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Sandeep Agarwal | 27 Oct 2009 | 0 comments

Recently we got an escalation from the field on AIX in which we saw that gab paniced the node because it got a packet with a wrong sequence number. On further debugging we found that everything was correct except that 1 bit in the gab sequence number was flipped from 0 to 1 thus causing gab to panic the node since it suspected data corruption.
 
So, we asked the customer to enable LLT checksums (which are disabled by default) and see what happens. With LLT checksums enabled we saw that one of the LLT links reported a few LLT checksums errors and then again gab paniced the node with the same error - same sequence number bit flipped from a 0 to a 1.
 
So, we then asked the customer to turn on LLT checksum level 2. This level basically calculates 2 checksums, one for the messages received from gab (called mcksum - which is verified for corruption just before we deliver the msg to gab on the receiver) and one for the full...

Rick Stallcop | 26 Oct 2009 | 0 comments
CommandCentral Storage 5.1.1 is now available
 Product Overview
 New Features, Functionality, and Highlights:
 
·         EMC Celerra Support
·         Oracle Automatic Storage Management (ASM) Support
·         User Group Support
·         Non-system user discovery of Microsoft SQL Server
·         Default Discovery of ESX Servers is through VI SDK
·         Microsoft SQL 2008 Support
·         Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Support
·      ...
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
jdangelo_symc | 25 Oct 2009 | 0 comments

This Presentation is an overview and customer example on how to leverage Storage Foundation HA/DR for Oracle when using Solaris Zones.  Architecture detail, cluster examples and best practices are highlighted throughout the document.  This was developed as a co-presentation for the 2007 Symantec Vision conference.

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...

Patrick E. Spencer | 16 Oct 2009 | 0 comments
The October 2009 issue of  CIO Digest is now available now, featuring a interviews with IT leaders from organizations such as Her Majesty’s Government, Red Robin International, Midland Realty, the Renault F1 Team, among others, as well as an Executive Q&A with Adrian Chamberlain. It also includes a solutions feature on endpoint virutalization and an industry feature on local government IT challenges and strategies.

The exclusive interview (cover story) with John Suffolk, the CIO and CISO for Her Majesty's Government (HMG), provides readers will insight into the overarching strategies that are driving IT decision making for HMG. Specifically, when former Prime Minister Tony Blair commissioned the Transformational Government initiative, Suffolk was given the charge to deliver new...

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...

nicole_kim | 15 Oct 2009 | 0 comments

“Best Practices for Storage Management and High Availability in your Microsoft Data Center” is now available online in the Things You Need to Know section of the Windows IT Pro website and is also in the September 2009 issue of Windows IT Pro.

Published by the Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows product team, 6 best practices for storage management and high availability are outlined for IT managers and system administrators to abide by. Enjoy!

Patrick E. Spencer | 10 Oct 2009 | 0 comments

Starting with the April 2009 issue, we began publishing each issue of CIO Digest to the Amazon Kindle. Readers want to consume content in a variety of different formats, and the increasingly popularity of the Amazon Kindle prompted us to begin making each issue available on it.

The July issue has some really interesting articles, including an exclusive interview with Steve Vollmer, the VP of IT and CTO at Las Vegas Sand Corporation, features on ways to optimize storage investments and strategies on weathering the 2009 economic climate, and much more. Click here...