Late Breaking News (LBN) for Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions 5.0, Rollup Patch 1a (RP1a), and Rollup Patch 2 (RP2) for Windows and Veritas Cluster Server (VCS) 5.0, RP1a, and RP2 for Network Appliance Snapmirror (Updated on June 2, 2010)

Article:TECH49577  |  Created: 2006-01-08  |  Updated: 2010-08-09  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH49577
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Late Breaking News (LBN) for Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions 5.0, Rollup Patch 1a (RP1a), and Rollup Patch 2 (RP2) for Windows and Veritas Cluster Server (VCS) 5.0, RP1a, and RP2 for Network Appliance Snapmirror (Updated on June 2, 2010)


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This is the Late Breaking News (LBN) for the Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions 5.0 for Windows.  This includes Storage Foundation for Windows (SFW), Storage Foundation HA for Windows (SFW/HA), Storage Foundation-Disaster Recovery-formerly the Global Cluster Option (SFW/DR), and the Veritas Cluster Server (VCS) for Network Appliance Snapmirror products.

On June 2, 2010 Symantec revised installation packages and a patch for all currently available and shipping versions of Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions for Windows provide NO new product features or enhancements, but does contain installer and Config Checker binary modifications to address changes in third party code. In addition, for certain packages and versions, the revised package provides changes to installation behavior. Details on this update on a per package and version basis are as follows:

The revised installation packages for Veritas Cluster Server 5.0, 5.0 RU1 for NetApp,  Veritas Storage Foundation/Veritas Storage Foundation HA for Windows versions 5.0, 5.0 RP1a, and 5.0 RP2 contain:
 

      1. NO new product features, NO enhancements, NO modifications to product functionality and NO bug fixes.

      2. Updated installation and Config Checker binaries to address changes in 3rd party code

    The updated 5.0 and 5.0 RU1 releases can be obtained from fileconnet: https://fileconnect.symantec.com . The other updated releases can be downloaded from the Related Documents section below.

    There is also a publicly available patch for existing installations of all aforementioned versions of Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions for Windows contains:

      1. NO new product features, NO enhancements, NO modifications to product functionality and NO bug fixes.

      2. Updated installation and Config Checker binaries to address changes in 3rd party code.

    The Patch can be downloaded from here: https://vos.symantec.com/patch/detail/3743 

    DDI-4.1 for Storage Foundation 5.0 for Windows is now available for download and additional information can be found in the Related Documents section below. (June 10, 2009)

    Rollup Patch 2 for Storage Foundation 5.0 for Windows, Storage Foundation High Availability 5.0 for Windows, and VCS 5.0 for Network Appliance Snapmirror is now available for download. (March 3, 2009)

    Rollup Patch 1a for Storage Foundation 5.0 for Windows, Storage Foundation High Availability 5.0 for Windows, and VCS 5.0 for Network Appliance Snapmirror is now available for download. (March 12, 2008)

    Release Notes for these products can be found in the Related Documents section below. They supersede the Release Notes that were shipped with the product binaries.

    If you utilize the Rule or Notification functionality in the 4.x versions of the product, refer to the VXAAMIGRATE utility for important information on changes in the Rule functionality in the 5.0 release:   http://support.veritas.com/docs/286975

    Patches

    It is highly recommended that you check for any patches needed for this release. For the latest patches available for this release, go to:

    https://vos.symantec.com/patch/matrix

    For the updated documentation for this release, go to:

    http://vos.symantec.com/documents

    Resources

    VRTSexplorer Support Tool: ftp://ftp.veritas.com/pub/support/vmtools/VxExplorer.zip 

    Note: For more information about vxexplorer, review technote: http://entsupport.symantec.com/docs/281570 

    Veritas Operations Manager formerly Storage Foundation Manager: http://go.symantec.com/vom 

    Storage Management Community Forums, Blogs and more: http://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/new-storage-management-community-start-here 

    VOS (Veritas Operation Services) Portal: https://vos.symantec.com 

    VOS Portal Contains:

    - Risk Assessments
    - Installation Assessment Services (Installation and Upgrade preparation)
    - VOS Searchability (Error Code Lookup, Patches, Documentation, Systems, Reports)
    - Detailed Reports (Product and License Usage)
    - Notification Signup (VOS Notification Widget)

 




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