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SFHA Solutions 6.0.1: HP IVM support for Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability solutions

Created: 27 Feb 2013 • Updated: 27 Feb 2013

Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability (SFHA) Solutions are supported in an HP Integrity Virtual Machine (IVM) environment. An HP IVM is a hosted hypervisor virtualization technology within the HP Virtual Server Environment. This environment enables you to create multiple virtual servers with shared resources within a single HP Integrity server or nPartition.

For more information about HP IVMs, see:

About HP Integrity Virtual Machines

Before you configure HP IVMs, you may find it helpful to review the following terminology:

HP Integrity Virtual Machines terminology

Symantec supports Veritas Storage Foundation (SF) and Veritas Cluster Server (VCS) in an HP IVM environment. Symantec does not support Veritas Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC in an HP IVM environment.

For more information, see:

Supported Storage Foundation and HP IVM versions

Supported VCS and IVM versions

SF supports the following configurations using IVM:

  • SF on VMGuest only
  • SF on VMHost only
  • SF on both VMGuest and VMHost

For more information about supported Storage Foundation configurations using IVM, see:

Storage Foundation supported configurations using IVM

SFHA supports the following configurations using IVM:

  • Cluster among VMGuests (VM-VM) (VM: Virtual Machine)
  • Cluster among VMGuests and physical machines (VM-PM)
  • Cluster among VMHosts (PM-PM) (PM: Physical Machine)

For more information about supported SFHA configurations using IVM, see:

Storage Foundation High Availability supported configurations using IVM
 

Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability (SFCFSHA) is supported only on the VMGuest.

For more information about supported SFCFSHA configurations using IVM, see:

Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability supported configurations using IVM

For a table of all supported configurations, see:

Supported configurations using IVM

Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability documentation for other releases and platforms can be found on the SORT website.