Symantec Enabled Arrays - Array Support Library for HP MSA2000 ( MSA2012fc, MSA2212fc, MSA2012i ) Series Arrays in A/A(Active/Active) mode on Veritas Volume Manager (tm) 4.1 MP4 and later for Linux (RHEL and SLES)

Article:TECH63668  |  Created: 2008-01-29  |  Updated: 2010-01-24  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH63668
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Symantec Enabled Arrays - Array Support Library for HP MSA2000 ( MSA2012fc, MSA2212fc, MSA2012i ) Series Arrays in A/A(Active/Active) mode on Veritas Volume Manager (tm) 4.1 MP4 and later for Linux (RHEL and SLES)

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This TechFile provides information about the Array Support Library (ASL) for HP MSA2000 ( MSA2012fc, MSA2212fc, MSA2012i ) Series Arrays in A/A(Active/Active) mode on Veritas Volume Manager 4.1MP4 and later for Linux(RHEL and SLES).

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

Package Name: HP MSA Array Support Library
Package Version: 4.1
Supported versions of Veritas Volume Manager: 4.1MP4
Supported Arrays: HP MSA2000 ( MSA2012fc, MSA2212fc, MSA2012i ) Series Arrays
Supported Mode: A/A (Active/Active)

Installation Instructions:
1. Create a directory to download the ASL:
  # mkdir tmp
  # cd tmp
2. At the bottom of this TechFile, click on Download Now to download the ASL package.

3. After downloading VRTSMSA2Kasl-4.1-1.0_Linux_309022.tar.Z, verify checksum of the file
  $ cksum VRTSMSA2Kasl-4.1-1.0_Linux_309022.tar.Z
  2402547530      29778   VRTSMSA2Kasl-4.1-1.0_Linux_309022.tar.Z

4. Uncompress the file:
  # zcat VRTSMSA2Kasl-4.1-1.0_Linux_309022.tar.Z | tar xvf -
  There are a total of four packages present in VRTSMSA2Kasl-4.1-1.0_Linux_309022.tar.Z:
  1. VRTSMSA2Kasl-4.1-1.0_RHEL4.i686.rpm
   2. VRTSMSA2Kasl-4.1-1.0_RHEL5.i686.rpm
   3. VRTSMSA2Kasl-4.1-1.0_SLES9.i586.rpm
   4. VRTSMSA2Kasl-4.1-1.0_SLES10.i586.rpm


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

6. ASL Installation:
  To install the ASL package VRTSMSA2Kasl-4.1-1.0_SLES10.i586.rpm, type
 :
  # rpm -ivh VRTSMSA2Kasl-4.1-1.0_SLES10.i586.rpm
  Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
     1:VRTSMSA2Kasl           ########################################### [100%]
  Adding the entry in supported arrays
  Loading The Library

  After the package is installed, you must run the vxdctl enable command to claim the disk array as a MSA2000 array
  # vxdctl enable

7. After running the vxdctl enable command, you should see libvxmsa2k.so in the output of the vxddladm listsupport command

  # vxddladm listsupport libname=libvxmsa2k.so
  ATTR_NAME            ATTR_VALUE                                                
  =======================================================================
  LIBNAME              libvxmsa2k.so                                              
  VID                  HP                                                        
  PID                  MSA2012fc, MSA2212fc, MSA2012i                            
  ARRAY_TYPE           A/A                                                        
  ARRAY_NAME           MSA2012, MSA2212, MSA2012i                                


Package Information:

  # rpm -qil VRTSMSA2Kasl-4.1-1.0_SLES10
  Name        : VRTSMSA2Kasl                 Relocations: (not relocatable)
  Version     : 4.1                               Vendor: VERITAS Software Corporation Inc.
  Release     : 1.0_SLES10                    Build Date: Sat Aug 23 14:45:35 2008
  Install Date: Sat Sep 27 02:23:09 2008      Build Host: firefox.veritas.com
  Group       : System/Data Storage           Source RPM: VRTSMSA2Kasl-4.1-1.0_SLES10.src.rpm
  Size        : 9425                             License: Copyright (c) 1990-2005 VERITAS Software Corporation.  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.  THIS SOFTWARE IS      THE PROPERTY OF AND IS LICENSED BY VERITAS SOFTWARE, AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS.
  Signature   : (none)
  Packager    : linuxvm-pkgr@veritas.com
  URL         : http://www.veritas.com/
  Summary     : HP MSA2000fc Array Support Library
  Description :
  HP MSA2000fc Array Support Library
  Distribution: (none)
  /etc/vx/aslkey.d
  /etc/vx/aslkey.d/libvxmsa2k.key
  /etc/vx/lib/discovery.d
  /etc/vx/lib/discovery.d/libvxmsa2k.so


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