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

Library name: libvxibmsvc
Library version: vm-5.0-rev-1
ASL package name: VRTSibmsvc
ASL package version: 1.0
APM: dmpsvc
APM package version: 1.0
Supported product versions:
  • 5.0MP2
  • 5.0MP1
  • 5.0
Embedded in VxVM?: No
Supported platforms:
  • HP-UX 11i v2 (11.23)
TechNote: 332591
Popularity: 840 viewed  17 downloaded
Download size: 68K
Checksum: 2472336525
Release date: N/A

 Supported Arrays and Modes

  • SANVC(2145)
Supported mode: A/A-A-IBMSVC

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This TechFile provides information about Array Support Library and Array Policy Module for IBM SAN Volume Controller (A/A-A) on Veritas Volume Manager (tm) 5.0 and later for HPUX 11iv2 (11.23) For general information about ASLs, refer to TechNote 249446 (link in the Related Documents section of this TechFile) ASL Package name: VRTSibmsvc ASL Package version: 1.0 APM Package name: VRTSibmsvcapm APM Package version: 1.0 Package Description: Array Support Library and Array Policy Module for IBM SAN Volume Controller (A/A-A) Supported versions of Veritas Volume Manager: 5.0 Supported Arrays: IBM SAN Volume Controller 2145 (A/A-A) Installation Instructions: 1. Create a directory to download the ASL and APM package. # mkdir /tmp/asl_apm # cd /tmp/asl_apm 2. At the bottom of this TechFile, click on Download Now to download the ASL/APM package. 3. After downloading, verify the checksum of the file. # cksum VRTSibmsvc-asl-apm-vm5.0-hpux-1123pi_v1.4.tar_332591.gz 2472336525 69560 VRTSibmsvc-asl-apm-vm5.0-hpux-1123pi_v1.4.tar_332591.gz 4. Uncompress the file and extract the ASL and APM packages. # gunzip VRTSibmsvc-asl-apm-vm5.0-hpux-1123pi_v1.4.tar_332591.gz # tar -xvf VRTSibmsvc-asl-apm-vm5.0-hpux-1123pi_v1.4.tar_332591 5. Before adding the ASL package, ensure Veritas Volume Manager is installed and enabled. # vxdctl mode mode: enabled 6. Install the ASL package. # cd /tmp/asl_apm/asl # swinstall -s `pwd` VRTSibmsvc 7. Install the APM package. # cd /tmp/asl_apm/apm # swinstall -s `pwd` VRTSibmsvcapm 8. After the packages are 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 and/or APM 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. 9. After executing the vxdctl enable, verify the output of the vxddladm listsupport, vxddladm listversion and vxdmpadm listapm commands. # vxddladm listsupport ATTR_NAME ATTR_VALUE ======================================================================= LIBNAME VID IBM PID 2145, 2062 ARRAY_TYPE A/A-A-IBMSVC ARRAY_NAME SAN_VC # vxddladm listversion has version string: vm-5.0-rev-1. VXVM version: 5.0 # vxdmpadm listapm dmpsvc Filename: dmpsvc APM name: dmpsvc APM version: 1 Feature: VxVM VxVM version: 50 Array Types Supported: A/A-A-IBMSVC Depending Array Types: A/A-A State: Active APM package information: # swlist VRTSibmsvcapm # Initializing... # Contacting target "punehp11"... # # Target: punehp11:/ # # VRTSibmsvcapm 5.0 Veritas Array Policy Module for IBM SVC. VRTSibmsvcapm.APM_FILES 5.0 Veritas Array Policy Module for IBM SVC. ASL package information: # swlist VRTSibmsvc # Initializing... # Contacting target "punehp11"... # # Target: punehp11:/ # # VRTSibmsvc 5.0 Array Support Library for IBM SANVC VRTSibmsvc.ASL_FILES 5.0 Array Support Library for IBM SANVC