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updated article 17 Apr 2014
In Symantec DataInsight (SDI) the configuration of the Network Appliance (NetApp) filer for discovery, scanning, auditing on NFS shares or shares in mixed mode of CIFS and NFS requires an authentication domain be configured under LDAP or AD.   Error There is no error displayed but the Select Domain option box will only have the refresh button ...
updated blog entry 17 Apr 2014
You can now search  for 6.0.5 in SORT to access the following:   sfha-sol10_sparc-6.0.5 https://sort.symantec.com//patch/detail/8512   sfha-aix-6.0.5 https://sort.symantec.com/patch/detail/8506   sfha-sol11_sparc-6.0.5    sfha-hpux1131-6.0.5     
updated discussion 17 Apr 2014
tanislavm posted: vcs
Hi, Let`s say we have an 3 nodes(node a,node b,node c)vcs.When i perform an failover(maintenance reason) of an service group from node a,the best practice is to failover to the most resourceful node(the node that has the less cpu usage,and more memory).Right?Thus first i verify on node b and c the cpu load,so on.right?       To me the nodes within vcs should have the cpus ...
updated discussion 17 Apr 2014
tanislavm posted: vcs
Hi, Let`s say we have an 3 nodes(node a,node b,node c)vcs.When i perform an failover(maintenance reason) of an service group from node a,the best practice is to failover to the most resourceful node(the node that has the less cpu usage,and more memory).Right?Thus first i verify on node b and c the cpu load,so on.right?       To me the nodes within vcs should have the cpus ...
updated discussion 16 Apr 2014
tanislavm posted: cvm
hi, cvm offer support for raw devices(raw logical volume) and for cfs.rigt?if we have raw logical volume only,then we need to install cfs foundation as in the case that we use only cfs? raw logical volume option is better than cfs when there is a very large I/O.right?So when is better to chose cfs over raw logical volume?beside the case that the application not support raw logical ...
updated discussion 16 Apr 2014
Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability (SFHA) Solutions 6.0.5 documentation is now available at the following locations:   PDF versions SORT documentation page Late Breaking News http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH164885 Hardware Compatibility List http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH170013 The SFHA Solutions 6.0.5 documentation set includes the following documents: Release ...
updated article 17 Apr 2014
In Symantec DataInsight (SDI) the configuration of the Network Appliance (NetApp) filer for discovery, scanning, auditing on NFS shares or shares in mixed mode of CIFS and NFS requires an authentication domain be configured under LDAP or AD.   Error There is no error displayed but the Select Domain option box will only have the refresh button ...
updated article 06 Mar 2014
Cena comum no departamento de TI de praticamente qualquer empresa: Precisamos comprar um novo Storage! Seja porque o Storage atual está próximo a ficar sem garantia, ou não suporta mais a performance dos ambientes a que serve, ou mesmo a necessidade de mais espaço, em algum momento essa discussão vai aparecer. Apesar de aparentemente ser uma decisão simples, há algumas variáveis relevantes na ...
article comment 14 Feb 2014
updated article 17 Dec 2013
As a Disaster Recovery and High-Availability Consultant, I've participated in several disaster recovery exercises, for different customers in different industries, most of them large financial institutions, that are severely regulated here in Brazil and, I believe, all around the world. Regulated or not, everyone should test their DR plan from time to time, to ensure it's ready and will work ...
updated blog entry 17 Apr 2014
You can now search  for 6.0.5 in SORT to access the following:   sfha-sol10_sparc-6.0.5 https://sort.symantec.com//patch/detail/8512   sfha-aix-6.0.5 https://sort.symantec.com/patch/detail/8506   sfha-sol11_sparc-6.0.5    sfha-hpux1131-6.0.5     
updated blog entry 07 Apr 2014
April 7th 2014: Symantec today announces the release of Symantec Storage Foundation High Availability for Windows 6.1 and Symantec ApplicationHA 6.1 for Windows environments. With Microsoft Hyper-V climbing the Gartner Magic quadrant, it is no surprise that Hyper-V has become a formidable alternative to VMware virtualization. Symantec supports our customers' move ...
