infoscale-rhel8.5_x86_64-Patch-8.0.0.1200

 Basic information
Release type: Patch
Release date: 2022-02-07
OS update support: RHEL8 x86-64 Update 5
Technote: None
Documentation: None
Popularity: 1233 viewed    downloaded
Download size: 396.96 MB
Checksum: 1753794740

 Applies to one or more of the following products:
InfoScale Availability 8.0 On RHEL8 x86-64
InfoScale Enterprise 8.0 On RHEL8 x86-64
InfoScale Foundation 8.0 On RHEL8 x86-64
InfoScale Storage 8.0 On RHEL8 x86-64

 Obsolete patches, incompatibilities, superseded patches, or other requirements:
None.

 Fixes the following incidents:
4053178, 4061114, 4061115, 4064783, 4064784, 4064785, 4064786, 4064788, 4064796, 4064820, 4065628

 Patch ID:
VRTSamf-8.0.0.1100-RHEL8
VRTSaslapm-8.0.0.1100-RHEL8
VRTSdbac-8.0.0.1100-RHEL8
VRTSgab-8.0.0.1100-RHEL8
VRTSllt-8.0.0.1100-RHEL8
VRTSodm-8.0.0.1100-RHEL8
VRTSveki-8.0.0.1100-RHEL8
VRTSvxfen-8.0.0.1100-RHEL8
VRTSvxfs-8.0.0.1100-RHEL8
VRTSvxvm-8.0.0.1100-RHEL8

Readme file
                          * * * READ ME * * *
                       * * * InfoScale 8.0 * * *
                         * * * Patch 1200 * * *
                         Patch Date: 2022-02-04


This document provides the following information:

   * PATCH NAME
   * OPERATING SYSTEMS SUPPORTED BY THE PATCH
   * PACKAGES AFFECTED BY THE PATCH
   * BASE PRODUCT VERSIONS FOR THE PATCH
   * SUMMARY OF INCIDENTS FIXED BY THE PATCH
   * DETAILS OF INCIDENTS FIXED BY THE PATCH
   * INSTALLATION PRE-REQUISITES
   * INSTALLING THE PATCH
   * REMOVING THE PATCH


PATCH NAME
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InfoScale 8.0 Patch 1200


OPERATING SYSTEMS SUPPORTED BY THE PATCH
----------------------------------------
RHEL8 x86-64


PACKAGES AFFECTED BY THE PATCH
------------------------------
VRTSamf
VRTSaslapm
VRTSdbac
VRTSgab
VRTSllt
VRTSodm
VRTSveki
VRTSvxfen
VRTSvxfs
VRTSvxvm


BASE PRODUCT VERSIONS FOR THE PATCH
-----------------------------------
   * Veritas InfoScale Foundation 8.0
   * Veritas InfoScale Storage 8.0
   * Veritas InfoScale Availability 8.0
   * Veritas InfoScale Enterprise 8.0


SUMMARY OF INCIDENTS FIXED BY THE PATCH
---------------------------------------
Patch ID: VRTSvxfs-8.0.0.1100
* 4061114 (4052883) VxFS support for RHEL 8.5.
Patch ID: VRTSvxvm-8.0.0.1100
* 4064786 (4053230) VxVM support for RHEL 8.5
* 4065628 (4065627) VxVM Modules failed to load after OS upgrade .
Patch ID: VRTSaslapm-8.0.0.1100
* 4064820 (4064819) ASLAPM support for RHEL 8.5
Patch ID: VRTSdbac-8.0.0.1100
* 4053178 (4053171) Veritas Infoscale Availability does not support Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 
Update 5(RHEL8.5).
Patch ID: VRTSveki-8.0.0.1100
* 4064796 (4053171) Veritas Infoscale Availability does not support Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 
Update 5(RHEL8.5).
Patch ID: VRTSvxfen-8.0.0.1100
* 4064785 (4053171) Veritas Infoscale Availability does not support Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 
Update 5(RHEL8.5).
Patch ID: VRTSgab-8.0.0.1100
* 4064784 (4053171) Veritas Infoscale Availability does not support Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 
Update 5(RHEL8.5).
Patch ID: VRTSllt-8.0.0.1100
* 4064783 (4053171) Veritas Infoscale Availability does not support Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 
Update 5(RHEL8.5).
Patch ID: VRTSamf-8.0.0.1100
* 4064788 (4053171) Veritas Infoscale Availability does not support Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 
Update 5(RHEL8.5).
Patch ID: VRTSodm-8.0.0.1100
* 4061115 (4052885) ODM support for RHEL 8.5.


DETAILS OF INCIDENTS FIXED BY THE PATCH
---------------------------------------
This patch fixes the following incidents:

Patch ID: VRTSvxfs-8.0.0.1100

* 4061114 (Tracking ID: 4052883)

SYMPTOM:
The VxFS module fails to load on RHEL 8.5.

DESCRIPTION:
This issue occurs due to changes in the RHEL 8.5 kernel.

RESOLUTION:
VxFS module is updated to accommodate the changes in the kernel and load as expected on RHEL 8.5.

Patch ID: VRTSvxvm-8.0.0.1100

* 4064786 (Tracking ID: 4053230)

SYMPTOM:
RHEL 8.5 support is to be provided with IS 8.0

DESCRIPTION:
RHEL 8.5 ZDS support is being provided with IS 8.0

RESOLUTION:
VxVM packages are available with RHEL 8.5 compatibility

* 4065628 (Tracking ID: 4065627)

SYMPTOM:
VxVM modules are not loaded after OS upgrade followed by a reboot .

