Veritas Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 5.1 PR1 Installation and Configuration Guide - Linux

Article:DOC2946  |  Created: 2010-09-19  |  Updated: 2010-09-19  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC2946
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1. Introducing Veritas Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC
About Veritas Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC
Benefits of SF Oracle RAC
About basic SF Oracle RAC components
About SF Oracle RAC features
About I/O fencing
About Veritas Operations Services
About VCS notifications
About database management using SF Oracle RAC
About SF Oracle RAC optional components
About Symantec Product Authentication Service (AT)
About Veritas Cluster Server Management Console
About Veritas product licensing
About SF Oracle RAC licenses
SF Oracle RAC cluster setup models
About basic SF Oracle RAC cluster setup
About SF Oracle RAC setup for clusters in secure mode
About SF Oracle RAC setup for cluster management
2. Requirements and planning
Important preinstallation information
Hardware requirements
Supported software
I/O fencing requirements
Coordinator disk requirements for I/O fencing
CP server requirements
License requirements
Planning your installation setup
Planning your network configuration
Planning the storage
Planning volume layout
Planning file system design
About planning to configure I/O fencing
Planning for cluster management
3. Preparing to install SF Oracle RAC
About preparing to install and configure SF Oracle RAC
Preparing to install SF Oracle RAC
Setting the umask before installation
Synchronizing time settings on cluster nodes
Setting up inter-system communication
Mounting the product disc
Setting up shared storage
Setting the environment variables
Configuring the I/O scheduler
Preparing the private interconnects for LLT
Verifying the systems before installation
4. Installing SF Oracle RAC
About installing SF Oracle RAC
Options for installing and configuring SF Oracle RAC
Installing SF Oracle RAC using the Veritas script-based installation program
5. Preparing to configure SF Oracle RAC
Preparing to configure the clusters in secure mode
Installing the root broker for the security infrastructure
Creating authentication broker accounts on root broker system
Creating encrypted files for the security infrastructure
Preparing the installation system for the security infrastructure
Setting up the CP server
Installing the CP server using the installer
Configuring the CP server using the configuration utility
Configuring the CP server manually
Verifying the CP server configuration
6. Configuring SF Oracle RAC
About configuring SF Oracle RAC
Starting the SF Oracle RAC configuration program using the Veritas script-based installation program
Configuring the SF Oracle RAC components using the script-based installer
Configuring the SF Oracle RAC cluster
Creation of SF Oracle RAC configuration files
Stopping SF Oracle RAC processes
7. Configuring SF Oracle RAC clusters for data integrity
Setting up disk-based I/O fencing using installsfrac program
Initializing disks as VxVM disks
Identifying disks to use as coordinator disks
Checking shared disks for I/O fencing
Configuring disk-based I/O fencing using installsfrac program
Setting up disk-based I/O fencing manually
Setting up coordinator disk groups
Creating I/O fencing configuration files
Modifying VCS configuration to use I/O fencing
Starting SF Oracle RAC on all nodes
Verifying I/O fencing configuration
Setting up server-based I/O fencing using installsfrac program
Configuring server-based I/O fencing using the installsfrac program
Setting up server-based I/O fencing manually
Preparing the CP servers manually for use by the SF Oracle RAC cluster
Configuring server-based fencing on the SF Oracle RAC cluster manually
Configuring Coordination Point agent to monitor coordination points
Verifying server-based I/O fencing configuration
8. Performing post-installation and configuration tasks
About enabling LDAP authentication for clusters that run in secure mode
Enabling LDAP authentication for clusters that run in secure mode
Verifying SF Oracle RAC installation using VCS configuration file
Verifying LLT, GAB, and cluster operation
Verifying LLT
Verifying GAB
Verifying the cluster
Verifying the cluster nodes
Running VRTSexplorer to diagnose issues in the cluster
9. Upgrading to SF Oracle RAC 5.1 Platform Release 1
Supported upgrade paths
Options for upgrading SF Oracle RAC
Tasks for upgrading the Storage Foundation for Databases (SFDB) tools to 5.1 Platform Release 1
Backing up configuration files
Preparing to upgrade SF Oracle RAC
Pre-upgrade tasks for migrating the SFDB repository database to 5.1 Platform Release 1
