Sun Cluster Software Installation Guide for Solaris OS

Finding Sun Cluster Installation Tasks

The following table shows where to find instructions for various installation tasks for Sun Cluster software installation and the order in which you should perform the tasks.

Table 1–1 Sun Cluster Software Installation Task Information



Set up cluster hardware. 

Sun Cluster 3.1 - 3.2 Hardware Administration Manual for Solaris OS

Documentation that shipped with your server and storage devices 

Plan cluster software installation. 

Chapter 1, Planning the Sun Cluster Configuration

Installation and Configuration Worksheets

Install software packages. Optionally, install and configure Sun StorEdgeTM QFS software.

Installing the Software

Sun StorEdge QFS Installation and Upgrade Guide

Establish a new cluster or a new cluster node. 

Establishing a New Cluster or New Cluster Node

Configure Solaris Volume Manager software. 

Configuring Solaris Volume Manager Software

Solaris Volume Manager documentation 

Install and configure VERITAS Volume Manager (VxVM) software. 

Installing and Configuring VxVM Software

VxVM documentation 

Configure cluster file systems, if used. 

How to Create Cluster File Systems

(Optional) On the Solaris 10 OS, create non-global zones.

How to Create a Non-Global Zone on a Cluster Node

(Optional) SPARC: Install and configure the Sun Cluster module to Sun Management Center.

SPARC: Installing the Sun Cluster Module for Sun Management Center

Sun Management Center documentation 

Plan, install, and configure resource groups and data services. Create highly available local file systems, if used. 

Sun Cluster Data Services Planning and Administration Guide for Solaris OS

Develop custom data services. 

Sun Cluster Data Services Developer’s Guide for Solaris OS

Upgrade to Sun Cluster 3.2 software. 

Chapter 8, Upgrading Sun Cluster Software

Configuring Solaris Volume Manager Software or Installing and Configuring VxVM Software

Volume manager documentation 

SPARC: How to Upgrade Sun Cluster Module Software for Sun Management Center