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

Library name: libvxhpeva
Library version: vm-5.0-rev-2
Package name: VRTSHP-EVA
Package version: 1.1
Supported product versions:
  • 5.0
Embedded in VxVM?: No
Supported platforms:
  • HP-UX 11i v3 (11.31)
TechNote: 326801
Popularity: 663 viewed  25 downloaded
Download size: 51K
Checksum: 2344415738
Release date: N/A

 Supported Arrays and Modes

  • EVA4400, EVA6400, EVA8400, StorageWorks EVA4400/6400/8400
Supported mode: A/A-A-HP

 Readme file  [Save As...]

This TechFile provides information about the Array Support Library (ASL) for HP StorageWorks 4400/6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array on VERITAS Volume Manager 5.0 and 5.0MPx for HP-UX 11.31 (11iv3). For general information about ASLs, see TechNote 249446 (link in the Related Documents section of this TechFile) Package Name: VRTSHP-EVA Package Description: Array Support Library for HP EVA 4400/6400/8400 Series Arrays Package Version: 1.1 Supported versions of VERITAS Volume Manager: 5.0, 5.0 MP1, 5.0 MP2 Supported Arrays: HP StorageWorks 4400/6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Array (A/A-A : Active/Active-Asymmetric) Note: 1. The following patches need to be installed before proceeding with the ASL installation: - vm-hpux1131-5.0GARP3-patches.tar - fs-hpux1131-5.0RP5-patches.tar 2. Before installing this ASL make sure to check if the earlier released ASL package, VRTSHP-EVALE, is already installed on the system or not, as follows: # swlist | grep VRTSHP-EVALE If it is installed, please remove it as follows: # swremove VRTSHP-EVALE Installation Instructions: 1. Create a directory to download the ASL package # mkdir /tmp/HPEVA_ASL # cd /tmp/HPEVA_ASL 2. At the bottom of this TechFile, click on Download Now to download the ASL package 3. After downloading VRTSHP-EVA_HPUX11.31_vm5.0_asl_v1.1.tar_326801.gz, verify the checksum of the file # cksum VRTSHP-EVA_HPUX11.31_vm5.0_asl_v1.1.tar_326801.gz 2344415738 51948 VRTSHP-EVA_HPUX11.31_vm5.0_asl_v1.1.tar_326801.gz 4. Uncompress the file and extract the ASL package # gunzip VRTSHP-EVA_HPUX11.31_vm5.0_asl_v1.1.tar_326801.gz # tar xvf VRTSHP-EVA_HPUX11.31_vm5.0_asl_v1.1.tar_326801 5. Before adding the ASL package, ensure Veritas Volume Manager is installed and enabled # vxdctl mode mode: enabled 6. Install the ASL as follows: # swinstall -s `pwd` VRTSHP-EVA 7. After the ASL is installed, you must 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 command in addition to vxdctl enable. 8. After executing vxdctl enable, verify the output of the vxddladm listsupport command # vxddladm listsupport ATTR_NAME ATTR_VALUE ================================================================================================= LIBNAME VID HP PID HSV300, HSV400, HSV450 ARRAY_TYPE A/A-A-HP ARRAY_NAME EVA4400, EVA6400, EVA8400 9. Verify the ASL library version # vxddladm listversion LIB_NAME ASL_VERSION Min. VXVM version =================================================================== vm-5.0-rev-2 5.0 Package Information: # swlist VRTSHP-EVA # Initializing... # Contacting target "stephp2"... # # Target: stephp2:/ # # VRTSHP-EVA 1.1 Array Support Library for HP EVA 4400/6400/8400 Series Arrays. VRTSHP-EVA.ASL_FILES 1.1 Array Support Library for HP EVA 4400/6400/8400 Series Arrays.

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