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Resolved! License and server migration

Hi Guys,    I have a SUN 6500 with Storage Foundation standar license, this server is going to be migrated to a M8000. Can I use the same license on SUN M8000 ? or I need to pay for an upgrade or a new license?   Regards

Resolved! Specify resource name when adding resources using cfsmntadm

Hi, Is this at all possible? I can specify the service group but I see no way of actually specifying the mount resource name in VCS. It just creates mounts called cfsmount1, cfsmount2 etc. Currently, i'm using something like: cfsmntadm add oracledg v...

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Resolved! SAN disks on Solaris in error state and cannot get initialised

Hi   I zoned some SAN disks to a Solaris 10 host but am unable to initialise the devices. The status is error  #VXDISK list output bash-3.00# vxdisk list DEVICE       TYPE            DISK         GROUP        STATUS disk_0       auto:cdsdisk    dat...

Resolved! hagrp flush and probe

Hi , I was reading abt hagrp -flush when troubleshooting problems on service group and rsources and was not able to understand when we would be using this hagrp -flush  and use of probe? I t would be great if somebody could  explain with some example...

shiv124 by Level 4
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VXFS Stripe Write Distribution Across All Luns

We have 40 TB VXFS 4 way Striped File System (40 Luns, 10 Luns in each column) and we observed that during writes only one lun each column. Since this is a striped file system we are expecting all Luns will be hit when we perform the operations on th...

Resolved! Required Info Storage Foundation exam

I would like to give the (SNIA) SAN fundamental online EXAM could you please someone guide about changes in exam for CompuITA and powered by SNIA. from Jan 2012 i am confuse about syllabus. is this the same syllabus covered from SAN Basic fundamental...

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Resolved! QDepth tuneup for DMP

Hi Am I right thinking setting the following in /etc/system which sets the QDepth and IO Timeout globally for the HBA's  set sd:sd_io_time=0x3c   set sd:sd_max_throttle=8   can be controlled at array level using vxdmpadm as per these tunable paramete...

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How to find the LUN size with veritas commands ?

HI , How to find out the LUN size for this disk emc0_1364   Here is the vxdisk list output vxdisk list emc0_1364 Device:    emc0_1364 devicetag: emc0_1364 type:      auto hostid:    eusdlsdb005.logistics.corp disk:      name=dgBNLDBD_ind03 i...

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Resolved! Breaking mirror from a VXVM controlled disk.

Hello Forum members. Scenario: Solaris O.S. Upgrade from version 9 to 10 Plat: SPARC I need to break a O.S. disks mirror as a failback plan in case the O.S. upgrade fails. I am unsure on how to proceed since I have not done this before. Do I first ne...

Resolved! Array Migration using VxVM on Solaris VCS cluster

Hi, We lost our Unix admin a few months ago who usually administered VxVM for us and now I'm in a position where I need to migrate volumes between arrays. Unfortunately no documentation of how this was successfully achived in the past was taken so I'...

Resolved! Upgrade from VCS, VXVM 4.0 to 5.1

Hello guys. Not sure if im posting this to the correct forum, if not please let me know.   What: To upgrade Veritas VCS and VXVM from 4.0 to 5.1 SP1 Involved Servers: treassun40 and 41.  Environment: Clustered (Veritas cluster) treassun40: Applicatio...

Resolved! Not able to evacuate disk

Hi, We are using Veritas Storage Foundation Suite V4.1 in Solaris 10 supporting Oracle DB. Currently, one of the file system (see below) /u03 is supported by vol04 vol that has 2 disks as follows: : sd u03-01       vol04-01     u03      0        2097...

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Hi, We have a vxfs file system for oracle using cdsdisk. I have expanded the file system but forgot format it to cdsdisk. Now the format is sliced, see below: : tagmastore-usp1_2425 auto:cdsdisk    lmsora-dg06  lmsora-dg    online tagmastore-usp1_24...

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Resolved! Enquiry about Tech Note 1094

Hi All,   Pls note that we are going to recover a disk group configuration according to the following URL  However, when I try to run the "vxmake" comand & the following error r...