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How to upgrade an application domain from Solaris 10 to Solaris 11 on SuperCluster T4-4, T5-8 and M6-32 (Doc ID 2505736.1)

Last updated on APRIL 23, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 Full Rack - Version All Versions and later
Oracle SuperCluster M6-32 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
SPARC SuperCluster T4-4 Half Rack - Version All Versions and later
Oracle SuperCluster Specific Software - Version 1.x and later
SPARC SuperCluster T4-4 Full Rack - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

This document describes how to upgrade an application domain from Solaris 10 to Solaris 11 on SuperCluster T4-4, T5-8 and M6-32 systems. It is intended for use by anyone with support or administration responsibilities for SuperCluster.

This document does not apply to SuperCluster M7 or M8 systems as they do not support Solaris 10 domains (all domains on SuperCluster M7 or M8 are created with Solaris 11).

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 1. Introduction
 2. Gather and save Solaris 10 configuration information
 3. Ensure the Solaris 11 package repositories on the internal ZFS storage appliance are up to date
 4. Setup the AI server
 4.1 Create the installation manifest
 4.2 Create the installation profile
 4.3 Create the installation service
 5. Shutdown the Solaris 10 domain
 6.Change Solaris Cluster IB partition membership
 6.1 Identify the IB port GUIDs
 6.2 Utilizing partitions with keys 0x8511 and 0x8512
 6.3 Creating new partitions
 7. Install Solaris 11
 8. Configure the upgraded domain
 8.1 Configure 1Gb management network
 8.2 Configure 10Gb client network
 8.3 Configure storage IB network
 8.5 Configure Solaris Cluster IB network
 8.6 Configure iSCSI
 8.7 Configure NTP
 8.8 Miscellaneous configuration tasks
 9. Rejoin rpool mirrors
 10. If you need to reboot back onto Solaris 10

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