Open HA Cluster Installation Guide


The Open HA Cluster Installation Guide contains guidelines and procedures for installing the Open HA Cluster software on both SPARC® based systems and x86 based systems.

Note –

This Sun Cluster release supports systems that use the SPARC and x86 families of processor architectures: UltraSPARC, SPARC64, AMD64, and Intel 64. In this document, x86 refers to the larger family of 32–bit and 64-bit x86 compatible products. Information in this document pertains to all platforms unless otherwise specified.

The instructions in this book assume knowledge of OpenSolaris software.

Using UNIX Commands

This document contains information about commands that are used to install, configure, or upgrade an Open HA 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.

Typographic Conventions

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

Table P–1 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 the C shell, Bourne shell, and Korn shell.

Table P–2 Shell Prompts



C shell 


C shell for superuser 


Bourne shell and Korn shell 


Bourne shell and Korn shell for superuser 


Related Documentation

Information about related Open HA Cluster 2009.06 and OpenSolaris 2009.06 software topics is available in the documentation that is listed in the following table.



Open HA Cluster 2009.06 Release Notes 

Open HA Cluster 2009.06 Release Notes

Sun Cluster 3.2 1/09 software, data services, and hardware 

Sun Cluster 3.2 1/09 Documentation Center

OpenSolaris installation 

Getting Started With OpenSolaris 2009.06

OpenSolaris system administration 

OpenSolaris System Administrator Collection

OpenSolaris software development 

OpenSolaris Software Developer Collection

OpenSolaris man pages 

OpenSolaris Reference Manual Collection

COMSTAR iSCSI storage software 

COMSTAR Administration