Symantec Veritas vxconfigd Process Core Dumps after Upgrading Veritas, EMC PowerPath and Solaris and Adding or Removing LUNs
Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2016
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 to 11.2 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Solaris 10 Servers
NON-Oracle Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM)
NON-Oracle EMC PowerPath Multipathing Software (EMCpp)
NON-Oracle FC Switches
NON-Oracle EMC Storage
This problem is observed on Oracle Solaris 10 Servers connected to the SAN to access EMC storage arrays using EMC PowerPath Multipathing Software (EMCpp) and Veritas VxVM.
When adding or removing LUNs from EMC storage array, the problem observed is that VxVM vxconfigd process is core dumping, ie:
There are no other errors on the /var/adm/messages files when the problem occurs.
Veritas VxVM is a third party product from Symantec, not supported by Oracle.
Customer updated Veritas VxVM, EMC PowerPath and Solaris patches.
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