Sun Cluster Quick Start Guide for Solaris OS

ProcedureHow to Install the Administrative Console

Before You Begin

Have the following available:

  1. Become superuser on the administrative console.

  2. Configure the preinstalled Solaris 10 11/06 software, if you have not already done so.

    For more information, see the Sun Ultra 20 Workstation Getting Started Guide (819–2148).

  3. Download, install, and configure Sun Update Connection.

    See for details. Documentation for Sun Update Connection is available at

  4. Download and apply any Solaris 10 patches by using Sun Update Connection.

  5. Load the Java Availability Suite DVD-ROM into the DVD-ROM drive.

  6. Change to the Solaris_sparc/Product/sun_cluster/Solaris_10/Packages/ directory.

  7. Install software packages for the Cluster Control Panel and man pages.

    admincon# pkgadd -d . SUNWccon SUNWscman
  8. Change to a directory that does not reside on the DVD-ROM and eject the DVD-ROM.

    host# cd /
    host# eject cdrom
  9. Create an /etc/cluster file that contains the cluster name and the two node names.

    admincon# vi /etc/clusters
    sccluster phys-sun phys-moon
  10. Create an /etc/serialports file that contains both node names and the hostname and port number that each node uses to connect to the management network.

    admincon# vi /etc/serialports
    phys-sun phys-sun 46
    phys-moon phys-moon 47
  11. Add the Sun Cluster PATH and MANPATH to the .cshrc user initialization file.

    • To the PATH entry, add /opt/SUNWcluster/bin.

    • To the MANPATH entry, add /opt/SUNWcluster/man and /usr/cluster/man.

  12. Initialize your modifications.

    admincon# cd
    admincon# source .cshrc