VERITAS Enabled Arrays - Array Support Library 1.1 for HP StorageWorks XP12000 and XP24000 arrays (A/A) on VERITAS Volume Manager (tm) 4.1 and 4.1MP(x) for HP-UX

Article:TECH45328  |  Created: 2005-01-02  |  Updated: 2008-01-17  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH45328
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VERITAS Enabled Arrays - Array Support Library 1.1 for HP StorageWorks XP12000 and XP24000 arrays (A/A) on VERITAS Volume Manager (tm) 4.1 and 4.1MP(x) for HP-UX

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This TechFile provides information on the Array Support Library (ASL) for HP StorageWorks XP12000 and XP24000 arrays on VERITAS Volume Manager 4.1and 4.1 MP(x) for HP-UX 11.23 pi.
For general information about ASLs, see TechNote 249446 (link in the Related Documents section of this TechFile)
Package Name: HP_XP12K.
Package Version: 1.2
Supported Versions of VERITAS Volume Manager: 4.1, 4.1MP(x)
Supported Arrays: HP StorageWorks XP12000 ( A/A ), XP 24000 (A/A)

Change Log: As opposed to the old ASL (version 1.0) distributed with TechFile 276988, this ASL includes the following updates or fixes:
1. Command devices (CM) were not skipped. They are skipped with the new ASL.
2. This ASL now skips the DISK-SUBSYSTEM devices.

At the bottom of this TechFile, click on Download Now to download the ASL package
After downloading the VRTSHPxp12k_v1.2_HPUX_vm4.1_280686.tar.Z file, uncompress and untar it:
# zcat VRTSHPxp12k_v1.2_HPUX_vm4.1_280686.tar.Z | tar xf -
Before adding the package, ensure Volume Manager is installed and enabled:
# vxdctl mode
mode: enabled
To install the ASL package:
# cd /tmp
# swinstall -s `pwd` HP_XP12K
# swlist | grep -i xp12k
HP_XP12K   1.2            Array Support Library for HP XP12000
After the ASL package is installed, you must execute the vxdctl enable command to claim the disk array, as follows:
# vxdctl enable
After executing vxdctl enable, you should see libHP_XP12K.sl in the output of the vxddladm listsupport command:
# vxddladm listsupport libname=libHP_XP12K.sl
ATTR_NAME            ATTR_VALUE
========================================================
LIBNAME                 libHP_XP12K.sl
VID                          HP
ARRAY_TYPE         A/A

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VRTSHPxp12k_v1.2_HPUX_vm4.1_280686.tar.Z (426 kBytes)


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280686


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH45328


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