Late Breaking News (LBN) for Symantec Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions 6.x for Windows, Symantec Cluster Server 6.x for Windows, Symantec Dynamic Multi-Pathing 6.x for Windows, Symantec ApplicationHA 6.x, and Symantec High Availability Console 6.x

Article:TECH161556  |  Created: 2011-06-03  |  Updated: 2014-04-07  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH161556
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Late Breaking News (LBN) for Symantec Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions 6.x for Windows, Symantec Cluster Server 6.x for Windows, Symantec Dynamic Multi-Pathing 6.x for Windows, Symantec ApplicationHA 6.x and Symantec High Availability Console 6.x (updated April 7, 2014)


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On April 7, 2014 Symantec released Symantec Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions 6.1 for Windows. This includes Storage Foundation for Windows (SFW), Storage Foundation HA for Windows (SFW HA), Symantec Cluster Server (VCS) for Windows, Symantec Dynamic Multi-Pathing (DMP) for Windows products, Symantec Application HA, and Symantec High Availability Console.

 

On May 22, 2013 Symantec released the latest DDI update for DMP (DDI_Q1_2013) and it can be downloaded from SORT: https://sort.symantec.com/asl

 

On February 14, 2013 Symantec released Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions 6.0.2 for Windows. This release provides support only for Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 client; previous OS version support (Windows Server 2008/2008 R2) is available in versions prior to 6.0.2. This release includes Windows Server 2012 support for Storage Foundation for Windows (SFW), Storage Foundation HA for Windows (SFW HA), Veritas Cluster Server (VCS) for Windows, and Veritas Dynamic Multi-Pathing (DMP) for Windows products.

 

For important information and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for this Windows Server 2012 only release, see the Related Articles section below.

 

On January 14, 2013 Symantec released the latest DDI update for DMP (DDI_Q4_2012) and it can be downloaded from SORT: https://sort.symantec.com/asl

 

On October 22, 2012 Symantec released Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions 6.0.1 for Windows. This includes Storage Foundation for Windows (SFW), Storage Foundation HA for Windows (SFW HA), Veritas Cluster Server (VCS) for Windows, Veritas Dynamic Multi-Pathing (DMP) for Windows products, and Symantec High Availability Console.

 

The Symantec High Availability Console enables integration with vSphere Client and configures access control for vCenter Server users to perform the following tasks:

  • Install the Symantec High Availability guest components
  • Manage the Symantec High Availability guest components licenses
  • Configure application monitoring

 

On December 5, 2011, Symantec released Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions 6.0 for Windows. This includes Storage Foundation for Windows (SFW), Storage Foundation HA for Windows (SFW HA), Veritas Cluster Server (VCS) for Windows, and Veritas Dynamic Multi-Pathing (DMP) for Windows products.

 

Using the keyless license feature

To use the keyless license, install and configure the free Veritas Operations Manager (VOM) software within 60 days of product installation. Daily messages are logged in the Event Viewer as a reminder to do this. During configuration, ensure that all managed hosts are added to the VOM Management Server.

To download or learn more about VOM, go to:

http://go.symantec.com/vom

If you do not want to install VOM, contact customer service for a new key.
 

Patches

For the latest patches available for this release, go to:

https://sort.symantec.com/patch/matrix

For the updated documentation for this release, go to:

https://sort.symantec.com/documents

 

Resources

VRTSexplorer Support Tool: http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH83192

Veritas Operations Manager: http://go.symantec.com/vom

Storage Management Community Forums, Blogs and more: http://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/new-storage-management-community-start-here 

Symantec Operations Readiness Tools (SORT):  https://sort.symantec.com





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