Oracle® Solaris Cluster Upgrade Guide

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Updated: July 2014, E39644–01

Performing a Rolling Upgrade of a Cluster

The following table lists the tasks to upgrade to Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.2 software or to a 4.2 SRU. By default, all Oracle Solaris packages are automatically upgraded.

Table 5-1  Task Map: Performing a Rolling Upgrade to Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.2 Software
1. Read the upgrade requirements and restrictions.
2. If failover zones of brand type solaris are configured in the cluster, upgrade the failover zones.
3. If a quorum server is used, upgrade the Quorum Server software.
4. On one node of the cluster, move resource groups and device groups to another cluster node, and ensure that shared data and system disks are backed up.
5. Upgrade the cluster node Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.2 framework, data service, and Geographic Edition (global cluster only) software. If necessary, upgrade applications that support alternate boot environments.
6. Repeat Tasks 3 through 4 on each remaining node to upgrade.
7. Use the scversions command to commit the cluster to the upgrade.
8. Verify successful completion of upgrade to Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.2 software.
9. Enable resources and bring resource groups online. Migrate existing resources to new resource types. If necessary, upgrade applications that do not support alternate boot environments.