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Installation and Upgrade Checklist Report for InfoScale Foundation 7.4, CentOS 6 , x86-64
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Important Notes

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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: 2 GB
Required disk space:
          Total space required:  967MB
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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
Encryption of data at rest - Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) Certified
Fault tolerant file system
File Change Log
File system migration from EXT4 to VxFS
File system snapshots
Generic ASL support for NVMe or SSD type devices
Import cloned LUN
InfoScale Ansible module (tech preview)
Installer - Required patches for OS updates
Installer-SORT Integration
Keyless licensing
License Auditing Tool (VIOM)
Licensing simplification: SLIC Migration
Logging enhancements on Dynamic Multi-Pathing for VMware
Modularized CPI (MCPI)
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 patching of selected Volume Manager packages
Online relay out
Online volume grow & shrink
Operations Manager
Partitioned directories
Public Cloud support - Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure
Public-Sector Compliance: IPv6 InfoScale Stack-Wide Support
Puppet support
Quality of Service (QoS) for applications
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
SmartIO Support for vMotion with DMP for VMware with SmartPools
SmartTier (formerly Dynamic Storage Tiering)
Support for Erasure Coded volumes
Support for native 4k sector size storage devices
Support systemd
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)
No patches found.
Platform (required)
No patches required.
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End of Support Life information

Last updated on 2021-01-14.  Refer to support fundamental for more information about support.
Release Date(GA)Extended Support StartsSustaining Support StartsEnd of Support Life Date(EOSL)
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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
    7.4Update 8, 9
Required platform packages:
  • policycoreutils.x86_64
  • glibc.x86_64
  • findutils.x86_64
  • module-init-tools.x86_64
  • readline.x86_64
  • coreutils.x86_64
  • ed.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).

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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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