updated blog entry 03 Apr 2014
  With nearly 12 million customers paying their bills each month, having 24x7 availability of its billing systems is paramount for Hubei Unicom. To ensure these systems are highly available, Hubei Unicom turned to a number of storage solutions from Symantec. Results include 60% improvement in I/O performance for Oracle database, 24-fold faster failover for application and Web servers, ...
updated blog entry 03 Apr 2014
Virtualization is the creation of a virtual (rather than actual) version of something, such as an operating system, a server, a storage device or network resources. Virtualization is a computing technology that enables a single user to access multiple physical devices. This paradigm manifests itself as a single computer controlling multiple machines, or one operating system utilizing multiple ...
new blog entry 02 Apr 2014
Inf 5.1sp1  document, we  can see suggest  turn off dmp_monitor_osevent  to  make  dmp co-work with powerpath. According  engineer suggestion, This suggestion is also work for 6.0.1, 6.0.3.
new blog entry 18 Mar 2014
Symantec has released a set of patches to provide support of SFHA6.1 on RHEL 6.5.   The patch is available on SORT https://sort.symantec.com/patch/detail/8413   Refer to this technote for more information: http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH214987     cheers tony
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 download 02 Apr 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 21 Feb 2014
Veritas High Availability AgentPack 4Q 2013 is now available on SORT: https://sort.symantec.com/agents. Highlights of this release: Application Agents Added support for VCS 6.1 and ApplicationHA 6.1 release. Tibco EMS Added support for 64bit version of Tibco EMS Server. Added support for Tibco EMS Server version 8.0 JBoss Application Server Added supports for JBoss Application Server ...
updated download 19 Dec 2013
Occassionally I have been asked to conduct a proof of concept for Symantec Cluster Server for SAP on AIX.  These environments frequently include a large number of file systems, volumes, and volume groups.  While it is certainly possible to construct a main.cf by hand, I usually ended up making a fair number of typographical errors.  Instead I found it more useful to write a ...
updated download 28 Oct 2013
Here are the list of course assets for Cluster Server 5.0 MP3 Unix (APJ)     Type   Name   Description Category   APJ Content Only PDF       TK-CSB-0081_ILT_ppts Cluster Server 5.0 MP3 PowerPoints Instruction   cdesc_vcs50mp3_sol_ilt Course Outline ILT Instruction   cdesc_vcs50mp3_sol_va Course ...
updated download 08 Oct 2013
Veritas High Availability AgentPack 3Q 2013 is now available on SORT: https://sort.symantec.com/agents. Highlights of this release: Application Agents VCS agent for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 A new VCS application agent for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 is introduced for VCS for Windows 6.0.1/6.0.2 and SFW HA 6.0.1/6.0.2. The agent manages SharePoint Server Service Applications, ...
updated download 10 Sep 2013
Veritas High Availability Agent Pack 1Q 2013 is now available on SORT: https://sort.symantec.com/agents Highlights of this release:   Application agents Informatica - Added support for PowerCenter 9.5 and B2B Data Exchange 9.5 on the AIX operating system. Oracle Application Server - Added support for Enterprise Manager Grid Control 11g and 12c on the AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris ...
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 ...
new event 23 Jul 2013
Speakers: Geary Sikich, Entrepreneur, Consultant, Author and Business Lecturer Dennis Wenk, Business Continuity Evangelist The term “Black Swan” has become a popular buzzword for many; including, contingency planners, risk managers and consultants. However, are there really that many occurrences that qualify to meet the requirement of being termed a “Black Swan” or ...
new event 19 Jul 2013
We live in a time when disruption to critical IT systems can have devastating effects on the day-to-day operation of business. Whether these service interruptions come in the form of security threats, configuration errors, power outages, natural disasters, or technology upgrades, Business Continuity needs to go beyond simply protecting data or meeting Service Level Agreements (SLAs). ...
updated event 10 Jul 2013
  WHAT IS EASY ABOUT THIS BETA?   The new 6.1 beta program from Symantec allows you to gain early experience and gain direct access to specialist support to make this the easiest and most rewarding beta we have ever delivered. You may utilise Symantec hosted hardware via the cloud, attend a Symantec workshop, or choose a more traditional installation on your own platform. With so ...
