Veritas™ Cluster Server 6.0.1 Installation Guide - Solaris

Article:DOC5852  |  Created: 2012-08-16  |  Updated: 2014-04-16  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC5852
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Veritas™ Cluster Server 6.0.1 Installation Guide - Solaris

Contents

I. Installation overview and planning
1. Introducing Veritas Cluster Server
About Veritas Cluster Server
About VCS basics
About VCS features
About VCS optional components
About Symantec Operations Readiness Tools
About configuring VCS clusters for data integrity
2. System requirements
Important preinstallation information for VCS
Hardware requirements for VCS
Disk space requirements
Supported operating systems
Supported software for VCS
I/O fencing requirements
Number of nodes supported
Discovering product versions and various requirement information
3. Planning to install VCS
VCS installation methods
Typical VCS cluster setup models
4. Licensing VCS
About Veritas product licensing
Obtaining VCS license keys
Installing Veritas product license keys
II. Preinstallation tasks
5. Preparing to install VCS
About preparing to install VCS
Performing preinstallation tasks
Getting your VCS installation and configuration information ready
Making the IPS publisher accessible
III. Installation using the script-based installer
6. Installing VCS
Installing VCS using the installer
Installing language packages using the installer
7. Preparing to configure VCS clusters for data integrity
About planning to configure I/O fencing
Setting up the CP server
8. Configuring VCS
Overview of tasks to configure VCS using the script-based installer
Starting the software configuration
Specifying systems for configuration
Configuring the cluster name
Configuring private heartbeat links
Configuring the virtual IP of the cluster
Configuring Veritas Cluster Server in secure mode
Setting up trust relationships for your VCS cluster
Configuring a secure cluster node by node
Adding VCS users
Configuring SMTP email notification
Configuring SNMP trap notification
Configuring global clusters
Completing the VCS configuration
Verifying and updating licenses on the system
9. Configuring VCS clusters for data integrity
Setting up disk-based I/O fencing using installvcs program
Setting up server-based I/O fencing using installvcs program
Setting up non-SCSI-3 server-based I/O fencing in virtual environments using installvcs program
Enabling or disabling the preferred fencing policy
IV. Installation using the Web-based installer
10. Installing VCS
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 VCS with the Web-based installer
11. Configuring VCS
Configuring VCS using the Web-based installer
V. Automated installation using response files
12. Performing an automated VCS installation
Installing VCS using response files
Response file variables to install VCS
Sample response file for installing VCS
13. Performing an automated VCS configuration
Configuring VCS using response files
Response file variables to configure Veritas Cluster Server
Sample response file for configuring VCS
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 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
VI. Manual installation
15. Performing preinstallation tasks
Preparing for a manual installation
Requirements for installing VCS
16. Manually installing VCS
About VCS manual installation
Installing VCS software manually
Installing VCS on Solaris 10 using JumpStart
Installing VCS on Solaris 11 using Automated Installer
17. Manually configuring VCS
About configuring VCS manually
Configuring LLT manually
Configuring GAB manually
Configuring VCS manually
Configuring VCS in single node mode
Starting LLT, GAB, and VCS after manual configuration
Modifying the VCS configuration
18. Manually configuring the clusters for data integrity
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. Upgrading VCS
19. Planning to upgrade VCS
About upgrading to VCS 6.0.1
VCS supported upgrade paths
Upgrading VCS in secure enterprise environments
Considerations for upgrading secure VCS 5.x clusters to VCS 6.0.1
Considerations for upgrading secure CP servers
Considerations for upgrading secure CP clients
Setting up trust relationship between CP server and CP clients manually
20. Performing a typical VCS upgrade using the installer
Before upgrading using the script-based or Web-based installer
Upgrading VCS using the script-based installer
Upgrading Veritas Cluster Server using the Veritas Web-based installer
