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PowerHA v6.1 EE adds support for NPIV w/ EMC SRDF



Document Author:

Michael E Herrera


Document ID:

FLASH10718


Doc. Organization:

Advanced Technical Sales


Document Revised:

08/04/2010


Product(s) covered:

HACMP; HACMP/ES







Abstract: IBM PowerHA SystemMirror V6.1 Enterprise Edition (EE) adds Support for IBM PowerVM V2.1 (VIOS) including NPIV to the EMC Symmetrix V-Max, DMX-3, DMX-4, SRDF

IBM PowerHA SystemMirror V6.1 Enterprise Edition (EE) adds Support for IBM PowerVM V2.1 (VIOS), including NPIV, to the EMC Symmetrix V-Max SRDF

July 30, 2010

IBM PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX* Enterprise Edition (formerly HACMP*) V6.1 for AIX V5.3 and V6.1 adds support for IBM PowerVM V2.1 (VIOS), including NPIV, to the EMC Symmetrix V-Max/SRDF.

The Extended Distance (XD) feature of the IBM PowerHA SystemMirror V6.1 Enterprise Edition now supports High Availability and Disaster Recovery (HA/DR) capability through IBM PowerVM V2.1 (VIOS), including NPIV, as well as core AIX V5.3 and V6.1, with EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF) replication with the EMC Symmetrix V-Max.

It is recommended to obtain the latest service updates for this support.

Please refer to the following information for support details. The specified levels, or later, are required for this support.
IBM Product
Required Version/Level
PowerHA SystemMirror V6.1 Enterprise Edition
PowerHA V6.1, SP1

RSCT V2.4.12.0

IBM PowerVM (VIO Server)
PowerVM V2.1
AIX V5.3
AIX 5.3 TL9
AIX V6.1
AIX 6.1 TL2 SP1

Addition EMC/SRDF software requirements:
  • Java (IBM’s Java 1.4 preferred)
  • EMC SYMCLI (SYMCLI.SYMCLI.rte 7.0.0.0 - The SYMCLI command line interfaces must be installed in the default location, /usr/symcli/bin)
  • EMC Storage Subsystem
DMX-3 with microcode 5772.103.93 or higher
DMX-4 with microcode 5773.134.94 or higher
V-MAX
  • PowerPath 5.3.0.0

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

http://www-03.ibm.com/servers/eserver/support/unixservers/aixfixes.html


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


*Trademark or registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.




Classification:

Software

Category:

Planning and Design




Platform(s):

IBM Power Systems



O/S:

AIX

Keywords:

powerha, hacmp, emc, srdf, npiv

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