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Installation and Upgrade Checklist Report for Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 5.0, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 , x86-64
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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: 2
Recommended speed of CPUs: 1 GHz
Required memory: 2 GB
Required disk space:
    Partitions Required disk space
    /opt 767 MB
    /root 56 MB
    /usr 45 MB
    /var 1 MB
Supported architectures:
  • AMD Opteron architecture [1]
  • Intel EM64T architecture [1]
  • 1. Supports the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of VCS. Supports only the 64-bit versions of all other software stacks.
  
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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
Concurrent I/O
Data management application programming interface (DMAPI)
Database Dynamic Storage Tiering
Database storage checkpoints & rollback
Direct I/O
Dirty region logging
Dynamic LUN expansion
Dynamic Multi-pathing
Dynamic Storage Tiering
Enclosure based naming
File Change Log
File system snapshots
File system storage checkpoints
FlashSnap: Database
Flashsnap: Disk group split & join
Flashsnap: Fast resynchronization
Full size instant snapshots
Hardware assisted copy
Hot-relocation
Import cloned LUN
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)
Oracle RAC integration
Portable Data Containers (formerly known as Cross-Platform Data Sharing (CDS))
Remote mirrors for campus clusters
SCSI-3 based I/O fencing
Site awareness with remote mirrors
Space-optimized instant snapshot
Split-mirror snapshot
User & group quotas
Volume Replicator optionOptional
  
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Patches for Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC and Platform

Product (recommended)
Patch Date Size
sfha-sles9_x86_64-5.0MP1 2007-02-25 1.28 GB
Platform (required)
No patches required.
  
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End of Support Life information

Last updated on 2019-07-02.  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

    Unless otherwise stated, the specified Veritas product supports all platform kernel versions.
Supported platform version
    Product versionPlatform version
    5.0 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9
Required platform packages:
  • bash-2.05b-305.9
  • glibc-32bit-9-200512100800
  • libstdc++-3.3.3-43.41
  • libgcc-3.3.3-43.41
  • db-32bit-9-200407011229
  • pdksh-5.2.14-780.7
  • glibc-2.3.3-98.61
  • parted-1.6.21-4.2
  • libacl-32bit-9-200408311758
  • findutils-4.1.7-860.1
  • coreutils-5.2.1-23.8
  • util-linux-2.12-72.46
  • grep-2.5.1-427.1
  • ed-0.2-864.1
  • module-init-tools-3.0_pre10-37.32
  • openmotif-libs-2.2.2-519.4
  • ncurses-5.4-61.4
  • XFree86-libs-4.3.99.902-43.71
  • ncurses-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.
Documentation
  
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Array Support Libraries (ASLs)

Array family (model)DocumentationLibraries
3PAR E-Class, S-Class libvx3parSee TechNote
Dell Compellent Storage Center 5 libvxcompellentSee TechNote
Dell EqualLogic PS5000 series libvxeqlogicSee TechNote
Dot Hill 5730 libvxdothillSee TechNote
EMC CLARiiON AX series libvxCLARiiONThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
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 libvxCLARiiONThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxppThe 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
libvxemcThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxppThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
EMC Symmetrix DMX seriesEMC Symmetrix DMX Architecture
libvxppThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
libvxemcThe 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
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 FibreCAT SX80/100 series libvxfscSee TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS DX60 libvxfjtsye2kSee TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS DX80 libvxfjtsye2kSee TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS DX90 libvxfjtsye2kSee TechNote
Fujitsu ETERNUS VS850 libvxibmsvc 
Hewlett Packard Enterprise 2000 G2 series libvxmsa2kfc_sa 
Hewlett Packard Enterprise EVA4400/6400/8400 libvxhpeva 
Hewlett Packard Enterprise MSA2000fc series libvxmsa2kSee TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise P2000 G3 MSA series libvxmsa2kfc_sa 
Hewlett Packard Enterprise P6000 EVA series libvxhpeva 
Hewlett Packard Enterprise 3PAR F200 Storage libvx3parSee TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise 3PAR F400 Storage libvx3parSee TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise 3PAR StoreServ 10400 Storage libvx3parSee TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise 3PAR StoreServ 10800 Storage libvx3parSee TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise 3PAR StoreServ 7200 Storage libvx3parSee TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise 3PAR StoreServ 7400 Storage libvx3parSee TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise 3PAR StoreServ 7450 Storage libvx3parSee TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise 3PAR T400 Storage libvx3parSee TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise 3PAR T800 Storage libvx3parSee TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise EVA4000 libvxhpaluaThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hewlett Packard Enterprise EVA4100 libvxhpaluaThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hewlett Packard Enterprise EVA6000 libvxhpaluaThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hewlett Packard Enterprise EVA6100 libvxhpaluaThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hewlett Packard Enterprise EVA8000 libvxhpaluaThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hewlett Packard Enterprise EVA8100 libvxhpaluaThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hewlett Packard Enterprise MSA1500 libvxhpmsaSee TechNote
Hewlett Packard Enterprise P9500 libvxxp12kThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hewlett Packard Enterprise XP10000 libvxxp12kThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hewlett Packard Enterprise XP1024 libvxxp1281024The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hewlett Packard Enterprise XP12000 libvxxp12kThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hewlett Packard Enterprise XP128 libvxxp1281024The required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hewlett Packard Enterprise XP20000 libvxxp12kThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hewlett Packard Enterprise XP24000 libvxxp12kThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hitachi AMS/WMS series libvxhdsaluaThe required ASL is already embedded in the install media
Hitachi HUS 100 seriesHitachi Unified Storage 100 Family
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 Storwize series libvxibmsvc 
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 System Storage N seriesIBM System Storage N series
IBM System Storage N7000 Modular Disk Storage System
libvxnetappSee TechNote
IBM System Storage XIV series libvxxivSee TechNote
NetApp FAS2000/FAS900/FAS200 series libvxnetappSee TechNote
NetApp FAS3000/V3000 series libvxnetappSee TechNote
NetApp FAS6000/V6000 series libvxnetappSee TechNote
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 libsun61x0aslSee TechNote
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
  
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