Veritas Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC Installation and Configuration Guide 5.0 MP3 - Solaris

Article:DOC3066  |  Created: 2010-09-23  |  Updated: 2010-09-23  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC3066
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1. Introducing Veritas Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC
About Veritas Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC
SF Oracle RAC basics
About SF Oracle RAC components
About SF Oracle RAC optional components and features
Veritas Installation Assessment Service
Symantec Product Authentication Service
Veritas Cluster Server Management Console
Notification for VCS events
Global clusters
Veritas Volume Replicator
Veritas Storage Foundation for Databases (SFDB) repository
2. Installation planning and requirements
Important preinstallation information
Installation requirements
Hardware requirements
Supported software
Supported operating systems
Recommended Oracle configuration
Recommended database storage configuration
SF Oracle RAC cluster setup
Basic SF Oracle RAC cluster setup
SF Oracle RAC cluster optional features setup
SF Oracle RAC global cluster setup
Overview of SF Oracle RAC installation and configuration tasks
Tasks to prepare for optional SF Oracle RAC features
Tasks to prepare for SF Oracle RAC installation
Tasks for SF Oracle RAC installation and configuration
Tasks for installing Oracle RAC and creating an Oracle database
Tasks for setting up VCS to manage Oracle RAC resources
Tasks for setting up database management features for SF Oracle RAC
Tasks for setting up SF Oracle RAC global clusters (optional)
Required information for installing and configuring SF Oracle RAC
3. Preparing to install and configure SF Oracle RAC
About preparing to install and 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
Preparing to install SF Oracle RAC
Setting umask before installation
Synchronizing time settings on cluster nodes
Setting up inter-system communication
Setting up shared storage
Mounting the product disc
Setting the MANPATH variable
Setting the PATH variable
Obtaining SF Oracle RAC license keys
Removing pre-existing license keys
Obtaining and installing license keys for a global cluster
Verifying the systems before installation
4. Installing SF Oracle RAC
About installing SF Oracle RAC
Invoking SF Oracle RAC installation program
Mounting the product disc
Starting software installation
Specifying systems for installation
Licensing SF Oracle RAC
Installing language packages
Verifying SF Oracle RAC packages
Installing SF Oracle RAC with Solaris JumpStart on Solaris SPARC systems
Installing SF Oracle RAC with Solaris JumpStart on Solaris x64 systems
Installing SF Oracle RAC on an alternate root
5. Configuring SF Oracle RAC
About configuring SF Oracle RAC
Invoking SF Oracle RAC configuration program
Starting software configuration
Specifying systems for configuration
Choosing the configuration task
Performing basic system checks
Preparing private interconnects for LLT
Configuring SF Oracle RAC components
Configuring the SF Oracle RAC cluster
Setting permissions for database administration
Configuring the Cluster Volume Manager
Configuring VVR on each node
Creating SF Oracle RAC configuration files
Configuring standalone hosts for Storage Foundation
Starting SF Oracle RAC processes
Enabling LDAP authentication for clusters that run in secure mode
6. Configuring SF Oracle RAC clusters for data integrity
About configuring SF Oracle RAC clusters for data integrity
About I/O fencing components
About data disks
About coordination points
About setting up I/O fencing
About setting up shared storage for I/O fencing
Preparing to configure I/O fencing
Initializing disks as VxVM disks
Identifying disks to use as coordinator disks
Checking shared disks for I/O fencing
Setting up I/O fencing
Setting up coordinator disk groups
Configuring I/O fencing
Modifying VCS configuration to use I/O fencing
Starting SF Oracle RAC on all nodes
Verifying I/O fencing configuration
Removing permissions for communication
