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updated article 30 Sep 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 ...
new discussion 30 Sep 2014
Hello,         I have server hardware hooked up to a SAN, with a very mission critical MS SQL database running.  I need a high availability solution that can ensure no SQL transactions are lost in a fail over.  Can a Symantec product do this, and which would it be? Server 2008 R2 is running the MS SQL 2008 DB.  It currently has two servers in a cluster with ...
updated discussion 30 Sep 2014
Split off from https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/vvr-block-level-backup I have a lot of data:  2  RVG,  each RVG has 2 volumes  about 400GB for each one the network bandwith is about 10 to 40 mb/s when i synchronise with network it seems to be ok but when i  check the synchro by this command: vradmin -g DG_x -verify syncrvg myRvg Mvvr_secondary I have the ...
updated discussion 30 Sep 2014
i have hp-ux install with SF 5.0.1 ang root is control by lvm and vxfs. it is done when install hp-ux 11 v3. i want to install sf 6.0 and i have error that can mount vxfs files system. help me to install sf 6.0.   Hi all   # swlist | grep -i vx   Base-VXFS                     ...
updated discussion 30 Sep 2014
Hi, We have 2 node cluster, now we have to shutdown 1 node & kept both DB & CI on single node, for this activity i need to remove veritas (vxvm + vcs) from servers & create LVM file system for both DB & CI. I need help for unistall veritas from both node can u tell me what are the steps to perform this activity smothly...      
updated discussion 30 Sep 2014
Hello,   I would like to know if this is possible to install Solaris 11 + Oracle and a couple of DB and then, at a later time, create install veritas and create a cluster with a second identical server which will be the secondary/passive cluster member? In other word, is is mandatory to create the cluster before we install Oracle on top? Thanks in advance!
updated discussion 30 Sep 2014
Hi,  I need to edit the main.cf file to mount a volume read-only. the path is "/mnta2/bmp", I have this in the /etc/VRTSvcs/conf/config/main.cf file:  group mnta2_DG (     SystemList = { emmsrv1 = 0, emmsrv2 = 1, emmsrv3 = 2, emmsrv4 = 3 }     AutoFailOver = 0     Parallel = 1     AutoStartList = { emmsrv1, emmsrv2, ...
updated discussion 30 Sep 2014
Hi all, we are thinking of cluster file system. I used SF for Oracle before (about 2 years ago) and have a look at cluster filesystem solutions from Symantec. I found that there are two solutions with cluster file system (am I right there are two ?): Symantec Storage Foundation Cluster File System (SFCFS) Symantec Storage Foundation Cluster File System HA (SFCFSHA) And a few questions: what ...
updated discussion 30 Sep 2014
Hello everyone, Please I need a solution about my SQL cluster in test environnement. I have issues with the service group that I can"t bring it online on the second node. But in the first node its can be online without errors. For testing the intergity of the DATA on the ISCSI partition, I deleted the service group. And i mounted the partition on the second node, I recrated the service group, ...
new discussion 30 Sep 2014
Hello,         I have server hardware hooked up to a SAN, with a very mission critical MS SQL database running.  I need a high availability solution that can ensure no SQL transactions are lost in a fail over.  Can a Symantec product do this, and which would it be? Server 2008 R2 is running the MS SQL 2008 DB.  It currently has two servers in a cluster with ...
updated discussion 30 Sep 2014
Split off from https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/vvr-block-level-backup I have a lot of data:  2  RVG,  each RVG has 2 volumes  about 400GB for each one the network bandwith is about 10 to 40 mb/s when i synchronise with network it seems to be ok but when i  check the synchro by this command: vradmin -g DG_x -verify syncrvg myRvg Mvvr_secondary I have the ...
updated discussion 30 Sep 2014
i have hp-ux install with SF 5.0.1 ang root is control by lvm and vxfs. it is done when install hp-ux 11 v3. i want to install sf 6.0 and i have error that can mount vxfs files system. help me to install sf 6.0.   Hi all   # swlist | grep -i vx   Base-VXFS                     ...
updated discussion 30 Sep 2014
Hi, We have 2 node cluster, now we have to shutdown 1 node & kept both DB & CI on single node, for this activity i need to remove veritas (vxvm + vcs) from servers & create LVM file system for both DB & CI. I need help for unistall veritas from both node can u tell me what are the steps to perform this activity smothly...      
updated discussion 30 Sep 2014
Hello,   I would like to know if this is possible to install Solaris 11 + Oracle and a couple of DB and then, at a later time, create install veritas and create a cluster with a second identical server which will be the secondary/passive cluster member? In other word, is is mandatory to create the cluster before we install Oracle on top? Thanks in advance!
updated discussion 30 Sep 2014
Hi,  I need to edit the main.cf file to mount a volume read-only. the path is "/mnta2/bmp", I have this in the /etc/VRTSvcs/conf/config/main.cf file:  group mnta2_DG (     SystemList = { emmsrv1 = 0, emmsrv2 = 1, emmsrv3 = 2, emmsrv4 = 3 }     AutoFailOver = 0     Parallel = 1     AutoStartList = { emmsrv1, emmsrv2, ...
