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updated blog entry 20 Nov 2014
Following the announcement during Vision 2014, we have launched Disaster Recovery Orchestrator! Disaster Recovery Orchestrator enables businesses to automate and manage disaster recovery of Microsoft Windows based applications residing on either physical or virtual machines to Microsoft Azure cloud. Using Disaster Recovery Orchestrator to target the cloud for disaster recovery can ...
updated video 20 Nov 2014
This video demo of Disaster Recovery Orchestrator (DRO) shows configuration steps. (no audio)  
updated video 20 Nov 2014
This video demo of Disaster Recovery Orchestrator (DRO) shows fail back steps. (no audio)
updated video 20 Nov 2014
This video demo of Disaster Recovery Orchestrator (DRO) shows fire drill steps. (no audio)
updated video 20 Nov 2014
This video demo of Disaster Recovery Orchestrator (DRO) shows steps for RBAC settings. (no audio)
updated video 20 Nov 2014
This video demo of Disaster Recovery Orchestrator (DRO) shows firedrill cleanup steps. (no audio)
new discussion 20 Nov 2014
Hi, If there are any users in the community who wish to trial a plugin for monitoring VCS through Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c, please let me know.   I've been working with a number of clients to develop a custom EM 12c plugin to allow transparent integration of VCS targets into the EM framework.   Benefits include centralised visbility, out of the box monitoring, direct integration ...
updated discussion 20 Nov 2014
Hi, I wish to verify things. If i have only an single root system disk with vxvm on it,what happends if:   - metadata is corrupted on the root logical volume .i assume that the disk will not be seen by the OS,but i could see objexts like plex,volume,subdisk  with vxprint.right?So if OS is not able to see the disk /dev/vx/rdsk or dsk,then the OS will crashes.right?because ...
updated article 19 Nov 2014
This whitepaper is aimed at technical architects and IT decision-makers at customer companies as well as architects and consultants involved in the design and planning of technical solution architectures for SAPcentric business solutions. Executive Summary  Many organizations rely on SAP applications to support vital business processes. Any disruption of these services ...
updated article 29 Oct 2014
What is Storage Optimization and Application Availability? The world runs 24/7/365 on applications and data. A high availability architecture with automated business service recovery keeps your data, applications, and infrastructure available and optimized as demand grows. Symantec Storage Foundation High Availability solutions provide end-to-end visibility and optimization across physical, ...
updated article 01 Oct 2014
É notório o crescente interesse das empresas no tema de Recuperação de Desastres (Disaster Recovery | DR). Comparado a alguns anos atrás, nota-se um incremento de interesse por parte de empresas e orgãos públicos de todos os tamanhos. As razões variam: Há mais regulamentações e normas de serviço que passam a exigir planos de continuidade de negócios (Business Continuity Plan | BCP), nos quais ...
updated article 29 Sep 2014
It’s been a while coming but I’ve finally got some time to write this article on protecting vCenter Server availability. It’s probably also come as an opportune time as not so long ago VMware announced the end of availability of vCenter Heartbeat so now many of you are probably looking for ways to protect vCenter Server more than ever especially due to the criticality that it brings in ...
updated article 16 Sep 2014
Since v5.1 of vSphere, VMware have focused on providing web based management for the vSphere environment, with v5.5 more functionality has been placed into the vSphere Web Client to bring its capabilities on par to that of the Windows based vSphere Client. Moving forward VMware have stated that any new feature VMware introduces typically is only going to be available within the vSphere Web ...
article comment 18 Aug 2014
updated article 07 Jul 2014
Solaris 10 ZONES: =============== Zones provides a means of virtualizing operating system services, allowing one or more processes to run in isolation from other activity on the system. A zone is a "sandbox" within which one or more applications can run without affecting or interacting with the rest of the system.    You can configure non-global zones with a shared-IP address or an ...
updated blog entry 20 Nov 2014
Following the announcement during Vision 2014, we have launched Disaster Recovery Orchestrator! Disaster Recovery Orchestrator enables businesses to automate and manage disaster recovery of Microsoft Windows based applications residing on either physical or virtual machines to Microsoft Azure cloud. Using Disaster Recovery Orchestrator to target the cloud for disaster recovery can ...
updated blog entry 19 Nov 2014
In October 2014, Symantec Cluster Server announced general availability for Cisco UCS HA solution. The new Cluster Server agent provides high-availability for Cisco UCS servers that had no standard way to achieve HA before the agent. To achieve HA for UCS, customers were performing service profile migrations manually or through complex custom scripts. In case of a fault, users ...
new blog entry 12 Nov 2014
On Nov 11, 2014, SORT delivered a release specifically focused on supporting the GA release of DRO 6.1.1.  For this release, we support the following features for DRO 6.1.1: Custom Reports via the Data Collector [Windows] (https://sort.symantec.com/data_collectors) Users can upload reports to SORT to: Manage reports Compare system configurations for drift View associated documentation, ...
