Unable to start veritas odm (Oracle Disk Manager) and gms (Group Messaging Services) Services

Unable to start veritas odm (Oracle Disk Manager) and gms (Group Messaging Services) Services

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Problem

Unable to start veritas odm (Oracle Disk Manager) and gms (Group Messaging Services) Services

Error Message

# /etc/init.d/vxodm start
Skipping ODM startup, disabled in configuration

# /etc/init.d/vxgms start
Skipping GMS startup, disabled in configuration

# gabconfig -a
GAB Port Memberships
===============================================================
Port a gen   7be404 membership 01
Port b gen   7be403 membership 01

Cause

ODM and gms startup disabled in the configuration file

# cat /etc/vx/odm.config
# VRTSodm CONFIG FILE
# ODM mount options should be added with comma as separator.
# For example
# MOUNT_OPTS=nosmartsync,nocluster
# These options will be preserved across package upgrade.
MOUNT_OPTS=
ODM_START=0

# cat /etc/vx/gms.config
GMS_START=0

Solution

Modify odm and gms configuration files and change attributes ODM_START & GMS_START to 1

# cat /etc/vx/odm.config
# VRTSodm CONFIG FILE
# ODM mount options should be added with comma as separator.
# For example
# MOUNT_OPTS=nosmartsync,nocluster
# These options will be preserved across package upgrade.
MOUNT_OPTS=
ODM_START=1

# cat /etc/vx/gms.config
GMS_START=1

Start odm and gms service in correct sequence

# /etc/init.d/vxgms start
Starting GMS

# /etc/init.d/vxodm start
Starting ODM

# gabconfig -a
GAB Port Memberships
===============================================================
Port a gen   7be404 membership 01
Port b gen   7be403 membership 01
Port d gen   7be409 membership 01

# df -h /dev/odm
Filesystem      Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
none               0     0     0    - /dev/odm

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