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Missing VCS "VVRTypes.cf"Agents

Created: 09 Jan 2013 • Updated: 10 Jan 2013 | 2 comments
KungfuPanda's picture
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Need help/ advice on how to recover missing VVRTypes.cf

System Info

  1. OS RHEL 6.1
  2. VCS Version 5.1 rp3

Objective

  1. To enable VVR in VCS-GCO environment
  2. During the process of creating RVG for VVR Service Group; I  found that

Done the following Checks

(i) VVRTypes.cf is MISSING from the /etc/VRTSvcs/conf/config directory

(ii) /etc/VRTSvcs/conf/sample_vvr/addVVRTypes.sh is NOT there

(iii) re-install VCS5.1-rp3 patch DOESNT work . Message prompted "SFHA ver 5.1.133.000 is already installed. No rpm will be installed".

Anyone can provide advice / help. SOS.

Thanks in advance.

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mikebounds's picture

The VVR types used to be in a separate file, but in 5.1 they should be provided in the main "types.cf" file, so you should find that /etc/VRTSvcs/conf/config/types.cf contains RVG and RVGPrimary types (and others VVR types for snapshots and VVR with CVM).

If your types.cf file does not contains these, then you may have upgraded from a previous VCS version and not upgraded your types.cf file - this being the case, the RVG types should be in the types.cf file in the parent directory - /etc/VRTSvcs/conf.  If you need to know how to merge these 2, let me know.

Mike

UK Symantec Consultant in VCS, GCO, SF, VVR, VxAT on Solaris, AIX, HP-ux, Linux & Windows

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KungfuPanda's picture

You are absolutely right.

Thanks Mike.