Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System Installation Guide 5.1 - AIX

Article:DOC3042  |  Created: 2010-09-23  |  Updated: 2010-09-23  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC3042
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Table of Contents:
Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System suites
About I/O fencing
About Veritas product licensing
About planning for a SFCFS installation
About installation and configuration methods
Assessing your system preparedness
Veritas Operations Services
About the installation simulator
Preinstallation or upgrade planning for Veritas Volume Replicator
Planning an upgrade from the previous VVR version
Downloading the Storage Foundation Cluster File System software
Setting environment variables
Configuring secure shell (ssh) or remote shell before installing products
Configuring and enabling ssh
Restarting ssh
Enabling rsh for AIX
Setting up shared storage
Setting the SCSI identifier value
Setting up Fiber Channel
Prerequisites for Storage Foundation Cluster File System
Hardware overview and requirements for Storage Foundation Cluster File System
Shared storage
Fibre Channel switch
Cluster platforms
Hardware and software requirements
I/O fencing requirements
Coordinator disk requirements for I/O fencing
CP server requirements
Release notes
Supported AIX operating systems
Storage Foundation Cluster File System node requirements
Database requirements
Disk space requirements
Installation quick reference
Mounting a software disc
About the common product installer
Installing Storage Foundation Cluster File System with the product installer
About the Web-based installer
Features supported with Web-based installer
Before using the Veritas Web-based installer
Starting the Veritas Web-based installer
Obtaining a security exception on Mozilla Firefox
Performing a pre-installation check with the Veritas Web-based installer
Installing SFCFS with the Veritas Web-based installer
Installing SFCFS using NIM and the installer
Preparing the bundle and script resources on NIM server
Installing SFCFS on the NIM client using SMIT
Installing SFCFS and the operating system on the NIM client using SMIT
Installing SFCFS on an alternate disk
Preparing to install SFCFS on an alternate disk
Installing SFCFS on an alternate disk
Verifying the installation
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
About configuring SFCFS clusters for data integrity
About I/O fencing components
About data disks
About coordination points
About I/O fencing configuration files
About planning to configure I/O fencing
Typical SFCFS cluster configuration with server-based I/O fencing
Recommended CP server configurations
Setting up the CP server
Installing the CP server using the installer
Configuring security on the CP server
Setting up shared storage for the CP server database
Configuring the CP server using the configuration utility
Configuring the CP server manually
Verifying the CP server configuration
Configuring the products using the common product installer
Configuring Veritas Volume Manager
Configuring Veritas File System
Configuring Storage Foundation Cluster File System
Configuring the SFDB repository database
Setting or changing the product level for keyless licensing
Installing Veritas product license keys
Setting up disk-based I/O fencing using installsfcfs
Initializing disks as VxVM disks
Configuring disk-based I/O fencing using installsfcfs
Checking shared disks for I/O fencing
Setting up disk-based I/O fencing manually
Identifying disks to use as coordinator disks
Setting up coordinator disk groups
Creating I/O fencing configuration files
Modifying VCS configuration to use I/O fencing
Verifying I/O fencing configuration
Setting up server-based I/O fencing using installsfcfs
Verifying security configuration on SFCFS cluster to use CP server coordination point
Configuring server-based I/O fencing
Setting up server-based I/O fencing manually
Preparing the CP servers manually for use by the SFCFS cluster
Configuring server-based fencing on the SFCFS cluster manually
Configuring Coordination Point agent to monitor coordination points
Verifying server-based I/O fencing configuration
About upgrading Storage Foundation Cluster File System and High Availability
Upgrading Storage Foundation Cluster File System and High Availability software from a release prior to 5.1
Upgrade paths for Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System 5.1
Planning the upgrade
Preparing the system and backing up files before upgrading
Preparing for upgrade of VVR in the presence of VCS agents
Overview of procedures
Performing a phased upgrade of SFCFSHA stack from version 5.0MP3
Peforming a full upgrade
Making the file systems clean
Upgrading Veritas Volume Replicator
Upgrading VVR without disrupting replication
Upgrading from SFHA 5.1 to SFCFS 5.1
About upgrading SFCFS using an alternate disk
Supported upgrade scenarios
Supported upgrade paths
Preparing to upgrade SFCFS on an alternate disk
Upgrading SFCFS on an alternate disk
Upgrading a cluster that is in secure mode
Verifying the upgrade
Verifying that the cluster is in secure mode
Verifying that the products were installed
Installation log files
Using the installation log file
