Upgrading to 6.0.1 for Storage Foundation (SF), Storage Foundation HA (SF-HA), Veritas Cluster Server (VCS), Cluster File System (CFS) and Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC (SFORAC)

Article:TECH199994  |  Created: 2012-11-21  |  Updated: 2013-03-14  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH199994
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This article consolidates the most commonly requested information about upgrades to the Storage Foundation for UNIX family of products. This includes links to articles that discuss supported upgrade paths, step-by-step procedures, release notes, late-breaking news and links to the installation and upgrade guides for each platform and product.


The links that are contained here are included as a convenience. Reviewing the complete "Installation and Upgrade Guide" for your product is always recommended before performing any upgrades.
 


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Note: The complete set of documentation for Storage Foundation and Veritas Cluster Server can be found on SORT:
https://sort.symantec.com/documents

 

 

Table of Contents

1. SORT Installation and Upgrade Checklist
2. Late-Breaking News
3. Compatibility Lists
4. Storage Foundation (SF)
5. Storage Foundation High Availability (SFHA)
6. Veritas Cluster Server (VCS)
7. Cluster File System (CFS)
8. Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC (SFORAC)

 

 


1. SORT Installation and Upgrade Checklist

SORT can generate an installation and upgrade checklist that is tailored to the options that you select.
https://sort.symantec.com/checklist/install

 

 

2. Late-Breaking News
Before upgrading, review the "Late Breaking News" (LBN):
http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH164885

 

 


3. Compatibility Lists

Platform Link to Compatibility Lists
Solaris

 

https://sort.symantec.com/documents/doc_details/sfha/6.0.1/Solaris/CompatibilityLists

 

Linux

 

https://sort.symantec.com/documents/doc_details/sfha/6.0.1/Linux/CompatibilityLists

 

HP-UX

 

https://sort.symantec.com/documents/doc_details/sfha/6.0.1/HP-UX/CompatibilityLists

 

AIX

 

https://sort.symantec.com/documents/doc_details/sfha/6.0.1/AIX/CompatibilityLists

 

 

 



4. Storage Foundation (SF)

Solaris

 

Supported upgrade paths:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/solaris/productguides/html/sf_install/ch11s02.htm


Overview of the upgrade process:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/solaris/productguides/html/sf_install/pt03.htm


Step-by-step procedures for upgrading:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/solaris/productguides/html/sf_install/ch12.htm


Complete installation and upgrade guide for SF (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5835/en_US/sf_install_601_sol.pdf


Release notes (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5920/en_US/sf_notes_601_sol.pdf

 

Linux

 

Supported upgrade paths:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/linux/productguides/html/sf_install/ch11s02.htm


Overview of the upgrade process:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/linux/productguides/html/sf_install/pt03.htm


Step-by-step procedures for upgrading:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/linux/productguides/html/sf_install/ch12.htm


Complete installation and upgrade guide for SF (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5861/en_US/sf_install_601_lin.pdf


Release notes (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5885/en_US/sf_notes_601_lin.pdf

 

HP-UX

 

Supported upgrade paths:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/hp-ux/productguides/html/sf_install/ch11s02.htm


Overview of the upgrade process:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/hp-ux/productguides/html/sf_install/pt03.htm


Step-by-step procedures for upgrading:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/hp-ux/productguides/html/sf_install/ch12.htm


Complete installation and upgrade guide for SF (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5847/en_US/sf_install_601_hpux.pdf


Release notes (PDF):

www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5894/en_US/sf_notes_601_hpux.pdf

 

AIX

 

Supported upgrade paths:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/aix/productguides/html/sf_install/ch11s02.htm


Overview of the upgrade process:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/aix/productguides/html/sf_install/pt03.htm


Step-by-step procedures for upgrading:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/aix/productguides/html/sf_install/ch12.htm


Complete installation and upgrade guide for SF (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5904/en_US/sf_install_601_aix.pdf


Release notes (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5907/en_US/sf_notes_601_aix.pdf

 

 

 



5. Storage Foundation High Availability (SFHA)

 Solaris

 

Supported upgrade paths:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/solaris/productguides/html/sfha_install/ch17s02.htm

Overview of the upgrade process:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/solaris/productguides/html/sfha_install/pt07.htm

