Array Support Library (ASL)/Array Policy Module (APM) Details
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 Basic information

Library name: libvxxiv
Library version: vm-5.0-rev-1
Package name: VRTSxiv
Package version: 1.1
Supported product versions:
  • 5.0MP2
  • 5.0MP1
  • 5.0
Embedded in VxVM?: No
Supported platforms:
  • HP-UX 11i v2 (11.23)
TechNote: 316539
Popularity: 588 viewed  5 downloaded
Download size: 326K
Checksum: 1274511481
Release date: N/A

 Supported Arrays and Modes

  • XIV
Supported mode: A/A

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This TechFile provides information on the Array Support Library (ASL) for IBM XIV and XIV Nextra Arrays (Active/Active) on Veritas Volume Manager (tm) 5.0 and later for HP-UX 11.23(11iv2). For general information about ASLs, see TechNote: ASL Package Name: VRTSxiv ASL Package Version: 1.1 Supported versions of Veritas Volume Manager: 5.0 and later Supported Arrays: IBM XIV and XIV Nextra (Active/Active) Change Log: Only the packaging has changed, to correct the description, from Version 1.0 to Version 1.1, the ASL library has not changed. Installation Instructions 1. Create a directory to store ASL package # mkdir /tmp/asl 2. At the bottom of this TechFile, click on Download Now to download the ASL package 3. After downloading VRTSxiv-5.0-hpux-1123pi-v1.tar_316539.gz in /tmp/asl/ directory, verify the cksum and extract the ASL package # cd /tmp/asl # cksum VRTSxiv-5.0-hpux-1123pi-v1.tar_316539.gz 1274511481 333746 VRTSxiv-5.0-hpux-1123pi-v1.tar_316539.gz # gunzip VRTSxiv-5.0-hpux-1123pi-v1.tar_316539.gz # tar -xvf VRTSxiv-5.0-hpux-1123pi-v1.tar_316539 4. Before adding ASL package, ensure Veritas Volume Manager is installed and enabled # vxdctl mode mode: enabled 5. Install the ASL # swinstall -s `pwd` VRTSxiv 6. After the package is installed, execute the vxdctl enable command to claim the disk array # vxdctl enable Note: In some cases, it has been reported that the installation of the ASL does not take effect, and vxdctl enable does not claim the enclosure and devices. In such cases, you can execute the vxconfigd -k -m enable command in addition to vxdctl enable. 7. Verify the output of the "vxddladm listversion" command # vxddladm listversion has version string: vm-5.0-rev-1. VXVM version: 5.0 8. Verify the output of the "vxddladm listsupport" command # vxddladm listsupport ATTR_NAME ATTR_VALUE ======================================================================= LIBNAME VID XIV, IBM PID NEXTRA, 2810XIV ARRAY_TYPE A/A ARRAY_NAME Nextra, XIV Package Information # swlist VRTSxiv # Initializing... # Contacting target "vmhprp10"... # # Target: vmhprp10:/ # # VRTSxiv 1.1 Array Support Library for IBM xiv and XIV Nextra VRTSxiv.ASL_FILES 1.1 Array Support Library for IBM xiv and XIV Nextra

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