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Installation and Upgrade Checklist Report for InfoScale Foundation 7.4, AIX 7.1, POWER
  
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Important Notes

Array Support Libraries (ASLs)
When installing Veritas products, please be aware that ASLs updates are not included in the patches update bundle. Please go to the Array Support Libraries (ASLs) to get the latest updates for your disk arrays.
  
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Components for InfoScale

The InfoScale product you selected contains the following component(s).
  • Dynamic Multi-Pathing
  • Storage Foundation Basic
Get more introduction of Veritas InfoScale.
  
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System requirements

Required memory: 1 GB
Required disk space:
          Total space required:  639MB
  
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Product features

The features in the list are enabled in this release.
FeatureInfoScale Foundation
1-256 TB File System
2FA/PKI (2 Factor Authentication) Support in InfoScale (VIOM)
ALUA and Generic ALUA Array Support
API for moving the host to DATA CENTER, based on organization rule (VIOM)
Ability to visualize the replication groups - Discovery (VIOM)
Alert for SG Freeze/Unfreeze with time counter
Data management application programming interface (DMAPI)
Deployment of InfoScale through CPI integration with CHEF automation platform
Device names consistent across cluster nodes
Device names using Array Volume IDs
Dirty region logging
Dynamic LUN expansion
Dynamic Multi-pathing
Dynamic Multi-pathing - Intelligent pathing for EMC VPLEX
Ease of Use: VIOM API Functionality and DR support using SRDF
Enclosure based naming
Fault tolerant file system
File Change Log
File system migration from EXT4 to VxFS
File system snapshots
Full size instant snapshots
Hot-relocation
Import cloned LUN
Keyless licensing
License Auditing Tool (VIOM)
Licensing simplification: SLIC Migration
Mount lock
Moving HOST to child organization, based on OE rule (VIOM)
Named data streams
NetApp C-Dot Array Support
Online file system defragmentation
Online file system grow & shrink
Online relay out
Online volume grow & shrink
Operations Manager
Partitioned directories
Puppet support
Quality of Service (QoS) for applications
Quick I/O (QIO) and Cached QIO (CQIO)
SNMP v3 support (VIOM)
SSD device exploitation
Security Improvements addressing issues reported by EOM partners and customers (Meltdown, Spectre, and Retpoline Kernel Support)
Site awareness with remote mirrors
SmartTier (formerly Dynamic Storage Tiering)
Space-optimized instant snapshot
Thin storage reclamation using UNMAP
Third Party Certificate Support
Third-party components upgrade ensuring security
VIOM API for service group management (Online/Offline/Switch)
iSCSI device support
  
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Patches for InfoScale Foundation and Platform

Product (recommended)
Patch Date Size
cpi-Patch-7.4.0.700 2019-06-27 13.65 KB
infoscale-aix-Patch-7.4.0.1100 2018-07-23 113.4 MB
Platform (required)
No patches required.
  
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End of Support Life information

Last updated on 2019-12-06.  Refer to support fundamental for more information about support.
Release Date(GA)Extended Support StartsSustaining Support StartsEnd of Support Life Date(EOSL)
2018-05-302023-02-282025-02-28-
  
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Platform configuration

Supported platform version. Last updated on 2018-06-12
    Product versionPlatform version
    7.4TL4, TL5
Required platform packages:
  • bos.net.nfs.client
  • xlC.aix61.rte 11.1.0.1
  • devices.common.IBM.fc.hba-api
Related documentation
  
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Host bus adapter (HBA) parameters and switch parameters

Unless otherwise stated, the specified Veritas product supports all HBAs (except iSCSI HBAs) and fibre channel switches supported by the platform and storage array manufacturers listed in the hardware compatibility list (HCL).

