Symantec Enabled Arrays - Array Support Library for 3PAR InServ Storage Servers (Active/Active) on Veritas Volume Manager (tm) 5.0 and later for Solaris

Article:TECH52768  |  Created: 2007-01-25  |  Updated: 2010-01-17  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH52768
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Symantec Enabled Arrays - Array Support Library for 3PAR InServ Storage Servers (Active/Active) on Veritas Volume Manager (tm) 5.0 and later for Solaris

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This TechFile provides information about the Array Support Library for 3PAR InServ Storage Servers (Active/Active) on Veritas Volume Manager (tm) 5.0 and later for Solaris.
For general information about ASLs, see TechNote 249446  http://support.veritas.com/docs/249446

NOTE: The TechFile fixes the problem with binary not downloadable from the previous technote http://entkb.symantec.com/security/output/5296.html

Package Name: VRTS3par
Package Version: 5.0,REV=03.12.2007.17.55
Supported versions of Veritas Volume Manager: 5.0 and later
Supported Arrays: 3PAR InServ S400/S800 (Active/Active)


Installation Instructions:
1. Create a directory to store ASL package:
# mkdir /tmp/asl

2. At the bottom of this TechFile, click on Download Now to download the package

3. Download the file VRTS3par_SunOS_5.0.tar_290157.Z into /tmp/asl directory and verify the cksum
# cksum VRTS3par_SunOS_5.0.tar_290157.Z
655647579       8458    VRTS3par_SunOS_5.0.tar_290157.Z

4. Before adding any ASL package, ensure Veritas Volume Manager is installed and enabled:
# vxdctl mode
mode: enabled

5. To install the package:
# cd /tmp/asl
# zcat VRTS3par_SunOS_5.0.tar_290157.Z | tar xvf -
# pkgadd -d . VRTS3par

After the package is installed, you must run the vxdctl enable command to claim the disk array as a 3PAR array:
# vxdctl enable

After running the vxdctl enable command, you should see libvx3par.so in the output of the vxddladm listsupport command:
# vxddladm listsupport libname=libvx3par.so
ATTR_NAME            ATTR_VALUE                                                
=======================================================================
LIBNAME              libvx3par.so                                              
VID                  3PARdata                                                  
PID                  VV                                                        
ARRAY_TYPE           A/A                                                        
ARRAY_NAME           3PARDATA

For additional information about ASLs, refer to Installing an Array Support Library (ASL) Guide, TechNote 249325  http://support.veritas.com/docs/249325


Package Information:
# pkginfo -l VRTS3par
  PKGINST:  VRTS3par
     NAME:  Array Support Library for 3PARdata Arrays
 CATEGORY:  system
     ARCH:  sparc
  VERSION:  5.0,REV=03.12.2007.17.55
  BASEDIR:  /etc/vx
   VENDOR:  VERITAS Software
     DESC:  Array Support library for 3PARdata Arrays
   PSTAMP:  VERSION-5.0:March-2007
 INSTDATE:  Jul 25 2007 14:22
  HOTLINE:  800-342-0652
    EMAIL:  support@veritas.com
   STATUS:  completely installed
    FILES:        5 installed pathnames
                  3 shared pathnames
                  3 directories
                  2 executables
                 18 blocks used (approx)


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VRTS3par_SunOS_5.0_290157.tar.Z (8 kBytes)


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290157


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH52768


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