Veritas Storage Foundation™ Cluster File System High Availability Installation Guide

Article:DOC5267  |  Created: 2012-02-03  |  Updated: 2014-11-13  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC5267
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Veritas Storage Foundation™ Cluster File System High Availability Installation Guide

Contents

I. Installation overview and planning
1. About Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
About Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
About I/O fencing
About Veritas Operations Manager
2. Before you install
About planning for SFCFSHA installation
About installation and configuration methods
Assessing the system for installation readiness
Downloading the Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability software
Setting environment variables
Optimizing LLT media speed settings on private NICs
Guidelines for setting the media speed of the LLT interconnects
Verifying network interfaces for persistent names
About using ssh or rsh with the Veritas installer
Setting up shared storage
Prerequisites for Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
Hardware overview and requirements for Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
3. System requirements
Release notes
Hardware compatibility list (HCL)
Supported operating systems
I/O fencing requirements
Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability memory requirements
Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability CPU requirements
Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability node requirements
Database requirements
VxVM licenses
Cross-Platform Data Sharing licensing
Disk space requirements
Discovering product versions and various requirement information
Number of nodes supported
4. Licensing Veritas products
About Veritas SFHA Solutions product licensing
Setting or changing the Veritas SFHA Solutions product level for keyless licensing
Installing Veritas SFHA Solutions product license keys
II. Installation of Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
5. Installing Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability using the script-based installer
Installation preparation overview
Mounting the product disc
About the Veritas installer
Installing Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability using the product installer
6. Installing Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability using the web-based installer
About the 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 SFCFSHA with the Web-based installer
7. Installing Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability using other methods
Installing SFCFSHA using Kickstart
Sample Kickstart configuration file
Installing Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability using yum
III. Configuration of Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
8. Preparing to configure SFCFSHA
About configuring SFCFSHA clusters for data integrity
About I/O fencing for Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability in virtual machines that do not support SCSI-3 PR
About I/O fencing components
About I/O fencing configuration files
About planning to configure I/O fencing
Setting up the CP server
9. Configuring Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
Configuring SFCFSHA using the script-based installer
Configuring Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability using the Web-based installer
Configuring Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability manually
Configuring the SFDB repository database after installation
10. Configuring SFCFSHA for data integrity
Setting up disk-based I/O fencing using installsfcfsha
Setting up disk-based I/O fencing manually
Setting up server-based I/O fencing using installsfcfsha
Setting up non-SCSI-3 server-based I/O fencing in virtual environments using installsfcfsha
Configuring Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability for data integrity using the Web-based installer
Setting up server-based I/O fencing manually
Setting up non-SCSI-3 fencing in virtual environments manually
Enabling or disabling the preferred fencing policy
IV. Upgrading Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
11. Preparing to upgrade Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
About upgrading
About the different ways that you can upgrade
Supported upgrade paths
About using the installer to upgrade when the root disk is encapsulated
Preparing to upgrade
12. Performing a typical Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability upgrade using the installer
Peforming a full upgrade
13. Performing a rolling upgrade
Performing a rolling upgrade using the installer
14. Performing a phased upgrade
Performing a phased upgrade of SFCFSHA
15. Upgrading Veritas Volume Replicator
Upgrading Veritas Volume Replicator
16. Migrating from SFHA to SFCFSHA
Migrating from SFHA to SFCFSHA 6.0
17. Performing post-upgrade tasks
Re-joining the backup boot disk group into the current disk group
Reverting to the backup boot disk group after an unsuccessful upgrade
V. Verification of the installation or the upgrade
18. Verifying the Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability installation
Performing a postcheck on a node
Verifying that the products were installed
Installation log files
About enabling LDAP authentication for clusters that run in secure mode
Starting and stopping processes for the Veritas products
Checking Veritas Volume Manager processes
Verifying agent configuration for Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
Synchronizing time on Cluster File Systems
Configuring VCS for Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
About the cluster UUID
About the LLT and GAB configuration files
Verifying the LLT, GAB, and VCS configuration files
Verifying LLT, GAB, and cluster operation
VI. Adding and removing nodes
19. Adding a node to a cluster
About adding a node to a cluster
Before adding a node to a cluster
Adding a node to a cluster using the product installer
Adding a node using the Web-based installer
Adding the node to a cluster manually
