Sun Cluster Software Installation Guide for Solaris OS

Finding Sun Cluster Installation Tasks

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

Table 1–1 Sun Cluster Software Installation Task Information



Set up cluster hardware. 

Sun Cluster 3.1 - 3.2 Hardware Administration Manual for Solaris OS

Documentation that shipped with your server and storage devices 

Plan global-cluster software installation. 

Chapter 1, Planning the Sun Cluster Configuration

Installation and Configuration Worksheets

Install software packages. Optionally, install and configure Sun QFS software. 

Installing the Software

Using SAM-QFS With Sun Cluster

Establish a new global cluster or a new global-cluster node. 

Establishing a New Global Cluster or New Global-Cluster Node

Configure Solaris Volume Manager software. 

Configuring Solaris Volume Manager Software

Solaris Volume Manager documentation 

Install and configure Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM) software. 

Installing and Configuring VxVM Software

VxVM documentation 

Configure cluster file systems, if used. 

How to Create Cluster File Systems

(Optional) On the Solaris 10 OS, create non-global zones.

Configuring a Non-Global Zone on a Global-Cluster Node

(Optional) On the Solaris 10 OS, create zone clusters.

Configuring a Zone Cluster

(Optional) SPARC: Install and configure the Sun Cluster module to Sun Management Center.

SPARC: Installing the Sun Cluster Module for Sun Management Center

Sun Management Center documentation 

Plan, install, and configure resource groups and data services. Create highly available local file systems, if used. 

Sun Cluster Data Services Planning and Administration Guide for Solaris OS

Develop custom data services. 

Sun Cluster Data Services Developer’s Guide for Solaris OS