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Oracle Solaris Cluster Geographic Edition Data Replication Guide for EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility
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1.  Replicating Data With EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility Software

2.  Administering SRDF Protection Groups

3.  Migrating Services That Use SRDF Data Replication

A.  Geographic Edition Properties for SRDF



Oracle Solaris Cluster Geographic Edition Data Replication Guide for EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility provides procedures for administering EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF) data replication with Oracle Solaris Cluster Geographic Edition (Geographic Edition) software. This document is intended for experienced system administrators with extensive knowledge of Oracle software and hardware. This document is not to be used as a planning or presales guide.

The instructions in this book assume knowledge of the Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS) and Oracle Solaris Cluster software, and expertise with the volume manager software that is used with Oracle Solaris Cluster software.

Related Books

Information about related Geographic Edition topics is available in the documentation that is listed in the following table. All Geographic Edition documentation is available at

Data Replication
System administration
Hardware installation and administration
Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3 Hardware Administration Manual

Individual hardware administration guides

Software installation
Data service installation and administration
Data service development
System administration
Software upgrade
Error messages
Command and function references

For a complete list of Oracle Solaris Cluster documentation, see the release notes for your release of Oracle Solaris Cluster software at

Using UNIX Commands

This document contains information about commands that are used to install, configure, or administer a Geographic Edition configuration. This document might not contain complete information on basic UNIX commands and procedures such as shutting down the system, booting the system, and configuring devices.

See one or more of the following sources for this information:

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Typographic Conventions

The following table describes the typographic conventions that are used in this book.

Table P-1 Typographic Conventions

The names of commands, files, and directories, and onscreen computer output
Edit your .login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

machine_name% you have mail.

What you type, contrasted with onscreen computer output
machine_name% su


Placeholder: replace with a real name or value
The command to remove a file is rm filename.
Book titles, new terms, and terms to be emphasized
Read Chapter 6 in the User's Guide.

A cache is a copy that is stored locally.

Do not save the file.

Note: Some emphasized items appear bold online.

Shell Prompts in Command Examples

The following table shows the default UNIX system prompt and superuser prompt for shells that are included in the Oracle Solaris OS. Note that the default system prompt that is displayed in command examples varies, depending on the Oracle Solaris release.

Table P-2 Shell Prompts

Bash shell, Korn shell, and Bourne shell
Bash shell, Korn shell, and Bourne shell for superuser
C shell
C shell for superuser