vcs_agents-hpux1131-VRTSvcsor-5.0RP2HF2

 Basic information
Release type: Hot Fix
Release date: 2009-11-05
OS update support: None
Technote: 337955
Documentation: None
Popularity: 1070 viewed    30 downloaded
Download size: 4.14 MB
Checksum: 3618657848

 Applies to one or more of the following products:
Cluster Server Agents 5.0 On HP-UX 11i v3 (11.31)
Storage Foundation for Oracle 5.0 On HP-UX 11i v3 (11.31)
Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 5.0 On HP-UX 11i v3 (11.31)

 Obsolete patches, incompatibilities, superseded patches, or other requirements:

This patch supersedes the following patches: Release date
vcs_agents-hpux1131-VRTSvcsor-5.0RP2HF1 (obsolete) 2009-07-22
vcs_agents-hpux1131-VRTSvcsor-5.0RP2 (obsolete) 2009-06-09

 Fixes the following incidents:
1876991, 1881827

 Patch ID:
PVCO_03901

Readme file
OS: HP-UX
OS Version: 11i v3
Fixes Applied for Products:
	VRTSvcsor - Veritas High Availability Agent for Oracle by Symantec

Additional Instructions:
Please read the instructions below before installing the patch.

 PATCH VRSTvcsor 5.0RP2HF2 for VCS Oracle Agent 5.0RP2
===============================================================

 Patch Date:  November, 2009

This README provides information on:
 * BEFORE GETTING STARTED
 * FIXES AND ENHANCEMENTS INCLUDED IN THE PATCH
 * PACKAGES AFFECTED BY THE PATCH
 * INSTALLING THE PATCH
 * UNINSTALLING THE PATCH


BEFORE GETTING STARTED:
----------------------
This patch only applies to:
	VRTSvcsor 5.0RP2 running on HP-UX 11iv3

Ensure that you are running the supported configurations before
installing this patch.


FIXES AND ENHANCEMENTS INCLUDED IN THE PATCH: 
--------------------------------------------
Etrack Incidents: 1876991, 1881827

SDR's of Fixed Symantec Incidents:
--------------------------------
Symantec Incident : 1876991
Symptom:
	Oracle Agent was not able to send SNMP/SMTP notifications 
	in case of any error defined in oraerror.dat file.
Defect Description:
	There was a problem in forming the hanotify(1m) command 
	in Oracle Agent, while sending notifications.
Resolution:
	The problem is now fixed to correctly form the hanotify(1m) 
	command in Oracle Agent, while sending notifications.


Symantec Incident : 1881827
Symptom:
	With different kind of errors, the agent used to take actions
	corresponding to the last received error, ignoring the rest.
Defect Description:
	With this parsing method, Oracle agent may ignore some 
	important actions, specified in oraerror.dat file,
	which could result in inconsistency of the state of the resource.
Resolution:
	The parsing method is updated to prioritize certain actions, 
	when multiple errors occur at a time.


PACKAGES AFFECTED BY THE PATCH:
-------------------------------
This patch updates the following VCS package(s) 
	VRTSvcsor from 5.0RP2 or higher on 11iv3 to 5.0RP2HF2 on 11iv3


INSTALLING THE PATCH:
--------------------
The following steps should be run on all nodes in the VCS cluster:

Stopping VCS Oracle Agent on the cluster node:
---------------------------------------------
Stop Oracle agent using:
	# haagent -stop Oracle -sys [system_name] -force

Installing the Patch:
--------------------
1. Un-compress the downloaded patch from Symantec.
   Change directory to the unzipped patch location. 
   Install the VRTsvcsor(PVCO_03901) patch using the following command:
	# swinstall -s `pwd`/patches -x autoreboot=true PVCO_03901

2. Verify that the new patch has been installed:
	# swlist PVCO_03901
   You will find the following output on display with the patch installed properly:
	  PVCO_03901    1.0            VRTS 5.0 RP2 HF2 VRTSvcsor Command Patch

Re-start VCS Oracle Agent on the cluster node:
---------------------------------------------
After successful installation of the patch, run the following command 
for restarting the agents :
	# haagent -start Oracle -sys [sysname]


UNINSTALLING THE PATCH:
-----------------------
Steps to remove the Patch from a cluster node:
---------------------------------------------
1. Follow the steps provided under 
   "Stopping VCS Oracle Agent on the cluster node" 
   section above, to stop Oracle Agent on the node.

2. Remove the patch by the following command:
	# swremove -x autoreboot=true PVCO_03901

3. Verify that the patch has been removed from the system:
	# swlist | grep  PVCO_03901
   There will be no output on the display following this command,
   for a successful removal.

4. Restart the agent following the steps under 
   "Re-start VCS Oracle Agent on the cluster node" section above.
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