IBM HACMP for AIX 5L, V5.4 helps achieve business continuity that reliable hardware alone cannot provideIBM United States Software Announcement 206-176
July 25, 2006
(Corrected on August 16, 2006)
The "Previous release" section was revised to add another way for existing customers of HACMP V4 or V5 to obtain HACMP V5.3. The Software Maintenance ordering information was revised.
(Corrected on August 11, 2006)
The Hardware requirements section was revised to add additional supported items.
(Corrected on July 31, 2006)
|At a glance|
HACMP V5 offers robust high availability and disaster recovery for IBM System p and System i customers with mission-critical applications.
New features in V5.4 include:
- Web-based GUI
- Improved cluster verification tools
- Smart Assists for turnkey integration with DB2®, Oracle, and WebSphere® applications
- Nondisruptive HACMP cluster startup, upgrades, and real-time maintenance, without application downtime
- Fast Failure Detection and takeover of production applications on backup servers
- Metro Mirror support for intermixed environments (DS6000, DS8000, ESS800)
- HACMP/XD GLVM Multi-Link feature for improved data mirroring protection and performance
- Concurrent mode access for simultaneous applications execution at local site
The optional features HACMP/XD and HACMP Smart Assist provide complete high availability disaster recovery solutions for your business on AIX 5L.
A new HACMP V5 offering for Linux is now also available for high availability failover on the POWER platform.
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Research shows that most application outages are caused not by hardware failures, but by network or application failures, or by external causes. Downtime remains a threat to business continuity. IBM High Availability Cluster Multi-processing (HACMP) V5.4 helps protect critical business applications from failures. For over a decade, HACMP has been providing reliable monitoring, failure detection, and automated failover for 24 x 7 business application environments. The optional HACMP Extended Distance (HACMP/XD) feature adds unlimited distance data mirroring and recovery solutions for critical business needs; the optional HACMP Smart Assist feature helps you easily deploy high availability into your critical applications.
HACMP V5.4 brings together the strengths of IBM Systems and TotalStorage® with enhanced ease of integration and use, as well as expanded geographic capabilities, to provide you with a single, world-class source of protection for your mission-critical applications and data.
HACMP V5.4: Simpler. Faster. Goes the distance.
- A Web-based GUI enables cluster management from a single console.
- New Smart Assists help streamline HACMP implementation in many popular application environments.
- The ability to configure and maintain clusters and applications without stopping them reduces application outages.
- Faster failure detection results in higher availability and less downtime.
Goes the distance:
- HACMP/XD support of intermixed IBM DS storage devices provides excellent disaster recovery capability.
- IP Address Failover enables you to better manage network communications between sites.
- HACMP/XD GLVM support for multiple networks and concurrent mode access provides improved reliability, usability, performance, and protection for data mirroring.
A new HACMP V5 offering for Linux on POWER provides a similar user interface, configuration, and basic function as HACMP for AIX 5L.
Refer to Software Announcement 206-175 , dated July 25, 2006.
Software withdrawal and service discontinuance:
- Effective April 30, 2007, IBM will withdraw from marketing the V5.3 release of the HACMP program (media only).
- Effective September 30, 2008, IBM will discontinue service for the V5.3 release of HACMP.
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AIX 5L V5.2 or V5.3, or later, on System p and System i servers
with adequate slots for your disk and network adapters in a
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|Planned availability date|
July 28, 2006
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HACMP for AIX 5L helps provide availability of applications needed to support your On Demand Business. HACMP V5.4 continues to demonstrate IBM's cluster technology leadership, with new features to make the product even simpler, faster, and more flexible to integrate into IBM or third-party application environments. HACMP "goes the distance" by including new AIX 5L geographic mirroring support for remotely located cluster configurations.
HACMP provides base services for cluster node membership, system management, configuration integrity and control, and failover and recovery for applications. HACMP clusters with both nonconcurrent and concurrent access can contain up to 32 nodes. A node is an AIX 5L operating system image, and it may be a System p or System i server, an RS/6000® server or SP node, or an LPAR of an applicable System p or System i system.
Easy-to-use status and monitoring facilities are included. Scalability provides these capabilities across entire clusters and allows customers to define their own HACMP events and monitor their applications. HACMP V5 fully supports administration of AIX 5L Enhanced Concurrent Mode, thus providing concurrent shared-access management for all supported disk subsystems.
HACMP provides ease-of-use features to speed configuration of your cluster for a variety of application environments. Whether your objective for availability is at the storage level (such as ESS or SVC), volume group or logical volume level (such as LVM), clustered file system level (such as with GPFS), the application level (such as DB2, Oracle, or WebSphere), or the site level (such as to support disaster recovery), HACMP has features and options to assist you with successful integration into your environment. After your cluster is configured, the changes are synchronized accurately across all nodes and the cluster can be monitored easily with methods appropriate to your environment.
The optional HACMP/XD and HACMP Smart Assist features provide additional automated data backup, disaster recovery, and database environment configuration assistance to help protect your business, and are described in following sections.
All of the facilities of HACMP are available for and with IBM's System p Capacity on Demand (CoD), On/Off CoD, and Capacity Backup (CBU) offerings. This enables you to configure clusters that are scalable and to easily expand clusters' CPU and memory capacity as the need arises, without having to pay upfront for hardware that is not yet used.
Highlights of Version 5.4
HACMP V5.4 includes enhancements that improve ease of use, performance, and geographic distance capabilities.
New features that make HACMP V5 simpler:
WebSmit enables Web-based cluster management for configuring, monitoring, and managing clusters from the same management console. You can now view multiple clusters from one single, consistent interface. You can also view the cluster configuration and status simultaneously.
Resource group management utility improvements
Enhancements make it easier for you to move resource groups for cluster management, and to maintain previously configured behavior for a resource group, including priority override handling.
The cluster verification functionality, which validates your preproduction cluster environment, is upgraded to include a number of customer-requested enhancements. Automated nightly cluster verification reduces the risk that a change to the cluster may interfere with future cluster operation or failover.
Enhancements for Smart Assists:
- HACMP Application Integration provides a common infrastructure that can be used by all Smart Assists, as well as by the Cluster Test Tool. This enables a more rapid and consistent deployment of future Smart Assists.
- Oracle Smart Assist was enhanced to self-configure HACMP to monitor the entire Oracle process stack, including the Oracle Listener, and provide failover capabilities for the Oracle database.
- Discovery of DB2 and WebSphere components is performed automatically by the HACMP Smart Assist software and is no longer a separate step in the process.
- A General Application Smart Assist is provided to help developers more easily construct Smart Assists of their own (applications other than the three that have their own Smart Assists). This program is similar to the 2-Node Configuration Assistant, but is not limited to two nodes. A Smart Assist Developer's Guide is also provided; this includes a sample program for a Smart Assist and information on using the Smart Assist Framework and API.
GPFS 2.3 integration
Basic integration of HACMP with GPFS 2.3 provides improved file system management.
New features that make HACMP V5 faster:
Nondisruptive startup and upgrade
Moving applications into a highly available environment with HACMP is now even easier through the power of nondisruptive installation, configuration, and upgrade. HACMP 5.4 no longer requires a system shutdown after installation, and you may apply HACMP service and upgrades without disrupting production applications. The "Forced down handling" feature of HACMP V5.4 provides a building block for nondisruptive upgrades of HACMP.
Fast Failure Detection on node failure
This facility gives you option for even higher availability and less downtime by quicker recognition of node halt events by integrating with AIX® 5L halt command. Node failures are realized among the nodes in the cluster within one missed heartbeat period. This method requires that you configure a disk heartbeating network.
New features that enhance geographic distance capability
Metro Mirror enhancements
You can now integrate the disaster recovery functionality of HACMP/XD into your two-site cluster, utilizing the data mirroring functions resident within DS8000, DS6000, and ESS800 storage devices. Support is also now provided for intermixed environments.
IP Address Failover on Geographic Networks
This feature enables you to manage and move network communications between disparate sites, allowing you to takeover IP workloads at backup site locations.
HACMP/XD GLVM Multi-Link
GLVM now supports up to four networks, providing improved protection for data mirroring and allowing replication to continue in the event of a network failure. You can take advantage of higher aggregate network bandwidth using this feature where more than one network is available, thus improving mirroring performance across sites.
HACMP/XD GLVM Concurrent mode access
Concurrent application access in a disaster recovery environment is now available through HACMP/XD GLVM, allowing multiple node application processing within a production site, while still being able to back up to a secondary site.
Optional HACMP/XD feature for ESS, DS, and SVC Metro Mirror, geographic LVMs, and IP-based mirroring configurations
This optional feature of HACMP V5 offers, in one package, multiple technologies for achieving long distance data mirror, failover, and resynchronization:
- HACMP/XD GLVM is an IP-based mirroring technology. HACMP/XD GLVM data replication is built upon the AIX 5L Logical Volume Manager (LVM), using it to drive replication and synchronization of AIX 5L logical volumes. For additional information regarding GLVM, refer to Software Announcement 205-085 , dated March 15, 2005.
- HACMP/XD supports ESS, IBM TotalStorage, and SVC Metro Mirror (formerly known as Peer-to-Peer Remote Copy (PPRC)), providing automatic failover of disks that are configured as PPRC pairs, creating a powerful disaster recovery solution for customers on ESS, DS8000, or SVC. HACMP/XD automates the management of Metro Mirror, minimizes recovery time after an outage, and monitors your clustered environment to ensure mirroring of critical data is maintained at all times.
- HACMP/XD IP-based mirroring provides the well-known unlimited distance data mirroring of the former IBM HAGEO product. HACMP/XD delivers a fully integrated copy of HAGEO V2.4, allowing a cluster of System p computers to be placed in two widely separated geographic locations, each maintaining an exact replica of the application and data.
Data synchronization during production, failover, recovery, and restoration is provided.
Optional HACMP Smart Assist feature
HACMP V5 offers four HACMP Smart Assist applications to help you easily integrate these applications into an HACMP cluster:
- Smart Assist for DB2 extends an existing HACMP configuration to include monitoring and recovery support for DB2 Universal Database® (UDB) Enterprise Server Edition.
- Smart Assist for Oracle provides assistance for installing the Oracle Application Server 10g (9.0.4) (AS10g) Cold Failover Cluster solution on the AIX 5L operating system.
