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

Library name: libvxmsa2k
Library version: N/A
Package name: HP MSA Array Support Library
Package description: HP MSA2000fc Array Support Library
Package version: 5.0 Release: 1.0_RHEL4
Supported product versions:
  • 5.0MP1
  • 5.0
Embedded in VxVM?: No
Supported platforms:
  • Linux (Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9)
TechNote: 305140
Popularity: 405 viewed  6 downloaded
Download size: 10K
Checksum: 1995250356
Release date: N/A

 Supported Arrays and Modes

  • MSA2012fc, MSA2012sa, MSA2212fc, StorageWorks MSA2000fc series, StorageWorks MSA2300fc series
Supported mode: A/A

 Readme file  [Save As...]

This TechFile provides information about the Array Support Library (ASL) for HP MSA2000 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: 5.0 Release: 1.0_RHEL4 Supported versions of Veritas Volume Manager: 5.0 and later Supported Arrays: HP MSA2000 (Active/Active) At the bottom of this TechFile, click on Download Now to download the ASL package. After downloading VRTSMSA2Kasl-5.0-1.0_Linux.tar_305140.gz, uncompress the file: # zcat VRTSMSA2Kasl-5.0-1.0_Linux.tar_305140.gz | tar xvf - Two packages VRTSMSA2Kasl-5.0-1.0_SLES9.i586.rpm for SLES9 and VRTSMSA2Kasl-5.0-1.0_RHEL4.i686.rpm for RHEL4 are present in VRTSMSA2Kasl-5.0-1.0_Linux.tar_305140.gz Before adding any ASL package, ensure Veritas Volume Manager is installed and enabled: # vxdctl mode mode: enabled ASL Installation: To install the package on RHEL4 system, type: # rpm -ihv VRTSMSA2Kasl-5.0-1.0_RHEL4.i686.rpm Preparing... ########################################### [100%] 1:VRTSMSA2Kasl ########################################### [100%] Adding the entry in supported arrays Loading The Library Note: Similar steps can be followed to install the packages on other platforms. The RHEL4 package can be used on both REHL4 systems as well as on RHEL5 systems. And SLES9 packages can be used on both SLES9 systems and on SLES10 systems. After the package is installed, you must run the vxdctl enable command to claim the disk array as an MSA2000 array: # vxdctl enable After running vxdctl enable, you should see libvxhpmsa.so in the output of the vxddladm listsupport command: # vxddladm listsupport libname=libvxmsa2k.so ATTR_NAME ATTR_VALUE ======================================================================= LIBNAME libvxmsa2k.so VID HP, PID MSA2012fc, MSA2212fc, MSA2012i ARRAY_TYPE A/A ARRAY_NAME MSA2012, MSA2212, MSA2012i Package Information: # rpm -qil VRTSMSA2Kasl-5.0-1.0_RHEL4 Name : VRTSMSA2Kasl Relocations: (not relocatable) Version : 5.0 Vendor: VERITAS Software Corporation Inc. Release : 1.0_RHEL4 Build Date: Fri 20 Jun 2008 05:46:23 PM EDT Install Date: Mon 23 Jun 2008 10:43:23 AM EDT Build Host: vmlx11.veritas.com Group : System/Data Storage Source RPM: VRTSMSA2Kasl-5.0-1.0_RHEL4.src.rpm Size : 8631 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 MSA2000fc Array Support Library Description : HP MSA2000fc Array Support Library /etc/vx/aslkey.d /etc/vx/aslkey.d/libvxmsa2k.key.2 /etc/vx/lib/discovery.d /etc/vx/lib/discovery.d/libvxmsa2k.so.2

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