Solaris Cluster How to Uninstall and Delete a Zone Cluster which is Unable to Boot Anymore
Last updated on DECEMBER 15, 2016
Applies to:Solaris Cluster - Version 3.2U3 12/09 to OSC 4.3 [Release 3.2 to 4.3]
Solaris Cluster Geographic Edition - Version 3.2U3 12/09 to OSC 4.3 [Release 3.2 to 4.3]
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
It could happen that a Solaris Cluster zone cluster is no more able to boot up and go online for any reason.
If not able to overcome the issue (for instance zone OS get corrupted and need to be re-installed), the only solution is to progress with the zonecluster uninstall and delete following the procedure outlined in the Cluster installation manual:
To complete successfully the unconfiguration you need first to remove *all* the Resrouce Groups (RGs) defined inside the zone cluster.
Since the zone cluster is no more bootable, you cannot apply the procedure provided by the guide which require the zone cluster active in order to delete RGs (step h)
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