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Data Protector requirements for Linux CM / revised

HP Data Protector

Here are some required, but not well documented requirements for Data Protector Cell Manager (Cell Server) installation on the Linux platform. Update: This information has been revised for SLES11. These steps are not intended to replace the Installation and Licensing documentation shipped with the media kit. Rather they should help you to bring things up …

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Gentoo Linux: Hyper-V R2 Enlightenment

If you ever worked with Hyper-V on Windows 2008 R2 you might know the Linux support is still an issue compared to other hypervisors like VMware. In the meantime Microsoft official supports SLES and RHEL as Hyper-V R2 guests. To have them running smoothly, you should install the Linux Integration Services Version 3.1 for Hyper-V …

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Linux device persistence for Data Protector

HP Data Protector

Device persistence on Linux is not as hard as it seems. Current releases of all major distributions (RHEL and SLES) come with preconfigured udev rules. They will create aliases in the device filesystem in /dev/tape which is pretty handy. The name of the alias will vary, depending of the device but will remain consistent across …

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DM-MP and SVSP 3.02

Here is a working and well tested addition for your /etc/multipath.conf if you’re using RHEL4 and SVSP 3. Please keep in mind that RHEL4 does not have an ALUA hardware handler in kernel and requires the HP-EVA MS-DPM personality of the Linux host profile. device { vendor “HP” product “HSVX700” path_grouping_policy group_by_prio prio_callout “/sbin/mpath_prio_hp_sw /dev/%n” …

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