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updated discussion 29 Apr 2016
Hi All ,  we have a running solaris and veritas quick i/o files for oracle 9i database . The files no longer exist in the database but somehow exist in the file system . How do we remove the veritas files from the filesystem ?   lrwxrwxrwx   1 oracle   oinstall      36 Sep 16  2011 b2bprddb_undotbs2.dbf03 -> ...
new discussion 27 Apr 2016
hi all. I'm using an application in a global cluster environment, configured by a supplier. this application is using 2 NICs: one for the LAN of the management of the servers and one for the LAN of the management of the network and all the network elements. The supplier only configured a resource associated to the NIC of the network and the network elements so, in case of a fault of ...
updated article 25 Apr 2016
OpenStack and You! It doesn’t take a genius to figure out the upward trajectory OpenStack adoption is going through... Be it private or public cloud, OpenStack is getting there! And I am more excited than ever to see the magnitude of new deployments of OpenStack. With large enterprises such as BMW and eBay making the jump, it proves the point enough and clearly brings out the value that every ...
updated discussion 29 Apr 2016
Hi All ,  we have a running solaris and veritas quick i/o files for oracle 9i database . The files no longer exist in the database but somehow exist in the file system . How do we remove the veritas files from the filesystem ?   lrwxrwxrwx   1 oracle   oinstall      36 Sep 16  2011 b2bprddb_undotbs2.dbf03 -> ...
new discussion 27 Apr 2016
hi all. I'm using an application in a global cluster environment, configured by a supplier. this application is using 2 NICs: one for the LAN of the management of the servers and one for the LAN of the management of the network and all the network elements. The supplier only configured a resource associated to the NIC of the network and the network elements so, in case of a fault of ...
updated article 25 Apr 2016
OpenStack and You! It doesn’t take a genius to figure out the upward trajectory OpenStack adoption is going through... Be it private or public cloud, OpenStack is getting there! And I am more excited than ever to see the magnitude of new deployments of OpenStack. With large enterprises such as BMW and eBay making the jump, it proves the point enough and clearly brings out the value that every ...
updated article 24 Mar 2016
Introduction VERITAS Cluster Server (VCS) has provided support for Enterprise File System Archiving since the release of EV version 6.0 and VCS 4.3 MP1. What has however been challenging is deployment and configuration of this combination of technologies.  Until now documentation covering this topic was limited in scope.  While not a complete replacement for each respective ...
updated article 12 Nov 2015
In the first section of this white paper we cover how to use InfoScale storage to provide persistent data and how to take snapshots to bring up containers in any other node within the cluster. The second section covers how the InfoScale Storage Plug-in for Docker automates the volume creation. First we cover the storage setup and the driver installation. Then we provide examples about how to ...
new article 06 Nov 2015
Problem Java is embedded within the Veritas Operations Manager (VOM) application and requires manual steps to upgrade to work with the application. Error There are many scans that can alert to vulnerabilities in a Java / JRE version and a patch would be required to upgrade the VOM application to the latest available Java version from Oracle. Environment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5+, 6.x+ and ...
updated article 25 Sep 2015
What is ‘Atleast resource dependency’? Atleast resource dependency is useful where parent resource depends on multiple child resources but parent resource does not require all child resources to be online before parent resource comes online. E.g. Let’s consider one parent resource ‘p’ which has ‘x’ number of child resources. When we link resource ‘p ‘with ‘x’ child resources using traditional ...
new article 14 Sep 2015
Features you want in a comprehensive service Asset Recovery In the previous blog we touched upon the manageability aspect of HP Helion and Veritas Continuity solution. As a continuation to the blog series, we bring yet another edition highlighting the Recovery Aspects of this solution. Imagine an incident happens to your IT platform disrupting your business Your enterprise is reliant on ...
updated article 24 Aug 2015
This guide covers 'New Features and Enhancements' introduced with InfoScale Operations Manager 7.0 release. This document helps you to learn about the enhancements to SmartIO and Flexible Storage Sharing operations using the Operations Manager console. You also learn about the enhancements to cluster server operations and cluster volume replication support using ...
new blog entry 21 Apr 2016
Veritas will be participating at the OpenStack Summit Conference in Austin, Texas beginning on April 25th, 2016.  Please join us to network with OpenStack industry peers and subject matter experts.  Or request a meeting with our on-site experts by sending a short email to events@veritas.com.  We’d love to discuss your storage management and IT resiliency needs and walk you ...
