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1 :: How to unfreeze the svcgroup, (enable onl. & offl.)?

#haconf -makerw
#hagrp -unfreez SG -persistent
#haconf -dump -makero

2 :: How to check the connectivity between 2 nodes?

Get the mac address from both the nodes

#getmac /dev/qfe:0

Sv from server side

Cv from client side

#./dlpiping –sv /dev/qfe:0 macaddresss

#./dlpiping –cv /dev/qfe:0 macaddresss

3 :: How to stop the VCS?

Stop the cluster on the local server but leave the
application/s running, do not failover the application/s
#hastop -local

Stop cluster on local server but evacuate (failover) the
application/s to another node within the cluster
#hastop -local -evacuate

Stop the cluster on all nodes but leave the application/s
running
#hastop -all -force

4 :: Explain What are the service group dependence?

4types

Online local

Online remote

Online global

Offline global

5 :: Explain SUN CLUSTER offline cluster resources on smslu131?

verify resources are online on tgui1-svc

# scstat

Take all resources offline

# scswitch –F –g smsweb-rg

verify resources are offline on both tgui1 & tgui2

# scstat

verify resources are offline on tgui1-svc & tgui2-svc

# scstat

switch resources online on smslu131

#scswitch –Z –g smsweb-rg

verify resources are online on tgui1-svc

#scstat

verify resources are online on tgui1-svc

# scstat

switch resources from smslu131 to smslu132

# scswitch –z –g smsweb-rg –h tgui2-svc

verify resources are online on tgui2-svc

# scstat

switch resources from smslu131 to smslu132

# scswitch –z –g smsweb-rg –h tgui1-svc

verify resources are online on tgui1-svc

# scstat

6 :: How to delete a service group?

1. Check the Service Group dependancy with other service
group
#hares -dep <Service Group>
2.to make the cluster configuration to read write mode.
haconfig -dump ro
3.Switch the online Service groups to the other system.
#hagrp -switch <Service group> -to <host2>
4.Make the Service group stable on other Host or freez them
on other node:
#hares -freeze <Service group> -sys <host2>
5.Make the service group offline on host1
#hagrp -disable <service group> -sys <host1>

7 :: How to add a server group?

#haconf –makerw

#hagrp –add groupname

#hagrp –modify groupname systemList –add node1 node2

#haconf –dump -makero

8 :: Suppose main.cf files corrupted how will you rectify?

We can recreate a corrupt main.cf configuration file using the below two files.

1)main.cf.previous
2)main.cmd

9 :: How to identify VXVM version?

If running on solaris use following command to get vxvm version-
pkginfo -l packagename

10 :: What the path of scconf in cluster?

/usr/cluster/bin/scconf is the path in suncluster