Go to main content

Administering an Oracle® Solaris Cluster 4.4 Configuration

Exit Print View

Updated: March 2019
 
 

How to Add Cluster Transport Cables, Transport Adapters, or Transport Switches

For information about the requirements for the cluster private transport, see Interconnect Requirements and Restrictions in Managing Hardware With Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.4.

The phys-schost# prompt reflects a global-cluster prompt. Perform this procedure on a global cluster.

This procedure provides the long forms of the Oracle Solaris Cluster commands. Most commands also have short forms. Except for the long and short forms of the command names, the commands are identical.


Note -  You can also use the Oracle Solaris Cluster Manager browser interface to add cables, transport adapters, and private adapters to your cluster. For Oracle Solaris Cluster Manager log-in instructions, see How to Access Oracle Solaris Cluster Manager.
  1. Ensure that the physical cluster transport cables are installed.

    For the procedure on installing a cluster transport cable, see the Managing Hardware With Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.4.

  2. Assume the root role on any node in the cluster.
  3. Start the clsetup utility.
    # clsetup

    The Main Menu is displayed.

  4. Type the number for the option for displaying the Cluster Interconnect Menu.
  5. Type the number for the option for adding a transport cable.

    Follow the instructions and type the requested information.

  6. Type the number for the option for adding the transport adapter to a node.

    Follow the instructions and type the requested information.

    If you plan to use any of the following adapters for the cluster interconnect, add the relevant entry to the /etc/system file on each cluster node. The entry becomes effective after the next system boot.

    Adapter
    Entry
    nge
    set nge:nge_taskq_disable=1
    e1000g
    set e1000g:e1000g_taskq_disable=1
  7. Type the number for the option for adding the transport switch.

    Follow the instructions and type the requested information.

  8. Verify that the cluster transport cable, transport adapter, or transport switch is added.
    # clinterconnect show node:adapter,adapternode
    # clinterconnect show node:adapter
    # clinterconnect show node:switch
Example 65  Verifying Adding a Cluster Transport Cable, Transport Adapter, or Transport Switch

The following example shows how to verify adding a transport cable, transport adapter, or transport switch to a node. The example contains settings for the Data Link Provider Interface (DLPI) transport type.

# clinterconnect show phys-schost-1:net5,hub2
  ===Transport Cables ===
Transport Cable:              phys-schost-1:net5@0,hub2
Endpoint1:                  phys-schost-2:net4@0
Endpoint2:                  hub2@2
State:                      Enabled

# clinterconnect show phys-schost-1:net5
=== Transport Adepters for net5
Transport Adapter:                             net5
Adapter State:                                 Enabled
Adapter Transport Type:                        dlpi
Adapter Property (device_name):                net6
Adapter Property (device_instance):            0
Adapter Property (lazy_free):                  1
Adapter Property (dlpi_heartbeat_timeout):     10000
Adpater Property (dlpi_heartbeat_quantum):     1000
Adapter Property (nw_bandwidth):               80
Adapter Property (bandwidth):                  70
Adapter Property (ip_address):                 172.16.0.129
Adapter Property (netmask):                    255.255.255.128
Adapter Port Names:                            0
Adapter Port State (0):                        Enabled

# clinterconnect show phys-schost-1:hub2

=== Transport Switches ===
Transport Switch:                              hub2
Switch State:                                  Enabled
Switch Type:                                   switch
Switch Port Names:                             1 2
Switch Port State(1):                          Enabled
Switch Port State(2):                          Enabled

Next Steps

To check the interconnect status of your cluster transport cable see How to Check the Status of the Cluster Interconnect.