updated blog entry 04 Feb 2016
DISCLAIMER: Quality of Service (QoS) feature is not available in the current version of the GA product. What is this about? InfoScale Storage is continually evolving to adapt to new demands driven by the needs of our customers most critical applications and strategic initiatives. One such initiative we are seeing more of is the desire to build more value through delivery of applications in a ...
updated blog entry 01 Feb 2016
Up in the sky, look:  It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s Superman! Wait… what’s he doing? Is he saving the world from an evil foe? Is he fortifying the Cloud to prevent another seriously damaging business outage?  Not even Superman can do that.  Read on to learn more… In 2013 Saugatuck Technology predicted that by 2017, 75% or more of enterprise new IT spend will be cloud-based or ...
updated blog entry 29 Jan 2016
For me, hybrid cloud computing brings to mind images of an animal-robot hybrid Godzilla coming down out of the clouds, breathing fire, and looking to make life difficult for the citizens of Anytown. Perhaps my imagination was prodded that way when my granddaughter recently ran by with a plastic dinosaur, flying it around in my office and making monster noises before scooting ...
updated blog entry 08 Dec 2015
Dear Docker User, Developers and System Administrators around the planet eagerly look forward to connect and share knowledge on what is needed to efficiently build, ship and run applications. The recent edition of Dockercon EU 2015 at Barcelona was the place to do just that and also saw Docker announcing Docker Universal Control Plane and Docker Swarm scaling to 50,000 containers in half a ...
new blog entry 07 Dec 2015
Data is at the core of the business and it is a key asset for new technologies such as the “Internet of Things”. The amount of data that we are storing using social information, video and images is increasing dramatically year after year. With this massive growth a key factor to deal with the storage costs, whilst also providing high performance, is to use a Software Defined Solution where any ...
updated download 29 Mar 2016
Veritas High Availability Agent Pack 4Q 2015 is now available on SORT: https://sort.veritas.com/agents. Highlights of this release are as follows: Application Agents Added support for IBM WebSphere MQ 8 on the Windows operating system. Added support for Oracle e-Business 12.2 on the Solaris operating system. Added support for two SAP HANA instances in the Scale-Out deployment, ...
updated download 20 Jan 2015
Symantec Storage plug-in for OEM12c enables you to view and manage the Storage Foundation and VCS objects through the Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c (OEM), which has a graphical interface. It works with the Symantec Storage Foundation and High Availability 6.2 product suite. The Symantec Storage plug-in allows you to: SmartIO: manage Oracle database objects using SmartIO. Snapshot: create ...
new download 28 Jul 2014
Over the time, there are instances when permissions are assigned to unknown SIDs on file systems. These unknown or unresolved SIDs belong to deleted security groups or users and sit on the file-system unnecessarily. While most administrators want permissions to be up-to-date and ACLs cleaned on regular intervals, inadequate visibility in ACL permissions can make their job cumbersome and ...
updated download 01 Jul 2014
The Veritas High Availability agents provide out-of-the-box support of many enterprise applications as well as a wide range of replication technologies. For a complete list of agents supported, please visit https://sort.symantec.com/agents. The agents monitor specific resources within an enterprise application. They determine the status of resources and start or stop them according to ...
updated download 30 Jun 2014
While managing permissions on shared resources, one of the recommended practice is to assign permissions to groups rather than to users directly. Maintaining user accounts directly can be cumbersome and inefficient especially when people are moving around in the organization. There can be occasions where permissions are directly assigned to users who should no longer required to have ...
updated download 03 Jun 2014
How To share DQL queries\templates on Connect: Login to Symantec Connect community page and mouse-hover on Create Content. From the drop-down, click Download. On the Create page, specify a suitable Title that indicates the use-case. Add a description for the content in Body section. In case of an ad-hoc query, paste the verified DQL query in the Body section. In case of a DQL template, zip ...
new event 24 Jan 2016
NetX a Veritas Authorized Training Partner (ATP) delivers Instructor-led Training Classes either on-site or remotely.  We offer many different Veritas Classes, for a complete list please visit netxinc.com/training Attend from your home, office or one of our convenient locations.   Our training classes are Guaranteed to Run, We Never Cancel!  The Veritas InfoScale ...