Upgrading the product and the operating system
Upgrading SF Oracle RAC using the installsfrac program
Upgrading SF Oracle RAC using a response file
Response file variables to upgrade SF Oracle RAC
Sample response file for upgrading SF Oracle RAC
Performing phased upgrade of SF Oracle RAC clusters
Performing phased upgrade of SF Oracle RAC clusters
Upgrading from SFCFS RAC 5.1 to SF Oracle RAC 5.1 PR1
Preparing to upgrade to SF Oracle RAC
Upgrading to SF Oracle RAC 5.1 PR1
Configuring fencing
Preparing to upgrade to Oracle RAC 11g Release 2
Upgrading the operating system
Upgrading to Oracle RAC 11g Release 2
Upgrading from Storage Foundation products to SF Oracle RAC 5.1 PR1
10. Performing post-upgrade tasks
Relinking Oracle RAC libraries with the SF Oracle RAC libraries
Starting the applications and resources
Upgrading disk layout versions
Upgrading VxVM disk group version
Post upgrade tasks for migrating the SFDB repository database
Migrating from a 5.0 repository database to 5.1 Platform Release 1
11. Before installing Oracle RAC
About preparing to install Oracle RAC
Preparing to install Oracle RAC using the SF Oracle RAC installer or manually
Identifying the public virtual IP addresses for use by Oracle
Identifying the SCAN IP address
Setting the kernel parameters
Verifying the user "nobody" exists
Launching the SF Oracle RAC installer
Creating Oracle user and groups
Creating storage for OCR and voting disk
Configuring private IP addresses for Oracle RAC
Creating Oracle Grid Infrastructure and Oracle database home directories manually
Setting up user equivalence
Editing the user profiles
12. Installing Oracle RAC
About installing Oracle RAC
Installing Oracle Grid Infrastructure using the SF Oracle RAC installer
Installing Oracle Grid Infrastructure using the Oracle Universal Installer
Configuring LLT links in the GPnP profile
Installing the Oracle RAC database using the SF Oracle RAC installer
Installing the Oracle RAC database using the Oracle Universal Installer
Verifying the Oracle Grid Infrastructure and database installation
Node numbering discrepancies in Oracle RAC 11g Release 2
Completing Oracle RAC post-installation tasks
Adding Oracle RAC patches or patchsets
Configuring the CSSD resource
Relinking the SF Oracle RAC libraries with Oracle RAC
Updating the CSS misscount setting
Preventing automatic startup of Oracle Clusterware
Creating the Oracle RAC database
Preventing automatic database startup
Configuring VCS service groups for Oracle RAC
Removing permissions for communication
Configuring the SFDB repository database after installing SF Oracle RAC
13. About response files
About response files
Modular deployments using response files
Response file syntax
Guidelines for creating the SF Oracle RAC response file
Installation scenarios for response files
14. Installing and configuring SF Oracle RAC using a response file
Installing and configuring SF Oracle RAC
Sample response file for installing and configuring SF Oracle RAC
15. Configuring I/O fencing using a response file
Configuring I/O fencing using response files
Sample response file for configuring disk-based I/O fencing
Sample response file for configuring server-based I/O fencing
16. Installing Oracle RAC using a response file
About installing Oracle RAC using response files
Installing Oracle RAC
Sample response file for installing Oracle RAC
17. Installing SF Oracle RAC and Oracle RAC using a response file
About installing SF Oracle RAC and Oracle RAC using response files
Information required in the SF Oracle RAC response file
Before you install
Installing SF Oracle RAC and Oracle RAC
Sample response file for installing SF Oracle RAC and Oracle RAC
18. Response file variable definitions
Response file variables for installing SF Oracle RAC
Response file variables for configuring SF Oracle RAC
Response file variables to configure disk-based I/O fencing
Response file variables to configure server-based I/O fencing
Response file variable definitions for Oracle RAC
19. Adding a node to SF Oracle RAC clusters
About adding a node to an SF Oracle RAC cluster
Task summary for adding nodes to an SF Oracle RAC cluster
Preparing to add a node to an existing SF Oracle RAC cluster
Adding nodes to an existing SF Oracle RAC cluster
Adding nodes to an existing SF Oracle RAC cluster using the SF Oracle RAC installer
Adding the node to the SF Oracle RAC cluster manually
Preparing the new node for installing Oracle RAC
Preparing the new nodes for installing Oracle RAC using the SF Oracle RAC installer
Preparing the new node manually for installing Oracle RAC
Adding the new node to Oracle RAC
Updating the Storage Foundation for Databases (SFDB) repository after adding a node
