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1.  Installing and Maintaining a SCSI RAID Storage Device

A.  Cabling Diagrams



The Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3 With StorEdge A1000 Array, Netra st A1000 Array, or StorEdge A3500 System Manual provides procedures specific to SCSI RAID storage devices that use Oracle's Sun StorEdge RAID Manager software in an Oracle Solaris Clusterenvironment.

Note - In this document, references to Oracle Real Application Clusters also apply to Oracle Parallel Server, unless otherwise stated.

Who Should Use This Book

This book is for Oracle representatives who are performing the initial installation of an Oracle Solaris Cluster configuration and for system administrators who are responsible for maintaining the system.

This document is intended for experienced system administrators with extensive knowledge of Oracle software and hardware. Do not use this document as a planning or a pre-sales guide. You should have already determined your system requirements and purchased the appropriate equipment and software before reading this document.

How This Book Is Organized

This book contains the following:

Revision History

The following table lists the information that has been revised or added since the initial release of this documentation. The table also lists the revision date for these changes.

Table P-1 Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3 With StorEdge A1000 Array, Netra st A1000 Array, or StorEdge A3500 System Manual

Revision Date
New Information
January 2009
Update links in the Preface to other books and to Sun Cluster documentation.
September 2010
Update product name throughout book and remove old CLI commands for 3.3 release.

Related Documentation

The following books provide conceptual information or procedures to administer hardware and applications. If you plan to use this documentation in a hardcopy format, ensure that you have these books available for your reference.

The following books support the Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3 release. You can also access the documentation for the Sun Cluster 3.1 and 3.2 releases. All Sun Cluster and Oracle Solaris Cluster documentation is available at Documentation that is not available at is listed with the appropriate URL.

The related books are organized by the following products and subjects:

Table P-2 Storage Array and Storage System Patches


Table P-3 Solaris I/O multipathing and Sun StorEdge RAID Manager

Part Number
Sun StorEdge RAID Manager 6.22.1 Release Notes
Sun StorEdge RAID Manager 6.22 User's Guide

Table P-4 Sun StorEdge A1000 and Netra st A1000 Storage Array

Part Number
OpenBoot 2.x Command Reference Manual

Table P-5 Sun StorEdge A3500 Storage System

Part Number
OpenBoot 2.x Command Reference Manual

Table P-6 Oracle Solaris Cluster and Sun Cluster Documentation


Using UNIX Commands

This document contains information about commands that are used to install, configure, or upgrade an Oracle Solaris Cluster configuration. This document might not contain complete information about basic UNIX commands and procedures such as shutting down the system, booting the system, and configuring devices.

See one or more of the following sources for this information:

Getting Help

If you have problems installing or using Oracle Solaris Cluster, contact your service provider and provide the following information.

Use the following commands to gather information about your system for your service provider.

prtconf -v
Displays the size of the system memory and reports information about peripheral devices
psrinfo -v
Displays information about processors
showrev -p
Reports which patches are installed
prtdiag -v
Displays system diagnostic information
/usr/cluster/bin/clnode show-rev
Displays Oracle Solaris Cluster release and package version information for each node

Also have available the contents of the /var/adm/messages file.

Documentation, Support, and Training

See the following web sites for additional resources:

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Typographic Conventions

The following table describes the typographic conventions that are used in this book.

Table P-7 Typographic Conventions

The names of commands, files, and directories, and onscreen computer output
Edit your .login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

machine_name% you have mail.

What you type, contrasted with onscreen computer output
machine_name% su


Placeholder: replace with a real name or value
The command to remove a file is rm filename.
Book titles, new terms, and terms to be emphasized
Read Chapter 6 in the User's Guide.

A cache is a copy that is stored locally.

Do not save the file.

Note: Some emphasized items appear bold online.

Shell Prompts in Command Examples

The following table shows the default UNIX system prompt and superuser prompt for shells that are included in the Oracle Solaris OS. Note that the default system prompt that is displayed in command examples varies, depending on the Oracle Solaris release.

Table P-8 Shell Prompts

Bash shell, Korn shell, and Bourne shell
Bash shell, Korn shell, and Bourne shell for superuser
C shell
C shell for superuser