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Resolved! Disk Failure in Shared Disk Group configuration!!!

Hi Experts, If we create a shared disk group with detach policy as 'local' and fail policy as 'leave', what will be the consequences if a disk on which a mirrored plex is situated, fails or corrupts fully. That is, the disk now is wiped out. I have...

Jbert by Level 4
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Resolved! cbr record of re-created disk group

We have a system which suffered multiple power failures in last 18 months. One of the oracle backup file system,which has it's own disk group, failed to mount in last a few power failures. Further check, the disk group record in the /etc/vx/cbr/* dir...

Migrating Oracle RAC database to new SAN storage

I have used mirroring in the past to migrate from old SAN storage to new SAN storage with Oracle databases running and no downtime.  I need to do this again, however the environment is different.  This time I have Oracle RAC using raw connections (no...

Resolved! Is fscat an unsupported tool? backup and recovery....

I have found the tools seems to be as good as "dd" for snapshot vxfs filesystem. but the man page does not document the proper restore method. if it can read the vxfs out and stored as a file. Then it is possible to do "fs-based" (or nearly-raw) ba...

Resolved! Veritas Storage Foundation 5.1 licensing

Hi all! I'm in the middle of procuring a few new servers, which will need Veritas Storage Foundation standard on them. I've been getting outrageous quotes from the vendor and also some confusing cost tiering information. So I thought you experts mig...

posie80 by Level 4
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Resolved! Data Migration to new storage.

Hi I have VxVM3.5 and we are planning to migrate the data to new storage. As per my knowledge we need to add newdisk to existing dg and then we need to do vxmirror i.e /usr/sbin/vxassist -g <dgname> mirror <volumename> alloc=newdisk1,newdisk2.  we ...

Resolved! Seamless Veritas volume migration

Hi all, I appreciate if any of you can offer me some advice on the following : I have some Veritas volumes that are currently residing on local disks and I would to migrate these volumes to SAN. Since these volumes are oracle data volumes and its al...

posie80 by Level 4
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Resolved! how to create or convert the simple disk to CDS in vxVm base 3.5 on HPUX 11.23 as well as not able to vxmconvert on 4.1 , hpux 11.23 LVM Vgs

want to know if there is a way to convert the HPUX 11.23 Base VxVm 3.5 Disks from "simple" layout to "cdsdisk" keeping VxVM 3.5 i am successfully able to vxvmconvert of HPUX 11.23 VG to VxVM DG in VxVM 3.5 but not able to convert in VxVm 4.1, getting...

Resolved! Veritas clean meanings of fsdb command ?

Hello everyone. My customer have solaris 9. The system installed products to SF4.1MP2RP4 , sun-cluster 3.1 and MPxI/O. I saw the dmpevent.log. ==================================================================================================...

taesun by Level 3
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Resolved! Need Advices

Hello Fellows, A partner has proposed to use Veritas Storage Foundation to manage the High availabilty of a cusomized solution that I will install for a customer. I have seen in the purchase order that we have ordered Veritas Storage Foundation 5.0,...

Resolved! resize a volume or file system partition?

I have two aix system installed, these two systems share a storage which capacity is 1T.  After installed SFHA ,I created a diskgroup named sapprddbdg which include one shared disk , and created a volume sapdbvol01 with 500GB size, then created verit...

headbig by Level 4
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Resolved! Did VTRSobgui get removed?

We dont have any VOM or SFM installed and have been using vea until now. Our first 5.1 install and of course, no VEA supplied. Bulletin says we can download it, but theres no link for it.  Has it been removed f...

epriebe by Level 2
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Resolved! Host based Migration in VxVM5.1

Hi We have VxVM 3.5 running on solaris 9 and it is connected to Symmetrix CLARION, Now We are planning to migrate the data from symmetrix to EMC VMAX through host based migration. Action Plan 1) Upgrade VxVm 3.5 to 5.1 2) Peform Host based...

Resolved! Need Help on Migration

Hi, I'm trying to outline the steps to migrate an Oracle RAC (using ASM volumes) environment to SFRAC. Do you think the following steps are enough? Our setup will be similar to this:            ---RAC-1 --- SAN--|                    |-------------...

savasirez by Level 3
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Resolved! vxevac session got terminated in the middle

Hi I was evacuating disk stage_eidr_db_dg03 to stage_eidr_db_dg07 using command line and my putty session got terminated while it was running pls advise the steps to remove the 6% plex and restart the evac process without any impact to volume and da...

sunguru by Level 4
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