Veritas Storage Foundation™ Cluster File System High Availability 6.0.1 Installation Guide - AIX

Article:DOC5908  |  Created: 2012-08-19  |  Updated: 2014-11-16  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC5908
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Veritas Storage Foundation™ Cluster File System High Availability 6.0.1 Installation Guide - AIX

Contents

I. Installation overview and planning
1. Introducing Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
About Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
About I/O fencing
About Veritas Operations Manager
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
2. System requirements
Release notes
Hardware compatibility list (HCL)
Supported operating systems
Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability hardware requirements
I/O fencing requirements
Database requirements
Disk space requirements
Synchronizing time on Cluster File Systems
Discovering product versions and various requirement information
Number of nodes supported
3. Planning to install SFCFSHA
About planning for SFCFSHA installation
About installation and configuration methods
About the Veritas installer
Downloading the Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability software
Optimizing LLT media speed settings on private NICs
Guidelines for setting the media speed of the LLT interconnects
Prerequisites for installing Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
Sample SFCFSHA configuration on a Fibre Channel fabric
4. Licensing SFCFSHA
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 SFCFSHA
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
III. Installation using the script-based installer
6. Installing SFCFSHA
Installing Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability using the product installer
7. Preparing to configure SFCFSHA clusters for data integrity
About planning to configure I/O fencing
Setting up the CP server
8. Configuring SFCFSHA
Overview of tasks to configure Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability 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 Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability in secure mode
Configuring a secure cluster node by node
Adding VCS users
Configuring SMTP email notification
Configuring SNMP trap notification
Configuring global clusters
Completing the SFCFSHA configuration
Verifying and updating licenses on the system
Configuring the Storage Foundation for Databases repository database after installation
9. Configuring SFCFSHA clusters for data integrity
Setting up disk-based I/O fencing using installsfcfsha
Setting up server-based I/O fencing using installsfcfsha
Setting up non-SCSI-3 server-based I/O fencing in virtual environments using installsfcfsha
Enabling or disabling the preferred fencing policy
IV. Installation using the Web-based installer
10. Installing SFCFSHA
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
11. Configuring SFCFSHA
Configuring Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability using the Web-based installer
V. Automated installation using response files
12. Performing an automated SFCFSHA installation
Installing SFCFSHA using response files
Response file variables to install Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
Sample response file for Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability installation
13. Performing an automated SFCFSHA configuration
Configuring SFCFSHA using response files
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 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
Configuring CP server using response files
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. Installation using operating system-specific methods
15. Installing SFCFSHA using operating system-specific methods
Installing SFCFSHA using NIM and the installer
16. Configuring SFCFSHA using operating system-specific methods
Configuring Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability manually
17. Manually configuring SFCFSHA 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. Upgrade of SFCFSHA
18. Planning to upgrade SFCFSHA
Upgrade methods for SFCFSHA
Supported upgrade paths for SFCFSHA 6.0.1
Preparing to upgrade SFCFSHA
19. Performing a typical Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability upgrade using the installer
Performing a full upgrade
20. Performing a rolling upgrade of SFCFSHA
Performing a rolling upgrade using the installer
21. Performing a phased upgrade of SFCFSHA
Performing a phased upgrade of SFCFSHA
22. Performing an automated SFCFSHA upgrade using response files
Upgrading SFCFSHA using response files
Response file variables to upgrade Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
Sample response file for upgrading Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
23. Upgrading the operating system
Upgrading the AIX operating system
24. Upgrading using SMIT
Upgrading using SMIT
25. Upgrading Veritas Volume Replicator
Upgrading Veritas Volume Replicator
26. Migrating from SFHA to SFCFSHA
Migrating from SFHA to SFCFSHA 6.0.1
27. Upgrading SFCFSHA using an alternate disk
About upgrading SFCFSHA using an alternate disk
Supported upgrade scenarios
Supported upgrade paths for SFCFSHA using alternate disks
Preparing to upgrade SFCFSHA on an alternate disk
Upgrading SFCFSHA on an alternate disk
Verifying the upgrade
28. Upgrading SFCFSHA using Network Install Manager Alternate Disk Migration
Supported upgrade paths for SFCFSHA using NIM ADM
Preparing to upgrade SFCFSHA and the operating system using the nimadm utility
Preparing the installation bundle on the NIM server
Upgrading SFCFSHA and the operating system using the nimadm utility
Verifying the upgrade performed using the NIM ADM utility
VIII. Post-installation tasks
29. Verifying the SFCFSHA installation
Performing a postcheck on a node
Verifying that the products were installed
Installation log files
Checking Veritas Volume Manager processes
Checking Veritas File System installation
Verifying agent configuration for Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
Configuring VCS for Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
About the cluster UUID
Verifying the LLT, GAB, and VCS configuration files
Verifying LLT, GAB, and cluster operation
IX. Configuration of disaster recovery environments
30. Configuring disaster recovery environments
Disaster recovery options for SFCFSHA
About setting up a campus cluster for disaster recovery
About setting up a global cluster environment for SFCFSHA
About configuring a parallel global cluster using Veritas Volume Replicator (VVR) for replication
X. Uninstallation of SFCFSHA
31. Uninstalling Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
Preparing to uninstall a SFCFSHA product
Shutting down cluster operations
Moving volumes to physical disks
Disabling the agents on a system
Removing the Replicated Data Set
Uninstalling SFCFSHA filesets using the script-based installer
Uninstalling SFCFSHA with the Veritas Web-based installer
Removing Storage Foundation products using SMIT
Removing the CP server configuration using the installer program
Removing the Storage Foundation for Databases (SFDB) repository after removing the product
32. Uninstalling using response files
Uninstalling SFCFSHA using response files
Response file variables to uninstall Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability
Sample response file for Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability uninstallation
XI. Adding and removing nodes
33. Adding a node to SFCFSHA clusters
About adding a node to a cluster
Before adding a node to a cluster
Adding a node to a cluster using the SFCFSHA 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
34. Removing a node from SFCFSHA clusters
About removing a node from a cluster
Removing a node from a cluster
Modifying the VCS configuration files on existing nodes
Modifying the Cluster Volume Manager (CVM) configuration on the existing nodes to remove references to the deleted node
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
XII. Installation reference
A. Installation scripts
Installation script options
About using the postcheck option
B. 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
C. Configuration files
About the LLT and GAB configuration files
About the AMF configuration files
About I/O fencing configuration files
Sample configuration files for CP server
D. 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
E. Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability components
Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability installation filesets
Veritas Cluster Server installation filesets
Veritas Cluster File System installation filesets
Veritas Storage Foundation obsolete and reorganized installation filesets
F. 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
G. Troubleshooting the SFCFSHA installation
Restarting the installer after a failed connection
What to do if you see a licensing reminder
Troubleshooting an installation on AIX
Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability installation issues
Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability problems
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
Troubleshooting the webinstaller
H. Sample SFCFSHA cluster setup diagrams for CP server-based I/O fencing
Configuration diagrams for setting up server-based I/O fencing
I. Changing NFS server major numbers for VxVM volumes
Changing NFS server major numbers for VxVM volumes
J. 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
K. 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 NetBackup is already present

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