- Smart Assist for WebSphere has been updated and improved for HACMP 5.4. It extends an existing HACMP configuration to include monitoring and recovery support for various WebSphere components, including WebSphere Application Servers and WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment (Deployment Manager). Smart Assist for WebSphere now has a SMIT user interface with options to quickly configure different types of typical cluster configurations.
- A new General Application Smart Assist is provided for quicker configuration of your application with HACMP (applications other than the three that have their own Smart Assists). This program is similar to the 2-Node Configuration Assistant, but is not limited to two nodes. A Smart Assist Developer's Guide is also provided; this includes a sample program for a Smart Assist and information on using the Smart Assist Framework and API.
HACMP and Smart Assist increase the availability of a database solution by:
- Monitoring the Deployment Manager and automatically restarting it on backup servers
- Monitoring critical services (such as a TDS server) and automatically restarting them on backup servers if they fail
- Ensuring that all necessary system resources (for example, storage devices and IP addresses) are configured and made available on backup servers in support of application migration
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HACMP is the solution for the estimated 80% of application downtime that is not caused by processor failures.
The prospective customer for HACMP solutions is any enterprise with requirements to keep business-critical applications and systems operational 7 days per week, 24 hours per day. An HACMP solution helps you avoid downtime; enables prompt recovery from any hardware, network, and application failures; and also gives you the means to take down an individual server (node) for planned maintenance and upgrades without having to take down the entire cluster.
High availability is a growing business need across all industries. The following industries are prime opportunities for HACMP solutions:
- Finance/Banking: Nearly 100% require high availability; federal regulations mandate backup sites.
- Retail (including online and catalog sales): Back-end office operations and business intelligence operations.
- Healthcare/Insurance: Data mining, data warehousing, and claimant data.
- Telco/Utilities/Media: Continuous operation of networks and switching equipment.
- Distribution/Process: Round-the-clock operation; just-in-time delivery.
- Manufacturing: Continuous access to operational/plant logistics data.
- Education: Administration data and central data mirroring/backup.
HACMP opportunities exist in these industries for the following applications:
- Enterprise Resource Planning
- Network computing
- Business intelligence
- Any customer application that utilizes any combination of disks and networks
The HACMP/XD feature is a must for customers with business-critical data who want to mirror data between separate sites to aid in disaster recovery. This applies to businesses of any size, with multiple sites or regional operations, or wherever decentralization of data is desired.
HACMP is an attractive, affordable high availability solution for small and medium-sized enterprises, and for small and medium-sized business units of large enterprises. High availability should be a fundamental buying criterion for business-critical and on demand applications.
In addition to providing high availability, HACMP 5.4.0 can also be configured to provide loosely coupled multiprocessing services. These configurations allow workload to be spread across multiple System p servers, sharing the disk and processor resources of the clustered nodes. This clustered approach, along with the capability of application failover and recovery/restart of the HACMP 5.3 configured machine, offers additional levels of high availability processing for customer-critical environments. The Concurrent Resource Manager function of HACMP 5.4.0 provides an open API that applications can utilize to get concurrent access to a shared disk.
Positioning HACMP and other cluster servers: HACMP is a robust offering for mission-critical availability for up to 32 nodes. It is IBM's strategic high availability offering designed and tuned for System p servers running AIX 5L. Advantages of HACMP relative to competitive products:
- HACMP provides a broad range of configuration options over all platforms, including a greater number of nodes (32), node interconnect protocols, storage systems, and disk interconnects, allowing increased flexibility of configurations.
- HACMP leads the industry in unlimited-distance geographic clustering to support data mirrors and disaster recovery.
- HACMP is a cluster technology proven over a decade of service.
- A rich skills base has been developed in the industry for implementation and support of HACMP.
- HACMP supports System p and System i servers with the most advanced autonomic features in the industry.
- HACMP is fully aligned with IBM's On Demand Business strategy to deliver necessary IT infrastructure to meet constantly changing business needs.
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HACMP V5 product description and key features
HACMP clusters can be configured to meet complicated application availability and recovery needs. HACMP configurations can include mutual takeover or standby takeover recovery processes. Mutual takeover configurations allow all servers to be active information processors and to perform as backup servers for failed servers. A standby configuration designates a server to be an idle or passive backup for a failed server in the cluster.
HACMP can be tailored to specify which server in the cluster will take over the application of the failed server and to specify which application has priority on the takeover server. HACMP recovery processes also allow you to specify which server the application should be assigned to, or reassigned to, after recovery, resynchronization, and reintegration of the failed server into the cluster. This provides greater flexibility for maintaining availability.
With an HACMP mutual takeover configuration, applications and their workloads are assigned to specific servers. For example, in a two-node HACMP cluster, one server may be designated to be the application server and the second server may be designated to be a database server. Segmenting the application processing to one server and the database processing to the second server utilizes both servers in a productive manner and maximizes application throughput and investments in hardware and software.
In addition to providing high availability, HACMP 5.4.0 can also be configured to provide loosely coupled multiprocessing services. These configurations allow workload to be spread across multiple System p systems, sharing the disk and processor resources of the clustered nodes. This clustered approach, along with the capability of application failover and recovery/restart of the HACMP configured machine, offers additional levels of high availability processing for customer-critical environments.
HACMP software is scalable to address a broad range of business-critical, high availability application needs. With HACMP, two to 32 servers may be configured for high availability. HACMP offers built-in growth and helps protect investments in cluster hardware, software, services, and training.
HACMP provides a rich set of leadership system management tools to reduce cluster configuration and administration time. These tools include:
- Cluster Single Point-of-Control (C-SPOC)
- AIX 5L System Management Interface Tool (SMIT)
- A command-line interface
- 2-Node Configuration Assistant
- Cluster Test Tool
- Cluster Definition File
Enhanced manageability for clustered systems is available through a Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) client or through Tivoli® NetView® for AIX 5L.
Administration of single and multiple clusters is enhanced through Cluster Snapshots, HACMP File Collections, Event Summaries, and Event Emulation. These tools allow system managers and application developers to easily configure, replicate, test, and manage IBM System high availability clusters.
Nondisruptive hardware and software upgrades can be performed with HACMP. The cluster configuration can be expanded or modified without service disruption through Dynamic Reconfiguration options. Version compatibility and Dynamic Reconfiguration eliminate the most common causes of scheduled cluster downtime.
Data can be processed concurrently when using Oracle Parallel Server (OPS), RAC, or Database 10g. The combination of HACMP and OPS offers an additional level of high availability. With HACMP and OPS, all servers in the cluster share the data and system resources; if one or more servers should fail, the remaining servers continue processing with minimal disruption, if any, because no failover is required. An added benefit of HACMP and OPS is a performance improvement, because all database processing is done in a parallel manner.
Breadth of hardware support
High availability is provided across the System p and System i server lines, extending from entry-level deskside servers to the largest enterprise-class servers. Supported disk subsystems include:
- Fibre Channel-attached disk subsystems
- Serial Storage Architecture, scalable to terabytes of data storage
HACMP also gives you the ability to "mix and match" processor and disk subsystem technologies to meet processing needs. System p servers and symmetric multiprocessors, System i servers, LPARs on applicable servers, and SP nodes can have membership in the same HACMP cluster.
Extensive networking support
Extensive configuration flexibility supports a variety of networks, including:
- Token ring
- ATM LAN Emulation
- SP Switches
Comprehensive heartbeat capability
TCP/IP, serial, SSA, SCSI, disk, and IP alias heartbeat transmission paths are available. Multiple heartbeat paths let you reliably differentiate network, node, and adapter failures to eliminate potential false takeovers and their impacts.
- Extensive data backup and recovery options
Overview of high availability and data backup/recovery options
Maximum distance Location between of primary/backup Offering backup data Technology processors/DASD HACMP AIX/LVM SAN 15 km; Mirror may be extended with DWDM or CWDM HACMP with XD feature: HACMP/XD Remote ESCON(R( 103 km Metro Mirror Metro Mirror (>103 km by special order; latency impact over 40 km Fibre Channel 300 km eRCMF ESCON or >103 km Fibre Channel Remote SVC Fibre 150 km per Metro Mirror Channel microsecond unit of latency HACMP/XD IP Any remote IP-based Unlimited site distance; must consider latency > 40 km HACMP/XD GLVM Any remote IP-based Unlimited LVM distance; must consider latency > 40 km DWDM = Dense Wave Division Multiplexors CWDM = Coarse Wave Division Multiplexors
Capacity on Demand
HACMP supports IBM System p Capacity on Demand (CoD) and Capacity Backup (CBU). CoD enables you to dynamically add processors to a cluster. On/Off Capacity on Demand (On/Off CoD) enables you to purchase additional daily license entitlements for HACMP and add additional temporary processors to an HACMP cluster. When needed, HACMP can activate CoD, Dynamic LPAR (DLPAR), and CBU resources. HACMP/XD can manage local or IP-based data mirroring synchronization of data at POWER4 and POWER5 CBU processors during failover, as well as resynchronization of data at the primary processor upon restoration.
HACMP and RAS
Reliability, availability, and serviceability (RAS) are implemented on all enterprise-class System p, System i, and Cluster 1600 servers:
- Error detection
- Fault tolerance
- Reliable hardware components
- High availability
- Fault-management software
- Concurrent or online diagnostics
HACMP complements these technologies with additional high availability management for your applications and for continuous operation during planned maintenance.
High Availability Control Workstation (HACWS)
For cluster customers using PSSP, there is an existing feature called HACWS. HACWS is a two-node HACMP application. This application improves the reliability, availability, and serviceability of an SP system by providing a backup control workstation. Automatic failover and reintegration to the backup control workstation are provided should the primary control workstation fail or if there is a need to take the primary control workstation down to perform hardware and software maintenance.
Fee service offerings
IBM Global Services offers a comprehensive selection of locally and remotely delivered services to address your individual support requirements. When you need help with questions or problems with AIX 5L, applications, middleware, performance, and tuning, select from a list of remotely delivered services that include:
- IBM Operational Support Services Consult Line
- IBM Operational Support Services pSeries® Performance Management
- IBM Operational Support RS/6000® System Alert
When you need help onsite with installation, migration, and service, select from a list of locally delivered services that include:
- IBM High Availability Services Availability Cluster Implementation Services for RS/6000
- IBM Migration Services for RS/6000 Workstation/Server and Enterprise Server
- IBM Migration Services for RS/6000 SP
- IBM ServicePac® for Maintenance Service for Midrange Products
- IBM House Call
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Existing customers of HACMP V4 (5765-E54) or V5 (5765-F62) can obtain HACMP V5.3 via the existing 566x-HMP Software Maintenance product offerings or active 5773-HMP Software Maintenance contracts and the AIX 5L SPO (5692-A5L).
