Veritas™ Cluster Server Administrator's Guide

Article:DOC5239  |  Created: 2012-01-30  |  Updated: 2014-03-18  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC5239
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Veritas™ Cluster Server Administrator's Guide

Contents

I. Clustering concepts and terminology
1. Introducing Veritas Cluster Server
About Veritas Cluster Server
About cluster control guidelines
About the physical components of VCS
Logical components of VCS
Putting the pieces together
2. About cluster topologies
Basic failover configurations
About advanced failover configurations
Cluster topologies and storage configurations
3. VCS configuration concepts
About configuring VCS
VCS configuration language
About the main.cf file
About the types.cf file
About VCS attributes
VCS keywords and reserved words
VCS environment variables
II. Administration - Putting VCS to work
4. About the VCS user privilege model
About VCS user privileges and roles
How administrators assign roles to users
User privileges for OS user groups for clusters running in secure mode
VCS privileges for users with multiple roles
5. Administering the cluster from Cluster Manager (Java console)
About the Cluster Manager (Java Console)
Getting started prerequisites
Components of the Java Console
About Cluster Monitor
About Cluster Explorer
Accessing additional features of the Java Console
Administering Cluster Monitor
Administering user profiles
Administering service groups
Administering resources
Administering systems
Administering clusters
Running commands
Editing attributes
Querying the cluster configuration
Setting up VCS event notification by using the Notifier wizard
Administering logs
Administering VCS Simulator
6. Administering the cluster from the command line
About administering VCS from the command line
About installing a VCS license
Administering LLT
Administering the AMF kernel driver
Starting VCS
Stopping VCS
Stopping the VCS engine and related processes
Logging on to VCS
About managing VCS configuration files
About managing VCS users from the command line
About querying VCS
About administering service groups
Administering agents
About administering resources
About administering resource types
Administering systems
About administering clusters
Using the -wait option in scripts that use VCS commands
Running HA fire drills
About administering simulated clusters from the command line
7. Configuring applications and resources in VCS
Configuring resources and applications
VCS bundled agents for UNIX
Configuring NFS service groups
About configuring the RemoteGroup agent
About configuring Samba service groups
Configuring the Coordination Point agent
About testing resource failover by using HA fire drills
8. Predicting VCS behavior using VCS Simulator
About VCS Simulator
Simulator ports
Administering VCS Simulator from the Java Console
Administering VCS Simulator from the command line interface
III. VCS communication and operations
9. About communications, membership, and data protection in the cluster
About cluster communications
About cluster membership
About membership arbitration
About data protection
About I/O fencing configuration files
Examples of VCS operation with I/O fencing
About cluster membership and data protection without I/O fencing
Examples of VCS operation without I/O fencing
Summary of best practices for cluster communications
10. 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
About migrating between disk-based and server-based fencing configurations
Enabling or disabling the preferred fencing policy
11. Controlling VCS behavior
VCS behavior on resource faults
About controlling VCS behavior at the service group level
About controlling VCS behavior at the resource level
Changing agent file paths and binaries
VCS behavior on loss of storage connectivity
Service group workload management
Sample configurations depicting workload management
12. The role of service group dependencies
About service group dependencies
Service group dependency configurations
Frequently asked questions about group dependencies
About linking service groups
About linking multiple child service groups
VCS behavior with service group dependencies
IV. Administration - Beyond the basics
13. VCS event notification
About VCS event notification
Components of VCS event notification
About VCS events and traps
About monitoring aggregate events
About configuring notification
14. VCS event triggers
About VCS event triggers
Using event triggers
List of event triggers
15. Virtual Business Services
About Virtual Business Services
Features of Virtual Business Services
Sample Virtual Business Service configuration
About choosing between VCS and VBS level dependencies
V. Cluster configurations for disaster recovery
16. Connecting clusters–Creating global clusters
How VCS global clusters work
VCS global clusters: The building blocks
Prerequisites for global clusters
About planning to set up global clusters
Setting up a global cluster
About cluster faults
About setting up a disaster recovery fire drill
Multi-tiered application support using the RemoteGroup agent in a global environment
Test scenario for a multi-tiered environment
17. Administering global clusters from Cluster Manager (Java console)
About global clusters
Adding a remote cluster
Deleting a remote cluster
Administering global service groups
Administering global heartbeats
18. Administering global clusters from the command line
About administering global clusters from the command line
About global querying in a global cluster setup
Administering global service groups in a global cluster setup
Administering resources in a global cluster setup
Administering clusters in global cluster setup
Administering heartbeats in a global cluster setup
19. Setting up replicated data clusters
About replicated data clusters
How VCS replicated data clusters work
About setting up a replicated data cluster configuration
About migrating a service group
About setting up a fire drill
20. Setting up campus clusters
About campus cluster configuration
VCS campus cluster requirements
Typical VCS campus cluster setup
How VCS campus clusters work
About setting up a campus cluster configuration
Fire drill in campus clusters
About the DiskGroupSnap agent
About running a fire drill in a campus cluster
VI. Troubleshooting and performance
21. VCS performance considerations
How cluster components affect performance
How cluster operations affect performance
About scheduling class and priority configuration
VCS agent statistics
About VCS tunable parameters
22. Troubleshooting and recovery for VCS
VCS message logging
Troubleshooting the VCS engine
Troubleshooting Low Latency Transport (LLT)
Troubleshooting Group Membership Services/Atomic Broadcast (GAB)
Troubleshooting VCS startup
Troubleshooting Intelligent Monitoring Framework (IMF)
Troubleshooting service groups
Troubleshooting resources
Troubleshooting I/O fencing
Troubleshooting notification
Troubleshooting and recovery for global clusters
Troubleshooting the steward process
Troubleshooting licensing
VII. Appendixes
A. VCS user privileges—administration matrices
About administration matrices
Administration matrices
B. VCS commands: Quick reference
About this quick reference for VCS commands
VCS command line reference
C. Cluster and system states
Remote cluster states
System states
D. VCS attributes
About attributes and their definitions
Resource attributes
Resource type attributes
Service group attributes
System attributes
Cluster attributes
Heartbeat attributes (for global clusters)
Remote cluster attributes
E. Accessibility and VCS
About accessibility in VCS
Navigation and keyboard shortcuts
Support for accessibility settings
Support for assistive technologies

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