new blog entry 10 Nov 2014
Disaster Recovery Orchestrator now supports Amazon Web Services(AWS) as a failover target. With today's new release for Disaster Recovery Orchestrator, you can choose between Microsoft Azure and AWS as your target environment for disaster recovery. We provide the same benefits and features irrespective of which cloud provider you decide to go with. Businesses can automate and manage disaster ...
new blog entry 05 Nov 2014
On November 4, 2014, Symantec completed another release of SORT. SORT Landing page at https://sort.symantec.com/ With this release we added the following features and enhancements: General: • Product and Platform Lookup can be accessed directly from the menu under Documentation and is the main entrance for product matrix (https://sort.symantec.com/platformlookup ) • Improved search ...
updated blog entry 20 Oct 2014
How can we use docker and extend to our build environment ? What is the benefit of doing so ? This article discusses on the use of docker to create images for our build environment and what is the other use case from the build and release point of view. The sections which we will discuss here are: Overview of docker Build environment using docker and the steps therein Other use case of Docker ...
new download 28 Jul 2014
Over the time, there are instances when permissions are assigned to unknown SIDs on file systems. These unknown or unresolved SIDs belong to deleted security groups or users and sit on the file-system unnecessarily. While most administrators want permissions to be up-to-date and ACLs cleaned on regular intervals, inadequate visibility in ACL permissions can make their job cumbersome and ...
updated download 02 Jul 2014
Application Agents Solaris 11 Image Packaging System (IPS) packages are available for agents of below applications: Application Agent Builder Documentum JBoss Application Server Oracle Application Server Oracle E-Business Components Oracle Essbase Oracle Fusion Middleware Oracle Siebel CRM Oracle Tuxedo Tibco EMS Added support for Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g installations. Following ...
updated download 01 Jul 2014
  The Veritas High Availability agents provide out-of-the-box support of many enterprise applications as well as a wide range of replication technologies. For a complete list of agents supported, please visit https://sort.symantec.com/agents. The agents monitor specific resources within an enterprise application. They determine the status of resources and start or stop them according to ...
updated download 30 Jun 2014
While managing permissions on shared resources, one of the recommended practice is to assign permissions to groups rather than to users directly. Maintaining user accounts directly can be cumbersome and inefficient especially when people are moving around in the organization. There can be occasions where permissions are directly assigned to users who should no longer required to have ...
updated download 03 Jun 2014
How To share DQL queries\templates on Connect: Login to Symantec Connect community page and mouse-hover on Create Content. From the drop-down, click Download. On the Create page, specify a suitable Title that indicates the use-case. Add a description for the content in Body section. In case of an ad-hoc query, paste the verified DQL query in the Body section. In case of a DQL template, zip ...
updated download 04 Apr 2014
Veritas High Availability AgentPack 1Q 2014 is now available on SORT: https://sort.symantec.com/agents. Highlights of this release:   Application Agents New Platform added for SAP NetWeaver agent with HA-API support In addition to Linux, the agent is available on AIX and Solaris operating systems. Added support for VCS 6.1 on Windows platform for following agents SAP Web ...
updated event 29 Sep 2014
CIOs are becoming increasingly invested in the cloud, with 92 percent saying they believe it provides business benefits, according to a survey conducted by Dimensional Research. From cost savings, efficiency, rapid deployment, scalability, and ubiquitous accessibility, cloud computing brings with it several benefits. As shown by its 33 percent quarter-to-quarter growth this year, many ...
updated event 11 Sep 2014
Organizations are facing more pressure than ever to improve the agility of their businesses.  With virtualization, cloud services, big data and other trends converging, companies look to IT to drive improvements and better enable their businesses to compete in the market.  Symantec's data center portfolio is uniquely positioned to increase IT agility, thus helping customers realize ...
updated event 30 May 2014
Building a disaster recovery to the cloud strategy enables midmarket and smaller enterprises to have a less capital and resource-consuming alternative to building and maintaining a secondary data center. By doing so, organizations reduce capital and operations expenses with much smaller, more manageable and more predictable expenses. Symantec Disaster Recovery Orchestrator integrated with ...
new event 14 Mar 2014
    Disaster recovery for Red Hat virtual machines using Symantec Cluster Server, powered by Veritas Managing mission-critical applications? Laying the foundation for a private cloud? Or simply working to meet your enterprise’s day-to-day technical and business demands? All require an infrastructure that’s flexible yet highly available and resilient. With Red Hat and ...
new event 21 Nov 2013
A Discussion on Achieving Business Resilience Now and in the Future. The panelists for this session are Geary Sikich, Principal, Logical Management Systems Corp. Damian Walch, U.S. National Leader, Resilience Services, Deloitte David Nolan, CEO and Founder, Fusion Risk Management, Inc. Hosted by Dennis Wenk, Business Continuity Evangelist, Symantec . Technology, outsourcing, partnerships and ...
