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Administering an Oracle® Solaris Cluster 4.4 Configuration

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Updated: March 2019
 
 

Accessing the Oracle Solaris Cluster Manager Software

The Oracle Solaris Cluster Manager browser interface provides an easy way to administer many tasks in the Oracle Solaris Cluster software. See the Oracle Solaris Cluster Manager online help for more information.

The common agent container is started automatically when you boot the cluster. If you need to verify that the common agent container is running, see Administering and Troubleshooting Oracle Solaris Cluster Manager.


Tip  -  Do not click Back in the browser to exit from Oracle Solaris Cluster Manager.

How to Access Oracle Solaris Cluster Manager

This procedure shows how to access Oracle Solaris Cluster Manager on your cluster.

  1. From a machine that can make a network connection tothe host running the Oracle Solaris Cluster manager, start a browser.
    • Ensure that the browser's disk and memory cache sizes are set to a value that is greater than 0.

    • Verify that Java and Javascript are enabled in the browser.

  2. From the browser, connect to the Oracle Solaris Cluster Manager port on one node of the host running the Oracle Solaris Cluster manager.

    The default port number is 8998.

    https://host-running-manager:8998/scm
  3. Accept any certificates that are presented by the web browser.

    The Oracle Solaris Cluster Manager login page is displayed.

  4. Enter the name of a cluster node in the cluster that you want to manage, or accept the default of localhost if the host that you are connected to is part of the cluster that you want to manage.
  5. Enter a user name and password that is authorized to connect to the node.

    To use Oracle Solaris Cluster Manager to update or manage the cluster, log in as the root role or an authorized role that provides solaris.cluster.modify and solaris.cluster.admin authorizations.

  6. Click Sign In.

    The Oracle Solaris Cluster Manager application launch page is displayed.


    Note -  If you have more than one cluster configured, you can select Other from the drop-down list and log in to a node of that cluster to display information for that cluster. If the cluster is configured in a disaster recovery framework partnership, after you visit the Partnerships folder, all partner cluster names are automatically added to the drop-down list. After you authenticate, you can select Switch Cluster.

    If you cannot connect to Oracle Solaris Cluster Manager, see Administering and Troubleshooting Oracle Solaris Cluster Manager. If you choose a restricted network profile during Oracle Solaris installation, external access for Oracle Solaris Cluster Manager is restricted. This network is required to use the Oracle Solaris Cluster Manager browser interface.