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PowerHA SystemMirror v6.1 supports SVC 5.1

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Michael E Herrera

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HACMP; HACMP/ES; SAN Volume Controller; SAN Volume Controller SW

Abstract: IBM PowerHA supports IBM System Storage SVC Software V5.1

IBM PowerHA supports the IBM System Storage SVC Software V5.1

December 22, 2009

Updated 2/12/2010 to include 5.5 and 5.4.1 support info
Updated 6/29/2010 replaced APAR #s with appropriate SP levels instead.

IBM PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX* (formerly HACMP*), V6.1 for AIX V5.3 and V6.1 adds support for the IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller (SVC) Software V5.1. This includes High Availability and Disaster Recovery (HA/DR) capability by the Extended Distance (XD) feature of the IBM PowerHA SystemMirror V6.1 Enterprise Edition.

Please refer to the following information for support details.
SVC V5.1
AIX V5.3
AIX V6.1
PowerHA V6.1
PowerHA v6.1 SP1

AIX 5.3 TL9

RSCT V2.4.12.0

PowerHA v6.1 SP1

AIX 6.1 TL2 SP1

RSCT V2.5.4.0

PowerHA V5.5*
PowerHA v5.5 SP6

AIX 5.3 TL9

RSCT V2.4.10.0

PowerHA v5.5 SP6

AIX 6.1 TL2 SP1

RSCT V2.5.2.0


PowerHA V5.4.1*

PowerHA v5.4.1 SP8

AIX 5.3 TL9

RSCT V2.4.5.0

PowerHA v5.4.1 SP8

AIX 6.1 TL2 SP1

RSCT V2.5.2.0

*Restriction: The Alternate IP address features of the SVC is not available in PowerHA v5.5 and v5.4.1.

Service can be obtained from the IBM Electronic Fix Distribution site at:

For questions or concerns, please send a note to HA Feedback at:
HA Solutions Feedback/Poughkeepsie/IBM or




Hardware/Software Maintenance


IBM Power Systems




powerha, hacmp, svc, san volume controller

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