Veritas Enabled Arrays - Array Support Library for HP StorageWorks XP128 and XP1024 Arrays (Active/Active) on Veritas Volume Manager (tm) 4.0 and 4.1 for Solaris Sparc

Article:TECH70254  |  Created: 2009-01-05  |  Updated: 2010-01-20  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH70254
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Veritas Enabled Arrays - Array Support Library for HP StorageWorks XP128 and XP1024 Arrays (Active/Active) on Veritas Volume Manager (tm) 4.0 and 4.1 for Solaris Sparc

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This TechFile provides information about the Array Support Library (ASL) for HP XP128 and XP1024 arrays on Veritas Volume Manager 4.0 and 4.1 for Solaris Sparc.
For general information about ASLs, see TechNote 249446 (link in Related Documents section of this Tech File).

ASL Package Name:  Array Support Library for HP XP1024/128
ASL Package Description:  Array Support Library for HP XP1024/128
ASL Package Version: 2.2,REV=07.31.2007.15.43
Supported versions of Veritas Volume Manager:  4.0 and 4.1
Supported Arrays: HP XP128 and XP1024 (Active/Active)


Installation Instructions:

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

2. After downloading HPXP1_Sol_Sparc_vm4.x_v2.0.tar_324055.gz, extract the file:
# gunzip HPXP1_Sol_Sparc_vm4.x_v2.0.tar_324055.gz
# tar -xvf HPXP1_Sol_Sparc_vm4.x_v2.0.tar_324055

3. Before adding any ASL package, ensure Veritas Volume Manager is installed and enabled

# vxdctl mode
mode: enabled

Warning: If installing on Solaris 9, then set LD_LIBRARY_PATH to /usr/lib. See TechNote 251706 (link in the Related Documents section of this TechFile)

4. To install the package type:
# pkgadd -d . HPXP1

5. After the package is installed, you must execute the vxdctl enable command to claim the disk array.

# vxdctl enable

Note: In some cases, it has been reported that the installation of the ASL does not
take effect and vxdctl enable does not claim the enclosure and devices. In such cases, you can
execute the vxconfigd -k command in addition to vxdctl enable.


6. After running vxdctl enable, run the vxddladm list support command to ensure that the ASL is correctly installed.
# vxddladm listsupport libname=libvxhpxp.so
ATTR_NAME            ATTR_VALUE
=======================================================================
LIBNAME              libvxhpxp.so
VID                  HP
ARRAY_TYPE           A/A
ARRAY_NAME           XP128, XP1024


For additional information about ASLs, see TechNote 249325, Installing an Array Support Library (ASL) Guide for Solaris (link in the Related Documents section of this TechFile).


   ASL Package Information:

     #pkginfo -l HPXP1

  PKGINST:  HPXP1
     NAME:  Array Support Library for HP XP1024/128
 CATEGORY:  system
     ARCH:  sparc
  VERSION:  2.2,REV=07.31.2007.15.43
  BASEDIR:  /etc/vx
   VENDOR:  HP
     DESC:  Array Support library for HP XP1024/128
 INSTDATE:  May 06 2009 11:50
  HOTLINE:  Please contact HP tech support
   STATUS:  completely installed
    FILES:        5 installed pathnames
                  3 shared pathnames
                  3 directories
                  2 executables
                 26 blocks used (approx)



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324055


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