new event 24 Jan 2016
NetX a Veritas Authorized Training Partner (ATP) delivers Instructor-led Training Classes either on-site or remotely.  We offer many different Veritas Classes, for a complete list please visit netxinc.com/training Attend from your home, office or one of our convenient locations.   Our training classes are Guaranteed to Run, We Never Cancel!  The Veritas InfoScale ...
new event 30 Jul 2015
Join us for this upcoming webcast with Scott Sinclair, Storage Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group, we'll discuss the top reasons to adopt to softwrare-defined storage and strategies for success. Find out what all the buzz is about, how to realize better gains in availability, performance, and cost savings, and how you can dertermine the right SDS solution for you. Register now.
updated event 06 Jul 2015
An effective Business Continuity strategy is a necessity in today’s business world. Potentially business damaging situations like hacker attacks, natural disasters, malware disruptions, hardware failures and even human error can bring a business to its knees. Your vision is consistent and accelerated business success. This requires adopting innovative new IT trends and IT Service ...
new event 13 Feb 2015
0% of unplanned downtime is a result of application failures. 1 in 10 organizations now require uptime higher than 99.999%. Join our experts for a live discussion and learn more about why application availability is important and the various strategies businesses are adopting to achieve it. The Google Hangout link will be added to this blog 15mins before the event time. 
new event 12 Jan 2015
Join our upcoming webcast with ESG Senior Analyst, Mark Peters and find out how to eliminate your storage bottleneck with the right combination of software and flash. We'll cover why new integrated approaches to IT make flash a prerequisite, key findings from latest CIO discussions, how to evaluate cost benefits and minimize risk.  Register now.
updated event 29 Sep 2014
CIOs are becoming increasingly invested in the cloud, with 92 percent saying they believe it provides business benefits, according to a survey conducted by Dimensional Research. From cost savings, efficiency, rapid deployment, scalability, and ubiquitous accessibility, cloud computing brings with it several benefits. As shown by its 33 percent quarter-to-quarter growth this year, many ...
updated event 11 Sep 2014
Organizations are facing more pressure than ever to improve the agility of their businesses.  With virtualization, cloud services, big data and other trends converging, companies look to IT to drive improvements and better enable their businesses to compete in the market.  Symantec's data center portfolio is uniquely positioned to increase IT agility, thus helping customers realize ...
updated event 30 May 2014
Building a disaster recovery to the cloud strategy enables midmarket and smaller enterprises to have a less capital and resource-consuming alternative to building and maintaining a secondary data center. By doing so, organizations reduce capital and operations expenses with much smaller, more manageable and more predictable expenses. Symantec Disaster Recovery Orchestrator integrated with ...
updated video 29 Mar 2016
The Veritas Resiliency Platform (VRP) Dashboard gives you an overview of your resiliency domain. Use the dashboard to answer questions such as: Which of my data centers have Resiliency Platform managed assets? What is the mix of my assets by type and platform? Which assets are configured for disaster recovery? This video takes you on a tour of the dashboard and gives you an insight into this ...
updated video 13 Nov 2015
In this demo we are going to use the Veritas Repliation capabilities to migrate persistent volumes across different clusters that can be located anywhere. All the data migration is automatically done using the new capability of Veritas InfoScale Operations Manager 7.0 to configure and un-configure replication. Please join our InfoScale Storage Containers Group to get more information about our ...
updated video 13 Nov 2015
Moving from the previous demo, where we created several containers, here we are going to use one of them, where we had a table with a couple of raws and we are going to take a snapshot of the volume containing that data.That snapshot is going to be used to bring up another container in a different host within the cluster. We will use that new container for testing with the initial content and ...
updated video 12 Nov 2015
Here the first demo where we see how to create a MySQL container using the plug-in, so basically the Veritas driver will automaticaly create a volume and will attach it to the container. Then we will proof how we are able to bring that container in any other hosts, as all the servers have the visibility of the storage. We will be using Operations Manager to also view how the storage is ...
