Veritas™ Cluster Server One 5.0 Installation Guide

Article:DOC2713  |  Created: 2010-08-20  |  Updated: 2010-08-20  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC2713
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Table of Contents:
Getting ready to install VCS One
About installing VCS One
Installing the VCS One agents
Getting your VCS One licenses
Setting up the Policy Master cluster hardware
Opening the required ports
Running installation prechecks
Logging on and mounting the product disc
Running the prechecks
About the Symantec Product Authentication Service
Removing earlier versions of the Symantec Product Authentication Service
Configuring ssh, rsh, or remsh before installing
Configuring ssh
Restoring the password requirement between systems
Configuring rsh or remsh
Installing and configuring the VCS One Policy Master
Before you install 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
Launching the installer
Specifying the target system
Specifying whether to install Storage Foundation
Selecting a license type
Reviewing the package list
Specifying when to configure the Policy Master
Configuring the Policy Master
Starting the Policy Master configuration
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 the default platform in the VCS One cluster
About configuring VCS One
Accessing the web console
Before you access 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
Preparing to install the VCS One client
General preparations (all platforms)
Platform-specific preparations
Right before the installation
Deciding about a credential installation
Installing the client using a deployment credential
Installing the client using a permanent credential
Installing the VCS One client
Launching the installer
Specifying the target systems
Reviewing the package list
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
Synchronizing the clock times on your systems
Completing and verifying the installation
After you install the VCS One client
Performing unattended client installations
About response files
Response file example
Using a response file from a previous installation
Installation using a response file
Installing the Simulator
About the Simulator
Before you install the Simulator
Installing the Simulator
Setting up authentication plug-ins for VCS One
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
Extending the credential expiry period
Setting the default domain and domain type
Adding shared storage and testing disks for SCSI-3 compliance
About adding 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
Setting up Policy Master I/0 fencing
Setting up and testing the coordinator disks
Creating I/O fencing configuration files and starting I/O fencing
About VCS One client I/O fencing
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 from VCS One 2.0.1 to 5.0
Overview
What the upgrade supports
Operating system prerequisite
Not supported
Configuration changes
Upgrading the Policy Master
Adding a system to a VCS One 5.0 Policy Master cluster
Exporting your VCS One 2.0.1 configurations
Deleting a system from your VCS One 2.0.1 Policy Master cluster
Importing your 2.0.1 configurations to VCS One 5.0
Migrating your 2.0.1 configurations to VCS One 5.0
(Optional) Creating an ID for the VCS One 5.0 Policy Master cluster and specifying the virtual IP addresses
Upgrading the client
Backing up your 2.0.1 configurations
Uninstalling the 2.0.1 client on one system
Installing and configuring the 5.0 client
Upgrading the 2.0.1 client to 5.0 on additional systems
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
Reattaching existing clients to the Policy Master
Sample Policy Master upgrade scenarios
Upgrade scenario overview
Upgrade scenario details
Performing a simplified upgrade and importing two new systems
Performing a simplified upgrade without importing systems
Performing a verified upgrade and importing two new systems
Performing a verified upgrade without importing systems
Troubleshooting
Re-authenticating the client
How to recognize if authentication has failed
Reasons authentication might fail
Re-authenticating the client
Installing Storage Foundation after installing the client on Linux
Troubleshooting I/O fencing
vxfentsthdw fails when the SCSI TEST UNIT READY command fails
vxfentsthdw fails when prior registration key exists on disk
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
Sample 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
Choosing when to configure the Policy Master
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
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
Checking the licensing
Reviewing the package list
Choosing when to configure the Policy Master
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
Showing configuration details
Starting the Policy Master processes
Installing the VCS One client
Starting the installer
Reading the copyright information
Selecting a task
Selecting a client installation
Accepting the End User License Agreement
Reviewing the installation and configuration requirements
Entering the target systems
Reviewing the package list
Choosing when to configure the client
Configuring the client
Starting the client
Response file variables
Required 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


 


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