HACMP V5.3 will remain available via current 5765-F62 billing feature numbers and AIX 5L SPO (5692-A5L) supply feature numbers until April 30, 2007. HACMP V5.3 SPO media features 1458, 1459, and 1460, will be withdrawn from marketing on April 30, 2007.
Program warranty service for HACMP V5.3 will end on September 30, 2008.
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License Information will display automatically when HACMP V5 is installed.
The following publications are supplied on CD-ROM with the basic machine-readable material.
Order Title number HACMP for AIX 5L: Concepts and Facilities Guide SC23-4864 HACMP for AIX 5L: Planning Guide SC23-4861 HACMP for AIX 5L: Installation Guide SC23-5209 HACMP for AIX 5L: Administration Guide SC23-4862 HACMP for AIX 5L: Troubleshooting Guide SC23-5177 HACMP for AIX 5L: Programming Client Applications SC23-4865 HACMP for AIX 5L: Master Glossary SC23-4867 For HACMP/XD GLVM customers: HACMP/XD GLVM Planning and Administration Guide SA23-1338 For HACMP/XD / Metro Mirror customers: HACMP/XD: Metro Mirror Planning and SC23-4863 Administration Guide For HACMP/XD / IP customers: HACMP/XD for AIX 5L for HAGEO SA22-7955 Technology Concepts and Facilities HACMP/XD for AIX 5L for HAGEO SC23-4862 Technology Planning and Installation Guide For HACMP Smart Assist customers: HACMP for AIX 5L: Smart Assist for WebSphere(R) SC23-4877 User's Guide HACMP for AIX 5L: Smart Assist for Oracle SC23-5178 HACMP for AIX 5L: Smart Assist for DB2(R) SC23-5179 HACMP for AIX 5L: Smart Assist Developer's Guide SC23-5210
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Specified operating environment
HACMP V5 works with System p and System i servers in a "no-single-point-of-failure" server configuration.
HACMP V5 supports the System p and System i models that are designed for server applications and which meet the minimum requirements for internal memory, internal disk, and I/O slots. The following System p and System i models and their corresponding upgrades are supported in HACMP V5.3 and V5.4:
- PCI desktop systems: Models 140, 150, 170, 240, 260, and 270
PCI deskside systems: Models E20, E30, F30, F40, F50, F80, 6F0, and 6F1 (pSeries 620)
Note: Heartbeat network is only supported with serial port 3 or 4 on the Model 6Fx.
- Entry systems: Models 25S, 250, and 25T
- Compact server systems: Models C10 and C20
- Desktop systems: Models 370, 380, 390, 397, and 39H
- Deskside systems: Models 570, 57F, 580, 58F, 58H, 590, 59H, 591, 595, 7028-6E1 (pSeries 610), 7029-6E3 (pSeries 615), 7025-6F1 (pSeries 620), and 7028-6E4 (pSeries 630)
- Rack systems: Models 98B, 98E, 98F, 990, 99E, 99F, 99J, 99K, B80, R10, R20, R21, R24, R50, R5U, S70, S7A, H10, H50, H70, H80, M80, 7028-6C1 (pSeries 610), 7029-6C3 (pSeries 615), 7028-6C4 (pSeries 630), 6H0, 6H1, 6M1 (pSeries 660), 7039-651 (pSeries 655), and 7038-6M2 (pSeries 650), including models with PCI-X Expansion Drawer (7311-D10 and 7311-D20)
- High-end servers: Models 7040-681 (pSeries 690), 7040-671 (pSeries 670), including models with POWER4+ processors, and PCI-X Planar 10 slot I/O drawer (7040-61D #6571)
- System p5 185, 505, 510, 51Q, 520, 520Q, 550, 550Q, 560Q, 570, and 575
POWER5 servers: pSeries models 9110-510, 9111-520, 9113-550, 9117-570, 9119-590, and 9119-595;
iSeries models 9406-520, 9406-550, 9406-570, 9406-590, and 9406-595.
- HACMP V5.2: IY58496 (all models)
- AIX 5L 5.2: IY56554 and IY61014
- AIX 5L 5.3: IY60930, IY61034, and IY62191; RSCT APAR IY61770
HACMP support for Virtual SCSI and Virtual LAN (VLAN) on POWER5 (eServer® p5 and eServer i5)
- AIX 5L V5.3 Maintenance Level 5300-002 with APARs IY70082 and IY72974
- VIO Server V1.1 with VIOS Fixpack 6.2 and iFIX IY71303
- HACMP V5.3, or HACMP V5.2 with APAR IY68370, or later, and APAR IY68387
Additional requirements and specifications are detailed at
- On all POWER5 servers except 575, 590, and 595, integrated serial ports are not enabled when the HMC ports are connected to an HMC. Either the HMC ports or the integrated serial ports can be used, but not both. Moreover, the integrated serial ports are supported only for modem and async terminal connections. Any other applications using serial ports, including HACMP, require a separate serial port adapter to be installed in a PCI slot.
- On eServer i5 hardware, HACMP will run only in LPARs that are running supported releases of AIX 5L. In addition, I/O (LAN and disk connections) must be directly attached to the LPARs in which HACMP runs. I/O intended for use with HACMP is limited to that which is listed in the device sections that follow.
- Symmetric multiprocessor server systems: Models G30, J30, R30, R3U, G40, J40, R40, R4U, J50, R4U, S70, S7A, S80, and S85 (pSeries 680)
- SP systems: Models 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 20A, 2A4, 2A5, 2A7, 2A8, 2A9, 2AA, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 30A, 3A4, 3A5, 3A7, 3A8, 3A9, 3AA, 3B4, 3B5, 3B7, 3B8, 3B9, 3BA, 404, 405, 406, 407, 408, 409, 40A, 500, 50H, 550, and 55H, including the 604 High Nodes, 604E High Nodes, the POWER2 Super Chip (P2SC) nodes, and the 375 MHz POWER3 SMP Nodes
- BladeCenters: BladeCenter® JS20 blade servers 8842-42U and 8842-4TU, and JS21 blade servers 8844-31U, -51U, -E3X, and -E5X in a BladeCenter or BladeCenter T chassis (8677-3XU, 8720-1RX, or 8730-1RX), running AIX 5L V5.3 with the TotalStorage® DS4000 or ESS Model 800 Disk Subsystem family
- IntelliStation® Power 285 Workstation 9111-285
Any supported server can be joined with any other supported server in an HACMP V5 configuration. Models with fewer than three slots can be used in the HACMP V5 server configuration, but due to slot limitations, a single-point-of-failure is unavoidable in shared-disk or shared-network resources.
HACMP V5.3 and V5.4 support concurrent access configuration with all supported external storage systems.
Certain non-IBM RAID systems can operate in concurrent I/O access environments. IBM will not accept APARs if the non-IBM RAID offerings do not work properly with HACMP V5.
The minimum configuration of each machine is highly dependent on the user's database package and other applications.
Actual configuration requirements are highly localized according to the required function and performance needs of individual sites. In configuring a cluster, particular attention must be paid to:
- Fixed-disk capacity and mirroring (Logical Volume Manager and database)
- Slot limitations and their effect on creating a single point-of-failure
- Client access to the cluster
- Other LAN devices (such as routers and bridges) and their effect on the cluster
- Replication of I/O adapters and subsystems
- Replication of power supplies
- Other network software
Whenever a process takes over resources after a failure, consideration must be given to work partitioning. For example, if node A is expected to take over for failed node B and continue to perform its original duties, A must be configured with enough resources to perform the work of both.
HACMP V5.3 and V5.4 device support
HACMP supports client users on a LAN using TCP/IP. HACMP monitors and performs IP address switching for the following TCP/IP-based communications adapters on cluster nodes:
- Token ring
- SP Switches
- ATM LAN Emulation
At this time, the following adapters are supported in the HACMP V5 environment. Refer to individual hardware announcements for the levels of AIX 5L supported.