21. Performing a phased upgrade of VCS
About phased upgrade
Performing a phased upgrade
22. Performing an automated VCS upgrade using response files
Upgrading VCS using response files
Response file variables to upgrade VCS
Sample response file for upgrading VCS
23. Performing a rolling upgrade
Supported rolling upgrade paths
About rolling upgrades
Performing a rolling upgrade using the installer
Performing a rolling upgrade of VCS using the Web-based installer
24. Upgrading using Live Upgrade
About Live Upgrade
Supported upgrade paths for Live Upgrade
Before you upgrade VCS using Solaris Live Upgrade
Upgrading VCS and Solaris using Live Upgrade
Upgrading Solaris using Live Upgrade
Upgrading VCS using Live Upgrade
Administering boot environments
VIII. Post-installation tasks
25. Performing post-installation tasks
About enabling LDAP authentication for clusters that run in secure mode
Accessing the VCS documentation
Removing permissions for communication
Changing root user into root role
26. Installing or upgrading VCS components
Installing the Java Console
Upgrading the Java Console
Installing VCS Simulator
Upgrading VCS Simulator
27. Verifying the VCS installation
About verifying the VCS installation
About the cluster UUID
Verifying the LLT, GAB, and VCS configuration files
Verifying LLT, GAB, and cluster operation
Performing a postcheck on a node
IX. Adding and removing cluster nodes
28. Adding a node to a single-node cluster
Adding a node to a single-node cluster
29. Adding a node to a multi-node VCS cluster
Adding nodes using the VCS installer
Adding a node using the Web-based installer
Manually adding a node to a cluster
30. Removing a node from a VCS cluster
Removing a node from a VCS cluster
X. Uninstallation of VCS
31. Uninstalling VCS using the installer
Preparing to uninstall VCS
Uninstalling VCS using the script-based installer
Uninstalling VCS with the Veritas Web-based installer
Removing language packages using the uninstaller program
Removing the CP server configuration using the installer program
32. Uninstalling VCS using response files
Uninstalling VCS using response files
Response file variables to uninstall VCS
Sample response file for uninstalling VCS
33. Manually uninstalling VCS
Removing VCS packages manually
Manually remove the CP server fencing configuration
Manually deleting cluster details from a CP server
Manually uninstalling VCS packages on non-global zones on Solaris 11
XI. Installation reference
A. Services and ports
About SFHA services and ports
B. VCS installation packages
Veritas Cluster Server installation packages
C. Installation command options
Installation script options
Command options for uninstallvcs program
D. Changes to bundled agents in VCS 6.0.1
Deprecated agents
New agents
New and modified attributes for VCS 6.0.1 agents
Manually removing deprecated resource types and modifying attributes
Creating new VCS accounts if you used native operating system accounts
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. Installing VCS on a single node
About installing VCS on a single node
Creating a single-node cluster using the installer program
Creating a single-node cluster manually
Setting the path variable for a manual single node installation
Installing VCS software manually on a single node
Configuring VCS
Verifying single-node operation
G. Configuring LLT over UDP
Using the UDP layer for LLT
Manually configuring LLT over UDP using IPv4
Manually configuring LLT over UDP using IPv6
LLT over UDP sample /etc/llttab
H. Configuring the secure shell or the remote shell for communications
Setting up inter-system communication
I. Troubleshooting VCS installation
What to do if you see a licensing reminder
Restarting the installer after a failed connection
Starting and stopping processes for the Veritas products
Installer cannot create UUID for the cluster
LLT startup script displays errors
The vxfentsthdw utility fails when SCSI TEST UNIT READY command fails
Issues during fencing startup on VCS cluster nodes set up for server-based fencing
J. Sample VCS cluster setup diagrams for CP server-based I/O fencing
Configuration diagrams for setting up server-based I/O fencing
K. Reconciling major/minor numbers for NFS shared disks
Reconciling major/minor numbers for NFS shared disks
L. Compatability issues when installing Veritas Cluster Server 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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