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Oracle Solaris Cluster Software Installation Guide     Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.0
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1.  Planning the Oracle Solaris Cluster Configuration

Finding Oracle Solaris Cluster Installation Tasks

Planning the Oracle Solaris OS

Guidelines for Selecting Your Oracle Solaris Installation Method

Oracle Solaris OS Feature Restrictions

System Disk Partitions

SPARC: Guidelines for Oracle VM Server for SPARC in a Cluster

Planning the Oracle Solaris Cluster Environment


Software Updates

Public-Network IP Addresses

Console-Access Devices

Public Network Configuration

Quorum Server Configuration

NFS Guidelines

Service Restrictions

Network Time Protocol (NTP)

Oracle Solaris Cluster Configurable Components

Global-Cluster Name

Global-Cluster Voting-Node Names and Node IDs

Private Network Configuration

Private Hostnames

Cluster Interconnect

Transport Adapters

Transport Switches

Global Fencing

Quorum Devices

Zone Clusters

Global-Cluster Requirements and Guidelines

Zone-Cluster Requirements and Guidelines

Planning Global Devices, Device Groups, and Cluster File Systems

Planning Global Devices

Planning Device Groups

Planning Cluster File Systems

Choosing Mount Options for UFS Cluster File Systems

Mount Information for Cluster File Systems

Planning Volume Management

Guidelines for Volume Manager Software

Guidelines for Solaris Volume Manager Software

UFS Cluster File System Logging

Mirroring Guidelines

Guidelines for Mirroring Multihost Disks

Guidelines for Mirroring the ZFS Root Pool

2.  Installing Software on Global-Cluster Nodes

3.  Establishing the Global Cluster

4.  Configuring Solaris Volume Manager Software

5.  Creating a Cluster File System

6.  Creating Zone Clusters

7.  Uninstalling Software From the Cluster


Finding Oracle Solaris Cluster Installation Tasks

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

Table 1-1 Oracle Solaris Cluster Software Installation Task Information

Set up cluster hardware.
Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.0 Hardware Administration Manual

Documentation that shipped with your server and storage devices

Plan global-cluster software installation.
Establish a new global cluster or a new global-cluster node.
Configure Solaris Volume Manager software.
Configure cluster file systems, if used.
(Optional) Create zone clusters.
Plan, install, and configure resource groups and data services. Create highly available local file systems, if used.
Develop custom data services.