The Oracle Solaris Cluster Software Installation Guide contains guidelines and procedures for installing the Oracle Solaris Cluster software on both SPARC based systems and x86 based systems.
Note - This Oracle Solaris Cluster release supports systems that use the SPARC and x86 families of processor architectures: UltraSPARC, SPARC64, AMD64, and Intel 64. In this document, x86 refers to the larger family of 64-bit x86 compatible products. Information in this document pertains to all platforms unless otherwise specified.
This document is intended for experienced system administrators with extensive knowledge of Oracle software and hardware. Do not use this document as a presales guide. You should have already determined your system requirements and purchased the appropriate equipment and software before reading this document.
The instructions in this book assume knowledge of the Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS) and expertise with the volume-manager software that is used with Oracle Solaris Cluster software.
This document contains information about commands that are used to install, configure, or upgrade an Oracle Solaris 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.
Online documentation for the Solaris OS
Other software documentation that you received with your system
Solaris OS man pages
The following table describes the typographic conventions that are used in this book.
Table P-1 Typographic Conventions
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
Information about related Oracle Solaris Cluster software topics is available in the documentation that is listed in the following table. All Oracle Solaris Cluster documentation is available at http://docs.sun.com.
For a complete list of Oracle Solaris Cluster documentation, see the release notes for your release of Oracle Solaris Cluster software at http://wikis.sun.com/display/SunCluster/Home/.
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If you have problems installing or using Oracle Solaris Cluster software, contact your service provider and supply the following information.
Your name and email address (if available)
Your company name, address, and phone number
The model number and serial number of your systems
The release number of the Oracle Solaris OS (for example, Oracle Solaris 10)
The release number of Oracle Solaris Cluster (for example, Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3)
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