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Installation and Upgrade Checklist Report for InfoScale Availability 7.4.2, AIX 7.2, POWER
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Components for InfoScale

The InfoScale product you selected contains the following component(s).
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System requirements

Required number of CPUs: 1
Required memory: 1 GB
Required disk space:
    Partitions Minimum space required Maximum space required Recommended space
    /opt 221 MB 1214 MB 258 MB
    /root 326 MB 328 MB 326 MB
    /usr 20 MB 62 MB 20 MB
Supported architectures:
  • Power4 series
  • Power4+ series
  • Power5 series
  • Power5+ series
  • Power6 series
  • Power6+ series
  • Power7 series
  • Power7+ series
  • Power8 series
  • Power9 series
  • PowerPC 970MP series
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Product features

The features in the list are enabled in this release.
FeatureInfoScale Availability
2FA/PKI (2 Factor Authentication) Support in InfoScale (VIOM)
64 Node Cluster Support
API for moving the host to DATA CENTER, based on organization rule (VIOM)
Ability to visualize the replication groups - Discovery (VIOM)
Adaptive HA
Alert for SG Freeze/Unfreeze with time counter
Application Agents
Auto-Clear Faults
Bundled Agents
Core requirements for VCS: Customizations around HAD start-up, environment variables to decide Service group evacuation and CMDSERVER startup
Deployment of InfoScale through CPI integration with CHEF automation platform
Deployment simplification : Ansible support
Ease of Use: VIOM API Functionality and DR support using SRDF
Global Cluster Option (GCO)
Heartbeats: LLT over UDP
Heartbeats: Low-priority
Heartbeats:Dedicated Private Network connections
Heterogeneous Application Mobility for InfoScale Managed workloads
InfoScale plug-in for OEM 13c (Oracle Enterprise Manager)
Intelligent Monitoring Framework (IMF)
Keyless licensing
License Auditing Tool (VIOM)
Licensing simplification: SLIC Migration
Manual Campus Cluster Failover
Monitor Only Resource
Moving HOST to child organization, based on OE rule (VIOM)
NFSv4 support
NetApp C-Dot Array Support
Non-SCSI3 Fencing with Coordination Point Servers
Operations Manager
Option to introduce timeout value while shutting down vcs service
Oracle 18c Support
Preferred Application or Service Group I/O Fencing
Preferred Node I/O Fencing
Preferred Site I/O Fencing
Priority Based Failover
PubSec : IPv6 Stack-Wide Support
Puppet support
Replication Agents (if they change direction upon failover)
SCSI3-PGR Fencing with Coordinator Disks
SNMP v3 support (VIOM)
SQL 2017 Support
Security Improvements addressing issues reported by EOM partners and customers (Meltdown, Spectre, and Retpoline Kernel Support)
Support for Oracle Flex-ASM and Oracle PDB
Telemetry : Licensing & Compliance
Telemetry Edge collection service support enhancement [SmartMeter]
Third Party Certificate Support
Third-party components upgrade ensuring security
VBS Cross Site Recovery Plan
VCS - Online Upgrade
VCS : Cloned agent support for IMF/AMF
VIOM API for service group management (Online/Offline/Switch)
Virtual Business Services
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Patches for InfoScale Availability and Platform

Product (recommended)
Patch Date Size
cpi-Patch- 2021-07-13 35.82 KB
infoscale-aix-Patch- 2021-02-26 127.64 MB
Platform (required)
No patches required.
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Platform configuration

Supported platform version. Last updated on 2021-03-01
    Product versionPlatform version
    7.4.2TL3, TL4, TL5 with product patch
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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 7.4.2.
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