7. Verifying cluster installation
Verifying SF Oracle RAC installation using VCS configuration file
About the LLT and GAB configuration files
About VCS configuration file after SF Oracle RAC installation
Sample main.cf file after SF Oracle RAC installation
Verifying LLT, GAB, and cluster operation
Verifying LLT
Verifying GAB
Verifying the cluster
Verifying the cluster nodes
8. Upgrading to SF Oracle RAC 5.0 MP3
Supported upgrade options for SF Oracle RAC 5.0 MP3
Overview of tasks for upgrading SF Oracle RAC
Preparing to upgrade SF Oracle RAC to 5.0 MP3
Upgrading to SF Oracle RAC 5.0 MP3
Upgrading from SF Oracle RAC 5.0x using the installmp installer
Upgrading from pre-5.0 versions of SF Oracle RAC using the installsfrac installer
Performing post-upgrade tasks for SF Oracle RAC 5.0 MP3
Upgrading CVM disk group version
Minimum downtime upgrade from SF Oracle RAC 5.0 to 5.0 MP3
Upgrading clusters with Oracle RAC 10g or Oracle RAC 11g R1
Upgrading clusters with Oracle RAC 9iR2
Upgrading SF Oracle RAC using Live Upgrade
Preparing to upgrade SF Oracle RAC using Solaris Live Upgrade
Upgrading SF Oracle RAC using Live Upgrade
Configuring SF Oracle RAC
Upgrading licenses to SF Oracle RAC level
Upgrading to SF Oracle RAC from Storage Foundation for Oracle
Upgrading to SF Oracle RAC from Storage Foundation HA for Oracle
Upgrading to SF Oracle RAC from Storage Foundation Cluster File System
Upgrading the repository database
9. Preparing to install Oracle RAC 10g
About preparing to install Oracle RAC 10g
Pre-installation tasks
Setting the shared memory parameters
Identifying storage for Oracle RAC 10g components
Launch the SF Oracle RAC configuration program
Creating Oracle user and groups
Setting up Oracle user equivalence for RSH and RCP
Verifying the user "nobody" exists
Configuring private IP addresses for CRS
Identifying the public virtual IP addresses for use by Oracle
Creating Oracle disk groups, volumes, and mount points
Verifying SF Oracle RAC resources on all nodes
Verifying GAB port membership
10. Installing Oracle RAC 10g
About installing Oracle RAC 10g
Installing Oracle Clusterware (CRS) with the installsfrac command
Installing Oracle RAC 10g database binaries
Verifying the Oracle RAC 10g CRS and database installation
Completing Oracle RAC 10g post-installation tasks
Adding Oracle RAC 10g patches or patchsets
Creating the Oracle RAC 10g database
Configuring the Oracle RAC 10g service group in a VCS configuration
Relinking the SF Oracle RAC libraries to Oracle RAC 10g
11. Installing Oracle RAC 10g manually
About installing Oracle RAC 10g manually
Installing Oracle RAC 10g manually
Setting up environment variables
Configure public and private IP addresses
Link the Veritas Membership library
Installing the Oracle Clusterware (CRS)
Installing Oracle RAC 10g database binaries
Copying IPC libraries
Copying IPC libraries on a Solaris x64 system
Link the ODM library
Creating the Oracle RAC 10g database
Configuring the Oracle RAC 10g service group in a VCS configuration
12. Configuring VCS service groups for Oracle RAC 10g
About VCS service group for Oracle RAC 10g dependencies
VCS service group dependencies with or without the VCS Oracle agent
Automatic database starting prevention
Configuring VCS resources for Oracle
Editing the main.cf file to configure the CVM and Oracle service groups
Configuring the CVM and Oracle service groups using the CLI
Location of VCS log files
13. Upgrading to Oracle 10g and migrating the database
About upgrading and migrating to Oracle RAC 10g software
Overview of upgrade and migration tasks
Migrating from Oracle RAC 9i R2 to Oracle RAC 10g
Performing pre-upgrade tasks
Installing Oracle RAC 10g
Migrating an existing Oracle RAC 9i R2 database to Oracle RAC 10g
Performing post-upgrade tasks
Migrating from Oracle RAC 10gR1 to Oracle RAC 10gR2
Performing pre-upgrade tasks
Installing Oracle RAC 10gR2
Migrating the existing Oracle RAC 10g R1 database to Oracle RAC 10g R2
Performing post-upgrade tasks
14. Preparing to install Oracle RAC 11g
About preparing to install Oracle RAC 11g
