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Installation and Upgrade Checklist Report for Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 5.0MP3, Solaris 8, SPARC
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Important Notes

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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 1394 MB
    /root 87 MB
    /usr 164 MB
    /var 722 MB
Supported architectures:
  • SPARC T3 series [1]
  • SPARC64-V series
  • SPARC64-VI series
  • SPARC64-VII/VII+ series
  • UltraSPARC II series
  • UltraSPARC III series
  • UltraSPARC IV series
  • UltraSPARC T1 series [1]
  • UltraSPARC T2/T2+ series [1][2]
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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
Device names consistent across cluster nodes
Device names using Array Volume IDs
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
Import cloned LUN
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
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
Site awareness with remote mirrors
Space-optimized instant snapshot
Split-mirror snapshot
Thin storage reclamation
User & group quotas
iSCSI device support
Volume Replicator optionOptional
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Patches for Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC and Platform

Product (recommended)
Patch Date Size
vcs_agents-sol_s...csor-5.0MP3RP5P1 2011-08-24 17.83 KB
vcs-sol_sparc-V...xfen-5.0MP3RP5P1 2011-08-01 14.56 KB
vm-sol_sparc-5.0MP3RP5HF1 2011-06-09 47.66 MB
sfha-sol_sparc-5.0MP3RP5 2011-05-06 350.6 MB
cpi-5.0MP3P4 2011-04-11 1.27 KB
cpi-sol_sparc-5.0MP3RP4P1 2011-02-14 1.92 KB
cpi-5.0MP3P3 2011-01-31 3.45 KB
sfora-sol_sparc-5.0MP3RP4HF1 2010-08-09 30.04 MB
cpi-sol_sparc-5.0MP3RP4HF1 2010-07-13 2.13 KB
vcs-sol_sparc-5.0MP3RP3NFSHF1 2010-03-24 57.22 KB
vcs_agents-sol_...sor-5.0MP3RP2HF1 2010-02-12 147.18 KB
vm-sol_sparc-5.0MP3RP3HF2 2010-01-06 47.23 MB
vcs-sol_sparc-VR...sag-5.0MP3RP3HF1 2010-01-04 95.91 KB
vcs-sol_sparc-5....925+e1838546_LLT 2009-10-19 1.21 MB
vcs-sol_sparc-VRTSvcs-5.0MP3HF5 2009-10-07 428.55 KB
vcs-sol_sparc-5.0MP1HFe1834858 2009-10-06 4.34 MB
sfrac-sol_sparc-5.0MP3HF2 2009-09-18 7.76 MB
cpi-sol_sparc-5.0MP3HF1 2009-02-27 972 Bytes
vcs_agents-sol_...ApplicationAgent 2009-02-20 53.83 KB
vm-sol_sparc-5.0MP3RP1HF3 2009-02-18 56.95 MB
vcs_agents-sol_s...c_HF1_MountAgent 2009-01-28 26.23 KB
sig_licensing-...sparc-5.0MP3HF1 2008-12-04 23.57 KB
cpi-sol-UxRT-CCS-HF1 2008-11-11 1.15 KB
vcs_agents-sol_s...1NFSRestartAgent 2008-10-29 27.61 KB
vm-sol_sparc-5.0MP3HF1 2008-10-08 58.58 MB
Platform (required)
To check if the patch has been installed, use the showrev -p | grep patch_number command
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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
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Platform configuration

Supported platform version
    Product versionPlatform version
    5.0MP3Solaris 8
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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.
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