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HACMP/XD supports DS6000 Metro Mirror
Advanced Technical Support
DS6000; HACMP; HACMP/ES; pSeries
Abstract: Adding HACMP/XD support to IBM TotalStorage DSCLI Metro Mirror using DS6000, along with a combination of DS8000 and DS6000
Adding HACMP/XD support to IBM TotalStorage DSCLI Metro Mirror using DS6000, along with a combination of DS8000 and DS6000
May 19, 2006
IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP*) Extended Distance (HACMP/XD) Version 5 has extended its Metro Mirror support with not only the previously supported IBM TotalStorage* DS8000 series but also with the IBM TotalStorage DS6000 series.
Additionally, HACMP/XD now supports the combination of DS8000 and DS6000 in a Metro Mirror configuration.
Metro Mirror attributes of the above storage are designed to provide real-time synchronous mirroring of logical volumes between two systems that can be located up to 300 km from each other. With the addition of HACMP/XD Metro Mirror support, HACMP/XD provides a layer to your solution that enables automatic failover and recovery to a remote site in the case of a disaster.
Please refer to the following table for support details. Note: ML = Maintenance Level
DS6000 Metro Mirror
Combination DS8000, DS6000 Metro Mirror
AIX 5L V5.2
AIX 5L V5.3
HACMP/XD #IY82989 AIX ML 5200-07
HACMP/XD #IY82989 AIX ML 5300-01
HACMP/XD #IY84883 AIX ML 5200-07
HACMP/XD #IY84883 AIX ML 5300-01
Previously stated supported levels (included for support convenience): Note: ML = Maintenance Level
IBM TotalStorage DS8000 Metro Mirror
AIX 5L V5.2
AIX 5L V5.3
HACMP/XD #IY73937 AIX ML 5200-06
HACMP/XD #IY73937 AIX ML 5300-01
HACMP/XD #IY74112 AIX ML 5200-06
HACMP/XD #IY74112 AIX ML 5300-01
Note: Only one DSCLI Metro Mirror capable storage server unit per site per HACMP/XD resource group is supported.
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