Veritas Dynamic Multi-Pathing 6.0.1 Installation Guide - Linux

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Veritas™ Dynamic Multi-Pathing 6.0.1 Installation Guide - Linux


I. Installation overview and planning
1. Introducing Veritas Dynamic Multi-Pathing
About Veritas Dynamic Multi-Pathing (DMP)
2. System requirements
Release notes
Hardware compatibility list (HCL)
Supported operating systems
Disk space requirements
Discovering product versions and various requirement information
3. Planning to install DMP
About planning for DMP installation
About installation and configuration methods for DMP
About the Veritas installer
4. Licensing DMP
About Veritas product licensing
Setting or changing the product level for keyless licensing
Installing Veritas product license keys
II. Installation of DMP
5. Preparing to install DMP
Installation preparation overview
Setting environment variables
About using ssh or rsh with the Veritas installer
Mounting the product disc
Assessing the system for installation readiness
6. Installing DMP using the script-based installer
Installing DMP
Performing a postcheck on a node
7. Installing DMP using the web-based installer
About the Web-based installer
Before using the Veritas Web-based installer
Starting the Veritas Web-based installer
Obtaining a security exception on Mozilla Firefox
Performing a pre-installation check with the Veritas Web-based installer
Installing DMP with the Web-based installer
8. Installing DMP using operating system-specific methods
Installing DMP using Kickstart
Sample Kickstart configuration file
Installing Veritas Dynamic Multi-Pathing using yum
III. Post-installation tasks
9. Verifying the DMP installation
Verifying that the products were installed
Installation log files
Starting and stopping processes for the Veritas products
IV. Upgrade of DMP
10. Planning to upgrade DMP
Upgrade methods for DMP
Supported upgrade paths for DMP
Preparing to upgrade DMP
11. Upgrading DMP
Upgrading Veritas Dynamic Multi-Pathing using the script-based installer
Upgrading Veritas Dynamic Multi-Pathing using the Veritas Web-based installer
12. Performing post-upgrade tasks
Updating variables
Verifying the Veritas Dynamic Multi-Pathing upgrade
V. Uninstallation of DMP
13. Uninstalling DMP
Uninstalling DMP
Uninstalling DMP with the Veritas Web-based installer
Removing license files (Optional)
VI. Installation reference
A. Installation scripts
Command options for the installation script
Command options for uninstall script
B. Automated installation using response files
About response files
Installing DMP using response files
Upgrading DMP using response files
Uninstalling DMP using response files
Syntax in the response file
Response file variable definitions
C. Tunable files for installation
About setting tunable parameters using the installer or a response file
Setting tunables for an installation, configuration, or upgrade
Setting tunables with no other installer-related operations
Setting tunables with an un-integrated response file
Preparing the tunables file
Setting parameters for the tunables file
Tunables value parameter definitions
D. Configuring the secure shell or the remote shell for communications
About configuring secure shell or remote shell communication modes before installing products
Manually configuring and passwordless ssh
Restarting the ssh session
Enabling rsh for Linux
E. DMP components
Veritas Dynamic Multi-Pathing installation RPMs
F. Troubleshooting installation issues
Enable DMP root support manually when installing DMP 6.0.1
Restarting the installer after a failed connection
What to do if you see a licensing reminder
About the VRTSspt RPM troubleshooting tools
Incorrect permissions for root on remote system
Inaccessible system
G. Compatability issues when installing DMP with other products
Installing, uninstalling, or upgrading Storage Foundation products when other Veritas products are present
Installing, uninstalling, or upgrading Storage Foundation products when VOM is already present
Installing, uninstalling, or upgrading Storage Foundation products when NetBackup is already present

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