updated video 07 Aug 2015
VOM 6.1 Videos Upgrading Management Server to VOM 6.1 on Windows (new, Nov 2014) Configuring Symantec HA plug-in for vSphere Web client (new, Nov 2014) Performing Flexible Storage Sharing (FSS) operations using VOM 6.1 Performing SmartIO operations using VOM 6.1 VOM 6.0 Videos Installation and Configuration Installing and Configuring VOM 6.0 Adding Managed Hosts from the ...
updated video 17 Jul 2015
The video demonstrates 'atleast N' Resource dependency How resources are linked/unlinked How this dependency is displayed on CLI, Java GUI, and VOM Behavior of dependency w.r.t. online, offline, and fault of linked resources P.S. There is no voice over in video. We have provided subtitles to elaborate the dependency.
updated video 15 Jul 2015
This video describes what Concurrent IO is and how Storage Foundation uses it for Sybase and DB2 databases.
updated idea 19 Apr 2016
To VOM/VIOM reviewers, Please accept this submission to the Veritas Community ideas for enhancements, that port 5634 from a managed host to managed host be explicitly defined.    Customers would like to understand and clarify the issues found in the manuals and guides reagrding ports 5634 from VOM and VIOM. Based on the documentation for VOM 6.x to 3.x and VIOM 7.x,; ...
updated idea 14 Jan 2016
NotifierMngr agent  should give detail describe about smtp server configuration request. As more and more customer configure NotifierMngr type resource , but since the configuration only provide attribute of: smtpserver /smtpFromPath/.. But can't provide useraccount/password  option, so it can't provide authentication for  From mail account. So we should NotifierMngr agent ...
new idea 16 Dec 2015
The issue being experienced is that the links in the README located at https://sort.veritas.com/patch/detail/11043 are not functional. The customer receives the "NOT FOUND" error when clicking the links and I have found that whoever placed the hotlinks on the page forgot to include the “.pdf” at the end of the hotlinks. In order to visit the pages successfully, you must copy and paste the ...
new idea 25 Aug 2015
Hi Sort,  I was looking to check the product feature and limitation for infoscale storage and availablilty. I am able to browse the feature but the limitations are not available. For instance, I had a customer asking how many cluster nodes supported in CFS env. Well this info is available in SFCFS 6.2 release notes for which I had to dig around to get that info. If it was present in ...
new idea 20 Aug 2015
We are  doing a force start of replication since we ask cusstomer to create new volumes. Start replication. # vradmin -g hrdg -f startrep hr_rvg But some customers already have mount points created with data(and choose to ignore creating empty volumes) So they do a force startrep(and ignore warnigngs) and migrate ,then have data corruption. We should either use # vradmin -g hrdg -a ...
new idea 12 Aug 2015
In Veritas InfoScale Operations Manager 7.0 support for Solaris x86 was dropped. I think this is a bad idea and at least for 7.0 it should be reviewd. First of all I still have a large Solaris x86 Storage Foundation use base.  I already suffer from it beeing droped with SF 6.1. But dropping it from VOM in 7.0 I think is not good. 7.0 offer to update to 2048bit certs for communication ...
new idea 09 Jul 2015
When first we execute vxdump, then below warning to create /etc/dumpdates file message is logged. [root@server101 ~]# vxdump -fu /var/tmp/data.bk /dev/vx/rdsk/testdg/vol1 vxfs vxdump: WARNING: no file `/etc/dumpdates', making an empty one   --> !! vxfs vxdump: Date of this level 0 dump: Thu 09 Jul 2015 10:17:38 PM EDT vxfs vxdump: Date of last level 0 dump: the epoch Dumping ...
updated idea 22 Jun 2015
I have spent 2 hours trying to get my companies support information, as I'm new to the Co. I waited over an hour for an e-mail I was NEVER going to get, because the woman couldn't differentiate between a phonetically spoken G and a Q, and therefore the e-mail was in lala land. All because presumably, ddoing business with India saves your company a few bucks. This stuff is infuriating beyond ...
updated idea 09 Jun 2015
Hello, For full supporting WebSphere MQ MQI client automatic reconnection (More info on IBM KnowledgeCenter: WMQ - Automatic client reconnection) we need that QMGRs' graceful-stops uses -r parameter. Unfortunately the actual Symantec code doesn't support this option (/opt/VRTSagents/ha/bin/WebSphereMQ/WebSphereMQ.pm): [...] #---------------------------------- # Stop command and stop ...
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