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VTL - Shutting down or rebooting a Solaris VTL server. (Doc ID 1022256.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2018

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek VTL Plus Storage Appliance - Version 1.0 - Build 1323 to 2.0 - Build 1656 [Release 1.0 to 2.0]
Sun StorageTek VTL Prime System - Version 1.0 - Build 1813 to 1.1 - Build 2076 [Release 1.0]
Sun StorageTek VTL Storage Appliance - Version 4.0 - Build 1221 to 4.0 - Build 1221 [Release 4.0]
Sun StorageTek VTL Value System - Version 1.0 - Build 1323 to 1.0 - Build 1323 [Release 1.0]
Sun 386i Sun/OS
***Checked for relevance on 05-16-2013***


This document is intended to assist field support and/or customer with general procedures for turning an Oracle VTL server off.

This technical instruction deals with issues relating to stopping VTL services before shutting down the server operating system.  Using reboot, shutdown, init 0, or init 6, causes a Solaris server to stop the operating system, so the server can be turned off, or rebooted. On a VTL server, before using these commands, the VTL services must be stopped gracefully. Otherwise unpredictable events like panics may occur. This may be caused by the operating system shutting down VTL services out of order.


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