Veritas Storage Foundation™ Cluster File System Administrator's Guide

Article:DOC3868  |  Created: 2011-03-23  |  Updated: 2013-04-09  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC3868
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Veritas Storage Foundation™ Cluster File System Administrator's Guide

Contents

1. Technical overview of Storage Foundation Cluster File System
Storage Foundation Cluster File System architecture
About the symmetric architecture
About Storage Foundation Cluster File System primary/secondary failover
About single-host file system semantics using Group Lock Manager
About Veritas File System features supported in cluster file systems
Veritas File System features in cluster file systems
Veritas File System features not in cluster file systems
Storage Foundation Cluster File System benefits and applications
How Storage Foundation Cluster File System works
When to use Storage Foundation Cluster File System
2. Storage Foundation Cluster File System architecture
About Veritas Cluster Server architecture
About Storage Foundation Cluster File System and the Group Lock Manager
Storage Foundation Cluster File System namespace
About asymmetric mounts
Primary and secondary
Determining or moving primaryship
Synchronize time on Cluster File Systems
File system tunables
Setting the number of parallel fsck threads
About Storage Checkpoints
Storage Foundation Cluster File System backup strategies
Parallel I/O
I/O error handling policy
Recovering for I/O failures
Single network link and reliability
Configuring low priority a link
Split-brain and jeopardy handling
Jeopardy state
Jeopardy handling
About I/O fencing
About preventing data corruption with I/O fencing
About I/O fencing components
About I/O fencing configuration files
How disk-based I/O fencing works in different event scenarios
About server-based I/O fencing
About secure communication between the SFCFS cluster and CP server
About Veritas Volume Manager cluster functionality
Shared disk groups overview
Storage Foundation Cluster File System and Veritas Volume Manager cluster functionality agents
Veritas Volume Manager cluster functionality
3. Administering Storage Foundation Cluster File System and its components
About Storage Foundation Cluster File System administration
Administering CFS
Adding CFS file systems to VCS configuration
Using cfsmount to mount CFS file systems
Resizing CFS file systems
Verifying the status of CFS file systems
Verifying CFS port
CFS agents and AMF support
CFS agent log files
Storage Foundation Cluster File System commands
mount, fsclustadm, and fsadm commands
Time synchronization for Cluster File Systems
Growing a Storage Foundation Cluster File System
The /etc/vfstab file
When the Storage Foundation Cluster File System primary fails
Storage Checkpoints on Storage Foundation Cluster File System
Snapshots on Storage Foundation Cluster File System
Administering VCS
Viewing available Veritas device drivers
Configuring VCS to start Oracle with a specified Pfile
Verifying VCS configuration
Starting and stopping VCS
Configuring destination-based load balancing for LLT
Administering CVM
Listing all the CVM shared disks
Establishing CVM cluster membership manually
Changing the CVM master manually
Importing a shared disk group manually
Deporting a shared disk group manually
Starting shared volumes manually
Evaluating the state of CVM ports
Verifying if CVM is running in an SFCFS cluster
Verifying CVM membership state
Verifying the state of CVM shared disk groups
Verifying the activation mode
CVM log files
Administering ODM
Verifying the ODM port
Starting ODM
Administering I/O Fencing
About administering I/O fencing
About the vxfentsthdw utility
About the vxfenadm utility
About the vxfenclearpre utility
About the vxfenswap utility
About administering the coordination point server
Enabling or disabling the preferred fencing policy
About VXFEN tunable parameters
Administering SFCFS global clusters
Setting up a disaster recovery fire drill
Configuring the fire drill service group using the Fire Drill Setup wizard
Verifying a successful fire drill
Scheduling a fire drill
4. Using Veritas Extension for Oracle Disk Manager
About Oracle Disk Manager
How Oracle Disk Manager improves database performance
About Oracle Disk Manager and Storage Foundation Cluster File System
About Oracle Disk Manager and Oracle Managed Files
How Oracle Disk Manager works with Oracle Managed Files
Setting up Veritas Extension for Oracle Disk Manager
Preparing existing database storage for Oracle Disk Manager
Converting Quick I/O files to Oracle Disk Manager files
Verifying that Oracle Disk Manager is configured
Disabling the Oracle Disk Manager feature
Using Cached ODM
Enabling Cached ODM for file systems
Modifying Cached ODM settings for individual files
Adding Cached ODM settings via the cachemap
Making the caching settings persistent across mounts
5. Clustered NFS
About Clustered NFS
Requirements
Understanding how Clustered NFS works
Basic design
Internal Clustered NFS functionality
cfsshare manual page
Configure and unconfigure Clustered NFS
Configure Clustered NFS
Unconfigure Clustered NFS
Reconciling major and minor numbers for NFS shared disks
Checking the major and minor number for VxVM volumes
Administering Clustered NFS
Displaying the NFS shared CFS file systems
Sharing a CFS file system previously added to VCS
Unsharing the previous shared CFS file system
Adding an NFS shared CFS file system to VCS
Deleting the NFS shared CFS file system from VCS
Adding a Virtual IP address to VCS
Deleting a Virtual IP address from VCS
Adding an IPv6 Virtual IP address to VCS
Deleting an IPv6 Virtual IP address from VCS
Changing the share options associated with an NFS share
Sharing a file system checkpoint
Samples for configuring a Clustered NFS
Sample main.cf file
How to mount an NFS-exported file system on the NFS clients
Disabling SMF for NFS daemons on Solaris 10
Debugging Clustered NFS
6. Common Internet File System
About Common Internet File System
Requirements
Understanding how Samba works
Configuring Clustered NFS and Common Internet File System on CFS
cfsshare manual page
Disabling Service Management Facility for Samba daemons on Solaris 10
Configuring Common Internet File System in user mode
Configuring Common Internet File System in domain mode
Configuring Common Internet File System in ads mode
Administering Common Internet File System
Sharing a CFS file system previously added to VCS
Unsharing the previous shared CFS file system
Sample main.cf
Disabling Service Management Facility for Samba daemons on Solaris 10
Debugging Common Internet File System
7. Troubleshooting SFCFS
About troubleshooting SFCFS
Troubleshooting CFS
Incorrect order in root user's path
Troubleshooting fenced configurations
Example of a pre-existing network partition (split-brain)
Recovering from a pre-existing network partition (split-brain)
Troubleshooting I/O fencing
SCSI reservation errors during bootup
The vxfentsthdw utility fails when SCSI TEST UNIT READY command fails
Node is unable to join cluster while another node is being ejected
System panics to prevent potential data corruption
How vxfen driver checks for preexisting split-brain condition
Cluster ID on the I/O fencing key of coordinator disk does not match the local cluster’s ID
Clearing keys after split-brain using vxfenclearpre command
Registered keys are lost on the coordinator disks
Replacing defective disks when the cluster is offline
Troubleshooting server-based I/O fencing
Troubleshooting server-based fencing on the SFCFS cluster nodes
Troubleshooting server-based I/O fencing in mixed mode
Troubleshooting CVM
CVM group is not online after adding a node to the cluster
Shared disk group cannot be imported
Error importing shared disk groups
Unable to start CVM
CVMVolDg not online even though CVMCluster is online
Shared disks not visible
A. Creating a starter database
Creating a database for Oracle 10g or 11g
Creating database tablespace on shared raw VxVM volumes (option 1)
Creating database tablespace on CFS (option 2)

 


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