Creating the base service groups in Veritas Cluster Server on Windows in Veritas Operations Manager 5.0

Article:HOWTO79296  |  Created: 2012-08-24  |  Updated: 2012-09-17  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO79296
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Creating the base service groups in Veritas Cluster Server on Windows in Veritas Operations Manager 5.0

To ensure the failover, you need to create the base service groups in Veritas Cluster Server and link those base service groups and resource types.

To create the base service groups in Veritas Cluster Server to ensure failover

  1. In the Veritas Operations Manager console, select Manage > Clusters. Select any one cluster, and click on Actions > Create Service Group.

  2. If the selected cluster is in read only mode, the Open Configuration wizard appears. In the Open Configuration wizard, click Next.

  3. In the Create Service Group panel, provide service group Name as SFM_SStore. Select the Type as Failover.

  4. In the Configure SystemList panel, select Node1 and Node2 from the Available Systems list, and move them to the Systems in Priority Order list. Click Finish.

  5. Repeat steps 1 to 4 again to create the SFM_Services service group.

  6. Select Manage > Service Groups. You can see both the service groups listed there.

  7. Select the SFM_SStore service group and click Actions Edit > Resources > Add/Modify Resources.

  8. In the Configure Resources panel, enter the Name of the resource. Select Type and click Add.

  9. In Edit Attributes panel, enter values of attributes.

    For the resources that you can create on the SFM_SStore service group for Windows cluster, refer to the following table:

    Resource name

    Resource type

    Attributes

    SFM_SStore_DG

    VMDg

    Disk group that is specified for the failover.

    Note:

    You must create a clustered disk group.

  10. After the resource is added to the Resource List, select the Enabled and Critical check boxes in the table. Select Edit.

  11. Repeat steps 7 to 10 for the SFM_Services service group.

    For the resources that you can create on the SFM_Services service group for a Windows cluster, refer to the following table:

    Resource name

    Resource type

    Attributes

    SFM_Services_IP

    IP

    • Address: Virtual IP address.

    • MACAddress: Physical address of NIC, to which virtual IP address is assigned. This address is always local and different for each system.

    • SubNetMask: Subnet mask that is associated with the IP address.

    SFM_Services_NIC

    NIC

    • MACAddress: Physical address of NIC, to which virtual IP address is assigned. This address is always local and unique for each system.

    SFM_Services_Mount

    Mountv

    • MountPath: The drive letter that is assigned to the volume being mounted.

    • VMDGResName: Name of the Volume Manager disk group. For example, SFM_SStore_DG.

    • Volume Name: Name of the volume to be mounted.

To link the base service groups and resource types

  1. Select Manage > Service Groups. Select the SFM_Services service group. Click Actions > Edit > Link.

  2. In the Link Service Group panel, SFM_Services is displayed as Parent Group. Select SFM_SStore as Child Group. Select the following:

    Relationship

    Online Local

    Dependency Type

    Hard

  3. Click Finish.

  4. In the Service Groups view, click on the SFM_Services service group.

  5. Click Resources tab. From the Resource Associations table, select SFM_Service_IP resource.

  6. Select the Actions > Link/Unlink Resources.

  7. In Resource Dependencies panel, link the resources as follows::

      • Set Select Parent as SFM_Services_IP.

      • Set Select Child as SFM_Services_NIC.

      • Click Link.

      • Verify the dependencies in the Dependencies table.

  8. Click Finish.


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