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Installation and Upgrade Checklist Report for InfoScale Storage 7.4.1, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 , x86-64
  
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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
  • Storage Foundation Cluster File System
Get more introduction of Veritas InfoScale.
  
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System requirements

Required CPU number and memory:
     Required number of CPUsRequired memory
    SF or SFHAN/A2GB
    SFCFS or SFCFSHA22GB
Required disk space:
          Total space required:  1788MB
  
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Product features

The features in the list are enabled in this release.
FeatureInfoScale Storage
1-256 TB File System
1.4X times improvement in FSS performance
2FA/PKI (2 Factor Authentication) Support in InfoScale (VIOM)
2X - 4X improvement in VVR performance
ALUA and Generic ALUA Array Support
API for moving the host to DATA CENTER, based on organization rule (VIOM)
AWS Support: cluster scaling up and down
AWS: Full Stack InfoScale Support
Ability to visualize the replication groups - Discovery (VIOM)
Alert for SG Freeze/Unfreeze with time counter
Application Isolation
Atomic I/O
Azure Support
CFS Multi-transaction server
Cluster File System
Cluster Volume Manager
Compression
Concurrent I/O
Cost Effective Scalability: Erasure coding enhancements
Data Confidentiality: Encryption over wire (Linux) - with replication and all the data movement (Cloud & On-premise)
Data management application programming interface (DMAPI)
Deduplication
Deployment of InfoScale through CPI integration with CHEF automation platform
Deployment simplification : Ansible support
Device names consistent across cluster nodes
Device names using Array Volume IDs
Direct I/O
Dirty region logging
Docker plug-in enhancements
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
Enable S3 devices to be consumed by VM/FS
Enclosure based naming
Encryption of data at rest - Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) Certified
Encryption of data at rest for replicated (VVR) volumes
Erasure Coding Support
FSS Performance for Ethernet (10GB/40GB)
FSS auto healing
FSS performance enhancements
FSS performance improvements(CPU usage optimization and throughput improvements)
Fault tolerant file system
File Change Log
File Replicator option
File system migration from EXT4 to VxFS
File system snapshots
File system storage checkpoints
Flashsnap: Disk group split & join
Flashsnap: Fast resynchronization
Flexible Storage Sharing (64 node support)
Full 64-bit support without additional packages
Full size instant snapshots
Generic ASL support for NVMe or SSD type devices
Hardware assisted copy
Heartbeats: LLT over UDP
Heartbeats: Low-priority
Heartbeats:Dedicated Private Network connections
Heartbeats:Infiniband and 10GB Ethernet with RDMA
Hot-relocation
Import cloned LUN
Improved VVR network bandwidth utilization for TCP protocol
InfoScale Ansible module (tech preview)
Installer - Required patches for OS updates
Installer-SORT Integration
KVM Hypervisor layer DMP support for KVM Guests
Keyless licensing
Large cluster deployments (up to 128 node)
License Auditing Tool (VIOM)
Licensing simplification: SLIC Migration
Live migration from Oracle ASM Single Instance to VxFS
Live migration from Oracle ASM on RAC to VxFS
Logging enhancements on Dynamic Multi-Pathing for VMware
Migration from Native (ext4) to VxFS
Modularized CPI (MCPI)
Mount lock
Moving HOST to child organization, based on OE rule (VIOM)
NFSv4 support
Named data streams
Native package install/upgrade support for Linux
NetApp C-Dot Array Support
Non-SCSI3 Fencing with Coordination Point Servers
Online coordinator disk replacement
Online file system defragmentation
Online file system grow & shrink
Online patching of selected Volume Manager packages
Online relay out
Online volume grow & shrink
Operations Manager
Oracle 18c Support
Oracle Disk Manager (ODM) and Cached ODM (CODM)
Partitioned directories
Portable Data Containers (formerly known as Cross-Platform Data Sharing (CDS))
Public Cloud support - Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure
Public-Sector Compliance: IPv6 InfoScale Stack-Wide Support
Puppet support
Quality of Service (QoS) for applications
Remote mirrors for campus clusters
Replicator option (formerly Volume Replicator)
S3 cloud file level tiering
S3 connector enhancements (V4 authentication)
SCSI-3 based I/O fencing
SCSI3-PGR Fencing with Coordinator Disks
SELinux Support with RHEL 7.6 & other security enhancements
SNMP v3 support (VIOM)
SQL 2017 Support
SSD device exploitation
Site awareness with remote mirrors
SmartAssist - SmartIO analysis & enablement tool
SmartIO - Volume Manager and File System Read Caching
SmartIO Support for vMotion with DMP for VMware with SmartPools
SmartMove
SmartTier (formerly Dynamic Storage Tiering)
Space-optimized instant snapshot
Split-mirror snapshot
Storage management plugin for Docker containers
Sub-cluster support
Support for Azure Blob storage and IBM Cloud Object storage (S3) connectors
Support for Erasure Coded volumes
Support for SmartIO Parallel Cache
Support for native 4k sector size storage devices
Support systemd
Telemetry : Licensing & Compliance
Thin storage reclamation
Thin storage reclamation using UNMAP
Third Party Certificate Support
Usability enhancements on Veritas File Replicator
Usability enhancements on large clusters management using VIOM
User & group quotas
VIOM API for service group management (Online/Offline/Switch)
VVR : Allow a slave node to be configured as logowner
VVR : Scale vradmind to work in a multi RVG environment
VVR Adaptive Synchronous Replication Mode (Technical Preview Feature)
iSCSI device support
Database storage checkpoints & rollbackOracle only
FlashSnap: DatabaseOracle only
SmartTier for Oracle (formerly Database DST)Oracle only
  
