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Updating Your Oracle® Solaris Cluster 4.4 Environment

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Updated: March 2019

Performing a Rolling Update of a Cluster

The following table lists the tasks to update to Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.4 software or to a 4.4 SRU. By default, all Oracle Solaris packages are automatically updated.

Note -  If you update the Oracle Solaris OS to a new marketing release, you must also update the Oracle Solaris Cluster software and dependency software to the version that is compatible with the new OS version.
Table 3  Task Map: Performing a Rolling Update to Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.4 Software
1. Read the update requirements and restrictions.
2. If failover zones of brand type solaris are configured in the cluster, update the failover zones.
3. If a quorum server is used, update 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. Update the cluster node Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.4 framework, data service, and Disaster Recovery Framework software. If necessary, update applications that support alternate boot environments.
6. Repeat Tasks 3 through 4 on each remaining node to update.
7. Use the scversions command to commit the cluster to the update.
8. Verify successful completion of update to Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.4 software.
9. Enable resources and bring resource groups online. Migrate existing resources to new resource types. If necessary, update applications that do not support alternate boot environments.