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

Package name: VRTSaslapm
Package description: Array Support Libraries and Array Policy Modules for Volume Manager by Symantec
Package version: 6.0.500.610
Supported product versions:
  • 6.0.5
  • 6.0.3
  • 6.0.1
Embedded in VxVM?: No
Supported platforms:
  • Solaris (SPARC 9, SPARC 10, SPARC 11, x86-64 10, x86-64 11)
TechNote: TECH176305
Popularity: 276 viewed  13 downloaded
Download size: 5067K
Checksum: 570615221
Release date: 2015-11-25 09:31:41

 Package contents

The VRTSaslapm 6.0.1 package in product contains the ASLs and APMs to support the arrays indicated in the hardware compatibility list(HCL).
ASLs
Library Version VID PID Arrays Mode
libvxnetapp5.0NETAPPAllFAS2000/FAS900/FAS200 series, FAS250, FAS270, FAS270c, FAS3000/V3000 series, FAS3020, FAS3020c, FAS3040, FAS3050, FAS3070, FAS6000/V6000 series, FAS6030, FAS6070, FAS920c, FAS940c, FAS960c, FAS980c, V3020, V3040, V3070, V6030, V6070A/A, ALUA


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======================================================================= VRTSaslapm package (Array Support Libraries and Array Policy Modules) on Veritas Volume Manager (tm) 6.0.1 and later for Solaris Sparc and Solaris Opteron ======================================================================= Date : 11/25/2015 Package Name : VRTSaslapm Package Description : Array Support Libraries and Array Policy Modules for Veritas Volume Manager Package Version : 6.0.500.610 Operating System : Solaris Operating System version : Sparc, x64 Veritas Volume Manager Version : 6.0.100.000 ======================================================================= Thi is a HF release for: 3859498 Detect Thin Provisioning capability, if provided, via SCSI page 0xB2. For description of changes made in this update, and other information related to VRTSaslapm package, please reference the TechNote: https://www.veritas.com/support/en_US/article.TECH176305 ======================================================================= Installation Procedure: ====================== 1. Pre-Installation Checks: --------------------------- A) If there are any external ASL/APM packages installed on the system, Remove them before you start installation of VRTSaslapm package. B) VxVM 6.0.100.000 is the minimum VxVM version that needs to be installed before proceeding with installation of VRTSaslapm package. So make sure that VxVM 6.0.100.000 or higher version is installed on system. 2. Package Download Instructions: ---------------------------------- A. Create a directory to store the VRTSaslapm package # mkdir /tmp/aslapm # cd /tmp/aslapm B. Download the VRTSaslapm package C. After downloading VRTSaslapm_Solaris_6.0.500.610.tar.gz in /tmp/aslapm directory, verify the cksum # cksum VRTSaslapm_Solaris_6.0.500.610.tar.gz 570615221 5188736 VRTSaslapm_Solaris_6.0.500.610.tar.gz D. Uncompress the file and extract the packages # gunzip VRTSaslapm_Solaris_6.0.500.610.tar.gz # tar -xvf VRTSaslapm_Solaris_6.0.500.610.tar E. Change Directory to appropriate Solaris release. # cd SPARC/Solaris_10 (or SPARC/Solaris_11) Note: The below are example installation instructions for Solaris SPARC. Similar instructions can be followed for Solaris Opteron. 3. Installation Instructions: ---------------------------- A. If VRTSaslapm package is currently NOT installed on your system then perform an initial install. 1. Install the package Solaris_10: # pkgadd -d VRTSaslapm.pkg Solaris_11: # pkg install --accept -g ./VRTSaslapm.p5p VRTSaslapm 2. After you install VRTSaslapm package, you must execute: # vxconfigd -k B. If there is a VRTSaslapm package already installed on your system then perform an upgrade/downgrade install. If the DMP native support is disabled ===================================== 1.Verify that DMP native support is disabled(off) # vxdmpadm gettune dmp_native_support 2. Upgrade(or to downgrade) VRTSaslapm package to higher version, execute: For Solaris 10: # cp /var/sadm/install/admin/default /var/sadm/install/admin/aslapm_admin # vi /var/sadm/install/admin/aslapm_admin - modify the "instance" line to be: "instance=overwrite" # pkgadd -a /var/sadm/install/admin/aslapm_admin -d VRTSaslapm.pkg For Solaris 11: # pkg update --accept -g ./VRTSaslapm.p5p VRTSaslapm 3. After you upgrade VRTSaslapm package, you must execute: # vxconfigd -k If the DMP native support is enabled ==================================== 1.Verify that DMP native support is enabled(on) # vxdmpadm gettune dmp_native_support 2. Stop the applications using LVM, unmount the filesystems, deactivate the VGs. # umount <filesystem> # zpool export <poolname> 3. Disable DMP native support(off) # vxdmpadm settune dmp_native_support=off 4. Upgrade the VRTSaslapm package For Solaris 10: # cp /var/sadm/install/admin/default /var/sadm/install/admin/aslapm_admin # vi /var/sadm/install/admin/aslapm_admin - modify the "instance" line to be: "instance=overwrite" # pkgadd -a /var/sadm/install/admin/aslapm_admin -d VRTSaslapm.pkg For Solaris 11: # pkg update --accept -g ./VRTSaslapm.p5p VRTSaslapm 5. Enable DMP native support(on) # vxdmpadm settune dmp_native_support=on 6. Make sure VGs are up and re-mount the file-systems 4. Post-Installation Checks: ---------------------------- A. After you install VRTSaslapm package, verify output of "vxddladm listsupport" command: # vxddladm listsupport [all] # vxddladm listsupport libname=<libname> B. Check the output of "vxdmpadm listapm" command. The APM should be in Active state if the corresponding array is connected: # vxdmpadm listapm [all | apmname] C. To see package information, execute Solaris_10: # pkginfo -l VRTSaslapm Solaris_11: # pkg info VRTSaslapm Un-installation Procedure: ========================== Note: After un-installlation of VRTSaslapm package, any arrays that require an ASL/APM may not work properly until VRTSaslapm is installed again. A. To uninstall VRTSaslapm package, execute Solaris_10: # pkgrm VRTSaslapm Solaris_11: # pkg uninstall VRTSaslapm B. After you uninstall VRTSaslapm package, you must execute # vxconfigd -k

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