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Installation and Upgrade Checklist Report for InfoScale Storage 7.3, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 , 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:  1595MB
    Partitions Minimum space required Maximum space required Recommended space
    /opt 92 MB 1395 MB 132 MB
    /root 2 MB 84 MB 2 MB
    /usr 0 MB 117 MB 0 MB
Supported architectures:
  • AMD Opteron architecture [1]
  • Intel EM64T architecture [1]
  • 1. Supports only the 64-bit versions of the software stacks.
  
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Product features

The features in the list are enabled in this release.
FeatureInfoScale Storage
1-256 TB File System
ALUA and Generic ALUA Array Support
AWS: Full Stack InfoScale Support
Application Isolation
Atomic I/O
CFS Multi-transaction server
Cluster File System
Cluster Volume Manager
Compression
Concurrent I/O
Data management application programming interface (DMAPI)
Deduplication
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
Enable S3 devices to be consumed by VM/FS
Enclosure based naming
Encryption of data at rest - Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) Certified
FSS Performance for Ethernet (10GB/40GB)
FSS auto healing
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
Installer - Required patches for OS updates
Installer-SORT Integration
Keyless licensing
Large cluster deployments (up to 128 node)
Live migration from Oracle ASM Single Instance to VxFS
Logging enhancements on Dynamic Multi-Pathing for VMware
Migration from Native (ext4) to VxFS
Mount lock
NFSv4 support
Named data streams
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 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
Puppet support
Quality of Service (QoS) for applications
Remote mirrors for campus clusters
Replicator option (formerly Volume Replicator)
SCSI-3 based I/O fencing
SCSI3-PGR Fencing with Coordinator Disks
SSD device exploitation
Security Exceptions for VIOM
Site awareness with remote mirrors
SmartAssist - SmartIO analysis & enablement tool
SmartIO - Volume Manager and File System Read Caching
SmartIO - Write Back Caching (up to DLV 13)
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
Support for Erasure Coded volumes
Support for SmartIO Parallel Cache
Support for native 4k sector size storage devices
Support systemd
Thin storage reclamation
Thin storage reclamation using UNMAP
Usability enhancements on Veritas File Replicator
Usability enhancements on large clusters management using VIOM
User & group quotas
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)
Patch Date Size
vxfen-rhel7_x86...Patch-7.3.0.200 2017-10-05 4.16 MB
infoscale-rhel7....-Patch-7.3.0.100 2017-08-11 153.87 MB
vcsag-rhel7_x86...Patch-7.3.0.100 2017-07-11 12.86 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)
2017-06-042022-06-042024-06-30-
  
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Platform configuration

    Unless otherwise stated, the specified Veritas product supports all platform kernel versions.
Supported platform version. Last updated on 2018-06-12
    Product versionPlatform version
    7.3Update 1, 2, 3, 4 with product patch
Required platform packages:
  • bc.x86_64
  • policycoreutils.x86_64
  • glibc.x86_64
  • coreutils.x86_64
  • ncurses-libs.x86_64
  • ed.x86_64
  • libgcc.x86_64
  • findutils.x86_64
  • openssl-libs.x86_64
  • libstdc++.x86_64
  • libacl.x86_64
  • ksh.x86_64
  • zlib.x86_64
  • perl.x86_64
  • perl-Exporter.noarch
  • perl-Socket.x86_64
  • kmod.x86_64
  
