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IBM PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX & Linux and VIOS support information



Document Author:

Michael E Herrera


Document ID:

FLASH10895


Doc. Organization:

Advanced Technical Sales


Document Revised:

02/26/2019


Product(s) covered:

PowerHA SystemMirror; PowerVM







Abstract: PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX & Linux VIO Support Statement

IBM PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX & Linux and VIOS support information
IBM PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX & Linux are both supported on the PowerVM architecture based Power systems. IBM PowerHA SystemMirror can be deployed with dedicated IO resources to the LPAR or IO virtualized through the VIO servers.

PowerHA SystemMirror supports most of the IO supported by VIOS. For any restrictions, refer to PowerHA SystemMirror documentation. Note that PowerHA SystemMirror works with following VIOS technologies:

Storage virtualization: vSCSI, NPIV, and Storage Server Pool (SSP)
Network Virtualization: Shared Ethernet, vNIC

If you have deployed VIOS and PowerHA, please plan to configure netmon and virtual network failure detection capability of VIOS (review poll_uplink setting). Supported PowerHA SystemMirror versions using VIO 2.2.X & VIO 3.1.X include:

PowerHA SystemMirror for Linux 7.2.3
PowerHA SystemMirror for Linux 7.2.2

PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX 7.2.3
PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX 7.2.2
PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX 7.2.1
PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX 7.2.0 (EOS – 4/2019)
PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX 7.1.3 (currently out of support)
PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX 6.1. (currently out of support)


References:
For latest Service Packs, visit Fix central web site: https://www-945.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/
For latest fix information for HA stack: ibm.biz/PowerHAFIxes
Feedback: powerha@us.ibm.com



Classification:

Software

Category:

Planning and Design




Platform(s):

IBM Power Systems



O/S:

AIX; Linux

Keywords:

PowerHA SystemMirror PowerVM VIOS

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