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About this guide
Who should use this guide
Summary of changes
New information
Command syntax conventions
Highlighting conventions
Special characters conventions
Related information
The ESS library
The DS8000 library
The DS6000 library
The DS5000 and DS Storage Manager library
The DS4000 library
The SAN Volume Controller library
Ordering IBM publications
IBM Publications Center
How to send your comments
Chapter 1. Overview of the SDD
The SDD architecture
Enhanced data availability
Dynamic I/O load balancing
Automatic path-failover protection
Open HyperSwap Replication
Supported SDD features
Verifying the hardware and software requirements
SDD 1.3.3.x SDD 1.4.0.0 (or later) Notes®
Disk storage systems requirements
Virtualization products requirements
SCSI requirements for ESS
Fibre requirements
Preparing for the SDD installation
1. Configuring the disk storage system
Configuring the disk storage system
Configuring the virtualization products
Installing the AIX fibre-channel device drivers
devices.pci.df1000f9
devices.pci.df1000f7
devices.common.IBM.fc
devices.fcp.disk
Uninstalling the AIX fibre-channel device drivers
Using the smitty deinstall command
Using the installp command
Installing and upgrading the AIX SDD host attachment
Configuring fibre-channel-attached devices
Removing fibre-channel-attached devices
rmdev -dl fcsN -R
Verifying the adapter firmware level
Determining if the sddServer for Expert is installed
Determining the installation package
Installation of major files on your AIX host system
Determining the installation type
Installing and upgrading the SDD
Installing the SDD
Installing the SDD from CD-ROM
Installing SDD from downloaded code
Upgrading the SDD packages automatically without system restart
Upgrading SDD manually
rmdev -dl dpo -R
varyonvg vg_name
lslpp -l ibmSdd_432.rte
lslpp -l ibmSdd_433.rte
lslpp -l ibmSdd_510.rte
Verifying the currently installed version of SDD for SDD 1.4.0.0 (or later)
Preparing to configure SDD
Maximum number of LUNs
Configuring SDD
Unconfiguring SDD
Verifying the SDD configuration
Dynamically adding paths to SDD vpath devices
Dynamically removing or replacing PCI adapters or paths
Dynamically removing a PCI adapter from SDD configuration
Dynamically removing a path of an SDD vpath device
Removing SDD from an AIX host system
Special considerations when you uninstall SDD in the NIM environment
Removing SDD Host Attachment from an AIX host system
SAN boot support
Manual exclusion of devices from the SDD configuration
Replacing manually excluded devices in the SDD configuration
SAN boot installation procedures
SAN boot installation procedure for AIX 5.1
SAN boot installation procedure for AIX 5.2, AIX 5.3, and AIX 6.1
SDD persistent reserve attributes
odmget -q "name = ioaccess" CuAt
Preparation for importing volume groups under HACMP
Enhanced concurrent-capable volume groups
Creating enhanced concurrent-capable volume groups:
SDD server daemon
Verifying if the SDD server has started
Starting the SDD server manually
Changing to a different port number for the SDD server
Stopping the SDD server
Replacing the SDD server with a stand-alone version
Dynamically changing the SDD path-selection policy algorithm
Dynamically opening an invalid or close_dead path
Managing secondary-system paging space
Listing paging spaces
Adding a paging space
Removing a paging space
Verifying load-balancing and failover protection
Configuring volume groups for failover protection
Losing failover protection
Losing a device path
Creating a volume group from single-path SDD vpath devices
A side effect of running the disk change method
Using LVM with SDD
Importing volume groups with SDD
Exporting a volume group with SDD
Recovering from mixed volume groups
Extending an existing SDD volume group
Backing up all files belonging to an SDD volume group
Restoring all files belonging to an SDD volume group
SDD-specific SMIT panels
Accessing the Display Data Path Device Status SMIT panel
Accessing the Remove a Data Path Device SMIT panel
SDD utility programs
addpaths
hd2vp and vp2hd
dpovgfix
mkvg4vp
mkvg4vp
extendvg4vp
excludesddcfg
lquerypr
See “Persistent reserve command tool.”
