Symantec Enabled Arrays - Array Support Library for StorageTek FlexLine (FLX) Series arrays (A/P-C) on Veritas Volume Manager 5.0, 5.0 MP1 for Solaris Sparc

Article:TECH60945  |  Created: 2008-01-12  |  Updated: 2010-01-21  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH60945
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Symantec Enabled Arrays - Array Support Library for StorageTek FlexLine (FLX) Series arrays (A/P-C) on Veritas Volume Manager 5.0, 5.0 MP1 for Solaris Sparc

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This TechFile provides information about the Array Support Library (ASL) for StorageTek FlexLine (FLX) Series arrays (formerly known as OpenStorage and BladeStor) on Veritas Volume Manager 5.0 and later for Solaris Sparc

For general information about Array Support Libraries (ASLs), see TechNote 249446 (link in the Related Documents section of this TechFile)

Array Settings: Arrays should be configured to Auto-Trespass (AVT Mode). For additional details on array configuration, contact StorageTek Support.

Package Name: VRTSSTKasl (StorageTek FlexLine Array Support Library for Volume Manager 5.0 and Later)
Package Version: 1.0,REV=04.30.2008.15.58
Supported versions of Veritas Volume Manager: 5.0, 5.0 MP1
Supported Arrays: FlexLine 200, 300 and 380 Series (A/P-C)


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  VRTSSTKasl_5.0_SunOS_sparc_v1.2_304738.tar.Z into /tmp/asl directory

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 VRTSSTKasl_5.0_SunOS_sparc_v1.2_304738.tar.Z | tar xvf -
# pkgadd -d . VRTSSTKasl

After the package is installed, you must run the vxdctl enable command to claim the disk array as a STK FlexLine array
# vxdctl enable

After running the vxdctl enable command, you should see libstkasl.so in the output of the vxddladm listsupport command

# vxddladm listsupport libname=libstkasl.so
ATTR_NAME            ATTR_VALUE                                                
=======================================================================
LIBNAME              libstkasl.so                                              
VID                  STK                                                        
PID                  OPENstorage, BladeCtlr, FLEXLINE                          
ARRAY_TYPE           A/P-C                                                      
ARRAY_NAME           STK_ARRAY, STK_ARRAY, FLEXLINE                            

Package Information:
# pkginfo -l VRTSSTKasl
  PKGINST:  VRTSSTKasl
     NAME:  OpenStorage and BladeController/FlexLine Array Support Librarry
 CATEGORY:  system
     ARCH:  sparc
  VERSION:  1.0,REV=04.30.2008.15.58
  BASEDIR:  /etc/vx
   VENDOR:  VERITAS Software
     DESC:  Array Support library for OpenStorage & BladeController/FlexLine Array.
   PSTAMP:  VERSION-1.0:30-April-2008
 INSTDATE:  Jun 12 2008 11:29
  HOTLINE:  800-342-0652
    EMAIL:  support@veritas.com
   STATUS:  completely installed
    FILES:        5 installed pathnames
                  3 shared pathnames
                  3 directories
                  2 executables
                 33 blocks used (approx)




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304738


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH60945


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