Storage Foundation for Windows High Availability, Storage Foundation for Windows and Veritas Cluster Server 5.1 Service Pack 2 Cumulative Patch 1 (CP1)

Article:TECH162187  |  Created: 2011-06-13  |  Updated: 2011-12-02  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH162187
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



Prior to the release of Cumulative Patches (CPS), most hotfixes that were needed required contact with Symantec Technical Services. Depending on the issue that is being experienced, the requirement for interaction can increase downtime or delay the movement of servers into a production environment.


Environment



SFW-HA 5.1 SP2

SFW 5.1 SP2

VCS 5.1 SP2


Solution



CP 1 has been released for Storage Foundation for Windows High Availability (SFW-HA), Storage Foundation for Windows (SFW) and Veritas Cluster Server (VCS) 5.1 Service Pack (SP) 2.  CP1 is available to download from the Symantec Operations Readiness Tools (SORT) https://sort.symantec.com/ and can be used to install the fixes for the issues described in the Related Articles and listed as Etrack incidents below.

The CPs available on SORT are:

  • SFW-HA 5.1 SP2 which includes fixes to all options for SFW and VCS (e.g. Veritas Volume Replicator (VVR), FlashSnap, VCS Agents / Resources, Configuration Wizards, GCO, etc.). This does not include any SFW options specific to Microsoft Cluster Server (MSCS) or Windows Failover Cluster (WFOC).
  • SFW 5.1 SP2 which includes fixes to all options for SFW (e.g. VVR, FlashSnap, MSCS / WFOC, etc.).
  • VCS 5.1 SP2 which includes fixes to all options for VCS (VCS Agents / Resources, GCO, Configuration Wizards, GCO, etc.).

Please note that the CPs do not include updates to DMP. Updates to DMP will be provided via Quarterly Device Driver Installation (DDI) Packages. Please refer to article TECH155178, http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH155178, for a list of DDI packages and their related articles.
 

The CP for SFW-HA, vcs-CP1_SFWHA_51SP2, can be downloaded from https://sort.symantec.com/patch/detail/5061.

NOTE: vcs-CP1_SFWHA_51SP2 is only for SFW-HA 5.1 SP2 and all options. Do not install this on SFW or VCS 5.1 SP2.

The CP for SFW is, sfw-CP1_SFW_51SP2, can be downloaded from https://sort.symantec.com/patch/detail/5060.

NOTE: sfw-CP1_SFW_51SP2 is only for SFW 5.1 SP2 and all options. Do not install this on SFW-HA or VCS 5.1 SP2.

The CP for VCS is vcs-CP1_VCSW_51SP2, can be downloaded from https://sort.symantec.com/patch/detail/5059.

NOTE: vcs-CP1_VCSW_51SP2 is only for VCS 5.1 SP2 and all options. Do no install this on SFW-HA or SFW 5.1 SP2.

The CP and the link contains a readme file that includes the installation instructions and all of the Errors / Problems that the CP addresses. Please review the readme prior to installation of the CP.

CPs are installed using VxHFBatchInstaller and they can be installed in two modes using the command line interface (CLI):

  • Verbose installation prompts for inputs and displays the installation progress status in the CLI.
  • Non-verbose installation is a silent installation. The installer does not prompt for inputs and directly proceeds with the installation tasks. The installer displays the installation progress status in the CLI.

For specific installation instructions, please review the Readme file that is listed on each of the 3 aforementioned links above and that is also included in the CP download after it is extracted.


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