sddgetdata
Persistent reserve command tool
Using supported storage devices directly
Using supported storage devices through AIX LVM
Using the trace function
Supported SDDPCM features
Unsupported SDDPCM features
Hardware
Software
Unsupported environments
Host system requirements
Supported storage device requirements
Preparing for SDDPCM installation
Determining the correct installation package
Determining if the SDD package is installed
Determining if the ibm2105.rte package is installed
Installing and upgrading the AIX SDDPCM host attachment
Installing and upgrading SDDPCM
Installing SDDPCM from CD-ROM
Unmounting the CD-ROM File System
Installing SDDPCM from downloaded code
Updating SDDPCM
Verifying the currently installed version of SDDPCM
Maximum number of devices that SDDPCM supports
Migrating SDDPCM
Migrating from SDDPCM to the AIX default PCM or to SDD
Configuring supported storage MPIO-capable devices
Verifying the SDDPCM configuration
Dynamically adding and removing paths or adapters
Unconfiguring supported storage MPIO-capable devices
Removing SDDPCM from an AIX host system
MPIO reserve policies
No Reserve reservation policy
Exclusive Host Access single-path reservation policy
SDDPCM ODM attribute settings
SDDPCM ODM attribute default settings
Changing device reserve policies
Changing the path selection algorithm
Using the load balancing port algorithm
Changing SDDPCM path healthcheck mode
Changing SDDPCM path healthcheck time interval
Changing the Open HyperSwap quiesce expire time
Supported AIX fibre-channel device driver features
Fast I/O failure of fibre-channel devices
Fibre channel dynamic device tracking
Multipath SAN boot support
Dynamically enabling and disabling paths or adapters
Dynamically enabling or disabling a path
Dynamically enabling or disabling an adapter
Using the SDDPCM trace function
SDDPCM server daemon
Verifying if the SDDPCM server has started
Starting the SDDPCM server manually
Stopping the SDDPCM server
AE daemon
Verifying if the AE server has started
Starting the AE server manually
Stopping the AE server manually
SDDPCM utility programs
Persistent reserve command tools
pcmquerypr
pcmgenprkey
sddpcm_get_config
Using SDDPCM pcmpath commands
pcmpath clear device count
pcmpath disable ports
pcmpath enable ports
pcmpath open device path
pcmpath query adapter
pcmpath query adaptstats
pcmpath query device
pcmpath query devstats
pcmpath query essmap
pcmpath query essmap
pcmpath query port
pcmpath query portmap
pcmpath query portmap
pcmpath query portstats
pcmpath query session
pcmpath query session
pcmpath query version
pcmpath query version
pcmpath query wwpn
pcmpath query wwpn
pcmpath set adapter
pcmpath set device algorithm
pcmpath set device hc_interval
pcmpath set device hc_mode
pcmpath set device cntlhc_interval
pcmpath set device cntlhc_delay
pcmpath set device path
Summary of command syntax
SDD-supported HP-UX kernel levels
Understanding how SDD works on an HP-UX host system
Configuring DS4000 and DS5000 family disk systems
Bypassing the boot disk check
Planning for installation
Installing SDD
Installing an additional package for DS4000 and DS5000 support
Configuring the SDD
Changing an SDD hardware configuration
Converting a volume group
Dynamic reconfiguration
datapath set device policy command
Postinstallation
Uninstalling SDD
How to import and export volume groups
Exporting volume groups
Moving the map file
Creating the volume group device directory
Creating the group special file
Importing volume groups
Using applications with SDD
Standard UNIX applications
Creating new logical volumes
Removing logical volumes
Re-creating the existing logical volumes
Installing SDD on a NFS file server
Setting up NFS for the first time
Chapter 5. Using SDD on a Linux host system
Verifying hardware and software requirements
Preparing for SDD installation
Configuring disk storage systems
Configuring virtualization products
Disabling automatic Linux system updates
Upgrading SDD
Verifying the SDD installation
Configurating and verifying an SDD
SDD configuration
Verifying SDD configuration
Automatic SCSI disk device exclusion during SDD configuration
Reconfiguring using SDD userspace commands
cfgvpath
rmvpath
lsvpcfg
addpaths
Configuring SDD at system startup
chkconfig --level X sdd on
Maintaining SDD vpath device configuration persistence
Using dynamic reconfiguration
Mounting SDD devices with automount
Setting up automount
