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IBM PowerHA SystemMirror v7.1.3 Enterprise Edition Adds Support for EMC® Device Groups

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Michael E Herrera

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PowerHA SystemMirror

Abstract: This is an update to the current PowerHA EE EMC support that allows for an alternate configuration using only device groups.

IBM PowerHA SystemMirror v7.1.3 Enterprise Edition Adds Support for EMC® Device Groups®
July 31, 2014

IBM PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX* V7.1.3 for AIX V6.1 and V7.1 Enterprise Edition adds support for EMC Device Groups only configurations. Note that SRDF can be configured with either:
1. Composite groups with Device groups
2. Device groups only configuration.

PowerHA Enterprise Edition has supported #1 for a long time. Support for #2 is being added.

PowerHA SystemMirror V7.1.3 Enterprise Edition now supports High Availability and Disaster Recovery (HA/DR) capability with EMC Device Groups with the Symmetrix VMAX and DMX Storage subsystems with SRDF capability. Support is for both Synchronous and Asynchronous SRDF mirror capabilities.

Please refer to the following information for support details.

AIX V6.1
AIX V7.1
PowerHA V7.1.3 Enterprise Edition
PowerHA V7.1.3
AIX 6.1 TL 9 SP 3
PowerHA V7.1.3
AIX V7.1 TL 3 SP 3

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