updated video 01 Apr 2014
Saw the trailer, checked out the full video? Now you've got the behind-the-scenes, techincal background of DataCane - When the bits hit the fan! Watch how all the pieces came together and see the technology at work in this full-length behind the scenes video.    
updated video 27 Mar 2014
The is the first in a series of 4 videos which cover the installation, configuration and management of ApplicationHA 6.1 for Hyper-V virtual machines. See how easy it is to configure mission critical applications with ApplicationHA 6.1 and control them all intelligently as a single application tier with Virtual Business Service from within Veritas Operations Manager. Note: Silent video with ...
updated video 27 Mar 2014
The is the second in a series of 4 videos which cover the installation, configuration and management of ApplicationHA 6.1 for Hyper-V virtual machines. See how easy it is to configure mission critical applications with ApplicationHA 6.1 and control them all intelligently as a single application tier with Virtual Business Service from within Veritas Operations Manager. Note: This is a silent ...
updated video 27 Mar 2014
The is the third in a series of 4 videos which cover the installation, configuration and management of ApplicationHA 6.1 for Hyper-V virtual machines. See how easy it is to configure mission critical applications with ApplicationHA 6.1 and control them all intelligently as a single application tier with Virtual Business Service from within Veritas Operations Manager. Note: This is a silent ...
updated video 27 Mar 2014
The is the last in a series of 4 videos which cover the installation, configuration and management of ApplicationHA 6.1 for Hyper-V virtual machines. See how easy it is to configure mission critical applications with ApplicationHA 6.1 and control them all intelligently as a single application tier with Virtual Business Service from within Veritas Operations Manager. Note: This is a silent ...
updated video 13 Feb 2014
VOM 6.0 Videos Installation and Configuration Installing and Configuring VOM 6.0 Adding Managed Hosts from the Console Automating Host Discovery with AutoConfigure Discovering hosts agentlessly Discovering Virtualization Discovering Storage Arrays Discovering SAN Switches Secure access and roles Assigining Permissions Adding Authentication Brokers and viewing permissions Limiting access ...
updated video 12 Feb 2014
  How-to video on configuring AD or LDAP authentication using the Management Server console.
updated video 12 Feb 2014
How-to video on upgrading Management Server to version 6.0.
updated video 12 Feb 2014
This screencast, presented by Brian Warkentine, Sr. Principal Software Engineer at Symantec, provides a step-by-step demonstration of the xdist command interface.
updated video 11 Feb 2014
Check out this series of over 35 Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions Release 6.0 introductory, feature overview and technical installation videos produced by the Symantec Information Availability Group, to get up and running quickly with your release. Technical Feature Overviews: Screencast: Symantec Cluster Server 6.0 Intelligent Monitoring Framework Overview Screencast: ...
new idea 09 Apr 2014
The sort data collector is dependent on the fact that swap is configured on our systems. "The system on which you install the data collector must meet the following minimum requirements: * 500 MB free RAM * 300 MB free swap space * 2 GB free disk space"   If no swap is configured the data collector exits with the statement that swap is required. Most of our systems have 256 GB ...
updated idea 21 Mar 2014
we use VVR for migration.  once of the things you would want to do after the migration would be to remove the VVR setups  and it can be done without any downtime.  however, i had to dig here and there. couldn't find any procedure in any of the VVR documentation, certainly not in the VVR admin guide the one technote i found was quite incorrect dated a few years ago. and it ...
updated idea 21 Mar 2014
I was looking for documentation about veritas check point. how to administer it. this is version 5.1 At first, I look through the "Vxfs admin guide". it asked me to looked at the "Advance feature guide" When I do, the "Advance feature guide" referred back to the "vxfs admin guide". Perhaps such documentation loop shouldn't exist?   What i would like to know: how checkpoint ...
new idea 29 Jan 2014
when an IP is up as a resource type IP, IPMultiNICA/B, there are times we want to set multiple static routes to it. currently there is a RouteOptions(solaris), IPRouteOptions(linux) not sure about other OSs why would i need this? for example, you have a VIP a service group which is configured in the firewall allowing outgoing connections to other external hosts. you want make os to use a ...
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