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vxfen-rhel5_x86_64-Patch-6.0.5.300
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 Basic information
Release type: Patch
Release date: 2017-03-16
OS update support: None
Technote: None
Documentation: None
Popularity: 250 viewed    18 downloaded
Download size: 511.34 KB
Checksum: 1461702915

 Applies to one or more of the following products:
VirtualStore 6.0.1 On RHEL5 x86-64
Cluster Server 6.0.1 On RHEL5 x86-64
Storage Foundation Cluster File System 6.0.1 On RHEL5 x86-64
Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 6.0.1 On RHEL5 x86-64
Storage Foundation HA 6.0.1 On RHEL5 x86-64

 Obsolete patches, incompatibilities, superseded patches, or other requirements: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

 Fixes the following incidents:
3896082

 Patch ID:
VRTSvxfen-6.0.500.300-Linux_RHEL5

 Readme file  [Save As...]
                          * * * READ ME * * *
                 * * * Veritas I/O Fencing 6.0.5 * * *
                      * * * Patch 6.0.5.300 * * *
                         Patch Date: 2017-03-13


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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Veritas I/O Fencing 6.0.5 Patch 6.0.5.300


OPERATING SYSTEMS SUPPORTED BY THE PATCH
----------------------------------------
RHEL5 x86-64
RHEL6 x86-64
SLES10 x86-64
SLES11 x86-64


PACKAGES AFFECTED BY THE PATCH
------------------------------
VRTSvxfen


BASE PRODUCT VERSIONS FOR THE PATCH
-----------------------------------
   * Symantec VirtualStore 6.0.1
   * Veritas Cluster Server 6.0.1
   * Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System HA 6.0.1
   * Veritas Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 6.0.1
   * Veritas Storage Foundation HA 6.0.1


SUMMARY OF INCIDENTS FIXED BY THE PATCH
---------------------------------------
Patch ID: 6.0.500.300
* 3896082 (3864368) Vxfen fails to configure on ScaleIO devices.


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

Patch ID: 6.0.500.300

* 3896082 (Tracking ID: 3864368)

SYMPTOM:
VxFEN fails to configure on ScaleIO devices.

DESCRIPTION:
The vxfen configuration fails with ScaleIO devices. The reason for this failure
is a failing SG_IOCTL which seems to have been deprecated.

RESOLUTION:
The deprecated SG_GET_VERSION_NUM ioctl is dropped from VxFEN code.



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 vxfen-rhel5_x86_64-Patch-6.0.5.300.tar.gz to /tmp
2. Untar vxfen-rhel5_x86_64-Patch-6.0.5.300.tar.gz to /tmp/hf
    # mkdir /tmp/hf
    # cd /tmp/hf
    # gunzip /tmp/vxfen-rhel5_x86_64-Patch-6.0.5.300.tar.gz
    # tar xf /tmp/vxfen-rhel5_x86_64-Patch-6.0.5.300.tar
3. Install the hotfix(Please be noted that the installation of this P-Patch will cause downtime.)
    # pwd 
    /tmp/hf
    # ./installFEN605P3 [<host1> <host2>...]

You can also install this patch together with 6.0.1 GA release and 6.0.5 Patch release
    # ./installFEN605P3 -base_path [<601 path>] -mr_path [<605 path>] [<host1> <host2>...]
where the -mr_path should point to the 6.0.5 image directory, while -base_path to the 6.0.1 image.

Install the patch manually:
--------------------------
Perform the following steps on each cluster node, one node at a time:
1. Stop VCS:
# /opt/VRTSvcs/bin/hastop -local -force
2. Stop vxfen:
# /etc/init.d/vxfen stop
3. Apply the patch:
# rpm -Uvh <VRTSvxfen rpm> 
4. Start vxfen:
# /etc/init.d/vxfen start
5. Start VCS:
# /opt/VRTSvcs/bin/hastart


REMOVING THE PATCH
------------------
Perform the following steps on each cluster node, one node at a time:
1. Stop VCS:
# /opt/VRTSvcs/bin/hastop -local -force
2. Stop vxfen:
# /etc/init.d/vxfen stop
3. Uninstall VRTSvxfen package:
# rpm -ev VRTSvxfen
4. Install previous version of VRTSvxfen package.
5. Start vxfen:
# /etc/init.d/vxfen start
6. Start VCS:
# /opt/VRTSvcs/bin/hastart


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
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NONE


OTHERS
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NONE



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