Symantec Enabled Arrays - Array Support Library and Array Policy Module for IBM SAN Volume Controller on Solaris sparc 5.0

Article:TECH58991  |  Created: 2008-01-27  |  Updated: 2009-01-29  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH58991
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Symantec Enabled Arrays - Array Support Library and Array Policy Module for IBM SAN Volume Controller on Solaris sparc 5.0

Solution



This TechFile provides information about Array Support Library (ASL) and Array Policy Module (APM) for IBM SAN Volume Controller (2145) on Veritas Volume Manager for Solaris 5.0 and later.

For general information about ASLs, refer to TechNote 249446 (link in the Related Documents section of this TechFile)

Supported versions of Veritas Volume Manager: 5.0

Supported Arrays: IBM SAN Volume Controller 2145 (A/A-A)

At the bottom of this TechFile, click on Download Now to download the ASL/APM package.

After downloading VRTSIBMsvc_SunOS_sparc_5.0_v1_301992.tar.Z, extract the file:
# zcat VRTSIBMsvc_SunOS_sparc_5.0_v1_301992.tar.Z | tar xvf -

Before adding any ASL/APM package, make sure VERITAS Volume Manager is installed and enabled (the vxdctl mode command should return "enabled"):
# vxdctl mode
mode: enabled

Array Policy Module

Package Name: VRTSIBMsvcapm (Veritas Array Policy Module for IBM SVC.)

Package Version: 1.0,REV=11.22.2007.23.18

To install the package, type:
# pkgadd -d . VRTSIBMsvcapm

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

After running the vxdctl enable command, you should see dmpsvc info in the output of the vxdmpadm listapm command:
#vxdmpadm listapm dmpsvc
Filename:               dmpsvc
APM name:               dmpsvc
APM version:            1
Feature:                VxVM
VxVM version:           50
Array Types Supported:  A/A-A-IBMSVC
Depending Array Types:  A/A-A
State:                  Not-Active

Package Information
pkginfo -l VRTSibmsvcapm
  PKGINST:  VRTSibmsvcapm
     NAME:  Veritas Array Policy Module for IBM SVC.
 CATEGORY:  system
     ARCH:  sparc
  VERSION:  1.0,REV=11.22.2007.23.18
  BASEDIR:  /
   VENDOR:  VERITAS Software
     DESC:  VERITAS Array Policy Module for IBM SVC.
   PSTAMP:  VERSION-1.0:8-January-1999
 INSTDATE:  Mar 27 2008 04:13
  HOTLINE:  800-342-0652
    EMAIL:  support@veritas.com
   STATUS:  completely installed
    FILES:       21 installed pathnames
                  9 shared pathnames
                  9 directories
                 12 executables
                278 blocks used (approx)

Array Support Library

Package Name: VRTSibmsvcasl (Array Support Librarry for IBM SANVC)

Package Version: 1.0,REV=03.26.2008.15.07

To install the package, type:
# pkgadd -d . VRTSIBMsvcasl

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

After running the vxdctl enable command, you should see libvxibmsvc.so info in the output of the vxddladm listsupport command:
# vxddladm listsupport libname=libvxibmsvc.so
ATTR_NAME            ATTR_VALUE
=======================================================================
LIBNAME              libvxibmsvc.so
VID                  IBM
PID                  2145, 2062
ARRAY_TYPE           A/A-A-IBMSVC
ARRAY_NAME           SAN_VC

Package Information
pkginfo -l VRTSibmsvcasl
  PKGINST:  VRTSibmsvcasl
     NAME:  Array Support Librarry for IBM SANVC
 CATEGORY:  system
     ARCH:  sparc
  VERSION:  1.0,REV=03.26.2008.15.07
  BASEDIR:  /etc/vx
   VENDOR:  VERITAS Software
     DESC:  Array Support library for IBM SANVC
   PSTAMP:  VERSION-1.0:26-March-2008
 INSTDATE:  Mar 27 2008 04:07
  HOTLINE:  800-342-0652
    EMAIL:  support@veritas.com
   STATUS:  completely installed
    FILES:        5 installed pathnames
                  3 shared pathnames
                  3 directories
                  2 executables
                 28 blocks used (approx)




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301992


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH58991


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