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Installing and Configuring an Oracle® Solaris Cluster 4.4 Environment

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Updated: September 2019
 
 

Installation Considerations

The following table describes the file systems that work with the Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.4 software on SPARC and x86 platforms.

File System
Additional Information
Oracle Solaris ZFS
Oracle Solaris UFS
Oracle HSM - Standalone file system
Supported data services: All failover data services
External volume management: Solaris Volume Manager only
Oracle HSM - Shared QFS file system
Supported data services: Oracle RAC
External volume management: Solaris Volume Manager for Sun Cluster
Oracle HSM - Shared QFS clients outside the cluster (SC-COTC)
Supported data services: None; only a shared file system is supported
External volume management: No external volume manager is supported
Oracle HSM - HA-SAM Failover
Supported data services: None; only a shared file system is supported
External volume management: No external volume manager is supported
Network File System (NFS)
Oracle Solaris Cluster proxy file system (PxFS)
ZFS and UFS file systems can be configured as cluster file systems

For information about the supported versions of the file systems for this release, see Oracle Solaris Cluster 4 Compatibility Guide (http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/server-storage/solaris-cluster/overview/solariscluster4-compatibilityguide-1429037.pdf).