Symantec Enabled Arrays - Array Support Library for Fujitsu ETERNUS4000 and ETERNUS8000 Arrays (Active/Active) on Veritas Volume Manager (tm) 4.1MP4 and later for Linux (SLES)

Article:TECH65045  |  Created: 2010-01-19  |  Updated: 2010-01-19  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH65045
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Technical Solution


Environment

Issue



Symantec Enabled Arrays - Array Support Library for Fujitsu ETERNUS4000 and ETERNUS8000 Arrays (Active/Active) on Veritas Volume Manager (tm) 4.1MP4 and later for Linux (SLES)

Solution



This TechFile provides information about the Array Support Library (ASL) for FUJITSU ETERNUS4000 and ETERNUS8000 Series arrays on Veritas Volume Manager 4.1MP4 and later for Linux (SLES).

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

Package Name:  Array Support Library for Fujitsu ETERNUS4000/8000
Package Version: 4.1 Release: 1.0_SLES10
Supported versions of Veritas Volume Manager: 4.1MP4 and later
Supported Arrays: Fujitsu ETERNUS4000 Series (Active/Active)
                               Fujitsu ETERNUS8000 Series (Active/Active)


Installation Instructions:

1. Create a directory to download the ASL.
# mkdir /tmp/asl
# cd /tmp/asl

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

3. After downloading VRTSFJTSYe8k_v1_SLES_41_314166.tar.z, verify checksum of the file as follows:
# cksum VRTSFJTSYe8k_v1_SLES_41_314166.tar.z
3394819350 7435 VRTSFJTSYe8k_v1_SLES_41_314166.tar.z

4. Uncompress the file and extract the rpm package:
# tar xzvf VRTSFJTSYe8k_v1_SLES_41_314166.tar.z

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

6. ASL Installation:
# rpm -ivh VRTSFJTSYe8k-4.1-1.0_SLES10.i586.rpm
Preparing...                ##################################################
VRTSFJTSYe8k         ##################################################
Adding the entry in supported arrays
Loading The Library

7. After the package is installed, you must run the vxdctl enable command to claim the disk array as an Fujitsu array:
# vxdctl enable

8. After running vxdctl enable, run the vxddladm listsupport and vxddladm listversion command and verify the output:
#  vxddladm listsupport libname=libvxfjtsye8k.so
ATTR_NAME              ATTR_VALUE
=======================================================================
LIBNAME                   libvxfjtsye8k.so
VID                            FUJITSU
PID                            E4000, E8000
ARRAY_TYPE            A/A
ARRAY_NAME           FJ_E4000, FJ_E8000

# vxddladm listversion libname=libvxfjtsye8k.so
LIB_NAME                        ASL_VERSION      Min. VXVM version
===================================================================
libvxfjtsye8k.so                  vm-4.1-rev-1            4.1

Package Information:
# rpm -qiv VRTSFJTSYe8k
Name        : VRTSFJTSYe8k                 Relocations: (not relocatable)
Version     : 4.1                               Vendor: Symantec Corporation
Release     : 1.0_SLES10                    Build Date: Mon Aug 25 20:51:16 2008
Install Date: Mon Aug 25 20:52:03 2008      Build Host: firefox.veritas.com
Group       : System/Data Storage           Source RPM: VRTSFJTSYe8k-4.1-1.0_SLES10.src.rpm
Size        : 7649                             License: Copyright (c) 2008 Symantec Corporation. All
rights reserved. Symantec and the Symantec Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Symantec
Corporation or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. Other names may be trademarks of the
ir respective owners. The Licensed Software and Documentation are deemed to be "commercial computer
software" and "commercial computer software documentation" as defined in FAR Sections 12.212 and DFA
RS Section 227.7202.
Signature   : (none)
Packager    : support@symantec.com
URL         : http://www.veritas.com/
Summary     : Fujitsu ETERNUS4000/8000 Series Array Support Library for Volume Manager 4.X
Description :
Fujitsu ETERNUS4000/8000 Series Array Support Library for Volume Manager 4.X
Distribution: (none)


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VRTSFJTSYe8k_v1_SLES_41_314166.tar.z (7 kBytes)


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314166


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH65045


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