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updated discussion 30 Jul 2014
Hi Team, Tomorrow, I have to perform migration of SOlaris sparc V440 server in which Oracle 11ig database running with VCS to Linux 6.0 platform, requesting you to assist steps which i  should have to follow for successfull migration. Thanks, Gary
updated discussion 30 Jul 2014
Hi Team, I have one basic question, I have a server for which vcs is installed in which SAP application has to run.Please help me to know that hirerchy wise, what resouces i have to create one by one, i have to set up a proxy resource for NIC also.How to link their parent child relationship. 2.How to plan, that after failover which resouce should have to come online in passive mode. I know ...
updated discussion 30 Jul 2014
Hi, I configured VCS  6.0 in Sol 10, when i put gabconfig -a command it shows the below status,I am not able to get it why it is showing 2 membership, it should be one, please state its reason and help to resolve it. bash-3.00# /sbin/gabconfig -a GAB Port Memberships =============================================================== Port a gen 18f401 membership 0 Port h gen 18f405 ...
new discussion 30 Jul 2014
The key service group operations in Veritas Operations Manager version 6.1 are further enhanced by the incorporation of site-level awareness. Using the Management Server console, you can now provide site-related information while performing online, offline, and switch service group operations. With the availability of site information, you can now fail over a service group to another desired ...
new discussion 30 Jul 2014
Documentation for Veritas Operations Manager 6.1 is now available at the following locations: PDF and HTML versions: SORT documentation page Hardware and Software Compatibility List HOWTO Topics Veritas Operations Manager 6.1 documentation set includes the following manuals: Release Notes Veritas Operations Manager Management Server Release Notes Quick Start Guide Veritas Operations ...
updated discussion 29 Jul 2014
Discussion split off from https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/gco-configuration-between-2-nodes-cluster-and-1node-cluster: I have configured - site 2 with 1 node cluster - I have install the SFWHA6.1 software and created dynamic disk group, volume and configured cluster with vip address, service group for wac and I tried to install Netbackup software in 1 node cluster, it is asking ...
updated discussion 29 Jul 2014
Long story short, we are trying to utilize block based backups for some 30 million files on a 2 node A/P VCS. Product will not support vxfs, and one of our ideas was to simply keep the vxvm pieces so the scripting and VCS controls all work the same, but simply make the FSs as ext4. I've tried every combination of mkfs and mke2fs commands against a fresh DG and volume, but it never can do ...
updated discussion 30 Jul 2014
Hi Team, Tomorrow, I have to perform migration of SOlaris sparc V440 server in which Oracle 11ig database running with VCS to Linux 6.0 platform, requesting you to assist steps which i  should have to follow for successfull migration. Thanks, Gary
updated discussion 30 Jul 2014
Hi Team, I have one basic question, I have a server for which vcs is installed in which SAP application has to run.Please help me to know that hirerchy wise, what resouces i have to create one by one, i have to set up a proxy resource for NIC also.How to link their parent child relationship. 2.How to plan, that after failover which resouce should have to come online in passive mode. I know ...
updated discussion 30 Jul 2014
Hi, I configured VCS  6.0 in Sol 10, when i put gabconfig -a command it shows the below status,I am not able to get it why it is showing 2 membership, it should be one, please state its reason and help to resolve it. bash-3.00# /sbin/gabconfig -a GAB Port Memberships =============================================================== Port a gen 18f401 membership 0 Port h gen 18f405 ...
new discussion 30 Jul 2014
The key service group operations in Veritas Operations Manager version 6.1 are further enhanced by the incorporation of site-level awareness. Using the Management Server console, you can now provide site-related information while performing online, offline, and switch service group operations. With the availability of site information, you can now fail over a service group to another desired ...
new discussion 30 Jul 2014
Documentation for Veritas Operations Manager 6.1 is now available at the following locations: PDF and HTML versions: SORT documentation page Hardware and Software Compatibility List HOWTO Topics Veritas Operations Manager 6.1 documentation set includes the following manuals: Release Notes Veritas Operations Manager Management Server Release Notes Quick Start Guide Veritas Operations ...
