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Installation and Upgrade Checklist Report for InfoScale Enterprise 7.4.1, AIX 7.1, POWER
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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 HA
  • Storage Foundation HA
  • Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC
  • Storage Foundation for Sybase ASE CE
  • Cluster Server
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System requirements

Required CPU number and memory:
     Required number of CPUsRequired memory
    SF or SFHAN/A2GB
    SF Oracle RAC or SF Sybase CE22GB
    SFCFS or SFCFSHA22GB
    VCSN/A2GB
Required disk space:
          Total space required:  1812MB
  
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Product features

The features in the list are enabled in this release.
FeatureInfoScale Enterprise
1-256 TB File System
2FA/PKI (2 Factor Authentication) Support in InfoScale (VIOM)
4K support
64 Node Cluster Support
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)
Adaptive HA
Alert for SG Freeze/Unfreeze with time counter
Application Agents
Application Migration to AWS
Auto-Clear Faults
Bundled Agents
CFS Multi-transaction server
Cloud Enablement : InfoScale Support for GCP Cloud
Cluster File System
Cluster Volume Manager
Compression
Concurrent I/O
Data management application programming interface (DMAPI)
Deduplication
Delayed allocation for Extending writes in CFS
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
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
FSS performance enhancements
Fault tolerant file system
File Change Log
File system migration from EXT4 to VxFS
File system snapshots
File system storage checkpoints
FireDrill
Flashsnap: Disk group split & join
Flashsnap: Fast resynchronization
Full size instant snapshots
Global Cluster Option (GCO)
Hardware assisted copy
Heartbeats: LLT over UDP
Heartbeats: Low-priority
Heartbeats:Dedicated Private Network connections
Heterogeneous Application Mobility for InfoScale Managed workloads
Hot-relocation
Import cloned LUN
Improved VVR network bandwidth utilization for TCP protocol
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
Mount lock
Moving HOST to child organization, based on OE rule (VIOM)
NFSv4 support
Named data streams
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 relay out
Online volume grow & shrink
Operations Manager
Option to introduce timeout value while shutting down vcs service
Oracle 18c Support
Oracle Disk Manager (ODM) and Cached ODM (CODM)
Partitioned directories
Portable Data Containers (formerly known as Cross-Platform Data Sharing (CDS))
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
Quality of Service (QoS) for applications
Quick I/O (QIO) and Cached QIO (CQIO)
Remote mirrors for campus clusters
Replication Agents (if they change direction upon failover)
Replicator option (formerly Volume Replicator)
Rolling upgrade
S3 cloud file level tiering
SCSI-3 based I/O fencing
SCSI3-PGR Fencing with Coordinator Disks
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 - Write Back Caching (ALL DLV's )
SmartMove
SmartTier (formerly Dynamic Storage Tiering)
Space-optimized instant snapshot
Split-mirror snapshot
Sub-cluster support
Support for Oracle Flex-ASM and Oracle PDB
Telemetry : Licensing & Compliance
Thin storage reclamation
Thin storage reclamation using UNMAP
Third Party Certificate Support
User & group quotas
VBS Cross Site Recovery Plan
VCS - Online Upgrade
VCS : Cloned agent support for IMF/AMF
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)
Virtual Business Services
iSCSI device support
Database storage checkpoints & rollbackOracle only
FlashSnap: DatabaseOracle only
Oracle RAC integrationOracle only
SmartTier for Oracle (formerly Database DST)Oracle only
  
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Patches for InfoScale Enterprise and Platform

Product (recommended)
No patches found.
Platform (required)
No patches required.
  
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End of Support Life information

Last updated on 2019-07-02.  Refer to support fundamental for more information about support.
Release DateGA of Next Release Date (End of Life Begin - EOLB)End of Standard Support DateEnd of Support Life Date
2019-02-01---
  
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Platform configuration

Supported platform version. Last updated on 2019-01-31
    Product versionPlatform version
    7.4.1TL4, TL5
Required platform packages:
  • bos.net.nfs.client
  • xlC.aix61.rte 11.1.0.1
  • devices.common.IBM.fc.hba-api
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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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