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vcs-sles10_x86_64-VRTSamf-5.1SP1RP1P1
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 Basic information
Release type: P-patch
Release date: 2011-05-19
OS update support: None
Technote: None
Documentation: None
Popularity: 864 viewed    17 downloaded
Download size: 3.94 MB
Checksum: 2058245167

 Applies to one or more of the following products:
Cluster Server 5.1SP1 On SLES10 x86-64
Storage Foundation Cluster File System 5.1SP1 On SLES10 x86-64
Storage Foundation Cluster File System for Oracle RAC 5.1SP1 On SLES10 x86-64
Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 5.1SP1 On SLES10 x86-64
Storage Foundation HA 5.1SP1 On SLES10 x86-64

 Obsolete patches, incompatibilities, superseded patches, or other requirements:

This patch is obsolete. It is superseded by: Release date
sfha-sles10_x86_64-5.1SP1RP4 2013-08-21
sfha-sles10_x86_64-5.1SP1RP3 (obsolete) 2012-10-02
sfha-sles10_x86_64-5.1SP1RP2 (obsolete) 2011-09-28

This patch requires: Release date
sfha-sles10_x86_64-5.1SP1RP1 (obsolete) 2011-02-11

 Fixes the following incidents:
2348715

 Patch ID:
VRTSamf-5.1.101.100-SP1RP1P1_SLES10

 Readme file  [Save As...]
                          * * * READ ME * * *
             * * * Veritas Cluster Server 5.1 SP1 RP1 * * *
                         * * * P-patch 1 * * *
                         Patch Date: 2011.05.18


This document provides the following information:

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


PATCH NAME
----------
Veritas Cluster Server 5.1 SP1 RP1 P-patch 1


PACKAGES AFFECTED BY THE PATCH
------------------------------
VRTSamf


BASE PRODUCT VERSIONS FOR THE PATCH
-----------------------------------
   * Veritas Cluster Server 5.1 SP1 RP1
   * Veritas Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 5.1 SP1 RP1
   * Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System 5.1 SP1 RP1
   * Veritas Storage Foundation High Availability 5.1 SP1 RP1
   * Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System for Oracle RAC 5.1 SP1 RP1


OPERATING SYSTEMS SUPPORTED BY THE PATCH
----------------------------------------
SLES10 x86-64


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

Patch ID: 5.1.101.100

* 2348715 (Tracking ID: 2348721)

SYMPTOM:
The basic event registration with AMF fails. Subsequently basic
commands on the system hang.

DESCRIPTION:
This issue is observed only on SLES10 SP4. The AMF implementation
running on SLES10 SP3 needed some changes to work on SLES10 SP4.

RESOLUTION:
Symantec has enhanced the AMF driver so that it now supports SLES10 SP4.


INSTALLING THE PATCH
--------------------
To install the patch perform the following steps on all nodes in the VCS cluster:

1. Stop VCS on the cluster node.
2. Install the VRTSamf patch on the cluster node. 
4. Restart VCS on the node.

Stopping VCS on the cluster node
--------------------------------
To stop VCS on the cluster node:

1. Ensure that the "/opt/VRTS/bin" directory is included in your 
   PATH environment variable so that you can execute all the 
   VCS commands. For more information, refer to the Veritas Cluster 
   Server Installation Guide.

2. Verify that the version of VRTSvcs is 5.1SP1RP1.

3. Persistently freeze all the service groups:
   # haconf -makerw
   # hagrp -freeze [group] -persistent
   # haconf -dump -makero

4. Stop VCS on the local node.

    # hastop -local


Installing the patch
--------------------
To install the patch:

1. Log in as superuser on the system where you are installing the patch.

2. Uncompress the patch that you downloaded from Symantec.

3. Change the directory to the uncompressed patch location.

4. If AMF driver is loaded, stop AMF.

# /etc/init.d/amf stop

5. Uninstall existing VRTSamf rpm

 # rpm -e VRTSamf
 
6. Install the patch: 
   # rpm -ivh VRTSamf-5.1.101.100-SP1RP1P1_SLES10.x86_64.rpm

7. After the installtion completes, verify that the patch is installed.
   # rpm -q VRTSamf

Restarting VCS on the cluster node
----------------------------------
To restart VCS on the cluster node:

1. Start VCS on the local node. 

   # hastart

2. Unfreeze all the service groups:
   # haconf -makerw
   # hagrp -unfreeze [group] -persistent
   # haconf -dump -makero


REMOVING THE PATCH
------------------
To uninstall the patch perform the following steps on all nodes in the VCS cluster:

1. Stop VCS on the cluster node.
2. Uninstall the VRTSamf patch on the cluster node. 
4. Restart VCS on the node.

Stopping VCS on the cluster node
--------------------------------
To stop VCS on the cluster node:

1. Ensure that the "/opt/VRTS/bin" directory is included in your 
   PATH environment variable so that you can execute all the 
   VCS commands. For more information, refer to the Veritas Cluster 
   Server Installation Guide.

2. Verify that the version of VRTSvcs is 5.1SP1RP1.

3. Persistently freeze all the service groups:
   # haconf -makerw
   # hagrp -freeze [group] -persistent
   # haconf -dump -makero

4. Stop VCS on the local node.

    # hastop -local


Uninstalling the patch
--------------------
To uninstall the patch:

1. Log in as superuser on the system where you are installing the patch.

2. If AMF driver is loaded, stop AMF.

# /etc/init.d/amf stop

3. Uninstall the VRTSamf rpm

 # rpm -e VRTSamf

4. On SLES10 SP4, it's not recommended to install the VRTSamf package from 5.1SP1 RP1. On SLES10 SP3, install the VRTSamf rpm from 5.1SP1 RP1.

Restarting VCS on the cluster node
----------------------------------
To restart VCS on the cluster node:

1. Start VCS on the local node. 

   # hastart

2. Unfreeze all the service groups:
   # haconf -makerw
   # hagrp -unfreeze [group] -persistent
   # haconf -dump -makero


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
--------------------
NONE



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