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Installation and Upgrade Checklist Report for Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 6.1, AIX 6.1, POWER
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Important Notes

Note: You have not selected the latest product version. Consider installing or upgrading to the latest version; otherwise, you may encounter issues that have already been fixed. To run a new report for the latest product version, select it from the Veritas product drop-down list.

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: 2
Recommended speed of CPUs: 2 GHz
Required memory: 2 GB
Required disk space:
    Partitions Minimum space required Maximum space required Recommended space
    /opt 862 MB 1084 MB 1044 MB
    /root 37 MB 37 MB 37 MB
    /usr 256 MB 270 MB 256 MB
Supported architectures:
  • Power4 series
  • Power4+ series
  • Power5 series
  • Power5+ series
  • Power6 series
  • Power6+ series
  • Power7 series
  • Power7+ series
  • Power8 series
  • PowerPC 970MP series
  
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Product features

The features in the list are enabled in this release.
FeatureStorage Foundation RAC
1-256 TB File System
CFS Multi-transaction server
Cluster File System
Cluster Volume Manager
Compression
Concurrent I/O
Data management application programming interface (DMAPI)
Deduplication
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
File system storage checkpoints
Flashsnap: Disk group split & join
Flashsnap: Fast resynchronization
Full size instant snapshots
Hardware assisted copy
Hot-relocation
Import cloned LUN
Keyless licensing
Mount lock
Named data streams
Online coordinator disk replacement
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)
Oracle RAC integration
Partitioned directories
Portable Data Containers (formerly known as Cross-Platform Data Sharing (CDS))
Quick I/O (QIO) and Cached QIO (CQIO)
Remote mirrors for campus clusters
Rolling upgrade
SCSI-3 based I/O fencing
SSD device exploitation
Site awareness with remote mirrors
SmartMove
SmartTier (formerly Dynamic Storage Tiering)
Space-optimized instant snapshot
Split-mirror snapshot
Thin storage reclamation
User & group quotas
iSCSI device support
Replicator option (formerly Volume Replicator)Optional
Database storage checkpoints & rollbackOracle only
FlashSnap: DatabaseOracle only
SmartTier for Oracle (formerly Database DST)Oracle only
  
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Patches for Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC and Platform

Product (recommended)
Patch Date Size
cpi-Patch-6.1.1.800 2016-11-03 32.98 KB
cpi-Patch-6.1.0.1000 2016-11-03 33.02 KB
sfha-aix-Patch-6.1.1.200 2016-07-29 115.35 MB
sfha-aix-6.1.1 2014-07-24 327.2 MB
Platform (required)
No patches required.
  
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Platform configuration

Supported platform version. Last updated on 2018-06-12
    Product versionPlatform version
    6.1TL6, TL7, TL8
Required platform packages:
  • bos.net.nfs.client
  • xlC.aix61.rte 9.0.0.0
  • devices.common.IBM.fc.hba-api
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).

  
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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
3PAR E-Class, S-Class libvx3par (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC CLARiiON CX3 series libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC CLARiiON CX3 series with PowerPath libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC CLARiiON CX4 series libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC CLARiiON CX4 series with PowerPath libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC CLARiiON CX4 series with AIX VIO libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC Symmetrix DMX series with PowerPath libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC Symmetrix DMX series libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC Symmetrix VMAX series with PowerPath libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC Symmetrix VMAX series libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC Symmetrix VMAX series with AIX VIO libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC Unity series with PowerPath libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC Unity series libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC VMAX3/VMAX All Flash Family series with PowerPath libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC VMAX3/VMAX All Flash Family series libvxemc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC VNX series libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC VNX series with PowerPath libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC VNX2 series with PowerPath libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC VNX2 series libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC VNX2e series libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC VNX2e series with PowerPath libvxCLARiiON (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC VPLEX libvxInvista (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Dell EMC XtremIO libvxXtremio (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxXtremio (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS DX400/DX500/DX600 series libvxFJTSYe8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxFJTSYe8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS DX60/DX80/DX90/DX100/DX200 series libvxfjtsye2k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS DX8000 series libvxFJTSYe8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxFJTSYe8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS2000 seriesETERNUS2000 Disk Storage Systems
libvxfjtsye2k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS4000 seriesETERNUS4000 Disk Storage Systems
libvxFJTSYe8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxFJTSYe8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS8000 seriesETERNUS8000 Disk Storage Systems
libvxFJTSYe8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxFJTSYe8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS VS850 libvxibmsvc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise 3PAR F/T-Class, StoreServ 7000/8000/9000/10000/20000 Storage libvx3par (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise EVA4100/6100/8100 libvxhpalua (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise EVA4400/6400/8400 series libvxhpalua (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise P6000 EVA series libvxhpalua (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise XP10000/12000 libvxxp256 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxxp12k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxxp1281024 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxxp12k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise XP20000/24000 libvxxp1281024 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxxp256 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxxp12k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxxp12k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise P9500 libvxxp256 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxxp1281024 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxxp12k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxxp12k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise XP7 libvxxp12k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxxp12k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxxp1281024 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxxp256 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hitachi HUS 100 seriesHitachi Unified Storage 100 Family
libvxhdsalua (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hitachi SMS/AMS2000 series libvxhdsalua (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hitachi SMS/AMS2000 series with AIX VIO libvxhdsalua (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hitachi USP/NSC series libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hitachi USPV/USPVM with AIX VIO libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hitachi USPV/USPVM libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hitachi VSP G series libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hitachi VSP Gx00/Fx00 series libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hitachi HUS VM libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Hitachi VSP libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Huawei 18000 series libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Huawei OceanStor Series libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Huawei S5000 series libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Huawei VIS series libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhuawei (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
IBM FlashSystem series libvxramsan (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
IBM Storwize series libvxibmsvc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
IBM Storwize series with AIX VIO libvxibmsvc (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
IBM System Storage DS5000 series libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
IBM System Storage DS6000 seriesIBM System Storage DS6000 Series
libvxibmds6k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
IBM System Storage DS8000 seriesIBM System Storage DS8000 series
libvxibmds8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
IBM System Storage DS8000 series with AIX VIOIBM System Storage DS8000 series
libvxibmds8k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
IBM System Storage N seriesIBM System Storage N series
IBM System Storage N7000 Modular Disk Storage System
libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
IBM System Storage XIV series libvxxiv (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
IBM DS3950 libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxibmds4k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
IBM DS5020 libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxibmds4k (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Infinidat InfiniBox F-Series with AIX VIO libvxinfinibox (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
NEC iStorage M series libvxnipnyis (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
NetApp AFF Series libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
NetApp FAS2000/FAS900/FAS200 series libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
NetApp FAS3000/V3000 series libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
NetApp FAS6000/V6000 series libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
NetApp FAS8000/FAS9000 Series libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxnetapp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Oracle Storage 6580/6780 series libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Oracle StorageTek 2500 series libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Oracle StorageTek 9900 series libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Oracle StorageTek 9985/9990 series libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Oracle StorageTek 6140 array libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Oracle StorageTek 9985V system libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Oracle StorageTek 9990V system libvxhds (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhds9980 (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxhdsusp (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Oracle Sun Storage 6180 array libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Sun StorageTek 6540 libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxlsiall (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
Violin Memory Violin 3000/6000 series libvxviolin (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
libvxviolin (embedded in the package VRTSaslapm)See TechNote
  
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