Sun Cluster Support for Oracle Parallel Server/Real Application Clusters requires a functioning cluster with the initial cluster framework already installed. See the Sun Cluster Software Installation Guide for Solaris OS for details about initial installation of cluster software.
VERITAS Volume Manager (VxVM) with the cluster feature
Hardware redundant array of independent disks (RAID) support
The cluster file system
Solaris Volume Manager
VxVM without the cluster feature
Verify that you have obtained and installed the appropriate licenses for your software. If you install your licenses incorrectly or incompletely, the nodes might abort.
Check with a Sun Enterprise Services representative for the current supported topologies for Sun Cluster Support for Oracle Parallel Server/Real Application Clusters, cluster interconnect, storage management scheme, and hardware configurations.
Ensure that you have installed all of the applicable software patches for the Solaris operating environment, Sun Cluster, Oracle, and your volume manager. If you need to install any Sun Cluster Support for Oracle Parallel Server/Real Application Clusters patches, you must apply these patches after you install the data service.