Symantec Enabled Arrays - Array Support Library for HITACHI HDS9500-ALUA, AMS_WMS Arrays (A/A-A-HDS, A/PG, A/P, A/A) on VERITAS Volume Manager (tm) 4.1 and later for Solaris SPARC

Problem

Symantec Enabled Arrays - Array Support Library for HITACHI HDS9500-ALUA, AMS_WMS Arrays (A/A-A-HDS, A/PG, A/P, A/A) on VERITAS Volume Manager (tm) 4.1 and later for Solaris SPARC

Solution

This TechFile provides information about the Array Support Library (ASL) for the HITACHI HDS9500-ALUA, AMS_WMS Arrays (A/A-A-HDS, A/PG, A/P, A/A) on VERITAS Volume Manager (tm) 4.1 and later for Solaris SPARC


For general information about ASLs, see TechNote http://support.veritas.com/docs/249446

Package Name: VRTSHDS-DF600-asl (Array Support Library for HITACHI DF600(9500 and AMS-WMS) Arrays.)
Package Version: 1.4,REV=09.13.2007.16.41
Supported versions of VERITAS Volume Manager (tm): 4.1
Supported Arrays: Hitachi HDS9500-ALUA, AMS_WMS (A/A-A-HDS, A/PG, A/P, A/A)

At the bottom of this TechFile, click on Download Now to download the ASL package.

After downloading VRTSHDS-DF600_DF800-asl_305201.tar.gz, uncompress the file:
# gunzip < VRTSHDS-DF600_DF800-asl_305201.tar.gz | tar xvf -

Before adding the ASL package, ensure Veritas Volume Manager is installed and enabled:

# vxdctl mode
mode: enabled

ASL Installation: To install the package:

# pkgadd -d . VRTSHDS-DF600-asl

The following packages are available:
1  VRTSHDS-DF600-asl     Array Support Library for HITACHI DF600(9500 and AMS-WMS) Arrays.
                         (sparc) 1.4,REV=09.13.2007.16.41

After the package is installed, check Package Information status

# pkginfo -l VRTSHDS-DF600-asl
  PKGINST:  VRTSHDS-DF600-asl
     NAME:  Array Support Library for HITACHI DF600(9500 and AMS-WMS) Arrays.
 CATEGORY:  system
     ARCH:  sparc
  VERSION:  1.4,REV=09.13.2007.16.41
  BASEDIR:  /etc/vx
   VENDOR:  VERITAS Software
     DESC:  Array Support library for HITACHI DF600(9500 and AMS-WMS) Arrays.
   PSTAMP:  VERSION-1.4:22-AUG-2006
 INSTDATE:  Jun 24 2008 06:20
  HOTLINE:  Please contact VERITAS support
    EMAIL:  support@veritas.com
   STATUS:  completely installed
    FILES:        5 installed pathnames
                  3 shared pathnames
                  3 directories
                  2 executables
                 25 blocks used (approx)

Execute the vxdctl enable command to claim the disk array

# vxdctl enable

Verify the ASL installation

# vxddladm listversion libname=libhdsasl.so
libhdsasl.so has version string: vm-4.1-rev-5. VXVM version: 4.1

# vxddladm listsupport libname=libhdsasl.so

ATTR_NAME     ATTR_VALUE                                                  
=========================================
LIBNAME       libhdsasl.so                                                
VID           HITACHI                                                      
PID            DF600, DF600-V, DF600F                                      
             DF600F-V                                                    
ARRAY_TYPE    A/A-A-HDS, A/PG, A/P, A/A                                                                                            
ARRAY_NAME    HDS9500-ALUA, AMS_WMS, DF800


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Note: PID=DF800 does not appear on the output above but it will support the ARRAY_NAME= DF800

# vxdmpadm listenclosure DF800
ENCLR_NAME  ENCLR_TYPE   ENCLR_SNO  STATUS      ARRAY_TYPE
============================================================
DF8000      DF800        87011154   CONNECTED   A/A




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