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Sun ZFS Backup Appliance Installation and Configuration Guide

Installation and Configuration Guide

E27586-02



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Using This Documentation

1. Introduction

Browser User Interface (BUI)

Command Line Interface (CLI)

2. Powering On and Initially Configuring the Appliance

Before You Begin

Prerequisites

Connecting to ILOM

Powering On the Appliance

Initially Configuring the Appliance

BUI Configuration

CLI Configuration

CLI Configuration Example

Post-Installation Controller Software Update

3. Connecting the Sun ZFS Backup Appliance

Oracle Exadata

Oracle SPARC SuperCluster

4. Configuring Oracle Exadata Backup

Automatic Configuration

Manual Configuration

General Configuration Guidelines

Configuring Networks, Pools, and Shares

Configuring Oracle RMAN and the Oracle Database Instance

Detailed Implementation Guidelines

Configuring the Sun ZFS Backup Appliance Network

Configuring the Sun ZFS Backup Appliance Storage Pool

Configuring the Sun ZFS Backup Appliance Cluster

Configuring the Sun ZFS Backup Appliance Share

Configuring the Sun ZFS Backup Appliance DTrace Analytics

Configuring the Client NFS Mount

Tuning the Linux Network and Kernel

Configuring Oracle Direct NFS (dNFS)

Tuning the Oracle Database Instance for Oracle RMAN Backup and Restore

Creating Dedicated Services for Oracle RMAN Operations

Configuring Oracle RMAN

5. Configuring Oracle SPARC SuperCluster Backup

General Implementation Tasks

Detailed Implementation Tasks

Configuring the Sun ZFS Backup Appliance InfiniBand Datalinks

Configuring the Oracle SPARC SuperCluster InfiniBand Switches to Add the Sun ZFS Backup Appliance

Configuring Sun ZFS Backup Appliance Networking for an Active-Active Configuration

Configuring the Sun ZFS Backup Appliance Storage Pool

Configuring the Sun ZFS Backup Appliance Shares

Configuring the Sun ZFS Backup Appliance DTrace Analytics

Configuring the Client NFS Mount

Tuning the Solaris 11 Network and Kernel

Configuring Oracle Direct NFS (dNFS)

Tuning the Oracle Database Instance for Oracle RMAN Backup and Restore

Creating Dedicated Services for Oracle RMAN Operations

Configuring Oracle RMAN

6. Configuration Details for Client NFS Mount and Oracle dNFS

General Implementation Steps

Detailed Implementation Steps

Setting Up the Directory Structure to Mount the Shares on the Host

Updating a File to Mount Exported Shares

Updating the /etc/fstab File for Oracle Exadata

Updating the /etc/vfstab File for Oracle SPARC SuperCluster

Automating Share Mounting and Unmounting

Creating an init.d Service for Oracle Exadata

Enabling the NFS Client Service for Oracle SPARC SuperCluster

Updating oranfstab to Access Sun ZFS Backup Appliance Exports

Updating oranfstab to Access Sun ZFS Backup Appliance Exports for Oracle Exadata

Updating oranfstab to Access Sun ZFS Backup Appliance Exports for Oracle SPARC SuperCluster

Mounting the Shares on the Host

Mounting the Shares on Oracle Exadata

Mounting the Shares on Oracle SPARC SuperCluster

Setting the Ownership of the Mounted Shares

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