DescriptionType of prerequisiteThe following prerequisites apply to both types of SolarisCluster installations, HA Storage Plus, and Global FileSystem.■Verify Solaris Cluster and the current NetBackupEnterprise Server version support your hardware. For alist of supported storage devices, visit the following Website. Also consult the Solaris Cluster documentation.■Verify that you have an IP address and host name (virtualname) to be assigned to the NetBackup resource group.Only use these for the NetBackup resource group.■Physically connect the robotic devices and tape devicesto each node where you want to install NetBackup).Connect devices by SCSI or Fibre Channel . Use OScommands to verify that all the devices are connectedproperly. Refer to theNetBackup Device ConfigurationGuide.■Make sure that each node in the cluster, where you wantto install NetBackup, is SSH equivalent. As the root useryou must be able to perform a remote logon to each nodein the cluster without entering a password. Thisconfiguration is only necessary for installation, upgrades,and configuration of the NetBackup server and anyNetBackup options. After installation and configurationare complete, SSH can be disabled.■Verify that you have the current NetBackup EnterpriseServer version installation program and a valid licensekey.General prerequisites44NetBackup in a Solaris ClusterInstallation prerequisites for NetBackup on Solaris Cluster
DescriptionType of prerequisiteThe following prerequisites must be met for HA Storage Plus:■Make sure that the disk has enough space for theNetBackup database files and directories.■Mount the disk on the computer that you want to configureNetBackup on.HA Storage Plus prerequisitesThe following prerequisites must be met for Global FileSystem:■The shared disk must be configured and accessible to allcluster nodes where you want to install NetBackup. Seethe Solaris Cluster documentation for more informationon how to create and configure a shared disk.■Make sure that the shared disk has enough space for theNetBackup database files and directories.■You must be able to mount the disk on all nodes at thesame time.Global File SystemprerequisitesThe following prerequisites must be met for Zettabyte FileSystem:■The shared disk must be configured and accessible to allcluster nodes where you want to install NetBackup. Seethe Solaris Cluster documentation for more informationon how to create and configure a shared disk.■Make sure that the shared disk has enough space for theNetBackup database files and directories.■You must create a zpool and must configure it on theprimary or starting node.Zettabyte File System (ZFS)prerequisitesPreinstallation checklist for a NetBackup failoverserver installation on Solaris ClusterThe following information is required for Solaris Cluster configurations.