Sun StorageTek[TM] Availability Suite 3.2: Missing Remote Mirror Sets After a Host Boot (Doc ID 1003620.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 21, 2013

Applies to:

Sun Storage Availability Suite - Version 3.0 and later
All Platforms

Symptoms

It is very common to be surprised when Remote Mirror does not show a set or sets configured after a system boot.

This usually happens when Remote Mirror is newly configured.

The symptoms after system booting are :

(a) Previously created Remote Mirror configuration is NOT shown by commands
"sndradm -i" or "sndradm -P"

(b) Conflicting Remote Mirror configuration information.

Although no Remote Mirror configuration is shown by command "sndradm -i", the configuration
database ( output of "dscfg -l" ) indicates that there is existing SNDR configuration.

Example :

# dscfg -l | grep sndr
sndr: pri-host /dev/md/rdsk/d0 /dev/md/rdsk/d2 sec-host /dev/md/rdsk/d0 /dev/md/rdsk/d2 ip sync - - setid=1; -
dsvol: /dev/md/rdsk/d0 - sndr
dsvol: /dev/md/rdsk/d2 - sndr


(c) Attempts to delete and then enable the set fail.

Examples :

DISABLING ( sndradm -d ):

# sndradm -nd pri-host /dev/md/rdsk/d0 /dev/md/rdsk/d2 sec-host /dev/md/rdsk/d0 /dev/md/rdsk/d2 ip sync 

RE-ENABLING ( sndradm -E ):

# sndradm -ne pri-host /dev/md/rdsk/d0 /dev/md/rdsk/d2 sec-host /dev/md/rdsk/d0 /dev/md/rdsk/d2 ip sync
sndradm: Error: bitmap /dev/md/rdsk/d2 is already in use by StorEdge Network Data Replicator

Changes

  Network hostname or name services reconfiguration; followed later by a system reboot.

Cause

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