Configuring server-based fencing on the new node
Updating the Storage Foundation for Databases (SFDB) repository after adding a node
Sample configuration file for adding a node to the cluster
20. Removing a node from Storage Foundation Cluster File System clusters
About removing a node from a cluster
Removing a node from a cluster
Modifying the VCS configuration files on existing nodes
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
VII. Setting up and configuring replicated global cluster
21. Setting up a replicated global cluster
Replication in the SFCFSHA environment
About setting up a global cluster in an SFCFSHA environment
Configuring an SFCFSHA global cluster at the primary site
Configuring an SFCFSHA cluster at the secondary site
Configuring replication for SFCFSHA clusters at both sites
Modifying the ClusterService group for a global SFCFSHA cluster
Defining the remote SFCFSHA cluster and heartbeat objects
Configuring the VCS service groups for global SFCFSHA clusters
22. Configuring a global cluster using VVR
About configuring a global SFCFSHA cluster using VVR for replication
Configuring a global SFCFSHA cluster using Veritas Volume Replicator (VVR): setting up the primary site
Configuring a global SFCFSHA cluster using Veritas Volume Replicator (VVR): setting up the secondary site
Configuring a global SFCFSHA cluster using Veritas Volume Replicator (VVR): starting replication
Configuring a global SFCFSHA cluster using Veritas Volume Replicator (VVR): configuring cluster resources
Managing a global SFCFSHA cluster using Veritas Volume Replicator (VVR)
VIII. Uninstallation of Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
23. Uninstalling Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
Shutting down cluster operations
Removing VxFS file systems
Removing rootability
Moving volumes to disk partitions
Disabling the agents on a system
Removing the Replicated Data Set
Uninstalling SFCFSHA RPMs using the script-based installer
Uninstalling SFCFSHA with the Veritas Web-based installer
Removing license files (Optional)
Removing the CP server configuration using the removal script
Removing the Storage Foundation for Databases (SFDB) repository after removing the product
IX. Installation reference
A. Installation scripts
About Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions installation scripts
Installation script options
About using the postcheck option
B. Response files
About response files
Installing SFCFSHA using response files
Configuring SFCFSHA using response files
Upgrading SFCFSHA using response files
Uninstalling SFCFSHA using response files
Syntax in the response file
Response file variables to install, upgrade, or uninstall Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
Response file variables to configure Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
Sample response file for Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability installation
Sample response file for Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability configuration
C. Tunable files for installation
About setting tunable parameters using the installer or a response file
Setting tunables for an installation, configuration, or upgrade
Setting tunables with no other installer-related operations
Setting tunables with an un-integrated response file
Preparing the tunables file
Setting parameters for the tunables file
Tunables value parameter definitions
D. Configuring I/O fencing using a response file
Configuring I/O fencing using response files
Response file variables to configure disk-based I/O fencing
Sample response file for configuring disk-based I/O fencing
Response file variables to configure server-based I/O fencing
Sample response file for configuring server-based I/O fencing
Response file variables to configure non-SCSI-3 server-based I/O fencing
Sample response file for configuring non-SCSI-3 server-based I/O fencing
E. Configuring the secure shell or the remote shell for communications
About configuring secure shell or remote shell communication modes before installing products
Manually configuring and passwordless ssh
Restarting the ssh session
Enabling rsh for Linux
F. Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability components
Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability installation RPMs
Veritas Cluster Server installation RPMs
Veritas Cluster File System installation RPMs
Veritas Storage Foundation obsolete and reorganized installation RPMs
G. High availability agent information
About agents
Enabling and disabling intelligent resource monitoring for agents manually
CVMCluster agent
CVMVxconfigd agent
CVMVolDg agent
CFSMount agent
CFSfsckd agent
H. Troubleshooting information
Restarting the installer after a failed connection
What to do if you see a licensing reminder
Troubleshooting information
Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability installation issues
Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability problems
I. Troubleshooting cluster installation
Installer cannot create UUID for the cluster
The vxfentsthdw utility fails when SCSI TEST UNIT READY command fails
Troubleshooting CP server
Troubleshooting server-based fencing on the SFCFSHA cluster nodes
J. Sample SFCFSHA cluster setup diagrams for CP server-based I/O fencing
Configuration diagrams for setting up server-based I/O fencing
K. Configuring LLT over UDP using IPv6
Using the UDP layer of IPv6 for LLT
Manually configuring LLT over UDP using IPv6
L. Configuring LLT over UDP using IPv4
Using the UDP layer for LLT
Manually configuring LLT over UDP using IPv4
M. Compatability issues when installing Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability with other products
Installing, uninstalling, or upgrading Storage Foundation products when other Veritas products are present
Installing, uninstalling, or upgrading Storage Foundation products when VOM is already present
Installing, uninstalling, or upgrading Storage Foundation products when ApplicationHA is already present
Installing, uninstalling, or upgrading Storage Foundation products when NetBackup is already present

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