Sun Cluster 3.0-3.1 With Sun StorEdge 6320 System Manual for Solaris OS


The Sun Cluster 3.0-3.1 With Sun StorEdge 6320 System Manual for Solaris OS provides procedures that are specific to a SunTM StorEdgeTM 6320 system that is placed in a SunTM Cluster environment.

Use this manual with any version of Sun Cluster 3.0 or 3.1 software in SPARC® based clusters and any supported version of Wun Cluster 3.1 software in x86 based clusters. Unless otherwise noted, procedures are the same for all supported Sun Cluster 3.0 or 3.1 versions. See the Revision History for a list of changes to this manual.

Note –

In this document, the term “x86” refers to the Intel 32-bit family of microprocessor chips and compatible microprocessor chips made by AMD.

Sun Cluster software runs on two platforms, SPARC and x86. The information in this document pertains to both platforms unless otherwise specified in a special chapter, section, note, bulleted item, figure, table, or example.

Who Should Use This Book

This book is for Sun representatives who are performing the initial installation of a Sun Cluster configuration and for system administrators who are responsible for maintaining the system.

This document is intended for experienced system administrators with extensive knowledge of Sun software and hardware. Do not use this document as a planning or presales guide. You should have already determined your system requirements and purchased the appropriate equipment and software before reading this document.

How This Book Is Organized

This book contains one chapter that consists of three major sections.

Section 1 discusses how to install Sun StorEdge 6320 storage arrays.

Section 2 discusses how to configure logical units on Sun StorEdge 6320 storage arrays.

Section 3 describes how to maintain Sun StorEdge 6320 storage arrays in a running cluster.

Revision History

The following table lists the information that has been revised or added since the initial release of this documentation. The table also lists the revision date for these changes.

Table P–1 Sun Cluster 3.0-3.1 With Sun StorEdge 6320 System Manual for Solaris OS

Revision Date 

New Information 

January 2006 

Added information about single, dual-port HBA configurations.  

November 2005 

Expanded support to x86 based clusters.  

Related Documentation

The following books provide conceptual information or procedures to administer hardware and applications. If you plan to use this documentation in a hardcopy format, ensure that you have these books available for your reference.

The following Sun Cluster books support the Sun Cluster 3.1, 2004, and 2005 releases. If you are maintaining a different version of Sun Cluster software, refer to the appropriate documentation. All Sun Cluster documentation is available at

Documentation that is not available at is listed with the appropriate URL.

Table P–2 Hardware Documentation


Part Number 

Sun StorEdge Traffic Manager Software Release Notes: For the Solaris Operating System


Sun StorEdge Traffic Manager Installation and Configuration Guide


Sun StorEdge 6320 System Reference and Service Manual

Available on


Sun StorEdge 6320 System Installation Guide

Available on


Sun StorEdge 6320 Series Site Preparation Guide

Available on


Sun StorEdge 6020 and 6120 Array System Manual

Available on


Sun StorEdge 6120 Array Installation Guide

Available on


Sun StorEdge 6000 Family Host Installation Software Guide

Available on


Table P–3 Sun Cluster Documentation




Sun Cluster Concepts Guide for Solaris OS


Sun Cluster Overview for Solaris OS

Hardware administration 

Sun Cluster 3.0-3.1 Hardware Administration Manual for Solaris OS

Individual hardware administration guides 

Software installation 

Sun Cluster Software Installation Guide for Solaris OS

Data service administration 

Sun Cluster Data Services Planning and Administration Guide for Solaris OS

Individual data service guides 

Data service development 

Sun Cluster Data Services Developer’s Guide for Solaris OS

System administration 

Sun Cluster System Administration Guide for Solaris OS

Error messages 

Sun Cluster Error Messages Guide for Solaris OS

Command and function reference 

Sun Cluster Reference Manual for Solaris OS

Release Notes 

Sun Cluster 3.1 8/05 Release Notes for Solaris OS

Sun Cluster 3.0-3.1 Release Notes Supplement

Using UNIX Commands

This document contains information about commands that are used to install, configure, or upgrade a Sun Cluster configuration. This document might not contain complete information about 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:

Getting Help

If you have problems installing or using Sun Cluster, contact your service provider and provide the following information.

Use the following commands to gather information about your system for your service provider.



prtconf -v

Displays the size of the system memory and reports information about peripheral devices 

psrinfo -v

Displays information about processors 

showrev -p

Reports which patches are installed 

prtdiag -v

Displays system diagnostic information 

/usr/cluster/bin/scinstall -pv

Displays Sun Cluster release and package version information 

Also have available the contents of the /var/adm/messages file.

Documentation, Support, and Training

The Sun web site provides information about the following additional resources:

Typographic Conventions

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

Table P–4 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 the C shell, Bourne shell, and Korn shell.

Table P–5 Shell Prompts



C shell 


C shell for superuser 


Bourne shell and Korn shell 


Bourne shell and Korn shell for superuser 


Product Training

Sun Microsystems offers training in many Sun technologies through a variety of instructor-led courses and self-paced courses. For information about the training courses that Sun offers and to enroll in a class, visit Sun Training at