Sun Cluster Quick Start Guide for Solaris OS

ProcedureHow to Install Sun Cluster Software

This procedure installs software packages for the Sun Cluster framework and for the Sun Cluster HA for Apache, Sun Cluster HA for NFS, and Sun Cluster HA for Oracle data services.

Before You Begin

Have available the following:

  1. On phys-sun, load the Java Availability Suite DVD-ROM in the DVD-ROM drive.

  2. Start the Java Enterprise System (ES) installer program.

    phys-sun# ./installer

    For more information about using the Java ES installer program, see the Sun Java Enterprise System 5 Installation Guide for UNIX.

  3. Follow the onscreen instructions to install the Sun Cluster framework packages.

    Screen Name 


    Software License Agreement 

    Accept the license agreement. 

    Language Support 

    Choose any languages that you want to install in addition to English. 

    Installation Type 

    Answer no when asked if you want to install the full set of Java ES software.

    Component Selection 

    Choose Sun Cluster and Sun Cluster Agents. Do not deselect Sun Cluster Manager. Confirm your selection when prompted.

    Follow the onscreen instructions to install the following data service packages: 

    • Sun Cluster HA for Apache

    • Sun Cluster HA for NFS

    • Sun Cluster HA for Oracle

    Shared Component Upgrades Required 

    Accept upgrade of the list of shared components. 

    Configuration Type 

    Choose Configure Later.

    After the installation is finished, the installer program provides an installation summary. This summary enables you to view logs that the program created during the installation. These logs are located in the /var/sadm/install/logs/ directory.

  4. Change to a directory that does not reside on the DVD-ROM and eject the DVD-ROM.

    host# cd /
    host# eject cdrom
  5. Return to Step 1 and repeat all steps on phys-moon.

  6. On both nodes, use Sun Update Connection to download and apply any needed patches.