Late Breaking News (LBN) - Updates to the Release Notes for Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions 6.1, 6.1.1

Article:TECH211540  |  Created: 2013-10-15  |  Updated: 2014-12-19  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH211540
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 Late Breaking News (LBN) - Updates to the Release Notes for

  • Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions on Linux, Solaris, and AIX - 6.1, 6.1.1

 


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Patches

It is highly recommended that you check for any patches needed for this release. For the latest patches: sort.symantec.com/patch/finder

Documentation

For the latest updated documentation: sort.symantec.com/documents

Notifications

For the latest patch availability notifications: sort.symantec.com/welcome/notifications

For the latest knowledge articles and alert notifications:

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO31128

Known Issues

Documentation errata in the Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 Administrator's Guide and Release Notes bundled with the installation media

The following Symantec Cluster Server documents bundled with the installation media contain instances of the term 'dynamic selection of target system.'

  • Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 Administrator's Guide
  • Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 Release Notes

Replace all instances of 'dynamic selection of target system' with 'AdaptiveHA.'

These errata are corrected in the online version of these documents. You can download the latest updated documents from SORT: sort.symantec.com/documents

Process offline monitoring issues with Asynchronous Monitoring Framework

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH222286

After installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.6, the Volume Manager (VxVM) and Low Latency transport (LLT) components of Storage Foundation High Availability Solutions 6.1 & 6.1.1 fail to install or function
Symantec have released a patch for 6.1.1 to address this, consult the following TechNote:
 
Problems un-mounting a VxFS file system on RHEL 6.6 where inotify API is used.
Consult this technote for more information and patch locations
 

Updates

Support for Storage Foundation High Availability (SFHA) Solutions on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.5 and Oracle Linux (OL 6.5)

Symantec Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions (SFHA) 6.1 by default does not support RHEL 6.5 and Oracle Linux (OL) 6.5 due to incompatibility in the kernel interface. Symantec has released three patches to address this.  SFHA 6.1 is qualified with RHEL 6.5 and OL 6.5 (RHEL-compatible kernel) with these patches installed.

For more information on the patches required and where to obtain them, see the following TechNote:

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH214987

Support for Storage Foundation High Availability (SFHA) Solutions on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.6

Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions (SFHA) 6.1.1 by default does not support RHEL 6.6 due to incompatibility in the kernel interface. Symantec have released a patch to address this. SFHA 6.1.1 is qualified with RHEL 6.6 with this patch installed.

For more information on the patch and where to obtain it, consult the following technote

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH225307

Support for Storage Foundation High Availability Solutions (SFHA) and Symantec Cluster Server (VCS) on Solaris 11.2 and Support Repository Updates (SRU) up to 11.2.4.6

Symantec supports Solaris 11.2 and Support Repository Updates (SRU) up to 11.2.4.6 with SFHA and VCS 6.1 and 6.1.1. 

Support for Storage Foundation High Availability (SFHA) Solutions on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 update 11 (RHEL 5.11) and Oracle Linux (OL 5.11)

RHEL 5.11 & OL 5.11 are supported with Symantec Storage Foundation High Availability (SFHA) Solutions 6.1.1. 

 

Support for Solaris 11.1 up to Support Repository Updates (SRU) 11.1.21.4.1 on SFHA Solutions

Symantec Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions (SFHA) 6.1 announces support for Solaris 11.1 up to Support Repository Updates (SRU) 11.1.21.4.1 on SPARC architecture.

 




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