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How to Run Vertias Explorer for Specific Module ?

Veritas Explorer

Veritas explorer is a utility provided by Symantec to collect the necessary system information along with their products veritas volume manager and veritas cluster information.If you just run the veritas explorer,it will collect all their product information,logs,cores and other information for investigation. You have to provide the veritas explorer if you need any assistance from veritas/Symantec.But some times, if you …

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Veritas Volume Manager/Cluster License Keys

I Just got a time to write about my all time favourite product “veritas”. This post is all about veritas volume manager and Veritas cluster licensing. These products will be mostly used on Enterprise computing environment and it provides great on-line functionality for managing volumes & filesystems. This product is worth for the money but as a system administrator, we can’t bear this price for …

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How to assign VXFS FS to Solaris local zone from global ?

Adding veritas filesystems to zones

How to assign different type of filesystems from Solaris global zone to local zone ? The filesystem type could be type of vxfs , zfs or ufs. Oracle Solaris offers various way of assigning filesystem to Solaris zones.But we need to find out the best method for adding different type filesystems  to local zones. The best method must meet the …

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SCRIPT:To calculate VXVM’s vxprint values & vxdisk size

VXVM script

We have seen how to calculate the vxprint and vxdisk values manually in the last post.But in  very busy work schedule, its very difficult to spend  time for calculating those values.I have developed the bash shell script(works for solaris) which will give you the volume size ,plex size,Disk size and sub-disk size (GB’s) of specific diskgroup in seconds.Adding to that this script will report the  Diskgroup size …

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How to calculate vxvm volume size and objects size

Veritas Explorer

I am very sure that many of the Unix beginners(i e. veritas volume manager) will be struggling to calculate the values from “vxprint” output and “vxdisk” output to determine the size of the objects like volume,plex,subdisks and disk. Off course there is no easy way to get the values in MB or GB using veritas command. You need to calculate it your self. …

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Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability (HA) Solutions license keys ?

veritas package download free

How can i get veritas storage foundation and High availability from Symantec ? Is it free ? No.Only Veritas Storage Foundation Basic is a free-license version of Veritas Storage Foundation . Using the basic version, you can create up to four volumes and four diskgroups and you can’t use veritas cluster service in this. But you have an option here to use full version of  Veritas Storage …

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veritas volume manager installation step by step guide

This post describe about installation of  VXVM on Solaris node and initialization issues with vxvm after the package installation. Unlike other packages installation,we have installer available in storage foundation bundle to minimize the complex.So no need to use pkgadd commands unless until there is an issue with the installer.Here is step by step guide for vxvm installation with putty output. Environment: Operating system:Solaris 10 Storage Foundation:6.0 you …

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VXVM tutorial 11 – Linked Break-off snapshot

VXVM(VERITAS VOLUME MANAGER TRAINING) 11 OF 12 Linked break-off snapshot In this post we are going to see about Linked break-off snapshot.Unlike the full-sized instant snapshots, this volume can be set up in a different disk group from the data volume and possible to refresh the snapshot .High level plan for backup using Linked break-off snapshot1.Prepare the data volume for snapshot2.Create new diskgroup and …

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VXVM tutorial 10 – Third-mirror break-off snapshots

VXVM(VERITAS VOLUME MANAGER TRAINING) 10 OF 12 In this post, we are going to see traditional mirror break-off snapshot.To perform this snapshot ,we need free space equal to volume size on the diskgroup.It typically perform the volume mirror and it will make the new plex as snapshot volume for backup operations.High Level plan for backup of database volume using third-mirror break-off:1.Prepare the volume for …

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