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Zahid.Haseeb | 14 Jul 2009 | 5 comments

Today i would like to share my one experience why my Disk Group in which physically connected drive was not able to import after restart. i have also written a blog in which i was share that my ISCSI SAN drive was not able to import auto after restart. if you want to read that blog see the below link )

when I restart the PC the physically connected drive's Disk Group is not being able to import automatically. I had to import it after restart the PC.

i have windows 2003 server R2 with SF 5.0 installed. Two drives attached with the windows 2003 server PC. One is the boot disk drive and the second is add in the disk group named DiskGroup123.

when i restart my windows 2003 PC my disk group name DiskGroup123 is not...

nicole_kim | 18 Jun 2009 | 2 comments

Check out DCIG lead analyst Jerome Wendt's new series of blog posts talking about Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows and Server Virtualization.

Part 1: Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows Looks to make Server Virtualization a Two-Horse Race
"Part 1 of this three part series examines how file based server virtualization operating systems have failed to address high availability and performance requirements of certain applications and how Symantec Storage Foundation for Windows is addressing that in Microsoft Windows Hyper-V."

Part 2: Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows Achieves Path and Storage Management Breakthroughs in Server Virtualization
"Part 2 of this three part series examines how moving...

Zahid.Haseeb | 09 Jun 2009 | 2 comments

I would like to share the problem which I have faced earlier.

when I restart the PC the Disk Group is not being able to import automatically. I had to import it after restart the PC.

i had windows 2003 enterprise server with service pack 1 and i was using the ISCSI Virtual SAN which was connected via cross cable with a 1GIG speed and was using Microsoft ISCSI initiator version 2.02.
In my Storage Foundation 5.1the boot disk is in the default Disk Group name BasicGroup which contain one disk drive with 2 volumes (and the hard disk was physically attached)....
and the other DG which i want to import automatically name ABC which also contain one another hard disk drive with one volume.(and this hard disk is a shared iscsi SAN disk)...This drive's Disk Group is not being able to import automatically

i tried to follow link ( http://seer.entsupport....

Kimberley | 17 May 2009 | 3 comments

The Symantec Connect site consists of six communities, including Storage and Clustering. This blog provides an overview of some of the key information about navigating and participating in the Connect Storage and Clustering community and navigating through the Symantec Connect community site.

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Kimberley | 01 May 2009 | 0 comments

In conjunction with Symantec Tech Support, we've started publishing a list of the monthly Tech Support 'Top Technotes' in the Storage Forums area. This is a compilation of the technotes that were most accessed by customers during the prior month. The list covers Storage Foundation Unix/Linux (including Volume Manager and File System), Storage Foundation Windows, and Storage Foundation Manager. Here's the Top Storage Technote April 2009 list. Visit the Technical Support site for full technotes, documentation and product downloads.

New Screencast Series
If you're looking for other ways to get updated product info, check out the available screencasts in the Connect Storage Videos section - these are hands-on product and feature demos created by Symantec's...

nicole_kim | 29 Apr 2009 | 0 comments

Check out Going from ‘Fat’ to ‘Thin’ Isn’t an Automatic in the Virtual World Either, the latest blog on thin provisioning by DCIG lead analyst Jerome Wendt. He breaks down the various scenarios for when the benefits of thin provisioning are easily realized and when it is not so readily recognized, as there can be issues with deployment and utilization in certain circumstances. He discusses how Veritas Storage Foundation’s SmartMove feature can help larger enterprises maximize their thin provisioning investment.

Jerome Wendt is the President and Lead Analyst of DCIG Inc., an independent storage analyst and consulting firm. Since founding the company in 2006, Mr. Wendt has published extensively in data storage publications and journals covering all facets of storage.

Rishi Manocha | 02 Apr 2009 | 0 comments

The following services have just been updated. Please find below new functionalities now available to you:

Veritas Installation Assessment Service [VIAS]

  • Combined Notification Center – Users can create user defined ad-hoc or environment specific notifications for new patches, ASL/APM releases, new versions of the HCL and updates to Veritas Operations Services (VOS) from one easy-to-use web application. Both the notification center and VIAS reports now connect directly with Patch Central allowing the applications to synergistically cross-leverage customer data
  • Windows Support (Beta) – Support for the SFWHA “ConfigChecker” application to pre-qualify Windows environments

Find Out More
Link to VIAS


Kimberley | 01 Apr 2009 | 0 comments

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Kimberley | 27 Feb 2009 | 1 comment

Welcome to the Storage Management section of Symantec Connect! If you're coming here from the former Symantec Technology Network (STN) site, this may look pretty different. Connect is a new site, combining STN, Altiris Juice and the Altiris Technical Support Forums under one roof, along with a bunch of cool new features. To introduce myself, I'm Kimberley Bermender (username Kimberley), and I’ll be managing and modering the content for this section. Feel free to drop me a note if you have any questions, comments, suggestions or ideas.

While there’s a lot that’s new here, you’ll find familiar content from the STN Storage Foundation forums (Database Edition for Oracle, Storage Exec, Storage Foundation Family, Veritas Installation Assessment Service, Volume Manager, CommandCentral and Virtual Infrastructure), as well as articles that have all been migrated. There’s also a lot of new Storage content that the Development team has created, including...