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Shutdown triggers volume shadowing merge?

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The Question is:

I am running a 2 node cluster with VMS Volume Shadowing.  Each CPU has a
 separate system disk, but I am storing cluster common files on a shadow set
 consisting of two drives.  Both drives are accessable to both Alphas.
Whenever I reboot either node, the shadow set goes into a merge operation.
I believe that this is because during shutdown of either of the nodes the
 shadow set dismount fails with one file open on the volume.
I have managed to close every file on the shadow set prior to shutdown (other
 than indexf.sys) except RIGHTSLIST.DAT which is opened by SECURITY_SERVER.
Is there some way I can force this process to exit or close its files prior to
 the dismount?
Is there some way I can issue a dismount after this process has been terminated
 in the normal shutdown process?

The Answer is :

  This appears quite similar to a known problem in the OpenVMS shutdown
  sequence -- please check for available ECOs, and please contact the
  Compaq Customer Support Center.  (As a potential work-around, you could
  try to shut down the security server to close the channel.)

answer written or last revised on ( 30-NOV-2000 )

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