Configuring automount
Sample mount output
Using Linux Logical Volume Manager with SDD
Using LVM on SUSE
Using LVM on Red Hat
LVM 2 general configuration information
Booting Linux over the SAN with SDD
SAN Boot instructions for RHEL 3 with IBM SDD (x86)
Prerequisite steps
Verifying the SAN boot configuration
Upgrading the SDD
SAN Boot instructions for RHEL 3 with IBM SDD (ppc)
SAN boot configuration
SDD upgrade procedure
SAN Boot Instructions for SLES 8 with IBM SDD (x86)
SAN Boot Instructions for SLES 9 with IBM SDD (x86)
SAN Boot instructions for SLES 9 with IBM (ppc)
SAN boot instructions for RHEL 4 with IBM SDD (x86)
SAN Boot instructions for RHEL 4 with IBM SDD (ppc)
Using lilo with SDD (remote boot) on x86
Manually specifying disk geometry of the boot device
Collecting trace information
Partitioning SDD vpath devices
Using standard UNIX applications
Managing common issues
Hardware requirements
Software requirements
Supported environments
Disk storage system requirements
Configuring fibre-channel adapters
Configuring SCSI adapters
Using a NetWare Compaq Server
Displaying the current version of the SDD
Features
Automatic path detection, failover and selection
Manual operations using the datapath commands
Understanding SDD error recovery algorithms
Single-path mode
Multiple-path mode
Dynamic load balancing
Disk storage system logical unit detection
Error reporting and logging
SDD in NetWare-layered architecture
Display a single device for a multipath device
Removing the SDD
Cluster setup for Novell NetWare 5.1
Cluster setup for Novell NetWare 6.0
Examples of commands output on the Console Window
Understanding how SDD works on a Solaris host system
Determining if the SDD server for Expert is installed
Installing SDD in Jumpstart Environment
Option 1: Reconfigure the system and reconfigure the SDD
Option 2: Dynamic reconfiguration
Solaris 10 ZFS support
Solaris 10 Zone support
SDD installation in a server with nonglobal zones
Access SDD vpath devices in nonglobal zones
Excluding LUNs from being configured by SDD
Determining the LUN identifier of a LUN
Uninstalling the SDD
Installing the SDD on a NFS file server
Veritas Volume Manager
Oracle
Installing an Oracle database for the first time
Using a file system:
Using raw partitions:
Solaris Volume Manager (formerly Solstice DiskSuite)
Installing Solaris Volume Manager for the first time
ESS requirements
SCSI requirements
Fibre-channel requirements
Configuring the ESS
Configuring SCSI adapters for ESS devices
Installing for the first time
Installing SDD from CD-ROM
Adding paths to SDD devices
Reviewing the existing SDD configuration information
Installing and configuring additional paths
Verifying additional paths are installed correctly
Verifying that new storage is installed correctly
Using high-availability clustering on an ESS
Configuring the supported storage device
Displaying the current version of SDD
Uninstalling the SDD in a two-node cluster environment
Support for Windows Server 2003 clustering
Configure Windows 2003 cluster with the SDD installed
Preparing for SDDDSM installation
Installing SDDDSM
Installing SDDDSM from CD-ROM
Installing SDDDSM from downloaded code
Upgrading SDDDSM
Displaying the current version of SDDDSM
Configuring SDDDSM
Uninstalling SDDDSM
SDDDSM datapath command support
SDDDSM server daemon
Verifying if the SDDDSM server has started
Starting the SDDDSM server manually
Changing to a different port number for the SDDDSM server
Stopping the SDDDSM server
Chapter 12. Using the SDD server and the SDDPCM server
Understanding how the SDD server daemon works
Path reclamation
Path probing
sddsrv and the IBM TotalStorage Expert V.2.1.0
sddsrv.conf file format
pcmsrv.conf file format
Changing the sddsrv or pcmsrv TCP/IP port number
Disabling the probing function in sddsrv
Changing the probing interval in sddsrv
datapath clear device count
datapath disable ports
datapath enable ports
datapath open device path
datapath query adapter
datapath query adaptstats
datapath query device
datapath query devstats
datapath query essmap
datapath query essmap
datapath query portmap
datapath query portmap
datapath query version
datapath query version
datapath query wwpn
datapath query wwpn
datapath remove adapter
datapath remove device path
datapath set adapter
Windows log messages
IBM license agreement for machine code
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