Step-by-step procedures for upgrading:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/solaris/productguides/html/sfha_install/ch18.htm

Complete installation and upgrade guide for SFHA (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5841/en_US/sfha_install_601_sol.pdf

Release notes (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5933/en_US/sfha_notes_601_sol.pdf

 

 Linux

 

Supported upgrade paths:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/linux/productguides/html/sfha_install/ch17s02.htm

Overview of the upgrade process:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/linux/productguides/html/sfha_install/pt07.htm

Step-by-step procedures for upgrading:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/linux/productguides/html/sfha_install/ch18.htm

Complete installation and upgrade guide for SFHA (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5884/en_US/sfha_install_601_lin.pdf

Release notes (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5892/en_US/sfha_notes_601_lin.pdf

 

 HP-UX

 

Supported upgrade paths:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/hp-ux/productguides/html/sfha_install/ch17s02.htm

Overview of the upgrade process:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/hp-ux/productguides/html/sfha_install/pt07.htm

Step-by-step procedures for upgrading:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/hp-ux/productguides/html/sfha_install/ch18.htm

Complete installation and upgrade guide for SFHA (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5845/en_US/sfha_install_601_hpux.pdf

Release notes (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5896/en_US/sfha_notes_601_hpux.pdf

 

 

AIX

 

Supported upgrade paths:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/aix/productguides/html/sfha_install/ch17s02.htm

Overview of the upgrade process:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/aix/productguides/html/sfha_install/pt07.htm

Step-by-step procedures for upgrading:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/aix/productguides/html/sfha_install/ch18.htm

Complete installation and upgrade guide for SFHA (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5909/en_US/sfha_install_601_aix.pdf

Release notes (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5931/en_US/sfha_notes_601_aix.pdf

 

 

 

 


6. Veritas Cluster Server (VCS)

Solaris

 

Supported upgrade paths:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/solaris/productguides/html/vcs_install/ch19s02.htm

Overview of the upgrade process
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/solaris/productguides/html/vcs_install/pt07.htm

Step-by-step procedures for upgrading
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/solaris/productguides/html/vcs_install/ch20.htm

Complete installation and upgrade guide for VCS (PDF)
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5852/en_US/vcs_install_601_sol.pdf

Release notes (PDF)
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5937/en_US/vcs_notes_601_sol.pdf

 

Linux

 

Supported upgrade paths:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/linux/productguides/html/vcs_install/ch19s02.htm

Overview of the upgrade process:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/linux/productguides/html/vcs_install/pt07.htm

Step-by-step procedures for upgrading:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/linux/productguides/html/vcs_install/ch20.htm

Complete installation and upgrade guide for VCS (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5867/en_US/vcs_install_601_lin.pdf

Release notes (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5888/en_US/vcs_notes_601_lin.pdf

 

HP-UX

 

Supported upgrade paths:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/hp-ux/productguides/html/vcs_install/ch19s02.htm

Overview of the upgrade process:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/hp-ux/productguides/html/vcs_install/pt07.htm

Step-by-step procedures for upgrading:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/hp-ux/productguides/html/vcs_install/ch20.htm

Complete installation and upgrade guide for VCS (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5833/en_US/vcs_install_601_hpux.pdf

Release notes (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5899/en_US/vcs_notes_601_hpux.pdf

 

AIX

 

Supported upgrade paths:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/aix/productguides/html/vcs_install/ch19s02.htm

Overview of the upgrade process:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/aix/productguides/html/vcs_install/pt07.htm

Step-by-step procedures for upgrading:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/aix/productguides/html/vcs_install/ch20.htm

Complete installation and upgrade guide for VCS (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5926/en_US/vcs_install_601_aix.pdf

Release notes (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5929/en_US/vcs_notes_601_aix.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

7. Cluster File System (CFS)

Solaris

 

Supported upgrade paths:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/solaris/productguides/html/sfcfs_install/ch18s02.htm

Overview of the upgrade process:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/solaris/productguides/html/sfcfs_install/pt07.htm

Step-by-step procedures for upgrading:

Note: This link leads to the first of a series of pages that are followed by clicking "Next" on the far-right.
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/solaris/productguides/html/sfcfs_install/ch19s01.htm

