Solaris Cluster 3.2 or 3.3 During 'scinstall' the autodiscovery for Private Network Times Out (Doc ID 1011547.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster - Version 3.2 to 3.3 U1 [Release 3.2 to 3.3]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

While interactively installing Solaris Cluster 3.2 or later on Solaris 10, autodiscovery of cluster transport times out as shown below:

If you are using Ethernet or Infiniband adapters as the cluster
transport adapters, autodiscovery is the best method for configuring
the cluster transport.
Do you want to use autodiscovery (yes/no) [yes]?
Attempting to contact "sponsorhostname" ... timed out
Unable to contact "sponsorhostname" at this time.
Do you want to try again (yes/no) [yes]?

Cause

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