Veritas Cluster Server One 5.0 Service Pack 1 - Installation Guide

Article:DOC2476  |  Created: 2010-08-12  |  Updated: 2010-08-12  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC2476
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Table of Contents:
VCS One installation overview
VCS One architecture
Physical components of the VCS One cluster
Shared storage in the VCS One cluster
VCS One global clusters
About disaster recovery
About installing VCS One
Where to go for VCS One client configuration instructions
About installing the VCS One agents
About VCS One license keys
About the Symantec Product Authentication Service
Removing earlier versions of the Symantec Product Authentication Service
Preparing to install VCS One
Opening the required ports
Configuring ssh, rsh, or remsh before installing
Configuring ssh
Restoring the password requirement between systems
Configuring rsh or remsh
About data protection for shared storage
Requirements for adding shared storage
Adding storage devices
Testing disks for SCSI-3 compliance
Setting up and testing data disks
Using additional vxfentsthdw options
Testing system and device combinations
Testing all the disks in a disk group
Installing and configuring the VCS One Policy Master
Before you install the Policy Master
Designing the Policy Master
Installing patches
Preparing your network on Solaris
Preparing your network on Linux
Preparing Policy Master cluster information
Preparing your storage architecture
Preparing to configure disaster recovery
Installing the Policy Master
Logging on and mounting the product disc
Running installation prechecks
Launching the installer
Specifying the target system
Specifying whether to install Storage Foundation
Licensing VCS One on your systems
Reviewing the package list
Reviewing the package space requirements
Specifying when to configure the Policy Master
Configuring the Policy Master
Starting the Policy Master configuration
Opening the required firewall ports (Linux only)
Configuring the Policy Master cluster
Configuring virtual IP addresses for the Policy Master
Choosing a storage architecture to configure
Configuring disaster recovery
Configuring your storage architecture
Starting the Policy Master
After you install the Policy Master
Verifying the Policy Master installation
Setting up Policy Master I/0 fencing
Setting the default platform in the VCS One cluster
About configuring VCS One
About accessing the VCS One web console
Setting who can access the VCS One web console
Accessing the VCS One web console
Recreating the SSL certificate
Installing and configuring the VCS One client on UNIX
Preparing to install the VCS One client
General preparations (all platforms)
Platform-specific preparations
Right before the installation
Deciding about a credential installation
Installation options
Creating a deployment credential package
Creating a permanent credential package
Installing the VCS One client
Synchronizing the clock times on your systems
Launching the installer
Specifying the target systems
Reviewing the package list
Reviewing the package space requirements
Specifying when to configure the client
Configuring the VCS One client
Starting the client configuration
Entering the virtual IP addresses for the client
Deciding whether to configure the SSL library path
Specifying a permanent or deployment credential package
Completing and verifying the installation
Configuring domain and IP address information for ESX
Configuring domain and IP address information for ESXi
Configuring credentials (ESX and ESXi only)
Starting the VCS One client processes
Setting the encryption key (ESX and ESXi only)
Performing unattended client installations using response files
Response file examples
Using a response file from a previous installation
Installation using a response file
After you install and configure the VCS One client
Installing and configuring the VCS One client on Windows
Preparing to install and configure the VCS One client
General preparations
Required ports and firewall settings
Installing the VCS One client
Installing the client using the installer
Installing the client on Windows using the command line
Configuring Windows clients with a UNIX Policy Master
Installing the Simulator
About the Simulator
Before you install the Simulator
Installing the Simulator
Setting up authentication plug-ins
About authentication plug-ins
Supported authentication service types
Displaying information about user names and domain names
Case sensitivity
Length limits
Setting up vx authentication
Setting up unixpwd authentication
Setting up NIS or NIS+ authentication
Setting up LDAP authentication
Setting up Windows Active Directory authentication
Setting up PAM authentication
Creating a new vx user
Adding a new or replacement system to the Policy Master cluster
Prerequisites for the new or replacement system
About adding or replacing a system
Adding a system to the Policy Master cluster
Setting up the hardware
Adding a system to the VCS One Policy Master cluster
Replacing a system in the VCS One Policy Master cluster
Upgrading to VCS One 5.0.1
Overview
What the upgrade supports
Operating system prerequisite
Not supported
Configuration changes
About agent versions
Upgrading the Policy Master by adding new systems
Obtaining new systems and installing VCS One 5.0.1
Exporting configuration and database data from the old systems
Importing configuration and database data to your new 5.0.1 systems