updated discussion 29 Jul 2014
Discussion split off from https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/gco-configuration-between-2-nodes-cluster-and-1node-cluster: I have configured - site 2 with 1 node cluster - I have install the SFWHA6.1 software and created dynamic disk group, volume and configured cluster with vip address, service group for wac and I tried to install Netbackup software in 1 node cluster, it is asking ...
updated discussion 29 Jul 2014
Long story short, we are trying to utilize block based backups for some 30 million files on a 2 node A/P VCS. Product will not support vxfs, and one of our ideas was to simply keep the vxvm pieces so the scripting and VCS controls all work the same, but simply make the FSs as ext4. I've tried every combination of mkfs and mke2fs commands against a fresh DG and volume, but it never can do ...
updated article 08 Jul 2014
Symantec recommends that you verify your installation of Symantec Cluster Server (VCS) on a system before you install or upgrade VCS. This allows you to know about the product prerequisites, installed product version, and configuration. You can verify installation of VCS on a system using the following techniques: Operating System (OS) commands Common Product Installer (CPI) Symantec ...
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 article 07 Jul 2014
Symantec Data Insight(SDI) 4.5 lets you monitor EMC Isilon OneFS file servers, version 7.1 or later. You can also scan and monitor events in users' home directories on the EMC Isilon storage system. To configure Data Insight to monitor EMC Isilon filers, do the following: Complete the necessary prerequisites. Ensure that you have the minimum credentials required for configuring the Isilon ...
updated article 07 Jul 2014
Symantec Data Insight (SDI) 4.5 lets you monitor NetApp Cluster-Mode devices running Data ONTAP 8.2. Data Insight uses the FPolicy framework to receive event notifications. These notifications are sent over a TCP connection to Data Insight's FPolicy server. For more information, see About configuring a clustered NetApp file server.  To configure Data Insight to monitor clustered ...
updated article 30 Jun 2014
Dando continuidade a questão replicação disponíveis para o cliente, podemos recomendar o melhor dos dois mundos. Como tratado anteriormente, ao se deparar com as dúvidas de disponibilidade e ponto de recuperação em um ambiente de DR, existem duas maneiras de se trabalhar com essas variáveis, replicação síncrona e assíncrona. E se fosse possível utilizarmos o melhor de ambos? A possibilidade de ...
updated article 30 Jun 2014
Organizations that store a lot of data on Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices may find these resources difficult to manage. As the amount of data increases, it becomes difficult to track remediation actions on resources that may reside on file shares and SharePoint servers within an organization. Typically, security and storage administrators must manually inform data owners about issues ...
updated article 30 Jun 2014
Symantec Data Insight (SDI) helps organizations govern their data better by identifying who owns the data, who has permission to access it, and how the data is used. Data Insight monitors activity and access permissions on document and picture libraries that are part of the web applications configured on Microsoft SharePoint servers. You can use Data Insight to monitor unstructured data ...
new article 27 Jun 2014
Hi All, This document provides step by step instructions on how to use VCS simulator. Also provides directions on how to simulate customer's cluster configurations in VCS simulator. Hopefully will be of help   G
updated article 24 Jun 2014
The answer is almost! Even the smallest business, if relying on IT systems for critical operations like sales, production, industrial control system, tax processing or electronic receipt, some kind of DR capability should be in place. Depending on systems Recovery Time Objective (RTO) and Recovery Point Objective (RPO), it could be from off-site tape shipping strategy, to an automated geo ...
new blog entry 25 Jul 2014
Symantec Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions (SFHA) 6.1.1 is now available for AIX, Solaris(SPARC), Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and SUSE Linux. 6.1.1 is a Maintenance Release (MR), refer to the Release Notes for more information. SORT links are below Use SORT notification to receive updates on new patches and documentation   Cheers tony Rank Product Release type Patch ...