- #1905 4 Gb Single Port Fibre Channel PXI-X 2.0 DDR Adapter
- #1910 4 Gb Dual Port Fibre Channel PXI-X 2.0 DDR Adapter
- #1912 IBM PCI-X DDR Dual Channel Ultra320 LVD SCSI Adapter
- #1954 4-Port 10/100/100 Base-TX PCI-X Adapter
- #1977/1957 IBM 2 Gigabit Fibre Channel PCI-X Adapter
- #1978 IBM Gigabit Ethernet-SX PCI-X Adapter
- #1979/1959 IBM 10/100/1000 Base-TX Ethernet PCI-X Adapter
- #1981 IBM 10 Gigabit Ethernet-SR PCI-X Adapter
- #1982 IBM 10 Gigabit Ethernet-LR PCI-X Adapter
- #1983/1990 IBM 2-port 10/100/1000 Base-TX Ethernet PCI-X
- #1984 IBM Dual Port Gigabit Ethernet-SX PCI-X Adapter
- #1995 IBM 10 Gigabit Ethernet-SR PCI-X 2.0 Adapter
- #1996 IBM 10 Gigabit Ethernet-LR PCI-X 2.0 Adapter
- #2920 IBM PCI Token-Ring Adapter
- #2931 ISA 8-Port Asynchronous Adapter
- #2932 ISA 8-Port Asynchronous Adapter
- #2933 ISA 128-Port Asynchronous Controller
- #2741 PCI FDDI-Fiber Single-Ring Upgrade
- #2742 PCI FDDI-Fiber Dual-Ring Upgrade
- #2743 PCI FDDI-Fiber Single-Ring Upgrade
- #2944 128-Port Asynchronous Controller, PCI bus
- #2943 8-Port Asynchronous EIA-232/RS-422, PCI bus Adapter
- #2963 TURBOWAYS® 155 PCI UPT ATM Adapter
- #2968 PCI Ethernet 10/100 Adapter
- #2969 PCI Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
- #2975 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet PCI Adapter
- #2979 PCI AutoLANStreamer Token-Ring Adapter
- #2985 PCI Ethernet BNC/RJ-45 Adapter
- #2986 PCI Ethernet 10/100 Adapter
- #2987 PCI Ethernet AUI/RJ-45 Adapter
- #2988 Turboways 155 PCI MMF ATM Adapter
- #4025 Scalable POWERparallel® Switch2 PCI Attachment Adapter (#8397) for SP-attached servers
- #4951 IBM 4-Port 10/100 Base-Tx Ethernet PCI Adapter
- #4953 IBM 64-bit/66 MHz PCI ATM 155 UTP Adapter
- #4957 IBM 64-bit/66 MHz PCI ATM 155 MMF Adapter
- #4959 Token-Ring PCI Adapter
- #4961 IBM Universal 4-Port 10/100 Ethernet Adapter
- #4962 IBM 10/100 Mbps Ethernet PCI Adapter II
- #5700 IBM Gigabit Ethernet-SX PCI-X Adapter
- #5701 IBM 10/100/1000 Base-TX Ethernet PCI-X Adapter
- #5706 IBM 2-Port 10/100/1000 Base-TX Ethernet PCI-X Adapter
- #5707 IBM 2-Port Gigabit Ethernet-SX PCI-X Adapter
- #5718/5719 IBM 10 Gigabit -SR/-LR Ethernet PCI-x adapters
- #5721 IBM 10 Gigabit Ethernet-SR PCI-X 2.0 Adapter
- #5722 IBM 10 Gigabit Ethernet-LR PCI-X 2.0 Adapter
- #5723 2-Port Asynchronous EIA-232/RS-422, PCI bus Adapter
- #5736 PCI-X DDR Dual Channel Ultra320 SCSI Adapter
- #5740 4-Port 10/100/100 Base-TX PCI-X Adapter
- #5758 4 Gb Single Port Fibre Channel PXI-X 2.0 DDR Adapter
- #5759 4 Gb Dual Port Fibre Channel PXI-X 2.0 DDR Adapter
- #8396 RS/6000 SP System Attachment Adapter
- #8398 RS/6000 SP Switch2 PCI-X Attachment Adapter
- #1904 Fibre Channel Adapter
- #2723 FDDI-Fiber Dual-Ring Upgrade
- #2724 FDDI-Fiber Single-Ring Adapter
- #2725 FDDI-STP Single-Ring Adapter
- #2726 FDDI-STP Dual-Ring Upgrade
- #2930 8-Port Async Adapter EIA-232
- #2964 10/100 Mbps Ethernet Adapter UNI
- #2972 AutoLANStreamer Token-Ring Adapter
- #2980 Ethernet High-Performance LAN Adapter
- #2989 Turboways 155 ATM Adapter
- #2992 Ethernet/FDX 10 Mbps TP/AUI MC Adapter
- #2993 Ethernet BNC MC Adapter
- #2994 10/100 Mbps Ethernet Adapter SMP
- #4018 High-Performance Switch (HPS) Adapter-2
- #4020 Scalable POWERParallel Switch Adapter
- #4025 Scalable POWERParallel Switch2 Adapter
- #4025 Scalable POWERParallel Switch2 MX2 Adapter (#4026) on SP nodes
- #1809/10/11 IBM GX Dual-port 4x IB HCA
- #7820 IBM GX Dual-port 12x IB HCA
- #1913/5737 PCI-X DDR Dual Channel Ultra320 SCSI RAID Adapter
- #1975/5703 PCI-X Dual Channel Ultra320 SCSI RAID Adapter
- #5711 PCI-X Dual Channel Ultra320 SCSI RAID Blind Swap Adapter
- #5710/5712 PCI-X Dual Channel Ultra320 SCSI Adapter
- #5713/1986 1 Gigabit-TX iSCSI TOE PCI-X adapter (copper connector)
- #5714/1987 1 Gigabit-SX iSCSI TOE PCI-X adapter (optical connector)
- #5716 2 Gigabit Fibre Channel PCI-X Adapter
- #6203 PCI Dual Channel Ultra3 SCSI Adapter
- #6204 PCI Universal Differential Ultra SCSI Adapter
- #6205 PCI Dual Channel Ultra2 SCSI Adapter
- #6206 PCI SCSI-2 Single-Ended Ultra SCSI Adapter
- #6207 PCI SCSI-2 Differential Ultra SCSI Adapter
- #6208 PCI SCSI-2 Single-Ended Fast/Wide Adapter
- #6209 PCI SCSI-2 Differential Fast/Wide Adapter
- #6215 PCI SSA Adapter
- #6225 Advanced SerialRAID Adapter
- #6230 Advanced SerialRAID Plus Adapter (including Fast Write Cache (#6235) with two-initiator only)
- #6227 Gigabit Fibre Channel Adapter
- #6228 1- and 2-Gigabit Fibre Channel Adapter for 64-bit PCI Bus
- #6239 2 Gigabit FC PCI-X Adapter
- #2412 Enhanced SCSI-2 Differential Fast/Wide Adapter/A
- #2415 SCSI-2 Fast/Wide Adapter/A
- #2416 SCSI-2 Differential Fast/Wide Adapter/A
- #2420 SCSI-2 Differential High-Performance External I/O Controller
- #6212 High Performance Subsystem Adapter/A (40/80 Mbps)
- #6214 SSA 4-Port Adapter
- #6216 Enhanced SSA 4-Port Adapter
- #6219 MCA SSA Adapter
For compatibility with subsystems not listed in the following section, refer to the individual hardware announcements.
External storage subsystems
- IBM 7131 SCSI Multi-Storage Tower Model 105 (supports up to four nodes; no CD-ROMs or tapes can be installed)
- IBM 7131 SSA Multi-Storage Tower Model 405 (supports up to eight nodes; no CD-ROMs or tapes can be installed)
- IBM 7133 SSA Disk Subsystem Models 020 and 600 (supports up to eight nodes)
- IBM 7133 SSA Disk Subsystem Models D40 and T40 in up to 72.8 GB mode (supports up to eight nodes)
- IBM 7137 Disk Array Subsystem Models 413, 414, 415, 513, 514, and 515 (supports up to four nodes)
- IBM 7204 External Disk Drive Models 317, 325, 339, 402, 404, and 418 (supports up to four nodes)
- IBM 2105 Versatile Storage Server Models B09 and 100 (supports up to four nodes)
- IBM Enterprise Storage Server Models E10, E20, F10, and F20 (supports up to eight nodes using SCSI and Fibre Channel interfaces via IBM FC/FICON features 3021, 3022, and 3023)
- IBM 2105 TotalStorage Enterprise Storage Server Model 800
- IBM TotalStorage DS4100 Storage Server 1724-100 (FAStT100) with DS4000 EXP100 1710-10U Storage Expansion Unit (requires DS4000 Disk Firmware YAR51HW0, and APARs for HACMP, AIX 5L 5.2 or 5.3, and RSCT; refer to latest service information)
- IBM TotalStorage DS4300 Storage Server 1722-60U (FAStT 600)
- IBM TotalStorage DS4300 with Turbo feature (1722-60U with #2000 or #2010) (FAStT 600)
- IBM TotalStorage DS4400 Storage Server 1742-1RU (FAStT700)
- IBM TotalStorage DS4500 Storage Server 1742-90U (FAStT900)
- IBM TotalStorage DS4800 1815 with EXP810 Storage Expansion Unit (1812-81A) (requires all latest service)
- IBM TotalStorage FAStT200 Storage Server 3542-2RU
- IBM TotalStorage FAStT500 Storage Server 3552-1RU
- IBM 2102-F10 Fibre Channel RAID Storage Server
- IBM 2104 Expandable Storage Plus Models DL1, TL1, DU3, and TU3
- IBM 2104 TotalStorage Expandable Storage Plus 320 Models DS4 and TS4
- IBM 7031 TotalStorage Expandable Storage Ultra 320 Model D24 and T24
- IBM 2108 Storage Area Network (SAN) Data Gateway Model G07
- IBM 2031-016 McData ES-3016 Fibre Channel Product
- IBM 2031-032 McData ES-3032 Fibre Channel Product
- IBM 2031-216 McData ES-3216 Fibre Channel Product
- IBM 2031-232 McData ES-3232 Fibre Channel Product
- IBM 2032-001 McData ED-5000 Fibre Channel Director
- IBM 2032-064 McData ED-6064 Fibre Channel Director
- IBM 2031-224 McData Sphereon 4500 Fibre Channel Switch / SAN24M-1/IBM 2026-224
- IBM 2034-212 McData Sphereon 4300 Fibre Channel Switch
- INRANGE FC/9000 Fibre Channel Director Model 2042-001 and Model 2042-128
- IBM 2109 Models S08, S16, F16, F32, and M12 SAN Fibre Channel Switch
- IBM 3534 Model F08 SAN Fibre Channel Switch
- IBM 2145-4F2 TotalStorage SAN Volume Controller with IBM TotalStorage SVC Storage Software V3.1 (SVC Storage Software V2.1 and V3.1 are supported with HACMP V5.3)
- 2863-A20 IBM System Storage N3700 dual controller model with Data ONTAP 7.1 software
Tape drive support
- IBM 3583 Ultrium Scalable Tape Library Model L18, L32, and L72
- IBM 3584 Ultra Scalable Tape Library Model L32 and D32
- IBM TotalStorage Enterprise Tape Drive 3590 Model H11
- IBM Magstar® 3590 Tape Drive Model E11 and B11
- IBM 3581 Ultrium Tape Autoloader Model H17 and L17
- IBM 3580 Ultrium Tape Drive Model H11 and L11
IBM RS/6000 SP Switch Router 9077-04S
This router can be used in cluster configurations where the router is used to provide communications to client systems. This router is not supported in the communications path between nodes in an HACMP cluster.
- IBM 7139-111 Vicom Systems SLIC Router
- IBM 7140-160 SAN Controller 160
Rack-mounted storage subsystems
- IBM 7027 High Capacity Storage Drawer Model HSC (supports up to two nodes; no CD-ROMs or tapes installed)
- IBM 7027 High Capacity Storage Drawer Model HSD (supports up to four nodes; no CD-ROMs or tapes installed)
The following table shows the SCSI-2 Single-Ended, SCSI-2 Differential, and SSA cabling that HACMP V5 supports.