Verifying VCS One operations on the new 5.0.1 systems
Migrating your configurations to VCS One 5.0.1
Upgrading the Policy Master without adding new systems
Exporting configuration and database data from the old systems
Deleting a system from your old (2.0.1 or 5.0.0) Policy Master cluster
Installing VCS One 5.0.1 on the deleted system
Importing configuration and database data to the new 5.0.1 system
Verifying VCS One operations on the new 5.0.1 system
Migrating your configurations to VCS One 5.0.1
Deleting the remaining node from your old configuration and adding it to your 5.0.1 configuration
Changing the ID and Policy Master virtual IP addresses
Upgrading the client
Launching the upgrade installer
Specifying the target systems
Reviewing the package list
Confirming that you are ready to upgrade the client
Deciding about evacuating service groups
Configuring the VCS One client upgrade
Entering the virtual IP addresses for the Policy Master
Deciding whether to configure the SSL library path
Specifying a permanent or deployment credential package
Synchronizing the clock times on your systems
Completing and verifying the upgrade
Uninstalling VCS One software
Uninstalling the VCS One software
Uninstalling high availability agent software
Uninstalling Policy Master server software
Uninstalling the VCS One client software
Uninstalling the Simulator
Reinstalling the Policy Master on UNIX
Reattaching existing clients to the Policy Master
Troubleshooting
Re-authenticating the client on Windows
How to recognize if authentication has failed
Reasons authentication might fail
Re-authenticating the client
Policy Master installation fails
Installing Storage Foundation after installing the client on Linux
Troubleshooting I/O fencing on UNIX
Attempting to load the fencing module twice on a running system
vxfentsthdw fails when the SCSI TEST UNIT READY command fails
vxfentsthdw fails when prior registration key exists on disk
Ignore DISK OPERATION ERRORŽ message during restart
System panics to prevent potential data corruption
Using the vxfenclearpre command to clear keys after split brain
Adding or removing coordinator disks
How I/O fencing works in different situations
Client configuration fails on Windows
Windows client configuration wizard error
Handling the user authentication failure
Client authentication fails
Restarting the Veritas Storage Agent service
Policy Master is successfully installed on a remote node but shows the status as Failed
Handling the system validation failure
Sample UNIX installation output
Installing the VCS One Policy Master with Storage Foundation
Starting the installer
Reading the copyright information
Selecting a task
Selecting a Policy Master installation
Accepting the End User License Agreement
Reviewing the installation and configuration requirements
Entering the target systems
Deciding about Storage Foundation installation
Selecting a license type
Reviewing the package list
Reviewing the package space requirements
Choosing when to configure the Policy Master
Configuring the firewall settings
Configuring the VCS One Policy Master cluster
Confirming the VCS One Policy Master cluster configuration
Configuring the Policy Master virtual IP addresses
Confirming the Policy Master virtual IP address configuration
Choosing a storage architecture
Deciding whether to configure disaster recovery
Configuring disaster recovery
Confirming the disaster recovery configuration
Installing packages
Starting Storage Foundation processes
Configuring Storage Foundation
Confirming the Storage Foundation configuration
Starting the Policy Master processes
Installing the VCS One Policy Master with NetApp
Starting the installer
Reading the copyright information
Deciding about Storage Foundation
Accepting the End User License Agreement
Reviewing the installation and configuration requirements
Licensing VCS One
Reviewing the package list
Reviewing the package space requirements
Choosing when to configure the Policy Master
Configuring the firewall settings
Configuring the VCS One Policy Master cluster
Confirming the VCS One Policy Master cluster configuration
Configuring the Policy Master virtual IP addresses
Confirming the Policy Master virtual IP address configuration
Choosing a storage architecture
Configuring NetApp
Confirming the NetApp configuration
Deciding whether to configure disaster recovery
Confirming disaster recovery configuration
Showing configuration details
Starting the Policy Master processes
Installing the VCS One client
Starting the installer
Reading the copyright information
Selecting a task
Selecting an ESXi client installation
Accepting the End User License Agreement
Reviewing the installation and configuration requirements
Entering the target systems
Reviewing the package list
Reviewing the package space requirements
Choosing when to configure the client
Configuring the client
Configuring the fully-qualified domain names and public IP addresses for the ESXi server
Configuring the ESXi server administration credentials
Installing packages and executing the configuration
Starting the client
Entering the encryption key for encrypting the ESXi server administration credentials
Required UNIX packages
Mandatory package list for a Policy Master installation with Storage Foundation
Mandatory package list for a Policy Master installation without Storage Foundation
Mandatory client packages
UNIX Response file variables
UNIX Response file variables

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