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Kimberley | 11 May 2010 | 1 comment

We'll be launching the first edition of the monthy Storage & Clustering community newsletter on May 19th. The content covers highlights from every corner of the community, including new release updates, videos and articles from the Symantec product teams, tip and tricks from fellow community members and other useful materials that were submitted in the prior month.

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Fahima | 10 May 2010 | 5 comments

Veritas Operations Manager centralizes visibility and control, ensures availability , scales operations, optimizes storage and maintains compliance across your server and storage assets.

Veritas Operations Manager (VOM) 3.0 release includes:

  • Central Management Server on Solaris, Linux & Windows
  • Managed Hosts for Solaris SPARC, Solaris x86, Redhat Linux, Linux on pSeries, HP 11.11, HP 11.23, HP 11.31, Windows, AIX which support all SFHA versions from 4.0+ (Including supporting HP 3.5 read-only)
  • Storage Templates & Volume Migration Add-on
  • Unix Active Management Add-on
  • Windows Active Management Add-on

Key Features:

  • Brand New Dashboard, focusing on Risks and health of your environment
  • Storage Provisioning using Templates
  • Advanced Volume Migration
  • VCS Operations
  • More detailed VCS visualization
  • ...
SAMG Tech Support Team | 21 Apr 2010 | 0 comments

From Tech Support:
New Rolling Patches Released:
 Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability 5.1 RP1 on Linux.
 sfha-rhel5_x86_64-5.1RP1
https://vos.symantec.com/patch/detail/3307

 sfha-sles10_x86_64-5.1RP1
https://vos.symantec.com/patch/detail/3308

 sfha-sles11_x86_64-5.1RP1
https://vos.symantec.com/patch/detail/3309

 
 Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability 5.1 RP1 for Solaris Sparc and x64 Platforms.
 sfha-sol_sparc-5.1RP1
https://vos.symantec.com/patch/detail/3321

 sfha-sol_x64-5.1RP1
https://vos.symantec.com/patch/detail/3323

 ...

bgoodyear | 20 Apr 2010 | 0 comments

Linux continues to become a mainstream solution, often at the expense of Unix. Many of the implementations of Linux have come in organizations that are classic Unix shops. The success of Linux in these organizations has come from both replacing some or all of the existing Unix servers, and equally importantly, capturing growth opportunities for installed systems.  Migrations of applications that were once running on a Unix platform are happening more frequently as organizations look to reduce costs.

While a move to Linux helps reduce server and software costs, other challenges are introduced into this environment. Linux’s native operating system tools are not ready to handle many mission critical tasks.  In order to perform many complex storage management and high availability tasks, applications must be taken down.  Migrations to Linux from Unix are difficult as well and may require long periods of down time.

Symantec offers a wide range of...

Kimberley | 19 Apr 2010 | 0 comments

Provided by Tech Support:  Click the VOS patch links below to download the Rolling Patch and view the Release Notes for SFHA 5.0.1 RP1 for HP-UX
 
sfha-hpux1131-5.0.1RP1
https://vos.symantec.com/patch/detail/3452

 
 
Veritas Operation Services (VOS)

VOS Portal: https://vos.symantec.com
 
VOS Patches: https://vos.symantec.com/patch/matrix

VOS Portal contains:

- Risk Assessments
- VOS Search (Error Code Lookup, Patches, Documentation, Systems, Reports)
- Detailed Reports (Product and License Usage)
- Notification Signup (VOS Notification Widget)
- Installation Assessment Services (Installation and Upgrade preparation)

Rishi Manocha | 07 Apr 2010 | 3 comments

The Storage and Availability Management Group (SAMG) at Symantec wants to hear from you!  Were you a part of the decision making team to purchase one or more SAMG products, such as Veritas Storage Foundation, Veritas Cluster Server, Veritas CommandCentral or Symantec FileStore? Or, where you a part of the decision making team to vote against purchasing a SAMG product? If so, we’d like to hear why you voted yea or nay. This is a quick process (as little as 20-30 minutes), and for your valuable input, you’ll be entered into an exclusive raffle to win a 16 GB Wi-Fi enabled Apple iPad!

To participate, simply send an email to Cheryl Young (cheryl_young@symantec.com) to schedule a short call. This call will not be a sales call by any means, but rather an opportunity for you to share why you bought or decided not to buy our products. Sign up today, tell your story and enter to win a new 16GB Wi-Fi...

Zahid.Haseeb | 02 Apr 2010 | 0 comments

Environment

OS Win2003 R2
Veritas sfha 5.1
Exchange Server2003

Error

 (V-39-58645-260)


Resolution

Actually the error occured because the volume (which was created as a SRL volume) was created with "Max Size" was selected.

Important Link

http://seer.entsupport.symantec.com/docs/288867.htm

Rishi Manocha | 24 Mar 2010 | 0 comments

Symantec Helping Customers "Get Thin" and "Stay Thin"
 
Enterprise customers continue to share the intense pressure they are under to better manage their existing resources and thereby cut down on storage spend. In an effort to empower these customers, Symantec recently announced enhancements to Veritas Storage Foundation that will help to alleviate some of the pain. Enterprises can now automate their storage optimization in thin environments with Symantec’s unique approach to leveraging thin provisioning technology.
 
Even more exciting are all the array vendors who support Symantec's approach to thin provisioning. Symantec partners 3PAR, Compellent, EMC, Fujitsu, Hitachi Data Systems, HP, IBM and NetApp are all on board and have recently added support for Symantec's industry standard Thin Reclamation API that...