Veritas InfoScale™ 7.3.1 Installation Guide - AIX
- Section I. Introduction to Veritas InfoScale
- Introducing Veritas InfoScale
- Licensing Veritas InfoScale
- Section II. Planning and preparation
- System requirements
- Hardware requirements
- Preparing to install
- Setting up the private network
- Setting up shared storage
- Planning the installation setup for SF Oracle RAC systems
- Planning your network configuration
- Planning the storage
- Planning the storage for Oracle RAC
- System requirements
- Section III. Installation of Veritas InfoScale
- Installing Veritas InfoScale using the installer
- Installing Veritas InfoScale using response files
- Installing Veritas Infoscale using operating system-specific methods
- Installing Veritas InfoScale using NIM and the installer
- Completing the post installation tasks
- Section IV. Uninstallation of Veritas InfoScale
- Uninstalling Veritas InfoScale using the installer
- Uninstalling Veritas InfoScale using response files
- Section V. Installation reference
- Appendix A. Installation scripts
- Appendix B. Tunable files for installation
- Appendix C. Troubleshooting installation issues
SFCFS and SFCFSHA hardware requirements
Table: Hardware requirements for SFCFSHA lists the hardware requirements for SFCFSHA.
Table: Hardware requirements for SFCFSHA
Memory (Operating System)
2 GB of memory.
A minimum of 2 CPUs.
Storage Foundation Cluster File System High Availability supports mixed cluster environments with AIX 7.1 and 7.2 operating systems.
Shared storage can be one or more shared disks or a disk array connected either directly to the nodes of the cluster or through a Fibre Channel Switch. Nodes can also have non-shared or local devices on a local I/O channel. It is advisable to have /, /usr, /var and other system partitions on local devices.
In a Flexible Storage Sharing (FSS) environment, shared storage may not be required.
Fibre Channel or iSCSI storage
Each node in the cluster must have a Fibre Channel I/O channel or iSCSI storage to access shared storage devices. The primary component of the Fibre Channel fabric is the Fibre Channel switch.
There are several hardware platforms that can function as nodes in a Veritas InfoScale cluster.
See the Veritas InfoScale 7.3.1 Release Notes.
For a cluster to work correctly, all nodes must have the same time. If you are not running the Network Time Protocol (NTP) daemon, make sure the time on all the systems comprising your cluster is synchronized.
SAS or FCoE
Each node in the cluster must have an SAS or FCoE I/O channel to access shared storage devices. The primary components of the SAS or Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) fabric are the switches and HBAs.