updated event 13 Sep 2013
One of the largest technology conferences, Oracle OpenWorld, will once again hit San Francisco, California on September 22nd to 26th. Come visit Symantec at booth #1915 in Moscone South and learn more about: Business continuity for your critical applications Accelerating recovery to reduce complexity and costs Effective storage management in Oracle environments Symantec NetBackup for ...
updated video 20 Nov 2014
This video demo of Disaster Recovery Orchestrator (DRO) shows configuration steps. (no audio)  
updated video 20 Nov 2014
This video demo of Disaster Recovery Orchestrator (DRO) shows fail back steps. (no audio)
updated video 20 Nov 2014
This video demo of Disaster Recovery Orchestrator (DRO) shows fire drill steps. (no audio)
updated video 20 Nov 2014
This video demo of Disaster Recovery Orchestrator (DRO) shows steps for RBAC settings. (no audio)
updated video 20 Nov 2014
This video demo of Disaster Recovery Orchestrator (DRO) shows firedrill cleanup steps. (no audio)
updated video 20 Nov 2014
This video demo of Disaster Recovery Orchestrator (DRO) shows takeover steps. (no audio)
updated video 11 Nov 2014
VOM 6.1 Videos Upgrading Management Server to VOM 6.1 on Windows (new, Nov 2014) Configuring Symantec HA plug-in for vSphere Web client (new, Nov 2014) Performing Flexible Storage Sharing (FSS) operations using VOM 6.1 Performing SmartIO operations using VOM 6.1 VOM 6.0 Videos Installation and Configuration Installing and Configuring VOM 6.0 Adding Managed Hosts from the ...
new video 05 Nov 2014
In this demonstration, you will perform the steps to upgrade the Management Server from VOM 6.0 to VOM 6.1 on Windows using the installer.
updated video 05 Nov 2014
In this demonstration, you will perform the steps to: Install the Symantec HA plug-in 6.1 for vSphere Web Client. Register the plug-in with VMware vCenter Server using VOM 6.1.  View the Symantec High Availability dashboard in the vSphere Web client.
updated video 15 Oct 2014
This video talks about sharing local storage across a cluster with Flexible Storage Sharing using the Veritas Operations Manager 6.1 console. In this video, you will learn how to export local storage from a host so that it is available to other hosts in the cluster and then add the exported disks to an FSS enabled disk group.
updated idea 12 Nov 2014
VMwareDisks agent is limited when the disks are mirrored through VXVM across 2 locations. Since all disks won't be available, the resource will fault. It would be good if the agent had attributes to allow the resource to be online if half the disks were available. This would allow you to configure systems and disks in 2 different sites. It would also allow the service group to be online if one ...
updated idea 22 Sep 2014
Today it is NOT possible to configure resource dependencies within a SG that are effective only during online/offline? Meaning after the SG comes online a fault of a noncritical "child" resource will not cause the "parent" resource to be shutdown. We have situation where we need the "child/parent" resource dependency only during online/offline. But we don't want the fault of a ...
updated idea 08 Sep 2014
SCOM 2012 Management is a good way to monitor enterprise products and easier to implement than just relay on VOM. There are other customers asking for the same ting. https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/scom-2012 "The support for converted MOM packs has been removed in SCOM 2012 from Microsoft, hence the SFW-HA and SFW mps are unable to be imported in SCOM ...
new idea 05 Sep 2014
I have been told that VCS using Fencing can cause a Service Group to off line it you add a newly created disk group into the Service Group while it is imported.   I will agree that somewhere in some documentation it might tell you what will happen if you do this, it is an easy mistake to make that will take down your resources.   It does this because it has to add the keys ...
new idea 21 Aug 2014
Environment: OS: redhat linux 6.4 VCS Product:version 6.0.3 Postgresql agent : version 5.1.5.0 VRTSpgsql-5.1.5.0-GA_GENERIC_noarch.noarch   ISSUE:  the  postgresql agent can't online postgresq server if I configure the HOSTNAME attribute of postgresql agent with IPV6 address  it log in engine_A.log like as below HostName [2001:1b70:200:1026::132:1116] is an invalid ...
updated idea 04 Jul 2014
Increase time in reports and workspace to include seconds when event occurred. When viewing reports, the resolution of the reports rounds up to the minute. This makes it somewhat difficult to find particular events as events spread out over the whole minute get grouped into one minute. There should be a toggle to include seconds. Include IP address for windows filer Include access denied ...
updated idea 04 Jul 2014
Need a way to tell the large reports are still running In large data grab (gigs and gigs) it is hard for the DI  Admin to tell if the report is stuck or still running. causeing them to cancel on a large Report/edex/merge.  Suggest a percentage bar in statuse on the Report page  Request From JPMC, contact RPS for more details if needed. RPS Bryon ...
updated idea 04 Jul 2014
The Platform of Data Insight of symantec only upload succesful logon of the different servers. I have a Nas and File server connected to Data Insight. I Know that Data Insight only upload succesful logon. I´d like upload  logon failure in future version of data Insight.   Can you open a request to implement this solution to future version of  platform Data Insigth of ...
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