This TechFile provides information about the Array Support Library (ASL) for the HITACHI HDS9500-ALUA and AMS_WMS Arrays (A/A-A-HDS, A/PG, A/P, A/A) on VERITAS Volume Manager (tm) 5.0 and 5.0MPx for HP-UX 11iv3 For general information about ASLs, see TechNote Package Name: VRTShdsalua Package Description: Array Support Library for HITACHI AMS/WMS/9500/AMS2300(DF800) series arrays. Package Version: 1.1 Supported versions of VERITAS Volume Manager (tm): 5.0, 5.0MP1, 5.0MP2 Supported Arrays: Hitachi HDS9500-ALUA, AMS_WMS (A/A-A-HDS, A/A) Installation Instructions: 1. Create a directory to download the ASL # mkdir /asl_install # cd /asl_install/ 2. At the bottom of this TechFile, click on Download Now to download the ASL package 3. After downloading VRTShdsalua_asl_5.0_hpux_1131_v1.1.tar_355453.gz, verify checksum of the file # cksum VRTShdsalua_asl_5.0_hpux_1131_v1.1.tar_355453.gz 3034081944 58928 VRTShdsalua_asl_5.0_hpux_1131_v1.1.tar_355453.gz 4. Uncompress the file # gunzip VRTShdsalua_asl_5.0_hpux_1131_v1.1.tar_355453.gz # tar xvf VRTShdsalua_asl_5.0_hpux_1131_v1.1.tar_355453 5. Before adding the ASL package, ensure Veritas Volume Manager is installed and enabled # vxdctl mode mode: enabled 6. To install the package: # swinstall -s 'pwd' VRTShdsalua 7. After the package 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 -m enable command in addition to vxdctl enable. 8. After executing vxdctl enable, verify output of the vxddladm listsupport command # vxddladm listsupport ATTR_NAME ATTR_VALUE ================================================================================================= LIBNAME VID HITACHI PID DF600, DF600-V, DF600F DF600F-V ARRAY_TYPE A/A-A-HDS, A/PG, A/P A/A ARRAY_NAME HDS9500-ALUA, AMS_WMS, DF800 9. Verify the ASL library version # vxddladm listversion has version string: vm-5.0-rev-1. VXVM version: 5.0 Package Information: # swlist VRTShdsalua # Initializing... # Contacting target "vmhp8"... # # Target: vmhp8:/ # # VRTShdsalua 1.1 Array Support Library for HITACHI AMS/WMS/9500/AMS2300(DF800) series arrays. VRTShdsalua.ASL_FILES 1.1 Array Support Library for HITACHI AMS/WMS/9500/AMS2300(DF800) series arrays.