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Patches for InfoScale Storage and Platform

Product (recommended)
No patches found.
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)
2019-02-012024-07-312026-07-31-
  
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Platform configuration

    Unless otherwise stated, the specified Veritas product supports all platform kernel versions.
Supported platform version. Last updated on 2019-01-31
    Product versionPlatform version
    7.4.1Update 8, 9, 10
Required platform packages:
  • policycoreutils.x86_64
  • module-init-tools.x86_64
  • glibc.x86_64
  • ed.x86_64
  • coreutils.x86_64
  • readline.x86_64
  • findutils.x86_64
  • libstdc++.x86_64
  • openssl.x86_64
  • libacl.x86_64
  • libgcc.x86_64
  • ksh.x86_64
  • zlib.x86_64
  • perl.x86_64
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
Amazon Elastic Block Store libvxxvd (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Amazon Instance Store libvxxvd (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Dell EMC CLARiiON AX series libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Dell EMC EqualLogic PS3000 series libvxeqlogic (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Dell EMC EqualLogic PS4000 series libvxeqlogic (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Dell EMC EqualLogic PS6000 series libvxeqlogic (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Dell EMC SC Series libvxcompellent (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Dell EMC Symmetrix DMX series libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Dell EMC Symmetrix VMAX series with PowerPath libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Dell EMC Symmetrix VMAX series libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Dell EMC Unity series libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Dell EMC VMAX3/VMAX All Flash Family series with PowerPath libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Dell EMC VMAX3/VMAX All Flash Family series libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Dell EMC VNX series libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Dell EMC VNX2 series libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Dell EMC ScaleIO libvxemcscaleIO (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Dell EMC VNXe1600 libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Dell EMC VNXe3200 libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Dell EMC VPLEX with PowerPath libvxInvista (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Dell EMC VPLEX libvxInvista (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Dell EMC XtremIO libvxXtremio (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Fujitsu ETERNUS DX400/DX500/DX600 series libvxFJTSYe8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Fujitsu ETERNUS DX60/DX80/DX90/DX100/DX200 series libvxfjtsye2k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Fujitsu ETERNUS DX8000 series libvxFJTSYe8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Fujitsu ETERNUS2000 seriesETERNUS2000 Disk Storage Systems
libvxfjtsye2k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Fujitsu ETERNUS4000 seriesETERNUS4000 Disk Storage Systems
libvxFJTSYe8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Fujitsu ETERNUS8000 seriesETERNUS8000 Disk Storage Systems
libvxFJTSYe8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Fujitsu ETERNUS VS850 libvxibmsvc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Hewlett Packard Enterprise 3PAR F/T-Class, StoreServ 7000/8000/9000/10000/20000 Storage libvx3par (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Hewlett Packard Enterprise MSA2000fc series libvxmsa2k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Hewlett Packard Enterprise MSA 1040 SAN libvxmsa2kfc_sa (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Hewlett Packard Enterprise MSA 2040 SAN libvxmsa2kfc_sa (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Hewlett Packard Enterprise MSA2012sa libvxmsa2kfc_sa (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Hewlett Packard Enterprise P9500 libvxxp256 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxxp12k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxxp1281024 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Hewlett Packard Enterprise XP7 libvxxp1281024 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxxp256 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxxp12k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Hitachi HUS 100 seriesHitachi Unified Storage 100 Family
