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Installation and Upgrade Checklist Report for Storage Foundation HA 5.0MP3, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 , x86-64
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System requirements

Required number of CPUs: 1
Required memory: 1 GB
Required disk space:
    Partitions Required disk space
    /opt 1314 MB
    /root 114 MB
    /usr 99 MB
    /var 2 MB
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Product features

The features in the list are enabled in this release.
FeatureStorage Foundation HA StandardStorage Foundation HA Enterprise
1-256 TB File System
Cluster Server
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
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))
Remote mirrors for campus clusters
SCSI-3 based I/O fencing
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 
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Patches for Storage Foundation HA and Platform

Product (recommended)
Patch Date Size
cpi-5.0MP3P3 2011-01-31 3.45 KB
sfha-sles9_x86_64-5.0MP4 2010-04-11 1.69 GB
sig_vrtsweb-rhe...86_64-5.0MP3HF1 2009-11-20 339.13 KB
sfha-sles9_x86_64-5.0MP3RP3 2009-08-27 142.64 MB
vm-sles9_x86_64-5.0MP3RP3 2009-08-27 42.56 MB
fs-sles9_x86_64-5.0MP3RP3 2009-08-27 70.88 MB
sfha-sles9_x86_64-5.0MP3RP2 2009-02-06 161.08 MB
fs-linux-5.0MP3HF1_vxfsi18n 2008-07-28 2.14 MB
Platform (required)
No patches required.
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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
    5.0MP3SP3, SP4
Required platform packages:
  • bash-2.05b-305.9
  • glibc-32bit-9-200512100800
  • libgcc-3.3.3-43.41
  • compat-libstdc++-lsb-4.0.2_20050901-0.4
  • libstdc++-3.3.3-43.41
  • pdksh-5.2.14-780.7
  • util-linux-2.12-72.46
  • grep-2.5.1-427.1
  • libacl-32bit-9-200408311758
  • findutils-4.1.7-860.1
  • ed-0.2-864.1
  • coreutils-5.2.1-23.8
  • module-init-tools-3.0_pre10-37.32
  • glibc-2.3.3-98.61
  • parted-1.6.21-4.2
  • ncurses-32bit-9-200407011229
  • compat-32bit-9-200407011229
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 7.4.2.
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