Sun Cluster Software Installation Guide for Solaris OS

ProcedureSPARC: How to Install Sun Logical Domains Software and Create Domains

Perform this procedure to install Sun Logical Domains (LDoms) software on a physically clustered machine and to create I/O and guest domains.

Before You Begin

Perform the following tasks:

  1. Become superuser on the machine.

  2. Install Sun Logical Domains software and configure domains.

    • Follow the procedures in Installing and Enabling Software in Logical Domains (LDoms) 1.0.3 Administration Guide.

      If you create guest domains, adhere to the Sun Cluster guidelines for creating guest domains in a cluster.

    • Use the mode=sc option for all virtual switch devices that connect the virtual network devices that are used as the cluster interconnect.

    • For shared storage, map only the full SCSI disks into the guest domains.

Next Steps

If your server supports the mirroring of internal hard drives and you want to configure internal disk mirroring, go to How to Configure Internal Disk Mirroring.

Otherwise, to use Solaris I/O multipathing software, go to How to Install Solaris I/O Multipathing Software.

Otherwise, to install VxFS, go to How to Install Veritas File System Software.

Otherwise, install the Sun Cluster software packages. Go to How to Install Sun Cluster Framework and Data-Service Software Packages.