Update Solaris Cluster 4.3 SRU if using failover guest LDom (SUNW.ldom) and compatibility with VM Server for SPARC 3.4

In addition to my previous two blogs: "New resource type version for Solaris Cluster SUNW.ldom agent" "Configure failover LDom (Oracle VM Server for SPARC) on Solaris Cluster 4.1 by using 'live' migration" its time to mention that there are some additional information: A) When using Oracle VM Server for SPARC 3.4 VM Server for SPARC 3.4 will be delivered with Solaris 11.3 SRU8.7 and higher. Details in:Oracle Solaris 11.3.8.7.0 Support Repository Update (Oracle Solaris 11.3 SRU...

Monday, January 9, 2017 | Sun Cluster | Read More

Why no mpgroup support in Solaris Cluster, BUT…

The support of mpgroup feature from Oracle VM Server software is coming into discussion with Solaris Cluster from time to time. Therefore I try to clarify some facts around mpgroup support and Solaris Cluster. Generally Solaris Cluster has documented SPARC: Guidelines for Oracle VM Server for SPARC Logical Domains as Cluster Nodes when running Solaris Cluster in LDom. Extract of the guidelines:Virtual disk multipathing - Do not configure the virtual disk multipathing feature...

Thursday, October 20, 2016 | Sun Cluster | Read More

New resource type version for Solaris Cluster SUNW.ldom agent

In one of my previous blogs I described: "Configure failover LDom (Oracle VM Server for SPARC) on Solaris Cluster 4.1 by using 'live' migration" The setup of failover LDom with 'live' migration is still the same in Solaris Cluster 4.2 and the recently released Solaris Cluster 4.3. Except one significant change to setup the password file for non-interactive 'live' migration with SUNWldom:6 version and higher The Solaris Cluster 4.2 SRU4.1 delivers resource type version 6 of...

Friday, December 11, 2015 | Sun Cluster | Read More

The Solaris Cluster 4.2 SRU5.1 is available with dependency to Solaris 11.2 SRU 13.6

Since some days the Solaris Cluster 4.2 SRU5.1 is available. A full list of all available SC4.2 SRUs can be found at: Solaris Cluster 4.2 Support Repository Updates (SRU) Index (Doc ID 1922519.1)   Also Solaris 11.2 SRU13.6 released on the same day: Oracle Solaris 11.2.13.6.0 Support Repository Update (Oracle Solaris 11.2 SRU 13.6.0) Readme (Doc ID 2044330.1) Oracle Solaris 11.2 Support Repository Updates (SRU) Index (Doc ID 1672221.1)   The difference in SC4.2 SRU5.1 is a hard...

Friday, August 21, 2015 | Sun Cluster | Read More

Solaris Cluster 4.2 is available with Solaris Cluster Manager GUI back

Since 31.August 2014 Solaris Cluster 4.2 is available for Solaris 11.2 and Solaris 11.1. Check out the SC4.2 Release Notes - What’s New in the Software section. And the Solaris Cluster Manager Graphical User Interface is back with Solaris Cluster 4.2. See ‘Using the Oracle Solaris Cluster GUI’ in Oracle Solaris Cluster System Administration Guide. After installation of Solaris Cluster Manager you can simply connect to the following link and accept the certificate and login.   ...

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 | Sun Cluster | Read More

Configure failover LDom (Oracle VM Server for SPARC) on Solaris Cluster 4.1 by using 'live' migration

This blog shows an example to configure 'Oracle Solaris Cluster Data Service for Oracle VM Server for SPARC' on Solaris Cluster 4.1. It also mentions some hints around such a configuration. For this setup Solaris Cluster 4.1 SRU3 or higher and Oracle VM Server 3.0 or higher is required. At least this is a summary ofOracle Solaris Cluster Data Service for Oracle VM Server for SPARC Guide andOracle VM Server for SPARC 3.0 Administration Guide.Please check these guides for...

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 | Sun Cluster | Read More
 

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