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Dev Roy | 05 Dec 2009 | 0 comments

Storage Foundation HA 5.1 introduces keyless feature enablement. The primary objective of keyless is to improve the customer experience with Storage Foundation HA (SFHA) and make it easier to deploy, manage and use our products. Note that a customer continues to be required to have valid licenses for the product they are running. Entitlement does not change in 5.1

As customer would still require NFR keys hence this document shall be useful for customers Register and get their license keys and make 5.1 With Key after 60 days or else if customer is running on older version then also they can use the same procedure for the aquisition of license keys. Also this document provides information on how to download their product that they have purchased.

If you need more information on SFHA5.1 keyless then please visit the blog introducing-...

Dev Roy | 04 Dec 2009 | 1 comment

Symantec Employees are well aware of DocCentral but many users / clients are not aware of that it is available and they can download User Guides, Admin Guides, Release Notes, Installation Guides, Mannual Pages etc for the various flavours of UNIX ( AIX, Solaris, HP-UX ), Linux and Windows for entire Storage Foundation product line.

Please find the link bellow for Storage Foundation DocCentral:
http://sfdoccentral.symantec.com

Regards,
Dev Roy.

paul_cusick | 04 Dec 2009 | 3 comments

Overview

Starting with Storage Foundation HA 5.1, you can enable features using keyless licenses. The primary objective of keyless is to improve the customer experience with Storage Foundation HA (SFHA) and make it easier to deploy, manage and use our products. Keyless licensing continues to apply for all future releases starting with SFHA 5.1. Starting with Storage Foundation HA 6.1, ApplicationHA supports keyless licensing. Note that a customer continues to be required to have valid licenses for the product he/she is running. Entitlement does not change in 5.1 and beyond.

Review the information provided below as well as the attached pdf to learn more.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • What is the advantage of using keyless versus standard licensing?
    • Keyless simplifies the task of a system admin deploying SFHA in a production environment. It also results in better overall system...
Rishi Manocha | 10 Nov 2009 | 0 comments

Symantec is proud to announce the launch of Veritas Operations Services 2.0 (VOS 2.0). This release is a culmination of months of development based on customer feedback, and represents a significant step forward in the overall value that Veritas Storage Foundation, Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows and Veritas Cluster Server customers can expect to receive from VOS.

This underpinning of the release is an integrated customer experience which encompasses VOS services that customers have used for over two years. Below are key highlights of the release:

  • Updated look and feel of the site, reports, notifications, and search capabilities including a customizable dashboard
  • Increased visibility of vital information through integrated searches for patches, documentation, and UMI codes
  • Improved efficiency of data collection and reporting through an integrated data collector
  • Better data center coverage with increased  integration of...
Rick Stallcop | 26 Oct 2009 | 0 comments
Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions 5.0.1 on HP-UX 11i v3 is now available
The product documentation is available at http://sfdoccentral.symantec.com
 
The Late Breaking News is available at http://support.veritas.com/docs/331560
 
Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions 5.0 RU3 for IBM Power on Linux is now Available
John Ting | 24 Oct 2009 | 0 comments
Zahid.Haseeb | 19 Oct 2009 | 0 comments

Today i would like to discuss in this BLOG "ERROR V-39-53247-7" OR "request to server has timed out" and i am using SFHA 5.0 with Windows2003 Server R2 operating system.

 

Problem

Actually i was trying to open a node name "Node-1" via VEA tool (Veritas Enterprise Administrator) and node-1 have SFHA5.0 installed and both nodes on same Network but i was not able to open it and facing the below error.

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Actually the problem which i have sorted out is that the DNS was not working properly and thats why the above problem has been occuring.

Resolution

I simply supplied the DNS entries in the host files on all nodes of everyone. You also correct the DNS in my environment my scenerio was not big thats why i just enter the nodes entries in the host file. You can see the...

Rishi Manocha | 15 Oct 2009 | 1 comment

In this YouTube whiteboard video, Michael Haag at 3Par discusses how Thin Reclamation technology from Symantec and 3Par enables customers to get thin, but also to stay thin over the life of their applications and storage systems.

To learn more, read the...

LeslieMiller | 09 Oct 2009 | 1 comment

Congratulations to the winners of the recent Stop Buying Storage Contest.

Winner winner, chicken dinner (and 7,000 connect points!):
Life Has Become Easy with Command Central (danny77)

 
3 Runners UP (in order):
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Honorable Mentions:
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Zahid.Haseeb | 28 Sep 2009 | 0 comments

Today i would like to discuss in this BLOG "File Sharing problem in storage foundation 5.0". i am using SFHA 5.0 with Windows2003 Server R2 operating system.

Note:- if your Disk Groups are not being import automatically, you can see the 2nd and 3rd link for resolution in the helpfull links below

Storage Foundation  configuration

i have two diskgroups with 3 hardisk drives. Below are some detail information

1.) Basic Disk Group = 2 drives = 4 partition
2.) UsersData Disk Group = 1 drive = 2 partitions (from 2 partitions the one partition is SRL logs)
3.) I am using virtual ISCSI SAN

Problem

My 2nd disk group (UsersData Disk Group) has a share folder on its partition and when my PC gets restart my sharing folder gets unshare so i have to re share it again on daily basis when i switch on my PC.

Resolution

You...