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The Oracle Solaris Cluster Upgrade Guide contains guidelines and procedures for upgrading the Oracle Solaris Cluster software on both SPARC based systems and x86 based systems.
Note - This Oracle Solaris Cluster release supports systems that use the SPARC and x86 families of processor architectures. In this document, “x86” refers to the larger family of x86 compatible products. Information in this document pertains to all platforms unless otherwise specified.
This document is intended for experienced system administrators with extensive knowledge of Oracle software and hardware. Do not use this document as a presales guide. 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 expertise with the volume-manager software that is used with Oracle Solaris Cluster software.
Note - Oracle Solaris Cluster software runs on two platforms, SPARC and x86. The information in this document pertains to both platforms unless otherwise specified in a special chapter, section, note, bulleted item, figure, table, or example.
Bash is the default shell for Oracle Solaris 11. Machine names shown with the Bash shell prompt are displayed for clarity.
This document contains information about commands that are specific to installing and configuring Oracle Solaris Cluster data services. The document does not contain comprehensive information about basic UNIX commands and procedures, such as shutting down the system, booting the system, and configuring devices. Information about basic UNIX commands and procedures is available from the following sources:
Online documentation for the Oracle Solaris Operating System
Oracle Solaris Operating System man pages
Other software documentation that you received with your system
The following table describes the typographic conventions that are used in this book.
Table P-1 Typographic Conventions
The following table shows UNIX system prompts and superuser prompts for shells that are included in the Oracle Solaris OS. In command examples, the shell prompt indicates whether the command should be executed by a regular user or a user with privileges.
Table P-2 Shell Prompts
Information about related Oracle Solaris Cluster topics is available in the documentation that is listed in the following table. All Oracle Solaris Cluster documentation is available at http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/indexes/documentation/index.html.
Oracle customers have access to electronic support through My Oracle Support. For information, visit http://www.oracle.com/pls/topic/lookup?ctx=acc&id=info or visit http://www.oracle.com/pls/topic/lookup?ctx=acc&id=trs if you are hearing impaired.
If you have problems installing or using Oracle Solaris Cluster, 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 number and serial number of your systems
The release number of the operating environment (for example, Oracle Solaris 11)
The release number of Oracle Solaris Cluster (for example, Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.1)
Use the following commands to gather information about your system for your service provider.
Also have available the contents of the /var/adm/messages file.