Performing pre-installation operations
Setting the shared memory parameters
Identify storage for the Oracle RAC 11g components
Launching the SF Oracle RAC configuration program and menu
Creating Oracle user and groups
Setting up Oracle user equivalence for RSH and RCP
Verifying the user "nobody" exists
Configuring CRS and UDP private IP addresses for failover
Manually configuring MultiPrivNIC for UDP cache fusion
Identifying the public virtual IP addresses for use by Oracle
Creating Oracle disk groups, volumes, and mount points
Verifying SF Oracle RAC resources on all nodes
Verifying GAB port membership
15. Installing Oracle RAC 11g
About installing Oracle RAC 11g
Installing Oracle Clusterware (CRS) using the installsfrac command
Installing Oracle Clusterware (CRS)
Installing Oracle RAC 11g database binaries
Verifying the Oracle RAC 11g CRS and database installation
Completing Oracle RAC 11g post-installation tasks
Adding Oracle RAC 11g patches or patchsets
Relinking the SF Oracle RAC libraries to Oracle RAC 11g
Creating the Oracle RAC 11g database
Adding UDP IP addresses to the Oracle init file
Upgrading databases
Configuring the Oracle RAC 11g service group in a VCS configuration
16. Installing Oracle RAC 11g manually
About installing Oracle RAC 11g manually
Installing Oracle RAC 11g manually
Setting up environment variables
Linking Veritas Membership library
Installing the Oracle Clusterware (CRS)
Installing the Oracle RAC 11g database binaries
Adding Oracle RAC 11g patches or patchsets
Configuring MultiPrivNIC for UDP cache fusion
Link the ODM library
Creating the Oracle RAC 11g database
Configure cluster interconnects
Upgrading databases
Configuring the Oracle RAC 11g service group in a VCS configuration
17. Configuring VCS service groups for Oracle RAC 11g
About VCS service group for Oracle RAC 11g dependencies
VCS service group dependencies with or without the VCS Oracle agent
Automatic database starting prevention
Configuring VCS resources for Oracle
Editing the main.cf file to configure the Oracle service groups
Configuring the Oracle service groups using the CLI
Location of VCS log files
18. Upgrading to Oracle RAC 11g and migrating the database
About upgrading and migrating to Oracle RAC 11gR1 software
Overview of upgrade and migration tasks
Upgrading from Oracle RAC 9iR2 to Oracle RAC 11gR1
Performing pre-upgrade tasks for Oracle RAC 11g
Installing Oracle RAC 11gR1
Migrating an existing Oracle RAC 9iR2 database to Oracle RAC 11g
Performing post-upgrade tasks Oracle RAC 11gR1
Upgrading from Oracle RAC 10g to Oracle RAC 11gR1
Preparing to upgrade to Oracle RAC 11gR1
Installing Oracle RAC 11g R1
Migrating the existing Oracle RAC 10g database to Oracle RAC 11gR1
Performing post-upgrade tasks
19. Adding a node to SF Oracle RAC clusters using Oracle RAC 10g
About adding a node to an Oracle RAC 10g cluster
SF Oracle RAC add node procedures
Checking system requirements for new node
Physically adding a new system to the cluster
Installing Veritas Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC on the new system
Starting Volume Manager
Verifying the existing security setup on the node
Configuring LLT, GAB, VCSMM, and VXFEN drivers
Adding a node in a VxSS group
Preparing the new node for installing Oracle
Setting the system parameters
Creating Oracle user and groups
Setting up Oracle user equivalence for RSH and RCP
Configuring private IP addresses for CRS
Identifying the public virtual IP addresses for use by Oracle
Creating Oracle disk groups, volumes, and mount points
Preparing $CRS_HOME and $ORACLE_HOME on new node
Preparing OCR and VOTE-disk mount point and Oracle database mount point on new node
Configuring CVM
Linking Veritas membership library
Using the Oracle RAC 10g add node procedure
Relinking the SF Oracle RAC libraries to Oracle RAC 10g
Adding the new system to the SFDB repository
20. Removing a node from SF Oracle RAC clusters using Oracle RAC 10g
About removing a node from an Oracle RAC 10g cluster
Using the Oracle remove node procedure