Complete installation and upgrade guide for Oracle RAC (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5851/en_US/sfcfs_install_601_sol.pdf

Release notes (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5936/en_US/sfcfs_notes_601_sol.pdf

 

Linux

 

Supported upgrade paths:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/linux/productguides/html/sfcfs_install/ch18s02.htm

Overview of the upgrade process:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/linux/productguides/html/sfcfs_install/pt07.htm

Step-by-step procedures for upgrading:

Note: This link leads to the first of a series of pages that are followed by clicking "Next" on the far-right.
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/linux/productguides/html/sfcfs_install/ch19s01.htm

Complete installation and upgrade guide for Oracle RAC (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5866/en_US/sfcfs_install_601_lin.pdf

Release notes (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5887/en_US/sfcfs_notes_601_lin.pdf

 

HP-UX

 

Supported upgrade paths:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/hp-ux/productguides/html/sfcfs_install/ch18s02.htm

Overview of the upgrade process:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/hp-ux/productguides/html/sfcfs_install/pt07.htm

Step-by-step procedures for upgrading:

Note: This link leads to the first of a series of pages that are followed by clicking "Next" on the far-right.
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/hp-ux/productguides/html/sfcfs_install/ch19s01.htm

Complete installation and upgrade guide for Oracle RAC (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5846/en_US/sfcfs_install_601_hpux.pdf

Release notes (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5895/en_US/sfcfs_notes_601_hpux.pdf

 

AIX

 

Supported upgrade paths:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/aix/productguides/html/sfcfs_install/ch18s02.htm


Overview of the upgrade process:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/aix/productguides/html/sfcfs_install/pt07.htm

Step-by-step procedures for upgrading:

Note: This link leads to the first of a series of pages that are followed by clicking "Next" on the far-right.
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/aix/productguides/html/sfcfs_install/ch19s01.htm

Complete installation and upgrade guide for Oracle RAC (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5851/en_US/sfcfs_install_601_aix.pdf

Release notes (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5930/en_US/sfrac_notes_601_aix.pdf

 

 

 

 


8. Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC (SFORAC)

Solaris

 

Supported upgrade paths:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/solaris/productguides/html/sfrac_install/ch13s02.htm

Overview of the upgrade process:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/solaris/productguides/html/sfrac_install/pt07.htm

Step-by-step procedures for upgrading:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/solaris/productguides/html/sfrac_install/ch14.htm

Complete installation and upgrade guide for Oracle RAC (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5858/en_US/sfrac_install_601_sol.pdf

Release notes (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5938/en_US/sfrac_notes_601_sol.pdf

 

Linux

 

Supported upgrade paths:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/linux/productguides/html/sfrac_install/ch13s02.htm

Overview of the upgrade process:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/linux/productguides/html/sfrac_install/pt07.htm

Step-by-step procedures for upgrading:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/linux/productguides/html/sfrac_install/ch14.htm

Complete installation and upgrade guide for Oracle RAC (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5874/en_US/sfrac_install_601_lin.pdf

Release notes (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5889/en_US/sfrac_notes_601_lin.pdf

 

HP-UX

 

Supported upgrade paths:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/hp-ux/productguides/html/sfrac_install/ch13s02.htm

Overview of the upgrade process:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/hp-ux/productguides/html/sfrac_install/pt07.htm

Step-by-step procedures for upgrading:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/hp-ux/productguides/html/sfrac_install/ch14.htm

Complete installation and upgrade guide for Oracle RAC (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5848/en_US/sfrac_install_601_hpux.pdf

Release notes (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5898/en_US/sfrac_notes_601_hpux.pdf

 

AIX

 

Supported upgrade paths:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/aix/productguides/html/sfrac_install/ch13s02.htm

Overview of the upgrade process:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/aix/productguides/html/sfrac_install/pt07.htm

Step-by-step procedures for upgrading:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/sfha/6.0.1/aix/productguides/html/sfrac_install/ch14.htm

Complete installation and upgrade guide for Oracle RAC (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5917/en_US/sfrac_install_601_aix.pdf

Release notes (PDF):
www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/5000/DOC5930/en_US/sfrac_notes_601_aix.pdf

 

 




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