new blog entry 14 Jul 2014
  Business Challenges Businesses and organizations of all sizes have adopted virtualization as a core technology within their data centers. Both new and legacy applications are moving to virtualization because it reduces cost, improves hardware utilization and simplifies management. Originally, proprietary virtualization platforms were the dominant forces in the industry. Lately, ...
new blog entry 08 Jul 2014
Here is June 2014's most viewed content in the Storage and Clustering community: SCSI-3 or not to SCSI-3 ?!? NEW LAUNCH: Symantec Disaster Recovery Orchestrator NEW RELEASE: Symantec Data Insight 4.5 How to check VCS version and update? Veritas disk group disabled How to find the LUN size with veritas commands? VCS Cluster not starting Veritas Cluster Manager Java Console 5.1.2 Remove ...
updated blog entry 02 Jul 2014
Think about all the things you need to do in your data center to keep the business happy. Manage multi-vendor storage arrays in your SAN, introduce and manage new SSD/Flash arrays whether in server/ in SAN/ or as DAS, support increasing storage requests from multiple cost centers without approvals to buy new storage.. and that’s only on the storage side. What about having visibility across ...
updated blog entry 30 Jun 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 30 Jun 2014
April 7th, 2014: Symantec today announces a new release of Symantec Disaster Recovery Advisor, a risk monitoring and notification solution for heterogeneous high availability and disaster recovery environments. Having a dependable business continuity plan is more important than ever in today's super competitive environment, with organizations facing potential revenue ...
updated blog entry 30 Jun 2014
Intel has 3 models depending on your workload plans starting at $500. Symantec Smart I/O delivers the fastest storage performance with no single point of failure. Fusion-io is delivering PCIe cards with up to 2.6GB/s throughput. Smart I/O can be used to deliver highly available applications. Here are the top benefits: Increased Application Performance – bring data closer to the application ...
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 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 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 ...
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 video 21 Jul 2014
In this demonstration, you will learn how VOM 6.1 supports Flexible Storage Sharing (FSS) operations using the Management Server console. You will learn how to: Export and unexport disks for FSS Enable or disable FSS on an existing shared disk group
updated video 21 Jul 2014
In this demonstration, you will learn how VOM 6.1 supports operations using the Management Server console. You will learn how to: Create a cache. Enable or disable caching
updated video 01 Jul 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 video 01 Jul 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 ...
updated video 16 May 2014
In March, Federal News Radio (WFED 1500AM) hosted a panel discussion on business continuity (Continuity of Operations, or COOP, in Federal Government terms). Panelists included senior IT staff from three US government agencies and yours truly. This is the third (and final) segment.
updated video 16 May 2014
In March, Federal News Radio (WFED 1500AM) hosted a panel discussion on business continuity (Continuity of Operations, or COOP, in Federal Government terms). Panelists included senior IT staff from three US government agencies and yours truly. This is the second segment.
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 ...
updated idea 13 Jun 2014
In Veritas Operations Manager 6.0 3Par  Storage in HSCL is old and new versions of Inform OS is missing.    Can you update to newer hw platform for 3Par 7000 series with Inform OS 3.1.2 and above? Version 3.1.3 will be released Q1 2014.  
updated idea 13 Jun 2014
In VOM there exist a standard report to show the failovers initiated by the cluster. "The failover report" However that report is created based on  the keyword "failover" in the log files and only works for service groups who are configured as "critical".   We want to get a report of ALL the services group who have stopped and started , including the hostname where they were stopped ...
new idea 09 Jun 2014
I'm currently implementing several clusters on different platforms (mainly Solaris and AIX). The common configuration points of all of them are: Oracle 11g R2 and Data Guard configured (non-RAC) No shared storage VCS 6.0.3 with the latest relevant agents form SORT By customer requirements we need to use the DataGuard Broker agent to manage the database replication in all the clusters, but ...
updated idea 16 May 2014
Please fix the CPI to correctly upgrade VCS multi-zone Service Groups running in VCS 5.0MP3 to 6.0.1
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