Removing SF Oracle RAC using the uninstallsfrac utility
Editing VCS configuration files on existing nodes
21. Adding a node to SF Oracle RAC clusters using Oracle RAC 11g
About adding a node to an Oracle RAC 11g cluster
Using the SF Oracle RAC add node procedures
Checking system requirements for new node
Physically adding a new system to the cluster
Installing Veritas Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC on the new system
Starting Volume Manager
Verifying the existing security setup on the node
Configuring LLT, GAB, VCSMM, and VXFEN drivers
Adding a node in a VxSS group
Preparing the new node for installing Oracle
Setting the system parameters
Creating Oracle user and groups
Setting up Oracle user equivalence for RSH and RCP
Configuring private IP addresses for CRS
Identifying the public virtual IP addresses for use by Oracle
Creating Oracle disk groups, volumes, and mount points
Preparing $CRS_HOME and $ORACLE_HOME on new node
Preparing OCR and VOTE-disk mount point and Oracle database mount point on new node
Configuring CVM
Linking Veritas membership library
Using the Oracle RAC 11g add node procedure
Relinking the SF Oracle RAC libraries to Oracle RAC 11g
Adding the new system to the SFDB repository
22. Removing a node from SF Oracle RAC clusters using Oracle RAC 11g
About removing a node from an Oracle RAC 11g cluster
Using the Oracle remove node procedure
Removing SF Oracle RAC using the uninstallsfrac utility
Editing VCS configuration files on existing nodes
23. Preparing for a replicated SF Oracle RAC global cluster
Replication in the SF Oracle RAC environment
Requirements for SF Oracle RAC global clusters
Supported software and hardware for SF Oracle RAC
Supported replication technologies for SF Oracle RAC
Global cluster configuration overview
Configuring an SF Oracle RAC cluster at the primary site
Configuring an SF Oracle RAC cluster at the secondary site
Configuring replication on clusters at both sites
Configuring VCS service groups for global clusters
Testing a global cluster configuration
24. Configuring a global cluster using VVR
About configuring global clustering using VVR
Preparing clusters for replication using VVR
Adding the VVR resource types to the VCS configuration
Configuring global clustering using VVR
Defining the remote cluster and heartbeat Cluster Objects
Setting up replication using VVR
Creating the SRL volume on the primary site
Setting up replication objects on the primary site
Configuring replication for the secondary site
Starting replication of Oracle RAC database volume
Configuring VCS to replicate the database volume using VVR
About modifying the VCS configuration for replication
Configuration examples before and after modification
Dependencies
Modifying the VCS Configuration on the Primary Site
Modifying the VCS Configuration on the Secondary Site
Starting VCS on all nodes in both clusters
25. Uninstalling SF Oracle RAC from an Oracle RAC 10g cluster
About uninstalling SF Oracle RAC from an Oracle RAC 10g cluster
Preparing to uninstall SF Oracle RAC from an Oracle RAC 10g cluster
Stopping Oracle instances
Backing up the Oracle database
Moving or removing the Oracle database (optional)
Uninstalling Oracle RAC 10g (optional)
Removing repository database
Stopping applications that use CFS (outside of VCS control)
Unmounting CFS file systems (outside of VCS control)
Stopping applications that use VxFS (outside of VCS control)
Unmounting VxFS file systems (outside of VCS control)
Stopping VCS
Removing SF Oracle RAC from an Oracle RAC 10g cluster
Removing the SF Oracle RAC packages
Removing other configuration files (optional)
Rebooting the nodes
26. Uninstalling SF Oracle RAC from an Oracle RAC 11g cluster
About uninstalling SF Oracle RAC from an Oracle RAC 11g cluster
Preparing to uninstall SF Oracle RAC from an Oracle RAC 11g cluster
Stopping Oracle instances
Backing up the Oracle database
Moving or removing the Oracle database (optional)
Uninstalling Oracle RAC 11g (optional)
Removing repository database
Stopping the applications that uses CFS (outside of VCS control)
