Veritas Storage Foundation™ and High Availability Installation Guide

Article:DOC5295  |  Created: 2012-02-04  |  Updated: 2012-11-21  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC5295
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Veritas Storage Foundation™ and High Availability Installation Guide

Contents

I. Installation overview and planning
1. Introducing Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions
About Veritas products
About Veritas graphical user interfaces
About Storage Foundation and High Availability features
2. Planning to install Storage Foundation and High Availability
About installation and configuration methods
Downloading the Storage Foundation and High Availability software
3. System requirements
Release notes
Hardware compatibility list (HCL)
Supported operating systems
Disk space requirements
Discovering product versions and various requirement information
Database requirements
I/O fencing requirements
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. Installing Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability
5. Preparing to install Storage Foundation HIgh Availability
Installation preparation overview
About using ssh or rsh with the Veritas installer
Setting up shared storage
Setting environment variables
Mounting the product disc
Assessing the system for installation readiness
6. Installing Storage Foundation and High Availability using the script-based installer
About the Veritas installer
Installing Storage Foundation and High Availability using the installer
7. Installing Storage Foundation and 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
Setting installer options with the Web-based installer
Installing SFHA with the Web-based installer
8. Installing Storage Foundation and High Availability using other methods
Installing Storage Foundation or Storage Foundation and High Availability using NIM and the installer
Installing Storage Foundation and High Availability using the mksysb utility
III. Configuring Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability
9. Preparing to configure Storage Foundation and High Availability
About planning to configure I/O fencing
Setting up the CP server
10. Configuring Storage Foundation and High Availability
Configuring Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions
11. Configuring Storage Foundation High Availability for data integrity
Setting up disk-based I/O fencing using installsfha
Setting up disk-based I/O fencing manually
Setting up server-based I/O fencing using installsfha
Setting up non-SCSI-3 server-based I/O fencing in virtual environments using installsfha
Configuring SFHA 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 Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability
12. Preparing to upgrade
About upgrading
About the different ways that you can upgrade
Supported upgrade paths
Preparing to upgrade
13. Upgrading Storage Foundation and High Availability
Upgrading Storage Foundation and High Availability with the product installer
Upgrading Storage Foundation and High Availability using the Veritas Web-based installer
Upgrade Storage Foundation and High Availability and AIX on a DMP-enabled rootvg
Upgrading using SMIT
Upgrading the AIX operating system
Upgrading Veritas Volume Replicator
14. Performing a rolling upgrade
About rolling upgrades
Performing a rolling upgrade using the script-based installer
Performing a rolling upgrade of SFHA using the Web-based installer
15. Performing a phased upgrade
About phased upgrade
Performing a phased upgrade
16. Upgrading using an alternate disk
About upgrading SFHA using an alternate disk
Supported upgrade scenarios
Supported upgrade paths
Preparing to upgrade SFHA on an alternate disk
Upgrading SFHA on an alternate disk
Verifying the upgrade
Upgrading Storage Foundation and AIX on a DMP-enabled alternate rootvg
17. Upgrading SFHA using Network Install Manager Alternate Disk Migration
Supported upgrade paths
Preparing to upgrade SFHA and the operating system using the nimadm utility
Preparing the installation bundle on the NIM server
Upgrading SFHA and the operating system using the nimadm utility
Verifying the upgrade
18. Performing post-upgrade tasks
Optional configuration steps
Post upgrade tasks for migrating the SFDB repository database
Recovering VVR if automatic upgrade fails
Post-upgrade tasks when VCS agents for VVR are configured
Upgrading disk layout versions
Upgrading VxVM disk group versions
Updating variables
Setting the default disk group
About enabling LDAP authentication for clusters that run in secure mode
Verifying the Storage Foundation and High Availability upgrade
V. Verifying the Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability installation
19. Verifying the installation
Performing a postcheck on a node
Verifying that the products were installed
Installation log files
Starting and stopping processes for the Veritas products
Checking Veritas Volume Manager processes
Checking Veritas File System installation
Verifying the LLT, GAB, and VCS configuration files
Verifying LLT, GAB, and cluster operation
VI. Adding and removing nodes
20. 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
Starting VCS after adding the new node
Updating the Storage Foundation for Databases (SFDB) repository after adding a node
21. Removing a node from a cluster
Removing a node from a cluster
VII. Uninstalling Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability
22. Uninstalling Storage Foundation and High Availability
Preparing to uninstall a SFHA product
Disabling VCS agents for VVR the agents on a system
Removing the Replicated Data Set
Uninstalling SFHA filesets using the script-based installer
Uninstalling SFHA with the Veritas Web-based installer
Removing Storage Foundation products using SMIT
Removing the CP server configuration using the removal script
Removing the Storage Foundation for Databases (SFDB) repository after removing the product
VIII. 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 SFHA using response files
Configuring SFHA using response files
Upgrading SFHA using response files
Uninstalling SFHA using response files
Syntax in the response file
Response file variables to install, upgrade, or uninstall Storage Foundation and High Availability
Response file variables to configure Storage Foundation and High Availability
Sample response file for SFHA configuration
Sample response file for SFHA install
Sample response file for SF upgrade
Sample response file for SFHA upgrade
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 non-SCSI-3 server-based I/O fencing
Response file variables to configure non-SCSI-3 server-based I/O fencing
E. Configuration files
About the LLT and GAB configuration files
About the AMF configuration files
About the VCS configuration files
About I/O fencing configuration files
Sample configuration files for CP server
F. 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 AIX
G. Storage Foundation and High Availability components
Storage Foundation and High Availability installation filesets
Veritas Cluster Server installation filesets
Veritas Storage Foundation obsolete and reorganized installation filesets
H. Troubleshooting installation issues
Restarting the installer after a failed connection
What to do if you see a licensing reminder
Troubleshooting an installation on AIX
Incorrect permissions for root on remote system
Resource temporarily unavailable
Inaccessible system
Upgrading Veritas Storage Foundation for Databases (SFDB) tools from 5.0x to 6.0 (2184482)
I. Troubleshooting cluster installation
Unmount failures
Command failures
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 SFHA cluster nodes
Issues during online migration of coordination points
J. Sample SF HA cluster setup diagrams for CP server-based I/O fencing
Configuration diagrams for setting up server-based I/O fencing
K. Changing NFS server major numbers for VxVM volumes
Changing NFS server major numbers for VxVM volumes
L. Configuring LLT over UDP using IPv4
Using the UDP layer for LLT
Manually configuring LLT over UDP using IPv4
M. Configuring LLT over UDP using IPv6
Using the UDP layer of IPv6 for LLT
Manually configuring LLT over UDP using IPv6
N. Compatability issues when installing Storage Foundation 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 NetBackup is already present

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