Upgrading Dynamic Multi-Pathing and AIX on a DMP-enabled alternate rootvg

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Upgrading Dynamic Multi-Pathing and AIX on a DMP-enabled alternate rootvg

To upgrade Dynamic Multi-Pathing and AIX on an alternate rootvg that is enabled for DMP on an LVM root disk, perform the following procedure.

To upgrade Dynamic Multi-Pathing on altinst_rootvg on a DMP-enabled rootvg

  1. Clone the currently running system to the alternate disk. For example:

    # alt_disk_install -C -P all hdisk##
  2. Boot from the alternate disk.

  3. Upgrade AIX and Dynamic Multi-Pathing according to the instructions for alternate root upgrade.

    See the Veritas Storage Foundation High Availability Installation Guide.

  4. Enable DMP on the root disk.

    See Configuring DMP support for booting over a SAN

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