VERITAS Volume Manager 2.7 for Windows 2000 HotFix05a, English Version

Article:TECH21022  |  Created: 2004-01-28  |  Updated: 2004-01-28  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH21022
Article Type
Technical Solution

Environment

Issue



VERITAS Volume Manager 2.7 for Windows 2000 HotFix05a, English Version

Solution



Please refer to the customer support web site, http://support.veritas.com , for the latest information about Volume Manager 2.7 for Windows 2000 and associated hotfixes and service packs.

Issues addressed in this hotfix are listed at the bottom of this TechFile. This hotfix is cumulative and includes issues addressed in previous hotfixes. Additional details are included in the Readme.

NOTE: This hotfix replaces the previously published VERITAS Volume Manager 2.7 for Windows 2000 HotFix05, English Version. Remove Hotfix05 before installing Hotfix05a.

Use the following steps to download and extract this service pack:

1. Scroll to the bottom of this TechFile and click "Download Now."
2. When prompted, select "Save This Program To Disk" and click OK.
3. At the next screen, select a location to save the file and click Save.
4. After the download completes, click Open to open the VERITAS Self-Extractor. Optionally, click Close if you prefer to extract the file at a later time. When you are ready to extract it, navigate to the location where it was saved and double-click the file to open the VERITAS Self-Extractor.
5. Select a location to save the extracted files, and then extract the contents by clicking the "Extract" button.

The package contains three files--a package ID, the Readme file, and the service pack executable file, setup.exe.

6. Click OK at the message "All files have been extracted." The Readme will open automatically. View the Readme for installation and uninstallation instructions.

Additional information not in Readme

Dynamic Disk and Dynamic Volume performance counters may not be added to Perfmon (Incident 83015) after installation of the hotfix if Network News Transport Protocol (NNTP) is installed on the same system. If this occurs, take the following steps to add the counters:

1. Close Perfmon if opened.
2. From a command line,
  a. Change directory to "C:\Program Files\VERITAS\Volume Manager 2.7\VM5INF"
  b. unlodctr vxio
  c. lodctr vmperf.ini
3. Launch Perfmon

Dynamic Disk and Dynamic Volume counters will now be added to Perfmon.

Attachments

VM2K27HF05aENU_248733.exe (5.9 MBytes)

Supplemental Materials

SourceiTools
Value73368
DescriptionWhen the MSCS cluster service was stopped on a node with an online Volume Manager Disk Group Resource...

SourceiTools
Value72343
DescriptionIn a system with MSCS and DMP installed, disabling both paths to a disk that is a part of a cluster resource...

SourceiTools
Value71033
DescriptionAfter Volume Manager and DMP have been installed, adding or removing a SCSI adapter card may result...

SourceiTools
Value72454
DescriptionIn a system that has Volume Manager with DMP and a Compaq Smart Array controller installed, the message...

SourceiTools
Value93472
DescriptionAdditional information about mirror resynchronization will be available in the event viewer and Volume Manager GUI

SourceiTools
Value92321
DescriptionAdd CLI for display/selection of preferred plex

SourceiTools
Value83015
DescriptionDynamic disk and dynamic volume performance counters do not appear in Perfmon

SourceiTools
Value88678, 94018
DescriptionError messages in the event log when using the Terminal Services Client and running Perfmon to add performance counters

SourceiTools
Value95097
DescriptionAfter VM has been upgraded from 2.5 to 2.7 and previous 2.7 hotfixes are applied, vxres.dll is missing

SourceiTools
Value79152
DescriptionAfter a missing disk is removed from Volume Manager 2.7, the Event Log shows an incorrect alert message...

SourceiTools
Value76870
DescriptionWhen a resource is offlined or terminated, error 4 occurs.

SourceiTools
Value76871
DescriptionDuring rapid failover of MSCS resources on a multiprocessor server, bugcheck 0xOa can occur.

SourceiTools
Value76877
DescriptionWhen multiple resources are offlined and onlined simultaneously, the Volume Manager application can hang.

SourceiTools
Value76878
DescriptionWhen resources are being failed over continuosly the Volume Manager application can AV.

SourceiTools
Value76879
DescriptionImproved the speed of the failover process.

SourceiTools
Value84803
DescriptionWhen an MSCS cluster node is started or cluster resources are moved the file shares do not come on line...

SourceiTools
Value78221
DescriptionWhen an MSCS Volume Manager Disk Group Resource is moved from one cluster node to another...

SourceiTools
Value88473
DescriptionAt shutdown, a system running MSCS and Volume Manager 2.7 will occasionally hang and not shut down in the expected manner.

SourceiTools
Value87557
DescriptionWhen a mirrored volume is in the process of being brought to a healthy state after a disk failure...

SourceiTools
Value88678
DescriptionSystems running Volume Manager 2.7 report error messages in the event log when using the Terminal Service Client...

SourceiTools
Value87528
DescriptionThe system will blue screen if an attempt is made to import a dynamic disk group that contains a disk...

SourceiTools
Value77780
DescriptionAfter rebooting, volumes containing Microsoft SQL Server 2000 databases show a status of "Healthy, Failed."

SourceiTools
Value78582
DescriptionIn any volume with three or more mirrors, rebooting the system or importing the disk group while two or more of...

SourceiTools
Value85963
DescriptionThe system will fail to boot from a mirror volume if the size of the original mirror volume was exactly equal to the entire...

SourceiTools
Value70808
DescriptionIn certain situations, the Rescan command causes the "Upgrade to Cluster Disk" menu option to appear for...

SourceiTools
Value83809
DescriptionIn certain situations, when a hard disk that is part of a dynamic disk group is pulled out from a server, a blue screen...

SourceiTools
Value69877
DescriptionImprovements were made to the vxio driver to ensure that shutdown and flush commands are sent to lower drivers.

SourceiTools
Value85271, 86223
DescriptionThis hotfix allows integration between SANPoint Control 3.5 and Volume Manager 2.7.

SourceiTools
Value85793
DescriptionOccasionally, a system running Volume Manager 2.7 under heavy I/O may fail to load a driver correctly ...

SourceiTools
Value71196
DescriptionOptimized the Rescan function to improve performance when hot plugging disks.

SourceiTools
Value53844
DescriptionImprovements were made to the processes for locking and dismounting volumes on cluster disk groups during an offline operation.

SourceiTools
Value73365, 73370
DescriptionPerformance for offlining cluster disk groups was improved.


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