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Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.0 Release Notes

What's New in the Software

Automated Installer Support

New Cluster Package Names

Default Root File System of Oracle Solaris ZFS

Selected Support for Non-Global Zones

HA for Oracle with Oracle Data Guard Replication

What's Not Included in the Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.0 Software


Solaris Volume Manager Disk Sets in a Zone Cluster

Commands Modified in This Release

Compatibility Issues

Oracle Clusterware Fails to Create All SIDs for ora.asm Resource (12680224)

IP Addresses on a Failed IP Interface Can No Longer Be Used Locally (7099852)

Zone Does Not Boot if pkg:/system/resource-mgmt/resource-cap Is Not Installed and capped-memory Is Configured (7087700)

DID Disk Add to Solaris Zone Is Not Accepting Wild Card for *dsk (7081090)

Accessibility Information

Supported Products

Data Replication

Data Service

File Systems

Oracle Solaris Cluster Geographic Edition Software Requirements

Memory Requirements

Oracle Solaris Operating System

Oracle VM Server for SPARC

Volume Management Software

Product Localization

Known Issues and Bugs


x86: clzonecluster export Command Fails (7066586)

Using chmod to setuid Returns Error in Non-Global Zone on PxFS Secondary Server (7020380)

Cannot Create a Resource From a Configuration File With Non-Tunable Extension Properties (6971632)

Cluster.CCR: libpnm system error: Failed to resolve pnm proxy pnm_server.2.zonename (6942090)

Missing /dev/rmt Causes Incorrect Reservation Usage When Policy Is pathcount (6920996)

Disabling Device Fencing While Cluster Is Under Load Results in Reservation Conflict (6908466)

Removing Nodes From the Cluster Configuration Can Result in Node Panics (6735924)

Data Services

Share Mount Point Matching Is Incorrect for Combination of UFS and ZFS Starting With a Common Pattern (7093237)

'Unable to Determine Oracle CRS Version' Error After Applying Patch 145333-09 (7090390)

SPARC: HA for Oracle VM Server for SPARC Default STOP_TIMEOUT is Too Low - Need Better Monitoring Of Domain Migration Progress (7069269)

Scalable Applications Are Not Isolated Between Zone Clusters (6911363)

Running clnas add or clnas remove Command on Multiple Nodes at the Same Time Could Cause Problem (6791618)


cluster check Fails for cacaoadm With Insufficient Data Before Node Is Configured in Cluster (7104375)

Some Cluster Services Might Be Missing After Configuring Cluster on a Boot Environment That Previously Had the Cluster Software Installed (7103721)

scinstall Tries to Create an IPMP Group on a Standby Interface (7095759)

The Command clnode remove -F nodename Fails to Remove the Node nodename From Solaris Volume Manager Device Groups (6471834)

Autodiscovery Should Find Only One Interconnect Path for Each Adapter (6299097)


Failure of Logical Hostname to Fail Over Caused by getnetmaskbyaddr() (7075347)

ssm_start Fails Due to Unrelated IPMP Down (6938555)

Software Updates

Patch Management Tools

My Oracle Support

Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.0 Documentation Set

Documentation Issues

HA for Zones Procedure Moved to the Data Service Manual

Solaris Volume Manager

Man Pages

Section 3HA Man Pages







-c config_profile.xml Option

Correction to Default Set of Packages That Are Installed by the Automated Installer

Missing Description of the export Subcommand






A.  ORCL.ohs(5) and ORCL.opmn(5) Man Pages

Software Updates

This section provides information about software updates for Oracle Solaris Cluster configurations, including the following subsections:

Note - Read the software update README before applying or removing any update.

You must be a registered My Oracle Support user to view and download the required software updates for the Oracle Solaris Cluster product. If you do not have a My Oracle Support account, contact your Oracle service representative or sales engineer, or register online at

For information about firmware updates, see your hardware documentation.

Patch Management Tools

Information for using the Oracle Solaris package management utility, pkg, is provided in Chapter 4, Installing and Updating Software Packages, in Adding and Updating Oracle Solaris 11 Software Packages.

My Oracle Support

The My Oracle Support Web site provides 24-hour access to the most up-to-date information regarding software, software updates, and firmware for Oracle products. Access the My Oracle Support site at for the most current matrixes of supported software, firmware, and software update revisions.

Before you install Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.0 software and apply software updates to a cluster component (Oracle Solaris OS, Oracle Solaris Cluster software, volume manager software, data services software, or disk hardware), review each README file that accompanies the updates that you retrieved. All cluster nodes must have the same software update level for proper cluster operation.

For specific software update procedures, see Chapter 11, Updating Your Software, in Oracle Solaris Cluster System Administration Guide.