Maximum number of enclosures Type Adapter Enclosure per bus SCSI-2 Differential 6209 7131-105 2 (16-bit) 7137-413 2 7137-414 2 7137-415 2 7137-513 2 7137-514 2 7137-515 2 SCSI Single-Ended 2415 7027-HSC 1 6208 SCSI-2 Differential 2420 7137-413 2 (8-bit) 7137-414 2 7137-415 2 7137-513 2 7137-514 2 7137-515 2 SCSI-2 Differential 2416 7027-HSD 1 (16-bit) or 2412 7131-105 2 7137-413 2 7137-414 2 7137-415 2 7137-513 2 7137-514 2 7137-515 2 7204-317 14 7204-325 14 7204-339 14 SSA 6214 7133-020 96 disks or 6216 7133-600 96 disks 7133-D40 96 disks 7133-T40 96 disks 7131-405 4
SCSI-2 Differential disk cabling for HACMP
The cabling configurations in the following tables assume the processors are at the end of the bus (just before each terminator) and the storage devices are connected to the bus between two of the processors.
The first table lists the available y-cables. Y-cables have three legs that are called base, long leg, and short leg. The first table shows what you can connect to each leg. The cables listed under the long leg and short leg columns can be found in the subsequent table under the cable name column, except for the terminator, which is supplied with the y-cable.
Y-cable feature Base to Long leg to Length number adapter device cable Short leg (m) Notes 2114 6209 7131-105 Terminator, .94 16-bit 7137-413 System-to- 7137-414 System Cable 7137-415 7204-339 2422 2420 7137-413 Terminator, .765 8-bit 7137-414 System-to- 7137-415 System Cable 7137-513 7137-514 7137-515 7204-339 2426 2416 7027-HSD Terminator, .94 16-bit or 2412 7131-105 System-to- 7137-413 System Cable 7137-414 7137-415 7137-513 7137-514 7137-515 7204-317 7204-325 7204-339 Cable Cable/Device feature Length From To number (m) Cable name Y-cable Y-cable 2423 2.5 System-to-System Cable (8-bit) Y-cable Y-cable 2424 0.6 System-to-System Cable (16-bit) Y-cable Y-cable 2425 2.5 System-to-System Cable (16-bit) Y-cable 7204-317 2845 0.6 7204 16-bit Cable 7204-317 7204-317 Y-cable 7204-325 7204-325 7204-325 Y-cable 7204-329 7204-329 7204-329 Y-cable 7204-317 2846 2.5 7204 16-bit Cable 7204-317 7204-317 Y-cable 7204-325 7204-325 7204-325 Y-cable 7204-329 7204-329 7204-329 Y-cable 7131-105 2882 1.0 7131-105 Cable 7131-105 7131-105 Y-cable 7131-105 2.5 7131-105 Cable 7131-105 7131-105 Y-cable 7131-105 2885 4.5 7131-105 Cable 7131-105 7131-105 Y-cable 7131-105 2870 12.0 7131-105 Cable 7131-105 7131-105 Y-cable 7131-105 2869 14.0 7131-105 Cable 7131-105 7131-105 Y-cable 7131-105 2868 18.0 7131-105 Cable 7131-105 7131-105 Cable Cable/Device feature Length From To number (m) Cable Name Y-cable 7131-105 9158 1.0 7131-105 Cable Y-cable 7131-105 9132 2.5 7131-105 Cable Y-cable 7131-105 9161 4.5 7131-105 Cable Y-cable 7131-105 9146 12.0 7131-105 Cable Y-cable 7131-105 9145 14.0 7131-105 Cable Y-cable 7131-105 9144 18.0 7131-105 Cable 2415 7027-HSC 3133 3.0 7027-HSC Cable 2415 7027-HSC 3134 6.0 7027-HSC Cable 6208 7027-HSC 3133 3.0 7027-HSC Cable 6208 7027-HSC 3134 6.0 7027-HSC Cable Y-cable 7027-HSD 3137 12.0 7027-HSD Cable Y-cable 7027-HSD 3138 18.0 7027-HSD Cable Y-cable 7137-413 2002 4.0 7137 Cable (8-bit 7137-414 to 16-bit) 7137-513 7137-514 7137-515 Y-cable 7137-413 2014 2.0 7137 Cable (16-bit) (2426) 7137-414 7137-415 7137-513 7137-514 7137-515 7137-413 7137-413 3001 2.0 7137 System-to-System 7137-414 7137-414 Cable 7137-415 7137-415 7137-513 7137-513 7137-514 7137-514 7137-515 7137-515
SSA disk cabling for HACMP V5
HACMP 5.3 and 5.4 support all of the announced SSA cables and Fiber Optics Channel Extenders. Refer to the appropriate system manuals for cabling information.
Other hardware supported in the previous release of HACMP V5 and still covered under IBM warranty service, remains supported in this release of HACMP, unless otherwise noted.
The specific requirements for AIX 5L are:
- AIX 5L 5.2 Technology Level 8 with RSCT version 184.108.40.206 (APAR IY84921), or later
AIX 5L 5.3 Technology Level 4 with RSCT version 220.127.116.11 (APAR IY84920), or later
- HACMP V5.3 and V5.4 are not supported on AIX 5L V5.1. HACMP V5.2 continues to support AIX 5L V5.1 with the 5100-08 Recommended Maintenance package, or later modification levels.
The RSCT file sets delivered with AIX 5L must be installed at the following minimum levels. They are:
- AIX 5L V5.2: rsct.compat.basic.hacmp 18.104.22.168, rsct.compat.clients.hacmp 22.214.171.124, rsct.core.rmc 126.96.36.199, and rsct.core.sec 188.8.131.52
- AIX 5L V5.3: rsct.compat.basic.hacmp 184.108.40.206, rsct.compat.clients.hacmp 220.127.116.11, rsct.core.rmc 18.104.22.168, and rsct.core.sec 22.214.171.124
Each node within a high availability server complex requires the licensed program HACMP V5 to be installed. Except during the upgrade process from earlier releases of HACMP V4, it is recommended that all nodes in the HACMP server complex be at the same AIX 5L operating system level, including PTFs and maintenance upgrades.
Some of the devices supported in HACMP V5 may require a later release level of the AIX 5L operating system; refer to the specific hardware announcement for the AIX 5L release levels required by the hardware.
The HAView facility requires the installation of Tivoli NetView for AIX 5L (5697-NVW).
To use C-SPOC with VPATH disks, SDD 126.96.36.199, or later, is required.
To use HACMP Online Planning Worksheets, AIX 5L Java Runtime Environment is required.
HACMP V5 supports use of AIX 5L V5.2 MPIO for multipath access to disk subsystems.
HACMP V5 supports use of SDDPCM V188.8.131.52, or later, configured to access the shared disks with the "no_reserve" reserve policy. The shared disks must be defined as being in an Enhanced Concurrent Mode (ECM) volume group. Persistent reserve policy is not supported in an HACMP environment.
- HACMP V5.4 base (cluster.es.server.rte 5.n.0.0) at the same release level (n) as HACMP/XD.
For Metro Mirroring, at a minimum:
- AIX 5L Java Runtime Environment
- IBM Storage Subsystem Device Driver, Microcode, and Command-Line Interface
Refer to the HACMP/XD Release Notes shipped with the product, for details regarding requirements for specific configurations and software levels required for HACMP/XD Metro Mirroring.
- For XD IP-based (HAGEO) mirroring: No additional prerequisites
- For XD GLVM: AIX 5L V5.3 with Technology Level 5
HACMP Smart Assist requires:
- HACMP V5 (5765-F62) base feature at the same release level as HACMP Smart Assist
- For Smart Assist for DB2: HACMP V5.4 and either AIX 5L V5.2 with Recommended Maintenance Package 5200-01, or later, or AIX 5L V5.3
- For Smart Assist for Oracle: RSCT 2.3.6 filesets
- For Smart Assist for WebSphere: RIBM HTTP Server V6.0
HACMP Smart Assist supports the following applications, or later modification levels of these applications:
For new HACMP V5.4 configurations: WebSphere Application Server V6.0 (in a Network Deployment
Note: If migrating from HACMP V5.3 to V5.4, WebSphere Application Server V5.0 will continue to be supported.
- Tivoli Directory Server V5.2, or later
- Deployment Manager V6.0, or later
- DB2 Server V8.1 or V82, or later
- Oracle Application Server 10g (AS10g) Cold Failover Cluster V9.0.4, or later
- Tivoli Directory Server V5.2, or later
- Deployment Manager V6.0, or later
- DB2 Server V8.1 or V82, or later
- Oracle Application Server 10g (AS10g) Cold Failover Cluster V9.0.4, or later
Compatibility: HACMP V5.4 supports dynamic upgrade from HACMP 5.1, 5.2, and 5.3, and static upgrades from all prior versions:
- A dynamic upgrade from HACMP V5.1, V5.2, or V5.3 involves installing HACMP V5.4 on all nodes in the cluster; however, the Version Compatibility function allows you to upgrade the cluster one node at a time, without taking the entire cluster offline. Configuration data is retained.
- A static upgrade from HACMP/6000 V1.2, V2.1, V3.1, V4.1, V4.2, V4.3, V4.4.0, V4.4.1, or V4.5, to HACMP V5.4 involves reinstalling HACMP on all nodes in the cluster at the same time. This means that at some point, the cluster must be brought down; however, with proper planning the downtime can be minimized. Configuration is not retained for HACMP releases prior to V4.5.
Note: Although different releases of HACMP V5 can coexist in a cluster temporarily, the Version Compatibility function is intended to ease migration from prior releases of HACMP V5 and is not intended to provide long-term compatibility between versions of the product in a cluster.
Limitations: HACMP provides high availability for the applications and resources executing on the nodes in the HACMP cluster. HACMP does not provide availability beyond the realm of the defined cluster configuration. A high availability implementation requires that there be no single points-of-failures (for example, primary and backup HACMPs in LPAR partitions within a single server frame).
Specific limitations of HACMP
HACMP supports clusters of up to 64 resource groups and 256 interfaces across up to 32 AIX 5L/HACMP
images (System p or System i servers, SP nodes, RS/6000 systems, or LPARs).
The following networks are not supported:
- Serial Optical Channel Converter
- Fibre Channel Switch
- Virtual IP Address facility of AIX 5L
- IP V6
HACMP Support for CUoD, CBU, and DLPAR:
HACMP can be run in LPARs to which processors or memory are added through CUoD or DLPAR (refer to Hardware Announcement 102-260 , dated October 8, 2002) or CBU (refer to Hardware Announcement 103-286 , dated October 14, 2003).
Care must be taken to ensure that sufficient capacity and appropriate procedures are in place to support these features.
