Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System for Oracle RAC Installation and Configuration Guide 5.1 - Linux

Article:DOC3039  |  Created: 2010-09-23  |  Updated: 2010-09-23  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC3039
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Table of Contents:
1. Introducing Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System for Oracle RAC
About Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System for Oracle RAC
Benefits of SFCFS RAC
About basic SFCFS RAC components
About SFCFS RAC optional components
About Symantec Product Authentication Service (AT)
About Veritas Cluster Server Management Console
About SFCFS RAC features
About Veritas Operations Services
About VCS notifications
About global clusters
About Veritas Volume Replicator
About Veritas product licensing
About SFCFS RAC licenses
How SFCFS RAC works
Data flow
Communication requirements
Application and resource management in SFCFS RAC environments
SFCFS RAC cluster setup models
About basic SFCFS RAC cluster setup
About SFCFS RAC setup for clusters in secure mode
About SFCFS RAC setup for cluster management
About SFCFS RAC global cluster setup for disaster recovery
2. Planning for the SFCFS RAC installation
About planning for the installation
Installation requirements
Important preinstallation information
Hardware requirements
Supported Linux operating systems
Required operating system patches
Supported database software
Supported high availability, volume manager, and file system software
Supported replication technologies for global clusters
License requirements
Planning your installation setup
Planning your network configuration
Planning the storage
Planning volume layout
Planning file system design
Planning for cluster management
Planning for disaster recovery
3. Preparing to install and configure SFCFS RAC
About preparing to install and configure SFCFS 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 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
Displaying and setting the Ethernet media speed
Verifying the systems before installation
4. Installing and configuring SFCFS RAC
About installing and configuring SFCFS RAC
Options for installing and configuring SFCFS RAC
Installing SFCFS RAC using Veritas installation programs
Configuring the SFCFS RAC components
Configuring the SFCFS RAC cluster
Creation of SFCFS RAC configuration files
Stopping SFCFS RAC processes
5. Installing and configuring SFCFS RAC using a response file
About response files
About the installation simulator
Response file syntax
Installing and configuring SFCFS RAC
Sample response file for installing and configuring SFCFS RAC
Response file variable definitions
6. Performing post-installation and configuration tasks
Setting or changing the product license manually
Removing pre-existing license keys
About enabling LDAP authentication for clusters that run in secure mode
Enabling LDAP authentication for clusters that run in secure mode
Verifying LLT, GAB, and cluster operation
Verifying LLT
Verifying GAB
Verifying the cluster
Verifying the cluster nodes
7. Upgrading to SFCFS RAC 5.1
About upgrading SFCFS RAC
Supported upgrade paths for RHEL distributions
Supported upgrade paths for SLES distributions
Supported upgrade paths for OEL distributions
Preparing to upgrade
Upgrading SFCFS RAC from 5.0x versions
Upgrading SFCFS RAC and operating system
Upgrading SFCFS RAC
Performing phased upgrade of SFCFS RAC clusters
Performing phased upgrade of SFCFS RAC from version 5.0
Upgrading from SF Oracle RAC to SFCFS RAC 5.1
Setting or changing the product license level
8. Before installing Oracle RAC
About preparing to install Oracle RAC
Preparing to install Oracle RAC manually
Identifying the public virtual IP addresses for use by Oracle
Setting the kernel parameters
Creating Oracle user and groups
Creating storage for OCR and voting disk manually
Creating Oracle Clusterware and Oracle database home directories manually
Setting up Oracle user equivalence
Editing the Oracle user profile
9. Installing Oracle RAC
About installing Oracle RAC
Installing Oracle Clusterware using the Oracle Universal Installer
Installing the Oracle RAC database using the Oracle Universal Installer
Verifying the Oracle Clusterware and database installation
Completing the post-installation tasks
Adding Oracle RAC patches or patchsets
Relinking with ODM
Creating Oracle databases
Increasing the peer inactivity timeout of LLT
Setting the start and stop init sequence for VCS and Oracle Clusterware
Configuring LLT to use bonded network interfaces (optional)
10. Upgrading Oracle RAC and migrating the database
Supported upgrade paths
Upgrading the Oracle database
11. Adding a node to SFCFS RAC clusters using Oracle RAC
Preparing to add a node to an existing SFCFS RAC cluster
Adding a node to a cluster
Adding nodes to an existing SFCFS RAC cluster using the SFCFS RAC installer
Adding nodes to a cluster manually
12. Removing a node from SFCFS RAC clusters using Oracle RAC
Removing a node from a cluster
13. Setting up a replicated global cluster
Replication in the SFCFS RAC environment
Requirements for SFCFS RAC global clusters
Supported software and hardware for SFCFS RAC
Supported replication technologies for SFCFS RAC
Enabling a keyless license for SFCFS RAC with VVR for a global cluster
About setting up a global cluster in an SFCFS RAC environment
Configuring an SFCFS RAC cluster at the primary site
Configuring an SFCFS RAC cluster at the secondary site
Setting up the cluster on the secondary site
Setting up the database for the secondary site
Configuring replication on clusters at both sites
Modifying the ClusterService group for global clusters
Modifying the global clustering configuration using the wizard
Defining the remote cluster and heartbeat objects
Configuring the VCS service groups for global clusters
14. Configuring a global cluster using VVR
About configuring global clustering using VVR
Setting up replication using VVR on the primary site
Creating the SRL volume on the primary site
Setting up the Replicated Volume Group (RVG) on the primary site
Setting up replication using VVR on the secondary site
Creating the data and SRL volumes on the secondary site
Editing the /etc/vx/vras/.rdg files
Setting up IP addresses for RLINKs on each cluster
Setting up the disk group on secondary site for replication
Starting replication of Oracle RAC database volume
Starting replication using automatic synchronization
Starting replication using full synchronization with Checkpoint
Verifying replication status
Configuring VCS to replicate the database volume using VVR
About modifying the VCS configuration for replication
Modifying the VCS Configuration on the Primary Site
Modifying the VCS Configuration on the Secondary Site
Using VCScommands on SFCFS RAC global clusters
Using VVR commands on SFCFS RAC global clusters
About migration and takeover of the primary site role
Migrating the role of primary site to the secondary site
Migrating the role of new primary site back to the original primary site
Taking over the primary role by the remote cluster
VCS agents to manage wide-area failover
15. Uninstalling SFCFS RAC from a cluster
About uninstalling SFCFS RAC from a cluster
Options for uninstalling SFCFS RAC
Preparing to uninstall SFCFS RAC from a cluster
Uninstalling SFCFS RAC from a cluster
16. Uninstalling SFCFS RAC using a response file
Uninstalling SFCFS RAC using a response file
Response file variables to uninstall SFCFS RAC
Sample response file for uninstalling SFCFS RAC
A. SFCFS RAC installation packages
SFCFS RAC installation packages
B. Installation scripts
About installation scripts
Starting and stopping processes for the Veritas products
Restarting the installer after a failed connection
Installation program has improved failure handling
Installation script options
C. Configuration files
About the LLT and GAB configuration files
D. Automatic Storage Management
About ASM in SFCFS RAC environments
ASM configuration with SFCFS RAC
Configuring ASM in SFCFS RAC environments
Installing Automatic Storage Management
Copying the VCS IPC libraries
Creating database storage on ASM
Creating ASM disk groups and instances
Verify the ASM installation
Configuring VCS service groups for database instances on ASM
E. High availability agent information
About agents
VCS agents included within SFCFS 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
F. Sample configuration file
Sample main.cf file for configuring a volume and file system under VCS

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