IBM PowerHA SystemMirror V7.2.3 for IBM AIX and V7.22 for Linux

A draft IBM Redbooks publication

Updated 17 July 2019

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ISBN-10: 0738457914
ISBN-13: 9780738457918
IBM Form #: SG24-8434-00

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Authors: Dino Quintero, Jose Martin Abeleira, Adriano Almeida, Bernhard Buehler, Primitivo Cervantes, Stuart Cunliffe, Jes Kiran, Byron Martinez Martinez, Antony Steel, Oscar Humberto Torres, Stefan Velica


This IBM Redbooks publication will help strengthen the position of the PowerHA SystemMirror for Linux solution with a well-defined and documented deployment models within an IBM Power Systems environment allowing customers a planned foundation for business resilient and disaster recovery for their IBM Power Systems infrastructure solutions.

This book addresses topics to help answer customers' complex high availability and disaster recovery requirements for AIX and Linux on IBM Power Systems servers to help maximize systems' availability and resources and provide technical documentation to transfer the how-to-skills to users and support teams.

This publication is targeted toward technical professionals (consultants, technical support staff, IT Architects, and IT Specialists) responsible for providing high availability and disaster recovery solutions and support with IBM PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX and Linux Standard and Enterprise Editions on IBM Power Systems servers.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to IBM PowerHA SystemMirror for IBM AIX
Chapter 2. IBM PoweHA SystemMirror V7.2.3 for IBM AIX and V7.22 for Linux new features
Chapter 3. Planning considerations
Chapter 4. Migration
Chapter 5. PowerHA SystemMirror Graphical User Interface (SMUI)
Chapter 6. Resource Optimized High Availability
Chapter 7. Geographical Logical Volume Manager configuration assistant
Chapter 8. Automation adaptation for Live Partition Mobility
Chapter 9. Cluster partition management update
Chapter 10. PowerHA SystemMirror special features
Chapter 11. PowerHA SystemMirror V7.22 for Linux
Chapter 12. Infrastructure management for PowerHA SystemMirror with IBM PowerVC
Appendix A. Storage migrations
Appendix B. Migrating the cluster repository disk

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