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

Library name: libvxhpmsa
Library version: N/A
Package name: HP MSA Array Support Library
Package description: HP MSA Array Support library
Package version: 1.0
Supported product versions:
  • 5.0MP2
  • 5.0MP1
  • 5.0
Embedded in VxVM?: No
Supported platforms:
  • Linux (Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9)
TechNote: 295590
Popularity: 441 viewed  3 downloaded
Download size: 36K
Checksum: 3038983846
Release date: N/A

 Supported Arrays and Modes

  • MSA1500
Supported mode: A/A-A-HP

 Readme file  [Save As...]

This TechFile provides information about the Array Support Library (ASL) for HP MSA1500 arrays on Veritas Volume Manager 5.0 and later for Linux (RHEL and SLES). For general information about ASLs, see TechNote 249446 (link in the Related Documents section of this TechFile) Package Name: HP MSA Array Support Library Package Version: 1.0 Supported versions of Veritas Volume Manager: 5.0, 5.0 MP1 Supported Arrays: HP MSA1500 (Active/Active-Asymmetric) At the bottom of this TechFile, click on Download Now to download the ASL package. After downloading VRTSHP-MSA1500_v1_Linux_5.0_295590.tar.Z, uncompress the file: # zcat VRTSHP-MSA1500_v1_Linux_5.0_295590.tar.Z | tar xvf - Four packages VRTSHP-MSA1500-5.0-1.0_RHEL4.i686.rpm for RHEL4, VRTSHP-MSA1500-5.0-1.0_RHEL5.i686.rpm for RHEL5, VRTSHP-MSA1500-5.0-1.0_SLES9.i586.rpm for SLES9 and VRTSHP-MSA1500-5.0-1.0_SLES10.i586.rpm for SLES10 are present in VRTSHP-MSA1500_v1_Linux_5.0_295590.tar.Z Before adding any ASL package, ensure Veritas Volume Manager is installed and enabled: # vxdctl mode mode: enabled ASL Installation: To install the package VRTSHP-MSA1500-5.0-1.0_RHEL4.i686.rpm (Similar steps can be followed to install the other packages), type: # rpm -ihv VRTSHP-MSA1500-5.0-1.0_RHEL4.i686.rpm Preparing... ########################################### [100%] 1:VRTSHP-MSA1500 ########################################### [100%] Adding the entry in supported arrays Loading The Library After the package is installed, you must run the vxdctl enable command to claim the disk array as an MSA1500 array: # vxdctl enable After running vxdctl enable, you should see libvxhpmsa.so in the output of the vxddladm listsupport command: # vxddladm listsupport libname=libvxhpmsa.so ATTR_NAME ATTR_VALUE ======================================================================= LIBNAME libvxhpmsa.so VID HP PID MSA VOLUME ARRAY_TYPE A/A-A-HP ARRAY_NAME MSA1500 Package Information: # rpm -qil VRTSHP-MSA1500-5.0-1.0_RHEL4 Name : VRTSHP-MSA1500 Relocations: (not relocatable) Version : 5.0 Vendor: VERITAS Software Corporation Inc. Release : 1.0_RHEL4 Build Date: Mon 19 Nov 2007 12:41:25 PM EST Install Date: Wed 09 Jan 2008 06:05:24 AM EST Build Host: vmlx11.veritas.com Group : System/Data Storage Source RPM: VRTSHP-MSA1500-5.0-1.0_RHEL4.src.rpm Size : 10516 License: Copyright (c) 1990-2005 VERITAS Software Corporation. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. THIS SOFTWARE IS THE PROPERTY OF AND IS LICENSED BY VERITAS SOFTWARE, AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS. Signature : (none) Packager : linuxvm-pkgr@veritas.com URL : http://www.veritas.com/ Summary : HP MSA Array Support Library Description : HP MSA Array Support library /etc/vx/aslkey.d /etc/vx/aslkey.d/libvxhpmsa.key.2 /etc/vx/lib/discovery.d /etc/vx/lib/discovery.d/libvxhpmsa.so.2

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