Veritas™ High Availability Agent for SAP NetWeaver Installation and Configuration Guide - 5.0

Article:DOC2760  |  Created: 2010-08-20  |  Updated: 2011-07-28  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC2760
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Table of Contents:
About the High Availability agent for SAP NetWeaver
What's new in this release
Supported software
SAP NetWeaver components compatibility matrix
How the agent makes SAP NetWeaver highly available
Agent functions
Online
Offline
Monitor
Clean
Typical SAP server configuration in a VCS cluster
Setting up SAP NetWeaver in a VCS cluster
About SAP NetWeaver
SAP system components
SAP architecture
Single Point of Failures (SPOF)
About SAPCPE
Uniquely identifying SAP server instances
Monitoring an SAP instance
About installing SAP NetWeaver for high availability
About configuring SAP NetWeaver for high availability
Setting up SAP systems for clustering
Setting up a pre-installed SAP R/3 system
Converting a local installation into a domain installation
Converting the local environment into a virtual environment
Setting the environment variables
Fresh SAP installation: Installing an SAP ABAP system
Installing an SAP ABAP ASCS instance
Installing an SAP ABAP Central instance
Installing an SAP ABAP Database instance
Installing an SAP ABAP Dialog instance
Installing an SAP ABAP Standalone Enqueue server
Installing an SAP ABAP Enqueue Replication server
Fresh SAP installation: Installing an SAP Java system
Installing an SAP Java Central Services instance
Installing an SAP Java Database instance
Installing an SAP Java Central instance
Installing an SAP Java Dialog instance
Installing an SAP Java Enqueue Replication server
Fresh SAP installation: Installing a Java Add-In system (ABAP + Java)
Installing an SAP Add-In ASCS instance
Installing an SAP Add-In SCS instance
Installing an SAP ABAP Central instance for an Add-In system
Installing an SAP ABAP Database instance for an Add-In system
Installing a Java Add-In for a Central instance
Installing an SAP ABAP Dialog instance for an Add-In system
Installing a Java Add-In for a Dialog instance
Installing an SAP Add-In Standalone Enqueue server
Installing and configuring an SAP Add-In Enqueue Replication server
Installing an SAP Enqueue Replication server
Clustering an SAP instance
Configuring the first node in the cluster
Configuring all other nodes in the cluster
Clustering an SAP Add-In instance
Creating and adding domain groups and users
User accounts
Groups
Adding groups
Creating and adding local groups and users
Before you install the agent for SAP NetWeaver
Installing the VCS agent for SAP NetWeaver
Removing the VCS agent for SAP NetWeaver
Upgrading the agent for SAP NetWeaver
About configuring the agent for SAP NetWeaver
Agent attributes for SAP NetWeaver
Setting the SAPMonHome attribute
Configuring the execution period for agent functions
Executing a custom monitor program
About configuring service groups for SAP NetWeaver
Before configuring the service groups for SAP NetWeaver
Configuring service groups for SAP NetWeaver
About the configuration process
Obtaining a dedicated virtual IP address and host name
Creating cluster service group and supporting resources
Installing the software for the SAP instance
Placing the SAP instance under cluster control
Configuring the VCS preonline trigger
Using correct software and operating system versions
Meeting prerequisites
Configuring SAP server resources
Checks for an SAP Add-In system
Starting the SAP server outside a cluster server
Common Problems with Veritas agent for SAP NetWeaver
Unable to install the Veritas Agent for SAP NetWeaver
Agent installation terminates with an error
For an ABAP or an Add-In system on Windows 2000 and 2003 (64-bit), the SAP Central or Dialog instance does not come up on the node on which the Enqueue server instance is online
Unable to see an entry in the SAP MMC for an SAP instance
The agent for SAP NetWeaver fails to bring an SAP instance resource through VCS
Unable to connect: DB connection failed
SAP instance does not come online, and the startsap.exe command exits with exit code -1
In case of an Enqueue server failure, the Standalone Enqueue server instance fails to take over the lock table from the Enqueue Replication server instance
The ensmon.exe command returns exit code 4 for a Standalone Enqueue server instance
The return code of the ensmon.exe command is 8 for an Enqueue Replication server instance
Enqueue Replication server does not terminate after enqueue failover
The Standalone Enqueue server instance does not fail over to the correct Enqueue Replication server instance
If the Enqueue Replication server instance faults, the instance is failing over to the node on which the Standalone Enqueue server instance is online
In case of a resource fault, the Service Group does not fail over
Unable to uninstall an older or current version of the Veritas Agent for SAP NetWeaver
Reviewing SAP NetWeaver agent log files
Using SAP instance log files
Using SAP log files
Using trace level logging
About the sample configuration for the agent for SAP NetWeaver
Sample agent type definition
Sample resource configuration
InstType is equal to ENQUEUE
InstType is equal to CENTRAL
InstType is equal to ENQREP
InstType is equal to DIALOG
Sample sevice group configuration for ABAP and Java architectures
Sample service group configuration for Add-in (ABAP + Java ) installation type
Sample service group dependency for SAP NetWeaver



 


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Veritas™ High Availability Agent for SAP NetWeaver Installation and Configuration Guide - 5.0
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