libvxhdsalua (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Hitachi SMS/AMS2000 series libvxhdsalua (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Hitachi VSP G series libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Hitachi VSP Gx00/Fx00 series libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Hitachi HUS VM libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Hitachi VSP libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Huawei OceanStor Series libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Huawei S5000 series libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Huawei VIS series libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Huawei 18500 libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Huawei 18800 libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Huawei 18800F libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Huawei HVS85T libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Huawei HVS88T libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
IBM Storwize series libvxibmsvc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
IBM System Storage DS3000 series libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
IBM System Storage DS3500 series libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
IBM System Storage DS8000 seriesIBM System Storage DS8000 series
libvxibmds8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
IBM System Storage XIV series libvxxiv (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Imation Nexsan E-Series Systems libvxnexsan (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Infinidat InfiniBox F-Series libvxinfinibox (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxinfinibox (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Kaminario K2 libvxKaminario (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
NEC iStorage D1/D3 series libvxnipnyis (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
NEC iStorage D8 series libvxnipnyis (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
NEC iStorage M series libvxnipnyis (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
NEC Symmetrix DMX-4 with PowerPath libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxpp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
NEC Symmetrix DMX-4 libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxpp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
NEC Symmetrix VMAX libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
NEC Symmetrix VMAX with PowerPath libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
NetApp AFF Series libvxnetapplsi (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
NetApp E_SERIES libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxnetapplsi (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
NetApp FAS2000/FAS900/FAS200 series libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxnetapplsi (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
NetApp FAS3000/V3000 series libvxnetapplsi (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
NetApp FAS6000/V6000 series libvxnetapplsi (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
NetApp FAS8000/FAS9000 Series libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Nexsan SATABeast2 libvxnexsan (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
NimbleStorage CS/AF-Series libvxnimble (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Oracle Storage 6580/6780 series libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Oracle StorageTek 2500 series libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Oracle StorageTek 9900 series libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Oracle StorageTek 9985/9990 series libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance series libvxsun7x10 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Oracle FS1-2 libvxoracle-FS1 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Oracle StorageTek 6140 array libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Oracle StorageTek 9985V system libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Oracle StorageTek 9990V system libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Oracle Sun Storage 6180 array libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Pure Storage FlashArray series libvxpurestorage (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
SanDisk ioMemory PX600 series libvxfusionio (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
SanDisk ioMemory SX300 series libvxfusionio (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
SanDisk ioMemory SX350 series libvxfusionio (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
SanDisk ioDrive libvxfusionio (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
SanDisk ioDrive Duo libvxfusionio (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
SanDisk ioDrive2 libvxfusionio (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
SanDisk ION Data Accelerator libvxfusionION (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
SanDisk ioScale2 libvxfusionio (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Shannon Direct-IO libShannonSSD (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
StorageTek FlexLine 200/300 series libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Sun StorEdge 3510/3511 libvxsunse3k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
Violin Memory Violin 3000/6000 series libvxviolin (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm) 
  
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