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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 | 18 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...

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):
How We Positioned EV for/customer looking to buy additional storage (Ratnaprabha)
Symantec Exceptional Vault!!
(colley)
Every Bit of Your Storage is Counted (Deepakf)
 
Honorable Mentions:
...

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...

mobilegleed | 23 Sep 2009 | 1 comment

A few weeks back a large number of Product Managers, Technical Product Managers, and Sales Engineers (SEs) gathered for our annual SE Symposium in Las Vegas.  VCS One was definitely on everyone's mind, especially with the upcoming 5.0 release.  Here's a summary of the Q & A from the VCS One sessions I attended.

Question:   How many Policy Masters (PMs) are needed for a VCS One Cluster?
Answer:      One PM per cluster.  Larger environments will implement multiple VCS One Clusters per data center.

Question:  Does the PM have to run in an active/passive cluster?
Answer:     Do to the critical role of the PM dedicating hardware is best to ensure performance, reliability, and availability.   

Question:  Can we run other apps on the PM cluster?
Answer:  ...