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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). For more details, click the link to the 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)See TechNote
Amazon Instance Store libvxxvd (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC CLARiiON AX series libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC EqualLogic PS3000 series libvxeqlogic (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC EqualLogic PS4000 series libvxeqlogic (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC EqualLogic PS6000 series libvxeqlogic (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC SC Series libvxcompellent (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC Symmetrix DMX series libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC Symmetrix VMAX series with PowerPath libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC Symmetrix VMAX series libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC Unity series libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC VMAX3/VMAX All Flash Family series with PowerPath libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC VMAX3/VMAX All Flash Family series libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC VNX series libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC VNX2 series libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC VNX2e series libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC ScaleIO libvxemcscaleIO (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC VPLEX libvxInvista (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxInvista (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC VPLEX with PowerPath libvxInvista (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC XtremIO libvxXtremio (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS DX400/DX500/DX600 series libvxFJTSYe8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS DX60/DX80/DX90/DX100/DX200 series libvxfjtsye2k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS DX8000 series libvxFJTSYe8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS2000 seriesETERNUS2000 Disk Storage Systems
libvxfjtsye2k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS4000 seriesETERNUS4000 Disk Storage Systems
libvxFJTSYe8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS8000 seriesETERNUS8000 Disk Storage Systems
libvxFJTSYe8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS VS850 libvxibmsvc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise 3PAR F/T-Class, StoreServ 7000/8000/9000/10000/20000 Storage libvx3par (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise MSA2000fc series libvxmsa2k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise MSA 1040 SAN libvxmsa2kfc_sa (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxmsa2kfc_sa (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise MSA 2040 SAN libvxmsa2kfc_sa (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxmsa2kfc_sa (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise MSA2012sa libvxmsa2kfc_sa (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxmsa2kfc_sa (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise P9500 libvxxp1281024 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxxp12k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxxp256 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise XP7 libvxxp1281024 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxxp12k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxxp256 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hitachi HUS 100 seriesHitachi Unified Storage 100 Family
libvxhdsalua (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hitachi SMS/AMS2000 series libvxhdsalua (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hitachi VSP G series libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hitachi VSP Gx00/Fx00 series libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hitachi HUS VM libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hitachi VSP libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Huawei OceanStor Series libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Huawei S5000 series libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Huawei VIS series libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Huawei 18500 libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Huawei 18800 libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Huawei 18800F libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Huawei HVS85T libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Huawei HVS88T libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
IBM Storwize series libvxibmsvc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
IBM System Storage DS3000 series libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
IBM System Storage DS3500 series libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
IBM System Storage DS8000 seriesIBM System Storage DS8000 series
libvxibmds8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
IBM System Storage XIV series libvxxiv (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Imation Nexsan E-Series Systems libvxnexsan (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Infinidat InfiniBox F-Series libvxinfinibox (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Kaminario K2 libvxKaminario (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
NEC iStorage D1/D3 series libvxnipnyis (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
NEC iStorage D8 series libvxnipnyis (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
NEC iStorage M series libvxnipnyis (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
NEC Symmetrix DMX-4 libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxpp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
NEC Symmetrix DMX-4 with PowerPath libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxpp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
NEC Symmetrix VMAX libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
NEC Symmetrix VMAX with PowerPath libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
NetApp AFF Series libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxnetapplsi (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
NetApp E_SERIES libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxnetapplsi (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
NetApp FAS2000/FAS900/FAS200 series libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxnetapplsi (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
NetApp FAS3000/V3000 series libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxnetapplsi (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
NetApp FAS6000/V6000 series libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxnetapplsi (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
NetApp FAS8000/FAS9000 Series libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxnetapplsi (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Nexsan SATABeast2 libvxnexsan (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
NimbleStorage CS/AF-Series libvxnimble (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Oracle Storage 6580/6780 series libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Oracle StorageTek 2500 series libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Oracle StorageTek 9900 series libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Oracle StorageTek 9985/9990 series libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance series libvxsun7x10 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Oracle FS1-2 libvxoracle-FS1 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Oracle StorageTek 6140 array libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Oracle StorageTek 9985V system libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Oracle StorageTek 9990V system libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Oracle Sun Storage 6180 array libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Pure Storage FlashArray series libvxpurestorage (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
SanDisk ioMemory PX600 series libvxfusionio (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
SanDisk ioMemory SX300 series libvxfusionio (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
SanDisk ioMemory SX350 series libvxfusionio (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
SanDisk ioDrive libvxfusionio (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
SanDisk ioDrive Duo libvxfusionio (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
SanDisk ioDrive2 libvxfusionio (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
SanDisk ION Data Accelerator libvxfusionION (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
SanDisk ioScale2 libvxfusionio (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Shannon Direct-IO libShannonSSD (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
StorageTek FlexLine 200/300 series libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Sun StorEdge 3510/3511 libvxsunse3k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Violin Memory Violin 3000/6000 series libvxviolin (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
  
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