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Contact to get again Veritas software - version 5.0 MP4

Hello,   In 2012 due to site accessing problem we have downloaded the Veritas software with temporary S/N provided by Symantec. Now we need to download again for a server re-instalaltion. Could you help where or how can we contact to get the softwa...

Truong by Level 3
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Resolved! Resizing a volume didn't work

Hi, I was trying to resize a volume # df -h /ab/dir1 Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/vx/dsk/Ab_DG/work                        38G   16G   22G  41% /ab/dir1 vxassist maxgrow showed the following # vxassist -g Ab_DG m...

Laks by Level 2
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Resolved! Can't initialize Volume after disk replacement

I need to initialize one of my volumes but it tells me that I can't becuase it says: # vxvol -g ccs-data -f init zero pdfformsvol VxVM vxvol ERROR V-5-1-1212 Volume pdfformsvol has plexes that are not EMPTY v pdfformsvol - DISABLED CLE...

Veritas Storage Foundation Under Xen Virtual Machines

Hi, I have been some problems with a virtual servers using xen virtualization servers.   I found this article about support Veritas under Xen, but It's a old article, there are any updates about SF under Xen?

presuntinho by Level 3
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Resolved! Manually addition of subdisk in vxvm

Hi, We have to some space in the disk, and we found that in our environment, one subdisk is using in two volumes which is under same disk group (Vaultdg) We have found out one subdisk which is free and can be added manually. Shall we proceed to ad...

disk in error state in vxdisk list

disk replacement was performed for  c1t2d0s2 and after that we are not able to add this disk into dg. I can see duplicate entry of c1t2d0s2 in vxdisk list   abcmas3{root} #: vxdisk list DEVICE       TYPE            DISK         GROUP        STATU...

symsonu by Level 6
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Resolved! DMP and MPxIO doubt

All the LUNs are under vxvm. If I want to use MPxIO instead of DMP for those LUNs, what is the proper method to do it? I have seen a method saying that we need to delete dmp/rdmp directories... is it required? Should I disable DMP in any way or I jus...

susadas by Level 3
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Resolved! vxrsync finds differences after VVR sync using network

Split off from I have a lot of data:  2  RVG,  each RVG has 2 volumes  about 400GB for each one the network bandwith is about 10 to 40 mb/s when i synchronise with network it se...

tunisGharbi by Level 4
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Can't mount vxfs filesystem

Split off from as unrelated question: Thanks again Mike and Gaurav .   I am facing one more issue when i am trying to switch the resource group from node1 to node2 and getting atta...

Resolved! How to use fsdb to repair VxFS file system?

The symantec offcial Manaul page of fsdb command is very simple with little information about its usage. Is there any guide to use fsdb command on all OS platform (i.e. AIX, HPUX ,Linux etc...) ? How to use fsdb to repair VxFS file system? My ult...

xhawk by Level 4
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Resolved! How to break root disk Mirror in VxVM

Hi All bash-3.00# vxprint -g rootdg -vh rootvol TY NAME         ASSOC        KSTATE   LENGTH   PLOFFS   STATE    TUTIL0  PUTIL0 v  rootvol      root         ENABLED  60821952 -        ACTIVE   -       - pl rootvol-01   rootvol      ENABLED  60821...

Resolved! Setting up Solaris ACLs on VxFS Mount-points

Hi All, I'm having Solaris 10 3/05 Release on Sparc Machine which contains VxFS mount-points. I tried to define default ACL permissions which can be set on directories to the mount-points also, but couldn't accomplish my task.   My requirement is...

Resolved! Linux host shows more number of paths than actual

my linux host RHEL 6.4 , has EMC Symmetrix DMX800 luns provisioned. 2 HBA ports are seeing luns on the 2 array ports , thus making it 4 paths per lun. Instead OS sees it as 36 paths. Same luns are also assigned to another host, there i see it corre...

user90210 by Level 2
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Enhancement suggestion for Storage Foundation

Hello: I work in IAG Unix support in Sydney, Australia. Volume Manager commands run by users are logged in the cmdlog* files. It would help supportablity if VxFS file system commands such as fsck and fsadm were also logged in text files. That way,...

Ian_Wynne by Not applicable
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Resolved! CVM won't start on remote node with an FSS diskgroup

I am testing FSS (Flexible Shared Storage) on SF 6.1 on RH 5.5 in a Virtual Box VM and when I try to start CVM on the remote node I get: VCS ERROR V-16-20006-1005 (r55v61b) CVMCluster:cvm_clus:monitor:node - state: out of cluster reason: Disk for di...

mikebounds by Level 6
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Resolved! Device does not match the kernel configuration

Dear Symantec Colleague,   One of the Disk is giving Error when am trying to take it in Veritas Control.   root@gumas1n> /etc/vx/bin/vxdisksetup -i c2t0d0 VxVM vxdisksetup ERROR V-5-2-57 /dev/vx/rdmp/c2t0d0: Device does not match the kernel conf...