Unmounting CFS file systems (outside of VCS control)
Stopping the applications that use VxFS (outside of VCS control)
Unmounting VxFS file systems (outside of VCS control)
Stopping VCS
Removing SF Oracle RAC from an Oracle RAC 11g cluster
Removing the SF Oracle RAC packages
Removing other configuration files (optional)
Rebooting the nodes
A. Sample configuration files
About sample main.cf files
Sample main.cf files for Oracle configurations
Sample main.cf for Oracle RAC 10g without Oracle agent
Sample main.cf for Oracle RAC 10g with Oracle agent
Sample main.cf for Oracle RAC 10g with Oracle agent and CMC
Sample main.cf for Oracle RAC 10g without the Oracle agent and with VxSS
Sample main.cf for Oracle RAC 11g without Oracle agent
Sample main.cf for Oracle RAC 11g with Oracle agent
Sample main.cf files for Oracle replication configurations
Sample main.cf for Oracle RAC 10g and CVM/VVR (primary replication site)
Sample main.cf for Oracle RAC 10g and CVM/VVR (secondary replication site)
Sample main.cf for Oracle RAC 10g for hardware-based replication primary site
Sample main.cf for Oracle RAC 10g for hardware-based replication secondary site
Sample main.cf files for adding and removing nodes
Sample main.cf for adding and removing an Oracle RAC 10g node
Sample main.cf for adding and removing an Oracle RAC 11g node
B. SF Oracle RAC installation and configuration sample values
SF Oracle RAC installation and configuration information
SF Oracle RAC packages information
Veritas Cluster Server component information
Cluster Volume Manager information
SF Oracle RAC secure mode cluster information
SF Oracle RAC add user information
SMTP email notification information
SNMP trap notification information
Global cluster information
Veritas Volume Replicator information
I/O fencing information
Installation and configuration worksheets
SF Oracle RAC worksheet
Oracle worksheet
Replicated cluster using VVR worksheet
Replicated cluster using SRDF worksheet
C. Response Files
About Response files
Veritas Cluster Server response files
Response file installation procedures
Re-installation using the response files
Installation using the response file on other clusters
Response file syntax
Install-only response file example
Configure response file example
Response file variable definitions
D. Automatic Storage Management
About ASM
Veritas CVM and ASM integration
Dynamic MultiPathing
ASM on CVM rules
Supported SF Oracle RAC and ASM configurations
Requirements for the supported SF Oracle RAC and ASM configurations
ASM monitoring utilities
CVM and ASM configuration procedure
Configure the CVM disk group and volume for the ASM disk group
Install Automatic Storage Management in an ASM home directory
Use the Oracle DBCA procedure to create ASM disk group and instances
Verify your ASM installation
Copying IPC libraries
Unlinking the SF Oracle RAC ODM library
ASM instance startup and shutdown commands
Adding additional storage to an ASM disk group with CVM
Veritas ASM agents
Veritas CVM and Oracle service group with ASM
Veritas CVM and an Oracle service group with ASM
Veritas CVM and ASM main.cf file
E. Creating a test database
About creating a test database
Creating a database for Oracle
Creating the database tablespaces for Oracle on raw volumes
Creating the database tablespaces for Oracle on CFS
F. High availability agent information
About agents
VCS agents included within SF Oracle RAC
Other agents 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
Entry point for PrivNIC agent
Attribute definition for PrivNIC agent
PrivNIC agent type definition
PrivNIC agent sample configuration
MultiPrivNIC agent
MultiPrivNIC agent entry point
MultiPrivNIC agent attribute definition
Resource type definition for MultiPrivNIC agent
Sample configuration for MultiPrivNIC agent
CSSD agent
VCS agents for Oracle
Oracle agent functions
Oracle resource type
Netlsnr agent functions
Netlsnr resource type
ASMInst agent functions
ASMInst resource type
ASMDG agent functions
ASMDG resource type

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