  
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Operations Manager

Veritas InfoScale Operations Manager gives you a single, centralized management console for the InfoScale products. You can use it to monitor, visualize, and manage storage and cluster resources, and generate reports about these components in the Management Server domain.It can also help administrators centrally manage diverse data center environments. This section lists the documents for Veritas InfoScale Operations Manager 7.4.
Documentation
  
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Array Support Libraries (ASLs)

Array family (model)DocumentationLibraries
Dell EMC Symmetrix DMX series libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Dell EMC Symmetrix DMX series with PowerPath libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Dell EMC Symmetrix VMAX series with PowerPath libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Dell EMC Symmetrix VMAX series with AIX VIO libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Dell EMC Symmetrix VMAX series libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Dell EMC Unity series with PowerPath libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Dell EMC Unity series libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Dell EMC VMAX3/VMAX All Flash Family series libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Dell EMC VMAX3/VMAX All Flash Family series with PowerPath libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Dell EMC VNX series libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Dell EMC VNX series with PowerPath libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Dell EMC VNX2 series libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Dell EMC VNX2 series with PowerPath libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Dell EMC VNX2e series libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Dell EMC VNX2e series with PowerPath libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Dell EMC VPLEX libvxInvista (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Dell EMC XtremIO libvxXtremio (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Fujitsu ETERNUS DX400/DX500/DX600 series libvxFJTSYe8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Fujitsu ETERNUS DX60/DX80/DX90/DX100/DX200 series libvxfjtsye2k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Fujitsu ETERNUS DX8000 series libvxFJTSYe8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Fujitsu ETERNUS2000 seriesETERNUS2000 Disk Storage Systems
libvxfjtsye2k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Fujitsu ETERNUS4000 seriesETERNUS4000 Disk Storage Systems
libvxFJTSYe8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Fujitsu ETERNUS8000 seriesETERNUS8000 Disk Storage Systems
libvxFJTSYe8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Fujitsu ETERNUS VS850 libvxibmsvc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hewlett Packard Enterprise 3PAR F/T-Class, StoreServ 7000/8000/9000/10000/20000 Storage libvx3par (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hewlett Packard Enterprise P9500 libvxxp1281024 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxxp256 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxxp12k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hewlett Packard Enterprise XP7 libvxxp1281024 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxxp256 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxxp12k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hitachi HUS 100 seriesHitachi Unified Storage 100 Family
libvxhdsalua (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hitachi SMS/AMS2000 series libvxhdsalua (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hitachi SMS/AMS2000 series with AIX VIO libvxhdsalua (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hitachi VSP G series libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hitachi VSP Gx00/Fx00 series libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hitachi HUS VM libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hitachi VSP libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Huawei 18000 series libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Huawei OceanStor Series libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Huawei S5000 series libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Huawei VIS series libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
IBM FlashSystem series libvxramsan (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
IBM Storwize series libvxibmsvc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
IBM Storwize series with AIX VIO libvxibmsvc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
IBM System Storage DS8000 series with AIX VIOIBM System Storage DS8000 series
libvxibmds8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
IBM System Storage DS8000 seriesIBM System Storage DS8000 series
libvxibmds8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
IBM System Storage XIV series libvxxiv (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
IBM DS3950 libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxibmds4k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Infinidat InfiniBox F-Series with AIX VIO libvxinfinibox (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
NEC iStorage M series libvxnipnyis (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
NetApp AFF Series libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
NetApp FAS2000/FAS900/FAS200 series libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
NetApp FAS3000/V3000 series libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
NetApp FAS6000/V6000 series libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
NetApp FAS8000/FAS9000 Series libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Oracle Storage 6580/6780 series libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Oracle StorageTek 2500 series libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Oracle StorageTek 9900 series libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Oracle StorageTek 9985/9990 series libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Oracle StorageTek 6140 array libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Oracle StorageTek 9985V system libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Oracle Sun Storage 6180 array libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Pure Storage FlashArray series libvxpurestorage (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Sun StorageTek 6540 libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Violin Memory Violin 3000/6000 series libvxviolin (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
  
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