Veritas Storage Foundation 5.1 PR1 for Oracle RAC Release Notes - Linux

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Table of Contents:
About Veritas Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC
Benefits of SF Oracle RAC
About Veritas Operations Services
About SF Oracle RAC Release Notes
Features in this release
Veritas keyless licensing
List of packages in SF Oracle RAC 5.1 PR1
Option to start and stop SF Oracle RAC
Support for server-based fencing
Installation and upgrade without manual rebooting of nodes
Installer resilience
Sample configuration files
Adding nodes to a cluster
Options to install minimum, recommended, or all SF Oracle RAC RPMs
Cross-product upgrades
Simplified SF Oracle RAC configuration
Communication modes
Oracle RAC installation
Support for load balancing in MultiPrivNIC
Silent installation of Oracle RAC using response files
Enhancements to VRTSexplorer utility
I/O fencing configuration
Support for a universally unique ID (UUID) for each cluster
LLT supports point-to-point unicast heartbeating mechanism
Support for Cached ODM
Changes to I/O fencing feature
Changes to SF Oracle RAC clusters running in secure mode
Changes to Storage Foundation for Databases (SFDB) functionality
Installation requirements
Hardware requirements
Supported software
Required operating system patches
License requirements
Known issues
Software limitations
SELinux supported in disabled and permissive modes only
Volume Manager does not support RAID 5 in a cluster environment
Performance recommendation for space-optimized volume snapshots
Oracle Disk Manager (ODM) limitation
Storage Checkpoint and Database FlashSnap limitation
Version 5.1 documentation

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