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starflyfly | 21 May 2014 | 0 comments


Sometimes, we need to stop or start VCS/SFCFS/SFRAC.Here is a good article to help you finish that.

How to stop and start VCS, SFCFS and SFRAC (Cluster Server, Storage Foundation Cluster File System and Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC) for UNIX & Linux


Table of Contents
Using the install script

starflyfly | 12 May 2014 | 0 comments

Here is a troubleshooting scenario that we thought would be useful to share.

If you try to deport dg , and meet the following error:

VXVM vxdg ERROR V-5-1-584 Disk Group XXX: Some volumes in the  disk group are in use.

First, confirm that the application has stopped.
But ps -ef  can see  many application process.
Manually kill all  application processes, deport  dg , error still.
df  -k  can  see io error entry:
df:/mountpoint :There is an input or output error.

then  umount  /mountpoint

deport  dg  again,  problem  solved.

TonyGriffiths | 09 May 2014 | 0 comments

Symantec has released two additional patches to provide support of SFHA 5.1SP1RP4 on RHEL 6.5


Please refer to the technote below for more information: 


The additional patches are available on SORT






starflyfly | 03 May 2014 | 0 comments

This article, provided by the Symantec Support team, contains a set of videos that discuss the installation and upgrade procedures for Storage Foundation HA for UNIX & Linux. 

TonyGriffiths | 23 Apr 2014 | 0 comments

Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions (SFHA) 6.0.5 is now available

For AIX , Solaris, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux and HP-UX

SORT links are below:


Use SORT notifications to receive updates on new patches and documentation.





Rank Product Release type Patch name Release date
1 Storage Foundation HA 6.0.1 Maintenance Release sfha-sol11_x64-6.0.5 2014-04-15
2 Storage Foundation HA 6.0.1 Maintenance Release ...
starflyfly | 17 Apr 2014 | 0 comments

You can now search  for 6.0.5 in SORT to access the following:









starflyfly | 02 Apr 2014 | 0 comments

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.

TonyGriffiths | 18 Mar 2014 | 0 comments

Symantec has released a set of patches to provide support of SFHA6.1 on RHEL 6.5.


The patch is available on SORT


Refer to this technote for more information:





ccarrero | 03 Feb 2014 | 0 comments

Remove the Rust: Unlock DAS and go SAN-free white paper explains how Symantec and Intel can bring high availability to an all-DAS environment through intelligent software and hardware.

The attached deployment guide explains step by step how to easily achieve that implementation using Symantec Storage Foundation 6.1. This guide covers all the details needed, from configuring Infiniband and RDMA, deploying and configuring Flexible Storage Sharing, tune the Intel SSDs, configure File Systems and setup Fast Failover for Oracle.