installation on AIX
Incorrect permissions for root on remote system
Resource temporarily unavailable
Inaccessible system
Troubleshooting the webinstaller
F. Changing NFS server major numbers for VxVM volumes
Changing NFS server major numbers for VxVM volumes
G. Compatability issues when installing Storage Foundation with other products
Installing, uninstalling, or upgrading Storage Foundation products when other Veritas products are present
Installing, uninstalling, or upgrading Storage Foundation products when VOM is already present
Installing, uninstalling, or upgrading Storage Foundation products when NetBackup is already present

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