Veritas Storage Foundation™ and High Availability 6.0.1 Installation Guide - Solaris

Article:DOC5841  |  Created: 2012-08-15  |  Updated: 2014-11-16  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC5841
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Veritas Storage Foundation™ and High Availability 6.0.1 Installation Guide - Solaris

Contents

I. Installation overview and planning
1. Introducing Storage Foundation and High Availability
About Veritas products
About Veritas graphical user interfaces
About Storage Foundation and High Availability features
2. System requirements
Release notes
Hardware compatibility list (HCL)
Supported operating systems
Veritas File System requirements
Disk space requirements
Discovering product versions and various requirement information
Database requirements
I/O fencing requirements
Number of nodes supported
3. Planning to install SFHA
About installation and configuration methods for SFHA
About the Veritas installer
Downloading the Storage Foundation and High Availability software
About the VRTSspt package troubleshooting tools
4. Licensing SFHA
About Veritas product licensing
Setting or changing the product level for keyless licensing
Installing Veritas product license keys
II. Preinstallation tasks
5. Preparing to install Storage Foundation High Availability
Installation preparation overview
About using ssh or rsh with the Veritas installer
Setting up shared storage
Creating root user
Creating the /opt directory
Setting environment variables
Mounting the product disc
Assessing the system for installation readiness
Making the IPS publisher accessible
III. Installation using the script-based installer
6. Installing SFHA
Installing Storage Foundation and High Availability using the installer
Installing language packages
7. Preparing to configure SFHA clusters for data integrity
About planning to configure I/O fencing
Setting up the CP server
8. Configuring SFHA
Configuring Storage Foundation High Availability using the installer
9. Configuring SFHA clusters for data integrity
Setting up disk-based I/O fencing using installsfha
Setting up server-based I/O fencing using installsfha
Setting up non-SCSI-3 server-based I/O fencing in virtual environments using installsfha
Enabling or disabling the preferred fencing policy
IV. Installation using the Web-based installer
10. Installing SFHA
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
11. Configuring SFHA
Configuring SFHA using the Web-based installer
V. Automated installation using response files
12. Performing an automated SFHA installation
Installing SFHA using response files
Response file variables to install Storage Foundation and High Availability
Sample response file for SFHA install
13. Performing an automated SFHA configuration
Configuring SFHA using response files
Response file variables to configure Storage Foundation and High Availability
Sample response file for SFHA configuration
14. Performing an automated I/O fencing configuration using response files
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
VI. Installation using operating system-specific methods
15. Installing SFHA using operating system-specific methods
Installing SFHA on Solaris 11 using Automated Installer
Manually installing packages on Solaris brand non-global zones
Manually installing packages on solaris10 brand zones
Installing SFHA on Solaris 10 using JumpStart
Installing SFHA using the system command
16. Configuring SFHA clusters for data integrity using operating system-specific methods
Setting up disk-based I/O fencing manually
Setting up server-based I/O fencing manually
Setting up non-SCSI-3 fencing in virtual environments manually
VII. Upgrade of SFHA
17. Planning to upgrade SFHA
Upgrade methods for SFHA
Supported upgrade paths for SFHA 6.0.1
About using the installer to upgrade when the root disk is encapsulated
Preparing to upgrade SFHA
18. Upgrading Storage Foundation and High Availability
Upgrading Storage Foundation and High Availability with the product installer when OS upgrade is not required
Upgrading Storage Foundation and High Availability to 6.0.1 using the product installer or manual steps
Upgrading Storage Foundation and High Availability using the Veritas Web-based installer
Upgrading the Solaris operating system
Upgrading Veritas Volume Replicator
Upgrading language packages
19. Performing a rolling upgrade of SFHA
About rolling upgrades
Supported rolling upgrade paths
Performing a rolling upgrade using the script-based installer
Performing a rolling upgrade of SFHA using the Web-based installer
20. Performing a phased upgrade of SFHA
About phased upgrade
Performing a phased upgrade
21. Performing an automated SFHA upgrade using response files
Upgrading SFHA using response files
Response file variables to upgrade Storage Foundation and High Availability
Sample response file for SFHA upgrade
22. Upgrading SFHA using Live Upgrade
About Live Upgrade
Supported upgrade paths for Live Upgrade
Before you upgrade SFHA using Solaris Live Upgrade
Upgrading SFHA and Solaris using Live Upgrade
Upgrading Solaris using Live Upgrade
Upgrading SFHA using Live Upgrade
Administering boot environments
23. Performing post-upgrade tasks
Optional configuration steps
Re-joining the backup boot disk group into the current disk group
Reverting to the backup boot disk group after an unsuccessful upgrade
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
Upgrading the Array Support Library
Converting from QuickLog to Multi-Volume support
About enabling LDAP authentication for clusters that run in secure mode
Verifying the Storage Foundation and High Availability upgrade
VIII. Post-installation tasks
24. Performing post-installation tasks
Changing root user into root role
25. Verifying the SFHA 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
IX. Uninstallation of SFHA
26. Uninstalling Storage Foundation and High Availability
About removing Storage Foundation and High Availability
Preparing to uninstall
Disabling VCS agents for VVR the agents on a system
Removing the Replicated Data Set
Uninstalling SFHA packages using the script-based installer
Uninstalling SFHA with the Veritas Web-based installer
Uninstalling Storage Foundation and High Availability using the pkgrm or pkg uninstall command
Removing the CP server configuration using the installer program
Removing the Storage Foundation for Databases (SFDB) repository after removing the product
27. Uninstalling SFHA using response files
Uninstalling SFHA using response files
Response file variables to uninstall Storage Foundation and High Availability
Sample response file for SFHA uninstallation
X. Adding and removing nodes
28. Adding a node to SFHA clusters
About adding a node to a cluster
Before adding a node to a cluster
Adding a node to a cluster using the SFHA installer
Adding a node using the Web-based installer
Adding the node to a cluster manually
Configuring server-based fencing on the new node
After adding the new node
Updating the Storage Foundation for Databases (SFDB) repository after adding a node
29. Removing a node from SFHA clusters
Removing a node from a SFHA cluster
XI. Installation reference
A. SFHA services and ports
About SFHA services and ports
B. Installation scripts
Installation script options
About using the postcheck option
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. 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
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 and disabling rsh for Solaris
F. Storage Foundation and High Availability components
Storage Foundation and High Availability installation packages
Veritas Cluster Server installation packages
Chinese language packages
Japanese language packages
Veritas Storage Foundation obsolete and reorganized installation packages
G. Troubleshooting installation issues
Restarting the installer after a failed connection
What to do if you see a licensing reminder
Incorrect permissions for root on remote system
Inaccessible system
Troubleshooting the webinstaller
H. 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
I. Sample SF HA cluster setup diagrams for CP server-based I/O fencing
Configuration diagrams for setting up server-based I/O fencing
J. Reconciling major/minor numbers for NFS shared disks
Reconciling major/minor numbers for NFS shared disks
K. Configuring LLT over UDP
Using the UDP layer for LLT
Manually configuring LLT over UDP using IPv4
Using the UDP layer of IPv6 for LLT
Manually configuring LLT over UDP using IPv6
L. 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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