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IBM PowerHA supports IBM System Storage N series 5300 and 5600



Document Author:

Michael E Herrera


Document ID:

FLASH10649


Doc. Organization:

Advanced Technical Sales


Document Revised:

06/27/2008


Product(s) covered:

HACMP; HACMP/ES; N series; Power4; Power5; POWER6







Abstract: IBM* PowerHA* (formerly High Availability Cluster Multiprocessor (HACMP*)) for AIX*, V5.3 and V5.4.1 expands support to include the following dual node models of the IBM System Storage N series:


IBM PowerHA supports IBM System Storage N series 5300 and 5600

June 26, 2008

IBM* PowerHA* (formerly High Availability Cluster Multiprocessor (HACMP*)) for AIX*, V5.3 and
V5.4.1 expands support to include the following dual node models of the IBM System Storage N
series:

N5300 (2869-A20, 2869-G20)
N5600 (2868-A20, 2868-G20)

The N series models are designed to provide fast data access, simultaneous multiprotocol support,
expandability, ability to upgrade, and low maintenance requirements.

Please refer to the following table for support details.

IBM System Storage**
(models noted above)
AIX V5.3
AIX 6.1
PowerHA V5.3
PowerHA # IZ19054
AIX 5300-07
RSCT 2.4.5.4
PowerHA # IZ19054
AIX 6100-00-02
RSCT 2.5.0.0
PowerHA V5.4.1
PowerHA # IZ22290
AIX 5300-07
RSCT 2.4.5.4
PowerHA # IZ22290
AIX 6100-00-02
RSCT 2.5.0.0

**Requires Data ONTAP version 7.2.3 or above.

Note: iSCSI support requires APAR IZ25443 for PowerHA 5.4.1 and APAR IZ25554 for
PowerHA 5.3 (These APARs are not yet generally available. Please contact IBM Support for an
interim fix.)

Restriction Note: Multipath I/O via iSCSI is not supported at this time. IBM intends to remove
this restriction in a future product update.

Service can be obtained from the IBM Electronic Fix Distribution site at:
http://www.ibm.com/eserver/support/fixes/fixcentral/main/pseries/aix

For questions or concerns, please send a note to HA Feedback at:
HA Solutions Feedback/Poughkeepsie/IBM or hafeedbk@us.ibm.com

*Trademark International Business Machines Corporation 2007. All rights reserved.
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of other companies.



Classification:

Hardware; Software

Category:

Installation and Migration




Platform(s):

IBM System p Family



O/S:

AIX

Keywords:

hacmp, nas, nseries, n-series, n5300, n5600

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