Adjusting the hardware configuration (adding or removing processors or memory) of an HACMP node will, under many circumstances, put a significant additional temporary load on that system. This can cause HACMP to interpret that system as having failed. HACMP does not currently have a supported mechanism that will automatically deal with this in all cases. Customers who want to take advantage of these features should run tests and perform adequate benchmarking of their environments to determine the timing implications under varying workload conditions. IBM is not responsible for failures due to incorrect settings of these values, as these tuning parameters are unique for every customer environment.
When installing HACMP on a system with Trusted Computing Base (TCB) security in place, special
considerations are required. HACMP will modify some system files that are monitored by TCB. This
will cause errors to be reported by TCB. The error messages may not identify HACMP as the origin of
the changes to the monitored files. While this does will not affect the operation of HACMP, TCB, or
of the AIX 5L system, customers should verify that the messages are indeed caused only by the
installation of HACMP. If that verification is successful, then no further action is required (the
tcbck command should not be used to undo the HACMP changes). Otherwise, normal security procedures
should be followed.
The Fast Failure Detection function is supported on all supported disk types except SSA.
- HACMP updates SNMP during installation.
Specific limitations of HACMP/XD
- Only one Metro Mirror-supported Storage Server is supported at each site.
- HACMP/XD support does not include Global Mirror functions of SVC Copy Services.
- PPRC eRCMF supports up to eight Enterprise Storage Servers, with a maximum of four at each site.
- Concurrent disk access within HACMP/XD GLVM is supported only within sites, not between sites.
- A single HACMP/XD cluster supports only two sites. A single node can be part of only one HACMP/XD cluster site.
- A single HACMP/XD cluster supports up to eight nodes.
Specific limitations of HACMP Smart Assist
- Smart Assist for DB2 cannot be used to configure a cluster in a partitioned (DB2 UDB DPF) environment.
- When protecting WebSphere Application Servers, only environments using Network Deployment (that is, using Deployment Manager) will be configured into HACMP by the WebSphere Smart Assist.
- The default configuration created for the WebSphere components assumes an unloaded standby system is available, with enough resources to assume the workload of the active system.
- A single standby system may be configured to protect multiple workloads, but is assumed to only effectively execute one workload at a time. The default configuration can be subsequently modified to meet installation-specific requirements.
- For WebSphere configurations using an IBM HTTP Server (IHS) with application servers, Smart Assist will automatically configure the IHS to failover with the application server. This will require the administrator to place the IHS data on a shareable volume group accessible by both nodes.
- Because of the new common Smart Assist infrastructure, there is no migration path from the HACMP V5.3 Oracle Smart Assist to the V5.4 Oracle Smart Assist. HACMP resource groups and resources constructed with V5.3 Oracle Smart Assist are migrated, but you cannot use V5.4 to manage V5.3 Oracle Smart Assist instances.
Environmental conditions that affect the use of HACMP
- The time HACMP takes to recover from a failure depends, in part, on the amount of time it takes for AIX 5L to detect the failure. With the default network detections setting, some token-ring failures may require more than 60 seconds to be detected.
- HACMP does not support attached terminals using Local Area Transport-B protocols.
- Cluster nodes must be within the cable-length limitations of the shared disks, so the physical distance between nodes is limited by the total cable length of the shared disk cables.
- Transparency of a failure and the subsequent recovery to external users or clients is dependent on the HACMP configuration, the client system, and application protocol design.
- The AIX 5L Journaled File System (JFS and JFS2) does not support concurrent access from multiple nodes; therefore, storage accessed in a concurrent configuration must be in raw logical volumes or through GPFS.
- For systems running NetView or other programs that catch SNMP traps, refer to HACMP documentation for details on the use of the clinfo daemon with such programs.
- National Language Support is fully enabled in HACMP for AIX 5L; message translation is provided for Japanese, but other system components such as RSCT produce messages in English only.
For additional information refer to the Usage restrictions section of this announcement, or to the License Information document that is available on the IBM Software License Agreement Web site
Performance considerations: HACMP 5.4.0 cluster performance can be measured and reported in many ways. In a mutual takeover/partitioned workload cluster environment, the user's applications and data are spread across two to 32 nodes in a cluster. Data management and application management can be placed under the control of a single node for efficiency, or on each node for performance. In this partitioned environment, minimal interaction between nodes in a cluster derives high efficiency in each node. When a failover occurs and the backup node takes over for a failed node, performance is degraded for that period of time when the node is down.
In data sharing, LAN and file system overhead and data contention can reduce processor efficiency. Where data must be shared, the concurrent access configuration can be utilized, but less efficiently than a single system because distributed locks must be maintained between cluster nodes and processors.
Customer responsibilities: Customers who purchase two or more HACMP licenses may replicate the contents of the following file sets throughout their enterprise:
Installability: HACMP 5.4 includes conversion utilities to help you convert your configuration from earlier releases of HACMP without installing each intervening version.
All of these conversions can be done while your cluster is not operating; for information regarding node conversion while maintaining cluster operation, refer to the Compatibility section.
The following conversions are provided for converting existing configurations of HACMP V5 to V5.4:
- HACMP for AIX 5L, V5.1
- HACMP for AIX 5L, V5.2
- HACMP for AIX 5L, V5.3
HACMP 5.4 includes conversion utilities to help you migrate your configuration between products in the HACMP family.
- This program is shipped on CD-ROM; media and publications are shipped under the 5692-A5L SPO.
- Proof of Entitlement (PoE) information to support this licensed program is provided in the License Information document, which will be displayed automatically when HACMP V5 is installed.
- Unlicensed documentation is included.
Security, auditability, and control
The announced program uses the security and auditability features of AIX 5L V5.2 and V5.3 for servers. The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.
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The following applies to both HACMP V5.3 and HACMP V5.4:
HACMP V5, HACMP/XD, and HACMP Smart Assist are each server products that each have one charge unit: Number of processors. The number of processors for each product is the sum of the number of processors on which that product will be installed or run. A license is required for each machine on which HACMP will be installed and run.
Software Maintenance for HACMP V5 and its optional features (5660-HMP, 5661-HMP, 5662-HMP, 5663-HMP, or 5664-HMP), should be ordered individually in a quantity equal to the sum of the number of processors on which HACMP V5, HACMP/XD, or HACMP Smart Assist, respectively, will be installed and run.
The order quantity is the integer number of processors on which the product will be run or installed.
Note: Ordering and billing is per physical processor, regardless of processor sharing ("sub-CPU LPARs"). A processor shared among multiple partitions counts as one processor.
Important license information
This program is eligible for sub-capacity pricing, usage and billing. The following terms apply to its use:
- You must acquire authorization from IBM for use of the program on each processor for each partitioned environment.
- IBM does not provide credits or refunds for charges already due or paid if a program's use falls below the authorized entitlement.
- If in the future IBM makes a license management program, an IBM program that records and reports program use information ("Information") to IBM, available to you for measuring program use, you agree to install and appropriately configure such license management program within 180 days of the date it is made available to you by IBM.
- If IBM makes such license management program available to you with the machine on which you are authorized to execute the program, you agree to install and appropriately configure such license management program within 180 days of the date on which you begin using the program on such authorized machine.
- IBM will provide the license management program to you, together with reporting requirements and an e-mail address for transmitting license management reports to IBM. You agree to transmit this information to IBM for the purpose of monitoring your usage of the program and for billing you for usage of the program which exceeds your authorized entitlement. You agree that IBM may store and use your information within IBM for any purpose. IBM may also share your information with third parties such as IBM Business Partners, subcontractors, and consultants under contract to IBM for purposes of usage monitoring, problem determination, assisting you with performance and capacity planning, assisting IBM to enhance IBM products and services, and notifying you of your system status and solutions available to you.
- You agree that upon reasonable written notice IBM has the right to verify your compliance on your premises during normal business hours. IBM may use an independent auditor for this purpose with your prior approval, which you agree not to unreasonably withhold or delay.
Program withdrawal information: HACMP V5.3 will remain orderable under the current 5765-F62 billing feature numbers and AIX 5L SPO 5692-A5L supply feature numbers until April 30, 2007. Only the HACMP V5.3 media supply features of the AIX 5L SPO 5692-A5L (#1458, #1459, and #1460) will be withdrawn from marketing on April 30, 2007.
Withdrawal of obsolete single-price feature numbers: The new Small/Medium/Large feature numbers that follow replace the previous single-price feature numbers under HACMP V5 (5765-F62) and its SMWA offerings (566x-HMP). No product numbers are withdrawn. Refer to Software Announcement 906-160 , dated July 25, 2006.
A processor (commonly called a "CPU" or "core") is a functional unit within a computing device that interprets and executes instructions. A processor consists of at least an instruction control unit and one or more arithmetic or logic unit. With multi-core technology, each core is considered a processor. With sub-capacity licensing, a PoE must be acquired for all activated processors in partitions (utilizing eligible partitioning technologies) on the server available to the program or a component of the program.
New users of HACMP for AIX 5L, V5.4 should specify type 5765, model F62, the one-time charge (OTC) feature number in the appropriate server-size column with a quantity equal to the total number of processors active in that server running the supported operating system in which HACMP will be installed. If a processor is active and HACMP will not be running on that processor, an order for HACMP is not required. For CD-ROM media, specify type 5692, model A5L, and the feature number from the second table that follows.
Note: Throughout the following tables:
- Small means small capacity servers (processor groups C5, D5, and E5).
- Medium means medium capacity servers (processor groups F5 and G5).
- Large means large capacity servers (processor groups H5 and P5).
- OTC means one time charge.
- OOCoD means on/off capacity on demand.
5765-F62 HACMP for AIX 5L, V5.4
Basic license OTC
OTC Program feature Description number number HACMP base product 5765-F62 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per small processor 0041 per block of 250 small 0042 processors(1) HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per medium processor 0043 per block of 250 medium 0044 processors HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per large processor 0045 per block of 250 large 0046 processors HACMP XD feature 5765-F62 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per small processor 0029 per block of 250 small 0030 processors(1) HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per medium processor 0031 per block of 250 medium 0032 processors HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per large processor 0033 per block of 250 large 0034 processors HACMP SA feature 5765-F62 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per small processor 0017 per block of 250 small 0018 processors(1) HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per medium processor 0019 per block of 250 medium 0020 processors HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per large processor 0021 per block of 250 large 0022 processors (1) The feature for a block of 250 active processors is provided for convenience with large orders. A quantity of one for this feature will order a license for 250 processors.
