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Installation and Upgrade Checklist Report for Storage Foundation for DB2 5.0MP3, AIX 6.1, POWER
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Important Notes

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System requirements

Required number of CPUs: 1
Required disk space:
    Partitions Required disk space
    /opt 1294 MB
    /root 84 MB
    /usr 940 MB
    /var 1 MB
Supported architectures:
  • Power3 series
  • Power4 series
  • Power4+ series
  • Power5 series
  • Power5+ series
  • Power6 series [1][2]
  • Power6+ series [1][2]
  • Power7 series
  • PowerPC 970MP series
  • 1. For SAS driver support under Symantec Volume Manager (VxVM), a minimum version of Storage Foundation 5.0MP1RP1 + HF1 is required.
  • 2. A patch is required for 5.0MP1 Storage Foundation CPI installation. Check the Late Breaking News for requirement and details: http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH46478.
  
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Product features

The features in the list are enabled in this release.
FeatureStorage Foundation DB2 StandardStorage Foundation DB2 Enterprise
1-256 TB File System
Concurrent I/O
Data management application programming interface (DMAPI)
Device names consistent across cluster nodes
Device names using Array Volume IDs
Direct I/O
Dirty region logging
Dynamic LUN expansion
Dynamic Multi-pathing
Enclosure based naming
File Change Log
File system snapshots
Full size instant snapshots
Hardware assisted copy
Hot-relocation
Mount lock
Named data streams
Online file system defragmentation
Online file system grow & shrink
Online relay out
Online volume grow & shrink
Operations Manager
Oracle Disk Manager (ODM) and Cached ODM (CODM)
Portable Data Containers (formerly known as Cross-Platform Data Sharing (CDS))
Quick I/O (QIO) and Cached QIO (CQIO)
Remote mirrors for campus clusters
SCSI-3 based I/O fencing
SmartMove
Space-optimized instant snapshot
Split-mirror snapshot
Thin storage reclamation
User & group quotas
iSCSI device support
Volume Replicator optionOptionalOptional
Dynamic Storage Tiering 
File system storage checkpoints 
Flashsnap: Disk group split & join 
Flashsnap: Fast resynchronization 
Import cloned LUN 
Site awareness with remote mirrors 
Database Dynamic Storage Tiering Oracle & DB2 only
Database storage checkpoints & rollback Oracle & DB2 only
FlashSnap: Database Oracle & DB2 only
  
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Patches for Storage Foundation for DB2 and Platform

Product (recommended)
Patch Date Size
fs-aix-5.0MP3RP5P1 2013-01-04 14.44 MB
vcs-aix-VRTSgab-5.0MP3RP5P1 2011-08-22 1.85 MB
vm-aix-5.0MP3RP5HF1 2011-06-13 56.53 MB
sfha-aix-5.0MP3RP5 2011-05-10 288.58 MB
cpi-5.0MP3P3 2011-01-31 3.45 KB
sfora-aix-5.0MP3RP4HF1 2010-08-09 11.13 MB
vea-aix-5.0MP3HF5 2010-07-27 30.8 MB
sig_licensing-aix-5.0MP3HF1 2008-12-08 461.76 KB
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End of Support Life information

Last updated on 2019-11-04.  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
2008-08-192009-12-062014-08-302017-07-14
  
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Platform configuration

Supported platform version
    Product versionPlatform version
    5.0MP3AIX 6.1
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). 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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