updated discussion 30 Sep 2014
Hi all, we are thinking of cluster file system. I used SF for Oracle before (about 2 years ago) and have a look at cluster filesystem solutions from Symantec. I found that there are two solutions with cluster file system (am I right there are two ?): Symantec Storage Foundation Cluster File System (SFCFS) Symantec Storage Foundation Cluster File System HA (SFCFSHA) And a few questions: what ...
updated discussion 30 Sep 2014
Hello everyone, Please I need a solution about my SQL cluster in test environnement. I have issues with the service group that I can"t bring it online on the second node. But in the first node its can be online without errors. For testing the intergity of the DATA on the ISCSI partition, I deleted the service group. And i mounted the partition on the second node, I recrated the service group, ...
updated discussion 30 Sep 2014
Hi, If i like to live migrate an vxvm volume from an SAN to other SAN,using mirroring,then does not matters if we have RAID 5 under the source logical volume and the target volume is linear.right?Later on we could convert the linear volume to other RAID volume.right?     Please where i could find vxvm free or as trial to install on linux or solaris(x86).tnx a million.
updated article 30 Sep 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 17 Sep 2014
Data Insight integrates with Symantec Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and lets you discover, monitor, and protect sensitive information residing in CIFS and NFS file shares. The integrated solution helps you discover sensitive information in your storage environment. Data Insight uses the information about sensitive data it receives from DLP to: Identify the data owner. Investigate a data ...
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 ...
updated article 12 Sep 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 ...
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 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 blog entry 29 Sep 2014
Topic: Do people trust clouds or do they trust brands? Date: Thursday, October 9, 2014 Time: Starts at 11:00 a.m. PT / 2:00 p.m. ET Length: One hour Where:  Virtual event on Twitter.com – Follow hashtag #DirtyTopics Expert: Alex Sakaguchi, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Symantec - @ASakaguchi CIOs are becoming increasingly invested in the cloud. According to a ...
updated blog entry 29 Sep 2014
A few months back I was talking shop with a guy that is a high-level manager at another company and one of the things he said to me was "We've got a lot of VCS in our environment, but we don't really use it for anything. It's just deployed because at some point in the past, someone decided that it needed to be part of the build spec regardless of what the deployment was for" I had to try ...
new blog entry 26 Sep 2014
Using Install Bundles to Simplify Storage Foundation HA Install and Upgrade   A new Install feature called Install Bundles has been introduced with the 6.0.5 and 6.1 Storage Foundation HA releases on Unix/Linux.  This feature makes it possible to install multiple SFHA releases in one operation.  This article describes three scenarios in which Install Bundles can be used to ...
updated blog entry 25 Sep 2014
There are several aspects that prove that Storage Foundation is an enterprise storage management tool that has been used for years on the most critical environments. Recently I had the opportunity to use the NetApp EF550 all flash array with Storage Foundation Cluster File System (CFS). Both products are a perfect fit, as the design of CFS can maximize the all flash array performance. The ...
new blog entry 17 Sep 2014
I recently ran across an article by Robin Harris of StorageMojo that took an interesting take on the long term futures of DAS and SAN. I would recommend that you read the article, but in summation, Mr. Harris looked at the advancement of network interconnects as a key factor in the increasing adoption of DAS.  More specifically, that the price and specs of 10gbE have remained stagnant, ...
updated blog entry 17 Sep 2014
This is a reminder that on 31st August 2014, Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions 5.0 reached End of Support Life (EOSL) on the following platforms:                 Solaris SPARC                 Solaris ...
updated blog entry 11 Sep 2014
Documentation for Symantec Data Insight 4.5 is now available at the following locations: Product guides (PDFs and HTML pages): SORT documentation page Software compatibility list: www.symantec.com/docs/DOC7677 The Symantec Data Insight  4.5 documentation set includes the following manuals: Symantec Data Insight Release Notes Symantec Data Insight Self-Service Portal ...
updated blog entry 10 Sep 2014
This article describes how to configure active-passive high availability(HA) for a group of Redis instances. I avoid using cluster because Redis Cluster is the mechanism to distribute shards to multiple Redis instances . Active-passive means there is only one Redis instance, the master, serving requests at all time. Data is replicated from the master to the rest of the Redis ...
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 10 Sep 2014
This video talks about managing Storage Foundation's SmartIO feature using Veritas Operations Manager 6.1 Management Server console. In this video, you will learn how to create, modify, delete a cache area using the Management Server console. This video also shows how to enable or disable the cache on selected volumes or mount points. How to enable or disable SmartIO write-back caching for ...
video comment 13 Aug 2014
updated video 31 Jul 2014
VOM 6.1 Videos 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 Console Automating Host Discovery with AutoConfigure Discovering hosts agentlessly Discovering Virtualization Discovering Storage Arrays Discovering SAN ...
new video 31 Jul 2014
This demo video shows how AdaptiveHA works within a VCS 6.1 environment.
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 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 09 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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