Program Media supply Program name number Media feature number HACMP for AIX 5L base product, V5.4 5692-A5L CD-ROM 1489 XD feature, V5.4 5692-A5L CD-ROM 1490 Smart Assist, V5.4 5692-A5L CD-ROM 1491
Select the following feature number to customize your order, if desired. This feature can be specified on the initial or MES orders.
Feature Description number Expedite fee charged to branch office 3445
This software license includes Software Maintenance, previously referred to as Software Subscription and Technical Support.
Extending coverage for a total of three years from date of acquisition may be elected. Order the program number, feature number, and quantity to extend coverage for your software licenses. If maintenance has expired, specify the after-license feature number.
Customers who have active HACMP Software Maintenance contracts (566x-HMP or 5773-HMP) are entitled to receive HACMP V5.4 at no charge. Eligible customers should add the applicable media supply feature number under their existing 5692-A5L AIX 5L SPO record.
To register for future upgrades of products from Software Maintenance for programs described in this announcement, specify the desired 566n-HMP program number and the applicable HACMP, HACMP/XD, or HACMP Smart Assist After License billing feature.
New Software Maintenance features for HACMP for AIX 5L, V5.4 (5765-F62)
5765-F62 HACMP V5 HACMP/XD V5 HACMP Smart Assist V5
OTC billing Feature feature description number 5660-HMP Expedite fee charged to branch office 3445 5661-HMP Expedite fee charged to branch office 3445 5662-HMP Expedite fee charged to branch office 3445 5664-HMP Expedite fee charged to branch office 3445 5660-HMP HACMP AIX(R) Software Maintenance 5809 Agreement 5661-HMP HACMP AIX Software Maintenance Agreement 5809 5662-HMP HACMP AIX Software Maintenance Agreement 5809 5664-HMP HACMP AIX Software Maintenance Agreement 5809 5660-HMP Maintenance No-Charge 1-year Registration HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per small processor 0864 per block of 250 small processors 0865 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per medium processor 0868 per block of 250 medium processors 0869 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per large processor 0872 per block of 250 large processors 0873 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0876 per block of 250 small processors 0877 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0880 per block of 250 medium processors 0881 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0884 per block of 250 large processors 0885 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0888 per block of 250 small processors 0889 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0892 per block of 250 medium processors 0893 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0896 per block of 250 large processors 0897 5660-HMP Maintenance 1-year 24 x 7 support HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per small processor 0866 per block of 250 small processors 0867 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per medium processor 0870 per block of 250 medium processors 0871 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per large processor 0874 per block of 250 large processors 0875 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0878 per block of 250 small processors 0879 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0882 per block of 250 medium processors 0883 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0886 per block of 250 large processors 0887 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0890 per block of 250 small processors 0891 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0894 per block of 250 medium processors 0895 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0898 per block of 250 large processors 0899 5661-HMP 1-year Software Maintenance After License HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per small processor 0172 per block of 250 small processors 0173 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per medium processor 0176 per block of 250 medium processors 0177 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per large processor 0180 per block of 250 large processors 0181 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0160 per block of 250 small processors 0161 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0164 per block of 250 medium processors 0165 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0168 per block of 250 large processors 0169 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0148 per block of 250 small processors 0149 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0152 per block of 250 medium processors 0153 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0156 per block of 250 large processors 0157 5661-HMP After License 1-year 24 x 7 support HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per small processor 0174 per block of 250 small processors 0175 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per medium processor 0178 per block of 250 medium processors 0179 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per large processor 0182 per block of 250 large processors 0183 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0162 per block of 250 small processors 0163 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0166 per block of 250 medium processors 0167 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0170 per block of 250 large processors 0171 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0150 per block of 250 small processors 0151 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0154 per block of 250 medium processors 0155 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0158 per block of 250 large processors 0159 5662-HMP Maintenance 3-year Registration (2-year uplift) HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per small processor 0208 per block of 250 small processors 0209 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per medium processor 0212 per block of 250 medium processors 0213 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per large processor 0216 per block of 250 large processors 0217 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0220 per block of 250 small processors 0221 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0224 per block of 250 medium processors 0225 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0228 per block of 250 large processors 0229 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0232 per block of 250 small processors 0233 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0236 per block of 250 medium processors 0237 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0240 per block of 250 large processors 0241 5662-HMP Maintenance 3-year 24 x 7 support HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per small processor 0210 per block of 250 small processors 0211 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per medium processor 0214 per block of 250 medium processors 0215 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per large processor 0218 per block of 250 large processors 0219 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0222 per block of 250 small processors 0223 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0226 per block of 250 medium processors 0227 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0230 per block of 250 large processors 0231 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0234 per block of 250 small processors 0235 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0238 per block of 250 medium processors 0239 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0242 per block of 250 large processors 0243 5664-HMP 3-year Software Maintenance After License HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per small processor 0015 per block of 250 small processors 0016 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per medium processor 0019 per block of 250 medium processors 0020 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per large processor 0023 per block of 250 large processors 0024 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0027 per block of 250 small processors 0028 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0031 per block of 250 medium processors 0032 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0035 per block of 250 large processors 0036 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0039 per block of 250 small processors 0040 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0043 per block of 250 medium processors 0044 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0047 per block of 250 large processors 0048 5664-HMP 3-year Software Maintenance After License 24 x 7 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per small processor 0017 per block of 250 small processors 0018 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per medium processor 0021 per block of 250 medium processors 0022 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per large processor 0025 per block of 250 large processors 0026 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0029 per block of 250 small processors 0030 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0033 per block of 250 medium processors 0034 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0037 per block of 250 large processors 0038 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0041 per block of 250 small processors 0042 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0045 per block of 250 medium processors 0046 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0049 per block of 250 large processors 0050
Electronic software delivery Electronic delivery is now available for select licensed programs upgrades, including HACMP for AIX 5L V5. Customers with a current Software Maintenance Agreement can download software upgrades online without having to wait for an order to be processed or physical media to arrive. Electronic delivery is available only for upgrades or product refreshes. For details on Electronic Software Delivery registration, refer to Software Announcement 206-174 , dated July 25, 2006.
System Program Order (SPO) (5692-A5L): A 5692-A5L SPO is mandatory for shipments of program distribution and publications. The individual licensed program orders (for example, 5765-F62) are for registration and billing purposes only. No shipment occurs under these orders.
Machine-readable materials are only available on CD-ROM. To receive shipment of machine-readable materials under SPO (5692-A5L), order the CD-ROM media.
Specify feature number 3410. Billing for the media is generated under the SPO. To prevent additional billing expenses, place only one SPO order per machine.
Select one of the following (5692-A5L) features for the licensed program hardcopy entitled publications.
HACMP 5.4 5692-A5L SPO feature numbers
Program Feature Program name number number IBM High Availability Cluster 5765-F62 1489 Multi-Processing for AIX 5L, Version 5.4.0 IBM High Availability Cluster 5765-F62 1490 Multi-Processing for AIX 5L, Version 5.4.0 XD Extended Distance Feature IBM High Availability Cluster 5765-F62 1491 Multi-Processing for AIX 5L, Version 5.4.0 Smart Assist Feature
HACMP V5.3: HACMP 5.3 will remain available via current 5765-F62 billing feature numbers and AIX 5L V5 SPO (5692-A5L) supply feature numbers until April 30, 2007. The SPO supply feature numbers to order are:
HACMP 5.3 Base 1458 HACMP 5.3 XD 1459 HACMP 5.3 Smart Assist 1460
The above AIX 5L SPO media supply features for HACMP V5.3 will be withdrawn from marketing on April 30, 2007.
Under SPO 5692-A5L, feature number 3470 can be used to suppress hardcopy documentation.
On/Off Capacity on Demand
IBM offers a daily price option to enable you to dynamically change your available server capacity. OOCoD allows you to dynamically increase and decrease server capacity based on changing workload demands. In order to take advantage of OOCoD, you must have activation of the OOCoD hardware offering for System p and the applicable base software license on order or on inventory.
This offering allows you to pay a fee to enable and use temporary server capacity of HACMP for AIX 5L on a per-day basis using the following features.
Customers must complete and sign contract Z125-6907 Amendment for iSeries and pSeries Software On/Off Capacity on Demand.
For specific terms, refer to Software Announcement 204-298 , dated December 7, 2004.
OTC Program feature Description number number Per Processor Day OOCoD 5765-F62 Temp Use Chrg HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per small processor 0047 per block of 250 small 0048 processors(1) HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per medium processor 0049 per block of 250 medium 0050 processors HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per large processor 0051 per block of 250 large 0052 processors HACMP for AIX 5L, XD feature -- per small processor 0035 per block of 250 small 0036 processors(1) HACMP for AIX 5L, XD feature -- per medium processor 0037 per block of 250 medium 0038 processors HACMP for AIX 5L, XD feature -- per large processor 0039 per block of 250 large 0040 processors HACMP for AIX 5L, SA feature -- per small processor 0023 per block of 250 small 0024 processors(1) HACMP for AIX 5L, SA feature -- per medium processor 0025 per block of 250 medium 0026 processors HACMP for AIX 5L, SA feature -- per large processor 0027 per block of 250 large 0028 processors (1) The feature for a block of 250 active processors is provided for convenience with large orders. A quantity of one for this feature will order a license for 250 processors.
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Licensing: IBM International Program License Agreement and License Information document. PoEs are required for all authorized use.
This software license includes Software Maintenance, previously referred to as Software Subscription and Technical Support.
The following agreement applies for maintenance and does not require customer signatures:
- IBM Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance (Z125-6011)
Limited warranty applies: Yes
Warranty: This program includes a warranty for one year from acquisition from IBM or an authorized IBM Business Partner. For one year from acquisition of the program, this warranty provides the customer with access to databases containing program information and FAQs, including any known fixes to defects, which the customer can download or otherwise obtain and install.
Program technical support: Technical support of a program product will be available for a minimum of three years from the general availability date, as long as your Software Maintenance is in effect. This technical support allows you to obtain assistance (via telephone or electronic means) from IBM for product-specific, task-oriented questions regarding the installation and operation of the program product. Software Maintenance also provides you with access to updates, releases, and versions of the program. Customers will be notified, via announcement letter, of discontinuance of support with 12 months' notice. If you require additional technical support from IBM, including an extension of support beyond the discontinuance date, contact your IBM representative or IBM Business Partner. This extension may be available for a fee.
Money-back guarantee: If for any reason you are dissatisfied with the program and you are the original licensee, return it within 30 days from the invoice date to the party (either IBM or its reseller) from whom you acquired it for a refund. For clarification, note that for programs acquired under any of IBM's On/Off Capacity on Demand (On/Off CoD) software offerings, this term does not apply since these offerings apply to programs already acquired and in use by the customer.
