Oracle Solaris Cluster Geographic Edition Installation Guide contains guidelines for planning an Oracle Solaris Cluster Geographic Edition (Geographic Edition) configuration, and provides procedures for installing, configuring, upgrading, and uninstalling the Geographic Edition software.
This document is intended for experienced system administrators with extensive knowledge of Oracle software and hardware. 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 Oracle Solaris Operating System and Oracle Solaris Cluster software, expertise with the volume manager software that is used within Oracle Solaris Cluster software, and the data replication software that is used with the Geographic Edition software.
This document contains information about commands that are used to install, configure, or administer a Geographic Edition configuration. This document might not contain complete information on 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 software system
Other software documentation that you received with your system
Oracle Solaris OS man pages
See the following web sites for additional resources:
Oracle Technology Network offers a range of resources related to Oracle software:
Discuss technical problems and solutions on the Discussion Forums.
Get hands-on step-by-step tutorials with Oracle By Example.
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 Geographic Edition topics is available in the documentation that is listed in the following table. All Geographic Edition documentation is available at http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/indexes/documentation/index.html.
For a complete list of Geographic Edition documentation, see Oracle Solaris Cluster Geographic Edition 3.3 5/11 Release Notes.
Information about related Oracle Solaris Cluster topics is available in the documentation that is listed in the following table.
If you have problems installing or using the Geographic Edition system, 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 and serial numbers of your systems
The release number of the OS (for example, Solaris 10)
The release number of the Geographic Edition software (for example, 3.3 5/11)
Use the following commands to gather information about each node on your system for your service provider.
Also have available the contents of the /var/adm/messages file.