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Resolved! EOSS for Veritas File System 5.0 MP3 RP3

We have been encouraged to upgrade from VFS 5.0 MP3 RP3 to VFS 5.1 SP1 RP1.  This is going to be a costly upgrade, so we are trying to determine the best time to do this.  We are trying to find out the end of support for VFS 5.0 MP3 RP3 on the Symant...

Resolved! svm

greetings, Hesitantly we have agreed to migrate from VXVM to SVM. Current platform is Solaris 10 U 6 running VXVM 5MP3. The storage is going to be migrated from one array provider to another with that we are going to have separate new disks which sho...

Sunsparc by Not applicable
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I meet the exact problem.

I meet the exact problem  as described in . I don't know why and when my device name changed, though the VXVM still working, the device nam...

Resolved! Going from Storage Foundation Standard (v4) to Basic?

We have a number of systems which were purchased a long time ago with SF Standard.  There is no need for use to have Standard since they are within the parameters of needing only Basic (CPUs <=2, vol/fs's <= 4).  Is there any way to "convert" to a Ba...

elanmbx by Level 6
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Resolved! Boot Problems

Hi Techs, I am having problems to boot the server. I am getting the following messages and went to maintenance mode. Don't know how to fix the qlogck problem. any steps or any documents are helpful. /sbin/rcS: /etc/dfs/sharetab: cannot create failed...

Phani_K by Level 3
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VERITAS Storage ExecTM Version 5.3 - Silent Installation

Hi, I'd like to run a silent installation iof this software on my Windows XP SP3 x86 and WIndows 2003 x86 SP2 systems. I wish to only install the remote administration console and not the agents i.e.   According to the documentation, this is accompl...

shocko by Level 4
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Resolved! Problem with internal FC disk replacement on SunFire 280R

Hello, We replaced failed FC drive and all looks good at OS level. However, under veritas control it is showing as error and everytime we run vxdctl its generating new error devices. We cleaned up the device tree (both veritas and OS : removed disk f...

kodaali by Level 3
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Resolved! Data Migration

Hello, In our environment we are consolidating storage into fewer arrays replacing the older ones.  As usual, we are adding a mirror to the existing file system using new array luns and removing the older ones. And the i'm not happy with the IO perfo...

kodaali by Level 3
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Migrate MPXIO devices to DMP without loosing data?

Solaris 10 U8, Sf 5.0mp3   I have a solaris machine that has MPXIO enabled and all of the vxvm volumes were built using MPXIO devices. File system have already been created and they contain data. Can anyone tell me if it is possible to disable Solari...

GeorgeC by Level 4
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Resolved! SF 5.1 SP1 PR2

Hi All, Is the 5.1 SP1 PR2 release only for RHEL6? I have just downloaded these binaries from Fileconnect and after uncompression, I only see RHEL6 folder. Have even tried running it. The script exits saying this release is only for RHEL6. I would go...

shahfar by Level 5
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not able to start "vxconfigd"

Configuration - HP-UX  B.11.31 U ia64 SF Version - VRTSvxvm           Veritas Volume Manager by Symantec Storage - EMC SYMMETRIX Following error comes, while starting vxconfigd vxconfigd -k -m enable VxVM vxconfigd ERROR V-5-1-8561...

timus by Level 4
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Resolved! Number of Plexes

Hello, can anyone tell me the maximum number of plexes that can be attached to a volume. Is there any page for such kind of metrics, like, max vol size, max FS size, etc. Can anyone who knows these "Numbers" could create a page?

Jbert by Level 4
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Resolved! how to enable DMP path

Hi, I am facing issue with DMP paths in RHEL 5. After some SAN issue, many path got diable. I have tried to enable then via, #vxdmpadm enable pathname=path, but it didnt help. Please refer the below snapshotm which may help to understant the issue.  ...

Resolved! VxVM log types

Quick solution for somebody out there: I'm looking for a TechNote that lists and explains the different volume log types in VxVM (DCO, DCM, DRL, etc). I have seen this TN before, but for the life of me, cannot find it this morning.   PS: I know exac...

Marianne by Moderator
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Resolved! Solaris Zone Root File System on CFS

I am curious if anyone has implemented non-global zone root file systems using CVM/CFS? More importantly, have you concurrently booted one zone on multiple cvm cluster nodes?  It is supported as part of 5.1 and the Solaris Virtualization guide for CF...

Resolved! ISCSI a Netapp

  Hello, SF 5.1SP1 is not supported with NetApp iscsi. What a surprise as EMC ISCSI with CX or VNX is supported.   Do you have an idea about de delay which the HCL will include NetApp ISCSI and SF (linux)   regards, Herve

Resolved! Using "Unbuffered" (Direct I/O) with RAC + SFRAC

Veritas Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 5.1 Oracle RAC Currently, MountOpt="mincache=direct" is not set in My questions here are: - Would it make a difference in write performance if the above option was set (for file systems ...

kkhayer by Level 2
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