Copy and use on home/portable computer: No
Volume orders (IVO): Yes, contact your IBM representative.
Usage restriction: Yes
For additional information, refer to the License Information document that is available on the IBM Software License Agreement Web site
Software Maintenance applies: Yes
All distributed software licenses include Software Maintenance (Software Subscription and Technical Support) for a period of 12 months from the date of acquisition, providing a streamlined way to acquire IBM software and assure technical support coverage for all licenses. Extending coverage for a total of three years from date of acquisition may be elected.
While your Software Maintenance is in effect, IBM provides you assistance for your routine, short duration installation and usage (how-to) questions; and code-related questions. IBM provides assistance via telephone and, if available, electronic access, only to your information systems technical support personnel during the normal business hours (published prime shift hours) of your IBM support center. (This assistance is not available to your end users.) IBM provides Severity 1 assistance 24 hours a day, every day of the year. For additional details, consult your IBM Software Support Guide at
Software Maintenance does not include assistance for the design and development of applications, your use of programs in other than their specified operating environment, or failures caused by products for which IBM is not responsible under this agreement.
IBM Operational Support Services SoftwareXcel: No
iSeries Software Maintenance applies: No
Variable charges apply: Yes
Educational allowance available
Yes, 15% education allowance applies to qualified education institution customers.
On/Off Capacity on Demand
To be eligible for On/Off Capacity on Demand pricing, customers must be enabled for temporary
capacity on the corresponding hardware, and the required contract Z125-6907, Amendment for
iSeries and pSeries Temporary Capacity On Demand Software must be signed prior to use.
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The prices provided in this announcement are suggested retail prices for the U.S. only and are provided for your information only. Dealer prices may vary, and prices may also vary by country. Prices are subject to change without notice. For additional information and current prices, contact your local IBM representative.
Priced features for 5765-F62 HACMP V5 are now for small, medium, and large processors. Either release 5.3 or 5.4 can be ordered via 5765-F62. Release selection is via 5692-A5L AIX 5L SPO media feature.
5765-F62 HACMP for AIX 5L, V5.4
Basic License OTC
OTC Program feature Description number number OTC HACMP base product 5765-F62 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per small processor 0041 $ 3,200 per block of 250 small 0042 800,000 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per medium processor 0043 3,200 per block of 250 medium processors 0044 800,000 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per large processor 0045 3,200 per block of 250 large processors 0046 800,000 HACMP XD feature 5765-F62 HACMP for AIX 5L, XD feature -- per small processor 0029 5,595 per block of 250 small 0030 1,398,750 HACMP for AIX 5L, XD feature -- per medium processor 0031 5,595 per block of 250 medium processors 0032 1,398,750 HACMP for AIX 5L, XD feature -- per large processor 0033 5,595 per block of 250 large processors 0034 1,398,750 HACMP SA feature 5765-F62 HACMP for AIX 5L, SA feature -- per small processor 0017 99 per block of 250 small 0018 24,750 HACMP for AIX 5L, SA feature -- per medium processor 0019 99 per block of 250 medium processors 0020 24,750 HACMP for AIX 5L, SA feature -- per large processor 0021 99 per block of 250 large processors 0022 24,750 Per Processor Day OOCoD 5765-F62 Temp Use Chrg HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per small processor 0047 36 per block of 250 small 0048 9,000 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per medium processor 0049 36 per block of 250 medium processors 0050 9,000 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per large processor 0051 36 per block of 250 large processors 0052 9,000 HACMP for AIX 5L, XD feature -- per small processor 0035 62 per block of 250 small 0036 15,500 HACMP for AIX 5L, XD feature -- per medium processor 0037 62 per block of 250 medium processors 0038 15,500 HACMP for AIX 5L, XD feature -- per large processor 0039 62 per block of 250 large processors 0040 15,500 HACMP for AIX 5L, SA feature -- per small processor 0023 1 per block of 250 small 0024 250 HACMP for AIX 5L, SA feature -- per medium processor 0025 1 per block of 250 medium processors 0026 250 HACMP for AIX 5L, SA feature -- per large processor 0027 1 per block of 250 large processors 0028 250
HACMP for AIX 5L, V5.4 (5765-F62) effective July 25, 2006.
5765-F62 HACMP V5 HACMP/XD V5 HACMP Smart Assist V5
OTC feature Description number OTC 5660-HMP Expedite fee charged to branch office 3445 NC 5661-HMP Expedite fee charged to branch office 3445 5662-HMP Expedite fee charged to branch office 3445 5664-HMP Expedite fee charged to branch office 3445 5660-HMP HACMP AIX Software Maintenance Agreement 5809 NC 5661-HMP HACMP AIX Software Maintenance Agreement 5809 5662-HMP HACMP AIX Software Maintenance Agreement 5809 5664-HMP HACMP AIX Software Maintenance Agreement 5809 OTC feature Description number OTC 5660-HMP Maintenance No-Charge 1-year Registration HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per small processor 0864 NC per block of 250 small processors 0865 NC HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per medium processor 0868 NC per block of 250 medium processors 0869 NC HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per large processor 0872 NC per block of 250 large processors 0873 NC HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0876 NC per block of 250 small processors 0877 NC HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0880 NC per block of 250 medium processors 0881 NC HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0884 NC per block of 250 large processors 0885 NC HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0888 NC per block of 250 small processors 0889 NC HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0892 NC per block of 250 medium processors 0893 NC HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0896 NC per block of 250 large processors 0897 NC 5660-HMP Maintenance 1-year 24 x 7 support HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per small processor 0866 45 per block of 250 small processors 0867 11,250 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per medium processor 0870 45 per block of 250 medium processors 0871 11,250 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per large processor 0874 45 per block of 250 large processors 0875 11,250 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0878 78 per block of 250 small processors 0879 19,500 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0882 78 per block of 250 medium processors 0883 19,500 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0886 78 per block of 250 large processors 0887 19,500 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0890 1 per block of 250 small processors 0891 250 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0894 1 per block of 250 medium processors 0895 250 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0898 1 per block of 250 large processors 0899 250 5661-HMP 1-year Software Maintenance After License HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per small processor 0172 960 per block of 250 small processors 0173 240,000 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per medium processor 0176 960 per block of 250 medium processors 0177 240,000 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per large processor 0180 960 per block of 250 large processors 0181 240,000 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0160 1,679 per block of 250 small processors 0161 419,750 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0164 1,679 per block of 250 medium processors 0165 419,750 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0168 1,679 per block of 250 large processors 0169 419,750 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0148 30 per block of 250 small processors 0149 7,500 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0152 30 per block of 250 medium processors 0153 7,500 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0156 30 per block of 250 large processors 0157 7,500 5661-HMP After License 1-year 24 x 7 support HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per small processor 0174 45 per block of 250 small processors 0175 11,250 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per medium processor 0178 45 per block of 250 medium processors 0179 11,250 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per large processor 0182 45 per block of 250 large processors 0183 11,250 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0162 78 per block of 250 small processors 0163 19,500 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0166 78 per block of 250 medium processors 0167 19,500 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0170 78 per block of 250 large processors 0171 19,500 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0150 1 per block of 250 small processors 0151 250 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0154 1 per block of 250 medium processors 0155 250 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0158 1 per block of 250 large processors 0159 250 5662-HMP Maintenance 3-year Registration (2-year uplift) HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per small processor 0208 1,088 per block of 250 small processors 0209 272,000 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per medium processor 0212 1,088 per block of 250 medium processors 0213 272,000 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per large processor 0216 1,088 per block of 250 large processors 0217 272,000 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0220 1,902 per block of 250 small processors 0221 475,500 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0224 1,902 per block of 250 medium processors 0225 475,500 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0228 1,902 per block of 250 large processors 0229 475,500 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0232 34 per block of 250 small processors 0233 8,500 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0236 34 per block of 250 medium processors 0237 8,500 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0240 34 per block of 250 large processors 0241 8,500 5662-HMP Maintenance 3-year 24 x 7 support HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per small processor 0210 121 per block of 250 small processors 0211 30,250 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per medium processor 0214 121 per block of 250 medium processors 0215 30,250 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per large processor 0218 121 per block of 250 large processors 0219 30,250 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0222 211 per block of 250 small processors 0223 52,750 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0226 211 per block of 250 medium processors 0227 52,750 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0230 211 per block of 250 large processors 0231 52,750 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0234 4 per block of 250 small processors 0235 1,000 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0238 4 per block of 250 medium processors 0239 1,000 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0242 4 per block of 250 large processors 0243 1,000 5664-HMP 3-year Software Maintenance After License HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per small processor 0015 2,048 per block of 250 small processors 0016 512,000 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per medium processor 0019 2,048 per block of 250 medium processors 0020 512,000 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per large processor 0023 2,048 per block of 250 large processors 0024 512,000 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0027 3,581 per block of 250 small processors 0028 895,250 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0031 3,581 per block of 250 medium processors 0032 895,250 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0035 3,581 per block of 250 large processors 0036 895,250 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0039 64 per block of 250 small processors 0040 16,000 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0043 64 per block of 250 medium processors 0044 16,000 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0047 64 per block of 250 large processors 0048 16,000 5664-HMP 3-year Software Maintenance After License 24 x 7 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per small processor 0017 121 per block of 250 small processors 0018 30,250 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per medium processor 0021 121 per block of 250 medium processors 0022 30,250 HACMP for AIX 5L base -- per large processor 0025 121 per block of 250 large processors 0026 30,250 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0029 211 per block of 250 small processors 0030 52,750 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0033 211 per block of 250 medium processors 0034 52,750 HACMP/XD for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0037 211 per block of 250 large processors 0038 52,750 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per small processor 0041 4 per block of 250 small processors 0042 1,000 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per medium processor 0045 4 per block of 250 medium processors 0046 1,000 HACMP SA for AIX 5L -- per large processor 0049 4 per block of 250 large processors 0050 1,000
The applicable processor-based OTC will be based on the group of the designated machine on which
the program is licensed for use. If the program is designated to a processor in a group for which
no charge is listed, the charge of the next higher group listed applies. For movement to a machine
in a higher group, an upgrade charge equal to the difference in the then-current charges between the
two groups will apply. For movement to a machine in a lower group, there will be no adjustment or
refund of charges paid.
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