Veritas Storage Foundation™ and High Availability Solutions Virtualization Guide

Article:DOC5405  |  Created: 2012-02-27  |  Updated: 2013-05-27  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC5405
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Veritas Storage Foundation™ and High Availability Solutions Virtualization Guide

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1. Overview of Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability Virtualization Solutions
Overview
Reference documentation
About Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability Virtualization Solutions
2. Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions support for Solaris Zones
About Solaris Zones
About VCS support for zones
Overview of how VCS works with zones
About the ContainerInfo service group attribute
About the ContainerOpts resource type attribute
Zone-aware resources
About the Mount agent
About networking agents
About the Zone agent
About configuring failovers among physical and virtual servers
Configuring VCS in zones
Prerequisites for configuring VCS in zones
Deciding on the zone root location
Creating a zone with root on local disk
Creating a zone with root on shared storage
Performing the initial internal zone configuration
About installing applications in a zone
Configuring the service group for the application
Configuring a zone resource in a failover service group with the hazonesetup utility
Configuring zone resource in a parallel service group with the hazonesetup utility
Modifying the service group configuration
Verifying the zone configuration
Performing maintenance tasks
Troubleshooting zones
Configuring for physical to virtual and virtual to physical failovers—a typical setup
Adding VxFS file systems to a non-global zone
Direct mount of VxFS file systems from global zone
Mounting a VxFS file system in a non-global zone
Adding a direct mount to a zone's configuration
Creating VxFS file systems inside non-global zones
Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System mounts
Creating a non-global zone root on VxFS clustered file system configuration
Concurrent I/O access in non-global zones
Veritas extension for Oracle Disk Manager
Exporting VxVM volumes to a non-global zone
VxVM devices in Solaris 10 global zones
Removing a VxVM volume from a non-global zone
Configuring Solaris non-global zones for disaster recovery
Software limitations of Storage Foundation support of non-global zones
Cannot remove a volume configured in a non-global zone
Administration commands are not supported in non-global zone
A cluster-mounted VxFS file system is not supported as the root of a non-global zone
QIO and CQIO are not supported
Package and patch installation in non-global zones
Package and patch removal with non-global zone configurations
Root volume cannot be added to non-global zones
Some Veritas Volume Manager operations can cause volume device names to go out of sync
The svc:/system/vxfs/vxfsldlic service is not enabled in non-global zones
3. Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions support for Solaris Projects
About Solaris Projects
About VCS support for Solaris projects
Overview of how VCS works with Solaris projects
About the ContainerInfo service group attribute
About the ContainerOpts resource type attribute
Project-aware resources
About the Project agent
Configuring VCS in Solaris projects
Prerequisites for configuring VCS in projects
4. Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions support for Oracle VM Server for SPARC
Terminology for Oracle VM Server for SPARC
Oracle VM Server for SPARC deployment models
Split Storage Foundation stack
Guest-based Storage Foundation stack
Benefits of deploying Storage Foundation High Availability solutions in Oracle VM server for SPARC
Standardization of tools
Array migration
Moving storage between physical and virtual environments
Boot Image Management
Features
Storage Foundation features
Oracle VM Server for SPARC features
Split Storage Foundation stack model
How Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions works in the Oracle VM Server for SPARC
Veritas Storage Foundation features restrictions
Guest-based Storage Foundation stack model
How Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions works in the guest domains
Supported configurations with SFCFS and multiple I/O Domains
Veritas Storage Foundation features restrictions
System requirements
Solaris operating system requirements
Solaris patch requirements
Hardware requirements
Veritas product release notes
Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability
Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System
Product licensing
Installing Storage Foundation in a Oracle VM Server for SPARC environment
Installing and configuring Oracle VM Server for SPARC and domains
Installing Storage Foundation in the control domain or guest
DMP as a multi-pathing solution in an Oracle VM Server for SPARC environment
Installing Veritas File System in the guest domain using pkgadd
Verifying the configuration
Exporting a Veritas volume to a guest domain from the control domain
Provisioning storage for a guest domain
Provisioning Veritas Volume Manager volumes as data disks for guest domains
Provisioning Veritas Volume Manager volumes as boot disks for guest domains
Using Veritas Volume Manager snapshots for cloning logical domain boot disks
Configuring Oracle VM Server for SPARC guest domains for disaster recovery
Software limitations
Memory Corruption in the guest domain during SCSI commands
Exporting the raw volume device node fails
Resizing a Veritas Volume Manager volume (exported as a slice or full disk) does not dynamically reflect the new size of the volume in the guest
Known issues
Guest-based known issues
Split Storage Foundation stack known issues
5. Veritas Cluster Server support for using CVM with multiple nodes in a Oracle VM Server for SPARC environment
Clustering using Cluster Volume Manager
Installing Storage Foundation on multiple nodes in a Logical Domain
Reconfiguring the clustering agents for Cluster Volume Manager
Cluster Volume Manager in the control domain for providing high availability
6. Veritas Cluster Server: Configuring Oracle VM Server for SPARC for high availability
About Veritas Cluster Server in a Oracle VM Server for SPARC environment
Dynamic reconfiguration of memory and CPU of a guest domain
Veritas Cluster Server prerequisites
Veritas Cluster Server requirements
Veritas Cluster Server limitations
Veritas Cluster Server known issues
About Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System in an Oracle VM Server for SPARC environment
Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System limitations
About Veritas Cluster Server configuration models in an Oracle VM Server for SPARC environment
Veritas Cluster Server setup to fail over a logical domain on a failure
Veritas Cluster Server installed in the control domain to monitor logical domains
Veritas Cluster Server installed in the control domain to monitor the applications in the guest domain
Veritas Cluster Server setup to fail over an application on a failure
About configuring Veritas Cluster Server for Oracle VM Server for SPARC with multiple I/O domains
About Alternate I/O domain
Setting up the Alternate I/O domain
Configuring VCS to manage a Logical Domain with multiple I/O domains
Configuring Veritas Cluster Server to fail over a logical domain on a failure
Configuration scenarios
Creating the Veritas Cluster Server service groups for logical domains
Configuring Veritas Cluster Server for application monitoring
Verifying a logical domain service group failover
Configuring Veritas Cluster Server to fail over an application on a failure
Oracle VM Server for SPARC guest domain migration in VCS environment
Overview of a warm migration
Overview of a live migration
Prerequisites before you perform domain migration
Supported deployment models for Oracle VM Server for SPARC domain migration with VCS
Migrating Oracle VM guest when VCS is installed in the control domain that manages the guest domain
Migrating Oracle VM guest when VCS is installed in the control domain and single-node VCS is installed inside the guest domain to monitor applications inside the guest domain
Migrating Oracle VM guest when VCS cluster is installed in the guest domains to manage applications for Oracle VM Server for SPARC version 2.1 and above
Migrating Oracle VM guest when VCS cluster is installed in the guest domains to manage applications for Oracle VM Server for SPARC version 2.0
Configuring VCS to manage a Logical Domain using services from multiple I/O domains
A typical setup for a Logical Domain with multiple I/O services
Identify supported storage and network services
Determine the number of nodes to form VCS cluster
Install and configure VCS inside the control domain and alternate I/O domain
Configuring storage services
Configure storage service groups
Configure network service groups
Configure a service group to monitor services from multiple I/O domains
Configure the AlternateIO resource
Configure the service group for a Logical Domain
Failover scenarios
Recommendations while configuring VCS and Oracle VM Server for SPARC with multiple I/O domains
Sample VCS configuration for AlternateIO resource configured as a fail over type
Configuring VCS on logical domains to manage applications using services from multiple I/O domains

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