Sample configuration file for adding a node to the cluster
20. Removing a node from SF Oracle RAC clusters
About removing nodes from an SF Oracle RAC cluster
Removing nodes from an SF Oracle RAC cluster
Modifying the VCS configuration files on existing nodes
Editing the /etc/llthosts file
Editing the /etc/gabtab file
Modifying the VCS configuration to remove the node
Removing the node configuration from the CP server
Removing security credentials from the leaving node
Updating the Storage Foundation for Databases (SFDB) repository after removing a node
Sample configuration file for removing a node from the cluster
21. Uninstalling SF Oracle RAC from a cluster
About uninstalling SF Oracle RAC from a cluster
Options for uninstalling SF Oracle RAC
Preparing to uninstall SF Oracle RAC from a cluster
Stopping Oracle instances
Backing up the Oracle database
Unlinking the SF Oracle RAC libraries from Oracle RAC
Uninstalling Oracle RAC (optional)
Removing root disk encapsulation
Stopping the applications that use CFS (outside of VCS control)
Unmounting CFS file systems (outside of VCS control)
Stopping VCS
Stopping the applications that use VxFS (outside of VCS control)
Unmounting VxFS file systems (outside of VCS control)
Removing SF Oracle RAC from a cluster
Removing the CP server configuration using the removal script
Removing the SF Oracle RAC RPMs
Removing other configuration files (optional)
Removing the Storage Foundation for Databases (SFDB) repository after removing the product
Rebooting the nodes
22. Uninstalling SF Oracle RAC using a response file
Uninstalling SF Oracle RAC using a response file
Response file variables to uninstall SF Oracle RAC
Sample response file for uninstalling SF Oracle RAC
A. SF Oracle RAC installation packages
SF Oracle RAC installation packages
B. Installation scripts
About installation scripts
Installation script options
C. Sample configuration files
About VCS configuration file
About the LLT and GAB configuration files
About I/O fencing configuration files
Sample configuration files
sfrac02_main.cf file
sfrac03_main.cf file
sfrac05_main.cf file
sfrac06_main.cf file
sfrac11_main.cf file
sfrac14_main.cf file
Sample configuration files for CP server
D. Creating a test database
About creating a test database
Creating a database for Oracle
Creating the database storage on raw volumes
Creating the database storage on CFS
E. High availability agent information
About agents
VCS agents included within SF Oracle RAC
VCS agents for Oracle included within SF Oracle RAC
CVMCluster agent
Entry points for CVMCluster agent
Attribute definition for CVMCluster agent
CVMCluster agent type definition
CVMCluster agent sample configuration
CVMVxconfigd agent
Entry points for CVMVxconfigd agent
Attribute definition for CVMVxconfigd agent
CVMVxconfigd agent type definition
CVMVxconfigd agent sample configuration
CVMVolDg agent
Entry points for CVMVolDg agent
Attribute definition for CVMVolDg agent
CVMVolDg agent type definition
CVMVolDg agent sample configuration
CFSMount agent
Entry points for CFSMount agent
Attribute definition for CFSMount agent
CFSMount agent type definition
CFSMount agent sample configuration
PrivNIC agent
Functions of the PrivNIC agent
Attributes of the PrivNIC agent
States of the PrivNIC agent
Sample service group configuration with the PrivNIC agent
Type definition of the PrivNIC resource
Sample configuration of the PrivNIC resource
MultiPrivNIC agent
Managing high availability of private interconnects
Functions of the MultiPrivNIC agent
Attributes of the MultiPrivNIC agent
States of the MultiPrivNIC agent
Sample service group configuration with the MultiPrivNIC agent
Type definition of the MultiPrivNIC resource
Sample configuration of the MultiPrivNIC resource
VCS agents for Oracle
Oracle agent functions
Resource type definition for the Oracle agent
Netlsnr agent functions
Resource type definition for the Netlsnr agent
F. SF Oracle RAC deployment scenarios
SF Oracle RAC cluster with UDP IPC and PrivNIC agent
SF Oracle RAC cluster for multiple databases with UDP IPC and MultiPrivNIC agent
SF Oracle RAC cluster with isolated Oracle traffic and MultiPrivNIC agent
SF Oracle RAC cluster with NIC bonding, UDP IPC, and PrivNIC agent
Configuration diagrams for setting up server-based I/O fencing
Two unique client clusters served by 3 CP servers
Client cluster served by highly available CPS and 2 SCSI-3 disks
Two node campus cluster served by remote CP server and 2 SCSI-3 disks
Multiple client clusters served by highly available CP server and 2 SCSI-3 disks
Deploying Storage Foundation for Databases (SFDB) tools in a Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC environment

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