DESCRIPTION:
Once the stack installation is completed with configuration , after OS upgrade vxvm directory is not formed under /lib/modules/<upgraded_kernel>veritas/ .

RESOLUTION:
VxVM code is updated with the required changes .

Patch ID: VRTSaslapm-8.0.0.1100

* 4064820 (Tracking ID: 4064819)

SYMPTOM:
ASLAPM package not compiled with RHEL 8.5

DESCRIPTION:
With the ongoing compilation issues for RHEL 8.5, the ASLAPM package was not compiling as the build wasn't proceeding

RESOLUTION:
Code fixes have been made for the compilation issues and now the ASLAPM package is built.

Patch ID: VRTSdbac-8.0.0.1100

* 4053178 (Tracking ID: 4053171)

SYMPTOM:
Veritas Infoscale Availability does not support Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 
Update 5(RHEL8.5).

DESCRIPTION:
Veritas Infoscale Availability does not support Red Hat Enterprise Linux 
versions later than RHEL8 Update 4.

RESOLUTION:
Veritas Infoscale Availability support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Update 
5(RHEL8.5) is now introduced.

Patch ID: VRTSveki-8.0.0.1100

* 4064796 (Tracking ID: 4053171)

SYMPTOM:
Veritas Infoscale Availability does not support Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 
Update 5(RHEL8.5).

DESCRIPTION:
Veritas Infoscale Availability does not support Red Hat Enterprise Linux 
versions later than RHEL8 Update 4.

RESOLUTION:
Veritas Infoscale Availability support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Update 
5(RHEL8.5) is now introduced.

Patch ID: VRTSvxfen-8.0.0.1100

* 4064785 (Tracking ID: 4053171)

SYMPTOM:
Veritas Infoscale Availability does not support Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 
Update 5(RHEL8.5).

DESCRIPTION:
Veritas Infoscale Availability does not support Red Hat Enterprise Linux 
versions later than RHEL8 Update 4.

RESOLUTION:
Veritas Infoscale Availability support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Update 
5(RHEL8.5) is now introduced.

Patch ID: VRTSgab-8.0.0.1100

* 4064784 (Tracking ID: 4053171)

SYMPTOM:
Veritas Infoscale Availability does not support Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 
Update 5(RHEL8.5).

DESCRIPTION:
Veritas Infoscale Availability does not support Red Hat Enterprise Linux 
versions later than RHEL8 Update 4.

RESOLUTION:
Veritas Infoscale Availability support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Update 
5(RHEL8.5) is now introduced.

Patch ID: VRTSllt-8.0.0.1100

* 4064783 (Tracking ID: 4053171)

SYMPTOM:
Veritas Infoscale Availability does not support Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 
Update 5(RHEL8.5).

DESCRIPTION:
Veritas Infoscale Availability does not support Red Hat Enterprise Linux 
versions later than RHEL8 Update 4.

RESOLUTION:
Veritas Infoscale Availability support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Update 
5(RHEL8.5) is now introduced.

Patch ID: VRTSamf-8.0.0.1100

* 4064788 (Tracking ID: 4053171)

SYMPTOM:
Veritas Infoscale Availability does not support Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 
Update 5(RHEL8.5).

DESCRIPTION:
Veritas Infoscale Availability does not support Red Hat Enterprise Linux 
versions later than RHEL8 Update 4.

RESOLUTION:
Veritas Infoscale Availability support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Update 
5(RHEL8.5) is now introduced.

Patch ID: VRTSodm-8.0.0.1100

* 4061115 (Tracking ID: 4052885)

SYMPTOM:
The ODM module fails to load on RHEL 8.5.

DESCRIPTION:
This issue occurs due to changes in the RHEL 8.5 kernel.

RESOLUTION:
The ODM module is updated to accommodate the changes in the kernel and load as expected on RHEL 8.5.



INSTALLING THE PATCH
--------------------
Run the Installer script to automatically install the patch:
-----------------------------------------------------------
Please be noted that the installation of this P-Patch will cause downtime.

To install the patch perform the following steps on at least one node in the cluster:
1. Copy the patch infoscale-rhel8_x86_64-Patch-8.0.0.1200.tar.gz to /tmp
2. Untar infoscale-rhel8_x86_64-Patch-8.0.0.1200.tar.gz to /tmp/hf
    # mkdir /tmp/hf
    # cd /tmp/hf
    # gunzip /tmp/infoscale-rhel8_x86_64-Patch-8.0.0.1200.tar.gz
    # tar xf /tmp/infoscale-rhel8_x86_64-Patch-8.0.0.1200.tar
3. Install the hotfix(Please be noted that the installation of this P-Patch will cause downtime.)
    # pwd /tmp/hf
    # ./installVRTSinfoscale800P1200 [<host1> <host2>...]

You can also install this patch together with 8.0 base release using Install Bundles
1. Download this patch and extract it to a directory
2. Change to the Veritas InfoScale 8.0 directory and invoke the installer script
   with -patch_path option where -patch_path should point to the patch directory
    # ./installer -patch_path [<path to this patch>] [<host1> <host2>...]

Install the patch manually:
--------------------------
Manual installation is not recommended.


REMOVING THE PATCH
------------------
Manual uninstallation is not recommended.


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
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NONE


OTHERS
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NONE