The Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3 with StorageTek RAID Arrays Manual provides procedures that are specific to StorageTek RAID arrays that are placed in an Oracle Solaris Cluster environment.
Use this manual with any version of Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3 software on SPARC based clusters or x86 based clusters. See the Revision History for a list of changes to this manual.
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 book assumes that you are performing one or more of the following tasks:
You want to replace an array component to prevent a failure.
You want to replace an array component because you have an existing failure.
You want to add (to an established cluster) or install (to a new cluster) a storage array.
This book is for Oracle representatives who are performing the initial installation of an Oracle Solaris 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 Oracle 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.
This book contains the following chapters:
Chapter 1, Restrictions and Requirements lists limitations of your use of StorageTek storage arrays in an Oracle Solaris Cluster environment.
Chapter 2, Installing and Configuring a StorageTek Array discusses how to install StorageTek storage arrays and how to configure logical units on them.
Chapter 3, Maintaining a StorageTek Array describes how to maintain StorageTek storage arrays in a running cluster.
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 Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3 with StorageTek RAID Arrays Manual
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 books support the Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3 release. You can also access the documentation for the Sun Cluster 3.1 and 3.2 releases. All Sun Cluster and Oracle Solaris Cluster documentation is available at http://docs.sun.com. Documentation that is not available at http://docs.sun.com is listed with the appropriate URL.
Refer to your storage array's documentation on docs.sun.com for detailed information on each storage array. For the StorageTek array, refer to the online product documentation
Table P-2 Oracle Solaris Cluster and Sun Cluster Documentation
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 Oracle Solaris Operating System (Oracle Solaris OS)
Other software documentation that you received with your system
Oracle Solaris Operating System man pages
If you have problems installing or using Oracle Solaris Cluster, contact your service provider and provide 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 operating environment (for example, Oracle Solaris 10)
The release number of Oracle Solaris Cluster (for example, Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3)
Use the following commands to gather information about your system for your service provider.
Also have available the contents of the /var/adm/messages file.
See the following web sites for additional resources:
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The following table describes the typographic conventions that are used in this book.
Table P-3 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-4 Shell Prompts