Using the summary file
About enabling LDAP authentication for clusters that run in secure mode
Enabling LDAP authentication for clusters that run in secure mode
Starting and stopping processes for the Veritas products
Checking Volume Manager processes
Checking Veritas File System installation
Verifying agent configuration for Storage Foundation Cluster File System
Synchronizing time on Cluster File Systems
Configuring VCS for Storage Foundation Cluster File System
main.cf file
Storage Foundation Cluster File System HA Only
Veritas Cluster Server application failover services
About the LLT and GAB configuration files
Verifying the LLT, GAB, and VCS configuration files
Verifying LLT, GAB, and cluster operation
Verifying LLT
Verifying GAB
Verifying the cluster
Verifying the cluster nodes
About adding a node to an SFCFS cluster
Preparing to add a node to an existing SFCFS cluster
Enabling the DLPI driver
Adding nodes to an existing SFCFS cluster
Adding nodes to an existing SFCFS cluster using the SFCFS installer
Adding the node to the SFCFS cluster manually
Updating the Storage Foundation for Databases (SFDB) repository after adding a node
Sample configuration file for adding a node to the cluster
Removing nodes from an SFCFS 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
Replication in the SFCFS environment
Requirements for SFCFS global clusters
Supported software and hardware for SFCFS
Supported replication technologies for SFCFS
About setting up a global cluster in an SFCFS environment
Configuring an SFCFS cluster at the primary site
Configuring an SFCFS 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
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 application 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 global clusters
Using VVR commands on SFCFS 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
Preparing to uninstall a Storage Foundation product
About removing Veritas Storage Foundation
Shutting down cluster operations
Moving volumes to physical disks
Disabling the agents on a system
Removing the Replicated Data Set
Uninstalling SFCFS with the Veritas Web-based installer
Uninstalling SFCFS filesets using the script-based installer
Removing Storage Foundation products using SMIT
Uninstalling Storage Foundation Cluster File System
Removing the CP server configuration using the removal script
Removing the Storage Foundation for Databases (SFDB) repository after removing the product
About installation scripts
Installation script options
About response files
Installing SFCFS using response files
Configuring SFCFS using response files
Upgrading SFCFS using response files
Uninstalling SFCFS using response files
Syntax in the response file
Response file variable definitions
Sample response file for SFCFS install
Sample response file for SFCFS configure
Response file variables to configure disk-based I/O fencing
Sample response file for configuring disk-based I/O fencing
Configuring I/O fencing using response files
Response file variables to configure server-based I/O fencing
Sample response file for configuring server-based I/O fencing
Veritas Storage Foundation installation filesets
Veritas Cluster Server installation filesets
Veritas Cluster File System installation filesets
Veritas Storage Foundation obsolete and reorganized installation filesets
About agents
VCS agents included within SFCFS
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
Restarting the installer after a failed connection
What to do if you see a licensing reminder
Troubleshooting an installation on AIX
Storage Foundation Cluster File System installation issues
Incorrect permissions for root on remote system
Resource temporarily unavailable
Inaccessible system
Storage Foundation Cluster File System problems
Unmount failures
Mount failures
Command failures
Performance issues
High availability issues
Installer cannot create UUID for the cluster
The vxfentsthdw utility fails when SCSI TEST UNIT READY command fails
Troubleshooting on the CP server
CP server service group issues
Testing the connectivity of the CP server
Troubleshooting server-based I/O fencing on the SFCFS cluster
Issues during server-based fencing start up on SFCFS cluster node
Issues during online migration of coordination points
Troubleshooting server-based I/O fencing in mixed mode
Checking keys on coordination points when vxfen_mechanism value is set to cps
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
Changing NFS server major numbers for VxVM volumes
Using the UDP layer of IPv6 for LLT
When to use LLT over UDP
Configuring LLT over UDP using IPv6
The link command in the /etc/llttab file
The set-addr command in the /etc/llttab file
Selecting UDP ports
Sample configuration: direct-attached links
Sample configuration: links crossing IP routers
Using the UDP layer for LLT
When to use LLT over UDP
Configuring LLT over UDP
Broadcast address in the /etc/llttab file
The link command in the /etc/llttab file
The set-addr command in the /etc/llttab file
Selecting UDP ports
Configuring the netmask for LLT
Configuring the broadcast address for LLT
Sample configuration: direct-attached links
Sample configuration: links crossing IP routers

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