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Installation and Upgrade Checklist Report for Storage Foundation for Oracle 5.0, AIX 5.2, POWER
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Important Notes

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Array Support Libraries (ASLs)
When installing Veritas products, please be aware that ASLs updates are not included in the patches update bundle. Please go to the Array Support Libraries (ASLs) to get the latest updates for your disk arrays.
  
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System requirements

Required number of CPUs: 1
Required disk space:
    Partitions Required disk space
    /opt 991 MB
    /root 75 MB
    /usr 147 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 ORA StandardStorage Foundation ORA Enterprise
1-256 TB File System
Concurrent I/O
Data management application programming interface (DMAPI)
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
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
Space-optimized instant snapshot
Split-mirror snapshot
User & group quotas
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 Oracle and Platform

Product (recommended)
Patch Date Size
vea-aix-5.0MP1RP2 2010-01-04 63.33 MB
sig_vrtsweb-aix-5.0HF1 2009-12-09 5.57 MB
5.0.1.0 (AxRT 5.0 MP1) 2006-12-12 919.49 MB
Platform (required)
  
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End of Support Life information

Last updated on 2019-10-17.  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
2006-08-052009-12-062014-08-302017-07-14
  
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Platform configuration

Supported platform version
    Product versionPlatform version
    5.0AIX 5.2
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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Array Support Libraries (ASLs)

Array family (model)DocumentationLibraries
EMC CLARiiON CX series with PowerPathCLARiiON CX Series
libvxppThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
EMC CLARiiON CX seriesCLARiiON CX Series
libvxCLARiiONThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxppThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
EMC CLARiiON CX3 series libvxppThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxCLARiiONThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
EMC CLARiiON CX3 series with PowerPath libvxppThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
EMC CLARiiON CX4 series libvxppThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxCLARiiONThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
EMC CLARiiON CX4 series with PowerPath libvxppThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
EMC Symmetrix 8000 seriesEMC Symmetrix 8000 Series
libvxppThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxemcThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
EMC Symmetrix 8000 series with PowerPathEMC Symmetrix 8000 Series
libvxppThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
EMC Symmetrix DMX seriesEMC Symmetrix DMX Architecture
libvxemcThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxppThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
EMC Symmetrix DMX series with PowerPathEMC Symmetrix DMX Architecture
libvxppThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
EMC Symmetrix VMAX series libvxemcThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
EMC VNX series libvxCLARiiONThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
EMC VNX2 series libvxCLARiiONThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Fujitsu ETERNUS DX400/DX500/DX600 series libvxFJTSYe8kSee TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS DX8000 series libvxFJTSYe8kSee TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS2000 seriesETERNUS2000 Disk Storage Systems
libvxfjtsye2kSee TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS4000 seriesETERNUS4000 Disk Storage Systems
libvxFJTSYe8kSee TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS8000 seriesETERNUS8000 Disk Storage Systems
libvxFJTSYe8kSee TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS DX60 libvxfjtsye2kSee TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS DX80 libvxfjtsye2kSee TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS DX90 libvxfjtsye2kSee TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS VS850 libvxibmsvcThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hitachi AMS/WMS series libvxhdsaluaThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hitachi Lightning 9900V seriesLightning 9900V Series Enterprise Storage Systems
libvxhds9980The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hitachi SMS/AMS2000 series libvxhdsaluaThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hitachi Thunder 9500V seriesThunder 9500V Series Modular Storage Systems
libvxhdsaluaThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hitachi USP/NSC series libvxhdsuspThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hitachi USPV/USPVM libvxhdsuspThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hitachi TMS1000 libvxhdsaluaThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hitachi VSP libvxhdsuspThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
IBM ESS 750/800 seriesIBM Enterprise Storage Server family 750/800
libvxvpathThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxsharkThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
IBM Storwize series libvxibmsvcThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
IBM System Storage DS5000 series libvxlsiall 
IBM System Storage DS6000 seriesIBM System Storage DS6000 Series
libvxibmds6kThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
IBM System Storage DS8000 seriesIBM System Storage DS8000 series
libvxibmds8kThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
IBM TotalStorage DS4000 series with RDACIBM DS4000 series: Overview - IBM TotalStorage Disk Storage Systems
libvxibmds4kThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Oracle Storage 6580/6780 series libvxlsiall 
Oracle StorageTek 9900 series libvxhds9980The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Oracle StorageTek 9985/9990 series libvxhds9980The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Oracle StorageTek 6140 array libvxlsiall 
Oracle StorageTek 9985V system libvxhds9980The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Oracle StorageTek 9990V system libvxhds9980The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Oracle Sun Storage 6180 array libvxlsiall 
StorageTek FlexLine 200/300 series libvxlsiall 
Sun StorageTek 6540 libvxlsiall 
  
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